Sep 19, 2015 AC_2015-Hanley
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The KZ World Championship  has just finished – it was hosted by the Le Mans Karting International (France) last week – but it is already time to get back on track. In fact, the CIK-FIA KF and KF Junior Championship is going to start in less than a week on the World Circuit La Conca. […]

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Sep 19, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As excitement continues to build for the most anticipated National Road Race event in 2015 at NCM Motorsports Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky, the deadline for the first tier of entry fees also closes in as well for the Fall Nationals, pitting the best of the WKA Vega/TS Racing National Road Race Series with the […]

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Paddock Insider: 2015 RoboPong 200

12th edition of 200-lap endurance race at New Castle Motorsports Park

Sep 19, 2015 2015 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 2015 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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Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix Hosting the California ProKart Challenge Finale

2015 championships to be decided for Superkarts! USA regional program on growing street race in Southern California

Sep 19, 2015 The Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix is set for September 25-27, with two days of competition on the city streets for the California ProKart Challenge (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge will complete its 2015 season at the annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. For the fifth straight year, Superkarts! USA is partnering up with the City of Lancaster to promote and host the only major street racing for karting in the western half of the United States. Racers from all across […]

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2015 RoboPong 200

September 18-20, 2015: New Castle Motorsports Park - New Castle, Indiana

Sep 18, 2015 2015 RoboPong 200-logo
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This weekend is the 12th annual RoboPong 200. Teams aboard TaG karts will attempt to complete the 200-lap endurance race around the 1-mile New Castle Motorsports Park. In addition to the big race Sunday, three Yamaha and one IAME Mini Swift support races will go for a 15 lap Prefinal and 30 lap Final, testing […]

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EKN Trackside: 12th Annual RoboPong 200 – Preview

Exciting 200-lap endurance race set for New Castle Motorsports Park this weekend

Sep 18, 2015 2015 RoboPong 200-logo
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The annual RoboPong 200 is an event to test the strength of man and machine. Competitors are gathering at the New Castle Motorsports Park for the 12th annual 200-lap endurance event. Teams will take on the 1-mile circuit in central Indiana, all vying for a chance to place their name onto the prestigious Dan Wheldon […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – August 2015 – Mike McAndrews

BirelART driver wins three of final four main events to clinch first Senior USPKS title

Sep 17, 2015 Mike McAndrews won the final three of four main events to win the USPKS Yamaha Pro championship (Photo: EKN)
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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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Sep 17, 2015 Canadian Karting Championships-Briggs Senior
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In August, the 2015 Canadian Karting Championships were held at the Mosport Kartways in Clarington, Ontario. A total of 40 drivers made up the Briggs & Stratton LO206 category around the 1.41km (0.876 miles) circuit, located alongside the historic Canadian Tire Motorsport Park track. CHAMPKART filmed the event and has put together the entire main […]

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Sep 16, 2015 Checkered Motorsports logo
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As the 2015 racing season comes to an end, Checkered Motorsports is set to make their return to the highly contested RoboPong 200.  In partnership with the experienced Adrenaline Fix Karting operation, Both teams have high hopes that come Sunday, their names will be engraved on the Dan Wheldon Cup.  The Checkered Motorsports/AFK team will […]

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Sep 16, 2015 On their way to the Rotax Max category Grand Final in Portugal in November are (driver shot from l to r) Fraser Hart, Daniel Bray, Ryan Urban, Dylan Drysdale and Daniel Connor (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Aucklander karters Daniel Bray and Daniel Connor, and Fraser Hart from Palmerston North, claimed the three remaining seats on this year’s New Zealand Rotax Max Grand Final squad to Portugal in November at the final  round of the 2015 Logitech Rotax Max Challenge in Hamilton on Sunday. Two drivers – Aucklander Ryan Urban and Dylan […]

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Sep 16, 2015 (Photo: kartpix.net)
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The penultimate weekend for most, the last one for KZ1, offered some amazing racing punctuated by some crazy crashes at the Midlands circuit. Henry Easthope retained his MSA British title in a dramatic second final, whilst in the MSA Cadet class Dexter Patterson headed a three way fight for both wins. MSA British Kart Championship […]

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Sep 16, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The final Super Divisional of the 2016 season is fast approaching. On September 26, many 2-cycle competitors will be in action at Concept Haulers Motor Speedway for the Midwest Super Divisional. This 1 day show will offer all classes in the 2016 WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, including Kid Kart, Pro IAME Junior, Yamaha Rookie, […]

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15th Season of Route 66 Sprint Series Closes in Dousman

Final two rounds of season held at Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park puts final touches on championship chases

Sep 16, 2015 (Photo: Kathy Churchill - Route66kartracing.com)
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The Route 66 Spring Series closed out its 15th season with the final two rounds of 2015 over the September 11-13 weekend. The Badger Kart Club hosted the series at the Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin, welcoming nearly 250 entries during the two days of racing. The five event, 10-round championship chase […]

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Sep 15, 2015 Inaugural Margay Ignite Shootout winner Jeremy Remick (Photo: Mark Schwigen)
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Sixteen drivers lined the grid for the inaugural Ignite Shootout held during the 2015 edition of the Rock Island Grand Prix on September 5-6. The entry list saw former sports car drivers, previous karting champions and new racers looking to learn and progress throughout the weekend. After getting comfortable with their equipment Friday afternoon, drivers […]

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Sep 15, 2015 (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Rangiora’s Chris Cox finally got the round win he has been after all season but it was not enough to deny multi-time former class winner Ryan Grant the Cable Systems KZ2 class title at the final round of the 2015 ProKart Series at Hamilton’s Agrisea New Zealand Raceway on Sunday. In the absence of Grant’s […]

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Van-K Wheels is notifying speedway dirt-oval kart racers who have purchased wheels between July 24 and August 22 of a defect that has been discovered. The wheel in question is the Pro-Maxx 6 ½” left front. Part No.’s 346.6650.25 (sliver) and 345.6650.25 (black anodized). A picture attached below to this release should make it clear […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: iKart

American-made chassis continues development and success at top level of sport

Sep 15, 2015 Showroom-iKart
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EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the past months, we have been highlighting many of the chassis manufacturers and the importers / dealers who are responsible for making these karts available to the North American karting community.  The market is filled with models for […]

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Sep 14, 2015 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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This being the last race weekend of 2015 we thought this would be the one to have a little extra fun! Some of the entertainment we have planned for this coming race should make for a real good time! An after party that will start on the Saturday’s Podium and end at no other place than the Finish Line Pub. We are very excited […]

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Sep 14, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Following the recent Board of Trustees Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in late August, significant progress is being made with regards to the 2016 edition of the WKA Technical Manual. With recommendations submitted by all series Competition Committee Members, and voted on by the Board, WKA has now begun the process of finalizing the class structure […]

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Sep 14, 2015 KZ podium (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The Dutch Jorrit Pex (CRG-TM-Bridgestone) is the new World KZ Champion. The title was awarded today in Le Mans alongside with the CIK-FIA International KZ2 Super Cup, won by the French Thomas Laurent (Tony Kart-Vortex-LeCont), and the last round of the Karting Academy Trophy, won by the Spanish Xavier Lloveras while the Trophy was conquered […]

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