Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20

November 16-20, 2016: Las Vegas Convention Center - Las Vegas, Nevada

Nov 03, 2016 SKUSA SuperNats 20 logo
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The 20th edition of the SKUSA SuperNationals is set for November 16-20. Nearly 500 racers from around the world will compete on a temporary circuit at the Las Vegas Convention Center, next to the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. The Superkarts! USA Pro Tour categories will complete the championship chases with the top KZ […]

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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – October 20

Lemke remains top driver heading into SuperNationals

Oct 26, 2016 Senior rookie Brandon Lemke leads the TaG Driver Rankings heading into the SuperNationals 20 (Photo: EKN)
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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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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – October 21

DRT Racing’s Formal remains in top spot heading to Las Vegas to defend SuperNationals title

Oct 25, 2016 Daniel Formal remains the #1 driver in the EKN Driver Rankings (Photo: EKN)
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Five races remain before the end of the 2016 eKartingNews.com Stock Moto Driver Rankings program. Over 200 drivers have contested the events selected from across North America to rank the top six-speed pilots. For many, the season has led up to what is considered to be THE karting event in the entire world – the […]

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Results 10.22.16 – Day 7 Report 10.21.16 – Day 6 Report 10.20.16 – Day 5 Report 10.19.16 – Day 4 Report 10.18.16 – Day 3 Report 10. 17.16 – Day 2 Report 10.14.16 – Team USA Preview 10.06.16 – Challenge of the Americas Champions Take on the World

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2016 IAME International Final

October 10-16, 2016: Le Mans Karting International - Le Mans, France

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10.16.16 – Sunday Report 10.15.16 – Saturday Report 10.14.16 – Friday Report 10.13.16 – Thursday Report 10.12.16 – Wednesday Report 10.07.16 – Team USA Preview  

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – 2016 Grand Nationals

September 23-25, 2016: New Castle Motorsports Park - New Castle, Indiana

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The 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series is set to close out this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. This is the second trip to the central Indiana facility, with the championships in the eight categories to be decided over the weekend. Official Discussion Thread Official Website Results EKN Photo Gallery EKN Trackside Live EVENT […]

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2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh

September 9-11, 2016: Pittsburgh International Race Complex - Wampum, PA

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This weekend is the final stage of the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series. The Pittsburgh International Race Complex is set to host Round Seven and Eight this weekend around the 9/10-mile Alan Wilson Circuit on September 9-11. Four IAME divisions and four Yamaha categories will decide the final two race winners en route to […]

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2016 Rock Island Grand Prix

September 3-4, 2016: Rock Island Street Course - Rock Island, Illinois

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The 22nd Rock Island Grand Prix is set for this weekend in Rock Island, Illinois. Every Labor Day weekend, karters turn the city streets into a race course of six-turns at 6/10-mile, reaching speeds near 80mph. The event is a melting pot of diverse karting drivers, equipment and talent pool into 17 categories competing over […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh

August 19-21, 2016: PIttsburgh International Race Complex - Wampum, PA

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This weekend is the fourth stop of the Bridgestone WKA Manufacturers Cup Series, set for the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. The Wampum, PA facility was just repaved this winter, which will provide some fast times and exciting racing throughout the weekend as the championship chases narrow up with the penultimate event. Official Discussion Thread Official […]

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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – August 5

Lemke become new #1 with Norberg moving up

Aug 11, 2016 Senior rookie Brandon Lemke has taken over the #1 position (Photo: EKN)
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Now into the heart of the 2016 season, the EKN Driver Rankings shows a better picture of just who is emerging as the top drivers on the year. Over 115 events have taken place that are part of the TaG schedule for this year, with the first 10-ranked event completed this weekend with the running […]

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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – August 5

Formal takes over top position over Musgrave with French joining the top-three

Aug 10, 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour S1 championship leader Daniel Formal is now the #1 in the EKN Driver Rankings (Photo: EKN)
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We are now two-thirds of the way complete in the 2016 season for the eKartingNews.com Stock Moto Driver Rankings. Roughly 30 events remain on the calendar, contributing to driver’s results for the 12-month ranking program, featuring the best six results. Two of the three major events on the year are complete, with the SKUSA SpringNationals […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – August 3

Canada’s Dunning takes over top position with over 1800 drivers combined contributing to grassroots program

Aug 09, 2016 Skylar Dunning
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Last March, 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 all […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Jagger Jones – CIK Academy Trophy Portugal

Arizona driver represents United States at second round of 2016 international program

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The CIK-FIA Academy Trophy series is a unique program that brings together the best hopefuls from around the world between the ages of 13-15 and places them at the wheel of one-make karts for a three-event championship. Each ASN from around the world select drivers to represent their country to be part of the Academy […]

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2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – SummerNationals

July 21-24, 2016: New Castle Motorsports Park - New Castle, Indiana

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The 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour continues this weekend with the seventh running of the SKUSA SummerNationals. The event returns for the second straight year at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana with 248 entries set for the nine categories on the weekend. Catch all the action live at ekartingnews.com/live and watch update […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle 1

July 15-17, 2016: New Castle Motorsports Park - New Castle, Indiana

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This weekend marks the return of EKN Trackside Live coverage of the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series. EKN was in Daytona for the first time covering a WKA event since 2012. After scheduling conflict preventing us from attending the GoPro event in April, EKN is set for the final three events of the 2016 season beginning […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: June 2016 – Dakota Pesek

Top Kart USA driver sweeps Shawano for USPKS and Route 66 Sprint Series

Jul 12, 2016 Dakota Pesek won both finals at the Route 66 Sprint Series and doubled up at the USPKS event - both in Shawano (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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2016 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex

July 8-10, 2016: GoPro Motorplex - Mooresville, North Carolina

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This weekend is begins the second half of the United States Pro Kart Series. May and June took the competitors to Indiana and Wisconsin, now the destination is Mooresville, North Carolina and the GoPro Motorplex. EKN will have complete coverage throughout the weekend, including result updates here and of course more on the home page […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – June 30

Peel remains top driver as total nears 1,000 racers in North America

Jul 04, 2016 Barry Peel (Photo: Shofner Films)
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Last March, 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 all […]

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2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Shawano

June 17-19, 2016: US Air Motorsports Raceway - Shawano, Wisconsin

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The United States Pro Kart Series resumes this weekend with another trip to the US Air Motorsports Raceway in Shawano, Wisconsin. Following another big event for the Route 66 Sprint Series, this weekend’s USPKS event should be another fantastic event with the eight categories continuing their championship chases. EKN will have complete coverage, including live audio […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – June 10

2016 program begins with Tony Kart remaining as top brand in North America

Jun 15, 2016 EKN Constructors Championship logo
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The 2016 karting season is nearing the halfway point with a busy first five months in the books. The many kart tracks across the United States and Canada are welcoming racers every weekend, enjoying the sport we all love. On the national scene, 22 events have been completed that count toward the eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship […]

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