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November 30, 2016 Briggs Racing logo
2017 Briggs & Stratton Official 206 Rule Set Released

For racing to grow, like any structure, it needs to be built on a solid foundation. “When the Briggs & Stratton 206 was first released in 2008 our commitment was to be that reinforced [...]

November 20, 2016 Danny Formal scored the S1 victory and title, becoming the first to earn over $26,000 at the SuperNationals (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – SuperSunday Report

There is no other day like it around the world – SuperSunday at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. For the 20th time, drivers from around the world took part in the premier event of the [...]

November 19, 2016 Brandon Jarsocrak starts from the pole position in X30 Senior (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Saturday Report

There is no doubt, Situation Saturday is always and intense day from the morning warm-up to the last Last Chance Qualifier. For many, it was a battle just to get into the Superkarts! USA [...]

November 19, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Friday Report

There is probably not a more crucial day at then Friday at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. Two rounds of heat races were contested for the 10 divisions competing at the 20th edition of the [...]

News

December 2, 2016 rotax-brp-tires
Rotax Max Challenge / BRP-Rotax Confirms Tire Testing in North America for 2017

In some markets a trend towards higher grip level of tyres, even for single brand race series have been put forth. To offer Rotax customers an improved grip level at the Rotax MAX Challenge [...]

November 30, 2016 Mazda Road to Indy-MRTI-logo
Field Set for Inaugural MRTI USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout

A total of 18 drivers will congregate next week at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif., to contest the inaugural Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout. The unprecedented [...]

November 25, 2016 RotaxMax Grand Finals 2017
Rotax Grand Finals 2017 Venue Announcement

The date and location for the 2017 edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) has been announced, through an official release. The race will be run at the Kartódromo Internacional do [...]

November 23, 2016 COTA-Challenge of the Americas logo-2017
Tenth Season for Challenge of the Americas Begins in January

The national karting scene has come to a close for the 2016 race period and like the flip of a switch, drivers, teams and industry members have turned their attention to the upcoming season. [...]

Features

November 3, 2016 SKUSA SuperNats 20 logo
Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20

The 20th edition of the SKUSA SuperNationals is set for November 16-20. Nearly 500 racers from around the world will compete on a temporary circuit at the Las Vegas Convention Center, next to the [...]

October 26, 2016 Senior rookie Brandon Lemke leads the TaG Driver Rankings heading into the SuperNationals 20 (Photo: EKN)
2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – October 20

The 2016 season is coming to a close, and thus, so will the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings. It has been an interesting year, especially in the TaG divisions across the United States. There has [...]

Columns

November 29, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
From the Tower: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20

It was truly an honor to be part of the 20th running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. For the 20th straight year, the organization hosted what is now considered to be the largest karting [...]

October 14, 2016 briggs-206-4-cycle-bodywork-2
Debate 2016: 4-Cycle Bodywork – Full Nose vs. CIK

There is no doubt that every other post on social media is related in some way to the Presidential Election coming this November. It has been well over a year’s worth of people either debating, [...]

International

December 2, 2016 cik-fia-logo
LeCont and Vega Selected as Tire for OK Divisions, Bridgestone for KZ Categories in 2017

Recent decisions of the FIA World Motor Sport Council concerning Karting – November 2016 At its meeting on 30th November 2016 in Vienna, Austria, the FIA World Motor Sport Council took the [...]

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November 25, 2016 john-noto-ignite-k3-springfield-midstate-kart-club
Mid-State Kart Club Adds Ignite Junior & Senior

Mid-State Kart Club and Margay Racing LLC has announced that Ignite Junior and Senior classes will be added to MSKC’s class structure for 2017. Over the past three seasons, the Ignite spec [...]

November 9, 2016 206-cup-2017-logo
206 Cup to Offer Two Series for 2017

The following is a letter from the 206 Cup organizer Greg Jasperson regarding the expansion of the series into two separate programs for the 2017 season. Dear Karters, First off, I would like to [...]

EKN Canada

November 30, 2016 merrittville-2016-champs
Kaiser, Lampman, Slack & Majuery Earn First Titles – Phillips and Kart Staff among Special Award Winners from Merrittville Speedway’s 2016 Kart Season

Four first time champions were among the many honorees as the Merrittville Speedway Kart Club celebrated the 2016 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Season Sunday November 27th at rural Thorold’s [...]

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