Florida Winter Tour On Chudleigh’s Agenda

Canadian Open-Wheel Racer to Contest Kart Series

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Like many Canadian’s before him, Luke Chudleigh is opting to head south to sunnier climates to keep sharp over the winter, the 19-year-old today confirming he will participate in the first two rounds of the 2015 Florida Winter Tour, one of the premier kart series in North America. Chudleigh, with two seasons of European open-wheel […]

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2014 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – 2014 Final Standings

Lennox-Lamb uses perfect Pro Tour record to land on top, besting USA’s Neri and Leesmann

Dec 10, 2014 UK driver Jordon Lennox-Lamb finishes the 2014 season on top of the EKN Stock Moto Driver Rankings (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The Stock Moto division continues its growth throughout North America, reaching Canada and Mexico with multiple regional programs throughout the continent. The expansion shows in the numbers, with a 10% increase in the number of drivers scoring points in the 2014 eKartingNews.com Stock Moto Driver Rankings. Over 200 different pilots competed in the just over […]

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It’s not a popularity contest. It’s not about who the champions are. It’s not about the prestigious – or not-name of a race or a series or championship. It’s about being ranked the top karter in a division based on who – and how many – other drivers you’ve driven against. And beaten. Think of […]

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Globe-trotting Kiwi karter Daniel Bray has ended his 2014 season on a high note – finishing third at a big street race meeting in Mexico. The Auckland-based international, a former SuperKarts USA ProTour champion, and third last year at the KZ2 class World Cup meeting in France, was part of a star-studded group of top-level […]

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Considered the biggest single race of the year for the North American market, the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) Super Nationals attracts the who’s who from around the world all vying to be called a Super Nationals Champion.  The 2014 MG Tires Super Nationals did not disappoint with the talent entered for the 5-day event.  On track […]

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From the Seat: Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2014 – Team USA

21 different stories from Valencia, Spain at the ‘Olympics of Karting’

Dec 09, 2014 (Photo: GoRotax.com)
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eKartingNews.com is happy to wrap up the coverage of this year’s Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals, held at the Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero outside Valencia, Spain on November 25-29. Due to illness, the EKN staff was unable to travel overseas to Europe, but provided unparalleled updates from 2am Eastern time every day, powering through the five days of […]

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Behind the Laptop: 10 Years and Still Going

Celebrating a decade of managing eKartingNews.com

Dec 08, 2014 Behind the Laptop David Cole
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The months of November and December feature a bit of celebration for me, personally. A little over 10 years ago, a man asked me to come into his family and his business, to be part of what I considered to be a dream job. How could I say ‘no’…I was waiting tables every night, while […]

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Selliken Focused on Stock Car Program for 2015

National champion kart racer to pair national karting effort with late model racing in PNW

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Over the past eight years, Portland, Oregon’s Luke Selliken has gone from sampling the thrill of motor racing on the indoor kart tracks of his hometown as a child to standing atop the nation’s karting competition as one of the best young drivers in the sport.  With multiple championships and race wins to his credit […]

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In an effort to make the transition to the new Rotax 125 MAX evo engine platform as smooth, panic free and as easy as possible, MAXSpeed Group, with help from BRP-Rotax, will offer upgrade kits at extremely discounted prices.  The upgrade kits will be available for a limited time directly from MAXSpeed Group.  With parts […]

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Top Kart USA is the Official class sponsor for the IAME Jr. class with a cash prize pay out confirmed for round one a the Palm Beach Kart Center the top 3 will receive: 1st – $1000.00 2nd – $500.00 3rd – Set of Bridgestone Tires Year End Awards: Champion – IAME International Finals Ticket with $2000.00 travel […]

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Canadian Karting Challenge Drivers Compete at SKUSA SuperNationals

Three CKC drivers take on SuperNats with Innisfil Indy/GP Canada

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After a successful inaugural season of the Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC), officials would like to thank all teams and drivers who competed in the series this year. Most recently, the Innisfil Indy Kart Team/GP Canada travelled to the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals in Las Vegas, Nevada with several CKC competitors. Taking on the tight and tricky […]

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Red Line Oil Karting Championship Title Winners Crowned

RLOKC Sponsors provided $20,000 in awards!

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The RLOKC awards dinner was once again an event to be remembered. The eleven Champions received their accolades and prize packages in front of a large group of supporters and family members. This year the RLOKC series sponsors contributions were at an all time high with all the recipients taking home significant awards. Newly announced […]

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In just their first full year of competition, BENIK Kart has had an accomplished season that many veteran teams could be envious of. Among their list of driver and team accomplishments are some really strong finishes at the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, a plethora wins and podiums at the Florida Winter Tour (FWT), United States […]

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Superkarts! USA Brings TaG Cadet Program In-Line with IAME Focus

New IAME Mini Swift trade-in program begins for core SKUSA and PKC customers

Dec 05, 2014 The IAME Mini Swift is now the spec engine for the TaG Cadet category in Superkarts! USA competition
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The final page of the 2014 calendar is now less than 30 days from being flipped over, and then we’ll welcome the first month of 2015.  It was with this in mind that Superkarts! USA was already hard at work planning for the new year well before hosting their season finale in Las Vegas last […]

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MAXSpeed Group Announces Details and Benefits of New 125 Max EVO Engine Series

Next generation Rotax engine legal for use in US starting March 30, 2015

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MAXSpeed Group is pleased and excited to announce the next generation in Rotax karting engines from BRP-Powertrain, the 125 MAX evo engine series. Legal for use beginning March 30, 2015 in the United States, the MAXSpeed Group will announce pricing structure and availability of upgrade kits in the very near future. “The new Rotax evo […]

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Rotax Challenge of the Americas Program Confirms 2015 Rotax Grand Finals Tickets

Four championship-winning drivers to earn tickets to compete at 16th annual ‘Olympics of Karting’

Dec 04, 2014 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas is set to begin its eighth season in just over a month. Over 150 racers are scheduled to open up the year at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona on January 9-11, beginning the three weekend journey toward the Challenge titles. Four of the seven champions from […]

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Every truly talented driver, from those on the first step of the motorsport ladder to its very top, will experience very high highs and really low lows. Not just race to race. Even a single race weekend can be a yo-yo of emotions, successes and failures experienced within hours, even minutes, of each other. But good […]

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P1 Engines Scores SKUSA SuperNats Glory in Las Vegas

P1 Engines power their way to SKUSA ProKart Challenge Championships

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P1 Engines proved they are a champion- making a force to be reckoned with at the 18th annual Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals in Las Vegas. Their engines spanned the tents of over ten teams and within four categories had ten top-ten finishes, a feat any engine builder would be proud of, especially concerning the SuperNationals […]

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Throwback Thursday: MG Tires Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII

A look at this year’s event through the eye of the camera

Dec 04, 2014 GFC...damn right
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There’s nothing like the Vegas lights and the bright Nevada sunshine to pave the way for amazing photography and video. Thankfully, this year’s Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII was able to steer clear of the horrible weather from 2013 so that the throngs of photographers in attendance could capture the true essence that was the #SuperNats18. […]

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Nick Neri Bids Farewell to Ocala Gran Prix

Multi-time champion enters new chapter of karting and motorsports career

Dec 03, 2014 Nick Neri (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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While all good things must come to an end, so must a relationship between one of North America’s top karting drivers and powerhouse teams. Competing in his final event this past week as a member of the Ocala Gran Prix squad at the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Valencia, Spain, Floridian driver Nick Neri […]

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