Sep 08, 2016
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It is the most prestigious race of the season, the event that in one weekend, without appeal, assigns the World Champion title of KZ category. At the Asum Ring in Kristianstad, Sweden, the world race saw us once again protagonists with Marco Ardigò who came to the podium in the third place. We got back […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh Preview Part 1

Tight championship chases in four Yamaha division to be decided this weekend

Sep 07, 2016
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The fourth season of the Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is ready to host its final event. Racers are preparing to travel to the Pittsburgh International Race Complex for the final two rounds of the championship chase around the Alan Wilson Circuit in Wampum, PA. With new pavement laid […]

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Sep 06, 2016
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The 48th running of the California State Karting Championship, sponsored by APM Racing with Courtney Concepts and MG Tires/WR International, took place this past June at CalSpeed on, quite possibly, the hottest weekend of the year. Temperatures soared above 110 degrees with the asphalt track temps even hotter! With most local race teams taking the […]

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Sep 06, 2016
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It’s been a positive experience even though definitely not an easy one for Baby Race and Leonardo Lorandi in Sweden. The Italian combination lined-up for the single-event KZ World Championship held at Kristianstad, where Lorandi made his debut in the top KZ class after spending the 2016 season in the KZ2 category. For the World […]

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Sep 06, 2016
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CRG is living an fantastic season finale and managed to win the CIK-FIA KZ World Championship with Paolo De Conto on CRG/TM/Vega and the CIK-FIA KZ2 International Super Cup with Pedro Hiltbrand on CRG/Maxter/Vega at the Circuit Asum Ring of Kristianstad (Sweden). CRG dominion in Sweden has been clear for the whole weekend, but the […]

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P1 Engines: SKUSA ProKart Challenge Report

Two wins and top-ten results for California based engine builder

Sep 06, 2016
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The fifth round of the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) California ProKart Challenge in Santa Maria, California brought success once again for P1 Engines. Posting strong results all weekend, the California based engine builder would claim wins in the X30 Junior and X30 Masters classes, along with many more top-ten finishes, as they continue to close out the […]

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Paolo de Conto and CRG the 2016 World KZ Champion

World title awarded in Kristianstad

Sep 06, 2016
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The opening ceremony of the last day of the World CIK-FIA KZ Championship was particularly spectacular, thanks to  an accurate choreography accompanied by a military band and a launch of parachutists, all organized by the Kristianstad Karting Klubb. The show went on stage at the Asum Ring in Kristianstad, in Sweden. In the same weekend, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Rock Island Grand Prix Report

Cowboy Cal ropes in five Rock trophies, Ruscitti crowned King of the Streets

Sep 04, 2016
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There is no other event like it in the world. Racing on the city streets is a rare opportunity for those in motorsports, especially in karting. Every Labor Day weekend, the city of Rock Island, Illinois closes down a few blocks along the Mississippi River to host the world’s largest street race – the Rock […]

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2016 Rock Island Grand Prix

September 3-4, 2016: Rock Island Street Course - Rock Island, Illinois

Sep 02, 2016
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The 22nd Rock Island Grand Prix is set for this weekend in Rock Island, Illinois. Every Labor Day weekend, karters turn the city streets into a race course of six-turns at 6/10-mile, reaching speeds near 80mph. The event is a melting pot of diverse karting drivers, equipment and talent pool into 17 categories competing over […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Rock Island Grand Prix Preview

22nd edition set to Rock the Quad City streets once again

Sep 02, 2016
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There is nothing like it. From a quite area of city streets Friday afternoon to screaming engines at 8am Saturday morning, roaring around a 6/10-mile circuit built from nothing to a full race track in just a matter of hours. That is just the first 12 hours of the weekend at the Xtream Rock Island […]

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Superkarts! USA to Offer $20,000 Prize at SuperNationals 20 for Returning Winners

Past SuperNationals champions eligible for unparalleled victory reward

Sep 01, 2016
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If there is any proof that Superkarts! USA is dedicated to making the 20th running of their SuperNationals the biggest event in the organization’s history, this announcement is surely it.  It was a concept that initially circulated through the Pro Tour paddock at New Castle as SKUSA CEO Tom Kutscher gauged response for the idea, […]

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Sep 01, 2016
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“We stopped for dinner on the way and when our bill came up … it was $21.21,” said Tim Phillips in a Face Book post, “I just had this feeling then that tonight was going to be our night.” Kyle Phillips would go on to put his #21 Kart in St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts […]

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Sep 01, 2016
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We remind you of these rule changes that were announced earlier. For Yamaha drivers, this version includes one word edit under Pt. 4 below. The updated Supplemental Rules in their entirety are posted online. First, Rule Additions to all Yamaha KT100 Classes: KT100 Pressure / Vacuum Testing For Leakage: Testing may be performed to insure […]

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Sep 01, 2016
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Phil Giebler Racing’s Nicky Hays drove to his second straight X30 Senior feature victory Saturday in the Superkarts! USA California ProKart Challenge on the .7-mile Santa Maria Kart Track. The 14-year-old Hays became the youngest Senior division feature winner in Superkarts! USA history at Sonoma Raceway’s Simraceway Performance Karting Center  in the California PKC on […]

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Sep 01, 2016
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Nicholson Speedway club officials and members welcomed the American Kart Racing Association (AKRA) to their historic sprint track nestled near the shores of the Chester River on the Delmarva Peninsula this past August 26-28 for the fourth and final round of the 2016 Vega USA American Sprint Cup Series “Northern Tour.” Nicholson – built in […]

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Sep 01, 2016
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It is the most prestigious event of the entire season, the CIK-FIA World Championship reserved for the KZ category. There is no doubt that the race that will take place next weekend on the Kristianstad Swedish circuit, is the most exciting and engaging event for the whole international karting. On the 1,231 meters of the […]

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Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series Champions to be Crowned in Pittsburgh

Eight championships on the line at Pittsburgh International Race Complex with pre-entry extended for series finale

Sep 01, 2016
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The final chapter of the 2016 Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is set for the September 9-11 weekend in Wampum, Pennsylvania. Eight categories will close out the season with the final two rounds – presented by Checkered Motorsports – contested at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Site of the […]

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Familiar Faces at the Front for California ProKart Challenge Return to Santa Maria

Hays earns second straight in X30 Senior as Craig notches first in the S1 Pro category

Aug 31, 2016
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The penultimate event for the California ProKart Challenge took place on August 26-27 at the Santa Maria Kart Track. It was the first trip back to the Santa Maria, California facility since 2012, as the Superkarts! USA flagship regional program hosted the fifth round of the series championship. Over 150 drivers took part in the […]

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EKN Live Returns To The Rock

TB Kart USA partners with EKN to produce Rock Island Grand Prix live broadcast

Aug 31, 2016
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This coming weekend, for the 22nd time, the streets of a Mississippi River city in Illinois will come to life, as speed limits will be destroyed and local race fans will be entertained. The Xtreme Rock Island Grand Prix Powered by Mediacom is a Labor Day weekend staple in the world of American karting, and […]

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Sanzaru Games Karting Championships – Round Six Report

Toft takes GoPro Honda CRF 250 feature

Aug 31, 2016
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The Sanzaru Games Karting Championships usually has tough tight and exciting racing, but the smokin’ racing for this race had to do with the smoky haze in the air from the Lake County fires. The tight Sprint track configuration made for some exciting racing and put a premium on quality passes, of which there were […]

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