2018 IAME International Final – Friday Report

Crews and Fletcher still leading Team USA in France

Oct 12, 2018
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The third day was completed at the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France for the 2018 IAME International Final. Weather halted the action on Thursday, forcing a reschedule of Friday’s action to included those final heat races into the mix. While the day began with a damp track, no more rain provided a clean […]

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2018 IAME International Final – Thursday Report

Crews begins Mini title defense with heat win, Nienkotter top-five in Masters

Oct 11, 2018
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Day two of the 2018 IAME International Final was impacted by rain. The Le Mans Karting International circuit in France began with a wet track, effecting the opening heat races for Senior. The track eventually dried until a strong storm system moved through the area during the second heat for Masters. It forced a red […]

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Oct 11, 2018
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After months of development and fine tuning, IAME USA West today confirmed the initial shipment of the long awaited IAME SSE. The first units are expected to arrive in the United States as early as next week. Orders will begin immediate fulfillment in the order they were received, with boxes leaving the IAME USA West […]

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2018 IAME International Final – Wednesday Report

Jarsocrak leads Team USA as official sessions begin in France

Oct 11, 2018
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The 2018 IAME International Final is underway at the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France. Over 400 drivers are competing in six categories, all vying for a chance to become an IAME world title winner. Wednesday was the first official day of the event on-track, following a handful of unofficial practice at the famous […]

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2018 IAME International Final Preview

12 drivers - including champions from SKUSA and USPKS - to represent North America in France

Oct 08, 2018
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IAME is celebrating the 50th year within the karting industry, and no better way to celebrate then at the IAME International Final. 2018 is the seventh edition of the event that brings together IAME drivers from all over the world to compete at the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France. Over 400 drivers are […]

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Superkarts! USA Welcomes 2018 Pro Tour Champions

Ninth season crowns nine champions in IAME and Honda categories

Oct 04, 2018
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Superkarts! USA completed its ninth season of the SKUSA Pro Tour this August. The three-event, six-round championship program traveled from the southeast to the southwest before finishing in the midwest to decide the nine series champions in the IAME and Honda categories. Those drivers who were able to achieve podium finishes throughout the season, earn […]

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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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EKN Trackside: 2018 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix – Race Report

Musgrave completes perfect season as Yu repeats at 10th annual event

Sep 30, 2018
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The 2018 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix provided another exciting two days of street racing in southern California. For the 10th time, the City of Lancaster, California welcomed karters to compete on The BLVD with Superkarts! USA bringing the California ProKart Challenge to close out the 2018 season. Perfect weather conditions and a packed schedule […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix – Preview

10th annual event to rip around SoCal city streets for California ProKart Challenge finale

Sep 28, 2018
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The Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix is entering its second decade. The City of Lancaster, California and Superkarts! USA are hosting the 10th annual edition of the event, which is serving as the final round of the California ProKart Challenge. This special two-day event is a test of strength and bravery, taking on the five-turn, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Texas ProKart Challenge – Dallas Karting Complex

Jaramillo, Hewitt and Jeffers star in exciting season finale

Sep 25, 2018
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Heading into the final round of the Texas ProKart Challenge at the Dallas Karting Complex, the forecast was ominous with rain tagged from Thursday to Monday. The expected precipitation hit hard on Friday and Saturday, dumping on the facility on Friday night and then hitting hard again on Saturday afternoon. Thankfully, even with flooding around […]

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Tenth Annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix to Close Out 2018 California ProKart Challenge

City of Lancaster welcomes Superkarts! USA for finale event of regional program

Sep 22, 2018
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The 2018 California ProKart Challenge is set to close out the season with the sixth event of the championship chase. On September 29-30, the flagship regional program for Superkarts! USA heads to the 10th annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. The two-day street race and three-day festival has been part of the California PKC program […]

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Familiar Winners at Round Eight for Los Angeles Karting Championship

Penultimate event for Southern California karting program at CalSpeed Karting Center

Sep 21, 2018
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship is winding down the 2018 season, hosting the penultimate event of the season on September 16 at the CalSpeed Karting Center. The Fontana, California facility welcomed racers for the eighth round of the championship chase. Racing at the LAKC events continue to be incredibly clean and exciting in all the […]

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Duffy Trophies Handed Out at International Kart Federation Grand Nationals

KPX Karting Championship and Central California Kart Racing Association welcome nearly 140 entries racing for karting gold

Sep 12, 2018
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The Duffy award (named after the late Duffy Livingstone), is arguably one of the most coveted trophies in North American karting – if not the sport as a whole. With the International Kart Federation (IKF) changing hands, questions regarding the future of the organization understandably emerged. Would the IKF Grand Nationals as a whole exist […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: August 2018 – Max Garcia

KartSport North America / Kart Republic driver earns first SKUSA Pro Tour title with victory

Sep 11, 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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Championship Chases More Defined for California ProKart Challenge Following Monterey Event

Musgrave and Daniele win headline divisions for Superkarts! USA flagship regional program penultimate round

Sep 07, 2018
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The penultimate round of the California ProKart Challenge was contested over the Labor Day weekend at the Monterey Bay Karters facility in Marina, California. The flagship regional program for Superkarts! USA saw racers brave the challenging circuit at the Marina Airport Kart Track under cool temperatures. The championships in the 12 IAME and Honda categories […]

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Aug 30, 2018
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With the 2018 IKF Sprint Grand Nationals just days away, details have emerged regarding an unprecedented cash purse for IAME KA100 powered classes. The KPX Karting Championship, in partnership with the newly reformed IKF, have confirmed that winners of the KA100 classes at this year’s Grand Nationals will be eligible to participate in the ‘Triple […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Ends Summer with Round Seven

Number of first wins and streaks extended as Southern California karting program begins final stretch for 2018 season

Aug 29, 2018
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The 2018 season for the Los Angeles Karting Championship continued on August 26 with the seventh round of the year. The seventh of nine races counted toward the year-end championship standings was contested at the CalSpeed Karting Center. The Classico layout of the Fontana, California facility, located outside the Auto Club Speedway, challenged the racers […]

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California ProKart Challenge Heading Back to Monterey

Penultimate round for Superkarts! USA flagship regional program set for August 31-September 1

Aug 27, 2018
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September is championship month for the California ProKart Challenge as the flagship regional program for Superkarts! USA is set to host its penultimate round at the Monterey Bay Karters facility on August 31 – September 1. The Marina Airport Kart Track in Marina, California will be the site for Round Five over the Labor Day […]

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Aug 27, 2018
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The 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour came to a close at the recent SummerNationals held at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. It was another amazing event as the ninth edition of the SKUSA Pro Tour decided the nine IAME and Stock Honda championship. As with every Pro Tour event, Eyenovation’s Chris […]

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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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