Behind the Laptop: Getting Older Doesn’t Mean the Party is Over

Memories last longer then race wins or championship trophies

Jun 02, 2014 Behind the Laptop David Cole
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The expression ‘time flies’ is something I never really understood, as I certainly expected to grow old and eventually not be the ‘young person’ that my parents claim I act like all the time. This winter, I celebrated my 35th birthday. My friends outside the sport of karting do not consider this milestone as significant […]

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Behind the Laptop: History in the Making

Month of November provides memorable moments in American karting

Dec 04, 2013 Behind the Laptop David Cole
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For IndyCar, it’s the month of May in Indianapolis. In the NASCAR world, February is the month where all eyes are on Daytona. In our sport, this past November will be remembered as THE month of karting in the United States. Over the span of two weeks, America hosted two of the biggest and most […]

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Behind the Laptop: Out with the Old, In with the New

New EKN site only to get bigger and better, primed for a strong future

Oct 03, 2013 Behind the Laptop David Cole
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Welcome to my first column of the EKN V2.1 era. This is an exciting time to work for Howden Media Group and I can’t believe it’s October already. Each year goes by fast when you’re doing what you love, heading to the racetrack every other weekend. It’s been a wild few months since we launched […]

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Behind the Laptop: If I Had a Million Dollars…

How would winning the lottery change the sport of karting for you?

Mar 22, 2013 DC-right
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First off, welcome to the 2013 season. It’s going to be another exciting year of karting across the continent and all around the globe. We’ve already seen a number of great races take place in the first three months of the year, out West at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas and in the Southeast […]

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Behind the Laptop: Back in the Saddle

After two years away from the wheel, return to action brings joyful weekend at home track

May 30, 2012 My son Aden enjoying his second trip to Grattan Raceway
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Unlike many of the new people who have come into the sport of karting later in their lives, I’ve been around it since the day I was born. When my Dad and his father went looking for something to do together back in 1974, they found karting. Today, it’s something my father and I still […]

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