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Karting News Briefs

  3 November 2012

Karting stuff from around the world:

  • The changes in the industry regading the SKM-Intrepid-iPKarting-OK1-Praga scenario, and what that means for the brands in Australia, was published on KartSportNews last month HERE. American website has explained the situation and its effects on the the US Industry in an article HERE.

  • MG Tires (American spelling!) are the title sponsor for SKUSA SuperNationals XVI. “SKUSA and MG Tires have enjoyed a strong relationship for many years, and bringing MG on as the title sponsor for this year’s SuperNationals just further shows their commitment,” stated Superkarts! USA CEO Tom Kutscher. “The products they produce are the best in the world, and MG is always supporting us with our many programs. The growth of the SuperNationals and the SKUSA Pro Tour is credited to a number of pieces coming together, including MG Tires. Placing our experienced race staff, organization and talented competitors collectively with the MG brand equates to success on so many levels.” MG Tires is among the major kart tyre manufacturers in the world, and they have invested heavily in research and development for over 20 years. The Brazilian company exports its products throughout North, Central and South America, Australia, and numerous countries in Europe.

  • Brackets that hang from the kart to check chassis twist by inspection as per the arrows in the bottom photo. The four-piece set is by Tom-Tech.