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Apr 11, 2018
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Kyle Kietzmann, President and COO of Bell Racing USA, is pleased to announce that Bell Helmets is now open for business at the Indy Pro Shop on Main Street in Speedway, Indiana. A grand opening celebration took place Tuesday, April 10 from 2-5pm. Complete with an office, showroom, and custom shop, the Speedway location of […]

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Apr 11, 2018
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As we move get into the 2018 race season there is a downward trend in the thickness of our head gasket when measured new that we are aware of.  Although the final compressed thickness remains linear the slight increase in graphoil density and field samples have led to this reminder and update. After further investigation […]

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Apr 10, 2018
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The 2018 World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series resumed at the end of March with the first of two events scheduled for the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. The March 23-25 weekend served as Round Three and Four toward the 2018 championship chases, which began with Daytona KartWeek in December. Changing weather conditions kept […]

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Apr 05, 2018
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KPX started out the season with a bang bringing in 94 entries for round 1 of the five race championship series. Round 1 took place at Shasta Kart Klub’s facility in Redding, CA. This beautiful facility includes twelve possible layouts, KPX utilized layout one that includes a full track layout of thirteen challenging turns. KPX […]

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Multiple Repeat Winners for Second Event of Los Angeles Karting Championship

Series welcomes Jay Leno to CalSpeed Karting Center for March

Apr 04, 2018
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship continued on with its 2018 schedule, hosting Round Two of the season on March 25 at the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California. A larger total number of entries increased the paddock size along with special guest Jay Leno. The longtime comedian and TV host brought his production crew to […]

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Rok Cup Promotions Announces Launch of ROK VLR Engine

New Vortex engine line for entry-level racers

Apr 02, 2018
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Building upon the successful line-up of Vortex ROK engines, ROK Cup Promotions is pleased to announce the launch of the brand new Vortex ROK VLR. The perfect platform for the entry-level driver, the ROK VLR not only offers superior performance over its rivals with lower maintenance, but it also offers some great features like electric […]

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ROK Sonoma Series Hits the Track at Simraceway’s Performance Karting Center For Inaugural Race

Woods Kicks Off The Season With His First Win In The Master ROK Shifter Class

Mar 27, 2018
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The weather made for a remarkable day to start off the beginning of the new ROK Sonoma presented by Sanzaru race of the season. Even with the threat of rain a large entry showed up to experience the hottest new series on the West Coast. The day started off so foggy that there was very […]

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Mar 23, 2018
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Hot off the heels of our announcement regarding our official class structure for the inaugural Sunshine State Karting Challenge season, we are proud to finalize the accompanying prize structure for all categories. Thanks to IAME USA East, Briggs & Stratton, USAC Battle at the Brickyard, and MG Tires USA, an unprecedented initial prize purse has […]

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Mar 19, 2018
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With a record-shattering 166 entries, GoPro Motorplex’s Karting Challenge club series roared back into action for Round 2 of the 12-Round series in Mooresville, NC. Record entries created impressive racing across all 11 divisions, highlighted by a 36-kart field of Briggs LO206 Senior drivers. Congrats to all Round 2 winners: Sam Corry (Briggs LO206 Cadet), […]

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Mar 19, 2018
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Announced in the last quarter of 2017, the new ROK the Rockies series is pleased to announce today track locations for their six-race 2018 program. Beginning in May at the Grand Junction Motor Speedway, the series will also travel to Pikes Peak International Raceway and SBR Motorsports Park in their inaugural campaign. “We are looking […]

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Mar 16, 2018
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The 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour kicked off at the NOLA Motorsports Park with the second annual WinterNationals. The Avondale, LA facility welcomed 212 drivers on March 2-4 in five IAME classes and four Honda categories to compete around the 1.1-mile circuit to begin the chase toward the SKUSA Pro Tour titles. It was an […]

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Mar 14, 2018
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The 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour kicked off with the second annual WinterNationals on March 2-4. The NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, LA hosted the event for a second straight time, welcoming 212 drivers to compete in the five IAME and four Honda divisions. Friday, EKN’s Rob Howden provided the call of the final practice […]

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Mar 14, 2018
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The WKA Manufacturers Cup Series returns to action on March 23-25 at the GoPro Motorplex. Recently, the organization announced a prize package available for IAME Senior, IAME Junior and Mini Swift competitors. One lucky racer will receive a ticket to the 2018 IAME International Final in Le Mans, France this October. The prize, courtesy of […]

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Mar 12, 2018
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The Challenge of the Americas returned to the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California on February 23-25 for the second stop of the 2018 season. EKN was trackside throughout the weekend, providing LIVE coverage for the three days of competition that helped shape up the championship categories in the Rok Cup USA divisions. The EKN […]

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Mazda Road to Indy “Beat the Pros” Challenge to Debut at St. Petersburg

Andersen RacePark Continues Support of All Children’s Hospital

Mar 07, 2018
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Fans attending the St. Petersburg Grand Prix this weekend will be given a unique opportunity to test their skills against some of the biggest names in the sport as well as rising stars in the Mazda Road to Indy “Beat the Pros Challenge” presented by Andersen RacePark to benefit Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. Palmetto-based […]

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Mar 06, 2018
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The ‘Happy Hour with Howden’ returned for the second stop for Challenge of the Americas. The premier winter series on the west coast made its return to the southern California area and the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California. EKN’s Rob Howden provided the call of the Pre-Qualifying session for all seven race groups on […]

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Feb 26, 2018
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The first race of the 2018 Texas Sprint Racing Series (TSRS) was on February 17-18 at Speedsportz in Houston, Texas. The series built upon the 2017 season that saw some of the best regional competition for Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. The series includes both 2-cycle and 4-cycle classes. The TSRS saw their biggest fields ever […]

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2018 Underway for Los Angeles Karting Championship

New championship chases begin season at CalSpeed Karting Center

Feb 23, 2018
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For over three decades, the Los Angeles Karting Championship has provided the platform for racers to enjoy, develop, and compete year after year in the southern California area. The 2018 season is no different with nine events scheduled on the year with a diverse collection of karting classes racing for year-end championships. Those title chases […]

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Feb 21, 2018
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The inaugural Superkarts! USA Winter Series closed out at the Ocala Gran Prix facility on February 9-11. EKN was trackside throughout the weekend, providing LIVE coverage throughout the three days of competition. The third and fourth rounds of the ‘spring training’ for the SKUSA Pro Tour helped to crown the 11 inaugural champions and set […]

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Feb 20, 2018
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With 114 entries, racing season roared back into action for the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge series opener on Saturday. Round One began the 12-Round club championship series at GoPro Motorplex’s 0.7-mile track in Mooresville, N.C. Although a heavy drizzle created an official “Rain Race” event, competitors were able to prove their skill in adverse track […]

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