May 07, 2021
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The United States Pro Kart Series continued its 2021 season with the second event of the year. For the ninth time in the nine-year history, USPKS travelled to the New Castle Motorsports Park to host the Heartland Grand Prix. Rounds Three and Four of the championship program were contested on the April 30-May 2 weekend […]

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Apr 30, 2021
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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. This Week In […]

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Apr 29, 2021
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The EKN Trackside Live program visits multiple events throughout the karting season. Leading up to major events on the calendar, EKN is happy to provide a show as part of the EKN Radio Network. The EKN OutLap is a preview podcast show, geared at providing you the top stories, breaking news, and championship battles going […]

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Apr 26, 2021
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A unique and different EKN Trackside weekend on the April 15-18 weekend, bringing coverage from the World Karting Association Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge. All three of the programs with WKA – Manufacturers Cup Series, Speedway Dirt and Road Racing Series – were in action at the Concord, North Carolina facility. While EKN had visits […]

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Apr 12, 2021
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As unique as the event itself, United States Karting Grand Prix officials are pleased to launch the 2021 Superkart Shootout. Set to be held during the USKGP at the Utah Motorsports Campus over the July 23-25 weekend, Superkart racers will by vying for cash prizes and the #1 plate to be utilized and displayed proudly […]

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Buckeye Karting Challenge and Klotz Extend Partnership Agreement

Klotz to be Title Sponsor of the BKC State Championship Series through 2025

Apr 12, 2021
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The Buckeye Karting Challenge and Klotz Synthetic Lubricants have come to an agreement which will extend their partnership through 2025. Klotz has been a strong supporter of karting throughout their history and this agreement cements their place as title sponsor for the BKC State Championship Series for years to come. Along with their sponsorship commitment, […]

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Apr 02, 2021
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With the Rotax Racing season set to kick off in less than a month on the east coast, the finalization for the Rotax Trophy West series has been confirmed. Rotax will return to the west coast with a true series that will house two official events in 2021 as the program is set to mirror […]

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Apr 01, 2021
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As excitement builds towards the first annual United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP), race officials are pleased to confirm the event schedules. With registration opening last week and momentum building, the July 23-25 karting festival at Utah Motorsports Campus (UMC) is coming to shape. With organizations working together and giving back to the karting community, […]

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Apr 01, 2021
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The United States Pro Kart Series, presented by MG tires and IAME USA East, and its regional series, the Route 66 Sprint Series, presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports, have released the track layout for their much anticipated upcoming events at New Castle Motorsports Park. When the Route 66 series hits the track on […]

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Stars Championship Series Presented by Extreme Sim Racing Primed for Third Season

Four-race series set to kick off season at GoPro Motorplex in April

Mar 31, 2021
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The Stars Championship Series will kick off its 2021 karting season on the April 9-11 weekend at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC with a mix of categories and engine platforms, including four different gearbox engine options. The series will consist of four events in North Carolina, Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. With a dedication to promote […]

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Mar 31, 2021
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Gary Carlton, owner of the GFC kart brand, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Sonny Cervelli as the Director of Operations for GFC. Since its debut at the end of 2018, the GFC chassis has garnered some major victories and titles in North American karting. The operation continues to expand, welcoming new dealers […]

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Mar 31, 2021
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The United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP) has confirmed Tillotson as an event sponsor for this summer’s event. Along with the newly formed partnership, USKGP has confirmed the recent speculations of an additional karting class for the new Tillotson T225 4 Cycle motor which is growing at an epic pace worldwide. Tillotson will also be […]

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Mar 25, 2021
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With the Charlotte Karting Challenge entry moving to tier two tomorrow, World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup competitors have two opportunities to save money. With increased fees taking effect on Thursday, March 25, any entrant that pre-enters the Charlotte, North Carolina event will receive a 15% coupon code to be utilized towards the Charlotte Summer Series. […]

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Mar 23, 2021
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With news coming at a feverish pace and excitement building for the United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP), Series Officials are pleased to announce that registration for the inaugural event is now open. Set to take place the July 23-25 weekend at the Utah Motorsports Campus, a multi-track facility in Tooele, Utah, the event will […]

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Mar 21, 2021
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With the final Saturday of the Florida Winter Tour now complete, grids for Championship Sunday have been set. As weather moved in and out of the area throughout the day, it was a long day of competition at Ocala Gran Prix. Nash Motorsports VLR Senior Heat #2 Andres Ardiles (Zanella Racing) began his Saturday from […]

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Mar 20, 2021
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With the final round of the ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour now upon us, qualifying and the first wheel-to-wheel action of the weekend took place today as drivers make their bid to close the series on a high. With ROK Cup Superfinal tickets, ROK Vegas tickets and the prestigious Florida Winter Tour championships on […]

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Mar 19, 2021
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From Around the Paddock With the first quarter of the 2021 karting season coming to a close, ROK Cup Promotions is set to conclude their annual ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour this weekend. Taking place at the always pristine Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida, champions will be crowned and ROK Cup Superfinal […]

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Mar 16, 2021
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eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. This year is the 50th anniversary of the World Karting Association, one of […]

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Mar 12, 2021
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Canada’s most accomplished racing driver, 1997 Formula One World Champion Jacques Villeneuve, has officially entered the world of competitive kart racing by launching a signature chassis range bearing his famous family name. The Villeneuve Kart line is a new venture in partnership with Kartplex, the kart racing center located at the Area 27 Motorsports complex […]

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Mar 11, 2021
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ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru are pleased to confirm series plans for 2021. After inking another long-term agreement with Sonoma Raceway, ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru can now offer the racer both venue and class stability for the foreseeable future. With a 2021 program that kicks off next week, it is all hands-on deck. “We […]

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