eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: August 2021 – Brandon Lemke

Franklin Motorsports / Merlin driver dominates Route 66 Sprint Series in Joliet

Sep 15, 2021
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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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EKN Driver Diary: Caleb Gafrarar – FIA Karting Academy Trophy – Italy

North Carolina driver hits middle event of 2021 international program

Aug 30, 2021
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The EKN Driver Diary has returned in 2021 as we once again follow the progress of the United States representative at the FIA Karting Academy Trophy. The program is in its ninth season, welcoming drivers from all over the world to compete in the three-race program alongside the KZ/KZ2 European Championship and World Cup events. […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: July 2021 – Carson Morgan

California driver sweeps Junior wins at USPKS and IAME USA Grand National Championship

Aug 25, 2021
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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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EKN Driver Diary: Caleb Gafrarar – FIA Karting Academy Trophy – Germany

North Carolina driver represents USA against the world

Aug 10, 2021
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The EKN Driver Diary returns in 2021 for the first time as we once again follow the progress of the United States representative at the FIA Karting Academy Trophy. The program is in its ninth season, welcoming drivers from all over the world to compete in the three-race program alongside the KZ/KZ2 European Championship and […]

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2021 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – August 2

Revitalized Norberg remains in the lead of the standings

Aug 06, 2021
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The season moves on for 2021 with championships to be decided in the coming months at the national, regional and club level. A crucial month of August is upon us, especially for the EKN TaG Driver Rankings due to the unique 2020 SKUSA Pro Tour Summer Festival at New Castle Motorsports Park. All six of […]

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2021 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Shifterkart – August 2

Nearly 200 drivers fill standings with reigning SKUSA Pro Tour champion Myers still on top

Aug 05, 2021
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The 2021 season is moving further into the second half of the year as the hunt toward championships are in the reach and minds for teams and drivers. The EKN Shifterkart Driver Rankings is awaiting the upcoming series finales and major events that will close out the season and help us crown this year’s Driver […]

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Jul 27, 2021
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We are past the mid-point of the 2021 karting season, now into the month of July. Each year, the Major League Baseball holds their All-Star Game, welcoming some of the top players from the season from each team to fill up two squads to compete against one another. With that in mind, I thought it […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: June 2021 – Devon Smith-Harden

Clean sweep of shifterkart victories for Harden Motorsports Group driver at famed Quincy Grand Prix

Jul 16, 2021
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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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Paddock Insider: 2021 United States Pro Kart Series – Badger State Grand Prix

News and notes from CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America

Jul 09, 2021
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is part of our Trackside coverage, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will feature notes from trackside at the 2021 United States Pro Kart Series Badger State Grand Prix from the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America during the July 9-11 weekend. EKN Managing Editor David […]

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Jul 02, 2021
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2021 has the distinction of featuring the most times I have been to road racing events in the last decade. Back in April, I had the honor of providing our EKN Trackside coverage for the World Karting Association Vega Road Racing Series event that was part of the Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge in Concord, […]

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Jun 25, 2021
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Franklin Motorsports is among the historic names in the sport of karting with a long foundation within the industry, providing products and services for decades. The Sieracki family took over the ownership of the kart shop in the 2000s and are well into their fourth decade providing product and services for the greater Milwaukee, Wisconsin […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: May 2021 – Hannah Greenemeier

Rolison Performance Group driver makes history by adding her name to list of SKUSA Pro Tour winners

Jun 16, 2021
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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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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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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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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: April 2021 – Ava Hanssen

Team FMS / Merlin driver doubles up at Route 66 Sprint Series opener in Briggs 206 Sportsman action

May 18, 2021
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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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May 05, 2021
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The warehouse in Greenfield, Indiana is filling up with new products available through Comet Kart Sales. One of the most historic kart shops in USA karting industry continues to provide the best service for karters in the Midwest and around the country with the newest and latest products. Below is a rundown of the newest […]

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Apr 30, 2021
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is part of our Trackside coverage, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will feature notes from trackside at the 2021 United States Pro Kart Series Heartland Grand Prix from the New Castle Motorsports Park facility during the April 30-May 2 weekend. EKN Managing Editor David Cole […]

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EKN One-on-One: Allen Berg – Allen Berg Racing Schools

Canadian Hall of Fame member is now an educator and a racing dad

Apr 26, 2021
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If you’ve raced on the national level for the last few years, you’ll likely have seen him in the pit area at a SKUSA, Challenge of the Americas, or USPKS event in the Ryan Perry Motorsports tent. Allen Berg is a quiet and well-spoken racing dad and mechanic to his son Alexander, enjoying his return […]

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2021 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – April 2

Four-time SKUSA champ Norberg climbs back to P1 after solid winter stint

Apr 07, 2021
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The tie has been broken in the EKN TaG Driver Rankings. The 2020 edition ended in a tie for the number one spot following the most unique and emotional season for the sport due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The industry and the community pushed on, with numbers soaring with the need and want to be […]

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