eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: August 2021 – Brandon Lemke

Franklin Motorsports / Merlin driver dominates Route 66 Sprint Series in Joliet

Sep 15, 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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Sep 09, 2021
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With three of the four weekends comprising the 2021 United States Pro Kart Series championship already completed, it is time to update the Geo Cup Team Championship standings. In sixth place, with 14 points, is Team Felon.  Impressive performances by Jeremy Fletcher have kept Team Felon just outside top five this year. In fifth place, […]

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K1 Circuit Breaks Ground in Southern California

First premier outdoor kart track by K1 Speed

Sep 03, 2021
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Following posts to social media yesterday, and the arrival of the official announcement to the EKN NewsDesk today, we can confirm that K1 Speed has finally begun construction of the new CIK-FIA track that has long been rumored for Southern California. The region is hungry for a new top-level karting facility, so this is extremely […]

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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 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 09, 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. The inaugural IAME USA Grand National Championship presented by Hunt Brothers […]

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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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Jul 16, 2021
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The second half of the 2021 season is underway, including the United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires. For the second year in a row, the program travelled to the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America. Another record setting event with 254 entries over the seven IAME categories during the July 9-11 weekend […]

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

Norberg sweeps X30 main events as Lemke returns to top step in KA100 to close out weekend at Road America

Jul 11, 2021
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The United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires completed the third event of the 2021 season with the Badger State Grand Prix at the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America. The wind picked up and stayed throughout Sunday at the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin facility, and thankfully, no rain drop all weekend long. Intense […]

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

Norberg earns second in X30 as Zilisch wins third on the season in KA100 to open Road America weekend

Jul 10, 2021
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The second half of the season kicked off on Saturday for the United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires. Round Five of the 2021 championship was contested at the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America. Record numbers for the series at the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin facility in the seven IAME categories battled throughout […]

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Paddock Insider: 2021 United States Pro Kart Series – Badger State Grand Prix

News and notes from CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America

Jul 09, 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 Badger State Grand Prix from the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America during the July 9-11 weekend. EKN Managing Editor David […]

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Jul 08, 2021
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The United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires is set to enter the second half of the 2021 season, setting another record mark with the third stop scheduled for this weekend (July 9-11). Rounds Five and Six are set for the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin with nearly […]

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Jul 07, 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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May 07, 2021
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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
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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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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