Superkarts! USA Primed for Inaugural Midwest Shifterfest

Contingency programs at Rock Island GP offer free entries for brand new event

Aug 29, 2013 SKUSA Midwest Shifterfest
Written by David Cole with 2 Comment

Over the past three years, Superkarts! USA has been working diligently to develop new regional programs through the Western half of the United States.  Regional series and club support ventures have been launched in Texas, Colorado and the Pacific Northwest with much success and the organization’s growing Pro Tour has been on a steady upward […]

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EKN OnTrack: Staff Heads to Rock Island Grand Prix

Howden and Cole to bring helmets this year for return to action

Aug 29, 2013 EKN-OnTrack
Written by Rob Howden with 5 Comment

There is just something special about the Rock Island Grand Prix, and it likely comes down to its uniqueness among the list of top national karting events in the United States.  The race is run like a well-oiled machine thanks to years of dedicated service by a passionate management team and their hard-working crew of […]

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With the ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championships marking the mid-season point for Canadian karting, Team Koene USA pilot Roman Deangelis has begun to come into his own after joining the squad in late May. Competing south of the border at the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup, Deangelis would set his sights on Goodwood Kartways […]

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Yes, it is back to school time and most of the under 18 year old drivers in the Red Line Oil Karting Championship Series will be returning to school soon if they have not already done so. To help send off these young drivers back to their careers of learning, the RLOKC will have two […]

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Once again the St Louis Karting Association will be hosting the 2nd Annual Clone Nationals on October 12 and 13 at ThunderValley in Pevely, MO. There will be cash prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the Clone Senior Division. If you are interested in being a sponsor for this event please contact […]

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California ProKart Challenge Returns to Action September 6-7

Superkarts! USA regional set for second trip to Buttonwillow Raceway Park

Aug 29, 2013 Jake Craig is among the drivers entering Buttonwillow to extend their California ProKart Challenge championship lead (Photo: dromophotos.com)
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The 2013 California ProKart Challenge resumes next weekend as the Superkarts! USA regional series travels again to the ButtonwillowRacewayPark. On September 6-7, the fifth round of the six-race championship will be contested on the 7/10-mile course in Buttonwillow, California. Numbers have been stellar throughout the year, and with drivers battling for championships, preparing for the […]

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Exciting Racing Highlights Texas ProKart Challenge Weekend in Oklahoma

Rounds seven and eight held at Oklahoma Motorsports Complex

Aug 29, 2013 Ryan Kinnear led the S2 field in Saturday’s main event (Photo: dreamscaptured.net)
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The Texas ProKart Challenge – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys/Dallas Karting Complex – hosted round seven and eight on August 16-18 at the Oklahoma Motorsports Complex. Revered as one of the top circuits in the country, Superkarts! USA and United States Rotax Max Challenge competitors from the southern states took on the […]

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Aug 29, 2013 Gold Cup is always a popular event at Pittsburgh, aka BeaveRun (Photo: Keith Roberts)
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The WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series ran its fourth national event of the 2013 season this past weekend with the GT Machine Grand Nationals at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in western Pennsylvania. The event marked the second straight weekend of WKA national racing at Pittsburgh. The Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – July 2013 – Jarred Campbell

NorCal driver doubles up at SummerNationals to secure bid for SKUSA Pro Tour title

Aug 28, 2013 Campbell drove to a weekend sweep in S5 at the SKUSA SummerNationals (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
Written by David Cole with 1 Comment

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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Dallas Karting Complex Race Team Signs Top Driver Louie Pagano

Texas-based Sodi Kart racing team adds eKartingNews.com #1 TaG driver for remainder of 2013 and upcoming 2014 season

Aug 28, 2013 DKC-Pagano-photo
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Dallas Karting Complex is growing into a premiere team in North American karting. Becoming regulars at nearly all the major events in karting, including the Superkarts USA! Pro Tour, as well as the United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals, the official Sodi Kart United States race team is making noise wherever they go. The […]

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Race Report: Red Line Oil Karting Championship

Exciting racing in all classes and dramatic finish in Pro Stock Honda

Aug 27, 2013 Red Line Oil Karting Championship logo
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Pro Stock Honda was the GoPro Hero featured race and the largest Pro Stock field of the year did not disappoint with one of the most exciting races ever seen at the Simraceway track at Sonoma Raceway. A total of 89 karts attended the August 11 event. In addition, the Simraceway Arrive and Drive classes […]

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After capturing a total of seven poles and two wins at the Great Lakes Sprint Series finale, Checkered Motorsports anticipated the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series at Pittsburgh International Race Complex to deliver the same results. Hosting a total of 3 drivers in the TaG competition, Kyle Smith led the team with a pair of sixth […]

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Unlimited All-Stars National Title to be Settled in Warrensburg

Muscle Kart Racers from coast to coast to meet at Lasoski Speedway for national crown

Aug 27, 2013 2013 Unlimited All-Stars Muscle Kart title to be decided in Warrensburg, Missouri
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Unlimited All-Stars (UAS) Muscle Kart racers will converge at Lasoski Speedway in Warrensburg, Missouri on September 13 and 14.  Sunday the 15th is the designated rain date.  Racers have been competing in 23 regions from all over the country, some since the early winter, to earn half of their national championship points.  The other half […]

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Driver News: Matt Ostiguy – GATORZ Sunglasses Deal

GATORZ sponsor is offering 25% discount on all sunglasses purchased online

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Matt Ostiguy’s sponsor GATORZ is offering a 25% discount on all sunglasses purchased online at www.GATORZ.com simply entering the coupon code: MOST13 (all caps) when checking-out online. GATORZ Eyewear signed Matt for the 2013 racing season as an official brand ambassador and sponsorship: “We are excited to have Matt Ostiguy Racing back with Gatorz for […]

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After an exciting month of U.S. Rotax MAX Challenge Nationals racing action, it was nice to welcome back the familiar faces of our GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge regulars and even some news faces for Round Six of the series. Dylan Tavella, Caleb Bacon, Neil Verhagen, Nick Losito, Jason Leslie, Mitch Goldfarb, Gresham Wagner, William Rivera, […]

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Rok Cup USA Championship Winners Make Up Team USA

Champion Quartette to Represent the USA at the Rok Cup International Final in Italy this October

Aug 26, 2013 Team USA for the Rok Cup International Finals (Photo: LiquidBlur.com)
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Rok Cup USA awarded Category Winners fully-funded entries into the Rok Cup International Final this weekend, from results of the Rok Cup USA Championship.  Now known as TEAM USA, winners of the Mini Rok, Rok Junior, Rok Senior and Rok Master Categories will travel to South Garda Italy this October to challenge Rokkers from around […]

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Nine Canadian National Champions Crowned at Goodwood Kartways

Rotax and Briggs drivers conquer at historic Ontario facility

Aug 26, 2013 Canadian Karting Championship logo
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The 15th annual ASN Canadian Karting Championships presented by Canadian Tire took place at the historic Goodwood Kartways in Stouffville, Ontario from August 23-25. Nine drivers were crowned as the 2013 champions, with the Rotax Max Challenge competitors added to the Team Canada roster for the Rotax Grand Finals in November at the NOLAMotorsportsPark in […]

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Aug 24, 2013 IAME International Final logo
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Whenever one dreams of big stage open wheel racing, all dreams start in Europe. This year, the International karting race dubbed to crown the world champion of IAME X30 racing takes place in France. Set amongst the back drop of the French Alps, the IAME X30 International Final is taking place at the ‘Actua Circuit de Lyon’ located in Saint Lauren de Mure, just a […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – August 16, 2013

Pagano holds strong with Neri and Craig now trailing

Aug 23, 2013 EKN Driver Rankings logo
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The 2013 season has been unpredictable when reviewing the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings for the TaG category. Looking at the top-10 in the current standings, anyone of the drivers could hold the top position, with some already a former EKN #1 driver in the category. The top spot however remains in the hands of Louie Pagano, […]

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It has been an impressive three week stretch of firsts for Robert Noaker at Pittsburgh International Race Complex. After scoring his first regular season club win two weeks ago he returned the following week to pick up his first Great Lakes Sprint Series victory. He took the final step on the ladder this weekend winning Saturday’s Yamaha Rookie […]

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