eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: July 2022 – Oliver Calvo

California native commands KA100 Senior at SummerNationals

Aug 10, 2022
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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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Aug 02, 2022
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The following is a continuing series ‘Begin Again’ by R.K. Siler. The last installment was the first of the 2022 season with The Makeover – Part I and today, we provide you with Part II. In Part I of “The Makeover”, I discussed the big changes that were made to my shifter kart, including the […]

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Jul 29, 2022
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is part of our Trackside coverage, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will feature notes from trackside at the 2022 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park over the July 29-31 weekend. This is insider info will not be seen anywhere else. […]

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2022 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings presented by Skip Barber Racing School – TaG – July 22

Top-three remain unchanged with Norberg ahead of Nepveu and Massimino

Jul 26, 2022
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The eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings presented by Skip Barber Racing School has moved into the second half of the season. Six months, and nearly the seventh is completed as we close up on the end of July to help shape the current standings of the TaG program. Several events have been included in the new calculations, […]

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2022 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings presented by Skip Barber Racing School – Shifterkart – July 22

Myers and French remain as top duo with Wick now in position to challenge for top spot

Jul 25, 2022
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The eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings presented by Skip Barber Racing School has shifted into the second half of the season. Events from the first six months, including those contested already up to July 22 have been calculated to provide us with new standings for the Shifterkart program. The major programs such as the Superkarts! USA Pro […]

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Kings Rule at the Rock Island Grand Prix

Shifterkart, 100cc and Briggs & Stratton drivers have chance to continue reign over the Quad Cities once again

Jul 20, 2022
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Rock Island, Illinois is a town of 37,000 people located in the northwestern corner of the state, on the border with Iowa, separated by the Mississippi River. The first two homes were built in 1826 and the town was officially incorporated in 1941, known for its rich history and architecture. The first football game that […]

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Jul 19, 2022
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The halfway point of the 2022 season has past us, and we’re now into the month of July and looking to close out with the second half of the season. July is the halfway point in the calendar, and wraps up an intense six months of racing across the United States. The annual Major League […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: June 2022 – Jack Iliffe

Parolin factory driver dominates Mini Swift in SKUSA SpringNationals

Jul 15, 2022
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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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Jul 12, 2022
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The following is a continuing series ‘Begin Again’ by R.K. Siler. The series opened with the Going Back to My Karting Roots in early 2020, followed by Strains, Rains and Pandemics in April. The third column was offered in October 2020 with Support Your Local Kartshop and return in 2021 with Where Did Everybody Go?. The last installment came in August […]

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Jul 08, 2022
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is part of our Trackside coverage, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will feature notes from trackside at the 2022 United States Pro Kart Series Badger State Grand Prix from the Briggs & Stratton Motorplex at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. This is insider info […]

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Jul 06, 2022
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Making sure that you’re putting the full power of your motor to your tires is a key element to the overall performance of your kart. A crucial element that transfers all that horsepower to get you to the podium is your chain. One of the leading brands for karting chains in North America and around […]

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The Progression from Indoor to Competition Karting

K1’s outdoor track and the hole it fills from rentals to racing

Jul 05, 2022
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Motorsports in America is going through a resurgence as of late. More and more people are tuning in and going to tracks all across the country to get their weekly dose of adrenaline. Just last year, the United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas was the most attended Formula 1 race in […]

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Jun 22, 2022
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The recent joint statement from ROK Cup USA, Superkarts! USA and the United States Pro Kart Series regarding a working relationship has sparked much interest in our community, and not surprisingly, it has brought up past discussions and new conversation regarding the sport of karting here in the USA. What sparked this new endeavor? First […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: May 2022 – Max Garcia

Four podiums in two days for Florida driver at USPKS Carolina Grand Prix

Jun 21, 2022
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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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Jun 15, 2022
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A leader in motorsport safety, Stilo is becoming one of the leading brands in the sport of karting, not only here in the USA but around the world. The quality of product produced at the Stilo headquarters in Pedrengo, Italy is outstanding. The sport of karting is seeing huge boost at the grassroots through the […]

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Jun 10, 2022
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is part of our Trackside coverage, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will feature notes from trackside at the 2022 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals at the Utah Motorsports Campus in Erda, Utah over the June 9-12 weekend. This is insider info will not be seen […]

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2022 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings presented by Skip Barber Racing School – TaG – June 3

Top-three changes with Norberg still out front now ahead of Nepveu and Massimino

Jun 07, 2022
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eKartingNews.com is happy to announce the addition of Skip Barber Racing School as the presenting sponsor for the EKN Driver Rankings. The second release of the year of the eKartingNews.com TaG Driver Rankings presented by Skip Barber Racing School features changes across the board, except at the top. The points calculations reflect the last 12 […]

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Jun 06, 2022
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eKartingNews.com is happy to announce the addition of Skip Barber Racing School as the presenting sponsor for the EKN Driver Rankings. The second release of the eKartingNews.com Shifterkart Driver Rankings for 2022 features no changes in the order among the top-11. The point totals have been adjusted with the removal of last year’s SKUSA Pro […]

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Jun 01, 2022
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Howden Media Group is happy to announce the addition of Nate Dean to the eKartingNews.com staff, as he’s come on-board as our new Editorial Assistant. Since 2004, Howden Media Group has been a two-person show with Editor-in-Chief Rob Howden and Managing Editor David Cole producing the content and social media presence for the site, all […]

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May 31, 2022
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One name that has stood out over the last two decades in the sport of karting is most certainly Gary Carlton. The two-time Superkarts! USA SuperNationals winner is among the most decorated shifterkart drivers in North America, having enjoyed a solid career competing in Europe with numerous factory race teams. Prior to his move to […]

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