United States Pro Kart Series Readies for Third Stop of 2014 Season

Leopard Pro bonus increased to $1,000 for a double winner at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex event

Jul 15, 2014 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series reached the halfway point of the 2014 season, following the second event of the year at the Michiana Raceway Park in North Liberty, Indiana. The June 20-22 weekend provided another near-record turnout as the eight TaG and Yamaha categories battled for Round Three and Four victories, inching closer to […]

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Behind the Wrench: The Transition from Driver to Tuner

Stress elevates and time is limited compared moving from behind the wheel to behind the wrench

Jul 01, 2014 Kyle Smith with his driver Ryan Norberg
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The following is a new column from driver now tuner Kyle Smith. A driver for a number of years, the 19 year old is currently a student at Penn State University. Now on summer break, Smith is getting in as much karting as possible working as a tuner for Checkered Motorsports while competing in select […]

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From the Tower: United States Pro Kart Series – South Bend

Near record crowd enjoys another weekend with growing program

Jun 25, 2014 From the Tower - USPKS - MRP
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With the entire day spent up in the tower, watching every on-track session to provide the EKN Trackside Live program, not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. This new ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the stories that developed over a race weekend, those […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – South Bend – Sunday Report

First victories once again in Pro divisions as Myers and Jump triumph on final day

Jun 22, 2014 AJ Myers put Checkered Motorsports/PCR USA on top of the podium in Leopard Pro
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The second stop of the 2014 United States Pro Kart Series wrapped up Sunday at the Michiana Raceway Park. Warm weather stayed in the North Liberty, Indiana area with no threat of rain the entire day. The event – presented by Verde Speed Resources and freem USA – saw exciting racing both days and played […]

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EKN Trackside Live: United States Pro Kart Series – South Bend – Saturday Report

Geringer and Jarsocrak pick up first major victories in Pro as weather holds off

Jun 21, 2014 Michael Geringer scored the win in Leopard Pro, the first for Praga North America (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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The first day of competition completed at the Michiana Raceway Park in North Liberty, Indiana for the second stop of the 2014 United States Pro Kart Series. The weekend, presented by Verde Speed Resources and freem USA, began with the question of when the rain would fall. Friday’s threat passed after early morning storms rolled […]

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Paddock Insider: United States Pro Kart Series – South Bend

Hot and sticky day to open up second stop of series

Jun 20, 2014 Michiana Raceway Park hosting the United States Pro Kart Series
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EKN’s Paddock Insider brings you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the United States Pro Kart Series second stop at the Michiana Raceway Park in North Liberty, Indiana. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – South Bend Preview – Part 2

TaG categories ready to set Michiana Raceway Park on fire this weekend

Jun 19, 2014 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series returns to action this weekend, hosting Round Three and Four at the Michiana Raceway Park in North Liberty, Indiana. This weekend’s race, presented by Verde Speed Resources and freem USA, will see over 130 entries each day as four TaG and four Yamaha divisions continue their championship battles that […]

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Praga North America Partners with EKN for USPKS ‘Trackside Live’ Coverage

Growing company adds its support to live audio broadcast at Michiana Raceway Park on June 20-22

Jun 18, 2014 Praga North America logo
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eKartingNews.com – the leading website in the sport of karting – is primed and ready for the upcoming weekend of ‘Trackside Live’ coverage from the Michiana Raceway Park, where the team will be reporting on the second stop of the United States Pro Kart Series. The EKN staff is thrilled to announce that this weekend’s […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – South Bend Preview – Part 1

Yamaha divisions continue providing exciting racing heading into Michiana Raceway Park

Jun 18, 2014 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series returns to action this weekend, hosting Round Three and Four at the Michiana Raceway Park in North Liberty, Indiana. This weekend’s race, presented by Verde Speed Resources and freem USA, will see over 130 entries each day as four TaG and four Yamaha divisions continue their championship battles that […]

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United States Pro Kart Series – South Bend

June 20-22: Michiana Raceway Park - North LIberty, Indiana

Jun 16, 2014 USPKS logo
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This weekend is the second stop of the United States Pro Kart Series, as the program heads to the Michiana Raceway Park in North Liberty, Indiana. Round Three and Four of the eight-race championship chase will be contested on the 11-turn, 3/4-mile course. Over 120 entries will contest the eight TaG and Yamaha categories as […]

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MRP to Host Route 66 and United States Pro Kart Series for an Exciting June 2014

Time to gear up for a full June schedule in South Bend, Indiana

May 27, 2014 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) has found great success in its second year running. With good numbers of entries and big names showing up to the opening event weekend, it’s easy to see that USPKS will continue to grow and thrive in years to come. USPKS will host its next race June 20th […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – April 2014 – Dylan Tavella

New York driver earns Rotax Challenge of the Americas, follows with three wins at USPKS

May 20, 2014 Tavella clinched his first Rotax Challenge of the Americas title, besting the MIni Max field (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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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: United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex

A glimpse into the opening weekend of the sophomore USPKS season

Apr 17, 2014 FTT-USPKS-GoPro
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With the entire day spent up in the tower, watching every on-track session to provide the EKN Trackside Live program, not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. This new ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the stories that developed over a race weekend, those […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mooresville – Sunday Report

Ralston doubles in Leopard Pro for $2,500 payday - Top Kart USA Junior drivers and Tavella bag three wins at GoPro Motorplex

Apr 13, 2014 USPKS-R2
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It was an exciting end to the opening weekend for the United States Pro Kart Series at the GoPro Motorplex on Sunday. The Mooresville, North Carolina facility provided perfect weather conditions to close out the second round of the weekend, presented by GoPro. Roger Ralston Jr. placed himself among the top contenders for this year’s […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mooresville – Saturday Report

A day of firsts for the opening round of the season at GoPro Motorplex

Apr 12, 2014 USPKS-R1
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The opening round of the United States Pro Kart Series, presented by GoPro, got underway Saturday as over 160 entries combined in the eight categories took to the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina. Perfect weather shined over the area, as racers enjoyed a busy day of action, completing over 40 laps per class […]

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Paddock Insider: United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex

Opening rounds of sophomore season underway in Mooresville

Apr 11, 2014 USPKS-R1-Friday-1
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EKN’s Paddock Insider brings you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the United States Pro Kart Series opener at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage […]

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United States Pro Kart Series – Mooresville

April 11-13: GoPro Motorplex - Mooresville, North Carolina

Apr 10, 2014 USPKS logo
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This weekend kicks off the sophomore season of the United States Pro Kart Series, with two rounds of the eight race championship set for the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC. The program has expanded to eight categories – four Yamaha and four TaG – restructured to offer up a true ladder system in each group. […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex Preview – Part 2

TaG competition expected to be fierce as series opens up in North Carolina

Apr 10, 2014 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series is set to get underway this weekend at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. New in 2013, the four event program focused on TaG and Yamaha categories enters its sophomore season with strong momentum. A number of the sport’s top teams and industry members have signed on to […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex Preview – Part 1

Four categories on the Yamaha ladder open up championship chase in Mooresville

Apr 09, 2014 USPKS logo
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The United States Pro Kart Series is set to get underway this weekend at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. New in 2013, the four event program focused on TaG and Yamaha categories enters its sophomore season with strong momentum. A number of the sport’s top teams and industry members have signed on to […]

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New Sponsors and Final Day to Pre Register for 2014 USPKS Season Opener

The support continues to pour in for sophomore season

Apr 07, 2014 USPKS logo
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The time is finally here. The start of the much-anticipated 2014 United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) is just around the corner and support continues to pour in for their sophomore season. With the first event this coming weekend at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina pre registration closes today, Monday, April 7th at […]

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