Lachlan DeFrancesco Claims Rok Cup USA Vortex Mini Rok Championship

BENIK driver to head back to Europe to compete in ROK International Final

Sep 24, 2015 Lachlan DeFrancesco adds another championship to his growing resume (Photo: Team BENIK Kart)
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Already claiming the United State Pro Kart Series (USPKS) Vortex Mini ROK championship in August, Lachlan DeFrancesco added another title to his resume by claiming the top honors on the ROK Cup USA program, again in the Mini ROK division. With the championship, DeFrancesco has now received an invitation to join Team USA the ROK […]

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Sep 24, 2015 Van-K logo
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Van-K Wheels is pleased to announce the addition of a new Okuma LB3000 EX II CNC lathe to its growing arsenal of machinery dedicated to producing the best aluminum kart and quarter-midget wheels on the market. “We made the decision on this CNC lathe because it can machine a wheel completely – in one operation […]

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Sep 23, 2015 Dutch karting star Marijn Kremers will make his second start in the Race of Stars on the Gold Coast next month 
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Dutch karting star Marijn Kremers will return to Australia next month to compete in the 2015 Race of Stars powered by SuperFest at the Xtreme Karting Complex on the Gold Coast. Kremers, who was one of the front runners at the 2014 event, will line up with the Ricciardo Kart Junior team managed by former […]

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Sep 23, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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It should come as no surprise that the majority of battles for the top crown in the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series will come right down to the wire this weekend in the GT Machine Grand Nationals at Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, Georgia. Additionally, the battle for chassis supremacy will also be […]

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AMK Race Products Making a Name for Themselves and Top Kart in the North

The Top Kart brand continues to show speed and strength across the nation

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Newly developed Top Kart USA Authorized Dealer and Service Center, AMK Race Products is making a statement this season at their home track of Stockholm Karting Center in Cokato, MN. AMK Race Products is owned and operated by Christopher and Alexander Kardashian, who are veterans to not only the sport of karting but also the […]

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Sep 23, 2015 So Cal Oval Karters logo
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The So Cal Oval Karters will visit the place where they opened the season back in March, the Perris Raceway Flat Track, this Saturday night, September 26, for the final time in 2015.  All five SCOK classes will be on hand and the club will host its popular “Arrive and Drive” programs for prospective new […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Kyle Kalish – 2015 RoboPong 200

Franklin Motorsports / Merlin driver takes break from first semester at college to 'regulate' with karting mentor

Sep 22, 2015 (Photo: EKN)
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This year, Franklin Motorsports / Merlin driver Kyle Kalish is taking on a new category. The inaugural United States Pro Kart Series Leopard Pro champion is moving from one gear to six, taking on the challenge that is shifterkart racing. The 18-year-old from Wauconda, Illinois began racing when he was five, and has earned championships […]

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Sep 22, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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For parents of competitors running the Kid Kart class this weekend in the GT Machine Grand Nationals at Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, Georgia, they are reminded that this class does NOT run in the event of rain conditions, as per rule #263.1 of the 2015 WKA National Tech Manual. Instead, competitors are issued Rain […]

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Jeremy Fletcher Wins Rok Cup USA Championship

Strong performance in Orlando seals the deal

Sep 22, 2015 Jeremy Fletcher is all smiles as he is awarded the Vortex Micro ROK championship trophy this past weekend in Orlando 
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Team Felon / Tony Kart Driver Jeremy Fletcher ended his season on a high note, winning the fifth and final roundof the ROK Cup USA program held this past weekend at the Orlando Kart Center in Central Florida. With his strong performance over the weekend, the talented youngster also managed to secure the ROK Cup […]

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Sep 22, 2015 (Photo:CanAmKartingChallenge.com)
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Invading the twists, turns and rolling hills of the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon, the 2015 CAN-AM Karting Challenge closed out their third championship season in superb fashion. New for 2015, the series closed out the season with a new race format taking the championship chases all the way into Sunday’s Finals and […]

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Donald / Jones Scores 2015 RoboPong 200 Victory

Blistering pace by KartSport North America Praga kart lands duo a $10,000 pay day

Sep 21, 2015 KartSport North America / AMR wins the 2015 RoboPong 200 (Photo: EKN)
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The 12th annual RoboPong 200 took place Sunday under perfect weather conditions around the New Castle Motorsports Park. Thirty-one entries battled for 200 laps around the 1-mile circuit in central Indiana, vying to place their name on the prestigious Dan Wheldon Cup. For the first time in the event history, it was about fuel mileage […]

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Checkered Motorsports / PCR Bag Front Row for RoboPong 200

Bujdoso and Knueven put PCR 1-2 in qualifying - Pesek, Lemke, Welage and Mars leading way in support divisions

Sep 19, 2015 Checkered Motorsports / PCR earn top two positions in qualifying for RoboPong 200 (Photo: EKN)
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The day at New Castle Motorsports Park began with a chance that things may be wet for the entire day. Thankfully, the system moved past around noon and sunny skies allowed for on-track activities to begin for the 2015 edition of the RoboPong 200 event. Saturday was a busy day of action, with the 3rd […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Announces Additional Grand Finals Ticket for US Open of Las Vegas

DD2 Masters MAX race winner to receive 2016 RMCGF ticket

Sep 19, 2015 US Open logo
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With a total prize purse for the inaugural season of the Cold Stone US Open series in excess of $200,000, MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce today an additional ticket to be awarded for the 2016 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals. The race winner in Rotax DD2 MAX Masters will join the Rotax Junior MAX, […]

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Sep 19, 2015 AC_2015-Hanley
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The KZ World Championship  has just finished – it was hosted by the Le Mans Karting International (France) last week – but it is already time to get back on track. In fact, the CIK-FIA KF and KF Junior Championship is going to start in less than a week on the World Circuit La Conca. […]

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Sep 19, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As excitement continues to build for the most anticipated National Road Race event in 2015 at NCM Motorsports Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky, the deadline for the first tier of entry fees also closes in as well for the Fall Nationals, pitting the best of the WKA Vega/TS Racing National Road Race Series with the […]

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Paddock Insider: 2015 RoboPong 200

12th edition of 200-lap endurance race at New Castle Motorsports Park

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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 2015 RoboPong 200. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including interviews and photos. Please feel free to comment and discuss our coverage […]

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Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix Hosting the California ProKart Challenge Finale

2015 championships to be decided for Superkarts! USA regional program on growing street race in Southern California

Sep 19, 2015 The Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix is set for September 25-27, with two days of competition on the city streets for the California ProKart Challenge (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge will complete its 2015 season at the annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. For the fifth straight year, Superkarts! USA is partnering up with the City of Lancaster to promote and host the only major street racing for karting in the western half of the United States. Racers from all across […]

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2015 RoboPong 200

September 18-20, 2015: New Castle Motorsports Park - New Castle, Indiana

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This weekend is the 12th annual RoboPong 200. Teams aboard TaG karts will attempt to complete the 200-lap endurance race around the 1-mile New Castle Motorsports Park. In addition to the big race Sunday, three Yamaha and one IAME Mini Swift support races will go for a 15 lap Prefinal and 30 lap Final, testing […]

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EKN Trackside: 12th Annual RoboPong 200 – Preview

Exciting 200-lap endurance race set for New Castle Motorsports Park this weekend

Sep 18, 2015 2015 RoboPong 200-logo
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The annual RoboPong 200 is an event to test the strength of man and machine. Competitors are gathering at the New Castle Motorsports Park for the 12th annual 200-lap endurance event. Teams will take on the 1-mile circuit in central Indiana, all vying for a chance to place their name onto the prestigious Dan Wheldon […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – August 2015 – Mike McAndrews

BirelART driver wins three of final four main events to clinch first Senior USPKS title

Sep 17, 2015 Mike McAndrews won the final three of four main events to win the USPKS Yamaha Pro championship (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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