Feb 26, 2021
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is part of our Trackside coverage, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will feature notes from trackside at the 2021 Challenge of the Americas presented by Royce & Baxter at the CalSpeed Karting facility during the February 26-28 weekend. EKN Managing Editor David Cole is trackside […]

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Parolin USA Begins 2021 with Two SKUSA Winter Series Titles

Iconic brand and American operation set to be a major force this season

Feb 26, 2021
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The Parolin name has been involved in karting for decades, producing chassis and components from their headquarters in northeastern Italy. Here in the United States, the brand has been successful at all levels of the sport from Cadet to shifterkart. Parolin was the 2019 SKUSA SuperNationals winner in the KZ category, earned victory and podiums […]

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Feb 25, 2021
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The EKN Trackside Live program visits multiple events throughout the karting season. Leading up to major events on the calendar, EKN is happy to provide a show as part of the EKN Radio Network. The EKN OutLap is a preview podcast show, geared at providing you the top stories, breaking news, and championship battles going […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Preview

Middle event of program travels SoCal to continue 14th season

Feb 25, 2021
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The 14th season for Challenge of the Americas presented by Royce & Baxter continues this weekend at the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California. Rounds Three and Four are set for February 26-28 as the middle event of the winter ROK Cup USA championship program. CalSpeed was the location for the unfortunate end to the […]

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Feb 24, 2021
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The motor mount is a crucial component of every kart. That hardware is what connects the power to the frame and allows you to drive your way to the top of the podium. Odenthal Racing Products have been producing karting components based on the decades of karting experience, and design ‘Made In the USA’ products […]

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Feb 24, 2021
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It was a podium winning weekend for Alex Stanfield and Team Crosslink at the second round of the ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour. Taking place at the Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida, Stanfield earned a heat race win and a podium result as fellow Team Crosslink drivers Luke Lange, Mario Barrios and […]

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Feb 24, 2021
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In similar fashion to the first round of the ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour, Birel ART North America found their way to the top step of the podium in the Shifter Master ROK class courtesy of Jordon Musser. Taking on the Ocala Gran Prix (OGP) facility this past weekend, Musser was once again the […]

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Feb 22, 2021
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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 radio station. The 2021 Superkarts! USA Winter Series wrapped up on the February 12-14 weekend […]

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Feb 22, 2021
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Mother nature is still showing the winter season strong as the month of February is near the end. When March begins, the A-Maxx Racing operation will venture to a warmer climate to begin their 2021 racing season. The growing race team based out of Indianapolis, Indiana will make its first stop trackside when they take […]

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Feb 22, 2021
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The opening meeting of the international karting season in occasion of the WSK Champions Cup in Adria has been highly successful and 337 drivers from 51 countries challenged each other in the four entitled categories KZ2, OK, OK-Junior and MINI. The four finals awarded the first four WSK titles of 2021 at the end of […]

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Feb 22, 2021
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Nash Motorsports VLR Senior Blake Nash (Nash Motorsportz) took advantage of his pole position as he jumped to the lead entering the first complex of corners, but it was short lived as Cole Schroeder (Syntech) was able to go wheel-to-wheel and sneak by before the exit of the bus stop to lead lap one. Nash […]

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Feb 21, 2021
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Saturday was a day of sunshine as brisk temperatures in the morning made way to a warming trend all day as not a rain drop or wet weather tire would see the track. With one warmup scheduled for each class before heats two and three, prefinal action closed the day as grids are now set […]

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Feb 20, 2021
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After a great day of unofficial practice on Thursday with temperatures in the mid-80s, 185 ROKKERs and their teams returned to the Ocala Gran Prix on Friday and were greeted with rain. As heavy downpours fell through the early morning hours up until practice began, the weather would subside until a second cell rolled through […]

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Feb 19, 2021
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The 2021 Superkarts! USA Winter Series closed out on the February 12-14 weekend at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires. Nearly 180 entries competed over the three days and two rounds at the Homestead, Florida facility, completing Round Three and Four of the ‘best of three’ championship program. Rob Howden and David Cole […]

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Feb 19, 2021
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Always looking to improve their program, the World Karting Association (WKA) has instituted a number of changes for their Manufacturers Cup program. With the elimination of some classes, addition of others and increased track time for some, the new format will take place at the upcoming Charlotte Karting Challenge event April 15-18 at the famed […]

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Feb 19, 2021
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As many of the karting world can remember, Craig Sender was an infectious member of the industry who suddenly passed away last week. Known for his great attitude towards the sport, always willing to help others and a positive outlook on life, the United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP) is set to honor our late […]

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Feb 19, 2021
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Evinco has been in support of the KPX Karting Championship since 2017. Evinco was developed using the design of the MG tire that we had previously used to be distributed across the West coast. After having such great success with the MG tire and input from the racers we decided to jump on board with […]

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Feb 19, 2021
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Continuing to grow the Charlotte Karting Challenge, the World Karting Association (WKA) has partnered with the GOAT Series, a traveling dirt kart racing program, for their upcoming April 16-17 event. Taking place at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, the two programs will run back-to-back days providing more opportunity for racers and decreasing the cost for […]

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Feb 19, 2021
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In OK and OKJ categories all the international FIA Karting and WSK competitions are scheduled, as well as other events still to be defined. The Kosmic Kart Racing Department, the official racing division of the OTK Kart Group brand, is ready for the 2021 international racing season. This year, our team will focus all its […]

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Feb 19, 2021
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From Around the Paddock Back at Ocala Gran Prix for the second round of the popular ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour and a total of 183 ROKKERS have passed through the registration process via the KART PASS app by the conclusion of today. With a day of unofficial practice under their belts, Florida Winter […]

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