EKN Trackside: 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Sunday Report

Myers sweeps final round for S1 title as MacDermid scores first Pro Tour victory in X30 Senior

Aug 12, 2018
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The final day of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour for the 2018 season went into the books on Sunday. The sixth and final round of the championship chase took place at the New Castle Motorsports Park to close out the ninth edition of the SummerNationals. Weather remained warm and humid, with no issues of rain […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Saturday Report

Jarsocrak grabs X30 Senior win as Pickett outlasts in S1

Aug 11, 2018
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The final event for the 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour completed the opening day of racing at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The ninth edition of the SummerNationals ran without any weather issues, however, the day was along with LCQs and delays due to red flag during practice. The seven main events wrapped up just […]

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Paddock Insider: 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals

Ninth season of program crowns champions at New Castle Motorsports Park

Aug 10, 2018
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is part of the Trackside coverage, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2018 SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. The information will not be seen anywhere else. […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Preview Part 2

Four Honda championships up for grabs in New Castle this weekend

Aug 09, 2018
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The 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to close out the season this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The New Castle, Indiana facility will host the ninth edition of the SummerNationals on August 10-12. The five IAME categories and four Stock Honda divisions will close out the six-round championship chase with two […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Preview Part 1

IAME International Final tickets and championships on the line this weekend

Aug 08, 2018
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The 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to close out its three-event season this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park, and all eyes will be focused on the state of Indiana. The New Castle facility will host the ninth edition of the SummerNationals on August 10-12. The five IAME categories and four Stock […]

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Aug 06, 2018
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The Texas ProKart Challenge completed its summer season with the second annual trip to the Amarillo Kart Circuit on July 20-22. The series hosted Round Four and Five of the 2018 championship program, welcoming high-profile drivers from the west and east coast venturing to the Lone Star State. Amarillo, Texas featured record high temps during […]

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New and Repeat Winners Highlight Latest Los Angeles Karting Championship Event

Championship contenders help pad leads with victories at Round Six for Southern California karting program

Jul 26, 2018
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The 2018 Los Angeles Karting Championship went one event further into the title chase when hosting Round Six at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. Racers from many different states along the Pacific Ocean gathered on July 15 to contest the ‘Sportivo’ course for a chance to gain victory or help build momentum toward […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Texas ProKart Challenge – Amarillo Report

French sweeps S1, while Musgrave doubles in X30 Senior in extreme heat

Jul 24, 2018
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The Texas ProKart Challenge made its second trek to West Texas last weekend and the racing was exciting from start to finish on the challenging 12-turn Amarillo Kart Circuit. Dallas Karting Complex lead pilot Jake French notched both wins in the S1 Pro Stock Honda class, topping the combined shifter field in the program that […]

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California ProKart Challenge Enters Second Half of 2018

Yu and Musgrave repeat for Round Four of Superkarts! USA flagship regional program

Jul 12, 2018
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The second half of 2018 is upon us with the summer season heating up. The California ProKart Challenge hosted the fourth round of the 2018 season on July 6-7 at the Santa Maria Karting Association facility in Santa Maria, California. Racers of the Superkarts! USA flagship regional program contested the 12 categories featuring the IAME […]

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2018 Can-Am Karting Challenge Kicks Off with Double Header Weekend

Opening event of new season welcomes solid number of karters to the ‘Mac Track’

Jul 03, 2018
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The summer season is here, and regional racing across the United States is in full motion for the Superkarts! USA organization. The last program to get the 2018 year launched is the Can-Am Karting Challenge, the premier racing series in the Pacific Northwest. Round One and Two brought competitors to the Portland Karting Association’s McMinnville […]

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Second Half of California ProKart Challenge On the Horizon

Round Four of Superkarts! USA flagship regional program set for July 6-7

Jun 29, 2018
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A month after resuming the 2018 season, the California ProKart Challenge returns back to action to begin the second half of the year with the fourth event in the six-round championship program. The Santa Maria Kart Track will host the Superkarts! USA flagship regional program on July 6-7. A regular stop for the California PKC […]

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Jun 29, 2018
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Superkarts! USA has confirmed the revised class structure for the popular and world-renowned SKUSA SuperNationals for 2018. The model will also guide the 2019 SKUSA ProTour competition program, as SKUSA ushers in the long awaited SKUSA SSE Engine from IAME. Based on empirical evidence and customer feedback, SKUSA has decided that they will be combining […]

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Jun 28, 2018
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A new era in shifterkart racing is on the horizon here in North America. Superkarts! USA has been the catalyst of shifterkarts for decades now in the United States. During the early years, the engine modifications were not limited as they are today, with multiple manufacturers. It moved from nearly an open structure down to […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Enters Second Half of 2018

Number of new winners and repeat victors at Round Five for Southern California karting program

Jun 27, 2018
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship moved into the second half of 2018 with the fifth round of the season contested on June 24 at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. Typical California weather greeted the 150 entries to the ‘Nuovo’ circuit outside the Auto Club Speedway. Familiar faces remained at the front of certain […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: May 2018 – Arias Deukmedjian

Florida driver doubles up at SpringNationals to put himself in championship contention

Jun 22, 2018
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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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Jun 20, 2018
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The second event of the Texas ProKart Challenge was a special and unique experience. The Superkarts! USA regional program hosted a Thursday, Friday, Saturday event, featuring two rounds of competition, with the main events held under the lights of the North Texas Kartway in Denton, Texas. Rob Howden and David Cole broke down the entire […]

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Plans in Full Motion for Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 22

Hotel reservations open for SKUSA’s return to Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel & Casino this November

Jun 19, 2018
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It has been just over 200 days since the final checkered flag fell on the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 21 last November. Planning for the 22nd edition of the world’s most spectacular karting event started even before the cleanup began. This year, the SKUSA SuperNationals makes a trip back to the Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Texas ProKart Challenge – North Texas Kartway Report

Baker and Hewitt star for CRG Nordam under the lights in Denton

Jun 12, 2018
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When it comes to the high heat of a Texas summer, running in the cooler evening temperatures under the lights is always a wise approach. The Texas ProKart Challenge targeted their June 7-9 weekend for just such an night outing, and North Texas Kartway in Denton provided the ideal venue. The half-mile, nine-turn track is […]

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Big Numbers and Exciting Racing for California ProKart Challenge at CalSpeed

Musgrave earns third straight in S1 as Yu becomes third different winner in X30 Senior

Jun 07, 2018
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The 2018 season for the California ProKart Challenge resumed on June 1-2 as the program visited the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. After taking the months of April and May off for the SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals, racers from all over the western half of the United States converged on the ‘Grande’ circuit that […]

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SKUSA and IAME USA Outline Release for Long Awaited SKUSA ‘SSE’ Spec 175cc Shifter Engine

New powerplant to make official competition debut at 2019 SKUSA Winter Series

May 23, 2018
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Superkarts! USA (SKUSA), in conjunction with IAME USA and IAME S.P.A., are excited to announce details of the long awaited release of the SKUSA shifter engine (SSE). The powerplant has been in development for several months with multiple iterations, developments, and improvements along the way. Both IAME and SKUSA couldn’t be more excited for the […]

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