California ProKart Challenge Enters Second Half of 2018

Yu and Musgrave repeat for Round Four of Superkarts! USA flagship regional program

Jul 12, 2018
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The second half of 2018 is upon us with the summer season heating up. The California ProKart Challenge hosted the fourth round of the 2018 season on July 6-7 at the Santa Maria Karting Association facility in Santa Maria, California. Racers of the Superkarts! USA flagship regional program contested the 12 categories featuring the IAME […]

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2018 Can-Am Karting Challenge Kicks Off with Double Header Weekend

Opening event of new season welcomes solid number of karters to the ‘Mac Track’

Jul 03, 2018
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The summer season is here, and regional racing across the United States is in full motion for the Superkarts! USA organization. The last program to get the 2018 year launched is the Can-Am Karting Challenge, the premier racing series in the Pacific Northwest. Round One and Two brought competitors to the Portland Karting Association’s McMinnville […]

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Second Half of California ProKart Challenge On the Horizon

Round Four of Superkarts! USA flagship regional program set for July 6-7

Jun 29, 2018
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A month after resuming the 2018 season, the California ProKart Challenge returns back to action to begin the second half of the year with the fourth event in the six-round championship program. The Santa Maria Kart Track will host the Superkarts! USA flagship regional program on July 6-7. A regular stop for the California PKC […]

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Jun 29, 2018
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Superkarts! USA has confirmed the revised class structure for the popular and world-renowned SKUSA SuperNationals for 2018. The model will also guide the 2019 SKUSA ProTour competition program, as SKUSA ushers in the long awaited SKUSA SSE Engine from IAME. Based on empirical evidence and customer feedback, SKUSA has decided that they will be combining […]

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Jun 28, 2018
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A new era in shifterkart racing is on the horizon here in North America. Superkarts! USA has been the catalyst of shifterkarts for decades now in the United States. During the early years, the engine modifications were not limited as they are today, with multiple manufacturers. It moved from nearly an open structure down to […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Enters Second Half of 2018

Number of new winners and repeat victors at Round Five for Southern California karting program

Jun 27, 2018
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship moved into the second half of 2018 with the fifth round of the season contested on June 24 at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. Typical California weather greeted the 150 entries to the ‘Nuovo’ circuit outside the Auto Club Speedway. Familiar faces remained at the front of certain […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: May 2018 – Arias Deukmedjian

Florida driver doubles up at SpringNationals to put himself in championship contention

Jun 22, 2018
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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Jun 20, 2018
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The second event of the Texas ProKart Challenge was a special and unique experience. The Superkarts! USA regional program hosted a Thursday, Friday, Saturday event, featuring two rounds of competition, with the main events held under the lights of the North Texas Kartway in Denton, Texas. Rob Howden and David Cole broke down the entire […]

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Plans in Full Motion for Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 22

Hotel reservations open for SKUSA’s return to Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel & Casino this November

Jun 19, 2018
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It has been just over 200 days since the final checkered flag fell on the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 21 last November. Planning for the 22nd edition of the world’s most spectacular karting event started even before the cleanup began. This year, the SKUSA SuperNationals makes a trip back to the Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Texas ProKart Challenge – North Texas Kartway Report

Baker and Hewitt star for CRG Nordam under the lights in Denton

Jun 12, 2018
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When it comes to the high heat of a Texas summer, running in the cooler evening temperatures under the lights is always a wise approach. The Texas ProKart Challenge targeted their June 7-9 weekend for just such an night outing, and North Texas Kartway in Denton provided the ideal venue. The half-mile, nine-turn track is […]

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Big Numbers and Exciting Racing for California ProKart Challenge at CalSpeed

Musgrave earns third straight in S1 as Yu becomes third different winner in X30 Senior

Jun 07, 2018
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The 2018 season for the California ProKart Challenge resumed on June 1-2 as the program visited the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. After taking the months of April and May off for the SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals, racers from all over the western half of the United States converged on the ‘Grande’ circuit that […]

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SKUSA and IAME USA Outline Release for Long Awaited SKUSA ‘SSE’ Spec 175cc Shifter Engine

New powerplant to make official competition debut at 2019 SKUSA Winter Series

May 23, 2018
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Superkarts! USA (SKUSA), in conjunction with IAME USA and IAME S.P.A., are excited to announce details of the long awaited release of the SKUSA shifter engine (SSE). The powerplant has been in development for several months with multiple iterations, developments, and improvements along the way. Both IAME and SKUSA couldn’t be more excited for the […]

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May 22, 2018
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The 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour reached its halfway point of the season with the running of the ninth annual SpringNationals. The event was held at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona, featuring record high temperatures throughout the weekend. As with every Pro Tour event, Eyenovation’s Chris Ortenburger sat down with SKUSA […]

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May 17, 2018
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The Superkarts! USA Pro Tour reached the halfway point of the 2018 season with the ninth running of the SpringNationals. The Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona hosted Round Three and Four of the championship chase for the nine IAME and Stock Honda categories. The weekend featured record high temperatures for the area as […]

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May 15, 2018
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The 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour continued with ninth annual SpringNationals taking place at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The nine IAME and Stock Honda divisions took part in Round Three and Four in extreme weather conditions that included record high triple digit temperatures throughout the weekend. On Friday, EKN’s Rob Howden […]

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May 15, 2018
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The following is a statement EKN received from Mike Rolison of the Can-Am Karting Challenge: “I wanted to comment officially on the speculation and information that was released in late April regarding an ownership change of the Can-Am Karting Challenge. While there were initial talks to sell the series, the terms of the agreement didn’t […]

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International Kart Federation Announces Early Steps for Future

New progression of organization includes brand evolution

May 11, 2018
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The International Kart Federation is the world’s longest standing karting organization, with over sixty years of racing in its history. Having recently joined forces with Superkarts! USA, the new partnership is slowly taking shape to begin the next chapter in the IKF’s long and fabled story. Superkarts! USA has been working tirelessly with the IKF […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Sunday Report

Yu scores first X30 Senior victory as LeDuc repeats last year’s S1 triumph

May 06, 2018
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It is the end of a long, hot and busy weekend at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility for all the competitors at the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals. It reached record highs in the Glendale, Arizona area, topping out at 106 degrees, making it a challenge for the officials, racers, team members and family […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Saturday Report

Wick and Norberg lead five sweeps on the day at PKRA

May 05, 2018
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It was a very hot and challenging day at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association with the first day of racing for the 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals. The temperature at the Glendale, Arizona facility rose to triple digits, reaching 103 degrees before the sun began setting in the west as the podiums were completed. […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Preview Part 2

Big fields for IAME divisions set for PKRA facility

May 03, 2018
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The 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour resumes this weekend as the national program travels to the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona. The season began with an exciting weekend at the NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans for the second annual WinterNationals, featuring over 200 drivers in the Honda and IAME divisions. Now, […]

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