Jan 23, 2020
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The 4th edition of USAC Karting’s Battle at the Brickyard is set for more growth as 18 classes are included for this years running. The main focus of one of the largest karting events is being all encompassing for kart racers from all walks of life and the most diverse class structure in karting. The […]

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Jan 21, 2020
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The Racing for Children’s Karting Team has officially registered for the 2nd Annual SimCraft 24 Hours of Orlando. Racing for Children’s will be competing in the Pro Category again this year and will be fighting for the overall win. The Racing for Children’s concept was brought to Children’s of Alabama by motorsports enthusiasts and Children’s […]

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Jan 21, 2020
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ROK Cup Promotions is kicking off their 2020 event calendar this weekend at Isle Casino in Pompano Beach, Florida for round one of the Florida Winter Tour. Taking place on the temporary circuit on the grounds of the Isle Casino Racing Thursday, January 16 to Sunday, January 19, 231 drivers from across the globe will […]

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Jan 20, 2020
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The calendar has turned over to 2020, and so begins a new decade. The first event on the calendar was the Superkarts! USA Winter Series, held at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires. in southern Florida. Over 240 entries competed in the two rounds of racing around the 7/10-mile course, setting the stage […]

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Jan 20, 2020
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The greatest show without a tent returns to the City of Elkhart on August 14 and 15. USAC Karting is pleased to announce the return of the Thor Industries Elkhart River Walk Grand Prix. Racing returns Friday night and all-day Saturday leading up to the headlining concert. Don’t miss live music both days, family friendly […]

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Jan 19, 2020
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ROK Cup Promotions is kicking off their 2020 event calendar this weekend at Isle Casino in Pompano Beach, Florida for round one of the Florida Winter Tour. Taking place on the temporary circuit on the grounds of the Isle Casino Racing Thursday, January 16th to Sunday, January 19th, 231 drivers from across the globe will be […]

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EKN Trackside: 2020 SKUSA Winter Series – AMR 1 Report

Woods-Toth and Greenemeier score big X30 Senior wins in Homestead

Jan 14, 2020
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Superkarts! USA threw the green flag on its 2020 season this past weekend at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex Presented by MG Tires, kicking off the third edition of the organization’s Winter Series in south Florida. The event set an series attendance record with over 240 entries, including the new inclusion of the popular Margay Ignite […]

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EKN Trackside: 2020 SKUSA Winter Series – AMR 1 Preview

New season begins with third edition of Florida program

Jan 09, 2020
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The first major event of the 2020 season is set for this weekend in the sunshine state. The Superkarts! USA will welcome racers to the AMR Motorplex in Homestead, Florida for the opening weekend of the 2020 SKUSA Winter Series. A pre-entry total of 229 drivers in 13 categories are set to tackle the 7/10-mile […]

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OnTrack – Margay Ignite K3

EKN Publisher joins the Ignite family at the Battle at the Brickyard

Jan 02, 2020
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With a new season of Margay Ignite events ready to launch for 2020 – both Ignite Majors and Ignite Challenge races – the timing is perfect for our Editor-in-Chief Rob Howden to detail his first opportunity to compete in an Ignite event. Rob participated in the USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard at the Indianapolis […]

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2020 ROK Cup Promotions Florida Winter Tour Venues Confirmed

Isle Casino, Ocala Gran Prix and Tropicana Field

Dec 13, 2019
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With a tremendous 2019 season now behind them and the much anticipated 2020 program on the horizon, ROK Cup Promotions is pleased to confirm dates, locations and venues for the annual Florida Winter Tour. With the popular karting series again kicking off in the month of January and running through March 2020, the Florida Winter […]

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Dec 11, 2019
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation welcomes new leadership to its Motorsports program, a specialized division within Briggs & Stratton’s Engines & Power group. The Company is pleased to transition leadership of its Motorsports program to Dan Roche, Director Motorsports. Dan has been with Briggs & Stratton for 14 years, and has served in a number of […]

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Dec 10, 2019
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The 50th Anniversary of the Quincy Grand Prix is to be celebrated in 2020. The rebirth of the famous street race in Quincy, Illinois is set for the third edition in the new era, running on June 12-14 in South Park. Event officials are happy to announce registration for the race weekend are now open […]

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Dec 06, 2019
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The Cup Karts North America has announced the 2020 schedule for their seventh year of the Champions Cup division and the Grand Nationals 4. The 2019 season was one of growth for the program based in the Midwest and Great Lakes area, welcoming a record number of drivers at the Grand Nationals at the end […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: October 2019 – Jordan Prior

Canadian scores big victory at Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 3

Nov 29, 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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Nov 18, 2019
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PMG Promotions team are excited to announce a new partnership to coincide with the 2020 SimCraft 24 Hours of Orlando with Pryde. Pryde is to be the Official Apparel Supplier of the SimCraft 24 Hours of Orlando in offering athletic event gear and custom team gear options to the competitors and crew. Based out of […]

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Nov 18, 2019
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The 11th and championship deciding round of the Gateway Kartplex Ignite Series season concluded on Saturday, November 2. Drivers were faced with cold, slick and challenging track conditions with a reduced format eliminating the pre-final. With only one shot to get up front, qualifying meant everything for the drivers. Ignite Senior Recent Ignite Junior graduate […]

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OnTrack: Comet Eagle – Rob Howden

EKN staff ride American-made steel to solid Battle at the Brickyard finishes

Nov 08, 2019
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In early July, the EKN crew of Rob Howden and David Cole were offered the opportunity to join the Comet Kart Sales team to compete in the USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard. In this two-part series, Rob and David will detail their experiences with the American-made Comet Eagle chassis at one of the coolest […]

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Nov 06, 2019
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With the 4 Cycle racing season hitting its annual lull, officials at GoldspeedUSA are busy preparing for the 2nd annual Maxxis 4 Cycle Sprint Series Grand National event. Slated for December 27 and 28 at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida, the event will be comprised of 12 national classes running for the coveted […]

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OnTrack: Comet Eagle – David Cole

EKN staff join historic family-owned karting shop to solid Battle at the Brickyard finishes

Nov 06, 2019
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In early July, the EKN crew of Rob Howden and David Cole were offered the opportunity to join the Comet Kart Sales team to compete in the USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard.  In this two-part series, Rob and David will detail their experiences with the American-made Comet Eagle chassis at one of the coolest […]

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Oct 29, 2019
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The once a year type event for the Briggs & Stratton drivers in North America took place on October 4-6 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Cup Karts North America hosted their Grand Nationals 3 in New Castle, Indiana in what can be closely related to the SCCA Runoffs. A record turnout of 281 drivers […]

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