EKN One-on-One: Buddy Long – World Karting Association

Sanctioning body building toward the future, riding the momentum from Daytona KartWeek

Jan 12, 2017
Written by Rob Howden | 2 Comment

For over 40 years, the World Karting Association has been a vital component of the sport’s foundation in the United States.  At one time, the WKA led the way in the management and promotion of all disciplines in the sport, from sanctioning tracks, clubs and regional series to running national championship series in sprint, road […]

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Full Season Scheduled for EKN Live 2017

17 events on coast-to-coast calendar for live broadcast

Jan 11, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2017 season kicked off just before the calendar turned over on the year with yet another running of the prestigious and popular World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek. The three days in Florida played host to the first championship rounds of 2017 Manufacturers Cup Series, as well as the first round of this year’s WKA […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – 2016 Final Rankings – East

South Carolina’s Swygert tops the standings to close out tight chase

Jan 10, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

In March 2015, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for the grassroots Briggs LO206 racers across North America. The premise is to match racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks all […]

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2017 EKN Chassis Showroom: CKR

Successful Italian-made kart looking to grow in North American market

Jan 09, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

EKN is excited to offer an exclusive editorial series for our readers – the ‘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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COTA 2017 Prize Package Confirmed, Series, Adds Briggs 206 Junior Class

10th season set to kick off in Tucson at end of January with Rotax Grand Finals tickets up for grabs

Jan 05, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 10th season of the Challenge of the Americas is set to begin at the end of January. The premier winter karting series on the left coast will close out its first decade of competition during the months of January through April with the top racers and teams traveling to the three events that make […]

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Superkarts! USA Recognizes 2016 Pro Tour Champions

Nine drivers join prestigious ‘SKUSA Circle of Champions’ for 2017 season

Jan 04, 2017
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Over the last seven seasons, the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour has grown in leaps and bounds, setting record-entry numbers along the way.  The 2016 season maintained this momentum, and not only did participation hit new marks, so did the level of competition. Winning a Pro Tour title has become a truly prestigious accomplishment, and nine […]

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WKA Daytona KartWeek 2016 – Day 2 Report

Jarsocrak sweeps final day in IAME, Pesek pushes way to victory in Yamaha

Dec 30, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Looking out the hotel window, it appeared to be another warm and sunny day in Daytona Beach for the final round at the WKA Daytona KartWeek Margay Sprint Nationals. Walking out, the wind and cold chill that hit the area said otherwise. Temperatures dropped significantly overnight with strong northern winds coming in, and destroying a […]

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WKA Daytona KartWeek 2016: Day 1 Report

Myers sweeps IAME as Kardashian runs away in Yamaha

Dec 29, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The first round of racing toward the 2017 season kicked off today with the first day of competition at the annual WKA Daytona KartWeek event at the Daytona International Speedway. The Manufacturers Cup Series and Winter Cup are beginning the 2017 programs during the three-day event, with Thursday’s action completing the opening round for both […]

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Paddock Insider: WKA Daytona KartWeek 2016

Annual vacation event at the World Center of Racing

Dec 28, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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 WKA Daytona KartWeek 2016 at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including interviews […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 WKA Daytona KartWeek – Preview

Manufacturers Cup Series and Winter Cup programs set to kick off 2017 season

Dec 23, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The annual trip to the sunshine state of Florida is underway as karters from around the country are preparing for the World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek. Three unique events are set to take place at the World Center of Racing – the Daytona International Speedway. The WKA Dirt World Championships and the WKA Dunlop/Xeramic National […]

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Dec 21, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

In March 2015, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for the grassroots Briggs LO206 racers across North America. The premise is to match racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks all […]

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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – Final Standings

Lemke remains in #1 spot to close out season

Dec 20, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The EKN Driver Rankings is about producing the best results over the course of a 12-month span. For TaG drivers, there were 163 races that were including in the EKN Driver Rankings schedule, allowing for 375 pilots to challenge for the #1 position. To hold the top spot, it is about being the best at […]

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2016 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – Final Standings

Formal ends memorable season as top-ranked Stock Moto pilot ahead of French and Musgrave

Dec 19, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2016 season is in the books, with drivers and teams looking ahead to what should be a spectacular year of racing in 2017. This past year set new records, established new contenders across the board, and completed with the 20th running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. It was on SuperSunday that Danny Formal cemented […]

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CRG Nordam: A New Era in North America for World Championship Brand

Building toward a strong and successful future for CRG

Dec 16, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2016 calendar marked the 30th anniversary for the founding season of the CRG brand in karting. For three straight decades, CRG has been among the best in the sport, having earned 38 World Championship titles and World Cup victories, including the recent victory by Italian Paolo De Conto at the 2016 KZ World Championships […]

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Dec 14, 2016
Written by PR Wire | No Comments

With the goal to help up and coming drivers within the karting community, SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) Champion Nick Tucker and his Nitro Kart product line are pleased to introduce the ‘Nitro Kart Scholarship’ for a deserving Cadet driver. Set to commence at the beginning of the 2017 season, the Nitro Kart Scholarship program will cover […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – 2016 Final Rankings – Midwest

Illinois driver Smith matches top overall score to claim to spot in region

Dec 13, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

In March 2015, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for the grassroots Briggs LO206 racers across North America. The premise is to match racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks all […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: November 2016 – Danny Formal

DRT Racing driver cashes in for biggest victory prize package in SuperNationals history

Dec 12, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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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United States Pro Kart Series Confirms 2017 Class Structure

KA100 Senior and drop-down nose cones added for upcoming season

Dec 09, 2016
Written by PR Wire | No Comments

As work continues on the 2017 version of the MG Tires / Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series, we are pleased to announce our 2017 Championship class lineup. The sands of time have seen the once venerable Yamaha Sr. class dwindle at the national level across the country. Despite good competition, USPKS has not […]

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Dec 07, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

In March 2015, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for the grassroots Briggs LO206 racers across North America. The premise is to match racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks all […]

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Major Karting Competition Coming to Battle at the Brickyard Weekend

Indianapolis Motor Speedway to host USAC Karting event on July 6-9, 2017

Dec 06, 2016
Written by PR Wire | 7 Comment

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and United States Auto Club announced today that a karting competition will be added to the schedule for the annual “USAC Battle at the Brickyard.” The 2017 edition of the event will take place July 6-9 and already features an action-packed schedule highlighted by the USAC Honda .25 Midget series. “Many […]

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