Enjoyable Weekend in Santa Maria for California ProKart Challenge

Superkarts! USA California regional championship hosts Round Four at historic home of SMKA

Jul 22, 2021
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The Superkarts! USA California ProKart Challenge kicked off the second half of the season at the Santa Maria Karting Association facility last weekend. The Santa Maria, California facility hosted Round Four of the six-round championship program on the July 17-18 weekend, where coastal California weather greeted the competitors of the nine categories and a brief […]

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Jul 21, 2021
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eKartingNews.com is the hub of the karting world, providing you with all the latest news, insider information and race reports from events around the globe. ‘This Week In Karting’ helps to tie everything together in one weekly podcast, bringing our listeners up to speed on the most recent news in the sport. The 36th episode […]

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Jul 21, 2021
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Leading Edge Motorsports has been a name associated with shifterkart racing within the karting industry for over 20 years. When the wave of shifterkart racing began picking up its momentum in the 1990s, Greg Bell and his LEM shop and race team were at the forefront. As a works team for the iconic Trackmagic program, […]

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Jul 19, 2021
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Over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, the karting community lost one of its founders in Reginald E. Fulks (1925-2021). A native of Illinois, Reggie lived a full life that included his marriage to Barbara for almost 70 years, and their three kids. Two of his children – Randy and Rick – joined him in […]

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Jul 16, 2021
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The second half of the 2021 season is underway, including the United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires. For the second year in a row, the program travelled to the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America. Another record setting event with 254 entries over the seven IAME categories during the July 9-11 weekend […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: June 2021 – Devon Smith-Harden

Clean sweep of shifterkart victories for Harden Motorsports Group driver at famed Quincy Grand Prix

Jul 16, 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 Trackside: 2021 United States Pro Kart Series Badger State Grand Prix – Sunday Report

Norberg sweeps X30 main events as Lemke returns to top step in KA100 to close out weekend at Road America

Jul 11, 2021
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The United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires completed the third event of the 2021 season with the Badger State Grand Prix at the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America. The wind picked up and stayed throughout Sunday at the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin facility, and thankfully, no rain drop all weekend long. Intense […]

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

Norberg earns second in X30 as Zilisch wins third on the season in KA100 to open Road America weekend

Jul 10, 2021
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The second half of the season kicked off on Saturday for the United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires. Round Five of the 2021 championship was contested at the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America. Record numbers for the series at the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin facility in the seven IAME categories battled throughout […]

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Paddock Insider: 2021 United States Pro Kart Series – Badger State Grand Prix

News and notes from CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America

Jul 09, 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 Badger State Grand Prix from the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America during the July 9-11 weekend. EKN Managing Editor David […]

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Challenge of the Americas Prepares for 15th Season

International winter series to reach milestone mark

Jul 09, 2021
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The 2022 season marks the 15th anniversary of the inaugural year of the premier west coast winter series – the Challenge of the Americas. The international program began in 2008, then under the Rotax Max Challenge banner, which was the engine platform until 2018 when COTA transitioned to the ROK Cup format. Over the last […]

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Jul 08, 2021
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The United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is set to enter the second half of the 2021 season, setting another record mark with the third stop scheduled for this weekend (July 9-11). Rounds Five and Six are set for the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin with nearly […]

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Jul 07, 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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Second Half of 2021 California ProKart Challenge Begins in Santa Maria

Round Four of Superkarts! USA regional program set for July 17-18

Jul 07, 2021
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The second half of the 2021 California ProKart Challenge is on the horizon, beginning on the July 17-18 weekend at the Santa Maria Karting Association facility amidst an attractive west coast, cool and breezy weather forecast. Round Four of the 2021 championship chase will take place at the Santa Maria, California circuit with the new […]

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Jul 05, 2021
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Registration is now open for the 17 classes to be featuring at the 26th running of the Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix, the world’s largest karting street race. This marks the first year of the event’s operation with the National Karting Alliance. Previously announced race classes include (not in race order): *Briggs & Stratton 206 […]

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Jul 02, 2021
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2021 has the distinction of featuring the most times I have been to road racing events in the last decade. Back in April, I had the honor of providing our EKN Trackside coverage for the World Karting Association Vega Road Racing Series event that was part of the Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge in Concord, […]

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Jul 01, 2021
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One of the major ‘Operation Grassroots’ events scheduled for the 2021 season on the west coast is the KPX Karting Championship ‘Battle for the West’, which is set for August 21-22 at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park. The KPX Karting Championship was established in 2015 from a Facebook page, which was focused on having one big […]

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Challenging Weekend at Road America For Route 66 Sprint Series

Weather battle at famed Wisconsin facility for Round Three and Four of 2021 program

Jun 30, 2021
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Stop number two of the 2021 Route 66 Sprint Series – presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports – took teams and competitors to the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America over the June 25-27 weekend. Rain hit the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin area during Friday and Saturday, forcing competitors to battle with rain tires and […]

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SKUSA Confirms Details of Upcoming 24th Annual SuperNationals

Exclusive karting event at the RIO All-Suites Hotel & Casino for 2021

Jun 29, 2021
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With the new dates for the 24th annual SKUSA SuperNationals announced (December 1-5, 2021), SKUSA today revealed more details on the forthcoming event, traditionally scheduled on the week before Thanksgiving. With Caesar’s Entertainment Group forced to move the World Series of Poker to dates previously held by SKUSA, the California based karting promotion were left […]

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Jun 25, 2021
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Franklin Motorsports is among the historic names in the sport of karting with a long foundation within the industry, providing products and services for decades. The Sieracki family took over the ownership of the kart shop in the 2000s and are well into their fourth decade providing product and services for the greater Milwaukee, Wisconsin […]

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California ProKart Challenge Double Dips in Fontana

Two-round weekend at CalSpeed Karting for Superkarts! USA California regional championship

Jun 24, 2021
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A full weekend of racing was conducted on June 18-20 as the California ProKart Challenge hosted a double-round event at the CalSpeed Karting facility. Rounds Two and Three of the 2021 Superkarts! USA regional program were conducted at the Fontana, California facility on Saturday and Sunday following a full day of practice on Friday, welcoming […]

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