Written by Tony LaPorta with No Comments

Trois-Rivières, August 8, 2013 – Taking on the most anticipated Rotax event on the US karting calendar, Team PSL Karting would head to the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina this past week for the 2013 Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals. With national titles and Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) invites on […]

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Driver News: Michael Benyahia Earns Ticket to Rotax Max Challenge Micro & Mini Invitational

Third place result for Tecno pilot at United States Grand Nationals

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Doral, Florida – August 8, 2013 – Looking forward to the Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals, Floridian driver Michael Benyahia had his sights set on a podium result. Showing speed at the annual GoPro Summer Shootout three weeks prior to the Grand Nationals, hopes were high entering the prestigious event on the chances […]

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Driver News: Dylan Tavella is the 2013 United States Rotax Micro Max National Champion

Tony Kart pilot claims biggest title in his young career

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Massapequa, New York – August 8, 2013 – Coming off a huge weekend at the SuperKarts! USA SummerNationals, where he left with two main event victories, rising star Dylan Tavella would carry his momentum into the 2013 Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals. Taking on the ultra-competitive Micro Max division at the GoPro Motorplex […]

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K1 RaceGear Continues Their Support of Team USA for Third Straight Year

Safety apparel company named Official Supplier for US drivers at Rotax Grand Finals

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Written by David Cole with No Comments

K1 RaceGear, makers of high quality motorsports apparel for karting and other forms of racing, have announced that they will be the official safety gear supplier for the 2013 version of Team USA. This marks the third straight year that K1 RaceGear has been the official supplier to Team USA. And, with the Grand Finals […]

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Rok Cup USA to Send Four Drivers to Italy from First Ever USA Championship August 17-18

LIVE Coverage of the Rok Cup USA Championship Event to Capture All the Action at RokCupUSA.com

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Written by David Cole with No Comments

Living up to its promise all year, Officials at Rok Cup USA are prepped and ready to present the first ever Rok Cup USA Championship Event, August 17 & 18 at the Orlando Kart Center, where four USA drivers will win fully-funded entries into the Rok Cup International Final this October at South Garda, Italy. […]

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Written by David Cole with 3 Comment

The 5th Annual DRT Racing/Haddock Limited/Franklin Motorsports Komet Throwdown will be held Saturday evening August 24 following the Route 66 Sprint Series event at Concept Haulers Motor Speedway (CHMS) in Norway, IL. Last year’s event saw 21 drivers battle for the coveted sword trophy as well as cash prizes.  The format for this year’s event […]

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Written by David Cole with No Comments

On August 1 the World Karting Association Board of Trustees voted unanimously on a rule change for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series to allow CIK-style karts with a 50mm rear axle and maximum 55 1/8″ width to compete in the series for the remainder of the 2013 competition season and the 2014 […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – August 9, 2013

Tony Kart extends lead to nearly 200 points over CRG and Arrow

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Written by David Cole with No Comments

The 2013 season is now over halfway completed with some of the major events of the year now into the book. Looking forward, a number of one-off events are on the horizon, with championships in the minds for many drivers and teams. For the eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship, a year of domination is in the making […]

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Team News: Champion Racing Puts Intrepid Brand On Top at SKUSA SummerNationals

Intrepid drivers invade western Colorado for second stop of Superkarts! USA Pro Tour

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Champion Racing once again guides its drivers and the Intrepid brand to the top step of the podium, as they have done for many years now. After the first four rounds of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour, the operation and its core group of Intrepid drivers are racking up wins and podiums. Champion Racing/Intrepid drivers […]

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The final round of the Great Lakes Sprint Series will be held at PittsburghInternationalRacewayPark.  Checkered Motorsports looks to take advantage of their home track, capitalizing with wins.  The PCR chassis as shown dominance here in the past and should be no different for the next upcoming races. Ian Hornish, Savannah Fitzgerald, and John Paul Southern […]

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The August 10-11 Red Line Oil Karting Championships season marks the mid point of the summer season and also the start of the second half of the 2013 racing season.  The track configuration will be the original long straight National track with the GoPro featured class being the Pro Stock Honda class. Daniel Langon has […]

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After impressing all at the GoPro Summer Shootout a month ago, Floridian pilot AJ Myers would turn heads again this past weekend in Mooresville, North Carolina. Competing at the annual Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals at the same GoPro Motorplex facility as the GoPro Shootout, Myers would claim a fifth place result after […]

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Written by David Cole with No Comments

Round five of the 2013 WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at Pittsburgh International Race Complex is a little over a week away and pre-registration for the Zero Error Racing / Checkered Motorsports Nationals closes this Friday. WKA will accept pre-entries through the end of business Friday. Please fax or scan entries before 5 […]

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Rock Island Grand Prix Offering Casey’s Race Against Hunger TaG Senior Saturday Afternoon

Annual Labor Day street race urging driver, spectator donations for River Bend Foodbank

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Written by David Cole with No Comments

The Rock Island Grand Prix has been delivering free family entertainment on Labor Day Weekend for 19 years. This year organizers are asking spectators for something in return. A new feature for this year’s event is the Casey’s General Stores Race Against Hunger on Saturday. The Casey’s Race Against Hunger, and a new Vintage Kart […]

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Driver News: Versteeg Earns Solid Results in Two Top United States Karting Events

Utah pilot claims first SKUSA Pro Tour victory in Colorado, scores top-10 at United States Rotax Grand Nationals

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The month of July was a busy one for rising karting star Austin Versteeg. The 14-year old spent the past three of four weekend’s trackside, competing at some of the top events of the season. Highlighting the journey was a victory at the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals, his first in only the second season […]

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100 Days to the 2013 Rotax Grand Finals in New Orleans

Countdown continues until Rotax world championship hits United States soil for first time in November

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The end of the 2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals this past weekend – held at the new GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina – marked 100 days until this year’s Rotax Grand Finals. The Rotax world championship will bring over 300 drivers from around the world to the United States for the […]

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The Bottom Line – Pride in Progression

Charlie Kimball’s victory shared among karting community

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Written by Rob Howden with No Comments

Be sure to post your comments regarding the column below in the EKN Global Members Discussion section – Ed. It’s surprising to say this, but through the 20 years that I’ve been doing what I do, I don’t think that I’ve ever been this busy.  I’m currently in the middle of a 14-week stretch that […]

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Once again Birel Chassis crushed the competition, dominating all 4 cycle classes winning an incredible 15 out of 21 four cycle classes. No other chassis won more than 2. “The Bear Hunt has always been a very prestigious 4 cycle race in Canada”, commented Jake Collison, Canada’s #1 Birel Dealer. Jake continued, “We put a […]

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Team News: KMS North America at Le Monaco de Trois Rivieres

KMS North America welcomes a new driver to the family

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This weekend the KMS team headed to 3 Rivers for the penultimate round of the Coupe du Quebec and ECKC with a new driver in the team. Jeremy Tallon, a micro max driver out of Ontario who attended the JimRussellKartingAcademy would join the team for this race on the tricky street circuit. Jeremy took to […]

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Written by David Cole with No Comments

Things are heating up in the WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series, and the latest promotion has $2,000 up for grabs for Senior Pro Gas Animal racers at round four of the 2013 four-cycle sprint series, the August 23-25 GT Machine Grand Nationals at Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Since the Jacksonville opener in […]

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