EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Chilliwack Saturday Report

Taskinen, Wick and Greenemeier bag wins in opening day action at GMR

Jul 22, 2017
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After kicking off their 2017 schedule at the Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, WA back in early June, the Can-Am Karting Challenge is back in action this weekend north of the border at Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, BC. The day started with a wet track, as overnight rain set the conditions for qualifying, […]

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Jul 20, 2017
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After nearly a month away from the podcast program, the EKN duo is back with a full episode of the EKN Debrief – presented by Margay Racing. Rob Howden and David Cole discuss the many events that have taken place over the last month, including the USAC Karting’s Battle at the Brickyard which saw karts competing […]

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Amarillo Kart Circuit Makes Debut with Texas ProKart Challenge

Superkarts! USA regional program holds inaugural event at amazing Northern Texas circuit

Jul 20, 2017
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The Texas ProKart Challenge found a gem in the panhandle area of Texas. The gem is the Amarillo Kart Circuit, sitting alongside the busy Interstate-40, waiting for karters to find it. P1 Promotions, who direct the Superkarts! USA regional program, did just that and added a trip for the 2017 championship schedule. Months of preparation […]

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Priority Pre-Entry Program Open for Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 21

Registration to the largest karting event in the world begins now for SKUSA loyal competitors

Jul 19, 2017
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For the 21st time, Superkarts! USA has begun the registration process for the annual SKUSA SuperNationals. Set for November 15-19, competitors from all over the world will converge on the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino for a chance to etch their name in history. The daunting task of […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – July 14

Canada holds both #1 spots with Masters driver McCumber and Peet on top in Junior

Jul 18, 2017
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Growth continues for the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine platform along with the Briggs Weekly Racing Series. A month ago, we made the 2017 EKN debut of the Briggs WRS program. In that time, the Senior/Masters total has increase by 16%, up to 1423 drivers while the Junior list grew 21% to a total of […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Sunday Report

Jarsocrak and Pesek among those who doubled up at Team Empower Nationals

Jul 16, 2017
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The final day of action completed Sunday at the New Castle Motorsports Park for the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Team Empower Nationals. The New Castle, Indiana facility provided great weather all weekend long with warmer conditions all day. The racing all weekend was great, with many of the races coming down to the wire. […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Saturday Report

Jarsocrak wins thriller in IAME Senior while Pesek triumphs in Yamaha Senior

Jul 15, 2017
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The opening round of racing for the 2017 WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Team Empower Nationals went into the books Saturday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The fifth round of the 2017 championship chase marked the halfway point of the season, with a solid turnout of competitors in all eight categories, nearly reaching the […]

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Inaugural Battle at the Brickyard Makes History for Sport of Karting

First ever karting event inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway gives racers monumental memories

Jul 13, 2017
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It is every racer’s dream to be able to cross the yard of bricks that sit on the start/finish line at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The sport made it one step closer to that dream with USAC Karting hosting the first ever Battle at the Brickyard inside the famed facility in Speedway, Indiana. The three-day […]

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Podboj and Yu Score First Headline Victories at California ProKart Challenge

Successful weekend at Santa Maria Karting Association facility for Superkarts! USA flagship regional program

Jul 12, 2017
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The California ProKart Challenge is now into the second half of the season after hosting Round Four of the 2017 championship chase at the Santa Maria Karting Association circuit. West of the Alamo wildfires, the flagship Superkarts! USA regional program contested two days of racing on July 7-8 around the 7/10-mile course, helping to shape […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Preview

Team Empower Nationals to serve has halfway point for 2017 championship chases

Jul 11, 2017
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The 2017 Bridgestone World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series is set to return back to action after taking the month of June off. The third stop of the 2017 championship chase takes teams and competitors to the famed New Castle Motorsports Park for the Team Empower Nationals. The July 14-16 event will host Round Five […]

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Jul 10, 2017
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Summer is here. For kids all over the country, it means no more school, no homework, and no more waking up early for the bus. The focus is on the latest video games, who’s pool is everyone swimming at, and of course camps. Many travel with church groups, some attend YMCA or other organizations for […]

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SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals Set for Return to Indy

Registration opens July 9 as championship finale takes competitors to New Castle, Indiana in mid-August

Jul 07, 2017
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The Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals is slated to take place at the New Castle Motorsports Park for a third straight year. The world-class facility in New Castle, Indiana is set to welcome SKUSA competitors to the third leg of the SKUSA Pro Tour championship chase on August 11-13. Each of the past two events […]

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Jul 06, 2017
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Today, a GoPro camera is not only a must, but a want for most karters – from the weekend warriors at the club level to those at the national / international programs. The footage captured from the onboard camera helps in driver coaching, setup changes, and for those exciting Youtube videos. GoPro, the leading camera […]

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Jul 05, 2017
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45 racing kart drivers representing 11 states and three countries will compete at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway in pursuit of the inaugural Ignite Battle at The Brickyard championship as karts race for the first time ever at the Speedway on July 7th, 8th & 9th. USAC Karting has paved the way for the Ignite […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: June 2017 – Brent Crews

Nitro Kart driver bags IAME International Final entry and ticket to Rotax Grand Finals in matter of weeks

Jul 03, 2017
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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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California ProKart Challenge Heads to Santa Maria

Superkarts! USA flagship regional program readies to host fourth round of championship

Jun 29, 2017
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The halfway point is here for the California ProKart Challenge with the first three rounds of the 2017 championship chase in the books. The remaining three events are on the horizon, with the Superkarts! USA regional program heading back to the Santa Maria Kart Track on July 7-8, home of the Santa Maria Karting Association. […]

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Jun 28, 2017
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On Tuesday, Acceleration Kart Racing launched the new version of their website. The Las Vegas, Nevada-based karting operation, located down the road from the famous Stripe and McCarran International Airport, has been a leader in providing karting products for the United States and around the world with their stock online website. Hard work and 11 […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Andrew Byrne – Puget Sound Road Race Association

First time Road Racer experiences The Ridge in shifterkart

Jun 23, 2017
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The following is from Andrew Byrne of Victoria, British Columbia. The 19-year-old began racing a TaG kart at Sumas International Motorsport Academy (SIMA) in northern Washington before moving up to a shifterkart last year. Having only raced at two sprint tracks (SIMA and Tri-Cities), Byrne took on the adventure of trying a road racing track, […]

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EKN One-on-One: James O’Brien – eShifterKart.com

Obsession turned into business for Idaho native

Jun 22, 2017
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The karting industry is full of many individuals with the love and passion for the sport of karting. Select kart shops began in the early days of the sport, passing down the generation line now into the sixth decade. Others began as father/son operations out of the garage, and grown into leaders in the industry. […]

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Jun 21, 2017
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The longest podcast yet as the EKN duo of Rob Howden and David Cole sit down to discuss the latest news and reports in karting with the latest EKN Debrief – presented by Streeter Super Stands. The two talk about the latest news from the last two weeks and go over the recent events – […]

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