Oct 28, 2019
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The 11th edition of the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix was held at the end of September in the city roads of the southern California downtown district. The Superkarts! USA California ProKart Challenge calls the event their series finale, competing on the quick circuit for two days to decide this year’s winners and series champions. […]

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2019 IAME International Final – Saturday Report

Seven world IAME champions crowned in France - Miles and Costa finish top-five in Mini

Oct 21, 2019
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The 2019 IAME International Final came to a close on October 19 with Championship Saturday. The 34-driver grids were set for the seven categories competing at the Le Mans Karting International circuit with a Prefinal and Final races completed. The track began wet and eventually dried by the main events. Five of the 15 drivers […]

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2019 IAME International Final – Friday Report

Dramatic day as final grids are set for Championship Saturday in France - Simpson nearly races his way into Junior main event

Oct 18, 2019
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Friday was situation day for the 2019 IAME International Final as the 34-driver grids are now set for the seven categories moving into the final day of action at the Le Mans Karting International circuit. It was likely the best day in terms of weather with the early hours wet and drying out for the […]

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2019 IAME International Final – Thursday Report

Wet to dry to end in wet for third day of competition in France - Team USA led by Miles who won his final heat race

Oct 17, 2019
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Day three of competition for the 2019 IAME International Final saw better weather when compared to the previous day at the Le Mans Karting International circuit. The day began with a wet track and was able to dry out, with even some sun shining down briefly onto the famed French facility before the clouds opened […]

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2019 IAME International Final – Wednesday Report

Rain the major factor as racing gets underway in France - Garcia wins one of two heat races to lead North American contingent

Oct 16, 2019
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The second day of the 2019 IAME International Final was a wet one. It has become accustom for each edition of the IAME world championships at the Le Mans Karting International circuit to welcome wet weather. The rain stayed on and around the French circuit throughout the day with a brief period of the track […]

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Champions Declared for 2019 California ProKart Challenge

Flagship regional program for Superkarts! USA crown title winners for 15th season

Oct 16, 2019
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The 2019 edition of the California ProKart Challenge came to a close at the end of September, wrapping up an astonishing 15th season for the Superkarts! USA regional program. The season was made up of five events, including six rounds of racing toward the championship program for the 17 categories. The year began in Buttonwillow […]

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2019 IAME International Final – Tuesday Report

Garcia posts fast time in Mini and leads North American squad with four in top-15

Oct 15, 2019
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Mixed conditions greeted the 460 drivers taking part in the 2019 IAME International Final. The Le Mans Karting International track inside the historic 24-hour circuit is the site for the international event, bringing together drivers from all over the world, including 15 representing North America. Rain covered the French facility early on for the first […]

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2019 IAME International Final Preview

15 drivers - including SKUSA and USPKS champions - set to represent North America in France

Oct 14, 2019
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The eighth edition of the IAME International Final is set for October 13-19 at the Le Mans International Karting Circuit in France. The event welcomes drivers from all over the world to compete for the IAME titles, with numbers continuing to increase with each season. The 2019 edition has expanded to seven categories with the […]

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Oct 11, 2019
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Margay Racing and Superkarts! USA are proud to announce the addition of Ignite Senior and Ignite Masters to the 2020 SKUSA Winter Series, slated to take place at AMR Motorplex at Homestead Miami Speedway on January 10-12 and February 7-9.  The four-race series will feature two full days of racing at each event on the […]

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Jake French Makes the Switch to Birel ART North America and PSL Karting

American shifterkart standout joins elite program as Official Driver

Oct 11, 2019
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Adding more drivers to their already star-studded lineup, Birel ART North America and PSL Karting confirms Jake French as an Official Driver. Set to take on the ROK Cup USA ROK the RIO and the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, French will race out of the PSL Karting program as he focuses solely on the gearbox […]

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World Champion Ben Cooper Joins Birel ART for ROK the RIO and SKUSA SuperNationals

Defending SKUSA SuperNationals winner set to compete with Red Army

Oct 10, 2019
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Amid rumors and speculation within the paddock during the last few weeks, Birel ART North America has confirmed the acquisition of Ben Cooper for two major upcoming events. Set to compete at the ROK Cup USA ROK the RIO and Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, the three-time World Champion and 2019 X30 Senior SuperNationals race winner […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 SKUSA Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix – Race Report

French and Norberg flex muscles at annual SoCal street race

Oct 02, 2019
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As they have for the past many years, Superkarts! USA put a cap on their flagship California ProKart Challenge season at the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix this past weekend.  The straight-forward yet challenging five-turn layout has always provided exciting racing, and the Lancaster community comes out each year to support the event and cheer […]

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2019 IKF Sprint GrandNationals Awards Latest Duffy Winners

Pat’s Acres Racing Complex shines as karters battle weather and historic circuit

Sep 27, 2019
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 The International Kart Federation is ushering in a new era for the historic organization that spans the many decades of the sport. The pinnacle of IKF continues to be…winning the Duffy. Each season, there is only one event karters have the opportunity to claim this prestigious trophy. The 2019 IKF Sprint GrandNationals was the […]

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Winning Ways Continue for Drivers at Los Angeles Karting Championship

Crow, Harrelson, Smith, Morgan, Vasquez, Salas and Legend remain kings of CalSpeed Karting Center in LAKC competition

Sep 26, 2019
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship hosted the penultimate round of the 2019 season on September 15 at the CalSpeed Karting circuit. The same ‘Classico’ layout of the Fontana, California karting center, located just outside the Auto Club Speedway, was utilized for Round Eight, this time in the counter-clockwise direction. Numbers were very similar to the […]

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Sep 24, 2019
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The Texas ProKart Challenge closed out its season with the third event 2019. The Superkarts! USA regional program held Rounds Five and Six at the Speedsportz Racing Park in New Caney, Texas on September 13-15, deciding this year’s series champions and guaranteed SuperSunday starters at the SKUSA SuperNationals 23 in Las Vegas. Rob Howden leads […]

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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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Sep 04, 2019
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One of the most iconic names in the sport of karting is International Kart Federation. The sanctioning body dates back to the early years of the sport, created in the state of California and oversaw much of the sport in North America from the 60s until present. EKN’s Rob Howden sat down with Neal Strickland […]

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