May 18, 2022
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The Padholder Super Cup Road Race Series is underway. The season for road racing in the Pacific Northwest kicked off with 165 entries at the Pacific Raceway on April 2. Now, the program is gearing up for Round Two on June 3-4 at The Ridge Motorsports Park. Located in Shelton, Washington, The Ridge Motorsports Park […]

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May 12, 2022
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eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook and YouTube, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. The 53rd episode of Face2Face takes us to the Pacific Northwest […]

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May 05, 2022
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In an effort to provide Ignite competitors a diverse range of premier tracks to race at, Margay Racing is incredibly excited to announce that the Ignite Road Racing Challenge will be hitting the track in 2022. This new program begins at the World Wide Technology Raceway road course from May 6-8. In partnership with the […]

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Jan 11, 2022
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Kart racing is a fun and thrilling motorsport. Taking part in racing leagues and performing at the top level takes a lot of hard work and dedication. Karting is also a family sport and for many racers KartWeek takes their family to the mecca of all racing, Daytona International Speedway.  With this year being the […]

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Dec 28, 2021
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The World Karting Association, which is holding Daytona KartWeek at Daytona International Speedway this week, honored its all-time Daytona winner inside the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) on Monday. WKA President Kevin Williams presented Randy Fulks with a “Mr. Daytona” trophy, which will be on display with the kart in the museum through […]

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WKA Announces 2022 Road Racing Championship

Partner organizations join forces for four weekend program

Dec 06, 2021
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With the 2022 World Karting Association (WKA) season on the horizon, series officials are pleased to confirm the Road Racing Championship dates. Set to commence at the annual WKA Daytona Kartweek in late December, the schedule will see stops at Roebling Road, the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, and the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Dubbed the […]

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Nov 04, 2021
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Established following the passing of karting hall of famer Reginald E. Fulks, the inaugural Reggie Fulks Memorial Enduro Karter Support Award winners were announced during the Dart Kart Club’s Pittsburgh International Race Complex event held over the September 24-26 weekend. The Fulks Award was established by the Fulks family – including Barbara, Reggie’s wife of […]

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Oct 06, 2021
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October is known worldwide as ‘Breast Cancer Awareness’ month. Karting, as a sport, would not be what it is today with the many influential, inspiring, and dedicated women. Be it the many mothers and grandmothers there each weekend supporting their family, the very talented female drivers who continue to make history year after year, or […]

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Oct 05, 2021
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American Kart Racing Association  (AKRA) Road Racing national series capped their 2021 season with a race at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, September 24-26 that will be the talk of road course racers for seasons to come. You could feel the energy increasing as you turned up Penndale Road heading for the top of the hill.  […]

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Sep 23, 2021
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Back in December 2020, the craze on the internet in terms of iRacing was the launch of the new Grand Prix of Long Beach circuit for the online racing platform. Situated on the shoreline of Long Beach, California, the GPLB is one of the legendary temporary circuits in North America and around the world. Now, […]

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Sep 17, 2021
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The Dart Kart Club – one of the oldest organizations in North American karting – is set to host another well-attended road racing event in one week. The sixth and final event of the DKC 2021 schedule is taking place on September 24-26 at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Dart Kart Club was established in […]

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Aug 16, 2021
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According to American Kart Racing Association President/CEO Bill McCutcheon, there were more pre-race entries for this year’s AKRA Sanctioned/Dart Kart Club hosted/ Nelson Ledges Racing Circuit sponsored national then last year’s total entry count.  This year 293 turned out for the annual competition. Since the 2021AKRA /DKC Road Racing Series season began back in June […]

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Jul 06, 2021
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With the first annual United States Karting Grand Prix on the horizon, an event built for the karters, pre-entry has been extended and is set to close at midnight on Sunday, July 18. Taking place July 23-25 at the Utah Motorsports Campus in Tooele, Utah, the USKGP has been put together and promoted by several […]

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Jul 02, 2021
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2021 has the distinction of featuring the most times I have been to road racing events in the last decade. Back in April, I had the honor of providing our EKN Trackside coverage for the World Karting Association Vega Road Racing Series event that was part of the Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge in Concord, […]

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Jun 16, 2021
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With the first annual United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP) just around the corner, series officials have confirmed several arrive and drive opportunities for racers looking to compete in the event. With programs more readily available on the Sprint side of karting, Road Racing teams and businesses have stepped up to the plate to match […]

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Jun 11, 2021
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eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. A new and unique event, with multiple organizations coming together, is set to […]

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Apr 27, 2021
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Aaron Stanford, a longtime member of the karting community, was born and raised in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. His mother and father, Linda and Albert Stanford, both raced competitive karting for a number of years with Albert making history in the karting community being one of the first black men to race go karts in […]

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Apr 26, 2021
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A unique and different EKN Trackside weekend on the April 15-18 weekend, bringing coverage from the World Karting Association Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge. All three of the programs with WKA – Manufacturers Cup Series, Speedway Dirt and Road Racing Series – were in action at the Concord, North Carolina facility. While EKN had visits […]

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Apr 18, 2021
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The World Karting Association completed the Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge on Sunday, including the Vega Road Racing Series program. The second day of racing was conducted around the CMS ROVAL course in Concord, North Carolina on Sunday, welcoming perfect weather all day for six race groups. Throughout the day, a number of drivers were […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge – Road Racing – Saturday Report

First round of Grand National Eagles awarded following opening day of racing

Apr 17, 2021
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For a third straight year, the World Karting Association Vega Road Racing Series presented by Summit Racing Equipment visited the Charlotte Motor Speedway as part of the CMS Karting Challenge. The program ran a five-hour practice session on Friday, April 16 on the revised ROVAL course at the Concord, North Carolina facility, as WKA officials […]

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