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Mar 14, 2018
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The 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour kicked off with the second annual WinterNationals on March 2-4. The NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, LA hosted the event for a second straight time, welcoming 212 drivers to compete in the five IAME and four Honda divisions. Friday, EKN’s Rob Howden provided the call of the final practice […]

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Mar 14, 2018
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The WKA Manufacturers Cup Series returns to action on March 23-25 at the GoPro Motorplex. Recently, the organization announced a prize package available for IAME Senior, IAME Junior and Mini Swift competitors. One lucky racer will receive a ticket to the 2018 IAME International Final in Le Mans, France this October. The prize, courtesy of […]

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Mar 14, 2018
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The season is about to go into absolute overdrive as the anticipation has been electric throughout this entire off season. Pre-registration and season passes are at an all time high and we expect the competition to be more extreme than ever before. Teams and shops are relaying a flurry of activity and the most exciting […]

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Mar 14, 2018
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A Competition with increasing success, the CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy reached the record number of 40 nations represented in 2018 among the 51 young talents entered. The 9th edition is already anticipated as a highlight of the sporting year when it comes to launching future champions. The CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy is a one-of-a-kind Competition […]

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Briggs & Stratton Announces 2018 Weekly Racing Series Program

Over $48,000 in prizes for fourth season of grassroots standings for North America

Mar 13, 2018
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Have you ever wondered where you stand against local racers in your region or throughout North America? That was the idea behind the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series, now in its fourth year! The Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series was launched in 2015 to support the talented local racers and the sprint clubs […]

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EKN Tournament Challenge 2018 Open

Free, fun contest for karting community to earn bragging rights and EKN Gear

Mar 13, 2018
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March Madness is back, and it’s time to put your basketball knowledge and luck up against others in the karting community. The 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship tournament kicks off this week, which means you have very little time to study and fill out your brackets before entering the EKN Tournament Challenge. The rules are […]

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Mar 13, 2018
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Online registration closes at midnight on March 14 for the second round of Manufacturers Cup Series. The event is being held at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC. Online registration saves each racer $100 per class over registering at the track. Last week WKA announced one lucky racer would receive a ticket to the 2018 IAME […]

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Billy Musgrave and the Musgrave Racing Company Team opened the 2018 SKUSA Pro Tour season at NOLA Motorsports Park with solid points and strong finishes highlighted by two podiums in the S1 Pro Stock Honda class. Musgrave would compete in two classes and in the PSL Karting X30 Senior class he would have mixed results. […]

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Arias Deukmedjian Heads to Orlando with One Objective

Multiple podiums for Deukmedjian already in 2018

Mar 13, 2018
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After claiming a pair of victories in January and a pair of podiums in February, Arias Deukmedjian is set to return to his winning ways in March. Heading to the Orlando Kart Center for the third and final round of the ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour, the always fast and calculated driver is aiming […]

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Championships on the Line for Speed Concepts Racing at Florida Winter Tour

After winning in January and February, SCR drivers intend to carry the momentum through March

Mar 13, 2018
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Not having to travel far for the third and final event of the ROK Cup Promotions Florida Winter Tour, Speed Concepts Racing will compete at their home track of Orlando Kart Center this coming weekend. In the hopes to utilize track knowledge and experience as an advantage, four Speed Concepts Racing drivers will be aiming […]

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Mar 13, 2018
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Massimo Dante closed his effort with an excellent fifth place in KZ2 at the 29th Andrea Margutti Trophy under the rain in Lonato. Alexandru Iancu in the top ten in 60 Mini. It would have been difficult to find more mutable weather conditions than what happened in Lonato during the 29th Andea Margutti Trophy, race […]

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Mar 13, 2018
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CRG got the full haul in Lonato at the 29th Andrea Margutti Trophy with Andrea Rosso in OK and Enzo Trulli, as the latter led Gabriel Bortoleto in OK-Junior. Also on the podium of KZ2, Fabian Federer (SRP) and Benjamin Tornqvist (CRG Holland). The Andrea Margutti Trophy has seen CRG drivers as protagonists in all […]

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Mar 12, 2018
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2018 is a different year for Superkarts! USA. The addition of the SKUSA Winter Series has brought on the start of the year quicker for the organization, and March signified the start of the SKUSA Pro Tour. Add in the opener for the California ProKart Challenge, SKUSA hosted its fourth event of the season. The […]

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Rolison Performance Group Victorious at SKUSA WinterNationals

Top karting race team scores 10 top-five finishes at NOLA Motorsports Park

Mar 12, 2018
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The first two months of the 2018 season was a busy time for the Rolison Performance Group. Traveling from coast-to-coast put on the miles for the team, and the hard work paid off with victories in both the SKUSA Winter Series and the California ProKart Challenge. The national schedule is now underway following the March […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: February 2018 – Alex Keyes

NorCal transplant from Michigan doubles up in win column at Challenge of the Americas

Mar 12, 2018
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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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Mar 12, 2018
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The Challenge of the Americas returned to the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California on February 23-25 for the second stop of the 2018 season. EKN was trackside throughout the weekend, providing LIVE coverage for the three days of competition that helped shape up the championship categories in the Rok Cup USA divisions. The EKN […]

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Mar 12, 2018
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A stripped-down Team Nitro Kart took to the 17-turn, 1.1-mile track at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, LA last Saturday to begin the 3-weekend, 6-race SKUSA Pro Tour championship schedule, culminating at New Castle Motorsports Park in August. Despite a smaller squad than usual, it was definitely quality over quantity with another  strong performance on […]

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Colin Queen Set to Represent the United States at CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy

Talented teenager receives invite for Team USA seat

Mar 12, 2018
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Confirmed last week by the World Karting Association (WKA) Board of Trustees, American driver Colin Queen has been awarded a seat to represent the United States of America at the 2018 CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy. A prestigious three race series that will put drivers from all over the world against one another in identical and equal equipment, Queen will jet set his way across the […]

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Mar 12, 2018
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The SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals kicked off last weekend in New Orleans, Louisiana at the NOLA Motorsport Park, a world class facility only minutes from the downtown core of Bourbon Street. Birel ART drivers lined up and prepared to battle some of the best pilots from across North America and the globe at the back […]

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Mar 12, 2018
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How far would you travel for a great event in the middle of the summer? No points, no cash payout, just a chance to race at the return of one of the most prestigious karting venues in the United States that was making a return after 22 years. It was also only the second event […]

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