CRG Nordam / LSR Motorsports Set for Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 3

Factory support for CRG drivers during Briggs & Stratton major event at New Castle Motorsports Park

Sep 13, 2019
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The end of the 2019 season signals the preparation for some of the largest karting events of the year for CRG Nordam, the factory-supported operation for the United States and Canada. The first event to mark off is the Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 3 at the New Castle Motorsports Park on October 3-5. […]

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Round Seven for Los Angeles Karting Championship Welcomes Number of Sweeps

Season nearing the end for program at CalSpeed Karting Center

Sep 12, 2019
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The seventh round for the Los Angeles Karting Championship was completed on August 25 at the CalSpeed Karting circuit. Teams and competitors took to the ‘Classico’ layout of the Fontana, California facility, located just outside the Auto Club Speedway. Round Seven welcomed a number of drivers sweeping the action, in addition to others extending win […]

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Sep 10, 2019
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One of the longest running events in North American karting is the Rock Island Grand Prix. The world-famous street race in Rock Island, Illinois hosted the 25th edition on August 31-September 1 with racers from all over converging on the Quad Cities area for fun on and off the track. Two action-packed days fill up […]

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Sep 10, 2019
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The Margay Ignite Series Round 8 at the Gateway Kartplex ran on the Supertrack 3.0 layout last Saturday morning to head into the later-half of the season. The new layout proved to be ultra-technical with lap times doubling the norm. To assist with the parity of the series, race officials claimed Hunter Richardson and Reid […]

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Sep 09, 2019
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In order to help as many racers from across the US, Canada and Mexico make the Grand Nationals, Briggs & Stratton has worked with CKNA to develop its first ever travel assistance program! One of the things that many racers say prevents them from coming to an event are the travel costs. For racers traveling […]

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Sep 04, 2019
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eKartingNews.com is the hub of the karting world, providing you with all the latest news, insider information and race reports from events around the globe. ‘This Week In Karting’ helps to tie everything together in one weekly podcast, bringing our listeners up to speed on the most recent news in the sport. Episode 13 with […]

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Sep 04, 2019
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PSL Karting is coming to the Cup Karts North America Grand Nationals 3, and they are doing it big! North America’s importer for Birel ART and Ricciardo chassis is making the trip from Quebec City, Canada to New Castle Indiana to compete in North America’s largest 4-cycle sprint karting event! To celebrate joining the CKNA […]

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Aug 28, 2019
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One of the biggest questions all year long has been, “What will the race format for Grand Nationals 3 be?” Well the wait is over… here is the format for the biggest 4-cycle event of 2019: Qualifying 3 Heat races Features So how will it all work? Qualifying will set the grids for Heat 1. […]

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Aug 28, 2019
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As summer comes to an end the Summer Sizzler has return for the 2nd year to Heartland Park in Topeka, Kansas.  The Summer Sizzler is a joint venture between 3 great karting organizations, WKA, KART/MARRS and CES.  This race is the 2nd race this year that these 3 groups have gotten together in hopes of […]

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Aug 27, 2019
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Speakers and presenters taking part in this year’s Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show Education program represent a who’s who of industry experts and top performers on the track, in the shop, and behind the businesses that specialize in race parts and services. Attendees of the 2019 PRI Show, set for December 12–14 at the […]

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Aug 26, 2019
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Team USA for the upcoming Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals is set, thanks to the third #RaceRotax event of the season with J3 Competition hosting the Stars & Stripes Open event at Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Justin Stefani of J3 joins EKN’s Rob Howden to discuss Team USA, heading to the 20th edition of the […]

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Aug 26, 2019
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We pride ourselves on listening to our customers and trying our best to honor their requests whenever we can. For Grand Nationals 3, we have had numerous requests to add a new class. So just as 2018’s Grands saw the birth of our CIK Sr. Medium class, 2019 welcomes the all new CIK Sr. Heavy […]

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Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 23 Event Schedule Released

Five days of on-track action highlighted by new qualifying format

Aug 23, 2019
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The 2019 racing season may soon be drawing to a close, and while the memories of the year are still fresh in our minds, many are now turning their attention to the grand finale of them all – SKUSA SuperNationals 23. With less than 100 days until haulers begin setting up outside the Rio All-Suite […]

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Aug 23, 2019
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The Margay Ignite Series Round 7 at the Gateway Kartplex kicked off the Bommarito 500 Indycar race week at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, IL last Saturday night. It was contested on the traditional configuration, under the lights, shading the drivers from the hot St. Louis weather. Ignite Senior Points leader, Hunter Richardson, set […]

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Aug 21, 2019
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The third and final event of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour took place on the August 9-11 weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The 10th edition of the SummerNationals welcomed a near-record paddock to the New Castle, Indiana facility with the 12 different championships decided after Rounds Five and Six were contested. Rob Howden […]

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Aug 21, 2019
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Kart Circuit Autobahn (KCA) is set to open the area’s first high-performance outdoor karting venue in August 2019. KCA’s new, state-of-the-art facility will offer motorsports enthusiasts of all ages an unparalleled driver and spectator experience. Unlike conventional go-kart concessions or indoor karting with short runs and low speeds, KCA features gas-powered CRG Centurion karts on […]

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Aug 21, 2019
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For the second year running, two of the staunchest supporters of up-and-coming open-wheel racers, the Lucas Oil School of Racing and Cooper Tires, will combine forces to host the Team USA Scholarship shootout. The two-day assessment will take place early next month at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis. Six talented young Americans will take […]

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Aug 19, 2019
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The Rock Island Grand Prix has become the largest street race in the world, and the longest running at the same time. Every Labor Day weekend, karters from all over converge on the Quad Cities area to compete for two days in the city streets, ready to celebrate the 25th edition on August 31-September 1. […]

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Aug 16, 2019
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The 2019 PRI Trade Show will provide attendees unprecedented educational and business opportunities that make it a must-attend event for industry professionals. With new features, an expanded exhibit area and the most comprehensive educational and technical seminar program in its 31-year history, racing professionals won’t want to miss the 2019 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show. A host of […]

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Aug 15, 2019
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The United States Pro Kart Series completed its 2019 season on the July 26-28 weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The New Castle, Indiana facility hosted the Hoosier State Grand Prix, which served as the fifth and sixth rounds of the USPKS championship program. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the event in […]

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