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Following the RACERSITES Cup finale at Mooresville Motorplex on April 10, Drew Herring was not only crowned the Rental Light Class Champion, it was announced that he was randomly selected as the winner of the RACERSITES Contingency Award Program’s grand prize – a FASTRAX website. In addition, RACERSITES announced that they will extend one of […]

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Mooresville Motorplex (MMX) will head into an action-packed, doubleheader weekend for their club series, the MMX Karting Challenge. Rounds Two and Three of the MMX Karting Challenge will run on Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21 as two separate race events. This weekend’s twin segments of the MMX Karting Challenge will follow a race […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – March 2013 – Blaine Rocha

California driver puts in dominant performance to clinch Rotax Challenge of the Americas crown

Apr 17, 2013 Rocha swept the entire weekend at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas finale to claim the championship
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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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Industry News: Buddy Rice to Compete in X-Games Rallycross

BRK owner and Indy 500 winner Buddy Rice to compete in X-Games Rallycross

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Buddy Rice will compete this weekend in his first X Games at Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, in a Rallycross Volkswagen Polo prepared by Marklund Motorsport. Rallycross courses vary from venue to venue and are less than one mile per lap from standing start to flying finish with a tarmac to dirt mixture. There is always […]

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Fourth place in the second feature race of the weekend on Sunday afternoon was the best result for Kiwi karter Daniel Bray at the season-opening SpringNationals kart race meeting in the United States over the weekend. The double-header meeting at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona, hosted the first two rounds of this year’s […]

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Industry News: Position 1 Fitness Announces Launch of Free P1 Mobile Online Trainer

P1's successful platform now available free to everyone

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After the successful launch of the P1 Mobile Online Trainer by Position 1 Fitness back in 2012, the company is pleased to announce today the launch of a free version, P1 Mobile Online Trainer. With a growing number of clients utilizing the P1 Premium Training services, Position 1 Fitness has now opened the gates to […]

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Driver News: Parker Thompson Scores Victory in German DKM Opener

Talented Canadian begins to make a name for himself in Europe

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Fresh off a strong WSK Masters event in Sarno, Italy, Parker Thompson would waste very little time getting to the next event in Ampfing, Germany as he would contest in the opening round of the German DKM program. Pleased with his results in Italy, Thompson would travel to Germany hoping to further advance his position […]

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After a promising senior debut at the WKA Daytona Kartweek, Kartsport North America driver Derek Dignan looked to earn his place among the senior ranks at round 2 of the Manufacturer’s Cup. Dignan, with the sponsorship of Kartsport North America, Comet Racing Engines and GO Designs, made the trek south to Carolina Motorsports Park for […]

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Concluding the Zoom Zoom Nationals at Carolina Motorsports Park, Checkered Motorsports earned four podiums finishes along with a pole award in Komet Sportsman with J.P. Southern Jr. The PCR displayed speed throughout all classes and could not have asked for a more consistent weekend. The TaG field was led by Andrew Bujdoso who powered his […]

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The team has been very busy in the off season and happy to have finally completed our 2013 season prize package just in time for round #1 at NJMP on 4/20-4/21. The 2012 SuperNats Las Vegas prizes where a huge hit but we wanted to go with a package that will complete our vision of […]

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Apr 15, 2013 Young Christchurch driver Marcus Armstrong was one of the class winners at the first round of the 2013 Mainland (Kart) Series in Christchurch on Sunday
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Nationally-ranked Canterbury karters Chris Cox and Marcus Armstrong kicked off their Mainland Karting Series campaigns with class wins at the opening round of the South Island series at KartSport Canterbury’s annual Memorial meeting on Sunday. In the best supported senior class, 125cc Rotax Max Light, Cox managed to beat reigning South Island champion James Penrose, […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Sunday Report

Zimmer doubles up in TaG Senior as Leesmann evens things in S1

Apr 14, 2013 Andrew Zimmer scored victory once again in TaG Senior
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The final day went into the books for the 2013 SpringNationals to kick off this year’s Superkarts! USA Pro Tour. The weather at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona was perfect, with just a little bit of strong wind gusts testing the many tents that jam packed the paddock. It was a busy day […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Saturday Report

Wimsett wins epic battle in S1, Zimmer claims first in TaG Senior

Apr 13, 2013 Joey Wimsett will lead a talented group of S1 drivers under the CRG-USA tent
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The opening round of the 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour was a long yet eventful day at the Musselman Honda Circuit outside Tucson, Arizona. SpringNationals action was completed Saturday as the 227 entries kept the track busy with action with qualifying, two rounds of heat races and a main event for all eight categories competing. […]

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Comet Racing Engines made the trek from Indianapolis to Kershaw South Carolina for the second WKA Manufacturers Cup race of the year. After a cold and snowy winter the team was excited to head south for better weather and great racing! Derek Dignan ended the 2012 season on a high note picking up his first […]

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The Motul IKF Region 7 Championship Series was back in action for the second round of the 2013 season with races #3 and #4 held at the Apex Karting Center in Perris, Ca. The Pacific Association of Karters was the host club and they took full advantage of the perfect spring weather to to put […]

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Driver News: Energy Pilot Parker Thompson Continues to Develop Skills in Europe

Fast in practice, leads laps and makes Super Pole in Sarno

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With his European program now in full swing, Canadian Parker Thompson would descend on the International Circuit Napoli in Sarno, Italy for round two of the WSK Masters Series. Competing with the Energy Corse squad, Thompson would again impress running very quick throughout the week and closing the weekend with a solid fourth place result. […]

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Jason Bowles, Michael McDowell, Drew Herring and Johan Schwartz were all crowned champions during the RACERSITES Cup series finale at Mooresville Motorplex. Scott Speed, Chuck Tate, Joseph Tackett and Schwartz secured the last round of victories in Round Five of the Wednesday night series featuring TaG Senior, TaG Masters and Rental Kart League Light and […]

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Apr 11, 2013 The 2013 Italkart Rapido V
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The evolution of Italkart continues in 2013, a year that brings exciting changes to the proven constructor. Both the bodywork and sticker kit have been restyled for the new model year. The new look of the kart is a fresh and more modern iteration of the previous styling. The Italkart Rapido V is new for […]

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Round two of the 2013 World Karting Association Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series went off this past weekend at Kershaw, South Carolina’s Carolina Motorsports Park, where the WKA VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series joined the stars of the Man Cup Series to make it the only WKA sprint / enduro doubleheader of […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Preview Series – Part 3

Star-studded lineup to contest S1 Pro Stock Moto and TaG Senior for $3,500 in cash

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The 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to begin April 12-14 as the SpringNationals will take place at the Musselman Honda Circuit outside Tucson, Arizona. A record number of drivers – 220 in eight categories – have registered to take part in this historic event, a good mixture of returning drivers and new faces. […]

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