Jun 10, 2016
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A team of students from Kennesaw State University, near Atlanta, won the fifth annual International evGrandPrix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 18. Kennesaw’s electric vehicle, driven by Gabriel Capo, edged out traditional powerhouse EVC – the Purdue University electrical vehicle club. Purdue’s Team 1 took third place. In addition to final race placement, […]

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WKA and United States Pro Kart Series Compile 2017 Schedules

Two organizations looking ahead to next season for premier and secondary programs

Jun 10, 2016
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As the leading website in the sport, eKartingNews.com has been given an exclusive look at the schedules for the World Karting Association and United States Pro Kart Series programs for 2017. The long-standing sanctioning body and race promoter Mark Coats have compiled season schedules, all with their racers in mind. Over-lapping schedules have been an […]

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Jun 10, 2016
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Hesperia’s Chris Southern continued his dream season with the So Cal Oval Karters when he won his fourth straight KT100 main event and backed that up with a win in the Open Class at Wheel2Wheel Raceway in Victorville last Saturday night.  The win in the Open’s was his first of the year in that class […]

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Jun 10, 2016
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ROK CUP USA is offering a new full package rental program to all drivers for the 2nd Annual Epcot Challenge Race. This package program is to help drivers from over the world and the U.S to have a complete smooth experience. ROK CUP USA welcomes all fellow Rokkers to this international race, were you will […]

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Morning Coffee: Friday, June 10

Jamie Sieracki - Back in the Seat - SKUSA SpringNationals

Jun 10, 2016
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Amidst all the tension and stress that comes with any major national karting event these days, there are also numerous stories throughout the paddock that remind us all of the passion that resides outside the track boundaries. A case in point is Franklin Motorsports’ Jamie Sieracki, the lifelong kart racer and industry member who during […]

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EKN One-on-One: Nathan Thibodeaux – Tri-C Karters

SoCal focusing on affordable classes and fun atmosphere

Jun 09, 2016
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If you talk to people in the karting industry or in the community, on the whole, and ask them what part of the sport we need to work on, they’ll all tell you we should be focusing on the foundation.  If karting is viewed as a pyramid, with national competition making up a small 10% […]

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Jun 09, 2016
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The Vintage Karting Association (VKA) hosts many events throughout the country, providing the ‘elder’ machines of our sport to continue burning up fuel and rubber on the same circuits we race today. From California to Florida, up along the east coast and throughout the midwest, vintage racing is part of over 30 events in 2016. […]

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Old and Young Victorious in Sonoma for California ProKart Challenge

White returns to defend home track in S1 as rookie Hays triumphs in X30 Senior

Jun 09, 2016
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The 2016 season resumed for the California ProKart Challenge as the program traveled north to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center facility in Sonoma, California for another record-breaking event. The Superkarts! USA flagship regional program welcomed over 180 drivers on the ‘Reverse National’ layout over the two-day event (June 3-4). Racing was a mix of everything, […]

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Jun 09, 2016
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The month of June arrived rather coldly at Merrittville Speedway but several drivers remained hot in Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series action June 7th. 5 drivers would win their third St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Features of 2016 in 6 starts. First to do it was rookie William Younger in the Vansickle Pet Valu Novice […]

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Jun 09, 2016
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As competitors continue to gear up for the Carolina Summer Nationals for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series June 24-26 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina, it is important to note that the Tier 2 deadline for drivers who have not yet entered is closing in fast, with a deadline of […]

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Jun 09, 2016
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The 2016 IKF 2 Cycle Sprint Grand National will be held at the Santa Maria Kart track in Santa Maria CA. Track Configuration will be K. Grand National Punches are not required for this Grand National. Participant must be a current IKF Member. All Tires must be Evinco Tires. Returning to the 2016 edition of […]

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Jun 09, 2016
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Forging through the weather, the entire PSL team worked hard to ensure equipment and drivers were in top form for all conditions. Posting quick times all weekend, Thomas Nepveu was the man to beat in Rotax Mini Max, claiming pole by nearly .4ths on his PSL X3. Thomas would go to sweep all the heats […]

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Jun 09, 2016
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The annual Road Race Nationals at the famed Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is set for June 17-19 and it’s shaping up to be one of the largest attended Mid-Ohio karting events in recent memory. Hosted by the Dart Kart Club and Championship Enduro Series (CES) and sanctioned once again this year by the American Kart […]

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Jun 08, 2016
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For the fifth round of the series the championship moved to the 1050m south Wales circuit of Llandow.  The track layout lent itself of some of the most exciting racing seen so far this year, especially with the late dives into the last hairpin and the run to the finish line.  For this round the […]

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Jun 08, 2016
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The first two rounds of 2016 have exceeded all of our expectations and we are proud to have so many great supporters, drivers and teams part of this series. Looking forward to the upcoming races it all seems to get even better as new challenging and freshly repaved circuits are next on the calendar. Pitts […]

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Jun 08, 2016
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Race #4 on June 11 & 12 will be a warmup for the Rotax Grand Nationals as it will run on the Reverse National track configuration. This is the same configuration that the Rotax Grands will use in August, encouraging few out of area racers to attend this event. Race #4 should be one the […]

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Jun 08, 2016
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Texas native, Ryan Lynch, is set to make his sixth career start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in the Rattlesnake 400 at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday, June 10.  Lynch will drive the No. 07 BlankHood.com/ #gokarting  Chevrolet fielded by SS Greenlight Racing in his third visit to his home track. “I was […]

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Jun 08, 2016
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Daniel Pearcy (Shelbyville, KY) and Jordan Fresher (Avon, IN) posted impressive 1-2 finishes for Jim Howe Motorsports LLC in the “Mel Kenyon Classic,” honoring racing legend Mel Kenyon. The Southern Indiana Racing Association (SIRA) event was run in the streets of Lebanon (IN), Kenyon’s hometown. The legend was on hand during both days’ events talking […]

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Jun 08, 2016
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Rain spoiled the end result of Tommaso Mosca. Fourth at the flag, he was then demoted to P8 due to an unlucky racing contact but set the third fastest lap of the race anyway. Alberto Cavalieri had to retire from the Final due to a puncture in what still remains a good debut on the […]

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Jun 08, 2016
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Ricciardo Kart Racing and Christian Lundgaard crossed the OK Final finish line in third place. The Danish driver’s position was affected by a 10-second penalty due to the front fairing coming off in a contact. Christian said: “In the Heats we had ups and downs, but I managed to climb up to sixth place in […]

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