eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – March 2014 – Josh Lane

DRT Racing driver bags headline victory at Lone Star Grand Prix

Apr 18, 2014 Lane won the headline Stock Honda Light division at the Lone Star Grand Prix (Photo: lonestargrandprix.us)
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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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Aluminos Chassis Continues Gaining Victories in 2014

Gaudreau wins at Red Line Oil Karting Championship, Langon podium at Challenge of the Americas

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Enjoying success from season to season is nothing new for Team Aluminos. Though the 2014 season is young, Aluminos and its chassis brand is already putting up strong results to start the year. At the end of March, the northern California karting team contested the opening round of the Red Line Oil Karting Championship at […]

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The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series will hold round one at Concept Haulers Motor Speedway (CHMS) in Norway, Illinois on April 26 and 27 and the event is sponsored by EMJ Metals. On-line registration is still available up until midnight on April 22nd at MotorSportsReg.com.  Over 200 pre-entries have […]

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Sabré Cook Completes a Very Successful 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas

Two main event victories highlight impressive winter series effort with CRG-USA

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Versatility…it’s a quality sought after in many racing drivers. It means being able to adapt to different styles of racing and still be competitive in what ever you are driving. Rising motorsport talent Sabré Cook proved this winter that she is as versatile as they come in kart racing. Cook ventured out west to contest […]

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Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Gains Industry Support for LO206

Briggs & Stratton, RLV and Inferno Racing Clutches partner with growing international karting series

Apr 17, 2014 Briggs & Stratton, along with RLV and Inferno Racing Clutches, will support the LO206 program at the Can-Am series in 2014 (Photo: BriggsRacing.com)
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The sophomore season of the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge is just around the corner, with Northwest drivers from the United States and Canada preparing for the opening rounds of the 2014 season, set for the Horn Rapids Kart Track on April 25-27. Part of the program, which includes categories for Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! […]

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Apr 17, 2014 Thousands of dollars in awards and merchandise was awarded at the 2013 Gold Cup awards ceremony in Jacksonville (Photo: NCRM)
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The 2013 World Karting Association RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series top award winners were recognized at the year-end awards ceremony Saturday night, March 8 in conjunction with the 4-cycle sprint series’ 2014 opener at the 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. Gold Cup national champions were met with an impressive awards package […]

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Four Victories for Top Kart USA at United States Pro Kart Series Opener

Eleven top five results added to companies results resume

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Traveling to the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, Top Kart USA would have several customers take part in the opening round of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS). With a strong field of competitors in almost every division, Top Kart USA would end the weekend with four main event victories and eleven top […]

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Three Victories for Dylan Tavella at United States Pro Kart Series

One pole position, one second place podium result and three main event wins for Tavella

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Coming off his championship run at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas, rising talent Dylan Tavella would trade in his Rotax powered Tony Kart to tackle the Yamaha Cadet and Mini-Rok 60 Cadet classes this past weekend.  Heading to the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina for the opening round of the United Stated Pro […]

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To further their goals as being one of the most exclusive karting teams in North America, Energy Kart Canada has joined forces with Wrex Roth. A veteran of more than forty years in the karting industry and a well-known face through out the paddock, Wrex will work alongside Energy Kart Canada Owner Darren White as […]

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Following the two opening rounds of the Rotax Challenge of the America’s championship taking place in Arizona, the final event went to California’s wine country and Sonoma Raceway. One of the top karting tracks in the country, five ART Grand Prix drivers would look to finish the series on a strong note. Rain would plague […]

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The weekend of April 4/6 2014, saw Connecticut teen racer Tazio Torregiani take his first National win of the year, in the second round of the WKA Manufacturer Cup National sprint kart series, on the fast Carolina Motorsports Park, in Kershaw SC (USA). Tazio scored two class podiums including a third place on Saturday. The FairfieldCounty […]

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The Carolina’s have been Checkered Motorsports home for the past couple of weeks.  The team achieved positive results from the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series where they tallied up 4 wins, and a pole position at CarolinaMotorsportsPark.    Expectations were set high for the first round of the United States Pro Kart Series set at Go Pro […]

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From the Tower: United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex

A glimpse into the opening weekend of the sophomore USPKS season

Apr 17, 2014 FTT-USPKS-GoPro
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With the entire day spent up in the tower, watching every on-track session to provide the EKN Trackside Live program, not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. This new ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the stories that developed over a race weekend, those […]

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More Pole Positions, Podiums and Fast Laps for Benik Kart

Florida squad travels to USPKS opener in Mooresville

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Taking part in their first United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) event, Team BENIK Kart would travel north to the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina for the first event of the 2014 season. With three team drivers under the BENIK tent, the trio of drivers would turn some heads as they quickly began […]

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Team USA Begins to Take Shape for Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals

Several chances remain to earn a position on the squad

Apr 16, 2014 TeamUSA logo
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As the 2014 karting season closes the first quarter, seven deserving competitors have already punched their tickets to be part of Team USA at this year’s Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals. Earning their positions on the squad through the annual Rotax Challenge of the Americas and Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour programs, seventeen possible […]

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National champions from the 2013 World Karting Association Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series were honored Friday, April 4 at the Carolina Motorsports Park’s Palmetto Club building, where national champions and special award recipients from last year’s WKA national 2-cycle sprint series accepted their year-end laurels. LEMKE BECOMES FIRST TRIPLE CROWN WINNER SINCE 2011 Brandon […]

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2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Set for Valencia, Spain

BRP celebrates 15th Anniversary on November 25-29 at Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero

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BRP will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) at Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero in Valencia, Spain from November 25 to 29, 2014. “We are proud to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the RMCGF, especially in Spain as it will be our first time on the Spanish mainland,” said François […]

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Trey Shannon Takes Victory at Jacksonville Grand Prix

Shannon braves rain in solo six hour long effort

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Like the eleven run before it, the 12th edition of the Jacksonville Grand Prix at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, FL was a six-hour endurance race meant to be run by teams of 3 or more drivers. But when the race promoter asked Trey Shannon if he’d like to run it as a solo […]

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Innisfil Indy to Provide GP Kart Chassis Tests

Interested competitors will have the opportunity to test 60cc, 80cc or 125cc GP Karts

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With the dawn of a new Canadian karting season on the horizon, Innisfil Indy, one of Canada’s prominent GP Kart dealers, is set to provide tests in their high-powered chassis. Taking place at the Innisfil Indy facility in Gilford, Ontario, anyone interested will have the chance to get behind the wheel of a 60cc, 80cc […]

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Florida Pro Kart Series to Offer Over $18,000 in Cash and Prizes

Florida based series is cheapest to run in the Sunshine State

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With their inaugural event just around the corner, the Florida Pro Kart Series (FPKS) continues to add to their series prize package. With the confirmation of new supporters of the series, over $18,000 in cash and awards is set to be handed out in 2014. “The Florida Pro Kart Series is the cheapest state series […]

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