Back to School Race Weekend for Red Line Oil Karting Championship

Fitz-Simon and Salaverria win GoPro feature races, Avansino wins coaching day with Memo Gidley

Sep 16, 2013 Micro Max podium
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The Labor Day weekend race of the Red Line Oil Karting Championship marked both the end of summer and the beginning of school for many of the drivers.  Two GoPro feature races highlighted the Mini and Micro Rotax classes, sending the drivers back to school with a great new training tool.  Both Dustin Salaverria and […]

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Sep 16, 2013 Route 66 Sprint Series logo
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The Russell Karting Specialties/L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series presented by Bridgestone/Margay and Grand Products is holding a special money race for the Yamaha Senior class on Saturday, September 21st at Mid-State Raceway.  The first annual Yamaha Senior Shootout sponsored by Ribtect Safety Gear will award $1500 in cash along with a set […]

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Phil Giebler Racing’s Connor Wagner drove to victory in S2 Semi-Pro Stock Moto feature and Carter Williams won in S5 Junior Stock Moto feature in the fifth event of the Superkarts! USA Pro Kart Challenge at the Buttonwillow (Calif.) RacewayPark kart track on Sept. 7. The team had five additional top-five feature finishes. Noah Grey […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – August 2013 – Neil Verhagen

Young Cadet driver substitutes for fellow competitor, winning three races at WKA Pittsburgh event

Sep 16, 2013 Verhagen substituted for Brandon Lemke, winning three of six features at the WKA event
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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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Driver News: Kyle Kalish Secures the USPKS Leopard Pro Championship with Victory

Young driver puts his name among top contenders in the country

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Kyle Kalish finished off his rookie senior season by winning the inaugural United States Pro Kart Series Leopard Pro National Championship with an astonishing victory in the final race of the season. Held at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex, Kyle came back from 7th at the start to take the lead with 2 laps to […]

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Driver News: Mazzaferro Looking to Capture Second Title in 2013

Rookie pilot ran solid in all four days to secure a national title and earn an invitation to join Team Canada at the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in New Orleans

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Gianfranco Mazzaferro, a member of the Ferrolati Corse Karting Team, completed a major milestone taking the 2013 ASN Canada FIA Canadian National Karting Championships Junior Rotax title. Now the 13-year-old from Montreal, Quebec has his sights set on the upcoming Eastern Canadian Karting Championships. GF heads into the final round this weekend sitting second in […]

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Driver News: Kingsley Leads Field into ECKC Finale at Tremblant

Second year Rotax Junior driver sits atop the points standings as he looks to earn a title and ticket to the Rotax Max Grand Finals in New Orleans

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Jeff Kingsley, pilot of the Whitby Toyota TRD Tony Kart, is looking to put a disappointing ASN Canada FIA Canadian National Championships behind him as he sets his sights on this weekends final round of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship taking place at the spectacular Mont Tremblant Karting Circuit. Kingsley heads into Tremblant with a […]

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Sep 13, 2013 Buddy Rice Karting logo
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Buddy Rice Karting LLC has moved trackside to the world famous Adams Motorsports Park (AMP). The new shop is set up, and fully operational with the key members of BRK making the move. “I’m very pleased to have Buddy, Marc, and Chris relocate the BRK shop to our facility,” said Troy Adams, president AMP. “Having […]

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Sep 13, 2013 Burger King Rotax Max Challenge logo
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The Burger King® Rotax MAX Challenge in partnership with the Texas ProKart Challenge – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys/Dallas Karting Complex would like to announce the winners of its two invitation winners to the Rotax MAX Grand Finals Mini & Micro Invitational to be held at NOLAMotorsportsPark on November 13-16, 2013. MAXSpeed […]

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Sep 13, 2013 Christian Brooks
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The Motul IKF Region 7 Championship Series brought to you by K1 Race Gear and Bridgestone tires continued ventured north into California’s central coast for races #9 and #10 at the Santa Maria Kart Track. The Santa Maria Karting Association once again hosted the event and as always delivered the two things racers like most, […]

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EKN TV: Rock Island Grand Prix On-Board w/Todd Bolton

Amazing Yamaha SuperCan Medium action caught on GoPro

Sep 13, 2013 EKN Trackside Live logo
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Each Labor Day weekend, droves of karters from across the country have traveled to the Rock Island Grand Prix. The Quad Cities festival event is something like no other, tagged as the world’s largest street race. Both on and off the track, the excitement never ends. After 19 editions of the event, this year’s races […]

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SKUSA Bulletin: Midwest Shifterfest Update

Open Shifter class close to hitting minimum count for purse

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The debut of the inaugural Superkarts! USA Midwest Shifterfest is set for this coming weekend, and event officials have been buoyed by late phone confirmations from drivers planning to make the trek to New Castle Motorsports Park for the September 13-15 event. The Open Shifter class, which will reward $1000-to-win provided that it gets 10 […]

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Following a three month break since the last SKUSA ProKart Challenge California event, the series returned to Buttonwillow Raceway Park this past weekend to battle the triple digit temperatures as well as racing the circuit in the reverse direction for the first time in series history. Entering the penultimate round with the points lead in […]

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Industry News: Bordogna Racing Engines Continues Winning in 2013

Multiple race wins and championships for Bordogna

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Moving from California to Delray Beach, Florida about seven months ago, Bordogna Racing Engines has made a major impact in not only the Florida karting market, but across North America. Claiming race wins and podium results at the 2013 Florida Winter Tour, Bordogna Racing Engines began to shift their focus and attend many club and […]

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Driver News: Roger Ralston Jr. Follows Up Rotax Grand Nationals with USPKS Finale

FA Kart driver continues to be a force in North American karting

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Nearing the end of his busy karting season, Roger Ralston Jr. continues to compete in some of the top series and events that the United States has to offer. With the World Karting Association (WKA) finale and the Rotax Pan American Championships on the horizon, the Kart Sport North America pilot would recently complete the […]

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Bondurant Rotax Max Challenge Awards Rotax Micro & Mini Invitational Tickets

Diego LaRoque, Sebastian Davis and Taylor Kuehl will now head to New Orleans in November

Sep 12, 2013 Alan Rudolph poses with Taylor Kuehl, Diego LaRoque, and Sebastian Davis who all claimed tickets to the Rotax Micro & Mini Invitational in New Orleans (Photo: Bondurant Superkart School)
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As the 2013 North American karting season enters the homestretch and only a few major karting events remain on the horizon, the Bondurant Rotax Max Challenge would provide an opportunity of a lifetime to three deserving drivers to attend one of those prolific events. With the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals on American soil for […]

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WKA National Road Racing Series – Summit Point Nationals Report

Holder wins Sportsman Medium and Heavy, Buffo wins three TaG races, Stark and Miller split Stock Honda

Sep 12, 2013 TaG and WKA Sprint starting grid (Photo: NCRM)
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The Summit Point Nationals took place this past weekend at SummitPointMotorsportsPark in Summit Point, W.Va., where the seventh and final round of the 2013 WKA VEGA / TS Racing Road Racing Series driven by Mazda attracted over just shy of 300 entrants to the popular road racing facility. After over four decades of hosting Woodbridge […]

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Familiar Faces Conquer Heat and Competition at Fifth Stop for California ProKart Challenge

Johnson bags first victory, Musgrave father/son duo continue win streak in Superkarts! USA regional

Sep 12, 2013 Matt Johnson scored his first victory in TaG Senior on the season (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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It was a return to action for the California ProKart Challenge program, hosting the fifth round of the 2013 season on September 6-7. The Superkarts! USA regional series returned to the Buttonwillow Raceway Park in Buttonwillow, California for the second time this year, contesting the challenging 7/10-mile course in the opposite direction from the first […]

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Sep 11, 2013 Pan-Am Challenge
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On October 10-13, the big­gest international Rotax Challenge event outside the Grand Finals is coming to the NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans. This will be the last chance to qualify and the only chance for teams to test before the Grand Finals on the same track configuration that will be used during the big […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – July 2013 – Jacob Ruppe

South Bend driver earns first two Mini Max victories of season

Sep 11, 2013 Ruppe drove to his first ever Mini Max victory in July, backing it up with his second just a few weeks later
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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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