Local Drivers Shine During Round Four of California ProKart Challenge

NorCal drivers gain victories with series return to Sonoma facility

Jun 11, 2014 Superkarts! USA racing returned to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center to host Round Four of the California ProKart Challenge (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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This past weekend marked an exciting return for the Superkarts! USA organization to the historic Sonoma, California area. The Simraceway Performance Karting Center has been home to a number of karting events over the years, including the inaugural SKUSA Pro Tour event in April 2010. Superkarts! USA returned to a cheerful, welcoming crowd on June […]

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Karting Shines at Keen Ltd Grand Prix in Bermuda

Bermuda Karting Club hosts fantastic show in return to street racing on the island

Jun 06, 2014 Shifterkarts on the grid for the Keen Ltd Grand Prix in Bermuda (Photo: BERNEWS)
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This past weekend (May 31-June 1), kart racing returned to the well-known Front Street of Hamilton, the capital of Bermuda, after a 12-year absence. Led by the Bermuda Karting Club  president Scott Barnes and his assembled staff, the race weekend went off without incident as over 40 racers competed in front of thousands of eager […]

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Championships Take Shape After Stop Two of Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge

Program reaches halfway point following event at McMinnville Kart Track in Oregon

Jun 03, 2014 Defending series champ Jake Craig doubled up in the Senior Max win column (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge continued its 2014 season at the McMinnville Kart Track. The northwestern Oregon facility welcomed teams and drivers from the United States and Canada for the second stop of the series. A total of 80 entries each day took part in the Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA categories around the […]

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BRP Announces Chassis Partners for Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2014

Sodi, Birel, Praga and CRG return as supporters of 'Olympics of Karting'

May 27, 2014 Rotax Grand Finals 2014 Chassis
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BRP announces its four chassis partners for the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) 2014 in Valencia, Spain. “All our partners of this year’s Grand Finals are very well known in the karting industry and all of them have already been partners in previous events. We are pleased to have them on board again,” said […]

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RIP Brad Kindhart

Popular and successful tuner dies following motorcycle incident in Dallas

May 27, 2014 Brad Kindhart
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Possible one of the tallest and most-liked mechanics in the paddock has left us too soon. Brad Kindhart lost his life following a motorcycle incident on May 25 while traveling on I-35 in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Kindhart has been involved in the sport for a number of decades, known primarily for his skills working […]

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2014 Rock Island Grand Prix Registration Open

20th anniversary to be celebrated during Labor Day weekend street race event

May 22, 2014 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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The Rock Island Grand Prix, presented by AT&T, will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2014 with a wide-range lineup of classes and a promise that everyone will have fun. This year’s theme – the most fun you will have in kart racing on and off the track. Organizers are hoping for a large turnout to […]

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So-Cal Rotax Challenge Gains New Winners Following Round Two Action

Hayashigawa steals Masters win as Johnson slips by for Senior victory

May 14, 2014 Larry Hayashigawa slipped into the Masters Max victory (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The second event of the new So-Cal Rotax Challenge took place on May 10 at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. Additional drivers from the inaugural event back in March were part of the round two festivities for the new United States Rotax Max Challenge program, focused on rejuvenating the southern California Rotax presence. […]

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DeepSeat Inc. Acquired by KartLift Kart Stands

TEK’s Tim Koyen to give innovative seat brand a rebirth in karting industry

May 13, 2014 DeepSeat Logo
Written by David Cole | 2 Comment

As of May 1, 2014, the DeepSeat name is under new ownership. Tim Koyen of KartLift Kart Stands and its parent company TEK Enterprises, LLC acquired the assets of DeepSeat Inc. from founder Charles Frear. The Sun Prairie, Wisconsin based operation is among the leaders in kart stand manufacturing, along with machined chassis skidplates and […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Sunday Report

Craig doubles in TaG Senior as four others earn second victory of weekend at Dallas Karting Complex

May 05, 2014 Jake Craig scored the win on Sunday to take home the $1,000 TaG Senior check and Pro Tour point lead (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals will go down as an historic, memorable and distinct event in North American karting history. Dallas Karting Complex hosted the final day of action with the record number of drivers taking to the Caddo Mills, Texas facility for Round Two of the weekend on a bright and warm […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Saturday Report

Lennox outruns S1 at Dallas Karting Complex as number of drivers earn first series victory on day one

May 03, 2014 UK driver Jordon Lennox-Lamb emerged as the S1 victor (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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High grip and ultra-competitive racing was the theme for the opening day of action at the SKUSA SpringNationals.  The tough conditions made it tough on the drivers and put the mechanics to work trying to eliminate grip, and this separated the field into the ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’ in terms of workable chassis set-up.  The weather […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Preview – Part 3

Headline divisions S1 and TaG Senior feature international flavor and record numbers

May 01, 2014 2014 SKUSA SpringNationals logo
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The 2014 edition of the Superkarts! USA is primed for another record breaking event to begin the fifth season. The SKUSA SpringNationals will take place at the Dallas Karting Complex in Caddo Mills, Texas on May 2-4, with 237 entries already scheduled to take part this historic event, 10 more than last year’s number from […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Preview – Part 2

Large S2 and S4 fields, regular contenders in TaG Master set for Dallas Karting Complex

Apr 30, 2014 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour logo
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The 2014 edition of the Superkarts! USA is primed for another record breaking event to begin the fifth season. The SKUSA SpringNationals will take place at the Dallas Karting Complex in Caddo Mills, Texas on May 2-4, with 237 entries already scheduled to take part this historic event, 10 more than last year’s number from […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Preview – Part 1

New faces set to contend at Dallas Karting Complex in younger categories of Pro Tour

Apr 29, 2014 2014 SKUSA SpringNationals logo
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The 2014 edition of the Superkarts! USA is primed for another record breaking event to begin the fifth season. The SKUSA SpringNationals will take place at the Dallas Karting Complex in Caddo Mills, Texas on May 2-4, with 237 entries already scheduled to take part this historic event, 10 more than last year’s number from […]

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EKN Exclusive: Davide Forѐ Scheduled to Compete in S1 Pro Stock Moto at SKUSA SpringNationals

Former world champion scheduled to race with CRG-USA and DDR Engines at Dallas Karting Complex

Apr 22, 2014 Davide Fore will compete in his first SKUSA SpringNationals in S1 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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eKartingNews.com has just confirmed that former world champion Davide Forѐ will compete at the upcoming Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals, scheduled for May 2-4 at the Dallas Karting Complex. Forѐ, a current CRG factory pilot, has signed on to join the CRG-USA operation at the Caddo Mills, Texas facility to compete in the S1 Pro […]

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2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Set for Valencia, Spain

BRP celebrates 15th Anniversary on November 25-29 at Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero

Apr 16, 2014 circuitoKartodromoValencia_4
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BRP will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) at Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero in Valencia, Spain from November 25 to 29, 2014. “We are proud to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the RMCGF, especially in Spain as it will be our first time on the Spanish mainland,” said François […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mooresville – Sunday Report

Ralston doubles in Leopard Pro for $2,500 payday - Top Kart USA Junior drivers and Tavella bag three wins at GoPro Motorplex

Apr 13, 2014 USPKS-R2
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It was an exciting end to the opening weekend for the United States Pro Kart Series at the GoPro Motorplex on Sunday. The Mooresville, North Carolina facility provided perfect weather conditions to close out the second round of the weekend, presented by GoPro. Roger Ralston Jr. placed himself among the top contenders for this year’s […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mooresville – Saturday Report

A day of firsts for the opening round of the season at GoPro Motorplex

Apr 12, 2014 USPKS-R1
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The opening round of the United States Pro Kart Series, presented by GoPro, got underway Saturday as over 160 entries combined in the eight categories took to the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina. Perfect weather shined over the area, as racers enjoyed a busy day of action, completing over 40 laps per class […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex Preview – Part 2

TaG competition expected to be fierce as series opens up in North Carolina

Apr 10, 2014 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series is set to get underway this weekend at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. New in 2013, the four event program focused on TaG and Yamaha categories enters its sophomore season with strong momentum. A number of the sport’s top teams and industry members have signed on to […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex Preview – Part 1

Four categories on the Yamaha ladder open up championship chase in Mooresville

Apr 09, 2014 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series is set to get underway this weekend at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. New in 2013, the four event program focused on TaG and Yamaha categories enters its sophomore season with strong momentum. A number of the sport’s top teams and industry members have signed on to […]

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IAME Announces Two New Exclusive North American Importers

Two companies formed to manage and support distribution in East and West

Apr 07, 2014 iame_usa_universal_apparel
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IAME Italy, a world leader in the production of karting engines since 1968, is excited to make a significant announcement in regards to its North American distribution chain.  In an effort to consolidate IAME’s presence on the continent, a new importer partnership has been formed to advance the product line into the future, and they […]

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