Sep 25, 2019
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One of the breakthrough drivers of the 2019 season has been Race Liberante. The California native now calling Pennsylvania home has retriggered his role behind the wheel. A former SKUSA SuperNationals podium finisher, Liberante stepped away from the sport to focus on stock car racing. The last few years, Liberante has been sliding back into […]

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Sep 25, 2019
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The Margay Racing Factory Team from St. Louis, Missouri is headed to the Third Annual CKNA Grand Nationals at New Castle Motorsports Park this October. “With the growth of the series and the amount of competition involved, it was something that we could not miss out on”, exclaimed Margay Racing owner Keith Freber. “It’s currently […]

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Sep 24, 2019
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The Texas ProKart Challenge closed out its season with the third event 2019. The Superkarts! USA regional program held Rounds Five and Six at the Speedsportz Racing Park in New Caney, Texas on September 13-15, deciding this year’s series champions and guaranteed SuperSunday starters at the SKUSA SuperNationals 23 in Las Vegas. Rob Howden leads […]

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Sep 24, 2019
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After carefully considering the INSANE number of track configurations that New Castle Motorsports Park has to offer, our race staff has decided to name “Track 43” the official track configuration for Grand Nationals 3! Yes, this is the same configuration we ran for the 2018 Grand Nationals. After talking with multiple competitors from last year […]

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WKA Tech Manual Cover Contest Artist Winner Revealed

Nearly 500 Member Votes Determined The Winner

Sep 24, 2019
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After receiving amazing submissions from WKA Members to design the 2020 WKA Tech Manual cover, members and trustees of WKA took to social media to vote on the cover that best represents WKA Karting. The Foundation of Motorsports.  The votes are in, and Elizabeth Phillips’ hand-drawn submission was the “hands-down” winner! Elizabeth spent several hours, […]

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Sep 16, 2019
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The ‘Operation Grassroots’ is a podcast geared solely on the foundation of the sport. The hub of the show will be discussion centered on the grassroots level of karting, from club racing to regional racing, all focused around the Briggs & Stratton 206 engine platform. Our #OperationGrassroots movement has been based around the Briggs powerplant, […]

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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 29, 2019
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It was back to the .75-mile Simraceway Performance Karting Center at Sonoma Raceway for round six of the ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru program as drivers took to the National Track layout August 18. All classes, including the burgeoning ROK categories, heated things up on track as the championship series begins to wind down. Mini […]

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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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Aug 23, 2019
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After NYRC brought such epic battles for the lead, it’s only fitting that Pittsburgh would do the exact opposite. Pittsburgh brought a load of dominating performances by drivers such as John Bonanno, Alfonso Lombardo, and Justin White. But, while these performances were incredible, there was no lack of drama thanks to “The Great Equalizer”. Rain […]

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