Nov 09, 2016
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Francesco Alaimo and Maranello Kart have claimed the victory in Prodriver Under at Marsala’s first round of the Italian Championship Street Circuits. Jacopo Vanelli was close to the victory in KZ2 at the Final of the Challenge Italia Center Zone. Francesco Alaimo is continuing his great momentum. The Sicilian driver has been shining in the […]

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Nov 09, 2016
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As November hits in south east Wisconsin, so does the dim reminder that the karting season has finished and fallen like the brightly colored leaves of autumn.  While most in the area settle in for the off-season hibernation, Franklin Motorsports & Merlin Nation head west on an annual pilgrimage to sin city for one last […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Class

Visionary founders Janowski and Murley joined by Alan Rudolph and Greg Bell

Nov 08, 2016
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Superkarts! USA is celebrating a major milestone in its exciting history this month with the 20th running of their prestigious SuperNationals, the race that came from humble beginnings in the Las Vegas desert in 1997.  Hitting that 20-year mark is extremely significant, as it speaks to the dedication and passion of the people who helped […]

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EKN Exclusive: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Preview Series – S4 Super Master

Inaugural winner and champion of new Pro Tour category to be decided in Las Vegas

Nov 08, 2016
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eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20. Leading up to on-track action of the 20th edition of the marquee SKUSA event and 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour finale, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete outside the Las Vegas […]

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Fullerton-USA Preps for SKUSA SuperNationals with Strong Team

Focused quartet of drivers aimed for race wins and podiums finishes in sport’s largest event

Nov 08, 2016
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For the last two years, research and development has been the primary focus of the Fullerton-USA operation, hitting the top regional and national events in the country to test new chassis designs in heated competition. The new Terry Fullerton-penned TF2 is the result of exhaustive effort, and the team will be attacking the major senior […]

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Nov 07, 2016
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While the 2017 version of the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Schedule was released months ago, WKA Officials have finalized all the venues and dates heading into the new year. While the Manufacturers Cup Series has maintained its original 5 race schedule, the schedule for the WKA Winter Cup Series has been modified, based on scheduling […]

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Nov 07, 2016
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A total of 101 drivers entered Round 11 of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire today. As the penultimate round in the 12-round series, Round 11 was pivotal for many competitors’ chase for a championship that will be decided on Dec. 3 with the series finale race and championship banquet. Congrats […]

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Nov 07, 2016
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The official sponsor of the 2016 SuperKarts! USA SuperNationals, GP VCI Mexico, will be partnering with Florida-based engine builder, AM Engines. With them, they will host 25 drivers from eight different countries in all nine categories. Labeled as the biggest race in the world, the SuperNationals will be held in the Las Vegas Convention Center […]

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EKN Exclusive: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Preview Series – X30 Junior

Defending winner Leist ready for challenge against stout field of drivers

Nov 07, 2016
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eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20. Leading up to on-track action of the 20th edition of the marquee SKUSA event and 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour finale, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete outside the Las Vegas […]

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EKN Exclusive: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Preview Series – Mini Swift

Seventh different driver set to be crown winner in Las Vegas

Nov 06, 2016
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eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20. Leading up to on-track action of the 20th edition of the marquee SKUSA event and 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour finale, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete outside the Las Vegas […]

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EKN Exclusive: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20 – Preview Series – Micro Swift

New youngest SKUSA division set to make SuperNats debut

Nov 05, 2016
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eKartingNews.com, the Official Media Partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the Preview Series for the SKUSA SuperNationals 20. Leading up to on-track action of the 20th edition of the marquee SKUSA event and 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour finale, EKN will preview each of the 10 categories that will compete outside the Las Vegas […]

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Operation Grassroots: 206 Taking SoCal By Storm

Briggs program exploding with Tri-C Karters

Nov 04, 2016
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Over the past two years, we’ve been extolling the virtues of the Briggs Racing Local Option 206 four-cycle engine and how it’s reviving grassroots karting all over North America.  The top-quality, factory-assembled powerplant presents a level playing field at an extremely affordable cost, and it’s pressed the ‘reset’ button on the sport at the club […]

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Cooper Tires Back with EKN Live for SKUSA SuperNationals Broadcast

Automotive and motorsports tire manufacturer back on-board for Vegas coverage

Nov 04, 2016
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While the focus of our upcoming EKN Live coverage of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals will be our daily coverage and Rob Howden’s play-by-play of qualifying, the crucial heat races and the one and only SuperSunday, the planning and work begins much earlier.  Class previews, produced by EKN Managing Editor David Cole, will begin on Saturday […]

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Nov 04, 2016
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It’s almost time to go racing again! After a week of high-profile visits, Oliver Askew and Kyle Kirkwood are now back at Silverstone, deep into preparations for this weekend’s Walter Hayes Trophy at Silverstone…which has attracted more than 120 entries! Oliver’s latest blog is posted at http://teamusascholarship.org/?p=3680 Our final week in England has begun, and […]

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Nov 04, 2016
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Colin Warren finished out his American Kart Racing Association (AKRA) American Sprint Cup Championship North/South season with four wins at the first American Kart Racing Association / Vega Tires Grand Nationals presented by Kart City Performance October 21st – 23rd raced at Jacksonville, FL’s 103rd Street Sports Complex. Built in the mid 1960’s, the 103rd […]

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Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels Series Finale Ready to Take on Las Vegas

Series championship leaders ready to fight for titles in Las Vegas; international talent abounds in Sin City

Nov 04, 2016
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For the second year, the newly formed US Open series will conclude in high style at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, located just off the famous Las Vegas Strip. Met with rave reviews in 2015, the series finale will feature the same 12-turn, .72-mile temporary circuit and host international talent in seven Rotax MAX […]

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MDD Expands to Form F4 Program

MDD builds program to move drivers from karts to cars

Nov 04, 2016
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After launching a successful karting program, Jay Howard’s Motorsports Driver Development program (MDD) will now expand into formula car racing. MDD has created a program to help move drivers from karting to the first step in formula racing, the F4 series, with the help and knowledge of two-time Indianapolis 500 competitor Jay Howard. “For a […]

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Texas Sprint Racing Series: Race 4 and Championship Report

Great weekend of racing action for Texas series

Nov 04, 2016
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The fourth and final race of the year for the Texas Sprint Racing Series (TSRS) by MG Tires was held on October 22 & 23 at North Texas Karters in Denton, Texas. This 0.5 mile track offers some of the best racing to be had anywhere. TSRS had a total entry of 54 racers in […]

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SKUSA SuperNationals 20 Track Layout Released

Event veterans Moulton and Idelson design special challenge at Las Vegas Convention Center

Nov 03, 2016
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History will be made in just over two weeks as the best karters from around the world take part in the 20th edition of SuperSunday, the biggest day in North American karting. Racers of all ages, experience and background will converge on the Las Vegas Convention Center for the 20th running of the Superkarts! USA […]

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Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20

November 16-20, 2016: Las Vegas Convention Center - Las Vegas, Nevada

Nov 03, 2016
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The 20th edition of the SKUSA SuperNationals is set for November 16-20. Nearly 500 racers from around the world will compete on a temporary circuit at the Las Vegas Convention Center, next to the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. The Superkarts! USA Pro Tour categories will complete the championship chases with the top KZ […]

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