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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Aug 22, 2019
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Temperatures in the high nineties, the newest school season, and the busiest weekend of  206 competition in the country did not deter the points finale for the Maxxis 4 Cycle Sprint Series from enjoying great numbers, as the series wrapped up its second season of competition at Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, Georgia. With a […]

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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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Jul 30, 2019
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With the midpoint of the 2019 in the rear view mirror, officials of the Route 66 Sprint Series have come to the realization that the once vibrant Yamaha classes are no longer viable for the series.  To that end, they have been removed from the competition roster from this point forward. The new vacancy in […]

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Jul 24, 2019
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With ample interest, the Rotax Stars & Stripes Open event has added the  popular local option Briggs & Stratton  206 Senior category to the event.  The category will start on Saturday afternoon, August 3 with two practice sessions and the conclusion of the day being qualifying.  On Sunday August 4 the category will enjoy a warm-up […]

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EKN Trackside – Texas ProKart Challenge – Amarillo Report

Gray and Jaramillo split X30 Senior wins during steamy West Texas weekend

Jul 23, 2019
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High heat and high winds characterized this year’s Texas ProKart Challenge stop at the challenging Amarillo Kart Circuit in West Texas. The private track hosted the third and fourth rounds of the series during the doubleheader, and it was the X30 Senior and Junior, and Briggs 206 categories that attracted the largest turnouts, although incredibly […]

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Jul 17, 2019
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It was a true honor to be part of the third annual USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard, inside the hollowed grounds of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Karters from all over North America and around the world ventured to Speedway, Indiana. Both Rob Howden and David Cole were part of the over 200 karters to […]

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The Rock Celebrating 25th Anniversary in 2019

Rock Island Grand Prix is a karting ‘bucket list’ event

Jul 15, 2019
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For the last 25 years, the Rock Island Grand Prix has been one of the core karting events in North America. We use the term ‘bucket list’ when describing the race because it’s a one-of-a-kind event that every karter should experience at least once. That said, if you attend once, you’re very likely coming back. […]

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Jul 15, 2019
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WKA, together with the Badger Kart Club welcome Sprint Racers to the FranklinKart.com Nationals, at Wolf Paving Raceway in Dousman, Wisconsin, by opening registration. With Wolf Paving Raceway being such a WKA tradition for National Sprint Racing, hosts Badger Kart Club are joining WKA in celebrating that rich history with incentives to welcome the Manufacturers […]

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Jul 11, 2019
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The following is a statement from Briggs & Stratton, released on July 10, 2019. It was brought to our attention that a clutch system recently released on the market was being marketed as being approved by Briggs & Stratton Racing.  This clutch, called the ‘snap your neck’ was never approved by Briggs and Stratton Racing […]

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Morning Coffee – A New Brickyard Experience

Initial thoughts after a memorable IMS weekend

Jul 10, 2019
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It’s a trip I’d take any day. The drive from the I-465 exit east on Crawfordsville Road toward the corner of 16th and Georgetown in Speedway, IN has the same effect on me as it did the very first time I made that journey numerous years ago. Every time I roll down that road, my […]

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Race Report: 2019 USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard

Lawson claims two Bricks during exciting weekend at IMS

Jul 09, 2019
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The third edition of the USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard was completed over the Independence Day weekend inside the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Racing Capital of the World welcomed a record 454 competing entries in the 17 categories that took to the 1-mile course. The layout used portions of the track’s Formula One […]

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2019 USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard – Event Preview

Third edition to set entry record inside Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Jul 03, 2019
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This week, the United States of America is celebrating Independence Day, more commonly known as the ‘Fourth of July’. Families will be taking time off work to spend time with family and friends, either camping at the lake or traveling the country. For karters, it is a chance to compete inside one of the most […]

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Jun 28, 2019
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As the Maxxis 4 Cycle Sprint Series heads to the second half of the season, and prepares for its newest venue in July at Sandy Hook Speedway in Street Maryland, Whiteford, Maryland Junior competitor Collin Miller is prepped and ready to defend his home turf next month, after sweeping the Coyote Motorsports/ Brads Heating and […]

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