Helmet Mounted Cameras Banned for TAGUSA and Rock Island

  Statement from David Larson of TAGUSA and TAG Racing International: Effective Immediately: TAG Racing International / TAG USA Rule Update “Due to safety and insurance regulations, sports cameras are not allowed to be Helmet Mounted” Statement from Roger Ruthhart from the Rock Island Grand Prix: “There have been a number of serious injuries in motorcycle racing this year that may be attributed to helmet-mounted cameras. There is also concern that drilling holes in the helmet for the mounting bracket may affect the structural integrity of the helmet. Suction cup mounts will also not be allowed on the helmet or more

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KEITH SHAMPINE JOINS AKRA AS DIRECTOR OF SPONSOR PROGRAMS AND MARKETING DIRECTOR   By Bruce C. Walls AKRA Media Director   MONROE, N.C.-Veteran kart racer, promoter, and marketer Keith Shampine has recently been named Director of Sponsor Programs and Marketing for the American Kart Racing Association (AKRA) Shampine’s first challenge in his new position will be securing sponsors for AKRA’s new 4-Cycle ‘American Sprint Cup Series.’ “We’re honored and extremely excited to have Keith join our team as we move into this new and exciting phase for AKRA,” said AKRA President Bill McCutheon “We stand by our motto ‘For Karters more

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2015 TAG USA Rules Now Available

2015 TAG USA RULES & LOCAL OPTION RULES ARE Posted    TAG™ Racing International / TAG™ USA is proud to post the 2015 TAG Rules along with the Local Option Rules. As some of you know we maintain a full set of Local Option Rules and Class Structures for all karting classes and divisions, not just TAG. We believe that the TAG™ Local Option Rule set is one of the most complete, diverse and comprehensive rule sets available. The Local Option Rules include racing class structures and technical specifications for governing all Divisions of kart racing events Sprint, Oval, Speedway, more

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TAG Intl. Announce Special Rates for 2015 Event Insurance

TAG Racing Int. are always striving to provide you the best and most affordable insurance coverage in the karting industry. This year we are very proud to have continued our alliance with several of the industries top insurance underwriters and are now able to offer some of the best coverage in the industry. This is possible in part to an agreement we have made with CHUBB Insurance through our affiliation with American Kart Track Promoters Association (“AKTPA”). Our coverage includes accidental death and dismemberment at $15,000 and excess medical coverage at $25,000 allowing us to provide you with better than more

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ROCK ISLAND GRAND PRIX — Special Entry discount

Rock Island Grand Prix offers 24-hour discount ROCK ISLAND, IL. – In an effort to encourage last minute entries to this year’s Rock Island Grand Prix, the street race is offering a $50 discount on registrations received online between midnight Friday, August 22 and midnight Saturday August 23. To enter, go to rockislandgrandprix.com and click on the Competitors link. The current entry fee is $150 per class. Those who register during the 24-hour period will be able to register for $100 per class – a $50 savings per entry. Registration for King of the Streets (now $210) will be $160 during that period. Drivers who register for the more

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