Jun 28, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

On Tuesday, Acceleration Kart Racing launched the new version of their website. The Las Vegas, Nevada-based karting operation, located down the road from the famous Stripe and McCarran International Airport, has been a leader in providing karting products for the United States and around the world with their stock online website. Hard work and 11 […]

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Morning Coffee: Sprint Karting on Dirt in SoCal?

The intriguing experience of dirt road course competition

Jun 26, 2017
Written by Rob Howden | 1 Comment

I’m a big fan of karting, in general, meaning all its unique disciplines. I’ve raced four-cycle and two-cycle, I’ve driven in street races like Rock Island and Quincy in the Park, and on big car tracks like Mid-Ohio.  I’ve competed in the Florida Winter Tour in a 125cc shifter and driven on the dirt in […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Andrew Byrne – Puget Sound Road Race Association

First time Road Racer experiences The Ridge in shifterkart

Jun 23, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The following is from Andrew Byrne of Victoria, British Columbia. The 19-year-old began racing a TaG kart at Sumas International Motorsport Academy (SIMA) in northern Washington before moving up to a shifterkart last year. Having only raced at two sprint tracks (SIMA and Tri-Cities), Byrne took on the adventure of trying a road racing track, […]

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EKN One-on-One: James O’Brien – eShifterKart.com

Obsession turned into business for Idaho native

Jun 22, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The karting industry is full of many individuals with the love and passion for the sport of karting. Select kart shops began in the early days of the sport, passing down the generation line now into the sixth decade. Others began as father/son operations out of the garage, and grown into leaders in the industry. […]

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Jun 21, 2017
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The longest podcast yet as the EKN duo of Rob Howden and David Cole sit down to discuss the latest news and reports in karting with the latest EKN Debrief – presented by Streeter Super Stands. The two talk about the latest news from the last two weeks and go over the recent events – […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – June 20

OTK brands hold top two positions at halfway point of season

Jun 20, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The first half of the 2017 eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship is in the books. The summer months are here, with thousands of karters hitting tracks all across North America, enjoying the fun and excitement that is karting. At the national level, teams and drivers are gearing up for the second half of the season, looking to […]

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Jun 19, 2017
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Homestead-Miami Speedway and newly formed Vantage Karting Group (VKG) Entertainment announced today a new long-term partnership that will allow VKG Entertainment to assume an operational and managerial role of Homestead-Miami Speedway’s premier kart track. The track, located on the Speedway grounds, is a multi-configuration 7/10-mile sprint course that hosts some of the most competitive kart […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – June 15

Skaggs sets mid-season benchmark, represents new Tennessee Karting Association program

Jun 19, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Created in 2015, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for the grassroots Briggs 206 racers across North America. The premise is to match up racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks […]

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Jun 16, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

We are now at the halfway point of the season for the EKN TaG Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA. Just under 60 events are in the books of those listed on the 2017 calendar with another 60 on the horizon, determining who the best TaG drivers are in the United States. The brand […]

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2017 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – Stock Honda – June 16

Lead narrows for French with AJ Myers now the top challenger for the #1 spot

Jun 15, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

As we near the halfway point of the 2017 calendar year, many of the national, regional and local programs are well underway with their season. The events listed on the eKartingNews.com Stock Honda Driver Rankings powered by Bell Racing USA are at the halfway point for 2017, and the battle for the top position – […]

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Jun 15, 2017
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Saturday, June 10 was the first race of the inaugural Ignite Challenge Series at Autobahn Country Club. The Ignite Challenge Series was the first series to race the newly configured kart track extension and it proved to showcase phenomenal racing across all classes. Margay Racing wants to thank the amazing Autobahn staff for their enthusiasm, […]

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Exciting Event for Texas ProKart Challenge in Katy

Superkarts! USA regional program reaches halfway point with Round Three completed at Gulf Coast Kartway

Jun 14, 2017
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The Texas ProKart Challenge reached the halfway point of the 2017 season with Round Three contested at the Gulf Coast Kartway on June 10-11. The Katy, Texas facility welcomed Superkarts! USA IAME and Stock Honda racers to the 7/10-mile course. Five drivers were able to lead the entire distance of the event to complete round […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: May 2017 – Braden Eves

Three different chassis brands, three victories at two events for Ohio driver

Jun 14, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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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Full Throttle Karting Opening Summer ROK Trade In Program

West coast racers have until July 31 to take advantage and jump on board with ROK Cup USA platform

Jun 13, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Full Throttle Karting (FTK), working with ROK Cup USA and Vortex Engines, is announcing its 2017 summer season trade in program. Following the same structure as the ROK Cup USA trade in structure, FTK is providing the same opportunity for west coast racers to take advantage and ‘ROK’ into the future. Owned by Andy Seesemann, […]

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Puget Sound Road Race Attracts Strong Paddock to The Ridge

Successful event just a preview of upcoming IKF Grand Nationals

Jun 13, 2017
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

The 2017 IKF Road Race Grand Nationals will be hosted by the Puget Sound Road Race Association during the first week of August, and based on the continuingly increasing numbers at the club’s recent races at The Ridge Motorsports Park in Shelton, WA, the annual IKF Grand Nationals could see its best numbers in many […]

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Jun 12, 2017
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The round of Oviedo (E) was a  crucial passage for the CIK-FIA European Championship. In Spain, on the circuit dedicated to the McLaren driver Fernando Alonso, the Championship celebrated its third 2017 event on the 1390-metre-longtrack set in La Morgal, in the Principality of Asturias. The Finals, which took place today, will play a key […]

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

Predictable weekend outside Pittsburgh for second event toward championship chase

Jun 09, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The second event of the 2017 United States Pro Kart Series was held on the June 2-4 weekend at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. The Wampum, PA facility has hosted the USPKS four times in its five years. Nearly every time the series and other programs visit the 9/10-mile Wilson Circuit, rain hits the area. […]

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EKN Debrief – Episode 5

Presented by Rolison Performance Group and TB Kart USA

Jun 08, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

A week later and the EKN Radio Network is busy with another episode of the ‘EKN Debrief’ presented by Rolison Performance Group. Back from the United States Pro Kart Series event in Pittsburgh, EKN Managing Editor David Cole joins Rob Howden to discuss that weekend, along with the California ProKart Challenge return to CalSpeed and […]

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Hot Action Highlights California ProKart Challenge Event at CalSpeed

Avansino earns first series win while Musgrave extends streak to mark the return of Superkarts! USA regional action to Fontana

Jun 07, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

It was a hot return for the California ProKart Challenge to the CalSpeed Karting Center. The third stop of the 2017 championship series marked its first trip back to Fontana, California since 2010. Temperatures were on the rise during the June 2-3 event, testing the limits of both man and machine. Los Angeles Karting Championship […]

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Jun 07, 2017
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The third national event of the season for the Dunlop / Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting found some new faces in victory lane, along with some outstanding on track competition all weekend long at Summit Point Raceway in West Virginia. Headlining the win category was Sean Conlon, scoring his first two […]

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