Karts to Return to The Rock for 20th Year of Street Races

World renowned race preparing for milestone event

Aug 21, 2014 RIGP-2014-logo Rock Island Grand Prix
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It’s a milestone that few karting events ever come close to. This year the Rock Island Grand Prix presented by AT&T celebrates its 20th anniversary. If not for a flood in 1993 and a year skipped in 1997 it would be well into its third decade when racers take to the streets August 30-31. “Since […]

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Merrittville Speedway’s 2014 Lucas Oil Kart Weekly Racing Series Season got back on track August 19th with KC Auto Parts Victory Lane greeting some new faces and familiar ones after several rain-outs.. As a follow up to his favorite NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Jeff Gordon winning his 3rd of the season this weekend, Randy Giroux […]

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2014 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – August 15

Neri jumps to number one position following another successful Pro Tour outing

Aug 20, 2014 Nick Neri (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The core of the 2014 season is upon us, and the many events throughout July and August are now defining the racing year. Regional racing is closing in on its completion, while the national schedule was amped up with the recent running of the Superkarts! USA SummerNationals at the Modesto Grand Prix. At the street […]

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The St. Louis Karting Association wants to thank everyone for our record breaking year at the 2014 Kid Kart Nationals at I-55 Raceway! This year, we had 40 plus racers show up to battle it out for first place in two categories – Kid Kart Restricted and Kid Kart Unrestricted. Congratulations to Nick Snell for […]

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Waterloo Regional Kart Club Race 10 Results

New York visitors add flavor to annual Corn Roast event

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On Saturday August 16, the Waterloo Regional Kart Club played host to some visitors from New York State who made the trek north with their trailers and Karts. The go karts looked the same but you knew they were not exactly the same when they started the engines. The WRKC is Canada’s largest club that […]

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Aug 19, 2014 Daniel Bray (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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The battle for KZ2 class honours between Graeme Smyth and Daniel Bray was just of the highlights of an all-action penultimate round of the 2014 Pro Kart Series in Hawke’s Bay over the weekend. Because he missed the first two rounds of this year’s series kart and car racer Smyth has too big a points […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – July 2014 – Ken Maxfield

Masters driver scores national title at home track, battling back from illness

Aug 19, 2014 2014 Masters Max national champion Ken Maxfield (Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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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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Karts to Cars Driver Development Program Registration Open Now

Program will award Formula 1600 test to three worth recipients from the regional karting community in Ontartio

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CASC (Canadian Automobile Sport Clubs) Ontario Region and Move Motorsports Management (Canadian formula car series promoters) are proud to announce the Karts to Cars Driver Development registration is now open. The Program is open to residents of Ontario, 15 and older, racing karts at the club level. It is not a program based on race […]

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New Fresh Look for Australian Karting

Mick Doohan helps prepare Australian Karting for successful 2015

Aug 18, 2014 Australian Karting Association logo
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Since being vested with control of Australian karting on 1 September 2013, the Karting Australia Board of Directors and administration have been working to build the foundations necessary to reshape and sustain karting in Australia for the long term. The main part of this work has been conducting a complete review of the sport, the […]

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Seve Depinto’s Taste of Victory Won’t Be Stifled Yet

Coming off multiple podiums, no one should be surprised at this Florida driver's recent successes

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If one doesn’t have the opportunity to do something often, then every time a chance arises, one must do it well. This truth certainly doesn’t fall short in the karting world, and Seve DePinto’s third and fourth showing in this season’s Florida Pro Kart Series (FPKS) in TaG Junior does nothing but uphold the theory. […]

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The Fall GoPro Motorplex Rental League begins with Round One on Sept. 3, just three weeks away. However, in addition to the Rental Kart League Light and Heavy divisions, the Briggs LO206 Heavy Division will also compete during the five-week, Wednesday night series, adding to the racing action! Running from Sept. 3 through Oct. 1, […]

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Aug 18, 2014 Mathew Kinsman (#1 orange kart) from brother Daniel Kinsman (#31) in Logitech 125cc Rotax Max Light (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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It all came right for Caleb Huston at the fifth round of this year’s Rotax Max Challenge New Zealand in the Hawke’s Bay over the weekend, the 14-year-old from Rotorua successfully making a last lap, last corner pass on title contenders Marcus Armstrong and Dylan Drysdale to win the Arai Junior Max class Final. “It’s definitely […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle – Sunday Report

Finlayson earns first in Leopard, Jarsocrak racks up another $1k in Yamaha with eight champions crowned

Aug 17, 2014 USPKS-NewCastle-Sun
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The final round of the 2014 United States Pro Kart Series went into the books Sunday following a challenge day at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Weather conditions changed throughout the day, beginning with a wet track and light sprinkles, transforming into bright sunshine at the end of the day, changing the track conditions with […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle – Saturday Report

Myers triumphs in challenging Leopard main event while Jones fights forward for Yamaha win

Aug 16, 2014 USPKS-NewCastle-Sat
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The 2014 United States Pro Kart Series finale completed the opening day of competition on Saturday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The central Indiana facility challenged the near 140 entries on the day in the eight categories, as on and off rain kept driver and mechanics on their toes. Changing conditions providing some excitement […]

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Aug 15, 2014 (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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EKN’s Paddock Insider brings you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the United States Pro Kart Series finale weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and […]

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Superkarts! USA SuperNationals Registration Opens to the Public

Entry into the 18th annual event in Las Vegas begins at 9pm PDT to all competitors

Aug 14, 2014 Registration for the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII opens to the public on August 14 at 9pm PDT (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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In less than 100 days, karters from all over the world will gather on the Las Vegas Strip to take part in the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII. The annual event will take place at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino for the fifth year in a row over the November 19-23 weekend, and it promises […]

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United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Motorsports Park

August 15-17, 2014: New Castle Motorsports Park - New Castle, Indiana

Aug 14, 2014 USPKS logo
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This weekend is the finale of the 2014 United States Pro Kart Series, set for the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. Another event of over 100 entries will converge to the popular 1-mile course to decide the eight champions – four in TaG and four in Yamaha. Official Event Thread Official Website […]

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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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