EKN Trackside: 2018 Challenge of the Americas – PKRA Preview Part 1

New era for premier west coast winter series begins in Phoenix

Jan 24, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2018 season is well underway with the first month nearly behind us. The second EKN Trackside Live event takes the crew west for the opening weekend of the Challenge of the Americas. The premier west coast winter series kicks off a new era of the program at its Arizona home, the Phoenix Kart Racing […]

Read Full Story
Jan 23, 2018
Written by PR Wire | No Comments

KPX is excited to continue to build upon the success of 2017. With 240 racers competing at KPX racers in 2017, KPX was the largest series in Northern California, and one of the largest kart series in the county!  This was all possible by the support of the racers and their families. KPX plans to […]

Read Full Story

2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Eric Fagan

WKA champion dominates at local level with two KRA titles at New Castle Motorsports Park

Jan 19, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

Read Full Story
Jan 18, 2018
Written by PR Wire | 2 Comment

The beauty of the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine program is stability. To save time we updated the rule set press release from 2015.  Similar to our approach to rule set changes all updates to our 2015 press release are highlighted in RED. The official 2015 (2018) Briggs & Stratton 206 rule set is now […]

Read Full Story

2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Nolan Payne

Colorado driver finishes Cadet career strong, improves national position

Jan 17, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

Read Full Story

2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Zach Franzke

Top Junior II driver from Tri-City Kart Club hits top-10

Jan 11, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

Read Full Story

From the Tower: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek

2018 season begins with annual trip to Daytona International Speedway

Jan 10, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

For all intents and purposes, in the world of karting, we blend the end of one year and the start of the next. In Daytona in late December, the 2017 season ended at the same time as the 2018 schedule began. The annual WKA Daytona KartWeek took place between the Christmas and New Year’s Eve […]

Read Full Story
Jan 09, 2018
Written by PR Wire | No Comments

This year’s inaugural Margay Ignite Dash at Daytona at WKA’s Daytona KartWeek saw 33 Briggs & Stratton 206 powered Ignite K3s take the track over the three-day event. The Ignite Senior class proved to be a true driver’s class with a heavy mix of competitors throughout the front of the field. Up front we saw […]

Read Full Story

2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Kellen Dean

Longtime Briggs racer enjoys another title at Tri-City Kart Club

Jan 09, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

Read Full Story

2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Jason McCumber

Top Canadian from Saskatoon finishes eighth overall in 2017

Jan 04, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

Read Full Story

2018 Program Set for Karting Challenge of Florida at Palm Beach Karting

ROK and Briggs classes offered with prize structure already put in place

Jan 04, 2018
Written by PR Wire | No Comments

With a successful launch in late 2017, the Karting Challenge of Florida at Palm Beach Karting is pleased to announce their 2018 program. As a Vortex ROK and Briggs LO206 program, the six race series will kick off April 8, 2018 and end the year with a fun, endurance style event to close the season […]

Read Full Story
Jan 02, 2018
Written by PR Wire | No Comments

The 2018 season is just around the corner and the new era for the Challenge of the Americas. With this comes a new prize package for its champions. Rok Micro, Rok Mini, Rok Junior, Rok Senior, Rok Masters, Rok Shifter Senior, and Rok Shifter Masters Champions all earn a ticket to the Rok International Final […]

Read Full Story

2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Archer Eversman

Colorado champion finishes top-10 in first year racing Cadet Briggs category

Jan 02, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

Read Full Story
Dec 28, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

A new racing series titled the Sunshine State Karting Challenge (SSKC) has been formed to provide local karters with affordable, high quality, regional competition.  The SSKC will also offer a professional traveling program for the growing movement of Briggs & Stratton 206 racing in Florida. The SSKC will operate three race weekend events with six […]

Read Full Story

EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek

Three events at the ‘World Center of Racing’ to end 2017 and begin 2018

Dec 27, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The time is here. Pack away the presents, try to vast for 24 hours after all the holiday food, and head down to the sunshine state of Florida for the World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek. Three unique events are set to take place at the Daytona International Speedway. The WKA Dirt World Championships and the […]

Read Full Story

2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Skylar Dunning

Second Calgary Kart Racing Club member inside top-10 for Senior/Masters

Dec 22, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

Read Full Story
Dec 21, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The newest show to hit the EKN Radio Network is ‘Operation Grassroots’, a podcast geared solely on the foundation of the sport. The hub of the show will be discussion centered on the grassroots level of karting, from club racing to regional racing, all focused around the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine platform. Our #OperationGrassroots […]

Read Full Story

2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Bree Miller

GoPro Motorplex Briggs Cadet vice-champion makes Junior top-10

Dec 20, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

Read Full Story

2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Tanveer Deen

Calgary Kart Racing Club champion is third-best Canadian driver inside top-10 for Senior/Masters

Dec 15, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

Read Full Story
Dec 14, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Last season, our series saw incredible racing and record setting fields. Many new friendships were made along the way. By every account, we consider 2017 a resounding success. We want to again say thank you to all our sponsors, staff, and of course our racers. As any organization grows, it will undoubtedly experience growing pains […]

Read Full Story
Karting's News and Information Leader ekartingnews | an HMG publication