Nov 23, 2016 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series is excited to announce our program for the 2017 season. As part of our continuous improvement process, and beginning with the closing events of 2016, Series staffers solicited opinions, ideas, and suggestions from numerous competitors, supporting race shops, and sponsors. That information was discussed extensively and the result is […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh Sunday Report

Lemke and Pesek celebrate championships with victories in final round

Sep 11, 2016 Brandon Lemke put a stamp on his championship with another win in IAME Pro (Photo: EKN)
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It could not have been a more perfect weather day for the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series season finale. Rain threatened the event Saturday, coming through the Wampum, PA area during the evening hours, leaving the Pittsburgh International Race Complex facility soaked by the time teams arrived Sunday morning. The track dried out by […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh Saturday Report

Holden wins thriller in Yamaha as Eves awarded IAME victory following penalty to Garrison

Sep 10, 2016 Zach Holden went from third to first in the last corner to land victory in Yamaha Senior (Photo: EKN)
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The 2016 United States Pro Kart Series is on the eve of completing the season, putting the seventh round of the championship program into the books Saturday at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Rain stayed away from the Wampum, PA facility after an 80% chance of precipitaion was forecasted on the day. A front rolled […]

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Paddock Insider: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh

Eight championships to be decided this weekend on Alan Wilson Circuit

Sep 09, 2016 uspks-pitt-2016-fri
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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 finale event 2016 for the United States Pro Kart Series at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania. The information will not […]

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United States Pro Kart Series and Route 66 Programs to Remain with MG Tires

National and regional programs commits to Brazilian tire manufacturer

Sep 09, 2016 USPKS logo
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On the eve of the 2016 Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires finale weekend, series officials are pleased to announce its commitment regarding the tire selection for the future of the program. MG Tires has been the only brand utilized for the USPKS and the regional Route 66 Sprint Series […]

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2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh

September 9-11, 2016: Pittsburgh International Race Complex - Wampum, PA

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This weekend is the final stage of the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series. The Pittsburgh International Race Complex is set to host Round Seven and Eight this weekend around the 9/10-mile Alan Wilson Circuit on September 9-11. Four IAME divisions and four Yamaha categories will decide the final two race winners en route to […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh Preview Part 2

IAME titles up for grabs this weekend around the Alan Wilson Circuit

Sep 08, 2016 (Photo: Kathy Churchill - uspks.com)
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The fourth season of the Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is ready to host its final event. Racers are preparing to travel to the Pittsburgh International Race Complex for the final two rounds of the championship chase around the Alan Wilson Circuit in Wampum, PA. With new pavement laid […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh Preview Part 1

Tight championship chases in four Yamaha division to be decided this weekend

Sep 07, 2016 (Photo: Kathy Churchill - uspks.com)
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The fourth season of the Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is ready to host its final event. Racers are preparing to travel to the Pittsburgh International Race Complex for the final two rounds of the championship chase around the Alan Wilson Circuit in Wampum, PA. With new pavement laid […]

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Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series Champions to be Crowned in Pittsburgh

Eight championships on the line at Pittsburgh International Race Complex with pre-entry extended for series finale

Sep 01, 2016 USPKS-MG-Fikse logo
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The final chapter of the 2016 Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is set for the September 9-11 weekend in Wampum, Pennsylvania. Eight categories will close out the season with the final two rounds – presented by Checkered Motorsports – contested at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Site of the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: July 2016 – Reece Gold

Benik driver has near perfect month winning five of six main events in three straight weekends

Aug 18, 2016 Gold began a five race win streak for the month of July with his fourth victory on the year at the USPKS event in Mooresville (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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From the Tower: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex

Intense weekend on and off the track as high temperatures heat up the championship chases

Jul 14, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
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We spend our entire raceday up in the tower, watching every on-track session as we produce our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. The ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the stories that develop over a race weekend, […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: June 2016 – Dakota Pesek

Top Kart USA driver sweeps Shawano for USPKS and Route 66 Sprint Series

Jul 12, 2016 Dakota Pesek won both finals at the Route 66 Sprint Series and doubled up at the USPKS event - both in Shawano (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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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex Sunday Report

Lemke takes home $3,750 on weekend, Pesek claims fourth win of season in dramatic fashion

Jul 10, 2016 Brandon Lemke notched a second IAME Pro victory on the weekend, taking home $3,500 in the category (Photo: EKN)
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The final day of the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series event at the GoPro Motorplex went into the books Sunday. It was another hot one, with temperatures well into the 90s, the complete opposite from the three previous visits to the Mooresville, North Carolina facility. The action on-track was hot as well all weekend […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex Saturday Report

Lemke lands third IAME victory of the season as Holden notches his first in Yamaha

Jul 09, 2016 Brandon Lemke won his third IAME Pro Final of the season (Photo: EKN)
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It was a dramatic day at the race track as the second half of the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series began. The GoPro Motorplex provides a great facility for racing, among the best in the country, and it did not disappoint. There is a sense of increased intensity amongst the drivers, although most of […]

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Paddock Insider: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex

Championship chases tighten up for third event of the series

Jul 08, 2016 USPKS-2016-GoPro-Fri
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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 third event of 2016 for the United States Pro Kart Series at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. The information will not […]

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2016 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex

July 8-10, 2016: GoPro Motorplex - Mooresville, North Carolina

Jul 08, 2016 USPKS-MG-Fikse logo
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This weekend is begins the second half of the United States Pro Kart Series. May and June took the competitors to Indiana and Wisconsin, now the destination is Mooresville, North Carolina and the GoPro Motorplex. EKN will have complete coverage throughout the weekend, including result updates here and of course more on the home page […]

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Jul 07, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
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The second half of the 2016 Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series Presented by MG Tires begins this weekend as the program hosts Round Five and Six at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. In the four-year history of the series, it has traveled to ‘NASCAR country’, with all three previous editions serving […]

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From the Tower: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Shawano

Title contenders confirmed as program reaches halfway point

Jun 23, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
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We spend our entire raceday up in the tower, watching every on-track session while producing our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. The ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the accounts that develop over a race weekend, those […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Shawano Sunday Report

Lemke earns second IAME win of season as Pesek doubles up in Yamaha

Jun 19, 2016 Brandon Lemke notched his second victory of the season in IAME Pro (Photo: EKN)
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A day that will be forever known in the city of Cleveland, the United States Pro Kart Series closed out the second event of the 2016 season in Shawano, Wisconsin at the US Air Motorsports Raceway. Serving as the fourth round of the championship program, the weekend completed under sunny skies perfect for racing. Session […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Shawano Saturday Report

Holden notches first IAME Pro triumph, Pesek bags second in Yamaha Pro

Jun 18, 2016 Zach Holden recorded the IAME Pro victory (Photo: Kathy Churchill - USPKS)
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The second event of the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series host the third round of the championship program under bright sunny skies of Shawano, Wisconsin. US Air Motorsports Raceway is a destination track, and one that separates the good from the bad. From qualifying to the last checkered flag, it is about being quick, […]

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