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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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 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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‘10 Questions’ with Dave MacIntyre

CKNA announcer discusses career and love of the craft

Mar 02, 2022
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In our never-ending quest for fun and intriguing editorial, the EKN staff is offering up a new interview series for 2022. We’re calling it ‘10 Questions’ and it’s a series that will spotlight many of the important people in our community who may not otherwise find their way onto EKN’s homepage. Our Editor-in-Chief Rob Howden […]

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CKNA Expands with Cup Karts Canada Addition

Leading four-cycle organization goes international

Feb 07, 2022
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Over the last 10 years, four-cycle racing in both the United States and Canada has enjoyed significant growth and stability thanks to the Briggs & Stratton Racing’s spec 206 engine package. The engine program ignited a renewed energy in the discipline, and it also laid the foundation for the launch and growth of the largest […]

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Jan 05, 2022
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The inaugural Cup Karts North America Winter Nationals was held over the New Year’s celebration weekend – December 31 – January 2 – at the historic 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. The event served as the first ‘national’ CKNA event of the 2022 season, along with the opening round of the 2022 CKNA […]

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Nov 18, 2021
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2021 was such an awesome year for CKNA, that we just had to squeeze one more race in! This New Years Eve, come join us for our first ever Winter National at 103rd Street Sports Complex in sunny Jacksonville FL! Not only is this one of the National races planned for this season, but it […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: October 2021 – Keelan Harvick

Nitro Kart driver wins at CKNA Grand Nationals 5 and USPKS Carolina Grand Prix

Nov 11, 2021
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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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Oct 21, 2021
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For those of you who were racing with us at Grand Nationals 5, as well as those that watched on Cup Karts LIVE, you got a chance to see the majority of our schedule for the 2022 season! As many noticed, there were a few major announcements that came as part of that release, including […]

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Oct 08, 2021
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One of the largest karting events of the year took place at the New Castle Motorsports Park this past weekend, with the Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 5 welcoming nearly 400 entries over the four-day event. The unofficial ‘Runoffs’ of the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine powerplant brought together racers from all over the […]

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EKN Trackside: Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 5 – Race Report

Warren doubles up in a record-setting Briggs & Stratton event at New Castle Motorsports Park

Oct 04, 2021
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The Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 5 was held at the New Castle Motorsports Park, beginning on September 30 and concluding on October 3. A record setting total of 404 entries in the eight Briggs & Stratton 206 categories, making it the largest for the event, and one of the biggest karting events in […]

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EKN Trackside: Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 5 – Preview

Record-breaking event for Briggs & Stratton ‘Runoffs’ at New Castle Motorsports Park

Sep 30, 2021
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The Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 5 is set to take place this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. As of Monday morning, a new record has been set with 382 entries that will battle in the eight Briggs & Stratton 206 categories, surpassing last year’s record by nearly 100. The event continues […]

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Sep 29, 2021
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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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Odenthal Racing Products Sponsors CKNA Grand Nationals 5 Broadcast

Live streaming video to start on Saturday from New Castle Motorsports Park

Sep 28, 2021
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The fifth edition of the Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals will take to a new track layout at New Castle Motorsports Park this weekend (September 31-October 2), and those not in attendance will be able to follow the action both on the EKN Live page as well as CKNA’s own Facebook page with a […]

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Sep 20, 2021
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We’re less than 2 weeks away from the start of the biggest 4-cycle race of 2021, and we know you have all been itching for the schedule and supplemental rules. WAIT NO MORE… Although we encourage all of you to read through the supps completely, here are the highlights: Our format has been finalized! Based […]

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Aug 25, 2021
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One of the most anticipated races of the year is the upcoming Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 5, scheduled for September 30-October 3 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Series and event promoters have issued a letter to help further explain some of the changes racers can expect to see, including the registration process […]

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Race Report: 2021 Cup Karts North America Spring Nationals

Meier, Donald and Lloyd among the eight different winners in Charlotte

Mar 08, 2021
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The Cup Karts North America program hosted its second edition of the Spring Nationals this past weekend, running this year on the newly repaved kart track located inside the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Midwest-based organization is expanding in 2021, launching the new CKNA South Division program in Florida, while also moving their Spring Nationals event […]

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CKNA South Division Debuts This Weekend in Bushnell

Encouraging pre-entry numbers for program’s expansion into Florida

Feb 03, 2021
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As detailed by Cup Karts North America’s Greg Jasperson in last week’s EKN One-on-One interview, the organization will be expanding its regional series platform in 2021 with the launch of a new South Division. A four-race series has been developed for the state of Florida, and it will throw the green flag on the new […]

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One-on-One: Greg Jasperson – Cup Karts North America

Leader of America’s strongest Briggs 206 platform looks forward and back

Jan 28, 2021
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In 2020, amidst the uncertainty, cancellations, and rescheduling, the karting industry dug in deep and worked together to run races at club, regional, and national level all over the country. Over the last three years, building off the growing popularity of their annual Grand Nationals and the strength of their Champions Cup series in the […]

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Dec 18, 2020
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EK Chains has been apart of the Cup Karts family for many years. For many of the years, EK has been the Presenting Sponsor of our Champions Cup series. Their support has helped us create the most competitive 4-cycle racing series in the Midwest! We are pleased to announce that EK Chains will continue their […]

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