Major Karting Competition Coming to Battle at the Brickyard Weekend

Indianapolis Motor Speedway to host USAC Karting event on July 6-9, 2017

Dec 06, 2016
Written by PR Wire | 7 Comment

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and United States Auto Club announced today that a karting competition will be added to the schedule for the annual “USAC Battle at the Brickyard.” The 2017 edition of the event will take place July 6-9 and already features an action-packed schedule highlighted by the USAC Honda .25 Midget series. “Many […]

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Dec 06, 2016
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Each year, the Northern California Karters (NCK) Road Racing program hosts their annual Thanksgiving Classic at the Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. The Saturday following Thanksgiving, karters get the chance for a one-day event around the 12-turn, 2.52-mile course that the IndyCar Series, NASCAR, AMA, SCCA and other motorsports series compete on in the famous […]

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Dec 05, 2016
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The planning for the 2017 season for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series is nearing completion. Recognizing some of the modifications made in 2016 may not have been the best fit for the program, WKA Officials, beginning with the August New Castle event this past season, and heading into next season, are moving […]

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Elkhart Street Race Revived

Popular street race from 90s returning to northern Indiana city

Dec 05, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

People new to the sport and the industry may have heard about the Elkhart Grand Prix, however, never were able to experience a revolution in the karting experience. In the days before Superkarts! USA SuperNationals, there were street races and temporary circuit events popping up all over North America. The Rock Island Grand Prix began […]

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Nov 30, 2016
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For racing to grow, like any structure, it needs to be built on a solid foundation. “When the Briggs & Stratton 206 was first released in 2008 our commitment was to be that reinforced foundation in which clubs and series could build from” commented David Klaus regarding the 2017 rule set. “As we go into […]

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From the Tower: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20

Historic event caps off two decades of Las Vegas competition

Nov 29, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

It was truly an honor to be part of the 20th running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. For the 20th straight year, the organization hosted what is now considered to be the largest karting event in the world, welcoming nearly 500 drivers to Sin City. What began as an event that was designed to bring […]

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Mid-State Kart Club Adds Ignite Junior & Senior

“Igniting” the Passion of Kart Racing in Illinois’ Capital

Nov 25, 2016
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Mid-State Kart Club and Margay Racing LLC has announced that Ignite Junior and Senior classes will be added to MSKC’s class structure for 2017. Over the past three seasons, the Ignite spec program at the Gateway Kartplex has brought over 70 new karters to the St. Louis area. In 2015, the Ignite Senior class made […]

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Tenth Season for Challenge of the Americas Begins in January

Entry opens December 5 for premier winter karting series on the left coast

Nov 23, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The national karting scene has come to a close for the 2016 race period and like the flip of a switch, drivers, teams and industry members have turned their attention to the upcoming season. Along the western half of the United States for the last nine years, the racing season begins in January with the […]

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Superkarts! USA to Add Video Review to Officiating in 2017

New review formula begins development with focus on increasing clarity and consistency

Nov 23, 2016
Written by Rob Howden | 1 Comment

In the wake of a tremendously successful edition of the annual SuperNationals spectacular in Las Vegas, the Superkarts! USA staff has already returned to official internal discussions aimed at improving the product for 2017.  The quality of the wheel-to-wheel competition and officiating is a prime target for enhancement and a mutually agreeable evolution has been […]

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Nov 23, 2016
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The United States Pro Kart Series is excited to announce our program for the 2017 season. As part of our continuous improvement process, and beginning with the closing events of 2016, Series staffers solicited opinions, ideas, and suggestions from numerous competitors, supporting race shops, and sponsors. That information was discussed extensively and the result is […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – SuperSunday Report

Formal and de Conto bag $20k as Craig earns first Vegas spectacular

Nov 20, 2016
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There is no other day like it around the world – SuperSunday at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. For the 20th time, drivers from around the world took part in the premier event of the organization, taking part in the final day of action at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Ten different categories battled since Wednesday, […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Saturday Report

Jarsocrak, French and Abbasse land pole position for SuperSunday

Nov 19, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

There is no doubt, Situation Saturday is always and intense day from the morning warm-up to the last Last Chance Qualifier. For many, it was a battle just to get into the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 main events and others, a crushing defeat to load up everything in the trailer one day early. The Las […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Friday Report

French sweeps S1 heats as top contenders begin emerging in all categories

Nov 19, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

There is probably not a more crucial day at then Friday at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. Two rounds of heat races were contested for the 10 divisions competing at the 20th edition of the event outside the Las Vegas Convention Center. Thursday qualifying set the stage for Heat #1 and Heat #2 for the morning […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Thursday Report

Myers grabs S1 pole position, Formal edges out for KZ fast time

Nov 18, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

It was a cold and windy day in Las Vegas as the stage was set for remaining three days at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20. Sunny skies greeted the nearly 500 drivers outside the Las Vegas Convention Center with lesser winds than those Wednesday which forced the cancellation of practice in the afternoon. Those winds […]

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Paddock Insider: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20

20th edition of the largest karting event in the world

Nov 16, 2016
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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 Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including interviews and photos. Please […]

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Nov 14, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20. Leading up to on-track action of the 20th edition of the marquee SKUSA event and 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour finale, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete outside the Las Vegas […]

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EKN Exclusive: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Preview Series – KZ

Five drivers on the hunt for $20,000 in world category

Nov 13, 2016
Written by David Cole | 2 Comment

eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20. Leading up to on-track action of the 20th edition of the marquee SKUSA event and 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour finale, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete outside the Las Vegas […]

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EKN Exclusive: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Preview Series – X30 Senior

Four drivers gunning for $20,000 payday as Norberg looks to lock up Pro Tour championship

Nov 12, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20. Leading up to on-track action of the 20th edition of the marquee SKUSA event and 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour finale, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete outside the Las Vegas […]

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EKN Exclusive: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Preview Series – S2 Semi-Pro

First time SuperNats winner and Pro Tour champion on the horizon for SuperSunday

Nov 11, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20. Leading up to on-track action of the 20th edition of the marquee SKUSA event and 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour finale, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete outside the Las Vegas […]

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Nov 11, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

This year, eKartingNews.com is offering up a SKUSA SuperNationals 20 Podium Prediction contest. Rather than the staff here at EKN making the predictions, we want you to make your best guesses for each category competing in Las Vegas. Following the release of each class preview, we are asking racers and race fans to make their […]

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