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If he didn’t already have the eyes of the paddock by being a home track ace last week at the Canadian National Karting Championships, Goodwood Kartways/IPK North America driver Tyler Kashak had certainly drawn them by midday Friday. Hitting the track for Rotax Senior qualifying, the rookie Senior took pole position by a scant 0.004 […]

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IPK North America was contesting the Canadian National Karting Championships last week and on one of his favourite tracks in the land Zachary Claman DeMelo was dominant. Starting from P3 on the grid after missing pole by just 0.007 seconds, the Praga star proceeded to win two heats, earn Sunday pole, win the Prefinal and […]

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Kalish Grabs Komet Throwdown Victory at Route 66 Sprint Series Norway Event

Geringer, Prokup, Feneis and Cass double up on weekend

Sep 03, 2013 Kyle Kalish won the Komet Throwdown Saturday evening (Photo: Joe Brittin)
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The Russell Karting Specialties/L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series presented by Bridgestone/Margay and Grand Products held round four on August 24-25 at Concept Haulers Motor Speedway (CHMS) in Norway, IL.  The event was sponsored by EMJ Metals.  234 entries competed on this hot summer weekend with temperatures reaching into the 90s on Sunday.  […]

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Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Comes to an end at The Track At Centennial

SKUSA and Rotax racers do battle in Colorado for the final time in 2013

Sep 03, 2013 Ben Schermerhorn's near perfect run secured him the S2 Semi-Pro championship (Photo: Jeff Myers)
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This past weekend (August 23-25) the Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge ended its 2013 season with its sixth and seventh rounds being contested at The Track at Centennial, south of Denver, Colorado. Superkarts! USA and US Rotax Max Challenge racers from Utah, Wyoming, and all corners of Colorado pulled through the gates of TTAC for the […]

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First Round of the CIK-FIA World KF Championship goes to Verstappen

Norris wins the International Super Cup KF

Sep 02, 2013 Max Verstappen atop the KF podium in Brandon
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THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP STARTS WELL IN BRANDON The first round of the CIK-FIA KF World Championship has had a very good start on the circuit of Brandon (UK), a facility created by Mr. Paul Fletcher right in the heart of Lincolnshire. All the races ended in an unpredictable way, despite Max Verstappen’s (CRGTM-Vega) superiority. The […]

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EKN Trackside: Rock Island Grand Prix – Sunday Report

Lawson adds four to win total, Musser earns third KoS crown

Sep 01, 2013 All-time race winner Gary Lawson added four in his return to the Rock
(Photo: Joe Brittin)
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It was a weekend of history as the 19th Rock Island Grand Prix completed Sunday. The Quad Cities street race festival saw record temperatures, and records set on-track throughout the two-day event. A number of new fast times were set in the 14 categories offered this year, with a number of drivers making history. Gary […]

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CIK-FIA World KF Championship Heating Up in Brandon

Verstappen and Nielsen on pole in the the prefinals

Sep 01, 2013 Nicklas Nielsen (Kosmic-Vortex-Vega) will start his prefinal in the pole position
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THE PRETENDERS TO THE WORLD KF TITLE PRESENT THEMSELVES IN BRANDON After today’s qualifying heats in Brandon (UK), the list of the pretenders to the World KF Title is complete. The 10 races run today, during the first day of the CIK-FIA KF World Championship, established the starting grid of tomorrow’s final phase. We are […]

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2013 Rock Island Grand Prix

August 31-September 1, 2013: Rock Island, Illinois

Sep 01, 2013 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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The 19th annual Rock Island Grand Prix took place during its traditional Labor Day weekend, with 15 categories racing through the streets of the Quad Cities streets along the Mississippi River. Roughly 240 entries took part in the two-day event, including two rounds of practice and qualifying on Saturday, with the main events taking part […]

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EKN Trackside: Rock Island Grand Prix – Saturday Report

Musser bags pole position in King of the Streets, Lawson marks return with three as does Chelootz

Aug 31, 2013 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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The opening day of the 2013 Rock Island Grand Prix went into the books on Saturday as the over 200 entries took to the streets of the Quad Cities for the first day of action. The weather was hot, and the track was fast as a number of new track records were recorded during the […]

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Aug 31, 2013 Max Verstappen (CRG-TM) grabbed the pole position of the first round of the CIK-FIA World KF Championship in Brandon (UK).
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FIRST LAPS IN BRANDON FOR THE RACE TOWARDS THE WORLD KF CHAMPIONSHIP Today, qualifying has started in Brandon, a small village set in the middle of the green countryside of Lincolnshire. On the PF International Circuit, on Sunday 1st September, the 84 scrutineered drivers will make their moves on the chessboard of the World CIK-FIA […]

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Bill Wright, exclusive owner and promoter of the popular Florida Winter Tour kart racing series, announced today the tentative information regarding the 16th Annual FWT. TENTATIVE FWT FORMULA KART RACING PROGRAM Same format as 2013 – three double-race weekends with one drop race-day. Each race day will consist of; qualifying, a heat race with the start […]

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EKN Trackside: 2013 Rock Island Grand Prix – Preview

19th annual event set for the streets of Quad Cities

Aug 30, 2013 Rock Island Grand Prix logo
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Labor Day weekend brings its traditions for everyone. For karters, it brings the annual pilgrimage to the Quad Cities area as they venture for a piece of the Rock Island Grand Prix experience. The two-day street race in Rock Island Grand Prix is unlike any other event, offering up the opportunity to race down the […]

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Superkarts! USA Primed for Inaugural Midwest Shifterfest

Contingency programs at Rock Island GP offer free entries for brand new event

Aug 29, 2013 SKUSA Midwest Shifterfest
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Over the past three years, Superkarts! USA has been working diligently to develop new regional programs through the Western half of the United States.  Regional series and club support ventures have been launched in Texas, Colorado and the Pacific Northwest with much success and the organization’s growing Pro Tour has been on a steady upward […]

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EKN OnTrack: Staff Heads to Rock Island Grand Prix

Howden and Cole to bring helmets this year for return to action

Aug 29, 2013 EKN-OnTrack
Written by Rob Howden with 5 Comment

There is just something special about the Rock Island Grand Prix, and it likely comes down to its uniqueness among the list of top national karting events in the United States.  The race is run like a well-oiled machine thanks to years of dedicated service by a passionate management team and their hard-working crew of […]

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With the ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championships marking the mid-season point for Canadian karting, Team Koene USA pilot Roman Deangelis has begun to come into his own after joining the squad in late May. Competing south of the border at the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup, Deangelis would set his sights on Goodwood Kartways […]

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Yes, it is back to school time and most of the under 18 year old drivers in the Red Line Oil Karting Championship Series will be returning to school soon if they have not already done so. To help send off these young drivers back to their careers of learning, the RLOKC will have two […]

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Once again the St Louis Karting Association will be hosting the 2nd Annual Clone Nationals on October 12 and 13 at ThunderValley in Pevely, MO. There will be cash prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the Clone Senior Division. If you are interested in being a sponsor for this event please contact […]

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California ProKart Challenge Returns to Action September 6-7

Superkarts! USA regional set for second trip to Buttonwillow Raceway Park

Aug 29, 2013 Jake Craig is among the drivers entering Buttonwillow to extend their California ProKart Challenge championship lead (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The 2013 California ProKart Challenge resumes next weekend as the Superkarts! USA regional series travels again to the ButtonwillowRacewayPark. On September 6-7, the fifth round of the six-race championship will be contested on the 7/10-mile course in Buttonwillow, California. Numbers have been stellar throughout the year, and with drivers battling for championships, preparing for the […]

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Exciting Racing Highlights Texas ProKart Challenge Weekend in Oklahoma

Rounds seven and eight held at Oklahoma Motorsports Complex

Aug 29, 2013 Ryan Kinnear led the S2 field in Saturday’s main event (Photo: dreamscaptured.net)
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The Texas ProKart Challenge – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys/Dallas Karting Complex – hosted round seven and eight on August 16-18 at the Oklahoma Motorsports Complex. Revered as one of the top circuits in the country, Superkarts! USA and United States Rotax Max Challenge competitors from the southern states took on the […]

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Aug 29, 2013 Gold Cup is always a popular event at Pittsburgh, aka BeaveRun (Photo: Keith Roberts)
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The WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series ran its fourth national event of the 2013 season this past weekend with the GT Machine Grand Nationals at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in western Pennsylvania. The event marked the second straight weekend of WKA national racing at Pittsburgh. The Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series […]

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