Apr 08, 2018
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The final day of action at the Ocala Gran Prix during the opening event of the 2018 United States Pro Kart Series turned up the heat a few notches. The Southern Grand Prix hosted Round One and Two of the series, and Sunday’s racing provided more excitement to kick-off the season. The central Florida facility […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 United States Pro Kart Series – Southern Grand Prix Saturday Report

Garrison and Hollingshead defend home turf with solid performances

Apr 07, 2018
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The 2018 United States Pro Kart Series – presented by MG Tires and Nitro Kart – opened up with its inaugural visit to the Ocala Gran Prix facility in central Florida. The Southern Grand Prix is serving as the opening two rounds of the championship chase, kicking off the sixth season of the program. Perfect […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 United States Pro Kart Series – Southern Grand Prix Preview

Sixth season begins at new course and new focus for program

Apr 06, 2018
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The United States Pro Kart Series – presented by MG Tires and Nitro Kart – is set to host the opening event of the 2018 season with its first venture south. The Southern Grand Prix will serve as the opening two rounds of the 2018 championship chase, set for April 6-8 at the Ocala Gran […]

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Cooper Tires Teams With EKN Radio Network

Major brand to support EKN Trackside Live Tour

Apr 04, 2018
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For the last three years, Cooper Tires has served as the eKartingNews.com Presenting Sponsor for live audio coverage of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. And now, we’re thrilled to announce that the Findlay, Ohio-based tire manufacturer will increase this relationship in 2018, adding their name to the EKN Trackside Live Tour Presented by Cooper Tires. EKN’s […]

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Fast Five: Mark Coats – United States Pro Kart Series

Premier karting series set to begin sixth season

Apr 02, 2018
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The 2013 season marked a new era for the sport. Mark Coats, a long-time promoter and industry member, created the United States Pro Kart Series as a way to provide the best value for the racers and teams in the eastern half of the USA. The series opened at the GoPro Motorplex in torrential rain, […]

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Feb 09, 2018
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The United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) presented by MG Tires and IAME USA East is pleased to announce the addition of Nitro Kart as a third presenting sponsor.  With Nick Tucker at the helm, Nitro Kart has been making big waves in the cadet kart ranks in recent years.  USPKS is pleased to have […]

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Feb 01, 2018
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Since its inception, the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) has been supported and followed by some of the top kart racing teams in North America.  The series recognizes the huge commitments these teams make to the sport and their racers.  Seemingly, endless hours on the road and days away from home and families, are […]

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Jan 25, 2018
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The United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) presented by IAME USA East and MG Tires is proud to announce the addition of X30 Masters to their racing program for 2018.  Series owner, Mark Coats, was contacted by multiple veteran karters and teams, asking to have the class added to the USPKS program.  After confirming the […]

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Dec 19, 2017
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After much thought and discussion, the United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires and IAME-USA East (USPKS) has released its competition classes for the 2018 racing season.  As per the series mantra, the focus is once again on providing great racer value; putting a premium on track time, fun, and fairness. With the […]

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eKartingNews.com Co-Drivers of the Month: October 2017 – Brent Crews / Connor Zilisch

USA drivers score IAME and ROK world titles on same weekend

Nov 28, 2017
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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, 2017
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As the summer racing season comes to a close in the U.S., the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) presented by MG Tires and IAME USA East is busy preparing for its sixth season of competition.  And, as everyone knows, the first step in producing a great race series, is producing a great schedule, which […]

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Crews Lands Mini Title at 2017 IAME International Final

USPKS champion earns victory in Le Mans, France to become second USA driver to earn X30 championship

Oct 18, 2017
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The best X30 drivers from around the world converged on the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France for the sixth edition of the IAME International Final. A total of 454 drivers took part in the six categories in the week long event alongside the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans road circuit. A total […]

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Team USA Drivers Take on World at IAME International Final

Racers from SKUSA, USPKS and WKA ready to battle at Le Mans

Oct 09, 2017
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The sixth edition of the IAME International Final is underway as the top X30 Challenge competitors from around the world converge on the Le Mans Karting International circuit in France. Six divisions are set to compete at the famed facility, with a strong increase in participation from driver that call the United States of America […]

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From the Tower: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Chicagoland Super Grand Prix

Series ends 2017 with first trip to Autobahn Country Club

Oct 03, 2017
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The 2017 United States Pro Kart Series presented by FIKSE Wheels and MG Tires completed the season with its fourth event of the year this past weekend. It was the first time the USPKS visited the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Illinois. The seven championship chases completed at the unique circuit under very high temperatures […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Chicagoland Super Grand Prix Sunday Report

Bertagnoli and Jarsocrak celebrate championships with victories at Autobahn

Sep 24, 2017
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Championship Sunday commenced under extremely hot at the Autobahn Country Club facility in Joliet, Illinois for the United States Pro Kart Series. The eighth and final round of the 2017 championship program completed Sunday with temperatures in the 90s. Thankfully, with the year-end awards ceremony scheduled at the end of the day, the event was […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Chicagoland Super Grand Prix Saturday Report

Jarsocrak and Bertagnoli split headline victories on Day One for series finale at Autobahn

Sep 23, 2017
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The opening day of the Chicagoland Super Grand Prix for the United States Pro Kart Series was HOT. The temperatures were in the 90s for nearly the entire day at the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Illinois, testing the conditioning for everyone in the paddock. Thankfully, everyone stayed hydrated throughout the day to keep from […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Chicagoland Super Grand Prix Preview Part 2

SuperNationals 21 entries up for grabs in the IAME divisions at series finale

Sep 20, 2017
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The United States Pro Kart Series – presented by FIKSE Wheels and MG Tires – is heading into the fifth season finale weekend. The 2017 championship chase is closing on September 22-24 at the Chicagoland Super Grand Prix with the program visiting the Autobahn Country Club facility in Joliet, Illinois for the first time in […]

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2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Chicagoland Super Grand Prix

September 22-24, 2017: Autobahn Country Club - Joliet, Illinois

Sep 19, 2017
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This weekend is the 2017 finale for the United States Pro Kart Series. For the first time in the five-year history of the series, the program is visiting the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Illinois to decide this year’s champions. Seven categories will crown their champions following two rounds of racing on September 22-24. Official […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 United States Pro Kart Series – Chicagoland Super Grand Prix Preview Part 1

Titles in 100cc categories up for grabs this weekend in Joliet

Sep 19, 2017
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The United States Pro Kart Series – presented by FIKSE Wheels and MG Tires – is heading into the fifth season finale weekend. The 2017 championship chase is closing on September 22-24 at the Chicagoland Super Grand Prix with the program visiting the Autobahn Country Club facility in Joliet, Illinois for the first time in […]

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Sep 13, 2017
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The United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS), presented by MG Tires and IAME, is preparing for its season finale on September 21 -24, 2017. Not only will this weekend feature a brand new venue, the Autobahn Country Club, in Joliet, IL, it will also be capped off by our Champion’s Banquet, which will be held […]

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