Dec 20, 2013 Daytona KartWeek
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Between the Christmas and New Years holidays Speedway Dirt kart racers and teams from across the country will travel to one of our country’s meccas for motorsports – the famed Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida – for the big December 27-29 WKA / Tri-State Pro Series Dirt World Championships. Tagged simply “Daytona Dirt” […]

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Superkarts! USA Recognizes 2013 Pro Tour Champions

Eight drivers earn honor of carrying SKUSA #1 plate in 2014 following Pro Tour finale in Las Vegas

Dec 20, 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour 2013 logo SKUSA
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The 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour came to a close following the action at this year’s record-breaking SuperNationals XVII. It was a historic year for the fourth season of the Pro Tour, seeing an increase in numbers across the board for both the SpringNationals in Tucson and the SummerNationals in Colorado. Each of the eight […]

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D Power Racing Engines has been one of the most successful TAG engine builders around the country over the last 5 seasons. With wins and championships that included a 1-2 in this season’s SKUSA Pro Tour championship in TAG Senior, head engine builder Daniel Patino has slowly built up his business to become one of […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Hosts Year End Banquet

$50,000 in prizes, cash and trophies handed out during December 8

Dec 19, 2013 The Cal Aero Aviation Country Club was filled with racers, teams and their families as they celebrated an excellent 2013 season (Photo: LAKC)
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Los Angeles Karting Championship drivers, families and teams capped off a terrific 2013 season in fashion the second weekend of December at their championship banquet. Taking place at the Cal Aero Aviation Country club located in Chino, California, the LAKC brass handed out an astonishing $50,000 in prizes, cash and trophies to LAKC racers, families […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – November 2013 – Juan Manuel Correa

Florida driver becomes first Rotax world champion from the United States

Dec 18, 2013 Correa drove to victory at the Rotax Grand Finals in the Junior Max division (Photo: Ken Johnson - studio52.us)
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Thanks to the partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United States […]

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Dec 17, 2013 CIK-FIA Academy Trophy logo
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Also in the 2014 season, the CIK-FIA Academy Trophy will be included in the calendar of the World and European CIK-FIA Championships. The Trophy is reserved to drivers aged 13-15 and will be raced in three rounds. The first two rounds are scheduled during the weekends of the European Championship: the opening event will be […]

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Holiday Gift Guide for Karting

Products and services on special for Holiday season or must have for 2014

Dec 17, 2013 EKN E logo
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Christmas is one week away, and there is little time to find the right gift for that special kart racer. eKartingNews.com and its partners have been able to create a Holiday Gift Guide for the karting family. The following products or services are currently offered in the remaining days left in the holiday season, or […]

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Vortex and Formula Kart Productions, Inc announce an awards / support / rental program that will see the addition of the Vortex RoK Shifter engine package to the engines allowed for use in the Open Shifter and Masters Shifter classes at all 2014 FWT Formula Kart Racing events. The new Vortex Rok Shifter motor package […]

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With the new season just around the corner and as always beginning with the Florida Winter Tour, The Decal Zone has extended it’s support of the series into 2014! “Florida Winter Tour has been a long running series that continues to offer racers a place to kick off each new racing season so we wanted […]

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Driver News: Michael Benyahia Makes the Move to Junior

Tecno Kart Driver has busy season planned for 2014

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Looking forward to the 2014 karting season, the junior divisions of the sport will see the participation of the always fast and talented Michael Benyahia. After a successful 2013 campaign in the Rotax Mini Max ranks, the Tecno Kart pilot is set to contest in the TaG Junior, Rotax Junior and Junior Shifter classes before […]

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The 2013 season for Checkered Motorsports was a remarkable year where many stepping stones for the team took place.  The biggest move setting in late February as the team owner, Csaba Bujdoso, took a trip to the PCR factory in Italy and gained the rights to be the main importer for the PCR karts.  Completing […]

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Dec 16, 2013 CIK-FIA World Championship logo
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Great expectations for the forthcoming season of the CIK-FIA World Championships. The new calendar, more rational in its structure is ready. Its final ratification has been decided in Paris during the FIA World Motors Sport Council, and the new CIK-FIA  racing season  by WSK Promotion has been made official. New structure for the CIK-FIA Championships […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – November 2013 – Joey Wimsett

CRG-USA driver podiums at two biggest 2013 events in back-to-back weekends

Dec 16, 2013 Wimsett drove to the S1 SuperNationals victory, clinching the season championship (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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Champions Decided in Second Season of Texas ProKart Challenge

Second year of Superkarts! USA and United States Rotax Max Challenge regional program sees great numbers and even better racing

Dec 13, 2013 S2 Semi-Pro Stock Moto champion Ryan Kinnear (Photo: dreamscaptured.net)
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The Texas ProKart Challenge – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys/Dallas Karting Complex – ended its sophomore season the weekend of October 4-6 with the final two rounds contested in New Orleans at the astonishing NOLAMotorsportsPark. The 2013 season saw impressive growth from their inaugural season in 2012. US Rotax Max Challenge and […]

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PSL Karting and Kart & Parts Join Forces for CRG Support

Karts & Parts to support CRG product line in Ontario

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Karts & Parts, a long time company in the Canadian karting industry, has recently joined forces with PSL Karting to provide support and sales to the CRG product line. Located in central Ontario less than an hour from two of Canada’s premiere tracks, Karts & Parts will be a major player in the development and […]

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Every year, the top drivers and teams from around the globe come together in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino for the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. As the final round of the SKUSA Pro Tour as well as the largest karting event North America, record entry numbers filled the paddock with […]

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Morning Coffee: Friday – December 13

The so-called ‘Off-Season’

Dec 13, 2013 Daytona KartWeek is just around the corner, with the rest of the 2014 season (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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In most professional sports, like baseball, football, basketball and major league motor racing, you’ll hear the term ‘off-season’.  For the most part, this extended period of non-competition provides an opportunity to take a little breather, to reset expectations, improve a program with key acquisitions and eventually begin preparation and practice for the new year.  In […]

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IAME, the international Karting engines manufacturer leader since 1968, announces its support to the Formula Kart Racing program at the 2014 Florida Winter Tour, in the form of great prizes as support to IAME racers in TaG Junior and TaG Senior! In addition to the exciting racing, IAME customers have something else to look forward […]

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DR Racing Kart Shows Speed Under DRT Racing Tent at SKUSA SuperNationals XVII

Growing team performs well in Las Vegas as Fisher stands on podium and earns vice-champion in S4

Dec 12, 2013 Brian Fisher drove his DR Racing Kart to a third place finish in the S4 class, ending the season second in the SKUSA Pro Tour standings (Photo: DRT Racing)
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Hard work and preparation paid off for drivers competing under the DRT Racing operation this year at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII. The brainchild of former world karting champion Danillo Rossi, DR Kart shined in both shifterkart and TaG categories in Las Vegas with support from the DRT program. The team showed well throughout the […]

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Aluminos Chassis Wins at SKUSA SuperNationals XVII

Big weekend for team and house chassis program in Las Vegas

Dec 12, 2013 Kiwi drivers Daniel Bray, Marcus Armstrong and Matthew Hamilton put the Aluminos chassis on the podium at the SKUSA SuperNationals XVII (Photo: Aluminos.com)
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Making history this year, the Aluminos operation introduced their own chassis to the North American market and found success right out of the box. Debuting at the Superkarts! USA SummerNationals three months earlier, the Aluminos chassis made its SuperNationals debut this past November at the 17th annual SKUSA SuperNationals in Las Vegas, Nevada. The final […]

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