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Rest in peace, AKRA tech inspector Tom Speaks

TALLADEGA, Ala. — Many in the sprint and road racing karting communities are saddened this week to learn of the passing of longtime technical inspector Tom Speaks of Alabama. Speaks passed away unexpectedly Wednesday night after a brief illness. For decades Speaks was an AKRA-certified tech inspector and a staple at national karting post-race tech areas around the East Coast … Read More

Pitt Race will be full of road race karters Sept. 24-26

BIG BEAVER, Pa. – The annual Dart Kart Club-hosted AKRA Road Race Nationals at Pittsburgh Int’l Race Complex is upon us as race teams from across the country will begin to fill the Pitt Race pit area Thursday evening leading up to Friday’s full day of practice followed by the Vintage Enduro Kart Celebration race. As always, the event will … Read More

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August Summit Point National produces 264 race entries; Jack Foster Memorial Cup held for vintage karts

SUMMIT POINT, W. Va. — The AKRA National Road Race Series ran their fifth round of the season August 21-22 at Summit Point Motorsports Park’s 2.0-mile Main Circuit, the series’s second visit to the West Virginia road racing complex in 2021 and as always hosted by the Woodbridge Kart Club.  The annual Summit Point summer road race produced 264 race … Read More

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Early pre-entry numbers point to huge Pittsburgh turnout this September

WAMPUM, Pa. — Pre-registration is now open for the AKRA National Road Race Series season closer this September 24-26 at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in western Pa., and early entry numbers are already signaling that this year’s Dart Kart Club-hosted Pitt Road Race national is going to be a big one. In three days of pre-registration, over 100 drivers have … Read More

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Road Race Series Points Posted Through First Four Rounds

AKRA National Road Race Series points are now posted through the first four rounds of the 2021 season, including Summit Point, Mid-Ohio, Grattan and Nelson Ledges. Click here to view the current point standings. The series has two races remaining on this year’s schedule, Round 5 August 21-22 at Summit Point Motorsports Park in West Virginia and Round 6 September … Read More

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Nelson Ledges Race Report and Top-10 Results

GARRETTSVILLE, Ohio – The 2021 AKRA National Road Race Series returned to Nelson Ledges Road Course in Northeast Ohio July 23-25 for their third annual event at the popular fast and sweeping 2-mile track.  Approximately 300 race entries filled the Nelson Ledges pit area for the Dart Kart Club-hosted road race. Weather played a factor Saturday with rain delaying on-track … Read More

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