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The newly formed United States Pro Kart Series held their inaugural event at the Mooresville Motorplex and Kartwerks was on the grid with two karts – Yamaha Rookie pilot Griffin Kunz and Leopard Pro racer Andy Schlosser. Excitement was palpable for this new series at the world class facility and the Series delivered in every […]

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eKartingNews.com United States Rotax Driver Rankings 2013 Program Outlined

Driver rankings program continues for US Rotax Max Challenge programs across the country

May 01, 2013 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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The partnership between MAXSpeed and eKartingNews.com continues into 2013, bringing with it the EKN United States Rotax Driver Rankings. Taking over from the USRMC National Point Standings, the EKN program was introduced in 2012 to rank drivers within the country’s official Rotax Max Challenge program against one another. The rankings series will continue in 2013, […]

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Industry News: All New JayHoward.com Goes Live

An insight to the life and business side of Jay Howard

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A mainstay in the motorsports community, IZOD IndyCar Series pilot and karting standout Jay Howard is pleased to launch his new personal motorsports website. Created by ML2 Interactive Media’s Matt Long,http://www.JayHoward.com is now live and operational. The new website shows the life and business side of Jay Howard. As a married 32-year-old living in the motorsports […]

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The Formula 100 Karting Series has recently added four new classes to its class lineup for the rest of the 2013 season, beginning at Round #2 on May 11th at Willow Springs Kart Track in Rosamond, CA. F100 Cadet, Cadet Novice, Junior and Junior Novice have been added to the class lineup to provide a […]

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Series News: RaceComplex Up Next for Florida Karting Championship Series

Round three set for this coming weekend in Fort Myers

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As the Florida Karting Championship Series (FKCS) reaches the middle of its six-race schedule, championship points battles begin to take shape as participants head to the RaceComplex facility in Fort Myers, Florida. With the series seeing growth from previous years and a host of drivers from out of state making an appearance in the program, […]

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Team News: Phil Giebler Racing – SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals Report

Phil Giebler Racing’s Williams wins in S5, May 3rd in TaG Senior, Grey 3rd in TaG Junior in SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals

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Phil Giebler Racing’s Carter Williams drove to victory and finished second in S5 Junior Stock Moto, Jonathan May finished third and fourth in TaG Senior, Noah Grey finished third and ninth in TaG Junior and Trenton Sparks was fourth and fifth in TaG Cadet in the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals at the Musselman Honda […]

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Driver News: Parker Thompson Claims Super Pole at WSK Euro Series

Canadian pilot adds another top five result to an already impressive season

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Coming off his first European karting victory, Canadian born Parker Thompson and his Energy Corse team would travel to the International Circuit Napoli in Sarno, Italy for the third round of the WSK Euro Series. Riding a wave of high confidence, Thompson continued with his impressive string of results scoring a top-five result in the […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mooresville – Sunday Report

Constant rain dampened track, but not action as inaugural event completed in North Carolina

Apr 28, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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The first ever United States Pro Kart Series event completed Sunday at the new Mooresville Motorplex in North Carolina. Weather forecasts called for 100% chance of rain, and that’s just what it did. From the morning practice sessions all the way through the podium ceremonies, the clouds brought plenty of moisture to last a full […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mooresville – Saturday Report

Self, Stross, Gafrarar, Jens, Holden, Verhagen and Sheppard record inaugural victories

Apr 27, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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History was made Saturday as the United States Pro Kart Series put in its first ever day of competition into the books at the Mooresville Motorplex in North Carolina. The inaugural event, presented by GoPro, welcomed over a hundred drivers to make up the 122 entries for the weekend to contest the seven Yamaha and […]

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Round Three of California ProKart Challenge Hits Riverside Next Weekend

Superkarts! USA regional program returns to action at Adams Motorsports Park

Apr 26, 2013 The California ProKart Challenge returns to action May 3-4 after record numbers contested the opening two rounds
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Following a month off, the California ProKart Challenge returns trackside as round three will be contested at the historic Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside on May 3-4. The Superkarts! USA flagship regional program welcomed record numbers in the opening two rounds of the series, and is expecting another strong turnout. The tight confines of the […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mooresville Preview Series – Leopard

Star-studded line-ups set in the IAME categories, highlighted by over 30 in Pro division

Apr 26, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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This weekend marks the inaugural United States Pro Kart Series event, set for the Mooresville Motorplex in North Carolina. The new series is aimed at providing a new and fresh karting organization to promote the sport for the racers – in a four weekend program. Created by Route 66 Sprint Series director Mark Coats, a […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Mooresville Preview Series – Yamaha

A look at the four Yamaha divisions set to battle at inaugural series event

Apr 25, 2013 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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This weekend marks the inaugural United States Pro Kart Series event, set for the Mooresville Motorplex in North Carolina. The new series is aimed at providing a new and fresh karting organization to promote the sport for the racers – in a four weekend program. Created by Route 66 Sprint Series director Mark Coats, a […]

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The SKUSA Pro Tour is one of the toughest national championships in the United States and ART Grand Prix America traveled to Tucson, Arizona for the first two rounds of the series with seven drivers poised to make their way to the podium. Testing two weeks earlier at the facility, the team felt prepared and […]

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Team News: PSL Karting Drivers Top the Bocks in SKUSA and FKCS Competition

Leesmann claims victory in S1 while Sirgany stands atop the podium in Rotax Mini Max

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Crisscrossing their way across North America and competing in some high profile events, Team PSL Karting branded drivers would recently see action in both Arizona and Florida. While Fritz Leesmann would wheel his CRG machine to a victory at the opening round of the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) Pro Tour, the SpringNationals, multiple PSL drivers would […]

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Striving to be the racing organization of choice, the Los Angeles Karting Championship (LAKC) Pioneered and Launched its ‘Team Series Championship’ Last Year with Mild but satisfactory results. This year – LAKC is giving its program a boost by providing a $3,000 Plus payout, and the karting community has immediately reacted to it. It is […]

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Registration Open for Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Inaugural Event

Entries streaming in for opening weekend at Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, BC on May 17-19

Apr 25, 2013 Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge logo
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The karting community is set to welcome a new and unique regional program to the North American market as the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge programs debuts May 17-19 at the Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, British Columbia. Mirroring the famous Can-Am Challenge Cup professional car series that ran in 1970s and 1980s, the karting Can-Am […]

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Weather Rushes Opening Two Rounds of Midwest ProKart Challenge

Series packs two rounds into one day as rising Mississippi River overtook I-55 Raceway facility

Apr 25, 2013 Derek Crockett and Nick Lougee were the top two Stock Moto drivers at the opening weekend
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The opening rounds of the 2013 Superkarts! USA Midwest ProKart Challenge were a true challenge – on and off the track – for the competitors who raced to escape the terrible flooding that took place throughout the Great Lakes area last weekend. Flooding was a major concern at the I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Missouri – […]

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LAKC Back On-Track Following Incredible Opening Event

Packed paddock expected once again as drivers return to CalSpeed for round two

Apr 25, 2013 Los Angeles Karting Championship LAKC logo
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Throngs of SoCal karters will make the trek back to the CalSpeed Karting complex this coming weekend (April 27-28) when the Los Angeles Karting Championship hosts the second round of its 2013 schedule. The LAKC’s home track is located just outside the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California and the pit area is expected to […]

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This July will mark the first World Karting Association-promoted Speedway Dirt national event at a track other than Daytona International Speedway since summer 2011. The event will take place July 19-21 at Wheel Crazy Kartway in Johnsonville, S.C., a pristine dirt track owned by Michael Stone and located about an hour west of Myrtle Beach. […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – March 2013 – Phillip Arscott

Former US Rotax Grand Nationals champ secures return to Rotax Grand Finals

Apr 24, 2013 Arscott won three races, including the final round of the Rotax COTA to earn the championship and Team USA spot
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Thanks to the new partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United […]

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