May 10, 2021
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The Route 66 Sprint Series, in conjunction with the Buckeye Karting Challenge, are proud to present the inaugural KA100 – 206 Sprint Nationals. The Route 66 Sprint Series, the oldest regional traveling sprint series in the country, known for promoting great racing in the Midwest, has teamed up with Ohio’s home for grassroots sprint karting, […]

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Schedule Change for 2021 California ROK Championship

Adjustment in events provides best solution for teams and racers

May 07, 2021
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The California ROK Championship is getting underway this weekend (May 7-8) with a two-day event at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park in Buttonwillow, California. ‘ROKkers’ from all over the west coast are enjoying the opening round of the third championship season. The program was scheduled to be a five event, six-round season in 2021, however, series […]

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May 06, 2021
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In February, Brazil’s MG Tires was confirmed as the sole supplier for the OK and OK Junior categories for the 2021 CIK-FIA World Championships, which will take place in Birigui, Brazil on October 28-31. Bridgestone had been selected as the supplier for all competitions held in Europe, however, distribution hurdles related to the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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May 05, 2021
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The warehouse in Greenfield, Indiana is filling up with new products available through Comet Kart Sales. One of the most historic kart shops in USA karting industry continues to provide the best service for karters in the Midwest and around the country with the newest and latest products. Below is a rundown of the newest […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 United States Pro Kart Series – Heartland Grand Prix – Sunday Report

Zilisch claims second of season in X30 as Duekmedjian runs away in KA100

May 02, 2021
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The 2021 United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires closed out the Heartland Grand Prix on Sunday at the New Castle Motorsports Park facility. A total of 273 entries completed Round Four on the ‘Backwards 1’ layout at the New Castle, Indiana complex with warmer temperatures greeting everyone. The wind continued as it […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 United States Pro Kart Series – Heartland Grand Prix – Saturday Report

Norberg returns to top step of podium with Zilisch earning second on season after opening day at New Castle

May 01, 2021
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A total of 273 entries competed on the opening day of the Heartland Grand Prix for the 2021 United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires. All seven categories battle each other, the ‘Backwards 1’ layout and strong winds throughout the day at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. The skies […]

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Apr 30, 2021
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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 2021 United States Pro Kart Series Heartland Grand Prix from the New Castle Motorsports Park facility during the April 30-May 2 weekend. EKN Managing Editor David Cole […]

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First Winners Decided at California ProKart Challenge 2021 Opener

Superkarts! USA California regional championship underway following weekend in Buttonwillow

Apr 29, 2021
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The 17th season of the California ProKart Challenge hosted the opening event of the season at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park. Round One of the five-event, six-round championship took place on April 24-25 at the Buttonwillow, California facility. Ideal racing weather welcomed more than 120 entries in 11 categories, as racers began their bid for a […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 United States Pro Kart Series – Heartland Grand Prix Preview

Ninth season continues with return to New Castle Motorsports Park

Apr 29, 2021
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The United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is coming off a record-breaking weekend to begin its ninth season. A record turnout showed for the Southern Grand Prix at Ocala Gran Prix in March, with similar numbers set for this weekend’s event – the Heartland Grand Prix at the New Castle Motorsports Park. […]

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Apr 28, 2021
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In just five weeks, karts will again return to the South Park in Quincy, Illinois for what will be the 33rd time. The historic Quincy Grand Prix returns on June 5-6, restoring what was lost in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It began in 1970 with promoter Gus Traeder putting on the first event, […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: March 2021 – Jeremy Fletcher

Multiple wins at United States Pro Kart Series and SKUSA Pro Tour WinterNats gives nod to Florida driver

Apr 27, 2021
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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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EKN One-on-One: Allen Berg – Allen Berg Racing Schools

Canadian Hall of Fame member is now an educator and a racing dad

Apr 26, 2021
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If you’ve raced on the national level for the last few years, you’ll likely have seen him in the pit area at a SKUSA, Challenge of the Americas, or USPKS event in the Ryan Perry Motorsports tent. Allen Berg is a quiet and well-spoken racing dad and mechanic to his son Alexander, enjoying his return […]

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Apr 26, 2021
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After a disappointing 2020 which saw SKUSA forced to postpone the SuperNationals due to COVID-19, the Temecula based series is proud to announce more confirmed details for the 24th running of the event in 2021. First and foremost, the race is 100% a go. However, to accommodate the Rio Hotel’s pandemic reopening schedule, the dates […]

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Race Report: Texas Sprint Racing Series – Spring Round-Up

Near record turnout at North Texas Kartway for second round of 2021 season

Apr 23, 2021
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The second event of the 2021 Texas Sprint Racing Series Presented by Texas Barge nearly set a new entry record for the ‘Spring Round-Up’. A total of 171 entries filled up the paddock at the North Texas Kartway, home of the North Texas Karters, in Denton, Texas over the April 16-18 weekend. Wet weather greeted […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Opens 2021 Season at New Castle Motorsports Park

Championship season gets underway with first two rounds in Indiana

Apr 22, 2021
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The Route 66 Sprint Series – presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports – kicked off the 2021 season at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Over 130 entries converged on the New Castle, Indiana facility over the April 16-18 weekend to begin the four event, eight-round championship program. Colder but sunny skies greeted the teams […]

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Apr 21, 2021
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The 2021 season for the Stars Championship Series began on the April 9-11 weekend. The program ventured south to the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, setting a new record in its sophomore season. On the weekend, the event welcomed 129 entries in 12 classes, breaking the record set at the inaugural opener in New […]

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Apr 18, 2021
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The World Karting Association completed the Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge on Sunday, including the Vega Road Racing Series program. The second day of racing was conducted around the CMS ROVAL course in Concord, North Carolina on Sunday, welcoming perfect weather all day for six race groups. Throughout the day, a number of drivers were […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge – Road Racing – Saturday Report

First round of Grand National Eagles awarded following opening day of racing

Apr 17, 2021
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For a third straight year, the World Karting Association Vega Road Racing Series presented by Summit Racing Equipment visited the Charlotte Motor Speedway as part of the CMS Karting Challenge. The program ran a five-hour practice session on Friday, April 16 on the revised ROVAL course at the Concord, North Carolina facility, as WKA officials […]

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Apr 15, 2021
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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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Apr 12, 2021
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A thrilling finale took place at the South Garda Karting circuit of Lonato in occasion of the opener of the WSK Euro Series. The rain fell since this morning and made things trickier for the finalists of this important international karting event as 253 karting drivers gathered from 46 different countries. After qualifying practice and […]

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