Jul 20, 2016
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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
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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
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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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Jul 20, 2016
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When the AKRA / Vega USA American Sprint Cup Series 2016 schedule was announced several months ago, many racers pointed to the July 29-31 date at Ohio’s Thompson Kart Raceway as one of the “must-attend” events on the new series’ calendar. Now, as the dog days of another hot summer continue, we’re less than two […]

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

Five IAME categories set to continue championship chases - led by Eves, Wang, Edgar, LaRoque and Denny

Jul 20, 2016
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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 19, 2016
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It was another stellar weekend for Merlin racing chassis at rounds 5 & 6 of the USPKS series in Mooresville, NC July 8-10.  With 12 drivers in attendance the Merlin contingent was not huge but was definitely effective against competing brands.  Merlin Nation captured 5 final victories in total while grabbing 15 podiums, 20 top […]

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Jul 19, 2016
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The 3-win edge for Tony Kart in the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Chassis Standings has not only evaporated, several more players have joined the game as a result of the wins that were very evenly spread around this past weekend at the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals at New Castle Motorsports Park. 6 different chassis manufacturers scored […]

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Jul 19, 2016
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Steven Wheatley won four finals, two each Saturday and Sunday June 18-19 during round three of the American Kart Racing Association’s National Road Racing Series presented by Vega Tires and the Dart Kart Club. The event, raced at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course drew a record 596 entries for a Road Racing series’ in the 2016 […]

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Jul 19, 2016
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Going into the fourth round of the 2016 championship will present some great milestones of this season. The special trip to the Granja 500 in Brazil presented to the series by WR Motorsport will take on a whole level. A clear indication who has the best chance at this  fantastic opportunity will reveal itself after this […]

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Jul 19, 2016
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The deadline for pre-entry to the event has been removed. All classes are now offered at the pre-entry price. National Championship Class Information also available. Entry form available here North Texas Karters Denton TX August 10-13, 2016

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Team USA to Be Outfitted in New K1 RaceGear for 2016 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals

New, innovative suits and gloves for American drivers at premier international Rotax event

Jul 19, 2016
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After earning two Vice-Championship titles and the coveted Nations Cup at the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals last year, Team USA will once again be outfitted by custom safety gear supplier K1 RaceGear. Launching new designs in 2016, American drivers will don the latest innovations from K1 including the Apex II Karting Suit and Apex […]

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Jul 19, 2016
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Tommaso Mosca claimed a spectacular pole position in KZ2 leading 60 drivers in Genk. The fifth place in race-1 confirmed him as one of the main protagonists of the category ahead of the European Championship. Christoph Hold took a double podium in KZ2 Cup. The German Championship DKM has stopped in Genk (Belgium) for its […]

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Jul 19, 2016
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The 1.360m long track in Belgian Genk was the location of the German Kart Championship’s half-time event and welcomed a record field of participants. 189 drivers from more than 25 nations showed thrilling races in best weather, with numerous new winners. After Wackersdorf and Ampfing, the four grade series of the German Kart Championship travelled […]

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Jul 19, 2016
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Paolo De Conto secured a good success in Genk’s KZ2 at the third round of the German Championship. Jorrit Pex, on the podium of Race-2, confirmed to be the classification leader. Janker and Tonteri dominated OK, Dennis Hauger victorious in OK Junior. Great performances and a lot of victories have been scored by CRG drivers […]

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Jul 19, 2016
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Luca Bombardelli claimed a double podium in the second round of the season held in Adria and can aim to the Italian Prodriver Under title. Among the quickest on track, Alessio Zanotti ended at the feet of the podium in both Finals, while Francesco Alaimo closed in the top-ten. The Italian ACI Karting Championship has […]

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Rock Island Grand Prix and Mediacom Announce New Sponsorship

New partnership provides large marketing program throughout the Midwest area for Labor Day street race

Jul 19, 2016
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The Rock Island Grand Prix has announced a new partnership that places Mediacom Communications as the first naming rights sponsor for the world’s largest karting street race. The high-performance race held annually over Labor Day weekend will now be named the Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom. Mediacom, the area’s leading broadband provider, […]

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EKN Trackside: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle 1 Sunday Report

Eves notches all four victories in Senior - Southern and d’Orlando double in Junior

Jul 17, 2016
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The final day of the McLaughlin Motorsports Nationals completed at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The sixth round of the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series wrapped up Sunday at the Indiana facility, escaping the threat of rain late in the day to complete qualifying, two rounds of heat races and the main events for the eight […]

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Jul 16, 2016
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Saturday hosted the fifth round of the 2016 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series, the first of two rounds contested at the New Castle Motorsports Park. With a full day of racing action around the New Castle, Indiana facility, eight different categories contested qualifying, two heat races and a main event to decide the winners under perfect […]

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Wilkins, Vacala and Mitchell Among Double Winners in Katy for Texas ProKart Challenge

Another successful event for Superkarts! USA and US Rotax Max Challenge program, welcoming Briggs 206 racers for first time

Jul 15, 2016
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It was another hot Lone Star State weekend at the Gulf Coast Kartways for the third stop of the Texas ProKart Challenge. The Katy, Texas facility welcomed a number of competitors from the region to compete in the P1 Promotions Superkarts! USA and Texas Barge & Boat Inc. Rotax Max Challenge programs over the July […]

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Paddock Insider: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle

Third event of 2016 with first of two trips to New Castle Motorsports Park

Jul 15, 2016
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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 third event of 2016 for the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. The information will […]

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