2020 Challenge of the America Dates and Venues Released

Season 13 scheduled for premier left coast winter series

Jul 18, 2019
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As we turned the calendar on the first half of 2019, plans are underway for the 2020 karting season. Among the first programs to release a schedule for the upcoming racing calendar is Challenge of the Americas. The ROK Cup USA championship series is the premier left coast winter series, set to host the 13th […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Hits Road America

Midway point of 2019 championship program visited CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex

Jul 18, 2019
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The Route 66 Sprint Series presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports contested the third event of the 2019 calendar over the July 12-14 weekend. Rounds Five and Six – presented by Dog Guard: Out of Sight Fencing – were held at the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex inside the historic Road America facility in Elkhart Lake, […]

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Jul 18, 2019
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In preparation for the 25th annual Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom, organizers reached out to friends and participants for suggestions to help make the event special. Many suggested changing up the race course after 25 years. Due to the challenges of a temporary circuit, brick roads, demands by neighboring property owners, locations of electricity and […]

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Second Half of California ProKart Challenge Underway

Round Four of the Superkarts! USA flagship regional program contested at Monterey Bay Karters home track

Jul 17, 2019
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The California ProKart Challenge began the second half of the 2019 championship season, hosting Round Four at the Marina Airport Kart Track on July 13-14. The Superkarts! USA regional program took to the home of the Monterey Bay Karters for the two-day event, with practice and qualifying held Saturday, Prefinal and Final held on Sunday. […]

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Chloe Chambers: My Next Guest Needs No Introduction

USA karter part of Netflix show featuring David Letterman with Lewis Hamilton

Jul 16, 2019
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One of the top female karter in North America today is Chloe Chambers. The 14-year-old from New York has competed in all different organizations and series, racking up victories and podiums along the way. Chambers was provided a unique opportunity to be part of the new season of “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with […]

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The Rock Celebrating 25th Anniversary in 2019

Rock Island Grand Prix is a karting ‘bucket list’ event

Jul 15, 2019
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For the last 25 years, the Rock Island Grand Prix has been one of the core karting events in North America. We use the term ‘bucket list’ when describing the race because it’s a one-of-a-kind event that every karter should experience at least once. That said, if you attend once, you’re very likely coming back. […]

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Jul 15, 2019
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Racers from all around the world will once again descend on the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino this November for the 23rd running of the SKUSA SuperNationals, and Superkarts! USA is again providing a path for its loyal members to secure their spot. A driver qualifies for PPEP if they meet any of the following five conditions: […]

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Jul 12, 2019
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In 1956, Art Ingeles is credited with building the first kart in his garage in California and testing it in the parking lot of the Rose Bowl. Soon after, the seeds of kart racing were planted just south of Rock Island. Kart racing was introduced to the Quad-Cities area in 1958 on a dirt track […]

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Morning Coffee – A New Brickyard Experience

Initial thoughts after a memorable IMS weekend

Jul 10, 2019
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It’s a trip I’d take any day. The drive from the I-465 exit east on Crawfordsville Road toward the corner of 16th and Georgetown in Speedway, IN has the same effect on me as it did the very first time I made that journey numerous years ago. Every time I roll down that road, my […]

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Season Resumes for California ProKart Challenge This Weekend

Competitors head to Marina to contest Round Four of Superkarts! USA flagship regional

Jul 09, 2019
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The second half of the 2019 California ProKart Challenge begins this weekend as the Superkarts! USA regional program heads to Marina Airport Kart Track on July 13-14. The Monterey Bay Karters are set to welcome the leading California karting regional program with the fourth round of the championship series. Located just miles from the coast, […]

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Race Report: 2019 USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard

Lawson claims two Bricks during exciting weekend at IMS

Jul 09, 2019
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The third edition of the USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard was completed over the Independence Day weekend inside the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Racing Capital of the World welcomed a record 454 competing entries in the 17 categories that took to the 1-mile course. The layout used portions of the track’s Formula One […]

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Full Throttle Karting Becomes Newest Dealer for GFC Chassis

Growing chassis brand adds new Southern California outlet

Jul 03, 2019
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Full Throttle Karting prides itself on providing quality products for its customers in Southern California. Owned by veteran industry member Andy Seesemann, FTK stands firm as one of the longest running kart shops in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, offering all the merchandise needed to put motorsport enthusiasts onto the kart track. The newest product […]

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2019 USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard – Event Preview

Third edition to set entry record inside Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Jul 03, 2019
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This week, the United States of America is celebrating Independence Day, more commonly known as the ‘Fourth of July’. Families will be taking time off work to spend time with family and friends, either camping at the lake or traveling the country. For karters, it is a chance to compete inside one of the most […]

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2019 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – TaG – June 28

Norberg, Jarsocrak and Brooks remain top contenders for top position

Jul 02, 2019
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The eKartingNews.com TaG Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA during the month of June was very similar to the Shifterkart schedule with 27 main events included to close out the first half of 2019. The ROK Cup USA Festival, California ProKart Challenge, and United States Pro Kart Series highlighted the month and provided the […]

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2019 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – Shifterkart – June 28

Order remains unchanged at the top with Myers, Wick and Musgrave holding top-three positions

Jul 01, 2019
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A total of 23 main events counting toward the eKartingNews.com Shifterkart Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA are scheduled for the month of June. A number of them were happening over the final weekend as we look to what will be a busy July. The opportunities were there, but with no event above 8.5 […]

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Jun 28, 2019
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The midway point in the United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires came on the June 14-16 weekend as the program hosted the Carolina Grand Prix at the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina. The weekend hosted Rounds Three and Four of the championship program with perfect racing weather all three days […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge – Sunday Report

Duncovich and Rivest triumph in Senior while Nicholson and Maxwell top Junior podiums

Jun 23, 2019
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The final day of action came to a close on Sunday for the return of karting racing to the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The World Karting Association pulled off the triple, hosting three events at the Concord, North Carolina facility on the weekend for the first ever Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge. Speedway Dirt wrapped up […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge – Saturday Report

Storm cuts opening day of racing short for karting return to famed Concord facility

Jun 22, 2019
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This weekend marks the return of karting racing inside the Charlotte Motor Speedway with the World Karting Association. The WKA CMS Karting Challenge is hosting a trio of events, including the Manufacturers Cup Series, National Road Racing Series and Speedway Dirt. A full day of action on Friday included practice days for Man. Cup and […]

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Jun 21, 2019
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Superkarts! USA today confirmed the long-awaited track configuration for August’s SummerNationals event. The fabled New Castle Motorsports Park will once again play host to the series finale, this time on a completely new inaugural track configuration than in years past. “We’ve been coming to New Castle Motorsports Park for several years,” explained SKUSA’s Tom Kutscher. […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge – Preview

Kart racing returns to famed Concord, North Carolina facility with trio of events

Jun 19, 2019
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The World Karting Association headquarters are located in Concord, North Carolina. One of its neighbors is a noisy facility that is busy with activities throughout the year. To the west of their building is the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The famed facility was a welcomed home for WKA for a number of years, hosting national and […]

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