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In just their first full year of competition, BENIK Kart has had an accomplished season that many veteran teams could be envious of. Among their list of driver and team accomplishments are some really strong finishes at the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, a plethora wins and podiums at the Florida Winter Tour (FWT), United States […]

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Superkarts! USA Brings TaG Cadet Program In-Line with IAME Focus

New IAME Mini Swift trade-in program begins for core SKUSA and PKC customers

Dec 05, 2014 The IAME Mini Swift is now the spec engine for the TaG Cadet category in Superkarts! USA competition
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The final page of the 2014 calendar is now less than 30 days from being flipped over, and then we’ll welcome the first month of 2015.  It was with this in mind that Superkarts! USA was already hard at work planning for the new year well before hosting their season finale in Las Vegas last […]

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MAXSpeed Group Announces Details and Benefits of New 125 Max EVO Engine Series

Next generation Rotax engine legal for use in US starting March 30, 2015

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MAXSpeed Group is pleased and excited to announce the next generation in Rotax karting engines from BRP-Powertrain, the 125 MAX evo engine series. Legal for use beginning March 30, 2015 in the United States, the MAXSpeed Group will announce pricing structure and availability of upgrade kits in the very near future. “The new Rotax evo […]

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Rotax Challenge of the Americas Program Confirms 2015 Rotax Grand Finals Tickets

Four championship-winning drivers to earn tickets to compete at 16th annual ‘Olympics of Karting’

Dec 04, 2014 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas is set to begin its eighth season in just over a month. Over 150 racers are scheduled to open up the year at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona on January 9-11, beginning the three weekend journey toward the Challenge titles. Four of the seven champions from […]

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Every truly talented driver, from those on the first step of the motorsport ladder to its very top, will experience very high highs and really low lows. Not just race to race. Even a single race weekend can be a yo-yo of emotions, successes and failures experienced within hours, even minutes, of each other. But good […]

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P1 Engines Scores SKUSA SuperNats Glory in Las Vegas

P1 Engines power their way to SKUSA ProKart Challenge Championships

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P1 Engines proved they are a champion- making a force to be reckoned with at the 18th annual Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals in Las Vegas. Their engines spanned the tents of over ten teams and within four categories had ten top-ten finishes, a feat any engine builder would be proud of, especially concerning the SuperNationals […]

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Throwback Thursday: MG Tires Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII

A look at this year’s event through the eye of the camera

Dec 04, 2014 GFC...damn right
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There’s nothing like the Vegas lights and the bright Nevada sunshine to pave the way for amazing photography and video. Thankfully, this year’s Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII was able to steer clear of the horrible weather from 2013 so that the throngs of photographers in attendance could capture the true essence that was the #SuperNats18. […]

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Nick Neri Bids Farewell to Ocala Gran Prix

Multi-time champion enters new chapter of karting and motorsports career

Dec 03, 2014 Nick Neri (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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While all good things must come to an end, so must a relationship between one of North America’s top karting drivers and powerhouse teams. Competing in his final event this past week as a member of the Ocala Gran Prix squad at the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Valencia, Spain, Floridian driver Nick Neri […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – October 2014 – Ashley Rogero

Former Pan American champion returns to claim first Senior title after out of the seat for full year

Dec 03, 2014 Ashley Rogero won her third straight on-track Pan Am victory, scoring the Senior Max ticket to the Rotax Grand Finals (Photo: Studio52.us)
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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The venues for the 2015 Australian Kart Championship have been finalised. The new-look Championship is set to fire into action at one of the most picturesque karting venues in the world, the Port Melbourne Karting Complex in Victoria on April 3-5. Over the years, the Port Melbourne venue has been the scene of some of […]

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Team PSL Karting Ends 2014 Racing Season with Ultimate SuperNats Glory

Pro Tour Champion with five out of five final wins for Jordon Lennox

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Closing out the 2014 racing season at the ultra-competitive and prestigious Superkarts! USA SuperNationals, Team PSL Karting would reign supreme in the S1 Pro Stock Moto category with the UK’s Jordon Lennox. Taking the feature win at the temporary parking lot circuit at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino just off the famous Strip in […]

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J3 Competition Inc. unveiled its newly homologated COMPKART brand in Las Vegas with unmatched excitement.  The outstanding and brilliant livery was first to grab the attendees attention, however, it wasn’t long after the team took the circuit that the speed and performance of the COMPKART quickly turned everyone’s focus. The week started with recently signed […]

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‘Jetpak Jak’ Lands on SKUSA SuperNationals Podium

The Young Nash Motorsportz & Benik Kart Pilot Excels in Vegas

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What a difference a year makes; a statement exemplified by Jak Crawford’s podium finish last weekend at the 18th annual 2014 SKUSA SuperNationals in Las Vegas. Last year, at the same event the then eight-year-old driver finished a mere four spots from the end of the pack in 82nd place. The loss was chalked up […]

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Red Line Oil Karting Championship Crowns Champions in 2014 Season Finale

Leesmann comes from last to first to win GoPro Hero Pro Stock Honda shootout

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The 2014 Red Line Oil Karting Championships season came to an end with lots of exciting and close racing, a great way to end a strong season.  A large field of drivers showed up to race and enjoyed a wonderful sunny day at the Simraceway International Karting Center.  Several championship and year end award positions […]

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From the Tower: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII

Another historic event in Las Vegas as SKUSA bids farewell to the Rio

Dec 02, 2014 From the Tower-SuperNats XVIII
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We spend our entire racedays up in the tower, watching every on-track session while producing our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. This new ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the accounts that develop over a race weekend, […]

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Dec 01, 2014 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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With the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment fast approaching, today is the day many competitors have been patiently waiting for, as registration is now open for all classes and for all three event weekends. Competitors can take advantage of big incentives offered by MAXSpeed Entertainment, as registering for both race […]

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SIMA opened its doors this year in 2014 for its most successful winter season to date, and the racing was incredible. The 2014 season saw SIMA draw over 200 championship contending racers. So now that they have another year under their belt and already looking to turn to the 5th season, why would they do it any differently? […]

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Top Kart USA Wins the Most Highly Contested Race at the SKUSA SuperNationals XVIII

Marco Maestranzi takes top honors in TaG Senior with the new 2015 Twister chassis

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The Top Kart USA team made its way across the Rockies to compete in the 18th annual Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals held last week in Las Vegas, Nevada. With near perfect weather for the event, it was just the start of an amazing weekend of racing for the potent Top Kart team. “To showcase our […]

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Nov 29, 2014 (Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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Good morning and welcome to the last and deciding day of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals 2014! Saturday’s weather forecast called for rain throughout the day and temperatures ranging between 10° and 15° C. Saturday’s race schedule consisted of morning warm-up sessions and final races, as well as a driver’s party at the restaurant […]

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Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2014 – Team USA – Championship Saturday

Askew and Rudolph star in main events after Prefinals cancelled by torrential rain

Nov 29, 2014 Team USA Rotax Grand Finals 2014 logo
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For complete coverage, visit the EKN Event Page or follow the Official Forum Thread Heading to the track in Valencia this morning, the nine Team USA drivers who had qualified for Championship Saturday at this year’s Rotax Grand Finals knew what lay in front of them.  Rain had arrived and would be the order of […]

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