United States Pro Kart Series Primer for First Event of 2014

News and information for first event of 2014

Mar 28, 2014 USPKS logo
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With the first event of the 2014 United States Pro Kart Series set for April 11-13 at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, series officials are pleased to announce several additions and benefits for their competitors. With discounted online registration, a complete weekend schedule, trailer storage on site and more, teams and competitors will […]

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EKN One-on-One: Mark Coats – United States Pro Kart Series

Series promoter gearing up for sophomore season of growing program

Mar 26, 2014 USPKS logo
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A new era in karting began in April 2013 when the United States Pro Kart Series launched at the GoPro Motorplex. Roughly 120 drivers battled heavy rain conditions in what was the beginning of a new professional karting series. Seven categories, focused on providing maximum track time around two engine programs, opened up the competition […]

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Mar 20, 2014 USPKS logo
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With the start of the 2014 United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) just around the corner, excitement mounts for their sophomore season. With multiple sponsors coming on board to provide cash and awards for the upcoming season, USPKS continues to grow and stake their claim on the national karting scene. “We are pleased to welcome […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Announces Sponsors and Rule Book for 2014

Several karting companies step up to support sophomore season of USPKS

Mar 10, 2014 USPKS logo
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With less than thirty days to the start of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS), program officials are pleased to announce that the series, class and event sponsors have been finalized as well as the 2014 rulebook is now complete and ready for download. With the first event taking place at the GoPro Motorplex […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Registration Now Open

Online registration available for first event of 2014

Feb 18, 2014 USPKS logo
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Continuing to evolve for the racers after their inaugural season, the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) has launched their online registration. The national series continues to gain momentum as they head to their first official event of the season. “We really wanted to make it easier for the racers,” explained Mark Coats, Owner of […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Provides Incentive for Vortex Mini Rok Participants

Discounted engine package for first ten drivers to register for entire series

Feb 04, 2014 USPKS logo
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With the goal to become the premiere national series throughout the eastern half of the country, the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) continues to evolve and provide incentives for series teams and drivers. Teaming up with OTK USA and Vortex, the USPKS program and three teams/engine builders have provided a limited opportunity for Vortex […]

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Jan 23, 2014 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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As the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) enters its sophomore season, the series continues to evolve and provide a solid structure for national level racing. Poised and ready to take 2014 by storm, the USPKS program has put in place a defined ladder of classes from Yamaha Rookie to Leopard Pro. “I am very […]

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United States Pro Kart Series and Route 66 Join Forces with MG Tires

Both series will award all expense paid trips to the Granja Viana

Dec 10, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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Looking to provide an equal and level playing field for all of their teams and competitors, the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS)and Route 66 Sprint Series program will make the switch to the MG Tire brand for all series classes. Proven to be successful and consistent in some of North America’s top karting series, […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Recognizes Inaugural Champions, Updates 2014 Schedule

Seven drivers earn titles following series finale early September

Oct 02, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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The inaugural season of the United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing – came to a close on the September 6-8 weekend at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Following the final two rounds of racing around the challenging 0.82-mile course, seven drivers were crowned as the first ever USPKS […]

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

Kalish stamps Pro title with stellar drive as McAndrews, Russell, Cate, Holden, Verhagen and Kunz end season with victory

Sep 08, 2013 It was a brilliant performance put in by Leopard Pro champion Kyle Kalish (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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The final day of action went into the books for the inaugural season of the United States Pro Kart Series. The Pittsburgh International Race Complex provide the site for the final two rounds of the 2013 season, as Sunday hosted the eighth round of competition toward the seven championships. Despite some power outages around the […]

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

Dismore earns second straight as a handful of drivers secure titles on day one

Sep 07, 2013 Mark Dismore Jr. drove to his second straight victory in Leopard Pro (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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The first round of racing at the United States Pro Kart Series finale weekend went into the books Saturday with a great day of action at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. The Wampum, PA facility was busy with racing all day long, as the seven categories moved one step closer to end the inaugural season. […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Season Finale – Preview

2013 closer set for Pittsburgh International Race Complex this weekend

Sep 06, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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The inaugural season for the United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com and L&T Manufacturing – will come to a close this weekend following the two rounds contested at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. The Wampum, PA facility, formerly known as BeaveRun, will host rounds seven and eight of the USPKS series […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Sets Tentative 2014 Schedule

Series prepares for inaugural season closer at Pittsburgh International Race Complex on September 6-8

Sep 04, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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The inaugural season of the United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing -will come to a close this coming weekend as the seven championships will be decided at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. The fourth and final weekend of the 2013 schedule – sponsored by freem, Steiner Electric and […]

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2013 Season End Banquet Set for United States Pro Kart Series Finale Weekend

Final two rounds at Pittsburgh International Race Complex to also host season award ceremony Sunday night

Aug 14, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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To close out its inaugural season, the United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing -will go out in style at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. The fourth and final weekend of the schedule – sponsored by freem and Steiner Electric – is set for September 6-8 at the Wampum, […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mid-Summer Classic – Sunday Report

Dismore triumphs in Pro as McAndrews, Jump, Holden, and Mayer double up in Dousman

Jul 14, 2013 Veteran Mark Dismore Jr. came through Sunday to claim his first USPKS victory
(Photo: David Olson)
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It was another hot and sunny day in Dousman, Wisconsin for the final day of the United States Pro Kart Series Mid-Summer Classic – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing. The sixth round of the series was contested at the Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park on Sunday, following an exciting full day on Saturday […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mid-Summer Classic – Saturday Report

Kalish outlasts competition as do four other first-time victors

Jul 13, 2013 Kyle Kalish earned his first USPKS Leopard Pro victory of the season, extending his point lead
(Photo: David Olson)
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The fifth round of the United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing – completed Saturday at the Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin. A clear and sunny day welcomed the over 90 drivers on site, competing in the seven categories. The days events challenged the short circuit […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mid-Summer Classic – Preview

Series heads to historic Dousman facility entering second half of inaugural season

Jul 12, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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This weekend is the halfway point of the inaugural United States Pro Kart Series program – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing – as it travels to the Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin. The historic facility – home of the Badger Kart Club for many years – will test the endurance […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Mid-Summer Classic Scheduled for Dousman Next Month

Another $2,500 up for grabs as series takes competitors to historic Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park in Wisconsin July 12-14

Jun 25, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing – visited two of the most modern and popular facilities in the opening rounds of its inaugural season. Moving into the second half of the year, the series heads to where it began for many in the sport – the historic […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle – Sunday Report

Rogero doubles up, earning $3,500 on the weekend as event end with solid racing

Jun 09, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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The second stop of the United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing – completed Sunday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The DRT Racing – Ribtect3 sponsored event saw 129 entries in seven classes battle hard all weekend long, featuring over 30 laps of racing around the 1-mile course […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle – Saturday Report

Rogero smokes field in Pro, Jens earns third straight in Yamaha

Jun 08, 2013 Ashley Rogero drove wire-to-wire for the Leopard Pro victory
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It was an exciting day at the New Castle Motorsports Park as the second event of the United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing – contested the first round of competition on the weekend. The seven Yamaha and Leopard categories fought around the 1-mile course for a qualifying session, […]

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