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Driver Diary: Colin Queen – CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy – Salbris, France

California driver takes us with him to first of three international events representing USA

May 24, 2018
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2018 marks the seventh season of karting for California native Colin Queen. The 13-year-old is into his second season at the Junior ranks, following a successful career at the Cadet level at Superkarts! USA, United States Pro Kart Series and Los Angeles Karting Championship. Queen was one of two drivers selected by the World Karting […]

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May 23, 2018
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In the space of two weeks, the official Birel ART team visited two benchmark international circuits: Wackersdorf in Germany and PF International in England. Still very successful, the Italian chassis enabled their drivers to score excellent results in the DKM, including a podium for Luigi Coluccio in OK. However, the wheel turned on 20th May […]

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May 23, 2018
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Parolin Racing Kart faced a particularly difficult challenge during the second round of the European Championship at the PF International circuit. In addition learning this unique British track, the young Italian team had to face the pack of formidable British drivers on their home ground. Gabriele Mini’ fulfilled his mission perfectly by getting on the […]

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May 23, 2018
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It has already been seven seasons since LeCont was selected, following invitations for tender, to supply the tyres for the major CIK-FIA International Championships. Since 2011, a total of 14 categories have benefited from the technology of the Italian manufacturer. The year 2018 marks a new path for LeCont, present in Endurance, the Academy Trophy, […]

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SKUSA and IAME USA Outline Release for Long Awaited SKUSA ‘SSE’ Spec 175cc Shifter Engine

New powerplant to make official competition debut at 2019 SKUSA Winter Series

May 23, 2018
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Superkarts! USA (SKUSA), in conjunction with IAME USA and IAME S.P.A., are excited to announce details of the long awaited release of the SKUSA shifter engine (SSE). The powerplant has been in development for several months with multiple iterations, developments, and improvements along the way. Both IAME and SKUSA couldn’t be more excited for the […]

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May 22, 2018
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The 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour reached its halfway point of the season with the running of the ninth annual SpringNationals. The event was held at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona, featuring record high temperatures throughout the weekend. As with every Pro Tour event, Eyenovation’s Chris Ortenburger sat down with SKUSA […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: April 2018 – Zach Hollingshead

Ocala Gran Prix driver defends home turf for USPKS event with three victories

May 22, 2018
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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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May 22, 2018
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Registration is now open for the Quincy Grand Prix at South Park and the Triple Crown of Karting. You can register here: https://www.quincygrandprix.com/online-entry/sunday-championships Three of the most iconic races in the history of karting are joining forces in 2018 to co-promote the Triple Crown of Karting. Bragging rights and trophies in North America will be awarded […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh Sunday Report

Garrison, Pesek, Green and Mars bag victories to close out Keystone Nationals

May 20, 2018
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The WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series completed the third event of 2018 at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Saturday was a battle with the competition and the weather conditions surrounding the Wampum, Pennsylvania facility. Thankfully, Sunday was a breeze in terms of rain with only early morning showers forcing the first few warm-up sessions on […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh Saturday Report

Wilson and Patterson win in Senior as Wharff doubles up in Junior

May 19, 2018
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There are sure bets within the sports and in many things around the world. One of them is that anytime a big event is held at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex, it will rain. Thankfully, the World Karting Association Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series made it through the practice day on Friday at the Wampum, Pennsylvania […]

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May 18, 2018
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Vega Tire and AKRA announced today a contingency program to support the road racing community.  The Vega tire is already proven to be the fastest road racing tire on the market.  Now that winning tire also pays you for your victories.  Beginning with the May 19 & 20 race at Michigan International Speedway and continuing […]

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May 17, 2018
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The Superkarts! USA Pro Tour reached the halfway point of the 2018 season with the ninth running of the SpringNationals. The Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona hosted Round Three and Four of the championship chase for the nine IAME and Stock Honda categories. The weekend featured record high temperatures for the area as […]

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May 17, 2018
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South Carolina’s Danny Dyszelski (Kaos Kart Shop) drove with poise on his way to sweeping Saturday at Pocono in both Formula Cadet and Mini Rok. Annie Rhule (Checkered Motorsports came up just short, but also swept second position in both classes as well. The final Formula Cadet featured a hard fought race between Dyszelski, Rhule, […]

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May 17, 2018
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The second round of the DKM Championship took place in Wackersdorf and CRG has been again among the main protagonist of the German series after the opener held in Lonato in mid-April. KZ2. Pex (CRG Holland), Fabian Federer (SRP Racing Team) and Alessandro Giardelli have come to the fore in KZ2 since qualifying practice, when […]

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May 17, 2018
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After a battle with Mother Nature at the Season opener at the 103rdStreet Sports complex in Jacksonville Florida for the American Sprint Cup Series, AKRA prepares for a busy schedule. We are finalizing plans for Round Two of the American Sprint Cup Series as it once again heads South to the exciting facility BMP on […]

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After a challenging weekend, Billy Musgrave would score top-10 finishes at rounds 3 and 4 of the 2018 SKUSA Pro Tour. Musgrave and the Musgrave Racing Company Team came into the PKRA circuit looking to build on podium finishes from the first two rounds in New Orleans but would battle adversity in Phoenix to score […]

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May 17, 2018
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Since its inception in 2016, Greyhound Seats USA has continued to grow the brand with a focus on quality and customer service.  With a growing dealer network, Greyhound is proud to announce Liberante Race Group as a dealer in the Carolina region. Liberante Race Group (LRG), located in Mooresville, North Carolina, supports the Go Pro […]

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May 17, 2018
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The Prokart Raceland in Wackersdorf welcomed the participants of the German Kart Championship to the second event of the year last weekend. The fields were strongly manned again with 179 drivers and impressed with balanced races. In the evening there were eight winners in eight races. The weather caused some additional excitement. Four weeks after […]

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DKM Wackersdorf: Mach1 Motorsport on the Podium

Extreme weather events in Upper Palatine

May 17, 2018
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After a very successful kick-off to the German Kart Championship in Italian Lonato, Mach1 Motorsport travelled to the next event of the high class championship on German ground last weekend. In Bavarian Wackersdorf, the racing team of the traditional manufacturer started with six drivers against the international competition. About four weeks after the kick-off to […]

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May 17, 2018
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The third round of the 2018 Super One Series saw some outstanding racing for the IAME Cadet, X30, TKM and Bambino classes at the Scottish circuit of Larkhall. The weather stayed mild but cloudy for most of the event, which was the first of the year for the TKMs and Bambinos. The next round will […]

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