Ignite Challenge Series to Offer Regional Level Ignite Competition

Five tracks partner for new traveling series featuring spec Margay / Briggs categories

Mar 24, 2017
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Introducing the Ignite Challenge series! New for 2017, the Ignite Challenge will introduce the popular spec Ignite classes to regional level racing. Traveling to five existing Midwest area Ignite tracks, the Challenge will make a stop at the Gateway Kartplex, Autobahn County Club, Mid-State Kart Club, TNT Kartways and 61 Kartway. The Ignite Challenge will […]

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California ProKart Challenge Returns to Streets of Willow

Superkarts! USA regional program set to tackle high-speed road course on March 31-April 1

Mar 23, 2017
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The California ProKart Challenge is set to return back to action, resuming the 2017 championship chase with the second round of the series at the Willow Springs International Raceway on March 31-April 1. There is no ‘fooling’ around with the second stop, which takes the competitors in the Honda and IAME divisions around the exciting […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: February 2017 – Trey Brown

Broken bone doesn’t stop Junior driver from earning victory at California ProKart Challenge

Mar 22, 2017
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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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Challenge of the Americas Offering Bonus Purse at Series Finale

Registration closes March 24 for final rounds of championship program at Simraceway

Mar 21, 2017
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The 10th season of the Challenge of the Americas is set to close out on April 7-9 at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California – one of the most picturesque locations for a karting facility in the world. Tickets for the 2017 Rotax Grand Finals remain up for grabs in the three headline […]

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2017 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Details Confirmed

Over $47,000 in prizes to be awarded this season to grassroots racers

Mar 20, 2017
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Have you ever wondered where you stand against local racers in your region or throughout North America?  That is the premise behind the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series. The Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series was launched in 2015 to support the talented local racers and the sprint clubs that run the 206 sealed […]

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Mar 17, 2017
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The United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) is proud to announce the latest addition to our growing 2017 prize package.  USPKS has partnered with IAME USA, MG Tires, and SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) to offer entries and guaranteed SuperSunday starting spots at the SKUSA SuperNationals XXI, for one lucky racer in each of five IAME classes. […]

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Mar 16, 2017
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Just a few weeks after the 2017 season kicked off for the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour, the organization has released the latest edition of the WinterNationals. Held at the NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans, Louisiana, the inaugural event welcomed just over 220 drivers for the IAME and Honda categories. Eyenovation’s Chris Ortenburger sits down […]

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Mar 16, 2017
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We are just under six months away from the 23rd running of the Rock Island Grand Prix, and for many, it can’t come soon enough. The world’s largest and longest running street race brings racers from all over the world to the ‘Quad Cities’, a grouping of four cities in Iowa and Illinois, separated by […]

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OnTrack: Rolison Performance Group Tony Kart Racer 401S / Briggs 206

EKN Managing Editor tackles Challenge of the Americas Briggs 206 division

Mar 15, 2017
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One of our goals for the 2017 season is to get the EKN staff back behind the wheel more often. Karting is not just our profession, but the sport we love. For me, karting has been a passion since my early days, as I was born into the sport as a second generation driver. My […]

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EKN Tournament Challenge Back for 2017

Open contest for karting community to win EKN Gear

Mar 13, 2017
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It is March Madness once again and after a great weekend of conference tournaments, the big dance is upon us with the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship ready to get underway. Everywhere across the country – offices, college dorms, high school cafeterias, across social media and even in the karting paddock is talk about the […]

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EKN One-on-One: KPX Karting Championship’s Chris Rossi and Kenny Manchester

NorCal regional series positioned as stabilizing force for future

Mar 08, 2017
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Over the past five years, North American karting has been enjoying a wave of positive momentum, much of it thanks to the increasing force of the grassroots Briggs & Stratton Racing 206 movement.  The unparalleled affordability of this spec four-cycle racing program is opening the doors for new racers and it’s bringing ex-racers back to […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Sunday Report

Pickett wins thriller in S1 as Holden muscles to first ever victory in X30 Senior

Mar 05, 2017
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There was no better way to close out the inaugural WinterNationals then what transpired during the day in New Orleans. Superkarts! USA closed out the second round of the SKUSA Pro Tour on Sunday under cloudy skies, avoid the threat of rain all day. The action on track was hot, with the drivers putting in […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Saturday Report

Craig and French score in NOLA to begin inaugural event

Mar 04, 2017
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The first ever Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals completed the first round of action for the 2017 season at the NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans, LA. A sunny day with strong winds greeted the over 220 drivers taking part in the inaugural event, with nine categories beginning the championship chase for the new season. […]

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Mar 03, 2017
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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 2017 SKUSA Pro Tour WinterNationals at the NOLA Motorsports Park at New Orleans, LA. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 SKUSA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Preview Part 3

Number of top contenders in X30 Senior, S1 Pro and S2 Semi-Pro ready for NOLA

Mar 02, 2017
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Just 100 days since the checkered flags waved to close out the 20th edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals in Las Vegas, drivers, teams and families are all preparing for the start of the 2017 season and the SKUSA Pro Tour. It is a new era for the organization with the introduction of the WinterNationals, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 SKUSA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Preview Part 2

Three Master categories set to begin journey toward championship

Mar 01, 2017
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Just 100 days since the checkered flags waved to close out the 20th edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals in Las Vegas, drivers, teams and families are all preparing for the start of the 2017 season and the SKUSA Pro Tour. It is a new era for the organization with the introduction of the WinterNationals, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 SKUSA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Preview Part 1

Loaded Junior and Mini fields set for NOLA with Micro beginning second Pro Tour season

Feb 28, 2017
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Just 100 days since the checkered flags waved to close out the 20th edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals in Las Vegas, drivers, teams and families are all preparing for the start of the 2017 season and the SKUSA Pro Tour. It is a new era for the organization with the introduction of the WinterNationals, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 Challenge of the Americas – Phoenix Sunday Report

Brooks becomes fourth different winner in Senior Max, Cleavelin and Crawford double up

Feb 26, 2017
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Another beautiful day in Glendale, Arizona for the final day of action for the Challenge of the Americas at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association. Sunday was the fourth round of the championship program and the final day of racing for the second stop of the premier west coast winter series. After a brief scare of […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 Challenge of the Americas – Phoenix Saturday Report

Choquer, Cleavelin and Crawford help out championship hopes with victories

Feb 25, 2017
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The first half of the 2017 Challenge of the Americas went into the books following the Round Three action at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona. Bright sunshine throughout the day welcomed the seven categories competing over the weekend at the 3/4-mile circuit following a crisp, cool start. The three headline categories […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 Challenge of the Americas – Phoenix Preview

Premier winter series on the west coast resumes at popular PKRA facility

Feb 23, 2017
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The month of February signals the annual trip for Challenge of the Americas program to visit the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The premier winter series on the west coast travels to the Phoenix area this weekend to contest the third and fourth rounds of the championship chase. Racers in Rotax, Shifter, and […]

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