Dec 17, 2018
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PMG Promotions is pleased to announce SimCraft Motion Simulators has come on as the entitlement sponsor for the 24 Hours of Orlando sanctioned by USAC Karting. The race – scheduled for March 29-31, 2019 at Orlando Kart Center – will be going forward as the SimCraft 24 Hours of Orlando, or SimCraft 24. The announcement […]

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PSL Karting and Ryan Norberg Part Ways

Dynamic duo agree to move on in opposite directions effective immediately

Dec 13, 2018
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PSL Karting confirmed today that they have parted ways with team driver Ryan Norberg. After a pair of seasons with nothing but success, the agreement was made to mutually distance themselves following the conclusion of the 2018 season. “We thank Ryan for his support in our program and his achievements over the past two seasons,” […]

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2018 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – TaG – Final

Norberg finishes as top driver for second straight year

Dec 13, 2018
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It was an exciting 2018 season in the sport of karting here in North America. An incredibly busy year from January to November saw racing from coast-to-coast virtually every weekend at the national and regional level. As we look to turn the page on the season and begin focusing toward 2019, we need to finalize […]

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2018 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – Stock Honda – Final

Pro Tour champion Myers jumps to top spot over Musgrave and Wick

Dec 12, 2018
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The 2018 karting season has come to a close and the focus of the community has moved to preparing for the upcoming year. Before we turn the final page on the 2018 calendar, eKartingNews.com is pleased to release the final standings of the EKN Stock Honda Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA. The 95-event […]

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Dec 11, 2018
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SKUSA today revealed its long-awaited return to the Great Lakes region with an exciting confirmation that a new ProKart Challenge series will recommence, beginning in 2019. The 4-round regional championship will begin and end at New Castle Motorsports Park, with stops at Norway and Road America comprising the 2019 race schedule. The championship is spearheaded […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: November 2018 – Jeremy Fairbairn

Florida driver becomes 11th different victor in X30 Junior category at SKUSA SuperNationals

Dec 10, 2018
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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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Operation Grassroots: Briggs & Stratton 206 Platform Building and Rebuilding Clubs

Karting’s foundation continues to strengthen with spec four-cycle package

Dec 07, 2018
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As part of our long-time editorial approach, major national karting events and racing series get a great deal of exposure on eKartingNews.com, but we’re also most definitely focused on the foundation of our sport.  Club and regional karting make up 95% of the sport’s participation pool and it’s where you’ll find the EKN staff whenever […]

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Margay Racing Announces New Distribution Agreement with Hoosier Racing Tire

New agreement brings together two long-standing leaders in the racing and karting industries, both committed to advancing the sport of kart racing

Dec 06, 2018
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Margay Racing, the leading U.S. manufacturer of racing karts and accessories, announces a new distribution agreement with Hoosier Racing Tire. As part of the agreement, Margay Racing has become the sole U.S. & Canadian karting distributor for Indiana-based Hoosier Racing Tire, the largest race tire manufacturer in the world and a company solely committed to […]

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International Field Readies for Mazda Road to Indy Scholarship Shootout

Career-Enhancing $200K Prize on the line this weekend in Arizona

Dec 05, 2018
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The stage is set. A total of 20 aspiring young drivers representing nine different nations and no fewer than six continents will congregate this weekend, December 8-9, at the Bondurant Racing School in Chandler, Ariz. One of them will leave with a $200,000 Mazda Scholarship to enter next season’s Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship. Launched in […]

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Simpson Performance Products Brings Stilo to America

Internationally-respected brand excited about developing new relationships in karting

Dec 05, 2018
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As announced in mid-September of 2017, Simpson Performance Products, Inc. officially took over the reigns as the USA importer and seller for Stilo helmets beginning on January 1, 2018. The legendary safety gear manufacturer acquired Stilo S.r.l. – the Italian auto racing helmet manufacturer – in October of 2015 and with this acquisition, Simpson also […]

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Dec 05, 2018
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The United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is pleased the event locations for the 2019 season. The 2018 season featured three race weekends and three premier United States venues.  This format was met with overwhelming enthusiasm, therefore 2019 will be based on the same three weekend program, and at the same three […]

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California ROK Championship Established for 2019

Travel series for state of California to support growing ROK Cup USA community

Dec 04, 2018
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The 2018 season was a solid year of growth for the ROK Cup USA program, reaching multiple states, debuting new series, working with established programs, and ending the year with a great inaugural ROK the RIO in Las Vegas. The year also brought on the addition of the famed Challenge of the Americas program to […]

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Florida Winter Tour Registration Now Open

Popular winter program set for another year of competition

Dec 04, 2018
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With several exciting developments already confirmed and announced for the annual ROK Cup Promotions Florida Winter Tour, and more coming in the very near future, series officials are pleased to confirm that registration for round one is now open. With the addition of the Briggs & Stratton 206 program and temporary circuit at the Miami […]

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Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2018: Team USA – Saturday Report

Crews scores Micro victory, Greenfield on podium in DD2 to lead four top-10 finishes for Team USA

Dec 03, 2018
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The final day of the 2018 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals was held on Saturday at the International Circuit Paladino in Brazil. For the first time in the 19-year history of the event, six Rotax champions would be crowned on the soil of Brazil, who hosted the event for the first time. Warm weather greeted […]

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Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2018: Team USA – Friday Report

Seven drivers to represent United States of America on world Rotax finals

Nov 30, 2018
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Friday is decision day at the 2018 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. For the 360 drivers from 55 countries, Friday’s action was their last as the six categories were condensed to just 36 for the main events set for Saturday around the International Circuit Paladino in Brazil. Aside from the warm-up, all that drivers contested […]

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OnTrack: TB Kart S55

Seventh straight Rock Island Grand Prix behind the wheel, joining TB Kart Indy for Labor Day weekend

Nov 30, 2018
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There is no other event like it in North America, or around the world. It’s the Rock Island Grand Prix. The Labor Day weekend street race brings karters to the Quad Cities area and Rock Island, which is located on the banks of the Mississippi River, to compete for two days around the city’s Arts […]

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Nov 30, 2018
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It is hard to believe that the Briggs & Stratton 206 program is starting its 10th year of competition.  That is 10 YEARS without a rule change that has impacted any 206 engine or short block that have been built. “How many other engine platforms or rule sets can say that?” stated David Klaus, Director – Briggs & Stratton […]

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Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2018: Team USA – Thursday Report

Greenfield bags heat race win to lead United States squad in Brazil

Nov 30, 2018
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It was another picture perfect day at the International Circuit Paladino as the 2018 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals continued. The 360 drivers from 55 countries fought through the final rounds of heat races to set the grids for Friday’s Prefinal races. Thursday is a key day at the ‘Olympics of Karting’. In year’s past, […]

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Nov 29, 2018
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The 2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Powered by RLV was once again another incredibly close finish with 35 positions across the three championships decided in the final race weekend.  Twenty-five racers in the top-100 came down to a tie breaker determining their final placing.  All in all the finish came down to the […]

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Superkarts! USA Confirms Details for Second Annual Winter Series

Colossal $80,000 prize package for two event series at AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex

Nov 29, 2018
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Superkarts! USA today confirmed long awaited details for their second annual SKUSA Winter Series. The action kicks off the second weekend of 2019 — January 11-13, at AMR Homestead Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires. The four-race championship will not only begin there, but in a twist of exciting news… end there as well. “After […]

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