Jul 10, 2020
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The 11th episode of the ‘Happy Hour with Howden’ dates back 14 years ago. The EKN Radio Network dives into the ARCHIVES from July 8, 2006 as EKN was trackside for the Stars of Karting event at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. Saturday evening, the duo sat down in the hotel lobby following […]

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Jul 09, 2020
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The EKN Radio Network continues to dive into the ARCHIVES for the ‘Happy Hour with Howden’ podcast. This episode takes us back to the start of the 2006 season, as the EKN crew attended the KMI Kart Show Expo in St. Charles, Illinois. A number of industry members and karters from all over North America […]

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Jul 07, 2020
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The ARCHIVES of the EKN Radio Network continue has we present you with the third ever ‘Happy Hour with Howden’ show. Taped at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals IX, join HMG owner Rob Howden, Super Kart Illustrated Editor Tim Blaney and EKN Managing Editor David Cole on the front stretch of the SuperNats circuit outside Sam […]

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Jul 06, 2020
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The ARCHIVES of the EKN Radio Network have been opened up to provide you the opportunity to hear stories and news of the past through the ‘Happy Hour with Howden’ show. The first ever taped episode took place on October 15, 2005 during the Stars of Karting event at the Iron Rock Raceway in Austin, […]

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May 15, 2018
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The 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour continued with ninth annual SpringNationals taking place at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The nine IAME and Stock Honda divisions took part in Round Three and Four in extreme weather conditions that included record high triple digit temperatures throughout the weekend. On Friday, EKN’s Rob Howden […]

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Apr 25, 2018
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The 2018 Challenge of the Americas closed out the winter season with the third and final event in the championship. The Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California played host to the fifth and sixth rounds of Challenge, crowning the seven Rok Cup USA champions. On Friday, EKN’s Rob Howden provided the call of the […]

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Mar 14, 2018
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The 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour kicked off with the second annual WinterNationals on March 2-4. The NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, LA hosted the event for a second straight time, welcoming 212 drivers to compete in the five IAME and four Honda divisions. Friday, EKN’s Rob Howden provided the call of the final practice […]

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Mar 06, 2018
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The ‘Happy Hour with Howden’ returned for the second stop for Challenge of the Americas. The premier winter series on the west coast made its return to the southern California area and the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California. EKN’s Rob Howden provided the call of the Pre-Qualifying session for all seven race groups on […]

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Feb 20, 2018
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The ‘Happy Hour with Howden’ is back, making a return to the Ocala Gran Prix for the finale event of the 2018 Superkarts! USA Winter Series. EKN’s Rob Howden sits down on the mic for 2.5 hours as the classes complete their final practice session on Friday, February 9 around the 6/10-mile circuit. During that […]

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Feb 05, 2018
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One of the original audio shows that had a home on the old eKartingNews.com site was the ‘Happy Hour with Howden’. Many of the shows were recorded actually on the racetrack at day’s end, in the paddock or in the lobby of the host hotel.  We discussed the event and the sport, and enjoyed the […]

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