2019 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – TaG – April 24

Reigning three-time SKUSA champion Norberg improves score to hold #1 ranking

Apr 26, 2019
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The 2019 eKartingNews.com TaG Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA remain similar to that of the 2018 program, unlike the change to the updated ‘Shifterkart’ category. The events and series included did expand the schedule from 134 to 150 races that will be counted towards the 2019 program. The busy first four months of […]

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Braden Eves to Join Crosslink Competition for SKUSA Pro Tour Events

Emerging powerhouse adds multi-time Pro Tour race winner to squad for SpringNationals

Apr 25, 2019
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Formed in 2018, Crosslink Competition has quickly earned its reputation as a top-notch race-winning organization in American karting. The team has already made a strong impression in the SKUSA Winter Series, Florida Winter Tour, Texas ProKart Challenge and, most recently, at the RTX Karting All Star Finals 2019 Rotax event in Houston. Crosslink also scored […]

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2019 eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings Powered by Bell Racing USA – Shifterkart – April 24

Myers remains top driver as program begins new era for six-speed racing

Apr 25, 2019
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The 2019 season marks a new era for the eKartingNews.com Driver Rankings. The shift in the industry in regards to six-speed engine packages has forced an evolution in the events and series that we include in our Driver Rankings program. Dating back to the early years of the rankings that were found in the pages […]

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2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – John Buzza

Multi-time Manitoba Karting Association champion claims top spot in Canadian standings

Apr 24, 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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2019 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour Resumes with 10th Running of SpringNationals

Utah Motorsports Campus to host midway point of championship chase

Apr 24, 2019
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Just last week, Superkarts! USA passed a milestone in its history, as April 16 marked the 9th anniversary of the launch of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour. In 2010, the program made its debut in Sonoma, California, hosting the first-ever SpringNationals. The SKUSA Pro Tour has grown in leaps and bounds since those first laps, […]

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Industry Insider: J3 Competition – The Return of Rotax

Karting industry veterans embrace global Rotax to re-introduce formula to United States

Apr 23, 2019
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For the last 15 years, J3 Competition has been one of the foundation businesses in American karting.  The operation is headed up by the three ‘J’s’ in Jim and John Giacomelli and Justin Stefani.  In their early years, the shop competed with and imported the  Kosmic chassis line, winning races and championships in a multitude […]

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2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Logan Julien

Badger Kart Club Sportsman champion claims top spot in North America

Apr 22, 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 – Stephen Bachalo

Longtime Manitoba Karting Association driver finishes season second-best in Canada

Apr 19, 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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Apr 18, 2019
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Superkarts! USA competition returned to its roots with the re-launch of the Great Lakes ProKart Challenge regional program, hosting Rounds One and Two at the New Castle Motorsports Park this past weekend. The four-race series will travel to three tracks this season, including the Concept Haulers Motor Speedway, CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America and […]

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2019 Challenge of the Americas Champions Crowned in Sonoma

Tickets to Rok Cup International Final and ROK the RIO handed out after series finale in Sonoma

Apr 17, 2019
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The 12th season for Challenge of the Americas was wrapped up in style during the first weekend of April in Sonoma, California, completing the six-round championship chase. In a unique end to the season, all nine champions earned their first ever Challenge of the Americas titles. The 2019 campaign marked the second season that the […]

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2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Ryan Cassity

Veteran Mid-State Kart Club racer finishes season runner-up in USA Senior/Masters standings

Apr 17, 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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RTX Karting’s All Star Finals Awards First Tickets to Rotax Grand Finals 2019

Five drivers join Team USA following victories at Speedsportz Racing Park in Texas

Apr 17, 2019
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The first tickets to be awarded in North America for the 2019 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals were handed out on Sunday afternoon following the action at the inaugural RTX Karting All Star Finals in Texas. The April 12-14 event was held at the Speedsportz Racing Park in New Caney, just north of Houston, and […]

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Behind the Laptop: Human Error

No matter the sport, nothing is ever perfect

Apr 16, 2019
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During the early months of 2019, sports talk radio was filled with discussion regarding the NFL Playoffs. Throughout the first three rounds, we saw human error effect the outcome for many of the games. The Wildcard weekend was highlighted by the missed/blocked kick for Cody Parkey and the Chicago Bears. The Divisional weekend was a […]

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2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Hudson Tran

Stockholm Karting Center 206 Rookie champion finishes runner-up in North America

Apr 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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KA-LO Cup Set for June 14-16 at Circuit of the Americas Karting Facility

Special grassroots event opens doors for KA100 and Briggs 206 karters to sample COTA Karting

Apr 15, 2019
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P1 Promotions, the same passionate crew who bring you the Texas ProKart Challenge, are gearing up for a very special event that was added recently to the 2019 calendar. The newly-announced KA-LO Cup will be held on June 14-16 at the famed Circuit of the Americas facility, which will host Formula 1, MotoGP and IndyCar […]

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2018 Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings Profile – Angelo Amorim

Edmonton & District Kart Racing Association champion claims top Masters driver in Canada

Apr 12, 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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CRG Nordam Adds AJ Myers to Race Team Roster

2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour champion becomes newest driver to join factory-based squad

Apr 11, 2019
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CRG Nordam, the North American distributor of CRG karting products, is excited to announce a new addition to their race team for the remainder of the 2019 season. AJ Myers, the 2018 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour champion, is set to join CRG Nordam for the remainder of the 2019 SKUSA Pro Tour campaign in the […]

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Apr 09, 2019
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After a couple days of on and off rain, and cool temperatures at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, the drivers and teams in the paddock for this final weekend of the 2019 Challenge of the Americas program were provided with a dry day of competition and some sunshine to decide their championships. With […]

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WKA Announces Charlotte Event Name, Class Structures and Registration Date

Charlotte Motor Speedway WKA Karting Challenge registration to open Memorial Day 2019

Apr 09, 2019
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After extensive work and dedication from the WKA Staff, Trustees and Executive Team for WKA’s return to the Charlotte Motor Speedway, June 21-23, the World Karting Association is pleased to bring the event into a little more focus with the announcement of the Event’s Name, Class Structures, and Track Layouts, all available at worldkarting.com.  Registration […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 United States Pro Kart Series – Southern Grand Prix Sunday Report

Ramsey ends weekend on top in KA100 while Hollingshead repeats as Sunday winner in X30 Senior

Apr 07, 2019
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The opening event for the 2019 United States Pro Kart Series completed Sunday at the Ocala Gran Prix with the Southern Grand Prix coming to a close. The Ocala, Florida facility saw bright sunshine throughout the day with no delays for weather, only a red flag in one of the Finals, thankfully with all drivers […]

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