2017 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – Stock Honda – Final

French, Musgrave and Dickinson make up the top-three for 2017

Jan 16, 2018
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The 2017 season was another exciting year for karting in North America and around the world. The sport remains as the purest form of motorsports, with the opportunity to groom the future stars of the profession. Stock Honda, or any shifterkart for that matter, is the closet you can get to feeling like a Formula […]

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Arias Deukmejian Wins for Speed Concepts Racing at SKUSA Winter Series

Three SCR drivers finish in the top-ten in X30 Junior

Jan 16, 2018
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Just as they did at the final event of 2017, Speed Concepts Racing was victorious at the opening round of their 2018 season. Competing at the inaugural Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Winter Series at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex in Homestead, Florida, Arias Deukmedjian scored the X30 Junior win on Saturday while Tyler Gonzalez claimed a pair […]

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Jan 16, 2018
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USAC Karting and Margay Racing are excited to expand upon the success of the Margay Ignite class with the addition of a Masters class to the 2nd annual Battle at the Brickyard in 2018. The ever popular and growing class will now feature two options for people to race on parts of one of the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 SKUSA Winter Series – AMR Motorplex Weekend Report

Dante Yu and Lorenzo Travisanutto score impressive X30 Senior wins to begin 2018

Jan 15, 2018
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Superkarts! USA launched the initial Florida Winter Tour in December of 1998, simply because Don Janowski and his son Joe didn’t want to stop racing in October when it got cold in the Midwest. The Florida gearbox program quickly gained supporters, which fueled momentum, and over the next handful of years, the program became the […]

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Jan 15, 2018
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To start off the new year, the drivers at d’Orlando Enterprises have submitted their own Year in Review of 2017, in lieu of a typical press release. Enjoy the read and Happy New Year! As I, Michael d’Orlando, look back to 2017, overall I think it was a good year for me on many levels. I continued […]

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Jan 12, 2018
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Starting in January 2018, BRP-Rotax, the manufacturer of Rotax kart engines located in Austria, assigns the distribution of Rotax kart products in the Chinese market to Eric Motorsport Supply, located in Kunshan, Jiangsu province in China. Eric Motorsport Supply will be responsible for the further development of the sales and service network for Rotax kart […]

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Dylan Gennaro Parts Wyas with OGP

Ocala resident looks for new team as 2018 season kicks off in Florida

Jan 12, 2018
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From a very young age, the sport of kart racing is all that Florida resident Dylan Gennaro has been passionate for. 2017 was a breakout season for the youngster as he was a consistent front-runner in multiple regional and national programs, but now, at the start of the 2018 season, Dylan is looking for a […]

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Jan 12, 2018
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To start off the new year, the drivers at d’Orlando Enterprises have submitted their own Year in Review of 2017, in lieu of a typical press release. Enjoy the read and Happy New Year! 2017 started out for me, Nick d’Orlando, at the Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup series, in the Rok Junior class, with my […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 SKUSA Winter Series – AMR Motorplex Preview

Inaugural event nearly reaches 200 entries for debut weekend

Jan 12, 2018
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A new era begins this weekend as Superkarts! USA launches its new Winter Series. The two-weekend program will serve as the unofficial ‘spring training’ for the 2018 SKUSA Pro Tour and takes the organization back to Florida where its roots were formed back in the late 1990s. The opening event this weekend has brought competitors […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Zach Franzke

Top Junior II driver from Tri-City Kart Club hits top-10

Jan 11, 2018
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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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French Ends Solid Season with Top Spot in EKN Stock Honda Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA

2017 SKUSA Pro Tour champion claims shifterkart Driver of the Year tribute

Jan 11, 2018
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The eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings powered by Bell Racing USA is happy to announce the two drivers who have finished the 2017 as the #1 driver in their respective categories. The program is a ranking system derived from the pages of Shifter Kart Illustrated, and continues to match drivers against one another from selected national and […]

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Seven Speed Concepts Racing Drivers Kick Off Season at SKUSA Winter Series

Team's sophomore season will start this weekend in Homestead, Florida

Jan 11, 2018
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The time has come to finally kick off the 2018 karting season and Speed Concepts Racing will do so this coming weekend at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex. Traveling south to compete in the first ever Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Winter Series event, the Orlando based raced team will enter seven fierce competitors across two classes in […]

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Jan 11, 2018
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The Birel ART brand and the Racing Team are approaching the 2018 season with great ambitions after having learned the lessons of the 2017 season and its many positive points. Technically and organisationally, everything is in place for the great Italian manufacturer to return to a long tradition of victories on all terrains. Designed in […]

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Jan 11, 2018
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The WKA Board of Trustees and Executive Committee is pleased to announce the addition of the two newly elected members to the Board of Trustees along with their 2 and 4 cycle representatives. District 1 Trustee: Chris Kardashian 2-Cycle Rep: Jim Russell Jr. 4-Cycle Rep: Chris Sliden District 10 Trustee: Art Verlengiere 2-Cycle Rep: Lloyd […]

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Jan 10, 2018
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The EKN Radio Network continues to expand with another new podcast program that will join the line-up to start the 2018 season. The ‘Industry Insider’ podcast provides EKN with the opportunity to sit down with key personal within the karting industry – from shop owners and race team managers to importers and series directors. The […]

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From the Tower: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek

2018 season begins with annual trip to Daytona International Speedway

Jan 10, 2018
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For all intents and purposes, in the world of karting, we blend the end of one year and the start of the next. In Daytona in late December, the 2017 season ended at the same time as the 2018 schedule began. The annual WKA Daytona KartWeek took place between the Christmas and New Year’s Eve […]

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Five Wins at WKA Daytona KartWeek for Allison Racing Engines

Success continues for leading engine service center, opening up 2018 season in Florida

Jan 10, 2018
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The 2018 season began for Allison Racing Engines in the Sunshine State with the annual World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek event. Held on December 28-30, 2017, the three-day event opened up the 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series championship chase. Allison Racing Engines finished the 2017 championship program with multiple pole positions, podiums, and victories. The […]

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Benik Kart Parts Ways with Parolin as Manufacturer

BENIK enters working relationship with new manufacturer and introduces new model for 2018

Jan 10, 2018
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Since the brand was launched in late 2013, BENIK has worked with and built a solid working relationship with the Parolin karting manufacturer. Making constant changes that were often seen as great improvements for the brand over the years, the time has come to part ways as the newest BENIK model comes to market. With […]

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Arias Deukmedjian and Speed Concepts Racing Partner for Upcoming Season

Junior driver fills out Speed Concepts Racing program for 2018

Jan 10, 2018
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With the 2018 karting season now upon us, Speed Concepts Racing is please to announce that Arias Deukmedjian has joined the one of a kind program. Making the switch from a privateer effort to a team based setting, Deukmedjian will look to take advantage of the driver coaching and race winning formula that Speed Concepts […]

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NF Piquet Sports Ready to Open Season in Florida

SKUSA Winter Series and Florida Winter Tour will fill the first three months of the calendar

Jan 10, 2018
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Celebrating the start of their third year in business, NF Piquet Sports confirmed their participation in two highly anticipated 2018 winter karting programs. Set to take on both the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Florida Winter Series and the ROK Cup Promotions Florida Winter Tour, a total of nine drivers will see on track action over the […]

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