Skip Barber Racing School to Award $11,000 to Top Performers of the IKF Skip Barber Challenge

Winners to compete in Karting Scholarship Shootout, Nov. 4-6, Sebring International Raceway

May 03, 2013 Skip Barber logo
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Skip Barber Racing School is proud to announce a partnership with the International Kart Federation Region 7 Championship Series and the creation of the 2013 IKF Skip Barber Challenge. This special competition is open to IKF members ages 13-25 racing in the IKF Region 7 Championship Series in the Spec PRD Senior and Spec PRD […]

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May 03, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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WKA has teamed with longtime supporter Ultramax Racing Chassis of Greenville, S.C., to offer a special $2,500-To-Win Limited Modified race at this July 19-21 Briggs & Stratton Racing Dirt Summer Nationals at Wheel Crazy Kartway in Johnsonville, S.C. Since announcing the Briggs Summer Nationals, WKA received a great number of requests to run a Limited […]

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Numbers Continue to Grow at Round Three of LAKC

Third round of racing for LAKC sees great attendance at CalSpeed Karting event

May 03, 2013 Los Angeles Karting Championship LAKC logo
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The 2013 karting season in Southern California is rolling along with exciting numbers of racers at each round, and even more exciting racing as the Los Angeles Karting Championship (LAKC) held its third round of the season. Karters returned to the CalSpeed Karting complex that allows for multiple configurations. This round, they raced on the […]

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Industry News: P1 Engines Scores Three Pole Positions in USPKS Debut

P1 Engines impresses with three pole positions and three podium results

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With a new series launching in North America, P1 Engines would travel back to the eastern half of the USA to take part in the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS). Taking place at the pristine Mooresville Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina, P1 Engines powered drivers would close the weekend with some hardware. When […]

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Mooresville Motorplex (MMX) is excited to announce the creation of their next five-race points championship, the Stock Car Steel/SRI Championship Series, beginning on May 15 and sponsored by Stock Car Steel and Aluminum/SRI, a full-line steel and service center based in Mooresville, N.C., that offers a diverse metals and plastics product line to many of […]

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Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Gears Up for Fourth SKUSA Season

Colorado and Utah racers prepare for regional season with opening rounds at Miller Motorsports Park

May 02, 2013 Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge logo
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The Rocky Mountain Pro Kart Challenge (RMPKC) is set to go off like a powder keg this coming weekend, as racers from throughout the region are heading to Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, for the opening two rounds of the 2013 season. Entering the series’ fourth year, the Superkarts! USA regional program has welcomed […]

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May 02, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Round two of the 2013 WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series is nearing as the Michigan Kart Supply Nationals are set to go off May 24-26 at JET Karting near South Bend, Indiana, the popular sprint track formerly known at Michiana Raceway Park. Pre-registration is open for only one more week. The close […]

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Busy Weekend on Tap for Karting in the United States

ProKart Challenge programs go crazy, Route 66 kicks off season

May 02, 2013 EKN Trackside Live logo
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The start of May means one thing, Spring is officially here and racing is underway across the United States. After what was a crazy month of April regarding weather, karters all around the country can venture out to the garage to spend the time working on their machines for the upcoming race. This weekend, a […]

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Team News: Champion Racing Returns Intrepid Brand to SKUSA Pro Tour

Drivers climb the running order all weekend in Tucson, Arizona

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Champion Racing stable out of Norman, Oklahoma has taken on the task of reintroducing the Intrepid chassis brand to the forefront of karting in North America. During the April 12-14 weekend, Champion Racing competed in the 2013 Superkarts! USA SpringNationals at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson Arizona. The team saw great results in Intrepids […]

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Making the switch to the CRG brand and competing under the PSL Karting tent for the final round of the Florida Winter Tour (FWT), Floridian pilot Dominic Tesoro is set to embark on a busy 2013 racing season. Making the switch as part of the PSL Karting Driver Development Program, Tesoro will compete both regionally […]

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The newly formed United States Pro Kart Series held their inaugural event at the Mooresville Motorplex and Kartwerks was on the grid with two karts – Yamaha Rookie pilot Griffin Kunz and Leopard Pro racer Andy Schlosser. Excitement was palpable for this new series at the world class facility and the Series delivered in every […]

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eKartingNews.com United States Rotax Driver Rankings 2013 Program Outlined

Driver rankings program continues for US Rotax Max Challenge programs across the country

May 01, 2013 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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The partnership between MAXSpeed and eKartingNews.com continues into 2013, bringing with it the EKN United States Rotax Driver Rankings. Taking over from the USRMC National Point Standings, the EKN program was introduced in 2012 to rank drivers within the country’s official Rotax Max Challenge program against one another. The rankings series will continue in 2013, […]

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Industry News: All New JayHoward.com Goes Live

An insight to the life and business side of Jay Howard

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A mainstay in the motorsports community, IZOD IndyCar Series pilot and karting standout Jay Howard is pleased to launch his new personal motorsports website. Created by ML2 Interactive Media’s Matt Long,http://www.JayHoward.com is now live and operational. The new website shows the life and business side of Jay Howard. As a married 32-year-old living in the motorsports […]

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The Formula 100 Karting Series has recently added four new classes to its class lineup for the rest of the 2013 season, beginning at Round #2 on May 11th at Willow Springs Kart Track in Rosamond, CA. F100 Cadet, Cadet Novice, Junior and Junior Novice have been added to the class lineup to provide a […]

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Series News: RaceComplex Up Next for Florida Karting Championship Series

Round three set for this coming weekend in Fort Myers

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As the Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS) reaches the middle of its six-race schedule, championship points battles begin to take shape as participants head to the RaceComplex facility in Fort Myers, Florida. With the series seeing growth from previous years and a host of drivers from out of state making an appearance in the program, […]

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Team News: Phil Giebler Racing – SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals Report

Phil Giebler Racing’s Williams wins in S5, May 3rd in TaG Senior, Grey 3rd in TaG Junior in SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals

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Phil Giebler Racing’s Carter Williams drove to victory and finished second in S5 Junior Stock Moto, Jonathan May finished third and fourth in TaG Senior, Noah Grey finished third and ninth in TaG Junior and Trenton Sparks was fourth and fifth in TaG Cadet in the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals at the Musselman Honda […]

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Driver News: Parker Thompson Claims Super Pole at WSK Euro Series

Canadian pilot adds another top five result to an already impressive season

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Coming off his first European karting victory, Canadian born Parker Thompson and his Energy Corse team would travel to the International Circuit Napoli in Sarno, Italy for the third round of the WSK Euro Series. Riding a wave of high confidence, Thompson continued with his impressive string of results scoring a top-five result in the […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mooresville – Sunday Report

Constant rain dampened track, but not action as inaugural event completed in North Carolina

Apr 28, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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The first ever United States Pro Kart Series event completed Sunday at the new Mooresville Motorplex in North Carolina. Weather forecasts called for 100% chance of rain, and that’s just what it did. From the morning practice sessions all the way through the podium ceremonies, the clouds brought plenty of moisture to last a full […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mooresville – Saturday Report

Self, Stross, Gafrarar, Jens, Holden, Verhagen and Sheppard record inaugural victories

Apr 27, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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History was made Saturday as the United States Pro Kart Series put in its first ever day of competition into the books at the Mooresville Motorplex in North Carolina. The inaugural event, presented by GoPro, welcomed over a hundred drivers to make up the 122 entries for the weekend to contest the seven Yamaha and […]

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Round Three of California ProKart Challenge Hits Riverside Next Weekend

Superkarts! USA regional program returns to action at Adams Motorsports Park

Apr 26, 2013 The California ProKart Challenge returns to action May 3-4 after record numbers contested the opening two rounds
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Following a month off, the California ProKart Challenge returns trackside as round three will be contested at the historic Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside on May 3-4. The Superkarts! USA flagship regional program welcomed record numbers in the opening two rounds of the series, and is expecting another strong turnout. The tight confines of the […]

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