eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: May 2021 – Hannah Greenemeier

Rolison Performance Group driver makes history by adding her name to list of SKUSA Pro Tour winners

Jun 16, 2021
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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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Jun 16, 2021
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Confirmation came through the airwaves today of the newly minted Birel ART North America and PSL Karting driver Frankie Mossman. Joining the Red Army effective immediately, Mossman is set to contend all major karting events in the United States for the remainder of the year as he looks to add to the resumes of both […]

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Jun 16, 2021
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With the first annual United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP) just around the corner, series officials have confirmed several arrive and drive opportunities for racers looking to compete in the event. With programs more readily available on the Sprint side of karting, Road Racing teams and businesses have stepped up to the plate to match […]

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Jun 15, 2021
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The Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix is known as the largest street race in the world, with fun and excitement on and off the track. The 2020 season saw the event in Rock Island, Illinois cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic that impacted many spectator events throughout the year. 2021 is a new year, and […]

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Jun 14, 2021
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The second round of WSK Euro Series has been successful again at the Adria Karting Raceway that welcomed 220 drivers coming from 48 countries to contest MINI, OKJ, OK and KZ2. The main protagonists of the weekend in Adria came to the fore in the Prefinals held in the morning, and then the winners of […]

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Jun 11, 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. A new and unique event, with multiple organizations coming together, is set to […]

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Jun 11, 2021
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With Eni Oil becoming a partner in ROK Cup competition, the growing energy company will now be the official oil supplier for ROK Cup events around the world. Set to make their North American karting debut in September, the Eni line of products is in stock and available now from ROK Cup USA. “We welcome […]

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2021 California ProKart Challenge Resumes at CalSpeed Karting

Double round weekend set for June 18-20 in Fontana

Jun 11, 2021
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The 2021 California ProKart Challenge program returns trackside next weekend at the CalSpeed Karting facility. The Fontana, California circuit was left off the 2020 schedule due to COVID-19 restrictions, and comes back this season with the only double-header weekend for the year. Superkarts! USA regional competitors will be on-track for three days, including a full […]

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Jun 10, 2021
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The 2021 edition of the FIA Karting Academy Trophy is set to begin on June 17 at the Pro Kart Raceland facility in Wackersdorf, Germany. This will mark the 11th season for the program, which was created in 2010 with the concept of bringing together 12-14 year-old drivers from all over the world to compete […]

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Jun 09, 2021
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The Karting Australia Board has selected the LeCont and Maxxis tyre brands as the successful tenderers to supply tyres for the Karting Australia sanctioned karting for the period 1st January 2022 – 31st December 2026. The selection of both companies follows a lengthy and very rigorous tender process that, because of COVID, has run for […]

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Jun 09, 2021
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After the 2020 edition was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Quincy Grand Prix returned with a new level of excitement in 2021 this past weekend. Karters from all over the USA converged on Quincy, Illinois for the 35th time since 1970 to compete in a two-day festival in the South Park, or as […]

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2021 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – June 4

Norberg extends lead in standings as #1 driver

Jun 08, 2021
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The month of June marks the halfway point of the 2021 karting season, with six more months of racing remaining on the year. Numbers are increasing across the board, at the national, regional and club level. The EKN TaG Driver Rankings increased to nearly 370 drivers earning points over the last 12 months, with many […]

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Jun 07, 2021
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Despite being nagged by a sciatic nerve problem in his left leg, Hesperia, California’s Chris Southern stayed perfect on the year by winning the So Cal Oval Karters Rogue Specialties Open Class main event at Perris Auto Speedway on May 30th. After first and second-place finishes in his heat races, Southern was on the pole […]

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2021 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Shifterkart – June 4

Reigning SKUSA Pro Tour champion Myers continues run at the top

Jun 07, 2021
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We are nearing the halfway point of the 2021 calendar year, with karting in full swing across North America. The EKN Shifterkart Driver Rankings saw a number of new drivers added to the list of those competing in a ranked race over the past 12 months, nearing the 200-driver mark once again. Not much has […]

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Briggs & Stratton Returns to Sponsor the Motorplex at Road America

Sponsorship to begin in 2022, reinforces commitment to the Milwaukee and kart racing communities

Jun 07, 2021
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Briggs & Stratton today announces a long-term agreement with Road America earning Briggs & Stratton title rights to its renowned Motorplex. A world-class, multi-use, multi-configuration one-mile track used by the Road America Karting Club and the Road America Supermoto School. Road America also uses the Motorplex facility for numerous auto manufacturers’ new car introductions, ride-and-drive […]

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Jun 04, 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 40th episode welcomes Brittany Lobaugh of the Texas Sprint Racing Series. The […]

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Jun 04, 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 summer season is upon us as we are nearing the end of […]

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Jun 04, 2021
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With a successful first round to the ROK Cup Florida now behind them, series promoters are enhancing the prize fund for the second event on July 25th. Taking place at the Orlando Kart Center in Orlando, Florida, ROKKERS will be racing for ROK Cup Superfinal tickets, ROK Vegas invitations and Florida Winter Tour registration packages […]

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Jun 04, 2021
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The 2021 season is finally underway for the Solo Kart USA operation. The American brand’s racing team hit the track for the first time in 2021 at the United States Pro Kart Series opener at the Ocala Gran Prix in March. X30 Masters drivers Adam Pettit and Salvatore Sparacio had the pace on their Solo […]

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Rolison Performance Group Grabs 12 Podiums and Four Wins at SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals

Victory sweeps in X30 Senior and KA100 Senior lead the way for OTK race team in Utah

Jun 02, 2021
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The Rolison Performance Group put in a phenomenal weekend of racing at the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals. The 11th running of the event was held at the Utah Motorsports Campus in Grantsville, Utah, with RPG hosting 19 drivers competing in six categories on the May 21-23 weekend. All drivers competing on the OTK manufactured […]

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