Usual Suspects Set the Tone at Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Opener

Number of drivers sweep weekend in Richland, Washington to begin 2014 season

Apr 30, 2014
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The 2014 Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge kicked off the 2014 season at the Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, Washington over the weekend (April 25-27). The home of the Tri-City Kart Club served as the opening rounds of the sophomore series, with a solid number of United States Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA racers […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Hosts Another Successful Event at CalSpeed with Huge Fields

Five drivers score perfect weekends at Round Three; championship fights taking form

Apr 30, 2014
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship held its third round of competition this past weekend at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California, and the series welcomed 186 entries. Despite running just a little behind time, racers, teams and families alike had an incredible day at the track enjoying some of the best kart racing in […]

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Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals Information Released

Event schedule, hotels and other pertinent information

Apr 30, 2014
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With the 2014 Rotax MAX Challenge United States Grand Nationals set for mid-July, event information is beginning to take shape and be finalized. With a tentative event schedule, hotel partners and information on pit spaces, garage spaces and parking complete, online registration will open in the very near future for what is sure to be […]

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Florida Karting Championship Series Continues Its Successful Season

Competitors and families enjoy the holiday weekend in Orlando

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Round two of the Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS) at Orlando Kart Center in Orlando, Florida proved to be not only a perfect weekend for competitors, but also for their families. The racing, weather, and festivities all came together to make FKCS Round two a race that was fun for absolutely everyone. In celebration of […]

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Motorsports Driver Development Pushing to Exceed Driver Goals

Young drivers finding the success they desire under Jay Howard's watchful eye

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Jay Howard, a successful racecar driver, has in recent years turned some of his focus on a driver development program aiming to prepare young drivers for careers as professionals. In order to share his vast knowledge and experience in the motorsports industry, Howard started Motorsports Driver Development (MDD). With hopes to develop future stars of […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Preview – Part 2

Large S2 and S4 fields, regular contenders in TaG Master set for Dallas Karting Complex

Apr 30, 2014
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The 2014 edition of the Superkarts! USA is primed for another record breaking event to begin the fifth season. The SKUSA SpringNationals will take place at the Dallas Karting Complex in Caddo Mills, Texas on May 2-4, with 237 entries already scheduled to take part this historic event, 10 more than last year’s number from […]

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2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – SpringNationals

May 2-4, 2014: Dallas Karting Complex - Caddo Mills, Texas

Apr 29, 2014
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The 2014 edition of the Superkarts! USA is primed for another record breaking event to begin the fifth season. The SKUSA SpringNationals will take place at the Dallas Karting Complex in Caddo Mills, Texas on May 2-4, with 237 entries already scheduled to take part this historic event, 10 more than last year’s number from […]

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Leading Edge Motorsports Ready to Attack SKUSA SpringNationals

Solid driver roster for LEM squad, ready to chase Pro Tour titles with opening rounds at Dallas Karting Complex

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Leading Edge Motorsports is preparing to kick off another successful Superkarts! USA Pro Tour season with the fifth annual SKUSA SpringNationals quickly approaching. Greg Bell leads the Lodi, California operation into the LoneStarState for the next two weekends as they prepare to challenge for a number of race wins and championship chases when the LEM […]

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BRP recently released an online tool that helps newcomers discover the karting world, called Kart Cloud. Everyone knows that starting new activities can come with a few hurdles. Combining extensive market knowledge, many years of karting experience and the latest technology, the Kart Cloud provides the basic information you need to get started in the […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Preview – Part 1

New faces set to contend at Dallas Karting Complex in younger categories of Pro Tour

Apr 29, 2014
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The 2014 edition of the Superkarts! USA is primed for another record breaking event to begin the fifth season. The SKUSA SpringNationals will take place at the Dallas Karting Complex in Caddo Mills, Texas on May 2-4, with 237 entries already scheduled to take part this historic event, 10 more than last year’s number from […]

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The Comet Racing Engines team made the journey from Indianapolis to the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina for the opening weekend of the United States Pro Kart Series. With a successful first season under its belt, the buzz surrounding the USPKS for 2014 guaranteed a large turnout and stiff competition. The story of the […]

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Koene USA Set to Take On Superkarts! USA Pro Tour in 2014

Indiana-based squad will make three trips west to compete in SKUSA competition

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Fresh off their 2014 Florida Winter Tour campaign that included five victories, thirteen podium results and countless pole positions, Team Koene USA will head west to kick off the 2014 SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) Pro Tour. Taking on the Dallas Karting Complex facility in Caddo Mills, Texas, the Indiana-based squad will enter three competitors with the […]

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Orlando Kart Center is a state-of-the-art kart track located in Orlando, Florida. Open since 2009 Orlando Kart Center is constantly expanding, always striving to deliver the best services and facilities possible. Orlando Kart Center is home to 1,600 square feet of air-conditioned parts department as well as 5,000 square feet of customer preparation space. The […]

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A record high, 86 kart entries produced some excellent racing in Round Two of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge this afternoon under sunny skies. Tyler Maxson, Nick Losito, Blake Hunt, Alex Verhagen, Dan Breuer, Blake Blickensderfer, Myles Rowe, Kris Bowen, Gresham Wagner, Will Anderson and Josh Wilson all scored final wins in Round Two. Rotax […]

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Apr 28, 2014
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From the track to the podium the step is not short: fulfill or not fulfill a prediction, especially in kart racing, is a matter of inches and the Finals are usually full of surprises. The race which has just finished today in Muro Leccese (Lecce – Italy), on the International Circuit La Conca, confirmed the […]

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EKN One-On-One: Tom Kutscher

SKUSA boss discusses motivation behind new IAME USA West distributor program

Apr 25, 2014
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Back at the beginning of April, IAME Italy issued a press release stating that it was re-engineering its North American distribution program by clearing the slate, replacing its three existing importers with two new operations – IAME USA East and IAME USA West. GoPro Motorplex owners Justin Marks and Eric Jones were announced to head […]

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Mick Gabriel opened his 2014 season on a strong note earlier this month at round two of the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series at Carolina Motorsports Park. Mick and his father, Michael, traveled from their Crown Point, Indiana, home to the South Carolina sprint course to compete in the TaG Senior divisions. Gabriel was fast throughout […]

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With the 2014 season well underway, Tru Tech Racing Engines has been working double time to better its communications with current and future customers.  Tru Tech has worked with Shane Walters of Walters Web Design to create a new and inviting website, www.trutechracingengines.com.  We are happy to say the site is now active for all […]

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Entry Deadline for Round Two of So-Cal Rotax Challenge Set for May 5

New US Rotax Max Challenge program readies for May 10 return to CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana

Apr 25, 2014
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A new era of Rotax racing commence on March 9 with the inaugural event of the So-Cal Rotax Challenge. Roughly 50 drivers took part at the opening round of the new United States Rotax Max Challenge program for the southern California area. Held at the CalSpeedKartingCenter in Fontana, the So-Cal Rotax Challenge is scheduled for […]

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Brueckner Aims for Success as 2014 Superkarts! USA Season Begins

Back-to-back racing weekends in home state for young Texan

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The next two weekends mark the opening to Nick Brueckner’s 2014 Superkarts! USA season, as the young Texan will contest the upcoming the Texas ProKart Challenge event followed up by the first stop of the SKUSA Pro Tour. The Dallas Karting Complex in Caddo Mills, Texas will host both opening weekends, with the Texas PKC […]

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