Jun 13, 2016 Rotax DD2 Masters Winner Don Kidd
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For Senior Briggs John Buzza had pole and lead flag to flag but behind him a pack of karts was fighting over the runner-up spot. On the last lap 2nd place came down to a photo finish with  Stephen Bachalo just inching by Jeff Fulham with Morgan McDonald right on Jeff’s bumper. John won with […]

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Jun 13, 2016 Blake Boon leads Joey Cline in LO206 Cadet 
(Bruce Walls photo)
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Over a dozen Coyote Motorsports racers attended the first ever American Kart Racing Association (AKRA) Northern Tour event June 3-5 at Genesee Valley Kart Club in Avon, NY, just about a 30-minute drive from our headquarters in Spencerport. Young Blake Boon was the big winner on the weekend, netting four feature wins aboard his two […]

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Jun 13, 2016 Jordan Fresher and his Edwards-Rigdon Construction / Jim Howe Motorsports LLC #62 Birel (Photo: Ashley Powell)
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The temperature was hot and no one could relax due to the tight competition but Jordan Fresher (Avon) posted his best-ever laps with Jim Howe Motorsports LLC at the historic Whiteland (IN) Raceway Park in his outstanding drive to third in the Junior Sportsman feature Saturday night under the lights in the Tony Stewart Racing […]

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Jun 13, 2016 ECKC ICAR VSR-16
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This past weekend Team VSR was at the 2nd Round of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship that was held at Circuit ICAR in Mirabel, Quebec. Entering the weekend all VSR drivers became accustomed to the track throughout the week and were ready to go to battle! The weekend didn’t go as planned with Majority of […]

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AKRA at MRP Pre-Registration Open

$500 to win Sunday in TaG Senior

Jun 13, 2016 AKRA logo
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The AKRASprint.com website has been updated for pre-registration for the July 1-3 AKRA American Sprint Cup Series Northern Tour Round 2 – presented by Target Distribution – at Michiana Raceway Park near South Bend, IN. Full story here… Vega Tire offers bonus awards for the AKRA South Bend Sprint race Bushnell, Fla. – June 10, […]

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P1 Engines Pulls Off Double Victory at SKUSA ProKart Challenge

Pole positions and wins for P1 Engines powered drivers

Jun 13, 2016 P1 Engines logo
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Traveling to the Simraceway Performance Driving Center in Sonoma, California, P1 Engines would score a pair of victores at the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) Pro Kart Challenge. Taking honors in the X30 Junior and X30 Masters class, P1 Engines proved once again, that they are one of the top TaG engine builders in the nation. Dante […]

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Team Benik Adds Two More To Growing Operation

Santiago Trisini and Elio Giovane join Florida based team for multiple series and events

Jun 13, 2016 Kart Benik
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Continuing to add to their growing operation, Team BENIK is pleased to welcome two newcomers to the squad. Competing in multiple events and series for the remainder of 2016, Santiago Trisini and Elio Giovane will join the Fort Lauderdale based team as they look to take advantage of a championship caliber chassis and data from […]

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Jun 10, 2016 Briggs Racing logo
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Since the launch of the 206 engine, Briggs and Stratton has been pro-active in providing the keys to a successful day at the race track with their grassroots powerplant. Many tips and advice articles have been published on their website, along with helpful videos. The latest is a series of videos to demonstrate the proper […]

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Jun 10, 2016 A team from Decatur Central High School in Indianapolis took the top spot at the 2016 evGrandPrix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Purdue University photo/Jim Schenke)
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A team of students from Kennesaw State University, near Atlanta, won the fifth annual International evGrandPrix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 18. Kennesaw’s electric vehicle, driven by Gabriel Capo, edged out traditional powerhouse EVC – the Purdue University electrical vehicle club. Purdue’s Team 1 took third place. In addition to final race placement, […]

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WKA and United States Pro Kart Series Compile 2017 Schedules

Two organizations looking ahead to next season for premier and secondary programs

Jun 10, 2016 WKA USPKS-logo
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As the leading website in the sport, eKartingNews.com has been given an exclusive look at the schedules for the World Karting Association and United States Pro Kart Series programs for 2017. The long-standing sanctioning body and race promoter Mark Coats have compiled season schedules, all with their racers in mind. Over-lapping schedules have been an […]

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Jun 10, 2016 So-Cal Oval Karters logo
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Hesperia’s Chris Southern continued his dream season with the So Cal Oval Karters when he won his fourth straight KT100 main event and backed that up with a win in the Open Class at Wheel2Wheel Raceway in Victorville last Saturday night.  The win in the Open’s was his first of the year in that class […]

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Jun 10, 2016 Rok Cup USA logo
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ROK CUP USA is offering a new full package rental program to all drivers for the 2nd Annual Epcot Challenge Race. This package program is to help drivers from over the world and the U.S to have a complete smooth experience. ROK CUP USA welcomes all fellow Rokkers to this international race, were you will […]

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Morning Coffee: Friday, June 10

Jamie Sieracki - Back in the Seat - SKUSA SpringNationals

Jun 10, 2016 Sieracki drove to victory in his X30 Master debut at the SKUSA SpringNationals (Photo: EKN)
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Amidst all the tension and stress that comes with any major national karting event these days, there are also numerous stories throughout the paddock that remind us all of the passion that resides outside the track boundaries. A case in point is Franklin Motorsports’ Jamie Sieracki, the lifelong kart racer and industry member who during […]

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EKN One-on-One: Nathan Thibodeaux – Tri-C Karters

SoCal focusing on affordable classes and fun atmosphere

Jun 09, 2016 Tri-C Karters-Trophies
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If you talk to people in the karting industry or in the community, on the whole, and ask them what part of the sport we need to work on, they’ll all tell you we should be focusing on the foundation.  If karting is viewed as a pyramid, with national competition making up a small 10% […]

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Jun 09, 2016 Vintage Karting Association-New Castle
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The Vintage Karting Association (VKA) hosts many events throughout the country, providing the ‘elder’ machines of our sport to continue burning up fuel and rubber on the same circuits we race today. From California to Florida, up along the east coast and throughout the midwest, vintage racing is part of over 30 events in 2016. […]

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Old and Young Victorious in Sonoma for California ProKart Challenge

White returns to defend home track in S1 as rookie Hays triumphs in X30 Senior

Jun 09, 2016 Veteran Ron White notched victory in his first start of 2016 in the S1 Pro division (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The 2016 season resumed for the California ProKart Challenge as the program traveled north to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center facility in Sonoma, California for another record-breaking event. The Superkarts! USA flagship regional program welcomed over 180 drivers on the ‘Reverse National’ layout over the two-day event (June 3-4). Racing was a mix of everything, […]

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Jun 09, 2016 Dylan and his Dad Tim celebrate 3rd Kart Win of 2016
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The month of June arrived rather coldly at Merrittville Speedway but several drivers remained hot in Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series action June 7th. 5 drivers would win their third St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Features of 2016 in 6 starts. First to do it was rookie William Younger in the Vansickle Pet Valu Novice […]

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Jun 09, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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As competitors continue to gear up for the Carolina Summer Nationals for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series June 24-26 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina, it is important to note that the Tier 2 deadline for drivers who have not yet entered is closing in fast, with a deadline of […]

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Jun 09, 2016 IKF International Kart Federation logo
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The 2016 IKF 2 Cycle Sprint Grand National will be held at the Santa Maria Kart track in Santa Maria CA. Track Configuration will be K. Grand National Punches are not required for this Grand National. Participant must be a current IKF Member. All Tires must be Evinco Tires. Returning to the 2016 edition of […]

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Jun 09, 2016 PSL Karting-Birel ART North America-logo
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Forging through the weather, the entire PSL team worked hard to ensure equipment and drivers were in top form for all conditions. Posting quick times all weekend, Thomas Nepveu was the man to beat in Rotax Mini Max, claiming pole by nearly .4ths on his PSL X3. Thomas would go to sweep all the heats […]

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