Trey Shannon Reclaims 24 Hour Indoor Guinness World Record

24 Hours for TSA World Record Attempt another success

Nov 14, 2014 Trey Shannon reset the world record distance for piloting an indoor kart in a 24-hour period
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On December 15, 2012, Trey Shannon scribbled his name into the record books for the second time, establishing an initial bench mark for the Guinness World Record for distance traveled by a solo karting driver on an indoor circuit in 24 hours with a total distance of 312 miles. In February of this year, Australia’s […]

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Nov 14, 2014 Auckland international Daniel Bray (Photo: Fast Company/Ash Budd)
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Four of the country’s top karters fly out to the United States over the next 48 hours to prepare for the 18th annual SuperKarts USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals meeting in Las Vegas between Wednesday and Sunday November 19 and 23. With over 600 entries across nine classes the event is the single biggest kart one in […]

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EKN Exclusive: SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII – Preview Program – KZ2

‘Formula One’ division of karting set to take to the main stage in Las Vegas

Nov 14, 2014 SKUSA SuperNats XVIII Event Page Photo
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eKartingNews.com is proud to present the official Preview Program for the SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII. As the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, EKN will preview each of the nine categories that will compete outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino from November 19-23 in Las Vegas. For complete coverage of the SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII, visit […]

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EKN EXCLUSIVE: IndyCar’s Andretti to Fill In for Speed at SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII

Former karter returns to roots after schedule conflict sidelines two-time SuperNats winner

Nov 13, 2014 IndyCar's Marco Andretti is scheduled to compete at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII
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What began as vague online statement with a ‘tweet’ on Tuesday afternoon was confirmed by Superkarts! USA later in the day when EKN learned that Verizon IndyCar Series driver Marco Andretti would replace the entry for Global Rallycross pilot Scott Speed for this year’s SuperNationals XVIII.  Speed, a three-time winner of the event, was scheduled […]

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MG Tires Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII Announces Prize Package

Over $100,000 in cash and prizes scheduled to be handed out in Las Vegas on SuperSunday

Nov 13, 2014 Logo-SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII
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Karts will be ripping around the parking lot of the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in just six days as the MG Tires Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII will be underway. The world-renowned event is scheduled for November 19-23, with over 500 drivers from all across the globe ready to converge on Las Vegas. The event […]

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J3 Competition Homologates the New COMPKART

American company becomes newest kart chassis manufacturer

Nov 13, 2014 CompKart logo
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J3 Competition Inc. an American pillar within the international Karting industry has officially announced the launch of its own proprietary chassis line – COMPKART. The project has been designed and realized internally by its founding and managing Directors who have fused years of work into the new ultimate vision that is — COMPKART. The COMPKART […]

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Nov 13, 2014 World Formula Medium winner Bryan Lemon
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The 4-cycle Super Showdown presented by Briggs and Stratton returned to Phoenix Kart Racing Association in 2014, this time about a month earlier than its inaugural running in November of 2013. The Halloween-weekend event was the second installment of an event dedicated to the fast-growing Briggs and Stratton racing community in Phoenix and on the […]

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Nov 13, 2014 IAME KA100
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The first batch of IAME KA100 ReedJet engines are nearing completion at the IAME Factory in Italy. The engines are due for Karting Australia homologation later this month. The first 1,000 engines are due for shipping in December with airfreight orders being delivered to retailers prior to Christmas. The KA100 engine will be added to […]

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15 years old International kart racer Tazio Torregiani is endorsing the “5 to Drive” campaign, to encourage teen drivers to always set the rules before they hit the road. Did you know that motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens? The “5 to Drive” campaign was launched during Teen Driver […]

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Energy Kart Canada Becomes North American Distributor

The well-known company is now the North American distributor for Energy Karts

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The professional Canadian Factory Team, Energy Kart Canada, is known for offering programs that vastly span some of the most popular and challenging categories in karting. Already known for their professionalism throughout Canada, Energy Kart Canada is ready to spread their reign throughout North America. The team proudly announces today that they will now be […]

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World Karting Association officials have recognized the concern some members have expressed regarding the increase in price to enter two or more classes at 2015 Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series events, beginning with the Margay Sprint Championships December 27-30 at Daytona International Speedway. WKA officials have implemented a $25.00 discount per class when entering […]

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EKN Exclusive: SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII – Preview Program – S2 Semi-Pro Stock Moto

Exciting mix of young and experienced drivers make up this year’s field

Nov 13, 2014 SKUSA SuperNats XVIII Event Page Photo
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eKartingNews.com is proud to present the official Preview Program for the SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII. As the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, EKN will preview each of the nine categories that will compete outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino from November 19-23 in Las Vegas. For complete coverage of the SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII, visit […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – October 2014 – Ugo Ugochukwu

A ‘Spin and Win’ unfolds for one of the youngest drivers in the US Rotax Max Challenge program

Nov 12, 2014 DOM Rotax-Ugo Ugochukwu-Victory
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Thanks to the partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United States […]

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CRG-USA Ready for Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII

Large contingent of CRG drivers set to battle for victories in Las Vegas

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One of the most successful chassis in the history of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals is CRG. Continuing the tradition is the CRG-USA operation, who is gearing up for the 18th edition of the prestigious event, set for November 19-23 outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. The Grand Junction, Colorado-based operation will have a large […]

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A canny combination of speed and consistency gave Taranaki racer Brad Still the edge in the 125cc Rotax Max Light class at the opening round of the new-look Bayleys WPKA Goldstar kart series in Wellington over the weekend. Rotax Max Light was the class field of the day with recent South Island champion Chris Cox […]

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Four-cycle sprint karting teams from across the east coast traveled to Kershaw, South Carolina, October 17-19 for the season-closing World Karting Association RLV Gold Cup Series Grand Nationals at the popular Carolina Motorsports Park, located roughly an hour south of Charlotte on U.S. Route 521. With an eye to utilize the 2014 Gold Cup season […]

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Pre-registration is currently open for the 2015 WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series season opener December 27-30 at Daytona International Speedway. Click HERE to download the Margay Sprint Championships entry form. The new Man. Cup Series class structure features some changes as well as many classes remaining intact with identical rules from the 2014 […]

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EKN Exclusive: SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII – Preview Program – TaG Junior

Young guns ready to battle to decide seventh different category winner

Nov 12, 2014 SKUSA SuperNats XVIII Event Page Photo
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eKartingNews.com is proud to present the official Preview Program for the SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII. As the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, EKN will preview each of the nine categories that will compete outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino from November 19-23 in Las Vegas. For complete coverage of the SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII, visit […]

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Superkarts! USA and IAME Show Support with Prizes for Florida Pro Kart Series Winter Program

New website launched and registration now open as big prizes are announced for IAME Senior and IAME Junior

Nov 11, 2014 Florida Pro Kart Series logo
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The inaugural Florida Pro Kart Series (FPKS) Winter Series is set to kick off in about two months time at the Palm Beach Kart Center in Jupiter, Florida, January 9-11. As the excitement builds, the series and its partners are hard at work. Together with IAME USA EAST and Bridgestone, the FPKS is proud to […]

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Dakota Dickerson of San Diego, CA took home 2nd place in the Skip Barber Karts to Cars Scholarship Shootout and was the only racer in this competition to win the Bryan Herta Career Enhancement Scholarship Award after competing against the top karters from around the world at the 18th Annual Shootout at the Sebring International […]

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