WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Returns to Action Hosting Round Two at GoPro Motorplex

Praga North America Nationals set for April 1-3 in Mooresville, North Carolina

Mar 28, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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The 2016 season is set to continue for the World Karting Association Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series with the running of the Praga North America Nationals. Racers from across the eastern half of the United States will converge on the popular GoPro Motorplex on April 1-3 in Mooresville, North Carolina. WKA is coming off a successful […]

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Round Three On Deck for California ProKart Challenge

Superkarts! USA flagship regional program travels north to Monterey Bay Karters facility along Pacific Ocean

Mar 25, 2016 California ProKart Challenge is set to make only its second visit to the Monterey Bay Karters facility in Marina, California on April 1-2 (Photo: MontereyBayKarters.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge is set to journey north, scheduled to host Round Three of the 2016 championship series at the Monterey Bay Karters facility on the grounds of the Marina Airport. On April 1-2, Superkarts! USA will make only its second visit to the northern California circuit, with the first trip dating back to […]

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Karting Community United LO206 Challenge at Final Round of the Challenge of the Americas at Simraceway

Race Team Managers, Tuners and Parents to take part with all the money raised going to the KCU

Mar 25, 2016 Karting Community United logo
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With the popular winter karting programs coming to a close, Karting Community United (KCU) has teamed up with Simraceway and the Challenge of the Americas program to put on one last fundraiser to close out the series. Taking place after the day’s action on Saturday, Karting Community United will host a fundraising event that will […]

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Mar 24, 2016 SKUSA-SuperNats-1999-Logo
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A video surfaced on social media this week, coming straight out of the 90s. AdrenalineTV was on-site for the 1999 Superkarts! USA SuperNationals in Las Vegas and filed an online video report. It was the third-straight event held at the ‘Las Vegas Karting Center’ or as it was commonly known, the ‘Rock Pile’. The early […]

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Mar 24, 2016 EKN TV-WKA NRRS-Roebling-Chris Hines
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The WKA National Road Race Series continued its 2016 season with the second event of the year, hosted by the Southern Kart Club at the Roebling Road Raceway in Bloomingdale, Georgia. The 2.0-mile road course is a flat, very fast layout for karters to enjoy with over 200 entries taking part in the three-day weekend […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Trey Shannon – 2016 24 Hours of America

1227 laps, 854 miles put Racing For Tourette driver on top in NOLA

Mar 23, 2016 Trey Shannon pulling off after winning the Solo division at the 24 Hours of America (Photo: Endurance Karting)
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Driving a kart solo has become somewhat of an annual tradition for me these days. Since my Guinness World Record attempt at New Castle in 2011, I’ve made two more 24 hour record attempts, both indoor, and competed solo in the Endurance Karting 24 Hours of America as a solo driver every year since 2013. […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Prize Package for Tracks and Racers Released

Over $55,000 set to be distributed to Briggs 206 competitors and participating clubs and facilities

Mar 22, 2016 Briggs 206 WRS Weekly Racing Series logo
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American engine manufacturer Briggs & Stratton has never wavered in its support of grassroots karting and motorsports, and their 206 powerplant is now the driving force behind a new era in club racing. With the engine rules designed by Briggs themselves and a focus on quality control above and beyond any other karting engine manufacturer, […]

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Mar 21, 2016 PKT-MyChron-5-Mount
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New products come into the sport of karting often. One that is universal among competitors is the MyChron 5 from AiM. The gauge is taking data acquisition to the next level with all new features that racers and mechanics can enjoy. Mounting of the new gauge can be simple for most steering wheels, however, the […]

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Mar 18, 2016 Wet conditions met the racers at the Stars of Karting Race of the Americas in 2006 (Photo: EKN)
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Ten years ago was my second season working for eKartingNews.com. At the time, the Stars of Karting series was at its best, serving as the top national level championship for North America. Made up of five categories, the series was split up into an East championship and West championship with a total of eight events. […]

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Mar 17, 2016 NHKA Logo
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The NHKA Racing Series serves as a karting program for racers from New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Massachusetts, western New York, and part of Canada. The 2016 NHKA schedule begins on April 30, and it will be the start of a new era for karting in the Northeast when the green flag flies at the new […]

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Mar 16, 2016 Briggs 206 WRS Weekly Racing Series logo
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Have you ever wondered where you stand against racers within your state or region?  That is the premise behind the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series. “We wanted to create a program that captured the excitement and fun of 206 racing while supporting our talented local racers and the clubs that are the foundation of […]

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IKF Announces 4 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals for 2016

North Texas Karters to host event in August

Mar 15, 2016 IKF International Kart Federation logo
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The Board of Directors of the International Kart Federation and North Texas Karters announces the dates and location for the 4 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals for 2016: LOCATION: North Texas Karters, Denton, TX TARGET DATES: August 10 – August 14 “It is with great pleasure and excitement I invite all 4 cycle racers from across […]

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Challenge of the Americas Gearing Up for 2016 Finale

Simraceway Performance Karting Center event will mark the final championship rounds on reverse national layout

Mar 15, 2016 Challenge of the Americas-2016-logo
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The final round of the Challenge of the Americas (COTA) will take place at Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California April 1st to the 3rd. With the points championship coming down to the wire and invites to this year’s Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in Italy, the weekend promises to be some of the […]

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Chassis Partners for 2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Announced

Birel ART, Praga and Sodikart to provide 360 chassis for world championship

Mar 15, 2016 Rotax Grand Finals 2016 logo
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BRP’s 17th edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) taking place at the Circuito Internazionale di Napoli in Sarno, Italy from October 16 to 22, 2016 will be supported by its well-known and long-term chassis partners. “We are pleased to announce that our longtime business partners BirelART, IPKarting and Sodikart will supply the […]

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EKN Tournament Challenge Now Open

Contest FREE to karting community with winners to receive EKN swag

Mar 14, 2016 EKN Tournament Challenge logo
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March Madness is upon us and the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship is set to get underway. Offices, college dorms, high school cafeterias, and especially social media is buzzing today with the release of the official bracket for this year’s Road to the Final Four, set for Houston, Texas. Many in the karting community are […]

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Fikse Wheels Named Title Sponsor for United States Pro Kart Series

Custom wheel manufacturer continues support of grassroots motorsports

Mar 14, 2016 USPKS-MG-Fikse logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series is preparing for the fourth season of competition after experiencing growth in each of the previous three seasons. Another four-event championship schedule at four distinct and popular North America karting circuits from the months of May to September. MG Tires is once again showing its support of the USPKS […]

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SKUSA BULLETIN: 2016 SpringNationals Registration Opening March 15

Online pre-registration opens for first SKUSA Pro Tour event on Tuesday evening

Mar 12, 2016 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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The seventh annual Superkarts! USA SpringNationals is set to kick off this year’s SKUSA Pro Tour on April 29-May 1. An anticipated record turnout is forecasted for the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona, as nine classes begin their run toward championship glory. Registration for this event will open at 7:00 pm PDT (10:00 […]

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Mar 11, 2016 WKA Winter Cup logo
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With Springtime knocking on the door in the Carolinas, a strong contingent of 2 and 4 Cycle competitors converged on GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina for the third and final round of WKA Winter Cup action, as the inaugural season for the newest program of the WKA fold successfully came to a conclusion, with […]

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Former Champions Triumph at Round Two for California ProKart Challenge

Brooks and McNeil earn victories in headline categories for Superkarts! USA regional program at Willow Springs

Mar 10, 2016 (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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Nearly 200 drivers once again gathered in Southern California for the second stop of the California ProKart Challenge event on March 4-5. The Willow Springs International Raceway was the site of Round Two of the six-race championship series, featuring 11 Honda and IAME categories for all ages. Weather was a fleeting yet big factor, as […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – February 2016 – Mike Jones

Dallas Karting Complex / Sodi Kart pilot in driver’s seat for COTA Masters Max title

Mar 08, 2016 Mike Jones won both Masters Max Finals in Phoenix to lead the Challenge of the Americas championship chase (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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