Briggs & Stratton 206 Classes Added to 2019 Florida Winter Tour

Popular winter karting series adds growing 206 program to first and last rounds of series

Nov 28, 2018
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As the Briggs & Stratton 206 program continues to grow across the country, ROK Cup Promotions and their popular Florida Winter Tour program have added Junior and Senior classes to their series. In a deal inked last week, Briggs & Stratton 206 teams and drivers will have an opportunity to compete at the Hard Rock […]

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

Final day of preparations before sessions become official in Brazil

Nov 28, 2018
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The second day of action at the 2018 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals was completed at the International Circuit Paladino outside the town of Conde in Paraiba, Brazil. The 360 drivers from 55 countries continue their path toward being crowned one of the six Rotax world champions to be decided on Saturday at the infamous […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: October 2018 – Brent Crews

10-year-old scores second-straight Mini victory at IAME International Final

Nov 27, 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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Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2018: Team USA – Monday Report

First laps around International Circuit Paladino in Brazil for 10 drivers

Nov 27, 2018
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Today, drivers hit the International Circuit Paladino to officially kick off the 2018 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. A total of 360 drivers representing 55 countries from around the globe have converged on Brazil to decide this year’s Rotax world champions. Sunday provided the drivers the opportunity to receive their chassis and engines, setting up […]

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Nov 26, 2018
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Looking to combine multiple World Karting Association (WKA) events at one venue, karting will make its return to the Charlotte Motor Speedway in 2019 over the June 21-23 weekend. With the Vega Road Racing Series utilizing part of the Roval and Speedway made famous by NASCAR, the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup will also use a portion […]

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Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2018 Hits Brazil This Week

Drivers from around the world set to battle for Rotax titles on November 26-December 1

Nov 26, 2018
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It is Rotax week around the world, as the 2018 edition of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals is set to take place in for the first time in Brazil. Drivers from around the globe have converged on the International Circuit Paladino in Conde – State of Paraiba to contest the 19th running of this […]

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EKN’s David Cole Named Dan Wheldon Ambassador Award Winner

Managing Editor honored for professional character and contributions to the sport

Nov 21, 2018
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This past weekend, on SuperSunday, I had to do one of the hardest things I’ve ever done in my professional career. I had to somehow get through a script, in front of a huge audience, with losing myself to emotion. You see, my right-hand man here at eKartingNews was presented with an incredible honor, and […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA SuperNationals 22 – SuperSunday Report

Musgrave and Cooper add to win total as Lorandi steals the $10k

Nov 18, 2018
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There is no other event, no other day like SuperSunday at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. For the 22nd time, karters from around the world converged on Las Vegas and the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino to tackle the temporary circuit to etch their names in the record books. Ten categories battled around the near 8/10-mile […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA SuperNationals 22 – Saturday Report

Situation Saturday defines those racing for victory at 22nd event

Nov 17, 2018
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The day that defines who will be racing for the victories at the SKUSA SuperNationals 22 at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino. The final round of heat races along with the Last Chance Qualifiers helped to decide those racing on SuperSunday in the 10 categories. Morning Groups Defending race winner Billy Musgrave (Aluminos) confirmed […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA SuperNationals 22 – Friday Report

Two rounds of heat races carry the over 530 drivers into the weekend

Nov 16, 2018
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The excitement and energy from the paddock spilled out onto the racetrack on Friday, as the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 22 went wheel-to-wheel racing for the first time. After two days of practice and qualifying for every driver, Friday’s schedule featured a pair of heat races to see how the track would race and how each […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA SuperNationals 22 – Thursday Report

Qualifying sets the stage for over 500 drivers at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino

Nov 15, 2018
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It is the race everyone has been waiting for – the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 22. The event officially kicked off on Wednesday when the roughly 530 drivers took to the temporary circuit outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Four rounds of practice were all that competitors were given on the day, […]

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Ryan Norberg Selected for eKartingNews Road to Indy Shootout Ticket

Current #1 ranked driver to represent karting for shot at $200k scholarship

Nov 13, 2018
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For the second year, eKartingNews.com is honored to have been provided with the opportunity to send a deserving kart racer to the Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout as an ‘at-large’ selection. EKN’s Rob Howden and David Cole have spent the year traveling to more than two dozen karting events, covering these races […]

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Behind the Laptop: Congratulations Rob Howden

Karting journalist celebrates 20th anniversary of HMG

Nov 13, 2018
Written by David Cole | 2 Comment

This week at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals, racers from all around the world are set to converge on the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino for what is the largest karting event to date. No where around the globe will you find over 500 drivers vying to etch their name in history for the 22nd edition […]

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EKN Exclusive: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 22 – Preview Series – KZ

International category rounds out divisions in Vegas

Nov 12, 2018
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eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present our Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 22. Leading up to the on-track action of the 22nd edition of the marquee SKUSA event, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete on the temporary circuit located just outside the Rio […]

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Nov 11, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present our Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 22. Leading up to the on-track action of the 22nd edition of the marquee SKUSA event, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete on the temporary circuit located just outside the Rio […]

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Nov 10, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present our Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 22. Leading up to the on-track action of the 22nd edition of the marquee SKUSA event, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete on the temporary circuit located just outside the Rio […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

Trackmagic founder Fausto Vitello and long-time SKUSA A-Team member Stan Bryniarski to be honored

Nov 10, 2018
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TEMECULA, CA (November 10, 2018) – For over 20 years, Superkarts! USA has been part of the sport of karting in the United States, and the organization formed its own Hall of Fame in 2016 to begin honoring those who have played key roles in its history. This year, SKUSA is proud to announce that […]

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EKN Exclusive: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 22 – Preview Series – KA100 Senior

Senior level IAME 100cc category making inaugural start in Vegas

Nov 09, 2018
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eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present our Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 22. Leading up to the on-track action of the 22nd edition of the marquee SKUSA event, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete on the temporary circuit located just outside the Rio […]

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EKN Driver Rankings for 2018 Will Be Decided at SKUSA SuperNationals

#1 ranked drivers to receive new carbon helmets from Bell Racing USA

Nov 09, 2018
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For the 20th straight year, our editorial team has been keeping a running calculation of results from the sport’s major national and regional events to develop our ‘Driver Rankings’ program.  The system made its debut in the inaugural Shifter Kart Illustrated Magazine in 1998 and transitioned fully to eKartingNews.com in 2006 when SKI ended its […]

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EKN Exclusive: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 22 – Preview Series – X30 Junior

Two drivers with chance at repeat wins set to battle field of nearly 80 competitors

Nov 08, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present our Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 22. Leading up to the on-track action of the 22nd edition of the marquee SKUSA event, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete on the temporary circuit located just outside the Rio […]

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