2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Scott Keith

Ohio Valley Karting Association vice-champion reaches top-10 for USA standings

Jan 18, 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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Days Away from 2019 Challenge of the America Opener at CalSpeed

ROK Cup International Final tickets on the line in three-event championship chase on west coast

Jan 16, 2019
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In three weeks time, the Challenge of the Americas will be welcoming competitors from around North America as the 12th season begins for the premier winter series on the left coast. The 2019 season for the Challenge starts on February 8-10 at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. The nine categories competing, based on […]

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2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Wyatt Gulash

South Sask Kart Club two-time champion moves up to top-10 for 2018

Jan 16, 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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Jan 15, 2019
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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. The fifth episode […]

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2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Lanie Buice

Georgia Sprint Karting Association champion flies the flag for southeastern United States

Jan 14, 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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EKN Trackside: SKUSA Winter Series – Homestead #1 Sunday Report

Norberg rebounds with dominant X30 Senior victory for RPG as Mad Old Nut Racing’s Myers repeats in Pro Shifter

Jan 13, 2019
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With the excellent weekend weather continuing in South Florida, Superkarts! USA capped the opening event of their Winter Series program on Sunday with tremendous racing coming from all of the 11 race categories that were on the docket. The layout at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex Presented by MG Tires offers many overtaking opportunities and the […]

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EKN Trackside: SKUSA Winter Series – Homestead #1 Saturday Report

Myers and Travisanutto score Pro Shifter and X30 Senior wins at Homestead

Jan 12, 2019
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The opening round of the 2019 Superkarts! USA Winter Series enjoyed beautiful blue skies and mid-70s temperatures at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex Presented by MG Tires on Saturday, as the track played host to over 230 drivers to kick off the new season. A strong field of over 50 competitors in X30 Senior was topped […]

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Jan 11, 2019
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The Florida Winter Tour is among the longest tenured karting series in North America dating back to the late 1990s. Now under the ROK Cup USA banner, the program is venturing into uncharted territory by hosting two of the three rounds on temporary circuits for the 2019 championship. While not the first time the ‘Serious […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 SKUSA Winter Series – AMR Motorplex 1 Preview

Second season of SKUSA Florida program kicks off this weekend

Jan 10, 2019
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The 2019 karting season officially gets underway this weekend as the first event of the new year calendar is set to take place. Superkarts! USA has taken that honor for the last two years, as the second edition of the SKUSA Winter Series opens on January 11-13 at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex Presented by MG […]

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Jan 09, 2019
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2019 is here, and the official kick-off for the new season always begins in 2018. The World Karting Association Daytona KartWeek was held on December 28-30 as the first event for the 2019 Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series championship program. The annual ‘three events at one facility’ took place at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona […]

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Jan 09, 2019
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Starting off the 2019 season with a fully relaunched state of  Rotax racing in the United States, J3 Competition have unveiled their concept for key events under the branding of ‘Stars & Stripes’. As the northern USA distributor for BRP-Rotax karting product lines, J3 Competition will work on the development of the sport and the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: December 2018 – Christian Miles

KartSport North America / Kart Republic driver dominates Mini Swift at WKA Daytona KartWeek 2018

Jan 08, 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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Push Back Bumper Confirmed for 2019 Florida Winter Tour

All classes but Shifter/Briggs divisions set to utilize push back bumper

Jan 08, 2019
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Taking effect in the 2019 season, ROK Cup Promotions will utilize the push back bumper initiative in all series programs. Beginning at the 2019 Florida Winter Tour and progressing through all ROK Cup Promotions programs in the United States in 2019, the push back rule will be implemented for all classes but the Shifter/Briggs divisions […]

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Jan 07, 2019
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The new season is upon us as 2019 is here. The first podcast to hit the EKN Radio Network is the 15th episode of the ‘Industry Insider’. EKN’s Rob Howden was able to track down Superkarts! USA leader Tom Kutscher for a long conversation. The new season for SKUSA – including the upcoming SKUSA Winter […]

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$1500 Dash for Media Cash Added to Second Event of Florida Winter Tour

Top-six drivers in qualifying compete in Australian Pursuit style event

Jan 07, 2019
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As excitement continues to grow for the 2019 ROK Cup Promotions Florida Winter Tour, another new element has been added for Vortex ROK Senior drivers. Taking place at the second round of the program at the Miami Dolphins Hard Rock Stadium, the top-six ROK Senior drivers from official qualifying will have their chance to win […]

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Jan 07, 2019
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A move for the 2019 season was teased on the EKN social media network during the WKA Daytona KartWeek event in late December. This news in question has now become official thanks to a statement from CRG Nordam over the weekend. The American arm of CRG confirmed through their own social media that Florida native […]

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Morning Coffee: January 7, 2019

Positivity and Social Media in Karting

Jan 07, 2019
Written by Rob Howden | 3 Comment

Seeing as it’s been only a week since New Year’s Eve, I’m going to go out on a limb and state that most people are still in a pretty positive mindset and that a majority of your NYE resolutions are still being chased with full commitment. This stream of positivity is an annual mindset shift […]

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Jan 04, 2019
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In a statement released today by the KPX Karting Championship, the International Kart Federation regional program in Northern California is adopting the pushback bumper for the 2019 season. At KPX we have always strived to provide the best racing environment for the racers. After consulting with many tracks, shops, and teams we will be utilizing […]

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Vacation Karting in Bermuda?

Arrive-and-Drive program makes it easy to race abroad

Jan 04, 2019
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Two years ago, I was invited to Bermuda to be part of the second Dockyard Grand Prix, a street race held on the island country’s Royal Naval Dockyard. It was an incredible trip, to be certain, primarily because the members of the Bermuda Karting Club are simply awesome. The club rolled out the red carpet […]

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Rolison Performance Group Signs Ryan Norberg

3x National Champion to join RPG staff and driver line-up

Jan 02, 2019
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It’s been a busy six weeks for Mike Rolison since his race team turned in its best overall performance at the season-ending Superkarts! USA SuperNationals in mid-November. The Rolison Performance Group walked away with one win and four podiums in Las Vegas, having qualified all eight of their X30 Senior drivers into the SuperSunday main […]

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