Feb 24, 2016
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The traditional event of the Winter Cup, which was 21 years old this year on the new 1200 m track of South Garda Karting in Lonato (ITA), confirmed the interest in the new OK and OK-Junior categories which have recently made their debut. An ardent supporter, the Vice-President of the CIK-FIA Kees van de Grint […]

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Feb 24, 2016
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Earlier this month, Braden Eves, competing in his first full season as a senior driver, secured the event champion trophy at the World Karting Association Winter Cup in Jacksonville, Florida. The Gahanna, Ohio resident failed to set a fast time after mechanical troubles in qualifying but raced the heats well enough to start the feature […]

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Challenge of the Americas 2016: PKRA

February 26-28, 2016: Phoenix Kart Racing Association - Glendale, Arizona

Feb 23, 2016
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This weekend is the second stop of the 2016 Challenge of the Americas program, set for the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona. Five Rotax Max Challenge categories and two shifterkart divisions are set to square off at the mid-way point of the championship chase, including three tickets for the Rotax Grand Finals […]

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Events and Series Confirmed for eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings

Program continues promotion of drivers within TaG and Stock Moto divisions

Feb 23, 2016
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One of the more popular and original editorial programs is the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings. The purpose is to provide and promote the best in the sport, currently competing in TaG (TaG) and Stock Moto categories across North America. EKN is happy to announce the events confirmed for the separate Driver Rankings for the 2016 season […]

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Feb 23, 2016
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Defending class title holders Daniel Connor and Ryan Urban have enjoyed the best possible start to their 2016 seasons, claiming wins on both days at the first double-header round of this year’s Giltrap Group New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge meeting in Palmerston North over the weekend. With each weekend hosting two points-carrying rounds, consistency and […]

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Feb 23, 2016
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PSL Karting was a force to be reckoned with during the 2nd round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour, scoring a dominating victory in DD2 and remaining competitive in all of classes where PSL drivers entered. Oliver Askew commanded the DD2 field for the entirety of the weekend. Qualifying on pole position, sweeping every […]

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Feb 23, 2016
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Carolina Motorsports Park officials will offer open practice on Friday, March 18 as a part of the inaugural AKRA Vega Tire Road Race / American Sprint Cup doubleheader event March 18-20. CMP and AKRA officials will open the 2.3-mile road course for practice at 8AM and it will run throughout the day until 5PM, giving […]

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Feb 23, 2016
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Ricciardo Kart Racing’s Reece Sidebottom finished tenth at the 21st edition of the Winter Cup. From thirty-first position in the Pre-final, following some accidents that had an impact on the results of the heats, Sidebottom made up eight places on the opening lap. Thanks to a strong race pace, the Australian managed several overtakes, allowing […]

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Feb 23, 2016
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At the 2016 edition of the Winter Cup, Birel ART Racing was clearly one of the fastest teams on the track. However, a bit of bad luck affected the final results. After qualifying seventeenth due to traffic, Martijn van Leeuwen scored a tenth and two sixth places in the heats. Starting in sixth place in […]

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Feb 23, 2016
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The 21st edition of the Winter Cup highlighted the speed of CRG drivers in all categories, but this time around they could not hit the big target for several reasons. Positive indications in Junior with Dennis Hauger showing a great growth and in Mini with the podium secured by Mallet and team Gamoto. A great […]

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EKN One-on-One: Briggs & Stratton’s David Klaus

LO206 ‘Godfather’ discusses the past, present and future of the American-made grassroots engine package

Feb 22, 2016
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For the past decade in North America karting, the focus by many sanctioning bodies, manufacturers and organizations have been at national and international level. Single-engine categories has become the norm, with manufacturers bidding to be the quickest, most reliable, and prestigious program. The continuous fighting for the small piece of the karter ‘pie’ has left […]

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Feb 22, 2016
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Bright and sunny skies at Ocala Gran Prix served as the perfect backdrop for the final day of Rotax MAX Challenge action. New winners and championship changeups promise to make the 2016 Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour finale at Palm Beach an exciting conclusion to another fantastic season. Mojo Tires Rotax Rotax DD2 MAX – […]

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Feb 22, 2016
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IKF Region 6 Northwest Gold Cup series is ready to kick off 2016! Sights are set on the first event scheduled for April 2-3 at Southern Oregon Karters in Medford Oregon. “All of our events are sanctioned through I.K.F., as we continue our relationship and its rule book with the Gold Cup series. There is […]

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Feb 22, 2016
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With the Southern California winter behind us the 2016 Los Angeles Kart Club season got underway February 14th at the CalSpeed Karing facility in Fontana, CA.  Hot off its first TaG Senior SuperKarts! USA Super Nationals victory in November, Tru Tech Racing Engines has put a lot of work into fine tuning its TaG program […]

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Feb 22, 2016
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We’re now one month away from the inaugural AKRA American Sprint Cup Series event. The first race of our new 2-cycle and 4-cycle sprint series – the “Southern Tour” Round 1 presented by Razor Chassis – will take place March 18-20 at Carolina Motorsports Park’s 0.7-mile kart track in conjunction with the AKRA Vega Tire […]

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Feb 22, 2016
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Exactly 21 years ago, WR Motorsports decided to officially bring the Brazilian karting tire branded MG, to the very challenging US Market. In fact, this all happened in 1995 when Nelson Piquet suggested Wagner Rossi (WR Motorsports founder), to bring the Brazilian karting tire to the North America. “When I suggested Wagner back in 1995 […]

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Marco Ardigo Wins 21st Winter Cup

Nielsen, Kenneally and Pizzi score victories in annual event at South Garda

Feb 22, 2016
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Some very nice and quite tight finals completed the great success of the 21st Winter Cup that set a participation record of 268 drivers at the South Garda Karting Circuit The 21st edition of the Winter Cup has lived a very exciting weekend with four spectacular finals. This has been the icing on the cake […]

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Feb 21, 2016
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The Saturday prefinals of the Rotax MAX Challenge weekend have concluded for the second round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels. Beautiful weather and energetic crowds kept the atmosphere positive around Ocala Gran Prix today. The grids are now set for the main events taking place on Sunday at the […]

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Feb 20, 2016
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Qualifying has concluded for the Rotax MAX Challenge classes present at the second round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels. Drivers continue the fight to stay ahead at Ocala Gran Prix, as the weekend progresses towards an exciting conclusion. Mojo Tires DD2 MAX – Florida native Oliver Askew under PSL […]

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Feb 19, 2016
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The #OperationGrassroots season kicked off in Northern California with the running of the 2016 Syd White Memorial Enduro, hosted by the Monterey Bay Karters at the Marina Airport. The fifth edition of the event, held February 13-14, started with perfect weather and free practice thanks to David Klaus and Briggs & Stratton Racing.  Eighteen teams […]

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