EKN Trackside: 2018 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix – Race Report

Musgrave completes perfect season as Yu repeats at 10th annual event

Sep 30, 2018
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The 2018 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix provided another exciting two days of street racing in southern California. For the 10th time, the City of Lancaster, California welcomed karters to compete on The BLVD with Superkarts! USA bringing the California ProKart Challenge to close out the 2018 season. Perfect weather conditions and a packed schedule […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix – Preview

10th annual event to rip around SoCal city streets for California ProKart Challenge finale

Sep 28, 2018
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The Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix is entering its second decade. The City of Lancaster, California and Superkarts! USA are hosting the 10th annual edition of the event, which is serving as the final round of the California ProKart Challenge. This special two-day event is a test of strength and bravery, taking on the five-turn, […]

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Strategize and Network with Top Motorsports Experts, Engineers and Innovators At PRI 2018

Exclusive conferences and events connect attendees with motorsports professionals from around the world representing all forms of auto racing

Sep 27, 2018
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The Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show brings the motorsports world together for the three biggest business days in racing, giving attendees a unique opportunity to connect with industry leaders and experts who can help advance their businesses. The 2018 PRI Show, held December 6-8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, will feature a multitude […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – September 21

3,100 driver mark reached for grassroots program in North America

Sep 26, 2018
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History has been made in the fourth year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series, reaching the highest driver mark since the program began in 2015. The driver total racing at the participating North American tracks have 2,012 in Senior/Masters with 1,092 Junior drivers combined in the USA and Canada, breaking the 3,100-mark for […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Texas ProKart Challenge – Dallas Karting Complex

Jaramillo, Hewitt and Jeffers star in exciting season finale

Sep 25, 2018
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Heading into the final round of the Texas ProKart Challenge at the Dallas Karting Complex, the forecast was ominous with rain tagged from Thursday to Monday. The expected precipitation hit hard on Friday and Saturday, dumping on the facility on Friday night and then hitting hard again on Saturday afternoon. Thankfully, even with flooding around […]

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Sep 24, 2018
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Two fine Champions were crowned at Kristianstad after three days of intense clashes on the Åsum Ring as part of the Kart Grand Prix of Sweden. On Sunday, in bright sunshine, the last Qualifying Heats revealed the list of 34 Finalists in the two categories in the running, before the Finals delivered their verdict in […]

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Tenth Annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix to Close Out 2018 California ProKart Challenge

City of Lancaster welcomes Superkarts! USA for finale event of regional program

Sep 22, 2018
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The 2018 California ProKart Challenge is set to close out the season with the sixth event of the championship chase. On September 29-30, the flagship regional program for Superkarts! USA heads to the 10th annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. The two-day street race and three-day festival has been part of the California PKC program […]

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Familiar Winners at Round Eight for Los Angeles Karting Championship

Penultimate event for Southern California karting program at CalSpeed Karting Center

Sep 21, 2018
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship is winding down the 2018 season, hosting the penultimate event of the season on September 16 at the CalSpeed Karting Center. The Fontana, California facility welcomed racers for the eighth round of the championship chase. Racing at the LAKC events continue to be incredibly clean and exciting in all the […]

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Sep 21, 2018
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The first champions of the Triple Crown or Karting were crowned at the annual Awards Ceremony following the Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom. Triple Crown of Karting awards were given as the result of points won in Briggs & Stratton 206 Heavy, Yamaha SuperCan Heavy and 125cc Open Shifter at Quincy, Elkhart […]

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Sep 21, 2018
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On the heels of completing one of its most successful seasons ever, the United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is pleased to announce plans for the 2019 Season. The 2018 season featured three race weekends at three premier United States venues. This format was met with overwhelming enthusiasm. Therefore, 2019 will be […]

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Driver Diary: Colin Queen – CIK-FIA Academy Trophy – Genk, Belgium

Best result for California driver in final round of youth world championship

Sep 20, 2018
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2018 marks the seventh season of karting for California native Colin Queen. The 13-year-old is into his second season at the Junior ranks, following a successful career at the Cadet level at Superkarts! USA, United States Pro Kart Series and Los Angeles Karting Championship. Queen was one of two drivers selected by the World Karting […]

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Briggs 206 Tech: Proper Motor Mounting

Mount your engine to provide optimum performance

Sep 20, 2018
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If you race in any four-cycle class, you’ve heard countless times about the need to maintain momentum.  Low horsepower demands the most efficient use of the limited energy available. I remember having a long discussion with engine builder Paul Leary about the need to get as much power as possible from the output shaft of […]

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Sep 19, 2018
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CIK-FIA President Felipe Massa is keeping his promise to be as active as possible on the ground.  He attended the FIA Karting World Championship – KZ at Genk (BEL) and will travel to Sweden soon for the OK and OK-Junior categories. Always very available to the public, he also takes the opportunity to conduct many […]

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Be the Match: Karter Searching for Bone Marrow Donor

Colorado racer Quinton O’Donnell battling Hodgkin Lymphoma

Sep 18, 2018
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Nearly everyone in the world knows someone who has been diagnosed with cancer. There are many forms of cancer, for men, women and children. Numerous organizations have been formed to help raise awareness and research money to fight these diseases, all in an effort to extend millions of lives. One of those organization’s is ‘Be […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Sunday Report

Double dip action from Garrison, Jarsocrak, Rogero, Wharff, Rubio-Luengo with Crews earning three

Sep 17, 2018
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The fifth event for the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series came to a close Sunday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The New Castle, Indiana facility hosted the Nitro Kart Nationals this weekend, as racers contested Round 9 and 10 around the ‘40’ layout, measuring out at 0.86-miles. Today saw no fog, and with […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Saturday Report

Jarsocrak scores KA100 victory in substitution role while Garrison adds to win total in IAME

Sep 15, 2018
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The 2018 World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series program is hosting the fifth event of the season. The Nitro Kart Nationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park are hosting Round Nine and Ten, with Saturday the first of two days of racing. Today began with heavy fog in New Castle, Indiana area, so much that […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Preview

Program hits fifth facility of season for penultimate event of championship chase

Sep 14, 2018
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The World Karting Association season officially began in December 2017 with the annual Daytona KartWeek. Now roughly nine months out from that event, the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series program continues toward crowning the 2018 season champions. The fifth event of the 2018 title chase is the Nitro Kart New Castle Motorsports Park Nationals, set for […]

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Challenge of the Americas Sets 2019 Schedule

12th season for premier winter series on left coast to host events in Fontana, Tucson and Sonoma

Sep 13, 2018
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The 2019 season begins for many in the western half of North America with the annual journey to compete at Challenge of the Americas. The premier winter series on the left coast is set to host the 12th year of the three-event championship program, now focused on its second season utilizing the ROK Cup USA […]

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Duffy Trophies Handed Out at International Kart Federation Grand Nationals

KPX Karting Championship and Central California Kart Racing Association welcome nearly 140 entries racing for karting gold

Sep 12, 2018
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The Duffy award (named after the late Duffy Livingstone), is arguably one of the most coveted trophies in North American karting – if not the sport as a whole. With the International Kart Federation (IKF) changing hands, questions regarding the future of the organization understandably emerged. Would the IKF Grand Nationals as a whole exist […]

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Sep 11, 2018
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The 24th edition of the Rock Island Grand Prix was held over Labor Day weekend. Karters from all over the country and the world traveled to the Quad Cities area to compete in the two-day racing festival in Rock Island, Illinois. Racers battled wet weather early before the skies opened up for perfect racing conditions […]

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