ROK Cup USA Offers Briggs Drivers Free Use of Vortex VLR Engine at ROK the RIO

45 engines for Junior, Senior and Masters drivers

Sep 19, 2019
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ROK CUP USA is upping the ante once again, this time offering current Briggs racers free use of a prepared Vortex VLR engine at ROK the RIO 2019. With this year’s edition of the pinnacle ROK Cup event in North America quickly approaching, ROK CUP USA is urging these drivers wanting to be part of […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Texas ProKart Challenge – Speedsportz – Race Report

Gray sweeps X30 Senior mains to lock in regional crown

Sep 18, 2019
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The Texas Pro Kart Challenge wrapped its 2019 season this past weekend at the crown jewel of Texas karting, Speedsportz Racing Park in New Caney, Texas. The weather was unsurprisingly warm with the mercury holding steady in the mid-90s all weekend, but a light breeze helped make the high temps bearable.  With the championships on […]

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USAC Karting Announces 2020 Date for Battle at the Brickyard

Fourth annual event moves to late July inside the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Sep 18, 2019
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The date is set, and everyone is invited! The 4th installment of USAC Karting’s Battle at the Brickyard returns to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway July 23-26, 2020. Thursday will be load in and registration day as in years past. On track activities will begin on Friday morning the 24th with racing throughout the weekend ending […]

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Sep 16, 2019
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The ‘Operation Grassroots’ is a podcast geared solely on the foundation of the sport. The hub of the show will be discussion centered on the grassroots level of karting, from club racing to regional racing, all focused around the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine platform. Our #OperationGrassroots movement has been based around the Briggs powerplant, […]

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CRG Nordam / LSR Motorsports Set for Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 3

Factory support for CRG drivers during Briggs & Stratton major event at New Castle Motorsports Park

Sep 13, 2019
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The end of the 2019 season signals the preparation for some of the largest karting events of the year for CRG Nordam, the factory-supported operation for the United States and Canada. The first event to mark off is the Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 3 at the New Castle Motorsports Park on October 3-5. […]

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Sep 10, 2019
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The Margay Ignite Series Round 8 at the Gateway Kartplex ran on the Supertrack 3.0 layout last Saturday morning to head into the later-half of the season. The new layout proved to be ultra-technical with lap times doubling the norm. To assist with the parity of the series, race officials claimed Hunter Richardson and Reid […]

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Sep 09, 2019
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In order to help as many racers from across the US, Canada and Mexico make the Grand Nationals, Briggs & Stratton has worked with CKNA to develop its first ever travel assistance program! One of the things that many racers say prevents them from coming to an event are the travel costs. For racers traveling […]

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WKA Opens Entries for Manufacturers Cup Grand Nationals at NCMP

Discounted Local Briggs 206 Sr. Added and Popular Configuration 40 Slated for All Classes

Sep 09, 2019
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WKA opens registration for the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup, Top Kart USA Nationals, October 11-13, adding Briggs 206 Senior for a reduced price of $100 for the weekend. Strengthening last year’s successful WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup at New Castle Motorsports Park, series organizers have made the bold move to once again race on the challenging […]

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Sep 04, 2019
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PSL Karting is coming to the Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 3, and they are doing it big! North America’s importer for Birel ART and Ricciardo chassis is making the trip from Quebec City, Canada to New Castle Indiana to compete in North America’s largest 4-cycle sprint karting event! To celebrate joining the CKNA […]

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Aug 28, 2019
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One of the biggest questions all year long has been, “What will the race format for Grand Nationals 3 be?” Well the wait is over… here is the format for the biggest 4-cycle event of 2019: Qualifying 3 Heat races Features So how will it all work? Qualifying will set the grids for Heat 1. […]

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Race Report: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Badger Kart Club

FranklinKart.com Nationals hosts fifth event of 2019 season

Aug 28, 2019
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The fifth stop of the 2019 World Karting Association Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series program took competitors back to the Wolf Paving Raceway this past weekend. The Dousman, Wisconsin circuit, home of the Badger Kart Club, hosted the FranklinKart.com Nationals, serving as Rounds 9 and 10 for the championship program. Four drivers were able to leave […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: July 2019 – Steven Kilsdonk

Career performance with victory and two runner-up finishes at USAC Karting Battle of the Brickyard

Aug 27, 2019
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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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Aug 26, 2019
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We pride ourselves on listening to our customers and trying our best to honor their requests whenever we can. For Grand Nationals 3, we have had numerous requests to add a new class. So just as 2018’s Grands saw the birth of our CIK Sr. Medium class, 2019 welcomes the all new CIK Sr. Heavy […]

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Aug 23, 2019
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The Margay Ignite Series Round 7 at the Gateway Kartplex kicked off the Bommarito 500 Indycar race week at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, IL last Saturday night. It was contested on the traditional configuration, under the lights, shading the drivers from the hot St. Louis weather. Ignite Senior Points leader, Hunter Richardson, set […]

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Multiple Double Winners for Route 66 Sprint Series in Norway

Concept Haulers Motor Speedway overcomes wet weather for Rounds Seven and Eight

Aug 22, 2019
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The 2019 season for the Route 66 Sprint Series – presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports – is nearing the end. The penultimate event on the calendar was held on the August 16-18 weekend at the Concept Haulers Motor Speedway. The Norway, Illinois facility hosted Rounds Seven and Eight, with early rain hitting the […]

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Margay Racing Partners With Whiteland Raceway Park

Legendary names working together to grow Indiana’s grassroots karting scene

Aug 06, 2019
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St. Louis, MO (August, 7 2019) – Margay Racing is proud to announce that Whiteland Raceway Park in Whiteland, IN has become its newest authorized Margay dealer. The new partnership between longtime kart industry leader Margay Racing and America’s longest running asphalt sprint karting facility, Whiteland Raceway Park, is focused on bringing new racers to […]

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Aug 01, 2019
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The Texas ProKart Challenge continued its 2019 season with the middle event of the year. Competitors traveled to the panhandle section of the Lone Star State to take on the Amarillo Kart Circuit on July 19-21 for Rounds Three and Four of the Superkarts! USA regional program. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the […]

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Aug 01, 2019
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The Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom has announced its race staff for 2019, the event’s 25th anniversary. Rock Island is the only time each year that this all-star team of officials work together. “Over the years we have had the top officials available from across the U.S. and Canada. A major street […]

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Aug 01, 2019
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The third round of the Ignite Challenge Series returned to the Autobahn Kart Circuit at Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, IL as the first major event at the renovated track. The new surface, added elevation change and extended layout made for a challenging and demanding circuit that rated very high within the paddock. The series […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: June 2019 – Jeff Dolian

Long-time Margay racer sweeps Ignite categories at Quincy Grand Prix

Jul 31, 2019
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In our continuing effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to offer up our ‘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 […]

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