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July 10, 2019

206 Rule Set Clutch Clarification

It was brought to our attention that a clutch system recently released on the market was being marketed as being approved by Briggs & Stratton Racing.  This clutch, called the ‘snap your neck’ was never...

March 29, 2019

2019 Briggs Weekly Racing Series Update and Sign up information

Q: What will top 20,000 and grow to over $200,000 in 2019?A: The total number of competitors since this series began 5 years ago and the prize value we will have been able to give back to participating clubs.“We set...

March 15, 2019

206 Rule UPDATE - Fuel Pump

UPDATE - Effective immediately, Non-impacting.15. Fuel PumpOnly fuel pump, B&S part number 808656 or 597338, is legal for competition.Reason for this update:  Mikuni has updated the membrane material to meet ROHS...

March 7, 2019

2019 206 OUTLAW Kart Rule Set Released

As our involvement in OUTLAW karting grows we felt that it was important to create a rule set specific to the needs of this community.  “We are excited to be a part of OUTLAW kart racing” Stated David Klaus,...



September 5, 2018

How you mount your 206 engine can cost you TENTHS!

 As the 206 program continues to grow so does the need to revisit past subjects from time to time as new racers enter the ranks.  One fundamental:  How you install your engine will impact performance and life....

June 29, 2017

What is WRONG with karting?

 With the number of times that this topic comes up I feel is worth talking about.  While the cost of tires, the lack of leadership and the like all play a role in limiting the growth I take a different view point...

May 24, 2017

What is Briggs & Stratton Racing doing to protect the integrity of the 206 program?

The beauty of a blog is that I can share some of the efforts we are taking to maintain cost effective racing.  Rumors are amazing in that they can fuel our mind to create a narrative that becomes fact even if word...

February 25, 2017

An Open Letter to Dirt Kart Racers

Let me start by saying that I am passionate about racing because I love it. From the families and friends I have met to the adrenaline and nerves I still get on the warm up lap, it’s my life. I have raced and been...