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The VemmeKart Argentina official importer, who joined the Vemme family only a few short months ago, is very pleased with their recent results. VemmeKart official driver Guido Badaloni dominated the weekend in the Argentina super competitive PRO class. The PRO Super Senior category, with 20 drivers on the grid, had many complications in their race on […]

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Team News: Four Wins and Eight Podiums for SH Karting at Coupe du Quebec

SH Karting flexes muscles with Zanardi chassis

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Heading to the Karting Grand-Mère facility just north of Trois-Rivieres, Quebec for the third round of the Coupe du Quebec program, SH Karting would set their goals high in the hopes of attaining multiple race wins and podium results. In the final event at the Grand- Mère circuit, which closed its doors after this past […]

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EKN 101 – Welcome to the NEW eKartingNews.com

A guide to navigating the updated hub for the sport of karting

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We’d like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the new eKartingNews.com. While the surroundings have been updated, our focused approach to news reports and event coverage remains the same as it’s always been, so what this new site brings is vastly increased opportunities. The functionality of this new platform is far greater than […]

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The Bottom Line – EKN V2.1

EKN Publisher welcomes readers to new site platform

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Written by Rob Howden with No Comments

On a given day, a given circumstance, you think you have a limit.  And you then go for this limit and you touch this limit, and you think, ‘Okay, this is the limit’. And so you touch this limit, something happens and you suddenly can go a little bit further. With your mind power, your […]

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Hoosier Racing Tire has stepped up to post a set of Hoosier tires to the winner of the Yamaha Sportsman Medium main event at next weekend’s WKA Road Race Grand Nationals at VIRginia International Raceway. Yamaha Sportsman Medium is expected to be one of the largest and most competitive classes at the Road Race Grand […]

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Rock Island Grand Prix is excited to announce that MG Tires will be the sponsor of this year’s King of the Streets stock Honda race. King of the Streets is one of the most coveted titles that can be won in North American karting and is always one of the headline races at the Rock […]

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Jul 15, 2013 Hanely wins the feature with the title going to Verstappen
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The winners of the WSK Master Series Finals in Castelletto (Italy): Hanley (Art GP-TM KZ2), Corberi (Kosmic-Vortex KF), Norris (FA Kart-Vortex KFJ), Marseglia (Top Kart-Parilla 60 Mini). The recap of the weekend with all the winners on RaiSport 2 with the special report on Friday 19th. A terrific finale for the WSK in Castelletto Expectations […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mid-Summer Classic – Sunday Report

Dismore triumphs in Pro as McAndrews, Jump, Holden, and Mayer double up in Dousman

Jul 14, 2013 Veteran Mark Dismore Jr. came through Sunday to claim his first USPKS victory
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It was another hot and sunny day in Dousman, Wisconsin for the final day of the United States Pro Kart Series Mid-Summer Classic – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing. The sixth round of the series was contested at the Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park on Sunday, following an exciting full day on Saturday […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mid-Summer Classic – Saturday Report

Kalish outlasts competition as do four other first-time victors

Jul 13, 2013 Kyle Kalish earned his first USPKS Leopard Pro victory of the season, extending his point lead
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The fifth round of the United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing – completed Saturday at the Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin. A clear and sunny day welcomed the over 90 drivers on site, competing in the seven categories. The days events challenged the short circuit […]

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35-days of inactivity | but the most excruciating wait is finally over | as racing action returns to Southern California this weekend with the Los Angeles Karting Championship (“LAKC”) kicking off its second half of the 2013 racing season | And if you think we have had a competitive, dramatic and exciting season thus far […]

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With the 2013 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals just a few months away, anticipation continues to grow for what promises to be one of the biggest and best karting events of all time. This year’s event will make history as the first time the Rotax Micro MAX and Rotax Mini MAX competitors will be part […]

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Florida Karting Championship Series Round Five Wrap-up

Crazy Cuban tent sale, fireworks and great racing highlight the weekend

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With the end of the 2013 Florida Karting Championship (FKCS) series on the horizon, teams and competitors would head to Ocala, Florida for round five of the series. Taking place at the pristine Ocala Gran Prix (OGP) facility in North Central Florida, great racing action was highlighted over the July 4th holiday weekend along with […]

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While it seems we find fewer and fewer racetracks open to kart racers every year, a small group of racers are working hard to re-open an old legend. Located in the country foothills of Port Washington Ohio, south of Canton, you will find Adkins Raceway Park. This 6 turn road course has one of the […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mid-Summer Classic – Preview

Series heads to historic Dousman facility entering second half of inaugural season

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This weekend is the halfway point of the inaugural United States Pro Kart Series program – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing – as it travels to the Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin. The historic facility – home of the Badger Kart Club for many years – will test the endurance […]

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Driver News: MacLeod Hopes for Home Track Advantage at SKUSA SummerNationals

Grand Junction, Colorado Cadet racer prepared for Superkarts! USA Pro Tour race at home

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Not much can make a racer happier than looking at the schedule and seeing one of the biggest races of the year taking place at their home track. Grand Junction driver Tristin MacLeod is pretty happy right now. The TaG Cadet racer spent the past weekend racing in the Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenges fourth and […]

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Industry News: Pserra Racing to Host Garage Sale July 15-18

Special deals on chassis, components and equipment

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Pserra Racing is pleased to announce a special “garage sale” event at their Gormley, Ontario facility. Looking to clear out old inventory, offering customers deals on everything from chassis to axles to kart stands, Pserra Racing’s sale is will be a can’t miss event. While both new and used parts will be available at steep […]

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Driver News: Double Podium for Roger Ralston Jr. at GoPro Summer Shootout

Ralston will now shift focus to US Grand Nationals

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Descending on the Mooresville, North Carolina area, Roger Ralston Jr. would participate in this past weekend’s GoPro Summer Shootout. Known as the ‘unofficial tune-up’ for teams and drivers leading up to the Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals, Ralston Jr. would impress all with his double podium performance and constant speed to run at […]

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Industry News: Odgen USA Stands Tall at GoPro Summer Shootout

Renowned engine builder looks to add drivers to their line-up

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With countless race wins and numerous championships already under the belt, Ogden USA would add to their already impressive resume this past weekend at the GoPro Summer Shootout. Taking place at the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina, Ogden USA powered drivers would score podium results, a victory in one of the toughest Rotax […]

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Driver News: Michael and Nicholas d’Orlando Score Victories at GoPro Summer Shootout

Four podiums for d'Orlando Racing pilots in Mooresville

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After competing at the fourth round of the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup program in South Bend, Indiana, d’Orlando Racing (DRC Inc.) pilots Michael and Nicholas d’Orlando would head south to Mooresville, North Carolina. Traveling directly to the GoPro Motorplex in preparation for the GoPro Summer Shootout, the d’Orlando duo would return to Rotax powered […]

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David Malukas scored two big wins over the last two weeks in a couple of the most competitive karting series in the country. Two weeks ago David and the HMD Trucking MRP Birel team traveled about an hour and a half east of the Malukas’ Chicago-area home to compete at round four of the 2013 […]

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