eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: August 2019 – Jake French

Croc Promotion USA driver doubles up at SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals

Sep 20, 2019
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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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2019 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – TaG – September 9

Four-time SKUSA Pro Tour champion Norberg remains on top

Sep 13, 2019
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There can be no doubt as to who is at the top of the eKartingNews.com TaG Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA following the first eight months of the 2019 season. Nearly 400 drivers have put in results through the selected events on the season to accumulate points over the past 12 months to […]

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2019 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – Shifterkart – September 9

Top three include same names with Myers still on top but a familiar challenger close behind

Sep 12, 2019
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The end of the 2019 season is looming with the months of September and October closing out the many regional programs before year-end events put a cap on the year. The bulk of the national schedule is complete, shaping up the latest release of the eKartingNews.com Shifterkart Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA. Three […]

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Sep 04, 2019
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2019 marks the 10th season for the FIA Karting Academy Trophy program, which opened up at the Pro Kart Raceland facility in Wackersdorf, Germany on May 2-5. The United States have sent drivers to race in the unique championship series against drivers from all over the world. The 2019 season is welcoming 51 young drivers […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: July 2019 – Steven Kilsdonk

Career performance with victory and two runner-up finishes at USAC Karting Battle of the Brickyard

Aug 27, 2019
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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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Aug 21, 2019
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One of the longest running events in United States karting – the Rock Island Grand Prix – is about to write the 25th chapter of the famed Labor Day street race. Each year, a group of volunteers plan and execute a two-day racing festival in the city streets of Rock Island, Illinois. The Quad Cities […]

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Aug 20, 2019
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It’s pretty easy to see, at any track on any given weekend, that Stilo helmets are becoming more and more visible in North American karting. Manufactured at Stilo’s headquarters in Pedrengo, Italy, the products have been officially imported and distributed by Simpson Performance Products, Inc since the beginning of 2018. Stilo provides a full range […]

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2019 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – TaG – August 1

Top-two of Norberg and Jarsocrak set to do battle at upcoming SKUSA SummerNationals

Aug 06, 2019
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It is safe to say the formula that computes the eKartingNews.com TaG Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA is spot on. For years, we’ve heard that our system favors one way or leans toward another direction than it should. However, numbers don’t lie and at the top of the TaG standings are two of […]

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2019 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – Shifterkart – August 1

Showdown in Indiana set with Myers, Wick and Musgrave fighting at the top

Aug 05, 2019
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The month of July passed by us very quickly, as kids are already returning to school in certain parts of the country. For those of us at the EKN offices, it felt like an extremely busy month. In the eKartingNews.com Shifterkart Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA, not much changed, with mostly club and […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: June 2019 – Jeff Dolian

Long-time Margay racer sweeps Ignite categories at Quincy Grand Prix

Jul 31, 2019
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In our continuing effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to offer up our ‘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 […]

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The Rock Celebrating 25th Anniversary in 2019

Rock Island Grand Prix is a karting ‘bucket list’ event

Jul 15, 2019
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For the last 25 years, the Rock Island Grand Prix has been one of the core karting events in North America. We use the term ‘bucket list’ when describing the race because it’s a one-of-a-kind event that every karter should experience at least once. That said, if you attend once, you’re very likely coming back. […]

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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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Endurance Karting: The Original Arrive-and-Drive Program

Program provides crucial avenue to bring new racers into the sport

Jun 10, 2019
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The discussion of how to grow the sport of karting is one that continues year after year. The simple solution is getting people into the seat and driving, no matter the chassis, engine or tire. Let the experience sell itself. Different tracks and clubs have their own unique views on how to market to new […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: May 2019 – Ryan Norberg

Three-time SKUSA Pro Tour champion dominates SpringNationals, wins inaugural Stars & Stripes Trophy

Jun 06, 2019
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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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Faces of the Grid: Gary Carlton

A life’s work for GFC bloomed in late 2018 with own chassis brand and race team

Jun 03, 2019
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By Blake Hunt Gary, something, Carlton? The F is a secret which has yet to be revealed. Going back to the late 1990s and the early days of Superkarts! USA, Carlton has been a force behind the wheel of a shifterkart. From his days as a Trackmagic factory driver, to his most recent exploits behind […]

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2019 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – TaG – May 27

Three-time SKUSA champ Norberg continues reign at top, now challenged by Jarsocrak

May 31, 2019
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The top spot of the eKartingNews.com TaG Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA has become a familiar position for Ryan Norberg. For the last two seasons, the Florida driver has finished the year at the top of the standings. The reigning three-time Superkarts! USA champion seems to be in position to earn the top […]

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May 30, 2019
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The numbers continue to increase for the eKartingNews.com Shifterkart Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA. This month’s release features 230 drivers, and increase from April’s standings thanks to the expansion of the program in 2019 from the Stock Moto platform. A number of events were calculated into the newest standings, however, the top three […]

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2019 EKN Constructors Championship: May 17

Tony Kart begins new season still at the top in North America

May 20, 2019
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The 2019 EKN Constructors Championship is underway, with a number of events completed during the first four months of the year. This year’s edition of the EKN CC – focused on major national and regional events from coast-to-coast –  welcomes 56 rounds of racing including 10 series/programs. Nearly half of the rounds for 2019 have […]

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Quincy Grand Prix 2019 – Bigger and Better

Last year’s successful return of ‘The Park’ fueling growth for current edition

May 17, 2019
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In just over a month, one of the sport’ legendary events will welcome over 300 entries to what is certainly one of American karting’s most unique tracks.  The Quincy Grand Prix or ‘the Park’, as veterans still call it, was revived last June after a 15-year layoff and the support from the community was staggering.  […]

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