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October 31, 2014

What is 206 Racing all about? How about the New Castle Championship coming down to the last lap of the final race and … Read More

October 31, 2014

Briggs 206 racers, The Florida Pro Kart Series is calling you to the Sunshine State and we are putting some prize money … Read More

October 31, 2014

The inaugural USXC Briggs and Stratton Triple Crown announced! Three races, three Briggs and Stratton Champions will … Read More

October 29, 2014

I watched this last night and scratched my head. Of all the things to use as a getaway vehicle a kart would not be in … Read More

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February 4, 2014 // Comments

Briggs & Stratton Racing Set To Attend The 41st Annual USXC I-500 Snowmobile Event

Briggs Racing has confirmed that they will be in attendance to support their 206 racers and capture the excitement of the inaugural year of the 206 into this competition.

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January 29, 2014 // Comments

The 2014 Briggs and Stratton 206 Rules Set Released!

The 206 is for the racers, built by racers, and backed by a common sense approach to rules and backed a company in the full-time business of racing. The part of the month club, the rule changes driven on self-interest instead of our racers best interest, will NEVER be a part of our factory rule set.

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January 22, 2014 // Comments

The 2014 Briggs & Stratton Racing Calendar, It's a Wrap!

“We want to take a moment to thank our racers for submitting over 400 photos for this year’s calendar! Every year the quality of the photos gets better and better making the decision process downright stressful”, smiled David Klaus, Director – Briggs & Stratton Racing.

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Featured Articles

Flywheel Puller

Over the last two months we have discussed the ins and outs of ignition systems. Being able to service your ignition …

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Timing the Animal

By Bob Markiewicz

The spark inside your race engine is pretty simple, high voltage is used to jump a gap and create the heat needed to …

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One of the most popular Briggs racing engines, the Animal engine will help you compete in your next snocross or kart race.


  • Dual Ball-Bearing, RACING Reinforced Cylinder
  • Squeeze-Cast, T-7 Treated, Racing Rod
  • Ground Cam w/ Compression Release
  • PVL™ Digital Ignition System
  • Walbro™ Round - Slide Carburetor

This complete engine package balances the latest in engine design and technology to provide racers with a consistent, low-maintenance and low-cost platform, in which to sharpen their driving skills and chassis setup.


  • Dual Ball-Bearing, RACING Reinforced Cylinder
  • Slotted, Stelite-Faced, Ground Cam w/ Compression Release
  • PVL™ Digital Ignition System w/7,100 RPM Limiter
  • Dana™ Fire-Ring Head Gasket
  • Walbro™ Round - Slide Carburetor

Hand-built in Milwaukee, WI. using tooling and dies specifically for racing for unparalleled repeatability.


  • Squeeze-Cast, T-7 Treated, Racing Rod
  • Ground Cam w/ Compression Release
  • PVL™ Digital Ignition System
  • Locking Carburetor Cap system
  • Nitrited Dished Exhaust Valve

Latest from the Forum

October 30, 2014

please can you advise the best practices for storing a LO206 for the winter, including fuel stabilisation, fogging and oil change etcThanks

Posted by FerDeLance in Animal/206 Engine Questions

October 24, 2014

I have a worn exhaust valve guide in my 206 which eventually lead to a broken exhaust valve spring. I ordered part# 555645 and the bore diameter in the guide is too small for the valve.Have I ordered …

Posted by TonyKart in Animal/206 Engine Questions

October 13, 2014

Pindustries makes custom forged 4340 Chrome moly connecting rods(h type) for 60$ or 120$ a pair store w9689. These are MUCH stronger than ARC billet con rods allowing the …

Posted by jake318 in Miscellaneous/Other

October 7, 2014

I am running the Lo206 in a JR dragster for the 6-7 yr old class . By spec I have to have the blue slide . The carb is running very rich . I also can't get it to idle right . One problem I think is …

Posted by bigdgrizz in Animal/206 Engine Questions