EKN Exclusive: SKUSA SuperNationals XIX – Preview Series – TaG Cadet

Another full field set for battle in youngest SKUSA division

Nov 08, 2015 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals XIX. In the coming days, EKN will preview each of the nine categories that will compete outside the Las Vegas Convention Center and Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino from November 18-22. For complete coverage of […]

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Evinco Announced as New Superkarts! USA Spec Tire for 2016

SKUSA continues long-time partnership with MG Tires into the future

Nov 06, 2015 Superkarts! USA competition will put a new badge on its tire program for 2016 with the introduction of the Evinco
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As part of the continuing evolution of the Superkarts! USA platform, series principal Tom Kutscher is pleased to announce that the SKUSA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour and regional ProKart Challenge programs will be running a new spec tire in 2016 and beyond. In working closely with long-time partner, MG Tires, the two companies have reached […]

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Challenge of the Americas Updates 2016 Schedule and Class Structure

Phoenix weekend moved to avoid conflicts, series adds shifterkart divisions to program

Nov 04, 2015 2016 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The Challenge of the Americas has been the premier winter karting series on the left coast for the past eight years. Hosting the international Rotax Max Challenge categories, a number of premier teams and drivers have found their way to the southwestern states during the winter months. The ninth season of the Challenge is set […]

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Superkarts! USA Unveils SuperNationals XIX Track Design

Fikse Wheels Pro Tour contenders fight for championships on brand new layout at Las Vegas Convention Center

Nov 03, 2015 2015 SKUSA SuperNats XIX track
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The 2015 Superkarts! USA SuperNationals will mark the fourth occasion during the 19-year history of the event of a location change. The first move came in 2002 when the event left the XPLEX for the Rio Hotel & Casino, leaving the home track where the event laid its roots in the sport during its first […]

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Final Days to Enter Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX

Pre-entry closes on November 1st, with over $130,000 in cash and prizes to be distributed

Oct 30, 2015 Final chance to secure your position in the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX in Las Vegas ends November 1 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The countdown continues to this year’s Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIX, as the massive event is set to make its debut at the Las Vegas Convention Center on November 18-22.  Less than three weeks remain before karts hit the track for the final round of the 2015 Fikse Wheels Pro Tour, on a soon-to-be-released layout at […]

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Oct 27, 2015 USPKS logo
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In a statement released on the United States Pro Kart Series Facebook page, series promoter Mark Coats announced a revised schedule for the 2016 season. Below is the statement and the new dates for the program. We as a series are always trying to do what is best for the sport of karting. The United […]

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OnTrack: Praga North America – Dragon EVO

Historic name in automotive continues to make strides in karting worldwide

Oct 23, 2015 Praga Dragon EVO with Comet Racing Engines Yamaha
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For the eKartingNews.com staff, the 2015 season is about getting back behind the wheel. Racers at heart, our goal is to work with teams and chassis importers that offer the best products and services here in North America, all while sampling some of the best facilities that karting has to offer. This will be an […]

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Malukas Conquers IAME International Final

Americans producing results overseas - Healey and Jones score B-Main victories at Rok Cup International Final

Oct 19, 2015 David Malukas dominated in Le Mans to become the X30 Junior world champion (Photo: IAME International Final)
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It was a busy weekend across the Atlantic Ocean for a select few American drivers competing at two world championships. The IAME International Final was held at the Le Mans Karting International facility in France, and the Rok Cup International Final held at the South Garda Karting circuit in Lonato, Italy. Victories and podiums were […]

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USA Drivers Showing Strength at IAME and Rok World Championships

Malukas, Lemke and Crawford putting the Red, White and Blue at the top of their respective events

Oct 16, 2015 IAME-Rok Cup-USA
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This weekend, drivers from the United States of America and around the world are competing in two world championship events. The IAME International Final is at the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France, while about 1,100km southeast is the Rok Cup International Final at the South Garda Karting facility in Lonato, Italy. Just two […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – September 2015 – Tony Neilson

Margay driver from Iowa makes history at Rock Island Grand Prix with six victories

Oct 12, 2015 Neilson celebrates the sixth victory with his family (Photo: EKN)
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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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Quest to Send Artie Carpenter to 2015 Rotax Grand Finals Continues

Northwest driver adopted by karting community seeking to compete at ‘Olympics of Karting’

Oct 09, 2015 Artie Carpenter - 2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge Senior Rotax champion (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Karting is much more than just a sport. It provides different things for different people, all around the world. Karting can be educational, karting can be a way to relieve stress, karting can be entertainment, and karting can be a lifestyle. For Artie Carpenter, karting has provided him a family larger than anyone can possibly […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Andrick Zeen – CIK/FIA KF World Championship

California driver joins Praga factory team in Italy to take on the world’s best

Oct 06, 2015 Andrick Zeen on-track at the La Conca circuit for the 2015 CIK/FIA World Karting Championships (Photo: Praga)
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The CIK/FIA World Championship is the most prestigious karting event in the world. Since 1964, only 33 drivers have been able to claim, beating out the very best from around the globe. The 2015 edition took place at the historic La Conca International Circuit facility in Muro Leccese, Italy. Among the best were a handful […]

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‘Fall Brawl’ Bringing WKA and KART to NCM Motorsports Park

Joint venture between organizations to close out 2015 seasons on October 23-25 in Kentucky

Oct 01, 2015 NCM Motorsports Park
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The anticipation continues to grow for the upcoming ‘Fall Brawl’ event at the NCM Motorsports Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The WKA Vega/TS Racing National Road Race Series and the KART Mid-America Road Race Series are joining forces to host the series finale for both programs at the new facility, which is located just across […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix – Sunday Report

Kiwi Hamilton invades Lancaster for S1 triumph as hometown hero Baker bags first in TaG Senior

Sep 28, 2015 Matt Hamilton celebrating his S1 Pro Stock Moto victory at Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix (Photo: EKN)
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It was another memorable finish to the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix Sunday, as the event hosted the main events in front of another excited crowd of spectators that lined the track in the southern California city. Nearly 150 competitors wrapped up the California ProKart Challenge finale event in what is the fast street race […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix – Saturday Report

Hamilton and Leesmann stand out in opening day of action on the BLVD

Sep 27, 2015 (Photo: EKN)
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Day one of the 2015 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix went into the books on Saturday as nearly 150 competitors took part in the opening on-track sessions for the seventh annual event in Southern California. Eight race groups took on the challenging street circuit for two rounds of practice, qualifying and the first round of […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix – Preview

Downtown Lancaster opens up for seventh annual event in Southern California

Sep 25, 2015 StreetsofLancasterGrandPrix-SOLGP-2015-logo
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The seventh annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix is set to break the maximum speed on the BLVD by three times the legal limit. A slue of spectators are expected to take in the sights, sounds, and smell of karts buzzing around the southern California city roughly an hour north of Los Angeles. The event, […]

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Donald / Jones Scores 2015 RoboPong 200 Victory

Blistering pace by KartSport North America Praga kart lands duo a $10,000 pay day

Sep 21, 2015 KartSport North America / AMR wins the 2015 RoboPong 200 (Photo: EKN)
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The 12th annual RoboPong 200 took place Sunday under perfect weather conditions around the New Castle Motorsports Park. Thirty-one entries battled for 200 laps around the 1-mile circuit in central Indiana, vying to place their name on the prestigious Dan Wheldon Cup. For the first time in the event history, it was about fuel mileage […]

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Checkered Motorsports / PCR Bag Front Row for RoboPong 200

Bujdoso and Knueven put PCR 1-2 in qualifying - Pesek, Lemke, Welage and Mars leading way in support divisions

Sep 19, 2015 Checkered Motorsports / PCR earn top two positions in qualifying for RoboPong 200 (Photo: EKN)
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The day at New Castle Motorsports Park began with a chance that things may be wet for the entire day. Thankfully, the system moved past around noon and sunny skies allowed for on-track activities to begin for the 2015 edition of the RoboPong 200 event. Saturday was a busy day of action, with the 3rd […]

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EKN Trackside: 12th Annual RoboPong 200 – Preview

Exciting 200-lap endurance race set for New Castle Motorsports Park this weekend

Sep 18, 2015 2015 RoboPong 200-logo
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The annual RoboPong 200 is an event to test the strength of man and machine. Competitors are gathering at the New Castle Motorsports Park for the 12th annual 200-lap endurance event. Teams will take on the 1-mile circuit in central Indiana, all vying for a chance to place their name onto the prestigious Dan Wheldon […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: iKart

American-made chassis continues development and success at top level of sport

Sep 15, 2015 Showroom-iKart
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EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the past months, we have been highlighting many of the 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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