eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – October 31

Leesmann increases score, not lead with Musgrave holding strong

Oct 31, 2013 EKN Driver Rankings logo
Written by David Cole | 4 Comment

The 2013 season is nearing the end, with only a few more local and regional events still on the calendar before turning over for 2014. One race everyone is looking forward to is now just three weeks away, with nearly 600 drivers expected for the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII. The SKUSA Pro Tour finale will […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – September 2013 – Kyle Wick

Washington driver battles top pilots to record first major Junior Max victory

Oct 30, 2013 Wick drove to his first major victory in Junior Max at the Can-Am Karting Challenge finale (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Thanks to the new 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 […]

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2013 RoboPong 200

October 26-27, 2013: New Castle Motorsports Park - New Castle, Indiana

Oct 25, 2013 Robo-Pong 200 logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 10th annual RoboPong 200 is set for this weekend at the popular New Castle Motorsports Park. The 1-mile circuit in Indiana will welcome karting’s best along with big names in motorsports. This year’s race is later in the year then normal, and thus one extra challenge of battling the weather will be a factor. […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – September 2013 – Gary Lawson

Ohio driver continues reign over Rock Island GP after two year hiatus

Oct 22, 2013 Lawson returned to the Rock Island Grand Prix after two years, adding four victories to his win total (Photo: Joe Brittin)
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 Constructors Championship – October 18, 2013

A near lock-up for Tony Kart heading into SuperNationals XVII

Oct 18, 2013 EKN Constructors Championship logo
Written by David Cole | 4 Comment

Just one more event remains in the 2013 eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship program – the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII. In year’s past, the top brand was decided in the Rio parking lot, but this year, it may be decided already. It’s been well documented throughout the season how the OTK chassis have dominated the numbers throughout […]

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Driver Diary: Trey Shannon – 24 Hours of America

North Carolina driver faces third 24 hour event to promote awareness for Tourette Syndrome

Oct 17, 2013 Trey Shannon 24 Hour of America
Written by David Cole | No Comments

eKartingNews.com has partnered up with Trey Shannon as he attempts his third-straight 24 hour challenge. Shannon will compete in the 24 Hours of America event as a solo driver, while promoting awareness for Tourette Syndrome. Over the October 18-20 weekend, racers from around the world will compete at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North […]

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Driver Diary: Kurt Fisher – IAME International Final

Italian Motors USA driver taking on best IAME drivers in world at French facility

Oct 15, 2013 Fisher making completed his first day on course Wednesday
Written by David Cole | 2 Comment

eKartingNews.com has partnered up with Kurt Fisher to provide an insightful and direct look into competing at the IAME International Final, held at the ‘Actua Circuit de Lyon’ in the scenic city of Lyon, France on October 16-20. A total of seven drivers from North America will be competing, with Fisher set to do battle […]

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2013 Rotax Pan-American Challenge

October 11-13, 2013: NOLA Motorsports Park - Avondale, New Orleans

Oct 12, 2013 Rotax Pan American Logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

This week brings on the international Rotax Pan-American Challenge. Nearly 200 drivers from all across the world converged NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans, Louisiana. Teams and drivers arrived early in the week for unofficial practice scheduled for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Thursday served as the official practice day and the real action began Friday […]

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2013 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix

September 28-29, 2013: Lancaster, California

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Written by David Cole | No Comments

The fifth annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. On September 28-29, karts will be zooming down the Boulevard section of the Southern California city as the Superkarts! USA California ProKart Challenge closes out the 2013 season. The growing street race will welcome racers from all over the country, as competitors have another chance to prepare […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – August 2013 – US Rotax Grand Nationals Champions

Six drivers who earned 2013 national Rotax titles in North Carolina honored

Sep 25, 2013 GoRotax Driver of the Month logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Thanks to the new 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 […]

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OnTrack: David Cole – Victory Kart – Rock Island Grand Prix

EKN Managing Editor takes on LO206 class at popular street circuit event

Sep 23, 2013 Cole piloting the Victory Kart / LO 206 around the Rock Island Grand Prix (Photo: Joe Brittin)
Written by David Cole | 1 Comment

One of the perks that we enjoy through managing the ‘Internet hub’ for the sport is our many connections within the industry. Karting is filled with many passionate enthusiasts, and there are many great events figures which we are thrilled to be associated. The Rock Island Grand Prix exemplifies that status, as the all-volunteer crew […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – August 2013 – Neil Verhagen

Young Cadet driver substitutes for fellow competitor, winning three races at WKA Pittsburgh event

Sep 16, 2013 Verhagen substituted for Brandon Lemke, winning three of six features at the WKA event
(Photo: NCRM)
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 TV: Rock Island Grand Prix On-Board w/Todd Bolton

Amazing Yamaha SuperCan Medium action caught on GoPro

Sep 13, 2013 EKN Trackside Live logo
Written by David Cole | 2 Comment

Each Labor Day weekend, droves of karters from across the country have traveled to the Rock Island Grand Prix. The Quad Cities festival event is something like no other, tagged as the world’s largest street race. Both on and off the track, the excitement never ends. After 19 editions of the event, this year’s races […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – July 2013 – Jacob Ruppe

South Bend driver earns first two Mini Max victories of season

Sep 11, 2013 Ruppe drove to his first ever Mini Max victory in July, backing it up with his second just a few weeks later
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Thanks to the new 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 […]

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United States Pro Kart Series – Season Finale

September 6-8, 2013: Pittsburgh International Race Complex

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Written by David Cole | No Comments

This weekend marks the end of the inaugural United States Pro Kart Series, with rounds seven and eight set for the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The three-day event will wrap up the 2013 season for the Yamaha/Leopard series, as seven champions will be crowned Sunday evening. Official Forum Thread Official Website: United […]

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2013 Rock Island Grand Prix

August 31-September 1, 2013: Rock Island, Illinois

Sep 01, 2013 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 19th annual Rock Island Grand Prix took place during its traditional Labor Day weekend, with 15 categories racing through the streets of the Quad Cities streets along the Mississippi River. Roughly 240 entries took part in the two-day event, including two rounds of practice and qualifying on Saturday, with the main events taking part […]

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EKN OnTrack: Staff Heads to Rock Island Grand Prix

Howden and Cole to bring helmets this year for return to action

Aug 29, 2013 EKN-OnTrack
Written by Rob Howden | 5 Comment

There is just something special about the Rock Island Grand Prix, and it likely comes down to its uniqueness among the list of top national karting events in the United States.  The race is run like a well-oiled machine thanks to years of dedicated service by a passionate management team and their hard-working crew of […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – July 2013 – Jarred Campbell

NorCal driver doubles up at SummerNationals to secure bid for SKUSA Pro Tour title

Aug 28, 2013 Campbell drove to a weekend sweep in S5 at the SKUSA SummerNationals (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
Written by David Cole | 1 Comment

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 Driver Rankings – TaG – August 16, 2013

Pagano holds strong with Neri and Craig now trailing

Aug 23, 2013 EKN Driver Rankings logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2013 season has been unpredictable when reviewing the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings for the TaG category. Looking at the top-10 in the current standings, anyone of the drivers could hold the top position, with some already a former EKN #1 driver in the category. The top spot however remains in the hands of Louie Pagano, […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – August 16, 2013

Leesmann remains as top driver, increases total in standings

Aug 21, 2013 EKN Driver Rankings logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

After two months, the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings is taking shape, putting the best drivers of the season up toward the top of the standings. A number of races took place in July, adding points to a number of drivers along the way. One consistent remains, Fritz Leesmann (CRG) at the top. The Californian continues to […]

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