Race Report: 2022 Texas Sprint Racing Series – Summer Shootout

Near record turnout at North Texas Kartways for midpoint of series

Jun 30, 2022
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Round Three of the 2022 Texas Sprint Racing Series presented by Auctionetx was held at North Texas Karters facility in Denton, Texas. The halfway point of the season pulled 181 entries to the half-mile circuit for the ‘Summer Shootout’. The relatively small track conjured up some unique challenges for all drivers, creating extremely close and […]

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Race Report: 2022 Quincy Grand Prix

Hundreds descend on South Park seeking the Gussie trophy

Jun 16, 2022
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The streets of Quincy once again saw karters from all over the country descend on the Illinois town for one of the most prestigious kart races in North America – the Quincy Grand Prix. First held in 1970, the Quincy Grand Prix held its 36th edition of the race last weekend. The 1.125-mile street circuit […]

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Jun 09, 2022
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Registration is now open for the 27th running of the Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix, the world’s most prestigious karting street race, Saturday and Sunday, September 3-4. Register here: https://nkaforms.formstack.com/forms/rigp_pre_entry_2022 Racers registering between now and August 1 will become eligible for a built-to-race Briggs & Stratton 206 engine, provided by the National Karting Alliance and Schurr […]

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May 26, 2022
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The Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix, the world’s largest karting street race, is excited to unveil a new team racing event where drivers from the same track can collect teams points even if they are racing in different classes. There are no additional entry fees and few rules, just the chance to win glory and […]

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Race Report: 2022 Texas Sprint Racing Series – Spring Round-Up

Close to 200 entries for series visit to popular Speedsportz Racing Park

May 25, 2022
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An exciting weekend of racing was conducted for the second stop of the 2022 Texas Sprint Racing Series presented by Auctionetx with the ‘Spring Round-Up’ event held on May 20-22 weekend at the Speedsportz Racing Park. Nearly 200 entries in the nine Superkarts! USA and International Kart Federation categories competed over the three days of […]

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May 24, 2022
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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. Episode 54 of Face2Face gives the karting community a chance to […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: April 2022 – Eli Warren

Kentucky driver the latest young name added to winning list at historic Route 66 Sprint Series

May 23, 2022
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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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May 23, 2022
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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. ‘This Week In […]

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Race Report: WKA Manufacturers Cup New Castle

Gavin Bayliff goes 4-for-4 between Ignite, KA Senior at New Castle WKA, 7 others score double wins

May 19, 2022
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The World Karting Association’s Vega Tire Manufacturers Cup Series presented by Summit Racing Equipment traveled to New Castle Motorsports Park this past weekend for rounds 5 and 6 of the 2022 2-cycle and 4-cycle sprint series at the famed Mark Dismore-family owned karting facility in east-central Indiana. Ninety-two entries among 11 divisions raced each day […]

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May 05, 2022
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In an effort to provide Ignite competitors a diverse range of premier tracks to race at, Margay Racing is incredibly excited to announce that the Ignite Road Racing Challenge will be hitting the track in 2022. This new program begins at the World Wide Technology Raceway road course from May 6-8. In partnership with the […]

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Ignite Iron Man 60 Joins WKA New Castle Event

$1000 to win Ignite Senior, $500 to win Ignite Junior & Masters

May 03, 2022
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Over $3000 in cash is up for grabs along with big time bragging rights as all three Ignite classes fire off for 60 minutes of drafting and dicing at the Midwest’s biggest track, New Castle Motorsports Park, on May 14th. This one-hour, single-driver endurance race will include RLV Ignite Junior, Briggs & Stratton Racing Ignite […]

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Apr 27, 2022
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One of the most iconic karting events in North America is the Quincy Grand Prix. An event that dates back to 1970, the city of Quincy, Illinois is a hidden gem for the amount of love and passion the area has for karting. The Quincy Grand Prix of Karting ran from 1970 up until 2001 […]

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Apr 18, 2022
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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. Episode 52 of Face2Face reaches both the USA and Canada with […]

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Mar 22, 2022
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A 24-hour race may seem like a long event, however, the lead-up to the SimCraft 24 Hours of NOLA lasted 467 days. The third edition of the 24-hour karting endurance event promoted by TJ Halsema of PMG Promotions, was held on March 10-13 at the NOLA Motorsports Park of Avondale, Louisiana. Several factors led to […]

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Mar 17, 2022
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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 newest edition of Face2Face goes primetime as Rob Howden and […]

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Cup Karts Canada Confirms 2022 Dates and Classes

Events in June and July to focus spotlight on Briggs 206 racing

Mar 16, 2022
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On February 7, Cup Karts North America officially announced a new association with veteran Canadian karting industry member and event promoter Gerald Caseley, one that would result in a new CKNA-branded divisional series to serve the hot bed of Briggs 206 racing north of the border. The formation of ‘Cup Karts Canada’ was wildly applauded […]

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Mar 14, 2022
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With warm, sun, rain and wind present all week, ROK Cup USA opened Championship Sunday with cold temperatures but not a cloud in the sky. With all qualifying, heat races, and prefinals in the books, it was time for the main events as teams and drivers looked to close the popular winter karting program on […]

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Mar 11, 2022
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The second major event of the 2022 season for the Cup Karts North America program was contested on the March 4-6 weekend at the historic Charlotte Motor Speedway. The event made its debut in 2019 in Illinois, and this third edition of the Spring Nationals returned to the Concord, North Carolina facility. A total of […]

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Mar 10, 2022
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Organizers of the Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix have announced a wide-ranging class lineup for the 27th running of the world’s largest karting street race on Sept. 3-4, 2022. The race lineup remains essentially unchanged from last year with one exception. A driver survey conducted last Fall, and subsequent discussions with racers, urged race organizers […]

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Ignite Majors Set for 2022

Premier tracks and the sport’s iconic street races fill schedule

Mar 09, 2022
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

If you look back at the last seven years, the Margay Ignite Karting program is one of the biggest success stories in American karting. Launched in 2015 with the goal of providing a low-cost spec American-made racing package that lowered the barrier of entry for newcomers, Margay’s Ignite program has expanded to a series of […]

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