Mar 28, 2017
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It is a new era for the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings program. The new partnership with Bell Racing USA is providing the top drivers in both Stock Honda and TaG standings with a new helmet for the 2018 season. The Stock Honda program is also moving to a best seven count, adjusting from the best six […]

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Sanzaru Games Karting Championship Season Kicks off April 1-2

Senior Rotax to be Round #1 Feature Race

Mar 28, 2017
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The 2017 Sanzaru Games kart racing season is finally here with Race #1 coming April 1-2 at the Simraceway International Karting Track at Sonoma Raceway, Northern California’s premier kart racing facility. This will be the 16th year of competitive kart racing at Sonoma Raceway with five Rotax classes, four shifter classes, the innovative EVO electric […]

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Mar 28, 2017
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Crescendo of performance in Lonato for CRG drivers. Bradshaw secured his maiden victory in OK. Great race for Alessandro Giardelli in KZ2, Federer dominated but ended second in the Final. Henrion close to the podium in OK-Junior, great debut for Luca Giardelli. Spina triumphant in 60 Mini. A series of important confirmations arrived for CRG […]

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Mar 28, 2017
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The Quest for the Cup, the WKA Winter Cup to be specific, will be attained this weekend, as the 3-race national program, now in its second season, will crown its 2017 national champions at Ocala Gran Prix. Dating back to Daytona KartWeek in December of 2016, and rolling through Jacksonville, Florida in late February, competitors […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – March 24

Number of brands earning points in first quarter of 2017 season

Mar 27, 2017
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The first quarter of 2017 is in the books, and a busy schedule of karting events have been completed through the first three months of the season. The winter months typically were used to recharge and prepare for the summer season. Today, there is not a weekend that does not have a major event on […]

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Mar 27, 2017
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Australian karting icon John Pizarro was inducted to the Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame in Melbourne on Friday evening. The Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame was launched last year with an inaugural list of 30 inductees including three-time Formula 1 World champion Sir Jack Brabham and five-time MotoGP champion, Mick Doohan. The 15-time […]

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Mar 27, 2017
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CRG announces the end of the collaboration with Simo Puhakka, the driver that has been part of its Racing Team of KZ since 2015. The decision was taken in a mutual agreement at the eve of the European KZ Championship, taking into account the results below expectations obtained in the first part of the season […]

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Mar 27, 2017
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Local racer Chris Southern turned out to be the big winner when the So Cal Oval Karters kicked off the season last Saturday night at John Aden’s Wheel2Wheel Raceway in Victorville.  Southern won four of his six starts including the main events in both the KT100 and Open classes to fire the opening shots of […]

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Garett Potter Joins Rok Cup Promotions as Director of Operations

Potter has big plans to take ROK Cup Promotions to the next level

Mar 27, 2017
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As the 2017 karting season kicks into high gear, ROK Cup Promotions and ROK Cup USA have added industry veteran Garett Potter as Director of Operations. In charge of ROK Cup North America, Vortex and Bridgestone, Potter will use his vast knowledge and business savvy to bring the ROK Cup program to the next level. […]

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Ignite Challenge Series to Offer Regional Level Ignite Competition

Five tracks partner for new traveling series featuring spec Margay / Briggs categories

Mar 24, 2017
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Introducing the Ignite Challenge series! New for 2017, the Ignite Challenge will introduce the popular spec Ignite classes to regional level racing. Traveling to five existing Midwest area Ignite tracks, the Challenge will make a stop at the Gateway Kartplex, Autobahn County Club, Mid-State Kart Club, TNT Kartways and 61 Kartway. The Ignite Challenge will […]

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Speed Concepts Racing Victorious in Ocala

Podiums, wins and championships in Ocala

Mar 24, 2017
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It was another winning weekend for Speed Concepts Racing (SCR) at the final rounds of the MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted Florida Winter Tour as the first year operation took home race wins, podium results and championships over the final two weeks in Ocala. Taking place at the Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida, Speed Concepts […]

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Benik Claims Two Titles in Series Finale

Two championships and one win in the Florida Winter Tour finale

Mar 24, 2017
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Team BENIK claimed another pair of championship titles in the past two weekends at the final round of the MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted Florida Winter Tour. Taking place at the Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida, the team was victorious in both the ROK Cup USA and Rotax MAX Challenge programs, earning a championship at […]

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SwedeTech Earns Gold at WinterNationals

Five wins and eleven podiums for the California engine builder

Mar 24, 2017
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SwedeTech Racing Engines, a fixture at the front of the North American karting scene,  earns gold in multiple classes at the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) WinterNationals, rounds one and two of the Pro Tour, at NOLA Motorsports Park. The premier engine building company scored podium appearances in every class they entered, with a total of five […]

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California ProKart Challenge Returns to Streets of Willow

Superkarts! USA regional program set to tackle high-speed road course on March 31-April 1

Mar 23, 2017
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The California ProKart Challenge is set to return back to action, resuming the 2017 championship chase with the second round of the series at the Willow Springs International Raceway on March 31-April 1. There is no ‘fooling’ around with the second stop, which takes the competitors in the Honda and IAME divisions around the exciting […]

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Mar 23, 2017
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Rain and wet track conditions may have dampened the track for practice and most of qualifying, but it certainly didn’t dampen the spirits of the 132 competitors entered for Round 2 of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Saturday. As qualifying wrapped up and the rain ended, the track conditions improved for a dry and perfect […]

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Mar 23, 2017
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World Karting Officials extended the pre-entry deadline for the final Winter Cup event of 2017 at Ocala Gran Prix in Florida, but the new cut off day is only two days away! Online registration will close this Friday, March 24th, so don’t delay in getting your registration done today. As a reminder, the finale for […]

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Mar 23, 2017
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With just over a month until the Formula Race Promotions season opener at VIRginia International Raceway, Series registrations for the Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 seasons for drivers are well ahead of 2016 levels. Utilizing a new registration system from USAC Racing in addition to a completely revamped schedule, and lower entry fee costs for F2000 […]

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Rok Cup USA Round Four Just Around the Corner

Orlando Kart Center to host final round in April

Mar 23, 2017
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The fourth round of the ROK Cup USA Florida region is just around the corner, kicking off in exactly three weeks. With the Championship Finale event fast approaching, ROK Cup USA officials have information that all potential and confirmed entries must know. With three rounds of Florida Winter Tour now complete and the ROK Cup […]

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Mar 23, 2017
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The highly anticipated arrival of the 2017 Rapido V1 is here. The core of the chassis will remain unchanged as the brands marque model has won the Rotax US Open, SKUSA Supernationls, Rock Island GP and the F-Series to name just a few. Pictured here is the KF version or non-shifter kart. New for 2017 […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: February 2017 – Trey Brown

Broken bone doesn’t stop Junior driver from earning victory at California ProKart Challenge

Mar 22, 2017
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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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