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June 27, 2016 Pittsburgh International Race Complex
Pittsburgh International Race Complex Suffers Pavement Issues By David Cole with No comments

The following is a letter from Rok Cup USA director Andre Martins regarding the upcoming event at Pittsburgh International Racing Complex. Both the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series and United States [...]

June 24, 2016 SKUSA-16-HPD-Honda-high_res_chamfer_detail-EKN
Superkarts! USA Address Lingering Questions and Concerns Regarding Impounded Engines and Subsequent Ruling of Findings By PR Wire with No comments

Superkarts! USA has been compelled to respond to the ongoing questions surrounding the impounded Honda CR125 cylinders and better clarify the findings and subsequent actions resulting from the [...]

News

June 27, 2016 RIGP 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
Rock Island Grand Prix Joins Vintage Karting Association

The Rock Island Grand Prix, the world’s largest karting street race, is proud to now be a member of the Vintage Karting Association. “Vintage kart racing is an integral part of our sport and one [...]

June 22, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
WKA Gold Cuppers Prepping for Summer Heat at Kershaw

If the calendar says June, and it’s Kershaw, South Carolina, then the heat is on!!!!! That’s what many 4 cycle competitors on the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series are [...]

Features

June 17, 2016 USPKS-MG-Fikse logo
2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Shawano

The United States Pro Kart Series resumes this weekend with another trip to the US Air Motorsports Raceway in Shawano, Wisconsin. Following another big event for the Route 66 Sprint Series, this [...]

International

June 27, 2016 OK_Start(0)
CIK-FIA European Championship: Portugal Report

The Finals in Portimao changed the standings of the European Championship. The race at the Kartodromo Internacional do Algarve was the last but one round of the European CIK-FIA Championship: it [...]

Columns

June 23, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
From the Tower: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Shawano

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 [...]

June 21, 2016 2015 Indy Lights Champion Spencer Pigot
Morning Coffee: Tuesday, June 21

As is so often the case, I draw many ‘Morning Coffee’ topics from the daily discussions I have with people in the sport.  More often than not, it’s either my conversation partner or myself who [...]

#OperationGrassroots

June 21, 2016 EKNTV-KartSport New Zealand
EKN TV: Briggs Expands 206 Program to New Zealand

  The 206 grassroots movement has been increasing year after year here in the United States and Canada. Tracks across the country are welcoming the American manufactured powerplant as an [...]

June 7, 2016 Oregon 2-Stroke Championship-logo-O2
O2S Championship Sees Big Numbers at First Race

When was the last time you saw ten shifter karts lined up for a local race in the Northwest? If you attended the first O2s Championship event, the answer is easy – April 17th at the inaugural O2s [...]

PR Wire

June 27, 2016 Gateway Kartplex logo
EKN Job Board: Gateway Kartplex

Job Title: Assistant General Manager Reports to: General Manager Full/Part Time: Full Time, year round Typical hours: Schedule will vary seasonally Compensation: Salaried, commensurate with [...]

June 27, 2016 AKRA logo
Dart Kart, CES and AKRA Team Holds Super Successful Mid-Ohio National

Between Friday practice and weekend racing approximately 600 entries – 142 practice and 452 race entries – challenged the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the Dart Kart Club / [...]

EKN Canada

June 24, 2016 Merrittville Speedway logo
Crowe, Corbett and Stratford Win First Kart Features

Three Karters celebrated the first Tuesday of summer with their first Feature Wins June 21st. 2016 Rookie Christopher Crowe won his first career feature in the Vansickle Pet Valu Novice 1 [...]

June 23, 2016 Calgary Kart Racing Club-CKRC-logo
Calgary Kart Racing Club: Round Five Recap

Several factors affected the entry count with June being a busy kart racing month in the Alberta Region as well as it being Father’s Day and a sketchy weather forecast for much of the week.  The [...]

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