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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Ryan Bettenhausen

Third-generation driver finds love for karting later in life

Feb 08, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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First Winners of 2018 California ProKart Challenge Decided

Championship season gets underway with exciting opening round of Superkarts! USA flagship regional program at Buttonwillow

Feb 07, 2018
Written by David Cole | 1 Comment

The Superkarts! USA schedule on the west coast kicked off with the opening event of the California ProKart Challenge on February 2-3 at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park. The SKUSA flagship regional program welcomed over 150 drivers to the challenging 7/10-mile course in Buttonwillow, California. The weather was perfect for racing, and the now 12 different […]

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Feb 07, 2018
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Solo Kart LLC. is proud to announce the signing of accomplished karting and formula car racer Zach Holden as Solo Kart USA factory driver for 2018. The young Greenfield, Indiana driver will pilot the all new 2018 Solo Kart SK18 chassis that has created a lot of recent buzz and curiosity throughout the karting community. […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Connor Peet

Top driver from Calgary finishes inside the top-five

Feb 06, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout Series Announced

Official Feeder Series Network Expands to Sixth Continent in 2018

Feb 06, 2018
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The Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout will continue for a third successive year in 2018, extending its reach to now include 11 countries where 20 champions of junior open-wheel and karting series from around the world will join together in the December event. Drivers between the ages of 14 and 25 by […]

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Feb 05, 2018
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One of the original audio shows that had a home on the old eKartingNews.com site was the ‘Happy Hour with Howden’. Many of the shows were recorded actually on the racetrack at day’s end, in the paddock or in the lobby of the host hotel.  We discussed the event and the sport, and enjoyed the […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Jakab Nyiri

Badger Kart Club champion ranks among the best in North America

Feb 01, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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Feb 01, 2018
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Since its inception, the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) has been supported and followed by some of the top kart racing teams in North America.  The series recognizes the huge commitments these teams make to the sport and their racers.  Seemingly, endless hours on the road and days away from home and families, are […]

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Feb 01, 2018
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At the heart of every competitor is the desire to win. Unfortunately, this desire sometimes leads some people to adopt a win-at-all-costs mentality, with some engine builders, parents, and drivers willing to sacrifice their ethics and their children’s reputations. In turn, this mentality finds a partner and we end up having the nature and type […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Evan Stamer

Illinois driver finding the ‘Gateway’ into motorsports through karting

Jan 30, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2017 season marked the third year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Challenge of the Americas – Phoenix Sunday Report

McKinney and Ugochukwu complete weekend sweep to open up championship chases

Jan 28, 2018
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The first event of the 2018 season for the Challenge of the Americas completed at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona on Sunday. Three days of competition for the 84 entries saw competitive racing with no ambulance runs throughout the weekend. The weather was perfect, with increasing temperatures each day. The second […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Challenge of the Americas – PKRA Saturday Report

McKinney, Ugochukwu, Bailey and Kasik sweep opening round

Jan 27, 2018
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The new era for the Challenge of the Americas is underway now that the opening round of the 2018 season is in the books. The first of three events for the premier winter series on the west coast welcomed over 80 entries to Phoenix, as the Rok Cup USA and Briggs & Stratton divisions competed […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Challenge of the Americas – PKRA Preview Part 2

Chase for Rok Cup International Final tickets begins in Phoenix

Jan 25, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2018 season is well underway with the first month nearly behind us. The second EKN Trackside Live event takes the crew west for the opening weekend of the Challenge of the Americas. The premier west coast winter series kicks off a new era of the program at its Arizona home, the Phoenix Kart Racing […]

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California ProKart Challenge Set to Kick Off 2018

Superkarts! USA flagship regional program begins 14th season

Jan 25, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 14th season of the California ProKart Challenge is set to begin February 2-3 at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park. Round one of the six-race championship series kicks off the flagship regional program for Superkarts! USA, coming off a successful inaugural SKUSA Winter Series event in Florida. The 2018 season for the California PKC program is […]

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Jan 25, 2018
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The United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) presented by IAME USA East and MG Tires is proud to announce the addition of X30 Masters to their racing program for 2018.  Series owner, Mark Coats, was contacted by multiple veteran karters and teams, asking to have the class added to the USPKS program.  After confirming the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Challenge of the Americas – PKRA Preview Part 1

New era for premier west coast winter series begins in Phoenix

Jan 24, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2018 season is well underway with the first month nearly behind us. The second EKN Trackside Live event takes the crew west for the opening weekend of the Challenge of the Americas. The premier west coast winter series kicks off a new era of the program at its Arizona home, the Phoenix Kart Racing […]

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Ocala Gran Prix to Add More Winners to Unique School Scholarship Program

Eight drivers to receive educational support toward four-year school program

Jan 24, 2018
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Put in place more than a year ago, the Ocala Gran Prix-sponsored college and university scholarship program has taken on some exciting new changes. Awarded to the championship winner of four classes in the past, the 2018 edition of the program will award the first and second place finishers of four different classes for a […]

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Jan 23, 2018
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KPX is excited to continue to build upon the success of 2017. With 240 racers competing at KPX racers in 2017, KPX was the largest series in Northern California, and one of the largest kart series in the county!  This was all possible by the support of the racers and their families. KPX plans to […]

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Superkarts! USA Unites with International Kart Federation

New partnership focused on stabilizing IKF program and preserving history

Jan 23, 2018
Written by Rob Howden | 1 Comment

Superkarts! USA is pleased to announce the ground-breaking confirmation that they are uniting with the International Kart Federation and will merge the historic national organization with the SKUSA family.  SKUSA owner Tom Kutscher has been in talks with IKF management for some time, and the continuing evolution of the sport has paved the way for […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: December 2017 – Colin Neal

Senior rookie claims first victories in debut, inaugural KA100 wins at WKA Daytona KartWeek

Jan 22, 2018
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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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