Back to Basics: TJ Patrick Planning Return to Sport

Father of NASCAR star rekindles love of karting

Sep 01, 2015 TJ Patrick (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Over the past 10 years, you might have seen him pop-up in the background during the regular television coverage of an IndyCar or NASCAR Sprint Cup, providing support for his daughter Danica Patrick, one of the most famous names in motorsports.  Family patriarch TJ Patrick was there for his daughter during her entire journey from […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: Vemme Kart

Canadian-based operation expanding chassis brand worldwide

Aug 28, 2015 Showroom-Vemme
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EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the past months, we have been highlighting many of the chassis manufacturers and the importers / dealers who are responsible for making these karts available to the North American karting community.  The market is filled with models for […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Sunday Report

Zeen doubles up for $3k payday, McAndrews stamps title with victory while Fenderson and Holden break Lemke streak

Aug 23, 2015 Andrick Zeen doubled up in Leopard Pro to earn a $3k payday (Photo: EKN)
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The final day of the 2015 United States Pro Kart Series decided the seven remaining championships to be decided. It was a busy day of action on the New Castle Motorsports Park facility, outside Indianapolis, with perfect racing weather conditions once again. A revised format offered qualifying, Prefinal and Final to allow for the championship […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Saturday Report

Zeen goes zero to hero in Leopard Pro, Dignan nearly pulls off hat trick as Lemke continues win streak

Aug 22, 2015 Andrick Zeen passed 55 karts on the day to score the Leopard Pro victory (Photo: EKN)
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It was a perfect day for racing as the United States Pro Kart Series began the first of two rounds to conclude the 2015 championship series at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Saturday’s Round Seven action helped set up the final act in the seven title chases still yet to be decided, while wrapping up […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Preview – Part 2

Finlayson leads Leopard Pro standings into series finale as Lemke has near lock for Junior title; two champions set to receive Rok Cup International Final tickets

Aug 19, 2015 Finlayson sits on top of the Leopard Pro mountain heading into New Castle (Photo: EKN)
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The third season of the United States Pro Kart Series comes to a close this weekend as the 2015 finale is set for the New Castle Motorsports Park, just outside the ‘Racing Capital of the World’ Indianapolis. Opening up in NASCAR country at the GoPro Motorplex, visiting the US Air Motorsports Raceway in Wisconsin, and […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Preview – Part 1

Four Yamaha titles on the line; McAndrews and Pesek enter finale tied in Pro standings

Aug 18, 2015 (Photo: Kathy Churchill - Energy Racing)
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The third season of the United States Pro Kart Series comes to a close this weekend as the 2015 finale is set for the New Castle Motorsports Park, just outside the ‘Racing Capital of the World’ Indianapolis. Opening up in NASCAR country at the GoPro Motorplex, visiting the US Air Motorsports Raceway in Wisconsin, and […]

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CBS Sports Network Air Dates Set for Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SummerNationals

Weekend timeslots and a full hour on ‘Motorsports Wednesday’ highlight TV schedule

Aug 14, 2015 ekn_tvannouncement
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For the last 15 years, there have been countless discussions on the need to put karting on television. The argument has focused on the positive benefits that would be provided in terms of growing the sport and taking it to the public. Superkarts! USA believes in this concept, and as they continue in their position […]

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Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX Registration Opens to Public

Fikse Wheels Pro Tour racers look towards Las Vegas after reaping rewards at SummerNationals

Aug 10, 2015 Another turnout of over 500 drivers are expected for the 19th annual Superkarts! USA SuperNationals, set for the Las Vegas Convention Center on November 18-22 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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In exactly 100 days, karters from all around the world will converge on the Las Vegas Convention Center for the 19th running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. Set for November 18-22, the world’s largest karting event is entering a new era, as the race site moves closer to the famous ‘Strip’, putting more emphasis on […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – South Bend Sunday Report

Norberg bags first major Pro win, McAndrews doubles up as Lemke sweeps again in Junior

Aug 02, 2015 Ryan Norberg led all 24 laps of the Leopard Pro feature for his first major Senior victory (Photo: EKN)
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The 2015 United States Pro Kart Series closed out the third stop of the season, completing the sixth round of the year at the Michiana Raceway Park on Sunday. The North Liberty, Indiana facility welcomed seven categories competing on the final day of the weekend, producing another exciting day of racing throughout the day. The […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – South Bend Saturday Report

Cavkusic and McAndrews land victories in Pro categories as Lemke continues streak in Junior ranks

Aug 01, 2015 Franklin Motorsports driver Armin Cavkusic was quick all day, earning his first USPKS Leopard Pro victory (Photo: EKN)
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The United States Pro Kart Series entered into the second half of the 2015 season with Round Five contested Saturday at the Michiana Raceway Park. The North Liberty, Indiana facility presented a challenge for the racers, with the difficult layout and the warm conditions over the day. The 146 entries on the day competing in […]

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Jul 30, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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World Karting Association officials are proud to announce the official venues and dates for the 2016 edition of the Bridgestone Manufacturers Series. With steady and consistent participation, as well as a renewed energy in the entire program and organization, WKA is pleased to announce the continuation of relationships with some of the greatest 2 cycle […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Continues Development of 2016 Season

Three locations confirmed and date adjustment made for betterment of the sport

Jul 30, 2015 USPKS logo
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Plans are moving along as the United States Pro Kart Series looks ahead to the 2016 season. Reaching the halfway point of the 2015 season, competitors are in South Bend, Indiana for Round Five and Six at the Michiana Raceway Park this weekend. After three seasons, the USPKS program has elevated itself as the elite […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SummerNationals Sunday Report

Musgrave leads all-American podium in S1 as Rios bags back-to-back in TaG Senior

Jul 26, 2015 Billy Musgrave earned his first ever Fikse Wheels Pro Tour S1 victory on Sunday in New Castle (Photo: EKN)
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Another amazing day of racing completed the sixth annual Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SummerNationals, which was held this year at the popular New Castle Motorsports Park in central Indiana. The clouds may have rolled over the area, but the rain held off until the teams and families were packing up following the podium […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SummerNationals Saturday Report

American-made iKart and Formula K earn first SKUSA victories with Rios and Hajek

Jul 25, 2015 Jesus Rios Jr. gave iKart its first SKUSA victory with a win in TaG Senior (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The inaugural Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SummerNationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park opened its first day of racing on Saturday under sunny skies and warm temperatures. The New Castle, Indiana facility provided an exciting venue for Round Three of the championship chase in the eight categories, and featured a number of first-time […]

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Jul 24, 2015 SKUSA SummerNationals 2015 logo
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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 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SummerNationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. The information will not be […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SummerNationals Preview – Part 3

Dreezen looks to continue S1 streak into New Castle as heated TaG Senior fight amps up

Jul 23, 2015 2015 SKUSA SummerNationals-Graphic
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The popular 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour resumes this weekend, as the program heads to the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana for the first time. A successful SpringNationals in Arizona back in May launched the sixth season of the organization’s championship series, which is helping to take the sport to […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SummerNationals Preview – Part 2

Another large S2 field set for battle with strong drivers competing in S4 and TaG Master

Jul 22, 2015 2015 SKUSA SummerNationals-Graphic
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The 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour resumes this weekend, as the program heads to the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. A successful SpringNationals in Arizona back in May set up the beginning of the sixth season of the organization’s championship series, helping to take the sport here in the United […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SummerNationals Preview – Part 1

Organization returns to the East Coast for first-ever series event at New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana

Jul 21, 2015 2015 SKUSA SummerNationals-Graphic
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The popular 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour resumes this weekend, as the program heads to the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana for the first time. A successful SpringNationals in Arizona back in May launched the sixth season of the organization’s championship series, which is helping to take the sport to […]

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Familiar Names On Top of Podium at Dallas Karting Complex for Texas ProKart Challenge

Caddo Mills, Texas facility produces another exciting weekend for Superkarts! USA and US Rotax Max Challenge traveling series

Jul 16, 2015 Trenton Estep came out of Dallas with two wins in the S1/S2 Stock Moto division (Photo: Dreams Captured Photography)
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Another step in the championship chases of the 2015 Burger King®/Texas Barge ProKart Challenge series – presented by 3G Kart Racing, Dallas Karting Complex and IAME USA West – was completed over the July 10-12 weekend with Superkarts! USA and Texas Barge Rotax Max Challenge competitors taking part at the Dallas Karting Complex facility in […]

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Entry Caps Lifted for Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SummerNationals

Massive interest in New Castle event opens doors to meet high demand

Jul 09, 2015 SKUSA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour logo
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TEMECULA, CA (July 10, 2015) – There has been an incredible buzz surrounding the 2015 Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SKUSA SummerNationals since the day that it was announced that the race would be held at the popular New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana. The top-notch facility is on the racing ‘bucket list’ for many West […]

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