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July 22, 2017
EKN Trackside – CanAm Karting Challenge – Saturday Report

After kicking off their 2017 schedule at the Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, WA back in early June, the Can-Am Karting Challenge is back in action this weekend north of the border at Greg [...]

July 20, 2017
Amarillo Kart Circuit Makes Debut with Texas ProKart Challenge

The Texas ProKart Challenge found a gem in the panhandle area of Texas. The gem is the Amarillo Kart Circuit, sitting alongside the busy Interstate-40, waiting for karters to find it. P1 [...]

July 19, 2017
Priority Pre-Entry Program Open for Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 21

For the 21st time, Superkarts! USA has begun the registration process for the annual SKUSA SuperNationals. Set for November 15-19, competitors from all over the world will converge on the Las [...]

July 18, 2017
Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – July 14

Growth continues for the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine platform along with the Briggs Weekly Racing Series. A month ago, we made the 2017 EKN debut of the Briggs WRS program. In that time, the [...]

News

July 21, 2017
WKA Cancels Gold Cup Event at Thompson Kart Raceway

After careful consideration, the World Karting Association has made the difficult decision to cancel its Gold Cup event, scheduled for July 28 – 30, at Thompson Kart Raceway.  [...]

July 13, 2017
United States Pro Kart Series to Kick Off Second Half of Season at New Castle

The United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS), presented by FIKSE Wheels and MG Tires, is busy preparing to take on the big track at New Castle Motorsports Park for the Hoosier [...]

July 12, 2017
Race Report: Route 66 Sprint Series – Mid-State Kart Club

This past weekend, the Route 66 Sprint Series Presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports held its third weekend of competition at Mid-State Kart Club, located just outside [...]

July 12, 2017
Vega Announces Tire Contingency Program for Rock Island Grand Prix

Vega tires and TS Racing have announced $5,600 in contingency awards for drivers winning on Vega tires at the 2017 Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom. Vega Tire [...]

Features

July 11, 2017
WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – 2017 Team Empower Nationals

This weekend the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series resumes with the third stop of the 2017 season. The Team Empower Nationals is set for July 14-16 at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, [...]

July 4, 2017
Industry Insider: New Asphalt = New Karters

In the early days of the sport, karting enthusiasts ventured to any open pavement or smooth dirt area to enjoy racing around, just an inch off the ground. As the sport progressed, purpose-built [...]

Columns

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, [...]

June 30, 2017
Briggs Blog: What Is Wrong with Karting?

IF I HAD A DOLLAR FOR EVERY TIME I WAS ASKED THAT I’D PROBABLY BE ABLE TO JUSTIFY SOME OF THE BAD PURCHASE DECISIONS I’VE MADE IN MY LIFE. With the number of times that this topic comes up I feel [...]

Grassroots

July 6, 2017
First Ever 206 Cup Grand Championship Less Than 90 Days Away

Planning is underway for the inaugural 206 Cup Grand Championship presented by Vega Tires! The goal for this event is simple; to make this the biggest and the best 206 race in the country for [...]

June 30, 2017
Briggs Blog: What Is Wrong with Karting?

IF I HAD A DOLLAR FOR EVERY TIME I WAS ASKED THAT I’D PROBABLY BE ABLE TO JUSTIFY SOME OF THE BAD PURCHASE DECISIONS I’VE MADE IN MY LIFE. With the number of times that this topic comes up I feel [...]

International

July 18, 2017
24 Hours Karting 2017 is Already Buzzing

The 2nd edition of the CIK-FIA Endurance Championship will take place within the 24 Hours Karting at the Le Mans Karting International circuit on 30th September and 1st October. Although the [...]

July 12, 2017
Race Report: Tuto Super One Series – Round Seven

The Tuto Super One Series visited the spectacular and immaculate Glan-Y-Gors circuit in North Wales this weekend with racing for the IAME Cadet, X30, TKM and Rotax classes. The weather was dry [...]

EKN Canada

July 22, 2017
EKN Trackside – CanAm Karting Challenge – Saturday Report

After kicking off their 2017 schedule at the Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, WA back in early June, the Can-Am Karting Challenge is back in action this weekend north of the border at Greg [...]

July 13, 2017
Four First Time Winners share Victory Lane with Undefeated Priestley and Lawson

4 Drivers – each with different stories shared one thing July 11th – a trip to St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane. Austin Nigh – a rookie driver in 2017 was first to take home his [...]

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