Sep 01, 2021
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The run for the Duffy begins now as registration for the 2021 IKF Sprint GrandNationals event is opening today, September 1, at 8pm EDT. The 2021 edition of the International Kart Federation event is scheduled for October 15-17 with the Prairie City Kart Track in Rancho Cordova, California serving as host. The three-day event will […]

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Aug 31, 2021
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The 26th running of the Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix, the world’s largest karting street race, this year will feature 17 racing classes. Admission is free to this family-oriented event. This year the focus has been on creating other things to do downtown beyond just enjoying the races. Racing is schedule for 8 a.m. to […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Caleb Gafrarar – FIA Karting Academy Trophy – Italy

North Carolina driver hits middle event of 2021 international program

Aug 30, 2021
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The EKN Driver Diary has returned in 2021 as we once again follow the progress of the United States representative at the FIA Karting Academy Trophy. The program is in its ninth season, welcoming drivers from all over the world to compete in the three-race program alongside the KZ/KZ2 European Championship and World Cup events. […]

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Aug 26, 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. Episode 37 of […]

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California ROK Championship Confirms Return to Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in 2022

Double-header weekend in Oregon returning next season for ROK Cup USA series

Aug 26, 2021
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The California ROK Championship is set to conclude its third season with the series finale scheduled for the September 11-12 at the Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. The series, along with Challenge of the Americas program in the winter time, have welcomed record numbers in 2021. The California summer series branched out this year, similar […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: July 2021 – Carson Morgan

California driver sweeps Junior wins at USPKS and IAME USA Grand National Championship

Aug 25, 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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Aug 23, 2021
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Over the weekend, Superkarts! USA release on social media its 2022 schedule for the SKUSA Pro Tour and SKUSA Winter Series. The SKUSA Winter Series is set to return for the early weekends of January and February, similar to the weekend dates of 2021. The SKUSA Pro Tour is revamping its dates yet keeping the […]

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Aug 23, 2021
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Rock Island race officials have made 2 changes to the Supplemental Rules for Ignite classes in 2021. First, they have specified the 19T Clutch Drive Gear is mandatory (with a #35 chain). Second, they have amended the tire purchase rule. The RIGP has always agreed to run Ignite Rules and officials have determined that requiring competitors to purchase tires for Rock Island […]

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Aug 20, 2021
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Fresh off the success of the 2021 US Rotax Trophy Series East, Race Rotax has established the new Trophy Series West. The two-event program is set to begin on the August 27-29 weekend at the Grand Junction Motor Speedway facility in Colorado before moving to the Phoenix Kart Racing Association circuit on October 1-3 in […]

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Aug 20, 2021
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With three of the four 2021 events in the books, it’s time to start looking ahead to the 2022 program.  For 2022, the United States Pro Kart Series continues its successful partnership with MG Tires and IAME USA East, and looks to build on that solid base. USPKS has made a commitment to their customers […]

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Aug 19, 2021
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The 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour closed out on the August 13-15 weekend with the 11th running of the SummerNationals. The New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana welcomed the largest event of the season with 253 entries battling in the final two rounds of the championship chase for the nine categories. Rob Howden […]

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Aug 18, 2021
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The FIA Karting event in Adria (ITA) concluded in style with a breathtaking final day in the tradition of the first two. From the last Qualifying Heats in the morning to the Finals in the afternoon, this Sunday 15th August delivered races of rare intensity punctuated by resounding dramatic twists. The Italians were in the […]

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Aug 17, 2021
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The following is a continuing series ‘Begin Again’ written by R.K. Siler. The series began with Going Back to My Karting Roots in early 2020, followed by Strains, Rains and Pandemics in April. The third column was offered in October 2020 with Support Your Local Kartshop and return in 2021 with Where Did Everybody Go?. The following is his next […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Sunday Report

Greenemeier and Myers add name to history books with championships in New Castle

Aug 15, 2021
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Sunday was the sixth and final round to the 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour with the 11th running of the SummerNationals hosting the series finale. What began in March in New Orleans, was completed at the New Castle Motorsports Park with the sixth and final round of this year’s championship program. The New Castle, Indiana […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Saturday Report

First wins on the season for Cicero and French on opening day at New Castle Motorsports Park

Aug 14, 2021
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The fifth round of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour at New Castle Motorsports Park was highlighted by some incredible racing action and more than one drag race out of the I-70 hairpin to the checkered flag.  The 11th running of the SummerNationals will provide the cap to the 2021 national championship, and Saturday’s racing only […]

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Aug 12, 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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EKN Trackside: 2021 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Preview

Championships for 12th season to be decided at New Castle Motorsports Park

Aug 12, 2021
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The 12th season of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is set to conclude this weekend (August 13-15) with the 11th running of the SKUSA SummerNationals at the New Castle Motorsports Park. A season high of 245 entries over the nine categories will converge on the New Castle, Indiana facility – site of last year’s SKUSA […]

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Aug 11, 2021
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eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook and YouTube, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. 2021 marks the return of the Rock Island Grand Prix. What […]

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EKN Driver Diary: Caleb Gafrarar – FIA Karting Academy Trophy – Germany

North Carolina driver represents USA against the world

Aug 10, 2021
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The EKN Driver Diary returns in 2021 for the first time as we once again follow the progress of the United States representative at the FIA Karting Academy Trophy. The program is in its ninth season, welcoming drivers from all over the world to compete in the three-race program alongside the KZ/KZ2 European Championship and […]

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Race Report: IAME USA Grand National Championship

Inaugural event at GoPro Motorplex dishes out big cash prizes and IAME International Finals tickets

Aug 09, 2021
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The inaugural IAME USA Grand National Championship took place on the July 29-August 1 weekend at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. The top-notch facility welcomed over 160 entries in seven IAME categories for a unique four-day event that included racing under the lights, different track configurations, special races and a huge prize package. […]

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