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December 7, 2016 Skylar Dunning
Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – 2016 Final Rankings – Canada

In March 2015, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for the grassroots Briggs LO206 racers across North America. The premise is to match [...]

December 6, 2016 indianapolis_motor_speedway
Major Karting Competition Coming to Battle at the Brickyard Weekend

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and United States Auto Club announced today that a karting competition will be added to the schedule for the annual “USAC Battle at the Brickyard.” The [...]

December 5, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
2017 WKA Gold Cup Season Coming Together

The planning for the 2017 season for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series is nearing completion. Recognizing some of the modifications made in 2016 may not have been the best fit for [...]

December 5, 2016 (Photo: National Kart News)
Elkhart Street Race Revived

People new to the sport and the industry may have heard about the Elkhart Grand Prix, however, never were able to experience a revolution in the karting experience. In the days before Superkarts! [...]

News

December 7, 2016 Route 66 Sprint Series logo
Route 66 Sprint Series Awards 2016 Champions at Year-End Banquet

The MG Tires Route 66 Sprint Series, presented by Franklin Motorsports, held its Champions Banquet this past weekend at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield, IL. A packed house of over 280 were [...]

December 7, 2016 honda-hpd-derek-daly-logo
Honda Racing/HPD and Derek Daly Academy Create Five-Part Video Series for Grassroots Racers

Derek Daly Academy, founded by the former Formula One and IndyCar driver turned broadcaster, along with Honda Racing/HPD, a North American leader in grassroots racing, have created a five-part [...]

December 6, 2016 GoPro-Champ Selfie
GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire Crowns 2016 Class of Champions

With 112 entries, the series finale Round 12 on Saturday, Dec. 3 determined our 2016 class of GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire Champions. It was an exciting, [...]

December 6, 2016 ekntv-nckrr-alex-kwan
EKN TV: Northern California Karters Road Racing – Thanksgiving at Sonoma

Each year, the Northern California Karters (NCK) Road Racing program hosts their annual Thanksgiving Classic at the Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. The Saturday following Thanksgiving, [...]

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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