Anthony Gangi Jr. Tops the Blocks at the Rotax Summer Shootout

Two-time US Rotax National Champion victorious in Utah

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Descending on the Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah for the annual Rotax Summer Shootout, GT7 Motorsports driver Anthony Gangi Jr. looked to stand on the top of the podium. In the hopes of carrying momentum and experience into the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals this coming week, Gangi Jr. would never run outside the […]

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Jul 14, 2014 KZ_Podium CIK-FIA European Championship Wackersdorf
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Upside-down standings after the second round of the European CIK-FIA Championship of Karting for the KZ and KZ2 categories. The German town hosted also the second round of the CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy. Today’s races were all very uncertain and full of thrilling battles until the finishing line: that’s why many drivers who didn’t win […]

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We are just a month away from the running of our longest rental kart endurance race yet, the 6-Hour on Aug. 10. In an effort to make this enduro a huge success, we have several additions that will hopefully increase attendance as well as performance in our endurance races, including assisting individuals with team placement […]

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2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals

July 17-20, 2014: Miller Motorsports Park - Tooele, Utah

Jul 14, 2014 2014 US Rotax Grand Nationals logo
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This week is ‘Rotax Week’ at EKN with the running of the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals at the Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah. The top Rotax racers from all over the United States will venture to the 9/10-mile course, which is hosting the national championship event for the second time since 2011. eKartingNews.com […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals – Preview – Part 1

‘Rotax Week’ underway as national champions to be decided this weekend at Miller Motorsports Park

Jul 14, 2014 2014 US Rotax Grand Nationals logo
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This week is officially ‘Rotax Week’ in the United States as the racers from all across the country have traveled to the Miller Motorsports Park for the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals. The 14th annual event is set for the second time at the Tooele, Utah facility with close to 200 drivers battling over a […]

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Jul 12, 2014 Ian Midrla (305 - Birel-TM) and Dylan Davies (333 - DR-TM) during the start of a KZ2 heat in Wackersdorf 
(Photo: Cuna Photo)
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First results in Wackersdorf First verdicts on the German track of Wackersdorf (D) after the series of 20 qualifying heats: the battle for the championship is getting heated. The second round of the European CIK-FIA KZ and KZ2 Championship of karting and the second round of the CIK-FIA  Academy Trophy was the ideal stage where […]

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City of Modesto Going All-In for Superkarts! USA SummerNationals

Inaugural Modesto Grand Prix ready to welcome record crowd of racers and spectators for August 1-3 extravaganza

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There is no question that the anticipation climbs with each passing day for all the Superkarts! USA racers around the country, as the 2014 Pro Tour SummerNationals draws ever closer. The inaugural Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix will play host to this year’s event on August 1-3, making it the first temporary circuit race […]

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European CIK FIA KZ/KZ2 Championship – Wackersdorf Friday Report

Racing in Wackersdorf for the European CIK-FIA KZ and KZ2 championship

Jul 11, 2014 Rick Dreezen set the time to beat in qualifying. 
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The weekend of the European Championship started in Germany. It’s a great weekend for karting in Germany, with the second round of the European CIK-FIA KZ and KZ2 Championship, together with the CIK-FIA Academy Trophy, running at the circuit of Wackersdorf, 150 Km from Munich. Today, the qualifying session decided the pole-sitters of the three […]

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Team Koene USA to Enter Four Drivers in Cold Stone US Grand Nationals

Koene USA will look to add to their resume of race wins and championships

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Trekking back across the country from their home base near Indianapolis, Indiana, Team Koene USA will once again descend on the challenging Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah. Entering four competitors in the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals, the talented squad will once again look for race wins and podium results as they try to […]

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Craig and Selliken Split Victories at Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge

Championship battles continue to heat up following Independence Day celebration at Pat’s Acres Racing Complex

Jul 10, 2014 Strong fields once again battled at the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge event at the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The championship chases in the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge turned another page in the 2014 storybook, following the completion of events at the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex over the holiday weekend (July 4-6). Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA competitors from all around the western half of the country journeyed to the Canby, Oregon facility, […]

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Motorsportz at Grand Texas is Born

New tracks at 'Grand Texas' are set to provide a Houston motorsports playground

Jul 10, 2014 Motorsportz at Grand Texas logo
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Grand Texas, the emerging Sports and Entertainment District in East Montgomery County has another feather to add to its already largely-feathered cap. Located five minutes from the soon-to-be-completed Grand Parkway in North Houston at U.S. 59/69 and Hwy 242, ten minutes from The Woodlands and Kingwood and 15 minutes from George Bush International Airport in […]

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Schedule Updated for Final Rounds of So-Cal Rotax Challenge

Southern California United States Rotax Max Challenge program cuts series to seven rounds, moves dates to close out 2014

Jul 10, 2014 So-Cal Rotax Challenge logo
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In its inaugural season, the So-Cal Rotax Challenge has become one of the largest United States Rotax Max Challenge programs. The first USRMC series to hit the 50 member mark, the So-Cal Rotax Challenge is currently the second largest based on membership numbers, leading into next week’s Cold Stone US Grand Nationals. Four rounds of […]

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Jul 10, 2014 Jack Bartholomew (Photo: Chris Walker - kartpix.net)
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For the halfway stage of the ABkC National Championships the Super One visited showery Scotland, the Summerlee circuit easily accessible from the motorway between Carlisle and Glasgow. It’s a challenging circuit, needing bravery for overtaking.  At the top of the hill on the back straight, or into one of the hairpins is a favourite, whilst […]

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Coty Hartson (Light Division) and Mark Nahrstedt (Heavy Division) were crowned Summer GoPro Motorplex Rental League Powered by Sunoco Race Fuels Champions during the series finale tonight. Congrats to both champions for earning a championship title against five weeks of SOLD OUT fields of competitors. Over $1,000 in championship prizes were awarded to the champions […]

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After a long break the WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series is back in action this weekend with the Michigan Kart Supply Nationals taking center stage at the historic G&J Kartway in Camden, Ohio. The second round of this year’s Gold Cup Series goes off approximately four months after the season kicked off […]

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EKN Industry Insider: Precision Karting Technologies

Detroit-based company focuses on advancement in karting components

Jul 10, 2014 Precision Karting Technologies is family-owned and 100% for karting
(L to R) Chad Krause, Alex Watzke, Kim Watzke and Linda Watzke
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A majority of the karting companies in the United States market have been created on the basis of need, either personal necessity or demand from the community itself. During the early days of the sport, we needed equipment and complete karts were manufactured here in the US, and this included engines and all of the […]

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  It’s that time of year again as we seek nominations for any open positions in our board. Now is the perfect opportunity for those wanting to make a difference to do so! Download and fill out the form below and bring to Tami Sanders in Tech this weekend or email to Susie Salyer before […]

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Going past the half way point of the 2014 Gearup Challenge season we are seeing many fantastic battles as the championships are taking shape. The effort shown by all of the competitors and teams are truly amazing and are creating some of the most epic on track battles we have seen since the inception of the series. Round […]

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Bordogna Engines Continues Winning at Top Level

Drivers powered by Bordogna Engines win Rok Cup USA again

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Continuing to win at the Rok Cup USA program, Bordogna Engines powered drivers continue to post strong results in the series running always at the front. Claiming sixteen heat race wins and six main event victories over the last two rounds at the Homestead Karting facility and 103rd Street Motorsports Complex, Bordogna Engines has been […]

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US Open of Dirt Set to Take Place September 13 in Indiana

US 41 Speedway to host first ever US Open of Dirt

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An idea turned to conception this past week as promoters for the first ever United States Rally Kart Association (USRKA) US Open of Dirt are pleased to announce their premiere event. Taking place at the US 41 Speedway in Lakeville, Indiana on September 13, five asphalt division classes will take to the dirt road course […]

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