EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – South Bend Preview – Part 2

TaG categories ready to set Michiana Raceway Park on fire this weekend

Jun 19, 2014 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series returns to action this weekend, hosting Round Three and Four at the Michiana Raceway Park in North Liberty, Indiana. This weekend’s race, presented by Verde Speed Resources and freem USA, will see over 130 entries each day as four TaG and four Yamaha divisions continue their championship battles that […]

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Praga North America Partners with EKN for USPKS ‘Trackside Live’ Coverage

Growing company adds its support to live audio broadcast at Michiana Raceway Park on June 20-22

Jun 18, 2014 Praga North America logo
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eKartingNews.com – the leading website in the sport of karting – is primed and ready for the upcoming weekend of ‘Trackside Live’ coverage from the Michiana Raceway Park, where the team will be reporting on the second stop of the United States Pro Kart Series. The EKN staff is thrilled to announce that this weekend’s […]

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Roger Ralston Jr. Setting His Sights High For United States Pro Kart Series Round Two

The young driver looks to continue his climb up the ranks

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  Roger Ralston Jr. is certainly a driver to watch out for this summer season. The KartSport North America pilot has clearly found a niche in the partnership and has a tremendous start to the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) that he is not looking to stop. Ralston’s last USPKS race at the GoPro […]

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Opening weekend at Glen Morgan Speedway just north of Star, ID is now in the books. The Father’s Day Classic is complete! The new pavement delivered as promised with growing kart classes and long absent drivers came back to the Snake River Karters (SRK) facility! Names like, Tim Ross, Sting Ray Robb and others made […]

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After showing strong results in the opening rounds at the highly contested SKUSA Pro Tour.  High Rev Engineering Drivers Looked forward to racing round four at Simraceway Sonoma. Sonoma is definitely a Drivers track but to win you need Big H.P!  High Rev Powered drivers proved again that they were up for the task. TAG […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – South Bend Preview – Part 1

Yamaha divisions continue providing exciting racing heading into Michiana Raceway Park

Jun 18, 2014 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series returns to action this weekend, hosting Round Three and Four at the Michiana Raceway Park in North Liberty, Indiana. This weekend’s race, presented by Verde Speed Resources and freem USA, will see over 130 entries each day as four TaG and four Yamaha divisions continue their championship battles that […]

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Morse Doubles Up as Hanssen Breaks His Drought

Joey Hansen wins, adds to point lead in KZ2

Jun 17, 2014 Zane Morse celebrating his win in the KF3 class
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Canberra’s Zane Morse became the first driver this year to win back-to-back rounds of the CIK Stars of Karting Championship presented by Castrol EDGE on Sunday. On his 15th birthday, Morse claimed the KF3 victory in Puckapunyal, Victoria as the battle for the Championship continues to heat up in Australia’s elite junior category. The Exprit pair […]

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EKN One-on-One: MAXSpeed Group’s Richard Boisclair

United States Rotax distribution company entering fourth year, continuing to focus on growth

Jun 17, 2014 Richard Boisclair
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Rotax racing in the United States entered a new era at the end of 2010 when the new MAXSpeed Group took over the reigns of the United States distribution of Rotax products and administration of the US Rotax Max Challenge. Now entering the fourth year, Rotax continues growth throughout the United States and has experienced […]

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SKUSA Competitor Bulletin: IAME X30 Weight Adjusted for TaG Senior and TaG Master

Five pounds removed in both categories, into effect in 30 days

Jun 16, 2014 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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Superkarts! USA would like to announce the reduction of the minimum weight for those competitors utilizing the IAME X30 engine in TaG Senior and TaG Master. After considerable evaluation, testing, and input from our competitors, it has been decided to adjust the weights to the following: TaG Senior: 370 lbs TaG Master: 400 lbs As […]

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United States Pro Kart Series – South Bend

June 20-22: Michiana Raceway Park - North LIberty, Indiana

Jun 16, 2014 USPKS logo
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This weekend is the second stop of the United States Pro Kart Series, as the program heads to the Michiana Raceway Park in North Liberty, Indiana. Round Three and Four of the eight-race championship chase will be contested on the 11-turn, 3/4-mile course. Over 120 entries will contest the eight TaG and Yamaha categories as […]

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Hot temperatures and sunny skies gave way to Round Four of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge this afternoon. The completion of Round Four marked the halfway point in the eight-round series, shifting drivers’ focus to the battle for a year-end division championship. We celebrated our race dads with a special Father’s Day breakfast, followed by […]

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Round #4 of the Pro Kart Challenge series took place at the famous Sonoma Raceway. The weekend weather temperatures were beautiful and as always, some great SKUSA racing.  The Tag Sr. class was the third group to hit the track early Saturday morning with Austin Elliott showing the way by posting fast time in morning […]

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Ardigo and Dale Open Up CIK-FIA KZ/KZ2 European Championships with Victory

From Genk another step towards the European titles

Jun 16, 2014 KZ podium
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The journey towards the 2014 European CIK-FIA Karting titles is proceeding smoothly. Another important step has just been taken on the circuit near Genk, in Belgium. The Flemish facility hosted the first out of two rounds of the KZ and KZ2 categories and the third out of four round of the KF Championship. The season […]

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Rick Dreezen Closing the Gap on Kozlinski in KZ

Richard Verschoor scores pole in Academy

Jun 15, 2014 The Academy class fans out at the start at Genk
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ALL THE PRETENDERS TO THE PODIUM IN GENK. A tight schedule the one in Genk (B). Today the best drivers emerged after the qualifying heats and, tomorrow, they will battle for a place on the podium in each of the three out of four categories racing in Genk for 2014 European CIK-FIA Championship. The Belgian […]

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Kozlinski Grabs KZ Pole in Qualifying at Genk

Norris, Dale, and Verschoor top the charts

Jun 14, 2014 Arnaud Kozlinski was the fastest in KZ qualifying practice at Genk
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THE EUROPEAN CHALLENGE HAS BEGUN IN GENK.  Free practice, qualifying and, in the evening, the first heats: this is the tight schedule the 170 entrants to the European CIK-FIA Championship had to cope with today. The round of the event is hosted by the Horensbergdam Circuit, the 1,350 metre long track near the town of […]

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Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Heads to SBR Motorsports Park

Rounds three and four of series take Colorado racers back to historic facility

Jun 13, 2014 Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge logo
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The Superkarts! USA Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge is ramping up for its second stop of the 2014 season. Rounds Three and Four will be contested at the SBR Motorsports Park on June 20-22. The RMPKC is coming off an exciting opening weekend of racing at the Grand Junction Motor Speedway back in May. Championship battles […]

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University of Miami Global Academy Joins Cold Stone US Grand Nationals and Rotax for Exciting Program

College Preparatory Online Middle and High School to Support Busy Rotax Racers

Jun 13, 2014 UofMiami Global Academy
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Knowing the demands and time constraints that karting and motorsports can put on young drivers and their families, the MAXSpeed Group has partnered with the University of Miami Global Academy online middle school and high school (UMGA). UMGA allows Rotax drivers to continue to compete and train, while receiving a quality education designed for their […]

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SKUSA Competitors Bulletin: Pro Tour SummerNationals Host Hotels Announced

Three hotels selected to welcome racers to Modesto Grand Prix on August 1-3

Jun 13, 2014 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour logo
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Superkarts! USA and the City of Modesto is happy to announce the official host hotels for the 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals at the Modesto Grand Prix on August 1-3. The northern California city will host what is expected to be the largest Pro Tour event with their inaugural city street race. The following will […]

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Jun 13, 2014 Start of the Sunday Yamaha Senior final won by Darin Marcus (Photo: Joe Brittin)
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The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series held rounds three and four at Michiana Raceway Park (MRP) on June 7-8 with a large turnout of over 300 entries.  The event was sponsored by KartLift. Although rain is often a factor at MRP, all races were ran in dry conditions even […]

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MRP Speed Schools Adds National Champion Mike McAndrews To Summer Coaching Roster

MRP Speed Schools provide classes for everyone – beginners, racers & mechanics

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Michiana Raceway Park and their popular MRP Speed Schools programs are proud to have Mike McAndrews added to their instructor roster for summer programs. McAndrews is a multi-time karting Champion and rated as one of the top Junior pilots in the country with several WKA, USPKS, MWSS & GLSS wins to his credit. McAndrews joins […]

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