Mar 07, 2017
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Last weekend was the 3rd and 4th rounds of the Challenge of Americas in Phoenix, AZ.  Scott Campbell Racing (SCR) made the trip down with 4 drivers under the tent for the debut of the team.  Early in the week Scott and Dave Campbell set up the new tent for the first time and then […]

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Mar 07, 2017
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One of the 2017 novelties at CRG is the brand’s presence in Kart Endurance events. Among the planned activities, the new championship ENDURANCE KART CUP has been presented in the past few days to all the fans and enthusiasts of this exciting karting discipline. CRG will be the official provider of Karts and logistic services […]

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Mar 07, 2017
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World Karting Officials have recently released the 2017 national schedule for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series. Three national events will define the series for 2017, with the first stop being the traditional venture to the popular 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida March 24-26. Run in conjunction with the North Florida […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Sunday Report

Pickett wins thriller in S1 as Holden muscles to first ever victory in X30 Senior

Mar 05, 2017
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There was no better way to close out the inaugural WinterNationals then what transpired during the day in New Orleans. Superkarts! USA closed out the second round of the SKUSA Pro Tour on Sunday under cloudy skies, avoid the threat of rain all day. The action on track was hot, with the drivers putting in […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Saturday Report

Craig and French score in NOLA to begin inaugural event

Mar 04, 2017
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The first ever Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals completed the first round of action for the 2017 season at the NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans, LA. A sunny day with strong winds greeted the over 220 drivers taking part in the inaugural event, with nine categories beginning the championship chase for the new season. […]

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Mar 03, 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 SKUSA Pro Tour WinterNationals at the NOLA Motorsports Park at New Orleans, LA. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including […]

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Mar 02, 2017
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From Palm Beach to Italy and now on to New Orleans, Nicholas d’Orlando is taking on the best.  In February, d’Orlando took on the best Rok drivers at the Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA – Round 2, at Palm Beach International Raceway in Jupiter, FL and has wasted no time to continue his training […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 SKUSA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Preview Part 3

Number of top contenders in X30 Senior, S1 Pro and S2 Semi-Pro ready for NOLA

Mar 02, 2017
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Just 100 days since the checkered flags waved to close out the 20th edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals in Las Vegas, drivers, teams and families are all preparing for the start of the 2017 season and the SKUSA Pro Tour. It is a new era for the organization with the introduction of the WinterNationals, […]

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Mar 02, 2017
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212.1.4 Add: Ties to be broken by qualifying. 212.1.4.1 When only one heat race is being run, the line-up will be based on points scored in qualifying and the heat race (0,2,3,4 etc) — ties to be broken by qualifying. 214.3 and 214.4 Delete 5.30 to 1 minimum gear ratio. 601.9 Blowdown checking procedure — […]

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Mar 02, 2017
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The WKA Winter Cup Series officially wrapped up the second national event of the season, with the ultra-long back stretch and technical turns of 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville serving as the battle ground for the series penultimate event, with the finale coming March 31-April 2 at Ocala Gran Prix. Making the most of […]

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Mar 02, 2017
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WSK Promotion provides new cutting-edge tools to control the races. Starting from the forthcoming appointment in Castelletto di Branduzzo, the second round of the WSK Super Master Series with 270 entrants, new HD cameras will be used for the video control of the competition. This is a massive enhancement of the well-tested control unit of […]

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Mar 02, 2017
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With over 40 years of experience with two-stroke engines, and specializing in shifters, Innisfil Indy and Tony Launi will offer shifter kart tests to anyone looking to trade in their Rotax powerplant. “I am offering free tests as well as amazing deals to those interested in a shifter engine for the 2017 season,” explains Launi. […]

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Mar 02, 2017
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The first round of the 28th Spring Trophy has seen Maranello Kart taking the win in KZ2 with Gonzales and locking out the podium with Dante and Pastacaldi. Sani was among the quickest but penalized. Tonoli victorious at the debut with Maranello in KZ3 Over. Maranello Kart has displayed a strong competitiveness in the first […]

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2017 SKUSA Pro Tour – WinterNationals

March 3-5, 2017: NOLA Motorsports Park - New Orleans, LA

Mar 01, 2017
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The inaugural Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals is set for March 3-5 at the NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is a new era for SKUSA with the introduction of the WinterNats, along with visiting the NOLA circuit for the first time. Official Thread Event Website Saturday Results eKartingNews.com LIVE EVENT COVERAGE 03.06.17 – […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 SKUSA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Preview Part 2

Three Master categories set to begin journey toward championship

Mar 01, 2017
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Just 100 days since the checkered flags waved to close out the 20th edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals in Las Vegas, drivers, teams and families are all preparing for the start of the 2017 season and the SKUSA Pro Tour. It is a new era for the organization with the introduction of the WinterNationals, […]

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Mar 01, 2017
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The deadline for pre-entries for the second race of the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting is fast approaching. Competitors wishing to take advantage of the final pre-entry price for the Road Race Nationals at Roebling Road Raceway in Savannah, Georgia March 10-12 have until Tuesday March 7 to submit their entry. […]

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Mar 01, 2017
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Round two of the WKA Winter Cup Series visited the historic 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida.  Three pilots represented Checkered Motorsports entering in four different categories.  The weekend concluded with four podium finishes and a pole position. With his last debut at the opening round of the Florida Winter Tour, Ryan Raffa made […]

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Mar 01, 2017
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With the start of the new season coming up, it is time to remind technical inspectors, participants and families about important safety items. As the year gets going, expect that at events, these items will be checked as part of pre-tech and/or post-tech inspection and on the grid. Chest Protectors for Junior Drivers – since […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 SKUSA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Preview Part 1

Loaded Junior and Mini fields set for NOLA with Micro beginning second Pro Tour season

Feb 28, 2017
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Just 100 days since the checkered flags waved to close out the 20th edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals in Las Vegas, drivers, teams and families are all preparing for the start of the 2017 season and the SKUSA Pro Tour. It is a new era for the organization with the introduction of the WinterNationals, […]

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Bring a Mate Program Launched in Australia

Get your mate and get karting!” That’s the message from Karting Australia Chief Executive Officer Kelvin O’Reilly

Feb 28, 2017
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Karting Australia has launched a new initiative to allow even more people to experience the thrill and excitement of driving a kart through it’s ‘Bring a Mate’ program. Just as the name suggests, Bring a Mate has been designed to allow people who are interested to try karting to get behind the wheel on one […]

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