Bordogna Racing Engines Adds Strong Results to Racing Resume

Impressive runs with several different engine makes in a handful of North America's top series

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Closing out the 2013 karting season and onwards into the first month of 2014, Delray Beach, Florida’s Bordogna Engines continues to chalk up race wins and podium results with a variety of different engine platforms. Showing speed at the annual SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals in Las Vegas, Nevada, the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup […]

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Yes, ladies and gentlemen, MMK is back. 2013 was a progressive year for the California-based team, Mike Manning Karting. Team MMK made a stronger than expected comeback after having equipment stolen in 2012, and not only fashioned a complete box van make-over, but also released our new chassis line: the Chassis MMK. Now for 2014, […]

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With anticipation building for the first ever season of the Florida Pro Kart Series (FPKS), officials are pleased to announce the opening of online registration and the publication of the official event day schedule. With the first event taking place April 25-27 at the Homestead Karting facility on the grounds of the famed Homestead-Miami Speedway, […]

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Goodwood Kartways got its season off to an epic start a week ago as the 2014 Florida Winter Tour took its first green flag at Homestead Karting. A fifteen-member lineup from eight different countries combined to earn six wins and ten podiums, with the group especially dominant in Sunday afternoon Rotax when it produced wins […]

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Jan 28, 2014 FWT LO206 Challenge
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With growing excitement behind the addition of the Briggs LO206 sealed crate engine at the FWT Formula Kart Racing events Briggs and Stratton Racing has decided to step-up their support of the FWT LO206 Senior entry by providing $150 towards EVERY Briggs Senior FWT entry for the Ocala rounds. “Bill has done a tremendous job […]

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EKN One-on-One: Rob Miller – Lone Star Grand Prix

Motorsports enthusiast motivated to help grow the sport of karting

Jan 28, 2014 LSGP-Rob Miller
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Year after year, a lingering question is always brought out during personal discussions and online chatter: How do we grow karting? Many ideas and concepts get thrown around during forum discussions, drinks at the bar after a day at the track, or during phone conversations between industry members. Each individual in the sport has his […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Tucson – Sunday Report

Reichelt and Rudolph double in DD2, Craig and Brooks win first of the year

Jan 26, 2014 Gavin Reichelt scored both DD2 wins on the weekend (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Sunday was the completion of what was among the best opening weekends for the Rotax Challenge of the Americas program. Welcoming the most drivers in the seven year history, the racing at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona elevated with the numbers. Each of the seven Rotax Max Challenge categories set the contenders for […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Saturday Report

Opening round welcomes plenty of new winners to the series

Jan 25, 2014 Phil DeLaO earned his first Senior Max victory at the Tucson circuit (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The first round of the 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas was a day of firsts. The Musselman Honda Circuit welcomed over 130 drivers to begin the six round championship series, greeted by perfect racing weather in Tucson, Arizona after a cold and windy day on Friday. Each of the seven drivers to claim the […]

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California ProKart Challenge Prepping for Opening Event of 2014

Big numbers expected to match fantastic racing at Buttonwillow Raceway Park next weekend

Jan 24, 2014 Fields for the California ProKart Challenge are expected to be stacked again for 2014 (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The Superkarts! USA California ProKart Challenge is primed to launch its 2014 campaign January 31-February 1 at ButtonwillowRacewayPark. The California PKC has been the foundation of the SKUSA regional program, proven to be one of the best regional options for California racers over the last nine years. Drivers and teams who race with the California […]

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Nicholas Brueckner Scores Solid Finishes at Florida Winter Tour

Defending Mini Max champion runs top-10, earning podium finish in Homestead

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Defending a championship is a tough challenge as driver, especially in one of the most competitive programs in the world. Nicholas Brueckner carries the #1 plate for the 2014 Florida Winter Tour season in the Mini Max category after securing the title last season. The Texas driver entered the opening rounds of the series this […]

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Rotax Junior Competitor, Thomas Issa was recently reinstated to 8th position from his 2013 Rotax Grand Finals exclusion at NOLA Motorsports Park.  Haven been excluded after a stellar eighth place finish in the final, Issa will now enjoy the fruits of his solid outing from the 2013 Grand Finals event. Issa, a fifteen year old […]

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Paddock Insider: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Tucson – Friday

Weather continues to be factor for opening weekend of series

Jan 24, 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas Tucson
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EKN’s Paddock Insider brings you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the Rotax Challenge of the Americas opener at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage […]

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Morning Coffee: Friday – January 24

Here We Go Again – Live Time!

Jan 24, 2014 EKN Trackside Live opens 2014 at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas
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It’s been over two months since the EKN squad fired up the mixing board to produce a Trackside Live broadcast, and that particular effort was one of the toughest we’ve ever had to endure.  We streamed our live audio from the Champion Racing/Intrepid North America Tower for three days in Las Vegas during the 17th […]

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Rolison Performance Group Opens 2014 at Florida Winter Tour

Solid results at Homestead as team now prepares for Rotax Challenge of the Americas opener in Tucson

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This past weekend Rolison Performance Group headed out east to compete in the opening weekend of international Rotax Max Challenge program at the Florida Winter Tour. The six round – three weekend – series kicked off this past weekend in Miami at the Homestead Karting facility. Led by Mike Rolison, RPG supported five drivers across […]

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Top Kart USA Makes Florida Winter Tour Debut

Indiana based company competes on both Formula Kart and Rotax weekends

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Making the trek to south Florida, Top Kart USA would make their Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour debut. Traveling to the Homestead Karting facility on the grounds of the famed Homestead-Miami Speedway, Top Kart USA would have drivers compete on both the Formula Kart and Rotax weekends coming home with five top-ten results, a […]

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The final event of the 2013 New Jersey Sprint Series (NJSS) took place on the evening of January 18.  With over 120 guests in attendance for the 2013 Karting Awards Banquet, the night was a great time for all to reminisce about the past season and plan ahead for 2014. The night began with the […]

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AM Engines Kicks Off Florida Winter Tour with Strong Results

AM Engines and AM Chassis stand atop the podium in Homestead

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It was an incredible start to the 2014 Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter (FWT) for AM Racing Team as the Florida-based squad managed to secure multiple podiums results and main event victories. Competing at their home facility of Homestead Karting on the grounds of the Homestead-Miami Speedway, AM Racing Team was at the front of […]

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Joseph Lamberth Looks Ahead to 2014

Talented Rotax pilot looks to continue success

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Rotax champion Joseph Lamberth is primed and ready for his 2014 karting campaign. After a very successful 2013 season, which saw the Mini Max driver claim the CarolinaMotorsportPark class championship and accompanying invitation to join Team USA at the Rotax Max Challenge Micro & Mini Invitational, Lamberth will be looking to repeat his success. “I […]

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P1 Engines Takes Wins and Pole Positions in Multiple Series and Events

P1 Engines sets the pace in TaG Senior grabbing pole and off-pole for this year's event

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Kick starting their 2014 season, P1 Engines traveled to the ‘SunshineState’ of Florida for several national and international events. With drivers utilizing P1 Engines power at the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup event in Daytona Beach, Florida as well as the opening round of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour, P1 Engines was […]

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Jan 23, 2014 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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As the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) enters its sophomore season, the series continues to evolve and provide a solid structure for national level racing. Poised and ready to take 2014 by storm, the USPKS program has put in place a defined ladder of classes from Yamaha Rookie to Leopard Pro. “I am very […]

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