California ProKart Challenge Hosts Two-Round Weekend in Fontana

Handful of drivers double up in win column at CalSpeed Karting Center

Jul 01, 2022
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The California ProKart Challenge traveled to the CalSpeed Karting Center for the lone double-round weekend of the 2022 season. The June 24-26 event at the Fontana, California facility hosted Rounds Three and Four of the Superkarts! USA regional championship program. Hot California weather greeted the nearly 90 drivers to compete around the ’Sportivo’ layout, starting […]

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Parolin USA Signs Jaxon Porter

Phoenix driver adds to strong Cadet roster

Jul 01, 2022
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One of the most successful chassis brands in the Cadet categories throughout the 2022 season has been Parolin. Fresh off sweeping both the Mini and Micro divisions at the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals, Parolin USA is proud to welcome Jaxon Porter as the newest driver to the team. “We are very pleased to welcome […]

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Jul 01, 2022
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A special one-off, winner take all event was held for the 2022 California ROK Championship program at the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon. ROKkers traveled to the historic 6/10-mile course on the June 24-26 weekend for three days of battle to claim the ROK Vegas tickets and prizes up for grabs. Rob Howden […]

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Racelab Adds Two Drivers to Their National Level Race Team

Red Bull athlete Brandon Semenuk and veteran karter Kevin Foster join Racelab and JV Kart

Jul 01, 2022
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It is exciting times for Team Racelab as the high profile Western Canadian karting program continues to grow. Confirming two additional drivers to their national level race team, Racelab is pleased to welcome Red Bull athlete Brandon Semenuk and veteran Kevin Foster to the family as the 2022 karting season crosses over the midway point. […]

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Race Report: 2022 Texas Sprint Racing Series – Summer Shootout

Near record turnout at North Texas Kartways for midpoint of series

Jun 30, 2022
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Round Three of the 2022 Texas Sprint Racing Series presented by Auctionetx was held at North Texas Karters facility in Denton, Texas. The halfway point of the season pulled 181 entries to the half-mile circuit for the ‘Summer Shootout’. The relatively small track conjured up some unique challenges for all drivers, creating extremely close and […]

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Jun 30, 2022
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Racers descended on the Southern Oregon Karters circuit in White City, Oregon for Rounds Five and Six of the 2022 Padholder Super Cup Series presented by Nº1 Collison Centers on June 17-19. The 3/4-mile long track hosted just under 200 entries that marked the halfway point on the calendar for the program before the series […]

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Jun 29, 2022
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The following is a statement published to the SKUSA website on June 28, 2022 regarding action taken by the organization following the SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals at the Utah Motorsports Campus in Erda, Utah. Following the X30 Senior Final on Saturday June 11th, SKUSA wants to reassure our customers that the incidents that took place […]

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EKN Trackside: 2022 California ROK Championship – PARC – Race Report

Wick and Shrader score Senior victories in one-off special event

Jun 26, 2022
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After narrowing the focus of his California ROK Championship to a single event at the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex due to a packed West Coast schedule, promoter Andy Seesemann welcomed a passionate group of local and traveling racers to the iconic Oregon facility for a shot at winning a full entry package to the ROK […]

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Jun 24, 2022
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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: 2022 California ROK Championship – Pat’s Acres Racing Complex – Preview

Winner-take-all format set for Canby, Oregon three-day event with ROK Vegas tickets on the line

Jun 23, 2022
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This weekend will be a unique and special event held at the historic Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon. The California ROK Championship program has experienced some hurdles over the season and series promoter Andy Seesemann is set to make the June 24-26 weekend a memorable one for those drivers set to compete. The […]

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Multiple Double Winners During Route 66 Sprint Series Event at Mill-Rite Raceway

Perfect racing weather in Wisconsin to close out first half of championship chases

Jun 22, 2022
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The Route 66 Sprint Series – presented by MG Tires, Franklin Motorsports, Louisiana Grills, and Mills Pallet – completed the first half of the 2022 season with two rounds of racing put into the books over the June 17-19 weekend. Father’s Day weekend was celebrated at the Mill-Rite Raceway facility, at the home of the […]

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Jun 22, 2022
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The recent joint statement from ROK Cup USA, Superkarts! USA and the United States Pro Kart Series regarding a working relationship has sparked much interest in our community, and not surprisingly, it has brought up past discussions and new conversation regarding the sport of karting here in the USA. What sparked this new endeavor? First […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: May 2022 – Max Garcia

Four podiums in two days for Florida driver at USPKS Carolina Grand Prix

Jun 21, 2022
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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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Jun 20, 2022
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The following is a statement EKN received today regarding a working relationship between ROK Cup USA, Superkarts! USA and the United States Pro Kart Series surrounding the professionalism within the karting community. Starting immediately, the named organizations and their affiliated series will be working together to raise the level of professionalism in the sport of […]

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Jun 20, 2022
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Mazda Motorsports is excited to offer karters and quarter midget drivers the opportunity to test a Spec MX-5 (third generation MX-5) race car across a two-day test, Mazda-exclusive event at Carolina Motorsports Park (CMP) August 17 & 18, 2022. The two-day Mazda test at CMP: Mazda Motorsports will rent CMP August 17 & 18 to […]

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Jun 20, 2022
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The FIA Karting event in Cremona (ITA) ended with exciting Finals on Sunday 19th June in temperatures as high as the previous days, around 35° with the consequence of a strong deposit of rubber on the trajectory. Three great winners were rewarded on the podiums, starting with Tom Leuillet (FRA) in KZ2 who also won […]

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Jun 17, 2022
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The midway point of the 2022 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour has been reached with the 12th running of the SKUSA SpringNationals presented by ASPEN Fuels USA, held at the Utah Motorsports Campus on June 9-12. The Erda, Utah facility welcomed the series for a fourth time, third to host the SpringNationals in the last four […]

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Double-Round Weekend in Fontana on the Docket for California ProKart Challenge

Two-race weekend format set for June 24-26 at the CalSpeed Karting Center facility

Jun 17, 2022
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In just one week, the California ProKart Challenge returns to action and hosts the lone double-round weekend of the season. Competitors from all over the west coast will converge on the CalSpeed Karting Center facility in Fontana, California during the June 24-26 weekend for Rounds Three and Four of the Superkarts! USA regional program. The […]

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Nick Brueckner: 2001-2022

Rest in peace, Nick

Jun 17, 2022
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It’s a truly sad day for our sport and our family. The karting community has lost one of its brightest young lights in his fight against cancer, as Nick Brueckner had passed away. The 21-year-old from Hockley, Texas had been involved in the sport of karting for many years, dating back to his first laps […]

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Race Report: 2022 Quincy Grand Prix

Hundreds descend on South Park seeking the Gussie trophy

Jun 16, 2022
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The streets of Quincy once again saw karters from all over the country descend on the Illinois town for one of the most prestigious kart races in North America – the Quincy Grand Prix. First held in 1970, the Quincy Grand Prix held its 36th edition of the race last weekend. The 1.125-mile street circuit […]

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