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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Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015: Championship Preview – Part 3

A host of drivers gunning for title in Senior as DD2 boils down to two driver fight

Mar 11, 2015 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The Rotax Challenge of the Americas will close out its 2015 season this weekend at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center. Many of the top karters from across the western half of North America will descend on the popular Sonoma, California circuit – located on the same grounds as the Infineon Raceway – to take part […]

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Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015: Championship Preview – Part 2

Masters and Junior title duels continue into Sonoma

Mar 10, 2015 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The Rotax Challenge of the Americas will close out its 2015 season this weekend at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center. Many of the top karters from across the western half of North America will descend on the popular Sonoma, California circuit – located on the same grounds as the Infineon Raceway – to take part […]

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Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015: Championship Preview – Part 1

Mini title set to go down to the wire while LaRoque holds firm grip on Micro championship

Mar 09, 2015 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The Rotax Challenge of the Americas will close out its 2015 season this weekend at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center. Many of the top karters from across the western half of North America will descend on the popular Sonoma, California circuit – located on the same grounds as the Infineon Raceway – to take part […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces 2015 Pro Tour Prize Package

Over $150,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs this season as SKUSA resets the bar

Mar 02, 2015 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour 2015 logo SKUSA
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If you were to look at the recent history of karting in North America, you would see that the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is the sport’s biggest success story in terms of national competition.  A focus on steady growth and consistent improvement has resulted in the largest fields in recent memory, as over 230 racers […]

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EKN EXCLUSIVE: Bushnell Motorsports Park Set for Opening This Summer in Florida

Spaude family set to break ground on new karting facility

Feb 26, 2015 Bushnell Motorsports Park logo
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Central Florida will welcome a new karting facility this year as the Spaude family is set to open Bushnell Motorsports Park. The new track is set to be constructed just off Interstate 75 in Bushnell, Florida, and operate roughly 45 minutes north of Tampa and 45 minutes south of Ocala. Bret and Rebecca Spaude will […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: Intrepid

Italian brand continues success and growth worldwide

Feb 23, 2015 Showroom-Intrepid
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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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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 – Phoenix Sunday Report

Marotta become fourth different Senior winner, Crow and Jaskol also earn first as Robb evens score

Feb 15, 2015 Junior Max Sunday podium (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Another perfect day of weather greeted the competitors of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas in Phoenix, as the fourth round of racing took place at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona this past weekend. Sunday’s racing provided a great end to what was a phenomenal weekend, finishing off the first half of the series and […]

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

Brooks lands memorable victory, as Brueckner, Bonilla and Cook add to total

Feb 14, 2015 COTA-PHX-2015-Sat-Podium
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The second weekend of any of the country’s three-event winter karting series is the turning point when it comes to the chase for the class championships.  Success in the opening doubleheader can be quickly nullified by two bad days on the second weekend, so the pressure is on this weekend in Phoenix.  The chase for […]

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Feb 13, 2015 Mason Marotta was the quickest driver in Senior Max during Final Practice
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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 Rotax Challenge of the Americas event in Phoenix. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including interviews and photos. Please feel free to […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 – Phoenix Preview

Second stop of series takes middle two rounds back to PKRA facility

Feb 12, 2015 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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It is forecasted to be a perfect race weekend at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility as the Rotax Challenge of the Americas continues its 2015 program. This weekend – February 13-15 – nearly 100 racers from across North America will compete in six Rotax Max Challenge categories in an effort to become champion of […]

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Successful Opening Act in the Wet for 2015 California ProKart Challenge Program

Six-race championship series opens at Buttonwillow as record number of drivers battle light rain and fierce competition

Feb 11, 2015 Sonny Cervelli escaped Buttonwillow as the victor in TaG Senior (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The 2015 season began for the California ProKart Challenge, the flagship regional program of Superkarts! USA, under changing conditions at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park over February 6-7. Now entering its 11th year, the six-round championship series welcomed sunny skies for practice day, then was hit by cooler temperatures and rain falling from the clouds that […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: Comet Eagle

Historic karting family continues providing chassis for American market

Feb 06, 2015 Showroom-Eagle
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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: Birel ART

New era in the sport begins in 2015 as one of the biggest brands merges with reputable operation

Feb 02, 2015 Showroom-Birel ART
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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: Merlin

‘Merlin Nation’ going strong into second decade in United States market

Jan 29, 2015 Showroom-Merlin
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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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24 Hours of America Welcomes Three Solo Drivers to Battle for Victory

Endurance Karting hosting 28 entries at Daytona International Speedway this weekend

Jan 28, 2015 24 Hours of America logo
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The United States is home to several high profile endurance races that racers from around the world want to win. The 12 Hours of Sebring, the Rolex 24 at Daytona, and the 25 Hours of Thunderhill are all at the top of any endurance racers bucket list. Karting even has the RoboPong 200, which normally […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: Parolin

Successful Italian chassis manufacturer continues development of family-owned brand

Jan 22, 2015 Showroom-Parolinv4
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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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