California ProKart Challenge Hosts Two-Round Weekend in Fontana

Handful of drivers double up in win column at CalSpeed Karting Center

Jul 01, 2022
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The California ProKart Challenge traveled to the CalSpeed Karting Center for the lone double-round weekend of the 2022 season. The June 24-26 event at the Fontana, California facility hosted Rounds Three and Four of the Superkarts! USA regional championship program. Hot California weather greeted the nearly 90 drivers to compete around the ’Sportivo’ layout, starting […]

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Jul 01, 2022
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A special one-off, winner take all event was held for the 2022 California ROK Championship program at the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon. ROKkers traveled to the historic 6/10-mile course on the June 24-26 weekend for three days of battle to claim the ROK Vegas tickets and prizes up for grabs. Rob Howden […]

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Race Report: 2022 Texas Sprint Racing Series – Summer Shootout

Near record turnout at North Texas Kartways for midpoint of series

Jun 30, 2022
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Round Three of the 2022 Texas Sprint Racing Series presented by Auctionetx was held at North Texas Karters facility in Denton, Texas. The halfway point of the season pulled 181 entries to the half-mile circuit for the ‘Summer Shootout’. The relatively small track conjured up some unique challenges for all drivers, creating extremely close and […]

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Jun 29, 2022
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The following is a statement published to the SKUSA website on June 28, 2022 regarding action taken by the organization following the SKUSA Pro Tour SpringNationals at the Utah Motorsports Campus in Erda, Utah. Following the X30 Senior Final on Saturday June 11th, SKUSA wants to reassure our customers that the incidents that took place […]

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EKN Trackside: 2022 California ROK Championship – PARC – Race Report

Wick and Shrader score Senior victories in one-off special event

Jun 26, 2022
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After narrowing the focus of his California ROK Championship to a single event at the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex due to a packed West Coast schedule, promoter Andy Seesemann welcomed a passionate group of local and traveling racers to the iconic Oregon facility for a shot at winning a full entry package to the ROK […]

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Jun 24, 2022
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The EKN Trackside Live program visits multiple events throughout the karting season. Leading up to major events on the calendar, EKN is happy to provide a show as part of the EKN Radio Network. The EKN OutLap is a preview podcast show, geared at providing you the top stories, breaking news, and championship battles going […]

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EKN Trackside: 2022 California ROK Championship – Pat’s Acres Racing Complex – Preview

Winner-take-all format set for Canby, Oregon three-day event with ROK Vegas tickets on the line

Jun 23, 2022
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This weekend will be a unique and special event held at the historic Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon. The California ROK Championship program has experienced some hurdles over the season and series promoter Andy Seesemann is set to make the June 24-26 weekend a memorable one for those drivers set to compete. The […]

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Multiple Double Winners During Route 66 Sprint Series Event at Mill-Rite Raceway

Perfect racing weather in Wisconsin to close out first half of championship chases

Jun 22, 2022
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The Route 66 Sprint Series – presented by MG Tires, Franklin Motorsports, Louisiana Grills, and Mills Pallet – completed the first half of the 2022 season with two rounds of racing put into the books over the June 17-19 weekend. Father’s Day weekend was celebrated at the Mill-Rite Raceway facility, at the home of the […]

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Jun 22, 2022
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The recent joint statement from ROK Cup USA, Superkarts! USA and the United States Pro Kart Series regarding a working relationship has sparked much interest in our community, and not surprisingly, it has brought up past discussions and new conversation regarding the sport of karting here in the USA. What sparked this new endeavor? First […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: May 2022 – Max Garcia

Four podiums in two days for Florida driver at USPKS Carolina Grand Prix

Jun 21, 2022
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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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Jun 20, 2022
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The following is a statement EKN received today regarding a working relationship between ROK Cup USA, Superkarts! USA and the United States Pro Kart Series surrounding the professionalism within the karting community. Starting immediately, the named organizations and their affiliated series will be working together to raise the level of professionalism in the sport of […]

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Jun 20, 2022
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Mazda Motorsports is excited to offer karters and quarter midget drivers the opportunity to test a Spec MX-5 (third generation MX-5) race car across a two-day test, Mazda-exclusive event at Carolina Motorsports Park (CMP) August 17 & 18, 2022. The two-day Mazda test at CMP: Mazda Motorsports will rent CMP August 17 & 18 to […]

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Double-Round Weekend in Fontana on the Docket for California ProKart Challenge

Two-race weekend format set for June 24-26 at the CalSpeed Karting Center facility

Jun 17, 2022
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In just one week, the California ProKart Challenge returns to action and hosts the lone double-round weekend of the season. Competitors from all over the west coast will converge on the CalSpeed Karting Center facility in Fontana, California during the June 24-26 weekend for Rounds Three and Four of the Superkarts! USA regional program. The […]

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Nick Brueckner: 2001-2022

Rest in peace, Nick

Jun 17, 2022
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It’s a truly sad day for our sport and our family. The karting community has lost one of its brightest young lights in his fight against cancer, as Nick Brueckner had passed away. The 21-year-old from Hockley, Texas had been involved in the sport of karting for many years, dating back to his first laps […]

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Race Report: 2022 Quincy Grand Prix

Hundreds descend on South Park seeking the Gussie trophy

Jun 16, 2022
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The streets of Quincy once again saw karters from all over the country descend on the Illinois town for one of the most prestigious kart races in North America – the Quincy Grand Prix. First held in 1970, the Quincy Grand Prix held its 36th edition of the race last weekend. The 1.125-mile street circuit […]

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Jun 15, 2022
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A leader in motorsport safety, Stilo is becoming one of the leading brands in the sport of karting, not only here in the USA but around the world. The quality of product produced at the Stilo headquarters in Pedrengo, Italy is outstanding. The sport of karting is seeing huge boost at the grassroots through the […]

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Jun 12, 2022
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The 12th edition of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – presented by ASPEN Fuels USA – was completed on Sunday at the Utah Motorsports Campus. The weather was intensified at the Erda, Utah facility with the temperature increasing, while bringing on strong winds that played havoc on the track and the paddock. The competitors […]

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EKN Trackside: 2022 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Saturday Report

Wick goes from zero to hero to claim first Pro Tour victory for Trackmagic

Jun 11, 2022
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The first half of the 2022 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is in the books following Round Three being contested on the first day of competition at the SKUSA SpringNationals presented by ASPEN Fuels USA. The third time the event has been held at the Utah Motorsports Campus – fourth total visit to the Erda, Utah […]

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Jun 10, 2022
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is part of our Trackside coverage, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will feature notes from trackside at the 2022 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals at the Utah Motorsports Campus in Erda, Utah over the June 9-12 weekend. This is insider info will not be seen […]

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Jun 09, 2022
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Registration is now open for the 27th running of the Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix, the world’s most prestigious karting street race, Saturday and Sunday, September 3-4. Register here: https://nkaforms.formstack.com/forms/rigp_pre_entry_2022 Racers registering between now and August 1 will become eligible for a built-to-race Briggs & Stratton 206 engine, provided by the National Karting Alliance and Schurr […]

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