EKN Trackside: 2020 Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Sunday Report

Fontana weekend goes from sun up to sun down in wild record breaking weekend

Feb 23, 2020
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The ROK Cup USA Challenge of the Americas completed the second stop of the 2020 season on Sunday at the CalSpeed Karting facility with a record turnout of 141 entries on the weekend. Sunday brought on early wet conditions with a passing shower before karts hit the track early for warm-ups, and eventually dried out […]

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EKN Trackside: 2020 Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Saturday Report

Jimenez gamble pays off in Senior ROK as third round goes incomplete in Fontana

Feb 22, 2020
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The third round of the ROK Cup USA Challenge of the Americas was one of the unique days at the track. The first day of the action at the CalSpeed Karting in Fontana, California was met with and ended with challenges to the competitors. The day began with the event reaching a record total of […]

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ProKart Challenge to Host 16th Season in 2020

Amazing $120,000 prize package set for Superkarts! USA flagship regional program

Feb 21, 2020
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The ProKart Challenge is launching its 16th racing season this month, and remains one of the top regional karting programs in North America. What began as a gathering of fellow racers has grown into a top-level racing series that welcomes drivers from all over North America and countries from around the world. Based in the […]

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Feb 20, 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 launch a new 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 […]

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Feb 20, 2020
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Building on double-digit growth in 2019, Margay Racing is excited to announce the return of the Ignite Challenge Series for its third season. Utilizing the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine, Ignite racing offers competitive, affordable and driver-focused kart racing that appeals to racers looking for the ‘next-step’ from rental karts and also the experienced racer […]

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EKN Trackside: 2020 Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Preview

Chances good for a record-breaking weekend in Fontana for premier winter series on the left coast

Feb 20, 2020
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The halfway point for the ROK Cup USA Challenge of the Americas is upon us, as the premier winter series on the left coast travels to the CalSpeed Karting facility for Rounds Three and Four of the 2020 championship series. The 13th season for the Challenge visits the Fontana, California circuit for the eighth time […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: January 2020 – Hunter Pickett

GFC driver sweeps Challenge of the Americas opening event in Tucson

Feb 18, 2020
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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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Feb 17, 2020
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The 2020 Superkarts! USA Winter Series concluded during the February 7-9 weekend at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires. EKN was trackside throughout the weekend, covering the third and fourth rounds of the program in sunny southern Florida. The 2020 champions were decided after two days of tough, and hard-fought competition. Rob Howden […]

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Feb 17, 2020
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It was a picturesque day at Ocala Gran Prix as ROKKERS returned to the facility for the third and final day of competition. With heat races and prefinals complete, all that remained on the schedule was one warmup and the main events to determine the winners of round two of the ROK Cup USA Florida […]

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ROK Cup USA Announces 2020 ROK Fest Dates and Locations

ROKKERS will compete in North Carolina and California at ROK Fest

Feb 17, 2020
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With two stand-alone events, ROK Fest East and ROK Fest West, ROK Cup USA is pleased to confirm the dates and locations for their 2020 summer and fall events. With a huge prize package set to be awarded at both venues to include 2020 ROK Cup Superfinal and ROK the RIO invitations, and more to […]

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Feb 16, 2020
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It was cool start to the day at Ocala Gran Prix but a morning sunrise for the ages had teams and competitors ready to get the day started. With a short warm-up before a day of racing, drivers competing in the second round of the ROK Cup USA Florida Winter tour would be on track […]

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Feb 15, 2020
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After a very successful opening round to the 2020 ROK Cup Promotions Florida Winter Tour on the temporary circuit at the Isle Casino in Pompano Beach, Florida, the elite level program returns to Ocala Gran Prix this weekend. A fixture in the Florida Winter Tour for countless years, the pristine facility and their staff greet […]

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Durbin Family Assumes Prairie City Management

Focused targeted squarely on fun and affordable karting

Feb 14, 2020
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Positive news for racers in Northern California crossed the EKN editorial desk toward the end of 2019, as we learned that the Durbin family has assumed control of the Prairie City Kart Track in Rancho Cordova, CA.  Donald Durbin Jr. and his father Donald Sr. have been a big part of NorCal karting for the […]

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Feb 14, 2020
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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 two of […]

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Feb 13, 2020
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Preparation is key to not only getting on the track, but to be quick each and every lap. One element to have flawless performance is organization within your pit area and garage space. Streeter Super Stands has all the right pieces to put your working space looking like an F1 garage. Streeter Super Stands is […]

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Feb 12, 2020
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With the 2020 incarnations of the SKUSA ProTour and ProKart Challenge just weeks away, Superkarts! USA is excited to confirm the expansion of their shifter kart classes to now include the popular KZ engine format. The move comes after careful deliberation between both factions of IAME USA, and valuable input from teams throughout the SKUSA […]

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Strong Start for Margay Ignite Majors Program

Margay spec program’s 2020 schedule launched in Florida

Feb 12, 2020
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The Margay Ignite program is undoubtedly one of the biggest success stories of the last decade in the sport of karting. The historic manufacturer introduced its Ignite spec formula in 2015, using its new K3 chassis as its foundation, and the sealed Briggs & Stratton 206 engine as the powerplant. The spec formula has lowered […]

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EKN Trackside – SKUSA Winter Series – Round 4 Sunday Report

Deukmedjian wins the race, while Norberg wins the war

Feb 11, 2020
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With the championships on the line in several classes, the final round of the Superkarts! USA Winter Series was contested at AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex Presented by MG Tires on Sunday and the racing was once again intense and entertaining. While class leading drivers like Andrea Kimi Antonelli, Renato Jader David, Billy Musgrave, Justin Peck and […]

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Feb 10, 2020
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Grassroots racing has become a focal point of EKN for the last number of years, as the sport’s path to success is reaching the masses at the local level. The spark surrounding the industry around the club and entry level events have also triggered bringing the sport to the people – including street races. One […]

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EKN Trackside – SKUSA Winter Series – Round 3 Report

Galli and Antonelli dominate X30 Senior and Junior main events

Feb 09, 2020
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The Superkarts! USA Winter Series is wrapping up this weekend at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex Presented by MG Tires, and the third round of the four-race series on Saturday provided some incredible action. The 12-turn, 0.7-mile track is being run in the clockwise direction for this doubleheader, and the technical nature of this layout provided […]

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