EKN One-on-One: Mark Coats – United States Pro Kart Series

Series promoter gearing up for sophomore season of growing program

Mar 26, 2014 USPKS logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

A new era in karting began in April 2013 when the United States Pro Kart Series launched at the GoPro Motorplex. Roughly 120 drivers battled heavy rain conditions in what was the beginning of a new professional karting series. Seven categories, focused on providing maximum track time around two engine programs, opened up the competition […]

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Mar 25, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2013 season has closed, and with that, come the annual final standings of the eKartingNews.com United States Rotax Driver Rankings. In cooperation with the MAXSpeed Group, EKN utilizes the USRMC National Point Standings program and combined with the ‘Driver Rankings’ system to formulate the top drivers from the season. Back in May, the program […]

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Operation Grassroots: Briggs LO206 – Design and Manufactured for Change

A look at the program’s history and motivation

Mar 21, 2014 Briggs LO206
Written by David Cole | 7 Comment

Over the past handful of years, the karting community and its industry have worked their best to overcome the crippling effects of the recent economic recession.  For many racers, karting is a luxury expense that is one of the first budget items on the chopping block.  Scaling back participation, moving to a more affordable class […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – February 2014 – Jak Crawford

Young Texas pilot overcomes adversity to claim four straight Rotax Challenge of the Americas victories

Mar 18, 2014 Crawford drove to another two-win weekend at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas round in Phoenix (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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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – February 2014 – Luis Schiavo

Venezuelan Masters driver builds win total to six in eight Florida Winter Tour races in 2014

Mar 14, 2014 Schiavo won three of the four Masters features at the FWT Ocala event, matching his total from the opener in Homestead (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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2014 Lone Star Grand Prix

March 1-2: Lockhart, Texas

Feb 28, 2014 LoneStarGrandPrix logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

This weekend marks the running of the third annual Lone Star Grand Prix. For the second straight year, the small city of Lockhart, Texas will welcome karters from all across the US and selected countries around the world – located just south of Austin. From shifterkarts, to the popular Chonda categories, the fields are expected […]

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Feb 27, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2013 season has closed, and with that, come the annual final standings of the eKartingNews.com United States Rotax Driver Rankings. In cooperation with the MAXSpeed Group, EKN utilizes the USRMC National Point Standings program and combined with the ‘Driver Rankings’ system to formulate the top drivers from the season. Back in May, the program […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – January 2014 – Gavin Reichelt

DD2 rookie travels west to earn two feature wins in Rotax Challenge of the Americas debut

Feb 26, 2014 Reichelt scored his first DD2 win in the opening round of the Challenge, backing it up the following day (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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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Rotax Challenge of the Americas – PKRA

February 21-23, 2014: PKRA - Glendale, Arizona

Feb 19, 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo 2014
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The Rotax Challenge of the Americas is reaching the halfway point, as the program heads to the PKRA facility in Glendale, Arizona. Rounds 3 and 4 will be contested around the challenging circuit with weather expected to be perfect for racing all weekend. The championship battles are underway, with four tickets to the Rotax Grand […]

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eKartingNews.com United States Rotax Driver Rankings – 2013 Final Standings – Junior Max

Team USA driver Luke Selliken uses Can-Am championship to claim top spot

Feb 18, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2013 season has closed, and with that, come the annual final standings of the eKartingNews.com United States Rotax Driver Rankings. In cooperation with the MAXSpeed Group, EKN utilizes the USRMC National Point Standings program and combined with the ‘Driver Rankings’ system to formulate the top drivers from the season. Back in May, the program […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – January 2014 – Michael d’Orlando

Cadet driver doubles up in TaG Cadet at opening rounds of Florida Winter Tour

Feb 13, 2014 Michael d'Orlando drove to double wins in the TaG Cadet division to open up the Florida Winter Tour (Photo: Studio52.us)
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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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eKartingNews.com United States Rotax Driver Rankings – 2013 Final Standings – Mini Max

Robb improves for 2013 to advance up to number one position in final Cadet season

Feb 11, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2013 season has closed, and with that, come the annual final standings of the eKartingNews.com United States Rotax Driver Rankings. In cooperation with the MAXSpeed Group, EKN utilizes the USRMC National Point Standings program and combined with the ‘Driver Rankings’ system to formulate the top drivers from the season. Back in May, the program […]

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Feb 03, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2013 season has closed, and with that, come the annual final standings of the eKartingNews.com United States Rotax Driver Rankings. In cooperation with the MAXSpeed Group, EKN utilizes the USRMC National Point Standings program and combined with the ‘Driver Rankings’ system to formulate the top drivers from the season. Back in May, the program was […]

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Latest Edition of Gran Turismo 6 Features Karting

15th anniversary game steps karting operation up

Jan 30, 2014 GT6-BrandsHatchIndyCircuit
Written by Tony LaPorta | No Comments

As a 20-year-old guy who loves video games, I jumped at the chance to be the member of the EKN crew who would review Gran Turismo 6. Thanks to school, travel and work commitments, I don’t get as much time to play video games as I’d like to, but thanks to a break in school […]

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EKN One-on-One: Rob Miller – Lone Star Grand Prix

Motorsports enthusiast motivated to help grow the sport of karting

Jan 28, 2014 LSGP-Rob Miller
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Year after year, a lingering question is always brought out during personal discussions and online chatter: How do we grow karting? Many ideas and concepts get thrown around during forum discussions, drinks at the bar after a day at the track, or during phone conversations between industry members. Each individual in the sport has his […]

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Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Tucson

January 24-26, 2014: Musselman Honda Circuit

Jan 23, 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo 2014
Written by David Cole | No Comments

After a short break during the month of December, the 2014 season is underway as the Rotax Challenge of the Americas is set to begin. The opening two rounds are scheduled for the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Teams are already moving into the paddock as they prepare for the three-days of action around […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – December 2013 – Red Line Oil Karting Championship

Northern California program ranked highest among the United States Rotax Max Challenge

Jan 22, 2014 Red Line Oil Karting Championship logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – December 2013 – Matt Solarczyk

Junior Birel America driver earns four wins at WKA Daytona KartWeek

Jan 14, 2014 Solarcyzk scored four wins at the WKA Daytona KartWeek Manufacturers Cup event (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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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EKN One-on-One: Florida Winter Tour’s Bill Wright

2014 series set to kick off this weekend

Jan 08, 2014 QA-BillWright
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

With the 2014 Florida Winter Tour about to get underway this weekend at the Homestead Karting facility in Southern Florida, eKartingNews.com’s Rob Howden reached out to Formula Kart Productions owner Bill Wright. eKartingNews.com: Thanks for taking the time to chat with us, Bill, especially considering the fact that we all just got through a crazy […]

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EKN One-on-One: Nicholas Rowe

Aussie driver steals SuperNationals TaG Senior victory in Las Vegas debut

Jan 03, 2014 Nicholas Rowe celebrating the TaG Senior victory at SuperNationals XVII (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Over 80 drivers entered in the TaG Senior category for their chance to make history at this year’s Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. The 17th edition of the event was historic in terms of numbers, with over 600 drivers in attendance, and in terms of weather. For three straight days, it was nothing but cold and rain, […]

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