Jul 10, 2018
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Praga Karts has announced a new partnership with Atlanta Motorsports Park to expand its reach throughout the United States and Canada.  Atlanta Motorsports Park, located in North Georgia, will become a strategic hub for the distribution of Praga Kart products throughout the territory as well as providing dealer support. Established in 1907, Praga is one […]

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Jul 09, 2018
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It’s been six months since K1 Speed first announced the international K1 Speed World Championship, which means we’re at the halfway point. We’re going to take a look into how our qualified entrant list is looking, but first, K1 Speed is happy to announce there will be an increase to the original prize money totals. […]

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Jul 03, 2018
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KPX holds another huge event for Round 3 of the 2018 KPX Karting Championship in Prairie City, CA at All Star Kart Club with 115 karts in seven classes on June 15-17. As usual, the 206 classes had a large attendance of 91 karts. The buzz around the paddock was the growth of the new […]

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Jul 02, 2018
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The newest show to hit the EKN Radio Network is ‘Operation Grassroots’, 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 […]

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Race Report: Formula Karting Championship – Round Three

Cash Money Claimed by the TaG100 Superpro Formula Masters Winner

Jul 02, 2018
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The Formula Karting Championship (FKC) hosted the third race of their inaugural season at the historical Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside, CA on June 16th, 2018. Over 100 racers and fans attended, bringing together some of the best novice and pro karting drivers, tuners, engine builders, and teams of Southern California. The MDG Karting sponsored […]

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Jun 29, 2018
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The United States Pro Kart Series reached the halfway point of the 2018 season with Round 3 and 4 contested at the GoPro Motorplex. The Mooresville, North Carolina facility hosted the Carolina Grand Prix on June 15-17 during what was a hot weekend for all seven IAME categories. Rob Howden and David Cole broke down […]

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Second Half of California ProKart Challenge On the Horizon

Round Four of Superkarts! USA flagship regional program set for July 6-7

Jun 29, 2018
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A month after resuming the 2018 season, the California ProKart Challenge returns back to action to begin the second half of the year with the fourth event in the six-round championship program. The Santa Maria Kart Track will host the Superkarts! USA flagship regional program on July 6-7. A regular stop for the California PKC […]

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Jun 28, 2018
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A new era in shifterkart racing is on the horizon here in North America. Superkarts! USA has been the catalyst of shifterkarts for decades now in the United States. During the early years, the engine modifications were not limited as they are today, with multiple manufacturers. It moved from nearly an open structure down to […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Enters Second Half of 2018

Number of new winners and repeat victors at Round Five for Southern California karting program

Jun 27, 2018
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship moved into the second half of 2018 with the fifth round of the season contested on June 24 at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. Typical California weather greeted the 150 entries to the ‘Nuovo’ circuit outside the Auto Club Speedway. Familiar faces remained at the front of certain […]

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Jun 25, 2018
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The 2018 season on the west coast begins with the Challenge of the Americas. Promoter Andy Seesemann hosted the 11th season of the program this winter, beginning a new era with the series under the Rok Cup USA banner. Each event improved in terms of numbers and is a great starting point for the expansion […]

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Race Report: ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru Games – Round 4

Michael Avansino weaves his way to the top of the Podium

Jun 25, 2018
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The day started off sunny with a slight breeze making for perfect racing weather which produced some great driving by all the classes. The Feature Race of the day was the Molecule Senior ROK class and they too did not disappoint. PreMain 1: Ryan Tate qualified on pole and would lead the race outpacing the […]

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Jun 21, 2018
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With the initials “CK” taped to the back of his helmet, Jared Burchette (Kaos Kart Shop) took the win on Saturday in Formula 125, honoring a friend lost to a battle with leukemia shortly before the weekend started. At the track where the series started, 30 karts took the green flag, the most of any class. The New […]

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Jun 20, 2018
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The second event of the Texas ProKart Challenge was a special and unique experience. The Superkarts! USA regional program hosted a Thursday, Friday, Saturday event, featuring two rounds of competition, with the main events held under the lights of the North Texas Kartway in Denton, Texas. Rob Howden and David Cole broke down the entire […]

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Jun 20, 2018
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Following a successful launch last year, the Featured Products Showcase will return to the 2018 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, December 6-8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, giving exhibitors and attendees unprecedented product access and exposure during the three biggest business days in racing. This year’s Featured Products Showcase, located in the […]

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Jun 19, 2018
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The World Karting Association resumed its 2018 season with the third event of the year. The Pittsburgh International Race Complex served as the site for Round Five and Six of the championship chase, with the Wampum, Pennsylvania once again providing excitement, changing weather conditions, and putting a close to the first half of the series. […]

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Jun 15, 2018
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The floor plan for the 2018 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show is now available at pri2018.com/floorplan. Highlights include a new indoor trailer exhibit area at Lucas Oil Stadium, as well as the return of PRI’s Featured Products Showcase, Machinery Row, Education areas, and full-service Media Center. As the premier event where the motorsports industry gathers […]

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Jun 14, 2018
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Club racing is the backbone of karting here in the United States of America. It is what makes kart racing the grassroots level of motorsports, based on families willing to put their time and effort into making the sport better. One of the hundreds of volunteers to put in his time is Greg Speed of […]

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Jun 14, 2018
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Hoosier Racing Tire and the Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix have announced a partnership for the 2018 event held on Labor Day weekend, September 1-2, 2018. The board has opted to spec Hoosier R60A tires for all Briggs & Stratton 206 (except Ignite) and all Yamaha classes. Tires will be available at the discounted price of $185/set […]

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Jun 13, 2018
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The following is a statement EKN received from representatives of the World Karting Association (WKA) and American Kart Racing Association (AKRA) regarding the legal matters between the two organizations. The WKA Association and the American Kart Racing Association have mutually agreed to dismiss all claims against each other for the betterment of the sport of […]

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Jun 13, 2018
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In 1959, Klotz Synthetic Lubricants was founded to service a niche karting market in desperate need of a lubricant to mix with fuel and keep the racing machines running cool while also offering performance advantages. In that same spirit, Klotz is pleased to reenergize its position within the karting industry with the release of Klotz […]

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