Apr 29, 2016 Canadian Karting Challenge logo
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With the snow melted and spring on its way, karting action has now started in Ontario. The opening round of the 2016 Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC) is set for this Sunday, May 1, with Innisfil Kart Club (IKC) on track Saturday, April 30, both at the fun and family-friendly Innsifil Indy kart track. Round #1 […]

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Paddock Insider: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals 2016

Seventh season of series kicks off with another record turnout in the Arizona desert

Apr 29, 2016 (Photo: Superkarts! USA)
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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 SpringNationals at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The information will not be seen anywhere else, […]

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Morning Coffee: Friday – April 29

Pushing To The Next Level

Apr 29, 2016 Rob Howden
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As I sit at the desk in my hotel room, just before the start of official practice for the seventh running of the Superkarts! USA SpringNationals, I can’t help but think about the fact that national-level karting is on the verge of being able to finally move to the next level.  During my 20 years […]

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Apr 28, 2016 Maranello-CIK European Championship
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Alberto Cavalieri and Team Officina del Kart secured the first points in the opener of the KZ2 European Championship thanks to two good comeback races in Prefinal and Final worth a good P14. Maranello Kart and Alberto Cavalieri had a positive debut in the KZ2 European Championship in Essay (France) at the circuit d’Aunay-Les-Bois in […]

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Apr 28, 2016 Lorenzo Camplese
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The first round of the 2016 European KZ Championship was held this weekend in France at Aunay les Bois / Essay. After the good performances produced early in the season, Team Parolin Racing Kart harboured legitimate ambitions for its driver Lorenzo Camplese. The Parolin chassis has demonstrated excellent competitiveness, but several factors upset the smooth […]

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Apr 28, 2016 Nicholas d'Orlando
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After a few short weeks break from his Junior rookie debut at the Florida Winter Tour, Nicholas d’Orlando returns to racing action this week under the direction of powerhouse team KoeneUSA, as he takes on Round one of the SKUSA Pro Series at the 2016 SKUSA SpringNationals. The Hartsdale, NY native is looking to continue […]

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Apr 28, 2016 Ricciardo Kart logo
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In the opening round of the CIK-FIA European KZ and KZ2 Championships, Ricciardo Kart Racing were front runners throughout the weekend. In KZ, Rick Dreezen was forced to retire in the Final. “It was a great weekend for me with a bitter end, because we were fighting for victory since day one. In the Prefinal, […]

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Apr 28, 2016 BirelART logo
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In the first meeting of the CIK-FIA European KZ and KZ2 Championships, Birel ART Racing finished sixth in KZ with Jordon Lennox-Lamb and crossed the finish line of the KZ2 Final in 11th place with Marijn Kremers. Jordon Lennox-Lamb: “Maybe it was one of the hardest weekends I have had, not for driving or being […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Preview – Part 4

Sold-out X30 Senior looking to knock Pagano off the mountain, growing S1 field begins championship chase

Apr 28, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The seventh season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to get underway this weekend at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The 2016 season is projected to be another exciting and record breaking year. Full television coverage is returning thanks to the partnership with CBS Sports Network and MotorTrendOnDemand for another […]

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Benik Kart Drivers Dominate Micro Max Class at Opening Round of US Open

BENIK Kart lead every official on track session all week long

Apr 27, 2016 Kart Benik
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Three different drivers on the same brand of chassis were the class of the Rotax Micro MAX field at the opening round of the MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted US Open this past weekend at the NOLA Motorsports Park just outside of New Orleans, Louisiana. Diego LaRoque, James Egozi and Carson Morgan all took a turn at […]

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Apr 27, 2016 Mike Manning Karting
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For the 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour Springnationals in Phoenix, Arizona, MMK is thrilled to announce a line-up of six drivers, in what will be a historic race for us with the talent we are bringing to the table. Mike Manning Karting has been in business since 1980. That includes 35 years of back-to-back race seasons. […]

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Apr 27, 2016 CKRC-R1-Kwong
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The Calgary Kart Racing Club started off the 2016 racing season on April 24. With the weather threatening to rain all day with a temperature hovering around zero celcius, a successful first event was able to be held despite the cold temperatures.  The race corner marshals did their usual outstanding job in very trying weather […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Preview – Part 3

New faces set to battle in S2, McNeil hopes for a third ring in S4 and S4 Super Master makes its national debut

Apr 27, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The seventh season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to get underway this weekend at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The 2016 season is projected to be another exciting and record-breaking year. Full television coverage is returning thanks to the partnership with CBS Sports Network and MotorTrendOnDemand, and another large […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Preview – Part 2

Sold-out X30 Junior and near-record turnout for X30 Master set for Phoenix

Apr 26, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The seventh season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to get underway this weekend at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The 2016 season is projected to be another exciting and record breaking year. Full television coverage is returning thanks to the partnership with CBS Sports Network and MotorTrendOnDemand for another […]

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Apr 26, 2016 (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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You couldn’t have had two more contrasting days weather-wise but it didn’t bother Auckland’s Ryan Urban or Hamilton’s Campbell Joyes at the latest double-header round of the Giltrap Group New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge at Rotorua over the weekend. Dry (for Rnd 3 on Saturday) or wet (for Rnd 4 on Sunday), it made no […]

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Sofina Foods US Open of Utah Registration Now Open

Round #2 set for June 23-26, 2016

Apr 26, 2016 US Open logo
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Coming off the heels of the opening round of the 2016 Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels, registration is now open for Round #2. Set for June 23-26 at the Utah Motorsports Campus (formerly Miller Motorsports Park) in Tooele, Utah, this second stop of the US Open marks the midway point of the […]

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Apr 26, 2016 AKRA logo
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The first-ever AKRA / Vega USA American Sprint Cup Series event at Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, GA, is set to take place this weekend on what looks to be a hot weekend in central Georgia. AKRA will accept pre-entries through business hours (5PM ET) tomorrow (Tuesday, April 26). A final update for pre-registrants will […]

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2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour – SpringNationals

April 29-May 1, 2016: Phoenix Kart Racing Association - Glendale, Arizona

Apr 25, 2016 SKUSA Pro Tour 2016-logo
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The 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour gets underway on April 29-May 1 at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. EKN will be trackside the entire weekend, providing the EKN Live broadcast available at ekartingnews.com/live. A new era begins with four Stock Moto divisions and five IAME ‘TaG’ categories beginning the journey toward the SKUSA […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Preview – Part 1

Mini and Micro Swift divisions make their debut on Pro Tour

Apr 25, 2016 (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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The seventh season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to get underway this weekend at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The 2016 season is projected to be another exciting and record breaking year. Full television coverage is returning thanks to the partnership with CBS Sports Network and MotorTrendOnDemand for another […]

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Apr 25, 2016 US Open logo
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Sunday saw the first event come to a conclusion at NOLA Motorsports Park for the opening round of the Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels. The weather was sunny and MAXSpeed Entertainment never experienced a hiccup during the entire event, remaining on time every day and providing an unmatched streaming service. For the […]

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