Jun 22, 2022
Written by David Cole | 1 Comment

The recent joint statement from ROK Cup USA, Superkarts! USA and the United States Pro Kart Series regarding a working relationship has sparked much interest in our community, and not surprisingly, it has brought up past discussions and new conversation regarding the sport of karting here in the USA. What sparked this new endeavor? First […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: May 2022 – Max Garcia

Four podiums in two days for Florida driver at USPKS Carolina Grand Prix

Jun 21, 2022
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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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Jun 15, 2022
Written by David Cole | No Comments

A leader in motorsport safety, Stilo is becoming one of the leading brands in the sport of karting, not only here in the USA but around the world. The quality of product produced at the Stilo headquarters in Pedrengo, Italy is outstanding. The sport of karting is seeing huge boost at the grassroots through the […]

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Jun 10, 2022
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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 2022 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals at the Utah Motorsports Campus in Erda, Utah over the June 9-12 weekend. This is insider info will not be seen […]

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2022 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings presented by Skip Barber Racing School – TaG – June 3

Top-three changes with Norberg still out front now ahead of Nepveu and Massimino

Jun 07, 2022
Written by David Cole | No Comments

eKartingNews.com is happy to announce the addition of Skip Barber Racing School as the presenting sponsor for the EKN Driver Rankings. The second release of the year of the eKartingNews.com TaG Driver Rankings presented by Skip Barber Racing School features changes across the board, except at the top. The points calculations reflect the last 12 […]

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Jun 06, 2022
Written by David Cole | No Comments

eKartingNews.com is happy to announce the addition of Skip Barber Racing School as the presenting sponsor for the EKN Driver Rankings. The second release of the eKartingNews.com Shifterkart Driver Rankings for 2022 features no changes in the order among the top-11. The point totals have been adjusted with the removal of last year’s SKUSA Pro […]

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Jun 01, 2022
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Howden Media Group is happy to announce the addition of Nate Dean to the eKartingNews.com staff, as he’s come on-board as our new Editorial Assistant. Since 2004, Howden Media Group has been a two-person show with Editor-in-Chief Rob Howden and Managing Editor David Cole producing the content and social media presence for the site, all […]

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May 31, 2022
Written by David Cole | No Comments

One name that has stood out over the last two decades in the sport of karting is most certainly Gary Carlton. The two-time Superkarts! USA SuperNationals winner is among the most decorated shifterkart drivers in North America, having enjoyed a solid career competing in Europe with numerous factory race teams. Prior to his move to […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: April 2022 – Eli Warren

Kentucky driver the latest young name added to winning list at historic Route 66 Sprint Series

May 23, 2022
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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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‘10 Questions’ with Rick Jump

USPKS and Route 66 Sprint Series Technical Director keeps busy with love of racing

May 13, 2022
Written by David Cole | No Comments

In our never-ending quest for fun and intriguing editorial, the EKN staff is offering up a new interview series for 2022. We’re calling it ‘10 Questions’ and it’s a series that will spotlight many of the important people in our community who may not otherwise find their way onto EKN’s homepage. EKN will sit down […]

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Apr 29, 2022
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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 2022 United States Pro Kart Series Carolina Grand Prix from the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. This is insider info will not be seen anywhere else. […]

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Apr 26, 2022
Written by David Cole | No Comments

A leader in motorsport safety, Stilo is becoming one of the leading brands in the sport of karting, not only here in the USA but around the world. The quality of product produced at the Stilo headquarters in Pedrengo, Italy is outstanding. The sport of karting is seeing huge boost in the youth categories at […]

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Apr 22, 2022
Written by David Cole | No Comments

A #FlashbackFriday back to the 2009 Snap-on Stars of Karting Grand Prix of Sonoma. The April 24-26 event took place at the then-named Jim Russell International Karting Center. It became the final event for the organization that was the premier national karting series throughout the 2000s, founded by Bryan Herta and Hollis Brown along with […]

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2022 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – April 18

Norberg continues at the top to begin season with new challengers behind him

Apr 19, 2022
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2022 season is shaping up to be another stellar year of karting in North America. The chase for the top spot in the EKN TaG Driver Rankings is expected to be similar with familiar and new names opening up the first release of the standings for 2022. For four of the last five years, […]

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2022 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Shifterkart – April 18

Same top-three in standings with Myers, French and Formal begins new season

Apr 18, 2022
Written by David Cole | No Comments

A new season is upon us and is already cranking out the results with the winter programs wrapped up and the season championship programs underway. The EKN Driver Rankings is set for another year of collecting results from national and regional events across North America. The Shifterkart standings finished as we expected as now three-time […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: March 2022 – Steven Miller

Florida driver earns big wins to close out winter season in home state

Apr 15, 2022
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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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Racelab Becomes Official Distributor for TB Kart in North America

British Columbia operation based at Area 27 primed to develop network for historic brand

Apr 07, 2022
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

Right now, despite the challenges presented over the last two years by the COVID-19 pandemic, our sport is in an extremely positive place. Karting in North America continues to enjoy expansion and growth, with new businesses, new race teams and, of course, new facilities being developed. With every new kart track that’s constructed, it’s common […]

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Apr 07, 2022
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

A key component to winning is preparation. You may have the perceived best equipment that money can buy, however, a true karter must understand the concept that it may be the work that happens off the race track that determines if you earn a podium finish or if you come up short. One aspect to […]

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Apr 01, 2022
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

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 2022 Challenge of the Americas at the Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. This is insider info will not be seen anywhere else. Please feel free to comment […]

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Mar 25, 2022
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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 2022 Challenge of the Americas at the Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. This is insider info will not be seen anywhere else. Please feel free to comment […]

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