EKN Fast Five: Andy Seesemann – Rotax Challenge of the Americas

Series promoter ready for eighth season of premier winter west coast program

Dec 17, 2014 Andy Seesemann (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The 2015 season is about to kick off, with the first event of the new year set for January 9-11 as the Rotax Challenge of the Americas program begins its eighth season. With the opener set for the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona, the premier winter karting series on the left coast is ready […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – November 2014 – Oliver Askew

Florida driver completes successful back-to-back with SuperNationals and Rotax Grand Finals

Dec 15, 2014 Askew lead Team USA in the Senior Max category at the Rotax Grand Finals (Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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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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2014 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – 2014 Final Standings

Lennox-Lamb uses perfect Pro Tour record to land on top, besting USA’s Neri and Leesmann

Dec 10, 2014 UK driver Jordon Lennox-Lamb finishes the 2014 season on top of the EKN Stock Moto Driver Rankings (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The Stock Moto division continues its growth throughout North America, reaching Canada and Mexico with multiple regional programs throughout the continent. The expansion shows in the numbers, with a 10% increase in the number of drivers scoring points in the 2014 eKartingNews.com Stock Moto Driver Rankings. Over 200 different pilots competed in the just over […]

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Throwback Thursday: MG Tires Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII

A look at this year’s event through the eye of the camera

Dec 04, 2014 GFC...damn right
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There’s nothing like the Vegas lights and the bright Nevada sunshine to pave the way for amazing photography and video. Thankfully, this year’s Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII was able to steer clear of the horrible weather from 2013 so that the throngs of photographers in attendance could capture the true essence that was the #SuperNats18. […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – October 2014 – Ashley Rogero

Former Pan American champion returns to claim first Senior title after out of the seat for full year

Dec 03, 2014 Ashley Rogero won her third straight on-track Pan Am victory, scoring the Senior Max ticket to the Rotax Grand Finals (Photo: Studio52.us)
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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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One Year Later: Juan Manuel Correa – 2013 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Champion

First American to win at the ‘Olympics of Karting’ reflects back on his triumph in NOLA

Nov 26, 2014 Correa drove to victory at the Rotax Grand Finals in the Junior Max division (Photo: Ken Johnson - studio52.us)
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The United States welcomed its second-ever world karting champion on November 16, 2013 when Juan Manuel Correa completed a last lap, last corner pass to claim the Junior Max victory at the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. It could not have been scripted any better, with the United States hosting its first ever RMCGF on […]

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Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII

November 19-23, 2014: Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas, Nevada

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The 2014 edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals will take place outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on November 19-23. Over 500 drivers will compete on the temporary circuit in 9 categories, looking to add their names to the history books. Official Thread Event Website Event Results EKN Live EVENT COVERAGE […]

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2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals

November 25-29: Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero - Valencia, Spain

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eKartingNews.com is proud to present the profiles of the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Team USA members, set to represent the United States at the Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero outside of Valencia, Spain on November 25-29, 2014. EKN, the official online media partner of the United States Rotax Max Challenge, will have complete coverage […]

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EKN TV: Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix On-Board w/Ron White

A front-row seat to a great battle in the shifterkart final from September

Nov 07, 2014 On-Board with Ron White from the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix
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The Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII is just around the corner, so why not get a taste of what is to come in Las Vegas over the five days of competition held just outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. At the end of September, over 100 drivers got in one final ‘test’ session for the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – September 2014 – Jarred Campbell

California S2 driver fights back for overall Stock Moto victory at Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix

Oct 31, 2014 Jarred Campbell drove to victory at the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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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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Driver Diary: Joey Wimsett – CIK-FIA KZ2 Super Cup

CRG-USA pilot makes European debut with factory team

Oct 29, 2014 Joey Wimsett
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It is a long list for legends in shifterkart racing for North America and the United States. Valiante, Elliott, White, Speed, Carlton…they all at one time were the best of the best, the benchmark for those around them. Last year, Joey Wimsett prevailed as the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour champion, thanks to his first ever […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – September 2014 – Chloe Chambers

New York Micro Max driver brings entire family into the karting community

Oct 28, 2014 Chloe Chambers
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Thanks to the partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United States […]

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EKN One-on-One: Robert Bujdoso – Checkered Motorsports

Young racer helping to guide growth of family-owned business

Oct 22, 2014 Checkered Motorsports' Robert Bujdoso (Photo: Iqbal Waryah)
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The PCR brand has a long history in the United States. For years, the marque was distributed and promoted by the historic Franklin Motorsports operation out of Wisconsin, with the Mayr family fully behind the program. After the company was sold in 2005, the brand slowly lost momentum before finding a new home with Checkered […]

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Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge 2014

October 15-19, 2014: GoPro Motorplex - Mooresville, North Carolina

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This weekend is the 2014 Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge, set for the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. The fourth annual event will crown an international champion with nearly 10 countries represented at this Rotax Max Challenge event. Four tickets to the prestigious Rotax Grand Finals are up for grabs in the Senior, Junior, […]

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2014 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix

September 27-28, 2014: Lancaster, California

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The 2014 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix is underway as the southern California city hosts a three-day festival in the downtown area. The California ProKart Challenge is finishing up their 2014 season with a two-day event, featuring over 100 drivers as Superkarts! USA regional program puts on the race event. Official Discussion Thread Official Website […]

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2014 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – September 22

Craig stays at top as Jarsocrak gains 20 spots

Sep 25, 2014 Jake Craig (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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As the 2014 US Rotax Max Grand Nationals Senior Max champion, it will be a tall order to unseat Jake Craig as the top TaG pilot in the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings. Craig has earned top honors for the second month in a row after a very strong late summer surge. Coupled with the great season […]

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2014 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – September 22

Neri remains as top driver entering final two months of karting season

Sep 24, 2014 Nick Neri (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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Ten events have been added over the last six weeks to the eKartingNews.com Stock Moto Driver Rankings. Regional events in Texas, Colorado, Pittsburgh, Florida, Utah and California were contested since the August 15 release of the standings, along with the annual King of the Streets at the Rock Island Grand Prix. Nothing changed in the […]

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2014 RoboPong 200

September 19-21, 2014: New Castle Motorsports Park - New Castle, Indiana

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This weekend is the 11th annual RoboPong 200. Teams aboard TaG karts will attempt to complete the 200-lap endurance race around the 1-mile New Castle Motorsports Park. In addition to the big race Sunday, three Yamaha support races will go for a 15 lap Prefinal and 30 lap Final, testing their endurance and speed. Official […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – August 2014 – Sting Ray Robb

Rookie Junior driver earns first ticket to Rotax Grand Finals through Can-Am program

Sep 16, 2014 Sting Ray Robb won Round Seven to help him secure the vice-champion spot at the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Thanks to the partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United States […]

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EKN TV: Rock Island Grand Prix On-Board w/Tony Jump and David Cole

Picture-and-picture of Yamaha SuperCan Heavy main event with EKN audio from Labor Day street race

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This past Labor Day weekend was the 20th annual Rock Island Grand Prix. Nearly 100 karters converged to the Quad Cities area, turning the city streets of Rock Island, Illinois into a two-day race. The excitement continues from the time racers arrive Friday afternoon until the closing hours of Sunday. Each and every year, the […]

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