Jun 28, 2017
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On Tuesday, Acceleration Kart Racing launched the new version of their website. The Las Vegas, Nevada-based karting operation, located down the road from the famous Stripe and McCarran International Airport, has been a leader in providing karting products for the United States and around the world with their stock online website. Hard work and 11 […]

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Jun 28, 2017
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The sixth round of the Tuto Super One Series was the scene of highly competitive racing in every class and with seven classes racing at Fulbeck, the Super One and Lincolnshire Kart Racing Club teams worked very hard to keep the meeting running smoothly. The weather was fine but slightly overcast. It was the fourth […]

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Jun 27, 2017
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It was announced in January at the Badger Kart Club would expand the circuit of its Dousman, Wisconsin kart track. The Wolf Paving Raceway added to the western portion of the track, giving the facility more layout options for the future. This past weekend was a double-header club event with the new addition utilized for […]

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Jun 27, 2017
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The 2017 edition of the United States Rotax Grand Nationals was held at its earliest time of the year. The 17th edition of the race was held at the New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, New Jersey this past weekend, in combination with the US Open program, welcoming drivers from outside the United States to […]

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Jun 27, 2017
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The Oakland Valley Raceway Park has been busy since its repaving completed earlier this month. Hosting the Rok Cup USA Midwest opener, the Cuddebackville, New York circuit hosted the Northeast Vintage Kart Promoter’s Cup Series event this past weekend. Among those in attendance was Brian and Mike Giessen. The longtime karting father/son duo were there […]

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Jun 27, 2017
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The second round of the Route 66 Series took place this last weekend at Michiana Raceway Park outside of South Bend, Indiana and the Comet Racing Engines Team was on hand for customer support all weekend. It was a great weekend for Comet Racing Engines with 10 overall victories, including sweeping X30 Senior, X30 Junior, […]

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Jun 26, 2017
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From 30th June to 2nd July, Le Mans (F) hosts the fourth event of the CIK-FIA European Championship for OK, OK Junior and KZ2, and the Karting Academy Trophy – 2nd round. The live streaming on www.cikfia.tv and www.cikfiachampionship.com, followed by the special report on Motorsport.tv. International kart racing enters the summer season: in one […]

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Jun 26, 2017
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When the So Cal Oval Karters club journeyed to the famous Perris Auto Speedway for its first road race since 2016, racers and officials were greeted by unexpected gorgeous weather with clouds in the sky and temperatures in the 70’s. Perhaps more pleasing was the fact that the race attracted the largest field for the […]

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Jun 26, 2017
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Homestead Karting has been a mainstay in the South Florida karting community for over 16 years. Its operations are located at a karting track on leased space under an agreement with Homestead Miami Speedway – Homestead, Florida. Homestead Speedway entered into a long-term agreement with Vantage Karting Group to operate a karting track on the […]

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Morning Coffee: Sprint Karting on Dirt in SoCal?

The intriguing experience of dirt road course competition

Jun 26, 2017
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I’m a big fan of karting, in general, meaning all its unique disciplines. I’ve raced four-cycle and two-cycle, I’ve driven in street races like Rock Island and Quincy in the Park, and on big car tracks like Mid-Ohio.  I’ve competed in the Florida Winter Tour in a 125cc shifter and driven on the dirt in […]

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Jun 23, 2017
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A CRG delegation made by Paolo De Conto, Euan Jeffery and engineer Marco Urbinati attended the FIA Sport Conference that took place in Geneva. One of the top products of the Italian company, the electric kart CRG E-Drenaline,  has been presented in the occasion and received good interest. A CRG delegation made by World Champion […]

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Rok Cup Midwest Round Two Registration Now Open

New Castle Motorsports Park event set for July 7-9

Jun 23, 2017
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Returning to the site of the inaugural ROK Cup Midwest series championship finale in 2016, New Castle Motorsports Park is set to host round two over the July 7-9, 2017 weekend. Opening the 2017 edition of the series this past weekend at Oakland Valley Race Park, ROKKERS will reach the mid-point of the series at […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Andrew Byrne – Puget Sound Road Race Association

First time Road Racer experiences The Ridge in shifterkart

Jun 23, 2017
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The following is from Andrew Byrne of Victoria, British Columbia. The 19-year-old began racing a TaG kart at Sumas International Motorsport Academy (SIMA) in northern Washington before moving up to a shifterkart last year. Having only raced at two sprint tracks (SIMA and Tri-Cities), Byrne took on the adventure of trying a road racing track, […]

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Jun 22, 2017
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At its meeting on 19th June 2017 in Geneva, the FIA  World Motor Sport Council took the following decisions on the basis of the proposals of the International Karting Commission. Prime and Option Tyres The Homologation Regulations introduce a time difference of 4% between Prime and Option tyres of each manufacturer. Date of application of […]

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EKN One-on-One: James O’Brien – eShifterKart.com

Obsession turned into business for Idaho native

Jun 22, 2017
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The karting industry is full of many individuals with the love and passion for the sport of karting. Select kart shops began in the early days of the sport, passing down the generation line now into the sixth decade. Others began as father/son operations out of the garage, and grown into leaders in the industry. […]

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Campbell and Musgrave Score Pro Show Wins at Los Angeles Karting Championship

Round Five of program hosted another hot weekend of racing at CalSpeed Karting Center

Jun 21, 2017
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship resumed its 2017 season by hosting the fifth event on Father’s Day weekend. A number of families celebrated the June 17-18 weekend at the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California, competing in the sport they can all love and enjoy. The ‘Nuovo’ clockwise layout challenged the racers with another weekend […]

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Jun 21, 2017
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Located in the shadows of one of the many Goodyear Tire Manufacturing Facilities in nearby Danville, Virginia, it’s only fitting that stop #4 for the Dunlop / Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting,  will be the site of a friendly little wheel war July 21-23 at Virginia International Raceway in neighboring Alton, Virginia. As competitors prepare for […]

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Jun 21, 2017
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This past weekend, the Route 66 Sprint Series Presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports held it second round of competition at Michiana Raceway Park in North Liberty, Indiana.  The turnout was excellent, with 155 entries on Saturday and 156 on Sunday.  MRP is always a favorite track for the racers, and freshly painted buildings, […]

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Jun 21, 2017
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The longest podcast yet as the EKN duo of Rob Howden and David Cole sit down to discuss the latest news and reports in karting with the latest EKN Debrief – presented by Streeter Super Stands. The two talk about the latest news from the last two weeks and go over the recent events – […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – June 20

OTK brands hold top two positions at halfway point of season

Jun 20, 2017
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The first half of the 2017 eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship is in the books. The summer months are here, with thousands of karters hitting tracks all across North America, enjoying the fun and excitement that is karting. At the national level, teams and drivers are gearing up for the second half of the season, looking to […]

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