Russell Boyle to Drive Stadium Super Trucks at Honda Indy of Toronto

Boyle will become the youngest driver to get behind the wheel in an SST race

Jun 11, 2015 Russell Boyle, pictured here with Robby Gordon, will make his Stadium Super Truck debut this weekend in Toronto (Photo: Phil Boyle)
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Russell Boyle, 15, of Uxbridge, Ontario, will compete in the two SPEED EnergyStadium Super Trucks (SST) Presented by TRAXXAS races leading up to the Honda Indy Toronto this weekend, June 12-14. Boyle will drive the #93 KMC Wheels/Toronto Motorsports – Jingles Hair Salon entry for RTB Motorsports. “I’m very excited about the opportunity to race in […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Readies for North Texas Kartway

Official SKUSA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge program takes on challenging course on June 12-14

Jun 11, 2015 The Burger King® Texas ProKart - Texas Barge Rotax Max Challenge Series returns to the North Texas Kartway facility in Denton on June 12-14 (Photo: Dreams Captured Photography)
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One of the largest regional karting programs is set to return back to action this weekend when the 2015 Burger King®/Texas Barge ProKart Challenge series – presented by 3G Kart Racing, Dallas Karting Complex and IAME USA West – visits the North Texas Kartway on June 12-14. Home of the North Texas Karters in Denton, […]

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SKUSA BULLETIN: 2015 SummerNationals Pre-Entry Registration Opening

Online registration opens for second stop of Fikse Wheels Pro Tour tonight, June 10

Jun 10, 2015 SKUSA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour logo
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It was another large turnout for Superkarts! USA at the opening event of the 2015 Fikse Wheels Pro Tour in early May at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association. Competitors from all over North America and from all points of the globe traveled to the Glendale, Arizona facility to take part in the sixth annual SKUSA […]

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IKF 2 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals Set for July 29-August 1

Motul Oil to be Presenting Sponsor. Event held at Adams Motorsports Park

Jun 10, 2015 IKF International Kart Federation logo
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Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside, California will be the site of the International Kart Federation (IKF) 2 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals. The Event dates are July 29 – August 1, 2015. With multiple sponsors on board including presenting sponsor Motul Oil and corporate sponsors VP Race Fuels and Hoosier Tire, the event is sure to […]

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Jun 10, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As part of the weekends festivities for the Kart City Performance Nationals this past weekend in Kershaw, South Carolina for the 2015 version of the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series, champions from the 2014 season were honored at the Palmetto Club, as well as many other drivers for their awesome accomplishments through the […]

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Local Drivers Shine at California ProKart Challenge Event in Sonoma

Another exciting weekend of racing for Superkarts! USA regional program at Simraceway Performance Karting Center

Jun 10, 2015 Nearly 150 drivers competed at the fourth round of the California ProKart Challenge at Simraceway Performance Karting Center (Photo: Tony Leone - DromoPhotos.com)
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The second half of the California ProKart Challenge season is underway following the fourth event of 2015 that took place at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center on June 5-6. The Sonoma, California facility welcomed nearly 150 drivers to its 7/10-mile course, which has become a popular destination for karters in the region and around the […]

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Jun 09, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Coming off another successful Manufactures Cup race in Dousman Wisconsin, WKA racers will turn their attention to the first of two Super-Divisionals.  The first Super-Divisional will be held June 26-28, 2015 at the PITT Race Complex in Wampum PA (site of the WKA Grand Nationals in August)  while the second Super-Divisional will be held September […]

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Jun 09, 2015 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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Looking back on the first two races of 2015 we could not be more grateful and honored as so many racers and teams have decided to call the F-Series home! The competition going forward looks to be fierce and we are super excited to head to Oakland Valley Race Park where so many top drivers got their start. Always a special […]

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Jun 09, 2015 Scott Gaynor of Banning leading Lake Forest’s Mike Collins in the So Cal Oval Karters Open main last Saturday at Perris Auto Speedway.  Collins eventually got by for the win with Gaynor placing second (Photo: Schnarzy)
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Matt Martis continued his impressive season by scoring his third SR 4Cycle main event win in four races when the So Cal Oval Karters visited world famous Perris Auto Speedway last Saturday for the only road race of 2015.  Joining Martis on the victory podium was Rob Marion in the KT100’s, “Hubcap” Mike Collins in […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – May 2015 – Callum Smith

Aussie-born driver quickly becoming the next star in S5 Junior category

Jun 09, 2015 Callum Smith doubled up in the S5 Junior category, sweeping both days of the SKUSA SpringNationals (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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INTRODUCING: Fikse Wheels Decal Kit Sponsorship Program

Unique support and branding sponsorship package announced for karting community

Jun 08, 2015 SKUSA SpringNats-Fri-Fikse
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Fikse Wheels is a company steeped in motorsports history, and fueled by a passion for excellence, quality and competition. As a manufacturer of custom racecar and sports car wheels, Fikse produces high-quality products for customers who love their cars and want the best components for their machines.  At the genesis of the new year in […]

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Jun 05, 2015 National Doughnut Day-2015-Gary Carlton-OGP
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To help celebrate National Doughnut Day, eKartingNews.com went into the archives to find one of the most popular videos for karting on the internet. American driver Gary Carlton produced a video with the Ocala Gran Prix operation in Florida just under two years ago. While the focus was on the drifting portion, our favorite section […]

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Top Kart USA Triumphs in Wisconsin

Four wins and twelve podiums at WKA Spring Nationals

Jun 05, 2015 Jason Welage was the man of the weekend taking home multiple wins for Top Kart USA
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Continuing a string of successful weekends, Team Top Kart USA took home several trophies at the third round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup Series in Dousman, Wisconsin. Team drivers took home four wins and twelve podiums over the course of the weekend at Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park, ensuring that the championship […]

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Bell Helmets Supports the US Open Program

MAXSpeed Entertainment welcomes Bell Helmets to the US Open

Jun 05, 2015 Bell Helmets Logo
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As one of the premier helmet manufacturers in not only North America, but also the world, Bell Helmets has joined the MAXSpeed Entertainment US Open program to support karting competitors. Presenting a free helmet at each and every round to one lucky participant, Bell Helmets is poised to gain traction in the karting marketplace. “Bell […]

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EKN One-on-One: John Ferris – World Karting Association President

New Jersey native taking sanctioning body into a new era

Jun 05, 2015 John Ferris (Photo: Energy Racing)
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Since 1971, the World Karting Association has played a vital and important role in the sport of karting in the United States. Founded by racers, for racers, the organization served to help guide and grow the sport with the purpose of supporting the membership, be it drivers, families, tracks or karting businesses. During the early […]

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Track Focus: Simraceway Performance Karting Center

Sonoma facility providing ideal karting menu to attract newcomers

Jun 04, 2015 Simraceway Performance Karting Center is one of the top facilities in North America
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It would be hard to argue with fact that the sport of karting is currently at a crossroads in its 50-plus-year history.  The enthusiasm for the professional levels of racing, such as F1, NASCAR and IndyCar, is waning and young people just simply don’t have the intimate connection with automobiles that their parents once did.   […]

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Welage and Zeen Double Up on Cheese Cows in Badger Spring Nationals

Manufacturers Cup Series returns to Dousman, Wisconsin for first time since 2008

Jun 04, 2015 Leopard Pro podium (Photo: ZeensScene)
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The return to Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin, the first for many since 2008, and the overall first for many completely, also meant a return to a time honored tradition. Stop #3 for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, albeit greeted by a steady day long rain on Saturday, was well rewarded with […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Ready for Journey North to Shawano

Program heads to US Air Motorsports Raceway on June 12-14

Jun 03, 2015 The Route 66 Sprint Series will visit the US Air Motorsports Raceway for the first time on June 12-14 (Photo: Route66kartracing.com)
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With a month off, the 15th season of the Route 66 Sprint Series is ready to resume with a trip north to the US Air Motorsports Raceway for the first time in its history. The opening event at the Mid-State Kart Club facility welcomed over 270 entries in April, and another large turnout is expected […]

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Parolin Brand Showing Success Across the Globe

Celenta dominant at CIK-FIA European KZ2 event in Spain, new drivers added to Parolin roster in United States

Jun 03, 2015 Francesco Celenta aboard his Parolin chassis at the CIK-FIA European KZ2 Championship event in Zuera, Spain (Photo: Parolin Racing)
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The Parolin chassis continues to add victories and podiums to its resume around the world and in the United States. The name Parolin has been part of karting for over three decades now, establishing its own branded chassis in the 1990s. Parolin Racing was formed and has continued to grow from its Italy-based operations to […]

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Jun 03, 2015 Nick d'Orlando with Payton Durrant
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Despite bad weather for most of the weekend, Nicholas d’Orlando would not let mother nature spoil his race weekend, finishing third in the inaugural Rotax US Open series at the Dallas Karting Complex (DKC) in Caddo Mills, Texas. The weekend for Nicholas kicked off with a disappointing qualifying effort for seventh, but recovered slightly by […]

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