Aug 20, 2021
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With three of the four 2021 events in the books, it’s time to start looking ahead to the 2022 program.  For 2022, the United States Pro Kart Series continues its successful partnership with MG Tires and IAME USA East, and looks to build on that solid base. USPKS has made a commitment to their customers […]

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Aug 19, 2021
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Now in it’s 7th year the Tri City Kart Club’s Annual Saturday Night Shootout has evolved from a club race and has now become a “must attend” event for many in the PNW. For those who haven’t had the chance to attend an event at this venue, you’re certainly missing out. While it’s not currently […]

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Aug 19, 2021
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The 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour closed out on the August 13-15 weekend with the 11th running of the SummerNationals. The New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana welcomed the largest event of the season with 253 entries battling in the final two rounds of the championship chase for the nine categories. Rob Howden […]

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Aug 18, 2021
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The second round of the European KZ & KZ2 Championship saw the Parolin Motorsport drivers demonstrate the effectiveness of their TM Racing-powered Parolin chassis in both classes. Lorenzo Travisanutto showed steady progress and finished on the KZ2 podium after a strong Final 10-place gain with the fastest lap, while Francesco Celenta, also the fastest in […]

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Aug 18, 2021
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The FIA Karting event in Adria (ITA) concluded in style with a breathtaking final day in the tradition of the first two. From the last Qualifying Heats in the morning to the Finals in the afternoon, this Sunday 15th August delivered races of rare intensity punctuated by resounding dramatic twists. The Italians were in the […]

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Aug 17, 2021
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Back to the Adria International Raceway in Adria, Italy for the third time this season, North Carolina resident Caleb Gafrarar took on the next round of the FIA Karting Academy Trophy. With a stout first event in Germany that saw him well inside the top-ten, the young Team USA driver had to overcome a heat […]

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Aug 17, 2021
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The following is a continuing series ‘Begin Again’ written by R.K. Siler. The series began with Going Back to My Karting Roots in early 2020, followed by Strains, Rains and Pandemics in April. The third column was offered in October 2020 with Support Your Local Kartshop and return in 2021 with Where Did Everybody Go?. The following is his next […]

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Aug 17, 2021
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The Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix is perhaps just as well known for its accompanying entertainment as it is for wheel-to-wheel racing through downtown city streets. Over the years it has produced some memorable and entertaining evenings and this year should be no different. For those who arrive early, the weekend’s entertainment starts Thursday night […]

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Aug 16, 2021
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According to American Kart Racing Association President/CEO Bill McCutcheon, there were more pre-race entries for this year’s AKRA Sanctioned/Dart Kart Club hosted/ Nelson Ledges Racing Circuit sponsored national then last year’s total entry count.  This year 293 turned out for the annual competition. Since the 2021AKRA /DKC Road Racing Series season began back in June […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Sunday Report

Greenemeier and Myers add name to history books with championships in New Castle

Aug 15, 2021
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Sunday was the sixth and final round to the 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour with the 11th running of the SummerNationals hosting the series finale. What began in March in New Orleans, was completed at the New Castle Motorsports Park with the sixth and final round of this year’s championship program. The New Castle, Indiana […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Saturday Report

First wins on the season for Cicero and French on opening day at New Castle Motorsports Park

Aug 14, 2021
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The fifth round of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour at New Castle Motorsports Park was highlighted by some incredible racing action and more than one drag race out of the I-70 hairpin to the checkered flag.  The 11th running of the SummerNationals will provide the cap to the 2021 national championship, and Saturday’s racing only […]

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Aug 13, 2021
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For the second consecutive year, the Birel ART factory has been crowned FIA Karting European Champion in the premier KZ category. After his brilliant victory in Germany, Riccardo Longhi won the title after constant effort and perfect teamwork. In Italy, the Birel ART chassis also distinguished itself with the Charles Leclerc by Lennox Racing team. […]

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Aug 13, 2021
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In the final weekend of the FIA European Championship, which took place on the Adria track from August 12th to 15th, the CRG colours were protagonists in both racing categories: KZ2 and KZ. Giacomo Pollini of the NGM Motorsport team won the title in the KZ2 category in the most beautiful and authoritative way, also […]

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Aug 12, 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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Leading Edge Motorsports Primed for Success at SKUSA SummerNationals

Strong shifter line-up heads to New Castle riding on winning momentum

Aug 12, 2021
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The 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour will wrap up this weekend at New Castle Motorsports Park with the 12th running of the SummerNationals, and Leading Edge Motorsports will look to hit the track running with 10 drivers running under Greg Bell’s iconic banner. The team will be front-and-center in the Pro Shifter class with six […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Preview

Championships for 12th season to be decided at New Castle Motorsports Park

Aug 12, 2021
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The 12th season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to conclude this weekend (August 13-15) with the 11th running of the SKUSA SummerNationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park. A season high of 245 entries over the nine categories will converge on the New Castle, Indiana facility – site of last year’s SKUSA […]

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Aug 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 and YouTube, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. 2021 marks the return of the Rock Island Grand Prix. What […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Caleb Gafrarar – FIA Karting Academy Trophy – Germany

North Carolina driver represents USA against the world

Aug 10, 2021
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The EKN Driver Diary returns in 2021 for the first time as we once again follow the progress of the United States representative at the FIA Karting Academy Trophy. The program is in its ninth season, welcoming drivers from all over the world to compete in the three-race program alongside the KZ/KZ2 European Championship and […]

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Aug 09, 2021
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Karting Australia has announced the formation of a Women in Karting Commission, a Working Committee which aims to create a culture across the whole sport that encourages and facilitates the development and participation of women and girls in all aspects of Australian karting. Karting is a sport that is open, welcoming and respectful to all […]

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Aug 09, 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 and YouTube, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. The inaugural IAME USA Grand National Championship presented by Hunt Brothers […]

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