2019 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – TaG – June 28

Norberg, Jarsocrak and Brooks remain top contenders for top position

Jul 02, 2019
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The eKartingNews.com TaG Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA during the month of June was very similar to the Shifterkart schedule with 27 main events included to close out the first half of 2019. The ROK Cup USA Festival, California ProKart Challenge, and United States Pro Kart Series highlighted the month and provided the […]

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2019 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – Shifterkart – June 28

Order remains unchanged at the top with Myers, Wick and Musgrave holding top-three positions

Jul 01, 2019
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A total of 23 main events counting toward the eKartingNews.com Shifterkart Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA are scheduled for the month of June. A number of them were happening over the final weekend as we look to what will be a busy July. The opportunities were there, but with no event above 8.5 […]

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Jun 28, 2019
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The midway point in the United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires came on the June 14-16 weekend as the program hosted the Carolina Grand Prix at the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina. The weekend hosted Rounds Three and Four of the championship program with perfect racing weather all three days […]

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Jun 27, 2019
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Grassroots racing has been a focus for Margay Racing since the beginning. The leading ‘Made in the USA’ chassis manufacturer continues to feed club tracks and series with the products to get on track and enjoy what is a family sport. Their spec Ignite program with Briggs & Stratton 206 powerplant continues to expand from […]

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Jun 27, 2019
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The 5th and 6th Rounds of the 2019 Sunshine State Karting Challenge take racers to the Andersen RacePark in Palmetto, Florida. The facility located roughly 15 minutes south of St. Petersburg is among the most challenge courses in the state of Florida, ready to host the start of the second half of the SSKC championship […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Tackles Wolf Paving Raceway

First of two events in state of Wisconsin completed at home of Badger Kart Club

Jun 27, 2019
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The busy month of June began with the second event of the Route 66 Sprint Series presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports. Rounds Three and Four – presented by MTEC – were held at the Wolf Paving Raceway in Dousman, Wisconsin. The home of Badger Kart Club remains a continued stop for the program […]

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Jun 26, 2019
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Registration is now open for the next round of the Cup Karts North America Champions Cup season, set for Badger Kart Club’s Wolf Paving Raceway on July 12-14 in Dousman, Wisconsin. With all the great opportunities this summer for adult 206 racers, the younger drivers may feel left out. CKNA worked with Briggs & Stratton […]

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Race Report: 2019 KA-LO Cup

Grassroots categories enjoy one-off event at Circuit of the Americas Karting circuit

Jun 25, 2019
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The inaugural running of the Croc Promotions USA/Mad Old Nut Racing KA-LO Cup at the Austin, Texas Circuit of the Americas Karting facility was one for the memory books. This was a first for Mark and Gina French of P1 Promotions. A one-off event with a national feel, focusing on grassroots racers and loaded with […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge – Sunday Report

Duncovich and Rivest triumph in Senior while Nicholson and Maxwell top Junior podiums

Jun 23, 2019
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The final day of action came to a close on Sunday for the return of karting racing to the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The World Karting Association pulled off the triple, hosting three events at the Concord, North Carolina facility on the weekend for the first ever Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge. Speedway Dirt wrapped up […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge – Saturday Report

Storm cuts opening day of racing short for karting return to famed Concord facility

Jun 22, 2019
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This weekend marks the return of karting racing inside the Charlotte Motor Speedway with the World Karting Association. The WKA CMS Karting Challenge is hosting a trio of events, including the Manufacturers Cup Series, National Road Racing Series and Speedway Dirt. A full day of action on Friday included practice days for Man. Cup and […]

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Jun 21, 2019
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Superkarts! USA today confirmed the long-awaited track configuration for August’s SummerNationals event. The fabled New Castle Motorsports Park will once again play host to the series finale, this time on a completely new inaugural track configuration than in years past. “We’ve been coming to New Castle Motorsports Park for several years,” explained SKUSA’s Tom Kutscher. […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge – Preview

Kart racing returns to famed Concord, North Carolina facility with trio of events

Jun 19, 2019
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The World Karting Association headquarters are located in Concord, North Carolina. One of its neighbors is a noisy facility that is busy with activities throughout the year. To the west of their building is the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The famed facility was a welcomed home for WKA for a number of years, hosting national and […]

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Jun 19, 2019
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Superkarts! USA today confirmed the first of their 2020 regional and national karting calendar dates, complete with some early confirmations on venues and geographic locations. The move comes on the heels of wanting to help teams and drivers make early plans for next year, and to promote cooperation between other racing organizations’ schedules. “It’s no […]

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Jun 18, 2019
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The World Karting Association is returning back to the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The facility that neighbors the WKA headquarters has been vacant from the organizations’ yearly schedule since 2009. The 10-year void has been filled with the upcoming Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge, welcoming the Manufacturers Cup Series, National Road Racing Series, and Speedway Dirt […]

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Morning Coffee: WKA Hall of Famer Keith Freber

My personal take on Keith’s impact on the sport and my own career

Jun 18, 2019
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Just over a week ago, at the second edition of the Quincy Grand Prix revival, the World Karting Association honored a pair of very deserving gentlemen with induction into the WKA Hall of Fame. Quincy event promoter Terry Traeder and third-generation Margay Racing owner Keith Freber were put into the national spotlight by former WKA […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 United States Pro Kart Series – Carolina Grand Prix Sunday Report

Jarsocrak and Zilisch return to top as Nachtmann and Workman secure their elusive victories

Jun 16, 2019
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The United States Pro Kart Series closed out the Carolina Grand Prix at the GoPro Motorplex on Sunday under perfect weather conditions. The temperature rose higher than it had all weekend long at the Mooresville, North Carolina facility, with the action heating up for Round Four of the championship chase. All seven IAME categories provided […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 United States Pro Kart Series – Carolina Grand Prix Saturday Report

Green and Hunt score first series wins, Fletcher and Crews triumph in Junior

Jun 15, 2019
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Round Three of the 2019 United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires completed under sunny skies at the GoPro Motorplex on Saturday, as the record-breaking event ran the first of two days of competition. The 182 entries over the seven IAME categories set a new series record for the seven-year-old program, breaking the […]

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Drivers Double Dip and Set New Track Records at California ProKart Challenge Weekend in Fontana

Multiple two-win performances for drivers at double-header weekend at CalSpeed Karting for Superkarts! USA regional event

Jun 13, 2019
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The California ProKart Challenge resumed the 2019 season with the first ever two-race weekend in series history. Rounds Two and Three were held at the CalSpeed Karting facility on June 8-9 following the opening event of 2019 in Buttonwillow in March. Approximately 150 competitors navigated the ‘Tecnico’ layout under challenging-hot weather conditions each day, totaling […]

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Jun 13, 2019
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The 2019 season has been one of drivers moving around to new teams and different chassis. One of the most notable changes is Billy Musgrave moving to Croc Promotion USA / Mad Old Nut Racing. The three-time SKUSA SuperNationals winner remains one of the top shifterkart drivers over the last seven seasons. He talks with […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Hosts Round Four of 2019

Program nears halfway point with repeat winners and clear championship contenders

Jun 13, 2019
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Round Four of the Los Angeles Karting Championship was held on May 26 at the CalSpeed Karting circuit. Another busy weekend at the Fontana, California facility as the southern California program nears the halfway point of the 2019 season. Weather brought a bit of drama throughout the day as a splash of light rain came […]

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