Solo Kart USA Adds Checkered Motorsports and Andrew Bujdoso

Superkarts! USA Pro Shifter point leader moves back home to team with emerging chassis brand

May 24, 2019
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Solo Kart USA is happy to announce a major addition, not only to the chassis brand’s dealer network, but also to its driver roster. Checkered Motorsports of Girard, Ohio has signed on as a new Solo Kart dealer to focus on expansion to the midwest region of the United States. Along with the dealership program, […]

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2019 Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid – The EKN Version

Karting is the core of motorsports development and this year's Indy 500 grid is proof positive

May 22, 2019
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There is simply no arguing the fact that karting is best way for anyone to get into motorsports. In addition to its affordability, karting provides the ideal platform for skill and racecraft development. Karting has been the foundation for countless professional race car drivers, and a quick look at the starting grid for the 103rd […]

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May 22, 2019
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Marking just past the mid-way point of the 2019 Competition Year, WKA opens Registration for the next stop of the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge. Utilizing a portion of the famed Roval, the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup racers will compete on an entirely new configuration for Round 4 of the […]

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Race Report: WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Road America

Tillett Racing Seats Nationals hosts third event of 2019 and brings program back to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

May 21, 2019
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The third stop of the 2019 World Karting Association Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series program took competitors back to the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex inside the famed Road America this past weekend. The Tillett Racing Seats Nationals at the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin facility hosted Rounds 5 and 6 for all eight championship categories, with WKA returning to […]

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2019 EKN Constructors Championship: May 17

Tony Kart begins new season still at the top in North America

May 20, 2019
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The 2019 EKN Constructors Championship is underway, with a number of events completed during the first four months of the year. This year’s edition of the EKN CC – focused on major national and regional events from coast-to-coast –  welcomes 56 rounds of racing including 10 series/programs. Nearly half of the rounds for 2019 have […]

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Quincy Grand Prix 2019 – Bigger and Better

Last year’s successful return of ‘The Park’ fueling growth for current edition

May 17, 2019
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In just over a month, one of the sport’ legendary events will welcome over 300 entries to what is certainly one of American karting’s most unique tracks.  The Quincy Grand Prix or ‘the Park’, as veterans still call it, was revived last June after a 15-year layoff and the support from the community was staggering.  […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: April 2019 – Spencer Conrad

Nitro Kart driver gaining momentum during first half of season

May 16, 2019
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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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WKA Manufacturers Cup Series Heads to Road America

Tillett Racing Seats Nationals hosts Round Five and Six of 2019 championship program

May 15, 2019
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The 2019 WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series program resumes this weekend, heading to the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America. The Tillett Racing Seats Road America Nationals at the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin hosts Round Five and Six of the 2019 championship series. The May 17-19 event is the third of the season, following the Daytona […]

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Cup Karts North America Spring Nationals Welcomes Big Numbers

Briggs & Stratton regional program hosts over 100 drivers to open 2019 in Norway, Illinois

May 15, 2019
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The 2019 season is underway for the Cup Karts North America program, opening up with the Spring Nationals at the Concept Haulers Motor Speedway. The series, now in its sixth year, worked its magic as did the racers, getting everyone on board to commit to the first event with a record-breaking 268 total entries for […]

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May 15, 2019
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In response to the feedback from participants of the Great Lakes program, and the competition seen in the G1 category across the country, the SKUSA Great Lakes ProKart Challenge has announced that they will be adding the G1 OPEN category for the remained of the 2019 season. “The masters categories are growing across the country, […]

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Mechanic Minutes: Dan Schlosser – FIA Karting Championship Academy Trophy – Germany

Longtime industry veteran provides his insights into the opening round of 2019 program with Team USA driver Luca Mars

May 14, 2019
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2019 marks the 10th season for the FIA Karting Academy Trophy program, which opened up at the Pro Kart Raceland facility in Wackersdorf, Germany on May 2-5. The United States have sent drivers to race in the unique championship series against drivers from all over the world. The 2019 season is welcoming 51 young drivers […]

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Stars & Stripes Trophy: Event Primer

J3 Competition launches new vision for US Rotax racing at Utah Motorsports Campus

May 10, 2019
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J3 Competition’s new Stars & Stripes program, which will be run under the ‘Race Rotax’ banner, is set to host its first event of the 2019 season. On May 17-19, Rotax racing returns to the Utah Motorsports Campus for the Stars & Stripes Trophy event. Karters will tackle the 9/10-mile ‘Star Trek’ circuit of the […]

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Morning Coffee: The Much-Maligned ‘Boat Anchor’

A different take on the evolution of engine platforms

May 09, 2019
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Negativity is a dangerous thing in any community, whether it’s a sport or a club or just a hobby. The other day, I was taking in some of the chatter on the social media platforms surrounding the topic of the evolving engine formulas in the sport.  The introduction of the IAME KA100 powerplant has injected […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Sunday Report

Norberg doubles up as Bujdoso grabs second victory of the season

May 05, 2019
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The second half of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is underway with the fourth round of the championship program contested on Sunday. The 10th edition of the SKUSA SpringNationals completed at the Utah Motorsports Campus in Erda, Utah, closing out the weekend with an exciting finish. Wind was a factor throughout the day and a […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals – Saturday Report

Ramirez grabs first Pro Tour victory as Norberg claims first of 2019

May 04, 2019
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The third round of the 2019 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour took place Saturday at the Utah Motorsports Campus facility in Erda, Utah with the first day of competition at the 10th edition of the SpringNationals. Clear skies all day roughly 30 minutes west of downtown Salt Lake City after a cold and windy start. The […]

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Paddock Insider: 2019 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals

10th season of championship chase continues with return trip to Utah Motorsports Campus

May 03, 2019
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is part of the Trackside coverage, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be notes from trackside at the 2019 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals held at the Utah Motorsports Campus in Erda, Utah. The information will not be seen anywhere else. Please feel free to […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Preview – Part 2

Stellar field of IAME drivers continue fight for titles at Utah Motorsports Campus

May 02, 2019
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This weekend marks the 10th edition of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals. The event is set for May 3-5 at the Utah Motorsports Campus as SKUSA returns to the Erda, Utah facility for the second time in series history. Formerly known as Miller Motorsports Park, SKUSA first visited the facility outside Salt Lake City […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Preview – Part 1

Championship battles carry on as program heads to Utah Motorsports Campus

May 01, 2019
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This weekend marks the 10th edition of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals. The event is set for May 3-5 at the Utah Motorsports Campus as SKUSA returns to the Erda, Utah facility for the second time in series history. Formerly known as Miller Motorsports Park, SKUSA first visited the facility outside Salt Lake City […]

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Jarsocrak and KartSport North America End Partnership

Three-time United States Pro Kart Series champion moves back to Mike Doty Racing

Apr 30, 2019
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What began in December 2015 has come to an end. Three-time United States Pro Kart Series champion Brandon Jarsocrak has parted ways with KartSport North America. The driver from Reading, Pennsylvania has vacated his role as lead driver with the team and on the Kart Republic brand. The #4-ranked driver in the EKN TaG Driver […]

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Introducing Mad Old Nut Racing / Croc Promotion USA

SoCal operation expanding with top driver acquisitions

Apr 29, 2019
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One of the hottest teams on the national scene in 2019 has been Mad Old Nut Racing and Croc Promotion USA.  The importer of the Croc Promotion brand made a significant move this off-season to step up their game and expand their US footprint, bringing #1 ranked AJ Myers and standout Andrew Bujdoso together to […]

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