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July 29, 2016 MG Tires logo
MG Tires Evolves Toward New Future in North America By David Cole with No comments

Over the last 20 years, the MG Tires brand has grown into one of the most successful and most respected tire manufacturers in the United States and Canada karting. Since the birth of the brand in [...]

July 24, 2016 Ryan Norberg was awarded the victory with provisional winner Kyle Kirkwood penalized to third for blocking (Photo: EKN)
EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Sunday Report By David Cole with No comments

The 2016 Superkarts! USA SummerNationals completed Sunday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Over 100 degree temperatures were felt throughout the day, as the on-track staff and competitors [...]

July 23, 2016 A dominant victory for AJ Myers and TB Kart in S1 (Photo: EKN)
EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Saturday Report By David Cole with No comments

It was a long, hot and humid day for the first round of Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals. The sun was out all day at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana, with drivers [...]

July 21, 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour 2016-logo
Paddock Insider: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – SummerNationals 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 [...]

News

July 29, 2016 LAKC-06-R6
Multiple Drivers Add to Win Total at Los Angeles Karting Championship

The month of July brought some hot temperatures and intense racing for the sixth round of the Los Angeles Karting Championship. Just over 160 entries converged on the CalSpeed Karting Center to [...]

July 29, 2016 Podium Karting & Events logo
Podium Karting & Events Centennial Opens to Public July 30

Summit Motorsports Management, owners and operators of Podium Karting & Events Centennial, announce the opening of the PK&E Centennial track for kart owners starting this Saturday, July [...]

July 21, 2016 Rock Island Grand Prix - RIGP - 2016 - logo
Rock Island Grand Prix Announces Vega Tire Contingency Awards, Special Pricing

The Rock Island Grand Prix, Vega Tires and TS Racing have announced a contingency program worth $5,600 to participating racers using Vega Tire compounds. The contingency program is available in [...]

July 20, 2016 LeCont logo
WR Motorsport and LeCont Announce Partnership for North American Market

The following is a statement from WR Motorsports regarding the new relationship with LeCont Tires WR Motorsports has enjoyed over twenty years of fabulous relationships with high quality products [...]

Features

July 28, 2016 Driver Diary-Jagger Jones-Academy Trophy Portugal-Grid
EKN Driver Diary: Jagger Jones – CIK Academy Trophy Portugal

The CIK-FIA Academy Trophy series is a unique program that brings together the best hopefuls from around the world between the ages of 13-15 and places them at the wheel of one-make karts for a [...]

International

July 29, 2016 AHD System 2
RGMMC Anti-Hit-Device for Karting

The RGMMC Group is proud to announce a new Anti-Hit-Device (AHD) for Karting, which will set new standards to safety and sportsmanship. AHD has been developed in collaboration with the Spanish [...]

Columns

July 27, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
From the Tower: 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle 1

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 [...]

July 14, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
From the Tower: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex

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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EKN TV: 2016 Rock Island Grand Prix Ignite Shootout Promo

The Rock Island Grand Prix is set to host its 22nd event during the Labor Day festival weekend on September 3-4. Racers from all over the country and select parts of the world will converge on [...]

July 20, 2016 LO206 Senior at Race #5
Record-Setting Event for West Coast Kart Club at Greg Moore Raceway

A late-season uptick in club race participation at West Coast Kart Club in 2015 keeps on rolling in ‘16, with entries setting new highs at each club race this year.  WCKC Race #5 at Greg Moore [...]

PR Wire

July 29, 2016 So-Cal Oval Karters logo
Gibb, Holdsworth and Juillerat Win So Cal Oval Karter Mains at Victorville

The only thing hotter than the High Desert temperature at Wheel2Wheel Raceway  last Saturday were the winners of  the four So Cal Oval Karters main events.  For the second race in a row Joe Gibb [...]

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Four CIK-FIA Titles in a Weekend for Tony Kart

The Racing Team is facing a crucial weekend on the Belgian track of Genk, where next weekend four CIK-FIA European titles will be assigned. Precisely, the crowns of KZ1, KZ2, OK and OKJ [...]

EKN Canada

July 29, 2016 Ed Crozier - First Time Senior Fun Feature Winner
13th Kart Event Lucky for First Time Senior Fun Feature Winner

Merrittville Speedway’s 13th Kart Night of 2016 proved to be lucky for a first time winner Wednesday July 27th. A rookie – Ed Crozier won his first ever Cassell Manufacturing Senior Fun 20 lap [...]

July 27, 2016 CKRC-R8
Calgary Kart Racing Club – Round Eight Report

75 competitors were greeted by clear blue skies and hot temperatures at North Star Raceway. Rotax Masters (10 competitors) Ashley Hughes cleared the field by a half second margin in qualifying [...]

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