EKN Trackside: 2017 Challenge of the Americas – Phoenix Saturday Report

Choquer, Cleavelin and Crawford help out championship hopes with victories

Feb 25, 2017
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The first half of the 2017 Challenge of the Americas went into the books following the Round Three action at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona. Bright sunshine throughout the day welcomed the seven categories competing over the weekend at the 3/4-mile circuit following a crisp, cool start. The three headline categories […]

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2017 Challenge of the Americas – Phoenix

February 24-26, 2017: Phoenix Kart Racing Association - Glendale, Arizona

Feb 23, 2017
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The second stop of the 2017 Challenge of the Americas is set for the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona. The February 24-26 will welcome the best Rotax, Shifter, and Briggs 206 racers from the area and along the west coast to contest two rounds of racing at the premier west coast winter […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 Challenge of the Americas – Phoenix Preview

Premier winter series on the west coast resumes at popular PKRA facility

Feb 23, 2017
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The month of February signals the annual trip for Challenge of the Americas program to visit the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The premier winter series on the west coast travels to the Phoenix area this weekend to contest the third and fourth rounds of the championship chase. Racers in Rotax, Shifter, and […]

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Feb 23, 2017
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The Route 66 Sprint Series presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports, is proud to announce the release of a completely redesigned series website, located at www.route66kartracing.com.   The new website features even more information relating to the Series, quicker access to live timing and scoring feeds, and social media.  Additionally, all the important information from […]

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Madison Campeau To Join Team Empower

Champion kart racer to join Team Empower

Feb 23, 2017
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Madison Campeau is now an official member of Team Empower, an Indianapolis based karting team focused on showcasing and developing young female talent in karting. Team Empower’s goal will be to provide a platform and resources to empower young female racers, and help equip them with the skill sets required, both on and off the […]

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Tyler Maxson Joins Speed Concepts Racing

Junior driver set to join new team for rest of 2017 season

Feb 23, 2017
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Speed Concepts Racing (SCR) is excited to announce the newest addition to their team. Junior driver Tyler Maxson will be joining SCR for the rest of the 2017 season. Maxson will be the fifth driver on the team’s roster for the season and will be competing in the Junior category, joining fellow junior standout Tyler […]

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Feb 23, 2017
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MYLAPS, the world leader in sports timing, is proud to announce the introduction of X2 Link, a brand new wireless 2-way live data stream between timer, race control and racers. X2 Link offers live results to racers on their on-board displays, whereas timers and race control are able to track live positions of the vehicles. X2 […]

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Feb 23, 2017
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Tommaso Mosca and Alberto Cavalieri run a good race at the 22nd Winter Cup of Lonato and put in interesting performances, despite some hiccups. Maranello Kart  thanks Tommaso Mosca, who is about to make his debut in motor racing. Maranello Kart run a challenging but exciting Winter Cup with its two color bearers Tommaso Mosca […]

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Feb 23, 2017
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The first official event of the 2017 karting season was the World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek at the famous Daytona International Speedway. While the Daytona Beach, Florida facility is ready to host the 59th Daytona 500 with NASCAR, WKA returns to action with the second event of the 2017 Winter Cup. The third and fourth […]

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EKN One-on-One: Tom Kutscher – Superkarts! USA

SKUSA CEO talks about Pro Tour evolution

Feb 22, 2017
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The 2016 season was a big one for Superkarts! USA, the promoter of the sport’s largest national karting series. The SKUSA Pro Tour drew tremendous numbers and did its part to grow awareness for karting as the company invested in television coverage of all three rounds of its national program on the CBS Sports Network.  […]

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Feb 22, 2017
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CRG Magazine is the new digital quarterly publication available through CRG’s official webpage. It features exclusive content on races, company, products and, in general, on the world of karting. CRG Magazine is a new communication initiative of the Italian factory dedicated to all the karting enthusiasts and, particularly, to CRG fans. CRG Magazine is a […]

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Speed Concepts Racing Victorious in Palm Beach

A win and a podium finish for the new team

Feb 22, 2017
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Speed Concepts Racing (SCR) has just finished up an impressive double-header at round two of the Florida Winter Tour ROK Cup USA and Rotax MAX Challenge at the Palm Beach Karting facility in West Palm Beach, Florida. With a small roster of three drivers, the two week stint allowed the SCR team to bring home […]

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Feb 22, 2017
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The American Kart Racing Association enters its second season in the sprint karting market in 2017 and officials are anticipating growth in numbers and competition in both 2-cycle and 4-cycle divisions including the wildly popular Briggs LO206 and Animal powerplants and IAME Swift, Yamaha and TaG applications on the 2-cycle side. With eight events on […]

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Double Win for Benik Kart

Florida-based team victorious in second round of winter series

Feb 22, 2017
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The BENIK team came home victorious at round two of the MAXSpeed Entertainment Florida Winter Tour ROK Cup program at the Palm Beach Karting facility in West Palm Beach, Florida. The Florida-based team was a dominant force in both Vortex Micro and Mini ROK, and secured the top spot in both categories. The Vortex Micro […]

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Feb 22, 2017
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A well-known international karting team, Energy Corse has been present at the highest level of the competition for many years. In 2017, the Italian structure has been further expanded and prepared to face the toughest challenges with its promising team of drivers. The first events of the season have already confirmed this in every category […]

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Feb 22, 2017
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While sun and warmer temperatures have returned to international competition, the Sodi chassis has again demonstrated excellent competitiveness at Lonato. A major event of the season, the 2017 Winter Cup brought together an incredible set of nearly 90 drivers in KZ2 on the South Garda Karting track. Sodi was on the podium with Bas Lammers, […]

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Janowski Named Director of Competition for Superkarts! USA Pro Tour

Organization adds veteran racer and industry member to oversee championship series

Feb 21, 2017
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A new era is underway at Superkarts! USA as the company begins the eighth season of their industry-leading SKUSA Pro Tour. Launched in 2010, the championship series has seen significant development and growth since the first laps were turned in Sonoma, California to kick-off the inaugural season. The positive storylines are abundant. Record numbers have […]

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Dan Wheldon Ambassador Award Presented by Bell Helmets to be Awarded in March

A participant from the Florida Winter Tour will be the lucky recipient

Feb 21, 2017
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Set to be awarded at the Rotax weekend of the annual Florida Winter Tour, the Dan Wheldon Ambassador Award presented by Bell Helmets is set to be given to a Florida Winter Tour participant who best represents karting with a highly competitive spirit, a helpful and positive attitude, and a professional image. Awarded during the […]

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Feb 21, 2017
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Paolo De Conto secured the second place in KZ on CRG-Tm at the 22nd Winter Cup, as did Dennis Hauger in OK, after fighting for the victory. The young Alfio Spina took the win in Mini Rok with Team Gamoto at the end of an exciting final. CRG put in a great performance at the […]

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Feb 21, 2017
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Scott Campbell Racing will be officially hit the karting seen in Phoenix, AZ for the 3rd and 4th rounds of the Challenge of Americas.  After a long 8 months of getting things ready and trying to line up some drivers the time is finally here. Joining the team at the event is Marco Kacic from […]

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