Feb 20, 2019
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J3 Competition is pleased to announce the release of its new Rotax property – www.RaceRotax.com.  The new website designed specifically with the Rotax enthusiast in mind offers an abundance of informative details regarding the entire Rotax Racing suite of products as well as Rotax racing events across the northern United States through an efficient and […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: January 2019 – AJ Myers

2018 EKN Driver of the Year begins new season on top in SKUSA and Rok Cup USA competition

Feb 20, 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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Florida Winter Tour Completes Round Two of 2019 with Second Event at Hard Rock Stadium

Brooks, Myers, and Mars among the repeat winners in Miami

Feb 19, 2019
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The second event of the Florida Winter Tour was held outside the Hard Rock Stadium on February 14-17. The home of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins was site for Round One in January and Round Two of the famed winter series, with two different temporary circuits composed within the parking lot. While the first event in […]

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2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Connor Peet

Senior rookie from Calgary Kart Racing Club reaches top-10 despite early end to 2018 season

Feb 18, 2019
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The 2018 season marked the fourth year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Kellen Dean

Two-time Tri-City Kart Club champion carries flag for Northwest

Feb 15, 2019
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The 2018 season marked the fourth year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Set to Open Up 2019

Round One of nine-race season begins on February 24 at CalSpeed Karting

Feb 15, 2019
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Karting in Southern California is set to tackle the 2019 season as the Los Angeles Karting Championship hosts its series opener on February 24. The LAKC returns to its home of the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California for the nine-race championship, providing a wide variety of categories and age groups once again. The LAKC […]

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Feb 13, 2019
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The leading program in the northeast portion of North America is The F Series Gearup Challenge. Four states are represented in the five-event championship set for the 2019 program, which is supported by a number of competitors and industry members, and includes a class structure that is not selective. The program provides unique opportunities for […]

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EKN Trackside – 2019 SKUSA Winter Series – Round 4 – Homestead

Norberg, Myers and Mars scored wins to cap SKUSA ‘pre-season’ program

Feb 12, 2019
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The final round of the Superkarts! USA Winter Series provided the intensity expected with championships on the line. The drivers had all put in a full day of wheel-to-wheel competition on Saturday running in the clockwise direction around the 12-turn AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex Presented by MG Tires, and that experience brought more drivers into the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Sunday Report

Drew and Hays grab victories in heavy rain conditions

Feb 10, 2019
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The final day of action was a wet one for Challenge of the Americas at the CalSpeed Karting circuit in Fontana, California. While rain moved away on Saturday, the clouds remained in the area throughout Round Two on Sunday, including some heavy precipitation during the main events. Series officials braved the elements as competitors fought […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Saturday Report

Becklin and Pettinicchi score debut victories opening round in CalSpeed

Feb 09, 2019
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The 2019 Challenge of the Americas kicked off at the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California. Following a full day of perfect weather on Friday, Saturday began with rain in the area, lasting until qualifying and causing a wet track until halfway through the qualifying sessions. A mostly cloudy but windy weather covered the circuit […]

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EKN Trackside – SKUSA Winter Series – Round #3 Report

Norberg completes in stellar recovery as Musgrave scores first win of 2019-02-08

Feb 09, 2019
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The expected excitement of the third round of the SKUSA Winter Series did not disappoint, as the racing was epic in a majority of the categories. Run in the reverse direction as the opening rounds in January, the 12-turn AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex Presented by MG Tires presented a new challenge as multiple passing opportunities quickly […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 SKUSA Winter Series – AMR Motorplex 2 Preview

Florida program wraps up in Miami this weekend

Feb 08, 2019
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For the second straight year, Superkarts! USA has launched its coast-to-coast national season with their Winter Series in Florida. The organization launched the new ‘pre-season training’ program in 2018 and drew incredibly strong numbers, and the momentum continued in January with over 230 entries battling it out over the two days of competition. The drivers […]

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EKN Coast-to-Coast This Weekend

Dual-effort coverage at SKUSA Winter Series and Challenge of the Americas

Feb 08, 2019
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For the first time on the history of the EKN Trackside Live program, our staff will be split into dual bi-coastal efforts with two live audio streams and complete coverage packages. Our Editor-in-Chief Rob Howden is currently enroute to Miami and AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex Presented by MG Tires for the final rounds of the Superkarts! […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Preview

Season on the left coast kicks off in Fontana with rejuvenated Rok Cup USA program

Feb 07, 2019
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The first major event of the 2019 season on the west coast is set for this weekend. The 12th season for Challenge of the Americas begins on the February 8-10 weekend at the CalSpeed Karting circuit in Fontana, California. The event has surpassed the 100-driver mark for the first time since the 2016 season, celebrating […]

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Feb 05, 2019
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The 2019 season for the Cup Karts North America program begins on May 4-5 at the Concept Haulers Motor Speedway in Sheridan, Illinois. The first stop of the five-event championship program focused around the Briggs & Stratton 206 powerplant is rebranding the opening rounds to be the CKNA Spring Nationals. “We wanted to kick-off the […]

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2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Cayden Fretwell

Road America Karting Club Sportsman champion among the top-10 in North America

Feb 04, 2019
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The 2018 season marked the fourth year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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Feb 01, 2019
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The 2019 edition of the Florida Winter Tour began this month at a new location under the ROK Cup USA banner. Promoter Garett Potter brought karting to the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, creating a replica of the South Garda Karting circuit in Italy to a parking lot for an exciting temporary track to host […]

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Feb 01, 2019
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In building upon the success of the 2018 Battle at the Brickyard, USAC sees more growth for one of the largest events of karting in the Midwest. Eighteen classes are now set to compete at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 4-7, 2019. The Battle at the Brickyard has become an event for all of […]

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2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Darren Kearnan

Canadian Briggs Masters national champion finishes top-10 over in standings

Feb 01, 2019
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The 2018 season marked the fourth year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Presented by RLV. The purpose of the effort is to promote the grassroots Briggs 206 program across North America, providing racers with the opportunity to match up against other drivers from across the United States and Canada. Through the support […]

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One Week Away From Start of 2019 Challenge of the Americas

Prize package adding up as program prepares for opening rounds at CalSpeed Karting next weekend

Jan 31, 2019
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In a week’s time, trailers will be parked in the paddock of the CalSpeed Karting facility, karts will be receiving their final preparations, and drivers are anxiously waiting to hit the track for the opening event of the 2019 Challenge of the Americas. The first two rounds of the premier winter series on the left […]

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