Road Racing

World Karting Association Inks Streeter Super Stands to Partnership Program

With the World Karting Association (WKA) Presented by Summit Racing Equipment recently confirming their 2021 schedules, series officials are pleased to announce their first partner of 2021. Welcoming Street Super Stands back to the WKA family, the Wisconsin based company will have trackside displays at each of the three series competing at the WKA Daytona …

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50-Kart Challenge Set for WKA Daytona Kartweek in Yamaha Senior Laydown Class

Beginning from a rally on social media amongst karters, a challenge has been extended to all Road Racers of single Yamaha karts for the ’50-Kart Challenge.’ A throwback from years past where 50-karts in Yamaha Senior was the norm, WKA competitors are working together to bring more participation back to the Road Racing platform. “Any …

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World Karting Association Creates New Road Racing Laydown Class for Their National Program

Listening to the recommendations and insights from their customers, the World Karting Association (WKA) has introduced a new laydown class for the National Road Racing program beginning in Daytona and continuing onward for years to come. Dubbed the 100cc Laydown Air Cooled Tag class, drivers age sixteen and older will be able to take advantage …

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Excitement Continues to Build for 2021 World Karting Association Road Racing and Manufacturers Cup Openers in Daytona

Already announcing their 2021 Speedway Dirt Series earlier this week, the World Karting Association (WKA) is pleased to confirm their Manufacturers Cup program while excitement builds for both that and the Road Racing division. With the first event for all series taking place in Daytona Beach, Florida over the dates of December 27-30, the 2021 …

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WKA Partners with Margay Ignite for Daytona in Both Manufacturers Cup and Road Race Programs

Continuing to build the World Karting Association (WKA) program for 2021, series officials are pleased to partner with Keith Freber and the Margay Ignite efforts. Joining a program that will see competitors compete at both the WKA Manufacturers Cup and WKA National Road Racing event at the Daytona International Speedway, competitors can compete on both …

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URGENT: North Carolina Governor Mandates Face Coverings Beginning Friday

Announced just today, the Governor of North Carolina has mandated the use of face coverings statewide for anyone over the age of eleven. With the first round of the Charlotte Karting Challenge taking place this weekend at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, teams and competitors will fall under the new executive order beginning on Friday. Children …

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REMINDER: Charlotte Karting Challenge Registration for All Series Open Through June 21

World Karting Association reminds all competitors that registration for Charlotte Karting Challenge Manufacturers Cup, Road Racing and Speedway Dirt series remains open through Sunday, June 21 at 11:59pm EDT. SERIES REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Manufacturers Cup and Mid-Season Shootout Online Registration – CLICK HERE *Manufacturers Cup competitors are required to complete registration online. No trackside entry. WKA …

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Charlotte Karting Challenge Entry Extended for Road Racing and Speedway Dirt

World Karting Association (WKA) officials have decided to extend the entry deadline for the Charlotte Karting Challenge until 11:59pm on Sunday, June 21st for both the WKA Vega Tire National Road Race Series and the WKA Maxxis Speedway Dirt Series. Road Race competitors must enter their initial entry online in advance of the deadline while …

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2020 Charlotte Karting Challenge – Manufacturers Cup & Road Racing Information

NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC WKA has taken steps to organize and implement necessary precautions to keep teams and competitors safe as we begin racing. Please note the following in regards to the upcoming WKA Charlotte Karting Challenge: Online entry will close ten days prior to the first on track day for all series …

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WKA, Rotax and ROK Cup USA Set Guidelines for Karting Return to Charlotte Motor Speedway Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

With karting making a return across the country, the World Karting Association (WKA) has been working closely with the Charlotte Motor Speedway on guidelines required by the local state government in regard to upcoming events. With all karting series competing inside the Speedway regulated by the same rules and guidelines, WKA has taken the lead …

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WKA Confirms June and July Events to Replace Charlotte Karting Challenge and Bring Karting Community Together

With COVID-19 news dominating the airwaves, World Karting Association (WKA) officials have been burning up the phone lines in an effort to make it easier for competitors once karting returns. Working with officials from ROK Cup USA, United States Rotax MAX Challenge as well as the WKA Manufacturers Cup, Speedway Dirt Series and Road Racing …

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