Mar 02, 2016 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Hoosier logo
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A chilly, February day didn’t damper the spirits of our 2016 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire series opener today. A total of 104 competitors converged on GoPro Motorplex for Round 1 of the 12-Round series. Kid Kart Division: Returning 2015 Kid Kart Division Champion, Jett Miller, was dominant again today in […]

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Mar 01, 2016 Greg Lacoste Jr. (#966) swept the weekend in Senior 4-cycle (Photo: Zayas Images)
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The first weekend for the NOLA Sprint Kart Championship is in the books, the Season opening doubleheader races brought in 67 racers among 11 classes to kick off the 2016 season at NOLA Motorsports Park, even with the mixed weather throughout the weekend with changing track conditions on both days. Saturday’s race 1 was contested […]

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Mar 01, 2016 CKR
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Joining the rapidly growing foundation of CKR (Competitive Kart Racing) dealers is long time kart racer and avid promoter of shifter kart series racing Mike Rivera. Rivera, with the exception of Florida, is now the Eastern United States dealer for CKR Chassis and Parts. The newly established relationship between Mr. Rivera and James O’Brien, North […]

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Feb 26, 2016 WKA Winter Cup logo
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Two rounds of competition in Florida the past 2 months will culminate March 4-6 at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, as WKA will crown 8 champions in the inaugural WKA Winter Cup. Of the many battles to be determined, the Briggs and Stratton LO206 Junior class is one of the best, with just 5 […]

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California ProKart Challenge Readies for Another Record Breaking Weekend

Superkarts! USA flagship regional program heads to Willow Springs for second event of 2016

Feb 25, 2016 Full fields are expected once again for the second stop of the California ProKart Challenge, set for March 4-5 at Willow Springs (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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It was a record breaking kick-off to the 2016 season for the California ProKart Challenge at the beginning of February. Nearly 200 drivers took part in the two-day event at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park in Buttonwillow, California, opening up an exciting championship battle for the flagship Superkarts! USA regional program. Another great turnout is expected […]

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Feb 24, 2016 EKNTV-COTA-Tucson-Derek Wang
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The Challenge of the Americas is set for its second event of the season this weekend, scheduled for the PKRA facility in Glendale, Arizona. Be sure to catch all the action this weekend at ekartingnews.com/live. The series began in January, visiting the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Weather was perfect for racing, as the […]

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Feb 22, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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Bright and sunny skies at Ocala Gran Prix served as the perfect backdrop for the final day of Rotax MAX Challenge action. New winners and championship changeups promise to make the 2016 Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour finale at Palm Beach an exciting conclusion to another fantastic season. Mojo Tires Rotax Rotax DD2 MAX – […]

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Feb 21, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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The Saturday prefinals of the Rotax MAX Challenge weekend have concluded for the second round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels. Beautiful weather and energetic crowds kept the atmosphere positive around Ocala Gran Prix today. The grids are now set for the main events taking place on Sunday at the […]

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Feb 20, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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Qualifying has concluded for the Rotax MAX Challenge classes present at the second round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels. Drivers continue the fight to stay ahead at Ocala Gran Prix, as the weekend progresses towards an exciting conclusion. Mojo Tires DD2 MAX – Florida native Oliver Askew under PSL […]

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Margay and Bridgestone To Sponsor 2016 GSKA SuperSeries

Two of karting’s biggest names team to support historic Barnesville, GA track

Feb 19, 2016 Margay Bridgestone logo
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Margay Racing and Bridgestone are proud to announce their sponsorship of the 2016 Georgia State Karting SuperSeries. 2016 marks the 3rd year of Margay/Bridgestone involvement with Georgia’s leading sprint karting series. The GSKA 2016 Margay SuperSeries presented by Bridgestone will feature a 13 race championship season held at the historic Lamar County Speedway (famously known […]

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2016 Route 66 Sprint Series Expected to be Another Success

16th season of regional program ready for five weekends of competition

Feb 18, 2016 Route 66 Sprint Series logo
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The Route 66 Sprint Series has set the standard for regional racing in United States karting. Now entering its 16th season, the program is set for another successful season of racing in a five-weekend, three-state championship series spanning from April to October. Route 66 Sprint Series is set to follow its big-brother series – the […]

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Feb 16, 2016 EKNTV-Oktane Visual-Helmet Painting
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Longtime karter, EKN Forum contributor, and all around good guy TJ Koyen created Oktane Visual in 2011, leaving a full-time job in 2014 to follow his passion for painting and graphic design. Many of the young and rising stars, in addition to a number of current studs in karting along with racers in other forms […]

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Margay Factory Team Sets 2016 Arrive & Drive Schedule

Building on a successful Daytona KartWeek, Margay looks to the rest of 2016

Feb 16, 2016 Margay Racing logo
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After a successful start to the 2016 season in Daytona KartWeek, highlighted by 10 podium finishes and 2 feature wins, United States kart manufacturer Margay Racing looks ahead toward the rest of the racing season.  With a racing calendar focused around the World Karting Association’s Manufacturer’s Cup Series, Margay is primed to make a run […]

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Feb 15, 2016 EKNTV-Robert Wickens-FWT-Homestead-Wet
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Canadian driver Robert Wickens has done it again, this time giving us a totally different perspective of what a driver sees while behind the wheel. The DTM driver took part in the opening round of the Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge event on January 22-24 in Homestead, Florida, piloting a Maranello kart in the […]

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Feb 15, 2016 (Photo: MAXSpeed Entertainment)
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The second round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels ROK Cup USA championship concluded with six drivers taking home the first place hardware and championship points at the Ocala Grand Prix. Bordogna Racing Engines Masters ROK Coming off from a stellar prefinal win, Anthony Honeywell looked to repeat his strong […]

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Feb 14, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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The second round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour presented by Fikse Wheels continued today at Ocala Gran Prix for the ROK Cup USA championship with the remaining two heat races and a last chance qualifier for the Mini ROK division. Grids are now set for tomorrow morning’s prefinals, with finals to follow in the […]

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Feb 13, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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The second round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour presented by Fikse Wheels is well underway at the beloved Ocala Gran Prix for the ROK Cup USA championship. Drivers across the six featured classes have set the grid through qualifying as the event moves into the following heat races. AM Engines Micro ROK features […]

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Feb 12, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Carl E. Overton of Indianapolis passed away February 8. The 89-year-old worked as a test stand supervisor for Allison Gas Turbine until retiring in 1990. Overton is a member of the World Karting Association Hall of Fame. Carl served as Vice President of WKA for many years in the last 1970s and through the 1980s. […]

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Feb 12, 2016 Challenge of the Americas-2016-logo
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The Challenge of the Americas program opened on January 29-31 in Tucson with another exciting weekend of racing. Five Rotax Max Challenge categories and now two shifterkart divisions began their championship chases, which takes them to the Phoenix Kart Racing Association on February 26-28 for Round Three and Four of the six-race schedule. Pre-registration is […]

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Feb 12, 2016 EKNTV-Gary Carlton-WSK Champions Cup
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The 2016 season kicked off in Europe this past weekend with the WSK Promotions hosting the Champions Cup at the Adria International Raceway in Adria, Italy. The event featured the headline KZ2 category along with the debut of the OK and OK Junior divisions, in addition to the growing 60 Mini class. The video below […]

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