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May 20, 2016 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
Rock Island Grand Prix Announces 2016 Race Classes, Opens New Online Registration Process By David Cole with No comments

In just over 100 days, karters from across North America will converge on the Quad Cities area for the 22nd running of the Rock Island Grand Prix. Dubbed as the largest street race in the world, [...]

May 19, 2016 SKUSA-TomVersation
Superkarts! USA Video: TomVersation – SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals 2016 By David Cole with No comments

This is version 2 of the ‘TomVersation’ as been released by Superkarts! USA. SKUSA CEO and owner Tom Kutscher sits down with Eyenovation’s Chris Ortenburger for another interview discussing all [...]

News

May 24, 2016 Jerry Henderson-LAKC
Jerry Henderson – In Memoriam

The beginning of 2016 has been rough on the karting community, losing Pacific Northwest legend Danny Hodapp in January, SKUSA visionary Jim Murley in February, SKUSA’s founder Don Janowski in [...]

May 23, 2016 California State Karting Championships CSKC 2016 poster web-900x600
Momentum Building for Upcoming California State Karting Championships

With less than a month until the green flag drops, Tri-C Karters and title sponsor APM Racing will be hosting the 48th Annual California State Karting Championships (CSKC) on June 17-19 in [...]

Features

May 17, 2016 Aiden Baker-Crouse (Photo: Carl Barnes)
eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: April 2016 – Aiden Baker-Crouse

In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff [...]

International

May 24, 2016 Rotax Grand Festival logo
Revival of the Rotax Grand Festival

Since the announcement of the granted 72 Rotax 125 Micro and Mini MAX drivers at the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF), 36 participants in each category, the demand to get a starting place [...]

Columns

May 20, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
From the Tower: United States Pro Kart Series 2016 – New Castle

We spend our entire raceday up in the tower, watching every on-track session while producing our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. The [...]

May 6, 2016 Meetings before on-track sessions were a major part of the SKUSA SpringNationals weekend (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
Morning Coffee: Friday, May 6

The sport of karting has evolved a great deal through its 60 years of existence, but the overall approach to competition may have changed the most over the last five years alone, especially at [...]

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May 11, 2016 KPX-Jr1 LO206
Race Report: KPX Karting Championship powered by Briggs & Stratton driven by MG Tires – Round 1

May 1 came and went with an overwhelming attendance at the Little Stockton 99 Speedway for Round 1 of the KPX Karting Championship powered by Briggs & Stratton driven by MG Tires. A total of [...]

April 22, 2016 AMP Kart Championship Series-Round 1
Atlanta Motorsports Park Kart Championship Series – Round One Report

Clear skies and seventy degree weather greeted racers for the opening round of the 2016 AMP Kart Championship Series in a near-record setting turnout. Extending the schedule from 2015, the 2016 [...]

PR Wire

May 24, 2016 GoPro Motorplex 2016 Logo
GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire – Round Four Report

Sunny skies were a pleasant surprise to begin Saturday’s Round Four of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire after thunderstorms and heavy rain were forecasted. A [...]

May 24, 2016 CIKzuera02A
Michael d’Orlando Makes Birel ART Debut at Zuera

Leaving the familiarity of his North American racing behind, adapting to change is exactly what Michael d’Orlando had to do in his European debut.   And he did, but not without hard lessons and [...]

EKN Canada

May 19, 2016 Donny Lampman
String of New Winners Continues – 5 First Time Kart Winners Once Again at Merrittville

For the second straight week Merrittville Speedway had 5 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Drivers winning their first features of 2016. First to visit KC Auto Parts Victory Lane was William [...]

May 18, 2016 (Photo: Dan Frederickson)
Calgary Kart Racing Club – Round #2 Report

The Calgary Kart Racing Club’s second club race was run under much nicer spring conditions with temperatures hovering around 18 degrees. Many members took advantage of the Saturday Test & [...]

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