Continued Success for Praga at USPKS

Luca Mars wraps up the series with the championship title in Yamaha Rookie

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Praga North America ended the final rounds of USPKS on a high note, with Kartwerks USA driver Luca Mars securing a double victory over the weekend, and the championship title in the Yahama Rookie class. Besides Mars, Kartwerks also saw Yahama Rookie driver Ryan Detlor take 3rd place in Sunday’s final, while Laurentiu Mardan took […]

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Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Finale Set for Grand Junction

Flores leads Marolt and Brewer in a tight S2 championship chase

Aug 22, 2014 Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge logo
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This year’s Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge is nearing its end, as the series’ final two rounds are set to take place over the Labor Day weekend. The Colorado- and Utah-supported Superkarts! USA region has enjoyed a year of great racing, despite less than favorable entry counts. Following two fun and unique weekends of racing, the […]

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Top Kart USA continued making a strong presence in the United States Pro Kart Series at last weekend’s exciting stop at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. Across seven classes, the Top Kart drivers finished with a slew of top-tens, strong finishes, and made claimed the championship titles in Yamaha Junior and […]

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Statistics Don’t Lie, and BBR Karting Has Enough of Them to Go Around

28 Podiums. 11 Poles. 9 Wins. 2 Tickets. One Team

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Over the past two months BBR Karting has had an amazing journey traveling through North America competing for various national, and even international championships. The logistics speak for themselves. The team currently has over 9,100 kilometers, 43 days on the road, 28 podiums, 9 wins, and 11 poles throughout the Rotax Summer Shootout, Rotax Can-Am, […]

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Aug 22, 2014 Henry Easthope (Photo: Chris Walker - kartpix.net)
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Super One returned to the classic Cotswold venue of Little Rissington for the first time since 2003 and enjoyed a superb weekend of racing at the flat but beautiful airbase that was once the home of the world famous Red Arrows display team.  This was the final round for KZ1, the penultimate round for the […]

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2014 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – August 15

Craig advances to top spot, earning Rotax national title and leading SKUSA Pro Tour standings

Aug 22, 2014 Jake Craig (Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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Throughout the period of the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings, opinion have varied on whether the numbers support who truly are the best drivers in the country. Since July 1, some of the biggest events of the season took place in the TaG categories, including the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals and the Superkarts! USA SummerNationals. One […]

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Rotax Pan American Online Registration Open

Final chance to make Team USA event

Aug 21, 2014 Rotax Pan American Logo
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After a successful Cold Stone US Grand Nationals and with the Rotax Pan American Challenge fast approaching, the MAXSpeed Group has put the finishing touches on what is sure to be another epic event. Taking place October 15-19 at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, four tickets will be on the line to the […]

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The Amped Up Racing Series and SEKA Racing are proud to announce the 2nd Annual Music City Grand Prix Presented By McCormack Auto Sales & Shane Davis Farms on Sept 26th & 27th at the Historic TN State Fairgrounds. 5/8 Mile Oval Races will take to the track at the Music City Grand Prix following […]

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Checkered Motorsports has once again showed their dominance in the United States Pro Kart Series. The Ohio based team tallied up four podiums, a pole, a victory, and ultimately securing the national title in Leopard Pro. All eyes were set on AJ Myers going into the final round of the series. With a mere 50 […]

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David Malukas Sweeps Leopard Junior at New Castle on Way to USPKS Championship

Successful final weekend seals the deal for Malukas

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Young 2-cycle sprint karting hot shoe David Malukas capped a terrific August with back-to-back final wins this past weekend in the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) season closer at New Castle Motorsports Park to capture his first USPKS championship and his second major karting points championship of the 2014 season. After winning the Florida […]

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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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