Jul 17, 2019
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It was a true honor to be part of the third annual USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard, inside the hollowed grounds of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Karters from all over North America and around the world ventured to Speedway, Indiana. Both Rob Howden and David Cole were part of the over 200 karters to […]

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Morning Coffee – A New Brickyard Experience

Initial thoughts after a memorable IMS weekend

Jul 10, 2019
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It’s a trip I’d take any day. The drive from the I-465 exit east on Crawfordsville Road toward the corner of 16th and Georgetown in Speedway, IN has the same effect on me as it did the very first time I made that journey numerous years ago. Every time I roll down that road, my […]

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Jul 08, 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. A month away […]

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Jul 02, 2019
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Kart racing returned to the Charlotte Motor Speedway for the first time in a decade. The World Karting Association hosted the Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge on June 21-23 at the famed Concord, North Carolina facility. It was a trio of events with the Manufacturers Cup Series and National Road Racing Series utilizing the ROVAL, […]

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Jun 28, 2019
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The midway point in the United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires came on the June 14-16 weekend as the program hosted the Carolina Grand Prix at the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina. The weekend hosted Rounds Three and Four of the championship program with perfect racing weather all three days […]

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Jun 27, 2019
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Grassroots racing has been a focus for Margay Racing since the beginning. The leading ‘Made in the USA’ chassis manufacturer continues to feed club tracks and series with the products to get on track and enjoy what is a family sport. Their spec Ignite program with Briggs & Stratton 206 powerplant continues to expand from […]

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Jun 19, 2019
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Two events are hosted by the USAC Karting organization during the months of July and August. It’s the busy summer season, gearing up for the third edition of the Battle at the Brickyard held on July 5-7 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Elkhart Riverwalk Grand Prix on August 9-11. Each are expected to […]

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Jun 18, 2019
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The World Karting Association is returning back to the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The facility that neighbors the WKA headquarters has been vacant from the organizations’ yearly schedule since 2009. The 10-year void has been filled with the upcoming Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge, welcoming the Manufacturers Cup Series, National Road Racing Series, and Speedway Dirt […]

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Jun 13, 2019
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The 2019 season has been one of drivers moving around to new teams and different chassis. One of the most notable changes is Billy Musgrave moving to Croc Promotion USA / Mad Old Nut Racing. The three-time SKUSA SuperNationals winner remains one of the top shifterkart drivers over the last seven seasons. He talks with […]

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Jun 05, 2019
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This week is the annual trip to The Park. Last year, karting patriarch Terry Traeder revived the famous Quincy Grand Prix. Its return sparked a passion for pushing man and machine to the edge around one of the most challenging road courses in North America. On June 8-9, karters will tackle the 1-mile course once […]

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Jun 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. We have hit […]

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May 29, 2019
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One of the most unique events in the United States, if not the world, is set to take place on June 21-23 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The 10th edition of the 24 Hours of America will test the will of man and machine for the twice around the clock event in spec karts […]

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May 28, 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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May 13, 2019
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The Superkarts! USA Pro Tour reached the halfway point of the 2019 season, hosting the 10th edition of the SpringNationals. On the May 3-5 weekend, competitors traveled to the Utah Motorsports Campus in Erda, Utah for Round Three and Four of the championship program. The weekend was full of exciting racing in the programs first […]

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May 02, 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. The ninth episode […]

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May 01, 2019
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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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Apr 30, 2019
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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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Apr 19, 2019
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The Dual Weekend Double Double program concluded with the series finale for Challenge of the Americas. The Rok Cup USA program hosted Rounds Five and Six at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California on April 5-7. Nine class champions were decided with six tickets to the Rok Cup Superfinal in Italy, and three […]

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Apr 16, 2019
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The second half of the #DualWeekendDoubleDouble featured the 2019 opener for the United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires. The program began its seventh season with the Southern Grand Prix, held on April 5-7 at the Ocala Gran Prix in central Florida. The event welcomed over 160 entries for the seven IAME categories, […]

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Apr 10, 2019
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The 2019 season began for the Texas ProKart Challenge on the March 29-31 weekend. The series hosted Round One and Two at the North Texas Kartway in Denton, Texas on a chilly weekend for the Lone Star State. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the event in the latest edition of the ‘EKN Debreif’ […]

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