Jul 19, 2018
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The challenge of mid-summer heat continued this past weekend for the Maxxis 4 Cycle Sprint Series at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina. However, 90+ degree temperatures did not deter drivers from making it one of the most exciting and competitive weekends yet. Headlining the charge to the front was Georgia driver Austin Williamson, […]

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Jul 18, 2018
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The International Kart Federation today confirmed the long awaited news of a make-up event after the original 2018 IKF Grand Nationals in North Texas was canceled. The new event heads west to California, in partnership with the successful KPX Karting Championship and their ‘Super Regional’ race on September 8-9 at the Fresno Fairgrounds. “The cancellation […]

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Jul 18, 2018
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A new event is gaining momentum in only its second year. USAC Karting is providing karters with the bucket list opportunity to race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a dream all racers have. The Battle at the Brickyard was established in 2017 with rave reviews, and exceeded those marks in 2018 with the second edition […]

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Jul 17, 2018
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Being prepared and proactive to help its members, the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup program is pleased to announce their 2019 racing schedule and class structure along with a new point program as they prepare for the future. Taking the customers travel planning and costs of racing into consideration, a six race schedule over […]

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Alan Rudolph Racing Academy Tip of the Month: ‘Braking to Go Faster’

The art of footwork determines the difference between a fast lap and a slow one

Jul 17, 2018
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Karting is about becoming one with the chassis, the engine and the track. Many who have been in the sport and are currently competing may believe that it is a specific brand or a particular powerplant that can make or break your weekend at the track. In fact, however, the major adjustment that can be […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Norway Sunday Report

Hotz crowned new ‘Throwdown’ champion as Garrison, O’Brien, Wharff, Fairbairn and Dyszelski and Maier double up

Jul 15, 2018
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The eighth round of the 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series program went into the books Sunday under sunny skies in Norway, Illinois. Nine different categories contested the Concept Haulers Motor Speedway all weekend, battling challenging weather conditions on Saturday before soaking in the sun all day on Sunday. Seven drivers in total were able to […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Norway Saturday Report

Geringer grabs cash in KA100 while Garrison extends point lead in IAME Senior

Jul 15, 2018
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It was a challenging day at the opening round of racing for the 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series program at the Concept Haulers Motor Speedway. Nearly every time the program visits the Norway, Illinois facility, weather is always a factor. After a storm rolled through during the morning hours to delay things, and rain hit […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Norway Preview

Back to Concept Haulers Motor Speedway for first time since 2012

Jul 13, 2018
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The World Karting Association is working to wrap itself around the grassroots level of the sport once again, with many facilities around the country continuing to help grow the sport and make it an enjoyable family experience. The Concept Haulers Motor Speedway is exactly that, and the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is making its return […]

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California ProKart Challenge Enters Second Half of 2018

Yu and Musgrave repeat for Round Four of Superkarts! USA flagship regional program

Jul 12, 2018
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The second half of 2018 is upon us with the summer season heating up. The California ProKart Challenge hosted the fourth round of the 2018 season on July 6-7 at the Santa Maria Karting Association facility in Santa Maria, California. Racers of the Superkarts! USA flagship regional program contested the 12 categories featuring the IAME […]

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‘Need to Know’ for ROK the RIO

SEMA, Halloween and ROK the RIO highlight week in Las Vegas

Jul 12, 2018
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As the calendar turns past the halfway mark of the 2018 season, ROK Cup Promotions is finalizing all the necessary information for the first annual ROK the RIO event in Las Vegas, Nevada. Taking place at the RIO All Suites Hotel and Casino in Sin City, ROK Cup USA is going the extra mile to […]

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Dolian and Lawson Double Up During Battle at the Brickyard

USAC Karting hosts second event inside the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Jul 11, 2018
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For decades, many karters have enjoyed the annual Christmas break trip to Florida to compete on and within the Daytona International Speedway. The Florida facility is among the staples in the world of motorsports. The same can be said for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway – the Racing Capital of the World – which situated in […]

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2018 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – TaG – July 6

Norberg, Craig and Lupien continue as top drivers in North America

Jul 11, 2018
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The next two months could see a shakeup in the order at the top of the 2018 eKartingNews.com TaG Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA. This new release of the standings has the top seven unchanged, however, a number of events are on the horizon that can either improve drivers scores, or drop their […]

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2018 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – Stock Honda – July 6

Order remains unchanged with Musgrave in P1 heading into busy summer schedule

Jul 10, 2018
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Before the schedule gets really busy, here is the latest release of the 2018 eKartingNews.com Stock Honda Driver Rankings powered by Bell Racing USA. The upcoming weeks is going to be a busy one for the EKN staff, with a number of Trackside Live presented by Cooper Tires events over the next two months. During […]

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Jul 09, 2018
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It’s been six months since K1 Speed first announced the international K1 Speed World Championship, which means we’re at the halfway point. We’re going to take a look into how our qualified entrant list is looking, but first, K1 Speed is happy to announce there will be an increase to the original prize money totals. […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: June 2018 – TJ Koyen

Veteran racer picks up first two USPKS victories in competitive IAME KA100 class

Jul 09, 2018
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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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Jul 05, 2018
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Despite adverse heat and challenging issues with rain, Race #4 for the inaugural Maxxis 4 Cycle Sprint Series claimed its largest kart count of the year over the weekend, as the series made a return visit to 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. Headlining the winners were veteran Chris Carroll, taking down the $500 […]

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2018 Can-Am Karting Challenge Kicks Off with Double Header Weekend

Opening event of new season welcomes solid number of karters to the ‘Mac Track’

Jul 03, 2018
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The summer season is here, and regional racing across the United States is in full motion for the Superkarts! USA organization. The last program to get the 2018 year launched is the Can-Am Karting Challenge, the premier racing series in the Pacific Northwest. Round One and Two brought competitors to the Portland Karting Association’s McMinnville […]

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Jul 02, 2018
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The newest show to hit the EKN Radio Network is ‘Operation Grassroots’, a podcast geared solely on the foundation of the sport. The hub of the show will be discussion centered on the grassroots level of karting, from club racing to regional racing, all focused around the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine platform. Our #OperationGrassroots […]

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Jul 02, 2018
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Few forms of motorsport span the globe like karting, with a widely diverse base that extends from beginners to budding stars at the highest level, from dirt ovals to road courses. With the numerous aspects of karting creating a huge demand for product at all levels throughout the year, the recent launch of EPARTRADE, a […]

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Jun 29, 2018
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Superkarts! USA has confirmed the revised class structure for the popular and world-renowned SKUSA SuperNationals for 2018. The model will also guide the 2019 SKUSA ProTour competition program, as SKUSA ushers in the long awaited SKUSA SSE Engine from IAME. Based on empirical evidence and customer feedback, SKUSA has decided that they will be combining […]

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