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August 23, 2017
The Father of Go Kart: Frank “Duffy” Stanley Livingstone

Duffy Livingstone who will always be remembered as the father of the Go Kart died August 13, 2017 aged 92. He was born January 25, 1925. When he was 1 year old Duffy’s parents relocated from [...]

August 22, 2017
EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Dousman Preview

The fourth stop of the World Karting Association Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series takes racers to the historic town of Dousman, Wisconsin. The newly renamed Wolf Paving Raceway has been part [...]

August 21, 2017
RIP Duffy Livingstone

On August 13, we learned that Frank Livingstone passed away. The ‘Godfather of Karting’ lived a full life, and his legacy has and will continue in the sport. Longtime motorsports journalist Doug [...]

August 18, 2017
One-On-One: Rock Island GP’s Roger Ruthhart

Over the past 20+ years, the Rock Island Grand Prix has firmly planted roots as a one of the true ‘bucket list’ events in the sport here in the United States. When asked, current and past racers [...]

News

August 17, 2017
NCK Thunderhill West – 2 Ways, 2 Days

The rapidly closing Labor Day weekend (September 2-3) will see the return of the Northern California Karters (NCK) road race karting club to the two-mile course known as [...]

August 15, 2017
Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix Powered by Mediacom To Feature Facebook Live Coverage

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom is excited to announce that this year’s race will be broadcast on Facebook Live utilizing graphics [...]

August 11, 2017
VKG Entertainment Signs Title Sponsor for Karting Facility at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Vantage Karting Group (VKG) Entertainment is pleased to announce a title sponsor for their newly acquired go kart facility at Homestead-Miami Speedway, welcoming both American [...]

August 9, 2017
EKN Debrief – Episode 8

It is the busiest time of the year for racing…Summer. This weekend is the eighth edition of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals in New Castle, Indiana. Before [...]

Features

August 23, 2017
EKN Constructors Championship – August 23

Over 30 events have been tabulated from the 2017 season toward the eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship. The expansion to major national and regional events have helped to gauge the success [...]

August 22, 2017
WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – 2017 AMK Race Products Nationals

The 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series resumes this weekend with the fourth event on the year. The AMK Race Products Nationals is set for the Wolf Paving Raceway in Dousman, Wisconsin on August [...]

Columns

August 7, 2017
From the Tower: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Hoosier State Grand Prix

The third event of the 2017 United States Pro Kart Series took teams and drivers to the New Castle Motorsports Park. The Hoosier State Grand Prix was held at the New Castle, Indiana facility on [...]

July 21, 2017
From the Tower: 2017 WKA Manufacuturers Cup Series – New Castle

The third event of the 2017 WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series took place this past weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The Team Empower Nationals were conducted at the New Castle, [...]

Grassroots

August 18, 2017
One-On-One: Rock Island GP’s Roger Ruthhart

Over the past 20+ years, the Rock Island Grand Prix has firmly planted roots as a one of the true ‘bucket list’ events in the sport here in the United States. When asked, current and past racers [...]

August 16, 2017
Briggs & Stratton Clutch Rule Update

8/11/17 – Effective Immediately – Non-impacting In order to maintain the core principals of 206 program the following update to the clutch rule set, section 32, is effective immediately. [...]

International

August 22, 2017
Tuto Super One Series Round 8 Report

The Super One Series is reaching its climax in Scotland during the summer holidays with most classes only having one more event to go. Practice and Qualifying were wet or drying but the Finals [...]

August 9, 2017
Massive Investment in New Timekeeping Technology for Karting Australia Clubs

The Karting Australia Board has approved a huge overhaul of the event timing system used across all Karting Australia affiliated Clubs and events. Importantly, it will come at NO COST to State [...]

EKN Canada

August 1, 2017
Canadian Karting Challenge Set for Shannonville Bear Hunt on August 4-6

With Shannonville Motorsport Park next on the docket for the Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC), a fun-filled weekend of competition is set to be had by all. With a combined event allowing [...]

July 28, 2017
Priestley on Quite a Roll – Wins Eighth Straight Feature to Remain Undefeated

Whether it’s the regular Tuesday Night or one of the few Wednesday Nights on the 2017 Bobcat of Hamilton Weekly Karting Series Schedule – one thing hasn’t changed. Welland’s Joey Priestley made [...]

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