Aug 01, 2019
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The Texas ProKart Challenge continued its 2019 season with the middle event of the year. Competitors traveled to the panhandle section of the Lone Star State to take on the Amarillo Kart Circuit on July 19-21 for Rounds Three and Four of the Superkarts! USA regional program. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the […]

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EKN Trackside – Texas ProKart Challenge – Amarillo Report

Gray and Jaramillo split X30 Senior wins during steamy West Texas weekend

Jul 23, 2019
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High heat and high winds characterized this year’s Texas ProKart Challenge stop at the challenging Amarillo Kart Circuit in West Texas. The private track hosted the third and fourth rounds of the series during the doubleheader, and it was the X30 Senior and Junior, and Briggs 206 categories that attracted the largest turnouts, although incredibly […]

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Race Report: 2019 KA-LO Cup

Grassroots categories enjoy one-off event at Circuit of the Americas Karting circuit

Jun 25, 2019
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The inaugural running of the Croc Promotions USA/Mad Old Nut Racing KA-LO Cup at the Austin, Texas Circuit of the Americas Karting facility was one for the memory books. This was a first for Mark and Gina French of P1 Promotions. A one-off event with a national feel, focusing on grassroots racers and loaded with […]

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Inaugural KA-LO Cup at COTA Karting Finalizes Prize Package

Grassroots special event in Texas now presented by Croc Promotion USA and Mad Old Nut Racing

May 29, 2019
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With just a few weeks remaining, P1 Promotions has finalized the prize package offerings for the inaugural KA-LO Cup presented by Croc Promotion USA and Mad Old Nut Racing taking place June 14-16 at the Circuit of the Americas Karting facility in Austin, Texas.  Mark and Gina French, of P1 Promotions, have put together a […]

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Apr 10, 2019
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The 2019 season began for the Texas ProKart Challenge on the March 29-31 weekend. The series hosted Round One and Two at the North Texas Kartway in Denton, Texas on a chilly weekend for the Lone Star State. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the event in the latest edition of the ‘EKN Debreif’ […]

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EKN Trackside – 2019 Texas ProKart Challenge – Denton Sunday Report

Gray, Cruz and Mier complete sweep in IAME X30 categories

Apr 01, 2019
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After an exciting day of competition at North Texas Kartway for the opening round of the Texas ProKart Challenge, the teams and drivers returned to the iconic facility in Denton to cap the weekend doubleheader on Sunday. The cold snap that has hit the region made for extremely cool morning warm-up temps, with the mercury […]

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EKN Trackside – 2019 Texas ProKart Challenge – Denton Saturday Report

SKUSA regional program kicks off new season at North Texas Kartways

Mar 31, 2019
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Cool temperatures, overcast skies and high winds tested everyone in the Texas ProKart Challenge paddock at North Texas Kartway for the series’ opening round on Saturday. That said, the conditions were the same for everyone, setting the stage for some incredibly good racing. The TPKC fields are a little light this weekend, most likely due […]

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Morning Coffee: Dual Weekend Double Double

Schedule conflicts will send EKN staff to four races over two weekends

Mar 27, 2019
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Every year, as the new racing schedules start landing in our email inboxes at EKN, David Cole and I begin assembling both our personal travel schedules and our plans for the coming year’s EKN Trackside Live Tour. More than any other season, this year’s schedule was hit with date conflicts, which we knew would make […]

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Mar 26, 2019
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Now entering its eighth season, the Superkarts! USA Texas ProKart Challenge opens up this weekend at the North Texas Karters facility in Denton, Texas. The Lone Star State continues to produce top-level karters year after year, thanks in part to the Texas PKC. It has been a busy off season for P1 Promotions – Mark […]

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2019 SKUSA Texas ProKart Challenge Prize Package Comes Together

Final days of pre-registration for opening rounds of SKUSA regional program in Lone Star State

Mar 20, 2019
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The start to the eighth season for the Superkarts! USA Texas ProKart Challenge is just over one week away. Competitors will be converging on the historic North Texas Karters facility in Denton, Texas for the March 29-31 weekend to contest Rounds One and Two of the championship season. The premier Lone Star State regional program […]

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2019 Season for Superkarts! USA Texas ProKart Challenge Taking Shape

SKUSA regional program in Lone Star State to offer three events for eighth year of series

Jan 23, 2019
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In the Lone Star State, regional racing is headlined by the Superkarts! USA Texas ProKart Challenge. Entering its eighth season of competition, the SKUSA Texas PKC program continues to develop impressive talent and current SKUSA Pro Tour stars. The 2019 season will be a year of change for class structure at Superkarts! USA, and the […]

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Superkarts! USA Confirms Tire Change for X30 Junior

Class structure updates for the 2019 season at Pro Tour and ProKart Challenge levels

Jan 22, 2019
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The 2019 racing season is officially underway for the Superkarts! USA program, as their track team hosted the first major event of the calendar year, launching the second year of the SKUSA Winter Series in Florida. Following the upcoming series finale in February at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires, all of SKUSA’s […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

Trackmagic founder Fausto Vitello and long-time SKUSA A-Team member Stan Bryniarski to be honored

Nov 10, 2018
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TEMECULA, CA (November 10, 2018) – For over 20 years, Superkarts! USA has been part of the sport of karting in the United States, and the organization formed its own Hall of Fame in 2016 to begin honoring those who have played key roles in its history. This year, SKUSA is proud to announce that […]

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2018 IAME International Final – Sunday Report

Crews repeats as Mini champion, Fletcher places sixth for Team USA

Oct 16, 2018
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The 2018 IAME International Final completed on Sunday at the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France. A week long battle came to a close as the six champions were decided following the Prefinal and Final events, along with the B-Main and C-Main events for the remaining competitors who were not able to transfer to […]

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2018 IAME International Final – Saturday Report

Crews remains perfect in Mini, Nienkotter to start P10 in Master

Oct 14, 2018
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Saturday was decision day at the 2018 IAME International Final, as the final heat races of the event would take place at the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France. What began on Wednesday, all came down to earning the right amount of points to qualify into one of the top-33 positions for the Sunday […]

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2018 IAME International Final – Friday Report

Crews and Fletcher still leading Team USA in France

Oct 12, 2018
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The third day was completed at the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France for the 2018 IAME International Final. Weather halted the action on Thursday, forcing a reschedule of Friday’s action to included those final heat races into the mix. While the day began with a damp track, no more rain provided a clean […]

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2018 IAME International Final – Thursday Report

Crews begins Mini title defense with heat win, Nienkotter top-five in Masters

Oct 11, 2018
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Day two of the 2018 IAME International Final was impacted by rain. The Le Mans Karting International circuit in France began with a wet track, effecting the opening heat races for Senior. The track eventually dried until a strong storm system moved through the area during the second heat for Masters. It forced a red […]

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2018 IAME International Final – Wednesday Report

Jarsocrak leads Team USA as official sessions begin in France

Oct 11, 2018
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The 2018 IAME International Final is underway at the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France. Over 400 drivers are competing in six categories, all vying for a chance to become an IAME world title winner. Wednesday was the first official day of the event on-track, following a handful of unofficial practice at the famous […]

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2018 IAME International Final Preview

12 drivers - including champions from SKUSA and USPKS - to represent North America in France

Oct 08, 2018
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IAME is celebrating the 50th year within the karting industry, and no better way to celebrate then at the IAME International Final. 2018 is the seventh edition of the event that brings together IAME drivers from all over the world to compete at the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France. Over 400 drivers are […]

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Oct 03, 2018
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The Texas ProKart Challenge closed out the racing for the 2018 season, deciding this year’s champions at the Dallas Karting Complex. The Caddo Mills, Texas facility welcomed racers for a one-round event on September 22-23, with rain hitting the area hard throughout Saturday. Thankfully, the precipitation ended on Sunday to allow the racing to be […]

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