Superkarts! USA Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Class

Visionary founders Janowski and Murley joined by Alan Rudolph and Greg Bell

Nov 08, 2016
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Superkarts! USA is celebrating a major milestone in its exciting history this month with the 20th running of their prestigious SuperNationals, the race that came from humble beginnings in the Las Vegas desert in 1997.  Hitting that 20-year mark is extremely significant, as it speaks to the dedication and passion of the people who helped […]

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EKN Exclusive: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Preview Series – S4 Super Master

Inaugural winner and champion of new Pro Tour category to be decided in Las Vegas

Nov 08, 2016
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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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Fullerton-USA Preps for SKUSA SuperNationals with Strong Team

Focused quartet of drivers aimed for race wins and podiums finishes in sport’s largest event

Nov 08, 2016
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For the last two years, research and development has been the primary focus of the Fullerton-USA operation, hitting the top regional and national events in the country to test new chassis designs in heated competition. The new Terry Fullerton-penned TF2 is the result of exhaustive effort, and the team will be attacking the major senior […]

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Nov 07, 2016
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While the 2017 version of the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Schedule was released months ago, WKA Officials have finalized all the venues and dates heading into the new year. While the Manufacturers Cup Series has maintained its original 5 race schedule, the schedule for the WKA Winter Cup Series has been modified, based on scheduling […]

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

Defending winner Leist ready for challenge against stout field of drivers

Nov 07, 2016
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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 – Mini Swift

Seventh different driver set to be crown winner in Las Vegas

Nov 06, 2016
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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 – Micro Swift

New youngest SKUSA division set to make SuperNats debut

Nov 05, 2016
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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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Operation Grassroots: 206 Taking SoCal By Storm

Briggs program exploding with Tri-C Karters

Nov 04, 2016
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Over the past two years, we’ve been extolling the virtues of the Briggs Racing Local Option 206 four-cycle engine and how it’s reviving grassroots karting all over North America.  The top-quality, factory-assembled powerplant presents a level playing field at an extremely affordable cost, and it’s pressed the ‘reset’ button on the sport at the club […]

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Cooper Tires Back with EKN Live for SKUSA SuperNationals Broadcast

Automotive and motorsports tire manufacturer back on-board for Vegas coverage

Nov 04, 2016
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While the focus of our upcoming EKN Live coverage of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals will be our daily coverage and Rob Howden’s play-by-play of qualifying, the crucial heat races and the one and only SuperSunday, the planning and work begins much earlier.  Class previews, produced by EKN Managing Editor David Cole, will begin on Saturday […]

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SKUSA SuperNationals 20 Track Layout Released

Event veterans Moulton and Idelson design special challenge at Las Vegas Convention Center

Nov 03, 2016
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History will be made in just over two weeks as the best karters from around the world take part in the 20th edition of SuperSunday, the biggest day in North American karting. Racers of all ages, experience and background will converge on the Las Vegas Convention Center for the 20th running of the Superkarts! USA […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: October 2016 – Diego LaRoque

Arizona driver becomes inaugural Micro Max world champion

Nov 03, 2016
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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 02, 2016
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Northern Nevada Kart Club hosted the fifth and final round of the KPX Karting Championship in Reno, NV the weekend of October 16.  Going into the weekend racers and officials knew the rain was going to be a huge factor but all 79 karts were up to the task.  Sunday morning saw a wet track […]

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Industry Insider: Tucker Launches Nitro Kart Cadet Program

Championship driver enters karting industry at full throttle

Nov 02, 2016
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For the sport to thrive into the future, kart racing will need a consistent influx of young blood on the industry side of the fences. Youthful exuberance, a passion for being trackside and complete dedication will be key.  The American karting community has been fortunate in the past and has secured the commitment of second- […]

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Kart Race in Planning Stages for Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Private test held in northern section of the Brickyard facility

Nov 01, 2016
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Ever since I was a kid, listening to the radio on Sunday of every Memorial Weekend, I wondered what it would be like to drive around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. While my journey to becoming an IndyCar driver took a wrong turn somewhere down the line, I – along with many of my karting friends […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – 2016 Final Rankings

EDKRA drivers Dunning and Taskinen earn top spots in Senior and Junior 206 competition

Oct 31, 2016
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In March 2015, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for the grassroots Briggs LO206 racers across North America. The premise is to match up racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks […]

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Oct 31, 2016
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Oliver Askew brings us up to date following his impressive display at the Formula Ford Festival, followed by fascinating visits to Wirth Research and WSR Racing. His blog is posted at http://teamusascholarship.org/?p=3659 The 44th annual British Formula Ford Festival…. I could feel the history as we walked into Brands Hatch for the first time Wednesday […]

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Superkarts! USA Launches New Hall of Fame

Karting organization to celebrate 25 years of existence by honoring greats

Oct 28, 2016
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

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
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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
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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
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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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