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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Mar 31, 2014 LSGP 2015 logo Lone Star Grand Prix
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The Lone Star Grand Prix is aimed at becoming a unique and exciting annual event for karters to enjoy each and every year in Lockhart, Texas. Promoters have already begun to make adjustments, with the goal of providing the best product possible for the March 7-8, 2015 event. In a statement released today, LSGP officials […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Lone Star Grand Prix – Lane Goes ‘Wild’ in Lockhart

Racers overcome weather to shine on final day of Grand Prix

Mar 02, 2014 Josh Lane drove his DR Kart to victory in the headline Stock Honda Light category (Photo: Shofner Films)
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Long-range weather forecasts for this year’s Lone Star Grand Prix gave us all the chance for optimism.  Coming into the event, temperatures soothing to those from the northern states were predicted for the entire weekend, although rain was a low-percentage possibility for Sunday.  After a warm day on Saturday, the worst possible option rolled in, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Lone Star Grand Prix – Saturday Report

Drivers double in qualifying, orders shaken up in Prefinal action to setup for Sunday’s features

Mar 01, 2014 LoneStarGrandPrix logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Texas karting has been a major center of growth and cooperation in recent years, and it took another big step forward as the third annual Lone Star Grand Prix got underway on Saturday with the running of practice, qualifying and a full set of Prefinal events.   The ‘come one, come all’ nature of the one-off […]

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Paddock Insider: 2014 Lone Star Grand Prix – Saturday

Wet track opens event with hopes of sun and dryness looming in Lockhart

Mar 01, 2014 Wet weather welcomed the LSGP racers this morning
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EKN’s Paddock Insider brings you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2014 Lone Star Grand Prix in Lockhart, Texas. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage of the LSGP, visit the EKN Event […]

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Paddock Insider: 2014 Lone Star Grand Prix – Friday

Texas street race to welcome large numbers in 10 categories

Feb 28, 2014 Big fields are expected for the 2014 edition of the LSGP (Photo: LoneStarGrandPrix.us)
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EKN’s Paddock Insider brings you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2014 Lone Star Grand Prix in Lockhart, Texas. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage of the LSGP, visit the EKN Event […]

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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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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
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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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Lone Star Grand Prix Continues to Break Records for Entries

March 1-2 event shaping up to be largest in three year history

Jan 02, 2014 The green flag will wave for the 2014 Lone Star Grand Prix in just two months
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Two months left until the 2014 edition of the Lone Star Grand Prix (LSGP) takes to the streets of Lockhart, Texas and pre-entries already equal the total number of entries from last year.  Racers from California, Colorado, Minnesota, Connecticut, Tennessee, Virginia, Georgia, Kansas, Oklahoma, Illinois, Ohio, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Texas, Wyoming, Massachusetts, Bermuda, Australia, Columbia, Mexico, […]

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Just a quick note to remind you that the price of entry for Lone Star Grand Prix 2014 goes up again on 12.31.13 at midnight.  The price to purchase tires from LSGP also goes up from $212 to $217 per set. You are required to purchase 1 set of MG FZ tires from LSGP but […]

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Dec 11, 2013 LoneStarGrandPrix logo
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The Stock Honda Light Class for the 2014 Texas Lone Star Grand Prix is sold out at 40 entries with a waiting list started and a last chance qualifier slated for the last 5 positions on the grid in the Sunday Main.  Racers are encouraged to submit their entries promptly in order to placed on […]

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Miller Motorsports Scores Victory at Texas 500 Endurance Race

Karters from Texas and beyond compete in inaugural event at North Texas Kartway

Nov 01, 2013 With Conner Wagner behind the wheel, the Miller Motorsports team drove to a dominant win (Photo: Carly Crowe)
Written by Tony LaPorta | 3 Comment

Throughout 2013, the Lone Star Grand Prix organization has been pushing the limits, and thinking outside of the box when it comes to putting on unique, challenging and most of all fun races for kart racers. After putting on the organization’s namesake race, the Lone Star Grand Prix – and then 2 Days 2 Ways […]

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Lone Star Grand Prix Making Great Strides in Becoming Staple Event of 2014

Street race in Lockhart, Texas aiming for increase in numbers and exposure for the sport

Oct 24, 2013 The Lone Star Grand Prix for 2014 is set for bigger and better racing in Lockhart (Photo: Shofner Films)
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Street racing has become the best venue to bring the sport of karting in front of the public masses. Throughout the country, events in parking lots and closed streets take place, giving adrenaline junkies a chance to go double or sometimes even triple the number speed limit. One of the young and growing events in […]

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Beyond the Mic: On the Road

EKN’s newest staffer Tony LaPorta chronicles his Texas two-step

Aug 16, 2013 (Photo: Louis DePaemelaere - omhphotos.com)
Written by David Cole | 1 Comment

Although we haven’t yet made the formal announcement of his new position with EKN, we’re thrilled to have a new intern on our staff.  Tony LaPorta has worked diligently in Colorado, developing his announcing talents and supporting the state’s kart racing on many levels. As a Communication Major at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, […]

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2 Day 2 Ways Event Preparing for Inaugural Event at Texas Motor Speedway

July 13-14 event to combine sprint and road racing formats into one fun and exciting weekend

Jun 27, 2013 2 Days 2 Ways logo
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A weekend at the race track can be a challenging task, be it finding the right chassis or engine set-up, and learning the nuances of the track with conditions changing every minute. The promoters of the Texas Lone Star Grand Prix have taken it to the next step, introducing the 2 Day 2 Ways event. […]

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Mar 08, 2013 Lone Star Grand Prix logo
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Lone Star Grand Prix 2013 took to the streets of historic and beautiful Lockhart, Texas on March 2-3, 2013. Lockhart has been the Official BBQ Capital of Texas for quite some time. Now it is the Official Street Racing Capital of Texas. Racers from 18 States and 6 countries converged on this Central Texas town […]

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‘Become One’ Holds Premiere at Lone Star Grand Prix

Karting documentary prepares for public debut and availability

Mar 04, 2013 Become One Logo
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What started in May of 2012 as an idea came to life on Friday evening in Lockhart, Texas at the Home Town Cinema, when the ‘Become One’ karting documentary premiered to a large audience just prior to the start of the Lone Star Grand Prix this past weekend. The creation of John Shofner and his […]

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Lone Star Grand Prix Building Excitement with Move to Lockhart, Texas

Second edition of event welcoming plentiful support from city and industry partners for March 2-3

Feb 21, 2013 Lone Star Grand Prix logo
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Street racing is a rare form of motorsports across the country and around the world. Monaco, Singapore, Long Beach and Le Mans – all have their own history, uniqueness and glamour that make them a unique destination for motor racing. Karts on a street circuit have been taking place for many years, and always sparks […]

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