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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – September 2014 – Jarred Campbell

California S2 driver fights back for overall Stock Moto victory at Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix

Oct 31, 2014
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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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MG Tires Named Title Sponsor of Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVIII

Brazilian tire manufacturer continues their support of the largest karting event in the world

Oct 31, 2014
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The 18th edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals will be underway outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in less than 20 days. Over 500 drivers from around the world will converge on Las Vegas, gunning for a place in history as one of the nine winners crowned following the five days of battle and […]

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Final Showdown at the ROTAX International Open

Mexico's Gonzalez takes Junior Win, Price dominates in Senior, victory for Shaun Slavin and Cristiano Morgado in DD2

Oct 31, 2014
Written by David Cole | No Comments

From 20st to 26th of October 2014 the ROTAX MAX International Open marked the last showdown of the year 2014 and afforded a last chance opportunity to drivers, aiming for the ROTAX MAX Grand Finals in November. After the ROTAX MAX Euro Challenge had already held its mid-season race on the Circuito Internacional de Zuera, […]

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Oct 31, 2014
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Vega Tire adds bonus for enduro racers. In an unprecedented announcement today, VegaUSA is increasing support for the WKA National Road Racing Series by adding contingency awards of over $20,000. Starting with the December 2014 event at Daytona International Speedway and continuing for the entire 2015 season, Sunday (second day) race winners will be eligible […]

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Oct 31, 2014
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The entry blank for the 2014 Daytona Road Race Championships is now posted on WorldKarting.com. Click HERE to download the Road Race Championships entry form. The biggest enduro-style karting event of the year will go off this December 27-30 at the World Center of Racing, where karts have been racing nearly every holiday season since the […]

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Oct 31, 2014
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The weekend of the WSK Final Cup marks the beginning of the history of the Adria Karting Raceway, the brand new circuit just built within the facility which hosts the racetrack in the land of Polesine. From today, the town of Adria in northern Italy is in the special list of the towns home to […]

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Morning Coffee: Friday – October 31

Ignoring Yellow Flags, Karting’s Current Epidemic

Oct 31, 2014
Written by Rob Howden | 6 Comment

I’m sure that many of our fellow EKN gearheads watched with obvious shock and sadness the extremely unfortunate accident at the Japanese Grand Prix in which F1 driver Jules Bianchi went off-track navigating the course during a torrential rainstorm that had earlier caused Adrian Sutil to leave the racing surface and make contact with the […]

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Cold Stone and MG Tires to Provide Major Support for 2015 Florida Winter Tour

Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment

Oct 30, 2014
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After stepping up to the plate to support several US Rotax programs in 2014 Cold Stone Creamery will continue their support of more MAXSpeed promoted programs in 2015. Putting their name on the Florida Winter Tour as the title sponsor, the 2015 edition of the winter program will be dubbed the ‘Cold Stone Florida Winter […]

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Inaugural So-Cal Rotax Challenge Comes to a Close

Champions crowned during finale event at CalSpeed Karting Center

Oct 30, 2014
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The 2014 season welcomed the new So-Cal Rotax Challenge, providing the only Southern California series toward the Rotax Max Challenge. Nearly 120 different racers took part in the six events on the year, taking on the seven-round championship program that included three different facilities. The inaugural series began in March and completed on October 26, […]

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Traveling to the heart of NASCAR country in North America, Mooresville, North Carolina, to test their drivers against the best in the Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge, Team PSL Karting left with a bevy of top results. As the 2014 season draws to a close, this racing weekend at the GoPro Motorplex showed that […]

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BN Racing Impresses at Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge

Several front runners use BN Racing's expertise

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Building on solid results from the start of the 2014 season as well as a second place result at the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals, BN Racing pilot Dan Roeper would run at the front of the field two weekends ago at the annual Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge at the GoPro Motorplex in […]

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The Los Angeles Karting Championship (LAKC) proves each season why it is the premier Southern California club racing series. With large entry counts filled with some of the best karting drivers in the region, every month is an intense battle in each class. The final round of the championship came in mid-October and ART Grand […]

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4-Cycle Super Showdown Set for This Weekend in Phoenix

Second annual gathering at PKRA facility for World Formula and LO 206 racers

Written by David Cole | 1 Comment

This weekend marks the second annual 4-Cycle Super Showdown presented by Briggs & Stratton at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona.  For the past 11 months, 4-cycle racers all around the country have been waiting for this weekend to come for a chance to esacep to the desert on Halloween weekend to ‘throwdown’. With […]

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Anthony Gangi Jr. Claims Pole and Super Pole at Pan Am Challenge

Fastest driver all weekend in Mooresville

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Looking to add Pan American Champion to his stout resume, top junior driver Anthony Gangi Jr. took on an international field at the 7/10-mile GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina for the 2014 Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge.  With perfect weather greeting karters, Gangi Jr. was the driver to beat until his luck came […]

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Northeast Karting Showdown Crowns 2014 champions

9 classes battled over 7 points-paying races at New Jersey Motorsports Park

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The Northeast Karting Showdown, a 7-race club kart racing series based at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, N.J., crowned its 2014 champions during the October 18th season finale. “As we conclude our 2014 season, we want to send a huge congratulations out to our Northeast Karting Showdown champions and thank everyone who participated in […]

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Driver Diary: Joey Wimsett – CIK-FIA KZ2 Super Cup

CRG-USA pilot makes European debut with factory team

Oct 29, 2014
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It is a long list for legends in shifterkart racing for North America and the United States. Valiante, Elliott, White, Speed, Carlton…they all at one time were the best of the best, the benchmark for those around them. Last year, Joey Wimsett prevailed as the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour champion, thanks to his first ever […]

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Goodwood Kartways had nine drivers in action at the Pan American Challenge a week ago and with the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals just one month away the Intrepid charges prepared in the best way possible: sweeping the DD2 classes and producing an epic drive in Rotax Senior. Ed Brand and Luis Schiavo were […]

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Red Line Oil Karting Championship – Round 9 Preview

Championships on the Line - Pro Stock Honda will be the GoPro featured class- New track configuration

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The last race of the 2014 season is upon us and some classes still have a lot on the line when it comes to the championship points. A modified National track configuration will be used for this last race with a new layout at “Tic Tack Toe”, the new design shortcuts this area with a […]

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Benik Kart Claims Rotax Pan American Challenge Victory with Lance Fenderson

Talented Rotax Mini Max driver comes from the back to the front

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Descending on the Mooresville, North Carolina area to compete in the annual Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge, BENIK Kart would enter the event with a host of talented competitors. Looking to claim the final major Rotax victories of the 2014 season, the squad fought for race wins and podium results at the fast and […]

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Ogden USA Claims Podium at Rotax Pan American Challenge

SKUSA SuperNationals next on the docket for Ogden USA

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Always producing some of North America’s top engine packages, Florida’s Ogden USA was back at the front of the field this past weekend at the Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge. Taking place at the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina, Ogden USA powered driver Matt Solarcyk claimed a podium result in the talent-laden […]

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