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August 24, 2016 Rock Island Grand Prix - RIGP - 2016 - logo
EKN One-on-One: Roger Ruthhart – Rock Island Grand Prix By David Cole with No comments

Each Labor Day weekend, the streets of Rock Island, Illinois are turned into a 6/10-mile race course attracting karters from coast-to-coast and select countries around the world to take part in [...]

August 21, 2016 Jacob Donald notched a second victory in Pro IAME Senior, securing the $1,000 payday for weekend winner (Photo: EKN)
EKN Trackside: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh Sunday Report By David Cole with No comments

Sunday completed the fourth event of the 2016 Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, completing the eight championship round. The Pittsburgh International Race Complex provided a great challenge [...]

August 20, 2016 Jacob Donald notched his first victory of the 2016 season (Photo: EKN)
EKN Trackside: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh Saturday Report By David Cole with No comments

The seventh round of the Bridgestone WKA Manufacturers Cup Series completed Saturday at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The threat of rain stood throughout the day with [...]

August 19, 2016 WKA-Man Cup 2016-Pitt-Friday
Paddock Insider: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh By David Cole with No comments

EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the four [...]

News

August 23, 2016 PRI2016
World’s Premier Racing Trade Show To Deliver Top-Flight Events In 2016

Dozens of workshops, seminars, and special events have been confirmed and finalized for the 2016 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, taking place December 8–10, 2016, at the Indiana [...]

August 19, 2016 (Photo: McDonell Media)
Los Angeles Karting Championship Survives Hot Weekend for Round Seven

It was another hot weekend in southern California as the Los Angeles Karting Championship hosted its seventh event of the 2016 season. Drivers from all over the west coast gathered at the [...]

August 19, 2016 The California ProKart Challenge returns to the Santa Maria Kart Track for the first time since 2012 (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
Round Five of California ProKart Challenge Set for Santa Maria

Over two months have gone into the books since the last California ProKart Challenge event. Racers took on the challenging Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma before taking the month [...]

August 17, 2016 SKUSA-westgate-logo
SKUSA BULLETIN: Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino Host Hotel Information for SuperNationals 20

The opening week of registration for the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 presented by VCI Mexico / GP Racing Kart has kept things exciting and very busy for the office staff. The X30 Master [...]

Features

August 19, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh

This weekend is the fourth stop of the Bridgestone WKA Manufacturers Cup Series, set for the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. The Wampum, PA facility was just repaved this winter, which [...]

International

August 23, 2016 Senior Start
ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge Ahead of Season Finale

The 2016 ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge is ready for its big showdown: after races in Belgium, Italy and Spain, the 2016 tour of Europe’s unique ROTAX-series ends in France. From August 24th to [...]

Columns

August 1, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
From the Tower: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals

We spend our entire raceday up in the tower, watching every on-track session as we produce our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. The ‘From [...]

July 27, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
From the Tower: 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle 1

We spend our entire raceday up in the tower, watching every on-track session as we produce our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. The ‘From [...]

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August 18, 2016 Senior Briggs 206 field
Round 3 Report of KPX Karting Championship at Bluemax Kart Club

July 17th concluded round 3 of the KPX Karting Championship powered by Briggs & Stratton driven by MG Tires at Bluemax Kart Club in Davis, CA, Bluemax has been working day and night to grow [...]

August 15, 2016 Briggs 206 Tech video
Briggs & Stratton Racing 206 Tech Video Series Released

The first 5 videos of what will be a complete Briggs and Stratton 206 tech collection is now available at www.BriggsRacing.com. “Tech is vital to the success of any club or series.  Not only does [...]

PR Wire

August 23, 2016 Rock Island Grand Prix - RIGP - 2016 - logo
Rock Island Grand Prix – Rules Clarification

We have two additional rules updates prior to this year’s race. The updated Supplemental Rules in their entirety will be posted today to our website. First, Rule Additions to all Yamaha [...]

August 23, 2016 AKRA logo
Last Chance to Pre-enter for AKRA Northern Tour at Chestertown, MD

AKRA will accept pre-registration for this weekend’s American Sprint Cup Series Northern Tour Round 4 at Chestertown, Maryland’s Nicholson Speedway through Tuesday at 5pm. Click here [...]

EKN Canada

August 17, 2016 CKRC-R9-Shifters
Calgary Kart Racing Club – Round Nine Report

71 entries for the 3rd last race of the season with several new faces joining late in the season. The 3 week break since the last race has given the club a chance to get a few upgrades brought [...]

August 11, 2016 Danny Lampman was victorious in Junior 2
Merrittville Speedway Kart Racing – August 9 Report

After two Wednesdays, Kart Racing at Merrittville returned to its traditional Tuesday Night show on August 9. Four Karters would take home their fourth wins of 2016 while another would win for [...]

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