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Mar 06, 2018
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The ‘Happy Hour with Howden’ returned for the second stop for Challenge of the Americas. The premier winter series on the west coast made its return to the southern California area and the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California. EKN’s Rob Howden provided the call of the Pre-Qualifying session for all seven race groups on […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – WinterNationals Sunday Report

Myers sweeps S1 while Brooks claims first Pro Tour victory in X30 Senior

Mar 04, 2018
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With the opening round of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour having been logged on Saturday at NOLA Motorsports Park, the competition landscape for all nine classes became much more clear. The top contenders stepped to the forefront as the green flag was waved on the season, and Sunday’s action proved to both confirm the initial […]

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Mar 03, 2018
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The ninth edition of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour took the green flag at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, LA on Saturday, beginning the three-weekend, six-race championship schedule. NOLA’s facility is one of the finest in the country, and in utilizing their 17-turn, 1.1-mile layout, SKUSA has offered up at least eight overtaking opportunities for […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – WinterNationals Preview – Part 2

Stacked fields in IAME divisions to provide amazing racing in NOLA

Mar 01, 2018
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The ninth season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to begin this weekend with the second running of the WinterNationals. What began with just under 100 drivers in northern California back in April 2010, SKUSA now welcomes over 200 from around the world to compete in North America’s top karting series. The three-event, […]

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Feb 28, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The ninth season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to begin this weekend with the second running of the WinterNationals. What began with just under 100 drivers in northern California back in April 2010, SKUSA now welcomes over 200 from around the world to compete in North America’s top karting series. The three-event, […]

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Feb 26, 2018
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A perfect day for racing wrapped up the second stop of the 2018 Challenge of the Americas as drivers contested the fourth round of the premier west coast winter series. Over 90 drivers took to the 0.720-mile course of the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California in the nine categories, shaping up the championship chases […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Saturday Report

Drew impresses in Senior Rok debut, while Keyes dominates Rok Shifter

Feb 24, 2018
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Clear blue skies and low-60s temperatures greeted the Challenge of the Americas drivers for Round #3 of the series at the 15-turn, 0.720-mile CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, CA.  Over 90 drivers took the track in the program’s nine categories and the day’s action featured five new winners and one driver who extended his COTA […]

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Superkarts! USA Crowns Inaugural Winter Series Champions

‘Spring Training’ session completed with IAME International Final tickets claimed for Team SKUSA

Feb 24, 2018
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The 2018 season is one of expansion for Superkarts! USA, with the California-based organization reaching across the entire country in a return to its roots. Florida was the beginning grounds for the vision of SKUSA with former owner Don Janowski. Now SKUSA owner/CEO Tom Kutscher was able to rekindle the presence of the organization with […]

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2018 Underway for Los Angeles Karting Championship

New championship chases begin season at CalSpeed Karting Center

Feb 23, 2018
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For over three decades, the Los Angeles Karting Championship has provided the platform for racers to enjoy, develop, and compete year after year in the southern California area. The 2018 season is no different with nine events scheduled on the year with a diverse collection of karting classes racing for year-end championships. Those title chases […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Kyle Fogt

Briggs racing helps bring OVKA racer back to karting

Feb 23, 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: 2018 Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Preview

Premier winter series on left coast makes return to southern California

Feb 22, 2018
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Nearly two months have already gone into the books for the 2018 season, and Challenge of the Americas is primed and ready to hit the halfway point of its championship series. The premier winter series on the left coast heads to the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California this weekend for Round Three and Four […]

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Feb 21, 2018
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The inaugural Superkarts! USA Winter Series closed out at the Ocala Gran Prix facility on February 9-11. EKN was trackside throughout the weekend, providing LIVE coverage throughout the three days of competition. The third and fourth rounds of the ‘spring training’ for the SKUSA Pro Tour helped to crown the 11 inaugural champions and set […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Brent Crews

National and international Cadet champion keeps sharp with club level competition

Feb 21, 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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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: January 2018 – Colin Warren

Florida driver defends home turf, sweeping SKUSA Winter Series in Briggs class

Feb 20, 2018
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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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Formula Karting Championship Set to Debut in March

Seven race championship in southern California focused on safe and competitive racing to karters of all levels

Feb 19, 2018
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In two weeks time, the new Formula Karting Championship will be making its debut in North American. The goal of this new karting program based in southern California is to provide the opportunity and freedom to karters to race in a variety of classes with minimal restrictions at various locations. The FKC is a traveling […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Tim Roy

Former car road racer enjoying affordable competition at Michiana Raceway Park

Feb 19, 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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Superkarts! USA Texas ProKart Challenge Set for Exciting 2018 Season

Four events, guaranteed SuperSunday spots and three SuperNationals tickets in store for the SKUSA regional program in Lone Star State

Feb 16, 2018
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The 2018 season marks the seventh year of the SKUSA Texas ProKart Challenge. After six seasons of both SKUSA and Rotax competition, last year was one of adjustment, and the series streamlined their program around the Superkarts! USA platform with a pure center on the IAME and Honda categories. The move to align under the […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Kelsey Hann

Top Canadian and female driver in Junior ranks places third overall

Feb 14, 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: SKUSA Winter Series – Ocala Weekend Report

Travisanutto and Jarsocrak split X30 Senior race wins for Kart Republic

Feb 13, 2018
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The Ocala Gran Prix circuit played host to the final round of the Superkarts! USA Winter Series over the weekend and crowned the program’s inaugural champion following Sunday’s action on the 0.6-mile, eight-turn circuit in Florida.  The new Kart Republic operation earned its first championship after debuting at last November’s SuperNationals, thanks to an impressive […]

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Feb 09, 2018
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The United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) presented by MG Tires and IAME USA East is pleased to announce the addition of Nitro Kart as a third presenting sponsor.  With Nick Tucker at the helm, Nitro Kart has been making big waves in the cadet kart ranks in recent years.  USPKS is pleased to have […]

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