Stars Championship Series Presented by Extreme Sim Racing Primed for Third Season

Four-race series set to kick off season at GoPro Motorplex in April

Mar 31, 2021
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The Stars Championship Series will kick off its 2021 karting season on the April 9-11 weekend at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC with a mix of categories and engine platforms, including four different gearbox engine options. The series will consist of four events in North Carolina, Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. With a dedication to promote […]

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Mar 31, 2021
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Gary Carlton, owner of the GFC kart brand, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Sonny Cervelli as the Director of Operations for GFC. Since its debut at the end of 2018, the GFC chassis has garnered some major victories and titles in North American karting. The operation continues to expand, welcoming new dealers […]

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Mar 31, 2021
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Taking on the NOLA Motorsports Park this past weekend for the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Pro Tour, Birel ART North America was back on top of the event dubbed the WinterNationals. Claiming two wins, six podiums and three pole positions, the Red Army was one of the premier programs to beat down in Louisiana as the […]

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Mar 31, 2021
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The United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP) has confirmed Tillotson as an event sponsor for this summer’s event. Along with the newly formed partnership, USKGP has confirmed the recent speculations of an additional karting class for the new Tillotson T225 4 Cycle motor which is growing at an epic pace worldwide. Tillotson will also be […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 SKUSA WinterNationals – Sunday Report

Myers and Zilisch stand on top of pro podiums in New Orleans

Mar 30, 2021
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After enjoying a thrilling day of WinterNationals competition on Saturday to launch the 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour at NOLA Motorsports in Avondale, Louisiana, the drivers and teams returned to the track on Sunday to do it all over again. A midday shower added a wrinkle in the storyline, and the finals were packed with […]

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Mar 28, 2021
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The sixth and final round of the Challenge of the Americas presented by Royce & Baxter completed on Sunday at the Sonoma Raceway. Sunday welcomed a third straight day of clear skies and warm temperatures for the final day of competition at the Sonoma, California facility, deciding the champions for the 14th season of the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 SKUSA WinterNationals – NOLA – Saturday Report

Myers and Ramos score premier class wins to kick off 2021 Pro Tour season

Mar 27, 2021
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Superkarts! USA returned the site of the 2020 WinterNationals this weekend at NOLA Motorsports in New Orleans, where COVID-19 put an end to the plans for the year’s Pro Tour. The organization and its teams and drivers were back at the facility on Saturday to take care of unfinished business. The opening round of the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma – Saturday Report

Pickett defends home turf as Letzsch wins controversial main event in Sonoma

Mar 27, 2021
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The Challenge of the Americas presented by Royce & Baxter began its finale event at the Sonoma Raceway facility in Sonoma, California. Round Five took part on Saturday in the nine categories to further shape the championship chase. A perfect day of racing welcomed the over 100 competitors with sunny skies all day. Today’s results […]

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John Motley: 1938 – 2021

American karting loses long-time industry member

Mar 27, 2021
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As the 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour officially gets underway at NOLA Motorsports Park today, it does so without one of its core individuals and personalities. We want to take time to honor our friend John Motley, who passed away earlier this month. John had been with Tom and Patti Kutscher since the first launch […]

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Race Report: Texas Sprint Racing Series – Winter Warm-up

New season begins at NOLA Motorsports for SKUSA / IKF regional program

Mar 26, 2021
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The seventh season for the Texas Sprint Racing Series Presented by Texas Barge kicked off on the March 20-21 weekend with its ‘Winter Warm-up’ event held at the NOLA Motorsports. A record total of 177 entries filled out the 12 categories at the Avondale, Louisiana facility for a perfect weekend of racing. Weather was sunny […]

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Mar 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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Mar 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 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Preview

12th season of Pro Tour kicks off in the ‘Big Easy’

Mar 25, 2021
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The 2021 version of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour will begin this weekend at the NOLA Motorsports facility. The fourth edition of the WinterNationals is set to take place on the March 26-28 weekend at the Avondale, Louisiana facility, roughly one year after the 2020 version was shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma Preview

Championships to be decided with two rounds of racing in wine country

Mar 24, 2021
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This weekend hosts the series finale for Challenge of the Americas presented by Royce & Baxter. ROKkers from across the western half of North America will visit the Sonoma Raceway on March 26-28 to contest Rounds Five and Six to complete the 14th season of the program. The Sonoma, California was scheduled to be the […]

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Mar 23, 2021
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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 32nd episode […]

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Eight Victories for OTK Products at United States Pro Kart Series Opener

Amazing 40 top-five finishes with 26 podium results at Ocala Gran Prix

Mar 23, 2021
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One of the largest karting programs in North America over the last decade is the United States Pro Kart Series. The 2021 season began with the Southern Grand Prix at the Ocala Gran Prix on March 12-14. A large majority of the record-breaking 293 entries at the Ocala, Florida facility were competing on OTK products. […]

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Mar 22, 2021
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The United States Pro Kart Series kicked off the 2021 season with the Southern Grand Prix at the Ocala Gran Prix facility. A series-record of 293 entries in the seven IAME categories gathered at the Ocala, Florida circuit, starting the ninth season of the program off with perfect racing conditions and for the first time, […]

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Mar 22, 2021
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Nash Motorsports VLR Senior Final Entering Championship Sunday, Hallie Schroeder (Syntech) led Blake Nash in the point standings but would start her main event from P3. With Nash absent from the championship finale, the ball was in Schroeder’s court as the championship was hers to lose. With rain falling overnight and competitors using wet weather […]

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Mar 19, 2021
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A unique and grassroots-based program has been established in the northwest area of the United States. The Northwest Border War Challenge will feature a three-race series based around the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine platform. What makes the program different will be the point structure and format for the championship, focused on not individual performance […]

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Mar 19, 2021
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With news breaking just last week about the collaboration between Canadian entities, JV Kart, Racelab and Kartplex, the new team is making headlines again. Inking a deal with former IndyCar driver and four-time Canadian National Karting Champion, Zach Claman DeMelo has been named lead driver for JV Kart’s 2021 campaign. The former Indy Lights race winner […]

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