Oct 19, 2018
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The season is drawing to a close, with basically one month left before things turn to 2019. Now is the time where club and regional programs are deciding their champions, preparing for the year-end banquet. Remaining on the schedule are two more events, set to impact the final standings of the 2018 eKartingNews.com TaG Driver […]

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2018 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – Stock Honda – October 15

SuperNationals 21 winner Musgrave remains driver to beat to close out 2018

Oct 18, 2018
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Only a few more weeks remain in the 2018 karting schedule and chances for drivers to improve their position in the eKartingNews.com Stock Honda Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA. Of course, the big one – Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 22 – is the event everyone near the top of the standings is anticipating. Only […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: September 2018 – Riley Scott

15-year-old from Quincy beats out RIGP legends to score two Rock trophies in first start

Oct 12, 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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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – September 21

3,100 driver mark reached for grassroots program in North America

Sep 26, 2018
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History has been made in the fourth year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series, reaching the highest driver mark since the program began in 2015. The driver total racing at the participating North American tracks have 2,012 in Senior/Masters with 1,092 Junior drivers combined in the USA and Canada, breaking the 3,100-mark for […]

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Driver Diary: Colin Queen – CIK-FIA Academy Trophy – Genk, Belgium

Best result for California driver in final round of youth world championship

Sep 20, 2018
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2018 marks the seventh season of karting for California native Colin Queen. The 13-year-old is into his second season at the Junior ranks, following a successful career at the Cadet level at Superkarts! USA, United States Pro Kart Series and Los Angeles Karting Championship. Queen was one of two drivers selected by the World Karting […]

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Briggs 206 Tech: Proper Motor Mounting

Mount your engine to provide optimum performance

Sep 20, 2018
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If you race in any four-cycle class, you’ve heard countless times about the need to maintain momentum.  Low horsepower demands the most efficient use of the limited energy available. I remember having a long discussion with engine builder Paul Leary about the need to get as much power as possible from the output shaft of […]

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Be the Match: Karter Searching for Bone Marrow Donor

Colorado racer Quinton O’Donnell battling Hodgkin Lymphoma

Sep 18, 2018
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Nearly everyone in the world knows someone who has been diagnosed with cancer. There are many forms of cancer, for men, women and children. Numerous organizations have been formed to help raise awareness and research money to fight these diseases, all in an effort to extend millions of lives. One of those organization’s is ‘Be […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – August 24

Program nears 3,000 mark of grassroots racers in North America

Aug 28, 2018
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The 2018 season is entering the final quarter with September nearing by the hour. Labor Day weekend is upon us and of course we will see a number of Briggs & Stratton drivers at the famed Rock Island Grand Prix in Illinois this weekend. What we are also seeing is an increase in numbers at […]

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2018 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – TaG – August 17

Three-time champion Norberg remains the benchmark over Lupien and Yu

Aug 21, 2018
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There is no telling how the standings will finish out the year for the 2018 eKartingNews.com TaG Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA. With each release of the standings, there is movement from nearly all 400 drivers with an improvement here, or a disappointing result there. And as the season draws to a close, […]

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Aug 20, 2018
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The final chapters of the 2018 karting season is upon us as we begin to close out the month of August. Kids are heading back to school, and the racing schedule is starting to slow down with the national programs closing up their final rounds, along with the regional and club series around the country. […]

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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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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – June 22

Over 2,200 drivers taking part in first six months of Operation Grassroots program

Jun 26, 2018
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The Briggs & Stratton #OperationGrassroots continues its growth. Now into the fourth year of the Briggs Weekly Racing Series program, a total of 2,272 drivers have recorded a result at one of the 56 tracks in North America participating in the 2018 season. The Senior/Masters division, combining the USA and Canada racers, is at 1400, […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: May 2018 – Arias Deukmedjian

Florida driver doubles up at SpringNationals to put himself in championship contention

Jun 22, 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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Alan Rudolph Racing Academy Tip of the Month: Back to the Track

Leading karting school in North America provides first tips of 2018

Jun 11, 2018
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Karting is about becoming one with the chassis, the engine and the track. Many who have been in and are currently competing believe it is a specific brand or a particular powerplant that can make or break your weekend at the track. In fact, the major adjustment to find extra speed and more consistency is […]

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Driver Diary: Colin Queen – CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy – Salbris, France

California driver takes us with him to first of three international events representing USA

May 24, 2018
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2018 marks the seventh season of karting for California native Colin Queen. The 13-year-old is into his second season at the Junior ranks, following a successful career at the Cadet level at Superkarts! USA, United States Pro Kart Series and Los Angeles Karting Championship. Queen was one of two drivers selected by the World Karting […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: April 2018 – Zach Hollingshead

Ocala Gran Prix driver defends home turf for USPKS event with three victories

May 22, 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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Inside the Alan Rudolph Racing Academy

EKN looks at the sport’s finest driver development school

May 14, 2018
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The sport of karting welcomed its newest dedicated school in 2017, when veteran driver and educator Alan Rudolph officially opened the doors to the Alan Rudolph Racing Academy at the beautiful Speedsportz Racing Park in New Caney, Texas. In the world of driver development, the launch of this new school ushers in a tremendous opportunity […]

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Apr 05, 2018
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

If you get a chance to sit down with a group of veterans of the sport, ask about ‘The Park’, lean back and just listen. The 70s, 80s and 90s were exciting times for kart racing in America, as the racing was hard-fought and the sport added to its list of legendary drivers.  To gain […]

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Fast Five: Mark Coats – United States Pro Kart Series

Premier karting series set to begin sixth season

Apr 02, 2018
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The 2013 season marked a new era for the sport. Mark Coats, a long-time promoter and industry member, created the United States Pro Kart Series as a way to provide the best value for the racers and teams in the eastern half of the USA. The series opened at the GoPro Motorplex in torrential rain, […]

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