2015 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Stock Moto – May 14

Leesmann returns to top of order as new season begins

May 14, 2015 New EKN Driver Rankings #1 Stock Moto driver Fritz Leesmann (Photo: EKN)
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The 2015 racing season is well underway with the winter programs in the books, and most regional and national series kicking off over the last two months. The eKartingNews.com Stock Moto Driver Rankings ended with UK driver Jordon Lennox on top of the standings thanks to his five straight victories on the SKUSA Fikse Wheels […]

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Mother-Daughter Bond at the Track

Shannon Slattery and Marina Walters spend quality time together through the sport of karting

May 13, 2015 Marina Walters (r) with her grandfather Patrick Slattery and mother Shannon Slattery (l)
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Cincinnati television station WKRC aired a Mother’s Day story recently focused on a mother-daughter tandem that has forged a special bond through the sport of karting. Shannon Slattery and Marina Walters enjoy their weekends together at the racetrack, as a family team, carrying on the Slattery name and the passion for karting. Shannon is the […]

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May 13, 2015 Junior Max podium (Photo: kartpix.net)
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The second round of the Super One was exclusively for the ABkC National Rotax Championships with the addition of a Cadet Libre support race for the local drivers.  They had much enjoyment mixing with the UK’s premier championship and getting experience of timed qualifying and longer races.  Honda mounted Guy Cunnington just edged both final […]

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With a week off from his normal racing schedule, Southern California sprint car star Brody Roa is going to challenge the regulars in the KT100 class when the So Cal Oval Karters travel to Wheel2Wheel Raceway on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville this Saturday night, May 16th.   Joining the popular traveling karters on […]

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Benik Kart Caps Off April with Wins in California, Florida, and Mexico

Brand continues to shine throughout North America

May 13, 2015 Kart Benik
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Capping off a successful opening quarter to the 2015 karting season, the BENIK Kart brand shone brightly in California, Florida and Mexico taking several high profile victories. With success in regional, national and international karting events, BENIK kart has quickly become one of the quickest and most successful brands in today’s North American karting scene. […]

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US Open Set for Inaugural Race Weekend at Dallas Karting Complex

National karting series kicks off this week in Caddo Mills, Texas

May 13, 2015 US Open logo
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After months of hard work and preparation, MAXSpeed Entertainment’s new series, the US Open, is set to make its inaugural start this weekend at the Dallas Karting Complex (DKC) in Caddo Mills, Texas. As a true national karting campaign, the series has created a buzz with a prize package of over $200,000, support from major […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Prepares For Return To Nations Heartland

Badger Kart Club facility set to host third round of series

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When the 2015 National Schedule was released for the Bridgestone/Mazda Manufacturers Cup Series months ago, possibly one of the most eye-catching venues was stop #3 on the tour, returning the 2-cycle program to the nations heartland in May to Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin, not only home of the Badger Kart Club, […]

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May 12, 2015 (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Local hero Brad Tremain spearheaded a trio of new class winners at the third round of this year’s ProKart Series at Tokoroa’s Holsters Trade Zone Raceway over the weekend. Young gun Tremain turned the tables on visiting Australian driver Josh Smith and multi-time class champion Ryan Grant to qualify quickest then finished second in each […]

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Eyenovation Multimedia, a small motorsports centric California based design studio, today announced the launch of a small side project: KartDirectory.com KartDirectory.com offers users a simple and lightweight way to find anything karting related online by searching an ever increasing database of businesses. Viewers can search by category, location, or geographic proximity with powerful mapping API […]

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Preparations continue for the annual Awards Presentation for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series Friday June 5 at the Palmetto Club at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina, all part of the Kart City Performance Nationals weekend, stop #2 for the series. Prior to the awards presentation, guests will have the chance […]

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With the month of April officially in the books, BBS Race Engine Development showed success across the board. BBS engines were heavy hitters in the Parilla Leopard classes, which accounted for a victory, two poles, two outside poles, and five top five finishes. In addition to the established IAME  program, BBS Race Engine Development exhibited […]

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Adkins Raceway Park Comes Back to Life

Historic karting facility in Ohio has rebirth thanks to racers, set for May 31 reopening

May 12, 2015 Adkins Raceway Park-Building
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Written by Randy Kugler and David Cole May 31 will mark the rebirth of one of the most historic karting venues in the country, Adkins Raceway Park. Located in Port Washington, Ohio, a facelift around the facility and new concrete on most of the course, it is an exciting time for the Adkins family and […]

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May 11, 2015 Dylan Drysdale (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Daniel Connor from Auckland and Dylan Drysdale from Palmerston North stamped their authority on their respective classes at the latest round of the Logitech New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge kart series at Tokoroa’s Holsters Trade Zone Raceway over the weekend. After battery failure sidelined him in the Final at the opening 2015 series round in […]

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May 11, 2015 KF Podium (Photo: Press.net Images)
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Era show didn’t fall short of expectations in Portimao. On the Kartodromo Internacional do Algarve, the first round of the CIK-FIA European KF & KFJ Championship finished today. The best of international karting emerged in both the categories, with new names and new teams which played a leading role, giving a boost to the interest […]

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The RA Adams Enterprises “Championship Enduro Series”, sanctioned by TAG Racing International, and produced by GEM Promotions returns to the track at Blackhawk Farms Raceway in South Beloit Illinois for what promises to be one of the most anticipated events in the Midwest this season. Presented by GPI Racing, the race weekend at Blackhawk Farms […]

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May 11, 2015 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Hoosier logo
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After taking the month of April off to host three national touring series events, competitors were more than ready to return to racing with Round 3 of the GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Presented by Hoosier Racing Tire today. The month off from club series racing made drivers hungrier than ever for victories. The list tallied […]

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PSL West Set to Take on Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour, US Open Program and Can-Am Series

Positions under PSL West Tent still available for US Open in Dallas

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Closing the first quarter of the 2015 karting season, PSL West continues to show their winning formula. Scoring multiple podiums and claiming at least one victory in every event weekend entered so far this season, PSL West is now set to take on the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Fikse Pro Tour, the US Open program and […]

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Jak Crawford and His Energy Were Hot in Phoenix

Crawford starts his first full season of SKUSA Pro Tour competition at the top of the points

May 11, 2015 Jak Crawford and his Energy chassis were the ones to beat in the hot Phoenix sun (Photo: On Track Promotions)
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Under a hot desert sun with Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) visiting the Phoenix Kart Racing Association (PKRA) facility for the annual 2015 Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SKUSA SpringNationals, the temperatures exceeded 100 degrees Fahrenheit for two straight days and the action on the PKRA track was just as hot. After the transponders were strapped on the karts […]

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P1 Continues to Add Wins in National Competition

Two wins and nineteen top-tens at SKUSA SpringNationals

May 11, 2015 P1 Engines logo
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P1 Engines performed flawlessly in the oppressive heat at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association (PKRA) facility in Phoenix, Arizona, during the annual Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SpringNationals. Karts with P1 Engines brought home two more national wins and nineteen top-ten finishes over the course of the weekend. In TaG Cadet, Jak Crawford dominated […]

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Race at the Beach Round #2

Helgason Triples - Fields, Fitzgerald, Beville, Stratton, Neibert and Kelly Doubled

May 11, 2015 Animal Heavy-#26-Nick Helgason - #99 Zach Bullis (Photo: Bruce C. Walls/Action Sports Photos)
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Saturday May 2, 2015 was a beautiful day on the Delmarva Peninsula. Temperatures were in the mid 70’s, a warm breeze blew and the sun played hid and seek behind puffy white clouds.  Perfect conditions for the surface of US-13 Kartway’s 1/5-mile dirt oval.  The sun was just warm enough to heat it a tad […]

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