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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EKN Trackside: 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Preview Part 1

Stock Honda championships heat up heading to Phoenix

May 02, 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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Los Angeles Karting Championship Hosts Round Three of 2018

Championship picture beginning to take shape following April 22 event

May 01, 2018
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship reached the 1/3-mark for the season. Round Three of the 2018 program went into the books on April 22 at the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California. Over 160 entries on the weekend provided another full paddock outside the Auto Club Speedway, competing on the ‘Grande’ counter-clockwise layout in categories […]

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North Texas Karters Set to Host IKF 2-Cycle / 4-Cycle Grand Nationals

Week-long summer event set for end of June at famed Denton, Texas facility

Apr 30, 2018
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The 2018 International Kart Federation (IKF) 2-Cycle and 4-Cycle Grand Nationals will be hosted at North Texas Karters (NTK) from Wednesday, June 27 through Saturday, June 30, where the much-heralded national karting trophy known as the “Duffy” will be awarded to the winners of each class. The IKF Grand Nationals have long been the “granddaddy” […]

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Ninth Annual Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Set for Phoenix

Phoenix Kart Racing Association to host second stop for 2018 championship program on May 4-6

Apr 26, 2018
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For the fourth time in Superkarts! USA history, the SKUSA Pro Tour is set to travel to the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility. The ‘Formula K Raceway’ in Glendale, Arizona is set to host the organization on May 4-6 for the second event of the 2018 season – the SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals. The six-round […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: March 2018 – Ben Maier

Micro driver racks up three wins at two major events

Apr 23, 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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Apr 17, 2018
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The Texas ProKart Challenge kicked off its 2018 season at the end of March with the first round of the championship held at the Speedsportz Racing Park in New Caney, Texas. The March 24-25 event hosted one round of racing at the new facility, the same place where the 2017 season ended. The Superkarts! USA […]

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Musgrave and Drew Tame Streets of Willow During California ProKart Challenge Weekend

Superkarts! USA flagship regional program holds second round of 2018 on fast road course

Apr 06, 2018
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The California ProKart Challenge allowed its racers to stretch out their karting machines for the second round of the 2018 season. On March 30-31, the Superkarts! USA flagship regional program visited the Streets of Willow course at the Willow Springs International Raceway facility in Rosamond, California. The 1.6-mile course – with a reduced layout for […]

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Multiple Repeat Winners for Second Event of Los Angeles Karting Championship

Series welcomes Jay Leno to CalSpeed Karting Center for March

Apr 04, 2018
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship continued on with its 2018 schedule, hosting Round Two of the season on March 25 at the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California. A larger total number of entries increased the paddock size along with special guest Jay Leno. The longtime comedian and TV host brought his production crew to […]

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Cooper Tires Teams With EKN Radio Network

Major brand to support EKN Trackside Live Tour

Apr 04, 2018
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For the last three years, Cooper Tires has served as the eKartingNews.com Presenting Sponsor for live audio coverage of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. And now, we’re thrilled to announce that the Findlay, Ohio-based tire manufacturer will increase this relationship in 2018, adding their name to the EKN Trackside Live Tour Presented by Cooper Tires. EKN’s […]

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EKN Trackside: Texas ProKart Challenge – Speedsportz Report

Hewitt and Baker storm to impressive main event wins in series opener

Mar 27, 2018
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If their season opener at Speedsportz Racing Park this past weekend is any indication, the Texas ProKart Challenge is a series on the move. The SKUSA regional program closed their 2017 schedule at the New Caney, TX facility last October and returned just five months later to fire up the 2018 campaign, setting a series […]

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California ProKart Challenge Resumes at Streets of Willow

Second event for Superkarts! USA flagship regional program set for March 30-31

Mar 23, 2018
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The 2018 season for the California ProKart Challenge began the first weekend of February. Now eight weeks later, the Superkarts! USA flagship regional program resumes with an exciting second event of the season. Competitors from the West Coast as well as across the United States are preparing to head to Rosamond, California and attack the […]

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Fast Five: Gina French – Texas ProKart Challenge

Seventh season of Superkarts! USA regional program kicks off at Speedsportz this weekend

Mar 19, 2018
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Next to the flagship California ProKart Challenge, the Texas ProKart Challenge is the backbone regional program of the Superkarts! USA organization. For the seventh year, the Texas PKC series is set to welcome racers from all over the southwest, expanding to welcome even more karters from different states and regions in 2018. The four-event, six-round […]

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