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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California ProKart Challenge Readies for Another Record Breaking Weekend

Superkarts! USA flagship regional program heads to Willow Springs for second event of 2016

Feb 25, 2016 Full fields are expected once again for the second stop of the California ProKart Challenge, set for March 4-5 at Willow Springs (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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It was a record breaking kick-off to the 2016 season for the California ProKart Challenge at the beginning of February. Nearly 200 drivers took part in the two-day event at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park in Buttonwillow, California, opening up an exciting championship battle for the flagship Superkarts! USA regional program. Another great turnout is expected […]

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Superkarts! USA Releases Updates Regarding Pro Tour SpringNationals

Track configuration still to be determined, while optional Thursday practice added

Feb 10, 2016 Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona will host the 2016 Superkarts! USA SpringNationals on April 29-May 1 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The Superkarts! USA staff could not have asked for a better launch to the 2016 season than what they received this past weekend when over 200 drivers invaded Buttonwillow Raceway Park for the opening round of the California ProKart Challenge. The evolution to the X30 powerplant is complete, and the IAME fields were strong with […]

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200 Drivers Kick Off California ProKart Challenge

Record turnout in Buttonwillow for Superkarts! USA flagship regional program

Feb 09, 2016 Billy Musgrave returned to the top step of the S1 Pro podium (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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A record-breaking event to open up the 12th season of the California ProKart Challenge took place on February 5-6 at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park. Two hundred drivers gathered at the Buttonwillow, California facility to open up the six-round championship chase for the Superkarts! USA regional event, matching up the best drivers along the western half […]

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Superkarts! USA Expands S4 Super Master Class to Pro Tour for 2016

45-years-of-age and over class to run as separate race group at 20th annual SuperNationals in November

Feb 02, 2016 Superkarts! USA will expand the growing S4 Pro Stock Moto Super Master program in 2016, adding the sub-category as an official class on the 2016 Pro Tour (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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Over the last five years, Superkarts! USA has evolved steadily as the organization continues to spread its wings, expanding to the younger age brackets to bring more racers into the SKUSA program.  In 2010, they added a class for 8-12 years olds, which has morphed into the insanely popular TaG Cadet Mini Swift class, and […]

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California ProKart Challenge Readies for Exciting 2016 Season

Another stellar prize package and schedule planned for Superkarts! USA regional program

Jan 22, 2016 Fields are expected to fill up throughout the season for the California ProKart Challenge with six different tracks for the six-round series (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge season wrapped up at the end of September following another successful year and finale event at the growing Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. Just three months later, Superkarts! USA is busy preparing for the 2016 season, expected to be among the best championship programs in the country. The 11 categories this […]

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Superkarts! USA Honors 2015 Fikse Wheels Pro Tour Champions

Eight drivers join lucrative ‘SKUSA Circle of Champions’ for 2016 season

Jan 11, 2016 SKUSA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour logo
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Last November’s Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SuperNationals not only highlighted the accomplishments of nine deserving winners on SuperSunday, but it also crowned Superkarts! USA’s eight national champions following five races held over three weekend events.  SKUSA is proud to acknowledge and honor this year’s Fikse Wheels Pro Tour champions, who will be supported by the […]

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Evinco Tire Selected as Official Sprint Spec Tire for IKF

New program launches partnership with Superkarts! USA to grow and stabilize the sport

Jan 06, 2016 Evinco logo
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The Board of Directors of the International Kart Federation is pleased to announce a new partnership with Superkarts! USA and Evinco Tires.  For 2016 and 2017, the Evinco product line has been selected as the official spec tire of the IKF for the Sprint program. “We are looking forward to working with Superkarts! USA and […]

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Superkarts! USA Tech Update: Stock Moto Engine Claim Rule

Valuable customer input and feedback results in immediate response

Dec 21, 2015 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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With another incredible SuperNationals in our rearview mirror and the excitement of the 2016 season out in front of us, the entire Superkarts! USA staff is now focused on putting the final touches on next year’s program.  Series schedules have been set and announced, our new Evinco tire program is underway, and we’re excited with […]

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