EKN EXCLUSIVE: IndyCar’s Andretti to Fill In for Speed at SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII

Former karter returns to roots after schedule conflict sidelines two-time SuperNats winner

Nov 13, 2014 IndyCar's Marco Andretti is scheduled to compete at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII
Written by David Cole | No Comments

What began as vague online statement with a ‘tweet’ on Tuesday afternoon was confirmed by Superkarts! USA later in the day when EKN learned that Verizon IndyCar Series driver Marco Andretti would replace the entry for Global Rallycross pilot Scott Speed for this year’s SuperNationals XVIII.  Speed, a three-time winner of the event, was scheduled […]

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MG Tires Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII Announces Prize Package

Over $100,000 in cash and prizes scheduled to be handed out in Las Vegas on SuperSunday

Nov 13, 2014 Logo-SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Karts will be ripping around the parking lot of the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in just six days as the MG Tires Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII will be underway. The world-renowned event is scheduled for November 19-23, with over 500 drivers from all across the globe ready to converge on Las Vegas. The event […]

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EKN Exclusive: SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII – Preview Program – S2 Semi-Pro Stock Moto

Exciting mix of young and experienced drivers make up this year’s field

Nov 13, 2014 SKUSA SuperNats XVIII Event Page Photo
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eKartingNews.com is proud to present the official Preview Program for the SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII. As the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, EKN will preview each of the nine categories that will compete outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino from November 19-23 in Las Vegas. For complete coverage of the SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII, visit […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – October 2014 – Ugo Ugochukwu

A ‘Spin and Win’ unfolds for one of the youngest drivers in the US Rotax Max Challenge program

Nov 12, 2014 DOM Rotax-Ugo Ugochukwu-Victory
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Thanks to the partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United States […]

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EKN Exclusive: SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII – Preview Program – TaG Junior

Young guns ready to battle to decide seventh different category winner

Nov 12, 2014 SKUSA SuperNats XVIII Event Page Photo
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eKartingNews.com is proud to present the official Preview Program for the SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII. As the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, EKN will preview each of the nine categories that will compete outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino from November 19-23 in Las Vegas. For complete coverage of the SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII, visit […]

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EKN Exclusive: SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII – Preview Program – S5 Junior Stock Moto

Young crop of drivers looking to make history on initial step of Stock Moto ladder

Nov 11, 2014 SKUSA SuperNats XVIII Event Page Photo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

eKartingNews.com is proud to present the official Preview Program for the SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII. As the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, EKN will preview each of the nine categories that will compete outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino from November 19-23 in Las Vegas. For complete coverage of the SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII, visit […]

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EKN Exclusive: SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII – Preview Program – TaG Cadet

Another sold out year for event’s youngest division

Nov 10, 2014 SKUSA SuperNats XVIII Event Page Photo
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eKartingNews.com is proud to present the official Preview Program for the SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII. As the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, EKN will preview each of the nine categories that will compete outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino from November 19-23 in Las Vegas. For complete coverage of the SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII, visit […]

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Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Confirms 2015 Schedule

A solid four weekend program set for third season of Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA program

Nov 07, 2014 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2015 season will mark the third edition of the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge. Serving the Pacific Northwest with the most professional and competitive regional championship, competitors will be able to compete in the four-weekend series from April to September in 2015. The Can-Am program will once again serve as a qualifying Rotax Max Challenge […]

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EKN TV: Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix On-Board w/Ron White

A front-row seat to a great battle in the shifterkart final from September

Nov 07, 2014 On-Board with Ron White from the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix
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The Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII is just around the corner, so why not get a taste of what is to come in Las Vegas over the five days of competition held just outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. At the end of September, over 100 drivers got in one final ‘test’ session for the […]

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2014 Rotax Grand Finals – Team USA Profile – DD2

Young but hungry quartet set to battle the world in Spain

Nov 06, 2014 Team USA Rotax Grand Finals 2014 logo
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eKartingNews.com is proud to present the profiles of the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Team USA members, set to represent the United States at the Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero outside of Valencia, Spain on November 25-29, 2014. EKN, the official online media partner of the United States Rotax Max Challenge, will have complete coverage […]

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SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII to be Televised Primetime on CBS Sports Network via Torque.tv

Karting to be part of broadcast lineup for new motorsports and automotive channel

Nov 05, 2014 Logo-SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII
Written by David Cole | 2 Comment

Superkarts! USA has today announced that the upcoming SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII will be televised on major primetime network television via CBS Sports Network. The move comes as a result of a new partnership with motorsports specific upstart, Torque.tv Torque.tv is the new production venture from Roger Werner, the visionary who founded Speedvision (and later SPEED […]

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Registration Opens for 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas Program

Racers journey toward the 2015 Rotax Grand Finals begins in Arizona with the Challenge

Nov 05, 2014 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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In just a few weeks, the top Rotaxians from around the world will travel to Spain to compete at the 15th annual Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals to decide this year’s world Rotax champions. Your chance to be part of Team USA in 2015 begins this January when the Rotax Challenge of the Americas begins […]

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2014 Rotax Grand Finals – Team USA Profile – Senior Max

Veteran squad of racers looking to earn first world championship

Nov 05, 2014 Team USA Rotax Grand Finals 2014 logo
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eKartingNews.com is proud to present the profiles of the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Team USA members, set to represent the United States at the Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero outside of Valencia, Spain on November 25-29, 2014. EKN, the official online media partner of the United States Rotax Max Challenge, will have complete coverage […]

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2014 Rotax Grand Finals – Team USA Profile – DD2 Masters

Another stout six-pack of drivers ready to improve on best result for United States

Nov 04, 2014 Team USA Rotax Grand Finals 2014 logo
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eKartingNews.com is proud to present the profiles of the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Team USA members, set to represent the United States at the Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero outside of Valencia, Spain on November 25-29, 2014. EKN, the official online media partner of the United States Rotax Max Challenge, will have complete coverage […]

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2014 Rotax Grand Finals – Team USA Profile – Junior Max

Five of America’s best set to defend title

Nov 03, 2014 Team USA Rotax Grand Finals 2014 logo
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eKartingNews.com is proud to present the profiles of the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Team USA members, set to represent the United States at the Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero outside of Valencia, Spain on November 25-29, 2014. EKN, the official online media partner of the United States Rotax Max Challenge, will have complete coverage […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – September 2014 – Jarred Campbell

California S2 driver fights back for overall Stock Moto victory at Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix

Oct 31, 2014 Jarred Campbell drove to victory at the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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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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MG Tires Named Title Sponsor of Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII

Brazilian tire manufacturer continues their support of the largest karting event in the world

Oct 31, 2014 Logo-SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII
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The 18th edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals will be underway outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in less than 20 days. Over 500 drivers from around the world will converge on Las Vegas, gunning for a place in history as one of the nine winners crowned following the five days of battle and […]

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Morning Coffee: Friday – October 31

Ignoring Yellow Flags, Karting’s Current Epidemic

Oct 31, 2014 Drivers need to acknowledge the Yellow flag more in racing
Written by Rob Howden | 4 Comment

I’m sure that many of our fellow EKN gearheads watched with obvious shock and sadness the extremely unfortunate accident at the Japanese Grand Prix in which F1 driver Jules Bianchi went off-track navigating the course during a torrential rainstorm that had earlier caused Adrian Sutil to leave the racing surface and make contact with the […]

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4-Cycle Super Showdown Set for This Weekend in Phoenix

Second annual gathering at PKRA facility for World Formula and LO 206 racers

Oct 30, 2014 4-Cycle Super Showdown
Written by David Cole | 1 Comment

This weekend marks the second annual 4-Cycle Super Showdown presented by Briggs & Stratton at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona.  For the past 11 months, 4-cycle racers all around the country have been waiting for this weekend to come for a chance to esacep to the desert on Halloween weekend to ‘throwdown’. With […]

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Driver Diary: Joey Wimsett – CIK-FIA KZ2 Super Cup

CRG-USA pilot makes European debut with factory team

Oct 29, 2014 Joey Wimsett
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It is a long list for legends in shifterkart racing for North America and the United States. Valiante, Elliott, White, Speed, Carlton…they all at one time were the best of the best, the benchmark for those around them. Last year, Joey Wimsett prevailed as the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour champion, thanks to his first ever […]

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