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From the Tower: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Keystone State Nationals

Action-packed weekend in Pittsburgh with another event marked by rain

May 26, 2017
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The WKA Manufacturers Cup Series program resumed this past weekend at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. It was a near five-month gap between series races, with the WKA Winter Cup providing the only action for the organization during that time. The weekend welcomed roughly 140 entries for the four IAME categories, three […]

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May 25, 2017
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A well rounded effort of 4 different winners in different age categories helped propel Top Kart to the lead in the annual chassis standings on the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, following the series second event of the season this past weekend at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania. While Tyler Ferris’s win in the […]

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Trackside Karting Services Shows Speed in Texas Sprint Racing Series

Four podiums and five top-five results for Compkart team in Texas

May 25, 2017
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Trackside Karting Services (TKS), the Texas Compkart team, hit the track again this past weekend in Denton, Texas for another weekend in the Texas Sprint Racing Series (TSRS). With a growing series and the competition level on the rise, Trackside Karting Services closed the weekend with three podium results and will now shift their focus […]

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May 25, 2017
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Driver Name: IAN AGUILERA Place of Birth: GUADALAJARA, JALISCO, MEXICO Date of Birth: MARCH 14 2007 Hometown:  GUADALAJARA Race Number: 77 Chassis: PAROLIN Sponsors: Escuderia TELMEX Team: SP Karting TEAM Engine Builder: HIGH REV Engineering Series & Classes Participation: Formula Karts Mexico, 2013-Present, Micro Swift IAME and Mini Swift IAME GPI Mexico, 2015-Present, Micro Swift […]

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Four Wins for Top Kart USA in Pittsburgh

Indiana team overcomes weather conditions to earn eleven podiums

May 25, 2017
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The Top Kart USA team garnered wins and podiums this weekend at round two of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup at Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Despite the unpredictable weather conditions, the Indiana squad snagged four pole positions, four wins, and eleven podium appearances at the event. “Our Top Kart team had a very […]

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May 25, 2017
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The nearly 3 month gap between races 2 and 3 on the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting, has nearly evaporated, as Sprint and Laydown competitors gear up for the Summit Point Nationals, slated for June 3 and 4 at Summit Point Motorsports Park in West Virginia. Following a most successful March […]

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May 25, 2017
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As anticipated the third round of the Gearup Challenge at Oldbridge Township Raceway Park is going to be the real deal. Our racers are set to make this the largest ever karting race at this racetrack and we urge everyone to come and enjoy a day at the event. Entry spots are still available but […]

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May 25, 2017
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The 2017 International Kart Federation 2 / 4 Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals is just around the corner. Set for June 30 – July 2, 2017, the Santa Maria Kart Track in Santa Maria CA will be packed with karters, all fighting to earn their own IKF ‘Duffy’ award and to become an IKF Grand National […]

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May 25, 2017
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WHEN A RACER REACHES OUT TO US WITH A CONCERN ABOUT THE LATEST RUMOR IT RESONATES FROM A SHARED PASSION TO PROTECT THE INTEGRITY OF THIS PROGRAM, WE TAKE THAT VERY SERIOUSLY. The beauty of a blog is that I can share some of the efforts we are taking to maintain cost effective racing. Rumors […]

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May 23, 2017
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The Northwest Kart Date’s LO206 East Series was underway in Spokane, Washington. The weather was near perfect and racing was tight and everything that the Series wanted to bring to Spokane Karting’s club. The Spokane Karting officials were on point and based the race day all around having fun and having good safe racing. The […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: April 2017 – Alex Bertagnoli

Merlin USA / Franklin Motorsports driver hits history books at opening USPKS event

May 23, 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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Superkarts! USA Video: TOMversation – SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals

Interesting words from the SKUSA CEO about the future of the organization

May 22, 2017
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Once again, Superkarts! USA owner and CEO discusses the future of the organization during an interview with Eyenovation’s Chris Ortenburger during the weekend of the SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals at Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. Enjoy!

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Keystone Nationals Sunday Report

Pesek takes emotional victory as Eves notches another in wet conditions

May 21, 2017
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The final day of the Keystone State Nationals for the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series completed with weather becoming a major factor. Just as the main events began at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA, the forecasted rain finally came down. Originally set to hit the area around 11am, the hard stuff […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Sunday Report

New winners Buck and Leung join veteran Wang on top step of podium during Round 2

May 21, 2017
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The opening weekend of the Can-Am Karting Challenge featured picture-perfect weather and a tremendous atmosphere at the Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, WA. With the opening day of competition in the books, the stage was set to begin the run to the championship weekend at Pats Acres in September. The racing was as competitive […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Keystone Nationals Saturday Report

Lemke returns to the top as Eves matches performance in Yamaha

May 20, 2017
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The WKA Manufacturers Cup Series moved further into the 2017 season with the completion of Round Three. Saturday was a long and busy day at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex with warm-up, qualifying, two rounds of heat races and the main events. Rain overnight left the track damp for the morning hours, with warm-up a […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Saturday Report

Dupell, Greenemeier, and Gulick notch big wins at Tri City

May 20, 2017
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The opening rounds of the Can-Am Karting Challenge got underway on Saturday at the Tri City Kart Club’s Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, WA. The weather was ideal for a great day of racing, with temps in the mid-70s, covered by blue skies and scattered clouds. The tumultuous nature of the Rotax program and […]

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Paddock Insider: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Keystone State Nationals

Championship program resumes with return to Pittsburgh

May 19, 2017
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including […]

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May 19, 2017
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In the middle of the season the first balance of the results obtained by the Vortex engines is definitely positive. There are lots of successes gained in both single-speed and shifter categories, confirming once more how the products of the Italian engine Manufacturer are at the top of karting world. VORTEX DDJ (OKJ class) The […]

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Three Is the Magic Number at Los Angeles Karting Championship

Number of categories welcome third different winner during Round Three held at the CalSpeed Karting Center

May 18, 2017
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The third event of the Los Angeles Karting Championship took place on April 29-30 at the CalSpeed Karting Center. The Fontana, California facility welcomed over 180 entries for the event, which served as the third step in the 2017 championship chase. It served for many as a warm-up to the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals, […]

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May 18, 2017
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Three new Directors were elected to fill positions at the recent Annual General Meeting. After filling the Competition Director role on the Board as a casual vacancy for the past six months Mr John Reynolds was elected to complete his initial term of three years in accordance with the Constitution. Mr Reynolds has been involved […]

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