Product News: Comet Kart Sales – Seat Saver Washer Kit

Industry leader develops new seat washer designed to extend seat life

May 09, 2014 Comet Kart Sales Seat Saver Washer Kit is designed to extend your seat life
Written by David Cole with 1 Comment

Comet Kart Sales is a longtime leader in the karting industry, holding over 50 years of experience and service in the sport. The Greenfield, Indiana-based company provides thousands of products for any type of karting, from simple nuts and bolts to complete race ready packages. The company also provides a professional and championship winning in-house […]

Read Full Story

Challenging Superkarts! USA SpringNationals for Rolison Performance Group

Versteeg earns top-five finishes in shifterkart debut as Elliott puts on passing clinic in team debut

Written by David Cole with No Comments

The Rolison Performance Group kicked off their campaign of the 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour this past weekend (May 2-4), contesting the fifth annual SKUSA SpringNationals. Visiting the Dallas Karting Complex in Caddo Mills, Texas, Mike Rolison and his team supported a roster of four talented drivers. RPG’s tent was busy throughout the weekend preparing […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The Superkarts! USA Pro Tour kicked off this last weekend with the Spring Nationals at the Dallas Kart Complex in Caddo Mills, TX.  The three day event hosted the opening two rounds of a five race series.  Record entries and high grip levels would make for a challenging weekend for some.  Tru Tech Racing Engines […]

Read Full Story

Top-Five Finishes for Versteeg at Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals

Utah driver makes S5 Junior Stock Moto debut with solid performance at Dallas Karting Complex

Written by David Cole with No Comments

The last two weekends were new experiences for rising American karting star Austin Versteeg, as the Rolison Performance Group driver made the transition to single-speed power to that of a shifterkart. The Utah driver made his debut in the S5 Junior Stock Moto category of the Superkarts! USA program at the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge […]

Read Full Story

Eight Podiums and One Victory for Ocala Gran Prix at SKUSA SpringNationals

Powerhouse team travels to Dallas Karting Center for opening round of Pro Tour

Written by David Cole with No Comments

Leaving the state of Florida only a few times a season, Ocala Gran Prix (OGP) began a new task, the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Pro Tour. Traveling to the Dallas Karting Center (DKC) last weekend for the opening round of the program, team drivers would make a stellar debut in the series taking home eight podium […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The WKA Great Lakes Sprint Series announced Wednesday that the divisional series has changed the venue for the second round of its 2014 tour. The June 13-15 will now be at the historic G&J Kartway in Camden, Ohio. The event entry form will be posted on WorldKarting.com and GLSS’s Facebook page early next week. In […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Round three of the 2014 WKA VEGA / TS Racing National Road Racing Series is approaching this May 16-18 at Grattan Raceway in Michigan and this weekend marks the end of pre-registration for the event. Go to HERE to download the Grattan Nationals pre-entry form. This will be the third consecutive year WKA’s National Road Racing […]

Read Full Story

P1 Engines Seeing Top Results at Superkarts! USA SpringNationals

Drivers in various classes on podium with P1 Engines

Written by David Cole with No Comments

This past weekend at the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Spring Nationals at Dallas Karting Complex (DKC), in Caddo Mills, Texas, P1 Engines collected several podiums in various classes. From TaG Cadet to TaG Senior, P1 Engines provides drivers with the speed to be competitive among some of the best in the country. In the Rolison Performance […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The PCR karts have been gaining rapid success throughout the 2014 season.  Checkered Motorsports is returning from the F-Series with 3 poles, 3 wins and 4 podium finishes.  The New Jersey Motorsports Park circuit held some great racing, where the PCR Karts showed speed in both their TaG and shifter packages. In the Formula J […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

With over $3000.00 awarded in Rounds 3 & 4 of the MG Tires IKF Region 6 Gold Cup Sprint Series, the members of Spokane Kart Racing Association are anticipating that the  Pro series classes Smak Plastics Rotax Pro 400 and the Nitro Radish Pro World Formula  400 are again looking to award well over $3000.00 […]

Read Full Story

From the Tower: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals

Things never seen before with my own eyes at Dallas Karting Complex

May 08, 2014 SpringNats-Friday
Written by David Cole with 2 Comment

With the entire day spent up in the tower, watching every on-track session to provide the EKN Trackside Live program, not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. This new ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the stories that developed over a race weekend, those […]

Read Full Story

Brueckner Fights to a Podium Finish at Superkarts! USA SpringNationals

Two top-five finishes for young Texas driver at Dallas Karting Complex event

Written by David Cole with No Comments

Nick Brueckner launched what is sure to be a successful 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour campaign this past weekend (May 2-4) at the fifth annual SpringNationals. Held at the Dallas Karting Complex, located in Caddo Mills, Texas, Brueckner kicked off his rookie season in the TaG Junior division with an up-and-down weekend. Thanks to Brueckner’s […]

Read Full Story
May 07, 2014 Route 66 Concept Haulers Motor Speedway
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series held their season openerat Concept Haulers Motor Speedway (CHMS) on April 26-27 with a large turnout of 289 entries.  The event was sponsored by EMJ Metals. After a long cold winter in the Midwest, everyone was glad to be back racing with some […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Kiwi karter Matthew Hamilton has enjoyed an impressive start to his SKUSA Pro Tour campaign in the United States over the weekend, claiming a first-up class win on Saturday and looking set to repeat the performance on Sunday until a loose reed block put him out of that day’s Final. The 31-year-old multi-time New Zealand champion, […]

Read Full Story
May 06, 2014 CIK KFJ KF Euro Champs
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The European CIK-FIA KF and KF Junior Championship starts next week with the first round out of five of the 2014 season. The season opener, from 8th to 11th May, is hosted by the International Circuit La Conca in Muro Leccese (Italy). This is the first event of the whole CIK-FIA season: the season begins […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

TS Racing & DR Karts win at FPKS The TS Racing support team was at the inaugural Florida Pro Kart Series race this past weekend in Homestead, FL. The first event for FPKS had good participation and great racing in eight classes. PRD Junior 1 class, sponsored by Vega tires, was for cadet age drivers […]

Read Full Story

Joseph Lamberth Consistently on Top

Young driver maintaining ranking at his local kart track

Written by David Cole with No Comments

  Joseph Lamberth has shown a continuation of his success in 2013 early this season in 2014.Coming away from an all-around victory in round one, he radiated confidence for the next two rounds of the Carolina Motorsports Park (CMP) club series. Round two of CMP’s series nearly gave Lamberth the results he ultimately desired. Qualifying […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The last weekend of April was a busy one as PR Engines drivers contested in both the Texas Prokart Challenge at the Dallas Karting Complex as a tune up for the SKUSA Springnationas while one of the most competitive club championships in the country, LAKC, had their third round of the season at the Calspeed […]

Read Full Story

Brett King Design to Develop New Look for Team USA Race Suits and Apparel

BKD to put their distinctive style on Team USA program

May 06, 2014 Brett King Design logo
Written by David Cole with No Comments

As Team USA begins to take shape for the 2014 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF), so do the race suits and team apparel that drivers will wear while in Valencia, Spain later this season. On board to design the Team USA gear is California designer and custom helmet painter Brett King Design (BKD). Quickly […]

Read Full Story

EKN Trackside: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Sunday Report

Craig doubles in TaG Senior as four others earn second victory of weekend at Dallas Karting Complex

May 05, 2014 Jake Craig scored the win on Sunday to take home the $1,000 TaG Senior check and Pro Tour point lead (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
Written by David Cole with 1 Comment

The 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals will go down as an historic, memorable and distinct event in North American karting history. Dallas Karting Complex hosted the final day of action with the record number of drivers taking to the Caddo Mills, Texas facility for Round Two of the weekend on a bright and warm […]

Read Full Story