eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: November 2019 – Danny Formal

Two major victories for Costa Rican at ROK the RIO and SuperNationals 23

Dec 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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Dec 19, 2019
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There are three parts to a karting package. The chassis, the driver, and of course, the engine. They all come together to become one, screaming around the track just one inch off the ground. Everything begins with the chassis, but in order for the rolling frame to move, it needs power. A significant component in […]

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EKN Constructors Championship: 2019 Final Standings

Ninth season of Tony Kart finishing as top manufacturer in North America

Dec 18, 2019
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The tabulation is complete for the 2019 eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship final standings. A total of 36 events of racing from January to November counted toward calculation for the top performing chassis brands in United States competition. In events from coast to coast, a total of 42 chassis brands earned points at the international, national and […]

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One-on-One: Greg Bell – Leading Edge Motorsports

Industry veteran motivated following major event wins in Las Vegas

Dec 16, 2019
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Over the past 20 years, Greg Bell and his Leading Edge Motorsports operation have been a powerhouse in national and regional racing in the United States. From his start in the industry in the mid-90s to riding the forefront of the shifterkart wave of popularity from 1997-2005, Bell was the man orchestrating the success of […]

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Dec 11, 2019
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Safety for motorsports is always evolving. One of the most unique devices created for the sport of karting is the rib protector. The contact between the seat and the mid-section of the body is vital to a good performance on the track. A driver must become one with the kart in order to find the […]

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2019 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – TaG – Final

Norberg finishes third straight year on top, ahead of Jarsocrak and Brooks

Dec 10, 2019
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2019 marks the 13th season for the eKartingNews.com TaG Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA. What began in the pages of Shifter Kart Illustrated magazine moved over to the website, and continues to recognize the top ‘Touch and Go’ driver from each season. For the past three years, one driver has held the top […]

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2019 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – Shifterkart – Final

Ramirez steals top spot to close out season ahead of Myers and Musgrave

Dec 09, 2019
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The 2019 karting season has come to a close as we look forward to turning the page over to 2020. Events counting toward the 2019 eKartingNews.com Shifterkart Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA have been completed and now a full 12-month run of events from the season have been tabulated to decide the top […]

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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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