eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: February 2017 – Trey Brown

Broken bone doesn’t stop Junior driver from earning victory at California ProKart Challenge

Mar 22, 2017
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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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Mar 22, 2017
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As the newest season for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series prepares to take to the track this weekend in the Water Medic Southeast Showdown at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, competitors will have the chance to not only compete for the right to stand atop the podium as the weekends […]

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Challenge of the Americas Offering Bonus Purse at Series Finale

Registration closes March 24 for final rounds of championship program at Simraceway

Mar 21, 2017
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The 10th season of the Challenge of the Americas is set to close out on April 7-9 at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California – one of the most picturesque locations for a karting facility in the world. Tickets for the 2017 Rotax Grand Finals remain up for grabs in the three headline […]

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EKN One-on-One: Marco Oldhafer – Gearup Challenge F-Series

A series by the racers for the racers continues its growth spurt

Mar 21, 2017
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The possibilities in karting are endless. I have always said that karting is what you make of it. If you want to spend a few Saturdays at the track, or travel across the country and around the world, the opportunities are never-ending. That said, in recent years, racers in the Northeast were lacking a program […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Details Confirmed

Over $47,000 in prizes to be awarded this season to grassroots racers

Mar 20, 2017
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Have you ever wondered where you stand against local racers in your region or throughout North America?  That is the premise behind the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series. The Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series was launched in 2015 to support the talented local racers and the sprint clubs that run the 206 sealed […]

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Mar 20, 2017
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One of the many great gauges of a season from year to year is the entry count. And for the second consecutive season, the entry numbers for the Roebling Road Nationals, stop #2 for the Dunlop/ Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting are heading in a northerly direction. On the heels of […]

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Mar 17, 2017
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The United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) is proud to announce the latest addition to our growing 2017 prize package.  USPKS has partnered with IAME USA, MG Tires, and SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) to offer entries and guaranteed SuperSunday starting spots at the SKUSA SuperNationals XXI, for one lucky racer in each of five IAME classes. […]

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Mar 16, 2017
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Just a few weeks after the 2017 season kicked off for the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour, the organization has released the latest edition of the WinterNationals. Held at the NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans, Louisiana, the inaugural event welcomed just over 220 drivers for the IAME and Honda categories. Eyenovation’s Chris Ortenburger sits down […]

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Mar 16, 2017
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We are just under six months away from the 23rd running of the Rock Island Grand Prix, and for many, it can’t come soon enough. The world’s largest and longest running street race brings racers from all over the world to the ‘Quad Cities’, a grouping of four cities in Iowa and Illinois, separated by […]

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OnTrack: Rolison Performance Group Tony Kart Racer 401S / Briggs 206

EKN Managing Editor tackles Challenge of the Americas Briggs 206 division

Mar 15, 2017
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One of our goals for the 2017 season is to get the EKN staff back behind the wheel more often. Karting is not just our profession, but the sport we love. For me, karting has been a passion since my early days, as I was born into the sport as a second generation driver. My […]

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EKN Tournament Challenge Back for 2017

Open contest for karting community to win EKN Gear

Mar 13, 2017
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It is March Madness once again and after a great weekend of conference tournaments, the big dance is upon us with the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship ready to get underway. Everywhere across the country – offices, college dorms, high school cafeterias, across social media and even in the karting paddock is talk about the […]

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From the Tower: 2017 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals

Inaugural event enjoys the ‘Big Easy’ to kick off the new season

Mar 10, 2017
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The inaugural Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals took place at the NOLA Motorsports Park on March 3-5 in New Orleans, LA. For the first time in the eight year history of the Pro Tour, three distinct events will form the championship chase, beginning with the new WinterNationals. Rather than starting the season in late April/early […]

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Ocala Gran Prix College/University Scholarship Program Announced

Program to award three scholarships in 2017

Mar 09, 2017
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Ocala Gran Prix continues to help develop young, local drivers on and off the track with another year of their Ocala Gran Prix Scholarship Program. They are excited to announce that they will be giving away a total of three prepaid college/university scholarships in 2017. Drivers in the Vortex Mini ROK, Rotax Mini MAX, and […]

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EKN One-on-One: KPX Karting Championship’s Chris Rossi and Kenny Manchester

NorCal regional series positioned as stabilizing force for future

Mar 08, 2017
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Over the past five years, North American karting has been enjoying a wave of positive momentum, much of it thanks to the increasing force of the grassroots Briggs & Stratton Racing 206 movement.  The unparalleled affordability of this spec four-cycle racing program is opening the doors for new racers and it’s bringing ex-racers back to […]

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Mar 07, 2017
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World Karting Officials have recently released the 2017 national schedule for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series. Three national events will define the series for 2017, with the first stop being the traditional venture to the popular 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida March 24-26. Run in conjunction with the North Florida […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Sunday Report

Pickett wins thriller in S1 as Holden muscles to first ever victory in X30 Senior

Mar 05, 2017
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There was no better way to close out the inaugural WinterNationals then what transpired during the day in New Orleans. Superkarts! USA closed out the second round of the SKUSA Pro Tour on Sunday under cloudy skies, avoid the threat of rain all day. The action on track was hot, with the drivers putting in […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Saturday Report

Craig and French score in NOLA to begin inaugural event

Mar 04, 2017
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The first ever Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals completed the first round of action for the 2017 season at the NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans, LA. A sunny day with strong winds greeted the over 220 drivers taking part in the inaugural event, with nine categories beginning the championship chase for the new season. […]

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Mar 03, 2017
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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 2017 SKUSA Pro Tour WinterNationals at the NOLA Motorsports Park at New Orleans, LA. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 SKUSA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Preview Part 3

Number of top contenders in X30 Senior, S1 Pro and S2 Semi-Pro ready for NOLA

Mar 02, 2017
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Just 100 days since the checkered flags waved to close out the 20th edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals in Las Vegas, drivers, teams and families are all preparing for the start of the 2017 season and the SKUSA Pro Tour. It is a new era for the organization with the introduction of the WinterNationals, […]

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Mar 02, 2017
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The WKA Winter Cup Series officially wrapped up the second national event of the season, with the ultra-long back stretch and technical turns of 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville serving as the battle ground for the series penultimate event, with the finale coming March 31-April 2 at Ocala Gran Prix. Making the most of […]

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