Oct 04, 2018
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Colin Mullan, from Danville, Calif., and Jake Craig, from Mission Viejo, Calif., will carry the patriotic and distinctive Team USA Scholarship colors in a trio of Formula Ford race weekends in England beginning later this month. Braden Eves, from New Albany, Ohio, was initially selected as a Scholarship winner before requiring some surgery which will […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix – Race Report

Musgrave completes perfect season as Yu repeats at 10th annual event

Sep 30, 2018
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The 2018 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix provided another exciting two days of street racing in southern California. For the 10th time, the City of Lancaster, California welcomed karters to compete on The BLVD with Superkarts! USA bringing the California ProKart Challenge to close out the 2018 season. Perfect weather conditions and a packed schedule […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix – Preview

10th annual event to rip around SoCal city streets for California ProKart Challenge finale

Sep 28, 2018
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The Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix is entering its second decade. The City of Lancaster, California and Superkarts! USA are hosting the 10th annual edition of the event, which is serving as the final round of the California ProKart Challenge. This special two-day event is a test of strength and bravery, taking on the five-turn, […]

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Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series Standings – September 21

3,100 driver mark reached for grassroots program in North America

Sep 26, 2018
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History has been made in the fourth year of the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series, reaching the highest driver mark since the program began in 2015. The driver total racing at the participating North American tracks have 2,012 in Senior/Masters with 1,092 Junior drivers combined in the USA and Canada, breaking the 3,100-mark for […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Texas ProKart Challenge – Dallas Karting Complex

Jaramillo, Hewitt and Jeffers star in exciting season finale

Sep 25, 2018
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Heading into the final round of the Texas ProKart Challenge at the Dallas Karting Complex, the forecast was ominous with rain tagged from Thursday to Monday. The expected precipitation hit hard on Friday and Saturday, dumping on the facility on Friday night and then hitting hard again on Saturday afternoon. Thankfully, even with flooding around […]

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Sep 21, 2018
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On the heels of completing one of its most successful seasons ever, the United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is pleased to announce plans for the 2019 Season. The 2018 season featured three race weekends at three premier United States venues. This format was met with overwhelming enthusiasm. Therefore, 2019 will be […]

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Driver Diary: Colin Queen – CIK-FIA Academy Trophy – Genk, Belgium

Best result for California driver in final round of youth world championship

Sep 20, 2018
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2018 marks the seventh season of karting for California native Colin Queen. The 13-year-old is into his second season at the Junior ranks, following a successful career at the Cadet level at Superkarts! USA, United States Pro Kart Series and Los Angeles Karting Championship. Queen was one of two drivers selected by the World Karting […]

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Be the Match: Karter Searching for Bone Marrow Donor

Colorado racer Quinton O’Donnell battling Hodgkin Lymphoma

Sep 18, 2018
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Nearly everyone in the world knows someone who has been diagnosed with cancer. There are many forms of cancer, for men, women and children. Numerous organizations have been formed to help raise awareness and research money to fight these diseases, all in an effort to extend millions of lives. One of those organization’s is ‘Be […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Sunday Report

Double dip action from Garrison, Jarsocrak, Rogero, Wharff, Rubio-Luengo with Crews earning three

Sep 17, 2018
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The fifth event for the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series came to a close Sunday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The New Castle, Indiana facility hosted the Nitro Kart Nationals this weekend, as racers contested Round 9 and 10 around the ‘40’ layout, measuring out at 0.86-miles. Today saw no fog, and with […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Saturday Report

Jarsocrak scores KA100 victory in substitution role while Garrison adds to win total in IAME

Sep 15, 2018
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The 2018 World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series program is hosting the fifth event of the season. The Nitro Kart Nationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park are hosting Round Nine and Ten, with Saturday the first of two days of racing. Today began with heavy fog in New Castle, Indiana area, so much that […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – New Castle Preview

Program hits fifth facility of season for penultimate event of championship chase

Sep 14, 2018
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The World Karting Association season officially began in December 2017 with the annual Daytona KartWeek. Now roughly nine months out from that event, the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series program continues toward crowning the 2018 season champions. The fifth event of the 2018 title chase is the Nitro Kart New Castle Motorsports Park Nationals, set for […]

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Challenge of the Americas Sets 2019 Schedule

12th season for premier winter series on left coast to host events in Fontana, Tucson and Sonoma

Sep 13, 2018
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The 2019 season begins for many in the western half of North America with the annual journey to compete at Challenge of the Americas. The premier winter series on the left coast is set to host the 12th year of the three-event championship program, now focused on its second season utilizing the ROK Cup USA […]

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Duffy Trophies Handed Out at International Kart Federation Grand Nationals

KPX Karting Championship and Central California Kart Racing Association welcome nearly 140 entries racing for karting gold

Sep 12, 2018
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The Duffy award (named after the late Duffy Livingstone), is arguably one of the most coveted trophies in North American karting – if not the sport as a whole. With the International Kart Federation (IKF) changing hands, questions regarding the future of the organization understandably emerged. Would the IKF Grand Nationals as a whole exist […]

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Sep 11, 2018
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The 24th edition of the Rock Island Grand Prix was held over Labor Day weekend. Karters from all over the country and the world traveled to the Quad Cities area to compete in the two-day racing festival in Rock Island, Illinois. Racers battled wet weather early before the skies opened up for perfect racing conditions […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: August 2018 – Max Garcia

KartSport North America / Kart Republic driver earns first SKUSA Pro Tour title with victory

Sep 11, 2018
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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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Championship Chases More Defined for California ProKart Challenge Following Monterey Event

Musgrave and Daniele win headline divisions for Superkarts! USA flagship regional program penultimate round

Sep 07, 2018
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The penultimate round of the California ProKart Challenge was contested over the Labor Day weekend at the Monterey Bay Karters facility in Marina, California. The flagship regional program for Superkarts! USA saw racers brave the challenging circuit at the Marina Airport Kart Track under cool temperatures. The championships in the 12 IAME and Honda categories […]

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Rotax All Star Finals 2018 Offers Final Chance to Win Rotax Grand Finals Tickets

Five Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals tickets to be awarded, raffled engines in all classes

Sep 07, 2018
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J3 Competition and the RTX USA Group, the new Rotax distributors are pleased to announce the ALL STAR FINALS 2018 at Speedsportz Racing Park in Houston, Texas, USA from October 5 to 7, 2018 where participants in five categories will have the last chance to win a ticket to the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals […]

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2018 IKF Grand Nationals – Event Preview

2-Cycle and 4-Cycle Duffy trophies up for grabs at CCKRA facility this weekend

Sep 04, 2018
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It has been over 40 years since the first ‘Duffy’ was given out, and this weekend the Fresno Fairgrounds will come alive with sounds of both 2-cycle and 4-cycle engines in the quest for the 2018 edition of the International Kart Federation (IKF) Grand Nationals. Hosted by the KPX Karting Championship and the Central California […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Rock Island Grand Prix – Race Report

van der Steur grabs King of the Streets to lead multiple first time winners

Sep 02, 2018
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The 2018 Xtreme Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom took place this weekend in the city streets of Rock Island, Illinois. The Quad Cities area welcomed karters from all over the country and the world, taking on the 6/10-mile street course over Saturday and Sunday. The Labor Day festival saw rain hit the event […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Rock Island Grand Prix – Preview

24th edition of Labor Day street race festival welcomes karters to Quad Cities area

Aug 31, 2018
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Unless you have been there, not many words can describe this event. For some, it is the most fun you can have on and off the track. Others, it’s a chance to push yourself to the extreme limits. And for a handful of racers, it’s home. The Xtreme Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom […]

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