Cooper Tires Back with EKN Live for SKUSA SuperNationals Broadcast

Automotive and motorsports tire manufacturer back on-board for Vegas coverage

Nov 04, 2016 skusa-supernats-20-ekn-live
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While the focus of our upcoming EKN Live coverage of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals will be our daily coverage and Rob Howden’s play-by-play of qualifying, the crucial heat races and the one and only SuperSunday, the planning and work begins much earlier.  Class previews, produced by EKN Managing Editor David Cole, will begin on Saturday […]

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SKUSA SuperNationals 20 Track Layout Released

Event veterans Moulton and Idelson design special challenge at Las Vegas Convention Center

Nov 03, 2016 skusa-supernats20-track
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History will be made in just over two weeks as the best karters from around the world take part in the 20th edition of SuperSunday, the biggest day in North American karting. Racers of all ages, experience and background will converge on the Las Vegas Convention Center for the 20th running of the Superkarts! USA […]

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Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20

November 16-20, 2016: Las Vegas Convention Center - Las Vegas, Nevada

Nov 03, 2016 SKUSA SuperNats 20 logo
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The 20th edition of the SKUSA SuperNationals is set for November 16-20. Nearly 500 racers from around the world will compete on a temporary circuit at the Las Vegas Convention Center, next to the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. The Superkarts! USA Pro Tour categories will complete the championship chases with the top KZ […]

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Superkarts! USA Launches New Hall of Fame

Karting organization to celebrate 25 years of existence by honoring greats

Oct 28, 2016 skusa-hall-of-fame-logo
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This has certainly been a milestone year for Superkarts! USA and its community of drivers, families and teams.  The karting organization enjoyed incredibly strong participation in its California ProKart Challenge in 2016 and record-setting numbers on its growing national championship SKUSA Pro Tour.  The upcoming 20th running of the SuperNationals event will also mark a […]

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Driver Count Continues to Rise for Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20

Final week to register for 20th edition of Las Vegas spectacular

Oct 21, 2016 SKUSA SuperNats 20 logo
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The stage is almost set for the biggest show in all of karting as the 20th edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals will pull open the curtain in less than four weeks. From November 16-20, the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip will once again welcome stars from all over the globe as they […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Alexander Rossi Confirmed for Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20

Indy 500 champ and former karting coach Jaskol team up with Factory CRG at Las Vegas spectacular

Oct 12, 2016 2015 Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi is confirmed for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20 next month (Photo: Eric Schwarzkopf - RacingMediaOnline.com)
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Andretti Autosport’s Indy 500 Champion, Alexander Rossi will team up with his very first karting coach and karting veteran Matt Jaskol for this year’s SKUSA SuperNationals, from the 14th – 20th November. It has been a phenomenal year for the 25 year old Verizon IndyCar Series Rookie and Manor Racing Formula 1 Reserve Driver, with […]

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2016 California ProKart Challenge Champions to be Recognized at Awards Ceremony

11 title winners to receive championship prizes during year-end banquet on October 22 in Lancaster

Oct 10, 2016 (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The 2016 California ProKart Challenge completed its program during the last weekend of September, celebrating a record season. Entry numbers increased throughout the season at the six events, beginning with nearly 200 drivers at the opening in February. The championship chases in all 11 categories were hotly contested, with the best five of six rounds […]

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Superkarts! USA to Celebrate Pro Tour Stars at SuperNationals 20

Sunday night national championship awards presentation to cap exciting week

Oct 07, 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour 2016-logo
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After dueling it out for two events and four hard-fought rounds of competition, the talented drivers of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour will be heading to the 20th annual SuperNationals in mid-November to duke it out one last time for the biggest prize in North American karting: a SKUSA #1 plate.  The country’s largest and […]

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Hamilton and Craig Shine in SKUSA Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix

Impressive racing highlighted by thrilling Saturday night Pro races under the lights for California ProKart Challenge finale event

Sep 30, 2016 Matt Hamilton defended his Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix victory in the S1 Pro division (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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For the sixth straight year, Superkarts! USA has capped its California ProKart Challenge season on the BLVD of Lancaster, California, and once again a record turnout of the West Coast’s most talented drivers put on a superb show for a huge crowd who lined the street course throughout the weekend.  The Streets of Lancaster Grand […]

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Sep 21, 2016 Trey Brown was the SOLGP Scholarship winner for the 2016 racing season. (Photo: Dromophotos.com)
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The City of Lancaster will announce the 2017 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix (SOLGP) Scholarship winner at the event’s closing ceremonies Sunday, September 25.  Introduced in 2013, the “SOLGP Scholarship” is an initiative designed to help one young driver fund an entire year of kart racing. The selection process includes a thorough review of not […]

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Sep 20, 2016 Matthew Taskinen and Coltin McCaughan won the Rotax Grand Finals tickets at the Can-Am Karting Challenge finale
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For the second year in a row the CAN-AM Karting Challenge took to the tight confines of the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon to close out their championship season. The tricky track configuration is among the favorite for many drivers competing in the Pacific Northwest, as drivers tackle a roller coaster of a […]

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Superkarts! USA Tabs Moulton and Idelson to Design SuperNationals 20 Circuit

Veterans shifter pilots who have run in all 19 editions helping to bring special touch to 20th running

Sep 19, 2016 Superkarts! USA has charged a pair of SuperNationals veterans – Bonnier Moulton and Howie Idelson – with design of the track layout for the 20th running of their marquee event (Photo: eyenovation.com)
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When you look back at the history of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals, you’ll see a long list of impressive names, guys like Speed, Allmendinger, Rahal, Hinchcliffe, Bomarito, Kimball, McDowell, Perez and Wickens who have gone on to professional careers in motorsports. You’ll also revel in the career karters who make the race what it truly […]

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Sep 19, 2016 Sergio Perez
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There is no doubt the 20th edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals – presented by VCI Mexico / GP Kart – is going to be a special event. The organization is hard at work, developing a memorable week at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the November 16-20 event. Among the recent news was the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: August 2016 – Jake Craig

Top Senior driver becomes second ever to repeat as Rotax national champion, notches first shifterkart victory

Sep 19, 2016 Craig earned his second US Rotax Grand Nationals title (Photo: Jake Craig Racing)
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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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Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix to Host California ProKart Challenge Finale

Sixth and final round to decide 2016 series champions on the city streets of Lancaster on September 24-25

Sep 16, 2016 The California ProKart Challenge returns to the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix to close out the 2016 season (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The 2016 California ProKart Challenge is set to wrap up next weekend during the eighth running of the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix driven by Sierra Toyota. Over the September 23-25 weekend, the city of Lancaster is set to welcome karters from all over the west coast to compete in a three-day festival event along […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces 2017 Pro Tour Schedule

North America’s top national program introduces new WinterNationals opener in March

Sep 16, 2016 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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Over the past seven years, the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour has grown into the largest national karting series in North America.  Each event over the past two years has set new attendance marks and, confirming their commitment to building the sport and educating the masses, SKUSA has invested in a program with the CBS Sports […]

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Sep 15, 2016 skusa-tomversation-summernats-2016
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Superkarts! USA has released this morning another ‘TomVersation’, this time from the SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals back in July at New Castle Motorsports Park. Eyenovation’s Chris Ortenburger sat down with SKUSA CEO and owner Tom Kutscher to go over a number of issues once again, including professional drivers bringing their children to SKUSA competition, engine […]

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Superkarts! USA to Offer $20,000 Prize at SuperNationals 20 for Returning Winners

Past SuperNationals champions eligible for unparalleled victory reward

Sep 01, 2016 Superkarts! USA is offering a $20,000 first place prize to any former SuperNationals winner who can repeat his victory in the same premier class (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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If there is any proof that Superkarts! USA is dedicated to making the 20th running of their SuperNationals the biggest event in the organization’s history, this announcement is surely it.  It was a concept that initially circulated through the Pro Tour paddock at New Castle as SKUSA CEO Tom Kutscher gauged response for the idea, […]

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Familiar Faces at the Front for California ProKart Challenge Return to Santa Maria

Hays earns second straight in X30 Senior as Craig notches first in the S1 Pro category

Aug 31, 2016 (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The penultimate event for the California ProKart Challenge took place on August 26-27 at the Santa Maria Kart Track. It was the first trip back to the Santa Maria, California facility since 2012, as the Superkarts! USA flagship regional program hosted the fifth round of the series championship. Over 150 drivers took part in the […]

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Aug 31, 2016 X30 Master has now opened up to 88 drivers for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The first category to sell out for the upcoming Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 presented by VCI Mexico / GP Racing Kart was the X30 Master division. All 44 spots were claimed during the Priority Pre-Entry Program and in less than 30 minutes after registration opened to the public on August 10. SKUSA began taking names […]

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