2014 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – September 22

Neri remains as top driver entering final two months of karting season

Sep 24, 2014 Nick Neri (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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Ten events have been added over the last six weeks to the eKartingNews.com Stock Moto Driver Rankings. Regional events in Texas, Colorado, Pittsburgh, Florida, Utah and California were contested since the August 15 release of the standings, along with the annual King of the Streets at the Rock Island Grand Prix. Nothing changed in the […]

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Sep 24, 2014 Race of Stars
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Two of the world’s most successful kart racers of the modern era, Davide Forè and Jonathan Thonon, are confirmed starters for the 2014 Race of Stars on Saturday October 18. The Race of Stars is powered by the V8 Superfest that surrounds the Castrol EDGE Gold Coast 600.  The V8 Superfest is community events program […]

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Checkered Motorsports and the Adrenaline Fix Karting crew has once again showed its dominance in the Robopong 200.  The team was 10 laps shy from victory until a spindle failure occurred, but the second Checkered Motorsports entry secured a third place finish. With two karts set for the Robopong 200, Andrew Bujdoso and Ryan Norberg […]

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There is only TWO DAYS LEFT to save $100 on your entry fee for the 9th Annual HALLOWEEN Endurance Race to be held on October 25! This is one of the most popular team-endurance events of the year! Don’t miss out on a great team-building experience that is open to all experience levels! Details are […]

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Carter Williams was honored a year ago to be selected the recipient of the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix Scholarship. The 16-year-old from Clovis, Calif., returns Saturday and Sunday for the 6th annual run on the .7-mile course and season-ending event in the SuperKarts! USA California ProKart Challenge with the goal of standing on the […]

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Dylan Tavella Takes Yamaha Junior Sportsman Victory at RoboPong 200

$2500 payday for up-and-coming Tony Kart pilot

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Taking on the demands of the one-mile New Castle Motorsports Park (NCMP) this past weekend, Dylan Tavella would leave victorious and with a cool $2500 in his pocket. Running support classes during the RoboPong 200 endurance race event, which saw multiple Verizon IndyCar Series drivers entered, the young Tavella would contest both the Yamaha Sportsman […]

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Sep 23, 2014 (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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The Kinsman brothers, Mathew and Daniel, will spearhead one of the largest and arguably strongest New Zealand teams at this year’s Rotax Max Challenge Grand Final in Spain after an all-action final New Zealand round in Auckland over the weekend. Lashed by torrential rain showers which meant constantly changing track conditions there were several surprises […]

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Sep 23, 2014 Joey Hanssen secured back-to-back KZ2 Championships
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Two new Champions have been crowned at the final round of the Castrol EDGE CIK Stars of Karting Championship with Troy Loeskow and Jayden Ojeda securing their maiden Australian Championships at Port Melbourne’s Todd Road in the KF2 and KF3 division respectively. 2013 KZ2 Gearbox Champion, Joey Hanssen had done enough on Saturday to be […]

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For a second straight weekend, torrential rains caused a Simcoe Kart Club race to be postponed, as standing water made the track impassable. The postponement of the September 14 race created a doubleheader on September 21, and that entire doubleheader has now been rescheduled to Saturday, September 27. Please note that the races will be […]

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Sep 23, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The fifth and final round of the 2014 Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series will take place in less than two weeks – October 3-5 – when WKA’s national 2-cycle sprint series returns to New Castle Motorsports Park for the second time this year. In August the Man Cup Series competed on New Castle’s Iron […]

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Simpson/Newey Score RoboPong 200 Victory

Closing lap drama puts longtime competitors on top of podium for first time

Sep 22, 2014 Jimmy Simpson taking the checkered flag for his first RoboPong victory (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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Sunday afternoon was a compilation of 43 different stories, all taking place at the same time around the New Castle Motorsports Park. The 11th annual RoboPong 200 saw a number of highs and lows for each and every team attempting to complete the 200-lap TaG endurance race first. After an hour delay in the early […]

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Alessandro De Tullio Makes the Switch to Praga

Young driver already proves successful during testing sessions

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Young, up-and-coming driver Alessandro De Tullio is making the switch to Praga for the remainder of the 2014 and 2015 seasons. The eight-year-old Miami native races under the SLA Karting team, with support from South Florida Praga dealer Pro Powersport America. Both the driver and team are happy with their decision to move onto Praga, […]

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Even though today was one of the last few days of summer, the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge club series racing action heated up during Round Seven this afternoon. With another record-high, 97 entries, it’s hard to believe the series is actually winding down with just one race left to determine our 2014 class of GoPro […]

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Sep 22, 2014 Australian Karting Association logo
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Energy Corse has secured the Karting Australia Manufacturers Championship for 2014. After five rounds of competition in the CIK Stars of Karting Championship, where the top two drivers for each of the registered manufacturers were awarded points, it was the Adam Graham-led team who took the honours. The Energy team headed CRG by 20 points […]

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Sep 22, 2014 KF Podium (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The big day for Lando Norris and Enaam Ahmed has finally arrived: they are the new World Champions of kart racing and their names are now on the list of winners of CIK-FIA titles. On the French circuit of Aunay-les-Bois, in Basse-Normandie, the two Brits brought two more world titles under the Union Jack flag, […]

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KartSport North America/AMR Score RoboPong 200 Pole Position

Veteran Jones lays down fast time aboard Arrow machine - Speth, Malukas and Bertagnoli on top in Yamaha

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The first official day of the 11th annual RoboPong 200 went into the books without any issues. Great weather greeted the competitors in both the endurance event, along with the three Yamaha support categories, and the hundreds of spectators on hand for the Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Challenge at the New Castle Motorsports Park in […]

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Paddock Insider: 2014 RoboPong 200

Big fields for 200-lap endurance race and Yamaha support events

Sep 20, 2014 2014 RoboPong 200 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 2014 RoboPong 200. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including interviews and photos. Please feel free to comment and discuss our coverage […]

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Sep 20, 2014 Nicklas Nielsen (Photo: Press.net Images)
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There is one more step to take: tomorrow’s final phase, at the Circuit Internationale d’Aunay Les Bois, which will decide who the new KF and KFJ World CIK-FIA Champions of kart racing will be. The 2014 season is about to end, and the first two World titles are going to be awarded on the outstanding […]

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Sep 19, 2014 HolidayGift-KG Radiators
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KG is very proud to present its latest line of radiators. It is the result of an extensive research and development to optimize performance and quality. ULTRA is the new brand and name that express the evolution and improvement of an already very high quality product, now further elevated to a new State of the […]

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Sep 19, 2014 Vega logo
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Vega Tire has released the MCS compound 6” tire. The MCS tire is the successor to the popular MBS Yellow label tire. Popular with both dirt and asphalt karters, it has become the tire of choice when a maximum grip tire is required. The MCS has earned the right to be the natural successor in […]

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