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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Alex Vrabel, Elijah Skaggs Win with IONIC Edge in AKRA Sprint

IONIC Edge represented well in 206 Cup Series opening rounds

Jul 12, 2016 Alex Vrabel races his new IONIC Edge at Michiana Raceway Park (Photo: Bruce Walls / Action Enterprises)
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IONIC Edge Chassis racers Alex Vrabel and Elijah Skaggs continued their busy 2016 racing season with a July 1-3 stop at the popular Michiana Raceway Park in South Bend, Indiana, where the AKRA American Sprint Cup Northern Tour was holding their second round. Alex Vrabel, who notched a couple of wins in the AKRA Northern […]

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Jul 12, 2016 GoPro Motorplex 2016 Logo
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There was certainly fireworks on track today with a total 101 competitors entered for Round Six of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire, marking halfway in the 12-round championship club series. After completing the halfway round in the series today, drivers will look to shift their mindsets and set their sights […]

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Jul 12, 2016 CRG-Spain
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Pedro Hiltbrand obtained in Zuera the third double win of the season in as many rounds of the KZ2 Spanish Championship and confirmed his classification lead. Pedro Hiltbrand obtained another spectacular success in KZ2 on CRG-Maxter at the third round of the Spanish Championship held in Zuera during the weekend of July 10th. Following the […]

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Jul 12, 2016 KSP-CIK-FIA-2016-2552
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WSK Promotion is always looking for new opportunities to make kart racing more and more popular. Television represents one of the most effective tools to achieve this goal: WSK has always taken great care of this aspect of promotion, which is essential to increase the level of popularity of the World and European CIK-FIA Championships. […]

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Jul 12, 2016 St Kentigern College drivers (l to r) Charlie Coleman, Sebastian Manson, Sam Wright and Mitchell Frazer (Photo: Fast Company/Emilee Wright)
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Henderson’s Waitakere College and Pakuranga’s St Kentigern College were the big winners at the 15th annual Auckland Schools’ Karting Championship meeting at the KartSport Auckland club’s Strata Networks Raceway on Sunday. Female karters remained to the fore with Waitakere College claimed the Secondary Schools’ prize for the first time thanks to students Jordyn Wallace and […]

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Jul 12, 2016 Rotax Euro Challenge Race Action
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Halftime in the 2016 ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge: The Circuito Internacional de Zuera, situated in northern Spain right between the cities of Barcelona and Madrid, will host the third round of Europe’s unique ROTAX racing series. From July 18th to 24th the summer race will mark the halftime of the season not only promising a […]

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Jul 12, 2016 WKA Road Race logo
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World Karting Association, Woodbridge Kart Club, and Dominion Raceway Officials regret to inform national karting competitors of the cancellation of the scheduled July national road race event for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting. The cancellation of the Dominion event continues the unfortunate theme of the Road Race season, as this […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex Sunday Report

Lemke takes home $3,750 on weekend, Pesek claims fourth win of season in dramatic fashion

Jul 10, 2016 Brandon Lemke notched a second IAME Pro victory on the weekend, taking home $3,500 in the category (Photo: EKN)
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The final day of the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series event at the GoPro Motorplex went into the books Sunday. It was another hot one, with temperatures well into the 90s, the complete opposite from the three previous visits to the Mooresville, North Carolina facility. The action on-track was hot as well all weekend […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex Saturday Report

Lemke lands third IAME victory of the season as Holden notches his first in Yamaha

Jul 09, 2016 Brandon Lemke won his third IAME Pro Final of the season (Photo: EKN)
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It was a dramatic day at the race track as the second half of the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series began. The GoPro Motorplex provides a great facility for racing, among the best in the country, and it did not disappoint. There is a sense of increased intensity amongst the drivers, although most of […]

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