May 06, 2021
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In February, Brazil’s MG Tires was confirmed as the sole supplier for the OK and OK Junior categories for the 2021 CIK-FIA World Championships, which will take place in Birigui, Brazil on October 28-31. Bridgestone had been selected as the supplier for all competitions held in Europe, however, distribution hurdles related to the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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First Winners Decided at California ProKart Challenge 2021 Opener

Superkarts! USA California regional championship underway following weekend in Buttonwillow

Apr 29, 2021
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The 17th season of the California ProKart Challenge hosted the opening event of the season at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park. Round One of the five-event, six-round championship took place on April 24-25 at the Buttonwillow, California facility. Ideal racing weather welcomed more than 120 entries in 11 categories, as racers began their bid for a […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: March 2021 – Jeremy Fletcher

Multiple wins at United States Pro Kart Series and SKUSA Pro Tour WinterNats gives nod to Florida driver

Apr 27, 2021
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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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Apr 26, 2021
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After a disappointing 2020 which saw SKUSA forced to postpone the SuperNationals due to COVID-19, the Temecula based series is proud to announce more confirmed details for the 24th running of the event in 2021. First and foremost, the race is 100% a go. However, to accommodate the Rio Hotel’s pandemic reopening schedule, the dates […]

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Race Report: Texas Sprint Racing Series – Spring Round-Up

Near record turnout at North Texas Kartway for second round of 2021 season

Apr 23, 2021
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The second event of the 2021 Texas Sprint Racing Series Presented by Texas Barge nearly set a new entry record for the ‘Spring Round-Up’. A total of 171 entries filled up the paddock at the North Texas Kartway, home of the North Texas Karters, in Denton, Texas over the April 16-18 weekend. Wet weather greeted […]

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Apr 02, 2021
Written by David Cole | No Comments

It was a chance to finish what was started over a year ago. In March 2020, the fourth running of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals came to a halt due to the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Competitors returned home from the NOLA Motorsports facility not knowing the future of the program, the sport, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 SKUSA WinterNationals – Sunday Report

Myers and Zilisch stand on top of pro podiums in New Orleans

Mar 30, 2021
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After enjoying a thrilling day of WinterNationals competition on Saturday to launch the 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour at NOLA Motorsports in Avondale, Louisiana, the drivers and teams returned to the track on Sunday to do it all over again. A midday shower added a wrinkle in the storyline, and the finals were packed with […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 SKUSA WinterNationals – NOLA – Saturday Report

Myers and Ramos score premier class wins to kick off 2021 Pro Tour season

Mar 27, 2021
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Superkarts! USA returned the site of the 2020 WinterNationals this weekend at NOLA Motorsports in New Orleans, where COVID-19 put an end to the plans for the year’s Pro Tour. The organization and its teams and drivers were back at the facility on Saturday to take care of unfinished business. The opening round of the […]

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John Motley: 1938 – 2021

American karting loses long-time industry member

Mar 27, 2021
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

As the 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour officially gets underway at NOLA Motorsports Park today, it does so without one of its core individuals and personalities. We want to take time to honor our friend John Motley, who passed away earlier this month. John had been with Tom and Patti Kutscher since the first launch […]

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Race Report: Texas Sprint Racing Series – Winter Warm-up

New season begins at NOLA Motorsports for SKUSA / IKF regional program

Mar 26, 2021
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The seventh season for the Texas Sprint Racing Series Presented by Texas Barge kicked off on the March 20-21 weekend with its ‘Winter Warm-up’ event held at the NOLA Motorsports. A record total of 177 entries filled out the 12 categories at the Avondale, Louisiana facility for a perfect weekend of racing. Weather was sunny […]

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Mar 25, 2021
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The EKN Trackside Live program visits multiple events throughout the karting season. Leading up to major events on the calendar, EKN is happy to provide a show as part of the EKN Radio Network. The EKN OutLap is a preview podcast show, geared at providing you the top stories, breaking news, and championship battles going […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Preview

12th season of Pro Tour kicks off in the ‘Big Easy’

Mar 25, 2021
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The 2021 version of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour will begin this weekend at the NOLA Motorsports facility. The fourth edition of the WinterNationals is set to take place on the March 26-28 weekend at the Avondale, Louisiana facility, roughly one year after the 2020 version was shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: February 2021 – Connor Zilisch

Senior rookie claims victories at SKUSA Winter Series and Florida Winter Tour

Mar 18, 2021
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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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Texas Sprint Racing Series Set for 2021 Kickoff

Five-race series includes top venues in Texas and Louisiana

Mar 04, 2021
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The Texas Sprint Racing Series is primed for its seventh season of competition in 2021, and its schedule will open on the March 19-21 weekend at NOLA Motorsports in New Orleans, one week ahead of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals. The regional program has been providing quality grassroots family racing in Texas since 2015 […]

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Mar 02, 2021
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After a hectic 2020, SKUSA is getting ready to start another Pro Tour season this month at NOLA Motorsports Park. One topic of major speculation has been the future of the IAME 175 SSE shifter program and where shifter kart racing as a whole is headed within the SKUSA organization. “It’s no secret the 175 […]

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Parolin USA Begins 2021 with Two SKUSA Winter Series Titles

Iconic brand and American operation set to be a major force this season

Feb 26, 2021
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The Parolin name has been involved in karting for decades, producing chassis and components from their headquarters in northeastern Italy. Here in the United States, the brand has been successful at all levels of the sport from Cadet to shifterkart. Parolin was the 2019 SKUSA SuperNationals winner in the KZ category, earned victory and podiums […]

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Feb 22, 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. The 2021 Superkarts! USA Winter Series wrapped up on the February 12-14 weekend […]

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Feb 19, 2021
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2021 Superkarts! USA Winter Series closed out on the February 12-14 weekend at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires. Nearly 180 entries competed over the three days and two rounds at the Homestead, Florida facility, completing Round Three and Four of the ‘best of three’ championship program. Rob Howden and David Cole […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 SKUSA Winter Series – AMR2 – Sunday Report

Norberg claims third straight championship as Zilisch stakes claim with first Senior victory

Feb 14, 2021
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The final round of the Superkarts! USA Winter Series went into the books on Sunday at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires. Nearly 180 entries took part in the fourth and final round of the ‘best of three’ championship program at the Homestead, Florida facility with sunny and warm conditions all day. Most […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 SKUSA Winter Series – AMR 2 – Saturday Report

Deukmedjian doubles up again to open up series finale

Feb 13, 2021
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The 2021 Superkarts! USA Winter Series finale weekend is underway with Round Three of the racing action completed on Saturday, February 13 at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires. Half of the winter championship was completed in January with the second half taking part this weekend in Homestead, Florida. For some, it was […]

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