eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – July 2015 – Jesus Rios Jr.

iKart driver doubles up at SKUSA SummerNationals against largest TaG Senior field

Aug 26, 2015
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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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SKUSA Bulletin: TaG Junior Finishing Order Reversal from SummerNationals

Television footage confirms Lemke win in close finish, SKUSA to add camera at start-finish for future events

Aug 25, 2015
Written by David Cole | 5 Comment

The filming of this year’s Fikse Wheels Pro Tour has been incredibly positive in terms of exposure and awareness for both the sport of karting and the Superkarts! USA program.  The two shows that were produced from the recent SKUSA SummerNationals at New Castle Motorsports Park are scheduled for airing this month, with the first […]

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Aug 25, 2015
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This weekend was the 2015 Canadian Karting Championships at the Mosport Kartwayas in Clarington, Ontario. A total of 40 drivers made up the Briggs & Stratton LO206 Senior category on the twisting and flowing 1.41km (0.876 miles) course just outside the historic Canadian Tire Motorsport Park track. Ride along with polesitter Kyle Edgar as he […]

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Aug 25, 2015
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The 2015 4-Cycle Super Showdown Preregistration is currently open. Once again the Super Showdown is being held at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association’s (PKRA) track located in Phoenix Arizona. The dates for this year’s event are Thursday, October 22 Move in. Friday’s practice on October 23, Gates will open by 7AM. Racing will be Saturday […]

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Joseph Lamberth Impressive On and Off the Track

Lamberth scores top ten in US Grand Nationals

Aug 25, 2015
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As a newcomer to the Junior Max division of Rotax this year, and as a Junior rookie at the Cold Stone United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals, Joseph Lamberth might have considered merely finishing to be a success. His family had no idea how it would turn out. But Joseph already knew what he […]

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Ron White Racing Primed as Factory Support for SuperNationals

Veteran driver and SuperNats race winner to provide support for CRG drivers in Las Vegas

Aug 24, 2015
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It’s the biggest race of the year and Ron White Racing will be there front-and-center to provide arrive-and-drive program and team support as an official factory-assisted CRG squad.  The Superkarts! USA SuperNationals have evolved into the largest karting event in the world, boasting over 500 drivers, and as a former winner of the headline SuperPro […]

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Event Schedule Now Available for Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas

More information released as #RaceTheRio excitement builds

Aug 24, 2015
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Following the opening of event registration this past Monday, MAXSpeed Entertainment (MSE) has now released the event schedule for the upcoming Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas. With hype for the series finale building and registrations coming in steadily, the final event on the 2015 MAXSpeed Entertainment calendar, set for Halloween weekend October 28-31 […]

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Aug 24, 2015
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Racers in the American Kart Racing Association’s  (AKRA) Road Race Series got a chance to check out fresh asphalt at the new National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park’s 3.15-mile road course in Bowling Green, KY August 12-14.  Al Gierz practiced on the 2-mile West portion of that huge circuit Friday.  Saturday and Sunday he was dialed […]

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P1 Engines Flexing Muscles in LAKC Competition

More impressive results in round six at Fontana

Aug 24, 2015
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As summer winds to a close, P1 Engines continues to impress at the local and national level. In round six of Los Angeles Kart Club (LAKC) competition, P1-powered drivers scored multiple wins and several podium finishes showing their strength at both the regional and national level of karting across the United States. “I would personally […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Sunday Report

Zeen doubles up for $3k payday, McAndrews stamps title with victory while Fenderson and Holden break Lemke streak

Aug 23, 2015
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The final day of the 2015 United States Pro Kart Series decided the seven remaining championships to be decided. It was a busy day of action on the New Castle Motorsports Park facility, outside Indianapolis, with perfect racing weather conditions once again. A revised format offered qualifying, Prefinal and Final to allow for the championship […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Saturday Report

Zeen goes zero to hero in Leopard Pro, Dignan nearly pulls off hat trick as Lemke continues win streak

Aug 22, 2015
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It was a perfect day for racing as the United States Pro Kart Series began the first of two rounds to conclude the 2015 championship series at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Saturday’s Round Seven action helped set up the final act in the seven title chases still yet to be decided, while wrapping up […]

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Aug 22, 2015
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The Rock Island Grand Prix has announced that it will not allow helmet-mounted audio/visual equipment at this year’s race, September 5-6. “There have been a number of serious injuries in motorcycle racing this year that may be attributed to helmet-mounted cameras. There is also concern that drilling holes in the helmet for the mounting bracket […]

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California ProKart Challenge Heads to Adams Motorsports Park

Superkarts! USA regional program travels to historic Riverside facility on August 28-29

Aug 21, 2015
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It has been over two months since the California ProKart Challenge was trackside for the 2015 season. After the long break following the Sonoma round in June, the Superkarts! USA flagship regional program returns to action on August 28-29 at the historic Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside, California. The challenging 3/4-mile course has a long […]

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Rock Island GP Enjoying Surge of Interest

Pre-entries showing positive increase two weeks out from event

Aug 21, 2015
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Over the past five years, the organizers of the Rock Island Grand Prix have been working different angles in an effort to breath new life into their legendary race, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2014. The Labor Day weekend street circuit event has always paired great racing with a festival atmosphere, which brings people […]

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Selection Process and Judges Announced for 2015 Mazda Road to Indy and MAXSpeed Group Driver Advancement Program

Judges panel to consist of Josef Newgarden and Simon Pagenaud along with Michelle Kish and Richard Boisclair

Aug 21, 2015
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After a successful program in 2014 that saw four Rotax drivers awarded a one-day test in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, Mazda Road to Indy (MRTI), Andersen Promotions and MAXSpeed Group are pleased to announce more details for the 2015 edition of the Driver Advancement Program as well as the panel of […]

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EKN One-on-One: PSRRA’s Aaron Stanford

Pacific Northwest road racing enjoying forward momentum

Aug 20, 2015
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Like many regions in the country, the Pacific Northwest’s karting scene is enjoying a positive surge in participation and excitement. In sprint karting, growth and increasing grids are being seen in the Briggs World Formula and LO206 categories, while the area’s road racing events are also on the rise with higher numbers and impressive momentum. […]

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Aug 20, 2015
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Comeback kid Daniel Connor has taken the points lead in the 125cc Rotax Max Light class after a edge-of-the-seat Final at the penultimate round of this year’s Logitech New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge series in Auckland over the weekend. Connor, from Muriwai on the city’s west coast, has been playing catch-up since a battery issue […]

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Anthony Gangi Jr. Claims Third US Rotax Grand National Title

GT7 Motorsports/Tony Kart pilot also earns ticket to Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals

Aug 20, 2015
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Entering the premier Rotax event in the country as one of the favorites for the Rotax Junior MAX title, Anthony Gangi Jr. walked away from the 2015 Cold Stone United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals (RMCGF) with the first place trophy in hand, and his ticket to the 2015 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals. […]

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Three Additional Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Tickets Granted to Team USA for 2015

USRMC Grand National competitors in Junior, Senior and DD2 added to Team USA

Aug 20, 2015
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MAXSpeed Group, the sole distributor for Rotax Karting Products in the United States and the Caribbean, is pleased to announce the acquisition of three additional Team USA invitations for the 2015 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF). Working with BRP-Rotax, three podium finishers from the recent Cold Stone United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Battles Tough Competition and Weather in New Castle

Great photo finishes highlight on-track action for Round Seven and Eight as series closes on finale weekend

Aug 20, 2015
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The 15th anniversary season of the Route 66 Sprint Series ventured to the New Castle Motorsports Park on the August 14-16 weekend, presented by Verde Speed Resources, for rounds seven and eight of the championship. The New Castle, Indiana facility provided another great challenge for the near 300 entries on the weekend. In addition to […]

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