EKN Trackside: WKA Kartweek – Manufacturers Cup Wednesday Race Report

Jarsocrak emerges as Pro IAME Senior star, Towles completes LO206 Senior sweep

Jan 01, 2016 Brandon Jarsocrak brought Kartsport North America a big Pro IAME Senior win during the second day of competition in Daytona
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There is a new energy and a rejuvenated spirit in the North Carolina offices of the World Karting Association, and their goal of rebuilding their flagship Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series enjoyed a big leap forward this week in Daytona, as over 250 entries were registered for each of the two days of competition. Massive numbers […]

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Dec 29, 2015 Elliot Finlayson emerged as the star of the Pro IAME Senior field at Daytona
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Warm and humid weather was the order of the day for the opening round of the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup – the Margay Sprint Nationals – at Daytona International Speedway. The racing was incredibly exciting all day long, and the huge Pro IAME Senior field brought everyone to the fence, packing the grandstands. Elliot Finlayson […]

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Paddock Insider: WKA Manufacturers Cup – Daytona Kartweek

Rob Howden's notes and info from the DIS pit area

Dec 28, 2015 The grandstands at Daytona International Speedway offer an incredible turn one backdrop for the opening round of the 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup
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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 WKA Manufacturers Cup opener at the Daytona International Speedway.  Get all the coverage through the EKN Event Page. Please feel free to comment and discuss […]

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Merry Christmas!

Best wishes to one and all for a safe and joyful holiday season

Dec 25, 2015 EKN-XMAS
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The staff at eKartingNews.com would like to extend our best wishes to you and your family on Christmas Day. It is our hope that you are spending your days with family and friends, enjoying health and happiness during this holiday season. EKN is gearing up for a return to the World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek, […]

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World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek Set for December 27-30

Karters set to converge on Daytona International Speedway for triple-crown event

Dec 24, 2015 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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There is no other event like it in the world. Karters from different genres come together to one location every year for the annual World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek to celebrate the prestigious event between the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. Daytona KartWeek combines the Manufacturers Cup Series, Road Racing, and Dirt World Championships into […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – November 2015 – Hunter Kelly

Kelly beats the odds to claim S5 Junior Stock Moto SuperNationals XIX victory in Las Vegas

Dec 23, 2015 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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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 Constructors Championship – 2015 Final Standings

Tony Kart extends run as top brand in North America

Dec 22, 2015 EKN Constructors Championship logo
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The 2015 karting season in North America has concluded, and everyone’s focus has not turned toward the upcoming year. This past season saw a number of top events throughout the country, with 43 of them counting toward the EKN Constructors Championship. Since the beginning of 2015, Tony Kart assumed the lead and continued to increase […]

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Superkarts! USA Tech Update: Stock Moto Engine Claim Rule

Valuable customer input and feedback results in immediate response

Dec 21, 2015 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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With another incredible SuperNationals in our rearview mirror and the excitement of the 2016 season out in front of us, the entire Superkarts! USA staff is now focused on putting the final touches on next year’s program.  Series schedules have been set and announced, our new Evinco tire program is underway, and we’re excited with […]

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EKN Christmas List – Karting Special: Part 3

Final days to shop for your karting family and friends

Dec 18, 2015 EKN-XMAS
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Happy Holidays from the eKartingNews.com staff. The month of December is considered the ‘off-season’ for the sport with little racing taking place across North America. It gives racers, teams, and shops a chance to catch-up and prepared for the upcoming season. It also means Christmas time. EKN is collecting a number of products and services […]

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‘Mach 5 Motorsports’ Wins Machismo 12 Hour

667 laps covered by top team around CalSpeed Karting Center in Southern California

Dec 18, 2015 Machismo-start
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Endurance racing is considered by many to be the ultimate test of man and machine. Top drivers, race teams and car manufacturers visit LeMans and Daytona year after year to measure not only their skill and equipment against each other, but also their ability to adapt on the fly in the inevitable face of adversity. […]

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2015 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – Final Standings

Privateer Jarsocrak tops factory drivers Craig and Askew

Dec 17, 2015 Brandon Jarsocrak holds on to finish 2015 as the #1 driver in the TaG Driver Rankings (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The 2015 is closed after what was another season of tough and exciting racing across North America. Since its introduction to the United States, TaG (Touch and Go) has become the elite division in single-speed karting competition through a wide range of engine manufacturers all vying for a piece of the pie. Drivers, no matter […]

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2015 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – Final Standings

Musgrave finishes season with top score over veterans Leesmann and White

Dec 16, 2015 Billy Musgrave finishes 2015 as top driver in Stock Moto Driver Rankings (Photo: EKN)
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2015 is coming to a close, and it is time to review the best moments, events, and drivers from the previous season. The EKN Stock Moto Driver Rankings helps to determine who was the most successful driver on the season, to finish the year as the #1 driver. Southern California driver Billy Musgrave propelled himself […]

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CRG and Davide Fore Part Ways

Relationship between manufacturer and driver ended after a fruitful seven years

Dec 15, 2015 World champion Davide Fore and CRG part ways after seven year run (Photo: CRG)
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The working relationship between CRG and Davide Forè ended  as the two parts do not share future objectives. This intense collaboration period started back in 2009 and satisfactorily continued until now. CRG would like to thank Davide Forè for the important contribution given to the team by the Italian driver and for the results he […]

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Registration Open for 2016 Challenge of the Americas

Over 40 days until new season begins in Arizona for Rotax and Shifter program

Dec 15, 2015 2016 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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A new era is set to begin for the Challenge of the Americas, entering its ninth season. The premier winter karting series on the left coast is set to get 2016 underway in just over a month when the program heads to the Musselman Honda Circuit on January 29-31 in Tucson, Arizona. Planning and organization […]

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Behind the Laptop: Karting Can Be A Vicious Cycle

A promising future has brought us back a familiar position going into 2016

Dec 14, 2015 Behind the Laptop David Cole
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They say that work is supposed to get easier as you get older. The basic Rules of Seniority often provide those who have been in their position the longest with their choice of the tasks at a shop, what route you get as a truck driver, and who gets the better days or hours off. […]

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OnTrack: Margay Ignite K3

Spec chassis-engine combo with popular Briggs LO206 engine a hit at Rock Island Grand Prix

Dec 11, 2015 OnTrack-RIGP-Margay-Cole-Margay-Ignite-K3-Track
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For the eKartingNews.com staff, the 2015 season is about getting back behind the wheel. Racers at heart, our goal is to work with teams and chassis importers that offer the best products and services here in North America, all while sampling some of the best facilities that karting has to offer. This will be an […]

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Superkarts! USA Releases ‘Uncensored’ Interview with CEO Tom Kutscher

Straight talk from one of the sport’s key power players

Dec 09, 2015 Superkarts! USA CEO Tom Kutscher (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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If there has been one constant since Tom Kutscher took over Superkarts! USA, it’s that he’s not afraid to tell you exactly how it is. The SKUSA CEO has spent his time at all levels of the sport – as a racer, a shop owner, an importer, and now a promoter.  From his point of […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – October 2015 – David Malukas

USA driver scores first IAME International Final championship in dominating fashion

Dec 09, 2015 David Malukas dominated in Le Mans to become the X30 Junior world champion (Photo: IAME International Final)
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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 Christmas List – Karting Special: Part 2

Just two weeks left before Saint Nick drops off your favorite karting presents

Dec 08, 2015 EKN-XMAS
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Happy Holidays from the eKartingNews.com staff. The month of December is considered the ‘off-season’ for the sport with little racing taking place across North America. It gives racers, teams, and shops a chance to catch-up and prepared for the upcoming season. It also means Christmas time. EKN is collecting a number of products and services […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces 2016 Racing Schedules and Class Updates

Seventh season set for IAME and HPD powered series, returning to familiar facilities

Dec 07, 2015 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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With the Superkarts! USA competition season now completed after the running of the much-anticipated SuperNationals XIX at the Las Vegas Convention Center in late November, SKUSA’s staff is now totally focused on putting the finishing touches on the upcoming 2016 season. The sport’s leading program is excited to confirm the dates and locations for the […]

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