EKN Trackside: 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SpringNationals Sunday Report

Askew promoted to victory in TaG Senior, as Dreezen and others earn double victories for the weekend

May 04, 2015 In a controversial Final, Oliver Askew was awarded the victory Sunday (Photo: EKN)
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The capper of the Superkarts! USA SpringNationals doubleheader in Phoenix featured heightened intensity and a long list of the best drivers in the country.  The second round of the Fikse Wheels Pro Tour offered the paddock a chance at either redemption, or a continuation of success, depending on each driver’s Saturday results.  The mercury eased […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SpringNationals Saturday Report

Dreezen and Pagano lead a number of drivers earning their first series victories

May 02, 2015 Belgian driver Rick Dreezen scored victory in his S1 Pro debut (Photo: EKN)
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For the 190+ drivers in the Phoenix Kart Racing Association paddock, success in the opening round of the Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour would require the mastery of many factors, including the high heat, the massive grip and the deep competition that dominated the day. Each pilot on the SKUSA SpringNationals grid was challenged […]

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EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SpringNationals at PKRA in Glendale, Arizona. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including interviews […]

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Multiple Drivers Lead Wire-to-Wire at Los Angeles Karting Championship Event

Program avoids rainy day to welcome large turnout for second event of season

May 01, 2015 Aaron Aguire scored his second victory of the season in TaG Senior (Photo: lakc.org)
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Another great turnout for the second event of the 2015 Los Angeles Karting Championship visited the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. Just over 160 entries contested under sunny skies on April 26 after rain swept the area during Saturday test sessions. Racers took on the Grande layout in the counter-clockwise direction, providing a great […]

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From the Tower: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex

Third season of program begins in North Carolina

May 01, 2015 From the Tower-USPKS-GoPro
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The 2015 United States Pro Kart Series opened up at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. Following a solid day of practice on Friday, the over 180 entries per day battled raining conditions on Saturday before things dried out on Sunday. Tight racing was contested in the three TaG divisions, along with the four […]

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Apr 30, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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Following great success in the 1st round of the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, World Karting Officials have been busy, finding ways to increase the energy and excitement for round #2. On the heels of the announcement that Rob Smith and Kart City Performance has […]

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Apr 30, 2015 Christchurch driver Matthew Hamilton greeting the chequered flag at the final round of the 2013 SuperKarts USA series in Las Vegas (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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Multi-time New Zealand KartSport champion Matthew Hamilton from Christchurch is back in the United States this weekend contesting the opening round of the Fikse Wheels 2015 SuperKarts USA (SKUSA) Pro Tour in Arizona. Hamilton finished third overall in the S4 Masters Stock Moto class in his first full year on the SKUSA circuit last year. And this […]

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Top Kart USA Successful in North Carolina Rain

Two weeks, four poles and twenty-nine podium finishes at GoPro Motorplex

Apr 30, 2015 Top Kart USA drivers battled hard at the GoPro Motorplex (Photo: Top Kart USA)
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Over the course of a rainy two weeks at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, Indianapolis based Team Top Kart USA brought home four pole positions and whopping twenty-nine podium finishes in two of the top eastern United States karting series. The weekends marked round two of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup […]

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Kart racers came to Callahan Speedway in Callahan, FL Friday and Saturday April 25th and 26th to race and remember a lost friend-Jimmy Sims. Sims, a karting legend, past away Wednesday March 4th at Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.  Sims was more than a karting competitor; he was an innovator, promoter, sponsor […]

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2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SpringNationals

May 1-3, 2015: Phoenix Kart Racing Association - Glendale, Arizona

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This weekend marks the start of the sixth season for the Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour, set for the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The four Stock Honda and four TaG divisions will begin the sixth season of the program with extreme temperatures forecast-ed for the weekend. Official Event Thread Official Series […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SpringNationals Preview – Part 3

Large field in TaG Senior set for battle, as S1 continues to welcome international stars

Apr 30, 2015 SpringNats 2015
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The 2015 season for the Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour is set to begin at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The sixth season of the organization’s championship series is reaching new heights, welcoming new title sponsor Fikse Wheels, full television coverage thanks to a partnership with CBS Sports Network and Torque.tv, […]

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VemmeKart Opens Factory Race Team in Italy

VemmeKart will have a presence in WSK, Italian Championships and CIK/FIA competition

Apr 29, 2015 Vemme Kart logo
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Building upon their success in the North American karting market, VemmeKart is now set to take on the biggest of karting stages. With the manufacturing factory based in Italy, company officials have put a VemmeKart Factory Race Team in place, as they will take part in the WSK Promotions program, Italian Championships and the CIK/FIA […]

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Apr 29, 2015 Franklin Motorsports logo
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Franklin Motorsports is looking for qualified individuals to add to their New Berlin, WI store location and race programs.  Interested parties can send their resume and qualifications to jsieracki@franklinkart.com.  Positions may be flexible between full and part time work pending each individuals availability. Technician/Mechanic/Shop Specialist Assemble and maintain race kart packages Organize and maintain shop […]

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PSL West and Fikse Wheels Team Up to Support Three National Level Karting Competitors

SKUSA Pro Tour title sponsor forms driver line-up with PSL West

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Hot on the heels of their recent announcement of switching to the BirelArt product line, PSL West is excited to announce an association with Fikse Wheels, a high quality performance racing wheel for both street and race cars. With Fikse Wheels stepping up as official title sponsor of the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Pro Tour, the […]

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Apr 29, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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With time quickly passing by, World Karting Officials have extended Tier 1 of the entry fees for the next scheduled Manufacturers and Gold Cup events to Monday May 4th. Competitors in the Bridgestone/Mazda Manufacturer’s Cup Series will next race at Briggs and Stratton Raceway Park in Dousman, Wisconsin the weekend of May 29-31, stop #3 […]

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Apr 29, 2015 Lemke on the grid Sunday at GoPro Motorplex (Photo: NCRM)
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Only his Merlin / Franklin Motorsports teammate overtaking him in the final corners of Sunday’s Yamaha Junior main event kept Eagle, Wisconsin’s Brandon Lemke from going four for four in junior main-event competition at GoPro Motorplex this past weekend, where the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) kicked off its 2015 campaign with record entry […]

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Karting Community United Charity Formed

Founder Jen Durrant and KCU to help the karting family in times of tragedy or hardship

Apr 29, 2015 Karting Community United logo
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With her love of helping people and the entire karting community, Jen Durrant has put forth a major effort to kick off a karting charity, Karting Community United (KCU). Focused on fundraising efforts to help members of the karting community in time of tragedy or hardship, Karting Community United will officially kick off May 16th […]

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Apr 29, 2015 VSR logo
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Ventresca Seberras Racing announced earlier this year that they would be expanding their existing product line with exclusive importer rights to Ontario for the world renowned Tony Kart chassis. This paired with the already in place FA program has equipped VSR with the best tools to put any driver at the front of the pack […]

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Apr 29, 2015 Checkered Motorsports logo
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The 2014 season of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) was a notable year for the Checkered Motorsports squad, and the start of the 2015 season looks no different.  A mix of wet and dry conditions summarized the opening round of the United States Pro Kart Series held at Go Pro Motorplex.  The PCR […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour – SpringNationals Preview – Part 2

New crop of contenders in S2 as former champions set to square off in TaG Master and S4

Apr 29, 2015 SpringNats 2015
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The 2015 season for the Superkarts! USA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour is set to begin at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The sixth season of the organization’s championship series is reaching new heights, welcoming new title sponsor Fikse Wheels, full television coverage thanks to a partnership with CBS Sports Network and Torque.tv, […]

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