December 20, 2016 - Another season ends and another SKUSA Pro Tour Championship in the books for Merlin Racing chassis at the hands of X30 Junior driver Alex Bertagnoli. The SKUSA Pro Tour X30 Junior championship came down to the 2016 SKUSA SuperNationals where Bertagnoli put his Merlin MR29 up front all weekend.Read More
November 30, 2016 - Team FMS, the official race team of Franklin Motorsports & Merlin Racing Chassis in the USA is wrapping up 2017 season plans and offering race team programs again in multiple series. Three options of national level races will be offered with Team FMS tent support programs. The WKA Manufacturer’s Cup Series will kick off the 2017 season in Daytona, FL between Christmas and New Years next month. Following the WKA opener will be the first round of the SKUSA Pro-Tour in New Orleans, LA in March. The third series of competition is the United States Pro Kart Series. The USPKS will begin in early April at the Go-Pro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC. The Route 66 Kart Racing series will see a different approach from Team FMS by offering free technical support, chassis tuning and alignments for all Merlin Chassis customers at events. Coaching programs will be available as in past seasons.Read More
November 09, 2016 - As November hits in south east Wisconsin, so does the dim reminder that the karting season has finished and fallen like the brightly colored leaves of autumn. While most in the area settle in for the off-season hibernation, Franklin Motorsports & Merlin Nation head west on an annual pilgrimage to sin city for one last taste of burnt rubber and 2-stroke pre-mix. The 2016 season is no different as the squad headquartered in New Berlin, WI enters Super Nationals 20 with a solid driver line-up. Team FMS / Merlin Nation drivers combine to take on 5 categories at this years big show after a Pro-Tour season in which Merlin drivers are found in the top 5 point standings in all 5 categories.
October 06, 2016 - Team FMS, the official race team of Franklin Motorsports & Merlin Racing Chassis in the USA will be in attendance at the 2016 IAME X30 International Final next week with 3 drivers looking to make their mark on the international stage. Team FMS IAME International drivers include Maks Kowalski (IL) in X30 Junior, Brandon Lemke (WI) in X30 Senior and Sam Mayer (WI) also competing in the X30 Junior category.Read More
October 05, 2016 - The summer months have drawn to an end as has some of the short turn around events of the karting season. Merlin Nation drivers proved as hot as the weather with many top results in USPKS competition.Read More