Jake Craig Awarded eKartingNews.com Karting Entry Ticket

California Talent to Contest MRTI Scholarship Shootout

Oct 20, 2017
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After a comprehensive review process by karting industry authority eKartingNews.com’s Publisher/Editor-in-Chief Rob Howden and Managing Editor David Cole, Mission Viejo, Calif., native Jake Craig, 19, emerged from a list of six finalists to earn a coveted ticket to the Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout. Howden and Cole were tasked with the difficult […]

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Zilisch Wins Rok Cup International Final

North Carolina driver becomes second American to win at prestigious event at South Garda Karting

Oct 20, 2017
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This past weekend was the 15th edition of the Rok Cup International Final, held at the South Garda Karting facility in Lonato, Italy. A total of 415 ‘Rokkers’ from 49 countries and five continents took to the track in the five divisions offered, including 162 in the Mini Rok class. That is where the United […]

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EKN Trackside: Texas ProKart Challenge – Speedsportz Racing Park

Superkarts! USA regional champions crowned as series christens new Houston-area facility

Oct 19, 2017
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The Superkarts! USA Texas ProKart Challenge is a series on an upswing, and with solid fields taking to the track this past weekend in Houston, the program certainly ended with a bang.  Five race groups rolled through two full days of competition at the new Speedsportz Racing Park in New Caney, Texas and the action […]

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Crews Lands Mini Title at 2017 IAME International Final

USPKS champion earns victory in Le Mans, France to become second USA driver to earn X30 championship

Oct 18, 2017
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The best X30 drivers from around the world converged on the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France for the sixth edition of the IAME International Final. A total of 454 drivers took part in the six categories in the week long event alongside the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans road circuit. A total […]

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Oct 18, 2017
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It’s not every day that you have the chance to represent your country at the most prestigious Formula Ford events in the world. That is the opportunity Jeremy Shaw and the Team USA Scholarship has given me. It was just this year that I made the step into single-seaters from karts to cars, and now […]

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Las Vegas Strip Is Home to the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 21 Circuit

Industry veterans lay out track for new location outside Westgate Resort & Las Vegas Convention Center

Oct 17, 2017
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The Superkarts! USA SuperNationals has 20 years of history surrounding the bright lights of Las Vegas – from the ‘X-Plex’ to the Rio to Sam Boyd Stadium to the lots outside the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. The LVCC ‘Gold’ lot was home to the SuperNationals in 2015 […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – GoPro Sunday Report

Garrison drives away with IAME victory as Pesek celebrates Yamaha championship with victory

Oct 15, 2017
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The 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series closed out with Championship Sunday at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina for the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals. Eight WKA Eagle trophies for the winners were awarded on Saturday, with another group of eight for those who would end Sunday on top of the podium. The day […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – GoPro Saturday Report

Lemke dominates with Pesek moving one step close to title

Oct 14, 2017
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The 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Top Kart USA Grand Nationals completed the opening day at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina on Saturday. Clouds surrounded the area until they broke up, bringing in warmer temperatures and bright sunshine as the nine categories completed the day. The championship chases were further defined with the […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Breaking New Ground This Weekend

Series finale to christen the Speedsportz Racing Park in Houston

Oct 12, 2017
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The Texas ProKart Challenge made their full transition to the Superkarts! USA platform in 2017 and the results have been as expected, with the series continuing to solidify its focus and approach.  This year, running the IAME and Stock Honda categories, the TPKC hit the primary Texas tracks in Dallas and Katy after kicking off […]

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Oct 11, 2017
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The second annual Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout will feature a new addition this year as eKartingNews.com – the authority on the karting industry – will select one up-and-coming karter as the recipient of a 2017 Shootout entry ticket. The Bondurant Racing School near Phoenix, Ariz., will host the event which will […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – GoPro Motorplex Preview

Top Kart USA Grand Nationals to close out championship chases

Oct 11, 2017
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The World Karting Association Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is putting the 2017 season in the books this weekend, hosting the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals at the GoPro Motorplex. The October 13-15 event is the fifth stop of 2017, set to host Round 9 and 10 in the best of eight title chase for the […]

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Oct 10, 2017
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In their fourth season, the 206 Cup held the first-ever Grand Championships at the New Castle Motorsports Park on September 30-October 1. The event was made up as two separate race days, featuring nearly 150 entries each day that included top drivers from the 206 Cup Divisional Series as well participants from across the USA, […]

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Rok Cup International Final to Welcome Big Numbers Once Again

434 drivers set to take on the famed South Garda Karting facility in Italy

Oct 10, 2017
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The annual Rok Cup International Final is set for this weekend at the South Garda Karting facility in Lonato, Italy. Nearly 50 countries will be represented in the five categories, featuring 434 drivers. Among them is the large contingent of over 40 drivers in four divisions representing the Team ROK Cup USA program featuring a […]

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Oct 09, 2017
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Road America’s CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex, the popular multi-use, multi-configuration, one-mile track, used by the Road America Karting Club and additional Road America programs is getting repaved, track Vice President of Business Development, Mike Kertscher, announced today. “This is a tremendous improvement for Road America and especially the karting community,” Kertscher said. “Our CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex […]

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Team USA Drivers Take on World at IAME International Final

Racers from SKUSA, USPKS and WKA ready to battle at Le Mans

Oct 09, 2017
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The sixth edition of the IAME International Final is underway as the top X30 Challenge competitors from around the world converge on the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France. Six divisions are set to compete at the famed facility, with a strong increase in participation from driver that call the United States of America […]

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Oct 06, 2017
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Guess who’s back!!!! It’s been a busy two months for the duo at eKartingNews.com, and now they are back with the latest episode of the EKN Debrief. The ninth episode – presented by Briggs & Stratton Racing – covers the many news topics that has hit the industry over the last eight weeks. The Ocala Gran Prix Race Report […]

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Oct 06, 2017
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Two talented young American race car drivers hailing from entirely different backgrounds have earned an opportunity to represent the Team USA Scholarship following an intensive evaluation program conducted over the past few weeks. Aaron Jeansonne, 19, from Sulphur, La., and Jonathan Kotyk, 23, from Atlantic Beach, Fla., have been selected from an impressive group of […]

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Oct 05, 2017
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Coming off the cancelation of the famed RoboPong 200, the New Castle Motorsports Park is happy to begin another endurance event. The NCMP 125 Briggs Endurance Race is set for October 28-29 at the popular New Castle, Indiana facility. The event has been penciled in on the track’s schedule throughout the year, with the final […]

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From the Tower: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Chicagoland Super Grand Prix

Series ends 2017 with first trip to Autobahn Country Club

Oct 03, 2017
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The 2017 United States Pro Kart Series presented by FIKSE Wheels and MG Tires completed the season with its fourth event of the year this past weekend. It was the first time the USPKS visited the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Illinois. The seven championship chases completed at the unique circuit under very high temperatures […]

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Margay Ignite ‘Dash at Daytona’ Added to WKA KartWeek

Briggs 206 powered spec racing and fun in the sun at the World Center of Racing

Oct 02, 2017
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The popular Margay Ignite program that featured a 46-kart field at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and 54 entries at the Rock Island Grand Prix earlier this year will take the green flag inside the World Center of Racing this December 27-30 as part of the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series.  Added as a local option class, […]

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