Mar 23, 2022
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For decades, Comet Kart Sales has provided or manufactured products that help karters on and off the track. A unique product is now available from Comet, the OTK Full Tank Adapter. Karters who would like to utilize a smaller tank on OTK karts know there is no easy way to mount it. The Comet OTK […]

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Mar 22, 2022
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A 24-hour race may seem like a long event, however, the lead-up to the SimCraft 24 Hours of NOLA lasted 467 days. The third edition of the 24-hour karting endurance event promoted by TJ Halsema of PMG Promotions, was held on March 10-13 at the NOLA Motorsports Park of Avondale, Louisiana. Several factors led to […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: February 2022 – Caleb Gafrarar

Rolison Performance Group driver closes out SKUSA Winter Series with four wins in same weekend

Mar 18, 2022
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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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Skip Barber Racing School Expanding in Karting

Legendary racing school program set to open rental kart facilities

Mar 15, 2022
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No one can argue the fact that the Skip Barber Racing School is one of the legendary names in American motorsports. The company was purchased by the DeMonte family in 2017, and to the benefit of the American karting community, their on-going efforts to grow and cement the Skip Barber brand in the motorsports community […]

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Ignite Majors Set for 2022

Premier tracks and the sport’s iconic street races fill schedule

Mar 09, 2022
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If you look back at the last seven years, the Margay Ignite Karting program is one of the biggest success stories in American karting. Launched in 2015 with the goal of providing a low-cost spec American-made racing package that lowered the barrier of entry for newcomers, Margay’s Ignite program has expanded to a series of […]

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Mar 04, 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 Southern Grand Prix from the Orlando Kart Center in Orlando, Florida. This is insider info will not be seen anywhere else. […]

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‘10 Questions’ with Dave MacIntyre

CKNA announcer discusses career and love of the craft

Mar 02, 2022
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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. Our Editor-in-Chief Rob Howden […]

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Feb 25, 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 Challenge of the Americas at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. This is insider info will not be seen anywhere else. Please feel free […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: January 2022 – Kyle Wick

Trackmagic / GFC Karting driver swipes ROK Shifter at Challenge of the Americas opener

Feb 17, 2022
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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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Staying True to Their Sport: P1 Coffee Co

Melding a passion for motorsports and coffee in a delicious side hustle

Feb 15, 2022
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It’s not uncommon in the motorsports community to see competitors opt for racing-themed branding in their businesses or side hustles. This is most certainly the case for Joe and Brenna Ruch. The husband-and-wife team have operated P1 Coffee Co since early 2021; their side-business that morphed from a love of coffee into their own roasting […]

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Feb 11, 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 Superkarts! USA Winter Series, with the final two rounds held on February 11-13 at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires in Homestead, Florida. This […]

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‘10 Questions’ with Ken Johnson

Veteran photographer has viewed sport’s absolute best through his lens

Feb 08, 2022
Written by Rob Howden | 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 on EKN. If you know someone who […]

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Jan 28, 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 Challenge of the Americas at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. This is insider info will not be seen anywhere else. Please feel free to […]

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‘10 Questions’ with Shelby Jocelyn

EKN launches new interview series with the ‘West Coast Queen of Timing & Scoring’

Jan 26, 2022
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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 on EKN. If you know someone who […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: December 2021 – Jeremy Fletcher

Florida driver becomes second ever to win twice on SuperSunday at SKUSA SuperNationals 24

Jan 18, 2022
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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 07, 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 Winter Series, with the opening rounds held on January 7-9 at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires in Homestead, Florida. This is […]

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Behind the Laptop: The Longest Season

Putting 2021 into the rear-view mirror as we anticipate another exciting karting season ahead

Dec 29, 2021
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There is no doubt that 2020 was one of the more difficult years in decades for everyone around the world, which not surprisingly impacted the sport of karting – both positively and negatively. Depending on the region or area in which you reside, karting was affected one way or another. After dealing with the initial […]

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2021 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – Final

Fourth time for Norberg to end season as ‘Driver of the Year’

Dec 23, 2021
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The 2021 season has ended after the final events on the competition calendar have been put into the books. This past year could be one of the longest in recent seasons, following the most challenging in 2020 with the COVID-19 pandemic. Numbers at the national level down to the club scene continue to grow, making […]

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2021 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – Shifterkart – Final

Myers ends season as top driver for third time in career

Dec 22, 2021
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What has probably been the longest season of national level karting in the United States is finally concluded with the last few events of 2021 into the record books. Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, there was concern about where the sport would be in the future. Thankfully, it has seen a surge […]

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Dec 21, 2021
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The 2021 season marked the seventh year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series presented by RLV program. This unique point system provides Briggs to continue its focus on the ‘Operation Grassroots’ program of supporting local tracks and clubs, while promoting those drivers competing at the grassroots level across North America. The Briggs Weekly […]

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