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The team from Goodwood Kartways kept its Eastern Canadian Karting Championship momentum rolling a week ago as the series hit Quebec for the first time this season. Le Monaco de Trois-Rivieres was a doubleheader this year, and the Goodwood crew was certainly toeing the line as four different drivers scored double podiums! Zachary Claman DeMelo, […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Preview – Part 1

Four Yamaha titles on the line in Indiana as 2014 season closes out

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The second season of the United States Pro Kart Series will come to a close this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park – presented by KARTSALE. Round Seven and Eight are scheduled for the August 15-17 weekend, with the New Castle, Indiana facility set to welcome a strong contingent of drivers competing in the […]

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From the Tower: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals

Challenging weekend as SKUSA goes to the streets of Modesto

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We spend our entire racedays up in the tower, watching every on-track session while producing our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. This new ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the accounts that develop over a race weekend, […]

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The World Karting Association Board of Trustees has approved a 12-class structure and brand-new weekend race format for the 2015 Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, which will open December 27-30 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Next year’s Man Cup Series has 12 classes on the docket that includes a couple new […]

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After a month’s break the SSM Super One Series visited north Wales for the picturesque circuit of Glan y Gors. Following a dry day on Saturday for the heats, Sunday was punctuated by showers courtesy of the remnants of Hurricane Bertha.  Dean MacDonald took the second MiniMax final after the first winner Alex Quinn fell […]

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EKN One-on-One: Chris Wheeler – US Open of Dirt

Karting industry member discusses plans for exciting new venture

Aug 11, 2014 US41 Speedway will host the first ever US Open of Dirt event on September 12-13
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As we enter the month of August and take a quick look at how the 2014 racing season has progressed, there have been many positives.  Numbers have been strong in the top national series with record entries on both the SKUSA Pro Tour and the Rotax Challenge of the Americas, and we’ve seen growth from […]

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Season Finale Spectacular Scheduled for United States Pro Kart Series

Popular New Castle Motorsports Park readies for final two rounds and season-ending awards banquet

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The sophomore season of the United States Pro Kart Series is set to finish this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park, presented by KARTSALE. Labeled as one of the top facilities in the United States for karting, the record-breaking year the USPKS championships will close out at the New Castle, Indiana facility. Each of […]

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Praga North America Triumphant at SKUSA SummerNationals

Andrick Zeen takes the win in Saturday’s TaG Senior Final

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Praga North America gains another victory for the team at the SKUSA SummerNationals event in Modesto, CA. For the second round of the SKUSA Pro Tour, Praga was well represented with 10 drivers in total: 5 from the Praga team and 5 from West Coast dealer Leading Edge Motorsports. Coming out on top this weekend […]

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Ethan Wilson of Campbell, Calif., drove to victory on Saturday and was runner-up on Sunday for Phil Giebler Racing in TaG Master in the Save Mark Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix, the third and fourth rounds of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour held on Aug. 2-3 on a .88-mile downtown street race. PGR karter Vatche Tatikian […]

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The years largest schedule gap is closing very quickly and with only three weeks to the race at Pittsburgh International Race Complex. We have listed details and series news that will enhance your weekend and the program going forward in 2015. The race weekends time and fee schedule is available on our website and can be found at http://f1series.com/Raceday_Schedule.html The fabulous rate at the very convenient Holiday Inn […]

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For the first time in SKUSA Pro Tour history, a national championship event would take place on a street circuit. Racing in the downtown area of Modesto, California, a record number of entries would take to the streets looking for SKUSA Summernationals glory in front of the thousands of fans lining the streets to watch […]

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P1 Engines Makes It Four Wins in Pro Tour Competition

Zeen continues to impress with P1 Engines power

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With a short trip to Modesto, California for the second event weekend of the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Pro Tour, P1 Engines powered drivers would be front and center during the premiere Modesto Grand Prix in the streets of the downtown core. With a challenging and tight layout, teams and drivers would be put to the […]

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Night Racing Set for Upcoming Texas ProKart Challenge Event

Special Thursday through Saturday event at North Texas Kartways to host Rounds Five and Six

Aug 08, 2014 The Texas ProKart Challenge will be under the lights at North Texas Kartway in Denton, Texas (Photo: Dreams Captured Photography)
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The Texas ProKart Challenge – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Chase Racing/Dallas Karting Complex/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys – journeys into the second half of the season with a special night race weekend at the North Texas Kartways. The Denton, Texas facility will provide the series with its third straight year of racing under the lights during […]

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The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series held rounds seven and eight at the popular New Castle Motorsports Park (NCMP) on August 2nd and 3rd with a nice turnout of over 260 entries.  The event was sponsored by Verde Speed Resources.  Rain was predicted for Saturday but never materialized as […]

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Mazda Road to Indy and MAXSpeed Group Announce Judges for Driver Advancement Program

Hinchcliffe, Chaves, Rudolph and Cooper to Select Winning Drivers

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A few weeks ago, MAXSpeed Group and Andersen Promotions joined forces in a partnership program to help advance the careers of young karters into the Mazda Road to Indy (MRTI). Today they are pleased to announce that Verizon IndyCar Series standout James Hinchcliffe, Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires points leader Gabby Chaves, veteran karter […]

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Series Finale of Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Set for Canada

Final two rounds scheduled for August 15-17 at Greg Moore Raceway in British Columbia

Aug 08, 2014 The picturesque Greg Moore Raceway will host the 2014 Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge finale weekend (Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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The 2014 season is drawing to an end for racers at the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge, as the series heads to the finale weekend at the Greg Moore Raceway. The Chilliwack, British Columbia facility will welcome the Rotax Max Challenge / Superkarts! USA regional program on August 15-17, hosting the fourth weekend of the championship […]

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Rocha Gives Rolison Performance Group Victory at Superkarts! USA SummerNationals

Versteeg earns first S5 Junior podium finish during grueling inaugural Modesto Grand Prix

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The Rolison Performance Group added to the long list of podium finishes during the successful 2014 season thus far competing at the inaugural Modesto Grand Prix on August 1-3.. Two championships at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas, a number of contenders still pursuing titles at the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge, and solid finishes at […]

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The K&K Team traveled to the Monaco Trois Rivieres event this past weekend, with  a handful of drivers. Being the ECKC  Briggs points leaders prior to the event ,Keith Barrick (Masters), Jon Treadwell (Senior) and Andre Fiorini (Junior) all made the trip in hopes of increasing their point leads. Kyle Aulenback and Braxton Terry also […]

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KC Auto Parts Victory Lane at Merrittville Speedway welcomed back three drivers August 6th in the final Wednesday Lucas Oil Kart Weekly Racing Series Event of 2014. The Performance Manufacturing sponsored divisions saw Brittany Kelly, Randy Giroux and Tyler Winger all taking home their second Checkered Flags of the season in the Drummond Home Hardware […]

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United States Rally Kart Association Premiere Event Fast Approaching

The brand new, not-to-miss US Open of Dirt is coming soon, and registration is open

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With the addition of new sponsors and escalating support from registrants, the United States Rally Kart Association (USRKA) is gearing up for their first event. September 13th will mark the first ever US Open of Dirt, a race to truly tell the best from the rest in asphalt sprint karting. Drivers will use their regular […]

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