EKN Trackside: SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Preview

Over 200 drivers schedule to compete in the heat at Grand Junction Motor Speedway

Jul 19, 2013 SKUSA SummerNationals 2013 logo
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Ever since April and the wildly-exciting and controversial SpringNats, teams and drivers have been preparing for the second stop of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – the SummerNationals. The mid-July weekend has finally arrived, and over 200 drivers will converge on Grand Junction Motor Speedway in Western Colorado to compete in the third and fourth […]

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Comet Racing Engines made the short two hour drive north of home base just east of Indianapolis for the 2013 WKA Grand Nationals at MichianaRacewayPark in South Bend, Indiana. Expectations for another successful weekend were high for the late June event and the weekend didn’t disappoint. Mark Fineis, who has been knocking on the door […]

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Team News: Victories and Podiums for Team PSL Karting at Karting Grand-Mére

Gavin Reichelt tops the Rotax Junior blocks; Francis Methot and Dany St-Hilaire score wins in DD2 action

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Taking to the Karting Grand-Mère facility, just north of the team’s headquarters in Rivières, Quebec, Team PSL Karting would score multiple victories and podiums in the final event at the circuit. With Karting Grand-Mère closing its doors after this past weekend’s third round of the 2013 Coupe du Quebec series, Team PSL Karting drivers Gavin […]

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Driver News: Mazzaferro Readies for More EuroMax Action

Podium results in both Saturday and Sunday finals of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship creates momentum as Junior driver heads back to EuroMax Challenge

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Gianfranco Mazzaferro, a member of the Ferrolati Corse Karting Team, recently completed an outstanding weekend of head-to-head racing action as he drove his way forward to grab two podium finishes and put himself right the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship title hunt. The stellar results now put GF in third place in the championship standings after […]

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Jul 18, 2013 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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The Rock Island Grand Prix, presented by AT&T and Casey’s General Stores, and the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving and The Bondurant SuperKart School, have announced an exciting program for drivers participating in the this year’s races at Rock Island. Each winner of the 15 modern (not Vintage) classes at this year’s Rock […]

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Industry News: 37RacingEngines Set to Make Rotax Grand Nationals Debut

37RacingEngines driver lineup consists of Verhagen, Weprin, Pagano and Formal

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Making their Grand Nationals debut at the upcoming Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals, 37RacingEngines is already beginning to turn the heads of members of the karting industry. With a driver lineup that consists of the likes of championship-caliber drivers Neil Verhagen, Jack Weprin, Louie Pagano and Daniel Formal, the newly formed company will […]

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It has been a very busy few months for the SwedeTech staff as a number of their customers have been preparing for the SKUSA Pro Tour races.  The Spring Nationals in Tucson was very kind to SwedeTech customers and SwedeTech has been working hard to make sure Grand Junction is another national level success for […]

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Team News: Success Continues for Rolison Performance Group in Can-Am Karting Challenge

Team looks to carry momentum heading into the SKUSA SummerNationals this weekend

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Success in motorsports comes with flawless preparation and a dedication to achieve the best possible result. The Rolison Performance Group continues to strive each and every week for the best from its drivers and mechanics, helping to guide them to each and every goal they set out for the weekend, the month or the season. […]

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Kyle Kalish was able to keep his momentum going and turn it into another race win at the United States Pro Kart Series Mid-Summer Classic at the Briggs & StrattonRacewayPark in Dousman, Wisconsin. Aboard his Franklin Motorsports powered IAME Parilla Leopard Merlin Chassis; Kyle was able to comeback from a poor start to win his […]

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Jul 17, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The first World Karting Association Speedway Dirt national at a track other than Daytona International Speedway since summer 2011 will go off this weekend at Wheel Crazy Kartway in Johnsonville, South Carolina. The Briggs & Stratton Racing Summer Nationals will take center stage in the Southeast dirt-karting world with eight big Pro money races on […]

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Jul 17, 2013 Karts took to the Texas Motor Speedway for 2D2W
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On Friday, July 12, kart racers from Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Mexico  descended upon Texas Motor Speedway in Ft Worth, Texas to take on two tracks in two days for one podium. DAY ONE Shifters, TAGs, Chondas and Yamahas raced the very fast 1.1 mile infield track in 101 degree weather on Saturday.  The largest […]

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The VemmeKart Argentina official importer, who joined the Vemme family only a few short months ago, is very pleased with their recent results. VemmeKart official driver Guido Badaloni dominated the weekend in the Argentina super competitive PRO class. The PRO Super Senior category, with 20 drivers on the grid, had many complications in their race on […]

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Team News: Four Wins and Eight Podiums for SH Karting at Coupe du Quebec

SH Karting flexes muscles with Zanardi chassis

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Heading to the Karting Grand-Mère facility just north of Trois-Rivieres, Quebec for the third round of the Coupe du Quebec program, SH Karting would set their goals high in the hopes of attaining multiple race wins and podium results. In the final event at the Grand- Mère circuit, which closed its doors after this past […]

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EKN 101 – Welcome to the NEW eKartingNews.com

A guide to navigating the updated hub for the sport of karting

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We’d like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the new eKartingNews.com. While the surroundings have been updated, our focused approach to news reports and event coverage remains the same as it’s always been, so what this new site brings is vastly increased opportunities. The functionality of this new platform is far greater than […]

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The Bottom Line – EKN V2.1

EKN Publisher welcomes readers to new site platform

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On a given day, a given circumstance, you think you have a limit.  And you then go for this limit and you touch this limit, and you think, ‘Okay, this is the limit’. And so you touch this limit, something happens and you suddenly can go a little bit further. With your mind power, your […]

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Jul 16, 2013 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Hoosier Racing Tire has stepped up to post a set of Hoosier tires to the winner of the Yamaha Sportsman Medium main event at next weekend’s WKA Road Race Grand Nationals at VIRginia International Raceway. Yamaha Sportsman Medium is expected to be one of the largest and most competitive classes at the Road Race Grand […]

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Jul 15, 2013 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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Rock Island Grand Prix is excited to announce that MG Tires will be the sponsor of this year’s King of the Streets stock Honda race. King of the Streets is one of the most coveted titles that can be won in North American karting and is always one of the headline races at the Rock […]

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Jul 15, 2013 Hanely wins the feature with the title going to Verstappen
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The winners of the WSK Master Series Finals in Castelletto (Italy): Hanley (Art GP-TM KZ2), Corberi (Kosmic-Vortex KF), Norris (FA Kart-Vortex KFJ), Marseglia (Top Kart-Parilla 60 Mini). The recap of the weekend with all the winners on RaiSport 2 with the special report on Friday 19th. A terrific finale for the WSK in Castelletto Expectations […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mid-Summer Classic – Sunday Report

Dismore triumphs in Pro as McAndrews, Jump, Holden, and Mayer double up in Dousman

Jul 14, 2013 Veteran Mark Dismore Jr. came through Sunday to claim his first USPKS victory
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It was another hot and sunny day in Dousman, Wisconsin for the final day of the United States Pro Kart Series Mid-Summer Classic – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing. The sixth round of the series was contested at the Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park on Sunday, following an exciting full day on Saturday […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mid-Summer Classic – Saturday Report

Kalish outlasts competition as do four other first-time victors

Jul 13, 2013 Kyle Kalish earned his first USPKS Leopard Pro victory of the season, extending his point lead
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The fifth round of the United States Pro Kart Series – presented by Bridgestone, FranklinKart.com, and L&T Manufacturing – completed Saturday at the Briggs & Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin. A clear and sunny day welcomed the over 90 drivers on site, competing in the seven categories. The days events challenged the short circuit […]

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