Dan Wheldon’s Legacy Lives on Through Charity Karting Race

Funds Raised Will Benefit the Alzheimer’s Association in Memory of Wheldon’s Mother

Sep 11, 2014 Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro Am Karting Challenge logo 2014
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Many of the INDYCAR drivers will have one more race to compete in before their off-season begins.   On Sept. 20, The Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Challenge will take place at New Castle Motorsports Park where participants will race to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association, a cause that became close to Wheldon after his […]

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Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Closes Out 2014 Sesaon

Cook and Brewer leave with S1 and S2 titles following Grand Junction event

Sep 11, 2014 Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge logo
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The 2014 Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge came to a close during the August 29-31 weekend. The regional leg of the Superkarts! USA organization began and ended the season at the Grand Junction Motor Speedway. Racers from the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains made the trip over to support the series finale. Lindsay Brewer captured […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – August 2014 – Brandon Jarsocrak

Senior Rookie cashes in four straight weekends in Yamaha Pro division at United States Pro Kart Series

Sep 11, 2014 Jarsocrak led the Yamaha Pro field at all four weekends of the USPKS (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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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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Successful First Event in Lake Elsinore for California ProKart Challenge

Musgrave jumps back to winning ways as Nekeel paces TaG Senior field around ‘SuperNats’ course

Sep 10, 2014 Over 120 racers took part in the first ever California ProKart Challenge event on a temporary circuit in Lake Elsinore, California (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge hosted the first of its two temporary circuit events to close out the 2014 championship series on September 5-6 in Lake Elsinore, California. Held in a large parking lot of the Lake Elsinore Diamond Stadium, the fifth round of the Superkarts! USA regional program experienced extremely warm weather, and even hotter […]

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2014 Robo-Pong 200 Set for September 19-21

Over $40,000 in cash and prizes for endurance event at New Castle Motorsports Park

Sep 09, 2014 2014 Robo-Pong 200 logo
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This year marks the 11th edition of the annual Robo-Pong 200 held at the popular New Castle Motorsports Park. Over the September 19-21 weekend, teams and drivers will attempt to complete the 200-lap TaG endurance race around the 1-mile New Castle, Indiana facility. A test of skill, determination and stamina for both man and machine […]

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The New Jersey Sprint Series is set to hit the track for one last time this coming weekend September 12th -14th, 2014 at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, New Jersey.  For some, championship battles are on the line, while for others, it will be one last chance to notch a win in a long […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – September 9

Tony Kart lead grows exponentially as the season draws to a close

Sep 09, 2014 EKN Constructors Championship logo
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It has been a busy 2014 for karting in the United States, North America, and around the world. Just three months of racing remains for the season, with more major victories and championships still on the horizon for a number of drivers and chassis manufacturers. One title that may be wrapped up early is the […]

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Payton Durrant Joins Team Koene USA for Remainder of 2014 and 2015

Up and coming driver will make the switch to Team Koene USA and Tony Kart

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Payton Durrant, one of Utah’s up and coming karting competitors, has officially made the switch to Tony Kart and Team Koene USA. Looking to make a run at several series titles in 2015, Durrant will make the switch immediately and begin testing his new Tony Kart chassis. Joining the Indianapolis-based squad for a test at […]

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Sep 08, 2014 Zane Morse celebrating his Junior Rotax National Championship 
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Three first-time National Champions were crowned at the 2014 Sparco Rotax Nationals in Ipswich on Saturday night. Canberra’s Zane Morse, Victorian Bradley Jenner and Bundaberg’s Mason Barbera were victorious in the Junior Rotax, Rotax Light and Rotax Heavy classes respectively. Morse led the Junior Rotax freight train through the opening turn of the 20-lap Junior […]

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Praga Dominates at Gearup F Series

Kartwerks USA and CPI Karting drivers collect multiple wins and podiums

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Praga North America has a lot to be happy about, after the stellar performances from its dealers at last weekend’s Gearup F Series race, held at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. On hand with their teams were Kartwerks USA and CPI Karting, both of whom managed to see their way to the top of the […]

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Anthony Gangi Jr. Finishes USPKS Campaign Strong

New Yorker claims third in series title and will now shift his focus to Rotax Pan American Challenge

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Picking and choosing larger race events to attend across the United States, GT7 Motorsports pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. put the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) near the top of his list for 2014. After a successful rookie season by the east coast series, bigger teams and top drivers from across the country would contend […]

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Gearup Challenge Ready for Season Finale

Three weeks to the final round of the 2014 Gearup Challenge at the fabulous Tempest circuit at F1 New Jersey

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From the buzz we have been receiving the weekend of the 26th and 27th at NJ Motorsport Park will be a fantastic weekend for kart racing. With championship battles coming down to the wire and record entries expected this event will be the most exciting event to date. We are currently working on some exciting and fun stuff that will add a whole new […]

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Don’t Even Think About Counting Energy Kart Canada Out

A successful ASN Canadian Karting Championship weekend was a sign of what's to come

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This year, for Energy Kart Canada, the ASN Canadian Karting Championships in Mont Tremblant, Quebec was a weekend that showed what determination and the drive to succeed can do for an entire team. Even after hitting a few speed bumps along the way, the Energy Kart Canada drivers took to the Jim Russell Karting Circuit […]

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2014 United States Pro Kart Series Champions Crowned

Second season of growing program closes at New Castle Motorsports Park

Sep 08, 2014 (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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The sophomore season of the United States Pro Kart Series closed over the August 15-17 weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park facility in central Indiana. The final two rounds of the eight-race championship were contested, and the top-five drivers in each of the eight title chases were recognized during the year-end awards ceremony that […]

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Breaking News: 2014 Rotax Grand Finals Ticket Now Available for DD2 at Rotax Pan American Challenge

MAXSpeed Group acquired another 2014 RMCGF ticket for October event at GoPro Motorplex

Sep 05, 2014 Rotax Pan American Logo
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Since the recent announcement of the four Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) tickets to be awarded at the 2014 Rotax Pan American Challenge, the team at the MAXSpeed Group has been working diligently to try and obtain the 2014 tickets in the Junior MAX and DD2 MAX classes that were replaced with tickets to […]

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Final Great Lakes Sprint Series Event of 2014 Set for New Castle Motorsports Park

Great season for GLSS to be capped off September 26 - 28

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After a successful season to date, the Great Lakes Sprint Series (GLSS) is set close out their 2014 campaign at the ultra fast New Castle Motorsports Park (NCMP) facility in New Castle, Indiana. Set to take place September 26 – 28th, series participants will see increased track time to ensure they get the best bang […]

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Octane Sports Development Drivers Roll Through 2014

Wins, podiums and championships on the horizon for OSD powered drivers

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Focused on providing up and coming drivers the instruction they need to succeed, including marketing and media activities, driver coaching, advice, tuning and nutrition, Octane Sports Development (OSD) quickly began to make a name for themselves when they entered the karting scene. Now, less than a year into the program, OSD supported competitors have scored […]

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Goodwood Kartways had an excellent showing at the recent Canadian National Karting Championships as the team put a driver in the top five of every class, save one, and in that one actually had the second quickest time in qualifying! Darryl Timmers, Gianluca Savaglio, Tyler McCullough and Zachary Claman DeMelo were the drivers to climb […]

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The Formula 100 Karting Series has had an excellent season so far, with great racing and growth in all classes. With 5 exciting rounds of action in the books, F100 looks forward to its final 2 events of the 2014 season. F100 has updated its schedule. Round #6 has been moved to October 4th, 2014. […]

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Two Canadian National Titles for Team PSL Karting

PSL Karting definitely showed up at the Canadian Nationals event

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Taking to the Jim Russell Karting Academy for the 2014 ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championships, powerhouse Team PSL Karting brought their A-game in the hopes of adding more national titles to their already stout resume. With stacked fields and intense competition, the CRG/PSL outfit delivered, scoring two Canadian National titles with team drivers Alex […]

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