Feb 04, 2020
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– Written by R.K. Siler Trust me on this one:  it is way easier to lay on your couch and watch racing than it is to actually get on track and do it – much easier!  However, the couch is far less fun or rewarding, which is the whole point of this article. I have […]

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Feb 03, 2020
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The EKN Trackside Live program traveled west for its second event of the season, covering the ROK Cup USA Challenge of the Americas program. The premier winter series on the left coast began its 13th season by welcoming over 100 entries to the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona on January 24-26. It was a […]

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Feb 03, 2020
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Trinity Karting Group and Margay Racing are proud to announce the addition of the fastest growing karting class in the Midwest – The Margay Ignite spec program – to Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati. The Ignite Senior (Ages 15+) and Ignite Master (Ages 35+) categories will take the green flag this spring at the inaugural […]

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Leading Edge Motorsports Earns Four Wins at Challenge of the Americas Opener

Greg Bell’s operation scores victories with both Praga and Formula K chassis to start season

Feb 01, 2020
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Greg Bell’s Leading Edge Motorsports came out of the gate on fire to kick-off its 2020 karting schedule. The Lodi, California-based team traveled to Tucson, Arizona on the January 24-26 weekend to compete in the opening rounds of the Challenge of the Americas at the Musselman Honda Circuit.  The team entered a total of five […]

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Challenge of the Americas Offers ‘Crazy Andy’ Sale for CalSpeed

ROK GP or Mini ROK engine and entry deals for second event of series

Jan 31, 2020
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The ROK Cup USA Challenge of the Americas opened up the 2020 season in Tucson, Arizona at the Musselman Honda Circuit on January 24-26. A total of 107 entries competed in the 10 categories, featuring a staggering 35 shifterkart entries. Numbers are expected to increase across the board for the second event of the series, […]

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Cincinnati ProAm Karting Championship Announced for 2020

Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati to host new public racing series

Jan 31, 2020
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A new era of karting in southwest Ohio is set to launch in the spring of 2020. The Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati is proud to announce the formation of the ProAm Karting Championship, which is a new program designed to introduce club competition to the Batavia, Ohio circuit. Located east of downtown Cincinnati, the […]

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Jan 30, 2020
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A total of 34 teams will attempt to complete a stint of two times around the clock at the upcoming SimCraft 24 Hours of Orlando endurance race at the Orlando Kart Center on January 31-February 2. 2020 marks the second edition of the 24-hour race, with all entries competing with the Briggs & Stratton 206 […]

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Jan 30, 2020
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When the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup program announced their 2020 schedule, the date set for April 17-19 was slated to be in Charlotte, North Carolina. While the planned facility and layout was a temporary circuit in the Concord area, WKA officials have confirmed the anticipated return to Charlotte Motor Speedway. Featuring a multi-configuration design […]

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Jan 29, 2020
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Briggs & Stratton Corporation’s Motorsports division has released the Briggs 206 Rule Set for the 2020 racing season. The 2020 Rule Set outlines two main updates: clutch clarification and a new spark plug specification. “Building off the incredible momentum of the past 12 years, Briggs & Stratton Racing looks forward to even bigger fields, more […]

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Jan 29, 2020
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The following is a statement from Cup Karts North America regarding their class structure for the 2020 season. With 2020 fast approaching, CKNA is excited to announce it’s revised class structure for 2020! Don’t worry, we’re not reinventing the wheel. What we have done is used all the data from 2018 and 2019 to adjust […]

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Team GFC Sweeps COTA Rok Shifter Podium in Tucson

Gary Carlton’s team impresses in West Coast 2020 opener

Jan 29, 2020
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West Coast karting officially kicked off its 2020 season this past weekend at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, AZ with the opening rounds of the ROK Cup USA Challenge of the Americas and one of the biggest stories of the event was the strength of Gary Carlton’s GFC team. Carlton fielded eight entries in […]

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Jan 29, 2020
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We are proud to announce the location of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals 2020: it is BAHRAIN! The best RMC drivers worldwide will take to the desert from November 07th -14th, 2020 for the annual highlight of the karting season. The Bahrain International Karting Circuit is a state-of-the-art, world-class facility that caters to the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: December 2019 – Randy Fulks

Mr. Daytona adds to win total at WKA KartWeek

Jan 28, 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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Jan 28, 2020
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On the heels of announcing the new homologation line for the 2020 season, MG Tires USA is proud to confirm new partners tracks for the upcoming year. For decades, tracks all over North America have utilized MG Tires as their spec tire for competition in their championships. Year after year, the list of tracks employing […]

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Jan 28, 2020
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Margay Racing and Whiteland Raceway Park are proud to announce the addition of the fastest growing karting class in the Midwest – The Margay Ignite spec program – to the 2020 WRP Championship Season. The Ignite Junior (ages 12-15) and Ignite Senior (ages 15+) will take the green flag this spring at the revamped Whiteland […]

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

Calvo ends weekend with three victories while Pickett completes sweep

Jan 26, 2020
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The ROK Cup USA Challenge of the Americas closed out the opening weekend of 2020 on Sunday at the Musselman Honda Circuit. Round Two was completed around the Tucson, Arizona circuit with perfect racing weather greeting the over 100 entries all weekend long. A number of drivers were able to complete a double win weekend, […]

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

GFC sweeps Shifter ROK podium with Pickett up front as Drew dominates Senior ROK

Jan 25, 2020
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The opening round for Challenge of the Americas was contested on Saturday, January 25 at the Musselman Honda Circuit. The 13th season for the premier winter series on the left coast kicked off the opening weekend at the Tucson, Arizona facility with the first of two rounds completed during a perfect day for racing. Just […]

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Jan 24, 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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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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