Sep 08, 2015 Jacob Cranston (Photo: Fast Company/Vicky Jack)
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A trio of winners, Jaden Hardy in 125cc Rotax Max Light, Jacob Cranston in Junior Rotax, and Ryan Wood in Vortex Mini ROK, stood out at the 48th Blossom kart meeting in Hawke’s Bay over the weekend. In fresh early spring sunshine and with the fruit trees in the ‘Bay in blossom (hence the event’s […]

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Sep 07, 2015 The crowd watching on in Newcastle
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James Sera has added another two State Championships to his impressive career haul today at the fourth round of the Australian Kart Championships presented by Jayco and Castrol EDGE in Newcastle through taking out both the X30 and KA1 categories. The veteran Victorian was peerless throughout the course of the day as he charged to […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix – Sunday Report

Six wins for Neilson put him among the legends in Labor Day street race

Sep 06, 2015 Tony Neilson won a record six 'Rock' trophies (Photo: EKN)
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Another hot day in the Quad Cities area for the big show to close out the 21st annual Rock Island Grand Prix. Fourteen main events were held over the afternoon hours around the 6/10-mile street course, with the many RIGP volunteers and spectators lining the fences braving the elements to enjoy a great day of […]

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Sep 06, 2015 Senior final start
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Today the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge held its final and all-deciding round in Belgium. On the 1.350 metres long circuit of Genk the fight for the championships climaxed until the very last race. Contrary to the days before, the weather kept dry until the end making for perfect conditions on the tarmac and races fraught […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix – Saturday Report

First time racing on Saturday gets rave reviews on streets of Rock Island

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Day one of the 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix went into the books Saturday with action taking place on the city streets from 8am to 5pm. Two rounds of practice and inaugural heat races were the schedule for the day in the Quad Cities, as the weekend festivities began. The format for this year’s event […]

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Sep 05, 2015 RGMMC-2015-Genk-Heat
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At Genk the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge today experienced the first racing action on its way to the all-deciding finals on Sunday. As if the highly balanced competition was not thrilling enough, the weather made for another unknown factor. Conditions were really unpredictable and kept changing between a dry and a wet circuit. Consequently the […]

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US Kart Star Askew Set for Open-Wheel Debut at Zhuhai

Formula Masters China Series outings confirmed with Absolute Racing

Sep 04, 2015 Formula Masters China Series outings confirmed with Absolute Racing for Oliver Askew (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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Newly crowned European BNL Senior Max champion Oliver Askew will make the jump from karts to cars this September after signing with Absolute Racing to contest 2015’s two remaining Formula Masters China Series rounds. The 18-year-old American is set to make his competitive open-wheel debut at the Zhuhai International Circuit on September 18-20 before also […]

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Sep 04, 2015 Matt Giangrande
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To a self-proclaimed “car guy” with “oil in his veins,” any loss in horsepower would typically be devastating, but not to Matt Giangrande. The drag racing veteran with 35+ years of experience both professionally racing and working in the industry, a drop from 3,000 horsepower to a mere 28 doesn’t upset him at all. Why? […]

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Sep 04, 2015 RGMMC-2015-Genk-Qualifying
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Today about 130 drivers kicked off the first decisive day of the final round of the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge 2015. The qualifying practice on the 1.350 metres long circuit at Genk in Belgium revealed the balance of power in the grids of juniors, seniors and DD2 – especially in terms of the upcoming decisions in […]

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Allison Racing Engines Formed

Experienced engine builder Brandon Jenkins establishing own karting engine service center

Sep 04, 2015 Allison Racing Engines-logo
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To be successful at racing, a number of factors need to come together and perform as one in order to achieve top results. Engine performance is part of that equation, and Allison Racing Engines is the newest operation to provide the top level service to reach the top step of the podium. Brandon Jenkins, an […]

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Sep 04, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Competitors running the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series have a little over a week before the final Pre Entry deadline expires for the GT Machine Grand Nationals Sept 25-27 at Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, Georgia. Deadline for the second tier is Friday September 11. The Grand National event marks the final race […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Rock Island Grand Prix – Preview

21st annual event hitting the Quad City streets once again for the Labor Day celebration

Sep 04, 2015 RIGP-P-2015
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Labor Day weekend is a busy time across the United States. Families gather for one final time at their favorite vacation spot, kids and parents prepare for the school year, and the thought of cold weather coming soon begins to creep in. For racers, it is a chance to take part in one of the […]

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Sep 03, 2015 2015 RoboPong 200-logo
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The 12th annual Robopong 200 will take the green flag on Sunday, September 20 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The RoboPong 200 is karting’s best known TaG endurance race with 50+ teams dueling for the right to put their name on the prestigious Dan Wheldon Cup and earn a payday of $10,000. The RoboPong […]

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Sep 03, 2015 Rob Stutsky and John Buzza
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The weather was rainy for Race 7 and dry cloudy for Race 8 at the doubleheader weekend of the Manitoba Karting Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. Additional activities for the doubleheader were a potluck supper on Saturday and after the club booked time in Gimli for an ice hockey game. The sponsor for Saturday was […]

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Sep 03, 2015 En route to his first feature win of 2015 – Junior 2 Karter Jaedon Lawson, (24) leads Donny Lampman in qualifying action (Photo: Mike Gretzinger)
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With double features on the schedule for the Junior 1 and 2 Divisions to give Kart Racers some more track time during a 6 rain out season – it made for an action-packed Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Event Tuesday September 1. Jaedon Lawson would win his first Ed MacPherson Construction Junior 2 Feature of […]

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Sep 03, 2015 Ricciardo-Monza
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Like the majority of Formula 1 drivers, Daniel Ricciardo got his first taste of motor sport at the wheel of a go-kart and while many Grand Prix stars still enjoy a fun karting session, the Australian has gone one step further, establishing his own brand of kart – Ricciardo Kart. In conjunction with Birel ART, […]

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Sep 03, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Despite recent business moves involving Unilli and another karting group, World Karting, as well as Unilli, would like to assure competitors and fans that the latest version of the Unilli Dirt World Championship at Daytona is moving forward at a daily pace, in preparation for what should be another fantastic December event. At present, Class […]

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Phil Giebler Racing’s Carter Williams of Clovis, Calif., and Nicky Hays of Huntington Beach, Calif. drove to feature victories Saturday iin the Superkarts! USA California ProKart Challenge at Adams Motorsports Park. For the 17-year-old Williams, it was his fourth victory in five features in S2 Semi-Pro Stock Moto in the series. He was fastest in […]

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EKN Constructors Championship – September 3

Advantage increases for Tony Kart as Top Kart remains in front for P2 battle

Sep 03, 2015 EKN Constructors Championship logo
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The 2015 karting season is in the final stages. Championship battles are finishing up in certain areas, while other racing programs are gearing up for the final rounds of the year to crown their class champions. The crown for top chassis in the eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship has already been delivered to Tony Kart, as the […]

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California ProKart Challenge Braves High Temps at Adams Motorsports Park

Young guns Brooks and Campbell continue path toward titles in Superkarts! USA regional program following wins in Riverside

Sep 02, 2015 California ProKart Challenge visited the Adams Motorsports Park for Round Five (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge returned to action this past weekend (August 28-29) at the historic Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside, California. Many drivers in the southern California area established their racing careers at Adams, with quite a few going on to other forms of motorsports. This past weekend, a select few helped to further their […]

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