eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: October 2019 – Jordan Prior

Canadian scores big victory at Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 3

Nov 29, 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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Nov 20, 2019
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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 Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 23, which is being held this week at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.  This is insider info will not […]

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OnTrack: Comet Eagle – Rob Howden

EKN staff ride American-made steel to solid Battle at the Brickyard finishes

Nov 08, 2019
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In early July, the EKN crew of Rob Howden and David Cole were offered the opportunity to join the Comet Kart Sales team to compete in the USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard. In this two-part series, Rob and David will detail their experiences with the American-made Comet Eagle chassis at one of the coolest […]

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OnTrack: Comet Eagle – David Cole

EKN staff join historic family-owned karting shop to solid Battle at the Brickyard finishes

Nov 06, 2019
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In early July, the EKN crew of Rob Howden and David Cole were offered the opportunity to join the Comet Kart Sales team to compete in the USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard.  In this two-part series, Rob and David will detail their experiences with the American-made Comet Eagle chassis at one of the coolest […]

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Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 23

November 20-24, 2019: Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas, Nevada

Nov 05, 2019
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The 23rd edition of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals is set for November 20-24, 2019 outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. Over 500 competitors from around the world will gather in Las Vegas for the ‘grand daddy of them all’ in North American karting, if not the globe. A total of 12 categories in 10 […]

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Mechanic Minutes: Dan Schlosser – Rok Cup Superfinal

Third event overseas takes Mars-Schlosser duo to South Garda Karting

Nov 05, 2019
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The 2019 season is coming to a close and some of the major events from around the world are taking part. One of the first to kick off the ‘majors’ of karting was the Rok Cup Superfinal at the South Garda Karting facility in Lonato, Italy. Drivers from around the world converge on the historic […]

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Nov 01, 2019
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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 2019 ROK Cup USA ROK the RIO, which is being held this week at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.  This is insider […]

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Trackmagic is Back – The Return of the Legend

Former factory drivers Jason LaPoint and Gary Carlton re-fire iconic brand

Oct 30, 2019
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During the mid-1990s, the American karting community witnessed a disrupter to the norm. The name ‘Trackmagic’ emerged from the historic kart tracks of NorCal and the American-made karts that were turned out of the San Francisco, CA shop quickly became a household national name. Fueled by the passion and drive of Fausto Vitello, the publisher […]

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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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