Apr 15, 2016 Briggs 206 WRS Weekly Racing Series logo
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The deadline for the weekly racing series has been extended to APRIL 22 for track and club participation into the 2016 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series. “This is in response to a website issue discovered last week when clubs e-mailed us looking for confirmation status into our program,” stated David Klaus, Briggs Racing.  “A […]

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Wet Weather Plays Role in Main Events During Round Three of Los Angeles Karting Championship

Late rain showers effect outcome for main events during April event at CalSpeed facility

Apr 14, 2016 (Photo: Kart Racer Media)
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship hosted the third event of the 2016 on April 10 at the CalSpeed Karting facility. Wet weather rolled into the Fontana, California area in the late afternoon, dampening the chances for some and providing opportunity for others during a handful of main events. Tire strategy was key with the short […]

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Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series Prize Package Confirmed for 2016 Season

Total prize purse nearing the $100,000 mark for the four-event championship program

Apr 13, 2016 USPKS-MG-Fikse logo
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The Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is scheduled to begin on May 13-15 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Series officials are putting together the final pieces for another successful year following a 2015 season that included another increase in participation. The fourth season of the USPKS is set […]

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Johnson and Campbell Notch First Wins of Season at Round Three for California ProKart Challenge

A number of new winners highlight trip to Monterey Bay Karters home facility in Marina

Apr 07, 2016 (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge traveled north to the Monterey Bay Karters facility in Marina, California on April 1-2. The third round of the championship series visited the facility for only the second time in the program’s history, featuring 11 Honda and IAME categories for all ages. The weather was ideal, as the 1/2-mile circuit provided […]

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Apr 07, 2016 Student Karting World Finals-logo
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Although it’s been able to grow outside the radar scope of the competitive karting community, the all-electric International Collegiate evGrandPrix is held annually on the infield of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  That said, the event is on the verge of adding a component that will have it become a very unique part of the US […]

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Apr 06, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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Round 2 of the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series April 1-3 at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina had all the makings of what appeared to be the FIRST national event of the season. With a jammed packed pit area, competitors fended off wet track conditions early Friday and Saturday morning, the end result being some […]

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EKN Trackside: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – Sonoma Sunday Report

Brooks lands title with victory as French, Jones, and Brueckner add title to CV

Apr 03, 2016 A fourth victory helped to clinch the Senior Max title for Christian Brooks (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The 2016 Challenge of the Americas closed out the season Sunday at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. A solid number of drivers contested the final two rounds of the series with most of the championships coming down to the final round. On the line were three Rotax Grand Finals tickets, which included […]

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EKN Trackside: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – Sonoma Saturday Report

Brooks helps title chances with victory, Brueckner and French clinch with wins

Apr 02, 2016 A third victory for Christian Brooks has all but wrapped up the Senior Max championship (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The opening day of the Challenge of the Americas 2016 series finale weekend produce a number of interesting moments to set the stage for the last round of this year’s title chases. It was a day full of emotions as contenders attempted to better their positions and others began one last attempt at the top […]

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Paddock Insider: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – Sonoma

Series finale in ‘wine country’ set to crown seven series champions

Apr 01, 2016 COTA-Friday-Sonoma
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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 2016 Challenge of the Americas weekend at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. The information will not be seen anywhere else, […]

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Challenge of the Americas 2016: Sonoma Finale Preview – Part 3

Senior title going down to the wire, Jones looking to wrap up Masters championship

Mar 31, 2016 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The Challenge of the Americas is set to close out its 2016 season this weekend, April 1-3 at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center. Over 100 racers took part at the opening event in Tucson back in January, followed by a slight increase in numbers attending the Phoenix round last month. Pre-entries are strong heading into […]

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Challenge of the Americas 2016: Sonoma Finale Preview – Part 2

Brueckner looking to stay perfect in Junior, French and Griffin battling heat up while Elliott has title provisionally locked

Mar 30, 2016 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The Challenge of the Americas is set to close out its 2016 season this weekend, April 1-3 at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center. Over 100 racers took part at the opening event in Tucson back in January, followed by a slight increase in numbers attending the Phoenix round last month. Pre-entries are strong heading into […]

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Challenge of the Americas 2016: Sonoma Finale Preview – Part 1

Two young guns sit in the driver’s seat for Mini and Micro Max championships heading to Sonoma

Mar 29, 2016 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The Challenge of the Americas is set to close out its 2016 season this weekend, April 1-3 at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center. Over 100 racers took part at the opening event in Tucson back in January, followed by a slight increase in numbers attending the Phoenix round last month. Pre-entries are strong heading into […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Returns to Action Hosting Round Two at GoPro Motorplex

Praga North America Nationals set for April 1-3 in Mooresville, North Carolina

Mar 28, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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The 2016 season is set to continue for the World Karting Association Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series with the running of the Praga North America Nationals. Racers from across the eastern half of the United States will converge on the popular GoPro Motorplex on April 1-3 in Mooresville, North Carolina. WKA is coming off a successful […]

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Round Three On Deck for California ProKart Challenge

Superkarts! USA flagship regional program travels north to Monterey Bay Karters facility along Pacific Ocean

Mar 25, 2016 California ProKart Challenge is set to make only its second visit to the Monterey Bay Karters facility in Marina, California on April 1-2 (Photo: MontereyBayKarters.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge is set to journey north, scheduled to host Round Three of the 2016 championship series at the Monterey Bay Karters facility on the grounds of the Marina Airport. On April 1-2, Superkarts! USA will make only its second visit to the northern California circuit, with the first trip dating back to […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Prize Package for Tracks and Racers Released

Over $55,000 set to be distributed to Briggs 206 competitors and participating clubs and facilities

Mar 22, 2016 Briggs 206 WRS Weekly Racing Series logo
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American engine manufacturer Briggs & Stratton has never wavered in its support of grassroots karting and motorsports, and their 206 powerplant is now the driving force behind a new era in club racing. With the engine rules designed by Briggs themselves and a focus on quality control above and beyond any other karting engine manufacturer, […]

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Mar 21, 2016 PKT-MyChron-5-Mount
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New products come into the sport of karting often. One that is universal among competitors is the MyChron 5 from AiM. The gauge is taking data acquisition to the next level with all new features that racers and mechanics can enjoy. Mounting of the new gauge can be simple for most steering wheels, however, the […]

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Challenge of the Americas Gearing Up for 2016 Finale

Simraceway Performance Karting Center event will mark the final championship rounds on reverse national layout

Mar 15, 2016 Challenge of the Americas-2016-logo
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The final round of the Challenge of the Americas (COTA) will take place at Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California April 1st to the 3rd. With the points championship coming down to the wire and invites to this year’s Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in Italy, the weekend promises to be some of the […]

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Fikse Wheels Named Title Sponsor for United States Pro Kart Series

Custom wheel manufacturer continues support of grassroots motorsports

Mar 14, 2016 USPKS-MG-Fikse logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series is preparing for the fourth season of competition after experiencing growth in each of the previous three seasons. Another four-event championship schedule at four distinct and popular North America karting circuits from the months of May to September. MG Tires is once again showing its support of the USPKS […]

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Former Champions Triumph at Round Two for California ProKart Challenge

Brooks and McNeil earn victories in headline categories for Superkarts! USA regional program at Willow Springs

Mar 10, 2016 (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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Nearly 200 drivers once again gathered in Southern California for the second stop of the California ProKart Challenge event on March 4-5. The Willow Springs International Raceway was the site of Round Two of the six-race championship series, featuring 11 Honda and IAME categories for all ages. Weather was a fleeting yet big factor, as […]

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BREAKING NEWS: SKUSA and HPD To Inspect Top Stock Moto Engines

Four motors confiscated at ProKart Challenge event

Mar 07, 2016 Superkarts! USA and HPD are in the process of inspecting four Stock Moto engines, having impounded the top two finishers in both S1 and S4
(Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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EKN has learned that Superkarts! USA made a significant move to confirm the purity of their Stock Moto program this past weekend, confiscating the Honda CR125 powerplants of the first and second place finishing drivers in the S1 and S4 categories at the California ProKart Challenge race at Willow Springs. Following the event, the motors […]

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