Supertune USA is Back and Winning in 2018

First three events bring pole positions, fast laps and race wins for Supertune USA

Jan 25, 2018
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Taking some time away from engine building and preparation to focus on other karting commitments, Supertune USA is back for 2018. Kicking off their season at the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup at the famed Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, it didn’t take long for them to get back to the top. With […]

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Jan 25, 2018
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The United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) presented by IAME USA East and MG Tires is proud to announce the addition of X30 Masters to their racing program for 2018.  Series owner, Mark Coats, was contacted by multiple veteran karters and teams, asking to have the class added to the USPKS program.  After confirming the […]

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Jan 25, 2018
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It was a winning weekend for Comet Racing Engines at the inaugural event of the SKUSA Winter Series event in Homestead, Florida. KartSport North America racer Max Garcia won his first ever SKUSA race in Micro Swift on Saturday and backed it up with a 5th on Sunday! Matias Orjuelo qualified on the front row […]

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Jan 25, 2018
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Alpha Karting’s offensive intensifies in 2018. After the presentation of its new range of chassis designed and produced in partnership with Sodikart, the world’s leading kart manufacturer, Alpha Karting continues its offensive strategy in its dealer network. Alpha Karting has decided to rely on renowned professionals to develop a dynamic commercial policy. The goal of […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Challenge of the Americas – PKRA Preview Part 1

New era for premier west coast winter series begins in Phoenix

Jan 24, 2018
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The 2018 season is well underway with the first month nearly behind us. The second EKN Trackside Live event takes the crew west for the opening weekend of the Challenge of the Americas. The premier west coast winter series kicks off a new era of the program at its Arizona home, the Phoenix Kart Racing […]

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Ocala Gran Prix to Add More Winners to Unique School Scholarship Program

Eight drivers to receive educational support toward four-year school program

Jan 24, 2018
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Put in place more than a year ago, the Ocala Gran Prix-sponsored college and university scholarship program has taken on some exciting new changes. Awarded to the championship winner of four classes in the past, the 2018 edition of the program will award the first and second place finishers of four different classes for a […]

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Jan 24, 2018
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Responding to Member comments and requests to bring back the popular Kid Kart Category back to the National Scene, the WKA Board of Trustees recently responded to member requests by voting the class back into the WKA Bridgestone Man Cup as a National Class at their recent meeting. “One of the many strengths of WKA […]

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2018 Benik Kart Continues to Show Speed in Multiple Different Series

More pole positions and laps led for 2018 BENIK chassis

Jan 24, 2018
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With a new chassis model coming to the North American market for the start of the 2018 season, Team BENIK has continued their success from the previous two years of competition. After scoring race wins at the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup event in Daytona Beach and the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Winter Series at the […]

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Jan 24, 2018
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After 22 years the streets of Elkhart, Indiana were once again filled with kart racing in 2017. One of the many highlights of the event was the largest class of the weekend the Honda 80cc shifter class. With 21 entries the ABC Excavating Honda 80cc shifter kart race featured duel feature events between Saturday and […]

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Jan 23, 2018
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KPX is excited to continue to build upon the success of 2017. With 240 racers competing at KPX racers in 2017, KPX was the largest series in Northern California, and one of the largest kart series in the county!  This was all possible by the support of the racers and their families. KPX plans to […]

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Superkarts! USA Unites with International Kart Federation

New partnership focused on stabilizing IKF program and preserving history

Jan 23, 2018
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Superkarts! USA is pleased to announce the ground-breaking confirmation that they are uniting with the International Kart Federation and will merge the historic national organization with the SKUSA family.  SKUSA owner Tom Kutscher has been in talks with IKF management for some time, and the continuing evolution of the sport has paved the way for […]

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Nine VemmeKart Drivers Head to Challenge of the Americas Opening Round

Competitors scattered amongst several different classes for 2018 series opener

Jan 23, 2018
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After a successful start to their East Coast campaign, VemmeKart USA is en route to the Formula K Raceway in Phoenix, Arizona. Set to take on the rest of the competition at the opening round of the Challenge of the Americas, nine VemmeKart pilots will attempt to fight for race wins and podium results throughout […]

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Ocala Gran Prix Race Team Opportunities for Winter Karting Programs

Tent space and arrive and drive opportunities available at OGP

Jan 23, 2018
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With back-to-back events at their home facility, the Ocala Gran Prix race team is pleased to offer tent space as well as arrive and drive opportunities for the upcoming Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Winter Series and the ROK Cup Promotions Florida Winter Tour. Recognized as one of the most powerful karting programs in the ‘Sunshine State’, […]

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Jan 23, 2018
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Eleven are the drivers wearing the official Tony Kart racing team’s colours, for toplevel karting commitment: WSK and CIK-FIA competitions in the Mini, OKJ, OK and KZ categories. With the 2018 season approaching, the Tony Kart Racing Team is ready to get back on track for the most important and demanding races in the world […]

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Speed Concepts Racing and Tyler Gonzalez Win in Florida Winter Tour Competition

Heat race, prefinal and main event victories in two different classes for SCR

Jan 23, 2018
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Add another win to the Speed Concepts Racing 2018 season total as Tyler Gonzalez stood atop the blocks this weekend at Palm Beach Karting. Competing at the opening round of the ROK Cup Promotions Florida Winter Tour, Gonzalez bided his time throughout the weekend and took advantage of his race craft in the main event […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: December 2017 – Colin Neal

Senior rookie claims first victories in debut, inaugural KA100 wins at WKA Daytona KartWeek

Jan 22, 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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Rolison Performance Group Wins at SKUSA Winter Series

Jimenez and Lopes give team first victories and podiums of 2018

Jan 22, 2018
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The off-season is over and the new year for karting in North America is underway for the Rolison Performance Group. One of the leading race teams and driver development programs in the sport traveled to Homestead, Florida to take part in the inaugural Superkarts! USA Winter Series program. The event was held at the updated […]

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Jan 22, 2018
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The 19th edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) will be supported by BRP-Rotax’s long-term chassis partners at the kart track Circuito Internacional Paladino in Conde, Paraìba, in Brazil from November 24 to December 1nd, 2018. The chassis partners will support in the same classes like last year. BirelART will officially support the […]

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Jak Crawford Joins Energy Kart Factory Program in Europe

Piloting the Energy Space in the OKJ format for much of 2018

Jan 22, 2018
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Jak Crawford is having an Energy Corse European reunion in 2018.  The upstart 12-year-old Junior driver has inked a deal with Mick Panigada’s Bergamo, Italy based Energy Corse factory race team. Beginning the last week in February, the young and talented Crawford will train and compete in select WSK Karting events as well as the […]

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PKS Kart Supplies Looks Forward to 2018 Racing Season

California-based race team and sales company set for full schedule

Jan 22, 2018
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Entering its 35th year of business, PKS Kart Supplies is set for a full schedule in 2018. Competing on the local, regional and national levels of karting, the Fresno, the California-based company will once again crisscross their way across the country competing in some of North America’s largest karting programs. Known not only for their […]

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