EKN Trackside: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Liberty Grand Prix Preview

Program returns to Pittsburgh International Race Complex for second stop of season

May 31, 2017
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The fifth season of the United States Pro Kart Series resumes this weekend with the program hosting the second event of 2017. Racers are traveling to the Pittsburgh International Race Complex for the fourth time in series history, with the Wampum, Pennsylvania serving as the site for the Liberty Grand Prix. Round Three and Four […]

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May 31, 2017
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Alain Bordes, known by many in the karting paddock as ‘Frenchie’, passed away. The longtime Champion Racing / Intrepid mechanic was a longtime figure in the paddock at national and international events – notably with Jordy Vorrath, Tyler Dueck and Ryan Kinnear along with others. Bordes was at the recent SKUSA SpringNationals working with Kinnear, […]

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May 31, 2017
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The first event of the Karting Endurance by CRG has taken place in Castelletto di Branduzzo with the support of the Italian food company Beretta. Two very exciting and intense races have given the victory to the WLF lineup made by Panzeri, Bonanomi, Corti, Bini, Terzoli and Valsecchi. A great organizational success. The first event […]

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May 31, 2017
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Video on demand of Sunday’s action available here. The third round of the Australian Kart Championships welcomed a number of new faces to the podium, whilst some old favourites made a welcome return to the podium. Scuderia PCR Australia’s Kyle Henry-Smith took his first AKC win in KA1 – it was the first win in […]

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Wins Continue for Aluminos at Superkarts! USA Pro Tour

Musgrave earns victory at SpringNationals as chassis brands scores multiple top-five finishes in Sonoma

May 30, 2017
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The Simraceway Performance Karting Center is the home facility for the Aluminos operation. The Sonoma, California circuit is where many laps of development were taken when the Aluminos chassis was created. Development continues with the brand to keep providing the best product for their customers. In return, the Aluminos drivers continue to gain solid results […]

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May 30, 2017
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Round 5 of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge on Saturday marked the second half of the Memorial Day weekend race event. Sunny skies and 80 degree temperatures heated up the action on track for qualifying and pre-finals. As the sun went down, it set the stage for final racing under the lights for 133 competitors […]

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May 30, 2017
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It’s that time again that the Northwest Kart Dates 206 East Vs West Series is active for another weekend. This time it will be the West Division as it will come once again to Puget Sound Go Kart Association in Spanaway, Washington. The first round of the NWKD 206 West Series was at PSGKA that […]

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May 30, 2017
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The opening round of the ECKC Championship commenced this past weekend at Goodwood Kartways, and the success seen from Birel ART & Ricciardo Kart dealers shook the entire paddock. With the recent influx of dealers and teams showing the strength of the product, it’s been a great way to show the world you don’t need […]

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May 30, 2017
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For Stephen Adams, the haul he made from his home in Four Oaks, NC to US-13 Kartway in Delmar, DE last Saturday was worth it.  Piloting a P&P Speed Shop powered Phantom Recon chassis, Adams made a personal and track record of seven-for-seven wins, from their poles, earning him a grand total payday of $3,000 […]

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May 27, 2017
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Friday evening’s Round 4 of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge kicked off the series’ Memorial Day weekend double-header event. In a non-traditional format for the series, competitors had the opportunity to compete in two heat races that would set the grid for their final race under the lights. Excited by both the challenging format and […]

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Superkarts! USA Returns to CalSpeed Karting Center

California ProKart Challenge travels back to Fontana facility after seven year absence

May 27, 2017
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The California ProKart Challenge is set to resume its 2017 championship chase, having taken the month of May off for the running of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals. The SKUSA flagship regional program is adding another circuit as part of their flashback tour, traveling to the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California on June […]

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From the Tower: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Keystone State Nationals

Action-packed weekend in Pittsburgh with another event marked by rain

May 26, 2017
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The WKA Manufacturers Cup Series program resumed this past weekend at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. It was a near five-month gap between series races, with the WKA Winter Cup providing the only action for the organization during that time. The weekend welcomed roughly 140 entries for the four IAME categories, three […]

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May 25, 2017
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A well rounded effort of 4 different winners in different age categories helped propel Top Kart to the lead in the annual chassis standings on the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, following the series second event of the season this past weekend at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania. While Tyler Ferris’s win in the […]

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Trackside Karting Services Shows Speed in Texas Sprint Racing Series

Four podiums and five top-five results for Compkart team in Texas

May 25, 2017
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Trackside Karting Services (TKS), the Texas Compkart team, hit the track again this past weekend in Denton, Texas for another weekend in the Texas Sprint Racing Series (TSRS). With a growing series and the competition level on the rise, Trackside Karting Services closed the weekend with three podium results and will now shift their focus […]

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May 25, 2017
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Driver Name: IAN AGUILERA Place of Birth: GUADALAJARA, JALISCO, MEXICO Date of Birth: MARCH 14 2007 Hometown:  GUADALAJARA Race Number: 77 Chassis: PAROLIN Sponsors: Escuderia TELMEX Team: SP Karting TEAM Engine Builder: HIGH REV Engineering Series & Classes Participation: Formula Karts Mexico, 2013-Present, Micro Swift IAME and Mini Swift IAME GPI Mexico, 2015-Present, Micro Swift […]

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Four Wins for Top Kart USA in Pittsburgh

Indiana team overcomes weather conditions to earn eleven podiums

May 25, 2017
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The Top Kart USA team garnered wins and podiums this weekend at round two of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup at Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Despite the unpredictable weather conditions, the Indiana squad snagged four pole positions, four wins, and eleven podium appearances at the event. “Our Top Kart team had a very […]

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May 25, 2017
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The nearly 3 month gap between races 2 and 3 on the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting, has nearly evaporated, as Sprint and Laydown competitors gear up for the Summit Point Nationals, slated for June 3 and 4 at Summit Point Motorsports Park in West Virginia. Following a most successful March […]

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May 25, 2017
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As anticipated the third round of the Gearup Challenge at Oldbridge Township Raceway Park is going to be the real deal. Our racers are set to make this the largest ever karting race at this racetrack and we urge everyone to come and enjoy a day at the event. Entry spots are still available but […]

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May 25, 2017
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The 2017 International Kart Federation 2 / 4 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals is just around the corner. Set for June 30 – July 2, 2017, the Santa Maria Kart Track in Santa Maria CA will be packed with karters, all fighting to earn their own IKF ‘Duffy’ award and to become an IKF Grand National […]

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May 25, 2017
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WHEN A RACER REACHES OUT TO US WITH A CONCERN ABOUT THE LATEST RUMOR IT RESONATES FROM A SHARED PASSION TO PROTECT THE INTEGRITY OF THIS PROGRAM, WE TAKE THAT VERY SERIOUSLY. The beauty of a blog is that I can share some of the efforts we are taking to maintain cost effective racing. Rumors […]

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