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July 24, 2016 Ryan Norberg was awarded the victory with provisional winner Kyle Kirkwood penalized to third for blocking (Photo: EKN)
EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Sunday Report By David Cole with No comments

The 2016 Superkarts! USA SummerNationals completed Sunday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Over 100 degree temperatures were felt throughout the day, as the on-track staff and competitors [...]

July 23, 2016 A dominant victory for AJ Myers and TB Kart in S1 (Photo: EKN)
EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Saturday Report By David Cole with No comments

It was a long, hot and humid day for the first round of Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals. The sun was out all day at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana, with drivers [...]

July 21, 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour 2016-logo
Paddock Insider: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – SummerNationals 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 2016 [...]

July 20, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Honda Preview By David Cole with No comments

The seventh season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour continues with the running of the SummerNationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The New Castle, Indiana facility is welcoming 248 [...]

News

July 21, 2016 Rock Island Grand Prix - RIGP - 2016 - logo
Rock Island Grand Prix Announces Vega Tire Contingency Awards, Special Pricing

The Rock Island Grand Prix, Vega Tires and TS Racing have announced a contingency program worth $5,600 to participating racers using Vega Tire compounds. The contingency program is available in [...]

July 20, 2016 LeCont logo
WR Motorsport and LeCont Announce Partnership for North American Market

The following is a statement from WR Motorsports regarding the new relationship with LeCont Tires WR Motorsports has enjoyed over twenty years of fabulous relationships with high quality products [...]

July 20, 2016 Ignite Shootout-Rock Island Grand Prix logo
Margay Racing Returns to the Rock Island Grand Prix for the Second Annual Ignite Shootout

A full field of rumbling spec Ignite LO206 karts will take the green flag this Labor Day weekend for the second annual Ignite Shootout at the 22nd edition of the Rock Island Grand Prix. After a [...]

July 19, 2016 K1 RaceGear logo
Team USA to Be Outfitted in New K1 RaceGear for 2016 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals

After earning two Vice-Championship titles and the coveted Nations Cup at the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals last year, Team USA will once again be outfitted by custom safety gear supplier K1 [...]

Features

July 21, 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour 2016-logo
2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – SummerNationals

The 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour continues this weekend with the seventh running of the SKUSA SummerNationals. The event returns for the second straight year at the New Castle Motorsports Park [...]

International

July 26, 2016 Podium Seniors
Rotax Max Euro Challenge Crowns First Champions

The season halftime of the 2016 ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge has been passed: From July 18th to 24th the Circuito Internacional de Zuera in northern Spain was venue of the third round of [...]

Columns

July 14, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
From the Tower: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex

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 [...]

June 29, 2016 Behind the Laptop David Cole
Behind the Laptop: Taking 4-Cycle Racing Into the New Millennium

There is no doubt that the current craze in the sport of karting is that of Briggs & Stratton 206 racing. In the 90s, it was shifterkart racing, the 2000s were all about Touch-and-Go [...]

#OperationGrassroots

July 20, 2016 LO206 Senior at Race #5
Record-Setting Event for West Coast Kart Club at Greg Moore Raceway

A late-season uptick in club race participation at West Coast Kart Club in 2015 keeps on rolling in ‘16, with entries setting new highs at each club race this year.  WCKC Race #5 at Greg Moore [...]

June 30, 2016 (Photo: Tubay Yabut)
Round 2 of the KPX Karting Championship Brings Record Numbers

Round 2 of the KPX Karting Championship, powered by Briggs & Stratton, took place at beautiful Simraceway in Sonoma. KPX and Simraceway teamed together to put on a flawless show with [...]

PR Wire

July 26, 2016 AKRA logo
Last Chance to Pre-Enter for This Weekend’s AKRA Sprint at Thompson, OH

AKRA will accept pre-entries for this weekend’s American Sprint Cup Series Northern Tour event at Thompson Kart Raceway in Thompson, Ohio, through this Tuesday, July 26. Pre-entry is $80 [...]

July 26, 2016 Nicholas d'Orlando-WKA-NCMP
Nicholas d’Orlando Gaining Momentum with a Sweep at WKA at NCMP

What a month of July it has been so far for Nicholas d’Orlando and the J3 Competition team as they are on a roll sweeping both finals in rounds five and six of the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series, [...]

EKN Canada

July 21, 2016 Nigel Pendykoski's 5th win was for his Dad
Pendykoski Sweeps Kart Events for His Dad

Merrittville Speedway’s 12th Kart Night of 2016 saw win streaks continue through all 5 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Divisions Tuesday July 19th. 2016 Rookie Nigel Pendykoski – grandson of [...]

July 14, 2016 Manitoba-Mark Sawatsky DD2 Masters MKA
Manitoba Karting Association – Race Four Report

Once again it was another rain race for Race 4 of the Manitoba Karting Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. It was raining on and off throughout the day leaving drivers and pit crews guessing [...]

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