Dec 11, 2018
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The 2018 season came to an end with the Super Bowl of karting – the Superkarts! SuperNationals. For the 22nd time, karters from around the world converged in Las Vegas to compete in the premier North American karting event featuring shifter and TaG karts. The race returned to its ‘home’ – the Rio All-Suites Hotel […]

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Nov 20, 2018
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One of the most historic names in the karting industry for USA is Margay. One of the few chassis manufacturers in the United States continues to be at all levels of the sport. Decades after the company began, third-generation owner Keith Freber understands that sport can only grow with new people coming in. Their grassroots […]

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Nov 15, 2018
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eKartingNews.com is the hub of the karting world, providing you with all the latest news, insider information and race reports from events around the globe. ‘This Week In Karting’ helps to tie everything together in one weekly podcast, bringing our listeners up to speed on the most recent news in the sport. The second episode […]

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Nov 13, 2018
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The newest podcast to hit the EKN Radio Network airwaves is ‘Book It’ – in conversation with Rob Howden. The EKN Publisher and longtime announcer turns on the mic for a raw, open book discussion with veteran karter and race. Matt Jaskol. The Vegas native is celebrating the one-year anniversary of completing the show ‘Castaways’. […]

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Nov 12, 2018
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Becoming the best takes hard work and dedication. It’s no different in karting, needing to put in 100% for the opportunity to be at the top of the podium when it comes to main event time. No one is on the gas full throttle on and off the track for his drivers and team then […]

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Nov 08, 2018
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The 2018 season for the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series wrapped up at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina on October 26-28. The Top Kart USA Grand Nationals welcomed racers for Round 11 and 12 of the season, with each day winner earning the coveted WKA Eagle trophy. The results put the final touches on […]

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Nov 06, 2018
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One of the most respected figures in the sport of karting in North America is Alan Rudolph. A longtime driver and instructor, Rudolph’s resume is strong in both aspects with a long list of victories and championships along with great alumni pupils that range from all forms of motorsports. All of that preceded the announcement […]

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Nov 05, 2018
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eKartingNews.com is the hub of the karting world, providing you with all the latest news, insider information and race reports from events around the globe. ‘This Week In Karting’ helps to tie everything together in one weekly podcast, bringing our listeners up to speed on the most recent news in the sport. The inaugural episode […]

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Nov 02, 2018
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The Rok Cup USA program is wrapping up the 2018 season this week with the inaugural ROK the RIO event in Las Vegas. From October 31-November 3, racers will be competing outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino to be name the inaugural winners of the event. The Rok Cup USA program has continued to […]

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Nov 01, 2018
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The newest show to hit the EKN Radio Network is ‘Operation Grassroots’, a podcast geared solely on the foundation of the sport. The hub of the show will be discussion centered on the grassroots level of karting, from club racing to regional racing, all focused around the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine platform. Our #OperationGrassroots […]

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Oct 30, 2018
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It has been an amazing 2018 season for the Nitro Kart brand. In just two years, the chassis has become the leading brand for the Cadet age group, gaining major wins and championships since launching in 2017. The man behind its birth is Nick Tucker. A SKUSA Pro Tour champion and motorsport industry member has […]

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Oct 15, 2018
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One of the most unique events of the year is the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. The City of Lancaster, California put together the 10th edition of the event on September 29-30, working with Superkarts! USA for the past eight. Racers from all over North America converged to the southern California city for what was […]

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Oct 03, 2018
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The Texas ProKart Challenge closed out the racing for the 2018 season, deciding this year’s champions at the Dallas Karting Complex. The Caddo Mills, Texas facility welcomed racers for a one-round event on September 22-23, with rain hitting the area hard throughout Saturday. Thankfully, the precipitation ended on Sunday to allow the racing to be […]

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Sep 25, 2018
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The 2018 season continued for the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series on September 14-16. Racers headed to the New Castle Motorsports Park for the Nitro Kart Nationals, competing on a revised layout of the popular New Castle, Indiana facility. Weather was perfect for racing, with Round Nine and Ten contested in the penultimate event […]

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Sep 18, 2018
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The newest show to hit the EKN Radio Network is ‘Operation Grassroots’, a podcast geared solely on the foundation of the sport. The hub of the show will be discussion centered on the grassroots level of karting, from club racing to regional racing, all focused around the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine platform. Our #OperationGrassroots […]

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Sep 11, 2018
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The 24th edition of the Rock Island Grand Prix was held over Labor Day weekend. Karters from all over the country and the world traveled to the Quad Cities area to compete in the two-day racing festival in Rock Island, Illinois. Racers battled wet weather early before the skies opened up for perfect racing conditions […]

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Aug 21, 2018
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The ninth season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour came to a end with the 2018 SummerNationals held at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The Pro Tour finale has found a new home in New Castle, Indiana, with the nine IAME and Stock Honda categories crowning the 2018 champions after Round Five and Six were […]

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Aug 15, 2018
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The 2018 edition of the United States Pro Kart Series closed out at the recent Hoosier Grand Prix. The New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana hosted Round Five and Six on the July 27-29 weekend under perfect racing conditions. The seven IAME categories decided the 2018 champions after two days of solid racing […]

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Aug 07, 2018
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Each Labor Day weekend, karters flock to the Quad Cities area to take part in the annual Rock Island Grand Prix. The Illinois city along the Mississippi River will host the 24th edition of the RIGP with a host of volunteers putting on the three-day festival. The featured entertainment is the two days of racing […]

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Aug 06, 2018
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The Texas ProKart Challenge completed its summer season with the second annual trip to the Amarillo Kart Circuit on July 20-22. The series hosted Round Four and Five of the 2018 championship program, welcoming high-profile drivers from the west and east coast venturing to the Lone Star State. Amarillo, Texas featured record high temps during […]

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