Team News: Team Aluminos Finishes 2013 Red Line Oil Karting Championships

Buckwalter scores Pro Stock Honda win aboard new Aluminos Chassis

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The 2013 season is finishing up, and the Aluminos program is rolling strong. Recently, the Northern California operation finished up the 2013 Red Line Oil Karting Championship at the Simraceway in Sonoma, California (November 2-3). Aluminos contested the full season, earning victories each and every round, ending with another victory with veteran Brett Buckwalter. And […]

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Luke Gabin, 19, from Australia has been crowned the champion of the 2013 Skip Barber Racing School Karting Scholarship Shootout. Gabin’s globe trotting trip was well-worth the effort, as he can now count himself as the 17th Karting Scholarship Shootout winner, joining the ranks of elite racers like Ryan Hunter-Reay, AJ Allmendinger, Josef Newgarden, Conor […]

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The 2014 WKA VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series driven by Mazda schedule is taking shape, and while the entire 2014 national schedule is not yet complete, five national events are now confirmed for the upcoming season. Of course, the national series will kick off this December 27-30 on the high banks of Daytona […]

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March 29-30 April 26-27 May 24-25 June 14-15 July 12-13 August 9-10 September 6-7 October 4-5 November 1-2 *All dates are at Sonoma’s, Simraceway Karting Center *1 more race date may be added

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Paddock Insider: 2013 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Wednesday

Push to qualifying continues as second day on track begins drive to Championship Saturday

Nov 13, 2013 Rotax Grand Finals 2013 logo
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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 2013 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage, visit […]

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EKN Exclusive: SKUSA SuperNationals XVII – Preview Program – TaG Junior

Stout field of young talent to decide fifth different winner in five years at SuperNats

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eKartingNews.com, the official online media partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the SKUSA SuperNationals XVII Preview Program. Over the coming days leading up to the November 20-24 event, EKN will preview each of the 11 categories that will close out the 2013 SKUSA Pro Tour while competing for a share of the prize […]

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EKN Trackside: 2013 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Tuesday Report

Team USA bags fast lap in three categories behind Formal, Rudolph and Askew

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For complete coverage, visit the EKN Event Page and for a recap on the day’s action, visit the EKN Paddock Insider – including interviews with a number of the Team USA members. It was a wild day at NOLAMotorsportsPark as the drivers made their first on-track appearances at this year’s Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals.  […]

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Team News: DRT Racing Ready to Make Noise at SuperNationals XVII

Strong list of drivers set to compete aboard the Danilo Rossi branded kart

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There’s no arguing the fact that the karting landscape in the United States is constantly evolving. DRT Racing is a big part of this growth as they have been increasing their presence at major events throughout North America.  DRT is the leading importer of the DR Racing Kart, and they have been very focused on […]

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Driver News: Parker Chase Set for Grand Finals Event

PSL Karting/CRG pilot to take on a talented field of Mini Max competitors

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Claiming his ticket at the Texas Pro Kart Challenge program, Texan driver Parker Chase is set to take on the biggest event of his young karting career. Traveling to the NOLA Karting facility in New Orleans, Louisiana, Chase will see action in the Rotax Micro & Mini Invitation during the weeklong Rotax Max Challenge Grand […]

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Paddock Insider: 2013 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Tuesday

First day karts hit the track to determine Rotax world champions

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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 2013 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage, visit […]

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Morning Coffee: Tuesday – November 12

SuperNationals - Continued Growth in Las Vegas

Nov 12, 2013 The evolution of the SKUSA SuperNationals has provided American karting with an event that boasts full fields across the board
(Photo: Todd McCall - otp.ca)
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I had a great chat with SKUSA’s Tom Kutscher last week while we were going over our live audio broadcast plans for this year’s SuperNationals.  We’ll once again be streaming my trackside play-by-play from Las Vegas through our EKN Live page, bringing you all the action for the sport’s biggest event.  Tom’s really excited about […]

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EKN Exclusive: SKUSA SuperNationals XVII – Preview Program – DD2/Rotax Junior

Rotax categories join biggest North American event, offering up three 2014 Rotax Grand Finals tickets

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eKartingNews.com, the official online media partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the SKUSA SuperNationals XVII Preview Program. Over the coming days leading up to the November 20-24 event, EKN will preview each of the 11 categories that will close out the 2013 SKUSA Pro Tour while competing for a share of the prize […]

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Team News: Team Koene USA to Enter Six Drivers in SKUSA SuperNationals

Elite karting team will hunt for SuperNats glory

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Capping off an outstanding first official season, Team Koene USA will make the cross country trek to Las Vegas, Nevada. With six drivers set to compete with the Indiana-based squad, they will all be in search for SuperNats glory at the 17th annual SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals. Taking place on the challenging temporary circuit on […]

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Formed by British karting champion Nick Mitchell, Octane Sports  Development (OSD) is set to hit the ground running during a pair of international events in the coming weeks. Traveling to the NOLA Karting facility in New Orleans, Louisiana next week for the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals, it will be a quick turn around and […]

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Paddock Insider: 2013 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Monday

Kart raffle and build-up begins event for 288 drivers from over 60 countries

Nov 11, 2013 288 karts ready for competition at NOLA Motorsports Park (Photo: BRP)
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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 2013 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage, visit […]

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Gary Carlton will jump from an instructor’s role back into the driver’s seat and seek a return to the top of the class in this year’s edition of the SKUSA SuperNationals. Carlton will be competing in the familiar KZ2 category where he won the championship in 2006. Although the category is a very familiar one […]

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Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII

November 20-24, 2013: Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino - Las Vegas, Nevada

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The 2013 Superkarts! USA SuperNationals is shaping up to be the biggest event in its 17 year history. At close to 600 entries heading to the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino, history will be made when the 11 categories hit the track Wednesday for practice. Over $100,000 in cash and prizes are set to be […]

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EKN Exclusive: SKUSA SuperNationals XVII – Preview Program – S5/TaG Cadet

Increased fields in both categories offer up excitement heading into Las Vegas

Nov 11, 2013 SKUSA SuperNationals XVII logo
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eKartingNews.com, the official online media partner of Superkarts! USA, is proud to present the SKUSA SuperNationals XVII Preview Program. Over the coming days leading up to the November 20-24 event, EKN will preview each of the 11 categories that will close out the 2013 SKUSA Pro Tour while competing for a share of the prize […]

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EKN Trackside: 2013 Rotax Grand Finals – Preview

Record event hits United States soil for first time

Nov 09, 2013 Rotax Grand Finals 2013 logo
Written by David Cole with 1 Comment

For complete coverage of the 2013 Rotax Grand Finals and Team USA, head to the EKN Event Page The prestigious Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals has been well over 365 days in the making, as a record number of drivers are traveling to the NOLAMotorsportsPark for the annual world championship. The New Orleans facility will […]

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United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals Heads Back to Utah for 2014

Miller Motorsports Park set to host Rotax national championship on July 17-20

Nov 08, 2013 2014 US Rotax Grand Nationals logo
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The MAXSpeed Group, the US distributor for Rotax MAX engines and related products, has announced that they are returning to the Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah for the 2014 Rotax MAX Challenge United States Grand Nationals. This marks a return to the very popular facility where the event was first held in 2011. The […]

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