Aaron Downs Wins 2014 Sport Kart Grand Nationals

100 drivers battle for near $5,000 purse at third annual event at CalSpeed Karting Center

Jun 30, 2014 Sport Kart Grand Nationals - 2014
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Competition karting has the SKUSA SuperNats, and names like Abasse, Lammers, and Fore. Arrive and drive, or as it is known now as Sport Karting, has the Sport Kart Grand Nationals, and names like Kimbrell, Calvin, and Downs. Just as competitive and serious as its older and faster cousin, Sport Karting has emerged as the […]

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Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Ready to Celebrate Fourth of July in Canby

Third stop of 2014 season scheduled for holiday weekend at Pat’s Acres Racing Complex

Jun 27, 2014 The Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge gets underway again next weekend at the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The second half of the 2014 Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge begins next weekend (July 4-6), as the program journeys to the historic Pat’s Acres Racing Complex. The Canby, Oregon facility was part of the inaugural season and set to host the third stop of this year’s championship chase. Superkarts! USA and United States Rotax Max […]

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Registration Opens for 2014 Superkarts! USA SummerNationals at Midnight Tonight

Inaugural Modesto Grand Prix expected to welcome largest Pro Tour field yet

Jun 26, 2014 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour logo
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In just over 30 days, the city of Modesto will welcome Superkarts! USA and the karting community for the second stop of the 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour national series. The inaugural Modesto Grand Prix will play host to the 2014 SummerNationals on August 1-3, taking part in the downtown city streets. The SKUSA SpringNationals was […]

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Jun 26, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is ready to tackle the challenging Michiana Raceway Park this weekend with the running of the Zero Error Racing / Checkered Motorsports Grand Nationals, round three of this year’s Man Cup circuit. The annual Man Cup Grand National means prestigious WKA Eagle trophies will be on the […]

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Jun 24, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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WKA Membership, During a recent meeting our WKA Board of Trustees approved a plan for the restructure of the Manufacturers Cup Series, starting at the Daytona WKA Sprint Championships this December. We are aware times are changing and we realize our organization needs to change, as well. The trustees’ proposed plan will include a change […]

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Paddock Insider: United States Pro Kart Series – South Bend

Hot and sticky day to open up second stop of series

Jun 20, 2014 Michiana Raceway Park hosting the United States Pro Kart Series
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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 United States Pro Kart Series second stop at the Michiana Raceway Park in North Liberty, Indiana. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For […]

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Rok Cup USA Round Three Another Success for Series

Rokkers enjoy event at historic 103rd Street Sports Complex

Jun 19, 2014 RokCupUSA-Jax-Trophies
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ROK CUP USA hosted Race #3 of the 2014 series at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, FL this past weekend.  The half-mile track, built in the 1960’s, is famous for its banked “bowl” sweeping corner, testing driver’s skill, strength, and courage as they hold it flat-out and enter on to one of the fastest […]

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Road Race Grand Nationals Attracts Over 400 Entries to Mid-Ohio

Hatcher, Rice and Tedder take home three Eagles

Jun 19, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The 2014 WKA Road Race Grand Nationals went off this past weekend, June 13-15, at the famed Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course where over 150 drivers and 420 entrants partook in the fourth round of the 2014 WKA VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series driven by Mazda. Enduro-style road racers from the Midwest and around […]

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Praga North America Partners with EKN for USPKS ‘Trackside Live’ Coverage

Growing company adds its support to live audio broadcast at Michiana Raceway Park on June 20-22

Jun 18, 2014 Praga North America logo
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eKartingNews.com – the leading website in the sport of karting – is primed and ready for the upcoming weekend of ‘Trackside Live’ coverage from the Michiana Raceway Park, where the team will be reporting on the second stop of the United States Pro Kart Series. The EKN staff is thrilled to announce that this weekend’s […]

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SKUSA Competitor Bulletin: IAME X30 Weight Adjusted for TaG Senior and TaG Master

Five pounds removed in both categories, into effect in 30 days

Jun 16, 2014 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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Superkarts! USA would like to announce the reduction of the minimum weight for those competitors utilizing the IAME X30 engine in TaG Senior and TaG Master. After considerable evaluation, testing, and input from our competitors, it has been decided to adjust the weights to the following: TaG Senior: 370 lbs TaG Master: 400 lbs As […]

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Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Heads to SBR Motorsports Park

Rounds three and four of series take Colorado racers back to historic facility

Jun 13, 2014 Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge logo
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The Superkarts! USA Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge is ramping up for its second stop of the 2014 season. Rounds Three and Four will be contested at the SBR Motorsports Park on June 20-22. The RMPKC is coming off an exciting opening weekend of racing at the Grand Junction Motor Speedway back in May. Championship battles […]

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SKUSA Competitors Bulletin: Pro Tour SummerNationals Host Hotels Announced

Three hotels selected to welcome racers to Modesto Grand Prix on August 1-3

Jun 13, 2014 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour logo
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Superkarts! USA and the City of Modesto is happy to announce the official host hotels for the 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals at the Modesto Grand Prix on August 1-3. The northern California city will host what is expected to be the largest Pro Tour event with their inaugural city street race. The following will […]

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Jun 13, 2014 Start of the Sunday Yamaha Senior final won by Darin Marcus (Photo: Joe Brittin)
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The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series held rounds three and four at Michiana Raceway Park (MRP) on June 7-8 with a large turnout of over 300 entries.  The event was sponsored by KartLift. Although rain is often a factor at MRP, all races were ran in dry conditions even […]

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2014 Rotax Grand Finals Circuit Preview

BRP/Rotax Karting releases video of facility and sites of Valencia

Jun 12, 2014 circuitoKartodromoValencia_4
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The 2014 Rotax Grand Finals is set for Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero in Valencia, Spain on November 25-29. The 15th annual ‘Olympics of Karting’ will welcome racers from all over the world to crown the four world Rotax champions for the season. BRP/Rotax Karting has released a preview video of the new circuit set to […]

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Jun 11, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The WKA VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series driven by Mazda is set for one of its marquee annual events this weekend with the series’ Grand National event at the famed Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Enduro-style kart teams from across the country will head to central Ohio this weekend for the […]

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Red Line Oil Karting Championship Round Three Race Report

David Arnstein takes the GoPro feature, Austin Elliot takes Senior Rotax win and the $500 bonus

Jun 11, 2014 David Arnstein
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Great weather and a strong field of drivers put on a great show in all the classes.  Six classes had the minimum eight entries to be eligible for the $500 bonus at the end of the day.  Austin Elliot, winner of the Senior Rotax class, took home the race bonus when his name was drawn out of the hat.  […]

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Jun 10, 2014 EKN E logo
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Karting is mourning the loss of 2012 World Karting Association Hall of Fame inductee Norm DeBoever of South Bend, Indiana, who passed away Saturday at his home after a long illness. Norm was the owner of longtime WKA sponsor Target Distributing. Target sponsored a number of series and programs throughout the years, and DeBoever’s company […]

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Jun 06, 2014 2014 US Rotax Grand Nationals logo
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With the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals only six weeks away, MAXSpeed Group is pleased to announce event registration is now open. With discounted entry running effective from today until July 7, 2014, event officials urge competitors to register early, secure kart numbers and save on the overall event costs. In conjunction with the opening […]

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CPI Racing Becomes First American Shop to Import Modena Engines

Rising Italian manufacturer inks deal with Pennsylvania-based operation

Jun 06, 2014 The KK1 motor from Modena Engines will be available from CPI Racing
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Innovation and a desire to win help to develop ground-breaking products. The newest is the creation of Modena Engines as the latest player in the shifterkart engine manufacture battle, and this Italian-made powerplant is now available in the United States. CPI Racing has signed on to become the first American company to the worldwide distribution […]

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Rok Cup USA Hosts Round Two at Homestead Karting

New layout featured over Memorial Weekend event with series promoting many extras for competitors and families

Jun 04, 2014 Rok Cup USA hosted round two at the Homestead Karting facility
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Once again, Memorial Day weekend was made up of epic races — Monaco, Indy 500, Coca-Cola 600, and ROK CUP USA!  The much-anticipated Race #2 of the 2014 ROK CUP USA series, in Homestead, exceeded all expectations.  Not only was the on-track racing phenomenal, but the off-track amenities and festivities were exceptional. Drivers endured difficult […]

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