EKN Trackside: 2020 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Preview

Third year under ROK Cup USA banner begins at Musselman Honda Circuit

Jan 23, 2020
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The 13th season for Challenge of the Americas is set to kick off this weekend at the Musselman Honda Circuit. ROKkers from all over North America will converge on the Tucson, Arizona facility from January 24-26 to contest the opening two rounds of the premier winter series on the left coast. Nearly 100 drivers are […]

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15 Years of Dedication: David Cole and EKN

Our Managing Editor begins his 16th year with HMG

Jan 23, 2020
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I’m finishing this column as fly from Toronto to Denver enroute to Tucson for the opening round of the ROK Cup USA Challenge of the Americas. I’m scheduled to arrive just before noon in Arizona, and my Managing Editor David Cole will begin his trek this afternoon and will likely land just before 11:00 pm […]

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Jan 23, 2020
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The 4th edition of USAC Karting’s Battle at the Brickyard is set for more growth as 18 classes are included for this years running. The main focus of one of the largest karting events is being all encompassing for kart racers from all walks of life and the most diverse class structure in karting. The […]

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Jan 22, 2020
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Atlanta Motorsports Park, home of AMP Kart Racing, has announced the launch of its annual kart racing Pro Summit designed to educate dealers, racers, novices on all aspects of kart racing and to promote universal standards of professionalism across the industry as a whole. The inaugural event, which is being held in partnership with IPK, […]

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Jan 21, 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. The first episode […]

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Jan 21, 2020
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With a new decade now underway, the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) presented by MG Tires and IAME USA East, is preparing to roll into their 2020 racing season.  But first, a look back at what has been accomplished so far. The USPKS certainly has made an indelible mark on the sport of sprint […]

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Jan 21, 2020
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The Racing for Children’s Karting Team has officially registered for the 2nd Annual SimCraft 24 Hours of Orlando. Racing for Children’s will be competing in the Pro Category again this year and will be fighting for the overall win. The Racing for Children’s concept was brought to Children’s of Alabama by motorsports enthusiasts and Children’s […]

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Jan 21, 2020
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ROK Cup Promotions is kicking off their 2020 event calendar this weekend at Isle Casino in Pompano Beach, Florida for round one of the Florida Winter Tour. Taking place on the temporary circuit on the grounds of the Isle Casino Racing Thursday, January 16 to Sunday, January 19, 231 drivers from across the globe will […]

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Jan 20, 2020
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The calendar has turned over to 2020, and so begins a new decade. The first event on the calendar was the Superkarts! USA Winter Series, held at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires. in southern Florida. Over 240 entries competed in the two rounds of racing around the 7/10-mile course, setting the stage […]

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Jan 20, 2020
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The greatest show without a tent returns to the City of Elkhart on August 14 and 15. USAC Karting is pleased to announce the return of the Thor Industries Elkhart River Walk Grand Prix. Racing returns Friday night and all-day Saturday leading up to the headlining concert. Don’t miss live music both days, family friendly […]

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Jan 19, 2020
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ROK Cup Promotions is kicking off their 2020 event calendar this weekend at Isle Casino in Pompano Beach, Florida for round one of the Florida Winter Tour. Taking place on the temporary circuit on the grounds of the Isle Casino Racing Thursday, January 16th to Sunday, January 19th, 231 drivers from across the globe will be […]

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Jan 18, 2020
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ROK Cup Promotions is kicking off their 2020 event calendar this weekend at Isle Casino in Pompano Beach, Florida for round one of the Florida Winter Tour. Taking place on the temporary circuit on the grounds of the Isle Casino Racing Thursday, January 16th to Sunday, January 19th, 231 drivers from across the globe will be […]

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Solo Kart USA Motivated By SKUSA Winter Series Success

Two podiums and four top-fives in tough X30 categories

Jan 16, 2020
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Solo Kart USA owners Adam Pettit and Sal Sparacio are certainly riding a wave of satisfaction following a strong 2020 debut weekend at the opening round of the Superkarts! USA Winter Series in Homestead, Florida. The duo has been working on this passion project for the last three years, focused solely on development their chassis […]

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Daytona: A Tale of Lore, Told Anew

Can the WKA springboard from its Daytona success?

Jan 15, 2020
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One of the oldest races in karting saw its 45th running completed between the Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays, as the World Karting Association returned to the Daytona International Speedway for yet another edition of Daytona KartWeek. This year’s KartWeek kicked off the 2020 season across all karting disciplines which run in WKA competition, […]

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Jan 14, 2020
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Over the weekend, P1 Promotions held a Facebook Live broadcast and poll to confirm the 2020 plans of the Lockhart Grand Prix. On May 16-17, karts will return to streets the Texas town, located roughly 30 miles south of Austin, known as the Official BBQ Capital of Texas. The street race is the first of […]

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EKN Trackside: 2020 SKUSA Winter Series – AMR 1 Report

Woods-Toth and Greenemeier score big X30 Senior wins in Homestead

Jan 14, 2020
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Superkarts! USA threw the green flag on its 2020 season this past weekend at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex Presented by MG Tires, kicking off the third edition of the organization’s Winter Series in south Florida. The event set an series attendance record with over 240 entries, including the new inclusion of the popular Margay Ignite […]

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Jan 10, 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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Jan 09, 2020
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Written by: Jennifer Edens Henry The week after Christmas many families are traveling back home after the holidays but for go kart racers home is Daytona International Speedway.  This year the World Karting Association celebrated its 45th year racing at the legendary track.  Many of the racers today still remember the 1st race that was […]

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EKN Trackside: 2020 SKUSA Winter Series – AMR 1 Preview

New season begins with third edition of Florida program

Jan 09, 2020
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The first major event of the 2020 season is set for this weekend in the sunshine state. The Superkarts! USA will welcome racers to the AMR Motorplex in Homestead, Florida for the opening weekend of the 2020 SKUSA Winter Series. A pre-entry total of 229 drivers in 13 categories are set to tackle the 7/10-mile […]

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Jan 09, 2020
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After its first full kick-off year of Rotax Racing in 2019, J3 Competition is pleased to announce its 2020 program. Alongside BRP-Rotax, J3 will continue with its Stars & Stripes branding continuing to embrace the essence of the American spirit within its Rotax Grand Final ticket events.  With several unique changes for 2020 the program […]

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