From the Tower: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals 2016

Historic event at Phoenix Kart Racing Association as seventh season of Pro Tour kicks off

May 04, 2016 From the Tower-SKUSA SpringNats 2016
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We spend our entire raceday 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. The ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the accounts that develop over a race weekend, those […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals 2016 – Sunday Report

Eves secures first in X30 Senior as Bray drives to first S1 win since 2013

May 01, 2016 SKUSA-SpringNats-2016-Sun-Braden Eves
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After another warm day in the Phoenix desert, the 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is off and running with new winners, exciting stories, and loads of momentum.  The first two races of this five-race national championship program are now in the books and SKUSA enjoyed the opportunity to celebrate 16 different winners in eight classes […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals 2016 – Saturday Report

Musgrave’s gamble paysoff in S1, Norberg sweeps opening round for first X30 Senior victory

May 01, 2016 SKUSA-SpringNats2016-Sat-Main-Billy Musgrave
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It was the start to a new SKUSA Pro Tour season, and it had it all.  The first day of action at the seventh annual SpringNationals was a roller coaster ride of emotion, and weather forecasts as well. The paddock was packed, and the excitement and tension were palpable. The expectations of a typical hot […]

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Paddock Insider: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals 2016

Seventh season of series kicks off with another record turnout in the Arizona desert

Apr 29, 2016 (Photo: Superkarts! USA)
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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 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The information will not be seen anywhere else, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Preview – Part 4

Sold-out X30 Senior looking to knock Pagano off the mountain, growing S1 field begins championship chase

Apr 28, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The seventh season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to get underway this weekend at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The 2016 season is projected to be another exciting and record breaking year. Full television coverage is returning thanks to the partnership with CBS Sports Network and MotorTrendOnDemand for another […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Preview – Part 3

New faces set to battle in S2, McNeil hopes for a third ring in S4 and S4 Super Master makes its national debut

Apr 27, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The seventh season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to get underway this weekend at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The 2016 season is projected to be another exciting and record-breaking year. Full television coverage is returning thanks to the partnership with CBS Sports Network and MotorTrendOnDemand, and another large […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Preview – Part 2

Sold-out X30 Junior and near-record turnout for X30 Master set for Phoenix

Apr 26, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The seventh season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to get underway this weekend at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The 2016 season is projected to be another exciting and record breaking year. Full television coverage is returning thanks to the partnership with CBS Sports Network and MotorTrendOnDemand for another […]

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2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – SpringNationals

April 29-May 1, 2016: Phoenix Kart Racing Association - Glendale, Arizona

Apr 25, 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour 2016-logo
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The 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour gets underway on April 29-May 1 at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. EKN will be trackside the entire weekend, providing the EKN Live broadcast available at ekartingnews.com/live. A new era begins with four Stock Moto divisions and five IAME ‘TaG’ categories beginning the journey toward the SKUSA […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Preview – Part 1

Mini and Micro Swift divisions make their debut on Pro Tour

Apr 25, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The seventh season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to get underway this weekend at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The 2016 season is projected to be another exciting and record breaking year. Full television coverage is returning thanks to the partnership with CBS Sports Network and MotorTrendOnDemand for another […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Gearing For Exciting 2016 Season

Registration now open for fifth season of Superkarts! USA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge program set to begin May 20-22

Apr 22, 2016 Texas ProKart Challenge logo
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Regional racing in the sport of karting continues to grow across North America. Among the leaders in the promotion and success of programs includes the Texas ProKart Challenge. Beginning in 2012, the Texas PKC brought together the current and future stars of Superkarts! USA and Rotax Max Challenge competition, battling at the top facilities in […]

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Apr 19, 2016 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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This is the 30-second commercial spot that is set to air during the broadcasts of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour events, set for CBS Sports Network this summer – courtesy of Eyenovation Multimedia. Enjoy!

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Superkarts! USA SpringNationals 2016 Just 10 Days Away

Final seven days to pre-register for PKRA event, CBS Sports Network television coverage and prize package confirmed

Apr 18, 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour 2016-logo
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The 2016 season is set to begin with a bang for the Superkarts! USA’s Pro Tour national series. The flowers are beginning to bloom, temperatures are steadily rising across North America, and the anticipation of beginning the championship chase is growing with each passing day. The 2016 SKUSA SpringNationals will take place April 29-May 1 […]

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Don Janowski: 1940-2016

Superkarts! USA founder leaves a legacy, and departs with the respect of countless racers

Apr 15, 2016 SKUSA-Don Janowski
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On Tuesday, April 12, the karting community lost another of its great builders, a man who found himself caught up in the excitement and the passion of 125cc shifterkart racing and elected to act upon it.  Superkarts! USA founder Don Janowski passed away at home, surrounded by his loving family, following a valiant battle with […]

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Johnson and Campbell Notch First Wins of Season at Round Three for California ProKart Challenge

A number of new winners highlight trip to Monterey Bay Karters home facility in Marina

Apr 07, 2016 (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge traveled north to the Monterey Bay Karters facility in Marina, California on April 1-2. The third round of the championship series visited the facility for only the second time in the program’s history, featuring 11 Honda and IAME categories for all ages. The weather was ideal, as the 1/2-mile circuit provided […]

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Round Three On Deck for California ProKart Challenge

Superkarts! USA flagship regional program travels north to Monterey Bay Karters facility along Pacific Ocean

Mar 25, 2016 California ProKart Challenge is set to make only its second visit to the Monterey Bay Karters facility in Marina, California on April 1-2 (Photo: MontereyBayKarters.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge is set to journey north, scheduled to host Round Three of the 2016 championship series at the Monterey Bay Karters facility on the grounds of the Marina Airport. On April 1-2, Superkarts! USA will make only its second visit to the northern California circuit, with the first trip dating back to […]

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Mar 24, 2016 SKUSA-SuperNats-1999-Logo
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A video surfaced on social media this week, coming straight out of the 90s. AdrenalineTV was on-site for the 1999 Superkarts! USA SuperNationals in Las Vegas and filed an online video report. It was the third-straight event held at the ‘Las Vegas Karting Center’ or as it was commonly known, the ‘Rock Pile’. The early […]

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SKUSA BULLETIN: 2016 SpringNationals Registration Opening March 15

Online pre-registration opens for first SKUSA Pro Tour event on Tuesday evening

Mar 12, 2016 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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The seventh annual Superkarts! USA SpringNationals is set to kick off this year’s SKUSA Pro Tour on April 29-May 1. An anticipated record turnout is forecasted for the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona, as nine classes begin their run toward championship glory. Registration for this event will open at 7:00 pm PDT (10:00 […]

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Former Champions Triumph at Round Two for California ProKart Challenge

Brooks and McNeil earn victories in headline categories for Superkarts! USA regional program at Willow Springs

Mar 10, 2016 (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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Nearly 200 drivers once again gathered in Southern California for the second stop of the California ProKart Challenge event on March 4-5. The Willow Springs International Raceway was the site of Round Two of the six-race championship series, featuring 11 Honda and IAME categories for all ages. Weather was a fleeting yet big factor, as […]

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BREAKING NEWS: SKUSA and HPD To Inspect Top Stock Moto Engines

Four motors confiscated at ProKart Challenge event

Mar 07, 2016 Superkarts! USA and HPD are in the process of inspecting four Stock Moto engines, having impounded the top two finishers in both S1 and S4
(Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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EKN has learned that Superkarts! USA made a significant move to confirm the purity of their Stock Moto program this past weekend, confiscating the Honda CR125 powerplants of the first and second place finishing drivers in the S1 and S4 categories at the California ProKart Challenge race at Willow Springs. Following the event, the motors […]

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Jim Murley: 1941 – 2016

Karting loses a true visionary

Mar 02, 2016 Jim Murley
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I was at the airport during a stopover when I received the heart-breaking text, letting me know that my good friend Jim Murley had passed away after a valiant battle with cancer.  I knew that Jim was not well and that his time was limited, and thankfully, he and I spent an afternoon at his […]

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