Mar 17, 2017
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The United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) is proud to announce the latest addition to our growing 2017 prize package.  USPKS has partnered with IAME USA, MG Tires, and SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) to offer entries and guaranteed SuperSunday starting spots at the SKUSA SuperNationals XXI, for one lucky racer in each of five IAME classes. […]

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Mar 16, 2017
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Just a few weeks after the 2017 season kicked off for the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour, the organization has released the latest edition of the WinterNationals. Held at the NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans, Louisiana, the inaugural event welcomed just over 220 drivers for the IAME and Honda categories. Eyenovation’s Chris Ortenburger sits down […]

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Mar 16, 2017
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We are just under six months away from the 23rd running of the Rock Island Grand Prix, and for many, it can’t come soon enough. The world’s largest and longest running street race brings racers from all over the world to the ‘Quad Cities’, a grouping of four cities in Iowa and Illinois, separated by […]

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MDD Brings Home Gold and Silver in New Orleans

Podium appearances for the driver development program

Mar 16, 2017
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Jay Howard’s Motorsports Driver Development program (MDD) brought home a gold and silver finish at the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA)  Pro Tour rounds one and two, the inaugural WinterNationals, at NOLA Motorsports Park. MDD drivers took the track in Micro Swift and X30 Senior aboard the VEMME chassis, running at the front of both fields throughout […]

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Mar 16, 2017
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Maranello Kart’s drivers pulled great results in Lonato at the closing round of the Spring Trophy. Alongside the KZ2 Trophy won by Gonzales, Andrea Tonoli won KZ3 Over’s and Lukas Aberer OK-Junior’s. The spectacular triumphant run of Maranello Kart continued also in the closing round of the Spring Trophy in Lonato, as Nicolas Gonzales has […]

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OnTrack: Rolison Performance Group Tony Kart Racer 401S / Briggs 206

EKN Managing Editor tackles Challenge of the Americas Briggs 206 division

Mar 15, 2017
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One of our goals for the 2017 season is to get the EKN staff back behind the wheel more often. Karting is not just our profession, but the sport we love. For me, karting has been a passion since my early days, as I was born into the sport as a second generation driver. My […]

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Ocala Gran Prix Inks Jade Hubert to Team for Remainder of 2017

Hubert joins powerhouse karting program

Mar 15, 2017
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Always a threat for podiums and victories at each and every race weekend, the Ocala Gran Prix race team got a little stronger this past weekend with the acquisition of Floridian Jade Hubert. Joining the squad effective immediately, Hubert will be part of the Ocala Gran Prix driver development program. “We are happy to welcome […]

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Mar 15, 2017
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As the final few days of the winter season click by, so do the remaining days for pre-entry for the finale for the WKA Winter Cup Series at Ocala Gran Prix in Ocala, Florida. The event, scheduled for March 31- April 2, has a posted pre-entry deadline for this Friday March 17. This will be […]

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Mar 14, 2017
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Le Circuit Quyon is excited to announce the next evolution of local, entry level karting to Canada – the Margay Ignite Spec Series. Already a huge success in the US, the Ignite spec platform offers kart racers an even playing field with a program that takes the focus off of the equipment and places the […]

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Benik Victorious at Inaugural WinterNationals

Florida team snags a win and multiple podiums

Mar 14, 2017
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BENIK comes home from the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) WinterNationals at NOLA Motorsports Park with a win and seven podium finishes to add to their stout 2017 resume. The Florida team commanded the field in both Micro and Mini Swift, earning podiums in both rounds one and two of the Pro Tour event, as well as […]

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Dallas Karting Complex Shines in New Orleans

Dallas team earns two wins and multiple podiums

Mar 14, 2017
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The Dallas Karting Complex racing team (DKC) brought home an array of hardware from the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) WinterNationals at NOLA Motorsports Park. The team scored two wins and seven podiums at the inaugural event, earning more hardware than any other team. DKC came into the event ready to battle with a stout line up […]

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CRG West Purchased by Justin and Chrissy Bayliff

Western Canadian CRG importer to continue sales, race team and support services

Mar 14, 2017
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Western Canada’s CRG importer, CRG West, has been sold and is undergoing new management. For many years, the province of British Columbia in Canada has been the home of CRG West. The new CRG West headquarters will now be out of Parkland County, Alberta, Canada, just outside of Edmonton. CRG West will continue to service […]

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Mar 14, 2017
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As the 11th hour approaches, the energy for this year’s edition of the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series continues to gain momentum into the 2017 season. With the pre-entry deadline for this year’s edition of the Water Medic Southeast Showdown at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida just 24 hours away, sponsors […]

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Mar 13, 2017
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With March already upon us the 2017 Superkarts! USA season kicked off with the WinterNationals at the NOLA Motorsports Park outside New Orleans, LA. Traveling from the WKA Winter Cup the week before, the Comet Team arrived in NOLA ready to do battle against some of the best karting has to offer! Cars, not karting […]

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Mar 13, 2017
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The Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom and the United States Auto Club (USAC) have announced that the world’s oldest and largest karting street race will operate under a USAC license in 2017. Licensing is especially important for foreign drivers who wish to compete at Rock Island without risk of having punitive action […]

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Mar 13, 2017
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At its meeting on 9th March 2017 in Geneva, the FIA World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) took the following decisions based on the proposals of the International Karting Commission. The WMSC has validated the amendment of the Technical Regulations for an update of the engine regulations, with a view to clarifying and simplifying them. The […]

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Mar 13, 2017
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The So Cal Oval Karters club is set to begin its historic 10th anniversary championship season this Saturday night, March 18th, at John Aden’s Wheel2Wheel Raceway on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville.  The KT100, Open, F200, Senior 4 Cycle and Junior/Junior classes will all be in action.  Joining them at the opener will […]

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Mar 13, 2017
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MGM Chassis Co. of Concord, N.C., has joined Vega USA, TSRacing.com, Razor Chassis, Roberts Kart Shop, Diversified Plumbing and Boon & Sons as a primary sponsor of the 2017 AKRA American Sprint Cup Series.  With their partnership, MGM Chassis has become the title sponsor of the upcoming North / South Shootout season opener at Carolina […]

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NF Piquet Sports Ready for the 2017 Florida Winter Tour Finals in Ocala

Team will look towards the top step of the podium at OGP

Mar 13, 2017
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Taking place at the Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida from March 10-12, the last round of the MAXSpeed Entertainment Florida Winter Tour will see NF Piquet Sports battling for victories with a three driver line up. The North American/Brazilian team based at the Orlando Kart Center has been at the Ocala track since […]

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EKN Tournament Challenge Back for 2017

Open contest for karting community to win EKN Gear

Mar 13, 2017
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It is March Madness once again and after a great weekend of conference tournaments, the big dance is upon us with the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship ready to get underway. Everywhere across the country – offices, college dorms, high school cafeterias, across social media and even in the karting paddock is talk about the […]

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