California ProKart Challenge To Crown 2017 Champions

Championship podium drivers to be honored at awards banquet on October 28

Oct 23, 2017
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The 2017 California ProKart Challenge wrapped up the season at the largest finale in series history. A record total of 193 entries contested the two-day Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix on September 30-October 1 to complete the California PKC six race events, as the 11 different series champions were decided. The flagship Superkarts! USA regional […]

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Jake Craig Awarded eKartingNews.com Karting Entry Ticket

California Talent to Contest MRTI Scholarship Shootout

Oct 20, 2017
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After a comprehensive review process by karting industry authority eKartingNews.com’s Publisher/Editor-in-Chief Rob Howden and Managing Editor David Cole, Mission Viejo, Calif., native Jake Craig, 19, emerged from a list of six finalists to earn a coveted ticket to the Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout. Howden and Cole were tasked with the difficult […]

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Zilisch Wins Rok Cup International Final

North Carolina driver becomes second American to win at prestigious event at South Garda Karting

Oct 20, 2017
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This past weekend was the 15th edition of the Rok Cup International Final, held at the South Garda Karting facility in Lonato, Italy. A total of 415 ‘Rokkers’ from 49 countries and five continents took to the track in the five divisions offered, including 162 in the Mini Rok class. That is where the United […]

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EKN Trackside: Texas ProKart Challenge – Speedsportz Racing Park

Superkarts! USA regional champions crowned as series christens new Houston-area facility

Oct 19, 2017
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The Superkarts! USA Texas ProKart Challenge is a series on an upswing, and with solid fields taking to the track this past weekend in Houston, the program certainly ended with a bang.  Five race groups rolled through two full days of competition at the new Speedsportz Racing Park in New Caney, Texas and the action […]

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Crews Lands Mini Title at 2017 IAME International Final

USPKS champion earns victory in Le Mans, France to become second USA driver to earn X30 championship

Oct 18, 2017
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The best X30 drivers from around the world converged on the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France for the sixth edition of the IAME International Final. A total of 454 drivers took part in the six categories in the week long event alongside the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans road circuit. A total […]

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Las Vegas Strip Is Home to the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 21 Circuit

Industry veterans lay out track for new location outside Westgate Resort & Las Vegas Convention Center

Oct 17, 2017
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The Superkarts! USA SuperNationals has 20 years of history surrounding the bright lights of Las Vegas – from the ‘X-Plex’ to the Rio to Sam Boyd Stadium to the lots outside the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. The LVCC ‘Gold’ lot was home to the SuperNationals in 2015 […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – GoPro Sunday Report

Garrison drives away with IAME victory as Pesek celebrates Yamaha championship with victory

Oct 15, 2017
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The 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series closed out with Championship Sunday at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina for the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals. Eight WKA Eagle trophies for the winners were awarded on Saturday, with another group of eight for those who would end Sunday on top of the podium. The day […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – GoPro Saturday Report

Lemke dominates with Pesek moving one step close to title

Oct 14, 2017
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The 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Top Kart USA Grand Nationals completed the opening day at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina on Saturday. Clouds surrounded the area until they broke up, bringing in warmer temperatures and bright sunshine as the nine categories completed the day. The championship chases were further defined with the […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Breaking New Ground This Weekend

Series finale to christen the Speedsportz Racing Park in Houston

Oct 12, 2017
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The Texas ProKart Challenge made their full transition to the Superkarts! USA platform in 2017 and the results have been as expected, with the series continuing to solidify its focus and approach.  This year, running the IAME and Stock Honda categories, the TPKC hit the primary Texas tracks in Dallas and Katy after kicking off […]

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Oct 11, 2017
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The second annual Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout will feature a new addition this year as eKartingNews.com – the authority on the karting industry – will select one up-and-coming karter as the recipient of a 2017 Shootout entry ticket. The Bondurant Racing School near Phoenix, Ariz., will host the event which will […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – GoPro Motorplex Preview

Top Kart USA Grand Nationals to close out championship chases

Oct 11, 2017
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The World Karting Association Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is putting the 2017 season in the books this weekend, hosting the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals at the GoPro Motorplex. The October 13-15 event is the fifth stop of 2017, set to host Round 9 and 10 in the best of eight title chase for the […]

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Rok Cup International Final to Welcome Big Numbers Once Again

434 drivers set to take on the famed South Garda Karting facility in Italy

Oct 10, 2017
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The annual Rok Cup International Final is set for this weekend at the South Garda Karting facility in Lonato, Italy. Nearly 50 countries will be represented in the five categories, featuring 434 drivers. Among them is the large contingent of over 40 drivers in four divisions representing the Team ROK Cup USA program featuring a […]

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Team USA Drivers Take on World at IAME International Final

Racers from SKUSA, USPKS and WKA ready to battle at Le Mans

Oct 09, 2017
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The sixth edition of the IAME International Final is underway as the top X30 Challenge competitors from around the world converge on the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France. Six divisions are set to compete at the famed facility, with a strong increase in participation from driver that call the United States of America […]

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Oct 05, 2017
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Coming off the cancelation of the famed RoboPong 200, the New Castle Motorsports Park is happy to begin another endurance event. The NCMP 125 Briggs Endurance Race is set for October 28-29 at the popular New Castle, Indiana facility. The event has been penciled in on the track’s schedule throughout the year, with the final […]

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Margay Ignite ‘Dash at Daytona’ Added to WKA KartWeek

Briggs 206 powered spec racing and fun in the sun at the World Center of Racing

Oct 02, 2017
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The popular Margay Ignite program that featured a 46-kart field at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and 54 entries at the Rock Island Grand Prix earlier this year will take the green flag inside the World Center of Racing this December 27-30 as part of the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series.  Added as a local option class, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix

LeDuc adds another big victory as Yu becomes first-time winner in headline division

Oct 01, 2017
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The 2017 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix brought the Superkarts! USA to the city streets once again. The final round of the California ProKart Challenge is held at the Lancaster, California racing festival contested over two-days. It was record numbers for the event overall, welcoming 193 entries on the weekend with drivers coming from New […]

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Sep 29, 2017
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World Karting Officials are proud to announce the addition of the IAME KA100 Senior Class as part of the national class structure for 2018 for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series. The series, which will kick off its 2018 season Dec 28-30 at Daytona International Speedway, will again feature 8 national classes, including; Micro Swift Mini […]

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Sep 28, 2017
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The following is a statement from New Castle Motorsports Park regarding the RoboPong  200, which was scheduled for October 20-22. NCMP has decided after much debate to cancel the 2017 RoboPong 200. This year was most likely the last chance for this event to happen and we hoped with some changes it might still be […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: August 2017 – Laurentiu Mardan

Master driver sweeps weekend against strong field at SKUSA SummerNationals

Sep 27, 2017
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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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EKN Trackside: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Chicagoland Super Grand Prix Sunday Report

Bertagnoli and Jarsocrak celebrate championships with victories at Autobahn

Sep 24, 2017
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Championship Sunday commenced under extremely hot at the Autobahn Country Club facility in Joliet, Illinois for the United States Pro Kart Series. The eighth and final round of the 2017 championship program completed Sunday with temperatures in the 90s. Thankfully, with the year-end awards ceremony scheduled at the end of the day, the event was […]

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