Solo Kart USA Motivated By SKUSA Winter Series Success

Two podiums and four top-fives in tough X30 categories

Jan 16, 2020
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Solo Kart USA owners Adam Pettit and Sal Sparacio are certainly riding a wave of satisfaction following a strong 2020 debut weekend at the opening round of the Superkarts! USA Winter Series in Homestead, Florida. The duo has been working on this passion project for the last three years, focused solely on development their chassis […]

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EKN Trackside: 2020 SKUSA Winter Series – AMR 1 Report

Woods-Toth and Greenemeier score big X30 Senior wins in Homestead

Jan 14, 2020
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Superkarts! USA threw the green flag on its 2020 season this past weekend at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex Presented by MG Tires, kicking off the third edition of the organization’s Winter Series in south Florida. The event set an series attendance record with over 240 entries, including the new inclusion of the popular Margay Ignite […]

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Jan 10, 2020
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The EKN Trackside Live program visits multiple events throughout the karting season. Leading up to major events on the calendar, EKN is happy to launch a new 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 […]

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EKN Trackside: 2020 SKUSA Winter Series – AMR 1 Preview

New season begins with third edition of Florida program

Jan 09, 2020
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The first major event of the 2020 season is set for this weekend in the sunshine state. The Superkarts! USA will welcome racers to the AMR Motorplex in Homestead, Florida for the opening weekend of the 2020 SKUSA Winter Series. A pre-entry total of 229 drivers in 13 categories are set to tackle the 7/10-mile […]

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Jan 06, 2020
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Billy Musgrave will go down in the history books as the first-ever SKUSA SuperNationals IAME 175 SSE Pro Shifter winner, having scored the victory this past November at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Musgrave came into the race having won back-to-back Pro Shifter SuperSunday finals in 2017 and 2018, in […]

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SKUSA Releases Proposed IAME Technical Adjustments for 2021

Official statement details technical future of program beginning in 2021 season

Jan 02, 2020
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Superkarts! USA released a technical announcement on its website on Thursday, posting the above graphic and link to their website. After a seven-year freeze on the IAME X30 powerplant, which fueled consumer confidence and powered the growth and strength of the SKUSA Pro Tour, IAME USA will make adjustments to the exhaust system, ignition system, […]

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Dec 16, 2019
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As part of an ongoing campaign to improve and enhance SKUSA kart racing, the nation’s premier organization is pleased to announce they will begin using Elf Racing oils for all sanctioned events, beginning with the SKUSA Winter Series in Florida. Effective immediately, SKUSA will mandate Elf HTX909 SAE 50, which is widely considered to be the […]

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Dec 06, 2019
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The 2019 season has come to a close with the biggest event of the year, the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 23. Just over 500 entries converged on the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, competing with the Las Vegas Strip in the background. A total of 12 drivers etched their names in the record books as winners […]

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Dec 06, 2019
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Texas Sprint Racing Series, brought to you in 2020 by Texas Barge What does this mean for you as a racer? Here are the highlights: If you race any of the SKUSA classes you will be required to sign up for a SKUSA membership. If you race a IKF class you will receive a FREE IKF […]

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Formal To Join ANSA Motorsports in 2020

SKUSA SuperNationals and ROK the RIO winner to lead karting program

Dec 06, 2019
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EKN has learned that SKUSA SuperNationals 23 and ROK the RIO winner Danny Formal will join the ANSA Motorsports squad full-time in 2020, working and racing with both their IMSA and karting operations. Formal will be the lead driver for ANSA’s newly-formed karting program, while coaching and developing other kart team drivers at major events […]

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Team GFC Primed for Nationwide Success in 2020

Winter series, NorCal regional programs and major events on the schedule

Dec 05, 2019
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Team GFC is already in full swing in its preparation for the upcoming 2020 karting season. The team’s headquarters are based in Northern California, and owner Gary Carlton’s entire staff is pushing hard to continue and build on their 2019 success. This past year saw Team GFC’s first full season of competition and featured a […]

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Morning Coffee: SKUSA SuperNationals XXIII

Post-race thoughts from the EKN Tower

Nov 27, 2019
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I’ve either been part of the announcing team or the sole official voice of the SKUSA SuperNationals for all 23 of the editions now. It’s an honor that I don’t take lightly and I prepare with this thought in mind. The five-day long event is my favorite of the year, tied with the one and […]

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EKN Trackside: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 23 – SuperSunday Report

Musgrave, Formal and Claman-Demelo earn headline victories in Las Vegas

Nov 25, 2019
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For the 23rd time, the Superkarts! USA hosted the big daddy of them all – the SuperNationals. SuperSunday was conducted outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino for the 10 race groups, 12 categories after four days of work on and off the track. Throughout the week, over 500 different stories were written, highlighted by […]

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Nov 25, 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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Nov 24, 2019
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The grids are set for the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 23 as the final round of heat races and last chance qualifiers were completed on Saturday outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The action heated up as drivers were fighting for either a better spot on the grid or earning their way […]

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Nov 24, 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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Nov 23, 2019
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 23 – Friday Report

Opening rounds of heat races in Vegas completed, early contenders recognized

Nov 23, 2019
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The competitors at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 23 were able to finally put the wheels together for the first two rounds of heat races outside the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The weather was the best it has been since karts hit the track on Wednesday, with clear skies, bright sunshine and […]

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Nov 22, 2019
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 23 – Thursday Report

Fields are set for three rounds of heat races following practice and qualifying

Nov 22, 2019
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The Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 23 is underway at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Wednesday was a wet day and the rain continued into Thursday with the morning groups nearly all wet until qualifying. The track eventually dried as the timed sessions begin, and gave the afternoon groups a dry but cold […]

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