Jul 07, 2020
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The 2020 season for the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour will be unlike any other year thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. A preemptive start at the WinterNationals in New Orleans put the program on hold until the month of August with all six rounds to be contested in two weekends at the New Castle Motorsports Park […]

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California ProKart Challenge Returns to Action in 2020

Double-race weekend at Willow Springs hosted second and third rounds of the season

Jun 19, 2020
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The ProKart Challenge returned trackside on June 12-14 with the second and third rounds contested on the kart track at the Willow Springs International Raceway. Racing for Superkarts! USA had been shut down since the March weekend of the SKUSA Pro Tour WinterNationals in New Orleans, but welcomed triple-digit numbers for each of the two […]

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Jun 19, 2020
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The social distancing movement is underway, and during this time for the absence of racing, 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 […]

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Jun 18, 2020
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Dubbed the Road to the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, the first annual SuperNats Shootout at Speedsportz Racing Park is now set for the weekend of October 2-4. Featuring a total purse of nearly $30,000, a cool $20,000 cash in total will be split and handed to all three podium finishers in each class as well […]

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May 18, 2020
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On the heels of the open letter from SKUSA principal Tom Kutscher, Superkarts! USA is pleased to announce yet another small piece of a complicated 2020 puzzle by announcing the next chapter in series officiating with not one, but two new race directors for the 2020 SKUSA Pro Tour and SKUSA SuperNationals. Effectively immediately, SKUSA […]

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May 07, 2020
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The following is a letter from Tom Kutscher of Superkarts! USA regarding the SKUSA Pro Tour 2020 schedule. In the midst of these unprecedented times, I wanted to take a moment and share my open and honest thoughts with you. Needless to say, this pandemic is something that turned not only karting on its head, […]

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Apr 13, 2020
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During this forced downtime of not going to the race track, I have been able to catch up on my Netflix playlist. Sitting in there for some time was the second season for ‘Formula 1: Drive to Survive’. Many of us in the karting world are F1 fans, and I think this show over the […]

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Apr 10, 2020
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The following is a statement from Superkarts! USA regarding the upgrade process of the IAME X30 engine platform. At the beginning of the year Superkarts! USA, in conjunction with IAME USA West and IAME USA East announced a package of upgrades to the X30 platform for the 2021 racing season. After consulting with our major […]

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#SupportKarting – The T-Shirt

Proceeds of new EKN tee to support website industry partners

Apr 08, 2020
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If you’re like me, your entire t-shirt collection has an over-riding theme of motorsports. I have every EKN design in my line-up, two of a few of them, as well countless Cooper Tire, Road to Indy and IndyCar Radio shirts. Our friends in the industry love to drop off cool shirts in the PA booth […]

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Mar 27, 2020
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The following is a statement released by Superkarts! USA this morning regarding the updated format and schedule for the SKUSA Pro Tour. First and foremost, SKUSA would like to express our gratitude for everyone’s understanding and demeaner following the mandated cancellation of our WinterNationals at NOLA Motorsports Park just mere weeks ago. We were just […]

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Paddock Insider: 2020 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals

Catch up on all of the stories from NOLA

Mar 13, 2020
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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 2020 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals, which is being held this week at the NOLA Motorsports in New Orleans, LA. This is insider info will not be […]

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Mar 12, 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 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Preview

11th season of program kicks off in the ‘Big Easy’

Mar 11, 2020
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The 2020 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour begins this weekend as the program hosts the fourth edition of the SKUSA WinterNationals at the NOLA Motorsports complex in Avondale, LA. This year is the 11th season for the national championship, which started back in Sonoma 2010 with the first edition of the SpringNationals. The WinterNationals event was […]

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Multiple First Winners at ProKart Challenge 2020 Opener

Numerous drivers notch first career and season victories at Buttonwillow

Mar 06, 2020
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The 16th season of the ProKart Challenge kicked off this past weekend at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park. A perfect two days of weather on February 29 and March 1 greeted the competitors to the Buttonwillow, California facility, beginning the run for a piece of the ‘pie’ – a $120,000 prize package for the 2020 season. […]

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The Story is Just Beginning for Ryan Shehan

A huge thank you to the karting community for the overwhelming support

Mar 04, 2020
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After a terrifying incident in a test session back in late January, Ryan Shehan is nearly ready to return to the seat. In what looked like could be career ending and life threatening in the hours following the incident, Shehan is on the road to recovery and is planning a return to karting by the […]

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ProKart Challenge to Host 16th Season in 2020

Amazing $120,000 prize package set for Superkarts! USA flagship regional program

Feb 21, 2020
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The ProKart Challenge is launching its 16th racing season this month, and remains one of the top regional karting programs in North America. What began as a gathering of fellow racers has grown into a top-level racing series that welcomes drivers from all over North America and countries from around the world. Based in the […]

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Feb 17, 2020
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The 2020 Superkarts! USA Winter Series concluded during the February 7-9 weekend at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires. EKN was trackside throughout the weekend, covering the third and fourth rounds of the program in sunny southern Florida. The 2020 champions were decided after two days of tough, and hard-fought competition. Rob Howden […]

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Feb 12, 2020
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With the 2020 incarnations of the SKUSA ProTour and ProKart Challenge just weeks away, Superkarts! USA is excited to confirm the expansion of their shifter kart classes to now include the popular KZ engine format. The move comes after careful deliberation between both factions of IAME USA, and valuable input from teams throughout the SKUSA […]

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Strong Start for Margay Ignite Majors Program

Margay spec program’s 2020 schedule launched in Florida

Feb 12, 2020
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The Margay Ignite program is undoubtedly one of the biggest success stories of the last decade in the sport of karting. The historic manufacturer introduced its Ignite spec formula in 2015, using its new K3 chassis as its foundation, and the sealed Briggs & Stratton 206 engine as the powerplant. The spec formula has lowered […]

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EKN Trackside – SKUSA Winter Series – Round 4 Sunday Report

Deukmedjian wins the race, while Norberg wins the war

Feb 11, 2020
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With the championships on the line in several classes, the final round of the Superkarts! USA Winter Series was contested at AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex Presented by MG Tires on Sunday and the racing was once again intense and entertaining. While class leading drivers like Andrea Kimi Antonelli, Renato Jader David, Billy Musgrave, Justin Peck and […]

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