Morning Coffee: Jake Craig – Mazda Road to Indy Shootout

Californian represents karting community with talent and class

Dec 12, 2017
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“You absolutely couldn’t have sent us a better candidate. Jake was polished, a gentleman, and extremely fast. I really hope he gets a bit more seat time, because if he does and he wants to pursue racing as a full-time gig, there’s no doubt he’ll be successful.” This tremendous feedback was part of a text […]

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Donegan Wins Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Mazda Scholarship

Irishman Triumphs Over 16 Other Finalists to Claim Coveted Open-Wheel Prize

Dec 11, 2017
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Keith Donegan, 20, from Dublin, Ireland, this afternoon was announced as the winner of the second annual Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout following two days of evaluations at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. A total of 17 young drivers representing nine different nations and drawn from a variety of feeder series from […]

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Dec 11, 2017
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Following the FIA General Assembly held on Friday 8th December 2017 in Paris, the name of the new President of the International Karting Commission of the FIA has been announced. The Brazilian Felipe Massa will succeed Shaikh Abdulla bin Isa Al Khalifa to preside over the destinies of global Karting. An important figure in the […]

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Nine Nations Represented in Mazda Road to Indy Scholarship Shootout

Winner Will Claim $200K Mazda Scholarship to Contest 2018 USF2000 Championship

Dec 07, 2017
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A young racer’s life will be changed this coming weekend as 17 drivers representing nine nations and four different continents vie for superiority in the Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout. The second annual event will take place at the Bondurant Racing School in Chandler, Ariz., just outside of Phoenix. A Mazda Scholarship […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Celebrates 2017 Champions

$50,000 in awards and prizes handed out to drivers and families of strong regional program

Dec 07, 2017
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Friends and families of the Route 66 Sprint Series presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports gathered in Springfield, IL this past weekend for the 2017 Champion’s Banquet.  Once again, the Crowne Plaza ballroom was the site of the festivities.  Approximately 250 guests took part in the celebration, which included a first class dinner, an […]

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OnTrack: Margay Ignite K3

Spec program piloted by top American chassis manufacturer at Rock Island Grand Prix for third straight year

Dec 06, 2017
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Each Labor Day weekend, the city of Rock Island, Illinois turns into karting mecca. The Rock Island Grand Prix – a volunteer-based event and organization – welcomes racers from all over the country and select countries from around the world, all arriving for the chance to compete on the city streets in a two-day karting […]

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Dec 05, 2017
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The Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 21 took place on November 15-19 outside the Las Vegas Convention Center | Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. Over 500 drivers converged to ‘Sin City’ for a chance to be part of history and win one of the 10 categories competing. The event itself made history, broadcast live on Facebook […]

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From the Tower: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 21

Reviews are in for karting’s big show in Las Vegas

Dec 04, 2017
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The one week that I have looked toward to each year since my first trip to Las Vegas in 2004 is now over and gone. The 21st Superkarts! USA SuperNationals was held outside the Las Vegas Convention Center | Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino from November 15-19 on what was the largest site in […]

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Fast Five: Andy Seesemann – Challenge of the Americas

New era set to begin in 2018 for premier west coast winter series

Dec 01, 2017
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The 2018 season is already on the horizon, and we’re just eight weeks from the beginning of a new era for the Challenge of the Americas series. The long-time Rotax Max Challenge international program will evolve this year to base off the Rok Cup engine platform when the series opens on January 26-28 at the […]

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Dec 01, 2017
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Briggs & Stratton steps up their support of the inaugural SKUSA Winter Series with a cash back incentive and prizes. The recent announcement of the 206 Senior class at the SKUSA Winter Series has Briggs & Stratton stepping up their support. “This is a great opportunity for 206 racers throughout the US and Canada to […]

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Registration for Superkarts! USA Florida Winter Series Opens December 1

New membership and kart number formats introduced for 2018 season

Nov 30, 2017
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The 2017 season for Superkarts! USA came to a close as the sun set behind the Nevada mountains on SuperSunday, with the final checkered flag waving at the SuperNationals 21 in Las Vegas on November 19. The organization welcomed over 500 drivers from around the world to close what has been a record-breaking season – […]

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Nov 29, 2017
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After a week in Las Vegas and returning for the Thanksgiving holiday, it’s back to work for everyone, including the eKartingNews.com staff. The month of December will be about reflecting on the 2017 season and preparing for the upcoming 2018 schedule that is sure to be busy and jam packed full of karting weekend after […]

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Nov 28, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 21 took place on November 15-19 outside the Las Vegas Convention Center | Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. Over 500 drivers converged to ‘Sin City’ for a chance to be part of history and win one of the 10 categories competing. The event itself made history, broadcast live on Facebook […]

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eKartingNews.com Co-Drivers of the Month: October 2017 – Brent Crews / Connor Zilisch

USA drivers score IAME and ROK world titles on same weekend

Nov 28, 2017
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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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Nov 27, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 21 took place on November 15-19 outside the Las Vegas Convention Center | Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. Over 500 drivers converged to ‘Sin City’ for a chance to be part of history and win one of the 10 categories competing. The event itself made history, broadcast live on Facebook […]

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Morning Coffee: Reflecting on SuperNationals 21

Emotional winners, an incredible track and a live video stream highlight sport's biggest event

Nov 27, 2017
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We’re now a week on from the 21st running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals in Las Vegas, and everyone has returned home. They’ve enjoyed Thanksgiving with family and friends, and they’ve ‘rested up’ through the weekend. During this time, I’ve personally been reflecting on the event itself, going over some of the happenings and experiences […]

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2018 EKN Chassis Showroom: IONIC

American manufacturer looking to build the grassroots karting one kart at a time

Nov 24, 2017
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EKN is excited to offer an exclusive editorial series for our readers – the ‘Chassis Showroom’ – which is perfect for research when buying a new kart. Throughout the 2018 season, we will be highlighting many chassis manufacturers and the importers / dealers who are responsible for making these karts available to the North American […]

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IndyCar Drivers Highlight Early Ignite Dash at Daytona Entry List

Chaves and Veach to be part of WKA KartWeek with Margay Racing

Nov 22, 2017
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Margay Racing is excited to announce the first round of entries for the inaugural Ignite Dash at Daytona at WKA Daytona Kart Week. Highlighting the entry list is a pair of emerging Indycar talents. The first to announce their entry is Andretti Autosport Indycar driver, Zach Veach. When asked about his return to karting, Veach […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – 2017 Final Rankings

Courter and Arnzen claim overall #1 spots in third season of Briggs WRS

Nov 21, 2017
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The 2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series powered by RLV is FINAL! From the first weekend to the last, we were once again ring side to watch as the coveted leader board was always in motion. Combined over 3,000 racers competed at just over 50 participating sprint tracks throughout North America. The Senior/Master group […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA SuperNationals 21 – SuperSunday Report

De Conto joins three-win club, Musgrave earns first in S1, while penalty gives Car victory

Nov 20, 2017
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It was the day we waited 364 days for since November 21, 2016; SuperSunday! The Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 21 complete following four days of practice, heat racing, and last chances to make the main events in the 10 categories outside the Las Vegas Convention Center | Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. Over 500 drivers […]

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