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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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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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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WKA Gold Cup Invades Camden

Heavlow and Kelley x 4 EACH In Ohio

Jul 08, 2015 Jacob Heavlow scored four big wins during the WKA Gold Cup's visit to G & J Kartways
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There is a recurring theme in the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series this year. When a driver is on a roll at a specific event, there is just no stopping them. And it hasn’t always been the same dominant face this year. Such was the case at the Michigan Kart Supply Nationals at […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – July 1

Wilson takes over top position to keep GoPro facility at the top of standings

Jul 07, 2015 Josh Wilson has taken over the top spot in the Briggs WRS standings as of July 1, 2015 (Photo: GoPro Motorplex)
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In March, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for grassroots Briggs LO206 racers across North America. The idea is to match racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks all over the country, […]

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Margay Racing, Rock Island Grand Prix and MavTV Partner to Present the Ignite Shootout

Arrive & Drive program offered for Labor Day street race aboard growing grassroots karting package

Jul 06, 2015 Ignite Shootout-Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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The 21st edition of the legendary Rock Island Grand Prix on September 5-6 will feature a new class, designed to take aim at the grassroots level racer and provide them the opportunity to get in the seat for the most prestigious street race in the country.  United States chassis manufacturer Margay Racing has partnered with […]

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Briggs Bio: Ryan Shattuck – GoPro Motorplex

Florida Keys native getting late start with love of karting

Jun 29, 2015 Ryan Shattuck
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Briggs & Stratton Racing is sweeping North America once again with their LO206 engine package. Straight from the shipping box to a chassis, the Briggs LO206 brings simplicity, fun, affordability and excitement back to club and regional racing for four-stroke enthusiasts. One of the newest programs that have been developed to help boost camaraderie within […]

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Rotax Challenge of the Americas Announces 2016 Schedule

2016 to see stops in Arizona and California

Jun 29, 2015 2016 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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Rotax Challenge of the Americas, the premier winter karting series on the left coast, is pleased to announce today the 2016 series schedule. The International Rotax MAX Challenge will again offer the popular three-weekend, six-round championship, with stops in Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona, with the series concluding in Sonoma, California. “Scheduling is always a challenge […]

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

Lemke sweeps Junior divisions on the weekend, Bressan doubles up in Leopard Pro for $3,000 payday

Jun 21, 2015 Lemke and the entire Franklin/Merlin Nation enjoyed four victories in Shawano (Photo: EKN)
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The second event of the 2015 United States Pro Kart Series completed under sunny skies at the US Air Motorsports Raceway. A challenging day on Saturday with changing weather conditions in the Shawano, Wisconsin was followed by an exciting, but long day due to a number of incidents that brought out red flags. Thankfully, all […]

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

Bressan give CompKart milestone victory, McAndrews dominates Yamaha as Lemke doubles in Junior

Jun 20, 2015 Italian native Alessandro Bressan became the third different Leopard Pro winner this season (Photo: EKN)
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The opening day of competition at the 2015 United States Pro Kart Series was a long and interesting day at the US Air Motorsports Raceway in Shawano, Wisconsin. Rain was forecasted throughout the day, and really only came through the area during the heat races, with the majority of the main events contested with sunny […]

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Jun 19, 2015 USPKS-Shawano-Paddock-Track
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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 United States Pro Kart Series at US Air Motorsports Raceway in Shawano, Wisconsin. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – Shawano – Preview Part 3

Jarsocrak leads both championship chases in Pro divisions, NASCAR’s Allmendinger to make series debut

Jun 18, 2015 Brandon Jarsocrak enters Shawano leading both Pro championship chases, earning a victory in each at GoPro Motorplex (Photo: Kathy Churchill - Energy Racing)
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The third season of the United States Pro Kart Series is set to enter the second stage of the championship chase, traveling up north to Shawano, Wisconsin for the third and fourth round of 2015. The US Air Motorsports Raceway is site of the June 19-21 event, presented by Praga North America. A record number […]

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