Jun 11, 2021
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eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. A new and unique event, with multiple organizations coming together, is set to […]

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2021 California ProKart Challenge Resumes at CalSpeed Karting

Double round weekend set for June 18-20 in Fontana

Jun 11, 2021
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The 2021 California ProKart Challenge program returns trackside next weekend at the CalSpeed Karting facility. The Fontana, California circuit was left off the 2020 schedule due to COVID-19 restrictions, and comes back this season with the only double-header weekend for the year. Superkarts! USA regional competitors will be on-track for three days, including a full […]

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Jun 10, 2021
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The 2021 edition of the FIA Karting Academy Trophy is set to begin on June 17 at the Pro Kart Raceland facility in Wackersdorf, Germany. This will mark the 11th season for the program, which was created in 2010 with the concept of bringing together 12-14 year-old drivers from all over the world to compete […]

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Jun 09, 2021
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After the 2020 edition was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Quincy Grand Prix returned with a new level of excitement in 2021 this past weekend. Karters from all over the USA converged on Quincy, Illinois for the 35th time since 1970 to compete in a two-day festival in the South Park, or as […]

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2021 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – June 4

Norberg extends lead in standings as #1 driver

Jun 08, 2021
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The month of June marks the halfway point of the 2021 karting season, with six more months of racing remaining on the year. Numbers are increasing across the board, at the national, regional and club level. The EKN TaG Driver Rankings increased to nearly 370 drivers earning points over the last 12 months, with many […]

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2021 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Shifterkart – June 4

Reigning SKUSA Pro Tour champion Myers continues run at the top

Jun 07, 2021
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We are nearing the halfway point of the 2021 calendar year, with karting in full swing across North America. The EKN Shifterkart Driver Rankings saw a number of new drivers added to the list of those competing in a ranked race over the past 12 months, nearing the 200-driver mark once again. Not much has […]

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Briggs & Stratton Returns to Sponsor the Motorplex at Road America

Sponsorship to begin in 2022, reinforces commitment to the Milwaukee and kart racing communities

Jun 07, 2021
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Briggs & Stratton today announces a long-term agreement with Road America earning Briggs & Stratton title rights to its renowned Motorplex. A world-class, multi-use, multi-configuration one-mile track used by the Road America Karting Club and the Road America Supermoto School. Road America also uses the Motorplex facility for numerous auto manufacturers’ new car introductions, ride-and-drive […]

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Jun 04, 2021
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eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. The 40th episode welcomes Brittany Lobaugh of the Texas Sprint Racing Series. The […]

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Jun 04, 2021
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eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. The summer season is upon us as we are nearing the end of […]

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Jun 04, 2021
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The 2021 season is finally underway for the Solo Kart USA operation. The American brand’s racing team hit the track for the first time in 2021 at the United States Pro Kart Series opener at the Ocala Gran Prix in March. X30 Masters drivers Adam Pettit and Salvatore Sparacio had the pace on their Solo […]

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Industry Insider: Forward Direction Motorsports

Colorado-based kart shop and race team providing everything racers need for the track

Jun 02, 2021
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What do you think of when you see or hear the word Colorado? The Broncos, the Rockies, and skiing are probably the more common topics or phrases that are included when mentioning the ‘Centennial State’. Those new to the sport may not understand that Colorado is also a hotbed for the sport of karting. Over […]

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Jun 01, 2021
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At the end of an exciting weekend of racing in France, Matheus Ferreira (BRA) in OK-Junior and Andrea Kimi Antonelli (ITA) in OK were the winners of the Event, giving the FIA Karting European Championship – OK & Junior a very interesting twist. As noted by CIK-FIA President Felipe Massa, the Races at Aunay-les-Bois were […]

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May 28, 2021
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The midway point of the 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour was completed this past weekend with the 11th running of the SpringNationals. Held at the Utah Motorsports Campus in Grantsville, Utah, over 220 entries contested the nine divisions for Round Three and Four of the championship program on the May 21-23 weekend. Rob Howden and […]

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May 26, 2021
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eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. One of the newest karting programs established is the Stars Championship Series. The […]

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May 26, 2021
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CRG is pleased to announce the collaboration agreement with former F1 driver Jaime Alguersuari, who will be competing with the official Racing Team of the Italian Factory in the FIA European Championship and in the FIA World Championship of the KZ class. After the rumors of the past months, as well as some testing sessions […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Sunday Report

Greenemeier becomes first female driver to win in series history

May 23, 2021
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The 2021 edition of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals came to close on Sunday at the Utah Motorsports Campus. It was a weekend of battling tough weather conditions and fierce fields in Grantsville, Utah with the threat of rain added into the mix on Sunday. A brief sprinkle is all that presented itself, as […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Saturday Report

Norberg and Myers cruise to victories to for opening day of racing in Utah

May 22, 2021
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The Superkarts! USA Pro Tour has invaded the Utah Motorsports Campus for the weekend, and the 0.9-mile, 18-turn Alan Wilson designed track provided the stage for some tremendous racing during the opening day of competition on Saturday. The 11th running of the organization’s SpringNationals began in extremely cool temperatures, but as the day heated up, […]

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May 21, 2021
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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 34th episode […]

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May 20, 2021
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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: 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Preview

Midway point of championship chase heads to Salt Lake City

May 20, 2021
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The 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour resumes this weekend with the 11th running of the SpringNationals. Competitors will converge on the Utah Motorsports Campus to continue this year’s SKUSA Pro Tour championship program, which began back in March at the NOLA Motorsports facility for the WinterNationals. The May 21-23 event in Grantsville, Utah will host […]

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