Jul 28, 2016 Phil Giebler Racing logo
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Phil Giebler Racing’s Ethan Wilson of Campbell, Calif., finished second in X30 Master and Joey Wimsett of Beavercreek, Ore., drove to back-to-back fifths in S1 Pro Stock Moto in rounds three and four of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour on July 23-24 at Indiana’s New Castle Motorsports Park. PGR also had fine top-10s against one […]

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Jul 28, 2016 psl-newcastle-protour_2016_-6673
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SKUSA Summer Nationals proved to be another big event in New Castle as the Red Army battled rainstorms and intense humidity. Micro Swift stand out, Alex Powell fought against America’s best Micro Iame pilots securing P3 in qualifying and backing it up with a P3 on the podium for Saturday & Sunday’s main event. Thomas […]

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Jul 28, 2016 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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Having trouble racing because of the big budget needed? Consider an event at the Gearup Challenge presented by the F-Series. We are always working on an aggressive strategy to keep our entry prices substantially lower than the national average. All this while continuing to create a fantastic atmosphere that we have become known for. From […]

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Jul 28, 2016 Jewiss-Genk
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After a successful weekend in the British Championships at Shenington which saw him take P3 in a testing race, MB Partners’ Young Driver Kiern Jewiss is hoping for even greater success as he travels to Genk to take part in the final round of the CIK-FIA European Junior Championship. Under the expert guidance of Jamie […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Jagger Jones – CIK Academy Trophy Portugal

Arizona driver represents United States at second round of 2016 international program

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The CIK-FIA Academy Trophy series is a unique program that brings together the best hopefuls from around the world between the ages of 13-15 and places them at the wheel of one-make karts for a three-event championship. Each ASN from around the world select drivers to represent their country to be part of the Academy […]

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Jul 27, 2016 Ignite Shootout-Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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The Rock Island Grand Prix is set to host its 22nd event during the Labor Day festival weekend on September 3-4. Racers from all over the country and select parts of the world will converge on the Mississippi River ‘Quad Cities’ to take on the city streets in what is considered the best party on […]

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Calgary Kart Racing Club – Round Eight Report

Several club championship battles heating up as season progresses

Jul 27, 2016 CKRC-R8
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75 competitors were greeted by clear blue skies and hot temperatures at North Star Raceway. Rotax Masters (10 competitors) Ashley Hughes cleared the field by a half second margin in qualifying but as the heat of the day increased fortunes would change as chassis set-up became more important.  Josh Carter took the Pre-Final win but could […]

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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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Jul 27, 2016 Michael d'Orlando birel Art Factory
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Michael d’Orlando heads back to Europe this week for the final round of the CIK FIA European Championship in Genk, Belgium. The Hartsdale, NY native is coming off an impressive performance at the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship collecting a third place result in the mixed weather main event #1 and another dominating victory in main […]

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Jul 27, 2016 Tony Kart logo
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The Tony Kart Racing Team will begin its work as Technical Partner in cooperation with the Ferrari Driver Academy (FDA). The Tony Kart Racing Team, as part of the FDA project, will focus its activity on young kart drivers with promising futures, as well as identifying new talents and testing their skills, while contributing to […]

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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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Rotax Max Euro Challenge Crowns First Champions

Axel Charpentier wraps-up the Junior Championship, Jordan Brown-Nutley wins on the Line in Seniors, One-Man-Show of Ferenc Kancsar

Jul 26, 2016 Podium Seniors
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The season halftime of the 2016 ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge has been passed: From July 18th to 24th the Circuito Internacional de Zuera in northern Spain was venue of the third round of Europe’s unique ROTAX racing series. The summer race heralded the final spurt for the championship which proved to be closer than ever […]

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Jul 26, 2016 AKRA logo
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AKRA will accept pre-entries for this weekend’s American Sprint Cup Series Northern Tour event at Thompson Kart Raceway in Thompson, Ohio, through this Tuesday, July 26. Pre-entry is $80 per class. Go to akrasprint.com/shop to pre-enter. At-track entry is $100 per class. Friday’s practice session will run from 11am to 6pm and is $40 per […]

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Jul 26, 2016 Nicholas d'Orlando-WKA-NCMP
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What a month of July it has been so far for Nicholas d’Orlando and the J3 Competition team as they are on a roll sweeping both finals in rounds five and six of the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series, in the Woltjer Racing Engines Pro IAME Junior class at New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, […]

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Jul 26, 2016 CRG-Joyner-Hiltbrand
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The final round of the European KZ, KZ2, OK and OK Junior Championships is scheduled this coming weekend of July 31st in Genk (Belgium). CRG will field the whole works team in all the categories on track in this decisive round for in CIK-FIA European campaign. The await is mounting ahead of the closing round […]

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Jul 26, 2016 WSK Euro Genk 020613
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As is often said by Mick Panigada, the head of Energy Corse “KZ2 is one of the most popular categories in the world. All of the major brands are represented, there are always a lot of drivers, the equipment is extremely competitive and it is a great pride for us to be a regular at […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Sunday Report

Norberg awarded win in X30 Senior as Myers doubles up in S1

Jul 24, 2016 Ryan Norberg was awarded the victory with provisional winner Kyle Kirkwood penalized to third for blocking (Photo: EKN)
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The 2016 Superkarts! USA SummerNationals completed Sunday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Over 100 degree temperatures were felt throughout the day, as the on-track staff and competitors battled humid conditions for nearly 12-hours, completing the fourth round of the SKUSA Pro Tour championship. Overall, the weekend was a success with over 250 entries for […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Saturday Report

Myers dominates in S1 as Norberg earns second X30 Senior win of season

Jul 23, 2016 A dominant victory for AJ Myers and TB Kart in S1 (Photo: EKN)
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It was a long, hot and humid day for the first round of Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals. The sun was out all day at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana, with drivers on track for nearly 12 hours from warm-up to the final checkered flag. It was a pretty clean day […]

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Paddock Insider: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – SummerNationals

National series returns to Indiana for seventh annual event

Jul 21, 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour 2016-logo
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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 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. The information will not be seen anywhere […]

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2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – SummerNationals

July 21-24, 2016: New Castle Motorsports Park - New Castle, Indiana

Jul 21, 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour 2016-logo
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The 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour continues this weekend with the seventh running of the SKUSA SummerNationals. The event returns for the second straight year at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana with 248 entries set for the nine categories on the weekend. Catch all the action live at ekartingnews.com/live and watch update […]

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