Jun 04, 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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May 20, 2020
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The following is a statement from the United States Pro Kart Series about their adjusted schedule for the 2020 season. After what seemed like a decade, but was really only a couple months, the gears are once again turning for racing series around the country.  The USPKS, presented by IAME USA East and MG Tires, […]

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May 01, 2020
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The following is a statement from Mark Coats, promoter of the United States Pro Kart Series and Route 66 Sprint Series, regarding their upcoming events on the 2020 calendar. To say that the COVID-19 pandemic has turned the US and the world upside down would be an understatement.  We hope you are all safe and […]

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#SupportKarting – The T-Shirt

Proceeds of new EKN tee to support website industry partners

Apr 08, 2020
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If you’re like me, your entire t-shirt collection has an over-riding theme of motorsports. I have every EKN design in my line-up, two of a few of them, as well countless Cooper Tire, Road to Indy and IndyCar Radio shirts. Our friends in the industry love to drop off cool shirts in the PA booth […]

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Feb 06, 2020
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The United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) presented by MG Tires and IAME USA East, is pleased to announce the inclusion to the 2020 USA National Karting Calendar. Since the USPKS was established in 2013, hundreds of competitors have taken part in the program with numbers reaching record highs for the 2019 season. The 2020 […]

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Jan 21, 2020
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With a new decade now underway, the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) presented by MG Tires and IAME USA East, is preparing to roll into their 2020 racing season.  But first, a look back at what has been accomplished so far. The USPKS certainly has made an indelible mark on the sport of sprint […]

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Dec 17, 2019
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The 2020 season marks a new homologation period for the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) for the karting tire on the world-wide market. MG Tires, one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world, is proud of the new lineup of compounds for the 2020-2022 period, including those available to the United States market through […]

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2019 IAME International Final – Saturday Report

Seven world IAME champions crowned in France - Miles and Costa finish top-five in Mini

Oct 21, 2019
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The 2019 IAME International Final came to a close on October 19 with Championship Saturday. The 34-driver grids were set for the seven categories competing at the Le Mans Karting International circuit with a Prefinal and Final races completed. The track began wet and eventually dried by the main events. Five of the 15 drivers […]

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2019 IAME International Final – Friday Report

Dramatic day as final grids are set for Championship Saturday in France - Simpson nearly races his way into Junior main event

Oct 18, 2019
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Friday was situation day for the 2019 IAME International Final as the 34-driver grids are now set for the seven categories moving into the final day of action at the Le Mans Karting International circuit. It was likely the best day in terms of weather with the early hours wet and drying out for the […]

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2019 IAME International Final – Thursday Report

Wet to dry to end in wet for third day of competition in France - Team USA led by Miles who won his final heat race

Oct 17, 2019
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Day three of competition for the 2019 IAME International Final saw better weather when compared to the previous day at the Le Mans Karting International circuit. The day began with a wet track and was able to dry out, with even some sun shining down briefly onto the famed French facility before the clouds opened […]

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2019 IAME International Final – Wednesday Report

Rain the major factor as racing gets underway in France - Garcia wins one of two heat races to lead North American contingent

Oct 16, 2019
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The second day of the 2019 IAME International Final was a wet one. It has become accustom for each edition of the IAME world championships at the Le Mans Karting International circuit to welcome wet weather. The rain stayed on and around the French circuit throughout the day with a brief period of the track […]

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2019 IAME International Final – Tuesday Report

Garcia posts fast time in Mini and leads North American squad with four in top-15

Oct 15, 2019
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Mixed conditions greeted the 460 drivers taking part in the 2019 IAME International Final. The Le Mans Karting International track inside the historic 24-hour circuit is the site for the international event, bringing together drivers from all over the world, including 15 representing North America. Rain covered the French facility early on for the first […]

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2019 IAME International Final Preview

15 drivers - including SKUSA and USPKS champions - set to represent North America in France

Oct 14, 2019
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The eighth edition of the IAME International Final is set for October 13-19 at the Le Mans International Karting Circuit in France. The event welcomes drivers from all over the world to compete for the IAME titles, with numbers continuing to increase with each season. The 2019 edition has expanded to seven categories with the […]

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Oct 01, 2019
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The 2020 season will mark the eighth year for the United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires and IAME USA East. The program is coming off one of its most successful seasons, with the 2019 schedule featuring a straightforward format of three race weekends at three premier United States venues. The 2020 plan […]

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Aug 15, 2019
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The United States Pro Kart Series completed its 2019 season on the July 26-28 weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The New Castle, Indiana facility hosted the Hoosier State Grand Prix, which served as the fifth and sixth rounds of the USPKS championship program. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the event in […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 United States Pro Kart Series – Hoosier Grand Prix Sunday Report

Seven IAME titles decided following championship Sunday at New Castle Motorsports Park

Jul 28, 2019
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The United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires wrote the final chapter on its 2019 season with Championship Sunday contested at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The Hoosier Grand Prix wrapped up in New Castle, Indiana, with the sixth and final round of the season deciding the seven IAME championships. After an intense […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 United States Pro Kart Series – Hoosier Grand Prix Saturday Report

Intense day of racing at New Castle Motorsports Park to open up largest event in series history

Jul 27, 2019
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The 2019 United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires hosted Round Five of the championship chase on Saturday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The opening day of racing for the Hoosier Grand Prix was intense, with the highest entry mark for an event in the seven year history of the series. Perfect […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 United States Pro Kart Series – Hoosier Grand Prix Preview

Championships to be decided for seventh season of program with record-breaking fields at New Castle Motorsports Park

Jul 24, 2019
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The 2019 United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires concludes this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The Hoosier Grand Prix is set for the New Castle, Indiana facility with the final two rounds of the six-round championship program to be contested around the 1-mile circuit. Entry numbers reached a new series […]

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Jun 28, 2019
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The midway point in the United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires came on the June 14-16 weekend as the program hosted the Carolina Grand Prix at the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina. The weekend hosted Rounds Three and Four of the championship program with perfect racing weather all three days […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 United States Pro Kart Series – Carolina Grand Prix Sunday Report

Jarsocrak and Zilisch return to top as Nachtmann and Workman secure their elusive victories

Jun 16, 2019
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The United States Pro Kart Series closed out the Carolina Grand Prix at the GoPro Motorplex on Sunday under perfect weather conditions. The temperature rose higher than it had all weekend long at the Mooresville, North Carolina facility, with the action heating up for Round Four of the championship chase. All seven IAME categories provided […]

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