2017 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – TaG – Final

Eves and Craig join Norberg on season-ending podium for standings

Jan 18, 2018
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The 2017 season was filled with excitement, drama, controversy and amazing races. As the year went on, we at eKartingNews.com believed the chase for the top spot of the TaG Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA would go down to the wire. And of course it did. The major events of the season helped […]

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2017 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – Stock Honda – Final

French, Musgrave and Dickinson make up the top-three for 2017

Jan 16, 2018
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The 2017 season was another exciting year for karting in North America and around the world. The sport remains as the purest form of motorsports, with the opportunity to groom the future stars of the profession. Stock Honda, or any shifterkart for that matter, is the closet you can get to feeling like a Formula […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 SKUSA Winter Series – AMR Motorplex Weekend Report

Dante Yu and Lorenzo Travisanutto score impressive X30 Senior wins to begin 2018

Jan 15, 2018
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Superkarts! USA launched the initial Florida Winter Tour in December of 1998, simply because Don Janowski and his son Joe didn’t want to stop racing in October when it got cold in the Midwest. The Florida gearbox program quickly gained supporters, which fueled momentum, and over the next handful of years, the program became the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 SKUSA Winter Series – AMR Motorplex Preview

Inaugural event nearly reaches 200 entries for debut weekend

Jan 12, 2018
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A new era begins this weekend as Superkarts! USA launches its new Winter Series. The two-weekend program will serve as the unofficial ‘spring training’ for the 2018 SKUSA Pro Tour and takes the organization back to Florida where its roots were formed back in the late 1990s. The opening event this weekend has brought competitors […]

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EKN Radio Network Goes Live!

The sport’s first karting radio station launched by EKN

Jan 10, 2018
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The staff at eKartingNews.com is pleased to officially launch the ‘EKN Radio Network’, the sport’s first 24-7 karting radio station. The streaming radio component of the site will be available on a dedicated page – www.ekartingnews.com/radio – and a mobile app is also in development that will allow our listeners to tune into the station […]

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Norberg Claims Top Spot in EKN TaG Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA

Florida racer becomes 11th competitor to earn Driver of the Year honor

Jan 08, 2018
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As we begin the 2018 calendar, EKN is happy to announce the first of two drivers who finished the 2017 season as the #1 driver, in their respective categories, in the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings powered by Bell Racing USA. The program is a ranking system derived from the pages of Shifter Kart Illustrated, and continues […]

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X30 Super Master Division Created for SKUSA ProKart Challenge and LAKC

Category focused at drivers 45 years and older created for regional competition in 2018

Jan 05, 2018
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In just one week, the 2018 season will begin for the Superkarts! USA organization as the inaugural SKUSA Winter Series kicks off at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex in southern Florida. It is the earliest start to the season for the organization in almost 20 years, which continues to expand its national and regional schedule in […]

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Jan 05, 2018
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2018 is here, and the new racing season is underway. The 2017 calendar year closed out and the 2018 season began with the same event, the annual WKA Daytona KartWeek. A unique event, combining three separate races at one facility. The Manufacturers Cup Series takes to the sprint track inside the NASCAR oval, the National […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – 2017 Final Standings

Seven years straight for Tony Kart as top manufacturer in North America

Jan 03, 2018
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The 2017 eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship has ended in the same fashion as that of the previous six. Tony Kart, the storied brand produced by OTK, led the way throughout the season to accumulate the most points through the 41 events used in our calculations to claim their seventh straight EKN CC title. In total, 45 […]

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Jan 02, 2018
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The 2018 season is just around the corner and the new era for the Challenge of the Americas. With this comes a new prize package for its champions. Rok Micro, Rok Mini, Rok Junior, Rok Senior, Rok Masters, Rok Shifter Senior, and Rok Shifter Masters Champions all earn a ticket to the Rok International Final […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek – Day 2 Report

Myers earns second straight while Kardashian, Neal, and Maier double up

Dec 30, 2017
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The final day of the 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek provided the second round of racing, which begins the 2018 championship chases for the organization. The weather for the annual pilgrimage south to the Daytona International Speedway improved on Day 2, with the sun coming back for the final day of racing. The temp increased from […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek – Day 1 Report

British driver Wilson steals IAME victory as Kardashian dominates Yamaha

Dec 29, 2017
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The opening day of racing at the annual WKA Daytona KartWeek was met with a wet Daytona International Speedway. The famed Daytona Beach, Florida facility is welcoming three events on its hallowed grounds, including the Margay Sprint Nationals around the infield karting circuit. Friday hosted the opening round of racing for the 2018 Manufacturers Cup […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek

Three events at the ‘World Center of Racing’ to end 2017 and begin 2018

Dec 27, 2017
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The time is here. Pack away the presents, try to vast for 24 hours after all the holiday food, and head down to the sunshine state of Florida for the World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek. Three unique events are set to take place at the Daytona International Speedway. The WKA Dirt World Championships and the […]

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Fast Five: Jamie Sieracki – Franklin Motorsports

Veteran industry member ready to tackle 2018 season

Dec 26, 2017
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Franklin Motorsports has been part of the foundation of karting for decades, and they continue to be a crucial player in the club, regional and national scene from their headquarters in Wisconsin.  With a large brick-and-mortar location, an online store and a trackside parts support trailer, Franklin does pretty much everything it can to make […]

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Karting Families Receive Support from Hurricane Harvey Fundraiser at Dallas Karting Complex

‘Texas Strong’ event at karting facility raises nearly $10,000 for two karting families

Dec 26, 2017
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The holiday season is upon us and it signals the time for giving.  The 2017 season feature many positives, but it was a year of tragedies, both around the world and here in the United States. For most, the final week of August marks the end of summer, as kids ready themselves to reset their […]

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Dec 21, 2017
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The newest show to hit the EKN Radio Network is ‘Operation Grassroots’, a podcast geared solely on the foundation of the sport. The hub of the show will be discussion centered on the grassroots level of karting, from club racing to regional racing, all focused around the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine platform. Our #OperationGrassroots […]

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Dec 19, 2017
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After much thought and discussion, the United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires and IAME-USA East (USPKS) has released its competition classes for the 2018 racing season.  As per the series mantra, the focus is once again on providing great racer value; putting a premium on track time, fun, and fairness. With the […]

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Fast Five: Greg Dingess – Margay Racing

Non-stop 2017 season concludes with big event starting 2018 for American karting manufacturer

Dec 18, 2017
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The 2017 season was a busy one for American karting manufacturer Margay Racing. Their focus on grassroots racing, along with national level competition, has kept the welding room busy producing new Ignite frames for many racers around the country while the race team traveled all over the eastern half of the United States. Each and […]

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Dec 15, 2017
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Many know it as the ‘Gran Prix of Karting’, some called it ‘South Park Grand Prix’, but everyone who’s ever competed there refers to it as just simply ‘The Park’. A press conference was held on Thursday, announcing the return of kart racing to the city of Quincy, Illinois. Scheduled for June 8-10, the event […]

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Dec 14, 2017
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Superkarts! USA today confirmed an amazing prize package for the upcoming 2018 SKUSA Winter Series in Florida. The 4-race, 2 weekend format will crown 11 champions in as many race groups, and eight classes will receive an amazing series prize to kickstart their 2018 racing seasons. The top three points finishers in the Pro-Shifter (S1 […]

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