AMK Race Products Making a Name for Themselves and Top Kart in the North

The Top Kart brand continues to show speed and strength across the nation

Sep 23, 2015 15-09-22-amk
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Newly developed Top Kart USA Authorized Dealer and Service Center, AMK Race Products is making a statement this season at their home track of Stockholm Karting Center in Cokato, MN. AMK Race Products is owned and operated by Christopher and Alexander Kardashian, who are veterans to not only the sport of karting but also the […]

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Sep 23, 2015 So Cal Oval Karters logo
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The So Cal Oval Karters will visit the place where they opened the season back in March, the Perris Raceway Flat Track, this Saturday night, September 26, for the final time in 2015.  All five SCOK classes will be on hand and the club will host its popular “Arrive and Drive” programs for prospective new […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Kyle Kalish – 2015 RoboPong 200

Franklin Motorsports / Merlin driver takes break from first semester at college to 'regulate' with karting mentor

Sep 22, 2015 (Photo: EKN)
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This year, Franklin Motorsports / Merlin driver Kyle Kalish is taking on a new category. The inaugural United States Pro Kart Series Leopard Pro champion is moving from one gear to six, taking on the challenge that is shifterkart racing. The 18-year-old from Wauconda, Illinois began racing when he was five, and has earned championships […]

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Sep 22, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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For parents of competitors running the Kid Kart class this weekend in the GT Machine Grand Nationals at Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, Georgia, they are reminded that this class does NOT run in the event of rain conditions, as per rule #263.1 of the 2015 WKA National Tech Manual. Instead, competitors are issued Rain […]

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Jeremy Fletcher Wins Rok Cup USA Championship

Strong performance in Orlando seals the deal

Sep 22, 2015 Jeremy Fletcher is all smiles as he is awarded the Vortex Micro ROK championship trophy this past weekend in Orlando 
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Team Felon / Tony Kart Driver Jeremy Fletcher ended his season on a high note, winning the fifth and final roundof the ROK Cup USA program held this past weekend at the Orlando Kart Center in Central Florida. With his strong performance over the weekend, the talented youngster also managed to secure the ROK Cup […]

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Sep 22, 2015 (Photo:CanAmKartingChallenge.com)
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Invading the twists, turns and rolling hills of the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon, the 2015 CAN-AM Karting Challenge closed out their third championship season in superb fashion. New for 2015, the series closed out the season with a new race format taking the championship chases all the way into Sunday’s Finals and […]

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Donald / Jones Scores 2015 RoboPong 200 Victory

Blistering pace by KartSport North America Praga kart lands duo a $10,000 pay day

Sep 21, 2015 KartSport North America / AMR wins the 2015 RoboPong 200 (Photo: EKN)
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The 12th annual RoboPong 200 took place Sunday under perfect weather conditions around the New Castle Motorsports Park. Thirty-one entries battled for 200 laps around the 1-mile circuit in central Indiana, vying to place their name on the prestigious Dan Wheldon Cup. For the first time in the event history, it was about fuel mileage […]

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Checkered Motorsports / PCR Bag Front Row for RoboPong 200

Bujdoso and Knueven put PCR 1-2 in qualifying - Pesek, Lemke, Welage and Mars leading way in support divisions

Sep 19, 2015 Checkered Motorsports / PCR earn top two positions in qualifying for RoboPong 200 (Photo: EKN)
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The day at New Castle Motorsports Park began with a chance that things may be wet for the entire day. Thankfully, the system moved past around noon and sunny skies allowed for on-track activities to begin for the 2015 edition of the RoboPong 200 event. Saturday was a busy day of action, with the 3rd […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Announces Additional Grand Finals Ticket for US Open of Las Vegas

DD2 Masters MAX race winner to receive 2016 RMCGF ticket

Sep 19, 2015 US Open logo
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With a total prize purse for the inaugural season of the Cold Stone US Open series in excess of $200,000, MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce today an additional ticket to be awarded for the 2016 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals. The race winner in Rotax DD2 MAX Masters will join the Rotax Junior MAX, […]

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Sep 19, 2015 AC_2015-Hanley
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The KZ World Championship  has just finished – it was hosted by the Le Mans Karting International (France) last week – but it is already time to get back on track. In fact, the CIK-FIA KF and KF Junior Championship is going to start in less than a week on the World Circuit La Conca. […]

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Sep 19, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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As excitement continues to build for the most anticipated National Road Race event in 2015 at NCM Motorsports Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky, the deadline for the first tier of entry fees also closes in as well for the Fall Nationals, pitting the best of the WKA Vega/TS Racing National Road Race Series with the […]

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Paddock Insider: 2015 RoboPong 200

12th edition of 200-lap endurance race at New Castle Motorsports Park

Sep 19, 2015 2015 RoboPong 200-logo
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2015 RoboPong 200. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including interviews and photos. Please feel free to comment and discuss our coverage […]

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Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix Hosting the California ProKart Challenge Finale

2015 championships to be decided for Superkarts! USA regional program on growing street race in Southern California

Sep 19, 2015 The Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix is set for September 25-27, with two days of competition on the city streets for the California ProKart Challenge (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge will complete its 2015 season at the annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. For the fifth straight year, Superkarts! USA is partnering up with the City of Lancaster to promote and host the only major street racing for karting in the western half of the United States. Racers from all across […]

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2015 RoboPong 200

September 18-20, 2015: New Castle Motorsports Park - New Castle, Indiana

Sep 18, 2015 2015 RoboPong 200-logo
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This weekend is the 12th annual RoboPong 200. Teams aboard TaG karts will attempt to complete the 200-lap endurance race around the 1-mile New Castle Motorsports Park. In addition to the big race Sunday, three Yamaha and one IAME Mini Swift support races will go for a 15 lap Prefinal and 30 lap Final, testing […]

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EKN Trackside: 12th Annual RoboPong 200 – Preview

Exciting 200-lap endurance race set for New Castle Motorsports Park this weekend

Sep 18, 2015 2015 RoboPong 200-logo
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The annual RoboPong 200 is an event to test the strength of man and machine. Competitors are gathering at the New Castle Motorsports Park for the 12th annual 200-lap endurance event. Teams will take on the 1-mile circuit in central Indiana, all vying for a chance to place their name onto the prestigious Dan Wheldon […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – August 2015 – Mike McAndrews

BirelART driver wins three of final four main events to clinch first Senior USPKS title

Sep 17, 2015 Mike McAndrews won the final three of four main events to win the USPKS Yamaha Pro championship (Photo: EKN)
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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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Sep 17, 2015 Canadian Karting Championships-Briggs Senior
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In August, the 2015 Canadian Karting Championships were held at the Mosport Kartways in Clarington, Ontario. A total of 40 drivers made up the Briggs & Stratton LO206 category around the 1.41km (0.876 miles) circuit, located alongside the historic Canadian Tire Motorsport Park track. CHAMPKART filmed the event and has put together the entire main […]

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Sep 16, 2015 Checkered Motorsports logo
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As the 2015 racing season comes to an end, Checkered Motorsports is set to make their return to the highly contested RoboPong 200.  In partnership with the experienced Adrenaline Fix Karting operation, Both teams have high hopes that come Sunday, their names will be engraved on the Dan Wheldon Cup.  The Checkered Motorsports/AFK team will […]

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Sep 16, 2015 On their way to the Rotax Max category Grand Final in Portugal in November are (driver shot from l to r) Fraser Hart, Daniel Bray, Ryan Urban, Dylan Drysdale and Daniel Connor (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Aucklander karters Daniel Bray and Daniel Connor, and Fraser Hart from Palmerston North, claimed the three remaining seats on this year’s New Zealand Rotax Max Grand Final squad to Portugal in November at the final  round of the 2015 Logitech Rotax Max Challenge in Hamilton on Sunday. Two drivers – Aucklander Ryan Urban and Dylan […]

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Sep 16, 2015 (Photo: kartpix.net)
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The penultimate weekend for most, the last one for KZ1, offered some amazing racing punctuated by some crazy crashes at the Midlands circuit. Henry Easthope retained his MSA British title in a dramatic second final, whilst in the MSA Cadet class Dexter Patterson headed a three way fight for both wins. MSA British Kart Championship […]

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