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Thu 01 May 2014
Thu 09 Jan 2003
WKA: Daytona Kart Week report

WKA: Daytona Kart Week report

DAYTONA BEACH, FL-Competing in four different styles of kart racing 3,347 karters entered this year's WKA/Daytona Kart Week December 26-30 at Daytona International Speedway and Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium kicking off the 2003 season for three...

Wed 04 Nov 2009
Ten years on: Greg Moore rememberedHeadline

Ten years on: Greg Moore remembered

It has now been ten years since open-wheel racing lost one of its fan-friendliest, most articulate, brightest, fastest, and incredibly well-respected drivers. But with that said, the memories that Greg Moore left the world of motorsport live on to...

Mon 05 Aug 2013
Enzo Fittipaldi off to Karting World FinalsHeadline

Enzo Fittipaldi off to Karting World Finals

Another Fittipaldi is making headlines, Pietro's brother Enzo will be heading to the Karting World Finals after a great race this weekend in Mooresville.

Thu 24 Jan 2002
WKA: Double winners dominate Dirt World Championships at Daytona

WKA: Double winners dominate Dirt World Championships at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, FL-Five of the 1,761racers who entered the 21st annual WKA/Briggs & Stratton 2001 Dirt World Championships presented by American Power Sports earned double World Championship wins on the 1/2-mile dirt oval at Daytona Beach, FL's...

Sat 05 Apr 2003
WKA: Petty posts pair at Jasper Pavement NationalHeadline

WKA: Petty posts pair at Jasper Pavement National

JASPER, FL-After being forced to sit out most of last season due to a work injury, 'The Peoples Champion' Jason Petty, of Creedmore, NC, proved he was back in the hunt for a Triple Crown in the WKA/Ultramax Racing Chassis Speedway Pavement Series...

Fri 11 Jun 2010
Mooresville Motorplex karting track announced

Mooresville Motorplex karting track announced

RACE CAR DRIVERS ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR MOORESVILLE MOTORPLEX KARTING TRACK AND FACILITY MOORESVILLE, N.C. (June 11, 2010) -- Professional race car drivers Michael McDowell and Justin Marks have partnered together to develop a state-of-the-art,...

Sun 30 Jan 2005
Memo Gidley tests Yamaha F200 engine

Memo Gidley tests Yamaha F200 engine

Memo Gidley Tests Yamaha YF200-R1 for Upcoming Book For the next book in his continuing series of karting books, "Memo Gidley's Secrets of Speed", Gidley used the F200 class's most popular motor, the Yamaha YF200-R1. Along with co-author Jeff...

Sun 24 Feb 2002
WKA: Robinson Speed Shop open house

WKA: Robinson Speed Shop open house

PITTSVILLE, MD- Hundreds of Karting enthusiasts from around the northeast attended an open house at Robinson Speed Shop Saturday February 16 to get a look at the latest in karting equipment and talk to industry leaders. Harrill Wiggins of Phantom...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
National Indoor Championships report

National Indoor Championships report

By Bruce C. Walls - Special to Motorsport.com TUNICA, MS - Out of a record 758 racers from 20 states who entered the 11th Annual National Indoor Dirt Championships Brian Smith and Chuck Clark emerged as double feature winners at the Paul Battle,...

Thu 24 Jan 2002
WKA: Road Racing series national champions crowned at Daytona

WKA: Road Racing series national champions crowned at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, FL-Scott Buerman, of Boyton Beach, FL captured three national points championships in the WKA/Dunlop Tire National Road Racing Series during the 2001 season and was awarded the WKA Triple Crown Award during an awards dinner Thursday...

Mon 08 May 2000
Raceway Kart Association, Burris Circle Tour opener results

Raceway Kart Association, Burris Circle Tour opener results

The Burris Circle Tour opened its sixth season Sunday at Lake Geneva Raceway, WI. Sunday's field was the largest opening in the Tours history. Many of the last year driver returned plus a great crop of new drivers packed the pits Sunday.

Mon 20 May 2002
WKA: Twin Fountains Raceway Park event summary

WKA: Twin Fountains Raceway Park event summary

Hall sweeps three in Tenessee. SHELBYVILLE, TN-Mark Hall, of Ward, SC, captured a trio of victories at Twin Fountains Raceway Park in Shelbyville, TN during the Robinson Speed Shop Nationals April 26-28. The 16-year-old Schu-Powered Ultramax ...

Fri 11 May 2001
WKA: Baker Dirt National race report

WKA: Baker Dirt National race report

By Bruce C. Walls BAKER, FL-Rohn Moon and Dee Paschal each posted three wins during the Bordeaux Dyno Cams WKA/Briggs & Stratton Speedway Dirt Series Spring Nationals' April 6-8 that brought 900 racers to Oak Grove Motorsports Park in Baker, FL.

Sun 10 Dec 2006
WKA: Fittipaldi/Papis form Go-Kart team

WKA: Fittipaldi/Papis form Go-Kart team

EMERSON FITTIPALDI AND MAX PAPIS START GO-KART TEAM FOR YOUNG RACERS A new high profile Kart Racing team has been launched, based in Miami, Florida. This unique approach to young racing car driver development blends a tradition of proven...

Sat 04 Aug 2001
WKA: Loudon Road Racing enduro report

WKA: Loudon Road Racing enduro report

SEVEN POST DOUBLE WINS AT WKA NEW HAMPSHIRE ROAD RACING NATIONAL By Bruce C. Walls LOUDON, NH-Seven of 306 road racing entrees in this year's WKA/Dunlop Tire National Road Racing Series 'Summer Nationals' scored double wins at the New Hampshire...

Wed 08 May 1996
WKA Enduro World Championship Daytona Sunday report

WKA Enduro World Championship Daytona Sunday report

Notes: In Saturday's Yamaha Sportsman Heavy race, Keith Freber did not drive winning kart. Mark Weaverling of Santa Maria, Calif., was a last-minute replacement and won! Dirt results from Saturday night were not available today. Will try ...

Wed 26 Sep 2001
WKA: Southern Pitt Raceway race report

WKA: Southern Pitt Raceway race report

By Bruce C. Walls - Special to Motorsport.com GREENVILLE, NC- For Rohn Moon the WKA/Briggs & Stratton Speedway Dirt Series ended like it began with the Jacksonville, FL based racer bagging a trio of wins at the Precision Cams 'Fall Nationals' ...

Thu 01 Feb 2001
WKA: Daytona Dirt World Championships

WKA: Daytona Dirt World Championships

Porginski posts two wins at Dirt World Championships By Bruce C. Walls DAYTONA BEACH, FL-Ultramax Racing Chassis factory pilot Chad Porginski posted a pair of wins at Daytona Beach, FL's Municipal Stadium during the American Power Sports...

Thu 27 Jul 2000
Karting at Irwindale Speedway update

Karting at Irwindale Speedway update

Irwindale, Calif. - - (July 26, 2000) A new schedule has been issued by Irwindale Speedway's contracted Karting operators SSC/Karbz Inc. of Palm Springs, California for a series of "Kart Summer Nights" at the Speedway which will feature open ...

Tue 03 Jan 2006
Tulsa Shootout results 2005-12-31

Tulsa Shootout results 2005-12-31

Twenty-Two Drivers Claim Golden Drillers in Tulsa Shootout TULSA, Okla. (December 31, 2005) -- Twenty-two different drivers representing ten different states raced to victory lane in Saturday night's 21st Annual Tulsa Shootout presented ...

Thu 03 Jan 2002
WKA: Michael Davis, Jr. dies after accident at Daytona

WKA: Michael Davis, Jr. dies after accident at Daytona

Michael Davis, Jr., Novelty, Ohio, died due to injuries sustained in a racing accident at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, December 30. Michael Jr. was competing in the annual WKA / Dunlop Tire National Road Racing Series World ...

Tue 06 Jan 2004
Tulsa Shootout results

Tulsa Shootout results

Tulsa Shootout at Tulsa Expo Raceway January 3, 2004 Results A Feature Results: Micros 600cc Multis (20 Laps): 1. Rodney Stealy (Lakeville, IN), 2. Brady Bacon (Broken Arrow, OK), 3. Matt Reagan (Jenks, OK), 4. Leon Bacon (Broken Arrow, ...

Fri 09 Feb 2001
WKA: Speedway Dirt banquet

WKA: Speedway Dirt banquet

By Bruce C. Walls - Motorsport.com HICKORY, NC-Chris Howard, Bradley Gerrells and Victor Peters were crowned double national champions in the 2000 WKA/Briggs & Stratton Speedway Dirt Series during an Awards Dinner held Friday January 26th ...

Fri 20 Jun 2003
WKA: Dirt National Southern Pitt report

WKA: Dirt National Southern Pitt report

Furrow finds three wins at WKA Dirt Grand National. AYDEN, NC - A new sponsor was just the shot in the arm Jimmy (JL) Furrow needed to net a trio of WKA Eagle trophies Saturday June 14 at Southern Pitt Raceway during the WKA Crane Cams Grand ...

Wed 06 Feb 2002
Ruggero Melgrati driver career

Ruggero Melgrati driver career

<pre> Ruggero Melgrati Career Highlights WSC Rolex 24hrs of Daytona 1994 Winner GTP Lights 12hrs of Sebring 1993 Winner Norelco Cup Winner at R.Atlanta & W.Glen 1988 (Best Outstanding Driver Performance) Camel GT , Exxon WSC and GTS...

Sun 20 Jan 2008
Eric Garland memorial tribute

Eric Garland memorial tribute

In Memory of Eric Garland a True Karter Written by: Bruce C. Walls WASHINGTON, NJ-According to his father there was a special twinkle in Eric Garland's eyes the first time he saw a go-kart. That was in 1980. In a few years karting would reach...

Thu 19 Jul 2012
Fri 27 Apr 2001
WKA: Jacksonville Gold Cup 'Winter Nationals'

WKA: Jacksonville Gold Cup 'Winter Nationals'

By Bruce C. Walls JACKSONVILLE, FL-Three hundred and four WKA/Horstman Gold Cup competitors from the US and Canada kick off their 2001 season March 23-25 at 'Winter Nationals' hosted by Jacksonville, FL's 103rd Street Complex. Laura Smith, Jon...

Wed 23 May 2001
WKA: Orange County Pavement race report

WKA: Orange County Pavement race report

Petty and Keisler Post Double Wins at WKA Robinson Speed Shop Speedway Pavement Spring Nationals By Bruce C. Walls ROUGEMONT, NC-Jason Petty and Ricky Keisler each earned double wins during the Robinson Speed Shop sponsored WKA/Bandit Racing...

Thu 02 Dec 2010
Maddox Kart USA news 2010-11-29

Maddox Kart USA news 2010-11-29

POSITION ONE MOTORSPORTS BECOMES MADDOX KART USA "Company name change announced at world's biggest event" November 30, 2010 -- Announced at the recent SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals in Las Vegas, effective immediately, Position ...

Tue 04 Jan 2005
Tulsa Shootout results 2005-01-01

Tulsa Shootout results 2005-01-01

Nineteen Drivers Earn Golden Drillers in 20th Annual Tulsa Shootout TULSA, Okla. (January 1, 2005) -- Nineteen different drivers from eleven different states made their way to victory lane in Saturday night's 20th Anniversary Tulsa Shootout ...

Tue 17 Sep 2002
WKA: Norway Motorsports Complex race report

WKA: Norway Motorsports Complex race report

SCCA Pro Racing/WKA Constructors Championship breaks record at Norway Motorsports Complex. SHERIDAN, Ill (September 16, 2002) - The SCCA Pro Racing/WKA Constructors Championship completed a record-breaking weekend, at Norway Motorsports Complex,...

Sun 20 May 2001
Leonardo Orecchioni

Leonardo Orecchioni

Torino, 17 maggio 2001 Fiorio Managment e Orecchioni, non c'è due senza tre.... Dopo le prime due gare di Varano e Monza, Leonardo Orecchioni, il giovane pilota sardo, nuovo talento italiano, è pronto ad affrontare la terza gara prevista dal...

Sat 13 Dec 2003
WKA: SpeedNews 2003-12-11

WKA: SpeedNews 2003-12-11

UPDATE TO MFG CUP CLASS STRUCTURE IN DAYTONA As was previously mentioned, WKA has decided that a 3-day racing format will make Daytona KartWeek 2003 Margay Sprint Championship run much smoother. A 3-day class order was proposed, and after a ...

Wed 08 May 1996
WKA Dirt World Championship Daytona report

WKA Dirt World Championship Daytona report

Stillwagon opens WKA Dirt World Championships with a victory DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (12-27-96) -- The World Karting Association Dirt World Championships opened Friday night at Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium with perennial contender J.T.