Sep 27, 2015 Karol Basz  (Photo: Press.net Images)
Written by PR Wire with No Comments

Today was dedicated to the Qualifying Heats of the CIK-FIA Karting World Championship, which is being hosted by the World Circuit La Conca. KF Junior was the first category to complete its session of Heats, while KF will complete this phase only tomorrow morning. The drivers of both the categories admitted to the final racing […]

Read Full Story

EKN Trackside: 2015 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix – Saturday Report

Hamilton and Leesmann stand out in opening day of action on the BLVD

Sep 27, 2015 (Photo: EKN)
Written by David Cole with No Comments

Day one of the 2015 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix went into the books on Saturday as nearly 150 competitors took part in the opening on-track sessions for the seventh annual event in Southern California. Eight race groups took on the challenging street circuit for two rounds of practice, qualifying and the first round of […]

Read Full Story
Sep 26, 2015 Nicklas Nielsen (Photo: Press.net Images)
Written by PR Wire with No Comments

It is the most eastern circuit in Italy and, this weekend, is hosting one of the most important kart racing event of the world. These coordinates bring straight to the World Circuit La Conca in Muro Leccese, where the CIK-FIA World Championship for KF and KF Junior has moved into top gear. The facility in […]

Read Full Story

EKN Trackside: 2015 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix – Preview

Downtown Lancaster opens up for seventh annual event in Southern California

Sep 25, 2015 StreetsofLancasterGrandPrix-SOLGP-2015-logo
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The seventh annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix is set to break the maximum speed on the BLVD by three times the legal limit. A slue of spectators are expected to take in the sights, sounds, and smell of karts buzzing around the southern California city roughly an hour north of Los Angeles. The event, […]

Read Full Story

From the Tower: 2015 RoboPong 200

12th annual event continues to provide intensity, heartache, and excitement to reach 200 laps

Sep 24, 2015 (Photo: EKN)
Written by David Cole with No Comments

This past weekend, the New Castle Motorsports Park hosted the 12th annual RoboPong 200 event. Competitors gathered at the central Indiana facility to compete in a 200-lap TaG endurance event around the 1-mile circuit. A mix of national, regional and club level karters took on the challenge, including a handful of IndyCar drivers who were […]

Read Full Story
Sep 24, 2015 La_Conca_2015
Written by PR Wire with No Comments

The activity of drivers and teams was already in full swing in the paddock last week for the tests, but now there is growing expectation for the beginning of the world CIK-FIA championship for the KF and KFJ categories. The World Circuit La Conca of Muro Leccese is going to welcome 167 entrants who, from […]

Read Full Story
Sep 24, 2015 (Photo: RudeFish Photography)
Written by PR Wire with 1 Comment

Round 2 of the KPX Karting Championship powered by Briggs & Stratton was hosted by Bluemax Kart Club out of Davis, CA. This race was also the host of the 2nd Annual Memorial Race for the Cure put together by the one and only Bev Ban. We had a total of 60 Briggs entries on […]

Read Full Story
Sep 24, 2015 Dale George
Written by PR Wire with No Comments

The weather was very hot and sunny for Race 9 of the Manitoba Karting Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. The sponsor for Race 9 was RBC Dominion Securities. Highlights of Race # 9 Senior Briggs class had John Buzza on pole position.  John took off and lead start to finish. The excitement in the Senior […]

Read Full Story

Championship Tightening Up After Sanzaru Games Karting Series Race #7

Carter Herrera Takes GoPro Junior Rotax Feature

Sep 24, 2015 (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
Written by PR Wire with No Comments

With only two races left in the 2015 season for the Sanzaru Games Karting Championship, many class championship races tightened up after the completion of Race #7. The tight and demanding Reverse Sprint track configuration proved to be a real challenge to many of the racers with some of the top drivers struggling to keep […]

Read Full Story
Written by David Cole with No Comments

The Formula 100 Karting Series formed in 2012 as a grassroots karting series designed to provide affordable, competitive and fun motorsport competition for drivers of all ages, budgets and skill levels, beginners to professionals. Since its inception, F100 has experienced rapid and sustained growth and thus far in 2015 F100 SoCal has hosted nearly 150 […]

Read Full Story

Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas Hotel Room Blocks Will Expire September 26

Anyone who has not secured hotel reservations at the Rio is urged to immediately

Sep 24, 2015 US Open logo
Written by PR Wire with No Comments

The Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas is quickly approaching and MAXSpeed Entertainment is urging anyone who has not made room reservations at the host hotel, the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino, to do so immediately as MAXSpeed’s room blocks will expire this Saturday, September 26. “If you have yet to make reservations at […]

Read Full Story

Lachlan DeFrancesco Claims Rok Cup USA Vortex Mini Rok Championship

BENIK driver to head back to Europe to compete in ROK International Final

Sep 24, 2015 Lachlan DeFrancesco adds another championship to his growing resume (Photo: Team BENIK Kart)
Written by PR Wire with No Comments

Already claiming the United State Pro Kart Series (USPKS) Vortex Mini ROK championship in August, Lachlan DeFrancesco added another title to his resume by claiming the top honors on the ROK Cup USA program, again in the Mini ROK division. With the championship, DeFrancesco has now received an invitation to join Team USA the ROK […]

Read Full Story
Sep 24, 2015 Van-K logo
Written by PR Wire with No Comments

Van-K Wheels is pleased to announce the addition of a new Okuma LB3000 EX II CNC lathe to its growing arsenal of machinery dedicated to producing the best aluminum kart and quarter-midget wheels on the market. “We made the decision on this CNC lathe because it can machine a wheel completely – in one operation […]

Read Full Story
Sep 23, 2015 Dutch karting star Marijn Kremers will make his second start in the Race of Stars on the Gold Coast next month 
(Pic: Coopers Photography)
Written by PR Wire with No Comments

Dutch karting star Marijn Kremers will return to Australia next month to compete in the 2015 Race of Stars powered by SuperFest at the Xtreme Karting Complex on the Gold Coast. Kremers, who was one of the front runners at the 2014 event, will line up with the Ricciardo Kart Junior team managed by former […]

Read Full Story
Sep 23, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
Written by PR Wire with No Comments

It should come as no surprise that the majority of battles for the top crown in the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series will come right down to the wire this weekend in the GT Machine Grand Nationals at Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, Georgia. Additionally, the battle for chassis supremacy will also be […]

Read Full Story

AMK Race Products Making a Name for Themselves and Top Kart in the North

The Top Kart brand continues to show speed and strength across the nation

Sep 23, 2015 15-09-22-amk
Written by PR Wire with No Comments

Newly developed Top Kart USA Authorized Dealer and Service Center, AMK Race Products is making a statement this season at their home track of Stockholm Karting Center in Cokato, MN. AMK Race Products is owned and operated by Christopher and Alexander Kardashian, who are veterans to not only the sport of karting but also the […]

Read Full Story
Sep 23, 2015 So Cal Oval Karters logo
Written by PR Wire with No Comments

The So Cal Oval Karters will visit the place where they opened the season back in March, the Perris Raceway Flat Track, this Saturday night, September 26, for the final time in 2015.  All five SCOK classes will be on hand and the club will host its popular “Arrive and Drive” programs for prospective new […]

Read Full Story

EKN Driver Diary: Kyle Kalish – 2015 RoboPong 200

Franklin Motorsports / Merlin driver takes break from first semester at college to 'regulate' with karting mentor

Sep 22, 2015 (Photo: EKN)
Written by David Cole with No Comments

This year, Franklin Motorsports / Merlin driver Kyle Kalish is taking on a new category. The inaugural United States Pro Kart Series Leopard Pro champion is moving from one gear to six, taking on the challenge that is shifterkart racing. The 18-year-old from Wauconda, Illinois began racing when he was five, and has earned championships […]

Read Full Story
Sep 22, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
Written by PR Wire with No Comments

For parents of competitors running the Kid Kart class this weekend in the GT Machine Grand Nationals at Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, Georgia, they are reminded that this class does NOT run in the event of rain conditions, as per rule #263.1 of the 2015 WKA National Tech Manual. Instead, competitors are issued Rain […]

Read Full Story

Jeremy Fletcher Wins Rok Cup USA Championship

Strong performance in Orlando seals the deal

Sep 22, 2015 Jeremy Fletcher is all smiles as he is awarded the Vortex Micro ROK championship trophy this past weekend in Orlando 
(Photo: Jerry Brown)
Written by PR Wire with No Comments

Team Felon / Tony Kart Driver Jeremy Fletcher ended his season on a high note, winning the fifth and final roundof the ROK Cup USA program held this past weekend at the Orlando Kart Center in Central Florida. With his strong performance over the weekend, the talented youngster also managed to secure the ROK Cup […]

Read Full Story
Karting's News and Information Leader ekartingnews | an HMG publication