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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Nov 16, 2020
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At the end of October, the Cup Karts North America announced half of the schedule for the 2021 season for the Champions Cup program. Over the weekend, CKNA completed the events for what is now the North Division thanks to the creation of the new South Division that will make its debut next season. The […]

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Nov 11, 2020
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The time has come for the transition towards CIK only… After the dust settles each season , we take a deep dive into the data from each of our events as well as events from the surrounding areas. We look for trends in each individual class as well as the multiple areas we draw from […]

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Nov 03, 2020
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Today is a monumental day for Cup Karts North America. We are pleased to announce an all new divisional racing series, focusing on the Southeast portion of the country! Over the past seven years, we have been developing our divisional program into what has become the nation’s largest and most competitive traveling sprint series offering […]

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Oct 26, 2020
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2020 was a record setting year for CKNA. Our divisional series saw growth despite the Coronavirus Pandemic, welcoming countless new families to our series of races throughout the Midwest. We are pleased to announce today our National Events schedule for 2021: Grand Nationals 5 (September 30th – October 3rd, New Castle Motorsports Park) The 2020 […]

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Oct 13, 2020
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The Cup Karts North America hosted the Grand Nationals 4 event at the New Castle Motorsports Park on October 2-4. A total of 319 entries battled in seven categories, making it the largest Briggs & Stratton only event in North America ever. Drivers from all across the USA raced to be one of the seven […]

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Oct 06, 2020
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The Cup Karts North America hosted the fourth edition of their Grand Nationals on October 2-4 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. It was a gathering of Briggs & Stratton 206 racers from around the United States, the largest in the country and around the world with 319 entries in seven categories. Weather was near […]

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Oct 02, 2020
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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 4 – Preview

World record as nearly 300 entries set to compete at Briggs & Stratton ‘Runoffs’ in New Castle

Oct 01, 2020
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A record is to be set this weekend as the Cup Karts North America hosts the Grand Nationals 4 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Online registration closed Monday with a record total of 296 entries for the seven Briggs & Stratton 206 categories set to compete on October 2-4 in New Castle, Indiana. This […]

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Sep 29, 2020
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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, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. Our 22nd episode brings back Greg Jasperson of the Cup Karts North America […]

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Sep 02, 2020
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The following is a statement sent from Cup Karts North America regarding their CKNA Grand Nationals 4 at New Castle Motorsports Park on October 2-4. We are just over a month away from the 4th running of Cup Karts North America’s Grand Nationals, and it’s time to start laying out the event structure and format […]

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Jul 09, 2020
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The second event of 2020 for the Cup Karts North America Champions Cup series took competitors to the New Castle Motorsports Park over the Independence Day weekend. Round Three and Four of the year were contested at NCMP after the opening event was held in June at 61 Kartway in Delmar, Iowa. A total of […]

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Jun 25, 2020
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The social distancing movement is underway, and during this time for the absence of racing, eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week […]

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May 20, 2020
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The following is a statement from the Cup Karts North America program regarding their updated 2020 schedule amid the COVID-19 pandemic. What can be said that hasn’t already been said about the Corona Virus Pandemic? It’s effects have been felt by everybody in our country, including our fellow kart racers. We hope that you and […]

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May 06, 2020
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The following is a statement from Cup Karts North America regarding the second event of the 2020 schedule, set for May 15-17 at East Lansing Kart Track in Michigan. These are trying times for all of us. Whether or not you or somebody close to you has contracted the COVID-19 virus, we all have been […]

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Apr 06, 2020
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The following is a statement from Cup Karts North America regarding their Spring Nationals, originally scheduled for April 17-19 at Whiteland Raceway Park in Indiana. We have been holding out hope that the risk would subside in time for us to run the 2020 Spring Nationals as planned. However, given the multiple “Stay at Home” […]

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