Sep 27, 2016 David Sera celebrating his 18th Australian Karting Championship (Pic: Coopers Photography)
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David Sera has cemented his position as Australia’s greatest karting champion securing his 18th Australian Title and first KZ2 Championship at Port Melbourne’s Todd Road Karting facility on Sunday. Sera had enough of a points advantage over Dutchman Marijn Kremers after the fourth heat race on Sunday morning to win the Championship in his Deadly […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Grand Nationals Sunday Report

Lemke doubles up for first victories in series to close out season

Sep 25, 2016 Brandon Lemke won his first IAME Senior victory on the season (Photo: EKN)
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The final day of the 2016 season for the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series was completed on Sunday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Bright sunshine greeted the racers at the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals final day of racing, with the 10th and final round of the championship program deciding the eight series champions. […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Grand Nationals Saturday Report

First round of Eagles awarded with Eves and Pesek landing the headline victories

Sep 24, 2016 Braden Eves has gone perfect in Pro IAME Senior at New Castle with three victories (Photo: EKN)
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The 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series is completing this season with the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Saturday was the ninth round of the season championship, and the first day of eight WKA Eagles awarded to the winners of the main events. The day began with a gloomy sky […]

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Paddock Insider: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – 2016 Grand Nationals

Finale event for eastern half of the United States underway with WKA Eagles on the line

Sep 23, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
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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 Grand Nationals – presented by Top Kart USA – for the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series at the New Castle Motorsports Park in […]

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Another Hot One for Los Angeles Karting Championship

High temperatures once again face competitors in penultimate round at CalSpeed Karting Center

Sep 22, 2016 (Photo: Kart Racer TV)
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There has been no escaping the heat this summer in California and for the Los Angeles Karting Championship. The eight round of the 2016 season was contested on September 18 with temperatures reaching triple digits once again. The penultimate event in the championship chase – contested on the ‘Classico’ counterclockwise layout at the CalSpeed Karting […]

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Sep 22, 2016 new-castle-motorsports-park
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The following is a statement from the facility regarding the cancellation of the RoboPong 200 for 2016 With great disappointment, New Castle Motorsports Park must announce the cancellation of the 2016 RoboPong 200. Despite a large social media campaign to help secure enough entries to put on a successful event the amount of entries received […]

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Sep 21, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
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The WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is set to close out the season this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The fifth event of 2016 is reserved for the Grand Nationals event – presented by Top Kart USA. Returning to the 1-mile circuit in New Castle, Indiana for a second time this year, the […]

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Sep 20, 2016 Road Racing legend Randy Fulks (Photo: WKA - Jennifer Henry)
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The inaugural appearance of World Karting Association at the ultra-modern Atlanta Motorsports Park for the series Grand National event found some monumental results in the season finale for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting. Nestled in the small southern town of Dawsonville, Georgia, home to legendary Nascar Sprint Cup star Bill […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Grand Nationals – Preview Part 1

Championships remain up for grabs in Yamaha and Kid Kart divisions

Sep 20, 2016 wka-man-cup-2016-new-castle-2-p-yamaha
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The WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is set to close out the season this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The fifth event of 2016 is reserved for the Grand Nationals event – presented by Top Kart USA. Returning to the 1-mile circuit in New Castle, Indiana for a second time this year, the […]

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Superkarts! USA Tabs Moulton and Idelson to Design SuperNationals 20 Circuit

Veterans shifter pilots who have run in all 19 editions helping to bring special touch to 20th running

Sep 19, 2016 Superkarts! USA has charged a pair of SuperNationals veterans – Bonnier Moulton and Howie Idelson – with design of the track layout for the 20th running of their marquee event (Photo: eyenovation.com)
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When you look back at the history of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals, you’ll see a long list of impressive names, guys like Speed, Allmendinger, Rahal, Hinchcliffe, Bomarito, Kimball, McDowell, Perez and Wickens who have gone on to professional careers in motorsports. You’ll also revel in the career karters who make the race what it truly […]

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Sep 19, 2016 Sergio Perez (Mex,24),  26 de enero 1990
Sahara Force India VJM07, motor: Mercedes,
G.P. de España, en el Circuito de Barcelona, Cataluña quinta  carrera, el jueves 8 de Mayo de 2014
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There is no doubt the 20th edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals – presented by VCI Mexico / GP Kart – is going to be a special event. The organization is hard at work, developing a memorable week at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the November 16-20 event. Among the recent news was the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: August 2016 – Jake Craig

Top Senior driver becomes second ever to repeat as Rotax national champion, notches first shifterkart victory

Sep 19, 2016 Craig earned his second US Rotax Grand Nationals title (Photo: Jake Craig Racing)
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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 at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix to Host California ProKart Challenge Finale

Sixth and final round to decide 2016 series champions on the city streets of Lancaster on September 24-25

Sep 16, 2016 The California ProKart Challenge returns to the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix to close out the 2016 season (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The 2016 California ProKart Challenge is set to wrap up next weekend during the eighth running of the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix driven by Sierra Toyota. Over the September 23-25 weekend, the city of Lancaster is set to welcome karters from all over the west coast to compete in a three-day festival event along […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces 2017 Pro Tour Schedule

North America’s top national program introduces new WinterNationals opener in March

Sep 16, 2016 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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Over the past seven years, the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour has grown into the largest national karting series in North America.  Each event over the past two years has set new attendance marks and, confirming their commitment to building the sport and educating the masses, SKUSA has invested in a program with the CBS Sports […]

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RoboPong 200 On Verge of a Possible Cancellation

New Castle Motorsports Park asking endurance race competitors to secure entries by deadline

Sep 15, 2016 new-castle-motorsports-park
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The RoboPong 200 event has become a staple in North American karting over the past decade as one of the top-five events to take part in. There is no other event like it, with TaG machines pushing the limits around the 1-mile circuit, vying to reach the 200-lap mark first to claim the victory. 2016 […]

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Sep 15, 2016 skusa-tomversation-summernats-2016
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Superkarts! USA has released this morning another ‘TomVersation’, this time from the SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals back in July at New Castle Motorsports Park. Eyenovation’s Chris Ortenburger sat down with SKUSA CEO and owner Tom Kutscher to go over a number of issues once again, including professional drivers bringing their children to SKUSA competition, engine […]

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Sep 14, 2016 KPX Karting Championship logo
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This weekend is Round 4 of the KPX Karting Championship powered by Briggs & Stratton Racing hosted by Kerman Kart Club in Fresno, CA. This race is already getting the nickname “The Big Race”, as KPX tries to exceed their record of 101 entries at Round 3. This track is located in Central California which […]

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From the Tower: Rock Island Grand Prix 2016

Memorable three-days in Quad Cities for 22nd edition of world’s largest street race

Sep 14, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
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For 13 straight years, I have traveled west to the Quad Cities area to cover the rare and exciting Rock Island Grand Prix. For the 22nd time, a non-profit volunteer-based group and diehard race fans turn the city streets of Rock Island, Illinois into a two-day race festival centered around the purest form of motorsports […]

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Sep 13, 2016 wka-road-race-logo
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The long awaited anticipation of settling the national championships in the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting will come to a full boil September 16-18, as the national program will crown its 2016 champions at Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia. With the national series off since early June at Summit Point […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh Sunday Report

Lemke and Pesek celebrate championships with victories in final round

Sep 11, 2016 Brandon Lemke put a stamp on his championship with another win in IAME Pro (Photo: EKN)
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It could not have been a more perfect weather day for the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series season finale. Rain threatened the event Saturday, coming through the Wampum, PA area during the evening hours, leaving the Pittsburgh International Race Complex facility soaked by the time teams arrived Sunday morning. The track dried out by […]

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