Time to wrap up the 2019 National Road Race Series

By Bruce C. Walls WAMPUM, PA – American Kart Racing Association (AKRA) Road Racing Series racers will wrap up their 2019 season September 27-30 at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA.  According to AKRA President Bill McCutcheon, “Pre-race entries have exceeded last year’s total entries with three weeks left to enter.” Along with being the final race for AKRA … Read More

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Important Date and Location Update

MONROE, NC – AKRA, DKC, NHKA and WKC want to inform and announce again the cancellation of the August 9-11 AKRA/NHKA Nation Points race scheduled for Cannan, NH. Due to the fury of a powerful storm that hit the Cannan, NH area causing major damage to the facility there and ending the remainder of the season at Cannan for the … Read More

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2019 Mid-Ohio National Road Race is another one for the record books

Story by Bruce C. Walls; photos by Bruce C. Walls and Susan Taylor-Walls LEXINGTON, OH – Last year’s American Kart Racing Association/Dart Kart Club/VEGA Tires/National Road Racing Series National hosted by MID-OHIO Sports Car Course drew 610 practice and race entries over a three-day event. This year there were 178 practice entries, 276 Saturday race entries and Sunday race entries … Read More

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AKRA Road Racing Series Kicks Off 2019 at Nelson-Ledges

Story and photos by Bruce C. Walls GARRETTSVILLE, OHIO – Over 300 racers entered the American Kart Racing Association’s Road Racing Series season opener May 17-19 hosted by Nelson Ledges Road Course in Garrettsville, Ohio. It was the first time in over 30-years that karts competed on the legendary 2-mile asphalt road course. Seventy-eight practiced that Friday and 229-racers started … Read More

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New Gold Standard for Karting Insurance

The New Gold Standard, as appropriately defined by two of our new program customers, in event coverage’s with the rollout of our new insurance program. This program is loaded with coverage options that others are scrambling to copy and emulate. AKRA is leading the Parade so don’t follow the parade, call today to take advantage of this new and exciting … Read More

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AKRA Goes to Southeast Premier Motorsports Expo

Story by Bruce C. Walls SEVIERVILLE/PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. – Last Saturday (January 5th) American Kart Racing Association officials loaded up their trade show booth and headed for the Southeast Premier Motorsports Expo at the Sevierville, Tennessee Convention Center. It was the show’s and AKRA’s second year. “This year the hall was bigger and there were more vendors this year, “ … Read More

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New Insurance Deal Includes Haulers, Trailers, Contents of Shop & More

In early January, American Kart Racing Association (AKRA) officials announced they were in negotiations with DG Smith & Company, Inc. (Agent of Record) and American Specialty Insurance & Risk Services, Inc./ Arch Insurance Company to form a collaboration allowing the sanctioning body to offer it’s members in house insurance that AKRA president Bill McCutcheon called “Second to None in karting.” … Read More

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