Oct 19, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The season is drawing to a close, with basically one month left before things turn to 2019. Now is the time where club and regional programs are deciding their champions, preparing for the year-end banquet. Remaining on the schedule are two more events, set to impact the final standings of the 2018 eKartingNews.com TaG Driver […]

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California ProKart Challenge Champions of 2018 Decided

Awards ceremony to crown 12 champions and celebrate the 14th season of program

Oct 18, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

At the end of September, the California ProKart Challenge closed out the 2018 championship chase with the 10th running of the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. The largest street race on the western half of North America helped to decide the 12 champions for the flagship regional program of Superkarts! USA. Back in February, competitors […]

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2018 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – Stock Honda – October 15

SuperNationals 21 winner Musgrave remains driver to beat to close out 2018

Oct 18, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

Only a few more weeks remain in the 2018 karting schedule and chances for drivers to improve their position in the eKartingNews.com Stock Honda Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA. Of course, the big one – Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 22 – is the event everyone near the top of the standings is anticipating. Only […]

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2018 IAME International Final – Sunday Report

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

Oct 16, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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 Rok Cup International Final – Saturday Report

Challenge of the Americas champions Ugochukwu and Jackson on podium, Jamaican Powell places runner-up while Delattre wins B-Main

Oct 15, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2018 edition of the Rok Cup International Final completed Saturday at the South Garda Karting facility. Over 400 drivers from 51 countries converged in Lonato, Italy to compete in the seven categories around the famous circuit. The final round of heat races were contested before the main event grids and B-Main lineups were decided. […]

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2018 IAME International Final – Saturday Report

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

Oct 14, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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 Rok Cup International Final – Friday Report

More heat race wins for North America drivers in Lonato

Oct 12, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The success continues for the North America contingent at the 2018 Rok Cup International Final. The second day of official action saw solid results for Team USA and Team Canada drivers in the Junior and Mini categories around the South Garda Karting circuit in Lonato, Italy. With over 400 drivers competing in the seven classes, […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: September 2018 – Riley Scott

15-year-old from Quincy beats out RIGP legends to score two Rock trophies in first start

Oct 12, 2018
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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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2018 IAME International Final – Thursday Report

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

Oct 11, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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 Rok Cup International Final – Thursday Report

Canadian Curran scores heat win while Powell and Morgatto earn P1 in Qualifying to give North America strong first day

Oct 11, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2018 Rok Cup International Final is officially underway as qualifying and heat races were completed at the South Garda Karting facility. Perfect racing weather welcomed the over 400 drivers from around the world competing in seven categories this week. Racers have been in Lonato, Italy for days, preparing for this day to come. With […]

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Oct 11, 2018
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After months of development and fine tuning, IAME USA West today confirmed the initial shipment of the long awaited IAME SSE. The first units are expected to arrive in the United States as early as next week. Orders will begin immediate fulfillment in the order they were received, with boxes leaving the IAME USA West […]

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2018 IAME International Final – Wednesday Report

Jarsocrak leads Team USA as official sessions begin in France

Oct 11, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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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Women in F1? A Better Long-Term Solution

Altering the ‘numbers game’ may provide the best ROI

Oct 10, 2018
Written by Rob Howden | 2 Comment

Today, a new promoter – W Series – announced a new women-only open wheel single-seater series with the stated intent of finding talented female race car drivers for potential graduation to Formula 1.  While reading through the responses to the announcement on social media – many negative, a lesser amount positive – my mind went […]

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Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout Details Announced

Dates, Venue and Judging Panel Confirmed for Third Annual Shootout

Oct 09, 2018
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The Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout will return to the Valley of the Sun as the Bondurant Racing School near Phoenix, Ariz., will again host the third annual event on December 8/9. At stake for the 20 champions of junior open-wheel series from around the globe is a $200,000 scholarship from Mazda […]

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Inverness Grand Prix Brings Karting to the Streets of Florida

Central Florida city and karting club welcoming racers on November 17

Oct 09, 2018
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While the interest of many karters from around the world will be on Las Vegas during the weekend before Thanksgiving, grassroots racing will be in the spotlight in the Sunshine State city of Inverness, Florida. The eighth edition of the Inverness Grand Prix Motorsport Festival is set for November 16-17 and city, which is located […]

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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
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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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2018 Rok Cup International Final to Welcome Over 400 Drivers

Number of drivers from North America set to battle in Italy next week

Oct 05, 2018
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Even before starting the engines, every record has been beaten and the Rok Cup International Final confirms to be as one of the world’s greatest karting events. Registration has closed and the figures leave no doubt with 441 drivers, divided into seven categories: Mini Rok (149 drivers), Junior Rok (100 drivers), Senior Rok (72 drivers), […]

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Superkarts! USA Welcomes 2018 Pro Tour Champions

Ninth season crowns nine champions in IAME and Honda categories

Oct 04, 2018
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Superkarts! USA completed its ninth season of the SKUSA Pro Tour this August. The three-event, six-round championship program traveled from the southeast to the southwest before finishing in the midwest to decide the nine series champions in the IAME and Honda categories. Those drivers who were able to achieve podium finishes throughout the season, earn […]

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Oct 04, 2018
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Colin Mullan, from Danville, Calif., and Jake Craig, from Mission Viejo, Calif., will carry the patriotic and distinctive Team USA Scholarship colors in a trio of Formula Ford race weekends in England beginning later this month. Braden Eves, from New Albany, Ohio, was initially selected as a Scholarship winner before requiring some surgery which will […]

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