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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 [...]

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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

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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

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EKN Driver Diary: Jagger Jones – CIK Academy Trophy Portugal

The CIK-FIA Academy Trophy series is a unique program that brings together the best hopefuls from around the world between the ages of 13-15 and places them at the wheel of one-make karts for a [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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EKN TV: 2016 Rock Island Grand Prix Ignite Shootout Promo

The Rock Island Grand Prix is set to host its 22nd event during the Labor Day festival weekend on September 3-4. Racers from all over the country and select parts of the world will converge on [...]

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 [...]

PR Wire

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Phil Giebler Racing’s Wilson 2nd in X30 Master, Wimsett 5th Back-to-Back in SKUSA Pro Tour in Indiana

Phil Giebler Racing’s Ethan Wilson of Campbell, Calif., finished second in X30 Master and Joey Wimsett of Beavercreek, Ore., drove to back-to-back fifths in S1 Pro Stock Moto in rounds three and [...]

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PSL Karting: Six Podiums at SummerNationals; Nepveu & Kirkwood Impress All

SKUSA Summer Nationals proved to be another big event in New Castle as the Red Army battled rainstorms and intense humidity. Micro Swift stand out, Alex Powell fought against America’s best Micro [...]

EKN Canada

July 27, 2016 CKRC-R8
Calgary Kart Racing Club – Round Eight Report

75 competitors were greeted by clear blue skies and hot temperatures at North Star Raceway. Rotax Masters (10 competitors) Ashley Hughes cleared the field by a half second margin in qualifying [...]

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 [...]

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