Jul 13, 2016
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The 3-month hiatus for the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series will come to a conclusion in a big way this weekend, as over 140 pre entries will jam the pits of the famed New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana for the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals, stop #3 for the popular 2 Cycle Sprint Series. Following traditional […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: June 2016 – Dakota Pesek

Top Kart USA driver sweeps Shawano for USPKS and Route 66 Sprint Series

Jul 12, 2016
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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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Jul 12, 2016
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An exciting weekend for Team PSL & Birel ART who put themselves at the top of every pod across all categories this weekend for round 3 of the ECKC Championship MINI MAX — It was clear who was in control of the Mini Max group from timed practice 1 as Thomas Nepveu swept both finals, […]

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Jul 12, 2016
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The Coyote Motorsports team and many of our customers made the trip to Kershaw, South Carolina, June 24-26 for round two of the WKA Gold Cup Series national circuit at the technical 0.7-mile Carolina Motorsports Park kart track. The team’s first of two 2016 Gold Cup events at CMP proved impressive with Coyote racers driving […]

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Jul 12, 2016
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With the 2016 Sofina Foods United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals fast approaching, MAXSpeed Entertainment would like to remind drivers registration is now open through Sunday, July 24 at midnight EDT. Only one punch is required to participate in the 2016 edition of the event, which is slated for August 3-6 at the premier […]

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Alex Vrabel, Elijah Skaggs Win with IONIC Edge in AKRA Sprint

IONIC Edge represented well in 206 Cup Series opening rounds

Jul 12, 2016
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IONIC Edge Chassis racers Alex Vrabel and Elijah Skaggs continued their busy 2016 racing season with a July 1-3 stop at the popular Michiana Raceway Park in South Bend, Indiana, where the AKRA American Sprint Cup Northern Tour was holding their second round. Alex Vrabel, who notched a couple of wins in the AKRA Northern […]

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Jul 12, 2016
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There was certainly fireworks on track today with a total 101 competitors entered for Round Six of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire, marking halfway in the 12-round championship club series. After completing the halfway round in the series today, drivers will look to shift their mindsets and set their sights […]

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Jul 12, 2016
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Pedro Hiltbrand obtained in Zuera the third double win of the season in as many rounds of the KZ2 Spanish Championship and confirmed his classification lead. Pedro Hiltbrand obtained another spectacular success in KZ2 on CRG-Maxter at the third round of the Spanish Championship held in Zuera during the weekend of July 10th. Following the […]

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Jul 12, 2016
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WSK Promotion is always looking for new opportunities to make kart racing more and more popular. Television represents one of the most effective tools to achieve this goal: WSK has always taken great care of this aspect of promotion, which is essential to increase the level of popularity of the World and European CIK-FIA Championships. […]

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Jul 12, 2016
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Henderson’s Waitakere College and Pakuranga’s St Kentigern College were the big winners at the 15th annual Auckland Schools’ Karting Championship meeting at the KartSport Auckland club’s Strata Networks Raceway on Sunday. Female karters remained to the fore with Waitakere College claimed the Secondary Schools’ prize for the first time thanks to students Jordyn Wallace and […]

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Jul 12, 2016
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Halftime in the 2016 ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge: The Circuito Internacional de Zuera, situated in northern Spain right between the cities of Barcelona and Madrid, will host the third round of Europe’s unique ROTAX racing series. From July 18th to 24th the summer race will mark the halftime of the season not only promising a […]

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Jul 12, 2016
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World Karting Association, Woodbridge Kart Club, and Dominion Raceway Officials regret to inform national karting competitors of the cancellation of the scheduled July national road race event for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting. The cancellation of the Dominion event continues the unfortunate theme of the Road Race season, as this […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex Sunday Report

Lemke takes home $3,750 on weekend, Pesek claims fourth win of season in dramatic fashion

Jul 10, 2016
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The final day of the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series event at the GoPro Motorplex went into the books Sunday. It was another hot one, with temperatures well into the 90s, the complete opposite from the three previous visits to the Mooresville, North Carolina facility. The action on-track was hot as well all weekend […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex Saturday Report

Lemke lands third IAME victory of the season as Holden notches his first in Yamaha

Jul 09, 2016
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It was a dramatic day at the race track as the second half of the 2016 United States Pro Kart Series began. The GoPro Motorplex provides a great facility for racing, among the best in the country, and it did not disappoint. There is a sense of increased intensity amongst the drivers, although most of […]

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Paddock Insider: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex

Championship chases tighten up for third event of the series

Jul 08, 2016
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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 third event of 2016 for the United States Pro Kart Series at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. The information will not […]

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2016 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex

July 8-10, 2016: GoPro Motorplex - Mooresville, North Carolina

Jul 08, 2016
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This weekend is begins the second half of the United States Pro Kart Series. May and June took the competitors to Indiana and Wisconsin, now the destination is Mooresville, North Carolina and the GoPro Motorplex. EKN will have complete coverage throughout the weekend, including result updates here and of course more on the home page […]

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Jul 08, 2016
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After a couple of months contesting the CIK-FIA European Championship in Spain and Portugal, under the direction of factory team, Birel ART, Michael d’Orlando will make his way back to North America this weekend to the 1.3 km 16-turns Circuit Jim Russell at Mont Tremblant, Québec, for round three of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship.  […]

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Jul 08, 2016
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Nicholas d’Orlando and the J3 Competition team will make their way to Race City USA this week to the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC for round three of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS).  The Hartsdale, NY native is no stranger to the 0.7-mile, 11-turn track of GoPro Motorplex as he has had success […]

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Team Koene USA Welcomes Jame Egozi

Egozi to see action in Rotax, ROK and IAME powered classes

Jul 07, 2016
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July 7, 2016 – As one of the youngest drivers on the national circuit, eight year-old James Egozi is set to join Team Koene USA, one of the largest and most successful karting programs in North America. Looking to elevate his program to the next level, Egozi will join the Indianapolis, Indiana based squad for […]

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Jul 07, 2016
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The second half of the 2016 Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series Presented by MG Tires begins this weekend as the program hosts Round Five and Six at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. In the four-year history of the series, it has traveled to ‘NASCAR country’, with all three previous editions serving […]

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