Apr 19, 2019
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The Dual Weekend Double Double program concluded with the series finale for Challenge of the Americas. The Rok Cup USA program hosted Rounds Five and Six at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California on April 5-7. Nine class champions were decided with six tickets to the Rok Cup Superfinal in Italy, and three […]

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2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Stephen Bachalo

Longtime Manitoba Karting Association driver finishes season second-best in Canada

Apr 19, 2019
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The 2018 season marked the fourth year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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Apr 19, 2019
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One of the most important events of karting and the most prestigious event of the Rok season has changed its name in order to underline the “Super” quality of this great event. The Rok Cup Superfinal will take place at South Garda Karting from 9th to 12th of October with a successful format and a […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: March 2019 – Connor Zilisch

Three wins, three different engines with three different tire compounds for Junior driver out of North Carolina

Apr 18, 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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Apr 18, 2019
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Superkarts! USA competition returned to its roots with the re-launch of the Great Lakes ProKart Challenge regional program, hosting Rounds One and Two at the New Castle Motorsports Park this past weekend. The four-race series will travel to three tracks this season, including the Concept Haulers Motor Speedway, CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America and […]

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2019 Challenge of the Americas Champions Crowned in Sonoma

Tickets to Rok Cup International Final and ROK the RIO handed out after series finale in Sonoma

Apr 17, 2019
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The 12th season for Challenge of the Americas was wrapped up in style during the first weekend of April in Sonoma, California, completing the six-round championship chase. In a unique end to the season, all nine champions earned their first ever Challenge of the Americas titles. The 2019 campaign marked the second season that the […]

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2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Ryan Cassity

Veteran Mid-State Kart Club racer finishes season runner-up in USA Senior/Masters standings

Apr 17, 2019
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The 2018 season marked the fourth year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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RTX Karting’s All Star Finals Awards First Tickets to Rotax Grand Finals 2019

Five drivers join Team USA following victories at Speedsportz Racing Park in Texas

Apr 17, 2019
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The first tickets to be awarded in North America for the 2019 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals were handed out on Sunday afternoon following the action at the inaugural RTX Karting All Star Finals in Texas. The April 12-14 event was held at the Speedsportz Racing Park in New Caney, just north of Houston, and […]

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Apr 16, 2019
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The second half of the #DualWeekendDoubleDouble featured the 2019 opener for the United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires. The program began its seventh season with the Southern Grand Prix, held on April 5-7 at the Ocala Gran Prix in central Florida. The event welcomed over 160 entries for the seven IAME categories, […]

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Behind the Laptop: Human Error

No matter the sport, nothing is ever perfect

Apr 16, 2019
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During the early months of 2019, sports talk radio was filled with discussion regarding the NFL Playoffs. Throughout the first three rounds, we saw human error effect the outcome for many of the games. The Wildcard weekend was highlighted by the missed/blocked kick for Cody Parkey and the Chicago Bears. The Divisional weekend was a […]

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2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Hudson Tran

Stockholm Karting Center 206 Rookie champion finishes runner-up in North America

Apr 15, 2019
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The 2018 season marked the fourth year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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KA-LO Cup Set for June 14-16 at Circuit of the Americas Karting Facility

Special grassroots event opens doors for KA100 and Briggs 206 karters to sample COTA Karting

Apr 15, 2019
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P1 Promotions, the same passionate crew who bring you the Texas ProKart Challenge, are gearing up for a very special event that was added recently to the 2019 calendar. The newly-announced KA-LO Cup will be held on June 14-16 at the famed Circuit of the Americas facility, which will host Formula 1, MotoGP and IndyCar […]

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2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Angelo Amorim

Edmonton & District Kart Racing Association champion claims top Masters driver in Canada

Apr 12, 2019
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The 2018 season marked the fourth year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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CRG Nordam Adds AJ Myers to Race Team Roster

2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour champion becomes newest driver to join factory-based squad

Apr 11, 2019
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CRG Nordam, the North American distributor of CRG karting products, is excited to announce a new addition to their race team for the remainder of the 2019 season. AJ Myers, the 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour champion, is set to join CRG Nordam for the remainder of the 2019 SKUSA Pro Tour campaign in the […]

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Apr 10, 2019
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The 2019 season began for the Texas ProKart Challenge on the March 29-31 weekend. The series hosted Round One and Two at the North Texas Kartway in Denton, Texas on a chilly weekend for the Lone Star State. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the event in the latest edition of the ‘EKN Debreif’ […]

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Apr 10, 2019
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The Margay Ignite Challenge Series started their season last Saturday at Springfield, Illinois’ Mid-State Kart Club. Returning for its third season in 2019, the Ignite Challenge introduces the popular spec Ignite program to a regional level of racing. Traveling to five existing Midwest area Ignite tracks, the Challenge schedule will make a stop at the […]

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Apr 09, 2019
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The World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series program resumed its 2019 season after 88 days. The 2018 Daytona KartWeek kicked off the championship program in December, with the BBS Nationals hosting Round Three and Four at the GoPro Motorplex on March 29-31. The Mooresville, North Carolina facility welcomed 119 entries in the eight divisions competing. […]

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Apr 09, 2019
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After a couple days of on and off rain, and cool temperatures at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, the drivers and teams in the paddock for this final weekend of the 2019 Challenge of the Americas program were provided with a dry day of competition and some sunshine to decide their championships. With […]

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WKA Announces Charlotte Event Name, Class Structures and Registration Date

Charlotte Motor Speedway WKA Karting Challenge registration to open Memorial Day 2019

Apr 09, 2019
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After extensive work and dedication from the WKA Staff, Trustees and Executive Team for WKA’s return to the Charlotte Motor Speedway, June 21-23, the World Karting Association is pleased to bring the event into a little more focus with the announcement of the Event’s Name, Class Structures, and Track Layouts, all available at worldkarting.com.  Registration […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 United States Pro Kart Series – Southern Grand Prix Sunday Report

Ramsey ends weekend on top in KA100 while Hollingshead repeats as Sunday winner in X30 Senior

Apr 07, 2019
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The opening event for the 2019 United States Pro Kart Series completed Sunday at the Ocala Gran Prix with the Southern Grand Prix coming to a close. The Ocala, Florida facility saw bright sunshine throughout the day with no delays for weather, only a red flag in one of the Finals, thankfully with all drivers […]

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