Feb 26, 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 Challenge of the Americas presented by Royce & Baxter at the CalSpeed Karting facility during the February 26-28 weekend. EKN Managing Editor David Cole is trackside […]

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Feb 24, 2021
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The motor mount is a crucial component of every kart. That hardware is what connects the power to the frame and allows you to drive your way to the top of the podium. Odenthal Racing Products have been producing karting components based on the decades of karting experience, and design ‘Made In the USA’ products […]

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Paddock Insider: 2021 SKUSA Winter Series – AMR2

News and notes from the finale in Homestead

Feb 12, 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 Superkarts! USA Winter Series at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex during the February 12-14 weekend. EKN Managing Editor David Cole is trackside in Homestead, Florida to provide […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: January 2021 – Matias Orjuela

Parolin USA driver scores three victories at SKUSA Winter Series and Florida Winter Tour events

Feb 08, 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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One-on-One: Greg Jasperson – Cup Karts North America

Leader of America’s strongest Briggs 206 platform looks forward and back

Jan 28, 2021
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In 2020, amidst the uncertainty, cancellations, and rescheduling, the karting industry dug in deep and worked together to run races at club, regional, and national level all over the country. Over the last three years, building off the growing popularity of their annual Grand Nationals and the strength of their Champions Cup series in the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: December 2020 – Isaac Malcuit

Kart Republic driver doubles up at WKA Daytona KartWeek

Jan 19, 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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Jan 12, 2021
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A gathering of old, new and former karters began in the spring of 2020 when a challenged was laid out by karter John Brown. In April, through social media, Brown was able to gather momentum to begin the ‘50 Kart Challenge’. The goal – to fill a field of 50 drivers in the Yamaha Senior […]

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Jan 06, 2021
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-An article by Blake Hunt TaG Senior has arguably been the most fiercely contested class in karting over the past decade. In anything this competitive, the cream rises to the top, and it has become clear the cream of the crop is none other than Ryan Norberg and Brandon Jarsocrak. These two men have dominated […]

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EKN One-on-One: Garett Potter – ROK Cup USA

Success in Vegas leads to momentum heading into 2021 season for Vortex-focused program

Jan 04, 2021
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The 2020 season is now over, and a new calendar is underway with the running of the annual WKA KartWeek in Daytona. 2020 was mentally one of the toughest seasons ever for both the industry and those who are in and around the sport of karting. The COVID-19 pandemic sent the world into lockdown as […]

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2020 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – Final

Deukmedjian and Mars finish tied for first ever co-#1 drivers to end season

Dec 23, 2020
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The final club and regional events of the 2020 season have finally concluded here in the United States for the sport of karting. It was a busy season with the COVID-19 pandemic that saw numerous events rescheduled, with nearly all of the races on the EKN Driver Rankings schedule conducted as the industry and those […]

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2020 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Shifterkart – Final

Myers finishes season in top spot for second time in career

Dec 22, 2020
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The 2020 season has finally concluded for the sport of karting here in the United States. The last clubs and regional events have hosted their final rounds after a busy and rescheduled calendar due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly all the events on the EKN Driver Rankings schedule were conducted or rescheduled, as the sport […]

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EKN One-on-One: Jamie Sieracki – Franklin Motorsports

Veteran industry member focused on continuing development in 2021

Dec 21, 2020
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As we close of the end of a surreal calendar year, we’re going to fire up a series of off-season Q&As to check in with the sport’s industry players and promoters to set the stage for 2021. We begin with one of the truly great guys in karting, Jamie Sieracki from Franklin Motorsports and Team […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: November 2020 – Ryan Kinnear

2019 ROK the RIO winner defends crown in Las Vegas

Dec 15, 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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Industry Insider: TecnoKart USA

Legendary manufacturer growing brand in US with passionate racers

Dec 14, 2020
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In motorsports, the Tecno name dates back to the early 1960s. Italian brothers Gianfranco and Luciani Pederzani of Bologna began constructing karts and, by the mid-60s, were into car racing with Formula 3 and Formula 2 chassis. Eventually, they reached the Formula One stage with a car of their design competing in 10 F1 Grands […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: October 2020 – Brandon Jarsocrak

‘Shillington Slingshot’ earns fourth straight X30 Pro title in USPKS competition

Nov 25, 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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Nov 24, 2020
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The state of Ohio is strong when it comes to the grassroots level of our sport. A long list of racing circuits host karters throughout the spring, summer and fall seasons to help provide an outlet for those searching to fulfill their need for speed. One of the newest to join the party is the […]

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Nov 23, 2020
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The 2020 racing season tested the karting industry, teams, competitors, and the community as a whole. While the beginning weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic brought a sense of unknown to many, the sport of karting shined in the second half of the year with growing numbers of racers hitting the race track across North America. […]

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Nov 17, 2020
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Precision Karting Technologies prides itself on the many products that they manufacture for the karting market. Their ‘Made in the USA’ line spans across different engine platforms and chassis brands, all focused on providing quality manufactured products that fit a certain need. Out of their Wixom, Michigan headquarters, PKT has developed a new engine mount […]

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Nov 04, 2020
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This past weekend marked the 22nd anniversary of the 1998 FMK / FIA North American Karting Championships, hosted by the World Karting Association at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The event was like no other in the world, bringing together karters of all different forms to compete on four different tracks on one race weekend. The […]

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Industry Insider: A-Maxx Racing

Driven by passion, new race team is focused on driver development for every level

Nov 02, 2020
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A new race team has been storming the industry throughout the 2020 season, competing in programs from the grassroots of the sport to the national level of competition. A-Maxx Racing is making a name for themselves and they’re gaining ground as a new stable for drivers of all ages and all backgrounds, driven by a […]

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