Paddock Insider: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals 2016

Seventh season of series kicks off with another record turnout in the Arizona desert

Apr 29, 2016 (Photo: Superkarts! USA)
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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 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The information will not be seen anywhere else, […]

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Morning Coffee: Friday – April 29

Pushing To The Next Level

Apr 29, 2016 Rob Howden
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As I sit at the desk in my hotel room, just before the start of official practice for the seventh running of the Superkarts! USA SpringNationals, I can’t help but think about the fact that national-level karting is on the verge of being able to finally move to the next level.  During my 20 years […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Preview – Part 4

Sold-out X30 Senior looking to knock Pagano off the mountain, growing S1 field begins championship chase

Apr 28, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The seventh season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to get underway this weekend at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The 2016 season is projected to be another exciting and record breaking year. Full television coverage is returning thanks to the partnership with CBS Sports Network and MotorTrendOnDemand for another […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Preview – Part 3

New faces set to battle in S2, McNeil hopes for a third ring in S4 and S4 Super Master makes its national debut

Apr 27, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The seventh season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to get underway this weekend at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The 2016 season is projected to be another exciting and record-breaking year. Full television coverage is returning thanks to the partnership with CBS Sports Network and MotorTrendOnDemand, and another large […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Preview – Part 2

Sold-out X30 Junior and near-record turnout for X30 Master set for Phoenix

Apr 26, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The seventh season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to get underway this weekend at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The 2016 season is projected to be another exciting and record breaking year. Full television coverage is returning thanks to the partnership with CBS Sports Network and MotorTrendOnDemand for another […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Preview – Part 1

Mini and Micro Swift divisions make their debut on Pro Tour

Apr 25, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The seventh season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to get underway this weekend at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The 2016 season is projected to be another exciting and record breaking year. Full television coverage is returning thanks to the partnership with CBS Sports Network and MotorTrendOnDemand for another […]

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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – April 22

Jarsocrak driver to beat beginning 2016 chase for the #1 spot

Apr 22, 2016 Brandon Jarsocrak (Photo: EKN)
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It went down to the wire for who would finish the 2015 season at the top of the EKN TaG Driver Rankings. In the end, it was Pennsylvania’s Brandon Jarsocrak that came out as the top driver with a host of drivers gunning for the #1 position. The same is projected with a long list […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Gearing For Exciting 2016 Season

Registration now open for fifth season of Superkarts! USA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge program set to begin May 20-22

Apr 22, 2016 Texas ProKart Challenge logo
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Regional racing in the sport of karting continues to grow across North America. Among the leaders in the promotion and success of programs includes the Texas ProKart Challenge. Beginning in 2012, the Texas PKC brought together the current and future stars of Superkarts! USA and Rotax Max Challenge competition, battling at the top facilities in […]

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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – April 21

Musgrave, Leesmann and White remain top drivers to begin 2016 season

Apr 21, 2016 Billy Musgrave (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The 2016 season is now underway with nearly a 1/3 of the yearly calendar in the books. The meat of the racing season is on the horizon as the national programs are set to kick off in the coming weeks. This winter was another successful season, this time welcoming new events to be counted toward […]

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Apr 21, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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Letters converted quickly to numbers for Aiden Baker Crouse in the season opener for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series this past weekend at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, as the World Karting Association began a new era for 6 of their 11 national classes, offering purse payouts to the top […]

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EKN One-on-One: Mike Rolison

Driver, race team owner, and series promoter - never a dull moment with ‘Roli’

Apr 20, 2016 Mike Rolison (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The moment the pits open, until the final trailer rolls out of the paddock, you can be sure to see a tall blur of a man running around the Rolison Performance Group tent making sure everything is taken care of. On the track, he’s the guy in the plain race suit and the plain helmet, […]

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2016 Colorado Karting Tour Begins This Weekend at Action Karting

Eight race grassroots championship series opens up in Morrison, Colorado

Apr 19, 2016 Colorado Karting Tour logo
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The Rocky Mountains area has been a silent hotbed for motorsport and the karting community. The recent decade has seen its ups and downs within the Colorado karting scene, featuring a number of high profile events in the state, and a number or prominent drivers calling the Centennial State home. During that time, the Colorado […]

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Kyle Smith: A Weekend with the Scuderia

Testing and visiting the PCR factory team

Apr 19, 2016 Drivers, Mechanics and Friends of PCR all joined together for a picture at the end of the test (Photo: Treno Solimeo)
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If I had to describe my preseason preparation I would have to with one word, limited. By limited I mean an extremely rigorous training program and diet along with a few days at a local indoor karting track, but nothing that included six gears. That is why in late February I made plans to visit […]

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Superkarts! USA SpringNationals 2016 Just 10 Days Away

Final seven days to pre-register for PKRA event, CBS Sports Network television coverage and prize package confirmed

Apr 18, 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour 2016-logo
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The 2016 season is set to begin with a bang for the Superkarts! USA’s Pro Tour national series. The flowers are beginning to bloom, temperatures are steadily rising across North America, and the anticipation of beginning the championship chase is growing with each passing day. The 2016 SKUSA SpringNationals will take place April 29-May 1 […]

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Behind the Laptop: Make Karting Great Again

Does the sport need fixing, or should we just pay more attention to it?

Apr 15, 2016 Behind the Laptop David Cole
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Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you know that were in the middle of election season and the race for the next President of the United States of America has been taking up the headlines of all the major news networks for months. Some of you may be familiar with one of the candidates […]

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Don Janowski: 1940-2016

Superkarts! USA founder leaves a legacy, and departs with the respect of countless racers

Apr 15, 2016 SKUSA-Don Janowski
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On Tuesday, April 12, the karting community lost another of its great builders, a man who found himself caught up in the excitement and the passion of 125cc shifterkart racing and elected to act upon it.  Superkarts! USA founder Don Janowski passed away at home, surrounded by his loving family, following a valiant battle with […]

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Apr 15, 2016 Briggs 206 WRS Weekly Racing Series logo
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The deadline for the weekly racing series has been extended to APRIL 22 for track and club participation into the 2016 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series. “This is in response to a website issue discovered last week when clubs e-mailed us looking for confirmation status into our program,” stated David Klaus, Briggs Racing.  “A […]

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Wet Weather Plays Role in Main Events During Round Three of Los Angeles Karting Championship

Late rain showers effect outcome for main events during April event at CalSpeed facility

Apr 14, 2016 (Photo: Kart Racer Media)
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship hosted the third event of the 2016 on April 10 at the CalSpeed Karting facility. Wet weather rolled into the Fontana, California area in the late afternoon, dampening the chances for some and providing opportunity for others during a handful of main events. Tire strategy was key with the short […]

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Apr 14, 2016 KG-Website
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KG products are everywhere world wide, and now their presence on the ‘world wide web’ has been updated. A new website has been launched at kgkarting.it – or kgkarting.com – as the new online home of KG company. A description and image of every product manufactured by KG is now viewable online – from bodywork, […]

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Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series Prize Package Confirmed for 2016 Season

Total prize purse nearing the $100,000 mark for the four-event championship program

Apr 13, 2016 USPKS-MG-Fikse logo
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The Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is scheduled to begin on May 13-15 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Series officials are putting together the final pieces for another successful year following a 2015 season that included another increase in participation. The fourth season of the USPKS is set […]

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