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Major League Karting will use the Le Cont LP11 CIK Prime Tires—perhaps the one of the fastest in the world used in a CIK-sanctioned event, but also durable and reliable—in their American debut in MLK’s inaugural event Oct. 3-4 at Willow Springs International Raceway. In the three-round KZ/KZ2 European Championship, the KZ2 class on the […]

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Aug 27, 2015 Tony Kelly - now racing limited 4 Cylinder schedule Saturday Nights focusing on his children Anthony and Brittany’s Kart Racing – won his Tuesday Night Feature (Photo: Diane Carriere)
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Despite a strong effort with dark clouds most of the day and a light shower just before race time Mother Nature was unsuccessful in winning another Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Night. Tuesday August 25 however did see a first time winner as a late decision to race paid off for former Saturday Night Van […]

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The Eagles will be soaring high this weekend in West Virginia as the VEGA/TS Racing National Road Race Series will host their Grand Nationals this weekend at the legendary Summit Pont Motorsports Park. With the season winding down quickly, there are many points battles that are extremely tight, as competitors will be afforded Bonus Points […]

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P1 Engines Offers Exchange Program to Upgrade to IAME X30 Package

Only five packages available and they won't last long

Aug 27, 2015 P1 Engines logo
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As one of the leading and top TaG engine builders in the karting community, California based P1 Engines is pleased to announce a trade in program for the IAME X30 powerplant. Customers are welcome to trade in any SKUSA or TaG USA legal Parilla Leopard along with wiring harness, airbox and exhaust pipe and receive […]

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Team Benik Adds Another Championship Title to Their Resume

Team dominates several classes in two high profile series

Aug 27, 2015 Team BENIK celebrates Lachlan DeFrancesco's championship
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With only a few events left on the 2015 karting calendar, Team BENIK looks to keep the momentum rolling as they continue their winning ways. Competing in both the ROK Cup USA and United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) programs, BENIK drivers once again secured race wins and podium results against some tough and talented […]

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From the Tower: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle

Series closes out another successful season

Aug 27, 2015 (Photo: EKN)
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The 2015 United States Pro Kart Series closed out the season this past weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The third year of the growing race program saw record numbers throughout the four events on the season, crowning eight different drivers as champions Sunday evening during the awards ceremonies. For complete coverage, visit the […]

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Top Kart USA Finishes Strong at New Castle

Two wins, nine podiums and five pole positions in USPKS competition

Aug 26, 2015 Jason Welage was at the front of the field at New Castle (Photo: Kathy Churchill)
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In the final two rounds of United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) competition, Top Kart USA once again scored multiple victories, podiums and pole positions during rounds seven and eight over the August 21-23rd weekend. Taking place at their home facility, New Castle Motorsports Park just outside Indianapolis, Indiana, the blue brand was once again […]

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Aug 26, 2015 Rotax Euro Challenge-Genk
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Following three very exciting weekends in France, Italy and Germany, the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge now heads towards Belgium for one all-deciding event on the challenging track in Genk. The small country with a tremendous motorsport tradition will host the series’ final for the second time since 2010, following four years of marking the start […]

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Energy Corse Making Winning Strides in the United States

New European Race Team Chassis is Showcased by Surging Jak Crawford

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Outnumbered by other brands in cadet races across the United States karting scene, the recent success rate of Energy Corse with its “Storm” Cadet European race team chassis is starting to turn karting heads. Texan pilot Jak Crawford has been fielding his new Storm chassis since late Spring and has garnered a fifty percent win […]

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Aug 26, 2015 John Crow won the Masters division (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Race #4 of the So-Cal Challenge took place under the lights at the World Famous Adams Motorsports Park in cooperation with So-Cal Sprinters. The shared event went off without a hitch as the two organizations split duties to support the racers and crews. Senior Max had only two entries but all day long Henry Morse […]

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Following a most successful season, the curtain will be drawn this weekend on the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals. And while many points leads could be deemed safe, Bonus Points always play a key factor, sometimes throwing a wrench into what appeared to be […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – July 2015 – Jesus Rios Jr.

iKart driver doubles up at SKUSA SummerNationals against largest TaG Senior field

Aug 26, 2015 Jesus Rios Jr. drove to victory at the SKUSA SummerNationals twice in the TaG Senior division (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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SKUSA Bulletin: TaG Junior Finishing Order Reversal from SummerNationals

Television footage confirms Lemke win in close finish, SKUSA to add camera at start-finish for future events

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The filming of this year’s Fikse Wheels Pro Tour has been incredibly positive in terms of exposure and awareness for both the sport of karting and the Superkarts! USA program.  The two shows that were produced from the recent SKUSA SummerNationals at New Castle Motorsports Park are scheduled for airing this month, with the first […]

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Aug 25, 2015 EKNTV-Canadian Karting Championships-Kyle Edgar
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This weekend was the 2015 Canadian Karting Championships at the Mosport Kartwayas in Clarington, Ontario. A total of 40 drivers made up the Briggs & Stratton LO206 Senior category on the twisting and flowing 1.41km (0.876 miles) course just outside the historic Canadian Tire Motorsport Park track. Ride along with polesitter Kyle Edgar as he […]

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Aug 25, 2015 4-Cycle Super Showdown
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The 2015 4-Cycle Super Showdown Preregistration is currently open. Once again the Super Showdown is being held at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association’s (PKRA) track located in Phoenix Arizona. The dates for this year’s event are Thursday, October 22 Move in. Friday’s practice on October 23, Gates will open by 7AM. Racing will be Saturday […]

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Joseph Lamberth Impressive On and Off the Track

Lamberth scores top ten in US Grand Nationals

Aug 25, 2015 Joseph Lamberth scores a top ten finish in Junior Max at the Cold Stone United States Rotax Grand Nationals in his junior rookie season (Photo: Joseph Lamberth Racing)
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As a newcomer to the Junior Max division of Rotax this year, and as a Junior rookie at the Cold Stone United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals, Joseph Lamberth might have considered merely finishing to be a success. His family had no idea how it would turn out. But Joseph already knew what he […]

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Ron White Racing Primed as Factory Support for SuperNationals

Veteran driver and SuperNats race winner to provide support for CRG drivers in Las Vegas

Aug 24, 2015 Ron White Racing is primed and ready for the upcoming Superkarts! USA SuperNationals and has professional support programs designed to fit every customers specific needs, including Arrive-and-Drive packages (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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It’s the biggest race of the year and Ron White Racing will be there front-and-center to provide arrive-and-drive program and team support as an official factory-assisted CRG squad.  The Superkarts! USA SuperNationals have evolved into the largest karting event in the world, boasting over 500 drivers, and as a former winner of the headline SuperPro […]

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Event Schedule Now Available for Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas

More information released as #RaceTheRio excitement builds

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Following the opening of event registration this past Monday, MAXSpeed Entertainment (MSE) has now released the event schedule for the upcoming Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas. With hype for the series finale building and registrations coming in steadily, the final event on the 2015 MAXSpeed Entertainment calendar, set for Halloween weekend October 28-31 […]

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Racers in the American Kart Racing Association’s  (AKRA) Road Race Series got a chance to check out fresh asphalt at the new National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park’s 3.15-mile road course in Bowling Green, KY August 12-14.  Al Gierz practiced on the 2-mile West portion of that huge circuit Friday.  Saturday and Sunday he was dialed […]

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P1 Engines Flexing Muscles in LAKC Competition

More impressive results in round six at Fontana

Aug 24, 2015 P1 Engines logo
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As summer winds to a close, P1 Engines continues to impress at the local and national level. In round six of Los Angeles Kart Club (LAKC) competition, P1-powered drivers scored multiple wins and several podium finishes showing their strength at both the regional and national level of karting across the United States. “I would personally […]

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