EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – Shawano Sunday Report

Lemke sweeps Junior divisions on the weekend, Bressan doubles up in Leopard Pro for $3,000 payday

Jun 21, 2015 Lemke and the entire Franklin/Merlin Nation enjoyed four victories in Shawano (Photo: EKN)
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The second event of the 2015 United States Pro Kart Series completed under sunny skies at the US Air Motorsports Raceway. A challenging day on Saturday with changing weather conditions in the Shawano, Wisconsin was followed by an exciting, but long day due to a number of incidents that brought out red flags. Thankfully, all […]

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Jun 21, 2015 Ben Hanley (Photo: Press.net Images)
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Everything must be perfect if you aim at becoming a motorsport champion, and all the 108 drivers taking part in the second round of the CIK-FIA European KF & KFJ Championship arrived in Brandon (GB) with this intention. Today, the British facility hosted the Qualifying Heats of the event and all top names of international […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – Shawano Saturday Report

Bressan give CompKart milestone victory, McAndrews dominates Yamaha as Lemke doubles in Junior

Jun 20, 2015 Italian native Alessandro Bressan became the third different Leopard Pro winner this season (Photo: EKN)
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The opening day of competition at the 2015 United States Pro Kart Series was a long and interesting day at the US Air Motorsports Raceway in Shawano, Wisconsin. Rain was forecasted throughout the day, and really only came through the area during the heat races, with the majority of the main events contested with sunny […]

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Jun 20, 2015 Richard Verschoor (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The European CIK-FIA KF and KFJunior Championship arrives in Brandon this weekend. The village near the town of Grantham, in Lincolnshire, hosts the second out of three rounds of the season. The battle for the leadership is going to be harsh: this is, in fact, the event which leads directly to the final rush for […]

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Jun 19, 2015 USPKS-Shawano-Paddock-Track
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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 United States Pro Kart Series at US Air Motorsports Raceway in Shawano, Wisconsin. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Hosts Record Breaking Event in Shawano

Record turnout for series first trip to US Air Motorsports Raceway

Jun 19, 2015 The Route 66 Sprint Series hosted its largest event in the 15 year history of the program (Photo: Kathy Churchill - Route66kartracing.com)
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It was a record breaking weekend for the Route 66 Sprint Series this past weekend in Shawano, Wisconsin. The 15th season of the regional program continued with the second event, presented by Praga North America, visiting the US Air Motorsports Raceway for the first time. Weather was different from day to day, with rain setting […]

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National Champion, Mike McAndrews, Prepped To Debut in Leopard Sr. Class in Shawano this Weekend

Birel Driver selected to fill in for an injured Darin Marcus on Fullerton chassis

Jun 19, 2015 Mike McAndrews (Photo: EKN)
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In motorsports opportunities come in all forms and when they decide to knock, you don’t hesitate.  For perennial front runner and BirelART racer, Mike McAndrews, the opportunity to work directly with multi-time World Champion, Terry Fullerton, was impossible to pass up. The young driver nearly won last weekend’s Route 66 Karting Championship Yamaha Senior final […]

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Joseph Lamberth Continues to Impress

Lamberth silences naysayers with Rotax Junior results

Jun 18, 2015 Lamberth readies himself in his Haase chassis on the grid at Carolina Motorsports Park (Photo: Brandy Lamberth)
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This year, Joseph Lamberth’s fourth year behind the wheel of high-powered competition racing karts, hemoved up to the Rotax Junior ranks after an impressive run in the Mini Max field where he was named the CMP Powerade champion for the past two seasons. Currently halfway through the season at Carolina Motorsports Park (CMP) in Kershaw, […]

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Jun 18, 2015 Jon Treadwell
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The K&K team returned to the top of the ranks, after an action packed weekend at the 3rd & 4th rounds of the ECKC at the ICAR circuit in Mirabel. The team had some good luck and some bad luck over the course of the weekend. All said though, K&K now leads the Briggs LO206 […]

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Jun 18, 2015 Tucker Wood
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Tucker Wood and Joshua Hansen both remain undefeated in Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Racing at Merrittville Speedway. Wood’s 4th win of 2015 came in the RCM Racing Equipment Junior 1 Division while Hansen’s 4th was in the Superior PetroFuels Junior Restricted Division. Performance Manufacturing Divisional action saw defending Ed MacPherson Construction Junior 2 Champion […]

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Jun 18, 2015 Michael d'Orlando
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It’s time kick off some summer racing for Michael and Nicholas d’Orlando as they will be looking for big results at US Air Motorsports in Shawano, WI this weekend.  The drivers will take to track for rounds three & four of the United States Pro Karting Series (USPKS) and their first of six scheduled events […]

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Jun 18, 2015 Daniel Connor (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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He needed another top result and that’s exactly what karter Daniel Connor got at the fourth round of the 2015 Logitech Rotax Max Challenge series in the Bay of Plenty over the weekend. Long-time 125cc Rotax Max Light class contender Connor, from Muriwai on Auckland’s west coast, has been on the comeback trail since battery […]

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Jun 18, 2015 Graeme Smyth (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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The KZ2 class Final at the fourth round of this year’s  ProKart Series at Te Puke on Sunday had it all, with the large crowd lining the fences and cheering as eventual winner Graeme Smyth and teammate Ryan Grant chased down runaway early leader – and eventual runner-up – Mitchell Brown. Passing showers played havoc […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – Shawano – Preview Part 3

Jarsocrak leads both championship chases in Pro divisions, NASCAR’s Allmendinger to make series debut

Jun 18, 2015 Brandon Jarsocrak enters Shawano leading both Pro championship chases, earning a victory in each at GoPro Motorplex (Photo: Kathy Churchill - Energy Racing)
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The third season of the United States Pro Kart Series is set to enter the second stage of the championship chase, traveling up north to Shawano, Wisconsin for the third and fourth round of 2015. The US Air Motorsports Raceway is site of the June 19-21 event, presented by Praga North America. A record number […]

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2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge Returns to Medford for Round 3-4

Legendary Southern Oregon Facility Sees Robb Sweep The Weekend in Junior Max, As Brooks and Carpenter Split Wins in Senior

Jun 18, 2015 Christian Brooks won the Saturday Senior Rotax main event (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Rounds 3-4 of the Can-Am Challenge got underway Friday with official practice. Racers and teams were greeted by stifling heat and humidity, but by Saturday it had subsided and we saw perfect racing conditions. As always, the Can-Am free BBQ took place after the final on track session Friday. With full bellies and smiles on […]

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Jun 17, 2015 CRG Factory Team
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Now that most of the dust has settled for CRG in North America, CRG Nations, the North American importer for CRG chassis, in conjunction with CRG S.p.A. have come together to provide a factory CRG drive in a European event for 2016. Any driver finishing in the top three in points, while driving a CRG, […]

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EKN Gear: FREE Trackside Delivery to USPKS Shawano – 24 Hour Sale

Perfect Fathers Day gifts for the Racing Dad!

Jun 17, 2015 EKN Gear
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Now that the summer racing season is full swing, the EKN staff is working on a few new design concepts for our EKN Gear line-up, which we’ll start rolling out soon.  As such, we’ll be ending the production of a couple of our t-shirt designs to make room for new stock, so we’re offering up […]

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Giebler, Drew and Calvo Among the Big Winners at Los Angeles Karting Championship June Event

Fourth round of championship sees veterans returning for victory, drivers extending their win streaks

Jun 17, 2015 LAKC-06
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It was another successful event for the Los Angeles Karting Championship program, holding their fourth round of the 2015 season at the popular CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. Thanks to a number of series supporters and class sponsors, the season prize package is worth over $30,000 this year, and a number of the top […]

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Jun 17, 2015 Junior Max podium (Photo: kartpix.net)
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Britain’s premier championship travelled to Buckmore Park in Kent for the fourth round of the 2015 series. The IAME Cadet for the MSA British Championship and Rotax ABkC National Championship classes were enjoying their third round of the seven round season with the TKM classes into their second round.  The local club made everyone feel […]

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Jun 17, 2015 Joseph Hidalgo (CRG) ends Greg Lacoste Jr's 9 race win streak in Senior 4-cycle in NSKC Race #6 (Photo: BigFont Photography)
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6 races down, 6 to go!!! We are at the half way point of the 2015 NOLA Sprint Kart Championship at NOLA Motorsports Park. Going into race number 7 of the season, 5 of our 14 classes are in tight points battles with less than 100 point spreads from the leader to 2nd and 3rd […]

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