Superkarts! USA Launches New Hall of Fame

Karting organization to celebrate 25 years of existence by honoring greats

Oct 28, 2016 skusa-hall-of-fame-logo
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This has certainly been a milestone year for Superkarts! USA and its community of drivers, families and teams.  The karting organization enjoyed incredibly strong participation in its California ProKart Challenge in 2016 and record-setting numbers on its growing national championship SKUSA Pro Tour.  The upcoming 20th running of the SuperNationals event will also mark a […]

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Trinity Karting Group Targets National Programs for 2017

Team TKG focused on providing trackside support at SKUSA, WKA and FWT events

Oct 27, 2016 The Trinity Karting Group will be tackling the top national karting series in 2017, bringing their professional program to WKA, SKUSA and KRA events
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National-level kart racing in the United States will see the arrival of a new operation in 2017, as the Trinity Karting Group is excited to announce its intent to field a team of drivers in many of the sport’s major programs.  Based at the Motorsports Country Club in Cincinnati, the team ventured out to New […]

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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – October 20

Lemke remains top driver heading into SuperNationals

Oct 26, 2016 Senior rookie Brandon Lemke leads the TaG Driver Rankings heading into the SuperNationals 20 (Photo: EKN)
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The 2016 season is coming to a close, and thus, so will the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings. It has been an interesting year, especially in the TaG divisions across the United States. There has been no shortage of events, and at each, it seems to be the same drivers that are competing for the victory. No […]

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Oct 26, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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The 5 race national program that began on the beaches of Daytona in December, and ended at the tail end of summer in Indiana in September has come to a conclusion for 2016, as the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series enjoyed a major resurgence of national entries, not to mention stellar competition all season long. […]

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SpeedsportZ Racing Park Set for Opening

Both soft and grand openings are set to launch the new racing facility in Texas

Oct 26, 2016 The SpeedsportZ rental kart track is ready for paving (Photo: SpeedsportZ Racing Park)
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After much anticipation, SpeedsportZ Racing Park and the Alan Rudolph Racing Academy are finally set to open. The campus includes a dedicated half-mile concession rental track and facility, a separate .8-mile performance track and facility as well as a paved skid pad and paddock. The racing complex focuses on concession karting, group programs utilizing both karts […]

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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – October 21

DRT Racing’s Formal remains in top spot heading to Las Vegas to defend SuperNationals title

Oct 25, 2016 Daniel Formal remains the #1 driver in the EKN Driver Rankings (Photo: EKN)
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Five races remain before the end of the 2016 eKartingNews.com Stock Moto Driver Rankings program. Over 200 drivers have contested the events selected from across North America to rank the top six-speed pilots. For many, the season has led up to what is considered to be THE karting event in the entire world – the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: September 2016 – Cal Stewart

Cowboy Cal ropes in five Rock trophies at Labor Day weekend street race

Oct 24, 2016 Cal Stewart scored five victories on Sunday at the Rock Island Grand Prix (Photo: EKN)
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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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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Saturday Report

LaRoque becomes inaugural Micro Max world champion to lead United States squad in Italy

Oct 22, 2016 (Photo: GoRotax.com)
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The 17th edition of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals came to a close with the final day of on-track action held during Championship Saturday around the Circuito Internazionale Napoli in Sarno, Italy. Wet weather continued into the morning hours, with the final warm-up for the Final competitors done on a soaked track. Thankfully, the […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Friday Report

Egozi wins Micro Max Prefinal as four drivers transfer to Championship Saturday at ‘Olympic of Karting’

Oct 21, 2016 (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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One of the hardest days at the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals is Friday. It is the final chance drivers have to confirm their bid for the world championship, or it serves as the sessions of the event for those who are unable to secure a spot on the grid for the main event. It […]

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Driver Count Continues to Rise for Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20

Final week to register for 20th edition of Las Vegas spectacular

Oct 21, 2016 SKUSA SuperNats 20 logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The stage is almost set for the biggest show in all of karting as the 20th edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals will pull open the curtain in less than four weeks. From November 16-20, the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip will once again welcome stars from all over the globe as they […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Thursday Report

Schiavo remains in hunt as does Mini and Micro contingent in Italy

Oct 20, 2016 (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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A world championship is bringing the best of every corner of the world together, and putting them on-track against one another to decide the winner. The Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals is a week long chess game in six categories with the another scene completed Thursday. Heat races were completed at the Circuito Internazionale Napoli […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Wednesday Report

DD2 Masters heat race win by Schiavo highlight of the day along with runner-up performances in Mini and Micro

Oct 19, 2016 (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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Things got down to business in Sarno with the first day of real competition completed at the 2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. After two days of practice, the real battle began with qualifying and the opening round of heat races contested Wednesday at the Circuito Internazionale Napoli in southern Italy. The 360 drivers in […]

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Oct 19, 2016 wka-road-race-logo
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With the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek well in sight, plans have been made for December and well beyond, for the 2017 edition of the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting. Kicking the Road Race Series off traditionally at Daytona International Speedway Dec 28-30, the series will then head back to Roebling […]

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Oct 19, 2016 team-usa-scholarship-2016-kirkwood-oliver_parker_kyle_bh
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The latest update from Kyle Kirkwood as preparations continue for this weekend’s 45th Annual BRSCC Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch. Kyle’s blog is posted at http://teamusascholarship.org/?p=3599 It’s been just over a week now since we first arrived in London and I think we are finally getting the hang of it. The hardest part about […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Tuesday Report

Mini/Micro drivers continue to stand out along with Wang/Schiavo duo leading DD2 Masters

Oct 18, 2016 (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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The second day of on-track action is completed at the Circuito Internazionale Napoli in Sarno, Italy for the 2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. The 17th edition of the ‘Olympics of Karting’ was greeted with its first taste of wet weather as a drizzle covered the 1.547km course at the end of the day, disrupting […]

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Oct 18, 2016 team-usa-scholarship-2016-oliver_silverstone_test_10-14
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Oliver Askew brings us up to speed at the end of his first week in the U.K. which included initial shakedown tests with Cliff Dempsey Racing at Silverstone National and the Rockingham infield road course. His blog is posted at http://teamusascholarship.org/?p=3580 We arrived at London Heathrow Airport on Tuesday morning. Both Kyle and I were […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Monday Report

United States drivers begin event toward the front of the fields in Italy

Oct 17, 2016 (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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The 17th edition of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals is underway, with 360 drivers from 59 countries hitting the Circuito Internazionale Napoli in Sarno, Italy today for the first official on-track sessions. Saturday, October 15 was the registration day for the many drivers with Sunday serving as the famous kart raffle, with 360 karts […]

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Oct 17, 2016 team-usa-scholarship-2016-kyle-kirkwood-kart
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2016 Team USA Scholarship winner Kyle Kirkwood has posted his first blog http://teamusascholarship.org/?p=3568 My racing career started when I was nearly 5 years old. Honestly, it doesn’t seem like that long ago! My father, who had no knowledge of motorsports, decided to have a family outing at a local track west of where we lived […]

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2016 IAME International Final: Team USA Sunday Report

Prefinal woes takes Malukas out of contention, Yu unable to qualifying for A Main

Oct 17, 2016 (Photo: IAME International Final)
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The rain finally held off for the seventh and final day of action at the 2016 IAME International Final. Sunday served as the last day for competition, with the Pre Final and Final events contested around the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France. After battling changing conditions all week long, dry weather greeted the […]

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2016 IAME International Final: Team USA Saturday Report

Malukas wins another manche to close out heat races, Yu looking toward a Final B victory

Oct 15, 2016 (Photo: IAME International Final)
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It was another challenging day at the 2016 IAME International Final with changing weather conditions playing a big role in the day’s action. The final round of heat races for all five categories were completed at the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France, deciding those who will race for the coveted titles and those […]

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