K1 Speed Announces Outdoor Karting Expansion with New Venue

Rocky Moran Jr. designed circuit to break Southern California ground in 2018

Jan 17, 2018
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Since 2003, K1 Speed has led the innovation and development of indoor electric kart racing, constantly challenging the status quo to ensure a karting experience like no other. In 2018, K1 Speed will be continuing to push the envelope for what a karting venue can be with the announcement of K1 Circuit. Three years in […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Nolan Payne

Colorado driver finishes Cadet career strong, improves national position

Jan 17, 2018
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The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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

French, Musgrave and Dickinson make up the top-three for 2017

Jan 16, 2018
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The 2017 season was another exciting year for karting in North America and around the world. The sport remains as the purest form of motorsports, with the opportunity to groom the future stars of the profession. Stock Honda, or any shifterkart for that matter, is the closet you can get to feeling like a Formula […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 SKUSA Winter Series – AMR Motorplex Weekend Report

Dante Yu and Lorenzo Travisanutto score impressive X30 Senior wins to begin 2018

Jan 15, 2018
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Superkarts! USA launched the initial Florida Winter Tour in December of 1998, simply because Don Janowski and his son Joe didn’t want to stop racing in October when it got cold in the Midwest. The Florida gearbox program quickly gained supporters, which fueled momentum, and over the next handful of years, the program became the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 SKUSA Winter Series – AMR Motorplex Preview

Inaugural event nearly reaches 200 entries for debut weekend

Jan 12, 2018
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A new era begins this weekend as Superkarts! USA launches its new Winter Series. The two-weekend program will serve as the unofficial ‘spring training’ for the 2018 SKUSA Pro Tour and takes the organization back to Florida where its roots were formed back in the late 1990s. The opening event this weekend has brought competitors […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Zach Franzke

Top Junior II driver from Tri-City Kart Club hits top-10

Jan 11, 2018
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The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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French Ends Solid Season with Top Spot in EKN Stock Honda Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA

2017 SKUSA Pro Tour champion claims shifterkart Driver of the Year tribute

Jan 11, 2018
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The eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings powered by Bell Racing USA is happy to announce the two drivers who have finished the 2017 as the #1 driver in their respective categories. The program is a ranking system derived from the pages of Shifter Kart Illustrated, and continues to match drivers against one another from selected national and […]

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From the Tower: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek

2018 season begins with annual trip to Daytona International Speedway

Jan 10, 2018
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For all intents and purposes, in the world of karting, we blend the end of one year and the start of the next. In Daytona in late December, the 2017 season ended at the same time as the 2018 schedule began. The annual WKA Daytona KartWeek took place between the Christmas and New Year’s Eve […]

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EKN Radio Network Goes Live!

The sport’s first karting radio station launched by EKN

Jan 10, 2018
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The staff at eKartingNews.com is pleased to officially launch the ‘EKN Radio Network’, the sport’s first 24-7 karting radio station. The streaming radio component of the site will be available on a dedicated page – www.ekartingnews.com/radio – and a mobile app is also in development that will allow our listeners to tune into the station […]

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Jan 09, 2018
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This year’s inaugural Margay Ignite Dash at Daytona at WKA’s Daytona KartWeek saw 33 Briggs & Stratton 206 powered Ignite K3s take the track over the three-day event. The Ignite Senior class proved to be a true driver’s class with a heavy mix of competitors throughout the front of the field. Up front we saw […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Kellen Dean

Longtime Briggs racer enjoys another title at Tri-City Kart Club

Jan 09, 2018
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The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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Norberg Claims Top Spot in EKN TaG Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA

Florida racer becomes 11th competitor to earn Driver of the Year honor

Jan 08, 2018
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As we begin the 2018 calendar, EKN is happy to announce the first of two drivers who finished the 2017 season as the #1 driver, in their respective categories, in the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings powered by Bell Racing USA. The program is a ranking system derived from the pages of Shifter Kart Illustrated, and continues […]

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X30 Super Master Division Created for SKUSA ProKart Challenge and LAKC

Category focused at drivers 45 years and older created for regional competition in 2018

Jan 05, 2018
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In just one week, the 2018 season will begin for the Superkarts! USA organization as the inaugural SKUSA Winter Series kicks off at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex in southern Florida. It is the earliest start to the season for the organization in almost 20 years, which continues to expand its national and regional schedule in […]

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Jan 05, 2018
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2018 is here, and the new racing season is underway. The 2017 calendar year closed out and the 2018 season began with the same event, the annual WKA Daytona KartWeek. A unique event, combining three separate races at one facility. The Manufacturers Cup Series takes to the sprint track inside the NASCAR oval, the National […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Jason McCumber

Top Canadian from Saskatoon finishes eighth overall in 2017

Jan 04, 2018
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The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – 2017 Final Standings

Seven years straight for Tony Kart as top manufacturer in North America

Jan 03, 2018
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The 2017 eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship has ended in the same fashion as that of the previous six. Tony Kart, the storied brand produced by OTK, led the way throughout the season to accumulate the most points through the 41 events used in our calculations to claim their seventh straight EKN CC title. In total, 45 […]

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Jan 02, 2018
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The 2018 season is just around the corner and the new era for the Challenge of the Americas. With this comes a new prize package for its champions. Rok Micro, Rok Mini, Rok Junior, Rok Senior, Rok Masters, Rok Shifter Senior, and Rok Shifter Masters Champions all earn a ticket to the Rok International Final […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Archer Eversman

Colorado champion finishes top-10 in first year racing Cadet Briggs category

Jan 02, 2018
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The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek – Day 2 Report

Myers earns second straight while Kardashian, Neal, and Maier double up

Dec 30, 2017
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The final day of the 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek provided the second round of racing, which begins the 2018 championship chases for the organization. The weather for the annual pilgrimage south to the Daytona International Speedway improved on Day 2, with the sun coming back for the final day of racing. The temp increased from […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek – Day 1 Report

British driver Wilson steals IAME victory as Kardashian dominates Yamaha

Dec 29, 2017
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The opening day of racing at the annual WKA Daytona KartWeek was met with a wet Daytona International Speedway. The famed Daytona Beach, Florida facility is welcoming three events on its hallowed grounds, including the Margay Sprint Nationals around the infield karting circuit. Friday hosted the opening round of racing for the 2018 Manufacturers Cup […]

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