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January 29, 2015 Showroom-Merlin
2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: Merlin

EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the next couple of months, we will be highlighting many chassis manufacturers and the importers [...]

January 28, 2015 24 Hours of America logo
24 Hours of America Welcomes Three Solo Drivers to Battle for Victory

The United States is home to several high profile endurance races that racers from around the world want to win. The 12 Hours of Sebring, the Rolex 24 at Daytona, and the 25 Hours of Thunderhill [...]


January 28, 2015 Lindsay and Brad Read
Road Racing 4 Life: The Read Family

Karting is a not just a hobby, it’s a lifestyle. Road Racing is a segment of the sport that may not enjoy the glitz and glamour of sprint racing, but it remains a crucial [...]

January 26, 2015 Wesley Boswell
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EKN One-on-One: Wesley Boswell

Wesley Boswell is possibly one of the most recognizable faces that you see in the karting paddock at the national level. It could be a WKA or USPKS race on the east coast, or [...]


January 28, 2015 Joshua Parkinson (#NI) and Callum Hedge (#17) lead one of the rolling starts in the Vortex Mini ROK heats (Photo: Fast Company/Emilee Wright)
Smyth Gets Perfect Build-Up for Big Fortnight

Auckland karter Graeme Smyth got the perfect build-up for a big fortnight of racing coming up with an eight-win clean-sweep of the KZ2 class at the two-day Lightning Racegear City of Sails kart race meeting in [...]


January 23, 2015 206 Cup logo Briggs
Operation Grassroots: Briggs & Stratton 206 Cup

After successfully introducing the Briggs and Stratton 206 engine at their local club in 2010 and then phasing completely to the motor package in 2013, 206 Cup series founders Steve Vermeer and [...]


January 14, 2015 COTA-Tucson-2015-Tower
From the Tower: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Tucson

Thanks to our popular EKN Trackside Live program, we spend our entire racedays up in the tower, watching every on-track session, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. This new ‘From the Tower’ column provides us with the opportunity to delve deeper into some of the interesting stories develop over […]

January 2, 2015 While we had a great vantage point of the action at the Modesto Grand Prix, David put in the hours all weekend, staying up until 4 am after the late Saturday night marathon
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Thank you, David Cole

When you’re in your 20s, rocking and rolling and ‘making things happen’, you scoff at the 40-something set when they tell you to stop and take a second to look around, to smell those roses. But this is sound advice. Life moves pretty fast, and it never stops, and one day you’re in your mid-40s […]