eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: August 2019 – Jake French

Croc Promotion USA driver doubles up at SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals

Sep 20, 2019
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Rolison Performance Group and Kyle Wick Reunite

Newly-crowned SKUSA Pro Tour Pro Shifter champion heads home to RPG

Sep 19, 2019
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Fresh off securing his first Superkarts! USA Pro Tour championship, Auburn, WA’s Kyle Wick is returning ‘home’. Rolison Performance Group is excited to announce that it will be organizing a homecoming party for the 2019 SKUSA Pro Shifter champion, who they will welcome back under their tent for the remainder of 2019 and beyond. Under […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Texas ProKart Challenge – Speedsportz – Race Report

Gray sweeps X30 Senior mains to lock in regional crown

Sep 18, 2019
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The Texas Pro Kart Challenge wrapped its 2019 season this past weekend at the crown jewel of Texas karting, Speedsportz Racing Park in New Caney, Texas. The weather was unsurprisingly warm with the mercury holding steady in the mid-90s all weekend, but a light breeze helped make the high temps bearable.  With the championships on […]

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Win Streaks Continue in Santa Maria for California ProKart Challenge

Number of drivers extend run of victories at Round Five of the Superkarts! USA flagship regional program

Sep 11, 2019
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The fifth round of the California ProKart Challenge was contested on September 7-8 at the home of the Santa Maria Karting Association. The two-day event for the Superkarts! USA regional program took to the 7/10-mile ‘Nationals’ configuration. Despite some dust storms throughout the weekend, the weather was dry and sunny, allowing the 15 categories to […]

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California ProKart Challenge Gearing Up to Close Out 2019 Season

Round Five of Superkarts! USA flagship regional program set for September 7-8 in Santa Maria

Aug 30, 2019
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The California ProKart Challenge has the two final events of the 2019 season in sight for the month of September. The penultimate round for the Superkarts! USA regional program has teams and competitors heading to the Santa Maria Kart Track on September 7-8. The fifth round of the California PKC championship chase is set for […]

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Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 23 Event Schedule Released

Five days of on-track action highlighted by new qualifying format

Aug 23, 2019
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The 2019 racing season may soon be drawing to a close, and while the memories of the year are still fresh in our minds, many are now turning their attention to the grand finale of them all – SKUSA SuperNationals 23. With less than 100 days until haulers begin setting up outside the Rio All-Suite […]

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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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2019 IKF Sprint GrandNationals Set for Pat’s Acres Racing Complex

Iconic Duffy trophy up for grabs in Oregon during September 20-22 weekend

Aug 15, 2019
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One of the most prestigious trophies in North American karting is the International Kart Federation’s ‘Duffy’. Originally known as the ‘Joe Karter’ award, the 12-inch solid bronze statuette was re-named to honor Frank ‘Duffy’ Livingstone – one of the original pioneers of karting. Each year after 1981, those drivers who were able to claim victory […]

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Karter X – The Unknown Pro – SummerNats Sunday

Final diary post from our secret New Castle contributor

Aug 14, 2019
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This is a new editorial offering – managed by EKN Contributing Writer Blake Hunt – is aimed at providing a unique look at the paddock and competition at major events through the eyes of one of the sport’s top pro drivers. The driver always will remain anonymous, so we’ll refer to him or her as […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Sunday Report

French doubles up as Jarsocrak caps off season with wild photo finish at New Castle Motorsports Park

Aug 11, 2019
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The 10th annual Superkarts! USA SummerNationals are now an exciting chapter in the organization’s history, and the final round of the 2019 Pro Tour was waged on Sunday at New Castle Motorsports Park.  The event was treated with almost perfect mid-August Indiana weather and the new track configuration helped to provide the stage for some […]

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Karter X – The Unknown Pro – SummerNats Saturday

Intense racing, hard work and a focus on Sunday

Aug 11, 2019
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This is a new editorial offering – managed by EKN Contributing Writer Blake Hunt – is aimed at providing a unique look at the paddock and competition at major events through the eyes of one of the sport’s top pro drivers. The driver always will remain anonymous, so we’ll refer to him or her as […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Saturday Report

Croc Promotion USA goes 1-2 in Pro Shifter with French and Musgrave while Norberg locks up third straight in X30 Senior

Aug 10, 2019
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The opening day of the Superkarts! USA SummerNationals at New Castle Motorsports Park checked all the available boxes for a Pro Tour finale.  Perfect weather, no red flags, thrilling wheel-to-wheel racing and a taco truck fiesta for the entire paddock at day’s end. Check, check, check and check. You couldn’t ask for much more from […]

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Karter X – The Unknown Pro – SKUSA SummerNats

Friday practice thoughts from our undercover driver

Aug 10, 2019
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Event: Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals Track: New Castle Motorsports Park – New Castle, IN Focus: Friday Unofficial Practice I think the extra section of the track that they added is a really cool feature. It adds a little more character to the track. After driving for a full practice day, I have gotten used […]

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Karter X: The Unknown Pro

Insight from the SKUSA SummerNationals paddock

Aug 09, 2019
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This is a new editorial offering – managed by EKN Contributing Writer Blake Hunt – is aimed at providing a unique look at the paddock and competition at major events through the eyes of one of the sport’s top pro drivers. The driver always will remain anonymous, so we’ll refer to him or her as […]

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Paddock Insider: 2019 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals

Our EKN staff works the NCMP pit area to dig up news and intriguing storylines

Aug 09, 2019
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is part of our Trackside coverage, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will feature notes from trackside at the 2019 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals, which is being held this weekend at New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, IN. This is insider info will not […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals Preview – Part 2

Large IAME single-speed fields set for New Castle Motorsports Park

Aug 08, 2019
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The 10th chapter of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour will see its final pages written this weekend as the series finale is set for the New Castle Motorsport Park. The New Castle, Indiana facility will play host for the 10th SKUSA SummerNationals, as the 2019 edition marks the fifth straight year that the Mark Dismore-owned […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals Preview – Part 1

Shifters and Masters titles up for grabs in New Castle

Aug 07, 2019
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The 10th chapter of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour will see its final pages written this weekend as the series finale is set for the New Castle Motorsport Park. The New Castle, Indiana facility will play host for the 10th SKUSA SummerNationals, as the 2019 edition marks the fifth straight year that the Mark Dismore-owned […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Welcomes First Time Winners at Round Six in Fontana

Second half of season underway for Southern California program at CalSpeed Karting Center

Aug 02, 2019
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship completed the sixth round of the 2019 season on July 21 at the CalSpeed Karting circuit. It was another picture perfect weekend for racing around the Fontana, California facility, contesting the ‘Nuovo’ course. Round Six brought on a handful of first-time winners on the year, in addition to adding victories […]

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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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Superkarts! USA SummerNationals Set to Cap Off 2019 Pro Tour

Pre-registration for series finale at New Castle Motorsports Park ends on Sunday

Aug 01, 2019
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

The 2019 edition of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour will come to a thrilling close on the August 9-11 weekend at New Castle Motorsports Park with the 10th running of the SummerNationals.  A challenging new track layout has been finalized for the season finale in Indiana, and the excitement is palpable heading into race week, […]

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