Sep 21, 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup logo
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The second trip of 2016 for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series to New Castle Motorsports Park will be for all the marbles, as this weekend’s Top Kart USA Grand Nationals will determine the National Champions. 8 classes will be running for the famed Grand National Eagles this weekend, with awards to the weekends overall winners […]

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Sep 21, 2016 maranello-italian-prodriver-alaimo
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Francesco Alaimo closed the final round of the Italian Prodriver Championship with a good victory. Palmeri di Villalba also on the podium of Prodriver Over. Marco Pastacaldi run a strong debut race with Maranello Kart in KZ2. Maranello Kart has been protagonist of several good performances in Triscina’s round of the Italian ACI Karting Championship, […]

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Sep 20, 2016 Road Racing legend Randy Fulks (Photo: WKA - Jennifer Henry)
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The inaugural appearance of World Karting Association at the ultra-modern Atlanta Motorsports Park for the series Grand National event found some monumental results in the season finale for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting. Nestled in the small southern town of Dawsonville, Georgia, home to legendary Nascar Sprint Cup star Bill […]

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Sep 20, 2016 ekntv-wka-nrrs-atlanta-fisher-hyder
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The 2016 World Karting Association National Road Racing Series wrapped up the season at the Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia. It was the first time in series history visiting the new facility, hosting the 2016 Grand Nationals and handing out the WKA Eagle trophies to all the event winners. The 2-mile road course is […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Grand Nationals – Preview Part 1

Championships remain up for grabs in Yamaha and Kid Kart divisions

Sep 20, 2016 wka-man-cup-2016-new-castle-2-p-yamaha
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The WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is set to close out the season this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The fifth event of 2016 is reserved for the Grand Nationals event – presented by Top Kart USA. Returning to the 1-mile circuit in New Castle, Indiana for a second time this year, the […]

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Sep 20, 2016 Matthew Taskinen and Coltin McCaughan won the Rotax Grand Finals tickets at the Can-Am Karting Challenge finale
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For the second year in a row the CAN-AM Karting Challenge took to the tight confines of the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon to close out their championship season. The tricky track configuration is among the favorite for many drivers competing in the Pacific Northwest, as drivers tackle a roller coaster of a […]

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Sep 20, 2016 Australian Karting Association logo
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Competitors in the Australian Kart Championship will share in more than $120,000 in prizes when the Championship wraps up this weekend at the Todd Road Karting Complex in Melbourne. Among the prize pool are 12 opportunities to compete in overseas karting events and eight new engines. Two (2) Vortex Mini Rok engines for Cadet 9 […]

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Wins, Podiums and Championships for Benik in the United States Pro Kart Series

Maxson and Cox add wins while Gold stands on podium twice and claims title

Sep 20, 2016 (Photo: Kathy Churchill)
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With race wins, podium results and championships already attained throughout the 2016 season, BENIK branded drivers made the trip to the Pittsburgh International Race Complex (PittRace) for the final round of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS). Ending the weekend strong, BENIK added three victories and six podium results to their ever-growing resume. In […]

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Superkarts! USA Tabs Moulton and Idelson to Design SuperNationals 20 Circuit

Veterans shifter pilots who have run in all 19 editions helping to bring special touch to 20th running

Sep 19, 2016 Superkarts! USA has charged a pair of SuperNationals veterans – Bonnier Moulton and Howie Idelson – with design of the track layout for the 20th running of their marquee event (Photo: eyenovation.com)
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When you look back at the history of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals, you’ll see a long list of impressive names, guys like Speed, Allmendinger, Rahal, Hinchcliffe, Bomarito, Kimball, McDowell, Perez and Wickens who have gone on to professional careers in motorsports. You’ll also revel in the career karters who make the race what it truly […]

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There is no doubt the 20th edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals – presented by VCI Mexico / GP Kart – is going to be a special event. The organization is hard at work, developing a memorable week at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the November 16-20 event. Among the recent news was the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: August 2016 – Jake Craig

Top Senior driver becomes second ever to repeat as Rotax national champion, notches first shifterkart victory

Sep 19, 2016 Craig earned his second US Rotax Grand Nationals title (Photo: Jake Craig Racing)
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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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Sep 19, 2016 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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If you competed in two races in 2016 you should really consider the final two races of 2016 in just under one weeks time. As that will qualify you to win the biggest prize the F-Series has had the pleasure to give to our community! This coming Sunday WR Motorsport and The F-Series will draw […]

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Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix to Host California ProKart Challenge Finale

Sixth and final round to decide 2016 series champions on the city streets of Lancaster on September 24-25

Sep 16, 2016 The California ProKart Challenge returns to the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix to close out the 2016 season (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The 2016 California ProKart Challenge is set to wrap up next weekend during the eighth running of the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix driven by Sierra Toyota. Over the September 23-25 weekend, the city of Lancaster is set to welcome karters from all over the west coast to compete in a three-day festival event along […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces 2017 Pro Tour Schedule

North America’s top national program introduces new WinterNationals opener in March

Sep 16, 2016 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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Over the past seven years, the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour has grown into the largest national karting series in North America.  Each event over the past two years has set new attendance marks and, confirming their commitment to building the sport and educating the masses, SKUSA has invested in a program with the CBS Sports […]

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Sep 16, 2016 Melbourne's David Sera leads the way in the KZ2 standings entering the final round next weekend (Photo: Coopers Photography)
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Melbourne’s Todd Road circuit will host the final round the 2016 Australian Kart Championship presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE next weekend (September 23-25). More than 200 competitors will line up at the event where nine Australian Champions will be crowned on Sunday afternoon. Throughout his career Narre Warren’s David Sera has won a record-breaking […]

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Sep 16, 2016 Harry Thompson (Photo: kartpix.net)
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Three titles were settled at the Oxfordshire circuit. Scott Allen clinched the short circuit gearbox MSA British Championship whilst Harry Thompson completed a unique double in adding the Honda Cadet to his IAME Cadet British title and Jenson Butterfield has done enough to put the MiniMax title to bed, both with a round to run.   […]

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Sep 16, 2016 ekntv-canada-national-championships-briggs-senior-2016
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The 2016 Canadian Karting Championships were held over the Labor Day weekend at the Academie de karting Jim Russell facility in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec. Among the Rotax and Shifterkart categories, Briggs & Stratton has become the most competitive divisions in the last few years. This year’s event was no different with 29 drivers competing in the […]

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Sep 16, 2016 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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2016 comes to an end in just a little more than a week and when we said we are saving the best for last that was an understatement! The championship points battles at this final round are insanely close. And as the prestige level of the F-Series titles have become something ever more special it will be […]

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Strong Series Finale for Top Kart USA

Three wins and a championship

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The final round of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) brought another strong performance for the Indianapolis based Top Kart USA team. The final round of USPKS took place September 9-11 at Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Bringing home three wins and a championship was a great way for the team to bring their season […]

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Sep 16, 2016 AKRA logo
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One race remains before the much-anticipated AKRA American Sprint Cup Series Grand National Championship Oct. 21-23 at the 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, FL. Next weekend – Sept. 23-25 – AKRA Southern Tour racers will close out their inaugural season with Round 3 presented by IONIC Edge Chassis at the new Bushnell Motorsports Park […]

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