May 21, 2020
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The Corona pandemic also causes shifts in the racing calendar in the German Kart Championship. After first relaxations in the past days and openings of the kart tracks, the highest German karting series now presents a new racing calendar for the season 2020. Four races are planned between August and October. The German Kart Championship […]

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May 20, 2020
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The 4th annual USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been moved back one week to July 30-August 2. This has been a very trying year for promoters across the world to say the least. Amid a pandemic, the effort to return to racing mixed with guidelines that differ from […]

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May 20, 2020
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The following is a statement from the United States Pro Kart Series about their adjusted schedule for the 2020 season. After what seemed like a decade, but was really only a couple months, the gears are once again turning for racing series around the country.  The USPKS, presented by IAME USA East and MG Tires, […]

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May 20, 2020
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The following is a statement from the Route 66 Sprint Series regarding the start of their 2020 season surrounding the COVID-19 delay. After what seemed like an eternity, but was really only a couple months, the gears are once again banging for racing series around the country.  The Route 66 Sprint Series, presented by Franklin […]

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May 20, 2020
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The following is a statement from the Cup Karts North America program regarding their updated 2020 schedule amid the COVID-19 pandemic. What can be said that hasn’t already been said about the Corona Virus Pandemic? It’s effects have been felt by everybody in our country, including our fellow kart racers. We hope that you and […]

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May 19, 2020
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Mosport Karting Centre is excited to announce the 1st phase of a partial re-opening of the track at a limited and controlled capacity on Tuesday May 19th. Given the global circumstances, the main focus of Mosport Karting Centre and its affiliates remains the safety of its employees and customers. As a community, it is our […]

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May 18, 2020
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On the heels of the open letter from SKUSA principal Tom Kutscher, Superkarts! USA is pleased to announce yet another small piece of a complicated 2020 puzzle by announcing the next chapter in series officiating with not one, but two new race directors for the 2020 SKUSA Pro Tour and SKUSA SuperNationals. Effectively immediately, SKUSA […]

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May 18, 2020
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WKA has taken steps to organize and implement necessary precautions to keep teams and competitors safe as we begin racing. Please note the following in regards to the upcoming WKA Charlotte Karting Challenge: We encourage all WKA Speedway Dirt Series competitors to pre-enter and save money to forgo the at track fee, however, it is […]

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May 15, 2020
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The social distancing movement is underway, and during this time for the absence of racing, eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week […]

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As the North American karting community begins to move to put the COVID-19 pandemic behind them, kart tracks, race series and other related motorsports organizations are beginning to reopen and start a new way of business. American Kart Track Promoters Association (AKTPA), the World Karting Association (WKA) and TaG USA are standing together and urging […]

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May 15, 2020
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ROK Sonoma is postponing the May 23-24 race event. We are working with Sonoma Raceway to find an alternate date. Due to the uncertainty of when the “Shelter in place” order will be lifted we are not finalizing an alternate dates at this time. The next scheduled event for RoK Sonoma is scheduled for June […]

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May 15, 2020
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Karting Australia is leading its affiliated Clubs back to the track as the world emerges from the COVID-19 Pandemic. Throughout this week, Karting Australia Chief Executive Officer Kelvin O’Reilly and Chief Operating Officer Lee Hanatschek have hosted four webinars alongside Sports Community’s Steve Pallas with Clubs across the country. The webinars focused on ensuring the […]

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May 15, 2020
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WKA has taken steps to organize and implement necessary precautions to keep teams and competitors safe as we begin racing. Please note the following in regards to the upcoming WKA Charlotte Karting Challenge: Online entry will close ten days prior to the first on track day for all series as entry numbers will need to […]

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May 15, 2020
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For the first time in the 20-year history of the US Rotax Grand Nationals, eKartingNews.com will be providing its industry-leading EKN Trackside Live coverage for the event.  The race is set for July 2-5 event at the Charlotte Motor Speedway and EKN will bring it all to you. EKN has covered the prestigious event many […]

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May 14, 2020
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With karting making a return across the country, the World Karting Association (WKA) has been working closely with the Charlotte Motor Speedway on guidelines required by the local state government in regard to upcoming events. With all karting series competing inside the Speedway regulated by the same rules and guidelines, WKA has taken the lead […]

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May 14, 2020
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At the beginning of April, Briggs & Stratton Racing announced a contest to name the mascot. In the one month the contest was open, over 2,600 different entries were submitted toward naming the mascot. Officials at Briggs narrowed it down to 25 before selecting the top-five nominations. Those five names were then put up to […]

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May 13, 2020
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Breaking Tuesday afternoon, the California ROK Championship announced it is crossing the border into Arizona to open the 2020 season. The regional program confirmed the opening round of the championship to be held on June 19-20 at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona. The event is set to be one of the […]

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May 13, 2020
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The social distancing movement is underway, and during this time for the absence of racing, eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week […]

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May 13, 2020
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Article by Blake Hunt Lifers. The karting paddock is filled with people who have spent the majority of their lives either in the seat or with a wrench in their hands. In a way, that says something about our sport and how it consumes a person. Once you’re in, the thought of being absent from […]

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May 11, 2020
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eKartingNews.com is the hub of the karting world, providing you with all the latest news, insider information and race reports from events around the globe. ‘This Week In Karting’ helps to tie everything together in one weekly podcast, bringing our listeners up to speed on the most recent news in the sport. The sixth episode […]

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