United States Pro Kart Series – South Bend

June 20-22: Michiana Raceway Park - North LIberty, Indiana

Jun 16, 2014 USPKS logo
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This weekend is the second stop of the United States Pro Kart Series, as the program heads to the Michiana Raceway Park in North Liberty, Indiana. Round Three and Four of the eight-race championship chase will be contested on the 11-turn, 3/4-mile course. Over 120 entries will contest the eight TaG and Yamaha categories as […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – June 5

2014 program opens up with Tony Kart remaining on top

Jun 05, 2014 EKN Constructors Championship logo
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The calendar is reaching the halfway point for 2014, with racing well underway all across the country. Among those events completed include 11 races counting toward the 2014 eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship. A wide variety of brands have gained points over the opening events of the season, with three-time EKN CC title winner Tony Kart soaring […]

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2014 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – May 23

Musgrave opens season still leading standings over hungry group of drivers

May 29, 2014 EKN Driver Rankings logo
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The Stock Moto category continues to grow in the United States, as evident by the recent Superkarts! USA SpringNationals at the Dallas Karting Complex. Record numbers in the S1 and S2 categories, along with high-profile international entries provided exciting racing over the May weekend, setting up for what is to be a thrilling chase toward […]

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2014 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – May 23

Askew takes over top spot to begin new season

May 23, 2014 EKN Driver Rankings logo
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The 2014 season is well underway throughout the country and around the world. This year’s shaping up to be another historic season in the sport, with a number of major events filling out the 12-month calendar. Four months are already in the books, which have helped to shape up the first release of the eKartingNews.com […]

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EKN One-on-One: Puget Sound Road Racing Association’s Aaron Stanford

Dedication, ingenuity and hard work helps fuel rebirth of Pacific Northwest's road racing program

May 21, 2014 The Ridge Motorsports Park
Written by David Cole | 1 Comment

There was a time, both in the Pacific Northwest and in the United States as a whole, when road racing was a huge part of the karting landscape.  In the past, many racers would participate in both the sprint and road race disciplines, while there was also a strong community of dedicated enduro and superkart […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – April 2014 – Dylan Tavella

New York driver earns Rotax Challenge of the Americas, follows with three wins at USPKS

May 20, 2014 Tavella clinched his first Rotax Challenge of the Americas title, besting the MIni Max field (Photo: SeanBuur.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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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – April 2014 – Austin Versteeg

Utah driver secures championship and Rotax Grand Finals ticket with victory in Sonoma

May 15, 2014 Versteeg won the Rotax Challenge of the Americas finale to clinch the title, and spot on Team USA (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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2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – SpringNationals

May 2-4, 2014: Dallas Karting Complex - Caddo Mills, Texas

Apr 29, 2014 2014 SKUSA SpringNationals logo
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The 2014 edition of the Superkarts! USA is primed for another record breaking event to begin the fifth season. The SKUSA SpringNationals will take place at the Dallas Karting Complex in Caddo Mills, Texas on May 2-4, with 237 entries already scheduled to take part this historic event, 10 more than last year’s number from […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – March 2014 – Nick Neri

Ocala Gran Prix pilot earns fourth ticket to Rotax Grand Finals with Florida Winter Tour DD2 championship

Apr 24, 2014 Neri on his way to victory at Florida Winter Tour, leading to his first DD2 championship (Photo: Studio52.us)
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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 Rankings Outline Confirmed for 2014

Program continues promotion of drivers within TaG and Stock Moto divisions

Apr 23, 2014 EKN Driver Rankings logo
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The 2014 details of the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings program have been confirmed. The events to be included in the Touch and Go (TaG) and Stock Moto categories have been identified, with the purpose to highlight the top drivers in the country. Initially developed for the pages of Super Kart Illustrated magazine, the mathematical program ranks […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – March 2014 – Josh Lane

DRT Racing driver bags headline victory at Lone Star Grand Prix

Apr 18, 2014 Lane won the headline Stock Honda Light division at the Lone Star Grand Prix (Photo: lonestargrandprix.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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United States Pro Kart Series – Mooresville

April 11-13: GoPro Motorplex - Mooresville, North Carolina

Apr 10, 2014 USPKS logo
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This weekend kicks off the sophomore season of the United States Pro Kart Series, with two rounds of the eight race championship set for the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC. The program has expanded to eight categories – four Yamaha and four TaG – restructured to offer up a true ladder system in each group. […]

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Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma

April 4-6, 2014: Simraceway Performance Karting Center - Sonoma, California

Apr 02, 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo 2014
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This weekend, seven champions will be crowned as the Rotax Challenge of the Americas program completes its 2014 season at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. Racers competing in the international Rotax Max Challenge winter series will contend for tickets to the 2014 Rotax Grand Finals and entries to the US Rotax Grand […]

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

California driver Jake Craig earns top spot in headline division

Mar 31, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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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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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
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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
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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)
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 – 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)
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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2014 Lone Star Grand Prix

March 1-2: Lockhart, Texas

Feb 28, 2014 LoneStarGrandPrix logo
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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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