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September 25, 2016 Brandon Lemke won his first IAME Senior victory on the season (Photo: EKN)
EKN Trackside: 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Grand Nationals Sunday Report By David Cole with No comments

The final day of the 2016 season for the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series was completed on Sunday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Bright sunshine greeted the racers at the Top Kart [...]

September 24, 2016 Braden Eves has gone perfect in Pro IAME Senior at New Castle with three victories (Photo: EKN)
EKN Trackside: 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Grand Nationals Saturday Report By David Cole with No comments

The 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series is completing this season with the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Saturday was the ninth round of the season championship, [...]

September 23, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
Paddock Insider: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – 2016 Grand Nationals 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 [...]

September 22, 2016 new-castle-motorsports-park
New Castle Motorsports Park Cancels RoboPong 200 By David Cole with No comments

The following is a statement from the facility regarding the cancellation of the RoboPong 200 for 2016 With great disappointment, New Castle Motorsports Park must announce the cancellation of the [...]

News

September 29, 2016 the-ridge-motorsports-park
Puget Sound Road Race Association to Host 2017 IKF Road Race Grand Nationals

A crown jewel of motorsports circuits was constructed in the state of Washington at the end of 2011. The Ridge Motorsports Park is a unique layout that incorporated the rolling hills and natural [...]

September 29, 2016 rotax-125-junior-max_mini-max
2017 Features on Rotax 125 MAX evo Engine Series

To provide the latest technology in karting, BRP-Rotax constantly verifies any input of the market to make its products even better. Since the launch of the new engine series there have been [...]

September 28, 2016 (Photo: Daniel Shofner)
Texas Sprint Racing Series presented by MG Tires – Race Three Report

The third race of the year for the Texas Sprint Racing Series (TSRS) presented by MG Tireswas held on the weekend of September 17-18 at Gulf Coast Karters in Katy, Texas. The event proved the [...]

September 28, 2016 Tyler Smith leads Hunter Fox over the Bushnell bridge 
(AKRA photo)
AKRA Southern Tour Wraps Up with Competitive Racing at Bushnell

The American Kart Racing Association closed the doors on our inaugural Vega American Sprint Cup Series “Southern Tour” this past weekend with another successful, fun-filled event – this time at [...]

Features

September 21, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – 2016 Grand Nationals

The 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series is set to close out this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. This is the second trip to the central Indiana facility, with the championships in the [...]

International

September 29, 2016 cik-fia-logo
2017 CIK-FIA Calendar Confirmed

At its meeting on September 28th, 2016 in Paris, France, the FIA World Motor Sport Council took the following decisions on the basis of proposals from the International Karting Commission. The [...]

Columns

September 14, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
From the Tower: Rock Island Grand Prix 2016

For 13 straight years, I have traveled west to the Quad Cities area to cover the rare and exciting Rock Island Grand Prix. For the 22nd time, a non-profit volunteer-based group and diehard race [...]

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 [...]

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September 28, 2016 sr-fresno KPX
Race Report: Round 4 of the KPX Karting Championship powered by Briggs & Stratton Racing

Kerman Kart Club hosted Round 4 of the KPX Karting Championship at the Fresno Fairgrounds parking lot. Ron Perry and Kerman Kart Club put in endless efforts to create a one of kind racing [...]

September 27, 2016 Tri-C Karters logo
Tri-C Karters Round 4 Report

Fall was definitely in the air as racers took to the track for Round 4 of the Tri-C Karters club series.  The crisp morning temperatures turned to a comfortably warm afternoon, making for a great [...]

PR Wire

September 29, 2016 Caleb drove to his first ever victory in the Mini Swift division at the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Grand Nationals in New Castle, Indiana (Photo: eKartingNews.com)
WKA Grand National Victory for Caleb Gafrarar in Mini Swift

Success continues for eight-year-old Caleb Gafrarar into his first full season at the Cadet level in North American karting. The second-generation driver continues to gather knowledge behind the [...]

September 28, 2016 Dale Curran will join #TeamKoeneUSA for the remainder of 2016 and onwards in 2017 (Photo:TeamKoeneUSA.com)
Dale Curran Jr. and Team Koene USA Join Forces Beginning in Las Vegas

Canadian driver Dale Curran Jr. has confirmed his participation to Team Koene USA beginning at two prestigious events in Las Vegas, Nevada. First, Curran will do battle in the US Open finale [...]

EKN Canada

September 16, 2016 ekntv-canada-national-championships-briggs-senior-2016
EKN TV: 2016 Canadian Karting Championship – Briggs & Stratton 206 Senior Main Event

The 2016 Canadian Karting Championships were held over the Labor Day weekend at the Academie de karting Jim Russell facility in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec. Among the Rotax and Shifterkart categories, [...]

September 13, 2016 jacob-mamo-wins-first-kart-feature
Mamo and Lavallee Win First Features – Kaiser, Lampman, Slack & Majuery Win First Titles in 2016 Kart Finale

Merrittville Speedway’s 2016 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Season concluded Tuesday September 6th with a number of firsts. Making their first visits to St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts [...]

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