Nov 22, 2016
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In the past, the Florida Winter Tour (FWT) and the Challenge of the Americas (CotA) have utilized the previous year’s rules in their entirety, as the worldwide rules for its promoted programs were not released until late December or early January.  For 2017, there are a few changes that will be made immediately, so that […]

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Nov 11, 2016
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This year, eKartingNews.com is offering up a SKUSA SuperNationals 20 Podium Prediction contest. Rather than the staff here at EKN making the predictions, we want you to make your best guesses for each category competing in Las Vegas. Following the release of each class preview, we are asking racers and race fans to make their […]

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Nov 11, 2016
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Oliver Askew and Kyle Kirkwood performed magnificently during Finals Day of the 16th annual Walter Hayes Trophy Formula Ford 1600 event at Silverstone, finishing second and fourth behind dominant Irishman Niall Murray. The pair couldn’t quite match the feat of previous Team USA Scholarship Walter Hayes Trophy winners Conor Daly (2008), Connor De Phillippi (2009) […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Confirms Plans for 2017

Regional program moves to Superkarts! USA only categories, featuring six single-race weekends with two new facilities

Nov 10, 2016
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In 2012, the Texas ProKart Challenge was launched to provide a major regional program for the region of Texas, Oklahoma and the surrounding states. Promoted by Dave Pauly, the series grew into one of the top programs in the country. Last year, Pauly handed over the reigns to P1 Promotions – Mark and Gina French. […]

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Race Report: Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels Series Finale

Championships decided among intense, close racing at the Rio

Nov 10, 2016
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Glorious weather, intense racing, international flair and a black-tie affair all provided for yet another highly regarded MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted event. The 2016 Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels series finale at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino just off the famous Las Vegas Strip was again met with rave reviews, with the […]

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Nov 10, 2016
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As per the 2017 WKA Tech Manual, that will be reaching customers shortly, competitors that have run the Animal Lite, Medium, and Heavy classes, as well as the Clone LO206 Lite and Heavy classes in the past on the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting, will once again have that opportunity for […]

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Nov 09, 2016
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Following a 5 week delay by virtue of Hurricane Matthew in October, the season finale for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series will officially return to action, providing a unique challenge at this weekend’s GT Machine Grand Nationals at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina, as competitors will be going in the […]

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Nov 09, 2016
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As November hits in south east Wisconsin, so does the dim reminder that the karting season has finished and fallen like the brightly colored leaves of autumn.  While most in the area settle in for the off-season hibernation, Franklin Motorsports & Merlin Nation head west on an annual pilgrimage to sin city for one last […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Class

Visionary founders Janowski and Murley joined by Alan Rudolph and Greg Bell

Nov 08, 2016
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Superkarts! USA is celebrating a major milestone in its exciting history this month with the 20th running of their prestigious SuperNationals, the race that came from humble beginnings in the Las Vegas desert in 1997.  Hitting that 20-year mark is extremely significant, as it speaks to the dedication and passion of the people who helped […]

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Fullerton-USA Preps for SKUSA SuperNationals with Strong Team

Focused quartet of drivers aimed for race wins and podiums finishes in sport’s largest event

Nov 08, 2016
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For the last two years, research and development has been the primary focus of the Fullerton-USA operation, hitting the top regional and national events in the country to test new chassis designs in heated competition. The new Terry Fullerton-penned TF2 is the result of exhaustive effort, and the team will be attacking the major senior […]

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Nov 07, 2016
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While the 2017 version of the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Schedule was released months ago, WKA Officials have finalized all the venues and dates heading into the new year. While the Manufacturers Cup Series has maintained its original 5 race schedule, the schedule for the WKA Winter Cup Series has been modified, based on scheduling […]

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Nov 07, 2016
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A total of 101 drivers entered Round 11 of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire today. As the penultimate round in the 12-round series, Round 11 was pivotal for many competitors’ chase for a championship that will be decided on Dec. 3 with the series finale race and championship banquet. Congrats […]

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Nov 04, 2016
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It’s almost time to go racing again! After a week of high-profile visits, Oliver Askew and Kyle Kirkwood are now back at Silverstone, deep into preparations for this weekend’s Walter Hayes Trophy at Silverstone…which has attracted more than 120 entries! Oliver’s latest blog is posted at http://teamusascholarship.org/?p=3680 Our final week in England has begun, and […]

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Nov 04, 2016
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Colin Warren finished out his American Kart Racing Association (AKRA) American Sprint Cup Championship North/South season with four wins at the first American Kart Racing Association / Vega Tires Grand Nationals presented by Kart City Performance October 21st – 23rd raced at Jacksonville, FL’s 103rd Street Sports Complex. Built in the mid 1960’s, the 103rd […]

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Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels Series Finale Ready to Take on Las Vegas

Series championship leaders ready to fight for titles in Las Vegas; international talent abounds in Sin City

Nov 04, 2016
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For the second year, the newly formed US Open series will conclude in high style at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, located just off the famous Las Vegas Strip. Met with rave reviews in 2015, the series finale will feature the same 12-turn, .72-mile temporary circuit and host international talent in seven Rotax MAX […]

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Texas Sprint Racing Series: Race 4 and Championship Report

Great weekend of racing action for Texas series

Nov 04, 2016
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The fourth and final race of the year for the Texas Sprint Racing Series (TSRS) by MG Tires was held on October 22 & 23 at North Texas Karters in Denton, Texas. This 0.5 mile track offers some of the best racing to be had anywhere. TSRS had a total entry of 54 racers in […]

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Evinco Expands Official Spec Tire Partnerships

NorCal karting partners with Evinco as 10 clubs sign on for 2017 and beyond

Nov 02, 2016
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As a key partner in Southern California karting, Evinco Tires is thrilled to announce that they have expanded their club and regional programs into Northern California for the 2017 season.  Having recently partnered with the growing KPX Championship for 2017 and 2018, Evinco is pleased to confirm that they will be the spec tire supplier […]

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Nov 02, 2016
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Northern Nevada Kart Club hosted the fifth and final round of the KPX Karting Championship in Reno, NV the weekend of October 16.  Going into the weekend racers and officials knew the rain was going to be a huge factor but all 79 karts were up to the task.  Sunday morning saw a wet track […]

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Nov 01, 2016
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The journey continues. There has been no seat time in recent days but Kyle Kirkwood and Oliver Askew have been keeping busy with a trip to Snetterton for the British F3 Autumn Trophy and an eye-opening visit today to the McLaren Technology Centre. Kyle’s latest blog is posted at http://teamusascholarship.org/?p=3672 Hey guys, last time I […]

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Oct 31, 2016
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Oliver Askew brings us up to date following his impressive display at the Formula Ford Festival, followed by fascinating visits to Wirth Research and WSR Racing. His blog is posted at http://teamusascholarship.org/?p=3659 The 44th annual British Formula Ford Festival…. I could feel the history as we walked into Brands Hatch for the first time Wednesday […]

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