Nov 30, 2016 Briggs Racing logo
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For racing to grow, like any structure, it needs to be built on a solid foundation. “When the Briggs & Stratton 206 was first released in 2008 our commitment was to be that reinforced foundation in which clubs and series could build from” commented David Klaus regarding the 2017 rule set. “As we go into […]

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From the Tower: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20

Historic event caps off two decades of Las Vegas competition

Nov 29, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
Written by David Cole | No Comments

It was truly an honor to be part of the 20th running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. For the 20th straight year, the organization hosted what is now considered to be the largest karting event in the world, welcoming nearly 500 drivers to Sin City. What began as an event that was designed to bring […]

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Mid-State Kart Club Adds Ignite Junior & Senior

“Igniting” the Passion of Kart Racing in Illinois’ Capital

Nov 25, 2016 john-noto-ignite-k3-springfield-midstate-kart-club
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Mid-State Kart Club and Margay Racing LLC has announced that Ignite Junior and Senior classes will be added to MSKC’s class structure for 2017. Over the past three seasons, the Ignite spec program at the Gateway Kartplex has brought over 70 new karters to the St. Louis area. In 2015, the Ignite Senior class made […]

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Tenth Season for Challenge of the Americas Begins in January

Entry opens December 5 for premier winter karting series on the left coast

Nov 23, 2016 COTA-Challenge of the Americas logo-2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The national karting scene has come to a close for the 2016 race period and like the flip of a switch, drivers, teams and industry members have turned their attention to the upcoming season. Along the western half of the United States for the last nine years, the racing season begins in January with the […]

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Superkarts! USA to Add Video Review to Officiating in 2017

New review formula begins development with focus on increasing clarity and consistency

Nov 23, 2016 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
Written by Rob Howden | 1 Comment

In the wake of a tremendously successful edition of the annual SuperNationals spectacular in Las Vegas, the Superkarts! USA staff has already returned to official internal discussions aimed at improving the product for 2017.  The quality of the wheel-to-wheel competition and officiating is a prime target for enhancement and a mutually agreeable evolution has been […]

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Nov 23, 2016 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series is excited to announce our program for the 2017 season. As part of our continuous improvement process, and beginning with the closing events of 2016, Series staffers solicited opinions, ideas, and suggestions from numerous competitors, supporting race shops, and sponsors. That information was discussed extensively and the result is […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – SuperSunday Report

Formal and de Conto bag $20k as Craig earns first Vegas spectacular

Nov 20, 2016 Danny Formal scored the S1 victory and title, becoming the first to earn over $26,000 at the SuperNationals (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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There is no other day like it around the world – SuperSunday at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. For the 20th time, drivers from around the world took part in the premier event of the organization, taking part in the final day of action at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Ten different categories battled since Wednesday, […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Saturday Report

Jarsocrak, French and Abbasse land pole position for SuperSunday

Nov 19, 2016 Brandon Jarsocrak starts from the pole position in X30 Senior (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
Written by David Cole | No Comments

There is no doubt, Situation Saturday is always and intense day from the morning warm-up to the last Last Chance Qualifier. For many, it was a battle just to get into the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 main events and others, a crushing defeat to load up everything in the trailer one day early. The Las […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Friday Report

French sweeps S1 heats as top contenders begin emerging in all categories

Nov 19, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
Written by David Cole | No Comments

There is probably not a more crucial day at then Friday at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. Two rounds of heat races were contested for the 10 divisions competing at the 20th edition of the event outside the Las Vegas Convention Center. Thursday qualifying set the stage for Heat #1 and Heat #2 for the morning […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Thursday Report

Myers grabs S1 pole position, Formal edges out for KZ fast time

Nov 18, 2016 Everyone is chasing AJ Myers in the S1 division (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
Written by David Cole | No Comments

It was a cold and windy day in Las Vegas as the stage was set for remaining three days at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20. Sunny skies greeted the nearly 500 drivers outside the Las Vegas Convention Center with lesser winds than those Wednesday which forced the cancellation of practice in the afternoon. Those winds […]

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Paddock Insider: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20

20th edition of the largest karting event in the world

Nov 16, 2016 skusa-supernats20-wed
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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 Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including interviews and photos. Please […]

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Nov 14, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
Written by David Cole | No Comments

eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20. Leading up to on-track action of the 20th edition of the marquee SKUSA event and 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour finale, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete outside the Las Vegas […]

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EKN Exclusive: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Preview Series – KZ

Five drivers on the hunt for $20,000 in world category

Nov 13, 2016 skusa-supernats20-p-kz
Written by David Cole | 2 Comment

eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20. Leading up to on-track action of the 20th edition of the marquee SKUSA event and 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour finale, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete outside the Las Vegas […]

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EKN Exclusive: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Preview Series – X30 Senior

Four drivers gunning for $20,000 payday as Norberg looks to lock up Pro Tour championship

Nov 12, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
Written by David Cole | No Comments

eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20. Leading up to on-track action of the 20th edition of the marquee SKUSA event and 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour finale, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete outside the Las Vegas […]

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EKN Exclusive: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Preview Series – S2 Semi-Pro

First time SuperNats winner and Pro Tour champion on the horizon for SuperSunday

Nov 11, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
Written by David Cole | No Comments

eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20. Leading up to on-track action of the 20th edition of the marquee SKUSA event and 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour finale, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete outside the Las Vegas […]

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Nov 11, 2016 SKUSA SuperNats 20 logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

This year, eKartingNews.com is offering up a SKUSA SuperNationals 20 Podium Prediction contest. Rather than the staff here at EKN making the predictions, we want you to make your best guesses for each category competing in Las Vegas. Following the release of each class preview, we are asking racers and race fans to make their […]

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EKN Exclusive: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Preview Series – S4 Master

Three driver fight for championship heading into Las Vegas

Nov 10, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
Written by David Cole | No Comments

eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20. Leading up to on-track action of the 20th edition of the marquee SKUSA event and 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour finale, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete outside the Las Vegas […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Confirms Plans for 2017

Regional program moves to Superkarts! USA only categories, featuring six single-race weekends with two new facilities

Nov 10, 2016 Texas ProKart Challenge logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

In 2012, the Texas ProKart Challenge was launched to provide a major regional program for the region of Texas, Oklahoma and the surrounding states. Promoted by Dave Pauly, the series grew into one of the top programs in the country. Last year, Pauly handed over the reigns to P1 Promotions – Mark and Gina French. […]

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Nov 09, 2016 206-cup-2017-logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The following is a letter from the 206 Cup organizer Greg Jasperson regarding the expansion of the series into two separate programs for the 2017 season. Dear Karters, First off, I would like to take the opportunity to thank our Competitors, Sponsors and race day staffers for their support in 2016. We had record numbers […]

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EKN Exclusive: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Preview Series – X30 Master

Multiple former SuperNats winners looking for repeat as first-time Pro Tour champion could be crowned

Nov 09, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
Written by David Cole | No Comments

eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20. Leading up to on-track action of the 20th edition of the marquee SKUSA event and 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour finale, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete outside the Las Vegas […]

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