Inaugural Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA Program Opens in Homestead

Number of double race winners highlights weekend outside Miami

Jan 19, 2015 (Photo: Florida Winter Tour)
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The inaugural Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA presented by MG Tires took place at the Homestead Karting facility, just south of the Miami beaches in Homestead, Florida. A total of 156 drivers took part in the first ever FWT event promoted by the MAXSpeed Entertainment after longtime promoter Bill Wright stepped down, […]

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Jan 09, 2015 GoPro-SOL Republic
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IAME USA is thrilled to announce the creation of their IAME Top Performer Award presented by SOL Republic and GoPro. The award is an all-new incentive program that rewards one driver at each major IAME event who scores the overall top performance with a brand new GoPro HERO4 Silver Edition camera and custom IAME SOL […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Preview – Part 2

Stacked Senior and Masters Max fields with new faces taking on DD2 for series titles

Jan 08, 2015 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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This weekend is the official kick off to the 2015 season, as the Rotax Challenge of the Americas begins its eighth season of competition. The numbers back up the program’s statement of being the ‘premier winter karting series on the left coast’, welcoming some of the top drivers from all over the continent and the […]

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Formula 1 Driver Felipe Nasr on Praga at Florida Pro Kart Series

Brazilian will race in the IAME Senior class with the Praga North America team

Jan 07, 2015 Felipe Nasr will join Praga North America to compete at the opening round of the Florida Pro Kart Series event this weekend (Photo: Paolo Pellegrini)
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In a last minute addition to their lineup, Praga North America can confirm that Formula 1 driver Felipe Nasr will be racing under their tent at this weekend’s first round of the Florida Pro Kart Winter Series at the Palm Beach Kart Center. The 22 year-old Brazilian driver, who was recently signed to the Sauber […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Preview – Part 1

Eighth year of program begins for premier west coast winter series

Jan 07, 2015 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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This weekend is the official kick off to the 2015 season, as the Rotax Challenge of the Americas begins its eighth season of competition. The numbers back up the program’s statement of being the ‘premier winter karting series on the left coast’, welcoming some of the top drivers from all over the continent and the […]

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Silly Season 2015

Who is going ‘where’, and who is racing ‘what’ this coming season

Jan 06, 2015 EKN E logo
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With the new karting season getting underway this coming weekend, we are expecting that 2015 will be one of the most intriguing years we’ve seen in recent memory. A number of organizations, series, and one-off events are going to be offered over the coming 12 months and over the last month, all the pairings have […]

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CRG USA and CRG Nations Partner Together for 2015

Colorado operation takes over as master distributor for CRG in North America

Jan 06, 2015 CRG-USA logo
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CRG USA has been named the Master distributor for the CRG chassis and product line after a historic deal was recently reached between CRG S.p.a founder and president Giancarlo Tinini and the K1 Group to make K1 the exclusive importer of CRG. CRG-USA will handle the existing network of CRG dealers and customers throughout the […]

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Superkarts! USA Honors 2014 Pro Tour Champions

Eight drivers inducted into ‘Circle of Champions’ for 2015 season

Dec 29, 2014 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour logo
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2014 was a record breaking season for the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour. During the fifth year of the national program, driver numbers reached an all-time high at both the SpringNationals and SummerNationals. Racers enjoyed the challenging Dallas Karting Complex facility in Caddo Mills, Texas, and took on the city streets of Modesto, California for the […]

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2015 Series Supporters Announced for Rotax Challenge of the Americas

Premier winter karting series on the left coast set to start January 9-11 in Tucson, Arizona

Dec 26, 2014 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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In just two weeks time, the season will be underway at the Musselman Honda Circuit outside Tucson, Arizona as the 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas program opens its eighth season as the premier winter karting series on the left coast. Seven Rotax Max Challenge categories begin a six-round championship series along the southwestern half […]

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Merry Christmas!

Wishing everyone health and happiness for this holiday season

Dec 25, 2014 EKN-XMAS
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On this Christmas Day, it is our hope that you are spending your days with family and friends, enjoying health, happiness and the warmth of the holiday season. The staff at eKartingNews.com would like to extend our best wishes to you and your family. With Daytona KartWeek and the Holiday Classic on the horizon, we’d […]

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Dec 18, 2014 California State Karting Championships 2015 logo
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The first California State Champion crossed the finish line in the early Sixties.  That was the beginning of a tradition that has spanned over five decades and crowned champions of all ages.  It has been five years since a California State Champion stood on the top step.  On the weekend of January 17-18, 2015 a […]

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Dec 17, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The World Karting Association is proud to announce the five dates for the 2015 Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series. Following the big season opener next week at Daytona International Speedway the Man. Cup Series will travel to four fine venues throughout the eastern half of the country. 2015 Manufacturers Cup Series Schedule December 27-30 […]

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Jake Craig Signs with Formula K and RaceLab

SKUSA Pro Tour and US Rotax National Champion inks new program for 2015

Dec 16, 2014 Jake Craig (r) will pilot a Formula K under the RaceLab banner with Kyle Kuntze
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Southern California karting sensation Jake Craig has signed on as an official Formula K Racing driver, joining a rare list of Americans to earn the title of a true factory driver. Craig, coming off the most successful karting season of his career, will be an official driver and brand ambassador for both Formula K and […]

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2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Video

A brief look at the experience that was Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero

Dec 16, 2014 Rotax Grand Finals 2014 Video
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Sodi Kart USA / Dallas Karting Complex Adds Jake French for 2015 Roster

Talented 18-year-old joins Texas-based operation for DD2 and S1 Pro Stock Moto competition

Dec 16, 2014 Mike Jones (left) and Kevin Adds (right) of Sodi Kart USA / Dallas Karting Complex with Mark and Jake French (Photo: DallasKartingComplex.com)
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The 2015 season is just around the corner, and the Sodi Kart USA / Dallas Karting Complex operation is in full speed, gearing up for what could be its best season yet. Leading the charge for the growing race team is newly acquired Jake French, who will pilot a Sodi Kart in the DD2 and […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Celebrates 2014 Season

Thousands in awards and prizes distributed to competitors in United States’ largest regional series

Dec 15, 2014 Brandon Collins won a Tony Kart and Merlin chassis as part of the large raffle drawings throughout the night (Photo: Kathy Churchill)
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It was another historic season for the growing Route 66 Sprint Series in 2014. The program has become the largest regional series in the Midwest, and perhaps the country with an average of 282 entries per weekend. A season-end awards ceremony was held in Springfield, Illinois to honor those who earned spots on the championship […]

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Dec 15, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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WKA has released a Super Tech Update in anticipation of this year’s Daytona KartWeek event. CLICK HERE to download the Super Tech Update. Due to recent changes in staff at WKA, the 2015 Tech Manual will not be in the hands of WKA members prior to this December 27-30 Daytona KartWeek. The new Tech Manual […]

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PSL Karting Named #1 Distributor of CRG in the World for the Second Consecutive Year

Powerhouse operation once again tops all CRG distributors

Dec 15, 2014 PSL Karting logo
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One of North America’s powerhouse operations, PSL Karting is once again on top. Named this past weekend as the number one CRG distributor in the world, this marks the second consecutive year that PSL has claimed such honors. Always a threat for victory at each and every series and event, PSL Karting continues to showcase […]

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IAME USA to Support Florida Pro Kart Series

Mini Swift category added to winter program with support from IAME USA East at all events

Dec 12, 2014 IAME USA logo
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The presence of IAME has been growing steadily all across America since the formation of IAME USA was announced, along with its two partners – IAME USA West and IAME USA East. The new Florida Pro Kart Series is now the latest program to add a full range of IAME categories to its class line-up. […]

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WKA Road Racing Series Returns to Roebling Road This March

VIR, Summit Point and National Corvette Museum also on 2015 schedule

Dec 12, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As the 2015 season kickoff approaches this December 27-30 at the famed Daytona International Speedway, WKA is pleased to announce a return to Roebling Road Raceway near Savannah, Ga., this March 20-22 for round two of the 2015 VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series driven by Mazda. The event will be hosted by the […]

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