Written by David Cole with No Comments

  Coming off his huge victory at the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals in mid-July, Dylan Tavella would recently claim two additional championship titles. Adding 2014 United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) Mini ROK and Yamaha Cadet champion, along with numerous podium results and race wins to his already stout resume, the young and talented […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

After a successful SKUSA Springnationals, PR Engines powered drivers to three podiums and headed to Modesto with momentum. The SKUSA Summernationals would be historic as it would the first Pro Tour event held on a street course. With a successful history in street racing, PR Engines would be the power of choice for six drivers […]

Read Full Story

Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Closes Out 2014 Season

Craig and Versteeg secure titles with victories at Greg Moore Raceway

Aug 26, 2014 Artie Carpenter swept the final round of the Senior Max category for his first victory at the Can-Am series (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The 2014 Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge came to an end during the third weekend of August, taking racers north of the United States/Canada border for the first time in 2014. The historic Greg Moore Raceway in British Columbia was the site of the August 15-17, hosting the final two rounds of the four-race weekend season. […]

Read Full Story
Aug 25, 2014 K1 RaceGear logo
Written by David Cole with No Comments

K1 RaceGear, considered one of the industry’s top custom safety apparel companies, is now the official safety gear supplier for the 2014 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF). K1 RaceGear will offer three different packages to the 288 drivers and their teams for the more than 50 countries competing in this year’s RMCGF. In years […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Checkered Motorsports has once again showed their dominance in the United States Pro Kart Series.  The Ohio based team tallied up four podiums, a pole, a victory, and ultimately securing the national title in Leopard Pro. All eyes were set on AJ Myers going into the final round of the series.  With a mere 50 […]

Read Full Story
Aug 25, 2014 Trey Shannon will attempt the 24 hour indoor karting challenge again on September 14-15, 2014
Written by David Cole with No Comments

On December 15, 2012, Trey Shannon scribbled his name into the record books for the second time, establishing an initial bench mark for the Guinness World Record for distance traveled by a solo karting driver on an indoor circuit in 24 hours with a total distance of 312 miles. In February of this year, Australia’s […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The 2014 Rotax Can-Am Pro Kart Challenge came to a conclusion this past weekend just over the border in Chilliwack, B.C. Canada.  The Can-Am Challenge hosts 8 rounds at four tracks across the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada with the champions of Junior Max, Senior Max, and DD2 being awarded a Rotax World Finals ticket.  […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Looking to continue Top results in the opening rounds at the highly contested SKUSA Pro Tour.  High Rev Engineering Powered Drivers were poised to race Rounds 3 and 4 on the Inaugural Streets of Modesto Course.  Temporary circuits are difficult. All drivers have equal opportunity and time to master the course. But to finish on […]

Read Full Story
Aug 25, 2014 The IAME 100cc Reedjet engine
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Highly experienced racer Kris Walton was chosen to be part of the testing team that evaluated the new Pathway engines over the past few months. As announced in last week’s Whole of Sport Review, Karting Australia will introduce a pair of Pathway engines – the IAME 100cc Reedjet and Vortex 60cc Mini RoK. Walton, a […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

A record-breaking GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge doubleheader weekend is in the books following Round Six today with a total of 180 entries in 14 different divisions for two rounds of racing. Today’s Round Six Winners: Jack Crawford, Zack Frank, David Lawrence, Anthony Gangi, Jr., Dalton Dow, Slade Westbrook, Neil Verhagen, Chris Bowen, Ashley Rogero, Enzo […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

A record-high 87 entries in 14 divisions highlighted Round Five of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge club series; the first of two full days of karting in our doubleheader weekend. The series will return tomorrow for Round Six, a completely separate round of racing action. Today’s Round Five Winners: Jack Crawford, Bradley Zilisch, Bjorn Bovim, […]

Read Full Story

Round Seven of the Los Angeles Karting Championship in the Books

Griffin scores sixth win of the season; Prikhodko stays perfect through 2014

Aug 22, 2014 LAKC-08-Flags
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The seventh round of the Los Angeles Karting Championship took place this past weekend (August 17) at the CalSpeed Karting Complex and once again, the paddock was full with talent from California and surrounding states. Set adjacent to the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California, the CalSpeed facility is a fantastic venue that offers five […]

Read Full Story

Rock Island Grand Prix Offers 24-hour Discount

Offer ends at midnight on August 23

Aug 22, 2014 RIGP-2014-logo Rock Island Grand Prix
Written by Tony LaPorta with No Comments

In an effort to encourage last minute entries to this year’s Rock Island Grand Prix, the street race is offering a $50 discount on registrations received online between midnight Friday, August 22 and midnight Saturday August 23. To enter, go to rockislandgrandprix.com and click on the Competitors link. The current entry fee is $150 per […]

Read Full Story

Continued Success for Praga at USPKS

Luca Mars wraps up the series with the championship title in Yamaha Rookie

Written by Tony LaPorta with No Comments

Praga North America ended the final rounds of USPKS on a high note, with Kartwerks USA driver Luca Mars securing a double victory over the weekend, and the championship title in the Yahama Rookie class. Besides Mars, Kartwerks also saw Yahama Rookie driver Ryan Detlor take 3rd place in Sunday’s final, while Laurentiu Mardan took […]

Read Full Story

Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Finale Set for Grand Junction

Flores leads Marolt and Brewer in a tight S2 championship chase

Aug 22, 2014 Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge logo
Written by Tony LaPorta with No Comments

This year’s Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge is nearing its end, as the series’ final two rounds are set to take place over the Labor Day weekend. The Colorado- and Utah-supported Superkarts! USA region has enjoyed a year of great racing, despite less than favorable entry counts. Following two fun and unique weekends of racing, the […]

Read Full Story
Written by Tony LaPorta with No Comments

Top Kart USA continued making a strong presence in the United States Pro Kart Series at last weekend’s exciting stop at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. Across seven classes, the Top Kart drivers finished with a slew of top-tens, strong finishes, and made claimed the championship titles in Yamaha Junior and […]

Read Full Story

Statistics Don’t Lie, and BBR Karting Has Enough of Them to Go Around

28 Podiums. 11 Poles. 9 Wins. 2 Tickets. One Team

Written by Tony LaPorta with No Comments

Over the past two months BBR Karting has had an amazing journey traveling through North America competing for various national, and even international championships. The logistics speak for themselves. The team currently has over 9,100 kilometers, 43 days on the road, 28 podiums, 9 wins, and 11 poles throughout the Rotax Summer Shootout, Rotax Can-Am, […]

Read Full Story
Aug 22, 2014 Henry Easthope (Photo: Chris Walker - kartpix.net)
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Super One returned to the classic Cotswold venue of Little Rissington for the first time since 2003 and enjoyed a superb weekend of racing at the flat but beautiful airbase that was once the home of the world famous Red Arrows display team.  This was the final round for KZ1, the penultimate round for the […]

Read Full Story

2014 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – August 15

Craig advances to top spot, earning Rotax national title and leading SKUSA Pro Tour standings

Aug 22, 2014 Jake Craig (Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Throughout the period of the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings, opinion have varied on whether the numbers support who truly are the best drivers in the country. Since July 1, some of the biggest events of the season took place in the TaG categories, including the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals and the Superkarts! USA SummerNationals. One […]

Read Full Story

Rotax Pan American Online Registration Open

Final chance to make Team USA event

Aug 21, 2014 Rotax Pan American Logo
Written by Tony LaPorta with No Comments

After a successful Cold Stone US Grand Nationals and with the Rotax Pan American Challenge fast approaching, the MAXSpeed Group has put the finishing touches on what is sure to be another epic event. Taking place October 15-19 at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, four tickets will be on the line to the […]

Read Full Story