Sep 12, 2014 Brandon Lemke captured four wins in the Junior classes (Photo: Joe Brittin)
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The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series concluded the 2014 racing season at Mid-State Raceway on September 6-7 with a big turnout of 261 entries. The event was sponsored by B & B Electric and was called the Loren Niehaus Memorial Race in honor of founding Mid-State Kart Club member […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – August 2014 – Brandon Jarsocrak

Senior Rookie cashes in four straight weekends in Yamaha Pro division at United States Pro Kart Series

Sep 11, 2014 Jarsocrak led the Yamaha Pro field at all four weekends of the USPKS (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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Successful First Event in Lake Elsinore for California ProKart Challenge

Musgrave jumps back to winning ways as Nekeel paces TaG Senior field around ‘SuperNats’ course

Sep 10, 2014 Over 120 racers took part in the first ever California ProKart Challenge event on a temporary circuit in Lake Elsinore, California (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge hosted the first of its two temporary circuit events to close out the 2014 championship series on September 5-6 in Lake Elsinore, California. Held in a large parking lot of the Lake Elsinore Diamond Stadium, the fifth round of the Superkarts! USA regional program experienced extremely warm weather, and even hotter […]

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2014 RoboPong 200 Set for September 19-21

Over $40,000 in cash and prizes for endurance event at New Castle Motorsports Park

Sep 09, 2014 2014 RoboPong 200 logo
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This year marks the 11th edition of the annual RoboPong 200 held at the popular New Castle Motorsports Park. Over the September 19-21 weekend, teams and drivers will attempt to complete the 200-lap TaG endurance race around the 1-mile New Castle, Indiana facility. A test of skill, determination and stamina for both man and machine […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – September 9

Tony Kart lead grows exponentially as the season draws to a close

Sep 09, 2014 EKN Constructors Championship logo
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It has been a busy 2014 for karting in the United States, North America, and around the world. Just three months of racing remains for the season, with more major victories and championships still on the horizon for a number of drivers and chassis manufacturers. One title that may be wrapped up early is the […]

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2014 United States Pro Kart Series Champions Crowned

Second season of growing program closes at New Castle Motorsports Park

Sep 08, 2014 (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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The sophomore season of the United States Pro Kart Series closed over the August 15-17 weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park facility in central Indiana. The final two rounds of the eight-race championship were contested, and the top-five drivers in each of the eight title chases were recognized during the year-end awards ceremony that […]

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Breaking News: 2014 Rotax Grand Finals Ticket Now Available for DD2 at Rotax Pan American Challenge

MAXSpeed Group acquired another 2014 RMCGF ticket for October event at GoPro Motorplex

Sep 05, 2014 Rotax Pan American Logo
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Since the recent announcement of the four Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) tickets to be awarded at the 2014 Rotax Pan American Challenge, the team at the MAXSpeed Group has been working diligently to try and obtain the 2014 tickets in the Junior MAX and DD2 MAX classes that were replaced with tickets to […]

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From the Tower: 2014 Rock Island Grand Prix

Double duty for EKN crew, enjoying 20th annual event

Sep 04, 2014 From the Tower-RIGP
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We spend our entire racedays up in the tower, watching every on-track session while producing our EKN Trackside Live program, so 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 accounts that develop over a race weekend, […]

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Sep 02, 2014 SKUSA Modesto Grand Prix SummerNationals 2014
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This is the exclusive release of the Superkarts! USA highlight film of the 2014 SummerNationals at the Modesto Grand Prix in California on August 1-3 – produced by Wyatt Lloyd Media and Eyenovation.

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Rock Island Grand Prix – Race Report

Dittmer, Neilson, and Aldridge double up for Rock trophy as Iseli crowned King of the Streets

Sep 01, 2014 RIGP-2014-logo Rock Island Grand Prix
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The 20th edition of the Rock Island Grand Prix was packed full of excitement and drama that have made up the two decade history of the annual Labor Day street race. Karters from all different backgrounds and experience converged to the Quad Cities for the August 30-31 event to compete in 13 categories. While numbers […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Rock Island Grand Prix – Preview

20th annual event set for Quad City streets over Labor Day weekend

Aug 29, 2014 (Photo: Joe Brittin)
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For the 20th time, karters will converge on the Quad City area to celebrate the Labor Day weekend, competing in the annual Rock Island Grand Prix presented by AT&T. The streets along the Mississippi River will convert the Illinois city Friday evening into a two-day karting festival. The event brings together a large pool of […]

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MAXSpeed Group Announces Location and Dates for 2015 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals

August 6-9 Grand Nationals will be held at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina

Aug 28, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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With only four months remaining in the 2014 karting season, the MAXSpeed Group is busy planning several events on the 2015 calendar. Working hard to finalize details on the upcoming Rotax Pan American Challenge, company officials are pleased to announce the dates and location of the United States Rotax MAX Challenge (USRMC) Grand Nationals. Taking […]

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California ProKart Challenge to Host First Ever Event in Lake Elsinore

Parking lot temporary circuit to clone layout used at upcoming SuperNationals event

Aug 28, 2014 ProKart Challenge logo
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After a break in the schedule, the California ProKart Challenge returns to action on September 5-6, hosting the fifth round of the 2014 six-race season. A new location will be checked off, as the Superkarts! USA regional program travels to Lake Elsinore, California, which sits roughly an hour in between the downtown areas of Los […]

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Aug 28, 2014 (Photo: RokCupUSA.com)
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The fourth round of the ROK CUP USA program at the Ocala Gran Prix was another huge success. Once again, the number of drivers at the race increased as the event gains more credibility and notoriety. With the heat index sometimes reaching 116 degrees, ROK CUP USA made sure drivers had plenty of water on […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – July 2014 – Austin Garrison

Ocala Gran Prix driver secures three major victories within two weeks

Aug 27, 2014 Garrison crossing the line at the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals for the Junior Max victory (Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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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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Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Closes Out 2014 Season

Craig and Versteeg secure titles with victories at Greg Moore Raceway

Aug 26, 2014 Artie Carpenter swept the final round of the Senior Max category for his first victory at the Can-Am series (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The 2014 Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge came to an end during the third weekend of August, taking racers north of the United States/Canada border for the first time in 2014. The historic Greg Moore Raceway in British Columbia was the site of the August 15-17, hosting the final two rounds of the four-race weekend season. […]

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Aug 25, 2014 K1 RaceGear logo
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K1 RaceGear, considered one of the industry’s top custom safety apparel companies, is now the official safety gear supplier for the 2014 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF). K1 RaceGear will offer three different packages to the 288 drivers and their teams for the more than 50 countries competing in this year’s RMCGF. In years […]

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2014 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – August 15

Craig advances to top spot, earning Rotax national title and leading SKUSA Pro Tour standings

Aug 22, 2014 Jake Craig (Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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Throughout the period of the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings, opinion have varied on whether the numbers support who truly are the best drivers in the country. Since July 1, some of the biggest events of the season took place in the TaG categories, including the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals and the Superkarts! USA SummerNationals. One […]

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2014 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – August 15

Neri jumps to number one position following another successful Pro Tour outing

Aug 20, 2014 Nick Neri (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The core of the 2014 season is upon us, and the many events throughout July and August are now defining the racing year. Regional racing is closing in on its completion, while the national schedule was amped up with the recent running of the Superkarts! USA SummerNationals at the Modesto Grand Prix. At the street […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – July 2014 – Ken Maxfield

Masters driver scores national title at home track, battling back from illness

Aug 19, 2014 2014 Masters Max national champion Ken Maxfield (Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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Thanks to the partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United States […]

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