Apr 23, 2015 d'Orlando
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The d’Orlando brothers head to Race City USA, Mooresville, NC, home to many of the top NASCAR teams, to kick off their United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) campaign for 2015 at GoPro Motorplex. Michael and Nicholas are no strangers to the 0.7-mile sprint track and both have had great success here in the past […]

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Fikse Wheels Confirmed as Title Sponsor of Superkarts! USA Pro Tour

Custom wheel manufacturer partners with televised karting series for the Fikse Pro Tour

Apr 23, 2015 SKUSA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour logo
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The 2015 edition of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour will be a major step into the future for the growing organization and karting, in general. SKUSA recently announced another record-breaking prize package for the new season, eclipsing the $150,000 mark, and they’ve made a massive investment in primetime television coverage of all three events on […]

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Apr 23, 2015 (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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The 2015 United States Pro Kart Series will commence on April 24-26 at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. This event begins the third season for the program, promoted by Mark Coats, aimed at providing an elite series for TaG and Yamaha competitors along the eastern half of the United States. The entry total […]

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2015 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex

April 24-26, 2015: GoPro Motorplex - Mooresville, North Carolina

Apr 22, 2015 USPKS logo
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This weekend marks the beginning of the 2015 United States Pro Kart Series set for the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresvillle, North Carolina. The third season of the program is set to welcome another record turn-out for the opening rounds with three TaG and four Yamaha divisions, visiting NASCAR country for the third straight year. Official […]

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Apr 22, 2015 Florida Karting Championship Series logo
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Briggs & Stratton will be donating a New LO206 Engine Package to the series Champion of the Sportsman/Junior LO206 at the end of the year. Briggs will also donate $400 per race event to be distributed as follows in the Senior LO206 Class. Whether you finish 1st or 20th, 4 racers will have the same […]

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Apr 22, 2015 Nicholas d'Orlando (Photo: Cody Schindel)
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d’Orlando Racing Corp. (DRC) is proud to announce Kool Nerd Clothing, as a sponsor of the d’Orlando Brothers, rising stars in the karting world of motorsports, with many championships and race wins on their resumes.  Kool Nerd Clothing (KNC) is an inspirational lifestyle apparel brand with a line of apparel that function as “billboards” boldly […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex – Preview Part 2

Strong contingent of Junior drivers set to begin battle for championships

Apr 22, 2015 (Photo: DavidLeePhoto.com)
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The 2015 United States Pro Kart Series will commence on April 24-26 at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. This event begins the third season for the program, promoted by Mark Coats, aimed at providing an elite series for TaG and Yamaha competitors along the eastern half of the United States. The entry total […]

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Apr 21, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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On behalf of WKA President John Ferris, the WKA Board of Trustees, Office Staff, and Race Officials, a huge Thank You goes out to all competitors, crewmembers, Moms and Dads, Sponsors, as well as the management of Go Pro Motorplex, for helping to pull together on a mainly rain soaked weekend and make this past […]

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Apr 21, 2015 Rok Cup USA logo
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The first race of the 2015 ROK Cup USA series proved to be one that kicks the series off with a bang and sets an exciting, highly competitive pace for the season. The three-day race event officially began on Friday morning with warm-ups for each class. The day on Friday was well-spent allowing drivers in […]

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Apr 21, 2015 Florida Karting Championship Series logo
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In an effort to help promote karting in the state of Florida, the Florida Karting Championship Series is joining the effort to bring new drivers into the sport. Beginning with their first race in Ocala, FL on April 25, FKCS will dedicate time in their schedule to allow potential new karters track time at a […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex – Preview Part 1

Third season set to get underway this weekend in Mooresville, North Carolina

Apr 21, 2015 USPKS logo
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The 2015 United States Pro Kart Series will commence on April 24-26 at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. This event begins the third season for the program, promoted by Mark Coats, aimed at providing an elite series for TaG and Yamaha competitors along the eastern half of the United States. The entry total […]

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Apr 20, 2015 Briggs Racing logo
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Effective immediately Recently we were contacted by a dealer about a spring from a 206 engine that did not meet our current .930” length rule.  When checking this part, we noted that it passed our 100% audit process, the difference being how we check our springs in production verses a caliper and or the ¼” […]

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Apr 20, 2015 Speedsportz Racing Park logo
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Speedsportz Racing Park began construction last week on its multi-million dollar facility located in the Grand Texas Sports & Entertainment District. Land clearing was started to meet the projected opening of the performance track in November and the rental kart track in December. The facility will be ready for a full grand opening in the […]

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Apr 20, 2015 Junior 3 #00-Cole Neibert tries to get around the #73 on the outside (Photo: Bruce C. Walls/Action Sports Photos)
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Regional kart racers packed US-13 Kartway in Delmar, DE last Saturday (April 4, 2015) for the first round of the five race Maxxis Tires ‘Race at the Beach’ series.  Competitors from Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, North and South Carolina and New York along with local racers came to claim their share of the purse. According to […]

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Exciting Changes to US Open Format and Event One Information

Return of hot grid, grid girls and kick-off BBQ set for Dallas

Apr 20, 2015 US Open logo
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With the Rotax Challenge of the Americas and Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour now complete, MAXSpeed Entertainment is working hard putting the finishing touches on the inaugural US Open program. With an already announced prize package for Rotax and shifterkart competitors in excess of $225,000, series officials are bringing back the infamous ‘hot grid’ for […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Jake Craig – Rotax Max Euro Challenge Salbris Report

TaG Driver Rankings #1 pilot begins tour as factory Formula K driver in Europe

Apr 20, 2015 (Photo: theracebox.com)
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In December, it was announced that Jake Craig, the top TaG driver in the 2014 EKN Driver Rankings, was moving to the Formula K brand and partnering up with the RaceLab operation along with tuner Kyle Kuntze. The deal included the Southern California driver signing on as an official Formula K Racing driver, making him […]

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Apr 20, 2015 KZ Podium (Photo: Press.net Images)
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Spectacular races in Sarno (Italy) for the first round of the CIK-FIA European KZ and KZ2 Championship. Fans of karting from all around the world had the opportunity to enjoy the event thanks to the live streaming on the official websites cikfia.tv and cikfiachampionship.com. The race was uncertain and yesterday’s results were not confirmed today. The Italian Flavio […]

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Apr 18, 2015 Marco Ardigo (Photo: Press.net Images)
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Perfect weather condition today for the CIK-FIA European KZ & KZ2 Championship which has just begun in Sarno (Italy) on the International Circuit Napoli. Today the first times were set under a springlike sun and they were decidedly faster than those set in last year’s World Championship, which took place right on this circuit in […]

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Opening Rounds of 2015 Season for Texas ProKart Challenge a Success

Gulf Coast Kartway played host to start of official SKUSA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge program on April 10-12

Apr 17, 2015 Jordon Musser opened the season with victory in the S1/S2 Stock Moto division (Photo: DreamsCapturedPhoto.net)
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The 2015 Burger King®/Texas Barge ProKart Challenge series – presented by 3G Kart Racing, Dallas Karting Complex and IAME USA West – got underway this past weekend (April 10-12) at the Gulf Coast Kartway in Katy, Texas. Over 100 entries made up the Superkarts! USA and US Rotax Max Challenge categories offered for the regional […]

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SKUSA Bulletin: Phoenix Kart Racing Association Facility Sets Practice Days for SpringNationals Competitors

Glendale, Arizona facility to welcome SKUSA racers with open arms leading up to Pro Tour opener

Apr 17, 2015 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour 2015 logo SKUSA
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Competitors all across North America are gearing up for the upcoming 2015 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals, set for the Phoenix Kart Racing Association (PKRA) circuit in Glendale, Arizona. The sixth season of the program begins May 1-3 with over 200 drivers scheduled to compete on the weekend. The PKRA facility has announced official practice […]

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