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Morning Coffee: Changing the Culture of Racecraft

It’s time to hold everyone to a higher standard

Mar 20, 2018
Written by Rob Howden | 3 Comment

Like so many of those enthusiasts who raced karts in the 80s and 90s, I smile widely when I think back to my first years in the sport. I think that it was simpler then.  I loved getting up at 4:30 am to drive an hour to my club track to make sure I had […]

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Fast Five: Gina French – Texas ProKart Challenge

Seventh season of Superkarts! USA regional program kicks off at Speedsportz this weekend

Mar 19, 2018
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

Next to the flagship California ProKart Challenge, the Texas ProKart Challenge is the backbone regional program of the Superkarts! USA organization. For the seventh year, the Texas PKC series is set to welcome racers from all over the southwest, expanding to welcome even more karters from different states and regions in 2018. The four-event, six-round […]

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Superkarts! USA Moves to Employ Pushback Bumper for 2018 Pro Tour

Continued on-track contact motivates move to increase driver safety

Mar 16, 2018
Written by Rob Howden | 2 Comment

The Superkarts! USA Pro Tour put its first race in the books during the first week of March in New Orleans, and while the race was deemed a success on many levels, continued rough driving and poor racecraft was again a topic of discussion. With the unfortunate trend continuing, SKUSA organized a meeting with a […]

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Fast Five: Taylor Young – KPX Karting Championship

Grassroots regional series in NorCal expands for 2018

Mar 15, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Four years of results have now been entered into the history books for the regional karting series known as the KPX Karting Championship. This growing program began in 2014 as a way for grassroots Briggs & Stratton racers to get together and compete at different venues in NorCal. The club-style facilities welcomed the program with […]

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Briggs & Stratton Announces 2018 Weekly Racing Series Program

Over $48,000 in prizes for fourth season of grassroots standings for North America

Mar 13, 2018
Written by PR Wire | No Comments

Have you ever wondered where you stand against local racers in your region or throughout North America? That was the idea behind the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series, now in its fourth year! The Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series was launched in 2015 to support the talented local racers and the sprint clubs […]

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EKN Tournament Challenge 2018 Open

Free, fun contest for karting community to earn bragging rights and EKN Gear

Mar 13, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

March Madness is back, and it’s time to put your basketball knowledge and luck up against others in the karting community. The 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship tournament kicks off this week, which means you have very little time to study and fill out your brackets before entering the EKN Tournament Challenge. The rules are […]

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Mar 12, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

2018 is a different year for Superkarts! USA. The addition of the SKUSA Winter Series has brought on the start of the year quicker for the organization, and March signified the start of the SKUSA Pro Tour. Add in the opener for the California ProKart Challenge, SKUSA hosted its fourth event of the season. The […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: February 2018 – Alex Keyes

NorCal transplant from Michigan doubles up in win column at Challenge of the Americas

Mar 12, 2018
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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Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Moved to PKRA

Second stop in championship program set for Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Arizona on same May 4-6 weekend

Mar 09, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is underway with the running of the WinterNationals on March 2-4 at the NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, Louisiana. The second edition of the WinterNationals featured 212 drivers in five IAME categories and four Honda divisions around the 1.1-mile karting course. The event kicked off the championship chases at […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – WinterNationals Sunday Report

Myers sweeps S1 while Brooks claims first Pro Tour victory in X30 Senior

Mar 04, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

With the opening round of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour having been logged on Saturday at NOLA Motorsports Park, the competition landscape for all nine classes became much more clear. The top contenders stepped to the forefront as the green flag was waved on the season, and Sunday’s action proved to both confirm the initial […]

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Mar 03, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The ninth edition of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour took the green flag at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, LA on Saturday, beginning the three-weekend, six-race championship schedule. NOLA’s facility is one of the finest in the country, and in utilizing their 17-turn, 1.1-mile layout, SKUSA has offered up at least eight overtaking opportunities for […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – WinterNationals Preview – Part 2

Stacked fields in IAME divisions to provide amazing racing in NOLA

Mar 01, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The ninth season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to begin this weekend with the second running of the WinterNationals. What began with just under 100 drivers in northern California back in April 2010, SKUSA now welcomes over 200 from around the world to compete in North America’s top karting series. The three-event, […]

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Feb 28, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The ninth season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to begin this weekend with the second running of the WinterNationals. What began with just under 100 drivers in northern California back in April 2010, SKUSA now welcomes over 200 from around the world to compete in North America’s top karting series. The three-event, […]

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Feb 26, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

A perfect day for racing wrapped up the second stop of the 2018 Challenge of the Americas as drivers contested the fourth round of the premier west coast winter series. Over 90 drivers took to the 0.720-mile course of the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California in the nine categories, shaping up the championship chases […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Saturday Report

Drew impresses in Senior Rok debut, while Keyes dominates Rok Shifter

Feb 24, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Clear blue skies and low-60s temperatures greeted the Challenge of the Americas drivers for Round #3 of the series at the 15-turn, 0.720-mile CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, CA.  Over 90 drivers took the track in the program’s nine categories and the day’s action featured five new winners and one driver who extended his COTA […]

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Superkarts! USA Crowns Inaugural Winter Series Champions

‘Spring Training’ session completed with IAME International Final tickets claimed for Team SKUSA

Feb 24, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2018 season is one of expansion for Superkarts! USA, with the California-based organization reaching across the entire country in a return to its roots. Florida was the beginning grounds for the vision of SKUSA with former owner Don Janowski. Now SKUSA owner/CEO Tom Kutscher was able to rekindle the presence of the organization with […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Preview

Premier winter series on left coast makes return to southern California

Feb 22, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Nearly two months have already gone into the books for the 2018 season, and Challenge of the Americas is primed and ready to hit the halfway point of its championship series. The premier winter series on the left coast heads to the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California this weekend for Round Three and Four […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: January 2018 – Colin Warren

Florida driver defends home turf, sweeping SKUSA Winter Series in Briggs class

Feb 20, 2018
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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Superkarts! USA Texas ProKart Challenge Set for Exciting 2018 Season

Four events, guaranteed SuperSunday spots and three SuperNationals tickets in store for the SKUSA regional program in Lone Star State

Feb 16, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2018 season marks the seventh year of the SKUSA Texas ProKart Challenge. After six seasons of both SKUSA and Rotax competition, last year was one of adjustment, and the series streamlined their program around the Superkarts! USA platform with a pure center on the IAME and Honda categories. The move to align under the […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA Winter Series – Ocala Weekend Report

Travisanutto and Jarsocrak split X30 Senior race wins for Kart Republic

Feb 13, 2018
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

The Ocala Gran Prix circuit played host to the final round of the Superkarts! USA Winter Series over the weekend and crowned the program’s inaugural champion following Sunday’s action on the 0.6-mile, eight-turn circuit in Florida.  The new Kart Republic operation earned its first championship after debuting at last November’s SuperNationals, thanks to an impressive […]

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