2020 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Shifterkart – August 28, 2020

French sets the bar as Formal and Myers keep fight close at the top

Aug 31, 2020
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To say the 2020 karting season has been unique is an understatement. The COVID-19 pandemic halted racing, and along with that, delayed the progress of the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings. Racing resumed at the beginning of June and programs around the country adjusted their calendars to fit in all the racing that was originally scheduled. Fresh […]

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SuperNats Shootout Set for Speedsportz Racing Park

Opening weekend in October sets stage for SuperNationals primer

Aug 31, 2020
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There’s no doubt that Speedsportz Racing Park in Houston is the finest track in the country that has yet to hold a major national event. Alan Rudolph’s incredible two-track facility has hosted many regional series events since its debut, including the Texas Sprint Racing Series and the former Texas ProKart Challenge, and to start the […]

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Aug 31, 2020
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The ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru continues to roll along as last weekend marked the third round in the revised 2020 schedule. Taking on the famed Sonoma Raceway facility, it was time for previous race winners to stake their claim and quest for the series championship while new winners emerged to find their way to […]

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Aug 31, 2020
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The Motomaster Ron Fellows Karting Championship (MRFKC) finished off its Race 4 event on the second weekend of series competition in this 2020 shortened season. Just over 100 competitors were entered to race on the weekend, which saw perfect weather on race-day Sunday. The story of the weekend was the “sweep,” with several competitors taking […]

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Aug 30, 2020
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Racing kicked off today for Event Two of the Motomaster Ron Fellows Karting Championship (MRFKC) at Canadian Mini Indy near Hamilton, Ontario. Just over 100 competitors were entered in the two-day national event with eight different classes competing. After Event One at Mosport Karting Centre, MRFKC officials decided to remove Super Pole qualifying from the […]

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Aug 28, 2020
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Initially scheduled to take place on the Bugatti circuit of Le Mans from 23rd to 25th October 2020, the FIA European Championship – Superkart could seem to be far removed from the problems caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the chain reactions caused by the change of date of several organisations of the Automobile Club […]

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Aug 27, 2020
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Like many in the sport, EKN is more than excited about the upcoming 2020 US Rotax Grand Nationals, which is scheduled for September 17-19 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The weekend is set to be a historic one, as it will check off several boxes in the history books. This year’s event marks the return […]

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Aug 27, 2020
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The return of 4 Cycle racing to the famed Sprint Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway provided some of the best racing in the short history of the Maxxis 4 Cycle Sprint Series. A crop of over 200 entries crammed into the newly revived infield sprint course at Charlotte, with Georgia young guns Lane Littleton and […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: July 2020 – Scott Kopp

Franklin Motorsports driver doubles up at USPKS opener in Masters class

Aug 26, 2020
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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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Aug 26, 2020
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The drivers of the Kosmic Kart Racing Department gave a convincing performance in Sarno, where Kosmic Kart equipment was also second in the OKJ class. It was a very positive second round of the OK-OKJ FIA Karting European Championship that just ended at the Naples International Circuit, in which the Kosmic Kart Racing Department dominated […]

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Aug 26, 2020
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On the track in Sarno, the effectiveness of the OTK equipment was confirmed by Joseph Turney’s third place in OK and the podium potential of the drivers competing in OKJ. The second round of the OK-OKJ FIA Karting European Championship also came to an end, taking place this weekend under the beating sun of the […]

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Aug 26, 2020
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The double OK World Champion Lorenzo Travisanutto has decided to give a new direction to his career by joining the official Parolin Racing Kart team. “We are happy to announce the arrival of Lorenzo in the team. A driver of his experience really adds value to our team,” said Marco Parolin. “Lorenzo is highly motivated […]

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SKUSA Pro Tour Championships for Rolison Performance Group and OTK

Bryson Morris leads team with two titles as win total increased at New Castle Motorsports Park

Aug 25, 2020
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The Rolison Performance Group completed its extended stay in New Castle, Indiana on the August 13-16 weekend as the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour wrapped up its two-weekend, six-round SummerNationals program. The final weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park hosted the last three rounds of the championship series and RPG was front and center, fielding […]

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Aug 25, 2020
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Australian Grand Prix Corporation Chief Executive Officer Andrew Westacott has been unanimously appointed to the Board of Australian Karting Association Ltd (Karting Australia) effectively immediately. With Andrew having led the Australian Grand Prix Corporation since 2011, his appointment to the Board further enhances the vast experience of the Directors tasked with guiding the sport into the future.  He […]

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Aug 25, 2020
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The European Championship race at Sarno for the OK and OK-Junior categories had started well for the Birel ART brand, with a promising Qualifying and several drivers at the front of the field. Unfortunately, there were many collisions in the hot weather near Naples. The hopes of the Birel ART Racing team were dashed throughout […]

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From the Tower: 2020 SKUSA Pro Tour Summer Festival

Two-week marathon packs six rounds of racing into two weekends at New Castle Motorsports Park

Aug 25, 2020
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It has been over a year since I last wrote a column surrounding a race weekend. During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, that was all I did every week. Now that racing, especially karting, is back strong, it’s great to write, photograph, and just enjoy the action that is kart racing. The last […]

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Aug 24, 2020
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Flexing their muscles in the gearbox divisions, Birel ART North America picked up seven victories at the two weekend, six round series of the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Pro Tour. Leading the way with five main event victories was Nathan Stewart while Jordan Musser and Jake French each nabbed one win each to help the multi-dealer […]

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Aug 24, 2020
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In line with the previous phases, the Finals of the FIA Karting European Championship – OK & Junior were hotly contested in Sarno, but the favourites won indisputably after some spectacular races. After a faultless race from start to finish, Britain’s Taylor Barnard won in the OK class, while Ugo Ugochukwu of the United States […]

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Aug 21, 2020
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The Superkarts! USA Pro Tour has condensed the entire 2020 season into two weekends at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The opening weekend was held on August 6-9 for the first three rounds on the ‘Super Mile’ and the final three rounds held on August 13-16 around the ‘Reverse National’ course. Round Five was held […]

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Aug 21, 2020
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After what can only be described as a crazy and unprecedented racing season, Superkarts! USA has confirmed an official venue change for their sixth and final round of the 2020 ProKart Challenge California series championship. Regrettably, Lancaster city officials have confirmed they will not be able to conduct the popular Lancaster Grand Prix season-ending street […]

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