California ProKart Challenge Journeys North to Sonoma for Round Four

Superkarts! USA regional program enters second half of season with event at Simraceway Performance Karting Center on June 6

May 29, 2015 Simraceway Performance Karting Center will host Round Four of the California ProKart Challenge on June 5-6 (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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Things are beginning to heat up all over the country, and so are the championship fights at the California ProKart Challenge. The season is at the halfway point as the Superkarts! USA regional program is set to host Round Four at the famed Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California on June 5-6. Napa Valley […]

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May 28, 2015 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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The Rock Island Grand Prix, the world’s largest karting street race, and Briggs & Stratton Motorsports have announced an exciting incentive program for drivers participating in the Briggs Local Option 206 classes at Rock Island this Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5-6. The Rock Island Grand Prix has organized its racing program to provide for multiple […]

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Calgary Kart Racing Club Readies for First Event at North Star Raceway

New club-owned facility set for opening race on May 31

May 20, 2015 North Star Raceway
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There have been a number of new facilities built in North America over the last decade, with many coming in just the last five years. One of the newest circuits to break ground is North Star Raceway – the new home of the Calgary Kart Racing Club.  Located north of the border in Alberta, Canada, […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: CRG

Famed brand continues to evolve, beginning with new era in North America

May 19, 2015 Showroom-CRG
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EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the next couple of months, we will be highlighting many 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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The worst time to realize that you are missing that one critical tool is when you are at the track. Acceleration Kart Racing has developed a list of the top 10 great karting tools that will make your day at the race track go smoother. Piston Stop This tool threads into your spark plug hole […]

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Superkarts! USA SpringNationals Broadcast Set for May 20 on CBS Sports Network

First of two race highlight shows to cover Round #1 action from Phoenix

May 15, 2015 The first broadcast coverage show from the SKUSA SpringNationals will air on May 20 on the CBS Sports Network (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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In its continuing efforts to improve its program during the off-season, Superkarts! USA throttled up its commitment to national television exposure by furthering its important partnership with Torque.TV and the CBS Sports Network.  The growing sports channel will air the entire Fikse Wheels Pro Tour in prime time, putting the sport of karting in front […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Prepares For Return To Nations Heartland

Badger Kart Club facility set to host third round of series

May 13, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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When the 2015 National Schedule was released for the Bridgestone/Mazda Manufacturers Cup Series months ago, possibly one of the most eye-catching venues was stop #3 on the tour, returning the 2-cycle program to the nations heartland in May to Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin, not only home of the Badger Kart Club, […]

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

Askew promoted to victory in TaG Senior, as Dreezen and others earn double victories for the weekend

May 04, 2015 In a controversial Final, Oliver Askew was awarded the victory Sunday (Photo: EKN)
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The capper of the Superkarts! USA SpringNationals doubleheader in Phoenix featured heightened intensity and a long list of the best drivers in the country.  The second round of the Fikse Wheels Pro Tour offered the paddock a chance at either redemption, or a continuation of success, depending on each driver’s Saturday results.  The mercury eased […]

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

Dreezen and Pagano lead a number of drivers earning their first series victories

May 02, 2015 Belgian driver Rick Dreezen scored victory in his S1 Pro debut (Photo: EKN)
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For the 190+ drivers in the Phoenix Kart Racing Association paddock, success in the opening round of the Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour would require the mastery of many factors, including the high heat, the massive grip and the deep competition that dominated the day. Each pilot on the SKUSA SpringNationals grid was challenged […]

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May 01, 2015 SKUSA SpringNats-Fri-Fikse
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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 SpringNationals at PKRA in Glendale, Arizona. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including interviews […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex Sunday Report

Jarsocrak triumphs in Leopard with Pesek winning Yamaha, Lemke and Bromante give Merlin sweep in Junior categories

Apr 26, 2015 Brandon Jarsocrak came from 10th at one point to score the victory in Leopard Pro (Photo: EKN)
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The final day of competition for the opening round of the 2015 United States Pro Kart Series went into the books on Sunday, as the nearly 187 entries took to the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina. The wet haze continued over the area, with the track drying toward the end of qualifying as […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex Saturday Report

Donald and Jarsocrak score Pro victories as Lemke doubles up in Junior division

Apr 25, 2015 Jacob Donald drove to his first USPKS victory in Leopard Pro (Photo: EKN)
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The 2015 United States Pro Kart Series opened up with official competition Saturday at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina – presented by Verde Speed Resources. Rainfall began just before warm-up began, and continued through qualifying. The rain stopped after qualifying and the track began drying during first round of heat races, however, the […]

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Fikse Wheels Confirmed as Title Sponsor of Superkarts! USA Pro Tour

Custom wheel manufacturer partners with televised karting series for the Fikse Pro Tour

Apr 23, 2015 SKUSA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour logo
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The 2015 edition of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour will be a major step into the future for the growing organization and karting, in general. SKUSA recently announced another record-breaking prize package for the new season, eclipsing the $150,000 mark, and they’ve made a massive investment in primetime television coverage of all three events on […]

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Opening Rounds of 2015 Season for Texas ProKart Challenge a Success

Gulf Coast Kartway played host to start of official SKUSA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge program on April 10-12

Apr 17, 2015 Jordon Musser opened the season with victory in the S1/S2 Stock Moto division (Photo: DreamsCapturedPhoto.net)
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The 2015 Burger King®/Texas Barge ProKart Challenge series – presented by 3G Kart Racing, Dallas Karting Complex and IAME USA West – got underway this past weekend (April 10-12) at the Gulf Coast Kartway in Katy, Texas. Over 100 entries made up the Superkarts! USA and US Rotax Max Challenge categories offered for the regional […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Opens 2015 Season in Springfield

Championship chases begin with two rounds at Mid-State Kart Club facility

Apr 16, 2015 Brandon Lemke doubled up in his first weekend competing in the Yamaha Senior division (Photo: Kathy Chruchill - Route 66 Sprint Series)
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The 2015 season for the Route 66 Sprint Series opened up at the Mid-State Kart Club facility in Springfield, Illinois over the April 10-12 weekend. Perfect weather conditions greeted 274 total entries for two rounds of racing, the largest event ever at the Mid-State circuit with the celebration of the 15th year of the Route […]

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Musgrave and Elliott Top Headline Categories at California ProKart Challenge

Six drivers earn class sweep in Buttonwillow during third round of 2015 season

Apr 15, 2015 Two-time defending S1 Pro series champion Billy Musgrave jumped back on the winning track at Round Three (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The third stop of the California ProKart Challenge brought the teams, competitors and families to the Buttonwillow Raceway Park on April 10-11. It was a 180-degree flip in terms of weather conditions from the first weekend back in February, with the perfect weather for the record-breaking 160 drivers on hand competing in the Superkarts! USA […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Returns for Third Season

Four weekend race program set for TaG and Yamaha competition

Apr 07, 2015 USPKS logo
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The premier series on the eastern half of the country over the last two seasons has been the United States Pro Kart Series. Focused on a narrowed class structure, more track time, and of course the fun and excitement of being at the race track combined with support of many industry members and businesses has […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino as New Host Hotel for SuperNationals XIX

Long list of great amenities offered with amazing rates for November event

Apr 02, 2015 SKUSA-SuperNats-Westgate
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The 2015 Superkarts! USA season is shaping up to be another record-breaking and historic year for the sport of karting. The addition of television coverage for the entire SKUSA Pro Tour, thanks to a partnership with CBS Sports Network and Torque.tv, is an unequaled approach to promoting the sport.  The return of SKUSA’s national series […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge 2015 Program Preparing for Opening Weekend

Official SKUSA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge program set to begin new season April 10-12 in Katy

Mar 31, 2015 Texas ProKart Challenge 2015 logo
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The 2015 karting season is ready to get underway in the Lone Star State with the Burger King® Texas ProKart – Texas Barge Rotax Max Challenge Series set to host the opening event of the year. On April 10-12, the fourth season of the program will kickoff at the Gulf Coast Kartway facility in Katy, […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: Praga

Historic name continues building stature in karting market

Mar 30, 2015 Showroom-Praga
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EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the next couple of months, we will be highlighting many 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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