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Canadian Tire has renewed its support as the title sponsor of the Canadian Tire ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championships being held on August 22 – 24, 2014, at Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Québec. Canadian Tire will also continue to sponsor Team Canada for the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2014 in Valencia, Spain, on November […]

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Racing returns to 3-S in Sutton this Sunday, Aug. 17 for the Simcoe Kart Club’s Race #9. Open practice is available all week and camping is always free.  Pre-registration opens on Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm.  Registration opens on Sunday at 7:45 am, followed by Pre-tech, and the Driver’s Meeting at 9:30 am. […]

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Team PSL Karting, the world’s number one CRG distributer, stayed very close to home for the third round of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC) at Le Monaco Trois-Rivieres. The team and its customers made an impressive number of podium finishes among the most competitive drivers from Eastern Canada and elsewhere. Saturday’s action at Le […]

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New Castle Motorsports Park will be the scene of the final round of the United States Pro Kart Series, and Checkered Motorsports is looking to add more wins and podiums to an already impressive 2014 racing season, which included four wins and ten podiums at the third stop of the USPKS at Pittsburgh International Race […]

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Attracting drivers from all over the globe, SuperKarts USA (SKUSA) hosted rounds 3 and 4 of the 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour in Modesto, Ca. The event was set up as a temporary track using the Downtown Modesto city streets. This would be a first for a Pro Tour event but proved vital attracting thousands of […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Preview – Part 2

TaG championships coming down to the wire this weekend in Indiana

Aug 14, 2014 USPKS logo
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The second season of the United States Pro Kart Series will come to a close this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park – presented by KARTSALE. Round Seven and Eight are scheduled for the August 15-17 weekend, with the New Castle, Indiana facility set to welcome a strong contingent of drivers competing in the […]

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Four Tickets to Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals to be Awarded at Rotax Pan American Challenge

Two drivers will enter 2014 event while two others will receive first invites to 2015 Grand Finals

Aug 13, 2014 Rotax Pan American Logo
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With the annual Rotax Pan American Challenge set to take place at the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina from October 15-19, the MAXSpeed Group is pleased to announce additional details for the event. With four invites to the annual Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) on the line, Rotax Senior MAX and DD2 […]

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Indiana‘s Zach Holden and Ohio’s John Paul Southern Jr. led the way this past weekend at the Top Kart USA Nationals, round four of the 2014 WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at New Castle Motorsports Park’s Iron Man Course. Holden, who entered the weekend as one of the few drivers with a lot […]

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Cleavelin Lands CRG-USA in Victory Lane at Superkarts! USA SummerNationals

TaG Master driver pilots CRG machine to a win at inaugural Modesto Grand Prix

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The CRG-USA race team traveled to the second stop of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour, visiting the inaugural Modesto Grand Prix. The northern California city opened its city streets to the largest SummerNationals ever, with nearly 250 drivers on hand. Making the journey from its Grand Junction, Colorado facility, CRG-USA fielded a large contingent of […]

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Team PSL Karting Gains Momentum at Modesto

Looking forward to championships and further victories to close the SKUSA season

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The Modesto Grand Prix brought plenty of excitement, talent, and drama for one race weekend. Team PSL Karting’s tent was definitely full of mostly excitement and talent after a slew of top-ten finishes. Superkarts! USA’s (SKUSA) inaugural street course race pushed the limits of what American karting traditionally looks like and brought the development of […]

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Heartbreak for Anthony Gangi Jr. at Cold Stone US Grand Nationals

New York resident shows speed at Miller Motorsports Park

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With hopes to join Team USA at the annual Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF), GT7 Motorsports driver Anthony Gangi Jr. would compete in the Rotax Junior class at the recent 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals. Showing speed around the ultra-fast and technical Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, the up-and-coming talent was one […]

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Dark Horse Pros Launches Crowfunding Site for Athletes

Dark Horse Pros, a company committed to serious athletes, launches their crowdfunding site for athletes in action and extreme sports

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Amateur, semi-pro, and pro athletes can now create campaigns on DarkHorsePros.com. Crowdfunding campaigns, once approved, must set a minimum goal of raising $200 and can last up to 30 days. Campaigns must be related to participation in an action or extreme sport and are limited to the current or upcoming season. For additional requirements, check […]

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SuperTuners Inc. Scores Cold Stone US Grand Nationals Title

Greg Bell and Mike Jones will now be part of Team USA

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Creating SuperTuners Inc. in 2013, Greg Bell would put forth a program to help karting competitors. Offering the same services that he provided within his own Leading Edge Motorsports Race Team, Bell worked to put together a talented group of tuners to service drivers on other kart brands. Claiming race wins and championships throughout the […]

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The team from Goodwood Kartways kept its Eastern Canadian Karting Championship momentum rolling a week ago as the series hit Quebec for the first time this season. Le Monaco de Trois-Rivieres was a doubleheader this year, and the Goodwood crew was certainly toeing the line as four different drivers scored double podiums! Zachary Claman DeMelo, […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Preview – Part 1

Four Yamaha titles on the line in Indiana as 2014 season closes out

Aug 13, 2014 USPKS logo
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The second season of the United States Pro Kart Series will come to a close this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park – presented by KARTSALE. Round Seven and Eight are scheduled for the August 15-17 weekend, with the New Castle, Indiana facility set to welcome a strong contingent of drivers competing in the […]

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From the Tower: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals

Challenging weekend as SKUSA goes to the streets of Modesto

Aug 12, 2014 From the Tower-SummerNats
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We spend our entire racedays up in the tower, watching every on-track session while producing our EKN Trackside Live program, so 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 accounts that develop over a race weekend, […]

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The World Karting Association Board of Trustees has approved a 12-class structure and brand-new weekend race format for the 2015 Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, which will open December 27-30 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Next year’s Man Cup Series has 12 classes on the docket that includes a couple new […]

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Aug 12, 2014 Super One Rotax Series
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After a month’s break the SSM Super One Series visited north Wales for the picturesque circuit of Glan y Gors. Following a dry day on Saturday for the heats, Sunday was punctuated by showers courtesy of the remnants of Hurricane Bertha.  Dean MacDonald took the second MiniMax final after the first winner Alex Quinn fell […]

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EKN One-on-One: Chris Wheeler – US Open of Dirt

Karting industry member discusses plans for exciting new venture

Aug 11, 2014 US41 Speedway will host the first ever US Open of Dirt event on September 12-13
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As we enter the month of August and take a quick look at how the 2014 racing season has progressed, there have been many positives.  Numbers have been strong in the top national series with record entries on both the SKUSA Pro Tour and the Rotax Challenge of the Americas, and we’ve seen growth from […]

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Season Finale Spectacular Scheduled for United States Pro Kart Series

Popular New Castle Motorsports Park readies for final two rounds and season-ending awards banquet

Aug 11, 2014 USPKS logo
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The sophomore season of the United States Pro Kart Series is set to finish this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park, presented by KARTSALE. Labeled as one of the top facilities in the United States for karting, the record-breaking year the USPKS championships will close out at the New Castle, Indiana facility. Each of […]

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