Behind The Laptop: Travelin’ Man

Eastern half of United States flooded with traveling series in 2019

Dec 14, 2018
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A lot has changed in the sport over the last decade. Previously, the racing calendar was filled through the summer months and there were limited racing opportunities during the fall and winter seasons. Regional programs typically fed the national series with not only racers, but they also provided the opportunity for competitors to get in […]

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Dec 14, 2018
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This week, eKartingNews.com announced that AJ Myers and Ryan Norberg are the top-ranked kart drivers in the country in the Stock Honda and TaG Senior classes, respectively. The rankings, powered by Bell Racing USA, are calculated using the driver’s best finishes in major North American kart races. “Bell Racing USA is proud to support grassroots […]

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Dec 14, 2018
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Superkarts! USA today announced a joint partnership between Rysa Racing, South Florida Karting Club, and AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex aimed squarely at helping Briggs & Stratton 206 racers for the upcoming SKUSA Winter Series. In an effort to promote grassroots competition and newcomers to the sport, the three have combined efforts to offer a promotional pricing […]

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PSL Karting and Ryan Norberg Part Ways

Dynamic duo agree to move on in opposite directions effective immediately

Dec 13, 2018
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PSL Karting confirmed today that they have parted ways with team driver Ryan Norberg. After a pair of seasons with nothing but success, the agreement was made to mutually distance themselves following the conclusion of the 2018 season. “We thank Ryan for his support in our program and his achievements over the past two seasons,” […]

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2018 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – TaG – Final

Norberg finishes as top driver for second straight year

Dec 13, 2018
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It was an exciting 2018 season in the sport of karting here in North America. An incredibly busy year from January to November saw racing from coast-to-coast virtually every weekend at the national and regional level. As we look to turn the page on the season and begin focusing toward 2019, we need to finalize […]

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VemmeKart USA Announces Elite Karting Group as Midwest Dealer

Newly formed karting company will carry the VemmeKart line of products

Dec 12, 2018
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Continuing to make waves in the North American karting market, VemmeKart USA has added another dealer to their growing network. Set to service the Midwest karting market, Elite Karting Group (EKG) will enter the karting scene and be present at major events in 2019. “Elite Karting Group is a new independent karting entity and will […]

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2018 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – Stock Honda – Final

Pro Tour champion Myers jumps to top spot over Musgrave and Wick

Dec 12, 2018
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The 2018 karting season has come to a close and the focus of the community has moved to preparing for the upcoming year. Before we turn the final page on the 2018 calendar, eKartingNews.com is pleased to release the final standings of the EKN Stock Honda Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA. The 95-event […]

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Dec 11, 2018
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The 2018 season came to an end with the Super Bowl of karting – the Superkarts! SuperNationals. For the 22nd time, karters from around the world converged in Las Vegas to compete in the premier North American karting event featuring shifter and TaG karts. The race returned to its ‘home’ – the Rio All-Suites Hotel […]

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Dec 11, 2018
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SKUSA today revealed its long-awaited return to the Great Lakes region with an exciting confirmation that a new ProKart Challenge series will recommence, beginning in 2019. The 4-round regional championship will begin and end at New Castle Motorsports Park, with stops at Norway and Road America comprising the 2019 race schedule. The championship is spearheaded […]

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From the Eyes of a Parent: Greg Speed – Formula One United States Grand Prix

Texas karting family takes part in the FIA F1 Future Stars at Circuit of the Americas

Dec 11, 2018
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Karting is the purest form of motorsports. For the majority in the sport, it’s a hobby, a family activity, or a passion. For that less than 1%, it’s a path toward the upper echelon in motorsports. Formula One is the pinnacle of racing, and those drivers we see on the grid in 2018, all began […]

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ROK the Rockies Regional Series 2019 Schedule Set

SBR Motorsports Park to host all six rounds

Dec 10, 2018
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Launching last year, ROK Cup USA’s regional series ROK the Rockies has set their 2019 schedule. With all six races to be run at Southern Colorado’s karting facility, SBR Motorsports Park, the Rockies will continue to ROK with the proven Vortex/Bridgestone platform. “In all honesty, last year was a tough start for this new Colorado […]

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Dec 10, 2018
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With the 2019 season just weeks away, Franklin Motorsports has confirmed the return of Brandon Lemke to their driver line-up.  After a two year hiatus from Team FMS, Lemke will return for a number of events in 2019 in conjunction with his stock car campaign.  Piloting a Merlin chassis in X30 competition, Brandon will make […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: November 2018 – Jeremy Fairbairn

Florida driver becomes 11th different victor in X30 Junior category at SKUSA SuperNationals

Dec 10, 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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Aluminos Grabs Major Victories to Close Out 2018 Season

American-based chassis repeats as Pro Shifter winner at SuperNationals 22 and reclaims Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix title

Dec 07, 2018
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Success continued throughout the 2018 season for the Aluminos chassis in North America. The hours and days of hard work put in between race weekends, testing and development paid off with a solid finish to the season for the brand. Two of the biggest events for Aluminos come at the end of the season with […]

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Tri-C Karters & Adams Motorsport Park Partner to Host SoCal Chill Challenge Winter Series

Tri-C Karters has partnered with AMP to host SoCal Chill Challenge Winter Series. The opening round is set for this Saturday, December 8

Dec 07, 2018
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What off-season? Five weeks after the champions were crowned at the 2018 season finale at CalSpeed for Tri-C Karters, the club has partnered with Adams Motorsport Park for a three-race shootout to crown a winter series sub-champion. The first race starts this Saturday on December 8. Tri-C Karters holds 8 races a season, all hosted […]

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Dec 07, 2018
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This past weekend, The Machismo 12 Hour endurance karting race held its 11th annual event, continuing as the longest running endurance kart race in the United States, hosting 40 teams across three classes. The first endurance karting event in the states to utilize the 206 engine, the Machismo again also saw the VLR 206 package as […]

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Operation Grassroots: Briggs & Stratton 206 Platform Building and Rebuilding Clubs

Karting’s foundation continues to strengthen with spec four-cycle package

Dec 07, 2018
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As part of our long-time editorial approach, major national karting events and racing series get a great deal of exposure on eKartingNews.com, but we’re also most definitely focused on the foundation of our sport.  Club and regional karting make up 95% of the sport’s participation pool and it’s where you’ll find the EKN staff whenever […]

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Dec 06, 2018
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Today, Bell Racing USA announced the creation of the Bell Helmets Women in Motorsports Mentor Program, which offers the opportunity for women interested in careers in motorsports, whether on or off the track, the opportunity to receive advice and guidance from women with diverse professional motorsports experience. “Mentorship is a critical element in helping people learn, […]

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Margay Racing Announces New Distribution Agreement with Hoosier Racing Tire

New agreement brings together two long-standing leaders in the racing and karting industries, both committed to advancing the sport of kart racing

Dec 06, 2018
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Margay Racing, the leading U.S. manufacturer of racing karts and accessories, announces a new distribution agreement with Hoosier Racing Tire. As part of the agreement, Margay Racing has become the sole U.S. & Canadian karting distributor for Indiana-based Hoosier Racing Tire, the largest race tire manufacturer in the world and a company solely committed to […]

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International Field Readies for Mazda Road to Indy Scholarship Shootout

Career-Enhancing $200K Prize on the line this weekend in Arizona

Dec 05, 2018
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The stage is set. A total of 20 aspiring young drivers representing nine different nations and no fewer than six continents will congregate this weekend, December 8-9, at the Bondurant Racing School in Chandler, Ariz. One of them will leave with a $200,000 Mazda Scholarship to enter next season’s Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship. Launched in […]

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