United States Pro Kart Series Hits Television

One-hour broadcast of 2016 action aired on ‘Lucas Oil On the Edge’ program

Feb 20, 2017
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If you happened to be on Facebook last night, you would have seen a number of posts about seeing karting on television. At 8pm Eastern, CBS Sports Network was broadcasting for the first time the ‘USPKS Karting’ episode, featuring action from the United States Pro Kart Series. The Lucas Oil On the Edge production crew […]

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Behind the Laptop: Wisconsin – The Heartland of Karting in the United States

Companies, racers and tracks continue to provide the grassroots for our sport

Feb 20, 2017
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The month of February can be a frigid reminder of why people like to live in the southern half of the United States. Each winter, cold weather blows painfully through the northern states, especially around the Great Lakes region. While temperatures below zero (thanks to the wind chill) and inches of snow are the norm […]

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Feb 20, 2017
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With two weeks of racing at the Palm Beach International Raceway in South Florida, PSL was able to take home serious hardware and gain some valuable championship points for the FWT title. Alongside PSL, some of America’s top Birel ART race teams like Andersen Karting and Ben Cooper Racing (BCR), were able to show case […]

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Iglesias, Travisanutto, Thompson and Spina Claims Wins at 22nd Winter Cup in Lonato

Four red hot finals entertained spectators at the South Garda Karting circuit

Feb 20, 2017
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The 22nd edition of the Winter Cup of Lonato has been exciting and tight, producing a lot of karting spectacle for the numerous spectators present at this important international event. A total of 276 verified drivers out of the 293 entered raised the sporting level of the event. The main contenders of the race have […]

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Nitro Kart Reveals New Dealer

Team announces newest dealer in the Florida region

Feb 17, 2017
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Nitro Kart is excited to announce their newest dealer, AKT Racing. AKT is one of the most competitive race teams in the cadet category in the Florida region, and supports all racing series in Florida as well as select national series across the US. The team is always looking for new ventures to keep their […]

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Feb 17, 2017
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McCallister Precision Marketing is pleased to announce karting phenom Brandon Lemke has signed on to drive for Leicht Motorsports Driver Development in the Southeast Limited Late Model Series. “Brandon fits in perfectly in what we are working to do in racing and that’s develop and give exposure to incredible young talent,” Eugene Leicht of Leicht […]

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P1 Engines Kicks Off 2017 at Buttonwillow

Three pole positions and two podiums for the California engine builder

Feb 17, 2017
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P1 Engines kicks off the season in their home state at round one of the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) ProKart Challenge at Buttonwillow Raceway Park on Feburary 10-11. The team posed strong results throughout the event, securing three pole positions, two podiums, and ten top-ten finishes, getting an early start to building up their resume for […]

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Feb 17, 2017
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NOLA Motorsports Park is the prime venue of choice with two epic kart racing weekends on the horizon. The Texas Prokart Challenge is one of the top programs in the country! The regional Superkart series kicks off its first race weekend at NOLA Motorsports Park February 24-25th. The season-opener weekend is charged with extra adrenaline […]

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Feb 17, 2017
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One of the most awaited international events of the beginning season is ready to start. On the Italian South Garda track we will face one of the richest international competitions in history and charm, now in its 22nd edition, the Winter Cup. A race in which we have written our name already in the gold […]

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Feb 17, 2017
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The Winter Cup in Lonato seems to be fiery with a noticeable entry list in each category. With the seasonal debut of Corberi (KZ2) we will have all our drivers on track. The Ferrari Driver Academy’s driver, Fuoco, will race with our colours in KZ2. The Winter Cup is coming and the Racing Team, in […]

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EKN One-on-One: Gina French – Texas ProKart Challenge

Lone Star State program goes pure SKUSA for 2017 season

Feb 16, 2017
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The State of Texas has always been a hotbed of American karting, developing extremely talented drivers who have gone on to achieve considerable success in WKA, IKF and SKUSA competition.  With a foundation built around tracks like Denton and Katy, and now expanded with the popular Dallas Karting Complex and the construction of the new […]

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Cal Stewart Joins Franklin Motorsports / Merlin for 2017

Team FMS / Merlin Nation adds five-time Rock Island Grand Prix winner to stable

Feb 16, 2017
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2017 marks the return of Cal Stewart to the Team FMS stables.  A perennial front runner from the Midwest Cal adds to the growing driver list of Team FMS/Merlin Nation for the upcoming season.  Stewart is set to make his return to the seat in the competitive USPKS series as well as the wildly popular […]

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Feb 16, 2017
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A total of 57 drivers will make it to the track at the 22nd Winter Cup of Lonato on CRG chassis. A very strong squad in KZ2 and a lot of protagonists on track in OK, OK-Junior and Mini Rok. The Winter Cup of Lonato is one of the most important appointments of the early […]

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Feb 16, 2017
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2017 Season opened at the first round of Challenge Of The Americas in Tucson, Arizona. Team BBR did not disappoint and it was a very impressive weekend. Everyone showed great speed and in the end we walked away with Five wins, 6 pole positions and 12 podiums in total. In Micro Max Sebastiaan Mulder and […]

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Feb 16, 2017
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The FIA Women in Motorsport Commission (WiMC) is pleased to announce the renewal of partnership with the CIK-FIA. The aim is to designate one young female driver between 12 to 14 years old to be granted a kart out of the 51 allocated for the 2017 edition of the CIK-FIA Academy Trophy. This Academy Trophy […]

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OnTrack: CSK Racing – VLR Emerald

EKN Publisher enjoys great day with Tri-C Karters

Feb 15, 2017
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It’s not uncommon for the EKN office to receive invitations to drive karts in club and regional events, and trust me, if we had the time and an unlimited travel budget, I’m sure that David and I would accept every offer. There are some tracks and clubs that we’d love to cross off the bucket […]

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Feb 15, 2017
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The 2017 Rotax Winter Cup got off to an exciting start for the new season at the Kartodromo Internationale Lucas Guerrero circuit at Valencia in Spain. Friday saw qualifying run under perfect sunny ‘wintery’ conditions with some surprises from the rookies in the field, as well as some extremely close laptimes from the very competitive […]

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Feb 15, 2017
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For many years Vortex has produced fantastic kart racing engines that have continued to improve the sport. The F-Series has always been honored that the Vortex brand has believed in us to represent them and help grow the industry. The effort coming from Vortex has taken on an all new level this season. With incentives […]

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Feb 15, 2017
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Meet Carter Nilson. He is 6 years-old and is in 1st grade at Christian Life School (Rockford, IL). He loves playing basketball, baseball, and being silly. Carter is also a 2 time-champion go-kart driver. He raced the #4 kart in the Kid Kart division at Leetzow Raceway Park in Fort Atkinson, WI during the 2015 […]

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California ProKart Challenge Opens Up 2017 Season

Reigning champions Musgrave and Hays begin title defense with victories at Buttonwillow

Feb 14, 2017
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The 2017 race season is underway in Superkarts! USA competition with a busy few weeks for the organization. At the end of February is a double-header weekend featuring the opening round of the Texas ProKart Challenge followed by the inaugural SKUSA Pro Tour WinterNationals at the NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans. Up first, however, […]

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