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August 25, 2016 Austin Wilkins swept the Saturday round in the S2 division
Finale Event for Texas ProKart Challenge Decides 2016 Champions By David Cole with No comments

Everything in Texas is done bigger and better. The same can be said for the Texas ProKart Challenge 2016 finale held at the Dallas Karting Complex. The Caddo Mills, Texas facility welcomed the [...]

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 [...]

News

August 25, 2016 MAXSpeed-US Open-USRMC-FWT-logo
MAXSpeed Entertainment Publishes Entire 2017 Event Schedule

After announcing the 2017 Florida Winter Tour schedule two weeks ago, MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce today the remaining dates for the US Open series and the United States Rotax [...]

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 [...]

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 30, 2016 CRG-Jorrit Pex
KZ World Title to be Awarded in Sweden

After a well-deserved summer break, which began after the end of the European Championships at the last weekend of July on the Belgian circuit of Genk, international karting moves to Sweden, in [...]

Columns

August 26, 2016 Weekend winners from the fourth stop of the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series (Photo: EKN)
From the Tower: 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh

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 [...]

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 [...]

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August 29, 2016 SIRA-80cc-Start
The Resurgence of the 80cc Shifter

You don’t have to go back very far in the recent history of karting to dive into a time when 80cc shifters were a major part of the action at Superkarts! USA or Stars of Karting events, or in [...]

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 [...]

PR Wire

August 30, 2016 CRG-Spain-Pdero Hiltbrand
Pedro Hiltbrand KZ2 Spanish Champion on CRG-Maxter

Pedro Hiltbrand secured his fourth double win in Alcaniz and has been crowned Spanish Champion one race early. He has been running with the support of Kartissimo 2M and Maxter engine by Andreoli. [...]

August 29, 2016 16-08-26-top-kart-campeau
Strong Results for Top Kart USA at Pittsburgh

The fourth round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup brought another solid performance for the Indianapolis based Top Kart USA squad. Taking place August 19-21 at Pittsburgh [...]

EKN Canada

August 25, 2016 Zach Trotter in Victory Lane
Family Comes a Long Way to Celebrate Rookie’s Fifth Win

A trip to Canada from their native Poland to visit family included a night at Merrittville Speedway to take in a night of Kart Racing. The Pyrka Family – Zbigniew, Alicja and Patryk’s visit [...]

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 [...]

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