eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – February 2015 – Sting Ray Robb

Idaho driver goes 5 for 5 on podiums - including two wins while competing at three different events in three different states

Mar 23, 2015 Sting Ray Robb scored five podium results in five races, including two victories for the month of February (Photo: EKN)
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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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Superkarts! USA Pro Tour Confirms CBS Sports Network Coverage for 2015

All three national events to be televised on growing cable sports network

Mar 17, 2015 SKUSA-CBS-ProTour
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Although it’s been only two weeks since the announcement of a $150,000-plus prize package for the 2015 SKUSA Pro Tour, Superkarts! USA is thrilled to announce that it has taken a major step forward in promoting the sport of karting by making a massive investment in television coverage for its national program. The entire three-race […]

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SKUSA Bulletin: 2015 SpringNationals Pre-Entry Registration Opening

Online registration opens for first SKUSA Pro Tour round on Sunday, March 15

Mar 12, 2015 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour 2015 logo SKUSA
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If the packed paddocks at the opening two rounds of the Superkarts! USA California ProKart Challenge are any indication, this year’s SKUSA Pro Tour will once again be highlighted by record-setting entry numbers and an even higher quality of competition.  The first two PKC races in SoCal topped the 150-driver mark, and the recently announced […]

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California ProKart Challenge Action Heats Up at Willow Springs

Superkarts! USA regional program welcomes warm weather and exciting racing during second round of 2015 season

Mar 11, 2015 (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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Typical west coast sunshine weather greeted over 150 drivers for the second round of the California ProKart Challenge event at the Willow Springs International Raceway on March 6-7. The Superkarts! USA regional program hosted its second event of the 2015 season, taking on the challenging Rosamond, California facility. After battling wet weather conditions last month, […]

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Superkarts! USA Partners with Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

SKUSA and LVCVA confirms that the ‘SuperNationals IS Vegas’

Mar 10, 2015 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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For the last 18 years, Superkarts! USA has been capping its season with the running of the famed SuperNationals in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The race has developed from its roots of drawing 150+ competitors out at the Las Vegas Kart Center to now regularly topping the 500+ driver mark as the single largest karting event […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces 2015 Pro Tour Prize Package

Over $150,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs this season as SKUSA resets the bar

Mar 02, 2015 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour 2015 logo SKUSA
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If you were to look at the recent history of karting in North America, you would see that the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is the sport’s biggest success story in terms of national competition.  A focus on steady growth and consistent improvement has resulted in the largest fields in recent memory, as over 230 racers […]

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California ProKart Challenge Travels to Willow Springs

Second round of 2015 championship series set for Rosamond facility

Feb 27, 2015 Big fields are expected once again, this time without the rain, for Round Two of the California ProKart Challenge (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The 2015 season is underway for the Superkarts! USA organization, as its flagship regional program – the California ProKart Challenge – is set for its second event of the year. On March 6-7, racers from all over the western half of the United States will converge on the kart track at Willow Springs International Raceway […]

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Successful Opening Act in the Wet for 2015 California ProKart Challenge Program

Six-race championship series opens at Buttonwillow as record number of drivers battle light rain and fierce competition

Feb 11, 2015 Sonny Cervelli escaped Buttonwillow as the victor in TaG Senior (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The 2015 season began for the California ProKart Challenge, the flagship regional program of Superkarts! USA, under changing conditions at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park over February 6-7. Now entering its 11th year, the six-round championship series welcomed sunny skies for practice day, then was hit by cooler temperatures and rain falling from the clouds that […]

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SKUSA Tech Update: Spec Fuel

VP C12 added as legal spec fuel alongside MS98 for shifter classes

Feb 10, 2015 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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New SKUSA/ProKart Challenge Regional Series Rules Regarding Spec Fuel As announced 2-7-2015 in PKC-CA Driver’s Meeting We have been reviewing our fuel policy for some time, and we appreciate the input many of you have given us. We have discussed this issue with numerous racers, engine builders and kart teams across the country, and appreciate […]

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Feb 03, 2015 SKUSA SuperNats CBS Sports Network TorqueTV
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Superkarts! USA has announced the broadcast dates for the television coverage of the SuperNationals XVIII. Just prior to the November event in Las Vegas, SKUSA confirmed a deal with CBS Sports Network and Torque.TV to film the 18th edition of the SuperNationals, with a goal of extending the partnership into 2015 and beyond. From the […]

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California ProKart Challenge Readies for 2015 Opener

Six-race program set to begin at Buttonwillow as drivers chase for part of the $75,000 in cash and prizes this season

Jan 29, 2015 Grids are expected to be full once again when the California ProKart Challenge begins the 2015 season in Buttonwillow (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The 2015 season is set to get underway for the Superkarts! USA organization, as the flagship regional program California ProKart Challenge is set to host its opening round of competition. Scheduled for February 6-7 at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park, SKUSA is expecting another large turnout for the season opener as the paddock is almost full […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces California ProKart Challenge Prizes

Over $75,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs this season as SKUSA resets the bar

Jan 23, 2015 Large fields are expected again at the California ProKart Challenge, vying for the over $75,000 prize package up for grabs in 2015 (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The first Superkarts! USA event of 2015 is just two weeks away, as the flagship California ProKart Challenge will open the season on the February 6-7 weekend at Buttonwillow Raceway Park.  Last year, the first event drew a strong field of drivers and SKUSA officials are excited to once again meet with their racers to […]

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Jan 05, 2015 SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII VIdeo
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The 18th edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals was a memorable week in Las Vegas. The organization hosted the final event at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, the weather was a complete 180 degrees from last year’s bitter cold rain to bright sunshine and clear skies as the nightlights lit up the Vegas backdrop. […]

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Superkarts! USA Honors 2014 Pro Tour Champions

Eight drivers inducted into ‘Circle of Champions’ for 2015 season

Dec 29, 2014 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour logo
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2014 was a record breaking season for the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour. During the fifth year of the national program, driver numbers reached an all-time high at both the SpringNationals and SummerNationals. Racers enjoyed the challenging Dallas Karting Complex facility in Caddo Mills, Texas, and took on the city streets of Modesto, California for the […]

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EKN One-on-One: Tom Kutscher – Superkarts! USA

Post-SuperNationals, EKN sits down with SKUSA owner to discuss 2015

Dec 29, 2014 Superkarts! USA's Tom Kutscher (Photo: EKN)
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After a long season of race promotion and ground breaking organizational efforts, you’d think that Superkarts! USA’s Tom Kutscher would be setting up for a relaxing off-season, taking a little time off before SKUSA’s California ProKart Challenge regional series fires up again in early February.  But for the head of the sport’s leading shifter and […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – November 2014 – Oliver Askew

Florida driver completes successful back-to-back with SuperNationals and Rotax Grand Finals

Dec 15, 2014 Askew lead Team USA in the Senior Max category at the Rotax Grand Finals (Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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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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Superkarts! USA Committed to Future of Stock Honda Classes

New sub-classifications within S4 category designed to highlight age brackets

Dec 12, 2014 The Stock Honda CR125 engine package will remain as the absolute foundation of the Superkarts! USA program for years to come
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A new focus on a single manufacturer for their TaG program has provided Superkarts! USA with some much needed long-term stability, and this is only amplified when paired with the organization’s continued support and dedication to the Stock Moto shifterkart program that utilizes the Honda CR125 engine package.  It is impossible to argue that SKUSA […]

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Superkarts! USA Brings TaG Cadet Program In-Line with IAME Focus

New IAME Mini Swift trade-in program begins for core SKUSA and PKC customers

Dec 05, 2014 The IAME Mini Swift is now the spec engine for the TaG Cadet category in Superkarts! USA competition
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The final page of the 2014 calendar is now less than 30 days from being flipped over, and then we’ll welcome the first month of 2015.  It was with this in mind that Superkarts! USA was already hard at work planning for the new year well before hosting their season finale in Las Vegas last […]

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Throwback Thursday: MG Tires Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII

A look at this year’s event through the eye of the camera

Dec 04, 2014 GFC...damn right
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There’s nothing like the Vegas lights and the bright Nevada sunshine to pave the way for amazing photography and video. Thankfully, this year’s Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII was able to steer clear of the horrible weather from 2013 so that the throngs of photographers in attendance could capture the true essence that was the #SuperNats18. […]

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From the Tower: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII

Another historic event in Las Vegas as SKUSA bids farewell to the Rio

Dec 02, 2014 From the Tower-SuperNats XVIII
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We spend our entire racedays up in the tower, watching every on-track session while producing our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. This new ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the accounts that develop over a race weekend, […]

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