Nov 07, 2022
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Whiteland Raceway Park has broken ground on a multi-million-dollar expansion of its facility and track. The expansion is set to make Whiteland Raceway Park a premier karting facility in the Midwest and known across the country. Opened in 1958, WRP is the country’s oldest operating go-kart track. As such WRP is going pay homage to […]

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Nov 02, 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. Episode 52 of […]

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Oct 31, 2022
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2022 was a landmark year for Cup Karts North America. Beyond having record numbers at most every race in 2022, we gained a National race with the Winter Nationals in Jacksonville, FL as well as an entire new Division in Canada! We truly couldn’t be happier with how 2022 went unfolded. But it’s time to […]

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Oct 26, 2022
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Click HERE for Part 1 of the Drive to 25 series Click HERE for Part 2 of the Drive to 25 series Click HERE for Part 3 of the Drive to 25 series Let me set the scene. It’s the 25th running of the American karting’s biggest race – the SKUSA SuperNationals. The promoter elects […]

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Drive to 25: Rob Howden’s SuperNationals Journey – Part 3

Over and above the racing, it’s a pure health and fitness journey

Oct 20, 2022
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Click HERE for Part 1 of the Drive to 25 series Click HERE for Part 2 of the Driver to 25 series It’s been just over a month since my second ‘Drive to 25’ update, and I’ve been on the road for most of that time, attending karting and Road to Indy events all over […]

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Oct 19, 2022
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The Route 66 Sprint Series, presented by MG Tires, Franklin Motorsports, and Mills Pallet, is pleased to announce its 2023 series schedule.  Due to the recent acquisition of the series by Chris Kardashian, the schedule for the upcoming season was delayed until the transition was 100% completed. Series officials thank the racers, teams and industry […]

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Oct 18, 2022
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The Cup Karts North America Canada Division is expanding its program for 2023, adding a third weekend to the calendar. The inaugural season in 2022 had 268 entries over the four rounds of racing with the program set for more its sophomore season. The series stays in the same two providences it visited last season […]

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Oct 06, 2022
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The sixth edition of the Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals were held on the September 30-October 2 weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The New Castle, Indiana facility once again welcomed a record turnout of Briggs & Stratton 206 drivers from Canada and the USA with 385 entries in eight categories. The EKN […]

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EKN Trackside: Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 6 – Race Report

Record entries as drivers claim year-end victories to reign as Briggs & Stratton North American champions

Oct 04, 2022
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Briggs & Stratton 206 racers from all over the United States and Canada converged on the popular New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana this past weekend for the sixth running of the Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals. The four-cycle festival has grown steadily since its debut in 2017 and this year topped the impressive […]

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Sep 29, 2022
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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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EKN Trackside: Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 6 – Preview

Another record breaking gathering of Briggs & Stratton 206 racers at New Castle Motorsports Park

Sep 29, 2022
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The Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 6 presented by Nitro Kart are scheduled to take place on September 29-October 2 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. What is been established as a ‘Briggs & Stratton Runoffs’ for North America will welcome over 380 entries in eight categories utilizing the Briggs 206 engine platform. The […]

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Race Report: 2022 Texas Sprint Racing Series – Fall Finale Under the Lights

Series concludes with special night race weekend at Speedsportz Racing Park

Sep 28, 2022
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The fifth and final event of the 2022 Texas Sprint Racing Series presented by Auctionetx was held at the Speedsportz Racing Park. The New Caney, Texas facility welcomed the Superkarts! USA and International Kart Federation regional competitors over September 22-24 for a special night race program to close out the 2022 championship chase. Thursday afternoon […]

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OnTrack: EKN Back in Action at CKNA Grand Nationals 6

Howden and Cole set for competition at New Castle Motorsports Park this weekend

Sep 27, 2022
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It’s been two years since the EKN duo of Rob Howden and David Cole hit the track at the same event, stepping away from the microphone and their laptops to get back behind the wheel. That was the 2020 USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This weekend, again in the […]

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Team STC’s Mission For Accessible Karting

Eric Kappes' journey through racing as a paraplegic

Sep 12, 2022
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Karting as a sport is not the easiest to get into. You can’t just drive a few minutes to your nearest dollar store and have all the equipment you need. There are numerous factors and questions we all need to have answered before getting into it karting. Where do I buy a kart? What’s the […]

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Sep 12, 2022
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Starting with Grand Nationals 3 in 2019, CKNA started live streaming the Grands as a way to help our racers families and friends to be apart of the action, as well as to promote Cup Karts North America to a broader audience. We’ve been blown away each year with the number of people that have […]

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Sep 09, 2022
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The 27th edition of the Rock Island Grand Prix was contested over the annual Labor Day weekend in Rock Island, Illinois. The popular street race was held on September 3-4, welcoming nearly 200 entries competing for the coveted Rock trophy, and three crowns, including the historic King of the Streets honor. David Cole and Rob […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Closes Out 2022 at Kart Circuit Autobahn

Final two rounds contested at Joliet, Illinois facility to decide this year’s champions

Sep 08, 2022
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The Route 66 Sprint Series – presented by MG Tires, Franklin Motorsports, Louisiana Grills and Mills Pallet – completed the 2022 season with the final two rounds contest at the Karting Circuit Autobahn. The kart track located inside the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Illinois hosted Rounds Seven and Eight over the September 2-4 weekend. […]

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WKA Announces Tentative 2023 Gold Cup Dates

New format for 2023 to include North and South Regions

Sep 08, 2022
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With the second event of the renewed WKA Gold Cup series set for this weekend, series officials are pleased to announce tentative 2023 Gold Cup dates and a new format that will see North and South regions along with a Grand Nationals North/South Shootout. “This is a totally different kind of program for 2023,” explains […]

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Race Report: 2022 Showdown at Stockholm Karting Center

4th Annual Showdown Brings in Most Entries in Event History

Sep 07, 2022
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The Stockholm Karting Center Racing Series Presented by MG Tires held its annual Showdown at Stockholm sponsored by Nate Dean Motorsport Photography. The two-day event at the American facility in Cokato, Minnesota, includes six races for each of the nine classes. The Showdown at Stockholm and its unique format compared to an average race weekend […]

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EKN Trackside: 2022 Rock Island Grand Prix – Report

Scott earns three Rock trophies as Bujdoso, Wishard and Ostrom take King crowns

Sep 04, 2022
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The 2022 Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix went into the books this weekend, as the volunteer group and the city of Rock Island, Illinois welcomed karters to the city streets for a 27th time. The two-day street race completed on Sunday with 17 main events on the day following practice, qualifying and heat races on […]

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