EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Saturday Report

Myers dominates in S1 as Norberg earns second X30 Senior win of season

Jul 23, 2016 A dominant victory for AJ Myers and TB Kart in S1 (Photo: EKN)
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It was a long, hot and humid day for the first round of Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals. The sun was out all day at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana, with drivers on track for nearly 12 hours from warm-up to the final checkered flag. It was a pretty clean day […]

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Paddock Insider: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – SummerNationals

National series returns to Indiana for seventh annual event

Jul 21, 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour 2016-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 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. The information will not be seen anywhere […]

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2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – SummerNationals

July 21-24, 2016: New Castle Motorsports Park - New Castle, Indiana

Jul 21, 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour 2016-logo
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The 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour continues this weekend with the seventh running of the SKUSA SummerNationals. The event returns for the second straight year at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana with 248 entries set for the nine categories on the weekend. Catch all the action live at ekartingnews.com/live and watch update […]

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Jul 21, 2016 Rock Island Grand Prix - RIGP - 2016 - logo
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The Rock Island Grand Prix, Vega Tires and TS Racing have announced a contingency program worth $5,600 to participating racers using Vega Tire compounds. The contingency program is available in all classes where Vega Tires are legal, excluding Vintage and Ignite classes. Drivers who win a race on four Vega Tires will receive $200 in […]

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Jul 21, 2016 Brandon Lemke
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Wisconsin’s Brandon Lemke has surged to become one of the country’s top TaG racers in 2016 during his rookie season in the senior category – winning races and driving to top finishes between SKUSA, USPKS and WKA national series. Lemke’s success has not gone unnoticed as the 16-year-old recently received a great honor in being […]

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Jul 21, 2016 WKA Road Race logo
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The Entry Blank for the Grand National event for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting is now available on the WKA website. The series will be heading to Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia for the first time ever September 16-18, battling for Grand National Eagles, as well as 50 Bonus […]

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SKUSA SummerNationals Next on the Docket for Team Koene USA

Nine drivers set to battle at New Castle Motorsports Park

Jul 21, 2016 Koene USA logo
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Only a short drive from their Indianapolis, Indiana location, Team Koene USA will bring nine drivers to the New Castle Motorsports Park facility for the annual SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SummerNationals. With some new as well as returning drivers registered, Team Koene USA will once again look towards the front of the field in their quest […]

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Jul 21, 2016 So-Cal Oval Karters logo
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After four straight weekends off, the So Cal Oval Karters end their summer break this Saturday, July 23rd, when they head to Jon Aden’s Wheel2Wheel Raceway on the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville.  Saturday will be the “3rd Annual Flyin’ Hawaiian Race” and it will also feature the resident speedway sprints and dirt karts […]

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Jul 21, 2016 Nigel Pendykoski's 5th win was for his Dad
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Merrittville Speedway’s 12th Kart Night of 2016 saw win streaks continue through all 5 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Divisions Tuesday July 19th. 2016 Rookie Nigel Pendykoski – grandson of former Saturday Night Racer John Pendykoski was on a mission Tuesday Night – winning both of his qualifying heats and the 8 lap Feature for […]

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Sanzaru Games Reaches Mid-Point of Season with Race Five

Molecule Micro Max to be the GoPro Feature class

Jul 21, 2016 Sanzaru Games Karting Championship logo
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Race #5 on July 23 & 24 will mark the mid-point of the 2016 Sanzaru Games season, 4 races complete and 4 more races after Race #5 to run. The 2016 season has been so far a strong season for competitive racing, especially in the Rotax classes. This race will run on the tough and […]

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Jul 21, 2016 Jonathan Hoggard
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Dean MacDonald and Jonathan Hoggard were the stars of the second round of this resurgent MSA British Kart Championship at Shenington in north Oxfordshire.  The senior grid was increased on last time as more drivers come to love the performance benefits of this CIK international class, whilst the juniors were marginally down due to driver’s […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Honda Preview

Stock Moto divisions under control by Bray, Wick, Michel and Firestone

Jul 20, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The seventh season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour continues with the running of the SummerNationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The New Castle, Indiana facility is welcoming 248 pre-entries in nine categories, just a little bit more than the SpringNationals in May to once again set another record for entries outside the SuperNationals. […]

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Jul 20, 2016 LeCont logo
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The following is a statement from WR Motorsports regarding the new relationship with LeCont Tires WR Motorsports has enjoyed over twenty years of fabulous relationships with high quality products such as MG Tires and Alfano Timing Systems. Today opens a new chapter in our effort to provide our customers and partners with another industry leading […]

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Jul 20, 2016 LO206 Senior at Race #5
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A late-season uptick in club race participation at West Coast Kart Club in 2015 keeps on rolling in ‘16, with entries setting new highs at each club race this year.  WCKC Race #5 at Greg Moore Raceway, the west coast’s premier kart track, featured 99 entries and the spectacle of a 39-kart LO206 Senior grid […]

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Jul 20, 2016 Ignite Shootout-Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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A full field of rumbling spec Ignite LO206 karts will take the green flag this Labor Day weekend for the second annual Ignite Shootout at the 22nd edition of the Rock Island Grand Prix. After a successful inaugural event last September, the Ignite Shootout returns to ‘The Rock’ as the only spec class that will […]

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Historical Finale of X30 Euro Series

Titles for Lulham, Besler, Garcia and Oberg

Jul 20, 2016 Impressions5
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From July 14th to 17th Zuera was venue of the finale of the X30 Euro Series, which made history by crowning its first champions ever. Following its successful debut in Castelletto Di Branduzzo in Italy the brand and highly prosperous series again welcomed about 50 drivers from almost 20 nations for the second and last […]

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Jul 20, 2016 Jay Howard MDD logo
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Jay Howard’s Motorsports Driver Development kart team is on a rampage. Team driver Braden Eves is having a stand out year, the best of his career, winning at every level in Senior this year. Last weekend Eves went on to a clean sweep for the entire weekend, claiming pole position in all 4 qualifying sessions, […]

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Jul 20, 2016 WKA-Gold Cup-Logo
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The Entry Blank for the 3rd race of the season for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series, the Kart City Performance Nationals August 5-7 at New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana, is now available for competitors to view and submit. Several wholesale changes and additions will complement the series return to […]

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Jul 20, 2016 IKF International Kart Federation logo
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Rocker Arm/Carburetor Cap The following rule clarifications do not affect any factory built 206 race engine therefore these rule updates are effective immediately. Add to section 721.5: Throttle cable cap on the top of the carburetor must be properly installed and secured in the fully tight position. Juniors with restrictor slides must have secured throttle […]

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Mach1 Kart Drivers Gather Points in Genk

Exciting half-time of the German Kart Championship

Jul 20, 2016 Mach 1-Genk-Tim Schröder
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Only a week after the ADAC Kart Masters in Kerpen, the Mach1 Kart drivers travelled on to Belgian Genk. At the half-time of the German Kart Championship they met strong fields of participants counting 187 drivers from more than 25 nations. In the end the team collected important championship points, although it did not go […]

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