WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Prepares For Return To Nations Heartland

Badger Kart Club facility set to host third round of series

May 13, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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When the 2015 National Schedule was released for the Bridgestone/Mazda Manufacturers Cup Series months ago, possibly one of the most eye-catching venues was stop #3 on the tour, returning the 2-cycle program to the nations heartland in May to Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin, not only home of the Badger Kart Club, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SpringNationals Sunday Report

Askew promoted to victory in TaG Senior, as Dreezen and others earn double victories for the weekend

May 04, 2015 In a controversial Final, Oliver Askew was awarded the victory Sunday (Photo: EKN)
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The capper of the Superkarts! USA SpringNationals doubleheader in Phoenix featured heightened intensity and a long list of the best drivers in the country.  The second round of the Fikse Wheels Pro Tour offered the paddock a chance at either redemption, or a continuation of success, depending on each driver’s Saturday results.  The mercury eased […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SpringNationals Saturday Report

Dreezen and Pagano lead a number of drivers earning their first series victories

May 02, 2015 Belgian driver Rick Dreezen scored victory in his S1 Pro debut (Photo: EKN)
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For the 190+ drivers in the Phoenix Kart Racing Association paddock, success in the opening round of the Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour would require the mastery of many factors, including the high heat, the massive grip and the deep competition that dominated the day. Each pilot on the SKUSA SpringNationals grid was challenged […]

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May 01, 2015 SKUSA SpringNats-Fri-Fikse
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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 SpringNationals at PKRA in Glendale, Arizona. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including interviews […]

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

Jarsocrak triumphs in Leopard with Pesek winning Yamaha, Lemke and Bromante give Merlin sweep in Junior categories

Apr 26, 2015 Brandon Jarsocrak came from 10th at one point to score the victory in Leopard Pro (Photo: EKN)
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The final day of competition for the opening round of the 2015 United States Pro Kart Series went into the books on Sunday, as the nearly 187 entries took to the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina. The wet haze continued over the area, with the track drying toward the end of qualifying as […]

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

Donald and Jarsocrak score Pro victories as Lemke doubles up in Junior division

Apr 25, 2015 Jacob Donald drove to his first USPKS victory in Leopard Pro (Photo: EKN)
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The 2015 United States Pro Kart Series opened up with official competition Saturday at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina – presented by Verde Speed Resources. Rainfall began just before warm-up began, and continued through qualifying. The rain stopped after qualifying and the track began drying during first round of heat races, however, the […]

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Fikse Wheels Confirmed as Title Sponsor of Superkarts! USA Pro Tour

Custom wheel manufacturer partners with televised karting series for the Fikse Pro Tour

Apr 23, 2015 SKUSA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour logo
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The 2015 edition of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour will be a major step into the future for the growing organization and karting, in general. SKUSA recently announced another record-breaking prize package for the new season, eclipsing the $150,000 mark, and they’ve made a massive investment in primetime television coverage of all three events on […]

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Opening Rounds of 2015 Season for Texas ProKart Challenge a Success

Gulf Coast Kartway played host to start of official SKUSA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge program on April 10-12

Apr 17, 2015 Jordon Musser opened the season with victory in the S1/S2 Stock Moto division (Photo: DreamsCapturedPhoto.net)
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The 2015 Burger King®/Texas Barge ProKart Challenge series – presented by 3G Kart Racing, Dallas Karting Complex and IAME USA West – got underway this past weekend (April 10-12) at the Gulf Coast Kartway in Katy, Texas. Over 100 entries made up the Superkarts! USA and US Rotax Max Challenge categories offered for the regional […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Opens 2015 Season in Springfield

Championship chases begin with two rounds at Mid-State Kart Club facility

Apr 16, 2015 Brandon Lemke doubled up in his first weekend competing in the Yamaha Senior division (Photo: Kathy Chruchill - Route 66 Sprint Series)
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The 2015 season for the Route 66 Sprint Series opened up at the Mid-State Kart Club facility in Springfield, Illinois over the April 10-12 weekend. Perfect weather conditions greeted 274 total entries for two rounds of racing, the largest event ever at the Mid-State circuit with the celebration of the 15th year of the Route […]

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Musgrave and Elliott Top Headline Categories at California ProKart Challenge

Six drivers earn class sweep in Buttonwillow during third round of 2015 season

Apr 15, 2015 Two-time defending S1 Pro series champion Billy Musgrave jumped back on the winning track at Round Three (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The third stop of the California ProKart Challenge brought the teams, competitors and families to the Buttonwillow Raceway Park on April 10-11. It was a 180-degree flip in terms of weather conditions from the first weekend back in February, with the perfect weather for the record-breaking 160 drivers on hand competing in the Superkarts! USA […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Returns for Third Season

Four weekend race program set for TaG and Yamaha competition

Apr 07, 2015 USPKS logo
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The premier series on the eastern half of the country over the last two seasons has been the United States Pro Kart Series. Focused on a narrowed class structure, more track time, and of course the fun and excitement of being at the race track combined with support of many industry members and businesses has […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino as New Host Hotel for SuperNationals XIX

Long list of great amenities offered with amazing rates for November event

Apr 02, 2015 SKUSA-SuperNats-Westgate
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The 2015 Superkarts! USA season is shaping up to be another record-breaking and historic year for the sport of karting. The addition of television coverage for the entire SKUSA Pro Tour, thanks to a partnership with CBS Sports Network and Torque.tv, is an unequaled approach to promoting the sport.  The return of SKUSA’s national series […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge 2015 Program Preparing for Opening Weekend

Official SKUSA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge program set to begin new season April 10-12 in Katy

Mar 31, 2015 Texas ProKart Challenge 2015 logo
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The 2015 karting season is ready to get underway in the Lone Star State with the Burger King® Texas ProKart – Texas Barge Rotax Max Challenge Series set to host the opening event of the year. On April 10-12, the fourth season of the program will kickoff at the Gulf Coast Kartway facility in Katy, […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: Praga

Historic name continues building stature in karting market

Mar 30, 2015 Showroom-Praga
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EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the next couple of months, we will be highlighting many chassis manufacturers and the importers / dealers who are responsible for making these karts available to the North American karting community.  The market is filled with models for […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: Italkart

Silver anniversary for brand made popular and successful by Italian Motors

Mar 27, 2015 Italkart-Showroom
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EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the next couple of months, we will be highlighting many chassis manufacturers and the importers / dealers who are responsible for making these karts available to the North American karting community.  The market is filled with models for […]

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Preview: 2015 World Karting Association Gold Cup

Four-cycle program ready to pull the recoil on a new season

Mar 24, 2015 The 2015 WKA Gold Cup series begins this weekend in Jacksonville (Photo: Double Vision Photography - Carl Barnes)
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The opening round of this year’s World Karting Association Gold Cup Presented by RLV Tuned Exhaust is on the docket for this coming weekend (March 27-29) at the 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. The WKA’s traveling four-cycle program is primed for a big year, with growth across the board and what is very […]

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Superkarts! USA Pro Tour Confirms CBS Sports Network Coverage for 2015

All three national events to be televised on growing cable sports network

Mar 17, 2015 SKUSA-CBS-ProTour
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Although it’s been only two weeks since the announcement of a $150,000-plus prize package for the 2015 SKUSA Pro Tour, Superkarts! USA is thrilled to announce that it has taken a major step forward in promoting the sport of karting by making a massive investment in television coverage for its national program. The entire three-race […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 – Sonoma Sunday Report

Selliken, Robb, Bonilla and Cook set to join Team USA at Rotax Grand Finals after claiming series titles

Mar 15, 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 Champions (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The final day of competition for the Rotax Challenge of the Americas went into the books after another beautiful day of weather at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. The six categories competing on the year provided excitement to the very end, as only two championships were provisionally clinched after Saturday’s round of […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 – Sonoma Saturday Report

Choquer and Durrant win thriller feature races while Falcone, LaRoque and Ilavia sweep day

Mar 14, 2015 Bryce Choquer won a thriller in the Senior Max Final (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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As with any series finale, championships are on the line this weekend at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center for rounds five and six of this year’s Rotax Challenge of the Americas.  Saturday’s event would serve to clear up the overall picture of the point races, showing that two competitors have all but clinched their respective […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 – Sonoma Friday Report

Shocking disqualifications shake up championship battles

Mar 13, 2015 Luke Selliken posted the fast lap in Friday's Final Practice session for Senior Max (Photo: EKN)
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With the final two rounds of this year’s Rotax Challenge of the America coming up this weekend, today’s practice sessions at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center carried a heightened air of tension.  Along with the six individual championships come four berths onto Team USA for the title winners in Junior, Senior, Masters and DD2, so […]

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