Jul 31, 2014 Los Angeles Karting Championship LAKC logo
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Round Six of the Los Angeles Karting Championship took place this past weekend (July 27) at the CalSpeed Karting Complex in Fontana, California. The championship chases have been defined with the series now past the halfway point of the 2014 season, and the pressure is beginning to build with the end nearing. Exciting action was […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Preview – Part 3

Pro categories stacked once again as Lennox and Craig look to extend winning streaks

Jul 31, 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals Modesto Grand Prix logo
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This week marks a number of firsts for the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour. The inaugural Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix is set to host this year’s SKUSA SummerNationals over the August 1-3 weekend. A record 242 pre-registered drivers surpasses the record total of entries at the SpringNationals in May, making this year’s SummerNats the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Preview – Part 2

Full fields in S2 and S4 with large regional participation in TaG Master

Jul 30, 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals Modesto Grand Prix logo
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This week marks a number of firsts for the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour. The inaugural Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix is set to host this year’s SKUSA SummerNationals over the August 1-3 weekend. A record 242 pre-registered drivers surpasses the record total of entries at the SpringNationals in May, making this year’s SummerNats the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Preview – Part 1

Record number of pre-entries set to battle in Modesto, younger categories set the stage

Jul 29, 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals Modesto Grand Prix logo
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This week marks a number of firsts for the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour. The inaugural Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix is set to host this year’s SKUSA SummerNationals over the August 1-3 weekend. A record 242 pre-registered drivers surpasses the record total of entries at the SpringNationals in May, making this year’s SummerNats the […]

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Trenton Estep Joins Dallas Karting Complex/Sodi Kart USA Race Team

Texas-based operation adds Superkarts! USA Pro Tour S5 Junior point leader to roster

Jul 29, 2014 Mike Jones (left) and Kevin Adds (right) of Dallas Karting Complex/Sodi Kart USA with Brian and Trenton Estep (Photo: eKartingNews.com)
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The Dallas Karting Complex/Sodi Kart USA race team is growing into a premiere team in North American karting. Signing veteran karter Louie Pagano last year, and celebrating the latest triumph at the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals this past week, the Caddo Mills, Texas-based operation is building the younger side of the driver roster. Texas […]

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Jul 25, 2014 PSL West logo
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CRG West is extremely excited to announce a new and exciting affiliation with North American CRG importer and distributor PSL Karting. Known as one of the most decorated karting companies throughout North America, PSL Karting is the importer for the CRG product line and runs one of the most successful and professional karting teams in […]

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Last Days to Pre-Enter for Superkarts! USA SummerNationals

Excitement continues to build as inaugural Modesto Grand Prix draws closer

Jul 24, 2014 Modesto Grand Prix logo
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In just a few days, the downtown streets of Modesto, California will become one of the biggest and grandest venues ever created for the sport of karting. The Superkarts! USA SummerNationals will take place at the inaugural Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix on August 1-3, and the work being put into the festival surrounding […]

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Jul 24, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The WKA VEGA / TS Racing National Road Racing Series driven by Mazda is set for its fifth round of the 2014 season this weekend at the scenic VIRginia International Raceway in Danville, Va. Racers from around the eastern half of the country will travel to southeast Virginia this weekend for the annual mid-summer event. […]

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United States Rally Kart Association US Open of Dirt Registration to Open Next Week

Event and class sponsors jump on board for premiere event

Jul 24, 2014 USRKA-United States Rally Kart Association-logo US Open of Dirt
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With anticipation mounting for the first ever United States Rally Kart Association (USRKA) US Open of Dirt, event registration is set to open one week from today. With a buzz surrounding the event and class sponsors and supporters jumping into the mix, the US Open of Dirt is shaping up to be an event that […]

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National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park to Host World Karting Association Event in 2015

New WKA National Road Racing venue tentatively set for October of next season

Jul 22, 2014 National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park
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World Karting Association officials have reached an agreement with the National Corvette Museum (NCM) Motorsports Park to bring the WKA VEGA / TS Racing National Road Racing Series to the Bowling Green, Ky., venue in 2015. The tentative date for the WKA Road Racing Nationals at NCM is October 23-25, likely making the event the […]

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Paddock Insider: 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals

Inside information and interviews from Miller Motorsports Park for Rotax national championship

Jul 18, 2014 2014 US Rotax Grand Nationals logo
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals to crown the national champions of the United States Rotax Max Challenge. The information will not be […]

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Jul 18, 2014 Group shot of drivers with MG Tire's Wagner Rossi (Photo: Joe Brittin)
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The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series held rounds five and six at the Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park near Dousman, WI on July 12-13 with another large turnout of over 300 entries.  The event was sponsored by QPS Employment Group and hosted by the Badger Kart Club (BKC). Rain […]

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Jul 18, 2014 RIGP-2014-logo Rock Island Grand Prix
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The Rock Island Grand Prix, the world’s largest karting street race, and Briggs & Stratton Motorsports have announced an exciting incentive program for drivers participating in the Briggs Local Option 206 classes at Rock Island this Labor Day weekend, August 30-31. In an effort to respond to competitor’s requests for more track time, the Rock […]

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It’s the Gary Lawson Show Again at WKA Camden Gold Cup

Alder, Kalb & Miller join Lawson as triple winners at Michigan Kart Supply Nationals

Jul 16, 2014 Gary Lawson races Jacob Heavlow into turn one at G&J Kartway (Photo: Double Vision Photography)
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Mentor, Ohio‘s Gary Lawson went unbeaten this past weekend at the Michigan Kart Supply Nationals at G&J Kartway, round two of the 2014 WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series. Lawson led the way over 70 drivers that compiled for more than 220 entries at Camden, where he won Friday’s Pro Gas Animal Money […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Readies for Third Stop of 2014 Season

Leopard Pro bonus increased to $1,000 for a double winner at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex event

Jul 15, 2014 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series reached the halfway point of the 2014 season, following the second event of the year at the Michiana Raceway Park in North Liberty, Indiana. The June 20-22 weekend provided another near-record turnout as the eight TaG and Yamaha categories battled for Round Three and Four victories, inching closer to […]

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Yamaha SuperCan Added to New Castle WKA Manufacturers Cup Lineup

Rounds four and five of Man Cup to include four-race Yamaha Supercan points series

Jul 15, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Senior can Yamaha racing will return to the WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at the final two rounds of the 2014 series this August and October. A Yamaha Supercan local-option class for senior drivers age 15 and up has been added to the class schedule at the August 8-10 Top Kart USA Nationals […]

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SKUSA Competitor Bulletin: SuperNationals Priority Pre-Entry Program Opens July 16

Loyal SKUSA competitors receive first dibs into entering Pro Tour finale in Las Vegas

Jul 14, 2014 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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In just over 120 days, the 18th annual Superkarts! USA SuperNationals will take place outside the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Drivers from all over the world will battle on the temporary circuit, with the Vegas Stripe glowing in the background. Superkarts! USA is now giving those loyal members of the […]

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CRG West on the Road to Recovery

Devastating loss at SKUSA SpringNats hasn't slowed Western Canadian operation down

Jul 14, 2014 CRG West logo
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After suffering a devastating loss during the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SpringNationals in early May at the Dallas Karting Complex (DKC), CRG West has been hard at work rebuilding their premier Western Canadian operation. With an electrical fire sparking a large fire within the team’s stacker trailer, the damage was significant enough to declare the trailer […]

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Motorsportz at Grand Texas is Born

New tracks at 'Grand Texas' are set to provide a Houston motorsports playground

Jul 10, 2014 Motorsportz at Grand Texas logo
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Grand Texas, the emerging Sports and Entertainment District in East Montgomery County has another feather to add to its already largely-feathered cap. Located five minutes from the soon-to-be-completed Grand Parkway in North Houston at U.S. 59/69 and Hwy 242, ten minutes from The Woodlands and Kingwood and 15 minutes from George Bush International Airport in […]

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Schedule Updated for Final Rounds of So-Cal Rotax Challenge

Southern California United States Rotax Max Challenge program cuts series to seven rounds, moves dates to close out 2014

Jul 10, 2014 So-Cal Rotax Challenge logo
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In its inaugural season, the So-Cal Rotax Challenge has become one of the largest United States Rotax Max Challenge programs. The first USRMC series to hit the 50 member mark, the So-Cal Rotax Challenge is currently the second largest based on membership numbers, leading into next week’s Cold Stone US Grand Nationals. Four rounds of […]

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