EKN Trackside: 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Grand Nationals Saturday Report

First round of Eagles awarded with Eves and Pesek landing the headline victories

Sep 24, 2016 Braden Eves has gone perfect in Pro IAME Senior at New Castle with three victories (Photo: EKN)
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The 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series is completing this season with the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Saturday was the ninth round of the season championship, and the first day of eight WKA Eagles awarded to the winners of the main events. The day began with a gloomy sky […]

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Paddock Insider: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – 2016 Grand Nationals

Finale event for eastern half of the United States underway with WKA Eagles on the line

Sep 23, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
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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 2016 Grand Nationals – presented by Top Kart USA – for the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series at the New Castle Motorsports Park in […]

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Sep 22, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With the 2016 racing season in the final stretch, work has begun on the 2017 version of the World Karting Association Tech Manual, as members of the respective Competition and Tech Committees, as well as Board of Trustees and Office Staff, finalize information on class structure and rules for all national series for the upcoming […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – 2016 Grand Nationals

September 23-25, 2016: New Castle Motorsports Park - New Castle, Indiana

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The 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series is set to close out this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. This is the second trip to the central Indiana facility, with the championships in the eight categories to be decided over the weekend. Official Discussion Thread Official Website Results EKN Photo Gallery EKN Trackside Live EVENT […]

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Sep 21, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
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The WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is set to close out the season this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The fifth event of 2016 is reserved for the Grand Nationals event – presented by Top Kart USA. Returning to the 1-mile circuit in New Castle, Indiana for a second time this year, the […]

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Sep 21, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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The second trip of 2016 for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series to New Castle Motorsports Park will be for all the marbles, as this weekend’s Top Kart USA Grand Nationals will determine the National Champions. 8 classes will be running for the famed Grand National Eagles this weekend, with awards to the weekends overall winners […]

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Sep 20, 2016 Road Racing legend Randy Fulks (Photo: WKA - Jennifer Henry)
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The inaugural appearance of World Karting Association at the ultra-modern Atlanta Motorsports Park for the series Grand National event found some monumental results in the season finale for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting. Nestled in the small southern town of Dawsonville, Georgia, home to legendary Nascar Sprint Cup star Bill […]

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The 2016 World Karting Association National Road Racing Series wrapped up the season at the Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia. It was the first time in series history visiting the new facility, hosting the 2016 Grand Nationals and handing out the WKA Eagle trophies to all the event winners. The 2-mile road course is […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Grand Nationals – Preview Part 1

Championships remain up for grabs in Yamaha and Kid Kart divisions

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The WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is set to close out the season this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The fifth event of 2016 is reserved for the Grand Nationals event – presented by Top Kart USA. Returning to the 1-mile circuit in New Castle, Indiana for a second time this year, the […]

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Sep 14, 2016 wka-road-race-logo
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Due to a track rental, the Thursday timeline for Parking, Pit Pass Sales, and Registration for the Grand Nationals this weekend at Atlanta Motorsports Park for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series, presented by Russell Karting has been modified. Competitors will be allowed to gain entrance to their parking area at 5pm instead of the […]

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Sep 13, 2016 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The annual WKA Membership Meeting will be held a little earlier this year than last, with the New Castle Motorsports Park facility serving as the setting for members of all series of racing to join the many officers and trustees available that weekend. The meeting will take place Thursday September 22, which will serve as […]

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Sep 13, 2016 wka-road-race-logo
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The long awaited anticipation of settling the national championships in the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting will come to a full boil September 16-18, as the national program will crown its 2016 champions at Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia. With the national series off since early June at Summit Point […]

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Sep 08, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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Competitors anxious to make final preparations for the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals Sept 23-25 at New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana can now begin the process, as WKA Officials have announced the series will utilize the same configuration for the upcoming season finale as they did back in July for the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals. […]

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Aug 31, 2016 wka-road-race-logo
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Competitors wishing to finish their season out in the run for a national title are reminded that the Pre Entry deadline for the upcoming Grand Nationals for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting Specialties at Atlanta Motorsports Park is Tuesday September 6. Once the deadline comes and goes, competitors will be […]

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Aug 31, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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As announced recently, the finale for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series October 7-9 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina will have a little bit of a twist thrown in. Competitors in the hunt for their respective national titles will be running the GT Machine Grand Nationals in the opposite direction […]

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From the Tower: 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh

Home turf defended by Pittsburgh competitors as program completes penultimate event

Aug 26, 2016 Weekend winners from the fourth stop of the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series (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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Aug 26, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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Competitors looking for the final entry blank for the 2016 RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series can now view the entry information for the GT Machine Grand Nationals online. The series finale will be held at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina October 7-9, however, with an interesting twist, as competitors will run […]

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Aug 25, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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The battle for the coveted Grand National Eagle, as well as national championships, comes to a conclusion for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series in 1 month at New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana, as the World Karting Association presents the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals September 23-25. For those wishing to get a jump on […]

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EKN Trackside: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh Sunday Report

Donald doubles up in IAME with Pesek scoring Yamaha win in photo finish

Aug 21, 2016 Jacob Donald notched a second victory in Pro IAME Senior, securing the $1,000 payday for weekend winner (Photo: EKN)
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Sunday completed the fourth event of the 2016 Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, completing the eight championship round. The Pittsburgh International Race Complex provided a great challenge all weekend long for the Grand Products Nationals, including rain early in the morning. The precipitation ended before warm-up began, however, the wet track lasted until midway through qualifying. […]

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EKN Trackside: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh Saturday Report

Donald defends home turf in IAME with Eves edging the competition for third straight in Yamaha

Aug 20, 2016 Jacob Donald notched his first victory of the 2016 season (Photo: EKN)
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The seventh round of the Bridgestone WKA Manufacturers Cup Series completed Saturday at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The threat of rain stood throughout the day with only a small sprinkle rolling in as the mains began but sunshine continued as the small cloud moved away. A thick fog delayed things in […]

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