Race Report: Red Line Oil Karting Championship – Season Finale

Scott Ripslinger dominates the GoPro Feature Race at Red Line Oil Series Season Finale

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The 2013 racing season came to an end with a strong turnout of eighty four drivers and some exciting racing in several classes, especially in the Pro Stock Honda, Junior Rotax and Micro Max races.  The race day was the first day of Standard time, so a one heat format was used at this race […]

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Florida Pro Kart Series Launched for 2014

Keeping kart racing fun and unbiased

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Announced this past week over social media, the Florida Pro Kart Series (FPKS) is set to kick off in 2014. A three-race program sanction by the World Karting Association (WKA), the FPKS looks to add the fun back to regional level competition while taking an unbiased approach. Formed by Florida Winter Tour Chief Steward Glenn […]

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Racing Family – Change is Always Hard

Iowa karter Jeremiah Davis cherishes a reunion with his PKRA family

Dec 02, 2013 Jeremiah Davis competed at the recent 4-Cycle Super Showdown at PKRA in Arizona
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About a year and a half ago, I moved to Phoenix from Iowa, just out of school, and in a place where I knew exactly no one. After about a month in the city, bored out of my mind and missing racing – I had sold my dirt racing equipment before I left, thinking I […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – October 2013 – Aidan Keel

Florida driver races his way to Invitational event at Rotax Grand Finals in NOLA

Nov 29, 2013 Keel won his way into the Invitational event with a victory at the Pan-Am in Mini Max (Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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Thanks to the new partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA SuperNationals XVII – Sunday Report

Wimsett bags $16,000 with S1 and title, Aussie Rowe steals TaG Senior win, Abbasse earns second in KZ2

Nov 24, 2013 SKUSA SuperNationals XVII logo
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After three straight days of cold temperatures and rain in Las Vegas, the sun that arrived on the scene for SuperSunday put some much-needed positive buzz in the SuperNationals paddock.  With 11 races on the docket for the day, the karting enthusiasts in attendance were treated to an incredible display of competition.  The glory of […]

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Nov 24, 2013 Alessio Lorandi was crowned the CIK-FIA KF Junior champion in Bahrain
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The new kart racing champions in Sakhir The results of the final round of the World CIK-FIA Championships for the KF and KFJ categories were absolutely unexpected. The race that awarded the world titles was hosted by the Bahrain International Karting Circuit: in KF the new World Champion is the English Tom Joyner (Zanardi-TM-Vega), while […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA SuperNationals XVII – Saturday Report

Decision Saturday as fields are set for SuperSunday in Las Vegas

Nov 23, 2013 SKUSA SuperNationals XVII logo
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The ‘challenge’ that is this year’s Superkarts! USA SuperNationals continued again on Saturday as extreme weather pushed everyone in the paddock to rise above…adapt…overcome.  Uncharacteristic rain and cold temperatures made things tremendously difficult for everyone in the paddock, and on the track as well, but there was a job to be done.  The focus of […]

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The World CIK-FIA KF-KFJ Championship in Bahrain is Going To Award the Titles Tomorrow

Boccolacci, Ahmed and Norris are the polesitters in the prefinals

Nov 23, 2013 Racing under the lights of the Sakhir circuit in Bahrain complimented terrific racing
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STARTING GRIDS READY IN SAKHIR The long series of qualifying heats in the night of Sakhir has ended. The finals are approaching fast and with them the end of the Championships which will award the KF and KFJ titles tomorrow. The World CIK-FIA Championship for KF and KFJ, the final act of the international 2013 […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA SuperNationals XVII – Friday Report

Challenging day for competitors and staff against terrible weather conditions

Nov 22, 2013 SKUSA SuperNationals XVII logo
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In the 16-year history of the SKUSA SuperNationals, we’ve not had a week with this kind of ridiculous weather.  Rain, wind and cold temperatures have ravaged this year’s event, straining everyone involved, from the racers and the vendors to the SKUSA staff and, most aggressively, the dedicated corners workers who spent over 14 hours at […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA SuperNationals XVII – Paddock Insider – Friday

Weather to challenge first official day of competition

Nov 22, 2013 SAM_0267
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EKN’s Paddock Insider brings you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII in Las Vegas, Nevada. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage of the SKUSA SuperNationals XVII, visit […]

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Team PSL Karting to Field 28 Drivers at SKUSA SuperNationals

Roster of international drivers look to put PSL/CRG on the podium in Las Vegas

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Team PSL Karting is set to close out the 2013 karting season this week at the biggest and most prestigious event in North America, the 17th running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. Fielding an international list of 28 drivers in nine classes, the #1 CRG distributor in the world is set to continue their legacy […]

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Nov 21, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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WKA and Daytona International Speedway have set the purse structure for the Pro money classes that will headline the 2013 WKA / Tri-State Dirt World Championships December 27-29 at the DIS Flat Track. For the second consecutive season Pro Clone for senior racers age 15 and up will headline the big event. The Pro Clone […]

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KartSport North America will field a talented team of drivers for what is said to be the “biggest kart race in the world,” the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII in Las Vegas, Nev., on November 20-24. With close to 600 entries, this year’s event will be the largest in the event’s 17-year history. This year, KartSport […]

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Dominating Performance and Defeat for Alan Rudolph

Karting veteran runs out of luck in main event after dominating the DD2 Masters category

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Earning his Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) ticket through the Challenge of the Americas, veteran karter Alan Rudolph looked to have a world title in his grasps. Competing in the Rotax DD2 Masters category against 72 other competitors in equally prepared equipment, Rudolph was the driver to beat throughout the week before a heartbreaking […]

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The engines and tires are barely cold from the last race and we are well underway with plans for 2014. The schedule is coming along nicely, and set for an official release in the very near future. We were planning to release a tentative date schedule but opted for a confirmed date and venue release to ensure no confusion for the upcoming […]

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Antonio Serravalle has the potential to become a future F1 driver with the tremendous support of Toronto Financier Marc Wade who took notice of Antonio’s outstanding racing abilities this year.     Mr. Wade amongst various business interests was formerly a minority / co-owner of the New Jersey Devils NHL franchise and has an eye for […]

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Dylan Tavella Victorious at Rotax Micro & Mini Invitational

Talented driver will now head to Las Vegas for SuperKarts! USA SuperNationals

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GT7 Motorsports pilot Dylan Tavella continues to roll through the 2013 kart season, adding major race wins and accomplishments along the way. Most recently, the New York resident added the Rotax Micro & Mini Invitational championship title to his already impressive resume, and the young talent now has his sights set on the SuperKarts! USA […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA SuperNationals XVII – Paddock Insider – Thursday

Rain welcomes competitors for second day of practice

Nov 21, 2013 SKUSASuperNatsXVII-PI-Thur
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EKN’s Paddock Insider brings you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII in Las Vegas, Nevada. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage of the SKUSA SuperNationals XVII, visit […]

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Nov 20, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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If you’re a sprint or road racer heading to Daytona Beach, Fla., this December 27-30 for WKA’s Daytona KartWeek and you have not yet pre-entered, now is a great time to do it. Pre-entry prices for the Margay Sprint Championships and Road Race Championships will increase next week. The early-level pricing will be in effect […]

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Roger Ralston Jr. Sets His Sights on SuperNats Title

New York resident will pilot FA Kart in biggest event of the year

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Heading to the western half of the United States, Kart Sport North America pilot Roger Ralston Jr. will set his sights on the annual SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals. Taking place on the grounds of the RIO All-Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, Ralston Jr. will enter the TaG Senior division against nearly eighty […]

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