Dec 27, 2013 Parilla Senior looks to be the largest field at the 2013 Sprint Championships (Photo: NCRM)
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For the seventh consecutive year and 11th time in the last 12 years the WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series will kick off its new season December 27-30 at the Daytona International Speedway Sprint Track, a 0.7-mile course located inside turns three and four of the DIS superspeedway. The Man Cup Series – back […]

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Road Race Championships Ready to Roll at Daytona

Karters hit the highbanks for WKA KartWeek

Dec 26, 2013 Yamaha Heavy Daytona start in 2012 (Photo: NCRM)
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Viewed by many karting veterans as WKA’s most historic event, the Road Race Championships for the VEGA / TS Racing National Road Racing Series will kick off the 2014 WKA enduro series December 27-30 on the high banks of the 3.56-mile Daytona International Speedway road course in Daytona Beach, Florida. Enduro-style kart racers from across […]

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Merry Christmas!!

Happy Holidays from everyone at eKartingNews.com

Dec 25, 2013 EKN-XMAS
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Merry Christmas, Everyone! With the holiday season upon us, I’d like to take this opportunity to extend our best wishes to you and yours on behalf of the EKN family.   It is our hope that you are all able to spend time with friends and family, enjoying the warmth and spirit of Christmas, with anticipation […]

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SKUSA Releases SuperNationals XVII Highlight Video

Amazing images captured from the grueling days in rain and cold from Las Vegas

Dec 23, 2013 SKUSA SuperNationals XVII logo
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The following video has just been released from Superkarts! USA highlighting the sights and sounds of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII from the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The November 20-24 event witnessed over 600 drivers in attendance, battling tough competition and some of the worst weather conditions the area and the […]

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New Vision and Structure For Great Lakes Sprint Series In 2014

Track owners and operators unite to bring prestige back to Midwest program

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With the goal to support the Great Lakes region of karting, track owners and operators have united to bring a revamped series for 2014. Dubbed the Great Lakes Sprint Series (GLSS) presented by Bridgestone, the program will have a new vision and structure in 2014 as they look to restore the prestige of karting in […]

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Pserra Racing Rescinds Rights as Rotax Max Service Center

Canadian karting operation to no longer offer Rotax sales and service

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Effectively immediately, Pserra Racing of Unionville, Ontario will no longer offer Rotax sales and service. Rescinding their rights as a Certified Rotax Max Service Center, as well as sealing rights, Pserra Racing has made the decision to no longer support the Rotax Max engine program despite their years of service. Pserra Racing will announce a […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – 2013 Final Standings

Tony Kart secures third straight title, CRG and Top Kart cap off top-three

Dec 23, 2013 EKN Constructors Championship logo
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The 2013 season has now been completed, and therefore, so has this year’s eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship. Held in November, the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII was the last event to be included in this year’s EKN CC calculations. A total of 23 events were selected on the season to take part in the EKN CC program, […]

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Daniel Formal Signs Deal with PSL Karting/CRG as Official Factory Driver for 2014

Four-time US Rotax National Champion set to contest KZ and DD2

Dec 20, 2013 Daniel Formal will run US and Canadian events with Team PSL Karting, and European events as an Official Factory CRG driver
(Photo: Michael K. Bates)
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PSL Karting of Trois-Rivieres, Quebec is pleased to announce the signing of four-time United States Rotax National Champion Daniel Formal. Set to contest with Team PSL Karting in the DD2 category in all US and Canadian events, Formal will also head to Europe in 2014 as an Official CRG Factory driver. Formal will serve as […]

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Nicholas Brueckner Finishes Third at SKUSA SuperNationals XVII

Young Texan outlasts the rain and cold on his way to a podium

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There is no better way to end a racing season, then finishing the year on the podium. That was the feeling TaG Cadet driver Nicholas Brueckner and his family shared as Nick’s name was called to stand on the podium Sunday evening after the 17th annual Superkarts! USA SuperNationals at the Rio All Suites Hotel […]

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Team News: PSL Karting’s JVD Power to Supply Engines for CRG at The Rotax Euro Challenge

Engine builder to expand presence in Europe and the Americas

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Forming an official agreement with CRG, PSL Karting’s engine builder JVD Power will supply Rotax engines for CRG Factory Race Team drivers at the 2014 Rotax Euro Challenge. Continuing to work with his existing clientele, Jacco Van Dijk of JVD Power will use the opportunity to increase his presence and business in both Europe and […]

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We are very happy to announce the 2014 Gearup Challenge season schedule. We want to thank everyone for being patient for the confirmed venue and date schedule as we were hesitant to release a tentative program. The coming season will offer six races with all different track configurations that will prove to deliver some fantastic racing. All […]

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GoPro Motorplex is excited to announce the 2014 season schedule for the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge, our official, in-house racing series. The purpose of the series is to provide karting enthusiasts with the most affordable and exciting race program in the region. “We’ve been working hard to create a schedule that takes into consideration many […]

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PSL Karting Again Named World’s #1 CRG Distributor

North American CRG importer/distributor earns back-to-back honour

Dec 20, 2013 PSL Karting was again honoured as the #1 CRG Distributor in the world
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After earning top honours in 2010 and 2012, PSL Karting of Trois-Rivières, Quebec has once again been named the #1 CRG Distributor in the world. The prestigious title comes on the heels of a successful 2013 season, where the entire PSL team worked to put CRG at the forefront of the karting industry. “It’s really […]

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Dec 20, 2013 Daytona KartWeek
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Between the Christmas and New Years holidays Speedway Dirt kart racers and teams from across the country will travel to one of our country’s meccas for motorsports – the famed Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida – for the big December 27-29 WKA / Tri-State Pro Series Dirt World Championships. Tagged simply “Daytona Dirt” […]

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Superkarts! USA Recognizes 2013 Pro Tour Champions

Eight drivers earn honor of carrying SKUSA #1 plate in 2014 following Pro Tour finale in Las Vegas

Dec 20, 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour 2013 logo SKUSA
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The 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour came to a close following the action at this year’s record-breaking SuperNationals XVII. It was a historic year for the fourth season of the Pro Tour, seeing an increase in numbers across the board for both the SpringNationals in Tucson and the SummerNationals in Colorado. Each of the eight […]

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D Power Racing Engines has been one of the most successful TAG engine builders around the country over the last 5 seasons. With wins and championships that included a 1-2 in this season’s SKUSA Pro Tour championship in TAG Senior, head engine builder Daniel Patino has slowly built up his business to become one of […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Hosts Year End Banquet

$50,000 in prizes, cash and trophies handed out during December 8

Dec 19, 2013 The Cal Aero Aviation Country Club was filled with racers, teams and their families as they celebrated an excellent 2013 season (Photo: LAKC)
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Los Angeles Karting Championship drivers, families and teams capped off a terrific 2013 season in fashion the second weekend of December at their championship banquet. Taking place at the Cal Aero Aviation Country club located in Chino, California, the LAKC brass handed out an astonishing $50,000 in prizes, cash and trophies to LAKC racers, families […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – November 2013 – Juan Manuel Correa

Florida driver becomes first Rotax world champion from the United States

Dec 18, 2013 Correa drove to victory at the Rotax Grand Finals in the Junior Max division (Photo: Ken Johnson - studio52.us)
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Thanks to the partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United States […]

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Dec 17, 2013 CIK-FIA Academy Trophy logo
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Also in the 2014 season, the CIK-FIA Academy Trophy will be included in the calendar of the World and European CIK-FIA Championships. The Trophy is reserved to drivers aged 13-15 and will be raced in three rounds. The first two rounds are scheduled during the weekends of the European Championship: the opening event will be […]

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Holiday Gift Guide for Karting

Products and services on special for Holiday season or must have for 2014

Dec 17, 2013 EKN E logo
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Christmas is one week away, and there is little time to find the right gift for that special kart racer. eKartingNews.com and its partners have been able to create a Holiday Gift Guide for the karting family. The following products or services are currently offered in the remaining days left in the holiday season, or […]

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