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Apr 05, 2017
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Word came across the newsdesk this morning about the passing of Kyle Adkins. The legendary karter went in his sleep, confirmed by his son Brandon Adkins. Kyle recently had heart surgery, the same day his brother Tony Adkins passed away from a long battle with cancer. EKN will have more on the life of Kyle […]

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Apr 05, 2017
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Alberto Cavalieri has been among the main protagonists of the Spanish Championship opener at the Kartodrome of Recas. Podium for him in Race-1 and victory in Race-2. Maranello Kart put in a great performance in Recas at the first round of the Spanish Championship. Alberto Cavalieri has been in fact among the protagonists of KZ2 […]

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Apr 05, 2017
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The Spanish driver of CRG Ayrton Fontecha won Junior’s Race-2 at the opener of the Spanish Championship. Strong performances for Prosperi, Cebrian and Sousa in KZ2. Satisfaction also in the other categories on track in Recas too. The Spanish Championship kicked off at the Circuit of Recas (Spain, Toledo) with a great participation. CRG obtained […]

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Apr 05, 2017
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GreyHound Seats USA continues to add to their dealer network in the Ohio region.  Rocketech Motorsports and Adrenaline Fix Karting share passion and experience in the karting industry.  Rocketech Motorsports based out of Chardon, Ohio will be representing GreyHound in the Northeast region with a focus at Thompson Kart Raceway.  Dough Marsh, owner of Rocketech […]

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Canadian Karting Challenge Revises Schedule and Announces Amazing Prizes

Canadian Nationals registration and international event packages to be awarded

Apr 05, 2017
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Gearing up for the start of the racing season, the Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC) is pleased to announce several lucrative prizes for their 2017 competitors. With Canadian Nationals registration and international event packages on the line, competition is certain to be at an all-time high for the regional series, now in it’s fourth year. Dates […]

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Apr 04, 2017
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The finale for Year #2 of the WKA Winter Cup Series ended under brilliant sunshine, blue skies, and 95+ degree temperatures at the immaculate Ocala Gran Prix in Ocala, Florida. With titles in all classes hanging in the balance, it was time to get up on the wheel one more time. And that’s exactly what […]

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Apr 04, 2017
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Palmetto, FL driver Christian Cole completed a clean sweep of the South Florida Senior ROK Championship in Homestead, FL winning all 4 feature races to lock up his 2nd straight Championship at the Homestead Karting facility (www.homesteadkarting.net) The Championship took place over a 4 month period with races in October, November, December and the final […]

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Apr 04, 2017
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With a series record of 185 entries, the opening round of the F Series took place just over a week ago at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC. The event provided a stellar opportunity for Le Cont Tyres to show its potential at a real “test driver” opportunity! The event featured 31 KZ entries along […]

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Apr 04, 2017
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The event will take place at the circuit of Lignano Sabbiadoro and will see CRG Centurion karts on track with the best teams and drivers enthusiast of rental karting challenging each other. The drivers partaking in the event will be selected all around the world on the tracks employing CRG karts. CRG is pleased to […]

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SKUSA Pro Tour – SpringNats Registration Opens Tonight

Superkarts! USA excited to return to the home of the inaugural series event

Apr 03, 2017
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If the first three races of the Superkarts! USA calendar are any indication, the leading karting organization in the country is primed for another banner year. A motivated 190 drivers invaded Buttonwillow Raceway during the first partially-rainy weekend of February to kick off the California ProKart Challenge, and then the Texas PKC fired up their […]

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NCK Holds Corkscrew Spring Nationals at Laguna Seca

New two-day event becomes ‘bucket list’ check-off for a number of karters

Apr 03, 2017
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It was a big announcement and it sent many racers scrambling to look at their travel calendars. Last August, Northern California Karters (NCK) announced that they would be promoting a new two-day karting-only event at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The historic course in Monterey, California has hosted karting events throughout its history, most recently when […]

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Apr 03, 2017
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Ricciardo Kart pair Troy Loeskow and Jace Matthews have continued their winning ways in the 2017 Australian Kart Championship in Geelong, Victoria. Round two of the five-event Championship, presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE, had a strong weekend of racing throughout each category, producing outstanding racing for the big crowd on hand and the record […]

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Mar 31, 2017
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After just missing out on the 2016 Manufacturers Championship Trophy by a mere victory, Coyote Motorsports, led by Mark and Jim Lipari, came to Jacksonville, Florida with a vengeance, leaving the Water Medic Southeast Showdown for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series at 103rd Street Sports Complex with a 5 win edge over 3 of […]

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Mar 31, 2017
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For the second season in a row, the opening round of the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida not only encompassed the energy of a season opener, it also paid tribute to the 2016 national champions, top award recipients, as well as many other special award honorees. One of the many special […]

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COTA Clarification: A Statement from Andy Seesemann

Business as usual for Challenge of the Americas in Sonoma

Mar 31, 2017
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EKN has received an email clarification from Challenge of the Americas promoter Andy Seesemann, in response to this morning’s announcement made my BRP-Rotax regarding the stats of Rotax product distribution on events in the United States moving forward. It is published here, in its entirety. – Editor As you might have seen, news has been […]

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Industry Insider: March 31, 2017

First quarter of 2017 season a success for number of operations and brands

Mar 31, 2017
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The karting business is open 24 hours a day, 365 days throughout the year. In the past, there were times when many saw an off-season, with little to no business conducted. Those times have past, with the sport busy with action and events all 12 months out of the year. This keeps the industry busy […]

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Mar 31, 2017
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Gunskirchen, March 31, 2017 – BRP-Rotax announced today the mutually agreed termination of the business relationship between BRP-Rotax and MAXSpeed Group, the authorized Rotax distributor in the United States of America and Caribbean, and the interim takeover by SRA Karting, Canada, effective as of April 12, 2017. BRP-Rotax would like to affirm that the Rotax […]

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Mar 31, 2017
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We are proud to announce the 2017 Pitt Race Karting Series (PRKS) dates! Along with 4 National Races, the 2017 season will bring an 8 race PRKS series, culminating with a triple header weekend in October to crown the champions! Karting Director, Mike “MTM” Scarabino, says, “The 2017 PRKS racing series should be packed full […]

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Trinity Karting Group Adds Birel ART to Product Lineup

Ohio-based team excited to partner with PSL Karting to offer WKA Man Cup support

Mar 30, 2017
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During the off-season, Trinity Karting Group officially confirmed the expansion of their program to include the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour and WKA Winter Cup.  The addition of these series to Team TKG’s schedule of WKA Manufacturers Cup and KRA club events at New Castle has positioned the operation as a major player on the East […]

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EKN One-on-One: Scott Barnes – Bermuda Karting Club

Third annual Dockyard Grand Prix on tap for late April

Mar 30, 2017
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If you’ve raced at the Rock Island Grand Prix, the Championship Enduro Series or in other US events, you’ve very likely heard of Scott ‘Skitchy’ Barnes.  The Bermuda native and resident treks to the mainland to a few events or so each year, most notable being the RIGP and the SKUSA SuperNationals. Skitchy always runs […]

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