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Jul 05, 2017
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What a roller coaster weekend for Michael d’Orlando and his PSL Birel ART team at the US Rotax Grand Nationals / US Open Rotax International combined event, at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, NJ.  d’Orlando returned to North American racing action just over a week ago, after joining Italy’s Birel ART factory team last year […]

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Jul 05, 2017
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Last weekend saw the flag drop with 135+ Rotax drivers for the the US Grand National / US Open combined event at the famous New Jersey Motorsport Park. The #redarmy put the red machines to the front with big teams like Andersen Karting , Prime Power Team and PSL/BCR , who continue to show why […]

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Jul 05, 2017
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45 racing kart drivers representing 11 states and three countries will compete at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway in pursuit of the inaugural Ignite Battle at The Brickyard championship as karts race for the first time ever at the Speedway on July 7th, 8th & 9th. USAC Karting has paved the way for the Ignite […]

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Industry Insider: New Asphalt = New Karters

New kart tracks making quick impact on the sport

Jul 04, 2017
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In the early days of the sport, karting enthusiasts ventured to any open pavement or smooth dirt area to enjoy racing around, just an inch off the ground. As the sport progressed, purpose-built karting facilities sprung up all over North America. Many were simple and small, with just enough space for karts to go side-by-side. […]

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Trackside Karting Services Back on the Podium at the Texas Sprint Race Series

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

Jul 03, 2017
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Trackside Karting Services (TKS) was on track again this past weekend at the Texas Sprint Racing Series with another talented squad of COMPKART drivers. With both new and existing drivers in attendance, TKS pilots continued their 2017 success with another strong outing claiming race wins and podium results. New TKS driver Carson Garvish entered his […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: June 2017 – Brent Crews

Nitro Kart driver bags IAME International Final entry and ticket to Rotax Grand Finals in matter of weeks

Jul 03, 2017
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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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Jul 03, 2017
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The CIK-FIA European Championship weekend at Le Mans said that nothing has been decided yet, and the final races in Scandinavia at the end of July are going to be decisive. The French round was won by drivers that now can seriously aim at the titles in the last races which are going to take […]

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Performance Kartsport Becomes Newest Vortex Rok and Bridgestone Tire Dealer

Colorado-based PKS will stock and promote the Vortex and Bridgestone product lines

Jun 30, 2017
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ROK Cup USA, in association with ROK Cup Promotions, is pleased to announce Colorado-based Performance Kartsport LLC. as the newest Vortex ROK and Bridgestone Tire dealer for the Rocky Mountain Region. Growing the ROK program across the country, the Rocky Mountain area is a key region to add to the Vortex ROK family. “We welcome […]

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Jun 30, 2017
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The second and final night race of 2017 is about to get under way at Oldbridge Township Raceway Park. The no points race has really driven the excitement with this event and we look forward to another great karting event at E-town. Extending the same great financial deal as the first night race this will be a fantastic deal for a full […]

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Jun 30, 2017
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IF I HAD A DOLLAR FOR EVERY TIME I WAS ASKED THAT I’D PROBABLY BE ABLE TO JUSTIFY SOME OF THE BAD PURCHASE DECISIONS I’VE MADE IN MY LIFE. With the number of times that this topic comes up I feel is worth talking about.  While the cost of tires, the lack of leadership and […]

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California ProKart Challenge Heads to Santa Maria

Superkarts! USA flagship regional program readies to host fourth round of championship

Jun 29, 2017
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The halfway point is here for the California ProKart Challenge with the first three rounds of the 2017 championship chase in the books. The remaining three events are on the horizon, with the Superkarts! USA regional program heading back to the Santa Maria Kart Track on July 7-8, home of the Santa Maria Karting Association. […]

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Jun 29, 2017
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The EKN Radio Network has expanded its reach this week, networking to a new station on iTunes Podcasts. The Podbean-based program is now available through iTunes by searching ‘EKN Radio Network’ or ‘Howden Media Group’. “Many of the members of the EKN community are iPhone users, and making sure our Podbean productions can be reached […]

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Jun 29, 2017
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All two cycle karts competing in the Man-Cup and the Road Race series will be required to utilize an auxiliary carb return spring. This rule does not apply to karts using a slide carb with an internal compression type return spring — several acceptable types are shown below — other types may be used if […]

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Jun 29, 2017
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With his right foot planted firmly on the accelerator, nine-year-old Blake Boon, of Rochester, NY, drove his way to four wins from their poles last weekend (June 9-11) at his home track Genesee Valley Kart Club in Avon, NY who was hosting the American Kart Racing Association’s  (AKRA) American Sprint Cup Northern Tour Round two […]

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Jun 29, 2017
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Competitors gearing up for the latest stop for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at New Castle Motorsports Park have 1 week left before the pre entry window closes for the TEAM EMPOWER Nationals July 14-16. With the Pre Entry deadline set for July 5th, drivers are anxiously awaiting a return to the track, which will mark stop #2 […]

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Jun 28, 2017
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On Tuesday, Acceleration Kart Racing launched the new version of their website. The Las Vegas, Nevada-based karting operation, located down the road from the famous Stripe and McCarran International Airport, has been a leader in providing karting products for the United States and around the world with their stock online website. Hard work and 11 […]

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Jun 28, 2017
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The sixth round of the Tuto Super One Series was the scene of highly competitive racing in every class and with seven classes racing at Fulbeck, the Super One and Lincolnshire Kart Racing Club teams worked very hard to keep the meeting running smoothly. The weather was fine but slightly overcast. It was the fourth […]

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Jun 27, 2017
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It was announced in January at the Badger Kart Club would expand the circuit of its Dousman, Wisconsin kart track. The Wolf Paving Raceway added to the western portion of the track, giving the facility more layout options for the future. This past weekend was a double-header club event with the new addition utilized for […]

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Jun 27, 2017
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The 2017 edition of the United States Rotax Grand Nationals was held at its earliest time of the year. The 17th edition of the race was held at the New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, New Jersey this past weekend, in combination with the US Open program, welcoming drivers from outside the United States to […]

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Jun 27, 2017
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The Oakland Valley Raceway Park has been busy since its repaving completed earlier this month. Hosting the Rok Cup USA Midwest opener, the Cuddebackville, New York circuit hosted the Northeast Vintage Kart Promoter’s Cup Series event this past weekend. Among those in attendance was Brian and Mike Giessen. The longtime karting father/son duo were there […]

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