Aug 17, 2022
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The Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix, the world’s largest karting street race to be run Sept. 3-4 through the downtown city streets of Rock Island, this year will feature a new announcing team designed to bring a new level of excitement to the event. Jay Kidwell and Dave MacIntyre will tag team this year’s exciting […]

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GFC Karting Adds New Dealers in Texas, Thailand and Canada

Trackside Karting Services, Worawong Komarakul and Madonna Racing set to offer winning brand

Aug 15, 2022
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GFC Karting is excited to announce the addition of three new dealers to their growing network. The championship-winning brand will now be available in Texas through Trackside Karting Services and in Thailand through former GFC driver Worawong Komarakul. GFC has also signed their first Canadian dealer with Vancouver, British Columbia’s Madonna Racing coming on-board. Tim […]

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Race Report: 2022 Texas Sprint Racing Series – Midsummer Mashup

Multiple drivers sweep the weekend at Amarillo

Aug 12, 2022
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After three outstanding events to start the 2022 season, the Texas Sprint Racing Series Presented by Auctionetx headed to the Amarillo Kart Circuit in Amarillo, Texas on August 5-7 for the penultimate round of the championship. A packed paddock of 163 drivers took to the scaled-down replica of the Turkish Grand Prix Istanbul Park circuit, […]

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Route 66 Features Changing Conditions and Tight Finishes in Cincinnati

MCC Kart Plex provides close racing as 50% of mains won in photo finishes

Aug 11, 2022
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The Route 66 Sprint Series – presented by MG Tires, Franklin Motorsports, Louisiana Grills, and Mills Pallet – competed at the penultimate venue of the 2022 calendar on August 6-7, as the Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati Kart Plex hosted rounds five and six of the midwestern series. A total of 103 drivers came out […]

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Aug 10, 2022
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Mazda Motorsports is excited to announce the go-karters nominated to compete in this year’s Spec MX-5 (SMX) Shootout, two of whom will comprise Mazda’s factory club racing team drivers next year in the Spec MX-5 Challenge presented by Toyo Tires race series. The inaugural Spec MX-5 Shootout began two years ago, attracting some of the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: July 2022 – Oliver Calvo

California native commands KA100 Senior at SummerNationals

Aug 10, 2022
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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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Superkarts! USA Confirms 2023 Schedules

Winter Series and Pro Tour dates locked, some locations still TBA

Aug 09, 2022
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With their Pro Tour wrapped up just over a week ago in Indiana at the SummerNationals, Superkarts! USA released the schedules for their 2023 Winter Series and Pro Tour via social media on Monday afternoon. The 2023 SKUSA Winter Series will again run a pair of doubleheader weekends over the first two months of the […]

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Aug 05, 2022
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The Superkarts! USA Pro Tour concluded the 2022 season with the 12th running of the SKUSA SummerNationals. The New Castle Motorsports Park was the site of the fifth and sixth rounds of the championship program with picture perfect weather at the New Castle, Indiana facility as eight categories completed their title chases on the July […]

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Aug 04, 2022
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With the historical 25th edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals taking place this November, SKUSA is pleased to confirm what can only be described as an absolutely epic purse and prize package. To coincide with the 25th annual race, SKUSA have announced that both the Pro Shifter class as well as the X30 senior race […]

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Morning Coffee: Double Duty at SuperNationals 25

Time to check off THE bucket list race

Aug 03, 2022
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In November, I’ll attend and work my 25th Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. During the first two years of the event, I helped out on the microphone, before taking over the show fully in 1999. For over two decades, I’ve had the honor of calling the action of the greatest karting event in the world. As I’ve […]

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Aug 02, 2022
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The following is a continuing series ‘Begin Again’ by R.K. Siler. The last installment was the first of the 2022 season with The Makeover – Part I and today, we provide you with Part II. In Part I of “The Makeover”, I discussed the big changes that were made to my shifter kart, including the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2022 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Sunday Report

‘Five and Five’ for Norberg as Myers claims final battle to end season in New Castle

Jul 31, 2022
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The 2022 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour saw the final chapter written on Sunday with the last day of the SummerNationals completed at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Another picture-perfect day greeted the more than 200 entries in the eight categories to bring the weekend at the New Castle, Indiana facility to an end. The sixth […]

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EKN Trackside: 2022 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Saturday Report

Norberg clinches fifth championship with victory as Kremers seals first in USA with another win

Jul 30, 2022
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The Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is reaching the end of the 2022 season with the fifth round of the championship program contested on Saturday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The first day of racing was held at the SKUSA SummerNationals with warm weather greeting the over 200 competitors at the New Castle, Indiana facility. […]

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Jul 29, 2022
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is part of our Trackside coverage, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will feature notes from trackside at the 2022 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park over the July 29-31 weekend. This is insider info will not be seen anywhere else. […]

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EKN Trackside: 2022 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Preview

Championships for 13th season to be decided at New Castle Motorsports Park

Jul 28, 2022
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The third and final event of the 2022 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour returns to the New Castle Motorsports Park for the 12th edition of the SKUSA SummerNationals. Rounds Five and Six will be contested on the New Castle, Indiana facility to decide the 13th season of SKUSA Pro Tour champions. The event marks the eighth […]

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Jul 27, 2022
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The 2022 season is just about completed for the United States Pro Kart Series with three of the four events in the books. Now is the time to start looking ahead to the 2023 program.  For 2023, the USPKS continues its successful partnership with MG Tires, IAME USA East, and Louisiana Grills as its primary […]

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2022 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings presented by Skip Barber Racing School – TaG – July 22

Top-three remain unchanged with Norberg ahead of Nepveu and Massimino

Jul 26, 2022
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The eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings presented by Skip Barber Racing School has moved into the second half of the season. Six months, and nearly the seventh is completed as we close up on the end of July to help shape the current standings of the TaG program. Several events have been included in the new calculations, […]

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2022 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings presented by Skip Barber Racing School – Shifterkart – July 22

Myers and French remain as top duo with Wick now in position to challenge for top spot

Jul 25, 2022
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The eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings presented by Skip Barber Racing School has shifted into the second half of the season. Events from the first six months, including those contested already up to July 22 have been calculated to provide us with new standings for the Shifterkart program. The major programs such as the Superkarts! USA Pro […]

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Jul 21, 2022
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eKartingNews.com is the hub of the karting world, providing you with all the latest news, insider information and race reports from events around the globe. ‘This Week In Karting’ helps to tie everything together in one weekly podcast, bringing our listeners up to speed on the most recent news in the sport. The 45th episode […]

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Kings Rule at the Rock Island Grand Prix

Shifterkart, 100cc and Briggs & Stratton drivers have chance to continue reign over the Quad Cities once again

Jul 20, 2022
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Rock Island, Illinois is a town of 37,000 people located in the northwestern corner of the state, on the border with Iowa, separated by the Mississippi River. The first two homes were built in 1826 and the town was officially incorporated in 1941, known for its rich history and architecture. The first football game that […]

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