EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle – Saturday Report

Myers triumphs in challenging Leopard main event while Jones fights forward for Yamaha win

Aug 16, 2014 USPKS-NewCastle-Sat
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The 2014 United States Pro Kart Series finale completed the opening day of competition on Saturday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The central Indiana facility challenged the near 140 entries on the day in the eight categories, as on and off rain kept driver and mechanics on their toes. Changing conditions providing some excitement […]

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Aug 15, 2014 (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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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 United States Pro Kart Series finale weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and […]

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Superkarts! USA SuperNationals Registration Opens to the Public

Entry into the 18th annual event in Las Vegas begins at 9pm PDT to all competitors

Aug 14, 2014 Registration for the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII opens to the public on August 14 at 9pm PDT (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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In less than 100 days, karters from all over the world will gather on the Las Vegas Strip to take part in the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII. The annual event will take place at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino for the fifth year in a row over the November 19-23 weekend, and it promises […]

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United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Motorsports Park

August 15-17, 2014: New Castle Motorsports Park - New Castle, Indiana

Aug 14, 2014 USPKS logo
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This weekend is the finale of the 2014 United States Pro Kart Series, set for the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. Another event of over 100 entries will converge to the popular 1-mile course to decide the eight champions – four in TaG and four in Yamaha. Official Event Thread Official Website […]

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Canadian Tire has renewed its support as the title sponsor of the Canadian Tire ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championships being held on August 22 – 24, 2014, at Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Québec. Canadian Tire will also continue to sponsor Team Canada for the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2014 in Valencia, Spain, on November […]

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Racing returns to 3-S in Sutton this Sunday, Aug. 17 for the Simcoe Kart Club’s Race #9. Open practice is available all week and camping is always free.  Pre-registration opens on Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm.  Registration opens on Sunday at 7:45 am, followed by Pre-tech, and the Driver’s Meeting at 9:30 am. […]

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Team PSL Karting, the world’s number one CRG distributer, stayed very close to home for the third round of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC) at Le Monaco Trois-Rivieres. The team and its customers made an impressive number of podium finishes among the most competitive drivers from Eastern Canada and elsewhere. Saturday’s action at Le […]

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New Castle Motorsports Park will be the scene of the final round of the United States Pro Kart Series, and Checkered Motorsports is looking to add more wins and podiums to an already impressive 2014 racing season, which included four wins and ten podiums at the third stop of the USPKS at Pittsburgh International Race […]

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Attracting drivers from all over the globe, SuperKarts USA (SKUSA) hosted rounds 3 and 4 of the 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour in Modesto, Ca. The event was set up as a temporary track using the Downtown Modesto city streets. This would be a first for a Pro Tour event but proved vital attracting thousands of […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Preview – Part 2

TaG championships coming down to the wire this weekend in Indiana

Aug 14, 2014 USPKS logo
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The second season of the United States Pro Kart Series will come to a close this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park – presented by KARTSALE. Round Seven and Eight are scheduled for the August 15-17 weekend, with the New Castle, Indiana facility set to welcome a strong contingent of drivers competing in the […]

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Four Tickets to Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals to be Awarded at Rotax Pan American Challenge

Two drivers will enter 2014 event while two others will receive first invites to 2015 Grand Finals

Aug 13, 2014 Rotax Pan American Logo
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With the annual Rotax Pan American Challenge set to take place at the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina from October 15-19, the MAXSpeed Group is pleased to announce additional details for the event. With four invites to the annual Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) on the line, Rotax Senior MAX and DD2 […]

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Indiana‘s Zach Holden and Ohio’s John Paul Southern Jr. led the way this past weekend at the Top Kart USA Nationals, round four of the 2014 WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at New Castle Motorsports Park’s Iron Man Course. Holden, who entered the weekend as one of the few drivers with a lot […]

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Cleavelin Lands CRG-USA in Victory Lane at Superkarts! USA SummerNationals

TaG Master driver pilots CRG machine to a win at inaugural Modesto Grand Prix

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The CRG-USA race team traveled to the second stop of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour, visiting the inaugural Modesto Grand Prix. The northern California city opened its city streets to the largest SummerNationals ever, with nearly 250 drivers on hand. Making the journey from its Grand Junction, Colorado facility, CRG-USA fielded a large contingent of […]

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Team PSL Karting Gains Momentum at Modesto

Looking forward to championships and further victories to close the SKUSA season

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The Modesto Grand Prix brought plenty of excitement, talent, and drama for one race weekend. Team PSL Karting’s tent was definitely full of mostly excitement and talent after a slew of top-ten finishes. Superkarts! USA’s (SKUSA) inaugural street course race pushed the limits of what American karting traditionally looks like and brought the development of […]

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Heartbreak for Anthony Gangi Jr. at Cold Stone US Grand Nationals

New York resident shows speed at Miller Motorsports Park

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With hopes to join Team USA at the annual Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF), GT7 Motorsports driver Anthony Gangi Jr. would compete in the Rotax Junior class at the recent 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals. Showing speed around the ultra-fast and technical Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, the up-and-coming talent was one […]

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Dark Horse Pros Launches Crowfunding Site for Athletes

Dark Horse Pros, a company committed to serious athletes, launches their crowdfunding site for athletes in action and extreme sports

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Amateur, semi-pro, and pro athletes can now create campaigns on DarkHorsePros.com. Crowdfunding campaigns, once approved, must set a minimum goal of raising $200 and can last up to 30 days. Campaigns must be related to participation in an action or extreme sport and are limited to the current or upcoming season. For additional requirements, check […]

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SuperTuners Inc. Scores Cold Stone US Grand Nationals Title

Greg Bell and Mike Jones will now be part of Team USA

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Creating SuperTuners Inc. in 2013, Greg Bell would put forth a program to help karting competitors. Offering the same services that he provided within his own Leading Edge Motorsports Race Team, Bell worked to put together a talented group of tuners to service drivers on other kart brands. Claiming race wins and championships throughout the […]

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The team from Goodwood Kartways kept its Eastern Canadian Karting Championship momentum rolling a week ago as the series hit Quebec for the first time this season. Le Monaco de Trois-Rivieres was a doubleheader this year, and the Goodwood crew was certainly toeing the line as four different drivers scored double podiums! Zachary Claman DeMelo, […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Preview – Part 1

Four Yamaha titles on the line in Indiana as 2014 season closes out

Aug 13, 2014 USPKS logo
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The second season of the United States Pro Kart Series will come to a close this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park – presented by KARTSALE. Round Seven and Eight are scheduled for the August 15-17 weekend, with the New Castle, Indiana facility set to welcome a strong contingent of drivers competing in the […]

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From the Tower: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals

Challenging weekend as SKUSA goes to the streets of Modesto

Aug 12, 2014 From the Tower-SummerNats
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We spend our entire racedays up in the tower, watching every on-track session while producing our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. This new ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the accounts that develop over a race weekend, […]

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