Jul 14, 2016 Andersen Racing Team-Ramirez
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Confirmed today Florida based driver Mathias Ramirez joins Andersen Racing Team’s Mazda Road to Indy Driver Development Program. Eddie Kish, VP of the Andersen program, had some exciting remarks about the team’s addition : “We are ecstatic to add such a strong name to our program. Mathias has already proven himself to be a top […]

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Jul 14, 2016 Hannah Grisham
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Karting has prepared yet another young driver for excellence in other forms of motorsports competition.  Karting for over 10 years, 16 year old Hannah Grisham took just 3 months to earn her first Regional podium, in NASA’s very competitive Spec Miata class, where she earned 2nd place on June 19 at the technical Buttonwillow road […]

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Jul 14, 2016 Manitoba-Mark Sawatsky DD2 Masters MKA
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Once again it was another rain race for Race 4 of the Manitoba Karting Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. It was raining on and off throughout the day leaving drivers and pit crews guessing whether to start the races on wets or slicks. Highlights of Race # 4 For Senior Briggs John Buzza had pole […]

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DKM Awaits Record Field in Genk

Guest event abroad at the highest German kart racing series

Jul 14, 2016 Volles Haus bei den Schaltkarts
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Next weekend, things are going to get heated in Belgian Genk. The German Kart Championship is going to take place with a record field of participants of 197 drivers. The fight for the Championships is still open in all classes and thrilling races can be awaited once again. After the first two events in Southern […]

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Canadians Defend Home Turf at Can-Am Karting Challenge Event in Chilliwack

McCaughan and Taskinen double up at Greg Moore Raceway in British Columbia

Jul 14, 2016 Coltin McCaughan extended his win streak to four in Rotax Senior (Photo: Dalton Egger - CanAmKartingChallenge.com)
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The Can-Am Karting Challenge made its annual trip ‘north of the border’ to the Greg Moore Raceway over the July 8-10 weekend. The Chilliwack, British Columbia facility is among the more prestigious in the northwest area of North America, home to many of the best drivers in western Canada. Competitors in the Rotax Max Challenge, […]

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PitKit to Present EKN Live SummerNationals Broadcast

Trackside Live coverage to begin on Thursday, July 21

Jul 14, 2016 PitKit logo
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The eKartingNews.com staff is pleased to confirm that karting-specific tool kit designer ‘PitKit’ will partner with us as the title sponsor for our EKN Trackside Live broadcast of the upcoming Superkarts! USA SummerNationals at New Castle Motorsports Park.  David Cole and Rob Howden will be on-site throughout the weekend, providing unparalleled race coverage and live […]

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Jul 14, 2016 Nigel Pendykoski in Victory Lane for the 4th time of 2016
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The list of first time winners continued at Merrittville Speedway July 11th with 2 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Drivers winning their first features of 2016. First to visit Victory Lane was Cohen Corbett who won his first Tim Phillips Garage St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Novice 2 Feature. Also winning his first feature was […]

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Jul 14, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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Competitors on the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series that are patiently awaiting the entry blank for the third race of the season, the Kart City Performance Nationals at New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana August 5-7, will be able to view the information early next week, as the finishing touches are being placed […]

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Jul 14, 2016 Tazio
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On Sunday June 26th, Stamford High School student Tazio Torregiani secured his first victory in a racecar, at Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Tazio drove a Formula 2000 to 1st place in only his second round of the 2016 Skip Barber Racing Championship. Saturday saw Tazio finish race 1 in 3rd place on the podium, which […]

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Jul 14, 2016 Mach 1-Pawel Myszkier
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Thanks to strong performances of the Mach1-Kart drivers, the German chassis manufacturer was successful on different locations at the same time last weekend. Douglas Lundberg became strong fourth winner at the Swedish Championship in Kristianstad, Julian Müller impressed at the ADAC Kart Masters and Mach1 was able to drive among the front field at the […]

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Jul 14, 2016 Sodi World Series
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The 2016 world wide final for leisure karting that brought together the best drivers of the Sodi World Series was a resounding success. Organised by 3MK, the 7th edition of the Sodi World Finals saw high-level competition between over 270 participants, more international than ever during two days of intense racing in the Sprint Cup […]

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From the Tower: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex

Intense weekend on and off the track as high temperatures heat up the championship chases

Jul 14, 2016 (Photo: EKN)
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We spend our entire raceday up in the tower, watching every on-track session as we produce our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. The ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the stories that develop over a race weekend, […]

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Jul 13, 2016 CKRC-R7-Rotax Masters
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CKRC Race #7 was greeted by sunshine and good weather with 59 entries across the 8 different classes. Junior Rotax (2 entries) 1. Connor Peet 2. Naila Deen Rotax Mini Max (3 entries) 1. James Altamirano 2. Kiefer Peet 3. Enzo Sartor Senior Rotax (5 entries) Evan White broke Skylar Dunning’s perfect record in Calgary […]

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Benik Adds Iron Rock Motorsports as New Texas Dealer

Charlie Swayne and Iron Rock Raceway to promote and sell the BENIK brand

Jul 13, 2016 Kart Benik
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Adding more dealers and continuing to grow, BENIK Kart has increased their dealer network by securing a very prominent and reputable karting company. Charlie Swayne and Iron Rock Motorsports will now be the Texas Region distributor for BENIK chassis and will offer complete sales and trackside support throughout the Texas area and at national level […]

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Jul 13, 2016 (Photo: kartpix.net)
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The Super One Series was making its first visit to Fulbeck for a long time, the Lincolnshire track being one of the first in the UK back in the early sixties and relatively unchanged in track layout.  It is only a mile from Britain’s most modern circuit at PF International.  This round was for Cadets, […]

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Jul 13, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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The 3-month hiatus for the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series will come to a conclusion in a big way this weekend, as over 140 pre entries will jam the pits of the famed New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana for the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals, stop #3 for the popular 2 Cycle Sprint Series. Following traditional […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: June 2016 – Dakota Pesek

Top Kart USA driver sweeps Shawano for USPKS and Route 66 Sprint Series

Jul 12, 2016 Dakota Pesek won both finals at the Route 66 Sprint Series and doubled up at the USPKS event - both in Shawano (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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Jul 12, 2016 PSL-ECKC-resized-team-photo
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An exciting weekend for Team PSL & Birel ART who put themselves at the top of every pod across all categories this weekend for round 3 of the ECKC Championship MINI MAX — It was clear who was in control of the Mini Max group from timed practice 1 as Thomas Nepveu swept both finals, […]

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Jul 12, 2016 LO206 Masters double winner Rob Smith 
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The Coyote Motorsports team and many of our customers made the trip to Kershaw, South Carolina, June 24-26 for round two of the WKA Gold Cup Series national circuit at the technical 0.7-mile Carolina Motorsports Park kart track. The team’s first of two 2016 Gold Cup events at CMP proved impressive with Coyote racers driving […]

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Jul 12, 2016 Rotax Grand Nationals logo
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With the 2016 Sofina Foods United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals fast approaching, MAXSpeed Entertainment would like to remind drivers registration is now open through Sunday, July 24 at midnight EDT. Only one punch is required to participate in the 2016 edition of the event, which is slated for August 3-6 at the premier […]

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