2017 EKN Chassis Showroom: Fullerton

Famed Terry Fullerton brand making comeback in the United States

Jan 31, 2017
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EKN is excited to offer an exclusive editorial series for our readers – the ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the next couple of months, we will be highlighting many chassis manufacturers and the importers / dealers who are responsible for making these karts available to the North American karting community.  The market is filled with models for […]

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Jan 31, 2017
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Stan Pex, Flavio Camponeschi and Jorrit Pex take it all in Adria’s KZ2. Gillian Henrion very good second on the podium of OK-Junior. CRG on top also in 60 Mini with Alfio Spina taking the win for Team Gamoto. CRG is definitely still up there. The Italian outfit started season 2017 as the unquestionable protagonist […]

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Jan 31, 2017
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At the Adria Karting Raceway our Team faced the first competitive 2017 event, the WSK Champions Cup. The performance was very satisfactory, although the seasonal debut of the Racing Department was not really supported by the good luck. OK Especially in OK class, our Karol Basz, Noah Milell, Théo Pourchaire and Daniel Vebster have done […]

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Jan 31, 2017
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2017 season has begun with a clear success in OK class with Pedro Hiltbrand and clear proof of the competitiveness of our Racer 401 S chassis. We had our debut in all categories OKJ, OK and KZ2 at the Adria Karting Raceway. The one-shot race of the WSK was a good test that allowed the […]

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Jan 31, 2017
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Birel ART demonstrated remarkable competitiveness in the first race of the 2017 season on the Adria Karting Raceway. The new organisation of the Birel ART and Ricciardo Kart Racing Teams made its debut at the WSK Champions Cup and there was already a very promising level of performance to validate the choices which will govern […]

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The Championship Enduro Series has officially announced their season schedule for 2017. This marks The 28th year for the popular series. May 13 & 14: Gateway Motorsports Park June 3 & 4: Blackhawk Farms Raceway June 16-17-18: Mid-Ohio Raceway “Hosted By Dart Kart Club” July 14-15-16: Grattan Raceway  “The Summer Shootout” August 12 & 13: […]

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Jan 31, 2017
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The first weekend of the Rotax portion of the Florida Winter Tour Championship proved to be successful for the #redarmy this past weekend in Homestead, FL. Earning 3 podiums and two poles, the PSL drivers worked hard thought the weekend on the new Max One by Vega rubber. In Max-Masters, the Belgium driver Christophe Adams, […]

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Jan 31, 2017
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Many curious racers have begun investigating the newest track to join the USPKS and Route 66 Sprint Series programs, the Autobahn Country Club, so we wanted to familiarize you with the venue a little more. Autobahn Country Club is located in Joliet, IL, only 45 miles from downtown Chicago and less than an hour’s drive […]

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Jan 30, 2017
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Superb finale for the WSK Champions Cup today at the Adria Karting Raceway. The single-round event took place one week before the WSK Super Master Series, scheduled next week on the same circuit. The races were an excellent stage for the new talents of karting who, together with more experienced champions, were the protagonists of […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Sunday Report

Taskinen takes first Senior Max victory in wild finish - Cleavelin and MacDermid double up

Jan 29, 2017
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The final day of action went into the books in Tucson, Arizona, completing the first of three events for the 2017 Challenge of the Americas. Each and every time the Challenge visits the Musselman Honda Circuit, we are greeted with a weekend full of great racing. The start to the 10th season of the premier […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Saturday Report

Ritter nabs first big victory as Cleavelin and MacDermid begin path back to Rotax Grand Finals

Jan 28, 2017
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The 10th season of Challenge of the Americas opened up the racing Saturday as the first round of competition took place at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Competitors of Rotax, Honda and Briggs competitors took to the 7/10-mile course for the opening laps of the 2017 season. The weather was a bit warmer […]

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Paddock Insider: 2017 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson

Premier west coast winter series gets 10th season underway in Arizona

Jan 27, 2017
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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 2017 Challenge of the Americas opening event at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. The information will not be seen anywhere else, […]

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Kacic Joins Exclusive Autosport

Young Canadian driver joins renowned driver development program

Jan 26, 2017
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Canadian junior karting star Marco Kacic has solidified big plans for his upcoming racing season. The 13 year old from British Columbia is joining the highly successful Canadian open-wheel formula racing team Exclusive Autosport in their development program for 2017. Exclusive Autosport has created a development program specifically designed for karters transitioning from the kart […]

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Jan 26, 2017
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The Circuit Adria Karting Raceway will stage the first round of the WSK Champions Cup next 26-29 January 2017. CRG is all set to get on track with a strong squad in all the categories. CRG is ready for the first challenge of the season in Adria’s opener of the WSK Champions Cup, a particularly […]

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Jan 26, 2017
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We are excited to announce that the Amped Up Racing Series has signed a multi year agreement with MG Tires USA. “Mike and Melissa Curran and their Amped Up Racing Series have stepped up to provide karters in Tennessee and the surrounding area a great, family-friendly series to enjoy the sport of karting. Amped Up […]

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Jan 26, 2017
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Growing up watching the races Saturday Nights, it didn’t take long before Joey Mastroianni was a racer himself after joining Merrittville’s Tuesday Night Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series as a 13 year old. The Welland resident now 28 – a Service Advisor at the Performance Auto Group will move from being Starter to Race Director […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Preview

10th season for premier west coast winter series opens at Musselman Honda Circuit

Jan 26, 2017
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For the 10th season, Challenge of the Americas kicks off the racing season on the west coast, set to host the opening rounds of the 2017 championship series. Racers and teams from all over the western half of North America are converging on the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona for the first two rounds […]

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2017 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson

January 27-29, 2017: Musselman Honda Circuit - Tucson, Arizona

Jan 25, 2017
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The 10th season of Challenge of the Americas is here. Teams and drivers are heading to the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona for the first two rounds of the championship series. Racers from all across the western half of North America are ready to compete in Rotax, Shifter, and Briggs divisions – with great […]

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Jan 25, 2017
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Announced in September 2016, the Puget Sound Road Race Association (PSRRA) will host the 2017 International Kart Federation (IKF) Road Race Grand Nationals at The Ridge Motorsports Park. The event dates back to 1963 when the first edition was held at the Green Valley Raceway in Texas. PSRRA is looking revive the Road Race Grand […]

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Jan 25, 2017
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The chassis partners for the 18th edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) are selected. BRP-Rotax will organize the event with its long-term chassis partners Birel ART, IPKarting and Sodikart. The Grand Finals became a big event over the last years. Nowadays there are 360 racers on track. To have partners on board […]

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