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April 16, 2014

"Key personnel added for upcoming season"

Energy Kart Canada has joined forces with Wrex Roth. A veteran of more than forty years in the karting industry and a well-known face through out the paddock, Wrex will work alongside Energy Kart Canada Owner Darren White

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April, 2014

"Canadian karting season next on the docket for Energy Kart Canada"

April 2, 2014 - With the harsh Canadian winter coming to a close in the next few weeks, Energy Kart Canada would make their final trek to the Sunshine State to compete in the final round of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT).

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October, 2013

"Ontario based company becomes Energy Corse distributor for Canada"

With the 2013 Canadian karting season complete, big changes are on the horizon for Darren White as he is pleased to announce a switch to the Energy brand as he has taken over Energy Kart Canada.

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Energy Hosts Rotax Junior Class for 2013 Rotax World Challenge

March, 2013

"Rotax Junior Pilots to Run Energy Chassis at the 2013 World Finals"

A major step towards the 14th ROTAX Grand finals in New Orleans/ USA is taken. The partners supplying the kart chassis for the different categories are decided. New as well as long-term partners team up with ROTAX for the kart event of they year.

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Energy Top Team Top Results

March, 2013

"Energy Storms to Wins & Podiums in Europe"

For Energy Corse, the season continues as it has started, with victories and podiums! The last few meetings (Winter Cup, WSK Euro Series and Andrea Margutti Trophy) have been particularly rich in results for Mick Panigada's team. Thanks to a top-level kart, careful preparation and a structure that leaves nothing to chance, Energy has been capable of adapting to the different conditions found and to the characteristics of circuits where drivers competed. Dorian Boccolacci, who won the WSK Master Series at La Conca in KF in early February, showed again some excellent performances at the famous Margutti Trophy...

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Driver Diary: Parker Thompson

March, 2013

"European Driver Diary : Canadian Parker Thompson"

Right after my podium in La Conca at the WSK Masters opener it was back to Canada to write my midterm exams for school. Then it was back to Italy on the following Monday and arriving in Bergamo, Italy Tuesday night. From there it was straight to Lonato, Italy where South Garda Karting is located. It was a tough travel experience, I caught a bad cold and was heavily jet lagged compared to the other times I completed the trip. The next morning was Wednesday, which was the first official practice day of the Winter Cup.

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Driver News: Parker Thompson Top-Five in European Action

March, 2013

"Parker Thompson Top-Five Run!!"

RED DEER, ALB. (March 5, 2013) - Continuing his first full season competing in the ultra-competitive European karting ranks, Canadian sensation Parker Thompson claimed his second top-five finish in only his second Euro event. Teaming with the Energy Corse factory team, Thompson returned to the La Conca International Circuit, located in the southern Italian city of Muro Leccese for the opening round of the WSK Euro Series. Having earned a podium position at the same facility during his European debut in February, the rising talent continued to be on his game in the challenging KFJ division.

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Driver News: Parker Thompson Podiums in European KFJ Debut

February, 2013

"Parker Thompson Amazing Performance!!"

ITALY (February 7, 2013) - After making the announcement he would race with Energy Corse factory team in Europe for the 2013 racing season, Canadian karting sensation Parker Thompson made his KFJ debut in his first event at the WSK Master Series in Muro Leccese, Italy. Taking on the International Circuit La Conca, Thompson was able to succeed in his debut event with an impressive podium result.

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Lotus F1 Partners with Energy Corse

January, 2013

"Lotus F1 Chooses Energy Corse for Young Driver Development"

Lotus have announced the roster of drivers for their newly launched Lotus F1 Junior Team. The lucky seven will be supported by the team in all areas of driving skills, physical fitness, health and nutrition, social and mental development, business ethics and principals, as well as PR training.

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Driver Diary: Parker Thompson @ Energy Corse Factory Test

December, 2012

"Parker Thompson Joins Energy!!"

Everything happened very fast on this particular trip. It was confirmed that I would be driving for Energy Corse and moving to Italy only three days before I had my first test with the team. That didn’t leave me much time to take it all in and prepare myself! But as always, every time I strap the helmet on its just another day in the office. You have to do business as, in order to be successful.

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September, 2012

"New Team Energy Canada member impresses in Mont-Tremblant"

As Energy Kart Canada continues to excel in their debut season, Team Energy Kart Canada would descend upon the picturesque Le Circuit Mont-Tremblant for the 2012 edition of the ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championships. Running in the ultra-competitive Rotax Senior category, Energy Kart Canada would prove to be strong all weekend long on their Energy Kinetic chassis powered by G-Force Engines

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August, 2012

"Rui Teixeira and Austin Milwain set to compete for the Rotax Senior National Championship under the Energy Kart Canada banner"

Gamebridge, Ontario - August 17, 2012 - After the grand opening of their Gamebridge facility and track just a month ago, Energy Kart Canada has now turned their focus to the premier Canadian karting event, the 2012 ASN Canada FIA Canadian National Championships. Rui Teixeira and Austin Milwain powered by Energy and G-Force Engines will contest the ultra-competitive Rotax Senior category, with both trying to secure Energy Kart Canada their first major Canadian karting title.

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August, 2012

Success again in 2012

Some of the most important competitions of the season have taken place over the last few weeks and Energy Corse has conquered several successes and major titles. Once more, the team managed by Mick Panagada has prepared the CIK, WSK and German Championship meetings in the highly professional manner that has become its trademark, in order to create the best possible conditions for its drivers to reach their goals.

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July, 2012

"With renovations completed, Energy Kart Canada opens their Gamebridge track and facility"

Gamebridge, Ontario - July 18, 2012 - After announcing their intentions back in November, Energy Kart Canada is pleased to announce the grand opening of their Gamebridge, Ontario facility, set for this Saturday, July 21st. Countless hours of time and energy have been spent to bring the track and facility to its former glory, all while Energy Kart Canada has been busy building their new race team and overall operation.

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July, 2012

ENERGY KZ2 2012 Champions

Energy Corse is definitely the reference team in KZ2. Thanks to the competitiveness of its chassis, which improves year after year, the Italian team was crowned European Champion in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, and 2012! At Wackersdorf (Germany) it even conquered a double success thanks to Simas Juodvirsis and Michele Di Martino. Overall, there were three Energy chassis in the first six places of this final round of the European KZ2 Championship. Third in Final 2 in the KF2 class, Dennis Olsen completed this great overall result for Energy Corse, achieved on 9-10 June.

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July 11, 2012

Santino Ferrucci

Taking on the inaugural Kart Stars Grand Prix of Toronto event, two Energy Kart Canada pilots were front and center among the throngs of spectators at the Honda Indy Toronto. American karting star Santino Ferrucci would take on the ultra-competitive Rotax Junior field, while Energy Kart Canada's own Jayson Nazario would tackle the Rotax Masters category. With the kart track set inside the infield of the famed street course at Exhibition Place, with the Toronto skyline and CN Tower setting a picturesque backdrop, the event was unique as it was challenging. Taking on a seven-turn, bullring style temporary circuit, the Energy Kart Canada crew was met with its challenges, but still managed to shine at the exciting event.

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July 10, 2012

Santino Ferrucci

DENVER, Colorado (July 10, 2012) – GP Sports Management, known worldwide for managing some of today’s greatest race car drivers, announced today that they have signed Santino Ferrucci to a driver representation agreement. Ferrucci is currently a KF3 driver for the Energy Kart team based in Italy and he is the only American driver to ever win a karting race in Europe, notching a major race victory in the UK Super One Series in 2010. Santino’s dream is to one-day win the Formula 1 World Championship for the U.S.....

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June, 2012

Opening Soon!!!

After an impressive performance at the recent Coupe du Quebec/Eastern Canadian Karting Championship event with team driver Santino Ferrucci, Energy Kart Canada has now shifted its focus to their Gamebridge, Ont. facility.

With their final safety inspection imminent and a mid-July track opening scheduled, the entire crew at Energy Kart Canada will spend the Canada Day long weekend (June 30-July 2) putting the finishing touches on the track and building....

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ENERGY Kart Canada tackles Circuit ICAR with American Star

June 28, 2012

New Drivers, New Success!!

GAMEBRIDGE, ONT. (June 28, 2012) - Recently taking on the challenging Circuit ICAR facility in Mirabel, Que., for the Coupe du Quebec and Eastern Canadian Karting Championship, Energy Kart Canada made a statement during the action packed weekend. With Energy Kart Canada's newest team member and karting sensation Santino Ferrucci taking to the Circuit ICAR for the first time during the doubleheader event weekend, the new team and driver combo made quite the impression in the ultra-competitive Rotax Junior category....

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March, 2012

New Drivers, New Success!!

In addition to winning many races every year to proudly show the qualities of Energy chassis and of its competition structure, Energy Corse is also committed to train young drivers as well as to ensure the best possible conditions for all those who wear the team colours, in order to allow them to shine on national and international podiums. Instilling a culture of victory is a permanent challenge for team manager Mick Panigada and his highly competent team. At the Winter Cup as well as during the first meetings of the WSK Master Series, drivers behind the wheels of their Energy-TMs have already shown a series of top level performances. The "Energy Power" will certainly be in the spotlight in 2012...

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March 23, 2012

Team driver Roger Ralston takes on Rotax Senior class as Energy Kart Canada completes team debut double-header weekend in Ocala

Continuing with their official team debut, Energy Kart Canada returned to the Ocala Gran Prix facility in central Florida for the second consecutive weekend of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour. Taking on the final event of the Rotax Max Challenge weekend with team driver Roger Ralston, Team Energy Canada garnered more impressive results and the team made quite the impression in the paddock with their professional new team set-up.

After taking on the Formula TaG class the weekend prior, Energy Kart Canada team driver Roger Ralston returned to the pristine, 6/10-mile Ocala facility to take on the Rotax Senior class. In a field that included world, national and regional champions, Ralston made an impressive run in his Rotax debut on his new Energy Kart ride.

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March 16, 2012

Team driver Roger Ralston earns two top-ten finishes in TaG Senior during team debut

Gearing up before the start of the 2012 Canadian karting season, Energy Kart Canada recently made their team debut in sunny Florida at the finale round of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour. With an official Team Energy Canada tent and a full stock of Energy karts on hand, team principles Jayson Nazario and Ravinder Sanghera have finally been able to see their dream come to fruition. Taking to the Ocala Gran Prix facility in central Florida with team driver Roger Ralston, Energy Kart Canada garnered their first official results, with a top-five and a top-ten in the competitive Formula TaG Senior category.

Taking to the track Saturday under cloudy, cool conditions, Ralston put his Energy Kart ride in the 14th place during the morning qualifying session. Improving throughout the day, Ralston posted an eighth place result in the prefinal race. At the end of the day, Ralston would earn Team Energy their first top-five finish. Sunday would see changing weather conditions throughout the day as sprinkles and showers moved into the area. Ralston would noticeably improve his qualifying run, clocking eighth quick during the session. Moving up one position in the prefinal, Ralston held station in the 20-lap final to earn another solid result for the Energy Kart Canada team debut.

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Energy Kart Canada Launches New Website!

November 20, 2011

Popular European Chassis to make its debut in Canada in 2012

The newest chassis and team presence in the Ontario karting market is please to announce the launch of their new website, As the official website of the Energy Kart Canadian importer, is the go-to source for all Energy Kart Canada information, as the new company embarks on a strategic plan for both their Gamebridge facility and their driver development program.

With all Energy Kart chassis and products information, Energy Team Canada and Energy League information, official news releases, extensive media section, location and track plans as well as future plans for an online store, the new site will give visitors, prospective team members, and Energy Kart customers instant access to a wealth of information and insight into the new business venture.

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November 16, 2011

Ontario-based operation formed to fill void of the Energy Kart brand in Canada

Looking to fill a void of the Energy Kart brand in Canada, Energy Kart Canada has reached an agreement with the Italian factory, Energy Corse SRL, to become the Canadian importer for the championship winning chassis. Operated by industry veterans Ravinder Sanghera and Jayson Nazario, the company will be based on the principles of great leadership, technical savvy and an in-depth understanding of the sport of karting.

Energy Kart Canada has secured a facility in Gamebridge, Ontario and will form a professional-level karting team, Energy Team Canada, which is committed to competing at all major North American and European events. The company will not only work to support the goals of existing racers, but will also encourage participants new to the sport.

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Energy Collects Successes

August 1, 2011

In less than 10 days, at the end of July, the Zuera circuit brought a long series of podiums, victories and titles to the Energy team, both at the WSK Euro Series and at the CIK-FIA European KF2-KF3 Championships. Considering the many other successes gleaned since the start of the year, Energy Corse is definitely the most effective team in 2011, since none of the other structures can boast such a list of achievements at international level in a half season.

Energy Corse knows the meaning of the word "team". Within the structure skilfully managed by Michele Panigada, nothing is left to chance. Equipment is always perfectly prepared, but the human factor is not forgotten either. It remains a key element for success, as explained by the boss "Kart drivers are often very young and really need to be supported and advised at best. Energy is there to get them on the right track and help them manage their races at best. We have the necessary detachment, competence and experience to help them progress and win".

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European KZ1 Champion: Energy Makes It!

June 15, 2011

The meeting in Wackersdorf (Germany) was definitely one of the two most important events of the season. This is why the Energy Corse team had prepared meticulously for the most coveted European Championship in 2011, KZ1, where the best drivers in the world and all major international teams compete. Italian Paolo De Conto put in a fantastic performance. Leader after the qualifying heats and winner of the pre-final, he triumphed in the final race at the wheel of his Energy-TM/Rizzi. Crowned KZ2 vice European Champion, Swedish Joel Johansson showed that Energy has definitely been the most successful on the very demanding circuit of Wackersdorf. These brilliant results came to add to those achieved over the last few weeks in the WSK Master Series.

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