Jun 21, 2016
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Mach1 Motorsport started at the German Kart Championship in Ampfing with a large number of drivers last weekend. Martin Hetschel’s team braved the partly very difficult weather conditions and placed themselves on the front ranks of Germany’s highest kart racing series in spite of a lot of bad luck. Last weekend, the Schweppermannring in Ampfing […]

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Jun 21, 2016
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Awaited by all lovers of leisure karting, the 2016 Sodi World Finals is not far off. From 7th to 9th July 2016 Racing Kart de Cormeilles near Paris will once again host the annual SWS event. Prestige, flawless organisation and maximum fairness will be on the agenda for this unique meeting bringing together 280 qualified […]

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Morning Coffee: Tuesday, June 21

Pro Aspirations? Start The Education Now

Jun 21, 2016
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As is so often the case, I draw many ‘Morning Coffee’ topics from the daily discussions I have with people in the sport.  More often than not, it’s either my conversation partner or myself who eventually blurts out…“that should be a column”.  We discuss the positives and negatives of the current state of karting or […]

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

Lemke earns second IAME win of season as Pesek doubles up in Yamaha

Jun 19, 2016
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A day that will be forever known in the city of Cleveland, the United States Pro Kart Series closed out the second event of the 2016 season in Shawano, Wisconsin at the US Air Motorsports Raceway. Serving as the fourth round of the championship program, the weekend completed under sunny skies perfect for racing. Session […]

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

Holden notches first IAME Pro triumph, Pesek bags second in Yamaha Pro

Jun 18, 2016
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The second event of the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series host the third round of the championship program under bright sunny skies of Shawano, Wisconsin. US Air Motorsports Raceway is a destination track, and one that separates the good from the bad. From qualifying to the last checkered flag, it is about being quick, […]

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Jun 17, 2016
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the second event of 2016 for the United States Pro Kart Series at the US Air Motorsports Raceway in Shawano, Wisconsin. The information will […]

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2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Shawano

June 17-19, 2016: US Air Motorsports Raceway - Shawano, Wisconsin

Jun 17, 2016
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The United States Pro Kart Series resumes this weekend with another trip to the US Air Motorsports Raceway in Shawano, Wisconsin. Following another big event for the Route 66 Sprint Series, this weekend’s USPKS event should be another fantastic event with the eight categories continuing their championship chases. EKN will have complete coverage, including live audio […]

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Jun 16, 2016
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The Rock Island Grand Prix has announced that this year’s open shifter King of the Street race sponsored by MG Tires will honor the memory of former Superkarts! USA executive Jim Murley who died earlier this year of cancer. Rock Island will also continue to race in memory of local karter and multiple Rock Island […]

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Jun 16, 2016
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The Briggs & Stratton 206 Cup held its season opener at Road America on May 21st and 22nd.  This is the third season for this Midwest race series and is looking to be its biggest with 5 classes dedicated to the spirit of grassroots motorsports.  Greg Jasperson and Steve Vermeer started the series in 2014 […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Shawano Preview

Father’s Day weekend in Wisconsin as program travels back to US Air Motorsports Raceway

Jun 16, 2016
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The 2016 Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires resumes as the program travels to the US Air Motorsports Raceway this weekend. Following a successful weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park last month, the eight-round championship series travels north to Shawano, Wisconsin for the second straight year on Father’s Day […]

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Changing Weather Tests Texas ProKart Challenge Drivers in Oklahoma

Dry and wet conditions for Superkarts! USA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge competitors at Oklahoma Motorsports Complex

Jun 15, 2016
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The 2016 Texas ProKart Challenge program traveled into Sooner nation with the Oklahoma Motorsports Complex hosting Round Three and Four on June 10-12. Considered among the most challenging courses in North America, the Norman, Oklahoma circuit welcomed the P1 Promotions Superkarts! USA and Texas Barge & Boat Inc. Rotax Max Challenge programs as the chase […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – June 10

2016 program begins with Tony Kart remaining as top brand in North America

Jun 15, 2016
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The 2016 karting season is nearing the halfway point with a busy first five months in the books. The many kart tracks across the United States and Canada are welcoming racers every weekend, enjoying the sport we all love. On the national scene, 22 events have been completed that count toward the eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship […]

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Jun 15, 2016
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The history and tradition of Summit Point Motorsports Park extends well beyond that of motorsports. The surrounding area, which can place a person in West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland in a matter of a few minutes in any direction, is also abundant in historical landmarks, including that of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. And while […]

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Jun 15, 2016
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eShifterKart.com – Proud sponsor of the 2016 Larry Kurpewski & Doug Lindemood Memorial race event weekend at Glen Morgan Raceway on July 8-10. The Shifter LK Memorial is now a two day event! Does Parking your trailer once for an entire weekend of racing  sound good to you? Join Us! This race is held every […]

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Jun 15, 2016
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A series-high 106 competitors entered Round Five of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire despite season-high 90+ degree temperatures on the hottest weekend of the year so far in North Carolina. Nearing halfway in the 12-round championship series, ten divisions of drivers worked to improve their positions in the championship standings. […]

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Jun 15, 2016
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Jorrit Pex claimed the victory and classification lead in Ampfing, with De Conto a double podium, two wins and classification lead for Wiggers in KZ2 Cup, podium and classification lead for Tonteri in OK and first victory for Hauger in OK Junior. The second round of the German Championship at the Circuit of Ampfing has […]

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Repeat Winners Highlight Route 66 Sprint Series Weekend in Shawano

Pesek and Hotz double up in headline categories as series returns to US Air Motorsports Raceway

Jun 14, 2016
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The Route 66 Sprint Series made a return trip to the uncharacteristic US Air Motorsports Raceway for the second stop of the 2016 program. The Shawano, Wisconsin facility is among the most unique and challenging karting circuits in North America, if not the world, at 1.1-mile long with multiple elevation changes. Now into its 16th […]

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Jun 14, 2016
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Simeon Woolsey, Jared MacKenzie and Garry Cullum took out their respective class titles at an all-action 2016 ProKart Series final at the KartSport Hamilton club’s Winter Cup meeting over the weekend. That, however, was only part of the story from Agrisea New Zealand Raceway. Case in point, KZ2 class victor Simeon Woolsey. Though the 16-year-old […]

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Extreme Weather Events at the DKM in Ampfing

New winners at the German Kart Championship

Jun 14, 2016
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Ampfing. Last weekend, the Schweppermannring in Kerpen hosted the second event of the German Kart Championship. 141 drivers started in the four classes and experienced exciting races in changing weather. Before the season half-time, everything is still possible regarding the championships. After the season kick-off in Wackersdorf, the second racing weekend awaited the drivers and […]

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Jun 13, 2016
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Racers always have the quest for speed. Whether it’s just to feel the wind whistling by at 70-80mph at a sprint track, or drafting at 150mph on the road racing courses – karts are bad ass fast. Mike Giessen is a veteran racer, former national champion and now dabbling into the vintage stuff. Intercontinental A […]

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