Benik Kart Adds Reece Gold to Driver Lineup

Top drivers continue to make the switch to BENIK

May 20, 2015 Kart Benik
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One of the fastest growing teams in the United States has added another top young driver to their program as Reece Gold as joined BENIK Kart. Completing a recent test in South Florida, Gold showed the speed needed to run at the front of the field and quickly signed on with the team. “We are […]

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Sabré Cook On the Podium at US Open in Elite Shifter

Rotax Challenge of the Americas DD2 champion drives to podium result in gearbox class

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Descending on the Dallas Karting Complex for the opening round of the Cold Stone US Open series powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment, CRG USA’s Sabré Cook would throw her hat into the mix in the Elite Shifter division. Competing against some of the world’s top European drivers, Cook remained consistent throughout the weekend scoring a solid […]

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Team Koene USA Dominates at Opening Round of US Open

Eight drivers score three victories, four podiums and seven top-five results in round one

May 20, 2015 Koene USA logo
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With a new trailer, tent and drivers, Team Koene USA would travel west to Caddo Mills, Texas and the Dallas Karting Complex for the opening round of the new Cold Stone US Open series powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment. When the rain had finally subsided and all on track competition was complete, the Indiana-based squad would […]

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Calgary Kart Racing Club Readies for First Event at North Star Raceway

New club-owned facility set for opening race on May 31

May 20, 2015 North Star Raceway
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There have been a number of new facilities built in North America over the last decade, with many coming in just the last five years. One of the newest circuits to break ground is North Star Raceway – the new home of the Calgary Kart Racing Club.  Located north of the border in Alberta, Canada, […]

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May 19, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The Memorial Day weekend picnic festivities will receive an extension for many competitors and their families participating in the Spring Nationals 1 weekend later at Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park May 29-31 for the Bridgestone/Mazda Manufacturers Cup Series in Dousman, Wisconsin. As tradition has dictated for many years, Target Distributing of South Bend, Indiana has […]

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May 19, 2015 Top Kart USA logo
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On May 15th, 2015, Bill McLaughlin Jr., CEO, released David Malukas from all team activities. “The reason for the release was due to several factors that we felt could not be overlooked. We have had a long relationship with the entire Malukas family and we are deeply saddened by the turn of events leading up […]

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May 19, 2015 14-05-30_Zuera_01
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The second round of the European CIK-FIA KZ and KZ2 Championship will be hosted by the Spanish circuit of Zuera. High temperature expected on track, even higher of the one drivers and teams had to cope with a month ago in Sarno, on the track right under Mount Vesuvius. The late spring weather will bring […]

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May 19, 2015 Florida Karting Championship Series logo
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Due to circumstances that have occurred, and in the best interest of the racers, the FKCS event scheduled for Monticello, FL this weekend has been postponed. The second race in the series is currently being rescheduled and will be announced shortly. FKCS apologizes for the short notice and will work hard to ensure the second […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: CRG

Famed brand continues to evolve, beginning with new era in North America

May 19, 2015 Showroom-CRG
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EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the next couple of months, we will be highlighting many chassis manufacturers and the importers / dealers who are responsible for making these karts available to the North American karting community.  The market is filled with models for […]

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May 18, 2015 AKR logo
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The worst time to realize that you are missing that one critical tool is when you are at the track. Acceleration Kart Racing has developed a list of the top 10 great karting tools that will make your day at the race track go smoother. Piston Stop This tool threads into your spark plug hole […]

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May 18, 2015 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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Since we have a few adjustments for the coming weekend we just want to keep everyone up to date with the following announcement . The 2nd round of the Gear Up Challenge at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park will be contested in a clockwise direction. For an extra day of fun we have negotiated a practice on Thursday from 12 […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – April 2015 – Brandon Lemke

Franklin Motorsports / Merlin driver claims three of four Junior feature wins at USPKS opener

May 18, 2015 Lemke driving to victory in the Leopard Junior class on Saturday at the USPKS opener (Photo: EKN)
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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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Superkarts! USA SpringNationals Broadcast Set for May 20 on CBS Sports Network

First of two race highlight shows to cover Round #1 action from Phoenix

May 15, 2015 The first broadcast coverage show from the SKUSA SpringNationals will air on May 20 on the CBS Sports Network (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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In its continuing efforts to improve its program during the off-season, Superkarts! USA throttled up its commitment to national television exposure by furthering its important partnership with Torque.TV and the CBS Sports Network.  The growing sports channel will air the entire Fikse Wheels Pro Tour in prime time, putting the sport of karting in front […]

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May 15, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With the third event closing in fast for the Bridgestone/Mazda Manufacturers Cup Series May 29-31 at Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin, competitors are reminded that the deadline for Tier 2 Entries will be open for another week, with a cutoff slated for May 21. This will afford drivers the final opportunity to […]

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Speedsportz Racing Park Inks Deal with BirelART

Additionally BirelART will become the official kart of the Alan Rudolph Racing Academy

May 15, 2015 Speedsportz Racing Park logo
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As news continues to flow from the ownership group at the Speedsportz Racing Park in North Houston, Texas, another announcement was made public today. Recently inking a deal with BirelART North America, the Speedsportz Racing Park will become the official distributor of the BirelART product line in the Texas region. Additionally, the Birel ART brand […]

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May 15, 2015 CES logo
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Race format; Normal Enduro style races, there will be four 15 minute races though out the weekend (2 races a day).  All four races will decide the overall champion and other finishing positions for the weekend.  Points will be awarded for your finishes in all 4 races, count your 3 best races towards race weekend […]

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2015 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – May 15

Myers and Jarsocrak leap over Craig to begin new season

May 15, 2015 AJ Myers has moved into the #1 position in the EKN TaG Driver Rankings (Photo: USPKS - Kathy Churchill)
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Looking at the top-25 drivers in the newest release of the eKartingNews.com TaG Driver Rankings, the drivers included are no question the best in North America. Any one of the 25 pilots are capable of winning any race they enter, from the regional level to the big stage. With four months of racing into the […]

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May 14, 2015 I-55 Track Challenge logo
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A new four race series has been scheduled for the 2015 season between the historic Mid-State Raceway in Springfield, Illinois and the brand new Gateway Kartplex in St. Louis, Missouri.  The series class structure features a mix of both 4 and 2-cycle classes for all age groups.  The series will provide an opportunity for kart […]

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May 14, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The spring season kicked off in fine fashion for the WKA VEGA/TS Racing National Road Racing Series with stop #2 of the 6-race program at Roebling Road Raceway in Savannah, Georgia. So it’s only fitting that spring slowly goes out the way it came in, with yet another Road Racing event, this time the first […]

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2015 Canadian Karting Challenge Off to a Great Start

Exciting racing action during opening round on Mother's Day at Innisfil Indy

May 14, 2015 Canadian Karting Challenge logo
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With the first event of 2015 in the books, officials at the Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC) and Innisfil Kart Club (IKC) would like to thank everyone for participating in the first round last weekend. “We had a great turn out for our first event of 2015,” explains Innisfil Indy’s Tony Launi. “Everyone had a great […]

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