Sep 24, 2020
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The return of the US Rotax Grand Nationals was marked with the 2020 event held inside the Charlotte Motor Speedway on September 17-19. It was a historic event, with the branded event making a return for the first time since 2018 and also marking the first time at the Concord, North Carolina on the newly […]

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Sep 23, 2020
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eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. Episode 21 welcomes Alan Rudolph of the Alan Rudolph Racing Academy and the […]

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Texas Sprint Racing Series Crowns 2020 Champions

Titles for Lone Star State program decided at Speedsportz Racing Park

Sep 22, 2020
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The Texas Sprint Racing Series program closed out the 2020 season on September 11-13, hosting its fifth and final round at the Speedsportz Racing Park in New Caney, Texas. The COVID-19 pandemic shuffled up the season’s events following the opening ‘Winter Warm-up’ round at NOLA Motorsport in New Orleans in early March, as the April […]

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2020 ProKart Challenge to Close Out Season at Buttonwillow

16th championship chase ends with Round Six on September 26-27

Sep 21, 2020
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The 16th season for the ProKart Challenge is set to conclude this weekend at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park. The 2020 championship chase began at the Buttonwillow, California facility at the end of February, before COVID-19 sent the series, the entire country, and the world into what has been a unique and very challenging year. The […]

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EKN Trackside: 2020 Capri Tools US Rotax Grand Nationals – Saturday Report

Nine driver confirmed for Team USA at Rotax Grand Finals in Portugal

Sep 19, 2020
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The 2020 Capri Tools US Rotax Grand Nationals was completed on Saturday inside the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The third and final day of on-track action in Concord, North Carolina saw cooler temperatures and strong winds blowing throughout the day. No threat of rain throughout the day allowed for competitors to focus on the mission at […]

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EKN Trackside: 2020 Capri Tools US Rotax Grand Nationals – Friday Report

Opening day of racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway sets tone for event

Sep 18, 2020
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The first wheel-to-wheel racing laps were conducted on Friday at the Charlotte Motor Speedway for the 2020 Capri Tools US Rotax Grand Nationals. Official practice day on Thursday was cut short after two sessions due to the amount of rain dropped on the Concord, North Carolina facility due to the progression of Tropical Storm Sally. […]

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Green Flag For SuperNats Shootout at Speedsportz

Teams and drivers prepping for Texas battle at Houston facility

Sep 18, 2020
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

Earlier this month, an announcement was made detailing a new annual event at Speedsportz Racing Park in Houston, Texas set for the October 2-4 weekend. Veteran karting instructor and championship-winning driver Alan Rudolph added this new race – the SuperNats Shootout – to the calendar at his facility and, working in conjunction with Superkarts! USA, […]

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Sep 17, 2020
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Today’s date – September 17, 2020 – marks the 20th anniversary of the day that the electronic doors opened at eKartingNews.com. It was during the 2000 Superkarts! USA World Finals in Norman, Oklahoma that EKN was born. Yes, current EKN Publisher Rob Howden was trackside announcing the event, but he was there with Shifter Kart […]

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EKN Trackside: 2020 Capri Tools US Rotax Grand Nationals – Preview

Historic event to provide nine tickets to the 2020 Rotax Grand Finals in Portugal

Sep 16, 2020
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A bit of history will take place September 17-19 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The US Rotax Grand Nationals are back, now under the guidance of J3 Competition – the northern distributor for Rotax products. Taking over in 2019, J3 hosted a pair of events to promote the Rotax powerplant and products with the Stars […]

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Sep 15, 2020
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Breaking overnight, Superkarts! USA confirmed the SKUSA SuperNationals 24 is cancelled in Las Vegas. Since the SKUSA Pro Tour Summer Festival event in New Castle at the beginning of August, there has been speculation and rumors roaming around the future of the SuperNationals event at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas due […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: August 2020 – Bryson Morris

Rolison Performance Group driver earns two SKUSA Pro Tour championships in 2020

Sep 14, 2020
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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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Sep 14, 2020
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The third and last day of the FIA Karting European Championships – OK & Junior at Wackersdorf kept the tension up to the end of the Finals with incessant clashes between all participants. The suspense remained high throughout the competition before Ugo Ugochukwu (USA) and Andrea Kimi Antonelli (ITA) were crowned in Junior and OK […]

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Sep 09, 2020
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A special piece of karting’s history in North America is located in West Quincy, Missouri and it’s receiving a facelift. TNT Kartways is one of the most iconic circuits in US karting, and has hosted countless major events during its decades of operation. Many refer to the facility as simply ‘Quincy’, as the Illinois city […]

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Sep 08, 2020
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In perfect weather conditions, the last day of the Genk competition offered a high quality show to the fans of close racing from all over the world. In the FIA Karting European Championship – KZ, Stan Pex won the Final in front of Marijn Kremers who took the title. In the FIA Karting European Championship […]

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EKN Trackside: 2020 United States Pro Kart Series Badger State Grand Prix – Sunday Report

Deukmedjian and Lemke score wins to close out weekend at Road America

Sep 06, 2020
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The second half of the 2020 United States Pro Kart Series is underway with Round Four contested Sunday at the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex. The Badger State Grand Prix wrapped up at Road America with another perfect day for racing. Rain was forecasted all day at the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin facility. The sun broke through the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2020 United States Pro Kart Series Badger State Grand Prix – Saturday Report

Three victories for Will Power Kart from opening race day at Road America

Sep 05, 2020
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The first day of competition at the 2020 United States Pro Kart Series Badger State Grand Prix was completed on Saturday in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America is hosting the second event this weekend as over 170 entries are battling in the seven IAME categories. Weather was perfect all day […]

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Sep 04, 2020
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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 2020 United States Pro Kart Series Badger State Grand Prix from the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America. EKN Managing Editor David Cole is trackside in Elkhart […]

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EKN Trackside: 2020 United States Pro Kart Series – Badger State Grand Prix – Preview

Inaugural series visit to Road America to host Rounds Three and Four of title chase

Sep 03, 2020
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The 2020 United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires and IAME USA continues this weekend with the third and fourth rounds set to be contested at the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America. The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted this year’s calendar for the USPKS, moving from March to July and not July to […]

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2020 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings – TaG – August 28

Deukmedjian takes over top position ahead of Mars and Norberg, all separated by four points

Sep 01, 2020
Written by David Cole | 1 Comment

The last three months have seen a lot of karting since the COVID-19 pandemic put racing on pause. Club programs began the return to racing, with regional and national events following. With racing back, so is the EKN TaG Driver Rankings as we release the first standings since February. A number of events across the […]

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Sep 01, 2020
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The Pro Briggs 206 category is set to run alongside the Rotax categories at the 2020 US Rotax Grand Nationals!  The popular 4-cycle category will run on the same Charlotte Motor Speedway circuit for a cash purse with $1,000 going to the WINNER! The class will run over the three days of action with unprecedented […]

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