May 23, 2017
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The Northwest Kart Date’s LO206 East Series was underway in Spokane, Washington. The weather was near perfect and racing was tight and everything that the Series wanted to bring to Spokane Karting’s club. The Spokane Karting officials were on point and based the race day all around having fun and having good safe racing. The […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: April 2017 – Alex Bertagnoli

Merlin USA / Franklin Motorsports driver hits history books at opening USPKS event

May 23, 2017
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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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Superkarts! USA Video: TOMversation – SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals

Interesting words from the SKUSA CEO about the future of the organization

May 22, 2017
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Once again, Superkarts! USA owner and CEO discusses the future of the organization during an interview with Eyenovation’s Chris Ortenburger during the weekend of the SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals at Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. Enjoy!

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Keystone Nationals Sunday Report

Pesek takes emotional victory as Eves notches another in wet conditions

May 21, 2017
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The final day of the Keystone State Nationals for the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series completed with weather becoming a major factor. Just as the main events began at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA, the forecasted rain finally came down. Originally set to hit the area around 11am, the hard stuff […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Sunday Report

New winners Buck and Leung join veteran Wang on top step of podium during Round 2

May 21, 2017
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The opening weekend of the Can-Am Karting Challenge featured picture-perfect weather and a tremendous atmosphere at the Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, WA. With the opening day of competition in the books, the stage was set to begin the run to the championship weekend at Pats Acres in September. The racing was as competitive […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Keystone Nationals Saturday Report

Lemke returns to the top as Eves matches performance in Yamaha

May 20, 2017
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The WKA Manufacturers Cup Series moved further into the 2017 season with the completion of Round Three. Saturday was a long and busy day at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex with warm-up, qualifying, two rounds of heat races and the main events. Rain overnight left the track damp for the morning hours, with warm-up a […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Saturday Report

Dupell, Greenemeier, and Gulick notch big wins at Tri City

May 20, 2017
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The opening rounds of the Can-Am Karting Challenge got underway on Saturday at the Tri City Kart Club’s Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, WA. The weather was ideal for a great day of racing, with temps in the mid-70s, covered by blue skies and scattered clouds. The tumultuous nature of the Rotax program and […]

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Paddock Insider: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Keystone State Nationals

Championship program resumes with return to Pittsburgh

May 19, 2017
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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 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including […]

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May 19, 2017
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In the middle of the season the first balance of the results obtained by the Vortex engines is definitely positive. There are lots of successes gained in both single-speed and shifter categories, confirming once more how the products of the Italian engine Manufacturer are at the top of karting world. VORTEX DDJ (OKJ class) The […]

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Three Is the Magic Number at Los Angeles Karting Championship

Number of categories welcome third different winner during Round Three held at the CalSpeed Karting Center

May 18, 2017
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The third event of the Los Angeles Karting Championship took place on April 29-30 at the CalSpeed Karting Center. The Fontana, California facility welcomed over 180 entries for the event, which served as the third step in the 2017 championship chase. It served for many as a warm-up to the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals, […]

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May 18, 2017
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Three new Directors were elected to fill positions at the recent Annual General Meeting. After filling the Competition Director role on the Board as a casual vacancy for the past six months Mr John Reynolds was elected to complete his initial term of three years in accordance with the Constitution. Mr Reynolds has been involved […]

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Mamo, Rothwell and Anstett Take First Wins of 2017

Swinson, Priestley, Lawson, and Majuery remain undefeated

May 18, 2017
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Despite being gloomy and overcast, Tuesday May 16th turned out to be a beautiful night for Kart Racing. Especially for Jacob Mamo, Hana Rothwell and Jeff Anstett who won their first Bobcat of Hamilton Weekly Karting Series Features of the new season. Mamo would win the 8 lap St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Wilder Racing […]

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May 18, 2017
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LOCATION: Santa Maria Karting Association, Santa Maria, CA Thursday, June 29 – Move In Friday, June 30 – Practice Saturday, July 1, 2017 Kid Kart Honda 2. Mini Swift 3. Micro Swift 4. X30 Junior 5. X30 Senior 6. Junior I LO206 7. Junior II LO206 8. Senior LO206 9. Masters LO206 10. World Formula […]

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May 18, 2017
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Nicolas Gonzales ended sixth in the opener of the KZ2 European Championship in Belgium. Alberto Cavalieri missing the Final by a whisker. Maranello Kart had a difficult,  but quite rewarding exit to Genk for the opener of the CIK-FIA KZ2 European Championship. The start has been more complex than expected, but the end showed a […]

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May 18, 2017
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A pole position and two heats gained on the occasion of the second round of the European CIK-FIA Championship for KZ class, held in Belgium. Very good performance in Genk for our Racing Department. The second race of the European CIK-FIA Championship of KZ class opened with the pole position of the Kosmic Kart-Vortex driven […]

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May 18, 2017
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We opened the CIK-FIA Championship for KZ2 in Genk (Belgium) with a victory of Viganò. KZ2 podium was completed by the Tony Kart-Vortex chassis of Köhler (KSM Schumacher Racing Team). The very good performance of Hiltbrand and Corberi in KZ class confirms the technical qualities of the Racer 401 S and Krypton 801 S chassis. […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh Preview

Keystone State Nationals set to resume championship program

May 18, 2017
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It has been since the final days of 2016 that the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series was in action. Following the WKA Winter Cup program that took place following the annual Daytona KartWeek event at the end of December, the championship program resumes with the second stop of the 2017 schedule – the Keystone […]

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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – 2017 Keystone State Nationals

May 19-21, 2017: Pittsburgh International Race Complex - Wampum, Pennsylvania

May 17, 2017
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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series resumes this weekend with a return to the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania. The event – Keystone State Nationals – is the second on the championship program, ending the five month gap between races. Official Discussion Thread Official Website Results EKN Photo Gallery EKN Trackside Live EVENT COVERAGE 05.26.17 […]

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Allison Racing Engines Scores Victories at SKUSA SpringNationals

Engine service center sweeps wins in X30 Senior and Micro Swift categories

May 17, 2017
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It was a very successful trip out west for the Allison Racing Engines (ARE) operation. One of the prominent engine service centers in the North American karting industry, ARE came away with four IAME victories at the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. Two victories came in […]

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Morning Coffee: Safety First

The Importance of Sport-Specific Safety Gear

May 17, 2017
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In my early days as a motorsports journalist, I worked as a freelance Editor-at-Large for National Kart News, which was the leading karting magazine at the time. One of the annual editorial components that my publisher always requested was a ‘Safety Guide’, so we put together an issue each year that highlighted the helmets, suits, […]

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