Jul 30, 2017
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The final day of the Hoosier State Grand Prix completed at New Castle Motorsports Park on Sunday for the United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Fikse Wheels and MG Tires. Another perfect day of weather greeted the 150 entries competing in the seven categories around the 1-mile New Castle, Indiana facility. Three tickets […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Hoosier State Grand Prix Saturday Report

Jarsocrak and Bertagnoli split headline victories at New Castle Motorsports Park

Jul 29, 2017
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The United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Fikse Wheels and MG Tires – hosted the fifth round of the 2017 championship program Saturday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The New Castle, Indiana facility welcomed just over 150 entries to the Hoosier Grand Prix with perfect racing weather throughout the day. Qualifying, two […]

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Paddock Insider: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Hoosier Grand Prix

Third event of series underway at New Castle Motorsports Park

Jul 28, 2017
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is added Trackside coverage, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2017 United States Pro Kart Series Hoosier State Grand Prix at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. The information will not be […]

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EKN TV: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series On-Board with Brandon Jarsocrak

Ride with KartSport North America / Praga driver en route to victory at New Castle Motorsports Park

Jul 27, 2017
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The first of three major events at the New Castle Motorsports Park took place on July 14-16 as the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series hosted its third event of the 2017 season. Team Empower Nationals was conducted at the New Castle, Indiana facility with just over 150 entries, including a competitive Pro IAME Senior division. Throughout […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Hoosier State Grand Prix Preview

Third event of season heads to New Castle with IAME International Final tickets on the line

Jul 26, 2017
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The United States Pro Kart Series – presented by FIKSE Wheels and MG Tires – is set for the third event of the 2017 season. The Hoosier State Grand Prix will take place at the New Castle Motorsports Park over the July 28-30 weekend. Nearly 130 entries have pre-registered for the event in the seven […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Chilliwack Sunday Report

Taskinen, Greenemeier and Wick complete weekend sweeps

Jul 25, 2017
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When your chassis set-up is good, there are times when it’s wise to leave things well enough alone and keep the race wins coming.  Despite the fact that the weather improved for Sunday’s Can-Am Karting Challenge events at Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, five drivers had their chassis and engines dialled in to complete weekend […]

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Rok Cup USA Epcot Challenge Concludes with Four Invitations to Rok International Finals

Weekend full of fun and competitive racing for ROKKERS in Orlando

Jul 25, 2017
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This past weekend the Orlando Kart Center in Orlando, Florida once again played host to the third annual ROK Cup USA Epcot Challenge. A fun and competitive weekend concluded on Sunday afternoon with four ROKKERs earning invitations to the ROK International Finals later this year at the famed South Garda Karting facility in Lonato, Italy. […]

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Jul 25, 2017
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Saturday, July 29 marks the second round of the inaugural Ignite Challenge season at Mid-State Kart Club. After a successful first round at Autobahn Country Club, the Ignite drivers are geared up to run the backwards configuration under the lights at the historic Springfield, Illinois track. For those unfamiliar with the spec Ignite classes, Margay […]

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Jul 24, 2017
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CRG and Briggs & Stratton Racing have officially started a technical and commercial partnership to launch a new promotional project regarding entry level karts on the European market. This collaboration is intended to market a “low cost” complete Kart and organize a promotional sporting programme. The CRG chassis has been named FS4 and will be […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Chilliwack Saturday Report

Taskinen, Wick and Greenemeier bag wins in opening day action at GMR

Jul 22, 2017
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After kicking off their 2017 schedule at the Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, WA back in early June, the Can-Am Karting Challenge is back in action this weekend north of the border at Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, BC. The day started with a wet track, as overnight rain set the conditions for qualifying, […]

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From the Tower: 2017 WKA Manufacuturers Cup Series – New Castle

Larger turnout for mid-season point of championship chase

Jul 21, 2017
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The third event of the 2017 WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series took place this past weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The Team Empower Nationals were conducted at the New Castle, Indiana facility with just over 150 entries for the three day event. Saturday and Sunday action counted for Round Five and Six of […]

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WKA Cancels Gold Cup Event at Thompson Kart Raceway

Organization to Re-Evaluate Gold Cup Program for Future Improvements

Jul 21, 2017
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After careful consideration, the World Karting Association has made the difficult decision to cancel its Gold Cup event, scheduled for July 28 – 30, at Thompson Kart Raceway.  Laborious planning efforts to support round two of the Gold Cup program over the past few weeks unfortunately did not generate the entries needed to ensure a […]

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Jul 20, 2017
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After nearly a month away from the podcast program, the EKN duo is back with a full episode of the EKN Debrief – presented by Margay Racing. Rob Howden and David Cole discuss the many events that have taken place over the last month, including the USAC Karting’s Battle at the Brickyard which saw karts competing […]

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Amarillo Kart Circuit Makes Debut with Texas ProKart Challenge

Superkarts! USA regional program holds inaugural event at amazing Northern Texas circuit

Jul 20, 2017
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The Texas ProKart Challenge found a gem in the panhandle area of Texas. The gem is the Amarillo Kart Circuit, sitting alongside the busy Interstate-40, waiting for karters to find it. P1 Promotions, who direct the Superkarts! USA regional program, did just that and added a trip for the 2017 championship schedule. Months of preparation […]

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Priority Pre-Entry Program Open for Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 21

Registration to the largest karting event in the world begins now for SKUSA loyal competitors

Jul 19, 2017
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For the 21st time, Superkarts! USA has begun the registration process for the annual SKUSA SuperNationals. Set for November 15-19, competitors from all over the world will converge on the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino for a chance to etch their name in history. The daunting task of […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – July 14

Canada holds both #1 spots with Masters driver McCumber and Peet on top in Junior

Jul 18, 2017
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Growth continues for the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine platform along with the Briggs Weekly Racing Series. A month ago, we made the 2017 EKN debut of the Briggs WRS program. In that time, the Senior/Masters total has increase by 16%, up to 1423 drivers while the Junior list grew 21% to a total of […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Sunday Report

Jarsocrak and Pesek among those who doubled up at Team Empower Nationals

Jul 16, 2017
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The final day of action completed Sunday at the New Castle Motorsports Park for the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Team Empower Nationals. The New Castle, Indiana facility provided great weather all weekend long with warmer conditions all day. The racing all weekend was great, with many of the races coming down to the wire. […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Saturday Report

Jarsocrak wins thriller in IAME Senior while Pesek triumphs in Yamaha Senior

Jul 15, 2017
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The opening round of racing for the 2017 WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Team Empower Nationals went into the books Saturday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The fifth round of the 2017 championship chase marked the halfway point of the season, with a solid turnout of competitors in all eight categories, nearly reaching the […]

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United States Pro Kart Series to Kick Off Second Half of Season at New Castle

IAME International Final tickets on the line in Indiana on July 28-30

Jul 13, 2017
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The United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS), presented by FIKSE Wheels and MG Tires, is busy preparing to take on the big track at New Castle Motorsports Park for the Hoosier State Grand Prix.  USPKS racers will head to the heart of Indiana, and the longest track on the 2017 schedule, in just two weeks, […]

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Inaugural Battle at the Brickyard Makes History for Sport of Karting

First ever karting event inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway gives racers monumental memories

Jul 13, 2017
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It is every racer’s dream to be able to cross the yard of bricks that sit on the start/finish line at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The sport made it one step closer to that dream with USAC Karting hosting the first ever Battle at the Brickyard inside the famed facility in Speedway, Indiana. The three-day […]

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