Jun 21, 2016
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  The 206 grassroots movement has been increasing year after year here in the United States and Canada. Tracks across the country are welcoming the American manufactured powerplant as an entry-level category and affordable option for people to enjoy the thrill of racing. Karting is dubbed as the purest form of motorsports and 206 competition […]

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Jun 13, 2016
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Racers always have the quest for speed. Whether it’s just to feel the wind whistling by at 70-80mph at a sprint track, or drafting at 150mph on the road racing courses – karts are bad ass fast. Mike Giessen is a veteran racer, former national champion and now dabbling into the vintage stuff. Intercontinental A […]

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Jun 10, 2016
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Since the launch of the 206 engine, Briggs and Stratton has been pro-active in providing the keys to a successful day at the race track with their grassroots powerplant. Many tips and advice articles have been published on their website, along with helpful videos. The latest is a series of videos to demonstrate the proper […]

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Jun 07, 2016
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A 30-minute game of chess at 100mph with seven of your fellow racers. That’s exactly what road racing is in the Stock Honda category at the World Karting Association National Road Racing Series. The program hosted the third event of the 2016 season at the Summit Point Motorsports Park in Summit Point, West Virginia. The […]

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Eastern Canadian Karting Championship Video Gone Viral

Millions of views to watch Briggs & Stratton Junior driver Kelsey Hann ‘fly over’

May 31, 2016
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Nearly each week, there is a video that pops up on social media, that nearly everyone in North America and around the world has viewed. For karting, this is typically a crash video, such as we saw with the latest videos released by Superkarts! USA, and those collected by random social media accounts. This particular […]

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May 19, 2016
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This is version 2 of the ‘TomVersation’ as been released by Superkarts! USA. SKUSA CEO and owner Tom Kutscher sits down with Eyenovation’s Chris Ortenburger for another interview discussing all the major issues currently facing the organization and hits the rumors and opinions out there head on. Enjoy!

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May 11, 2016
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The buzz surrounding the Briggs & Stratton 206 racing community is the big fields at the Kart Racers of America (KRA) club events. KRA calls the popular New Castle Motorsports Park facility home, welcoming over 37 drivers in the LO206 CIK division at their most recent event on May 8. The skill level is a […]

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May 10, 2016
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There is nothing like racing in the rain, except racing in semi-wet and semi-dry conditions. During the S1 Pro Stock Moto main event at the recent Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals 2016, the top shifterkart drivers had to deal with that particular situation. Rain swept in during the Finals at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association […]

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Apr 21, 2016
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Road racing is beginning to see some growth along the west coast, thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Northern California Karters Road Racing organization. The group held its third event of 2016, traveling to the Thunderhill Raceway Park ‘West’ course in Willows, California. One of the seven race groups featured over 30 […]

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Apr 20, 2016
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Watch as multi-time Team USA driver Derek Wang goes from zero to hero in the matter of a few laps during the recent Briggs 206 race at the West Coast Kart Club event at Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, British Columbia. Enjoy!

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Apr 19, 2016
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This is the 30-second commercial spot that is set to air during the broadcasts of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour events, set for CBS Sports Network this summer – courtesy of Eyenovation Multimedia. Enjoy!

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Mar 29, 2016
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Reigning X30 Junior World Champion David Malukas returned to Europe this past weekend to take part in the opening round of the X30 Challenge Europa, held at the 7 Laghi Kart Track in Castelletto, Italy. The American driver from Illinois was among the top contenders all weekend in the 65-driver field. David, carrying the #1 […]

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Mar 24, 2016
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A video surfaced on social media this week, coming straight out of the 90s. AdrenalineTV was on-site for the 1999 Superkarts! USA SuperNationals in Las Vegas and filed an online video report. It was the third-straight event held at the ‘Las Vegas Karting Center’ or as it was commonly known, the ‘Rock Pile’. The early […]

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Mar 24, 2016
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The WKA National Road Race Series continued its 2016 season with the second event of the year, hosted by the Southern Kart Club at the Roebling Road Raceway in Bloomingdale, Georgia. The 2.0-mile road course is a flat, very fast layout for karters to enjoy with over 200 entries taking part in the three-day weekend […]

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Feb 24, 2016
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The Challenge of the Americas is set for its second event of the season this weekend, scheduled for the PKRA facility in Glendale, Arizona. Be sure to catch all the action this weekend at ekartingnews.com/live. The series began in January, visiting the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Weather was perfect for racing, as the […]

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Feb 16, 2016
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Longtime karter, EKN Forum contributor, and all around good guy TJ Koyen created Oktane Visual in 2011, leaving a full-time job in 2014 to follow his passion for painting and graphic design. Many of the young and rising stars, in addition to a number of current studs in karting along with racers in other forms […]

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Feb 15, 2016
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Canadian driver Robert Wickens has done it again, this time giving us a totally different perspective of what a driver sees while behind the wheel. The DTM driver took part in the opening round of the Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge event on January 22-24 in Homestead, Florida, piloting a Maranello kart in the […]

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Feb 12, 2016
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The 2016 season kicked off in Europe this past weekend with the WSK Promotions hosting the Champions Cup at the Adria International Raceway in Adria, Italy. The event featured the headline KZ2 category along with the debut of the OK and OK Junior divisions, in addition to the growing 60 Mini class. The video below […]

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Feb 10, 2016
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The inaugural World Karting Association completed its second stop this past weekend at the famed 103rd Street Sport Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. This unique facility is a part of karting history, hosting the only CIK-FIA World Karting Championship on US soil back in 1986. The 1,000-foot straight away is among the longest in the country […]

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Jan 19, 2016
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There has been really no way to tell what a driver sees when behind the wheel…until now. DTM driver Robert Wickens is preparing for the upcoming Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge series as the Canadian returns to the seat of a Maranello kart. Recently, Wickens completed a test session at the Palm Beach Karting […]

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