Team PSL Karting Gains Momentum at Modesto

Looking forward to championships and further victories to close the SKUSA season

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The Modesto Grand Prix brought plenty of excitement, talent, and drama for one race weekend. Team PSL Karting’s tent was definitely full of mostly excitement and talent after a slew of top-ten finishes. Superkarts! USA’s (SKUSA) inaugural street course race pushed the limits of what American karting traditionally looks like and brought the development of […]

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Heartbreak for Anthony Gangi Jr. at Cold Stone US Grand Nationals

New York resident shows speed at Miller Motorsports Park

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With hopes to join Team USA at the annual Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF), GT7 Motorsports driver Anthony Gangi Jr. would compete in the Rotax Junior class at the recent 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals. Showing speed around the ultra-fast and technical Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, the up-and-coming talent was one […]

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Dark Horse Pros Launches Crowfunding Site for Athletes

Dark Horse Pros, a company committed to serious athletes, launches their crowdfunding site for athletes in action and extreme sports

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Amateur, semi-pro, and pro athletes can now create campaigns on DarkHorsePros.com. Crowdfunding campaigns, once approved, must set a minimum goal of raising $200 and can last up to 30 days. Campaigns must be related to participation in an action or extreme sport and are limited to the current or upcoming season. For additional requirements, check […]

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SuperTuners Inc. Scores Cold Stone US Grand Nationals Title

Greg Bell and Mike Jones will now be part of Team USA

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Creating SuperTuners Inc. in 2013, Greg Bell would put forth a program to help karting competitors. Offering the same services that he provided within his own Leading Edge Motorsports Race Team, Bell worked to put together a talented group of tuners to service drivers on other kart brands. Claiming race wins and championships throughout the […]

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The team from Goodwood Kartways kept its Eastern Canadian Karting Championship momentum rolling a week ago as the series hit Quebec for the first time this season. Le Monaco de Trois-Rivieres was a doubleheader this year, and the Goodwood crew was certainly toeing the line as four different drivers scored double podiums! Zachary Claman DeMelo, […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Preview – Part 1

Four Yamaha titles on the line in Indiana as 2014 season closes out

Aug 13, 2014 USPKS logo
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The second season of the United States Pro Kart Series will come to a close this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park – presented by KARTSALE. Round Seven and Eight are scheduled for the August 15-17 weekend, with the New Castle, Indiana facility set to welcome a strong contingent of drivers competing in the […]

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From the Tower: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals

Challenging weekend as SKUSA goes to the streets of Modesto

Aug 12, 2014 From the Tower-SummerNats
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We spend our entire racedays up in the tower, watching every on-track session while producing our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. This new ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the accounts that develop over a race weekend, […]

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The World Karting Association Board of Trustees has approved a 12-class structure and brand-new weekend race format for the 2015 Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, which will open December 27-30 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Next year’s Man Cup Series has 12 classes on the docket that includes a couple new […]

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Aug 12, 2014 Super One Rotax Series
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After a month’s break the SSM Super One Series visited north Wales for the picturesque circuit of Glan y Gors. Following a dry day on Saturday for the heats, Sunday was punctuated by showers courtesy of the remnants of Hurricane Bertha.  Dean MacDonald took the second MiniMax final after the first winner Alex Quinn fell […]

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EKN One-on-One: Chris Wheeler – US Open of Dirt

Karting industry member discusses plans for exciting new venture

Aug 11, 2014 US41 Speedway will host the first ever US Open of Dirt event on September 12-13
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As we enter the month of August and take a quick look at how the 2014 racing season has progressed, there have been many positives.  Numbers have been strong in the top national series with record entries on both the SKUSA Pro Tour and the Rotax Challenge of the Americas, and we’ve seen growth from […]

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Season Finale Spectacular Scheduled for United States Pro Kart Series

Popular New Castle Motorsports Park readies for final two rounds and season-ending awards banquet

Aug 11, 2014 USPKS logo
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The sophomore season of the United States Pro Kart Series is set to finish this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park, presented by KARTSALE. Labeled as one of the top facilities in the United States for karting, the record-breaking year the USPKS championships will close out at the New Castle, Indiana facility. Each of […]

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Praga North America Triumphant at SKUSA SummerNationals

Andrick Zeen takes the win in Saturday’s TaG Senior Final

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Praga North America gains another victory for the team at the SKUSA SummerNationals event in Modesto, CA. For the second round of the SKUSA Pro Tour, Praga was well represented with 10 drivers in total: 5 from the Praga team and 5 from West Coast dealer Leading Edge Motorsports. Coming out on top this weekend […]

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Ethan Wilson of Campbell, Calif., drove to victory on Saturday and was runner-up on Sunday for Phil Giebler Racing in TaG Master in the Save Mark Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix, the third and fourth rounds of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour held on Aug. 2-3 on a .88-mile downtown street race. PGR karter Vatche Tatikian […]

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The years largest schedule gap is closing very quickly and with only three weeks to the race at Pittsburgh International Race Complex. We have listed details and series news that will enhance your weekend and the program going forward in 2015. The race weekends time and fee schedule is available on our website and can be found at http://f1series.com/Raceday_Schedule.html The fabulous rate at the very convenient Holiday Inn […]

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For the first time in SKUSA Pro Tour history, a national championship event would take place on a street circuit. Racing in the downtown area of Modesto, California, a record number of entries would take to the streets looking for SKUSA Summernationals glory in front of the thousands of fans lining the streets to watch […]

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P1 Engines Makes It Four Wins in Pro Tour Competition

Zeen continues to impress with P1 Engines power

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With a short trip to Modesto, California for the second event weekend of the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Pro Tour, P1 Engines powered drivers would be front and center during the premiere Modesto Grand Prix in the streets of the downtown core. With a challenging and tight layout, teams and drivers would be put to the […]

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Night Racing Set for Upcoming Texas ProKart Challenge Event

Special Thursday through Saturday event at North Texas Kartways to host Rounds Five and Six

Aug 08, 2014 The Texas ProKart Challenge will be under the lights at North Texas Kartway in Denton, Texas (Photo: Dreams Captured Photography)
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The Texas ProKart Challenge – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Chase Racing/Dallas Karting Complex/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys – journeys into the second half of the season with a special night race weekend at the North Texas Kartways. The Denton, Texas facility will provide the series with its third straight year of racing under the lights during […]

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The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series held rounds seven and eight at the popular New Castle Motorsports Park (NCMP) on August 2nd and 3rd with a nice turnout of over 260 entries.  The event was sponsored by Verde Speed Resources.  Rain was predicted for Saturday but never materialized as […]

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Mazda Road to Indy and MAXSpeed Group Announce Judges for Driver Advancement Program

Hinchcliffe, Chaves, Rudolph and Cooper to Select Winning Drivers

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A few weeks ago, MAXSpeed Group and Andersen Promotions joined forces in a partnership program to help advance the careers of young karters into the Mazda Road to Indy (MRTI). Today they are pleased to announce that Verizon IndyCar Series standout James Hinchcliffe, Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires points leader Gabby Chaves, veteran karter […]

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Series Finale of Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Set for Canada

Final two rounds scheduled for August 15-17 at Greg Moore Raceway in British Columbia

Aug 08, 2014 The picturesque Greg Moore Raceway will host the 2014 Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge finale weekend (Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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The 2014 season is drawing to an end for racers at the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge, as the series heads to the finale weekend at the Greg Moore Raceway. The Chilliwack, British Columbia facility will welcome the Rotax Max Challenge / Superkarts! USA regional program on August 15-17, hosting the fourth weekend of the championship […]

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