Number of Sweeps to Begin 2016 Texas ProKart Challenge

Superkarts! USA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge competitors kick off fifth season of program at North Texas Kartways

May 25, 2016 (Photo: DreamsCapturedPhoto.net)
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The 2016 season is underway for the Texas ProKart Challenge, hosting the opening event of year at the North Texas Karters facility. The Denton, Texas circuit welcomed racers of the P1 Promotions Superkarts! USA and Texas Barge & Boat Inc. Rotax Max Challenge programs to begin their championship chases. Racers battled around the 1/2-mile course […]

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Rock Island Grand Prix Announces 2016 Race Classes, Opens New Online Registration Process

Popular Labor Day street race gearing up for the 22nd running

May 20, 2016 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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In just over 100 days, karters from across North America will converge on the Quad Cities area for the 22nd running of the Rock Island Grand Prix. Dubbed as the largest street race in the world, Rock Island, Illinois city streets are converted overnight into a race track as competitors tackle the 6/10-mile course along […]

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May 19, 2016 SKUSA-TomVersation
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This is version 2 of the ‘TomVersation’ as been released by Superkarts! USA. SKUSA CEO and owner Tom Kutscher sits down with Eyenovation’s Chris Ortenburger for another interview discussing all the major issues currently facing the organization and hits the rumors and opinions out there head on. Enjoy!

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May 18, 2016 (Photo: airportjournals.com)
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EKN published an article on Friday, May 6 regarding the future of The Track at Centennial, a Denver-area facility that was closed December 31, 2015. The following release is the confirmation on the future of the site and the track itself. Summit Motorsports Management (SMM), an industry leader in indoor go-karting and entertainment, today announced […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Sunday Report

Lemke and Simpson steal Pro victories with Mayer and Tavella earning first Junior wins

May 15, 2016 Brandon Lemke scored the IAME Pro division victory (Photo: EKN)
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The final day of action went into the books today as the first event of the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series is now complete. Nearly 160 entries filled the eight categories that took to the popular New Castle Motorsports Park in central Indiana. After battling cold temperatures for all of Saturday, the sun finally […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Saturday Report

Eves and Pesek bag victories in Pro categories while Bertagnoli and Pretorius win in Junior

May 14, 2016 Braden Eves landed his first USPKS IAME Pro victory (Photo: EKN)
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It was one of the worst days for weather conditions in a long time at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The first round of the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series was welcomed to harsh cold and windy weather, quite unseasonable for Indy in mid-May. Thankfully, there was no rain to bring in conditions much […]

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Paddock Insider: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle

Fourth season kicks off in Month of May, back home again in Indiana

May 13, 2016 USPKS-New Castle-Fri
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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 2016 United States Pro Kart Series opener at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. The information will not be seen […]

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May 12, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
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It has been eight months since the Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires took to the track, closing out the 2015 season at the end of August. Now into the month of May, just prior to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 down the road, the 2016 USPKS kicks […]

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May 11, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
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It has been eight months since the Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires took to the track, closing out the 2015 season at the end of August. Now into the month of May, just prior to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 down the road, the 2016 USPKS kicks […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle – Preview Part 1

Fourth season set to begin at popular New Castle Motorsports Park

May 10, 2016 USPKS-P-Cadet
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It has been eight months since the Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires took to the track, closing out the 2015 season at the end of August. Now into the month of May, just prior to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 down the road, the 2016 USPKS kicks […]

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May 09, 2016 Mezzo Kart Radiator
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The temperatures will begin to increase as we now enter the month of May and the summer season of racing approaches. One of the major factors in engine performance for water-cooled engines is the radiator. Proper mounting, plumbing and of course the correct choice in radiator is crucial to the power your engine produces. Mezzo […]

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Todd Edgington Returns Home

Karting community member leaves hospital following injuries in Hawaii diving accident

May 05, 2016 #ToddStrong
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On January 17, during a dream vacation, life changed forever for the Edgington family. Kart racer Todd Edgington had traveled with his family to Hawaii for some rest and relaxation, only to have tragedy strike on day one. Edgington was on one of the many Big Island beaches with his family when big waves hit […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals 2016 – Sunday Report

Eves secures first in X30 Senior as Bray drives to first S1 win since 2013

May 01, 2016 SKUSA-SpringNats-2016-Sun-Braden Eves
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After another warm day in the Phoenix desert, the 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is off and running with new winners, exciting stories, and loads of momentum.  The first two races of this five-race national championship program are now in the books and SKUSA enjoyed the opportunity to celebrate 16 different winners in eight classes […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals 2016 – Saturday Report

Musgrave’s gamble paysoff in S1, Norberg sweeps opening round for first X30 Senior victory

May 01, 2016 SKUSA-SpringNats2016-Sat-Main-Billy Musgrave
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It was the start to a new SKUSA Pro Tour season, and it had it all.  The first day of action at the seventh annual SpringNationals was a roller coaster ride of emotion, and weather forecasts as well. The paddock was packed, and the excitement and tension were palpable. The expectations of a typical hot […]

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Paddock Insider: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals 2016

Seventh season of series kicks off with another record turnout in the Arizona desert

Apr 29, 2016 (Photo: Superkarts! USA)
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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 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The information will not be seen anywhere else, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Preview – Part 4

Sold-out X30 Senior looking to knock Pagano off the mountain, growing S1 field begins championship chase

Apr 28, 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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EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Preview – Part 3

New faces set to battle in S2, McNeil hopes for a third ring in S4 and S4 Super Master makes its national debut

Apr 27, 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, and another large […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Preview – Part 2

Sold-out X30 Junior and near-record turnout for X30 Master set for Phoenix

Apr 26, 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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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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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – April 22

Jarsocrak driver to beat beginning 2016 chase for the #1 spot

Apr 22, 2016 Brandon Jarsocrak (Photo: EKN)
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It went down to the wire for who would finish the 2015 season at the top of the EKN TaG Driver Rankings. In the end, it was Pennsylvania’s Brandon Jarsocrak that came out as the top driver with a host of drivers gunning for the #1 position. The same is projected with a long list […]

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