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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EKN Trackside: 2018 Texas ProKart Challenge – Dallas Karting Complex

Jaramillo, Hewitt and Jeffers star in exciting season finale

Sep 25, 2018
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Heading into the final round of the Texas ProKart Challenge at the Dallas Karting Complex, the forecast was ominous with rain tagged from Thursday to Monday. The expected precipitation hit hard on Friday and Saturday, dumping on the facility on Friday night and then hitting hard again on Saturday afternoon. Thankfully, even with flooding around […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Apr 17, 2018
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The Texas ProKart Challenge kicked off its 2018 season at the end of March with the first round of the championship held at the Speedsportz Racing Park in New Caney, Texas. The March 24-25 event hosted one round of racing at the new facility, the same place where the 2017 season ended. The Superkarts! USA […]

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Cooper Tires Teams With EKN Radio Network

Major brand to support EKN Trackside Live Tour

Apr 04, 2018
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For the last three years, Cooper Tires has served as the eKartingNews.com Presenting Sponsor for live audio coverage of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. And now, we’re thrilled to announce that the Findlay, Ohio-based tire manufacturer will increase this relationship in 2018, adding their name to the EKN Trackside Live Tour Presented by Cooper Tires. EKN’s […]

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EKN Trackside: Texas ProKart Challenge – Speedsportz Report

Hewitt and Baker storm to impressive main event wins in series opener

Mar 27, 2018
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If their season opener at Speedsportz Racing Park this past weekend is any indication, the Texas ProKart Challenge is a series on the move. The SKUSA regional program closed their 2017 schedule at the New Caney, TX facility last October and returned just five months later to fire up the 2018 campaign, setting a series […]

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Fast Five: Gina French – Texas ProKart Challenge

Seventh season of Superkarts! USA regional program kicks off at Speedsportz this weekend

Mar 19, 2018
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Next to the flagship California ProKart Challenge, the Texas ProKart Challenge is the backbone regional program of the Superkarts! USA organization. For the seventh year, the Texas PKC series is set to welcome racers from all over the southwest, expanding to welcome even more karters from different states and regions in 2018. The four-event, six-round […]

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Superkarts! USA Texas ProKart Challenge Set for Exciting 2018 Season

Four events, guaranteed SuperSunday spots and three SuperNationals tickets in store for the SKUSA regional program in Lone Star State

Feb 16, 2018
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The 2018 season marks the seventh year of the SKUSA Texas ProKart Challenge. After six seasons of both SKUSA and Rotax competition, last year was one of adjustment, and the series streamlined their program around the Superkarts! USA platform with a pure center on the IAME and Honda categories. The move to align under the […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Confirms Exciting 2018 Schedule

Superkarts! USA regional program locks in four events in Lone Star State

Nov 03, 2017
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After making the move to the pure Superkarts! USA program of IAME and Stock Honda categories in 2017, the Texas ProKart Challenge enjoyed one of its best years ever, capping the season in October with a great weekend at the new Speedsportz Racing Park in Houston.  During the season finale, the series announced a four-race […]

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