Mar 03, 2020
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The halfway point of the 2020 ROK Cup USA Challenge of the Americas was reached on the February 21-23 weekend at the CalSpeed Karting facility. Rounds Three and Four were contested at the Fontana, California circuit. Weather and incident delays played a big factor into the weekend, while a handful of drivers set themselves up […]

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Feb 17, 2020
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The 2020 Superkarts! USA Winter Series concluded during the February 7-9 weekend at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires. EKN was trackside throughout the weekend, covering the third and fourth rounds of the program in sunny southern Florida. The 2020 champions were decided after two days of tough, and hard-fought competition. Rob Howden […]

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Feb 03, 2020
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The EKN Trackside Live program traveled west for its second event of the season, covering the ROK Cup USA Challenge of the Americas program. The premier winter series on the left coast began its 13th season by welcoming over 100 entries to the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona on January 24-26. It was a […]

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Jan 20, 2020
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The calendar has turned over to 2020, and so begins a new decade. The first event on the calendar was the Superkarts! USA Winter Series, held at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires. in southern Florida. Over 240 entries competed in the two rounds of racing around the 7/10-mile course, setting the stage […]

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Dec 06, 2019
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The 2019 season has come to a close with the biggest event of the year, the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 23. Just over 500 entries converged on the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, competing with the Las Vegas Strip in the background. A total of 12 drivers etched their names in the record books as winners […]

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Nov 08, 2019
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Following the Halloween celebration on October 31, EKN Managing Editor David Cole traveled to Las Vegas to catch the final two days of the ROK Cup USA ROK the RIO event outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. A record number of Rokkers converged for the second annual event, with entry totals surpassing the 300 […]

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Oct 29, 2019
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The once a year type event for the Briggs & Stratton drivers in North America took place on October 4-6 at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Cup Karts North America hosted their Grand Nationals 3 in New Castle, Indiana in what can be closely related to the SCCA Runoffs. A record turnout of 281 drivers […]

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Oct 28, 2019
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The 11th edition of the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix was held at the end of September in the city roads of the southern California downtown district. The Superkarts! USA California ProKart Challenge calls the event their series finale, competing on the quick circuit for two days to decide this year’s winners and series champions. […]

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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 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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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 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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Aug 01, 2019
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The Texas ProKart Challenge continued its 2019 season with the middle event of the year. Competitors traveled to the panhandle section of the Lone Star State to take on the Amarillo Kart Circuit on July 19-21 for Rounds Three and Four of the Superkarts! USA regional program. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the […]

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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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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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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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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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