Feb 21, 2018
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The inaugural Superkarts! USA Winter Series closed out at the Ocala Gran Prix facility on February 9-11. EKN was trackside throughout the weekend, providing LIVE coverage throughout the three days of competition. The third and fourth rounds of the ‘spring training’ for the SKUSA Pro Tour helped to crown the 11 inaugural champions and set […]

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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 12, 2018
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Our second episode of the ‘Industry Insider’ podcast has EKN’s Rob Howden talk with Nick Tucker of Nitro Kart. Today, the brand is among the top Cadet chassis on the market after a stellar opening year in 2017. Tucker has been involved in motorsports and karting since he was a kid. Howden dives into his […]

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Feb 08, 2018
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The 2018 karting season is now fully underway with the west coast welcoming its first major event of the year after the east coast has enjoyed all the spoils. For the 11th year, the Challenge of the Americas opened up the international karting scene along the western half of North America, holding its first event […]

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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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Jan 19, 2018
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Superkarts! USA got its earliest start to a season with the inaugural running of the SKUSA Winter Series event at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires. Over 200 drivers contested the event around the southern Florida facility, with it all broadcasted via the EKN Live page. EKN’s own Rob Howden was trackside, calling […]

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Jan 10, 2018
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The EKN Radio Network continues to expand with another new podcast program that will join the line-up to start the 2018 season. The ‘Industry Insider’ podcast provides EKN with the opportunity to sit down with key personal within the karting industry – from shop owners and race team managers to importers and series directors. The […]

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EKN Radio Network Goes Live!

The sport’s first karting radio station launched by EKN

Jan 10, 2018
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The staff at eKartingNews.com is pleased to officially launch the ‘EKN Radio Network’, the sport’s first 24-7 karting radio station. The streaming radio component of the site will be available on a dedicated page – www.ekartingnews.com/radio – and a mobile app is also in development that will allow our listeners to tune into the station […]

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Jan 05, 2018
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2018 is here, and the new racing season is underway. The 2017 calendar year closed out and the 2018 season began with the same event, the annual WKA Daytona KartWeek. A unique event, combining three separate races at one facility. The Manufacturers Cup Series takes to the sprint track inside the NASCAR oval, the National […]

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Dec 21, 2017
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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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Nov 29, 2017
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After a week in Las Vegas and returning for the Thanksgiving holiday, it’s back to work for everyone, including the eKartingNews.com staff. The month of December will be about reflecting on the 2017 season and preparing for the upcoming 2018 schedule that is sure to be busy and jam packed full of karting weekend after […]

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Nov 13, 2017
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Teams and drivers are arriving to Las Vegas for the 21st running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. It has been an amazing 2017 season, and it all concludes with the annual trek to ‘Sin City’. This year’s event outside the Las Vegas Convention Center | Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino is projected to welcome […]

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Oct 27, 2017
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The 2017 season is in the home stretch with some major events to close out the season already in the books and ahead of us. The eKartingNews.com tandem of Rob Howden and David Cole are back with the 10th episode of the EKN Debrief presented by CRG Nordam. October has been a busy month thanks […]

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Oct 06, 2017
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Guess who’s back!!!! It’s been a busy two months for the duo at eKartingNews.com, and now they are back with the latest episode of the EKN Debrief. The ninth episode – presented by Briggs & Stratton Racing – covers the many news topics that has hit the industry over the last eight weeks. The Ocala Gran Prix Race Report […]

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Aug 09, 2017
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It is the busiest time of the year for racing…Summer. This weekend is the eighth edition of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals in New Castle, Indiana. Before EKN Trackside Live coverage begins, the EKN duo of Rob Howden and David Cole sit down for the latest edition of the EKN Debrief – presented by IAME […]

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Jul 20, 2017
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After nearly a month away from the podcast program, the EKN duo is back with a full episode of the EKN Debrief – presented by Margay Racing. Rob Howden and David Cole discuss the many events that have taken place over the last month, including the USAC Karting’s Battle at the Brickyard which saw karts competing […]

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Jun 29, 2017
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The EKN Radio Network has expanded its reach this week, networking to a new station on iTunes Podcasts. The Podbean-based program is now available through iTunes by searching ‘EKN Radio Network’ or ‘Howden Media Group’. “Many of the members of the EKN community are iPhone users, and making sure our Podbean productions can be reached […]

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Jun 21, 2017
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The longest podcast yet as the EKN duo of Rob Howden and David Cole sit down to discuss the latest news and reports in karting with the latest EKN Debrief – presented by Streeter Super Stands. The two talk about the latest news from the last two weeks and go over the recent events – […]

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EKN Debrief – Episode 5

Presented by Rolison Performance Group and TB Kart USA

Jun 08, 2017
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A week later and the EKN Radio Network is busy with another episode of the ‘EKN Debrief’ presented by Rolison Performance Group. Back from the United States Pro Kart Series event in Pittsburgh, EKN Managing Editor David Cole joins Rob Howden to discuss that weekend, along with the California ProKart Challenge return to CalSpeed and […]

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EKN Debrief – Episode 4

Presented by Mazda Road to Indy and Comet Kart Sales

Jun 01, 2017
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The EKN duo of Rob Howden and David Cole are back with the latest edition of the ‘EKN Debrief’- presented by Mazda Road to Indy. It hsa been a buzy month of May, and the two discuss the latest news from Superkarts! USA, their coverage of the WKA Manufactuers Cup Series and Can-Am Karting Challenge, along […]

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