EKN Constructors Championship – 2013 Final Standings

Tony Kart secures third straight title, CRG and Top Kart cap off top-three

Dec 23, 2013 EKN Constructors Championship logo
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The 2013 season has now been completed, and therefore, so has this year’s eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship. Held in November, the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII was the last event to be included in this year’s EKN CC calculations. A total of 23 events were selected on the season to take part in the EKN CC program, […]

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Daniel Formal Signs Deal with PSL Karting/CRG as Official Factory Driver for 2014

Four-time US Rotax National Champion set to contest KZ and DD2

Dec 20, 2013 Daniel Formal will run US and Canadian events with Team PSL Karting, and European events as an Official Factory CRG driver
(Photo: Michael K. Bates)
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PSL Karting of Trois-Rivieres, Quebec is pleased to announce the signing of four-time United States Rotax National Champion Daniel Formal. Set to contest with Team PSL Karting in the DD2 category in all US and Canadian events, Formal will also head to Europe in 2014 as an Official CRG Factory driver. Formal will serve as […]

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Nicholas Brueckner Finishes Third at SKUSA SuperNationals XVII

Young Texan outlasts the rain and cold on his way to a podium

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There is no better way to end a racing season, then finishing the year on the podium. That was the feeling TaG Cadet driver Nicholas Brueckner and his family shared as Nick’s name was called to stand on the podium Sunday evening after the 17th annual Superkarts! USA SuperNationals at the Rio All Suites Hotel […]

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Team News: PSL Karting’s JVD Power to Supply Engines for CRG at The Rotax Euro Challenge

Engine builder to expand presence in Europe and the Americas

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Forming an official agreement with CRG, PSL Karting’s engine builder JVD Power will supply Rotax engines for CRG Factory Race Team drivers at the 2014 Rotax Euro Challenge. Continuing to work with his existing clientele, Jacco Van Dijk of JVD Power will use the opportunity to increase his presence and business in both Europe and […]

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We are very happy to announce the 2014 Gearup Challenge season schedule. We want to thank everyone for being patient for the confirmed venue and date schedule as we were hesitant to release a tentative program. The coming season will offer six races with all different track configurations that will prove to deliver some fantastic racing. All […]

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GoPro Motorplex is excited to announce the 2014 season schedule for the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge, our official, in-house racing series. The purpose of the series is to provide karting enthusiasts with the most affordable and exciting race program in the region. “We’ve been working hard to create a schedule that takes into consideration many […]

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PSL Karting Again Named World’s #1 CRG Distributor

North American CRG importer/distributor earns back-to-back honour

Dec 20, 2013 PSL Karting was again honoured as the #1 CRG Distributor in the world
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After earning top honours in 2010 and 2012, PSL Karting of Trois-Rivières, Quebec has once again been named the #1 CRG Distributor in the world. The prestigious title comes on the heels of a successful 2013 season, where the entire PSL team worked to put CRG at the forefront of the karting industry. “It’s really […]

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Dec 20, 2013 Daytona KartWeek
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Between the Christmas and New Years holidays Speedway Dirt kart racers and teams from across the country will travel to one of our country’s meccas for motorsports – the famed Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida – for the big December 27-29 WKA / Tri-State Pro Series Dirt World Championships. Tagged simply “Daytona Dirt” […]

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Superkarts! USA Recognizes 2013 Pro Tour Champions

Eight drivers earn honor of carrying SKUSA #1 plate in 2014 following Pro Tour finale in Las Vegas

Dec 20, 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour 2013 logo SKUSA
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The 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour came to a close following the action at this year’s record-breaking SuperNationals XVII. It was a historic year for the fourth season of the Pro Tour, seeing an increase in numbers across the board for both the SpringNationals in Tucson and the SummerNationals in Colorado. Each of the eight […]

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D Power Racing Engines has been one of the most successful TAG engine builders around the country over the last 5 seasons. With wins and championships that included a 1-2 in this season’s SKUSA Pro Tour championship in TAG Senior, head engine builder Daniel Patino has slowly built up his business to become one of […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Hosts Year End Banquet

$50,000 in prizes, cash and trophies handed out during December 8

Dec 19, 2013 The Cal Aero Aviation Country Club was filled with racers, teams and their families as they celebrated an excellent 2013 season (Photo: LAKC)
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Los Angeles Karting Championship drivers, families and teams capped off a terrific 2013 season in fashion the second weekend of December at their championship banquet. Taking place at the Cal Aero Aviation Country club located in Chino, California, the LAKC brass handed out an astonishing $50,000 in prizes, cash and trophies to LAKC racers, families […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – November 2013 – Juan Manuel Correa

Florida driver becomes first Rotax world champion from the United States

Dec 18, 2013 Correa drove to victory at the Rotax Grand Finals in the Junior Max division (Photo: Ken Johnson - studio52.us)
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Thanks to the partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United States […]

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Dec 17, 2013 CIK-FIA Academy Trophy logo
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Also in the 2014 season, the CIK-FIA Academy Trophy will be included in the calendar of the World and European CIK-FIA Championships. The Trophy is reserved to drivers aged 13-15 and will be raced in three rounds. The first two rounds are scheduled during the weekends of the European Championship: the opening event will be […]

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Holiday Gift Guide for Karting

Products and services on special for Holiday season or must have for 2014

Dec 17, 2013 EKN E logo
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Christmas is one week away, and there is little time to find the right gift for that special kart racer. eKartingNews.com and its partners have been able to create a Holiday Gift Guide for the karting family. The following products or services are currently offered in the remaining days left in the holiday season, or […]

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Vortex and Formula Kart Productions, Inc announce an awards / support / rental program that will see the addition of the Vortex RoK Shifter engine package to the engines allowed for use in the Open Shifter and Masters Shifter classes at all 2014 FWT Formula Kart Racing events. The new Vortex Rok Shifter motor package […]

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With the new season just around the corner and as always beginning with the Florida Winter Tour, The Decal Zone has extended it’s support of the series into 2014! “Florida Winter Tour has been a long running series that continues to offer racers a place to kick off each new racing season so we wanted […]

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Driver News: Michael Benyahia Makes the Move to Junior

Tecno Kart Driver has busy season planned for 2014

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Looking forward to the 2014 karting season, the junior divisions of the sport will see the participation of the always fast and talented Michael Benyahia. After a successful 2013 campaign in the Rotax Mini Max ranks, the Tecno Kart pilot is set to contest in the TaG Junior, Rotax Junior and Junior Shifter classes before […]

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The 2013 season for Checkered Motorsports was a remarkable year where many stepping stones for the team took place.  The biggest move setting in late February as the team owner, Csaba Bujdoso, took a trip to the PCR factory in Italy and gained the rights to be the main importer for the PCR karts.  Completing […]

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Dec 16, 2013 CIK-FIA World Championship logo
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Great expectations for the forthcoming season of the CIK-FIA World Championships. The new calendar, more rational in its structure is ready. Its final ratification has been decided in Paris during the FIA World Motors Sport Council, and the new CIK-FIA  racing season  by WSK Promotion has been made official. New structure for the CIK-FIA Championships […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – November 2013 – Joey Wimsett

CRG-USA driver podiums at two biggest 2013 events in back-to-back weekends

Dec 16, 2013 Wimsett drove to the S1 SuperNationals victory, clinching the season championship (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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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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