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Aug 31, 2014
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The selection on the PF International circuit of Brandon continues: tomorrow afternoon we will know the names of the winners of the KF and KFJ CIK-FIA European Championship. The rain, which influenced yesterday’s qualifying, was substituted by today’s sunshine. A gentle breeze made the temperature raise up to over 19 degrees. So, the twenty heats […]

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Aug 30, 2014
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At the PF International Circuit of Brandon, the final assault to the European CIK-FIA Championship for KF and KFJ has started. On the circuit set in Lincolnshire, in the heart of England, today’s qualifying has given a first picture of the situation: the definitive battle for the top positions of the Championship is at its […]

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2014 Rock Island Grand Prix

August 30-31, 2014: Rock Island Street Course - Rock Island, Illinois

Aug 29, 2014
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Tradition continues as the 20th Rock Island Grand Prix is scheduled for this Labor Day weekend, on a rare August weekend. The final two days of the month will welcome karters from all over, as they converge on the city streets of Rock Island, Illinois for a karting festival. Friday night, the Quad City streets […]

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Eight Double Winners in Denton for Texas ProKart Challenge

Rounds Five and Six contested at North Texas Kartways during special night racing weekend

Aug 29, 2014
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The 2014 Texas ProKart Challenge – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Chase Racing/Dallas Karting Complex/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys – entered the second half of the season following the August 14-16 event at the North Texas Kartways. The Denton, Texas facility hosted a unique Thursday through Saturday event, featuring racing under the lights for all three days […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Rock Island Grand Prix – Preview

20th annual event set for Quad City streets over Labor Day weekend

Aug 29, 2014
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For the 20th time, karters will converge on the Quad City area to celebrate the Labor Day weekend, competing in the annual Rock Island Grand Prix presented by AT&T. The streets along the Mississippi River will convert the Illinois city Friday evening into a two-day karting festival. The event brings together a large pool of […]

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The MG Tire / L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series will finish off the 2014 racing season with rounds nine and ten being held at Mid-State Raceway located near Springfield, IL on September 5-7 sponsored by B & B Electric.  The event is hosted by the Mid-State Kart Club (MSKC) and is called […]

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MAXSpeed Group Announces Location and Dates for 2015 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals

August 6-9 Grand Nationals will be held at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina

Aug 28, 2014
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With only four months remaining in the 2014 karting season, the MAXSpeed Group is busy planning several events on the 2015 calendar. Working hard to finalize details on the upcoming Rotax Pan American Challenge, company officials are pleased to announce the dates and location of the United States Rotax MAX Challenge (USRMC) Grand Nationals. Taking […]

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California ProKart Challenge to Host First Ever Event in Lake Elsinore

Parking lot temporary circuit to clone layout used at upcoming SuperNationals event

Aug 28, 2014
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After a break in the schedule, the California ProKart Challenge returns to action on September 5-6, hosting the fifth round of the 2014 six-race season. A new location will be checked off, as the Superkarts! USA regional program travels to Lake Elsinore, California, which sits roughly an hour in between the downtown areas of Los […]

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Team Koene USA Prepares for Rotax Pan Am Challenge and SKUSA SuperNationals

Strong results springboard squad into latter half of 2014 season

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Recently completing the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals and the ASN Canada Canadian Karting Championships with great success, Team Koene USA will now shift their focus to two more major karting events. Taking place in October at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, six drivers will enter the Rotax Pan American Challenge before making […]

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If you are ready to experience one of the world’s most exciting races, then you should definitely be considering throwing your hat in the ring for Superkarts! USA’s (SKUSA) SuperNationals race in Las Vegas this November. If you want to race your best with one of the best teams out there, then you want to […]

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While the national racing scene has been in full swing throughout the summer, local karting series have also been busy with races up and down the California coast. ART Grand Prix America drivers competed in three different series in four different categories, scoring podiums in each one. Enzo Prevost started the month off competing in […]

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The Championship Enduro Series, sanctioned by TAG Racing International returns to Gingerman Raceway in South Haven, Michigan. The extended Gingerman track is a favorite amongst drivers having always offered great racing and the 2014 event will be no different. Presented by GPI Racing, the race weekend at Gingerman truly offers something for everyone with a […]

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With just over a week to go the ROK CUP Western Canada is preparing for what should be a great finale to an exciting season. Greg Moore Raceway has been hosting several major events over the past few weeks and this one will close them all out, as a series Champion will be crowned as […]

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With the flags at half mast and the kart teams proudly displaying memorial stickers … Steven Beckett dedicated his second win to former Merrittville Karter Connor Mooradian who passed away last Wednesday. Lucas Oil Kart Weekly Racing Series action August 26th had Beckett in KC Auto Parts Victory Lane for the second time in 2014 […]

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Aug 28, 2014
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The fourth round of the ROK CUP USA program at the Ocala Gran Prix was another huge success. Once again, the number of drivers at the race increased as the event gains more credibility and notoriety. With the heat index sometimes reaching 116 degrees, ROK CUP USA made sure drivers had plenty of water on […]

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US Open of Dirt Adds Stock Honda Class to Premiere Event

Yamaha Junior has been removed from the schedule

Aug 27, 2014
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With the first ever United States Rally Kart Association (USRKA) US Open of Dirt fast approaching, event officials are pleased to announce the addition of the Stock Honda division to the class lineup. Taking place on September 13,2014 the Stock Honda class will replace the Yamaha Junior division as it has been removed from the […]

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The weather was hot and sunny for the 2nd doubleheader Race 8 and 9 of the Manitoba Karting Association Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. The sponsor for Saturday was Lake of the Woods Insurance and Sunday’s sponsor was Green Team Racing. Highlights of Race # 8 & 9 On Saturday in the Junior 1 Briggs […]

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Benik Kart Dominates Rok Cup USA Event

1, 2, 3 for BENIK Kart in Ocala

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Fresh off a double podium event at the final round of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS), BENIK Kart would travel back to their home state of Florida for round four of the Rok Cup USA program. Taking place at the Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida, BENIK Kart drivers would continue their […]

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Aug 27, 2014
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The PF International Circuit of Brandon, a small village in Lincolnshire near the town of Grantham (GB), will host the sixth and last event of the 2014 European CIK-FIA karting season. The 1,382 metres of the English track built by Mr Paul Fletcher will be the venue – from 28th to 31st August – of […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – July 2014 – Austin Garrison

Ocala Gran Prix driver secures three major victories within two weeks

Aug 27, 2014
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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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