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Rok Cup Midwest Round Two Registration Now Open

New Castle Motorsports Park event set for July 7-9

Jun 23, 2017
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Returning to the site of the inaugural ROK Cup Midwest series championship finale in 2016, New Castle Motorsports Park is set to host round two over the July 7-9, 2017 weekend. Opening the 2017 edition of the series this past weekend at Oakland Valley Race Park, ROKKERS will reach the mid-point of the series at […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Andrew Byrne – Puget Sound Road Race Association

First time Road Racer experiences The Ridge in shifterkart

Jun 23, 2017
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The following is from Andrew Byrne of Victoria, British Columbia. The 19-year-old began racing a TaG kart at Sumas International Motorsport Academy (SIMA) in northern Washington before moving up to a shifterkart last year. Having only raced at two sprint tracks (SIMA and Tri-Cities), Byrne took on the adventure of trying a road racing track, […]

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Jun 22, 2017
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At its meeting on 19th June 2017 in Geneva, the FIA  World Motor Sport Council took the following decisions on the basis of the proposals of the International Karting Commission. Prime and Option Tyres The Homologation Regulations introduce a time difference of 4% between Prime and Option tyres of each manufacturer. Date of application of […]

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EKN One-on-One: James O’Brien – eShifterKart.com

Obsession turned into business for Idaho native

Jun 22, 2017
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The karting industry is full of many individuals with the love and passion for the sport of karting. Select kart shops began in the early days of the sport, passing down the generation line now into the sixth decade. Others began as father/son operations out of the garage, and grown into leaders in the industry. […]

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Campbell and Musgrave Score Pro Show Wins at Los Angeles Karting Championship

Round Five of program hosted another hot weekend of racing at CalSpeed Karting Center

Jun 21, 2017
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship resumed its 2017 season by hosting the fifth event on Father’s Day weekend. A number of families celebrated the June 17-18 weekend at the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California, competing in the sport they can all love and enjoy. The ‘Nuovo’ clockwise layout challenged the racers with another weekend […]

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Jun 21, 2017
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Located in the shadows of one of the many Goodyear Tire Manufacturing Facilities in nearby Danville, Virginia, it’s only fitting that stop #4 for the Dunlop / Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting,  will be the site of a friendly little wheel war July 21-23 at Virginia International Raceway in neighboring Alton, Virginia. As competitors prepare for […]

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Jun 21, 2017
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This past weekend, the Route 66 Sprint Series Presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports held it second round of competition at Michiana Raceway Park in North Liberty, Indiana.  The turnout was excellent, with 155 entries on Saturday and 156 on Sunday.  MRP is always a favorite track for the racers, and freshly painted buildings, […]

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Jun 21, 2017
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The longest podcast yet as the EKN duo of Rob Howden and David Cole sit down to discuss the latest news and reports in karting with the latest EKN Debrief – presented by Streeter Super Stands. The two talk about the latest news from the last two weeks and go over the recent events – […]

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Rolison Performance Group Heads East for US Open

West coast team travels cross country for the Rotax national event

Jun 21, 2017
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The Rolison Performance Group (RPG) crew travels across the country for the next event in their lineup, the US Open/Rotax US Grand Nationals, June 23-25th, at New Jersey Motorsports Park. The west-coast team brings a small but strong line-up into the east-coast event, battling to secure the national titles and Rotax Grand Finals tickets up […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – June 20

OTK brands hold top two positions at halfway point of season

Jun 20, 2017
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The first half of the 2017 eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship is in the books. The summer months are here, with thousands of karters hitting tracks all across North America, enjoying the fun and excitement that is karting. At the national level, teams and drivers are gearing up for the second half of the season, looking to […]

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Jun 20, 2017
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The preliminary entry list is out! 36 drivers representing 11 different states have entered so far. It’s not too late to be a part of the action, drivers have until Monday, June 26 to register! The Ignite “Battle at the Brickyard” will drop the green flag at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 7-9 as […]

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Jun 19, 2017
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Homestead-Miami Speedway and newly formed Vantage Karting Group (VKG) Entertainment announced today a new long-term partnership that will allow VKG Entertainment to assume an operational and managerial role of Homestead-Miami Speedway’s premier kart track. The track, located on the Speedway grounds, is a multi-configuration 7/10-mile sprint course that hosts some of the most competitive kart […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – June 15

Skaggs sets mid-season benchmark, represents new Tennessee Karting Association program

Jun 19, 2017
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Created in 2015, Briggs & Stratton announced the ‘Briggs Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV’ program for the grassroots Briggs 206 racers across North America. The premise is to match up racers against other racers at tracks from the same state, the same region, and the entire continent. While Briggs presented the WRS to tracks […]

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Jun 19, 2017
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Hosted by Innisfil Indy, round two of the Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC) was held June 11 and saw a great day of competitive racing. Also featuring the debut of the Vega Cup for shifter classes, drivers took to the challenging Launi MindBender Uphill layout amid the fun and gracious hospitality of the Innisfil facility. “It […]

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Jun 16, 2017
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We are now at the halfway point of the season for the EKN TaG Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA. Just under 60 events are in the books of those listed on the 2017 calendar with another 60 on the horizon, determining who the best TaG drivers are in the United States. The brand […]

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Strong Showing for Trackside Karting Services at Texas ProKart Challenge

A win, podium, and multiple top-ten finishes for the Texas-based team

Jun 16, 2017
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Trackside Karting Services (TKS) had another strong showing this past weekend at round three of the Texas ProKart Challenge (TPKC) in Katy, Texas. The Texas COMPKART team brought home a win, podium finish and multiple top-ten finishes from the event, continuing to add to their resume for 2017. Four drivers flew the TKS flag in […]

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Jun 16, 2017
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On the occasion of the CIK-FIA European Championship held on the Fernando Alonso track, the DDS engine collects a good success in OK final and the first place in the championship. In OKJ class, the standing is led by a driver running with a Vortex engine, DDJ. The RKZ holds the second position, with Hajek, […]

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2017 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – Stock Honda – June 16

Lead narrows for French with AJ Myers now the top challenger for the #1 spot

Jun 15, 2017
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As we near the halfway point of the 2017 calendar year, many of the national, regional and local programs are well underway with their season. The events listed on the eKartingNews.com Stock Honda Driver Rankings powered by Bell Racing USA are at the halfway point for 2017, and the battle for the top position – […]

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Jun 15, 2017
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Saturday, June 10 was the first race of the inaugural Ignite Challenge Series at Autobahn Country Club. The Ignite Challenge Series was the first series to race the newly configured kart track extension and it proved to showcase phenomenal racing across all classes. Margay Racing wants to thank the amazing Autobahn staff for their enthusiasm, […]

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Jun 15, 2017
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In keeping with the theme of the first race of the year in Jacksonville, Florida, WKA Officials will once again be organizing merchandise to go along with the awards to the weekends top overall finishers in the series second event of the season for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series, the Northeast Knockout July 28-30 […]

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