EKN Trackside: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Saturday Report

Lennox and Zeen bag victories after grueling long day at Modesto Grand Prix

Aug 03, 2014 SummerNats-Sat
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The inaugural race day of the Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix can be characterized as long. The racing on-track for the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals was amazing, as the northern California city was turned into a Long Beach Grand Prix-type atmosphere, with hundreds of spectators all along the fences around the 8/10-mile course. […]

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Paddock Insider: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals

Inaugural Modesto Grand Prix hosts record number of SKUSA competitors

Aug 01, 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals Modesto Grand Prix logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

EKN’s Paddock Insider brings you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals at the inaugural Modesto Grand Prix. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage of the […]

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Morning Coffee: Friday – August 1

Respecting the Streets…and the Sport

Aug 01, 2014 Morning Coffee-Modesto
Written by Rob Howden | 6 Comment

I’m a big fan of Thursdays.  For more than half the year, it’s the day that I head back to the airport for the next event, and I’m always charged up to drop the hammer and get back at it.  On this particular Thursday, I’m even more energetic knowing that I’m on my way to […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Preview – Part 3

Pro categories stacked once again as Lennox and Craig look to extend winning streaks

Jul 31, 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals Modesto Grand Prix logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

This week marks a number of firsts for the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour. The inaugural Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix is set to host this year’s SKUSA SummerNationals over the August 1-3 weekend. A record 242 pre-registered drivers surpasses the record total of entries at the SpringNationals in May, making this year’s SummerNats the […]

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Jul 31, 2014 Garett Potter (right) joins Josh Smith (left) and Richard Boisclair (center) of the MAXSpeed Group as Director of Race Promotion
(Photo: Ken Johnson/Studio52.us)
Written by David Cole | 1 Comment

Immediately following the announcement of the MAXSpeed Group’s purchase of Formula Kart Productions and the Florida Winter Tour, Garett Potter was confirmed as the newest employee of the Florida based company and has begun his tenure with the staff immediately. Working with a strong group of people, Potter’s title will be Director of Event Promotion […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Preview – Part 2

Full fields in S2 and S4 with large regional participation in TaG Master

Jul 30, 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals Modesto Grand Prix logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

This week marks a number of firsts for the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour. The inaugural Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix is set to host this year’s SKUSA SummerNationals over the August 1-3 weekend. A record 242 pre-registered drivers surpasses the record total of entries at the SpringNationals in May, making this year’s SummerNats the […]

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Jul 30, 2014 USPKS logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The following is a statement released by the United States Pro Kart Series regarding the disqualification of a number of competitors due to a ‘non-compliance’ with an overflow container on the radiator rule. The USPKS is restoring the on-track finishing positions, points and accompanying prizes to the seven drivers disqualified for overflow bottle infraction as […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – June 2014 – Mike McAndrews

Birel driver bags double win weekend at United States Pro Kart Series in South Bend

Jul 30, 2014 McAndrews drove to two victories at the USPKS South Bend event (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.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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EKN Trackside: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Preview – Part 1

Record number of pre-entries set to battle in Modesto, younger categories set the stage

Jul 29, 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals Modesto Grand Prix logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

This week marks a number of firsts for the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour. The inaugural Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix is set to host this year’s SKUSA SummerNationals over the August 1-3 weekend. A record 242 pre-registered drivers surpasses the record total of entries at the SpringNationals in May, making this year’s SummerNats the […]

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From the Tower: 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals

MAXSpeed Group and US Rotax Max Challenge competitors continue to elevate annual event

Jul 29, 2014 (Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
Written by David Cole | 1 Comment

With the entire day spent up in the tower, watching every on-track session to provide the EKN Trackside Live program, not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. This new ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the stories that developed over a race weekend, those […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh – Sunday Report

Giessen and Jarsocrak lock up $4k in Mike Doty Racing sweep of Pro classes

Jul 27, 2014 USPKS-Pitt-Sun-Mike Doty Racing
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The Sunday round of racing at the United States Pro Kart Series may possible be the most dramatic in the one and half years of the existence of the series. A major storm was forecasted to hit the Pittsburgh International Race Complex sometime in the late afternoon. The weather eventually came, and shook things up […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh – Saturday Report

Giessen ‘Deadly’ in Leopard Pro as Pesek awarded second win of season in Yamaha Pro

Jul 26, 2014 USPKS-Pitt-Sat-Giessen
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2014 United States Pro Kart Series entered the second half of the season with the opening round of racing at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The 151 entries on the day, spread over eight categories, provided some excitement as the day went on. It began with a some what damp track […]

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Paddock Insider: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh International Race Complex

Third stop of the series visits western Pennsylvania with big numbers and tough competition

Jul 25, 2014 USPKS-Pitt-Friday-Tower
Written by David Cole | No Comments

EKN’s Paddock Insider brings you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the United States Pro Kart Series at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh Preview – Part 2

TaG title chases not yet decide with Kalish, Malukas, Mardan, and Bertagnoli at the top

Jul 24, 2014 USPKS logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2014 United States Pro Kart Series is at the halfway point of the season, with the next stop of the four weekend schedule on the horizon. The Pittsburgh International Race Complex is set to host Round Five and Six of the eight round championship on the July 25-27 weekend – presented by Checkered Motorsports […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh Preview – Part 1

Jarsocrak, Holden, Tavella and Mars look to maintain championship leads in Yamaha divisions

Jul 23, 2014 USPKS logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2014 United States Pro Kart Series is at the halfway point of the season, with the next stop of the four weekend schedule on the horizon. The Pittsburgh International Race Complex is set to host Round Five and Six of the eight round championship on the July 25-27 weekend – presented by Checkered Motorsports […]

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National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park to Host World Karting Association Event in 2015

New WKA National Road Racing venue tentatively set for October of next season

Jul 22, 2014 National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park
Written by David Cole | No Comments

World Karting Association officials have reached an agreement with the National Corvette Museum (NCM) Motorsports Park to bring the WKA VEGA / TS Racing National Road Racing Series to the Bowling Green, Ky., venue in 2015. The tentative date for the WKA Road Racing Nationals at NCM is October 23-25, likely making the event the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals – Sunday Report

Craig, Jones and Garrison earn first US crown, Neri makes history with fourth

Jul 20, 2014 Rotax Grand Nationals-Sunday-Field
Written by David Cole | No Comments

For complete coverage of the 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals, visit the EKN Event Page. Check out interviews with the 2014 United States Rotax Max Challenge champions along with videos and special photos in the EKN Paddock Insider. Be sure to post your comments below in the EKN Global Members Discussion section – Ed. […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals – Saturday Report

Line-ups set for Championship Sunday at Miller Motorsports Park

Jul 19, 2014 Rotax Grand Nationals-Saturday-Field
Written by David Cole | No Comments

For complete coverage of the 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals, visit the EKN Event Page. Be sure to post your comments below in the EKN Global Members Discussion section – Ed. The second day of competition at the 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals provided the final two rounds of heat races on the 9/10-mile […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals – Friday Report

Opening day of action at Miller Motorsports Park sets the stage for seven categories

Jul 18, 2014 Rotax Grand Nationals-Friday-Field
Written by David Cole | No Comments

For complete coverage of the 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals, visit the EKN Event Page Be sure to post your comments below in the EKN Global Members Discussion section – Ed.The first true test for the possible 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals champions began Friday with the qualifying and the opening heat race […]

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Paddock Insider: 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals

Inside information and interviews from Miller Motorsports Park for Rotax national championship

Jul 18, 2014 2014 US Rotax Grand Nationals logo
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 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals to crown the national champions of the United States Rotax Max Challenge. The information will not be […]

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