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Apr 24, 2018
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The opener of the CIK-FIA European Championship in Sarno welcomed the first podium of the season for Pedro Hiltbrand in OK. CRG eventually obtained a great result with Pedro Hiltbrand in the opener of the European OK and OK-Junior Championship at the Kart Grand Prix in Sarno. The CRG driver secured in fact a second […]

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Apr 24, 2018
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After its recent WSK Super Master Series successes, Parolin Racing Kart has fully confirmed its place among the top international karting teams at the opening of the CIK-FIA European Junior Championship. In particular, Gabriele Mini has completed a very progressive event with top performances and a superb 2nd place finish as a reward. “The European […]

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Apr 24, 2018
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During the first round of the CIK-FIA Karting European Championship, the Birel ART Racing team was eager to show that the work done during the races at the beginning of the season had paid off. With Luigi Coluccio and Marijn Kremers in OK, as well as with Lorenzo Ressico D’Aloisio and Thomas Ten Brinke in […]

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Apr 24, 2018
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From April 20 – 22, the premiere of the newly-introduced Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy welcomed almost 120 participants from around the world to the first edition of the 2018 series at the 1,360 metre circuit of Karting Genk – ‘Home of Champions’ in Belgium. The three-day international event was run under summery conditions, while […]

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Jak Crawford Set for New Direction in Europe

Formal announcement of new team on the horizon

Apr 24, 2018
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Jak Crawford hadn’t raced karts since his 2017 Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals win in X30 Junior but had topped the blocks in both races and overall series championships in national Legends Car winter series racing. The dually-talented driver, Crawford, has now temporarily put his Legends Car racing aside and has been in Italy for two […]

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Apr 23, 2018
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The third episode of the ‘Industry Insider’ podcast has EKN’s Rob Howden talk with Shawn Bayliff of Trinity Karting Group. The Trinity operation is a new program, based out of the Cincinnati, Ohio area, focused on driver development. Bayliff is no stranger to the sport of karting, having been among the top drivers in his […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: March 2018 – Ben Maier

Micro driver racks up three wins at two major events

Apr 23, 2018
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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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Apr 23, 2018
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On Sunday, 22nd April, the participants in the first round of the CIK-FIA European Championship and European Junior Championship at the Sarno circuit competed in an intense sporting confrontation for the first Competition, organised in collaboration with the new Promoter RGMMC Group. The 34 finalists in the OK and OK-Junior categories qualified after the last […]

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Apr 20, 2018
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The brand new Rotax MAX Challenge Euro Trophy is ready to go. There are only a few days left until Europe’s new Rotax top league of karting kicks off. The new series has been approved by BRP-Rotax and represents the official successor of the former Rotax MAX Euro Challenge, which has been discontinued by the […]

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Apr 20, 2018
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Round 3 of the 12-Round Karting Challenge club series at GoPro Motorplex saw a strong entry of 141 drivers and Team Nitro Kart again fielded a full contingent of challengers. This round featured a different formant, with the grid for Heat 1 set by random draw instead of a qualifying session and the Heat 2 […]

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Apr 19, 2018
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The sixth season of the United States Pro Kart Series began with the programs first visit to the Ocala Gran Prix. The central Florida facility hosted the Southern Grand Prix on April 6-8, serving as the first two rounds of the 2018 championship chase. The all-IAME program welcomed over 100 drivers in what was an […]

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Apr 19, 2018
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Another strong entry count of 141 competitors highlighted Round 3 of the 12-Round GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge club series in Mooresville, NC. Competitors were treated to perfect race day weather of 80 degrees and sunshine after a cold and rainy opening two rounds. Congrats to all Round 3 winners: Danny Dyszelski (Briggs LO206 Cadet), Connor […]

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KartOne Setting Up Shop to Service Texas Karting Community

New karting operation to promote Italkart, IAME and Evinco

Apr 19, 2018
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A new customer service-focused karting company is primed and ready to join the Texas karting community in 2018. Formed during the off-season by business associates Diego Iorio, Alexis Costa and Garrick Pina, KartOne is a new shop located in Rosenberg, Texas that will stock chassis, components, tires and engine parts to support their valued customers. […]

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Apr 19, 2018
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Calling All WKA Members, Vote for WKA Daytona Kartweek! Sports Travel Magazine conducts its National Sports Travel Awards each year, and the time has come to submit nominations by June 30. Sports Travel Magazine is an organization that WKA participates in, and pairs Venues with Sports Organizations and offers event assistance for each party to […]

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Iconic History Comes Alive with Triple Crown of Karting

Quincy, Elkhart and Rock Island street races form unique trio of events

Apr 18, 2018
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Three of the most iconic races in the history of karting will join forces in 2018 to co-promote the Triple Crown of Karting. Bragging rights and trophies in North America will be awarded to the top street racers in 4 classes. Points will be awarded at the Quincy Grand Prix at South Park, June 9-10 […]

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Apr 18, 2018
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Following a 6th place finish in the season opener at Jacksonville in the Andy Jones Motorsports LO206 Senior class, Aren Lloyd decided it was time to step up, and in a big way. As Race #2 for the Maxxis 4-Cycle Sprint Series rolled into Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina this past weekend, Lloyd doubled […]

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Apr 18, 2018
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Pocono Raceway is undoubtedly revealing to be the most anticipated race of the 2018 Gearup Challenge as the racers and teams are super excited for this new and exciting venue. We have recently visited the race track for some final planning and event details and we understand why it is creating such a buzz. It is […]

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Apr 18, 2018
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A new era dawned for the So Cal Oval Karters club when it opened  its 11th season last Saturday at its brand new home track, SoCal Fair Motorcycle Speedway, on the So Cal Fair and Event Center in Perris.  New era or not, some old dogs used the same tricks as three 2017 class champions […]

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Apr 17, 2018
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The Texas ProKart Challenge kicked off its 2018 season at the end of March with the first round of the championship held at the Speedsportz Racing Park in New Caney, Texas. The March 24-25 event hosted one round of racing at the new facility, the same place where the 2017 season ended. The Superkarts! USA […]

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VemmeKart USA Wins in Regional and National Level Competition This Weekend

KRA and COTA wins and championships highlight April for VemmeKart USA

Apr 17, 2018
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It was another winning weekend for VemmeKart USA as the growing karting entity added victories on both coasts of the United States this past weekend. Taking on the Challenge of the Americas finale at the Sim Raceway Performance Karting Center, as well as the Kart Racers of American program at New Castle Motorsports Park, VemmeKart […]

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