The 2018 International Kart Federation (IKF) 2-Cycle and 4-Cycle Grand Nationals, previously scheduled for June 27-30 at North Texas Karters (NTK) in Denton, TX, have regrettably been cancelled. There simply were not enough entries to justify a national race.
Just over two weeks out from the International Kart Federation (IKF) 2-Cycle and 4-Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals presented by Maxwell Paper Products, the prestigious Duffy Awards will be up for grabs in a variety of different classes. Hosted by North Texas Karters in Denton, Texas, pre-event registration will remain open until June 18th at midnight as competitors are urged to register in advance.
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Braden Eves, one of the most decorated karters of the past two seasons, is set to join forces and assist VemmeKart USA. Focused on driver coaching and data and video analysis for VemmeKart branded drivers, Eves will work with competitors to help them move up the running order, hone their skills and provide coaching programs to get these drivers to the next level.
Another good series of races have marked the third weekend of the Italian ACI Karting Championship in Sarno at the International Circuit Napoli that welcomed 200 drivers for the third round of the season with categories KZ2, 60 Mini, and the Rok and Iame X30 Trophies on track with the Junior and Senior grades.
DRIVEN BY PASSION – Flying Lap Media wondered what would happen if they took raw footage from a racing event, and purposely discarded the best shots. “What would happen if we skipped the obligatory techno music or grungy rock soundtrack? What if we got back to basics? No fancy cuts. No 3D graphics. No fluff.” And this (below) is what was left…
The 2018 season for the California ProKart Challenge resumed on June 1-2 as the program visited the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. After taking the months of April and May off for the SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals, racers from all over the western half of the United States converged on the ‘Grande’ circuit that sits just outside the Auto Club Speedway facility, where many of the southern California karters call home. The total number of racers reached the 150 mark, as the series met the halfway point of the championship chase by putting Round Three into the books.