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Local media flocks to Daytona to cover KartWeek


Article By: WKA Pitboard

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The 2012 version of Daytona KartWeek received some terrific coverage via local Daytona Beach news outlets this past weekend.

Here are a couple stories that we hope will boost interest in karting throughout the central Florida region.

Central Florida News 13 ran this television clip Friday evening, December 28.

Go to mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp?StationID=5525&DateTime=12%2F28%2F2012+5%3A35%3A19+PM&Term=Daytona+International+Speedway&PlayClip=TRUE to view the video. Double click the video window to maximize to full screen.

WKA National Road Racing veteran and 2012 Daytona winner Keith Buffo was featured in a Saturday Daytona Beach News-Journal story by the newspaper's motorsports editor Godwin Kelly.

Go to www.news-journalonline.com/article/20121229/SPORTS/121229744?p=1&tc=p to read the News-Journal story on Buffo and Daytona KartWeek.

Another Kelly-written News-Journal story was featured Sunday on the Top Kart USA WKA Manufacturers Cup team. Go to www.news-journalonline.com/article/20121230/SPORTS/121239992/1063/racing?Title=Go-kart-racing-can-be-serious-business to read the story.

The News-Journal website also features other stories on KartWeek and photo albums from the kart racing at Daytona.


Jacksonville Gold Cup date set for March 8-10

CONCORD, N.C. - The 2013 WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series will open March 8-10 at the 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida.

The 2013 Gold Cup schedule had previously been announced with the Jacksonville date pending between the first and second weekend of March. WKA and North Florida Kart Club officials have met and set the date for March 8-10.

The 2012 Gold Cup awards ceremony will be held in conjunction with the Jacksonville show. More details on the awards ceremony will be announced in the coming weeks.

Go to www.worldkarting.com/index.php/series/rlv-tuned-exhaust-products-gold-cup-series to view the full 2013 WKA Gold Cup schedule.

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