May 07, 2021
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The United States Pro Kart Series continued its 2021 season with the second event of the year. For the ninth time in the nine-year history, USPKS travelled to the New Castle Motorsports Park to host the Heartland Grand Prix. Rounds Three and Four of the championship program were contested on the April 30-May 2 weekend […]

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May 06, 2021
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In February, Brazil’s MG Tires was confirmed as the sole supplier for the OK and OK Junior categories for the 2021 CIK-FIA World Championships, which will take place in Birigui, Brazil on October 28-31. Bridgestone had been selected as the supplier for all competitions held in Europe, however, distribution hurdles related to the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 United States Pro Kart Series – Heartland Grand Prix – Sunday Report

Zilisch claims second of season in X30 as Duekmedjian runs away in KA100

May 02, 2021
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The 2021 United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires closed out the Heartland Grand Prix on Sunday at the New Castle Motorsports Park facility. A total of 273 entries completed Round Four on the ‘Backwards 1’ layout at the New Castle, Indiana complex with warmer temperatures greeting everyone. The wind continued as it […]

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

Norberg returns to top step of podium with Zilisch earning second on season after opening day at New Castle

May 01, 2021
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A total of 273 entries competed on the opening day of the Heartland Grand Prix for the 2021 United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires. All seven categories battle each other, the ‘Backwards 1’ layout and strong winds throughout the day at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana. The skies […]

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Apr 30, 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 Heartland Grand Prix from the New Castle Motorsports Park facility during the April 30-May 2 weekend. EKN Managing Editor David Cole […]

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Apr 29, 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 United States Pro Kart Series – Heartland Grand Prix Preview

Ninth season continues with return to New Castle Motorsports Park

Apr 29, 2021
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The United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is coming off a record-breaking weekend to begin its ninth season. A record turnout showed for the Southern Grand Prix at Ocala Gran Prix in March, with similar numbers set for this weekend’s event – the Heartland Grand Prix at the New Castle Motorsports Park. […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: March 2021 – Jeremy Fletcher

Multiple wins at United States Pro Kart Series and SKUSA Pro Tour WinterNats gives nod to Florida driver

Apr 27, 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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Apr 01, 2021
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The United States Pro Kart Series, presented by MG tires and IAME USA East, and its regional series, the Route 66 Sprint Series, presented by MG Tires and Franklin Motorsports, have released the track layout for their much anticipated upcoming events at New Castle Motorsports Park. When the Route 66 series hits the track on […]

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Mar 22, 2021
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The United States Pro Kart Series kicked off the 2021 season with the Southern Grand Prix at the Ocala Gran Prix facility. A series-record of 293 entries in the seven IAME categories gathered at the Ocala, Florida circuit, starting the ninth season of the program off with perfect racing conditions and for the first time, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 United States Pro Kart Series – Ocala Gran Prix – Sunday Report

Zilisch grabs X30 victory and $5,000 payday as Bertagnoli marks return home with win in KA100

Mar 14, 2021
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The final day of racing took place Sunday at the Ocala Gran Prix facility for the opening weekend for the 2021 United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires. Round Two was the second and final day of racing at the Ocala, Florida facility for what will be eight rounds of racing this season. […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 United States Pro Kart Series – Ocala Gran Prix – Saturday Report

Deukmedjian triumphs as Zilisch dominates in Senior divisions to open up championship

Mar 13, 2021
Written by David Cole | 1 Comment

The 2021 United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires kicked off with the first official day of competition on Saturday as a record number of 293 entries competed in the seven IAME categories around the Ocala Gran Prix. The Ocala, Florida facility is packed with competitors, teams and karting families to open up […]

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Mar 11, 2021
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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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Mar 11, 2021
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The ninth season for the United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is set to begin this weekend as the program returns to Ocala Gran Prix. The Ocala, Florida facility was scheduled to be the 2020 opener before the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on the season beginning. Once the season began in […]

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Feb 19, 2021
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Despite all the challenges that 2020 brought, the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) presented by MG Tires and IAME USA East, managed to complete all of its events, and do it in record fashion.  Two of the three events in 2020 set new records for attendance, and based on early entries for Round One […]

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Feb 16, 2021
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Officials at the Route 66 Sprint Series, presented by Franklin Motorsports and MG Tires, along with their sister series, the United States Pro Kart Series, presented by IAME USA East and MG Tires, recently announced the completion of an agreement whereby KartLift will become the Official Kart Stand of the two Series. When asked why […]

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Jan 29, 2021
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The United States Pro Kart Series, presented by MG tires and IAME USA East, has announced that Elf HTX909 has been selected as the Official Oil for competition in 2021. This will apply to all classes in USPKS sanctioned events, and all 2 cycle classes in Route 66 Sprint Series sanctioned events. IAME representatives have […]

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Jan 20, 2021
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The United States Pro Kart Series, presented by MG tires and IAME USA East, has announced a series of Tech Updates for the IAME X30 engine package. In order to give competitors appropriate time to procure the new parts, as well as use up existing inventory, USPKS Rounds 1 & 2 at the Ocala Gran […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: October 2020 – Brandon Jarsocrak

‘Shillington Slingshot’ earns fourth straight X30 Pro title in USPKS competition

Nov 25, 2020
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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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Oct 27, 2020
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2020 season for the United States Pro Kart Series closed out on the October 16-18 weekend. The Carolina Grand Prix hosted the final two rounds of the championship chase, held at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. Another record-breaking event as the eighth season came to an end, crowning the seven different title […]

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