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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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – April 21

Musgrave, Leesmann and White remain top drivers to begin 2016 season

Apr 21, 2016 Billy Musgrave (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The 2016 season is now underway with nearly a 1/3 of the yearly calendar in the books. The meat of the racing season is on the horizon as the national programs are set to kick off in the coming weeks. This winter was another successful season, this time welcoming new events to be counted toward […]

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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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Apr 15, 2016 Briggs 206 WRS Weekly Racing Series logo
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The deadline for the weekly racing series has been extended to APRIL 22 for track and club participation into the 2016 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series. “This is in response to a website issue discovered last week when clubs e-mailed us looking for confirmation status into our program,” stated David Klaus, Briggs Racing.  “A […]

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Wet Weather Plays Role in Main Events During Round Three of Los Angeles Karting Championship

Late rain showers effect outcome for main events during April event at CalSpeed facility

Apr 14, 2016 (Photo: Kart Racer Media)
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship hosted the third event of the 2016 on April 10 at the CalSpeed Karting facility. Wet weather rolled into the Fontana, California area in the late afternoon, dampening the chances for some and providing opportunity for others during a handful of main events. Tire strategy was key with the short […]

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Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series Prize Package Confirmed for 2016 Season

Total prize purse nearing the $100,000 mark for the four-event championship program

Apr 13, 2016 USPKS-MG-Fikse logo
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The Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is scheduled to begin on May 13-15 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Series officials are putting together the final pieces for another successful year following a 2015 season that included another increase in participation. The fourth season of the USPKS is set […]

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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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Apr 07, 2016 Student Karting World Finals-logo
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Although it’s been able to grow outside the radar scope of the competitive karting community, the all-electric International Collegiate evGrandPrix is held annually on the infield of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  That said, the event is on the verge of adding a component that will have it become a very unique part of the US […]

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Apr 06, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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Round 2 of the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series April 1-3 at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina had all the makings of what appeared to be the FIRST national event of the season. With a jammed packed pit area, competitors fended off wet track conditions early Friday and Saturday morning, the end result being some […]

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EKN Trackside: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – Sonoma Sunday Report

Brooks lands title with victory as French, Jones, and Brueckner add title to CV

Apr 03, 2016 A fourth victory helped to clinch the Senior Max title for Christian Brooks (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The 2016 Challenge of the Americas closed out the season Sunday at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. A solid number of drivers contested the final two rounds of the series with most of the championships coming down to the final round. On the line were three Rotax Grand Finals tickets, which included […]

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EKN Trackside: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – Sonoma Saturday Report

Brooks helps title chances with victory, Brueckner and French clinch with wins

Apr 02, 2016 A third victory for Christian Brooks has all but wrapped up the Senior Max championship (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The opening day of the Challenge of the Americas 2016 series finale weekend produce a number of interesting moments to set the stage for the last round of this year’s title chases. It was a day full of emotions as contenders attempted to better their positions and others began one last attempt at the top […]

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Paddock Insider: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – Sonoma

Series finale in ‘wine country’ set to crown seven series champions

Apr 01, 2016 COTA-Friday-Sonoma
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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 Challenge of the Americas weekend at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. The information will not be seen anywhere else, […]

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Challenge of the Americas 2016: Sonoma Finale Preview – Part 3

Senior title going down to the wire, Jones looking to wrap up Masters championship

Mar 31, 2016 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The Challenge of the Americas is set to close out its 2016 season this weekend, April 1-3 at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center. Over 100 racers took part at the opening event in Tucson back in January, followed by a slight increase in numbers attending the Phoenix round last month. Pre-entries are strong heading into […]

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