Champions Decided in Second Season of Texas ProKart Challenge

Second year of Superkarts! USA and United States Rotax Max Challenge regional program sees great numbers and even better racing

Dec 13, 2013 S2 Semi-Pro Stock Moto champion Ryan Kinnear (Photo: dreamscaptured.net)
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The Texas ProKart Challenge – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys/Dallas Karting Complex – ended its sophomore season the weekend of October 4-6 with the final two rounds contested in New Orleans at the astonishing NOLAMotorsportsPark. The 2013 season saw impressive growth from their inaugural season in 2012. US Rotax Max Challenge and […]

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PSL Karting and Kart & Parts Join Forces for CRG Support

Karts & Parts to support CRG product line in Ontario

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Karts & Parts, a long time company in the Canadian karting industry, has recently joined forces with PSL Karting to provide support and sales to the CRG product line. Located in central Ontario less than an hour from two of Canada’s premiere tracks, Karts & Parts will be a major player in the development and […]

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Every year, the top drivers and teams from around the globe come together in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino for the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. As the final round of the SKUSA Pro Tour as well as the largest karting event North America, record entry numbers filled the paddock with […]

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Morning Coffee: Friday – December 13

The so-called ‘Off-Season’

Dec 13, 2013 Daytona KartWeek is just around the corner, with the rest of the 2014 season (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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In most professional sports, like baseball, football, basketball and major league motor racing, you’ll hear the term ‘off-season’.  For the most part, this extended period of non-competition provides an opportunity to take a little breather, to reset expectations, improve a program with key acquisitions and eventually begin preparation and practice for the new year.  In […]

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IAME, the international Karting engines manufacturer leader since 1968, announces its support to the Formula Kart Racing program at the 2014 Florida Winter Tour, in the form of great prizes as support to IAME racers in TaG Junior and TaG Senior! In addition to the exciting racing, IAME customers have something else to look forward […]

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DR Racing Kart Shows Speed Under DRT Racing Tent at SKUSA SuperNationals XVII

Growing team performs well in Las Vegas as Fisher stands on podium and earns vice-champion in S4

Dec 12, 2013 Brian Fisher drove his DR Racing Kart to a third place finish in the S4 class, ending the season second in the SKUSA Pro Tour standings (Photo: DRT Racing)
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Hard work and preparation paid off for drivers competing under the DRT Racing operation this year at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII. The brainchild of former world karting champion Danillo Rossi, DR Kart shined in both shifterkart and TaG categories in Las Vegas with support from the DRT program. The team showed well throughout the […]

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Aluminos Chassis Wins at SKUSA SuperNationals XVII

Big weekend for team and house chassis program in Las Vegas

Dec 12, 2013 Kiwi drivers Daniel Bray, Marcus Armstrong and Matthew Hamilton put the Aluminos chassis on the podium at the SKUSA SuperNationals XVII (Photo: Aluminos.com)
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Making history this year, the Aluminos operation introduced their own chassis to the North American market and found success right out of the box. Debuting at the Superkarts! USA SummerNationals three months earlier, the Aluminos chassis made its SuperNationals debut this past November at the 17th annual SKUSA SuperNationals in Las Vegas, Nevada. The final […]

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Grand Products Inc., importer of the Top Kart and Comer product lines and major  distributor for Bridgestone tires, is set to move locations and increase warehouse space in the coming weeks. Located in Pennsylvania but moving from the town of Bensalem to Warminster, Grand Products will have new contact information effective December 20, 2013. “We […]

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Capping of the 2013 karting season, the d’Orlando duo of Michael and Nicholas would join their Team Koene USA squad at the season’s two largest events. First taking place in New Orleans, Louisiana, the young up-and-coming drivers would take part in the Rotax Micro & Mini Invitational during the annual Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – 2013 Final Standings

Pagano squeaks out top spot to end season, edging out Neri by three points

Dec 12, 2013 DriverRankings-LouiePagano-Kart
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The 2013 season was another exciting year of racing in TaG competition, with over 400 drivers earning results toward the final standings of the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings. From coast to coast, north to south, the entire country was busy with racing over the last 12 months. Throughout the year, a number of veterans stood out, […]

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Devlin DeFrancesco Signs with Morsicani Racing and Tony Kart

DFR driver will compete in KF-Junior in 2014

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After a stellar 2013 racing season, motorsports sensation Devlin DeFrancesco is set to take on the karting world. Looking to compete against the best drivers that the world has to offer, DeFrancesco has joined Morsicani Racing and will enter several European karting events in the 2014 season. As a partner team to the factory Tony […]

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During the trip to Las Vegas, on the occasion of seventeenth edition of the SuperNationals the final details for the organization of the official team have been defined, it will be committed to following Rotax category all over the world; it will be a joint venture between the official Birel Motorsport team and the well-known […]

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The Stock Honda Light Class for the 2014 Texas Lone Star Grand Prix is sold out at 40 entries with a waiting list started and a last chance qualifier slated for the last 5 positions on the grid in the Sunday Main.  Racers are encouraged to submit their entries promptly in order to placed on […]

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Dec 11, 2013 Red Line Oil Karting Championship
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The 2013 Red Line Oil Karting Championships crowned their top award winners and eleven class Champions at the annual series banquet on November 9 in Novato.  One hundred and twenty five people attended the sit down dinner banquet hosted by series promoter Steve Cameron, with Race Director Ric Shaw the MC of the event.    Cheryl […]

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The December 27-30 WKA Daytona KartWeek is rapidly approaching and we’re now into the last week to pre-register for the marquee karting event, which boasts big national events for Manufacturers Cup 2-cycle sprint, enduro-style Road Racing and the Dirt World Championships on the quarter-mile Daytona International Speedway Flat Track. Go to http://worldkarting.com/downloads/eb-2014/daytona_mc.pdf  to download the Margay […]

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So-Cal Rotax Challenge and MAXSpeed Group Create Rotax Trigger Program for Southern California Market

Free set of Mojo tires and cash rebate for new Rotaxians racing the inaugural So-Cal Rotax Challenge program

Dec 11, 2013 So-Cal Rotax Challenge
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The 2013 season was a very busy and successful year for the Rotax community in the United States. The many US Rotax Max Challenge programs throughout the country welcomed new and old faces to the program, all racing to be part of the US Rotax Grand Nationals held this past year in North Carolina. Many […]

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United States Pro Kart Series and Route 66 Join Forces with MG Tires

Both series will award all expense paid trips to the Granja Viana

Dec 10, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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Looking to provide an equal and level playing field for all of their teams and competitors, the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS)and Route 66 Sprint Series program will make the switch to the MG Tire brand for all series classes. Proven to be successful and consistent in some of North America’s top karting series, […]

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Peterson and McAlister Put Leading Edge Motorsports on SKUSA SuperNationals XVII Podium

Nevada driver claims best ever finish in hotly contested TaG Senior category while veteran T-Mac earns second straight podium in S4

Dec 10, 2013 Jess Peterson drove his LEM Praga-Leopard to a fourth place in the competitive TaG Senior category (On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The weather may not have been on their side, but Leading Edge Motorsports persevered and posted a banner weekend at the 17th annual Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. Greg Bell and his team of talented drivers and Super Tuners Inc. mechanics battled the wet, the wind and the cold for three days in Las Vegas at the […]

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CRG-USA Leaves SuperNationals with Victory and Two Pro Tour Titles

Wimsett doubles up with victory to clinch S1 title, Schureman bags S2 crown

Dec 10, 2013 The CRG-USA team celebrates the success of the SuperNationals and Pro Tour titles (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The CRG brand continues to be among the top brands in the United States and around the world. Colorado-based CRG-USA carried the name proudly at the recent Superkarts! USA Super Nationals XVII in Las Vegas, supporting 33 drivers at the largest karting event in the world. As the team left the Rio All-Suite Hotel and […]

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New EKN Apparel Just In Time for Holiday Season

Get your favorite racer the gift of EKN Gear

Dec 10, 2013 EKNGear-Pinup
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If you’re looking for the perfect gift for the karting enthusiast in your life this Christmas, then look no further as eKartingNews.com has you covered. Whether it’s a family member, friend, fellow karting fanatic or you are looking to treat yourself this holiday season, EKN has brand new items added to the karting apparel that […]

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