Red Line Oil Karting Championship – Round Five Report

Elliott Takes Senior Rotax GoPro Feature Race

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Even with the Rotax Nationals just around the corner, a strong group of drivers turned up at Race #5 of the Red Line Oil Karting Championships. The Pro Stock Honda class was the largest class of the event with 14 karts and they were able to stretch out their legs on the long straightaway National track […]

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This weekend marks rounds 2 and 3 of the 206 Cup series sponsored by Briggs 4T Racing Oil. Round 1 in Road America’s Blaine’s Farm and Fleet Motorplex saw nearly 40 competitors over only 3 classes and some extremely good racing. Being a 2 day event this weekend, series organizers Steve Vermeer and Greg Jasperson […]

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Aug 06, 2014 Race of Stars
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Two of the World’s best kart racers have been confirmed as a part of the line-up for the 2014 Race of Stars powered by the V8 Superfest on the Gold Coast this October. Former CIK-FIA European KZ2 Champion Simas Juodvirsis and 2013 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Final Winner Juan Manuel Correa will line up at […]

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PRD-USA and Vega-USA have announced a date change for the PRD Pan-Am Crown of Karting event.  Due to unforeseen circumstances the promoters of the PRD Pan-Am Crown are forced to change the original October 2014 date to summer of 2015. The new date for the race is over the 4th of July holiday weekend: July […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Sunday Report

Lennox continues S1 streak while TaG Senior rookie Rocha triumphs in front of home crowd in Modesto

Aug 04, 2014 SummerNats-Sun
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The final day of the Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix closed out Sunday evening, ending the 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals. After a long and grueling day to complete the Round Three action Saturday and into the early hours of Sunday, the SKUSA crew and City of Modesto volunteers came back to keep […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Saturday Report

Lennox and Zeen bag victories after grueling long day at Modesto Grand Prix

Aug 03, 2014 SummerNats-Sat
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The inaugural race day of the Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix can be characterized as long. The racing on-track for the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals was amazing, as the northern California city was turned into a Long Beach Grand Prix-type atmosphere, with hundreds of spectators all along the fences around the 8/10-mile course. […]

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Paddock Insider: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals

Inaugural Modesto Grand Prix hosts record number of SKUSA competitors

Aug 01, 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals Modesto Grand Prix logo
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EKN’s Paddock Insider brings you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals at the inaugural Modesto Grand Prix. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage of the […]

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Florida Pro Kart Series to Start Winter Series in 2015

Industry support from Bridgestone, IAME USA East and more

Aug 01, 2014 Florida Pro Kart Series logo
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With a very successful 2014 still underway, the Florida Pro Kart Series (FPKS) is already working towards the 2015 season. The Series is pleased to announce their winter program for 2015. Dubbed the Florida Pro Kart Winter Series and with support from Bridgestone, IAME East and more, a three race winter series is now set […]

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Phil Giebler Racing has entered a robust lineup of 14 drivers that includes Connor Wagner, Ethan Wilson, Carter Williams, Dustin Stross and Myles Farhan in the inaugural Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix, the third and fourth rounds of the SuperKarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals being run through the downtown streets Friday through Sunday. “The […]

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Morning Coffee: Friday – August 1

Respecting the Streets…and the Sport

Aug 01, 2014 Morning Coffee-Modesto
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I’m a big fan of Thursdays.  For more than half the year, it’s the day that I head back to the airport for the next event, and I’m always charged up to drop the hammer and get back at it.  On this particular Thursday, I’m even more energetic knowing that I’m on my way to […]

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2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – SummerNationals

August 1-3, 2014: Modesto Grand Prix - Modesto, California

Jul 31, 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals Modesto Grand Prix logo
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This weekend will see history be made in the sport of karting. The inaugural Modesto Grand Prix is set to host the 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals event. The Northern California city is rolling out the red carpet for over 240 karters from across the country and around the globe, competing in four TaG […]

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Jul 31, 2014 Los Angeles Karting Championship LAKC logo
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Round Six of the Los Angeles Karting Championship took place this past weekend (July 27) at the CalSpeed Karting Complex in Fontana, California. The championship chases have been defined with the series now past the halfway point of the 2014 season, and the pressure is beginning to build with the end nearing. Exciting action was […]

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It is referred to as ‘Rotax Week’ during the period of July 14-20, with drivers from all across the country converging to one location to decide the United States Rotax Max Challenge national champions. This year’s Cold Stone US Grand Nationals were held at the Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, with two unofficial days […]

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CRG-USA Chasing History at Inaugural Modesto Grand Prix

Growing operation gets even bigger for Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals

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This coming weekend, August 1-3, marks the first ever Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix. The excitement that comes along with a brand new event is unique. The chance for racers and teams to be titled as the inaugural winners at a new race adds pressure and suspense to the whole event. With well over […]

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Checkered Motorsports/PCR USA dominated the third stop of the United States Pro Karting Series tour at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania. The team’s sixteen drivers collected four wins, along with ten podiums across all classes. John Paul Southern Jr. lived up to his reputation of being one of the fastest sportsman drivers in […]

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Louie Pagano to Offer Driver Training at Regional and National Events

Successful karter to now hone the skills of up and coming drivers

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After being named the 2013 TaG Senior Vice Champion in the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) Pro Tour and the 2013 eKartingNews.com Driver of the Year, SodiKart pilot Louie Pagano is pleased to announce that he will be offering a variety of driver training programs. Working with younger and older drivers alike, Pagano will hone the skills […]

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The NorCal 80cc Shifter series will be running in conjunction with the RLOKC series at Sonoma Simraceway on Aug 10th. There will be separate trophies and awards for the NorCal shifter competitors who run slightly different rules to the regular RLOKC racers. To accommodate the series, RLOCK regular drivers will be allowed to run their […]

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11 Year Old Rookies, 12 Year Old Veterans

The Bros. d'Orlando show us the difference

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For those not versed in the world of competitive kart racing, where the age-range of drivers goes from barely out of single digits to as “old” as 16, it’s probably difficult to think in terms of rookies and veterans. But that is in fact the case, and the Bros. d’Orlando – Michael, 12 and Nicholas, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Preview – Part 3

Pro categories stacked once again as Lennox and Craig look to extend winning streaks

Jul 31, 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals Modesto Grand Prix logo
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This week marks a number of firsts for the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour. The inaugural Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix is set to host this year’s SKUSA SummerNationals over the August 1-3 weekend. A record 242 pre-registered drivers surpasses the record total of entries at the SpringNationals in May, making this year’s SummerNats the […]

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Jul 31, 2014 Garett Potter (right) joins Josh Smith (left) and Richard Boisclair (center) of the MAXSpeed Group as Director of Race Promotion
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Immediately following the announcement of the MAXSpeed Group’s purchase of Formula Kart Productions and the Florida Winter Tour, Garett Potter was confirmed as the newest employee of the Florida based company and has begun his tenure with the staff immediately. Working with a strong group of people, Potter’s title will be Director of Event Promotion […]

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