2018 IAME International Final – Sunday Report

Crews repeats as Mini champion, Fletcher places sixth for Team USA

Oct 16, 2018
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The 2018 IAME International Final completed on Sunday at the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France. A week long battle came to a close as the six champions were decided following the Prefinal and Final events, along with the B-Main and C-Main events for the remaining competitors who were not able to transfer to […]

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Oct 16, 2018
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Closing out the Route 66 Sprint Series over the October 5-7 weekend, Top Kart USA invaded the Mid-State Kart Club facility in Springfield, Illinois. Taking on the stout competition that presents itself in the series, Top Kart USA drivers amassed four pole positions, six main event victories and ten podium results. Calculating the yearly total, […]

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Oct 16, 2018
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Forming a strong contingent for the annual Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, IPK North America and Leading Edge Motorsports have inked a deal with National Champion, Arias Deukmedjian. Joining the multi-talented team for the 2018 SKUSA SuperNationals, Deukmedjian will continue his efforts throughout the 2019 racing season aboard a Praga chassis. “I am pleased to have […]

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Oct 16, 2018
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The much anticipated WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Grand Nationals is fast approaching, and so is the October 16th deadline for the pre-entry discount. In preparations for the 2019 racing season, WKA has added the highly anticipated Briggs 206 Cadet class as a local option for the event, as well as the KA100 Junior Category.  This […]

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Oct 15, 2018
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One of the most unique events of the year is the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. The City of Lancaster, California put together the 10th edition of the event on September 29-30, working with Superkarts! USA for the past eight. Racers from all over North America converged to the southern California city for what was […]

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2018 Rok Cup International Final – Saturday Report

Challenge of the Americas champions Ugochukwu and Jackson on podium, Jamaican Powell places runner-up while Delattre wins B-Main

Oct 15, 2018
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The 2018 edition of the Rok Cup International Final completed Saturday at the South Garda Karting facility. Over 400 drivers from 51 countries converged in Lonato, Italy to compete in the seven categories around the famous circuit. The final round of heat races were contested before the main event grids and B-Main lineups were decided. […]

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Oct 15, 2018
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Frenchman Anthony Abbasse has become the fourth winner to etch his name onto a Gold Coast 600 Race of Stars Surfboard after winning the event held on the Gold Coast today. The SodiKart factory driver was supreme in taking a dominant win this afternoon. He was engaged in an early race battle with Australian Champion Aaron […]

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2018 IAME International Final – Saturday Report

Crews remains perfect in Mini, Nienkotter to start P10 in Master

Oct 14, 2018
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Saturday was decision day at the 2018 IAME International Final, as the final heat races of the event would take place at the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France. What began on Wednesday, all came down to earning the right amount of points to qualify into one of the top-33 positions for the Sunday […]

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2018 IAME International Final – Friday Report

Crews and Fletcher still leading Team USA in France

Oct 12, 2018
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The third day was completed at the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France for the 2018 IAME International Final. Weather halted the action on Thursday, forcing a reschedule of Friday’s action to included those final heat races into the mix. While the day began with a damp track, no more rain provided a clean […]

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2018 Rok Cup International Final – Friday Report

More heat race wins for North America drivers in Lonato

Oct 12, 2018
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The success continues for the North America contingent at the 2018 Rok Cup International Final. The second day of official action saw solid results for Team USA and Team Canada drivers in the Junior and Mini categories around the South Garda Karting circuit in Lonato, Italy. With over 400 drivers competing in the seven classes, […]

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Oct 12, 2018
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Team Nitro Kart is pleased to welcome 2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Micro Max Champion Diego LaRoque to the squad for SKUSA SuperNationals XXII in Las Vegas, on November 14-18. 12-year-old LaRoque, from Phoenix, Arizona, joins fellow world title winner Brent Crews on the Nitro Kart roster as well as National Champions Ben Maier, […]

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Oct 12, 2018
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The young talent detection operation launched by Richard Mille, in close collaboration with Birel ART, will soon enter its active phase. On 11th and 12th December the first edition of the Richard Mille Young Talent Academy will gather 17 drivers representing 14 countries from five continents on the Paul Ricard circuit. The winner will win […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: September 2018 – Riley Scott

15-year-old from Quincy beats out RIGP legends to score two Rock trophies in first start

Oct 12, 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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2018 IAME International Final – Thursday Report

Crews begins Mini title defense with heat win, Nienkotter top-five in Masters

Oct 11, 2018
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Day two of the 2018 IAME International Final was impacted by rain. The Le Mans Karting International circuit in France began with a wet track, effecting the opening heat races for Senior. The track eventually dried until a strong storm system moved through the area during the second heat for Masters. It forced a red […]

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2018 Rok Cup International Final – Thursday Report

Canadian Curran scores heat win while Powell and Morgatto earn P1 in Qualifying to give North America strong first day

Oct 11, 2018
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The 2018 Rok Cup International Final is officially underway as qualifying and heat races were completed at the South Garda Karting facility. Perfect racing weather welcomed the over 400 drivers from around the world competing in seven categories this week. Racers have been in Lonato, Italy for days, preparing for this day to come. With […]

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Oct 11, 2018
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After months of development and fine tuning, IAME USA West today confirmed the initial shipment of the long awaited IAME SSE. The first units are expected to arrive in the United States as early as next week. Orders will begin immediate fulfillment in the order they were received, with boxes leaving the IAME USA West […]

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From Karting to Rocketry: Kyle Kalish

Former USPKS champion and SKUSA Pro Tour race winner leading UNCC 49er Rocketry Team to NASA Competition

Oct 11, 2018
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Karting is much more than just a sport. It is life-long hobby in which you can participate from 7 to 70 years of age. For some, it’s a lifestyle, grinding away from track to track. One thing many take for granted is that karting is a great educational activity. Especially for kids, kart racing teaches […]

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Oct 11, 2018
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Brody Roa, Scott Bohle, Mike Demello, Mike Collins and Shane Holt were the big winners at the last SoCal Oval Karters race at the SoCal Motorcycle Speedway in late September.  It was the next to last race for the club at its new home track in 2018. Roa, who would go on to finish second […]

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2018 IAME International Final – Wednesday Report

Jarsocrak leads Team USA as official sessions begin in France

Oct 11, 2018
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The 2018 IAME International Final is underway at the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France. Over 400 drivers are competing in six categories, all vying for a chance to become an IAME world title winner. Wednesday was the first official day of the event on-track, following a handful of unofficial practice at the famous […]

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Women in F1? A Better Long-Term Solution

Altering the ‘numbers game’ may provide the best ROI

Oct 10, 2018
Written by Rob Howden | 2 Comment

Today, a new promoter – W Series – announced a new women-only open wheel single-seater series with the stated intent of finding talented female race car drivers for potential graduation to Formula 1.  While reading through the responses to the announcement on social media – many negative, a lesser amount positive – my mind went […]

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