Sep 28, 2017
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The following is a statement from New Castle Motorsports Park regarding the RoboPong  200, which was scheduled for October 20-22. NCMP has decided after much debate to cancel the 2017 RoboPong 200. This year was most likely the last chance for this event to happen and we hoped with some changes it might still be […]

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PROgression: Elliot Finlayson – One Step At a Time

Former USPKS champion looking to climb the motorsports ladder with SCCA and Team USA Scholarship program

Sep 28, 2017
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The dream of many kids and young adults in the sport of karting dream of racing as a professional driver. The path to the upper echelon of motorsports is not an easy one, which requires hours upon hours of work, both on and off the track. One of the great programs that helps introduce drivers […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: August 2017 – Laurentiu Mardan

Master driver sweeps weekend against strong field at SKUSA SummerNationals

Sep 27, 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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CIK-FIA 2017 World Titles Awarded at PFi Circuit

Keirle and Patterson claim world championships in Great Britain

Sep 26, 2017
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New drivers at the top of world kart racing on the last day of the event. The new champions had already made themselves conspicuous during the qualifying stage, but saved their best performances for the finale of the CIK-FIA World Championship at the PFi Circuit in Brandon (GB). The winners emerged from a pack of […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Chicagoland Super Grand Prix Sunday Report

Bertagnoli and Jarsocrak celebrate championships with victories at Autobahn

Sep 24, 2017
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Championship Sunday commenced under extremely hot at the Autobahn Country Club facility in Joliet, Illinois for the United States Pro Kart Series. The eighth and final round of the 2017 championship program completed Sunday with temperatures in the 90s. Thankfully, with the year-end awards ceremony scheduled at the end of the day, the event was […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Chicagoland Super Grand Prix Saturday Report

Jarsocrak and Bertagnoli split headline victories on Day One for series finale at Autobahn

Sep 23, 2017
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The opening day of the Chicagoland Super Grand Prix for the United States Pro Kart Series was HOT. The temperatures were in the 90s for nearly the entire day at the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Illinois, testing the conditioning for everyone in the paddock. Thankfully, everyone stayed hydrated throughout the day to keep from […]

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Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix to Host California ProKart Challenge

Largest street race on west coast to once again welcome Superkarts! USA flagship regional program

Sep 22, 2017
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The 2017 season is reaching the final stretch as the calendar readies for a turn over to October. That signals the return to the city streets for the California ProKart Challenge as the annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix hosts the final round of the 2017 championship. Since 2012, the city of Lancaster has welcomed […]

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Sep 21, 2017
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Round 5 of the KPX Karting Championship, powered by Briggs & Stratton, keeps on pace with it’s unbelievable high-average attendance. 103 racers joined the action in Sonoma for Round 5 of the series. The weather was perfect up on the hill with beautiful views of the surrounding area which makes this venue special. Racers and […]

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Sep 21, 2017
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Round number 3 of the Ignite Challenge is in the books after a record entry weekend at the Gateway Kartplex just outside St. Louis. The Ignite drivers took battle on the Kartplex’s “SuperTrack” configuration featuring the combination of both the kart track and Gateway Motorsport’s Park’s road course. This is the inaugural year for Margay’s […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Chicagoland Super Grand Prix Preview Part 2

SuperNationals 21 entries up for grabs in the IAME divisions at series finale

Sep 20, 2017
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The United States Pro Kart Series – presented by FIKSE Wheels and MG Tires – is heading into the fifth season finale weekend. The 2017 championship chase is closing on September 22-24 at the Chicagoland Super Grand Prix with the program visiting the Autobahn Country Club facility in Joliet, Illinois for the first time in […]

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Sep 20, 2017
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Bridgestone Officials have notified World Karting Association, that due to a lack of ample supply of Bar Coded YLM Tires, and in an effort to ensure that competitors in the Pro IAME Junior and Senior classes are well covered for the season ending Grand National event October 13-15 at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, […]

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Superkarts! USA Crowns 2017 Pro Tour Champions

New and returning drivers entered into SKUSA Circle of Champions following SummerNationals

Sep 19, 2017
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The 2017 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour completed in August with the third and final event of the championship series wrapping up in New Castle, Indiana. The new format for the 2017 SKUSA Pro Tour welcomed a change in the championship chase, featuring three events and six rounds of competition, deciding who would be crowned the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Chicagoland Super Grand Prix Preview Part 1

Titles in 100cc categories up for grabs this weekend in Joliet

Sep 19, 2017
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The United States Pro Kart Series – presented by FIKSE Wheels and MG Tires – is heading into the fifth season finale weekend. The 2017 championship chase is closing on September 22-24 at the Chicagoland Super Grand Prix with the program visiting the Autobahn Country Club facility in Joliet, Illinois for the first time in […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Pat’s Acres – Sunday Report

Ritter, Greenemeier, Mann and Wick score championships at series finale

Sep 18, 2017
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Championship Sunday dawned with sun and cloudy skies at the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, OR, but the forecast was ominous, calling for 90% chance of showers in the early afternoon. The finale of the Can-Am Karting Challenge was destined for a significant plot twist as the weather did eventually arrive on the scene.  […]

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ROK Cup Promotions Announces ROK Winter Cup at PBK in December with $27,000 in Prizes

Official tune-up for the 2018 Florida Winter Tour; Two ROK season passes available

Sep 18, 2017
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With plans for the 2018 season in high gear after the cancellation of the ROK Cup USA National Final due to Hurricane Irma, ROK Cup Promotions is pleased to announce today the ROK Winter Cup. Set for December 2-3, 2017 at Palm Beach Karting, the ROK Winter Cup will act as the official tune-up for […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Pat’s Acres – Saturday Report

Heats races set grid for Sunday Prefinal at Championship Finale

Sep 16, 2017
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The final weekend of the 2017 Can-Am Karting Challenge got underway on Saturday at the legendary Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, OR, with qualifying and three heat races setting the grids for Sunday morning’s Prefinals. The series ran doubleheader formats at the first two events at Horn Rapids and Chilliwack, leading to this unique […]

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From the Tower: 2017 Rock Island Grand Prix

Entries eclipse 300 for first time in decade as Labor Day festival continues fun on and off the track

Sep 14, 2017
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For the 23rd time, the city streets of Rock Island, Illinois was turned into a racing circuit over the Labor Day weekend. The 2017 edition of the Rock Island Grand Prix welcomed over 300 entries for the first time since 2007, nearly double the amount from the 2014. The coveted Rock trophy was the goal […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Returns at CalSpeed Karting September 17

Penultimate round in title chase set for this weekend in Fontana

Sep 13, 2017
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship is ready for its eight round of the 2017 season, returning to the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California on Sunday, September 17. The penultimate round for this season’s championships will be an important event for those who are in the hunt for the many class titles still up for […]

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Hurricane Harvey Fundraiser Set for Dallas Karting Complex This Weekend

‘Texas Strong’ event for karters to support those needing assistance in Houston area

Sep 13, 2017
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The United States has been hit over the past few weeks by a number of weather related disasters. The first was Hurricane Harvey, which reached the Texas ocean shores along the Gulf of Mexico on August 25. The amount of rain brought on by the storm caused massive flooding for the Houston area and the […]

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Sep 12, 2017
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After keeping a careful watch on Hurricane Irma, as well as staying in constant contact with Atlanta Motorsports Park Officials, World Karting Officials are moving forward with this weekends Grand National event for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting at Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia. Downgraded to a Tropical Storm […]

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