EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek – Day 2 Report

Myers earns second straight while Kardashian, Neal, and Maier double up

Dec 30, 2017
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The final day of the 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek provided the second round of racing, which begins the 2018 championship chases for the organization. The weather for the annual pilgrimage south to the Daytona International Speedway improved on Day 2, with the sun coming back for the final day of racing. The temp increased from […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek – Day 1 Report

British driver Wilson steals IAME victory as Kardashian dominates Yamaha

Dec 29, 2017
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The opening day of racing at the annual WKA Daytona KartWeek was met with a wet Daytona International Speedway. The famed Daytona Beach, Florida facility is welcoming three events on its hallowed grounds, including the Margay Sprint Nationals around the infield karting circuit. Friday hosted the opening round of racing for the 2018 Manufacturers Cup […]

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Dec 29, 2017
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The Midwest Karting Challenge is a traveling indoor kart racing series. We race against the clock in a Time Attack style format. Our mission is simple, get as many new people into karting as possible and provide the best indoor racing experience while doing it. Our passion for karting is second to none and our […]

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Dec 28, 2017
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A new racing series titled the Sunshine State Karting Challenge (SSKC) has been formed to provide local karters with affordable, high quality, regional competition.  The SSKC will also offer a professional traveling program for the growing movement of Briggs & Stratton 206 racing in Florida. The SSKC will operate three race weekend events with six […]

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Dec 27, 2017
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For many years now racers, teams and supporters have told us we need to give the karting community not attending our events a little insight to what happens here at the F-Series! The program started a few years ago with the intention of creating a higher level karting event, but with a smaller financial investment […]

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Dec 27, 2017
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The Willow Springs Kart Association (WSKA) is excited to announce its 2nd Annual Winter Kart Series.   The competitions will take place at Willow Springs Raceway’s 9 turn .65-mile Kart track. Round 1 of the Winter Series starts on January 14, 2018, followed by Round 2 on January 28th, Round 3 on February 11th, and Round […]

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Noah Baker Joins Speed Concepts Racing for 2018 Campaign

Texan driver is another major piece to the Speed Concepts Racing puzzle for 2018

Dec 27, 2017
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With Justin Arseneau joining Speed Concepts Racing (SCR) last week, the Florida based team is pleased to announce Noah Baker as the newest driver for the elite level karting operation. Residing in the state of Texas and competing under the Speed Concepts Racing banner at the ROK International Final in Italy in October, Baker has […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek

Three events at the ‘World Center of Racing’ to end 2017 and begin 2018

Dec 27, 2017
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The time is here. Pack away the presents, try to vast for 24 hours after all the holiday food, and head down to the sunshine state of Florida for the World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek. Three unique events are set to take place at the Daytona International Speedway. The WKA Dirt World Championships and the […]

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Fast Five: Jamie Sieracki – Franklin Motorsports

Veteran industry member ready to tackle 2018 season

Dec 26, 2017
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Franklin Motorsports has been part of the foundation of karting for decades, and they continue to be a crucial player in the club, regional and national scene from their headquarters in Wisconsin.  With a large brick-and-mortar location, an online store and a trackside parts support trailer, Franklin does pretty much everything it can to make […]

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Karting Families Receive Support from Hurricane Harvey Fundraiser at Dallas Karting Complex

‘Texas Strong’ event at karting facility raises nearly $10,000 for two karting families

Dec 26, 2017
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The holiday season is upon us and it signals the time for giving.  The 2017 season feature many positives, but it was a year of tragedies, both around the world and here in the United States. For most, the final week of August marks the end of summer, as kids ready themselves to reset their […]

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Dec 26, 2017
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The US Open / Grand Nationals will be back in 2018 on the New Jersey Motorsports Park in Miville, New Jersey. The 2017 edition was a good success and the facility is perfect for this type of National Event. For 2018, the event will take place on July 5-8th, the weekend before the WKA Manufacturers’ […]

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Dec 26, 2017
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A lot of interesting topics have been discussed by CRG’s President Giancarlo Tinini on the successful season just ended for the Italian company. Several interventions needed to improve karting and grant higher competitiveness and participation. CRG has closed another sporting season with excellent results in International Karting races in 2017, and the most prestigious victory […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Skylar Dunning

Second Calgary Kart Racing Club member inside top-10 for Senior/Masters

Dec 22, 2017
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The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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Speed Concepts Racing Inks Justin Arseneu

Canadian set to compete with SCR for SKUSA events in 2018

Dec 22, 2017
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Moving to the junior ranks for the 2018 season, Canadian standout Justin Arseneau is set to join Speed Concepts Racing (SCR). Making the switch to the Tony Kart chassis and the SCR program, Arseneau will compete in the X30 Junior category in Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) competition under the watchful eye of Mike Speed and long […]

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Dec 22, 2017
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Street Kart will be the most competitive racing game on mobile. It has been in Development for 5 years and been tested by hundreds of professional kart racing drivers including national, continental and World Champions. Street Kart will be iOS only at launch and go to public beta in Early 2018. Street Kart takes you […]

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Dec 22, 2017
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The Brescia’s factory just made official another element of CRG drivers’ line-up for 2018, announcing the 17 year-old Jean Luyet. The Swiss driver will be competing in the KZ2 category in all the CIK-FIA races: the European Championship scheduled in 2 rounds (Salbris and Lonato) and the World Championship, that will take place in Genk […]

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AM Engines Readies for 2018 as New Parolin Racing Program in USA

Working relationship with Italy provides ingredients for great success

Dec 22, 2017
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Debuting in November at the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, AM Racing and Parolin are ready for 2018. Confirming a twenty-six driver lineup during the popular winter karting programs in the first quarter of the year, the new Official Parolin Racing Team was born by AM Racing and will be a threat this upcoming season. Working […]

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Dec 22, 2017
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CRG is pleased to announce the agreement with Enzo Trulli, son of the former F1 driver Jarno, that was one of the strongest F1 Italian drivers in the 90’ and 2000, with 256 GP raced with the teams Minardi, Prost, Jordan, Renault, Toyota and Lotus, taking a victory in Montecarlo and 4 pole positions. Enzo […]

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Dec 22, 2017
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The CRG management and the Adria raceway circuit have made official the organization of the 24 Hours Karting of Italy, an event that is going to become the new reference point in the Endurance races field and it’s going to take place on March 24-25, 2018 with the CRG Centurion karts managed by the CRG […]

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Dec 21, 2017
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The newest show to hit the EKN Radio Network is ‘Operation Grassroots’, a podcast geared solely on the foundation of the sport. The hub of the show will be discussion centered on the grassroots level of karting, from club racing to regional racing, all focused around the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine platform. Our #OperationGrassroots […]

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