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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Paddock Insider: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh

Penultimate event for program takes competitors to Pittsburgh International Race Complex

Aug 19, 2016 WKA-Man Cup 2016-Pitt-Friday
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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 four event of 2016 for the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The information will not […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh

August 19-21, 2016: PIttsburgh International Race Complex - Wampum, PA

Aug 19, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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This weekend is the fourth stop of the Bridgestone WKA Manufacturers Cup Series, set for the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. The Wampum, PA facility was just repaved this winter, which will provide some fast times and exciting racing throughout the weekend as the championship chases narrow up with the penultimate event. Official Discussion Thread Official […]

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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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Aug 16, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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The challenges of the late summer heat will again place driver against machine this weekend as the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series preps for stop #4 at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania for the Grand Products Nationals. 8 national classes will once again be in competition, as the Pittsburgh event will be the pivotal […]

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WKA Gold Cup – New Castle Report

Maxwell, Kalb, Heavlow Storm New Castle Victory Lane Multiple Times

Aug 11, 2016 WKA Gold Cup - NCMP
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After suffering through triple digit heat numbers back in June at Carolina Motorsports Park, the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series drivers were given a little reprieve for the third stop of their four-race campaign this past weekend in the Kart City Performance Nationals at New Castle Motorsports Park. Returning to the famed Midwest […]

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Aug 02, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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While it’s been a few years since the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series has visited New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana, the return to the crown jewel of the Midwest will indeed be a welcome sight, as competitors will converge on Mark Dismore’s facility this weekend for the Kart City Performance Nationals, stop […]

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Jul 27, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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While the Online version of the Entry Blank for the Grand Products Nationals for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at Pittsburgh International Race Complex went online a couple weeks ago, the traditional paper version of the entry blank is now online as well, for those who still prefer to fax or mail their entries in. […]

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From the Tower: 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle 1

Program reaches halfway point for season with first of two events at Indiana facility

Jul 27, 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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Jul 21, 2016 WKA Road Race logo
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The Entry Blank for the Grand National event for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting is now available on the WKA website. The series will be heading to Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia for the first time ever September 16-18, battling for Grand National Eagles, as well as 50 Bonus […]

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Jul 20, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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The Entry Blank for the 3rd race of the season for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series, the Kart City Performance Nationals August 5-7 at New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana, is now available for competitors to view and submit. Several wholesale changes and additions will complement the series return to […]

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Jul 19, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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The 3-win edge for Tony Kart in the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Chassis Standings has not only evaporated, several more players have joined the game as a result of the wins that were very evenly spread around this past weekend at the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals at New Castle Motorsports Park. 6 different chassis manufacturers scored […]

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EKN Trackside: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle 1 Sunday Report

Eves notches all four victories in Senior - Southern and d’Orlando double in Junior

Jul 17, 2016 Four wins on the weekend for Braden Eves, sweeping the Senior divisions (Photo: EKN)
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The final day of the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals completed at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The sixth round of the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series wrapped up Sunday at the Indiana facility, escaping the threat of rain late in the day to complete qualifying, two rounds of heat races and the main events for the eight […]

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Jul 16, 2016 Braden Eves doubled up Saturday, winning IAME Pro and Yamaha Senior (Photo: EKN)
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Saturday hosted the fifth round of the 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series, the first of two rounds contested at the New Castle Motorsports Park. With a full day of racing action around the New Castle, Indiana facility, eight different categories contested qualifying, two heat races and a main event to decide the winners under perfect […]

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Paddock Insider: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle

Third event of 2016 with first of two trips to New Castle Motorsports Park

Jul 15, 2016 Packed house for the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series first of two visits to New Castle (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 third event of 2016 for the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. The information will […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle 1

July 15-17, 2016: New Castle Motorsports Park - New Castle, Indiana

Jul 15, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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This weekend marks the return of EKN Trackside Live coverage of the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series. EKN was in Daytona for the first time covering a WKA event since 2012. After scheduling conflict preventing us from attending the GoPro event in April, EKN is set for the final three events of the 2016 season beginning […]

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