Tenth Annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix to Close Out 2018 California ProKart Challenge

City of Lancaster welcomes Superkarts! USA for finale event of regional program

Sep 22, 2018
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The 2018 California ProKart Challenge is set to close out the season with the sixth event of the championship chase. On September 29-30, the flagship regional program for Superkarts! USA heads to the 10th annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. The two-day street race and three-day festival has been part of the California PKC program […]

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Familiar Winners at Round Eight for Los Angeles Karting Championship

Penultimate event for Southern California karting program at CalSpeed Karting Center

Sep 21, 2018
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship is winding down the 2018 season, hosting the penultimate event of the season on September 16 at the CalSpeed Karting Center. The Fontana, California facility welcomed racers for the eighth round of the championship chase. Racing at the LAKC events continue to be incredibly clean and exciting in all the […]

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Sep 21, 2018
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Rounds 9 and 10 of the 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series at New Castle Motorsports Park were billed as the Nitro Kart Fall Nationals as Nick Tucker’s ascendant karting operation had stepped up as title sponsor of the event. So, it was only fitting that Team Nitro Kart drivers would take home lots of hardware […]

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Sep 21, 2018
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The first champions of the Triple Crown or Karting were crowned at the annual Awards Ceremony following the Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom. Triple Crown of Karting awards were given as the result of points won in Briggs & Stratton 206 Heavy, Yamaha SuperCan Heavy and 125cc Open Shifter at Quincy, Elkhart […]

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Sep 21, 2018
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On the heels of completing one of its most successful seasons ever, the United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is pleased to announce plans for the 2019 Season. The 2018 season featured three race weekends at three premier United States venues. This format was met with overwhelming enthusiasm. Therefore, 2019 will be […]

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Driver Diary: Colin Queen – CIK-FIA Academy Trophy – Genk, Belgium

Best result for California driver in final round of youth world championship

Sep 20, 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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Briggs 206 Tech: Proper Motor Mounting

Mount your engine to provide optimum performance

Sep 20, 2018
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If you race in any four-cycle class, you’ve heard countless times about the need to maintain momentum.  Low horsepower demands the most efficient use of the limited energy available. I remember having a long discussion with engine builder Paul Leary about the need to get as much power as possible from the output shaft of […]

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Sep 19, 2018
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The following is a statement regarding the closing of the SRA Karting International racetrack in Quebec, Canada. After 23 seasons, the SRA Karting International racetrack, located in the St-Roch-de-L’Achigan industrial park, will definitively close on Sunday, October 14th. For the president and founder of SRA Karting, Michel Boisclair, the decision was a tough one. In […]

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Sep 19, 2018
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MG Tires was victorious at the 2018 Rock Island Grand Prix with karters racing on MG tires earning the top three finishing spots in the “King of the Streets” shifter class. Karters from all over the country took to the 6/10-mile street course over Labor Day weekend.  Competitors Rory van der Steur and Austin Wilkins […]

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Sep 19, 2018
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CIK-FIA President Felipe Massa is keeping his promise to be as active as possible on the ground.  He attended the FIA Karting World Championship – KZ at Genk (BEL) and will travel to Sweden soon for the OK and OK-Junior categories. Always very available to the public, he also takes the opportunity to conduct many […]

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Sep 18, 2018
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The newest show to hit the EKN Radio Network is ‘Operation Grassroots’, a podcast geared solely on the foundation of the sport. The hub of the show will be discussion centered on the grassroots level of karting, from club racing to regional racing, all focused around the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine platform. Our #OperationGrassroots […]

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Be the Match: Karter Searching for Bone Marrow Donor

Colorado racer Quinton O’Donnell battling Hodgkin Lymphoma

Sep 18, 2018
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Nearly everyone in the world knows someone who has been diagnosed with cancer. There are many forms of cancer, for men, women and children. Numerous organizations have been formed to help raise awareness and research money to fight these diseases, all in an effort to extend millions of lives. One of those organization’s is ‘Be […]

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Sep 18, 2018
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Thanks to perfect organisation, the major world karting event in Genk in Belgium kept all its sporting promises, spectacular and popular, with several thousand spectators at this remarkable event. But there are no big meetings without strong stakeholders. Among them, the manufacturer LeCont made its contribution to the event. The drivers of the FIA ​​Karting […]

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Sep 18, 2018
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Less than one month is left before the International Kart Endurance event by CRG that will take place in Pomposa (Italy) next October 6th. The official Entry List is closing shortly and the final organizational details are being defined. The 2nd edition of the Rental Kart World Contest is going to be an event not […]

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Sep 18, 2018
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Just in time before the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) take place, BRP-Rotax launches its new Rotax Global App to expand its service to Rotax kart customers. The Rotax Global App is free of charge and for Android and iOS devices. Based on the previous App, used at the RMCGF 2017, this new application […]

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Sep 18, 2018
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Southern California fastest growing karting series – Formula Karting Championship (FKC) – will be heading to the Willow Kart Track next Saturday for its penultimate championship round of the year.  And much of the focus will be on the title fight that is set to intensify between SoCal’s top racing superstars. Michael Monaghan will arrive […]

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Sep 18, 2018
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Whiteland Raceway Park (WRP) is under new ownership as of this week. Former IndyCar team owners and partners Sarah Fisher, Andy O’Gara and Wink Hartman joined together once again to save the historic race site as part of a last-ditch effort to prevent the track from being bulldozed. The opportunity came from former owner Mike […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Sunday Report

Double dip action from Garrison, Jarsocrak, Rogero, Wharff, Rubio-Luengo with Crews earning three

Sep 17, 2018
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The fifth event for the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series came to a close Sunday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The New Castle, Indiana facility hosted the Nitro Kart Nationals this weekend, as racers contested Round 9 and 10 around the ‘40’ layout, measuring out at 0.86-miles. Today saw no fog, and with […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Man. Cup Series – New Castle Saturday Report

Jarsocrak scores KA100 victory in substitution role while Garrison adds to win total in IAME

Sep 15, 2018
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The 2018 World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series program is hosting the fifth event of the season. The Nitro Kart Nationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park are hosting Round Nine and Ten, with Saturday the first of two days of racing. Today began with heavy fog in New Castle, Indiana area, so much that […]

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Sep 14, 2018
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Autumn had well and truly arrived at the penultimate Super One round of 2018 at Glan-Y-Gors in North Wales with showers throughout the racing. The Championships have one last round at PF International in a three-day meeting for all classes at the end of September, where many of the classes will see tense battles for […]

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