EKN Exclusive: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Preview Series – Mini Swift

Seventh different driver set to be crown winner in Las Vegas

Nov 06, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20. Leading up to on-track action of the 20th edition of the marquee SKUSA event and 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour finale, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete outside the Las Vegas […]

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EKN Exclusive: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Preview Series – Micro Swift

New youngest SKUSA division set to make SuperNats debut

Nov 05, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20. Leading up to on-track action of the 20th edition of the marquee SKUSA event and 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour finale, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete outside the Las Vegas […]

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Cooper Tires Back with EKN Live for SKUSA SuperNationals Broadcast

Automotive and motorsports tire manufacturer back on-board for Vegas coverage

Nov 04, 2016
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While the focus of our upcoming EKN Live coverage of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals will be our daily coverage and Rob Howden’s play-by-play of qualifying, the crucial heat races and the one and only SuperSunday, the planning and work begins much earlier.  Class previews, produced by EKN Managing Editor David Cole, will begin on Saturday […]

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SKUSA SuperNationals 20 Track Layout Released

Event veterans Moulton and Idelson design special challenge at Las Vegas Convention Center

Nov 03, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

History will be made in just over two weeks as the best karters from around the world take part in the 20th edition of SuperSunday, the biggest day in North American karting. Racers of all ages, experience and background will converge on the Las Vegas Convention Center for the 20th running of the Superkarts! USA […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: October 2016 – Diego LaRoque

Arizona driver becomes inaugural Micro Max world champion

Nov 03, 2016
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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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Industry Insider: Tucker Launches Nitro Kart Cadet Program

Championship driver enters karting industry at full throttle

Nov 02, 2016
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

For the sport to thrive into the future, kart racing will need a consistent influx of young blood on the industry side of the fences. Youthful exuberance, a passion for being trackside and complete dedication will be key.  The American karting community has been fortunate in the past and has secured the commitment of second- […]

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Kart Race in Planning Stages for Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Private test held in northern section of the Brickyard facility

Nov 01, 2016
Written by David Cole | 2 Comment

Ever since I was a kid, listening to the radio on Sunday of every Memorial Weekend, I wondered what it would be like to drive around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. While my journey to becoming an IndyCar driver took a wrong turn somewhere down the line, I – along with many of my karting friends […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – 2016 Final Rankings

EDKRA drivers Dunning and Taskinen earn top spots in Senior and Junior 206 competition

Oct 31, 2016
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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 up racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks […]

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Superkarts! USA Launches New Hall of Fame

Karting organization to celebrate 25 years of existence by honoring greats

Oct 28, 2016
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This has certainly been a milestone year for Superkarts! USA and its community of drivers, families and teams.  The karting organization enjoyed incredibly strong participation in its California ProKart Challenge in 2016 and record-setting numbers on its growing national championship SKUSA Pro Tour.  The upcoming 20th running of the SuperNationals event will also mark a […]

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Trinity Karting Group Targets National Programs for 2017

Team TKG focused on providing trackside support at SKUSA, WKA and FWT events

Oct 27, 2016
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National-level kart racing in the United States will see the arrival of a new operation in 2017, as the Trinity Karting Group is excited to announce its intent to field a team of drivers in many of the sport’s major programs.  Based at the Motorsports Country Club in Cincinnati, the team ventured out to New […]

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Oct 26, 2016
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The 5 race national program that began on the beaches of Daytona in December, and ended at the tail end of summer in Indiana in September has come to a conclusion for 2016, as the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series enjoyed a major resurgence of national entries, not to mention stellar competition all season long. […]

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SpeedsportZ Racing Park Set for Opening

Both soft and grand openings are set to launch the new racing facility in Texas

Oct 26, 2016
Written by PR Wire | 2 Comment

After much anticipation, SpeedsportZ Racing Park and the Alan Rudolph Racing Academy are finally set to open. The campus includes a dedicated half-mile concession rental track and facility, a separate .8-mile performance track and facility as well as a paved skid pad and paddock. The racing complex focuses on concession karting, group programs utilizing both karts […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: September 2016 – Cal Stewart

Cowboy Cal ropes in five Rock trophies at Labor Day weekend street race

Oct 24, 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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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Saturday Report

LaRoque becomes inaugural Micro Max world champion to lead United States squad in Italy

Oct 22, 2016
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The 17th edition of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals came to a close with the final day of on-track action held during Championship Saturday around the Circuito Internazionale Napoli in Sarno, Italy. Wet weather continued into the morning hours, with the final warm-up for the Final competitors done on a soaked track. Thankfully, the […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Friday Report

Egozi wins Micro Max Prefinal as four drivers transfer to Championship Saturday at ‘Olympic of Karting’

Oct 21, 2016
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One of the hardest days at the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals is Friday. It is the final chance drivers have to confirm their bid for the world championship, or it serves as the sessions of the event for those who are unable to secure a spot on the grid for the main event. It […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Thursday Report

Schiavo remains in hunt as does Mini and Micro contingent in Italy

Oct 20, 2016
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A world championship is bringing the best of every corner of the world together, and putting them on-track against one another to decide the winner. The Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals is a week long chess game in six categories with the another scene completed Thursday. Heat races were completed at the Circuito Internazionale Napoli […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Wednesday Report

DD2 Masters heat race win by Schiavo highlight of the day along with runner-up performances in Mini and Micro

Oct 19, 2016
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Things got down to business in Sarno with the first day of real competition completed at the 2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. After two days of practice, the real battle began with qualifying and the opening round of heat races contested Wednesday at the Circuito Internazionale Napoli in southern Italy. The 360 drivers in […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Tuesday Report

Mini/Micro drivers continue to stand out along with Wang/Schiavo duo leading DD2 Masters

Oct 18, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The second day of on-track action is completed at the Circuito Internazionale Napoli in Sarno, Italy for the 2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. The 17th edition of the ‘Olympics of Karting’ was greeted with its first taste of wet weather as a drizzle covered the 1.547km course at the end of the day, disrupting […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Monday Report

United States drivers begin event toward the front of the fields in Italy

Oct 17, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 17th edition of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals is underway, with 360 drivers from 59 countries hitting the Circuito Internazionale Napoli in Sarno, Italy today for the first official on-track sessions. Saturday, October 15 was the registration day for the many drivers with Sunday serving as the famous kart raffle, with 360 karts […]

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2016 IAME International Final: Team USA Sunday Report

Prefinal woes takes Malukas out of contention, Yu unable to qualifying for A Main

Oct 17, 2016
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The rain finally held off for the seventh and final day of action at the 2016 IAME International Final. Sunday served as the last day for competition, with the Pre Final and Final events contested around the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France. After battling changing conditions all week long, dry weather greeted the […]

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