May 20, 2020
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The 4th annual USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been moved back one week to July 30-August 2. This has been a very trying year for promoters across the world to say the least. Amid a pandemic, the effort to return to racing mixed with guidelines that differ from […]

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May 06, 2020
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The social distancing movement is underway, and during this time for the absence of racing, eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week […]

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Feb 28, 2020
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What happens when you combine thousands of spectators, live music, a massive cornhole tournament, a fireworks display that rivals the 4th of July in New York, and throw in a kart race through the city streets? The Thor Industries Elkhart Riverwalk Grand Prix, where kart racing meets street festival. The Thor Industries Elkhart Riverwalk Grand […]

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Jan 30, 2020
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A total of 34 teams will attempt to complete a stint of two times around the clock at the upcoming SimCraft 24 Hours of Orlando endurance race at the Orlando Kart Center on January 31-February 2. 2020 marks the second edition of the 24-hour race, with all entries competing with the Briggs & Stratton 206 […]

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Jan 23, 2020
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The 4th edition of USAC Karting’s Battle at the Brickyard is set for more growth as 18 classes are included for this years running. The main focus of one of the largest karting events is being all encompassing for kart racers from all walks of life and the most diverse class structure in karting. The […]

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Jan 20, 2020
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The greatest show without a tent returns to the City of Elkhart on August 14 and 15. USAC Karting is pleased to announce the return of the Thor Industries Elkhart River Walk Grand Prix. Racing returns Friday night and all-day Saturday leading up to the headlining concert. Don’t miss live music both days, family friendly […]

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Oct 01, 2019
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Starting in 2020 USAC Karting will utilize the same rule structure for all USAC Karting events. With the landscape of 4-cycle karting changing in North America, USAC is poised to make the switch to CIK structured rules in all classes. The CIK styled rules are already used in all 2-cycle classes as well as all […]

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USAC Karting Announces 2020 Date for Battle at the Brickyard

Fourth annual event moves to late July inside the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Sep 18, 2019
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The date is set, and everyone is invited! The 4th installment of USAC Karting’s Battle at the Brickyard returns to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway July 23-26, 2020. Thursday will be load in and registration day as in years past. On track activities will begin on Friday morning the 24th with racing throughout the weekend ending […]

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From the Pagoda: 2019 USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard

Third edition of event inside Indianapolis Motor Speedway ranks among most memorable weekends

Jul 22, 2019
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Here at eKartingNews, we have turned a great deal of attention toward our EKN Radio Network and the podcasts we continue to be produce weekly. The focus on EKN Radio has certainly taken away time to write more columns, as I had been doing prior to the launch of the only 24 hour / 7 […]

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Race Report: 2019 USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard

Lawson claims two Bricks during exciting weekend at IMS

Jul 09, 2019
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The third edition of the USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard was completed over the Independence Day weekend inside the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Racing Capital of the World welcomed a record 454 competing entries in the 17 categories that took to the 1-mile course. The layout used portions of the track’s Formula One […]

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2019 USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard – Event Preview

Third edition to set entry record inside Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Jul 03, 2019
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This week, the United States of America is celebrating Independence Day, more commonly known as the ‘Fourth of July’. Families will be taking time off work to spend time with family and friends, either camping at the lake or traveling the country. For karters, it is a chance to compete inside one of the most […]

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Jun 19, 2019
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Two events are hosted by the USAC Karting organization during the months of July and August. It’s the busy summer season, gearing up for the third edition of the Battle at the Brickyard held on July 5-7 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Elkhart Riverwalk Grand Prix on August 9-11. Each are expected to […]

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Feb 22, 2019
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Endurance racing is a test of man and machine. No matter the level, it takes commitment, speed, patience, and probably some luck in there. Kart racers have the opportunity to take part in the inaugural SimCraft 24 Hours of Orlando event to try their hand at completing a 24-hour kart race. PMG Promotions, USAC Karting […]

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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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Jan 15, 2019
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Endurance racing is a test of man and machine. It is not everyday you can attempt to drive a kart for 24 straight hours. Your chance is now with the creation of the SimCraft 24 Hours of Orlando. Event promoter TJ Halsema sat down with EKN’s Rob Howden to discuss the upcoming event on March […]

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Dec 17, 2018
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PMG Promotions is pleased to announce SimCraft Motion Simulators has come on as the entitlement sponsor for the 24 Hours of Orlando sanctioned by USAC Karting. The race – scheduled for March 29-31, 2019 at Orlando Kart Center – will be going forward as the SimCraft 24 Hours of Orlando, or SimCraft 24. The announcement […]

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Nov 07, 2018
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Endurance racing: The test of driver, machine, and time. In conjunction with PMG Promotions and Orlando Kart Center, USAC Karting is excited to announce the first 24 Hours of Orlando on March 29-31, 2019. This exciting and unique event will see teams of two to five drivers competing twice around the clock in Briggs and […]

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Neilson Bags Three at Elkhart Riverwalk Grand Prix

Triple Crown of Karting hits Round Two with second year of revived street race in Northern Indiana

Aug 17, 2018
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For good portion of the 1990s, Elkhart, Indiana was on the national map regarding karting. The famed Elkhart Grand Prix was one of the largest events in all of karting, attracting hundreds of racers, thousands of fans, and gaining television time on ESPN. Many factors brought the race to a closure, however, the memories remained […]

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Jul 26, 2018
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As expected, the points battle is very tight after the early rounds of the Triple Crown of Karting at Quincy and the Battle at the Brickyard. The competition will now turn to the Thor Industries Elkhart Riverwalk Grand Prix August 10-12 in Elkhart, Ind. before closing out Labor Day weekend at the Xtream Rock Island […]

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Dolian and Lawson Double Up During Battle at the Brickyard

USAC Karting hosts second event inside the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Jul 11, 2018
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For decades, many karters have enjoyed the annual Christmas break trip to Florida to compete on and within the Daytona International Speedway. The Florida facility is among the staples in the world of motorsports. The same can be said for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway – the Racing Capital of the World – which situated in […]

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