eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – September 2015 – Tony Neilson

Margay driver from Iowa makes history at Rock Island Grand Prix with six victories

Oct 12, 2015 Neilson celebrates the sixth victory with his family (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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California ProKart Challenge Finale Crowns 2015 Champions

11th season comes to close for Superkarts! USA flagship regional program, crowing 11 title winners

Oct 09, 2015 S1 Pro Stock Moto champion Jarred Campbell (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge completed its 11th season at the end of September, celebrating another successful season of shifterkart and TaG competition featuring some of the best racers in the western half of the United States. The flagship Superkarts! USA regional program completed its six-event series at the recent Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix on […]

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As preparations continue for the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek, not to mention the 2016 season for the VEGA/TS Racing National Road Race Series, competitors can now view the 2016 national classes online. A strong contingent of national and local option classes will return in the new year for what should be one of the […]

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Innisfil Kart Club to Host Enduro Race Sunday, October 18

Important information also released for year-end gala and general meeting

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Innisfil Kart Club (IKC) is pleased to announce they will host an Enduro Race Sunday, October 18, 2015 starting at 9am. Teams of two drivers will race Arrive and Drive karts, provided by Innisfil Indy’s Tony Launi, for the event. Cost for each team is $150 with $50 of each entry going to support prostate […]

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Today marks the three-year anniversary for GoPro Motorplex, the 0.7-mile, 11-turn race track and state-of-the-art karting facility that sits on 30 acres in Mooresville, NC. GoPro Motorplex’s third year in business was highlighted by the grand opening of two expansion projects that broke ground just last October. “Milestones are important in any business and the […]

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Quest to Send Artie Carpenter to 2015 Rotax Grand Finals Continues

Northwest driver adopted by karting community seeking to compete at ‘Olympics of Karting’

Oct 09, 2015 Artie Carpenter - 2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge Senior Rotax champion (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Karting is much more than just a sport. It provides different things for different people, all around the world. Karting can be educational, karting can be a way to relieve stress, karting can be entertainment, and karting can be a lifestyle. For Artie Carpenter, karting has provided him a family larger than anyone can possibly […]

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2016 Australia National Karting Calendar Announced

Karting Australia has today confirmed the National Karting calendar for 2016

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The structured calendar sees an even spread of national events from the end of January through until the middle of November comprising of the Australian Kart Championship, Rotax Pro Tour, State Championships and Race of Stars National Cup. In preparing the 2016 Calendar, Karting Australia has been mindful of creating a flow for each Championship […]

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Winner Announced for National Grassroots Go-Kart Program Launched by Richert Racing

Canadian go-kart racer earns opportunity to drive a race car in Europe

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Cedrik Lupien from Quebec, Canada, has been selected as the winner of the 2015 Richert Racing Driver Search program and will be flown to Europe for a day of testing in a Formula Renault 2.0 race car. David Richert developed the Richert Racing Driver Search as a way to help give Canadian kart racers an […]

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With an overwhelming response to the 2015 Mazda Road to Indy and MAXSpeed Group Driver Advancement Program, representatives from both organizations have decided to delay the announcement of the 12 program finalists to Wednesday, October 14. “We received a large number of applications for the 2015 program,” explains MAXSpeed Group President Richard Boisclair. “We had […]

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It was announced today that one of the 2015 Sanzaru Games Karting Senior Champions would be awarded a testing opportunity in a FormulaSPEED open wheel racing car, along with an opportunity to vie for a 2016 VMB racing scholarship. The final selection criteria will be based on the champion’s overall performance, class competition and input […]

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2015 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – October 2

Jarsocrak reamins at the top with Finlayson and Askew moving up in top-three

Oct 08, 2015 Jarsocrak remains at the top of the EKN TaG Driver Rankings (Photo: EKN)
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The 2015 season is nearing the end, and the final chances to move up in the EKN TaG Driver Rankings is diminishing. Every year, the standings chase ends with the running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. Looking at the provisional entry list, already 20 of the top-50 drivers from this month’s standings are scheduled to […]

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Tracks Confirmed for 2016 US Rotax Grand Nationals, US Open and Florida Winter Tour

Familiar favorites and exciting new venues for 2016 MAXSpeed promoted events

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With dates announced back in June for all 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted events, the largest karting promotions company in the world is pleased to announce today tracks and locations for the entire schedule. Making stops at familiar and popular standbys, the 2016 schedule will also feature new, exciting venues for the MAXSpeed program on both […]

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Oct 07, 2015 The Race of Stars powered by SuperFest will return to the Gold Coast next week (Pic: Coopers Photography)
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International kart racing will return to the Gold Coast next week (October 16/17) for the third running of the Race of Stars powered by SuperFest at the Xtreme Karting Complex in Pimpama. The high-class event will see five-time World Champion Davide Forè, New Zealand International Daniel Bray and young Dutchman Marijn Kremers take on the […]

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Oct 07, 2015 Sean Meier leads the Senior Pro Gas Animal pack at Barnesville, Ga (Photo: Double Vision Photography)
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Sean Meier and Coyote Motorsports turned some heads September 25-27 at the 2015 World Karting Association Gold Cup Series Grand Nationals at Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, Georgia, where Meier wheeled a brand-new 2016 Coyote Wide Track chassis to a sweep of the two Senior Pro Gas Animal main events at the historic quarter-mile sprint […]

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The much anticipated beginning to the 2016 season, just a little over 2 months away, begins with the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek. For competitors of the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, who just recently wrapped up their season in late August at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, the beginning of the new season begins with the […]

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The seventh annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix took place on September 25-27 in the southern California Antelope Valley. City streets opened up to the best racers along the west coast, with the Superkarts! USA California ProKart Challenge wrapping up its 2015 season, and the City of Lancaster hosting a variety of VIP races on […]

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Aluminos Triumphs in Lancaster

Victories in S1 Pro and S2 Semi-Pro for Northern California-based operation

Oct 06, 2015 The Aluminos squad celebrates the two victories at the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix (Photo: Aluminos)
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The 2015 season is coming to a close, and the Aluminos operation continues to strive to be at its best for crunch time. When a season begins, teams and drivers work to be at its best when the prestigious victories and championships are on the line. Aluminos always positions itself to be among the contenders, […]

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The Canadian karting season is coming to a close for the crew at Goodwood Kartways after the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship raced its finale and the Toronto Racing Association of Karters did the same recently. All that remains now is the last rotation and finals of the Canadian Rookie Karting Championship at the track before […]

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The So Cal Oval Karters will contest their next to last race of the 2015 campaign when they journey to John Aden’s Wheel2Wheel Raceway for the third annual “Race for the Rack” this Saturday night, October 10th.   The race helps raise awareness and money for the fight against breast cancer.  The SCOK will be joined […]

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Sanzaru Games Race #8-100 Entry Challenge Offered Again

Molecule Mini Max and Honda CRF 250 the GoPro Features

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100 Entry Challenge. The Sanzaru Karting Series has seen record entries at every race this year, let’s get that MAGIC 100! Call your friends and fellow racers, get them to track. If we make the 100 then EVERY driver at the race will go into a draw for $1000 cash! Watching the points will be […]

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