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Jun 19, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The World Karting Association resumed its 2018 season with the third event of the year. The Pittsburgh International Race Complex served as the site for Round Five and Six of the championship chase, with the Wampum, Pennsylvania once again providing excitement, changing weather conditions, and putting a close to the first half of the series. […]

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Jun 13, 2018
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The following is a statement EKN received from representatives of the World Karting Association (WKA) and American Kart Racing Association (AKRA) regarding the legal matters between the two organizations. The WKA Association and the American Kart Racing Association have mutually agreed to dismiss all claims against each other for the betterment of the sport of […]

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Jun 11, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The EKN Radio Network continues to expand with more live events and new shows. The latest is the rebirth of the Hot Seat, now hosted by EKN Managing Editor David Cole. Each race weekend Cole is trackside throughout the karting season, he will sit down with a member of the karting community to discuss past […]

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Jun 05, 2018
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As the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup returns to the Midwest, series officials are pleased to announce discounted entry pricing for two of the Yamaha powered classes and the return of a popular award. While Yamaha Sportsman and Yamaha Senior drivers will receive entry, tires and two days of racing at a steep discount, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh Sunday Report

Garrison, Pesek, Green and Mars bag victories to close out Keystone Nationals

May 20, 2018
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The WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series completed the third event of 2018 at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Saturday was a battle with the competition and the weather conditions surrounding the Wampum, Pennsylvania facility. Thankfully, Sunday was a breeze in terms of rain with only early morning showers forcing the first few warm-up sessions on […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh Saturday Report

Wilson and Patterson win in Senior as Wharff doubles up in Junior

May 19, 2018
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There are sure bets within the sports and in many things around the world. One of them is that anytime a big event is held at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex, it will rain. Thankfully, the World Karting Association Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series made it through the practice day on Friday at the Wampum, Pennsylvania […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Pittsburgh Preview

Third event of season takes program to Steel City

May 17, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The first half of the 2018 WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series will come to an end this weekend with the organization hosting Round Five and Six at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. The Wampum, Pennsylvania facility has been a regular stop for the series, and follows the stops at Daytona and GoPro Motorplex. The 12-round […]

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May 17, 2018
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The American E-Kart Championship (AEKC) powered by Monster Energy announced its nationwide, indoor karting series schedule today with races starting Monday, May 21 and culminating with the Championship Weekend on Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12 at Accelerate Indoor Speedway & Events, Chicago in Mokena, Ill. with the winner receiving a $10,000 cash prize. […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: March 2018 – Ben Maier

Micro driver racks up three wins at two major events

Apr 23, 2018
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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 19, 2018
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Calling All WKA Members, Vote for WKA Daytona Kartweek! Sports Travel Magazine conducts its National Sports Travel Awards each year, and the time has come to submit nominations by June 30. Sports Travel Magazine is an organization that WKA participates in, and pairs Venues with Sports Organizations and offers event assistance for each party to […]

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Apr 13, 2018
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Spring means a return to the famed Atlanta Motorsports Park for the 2018 World Karting Association (WKA) Vega Tire National Road Racing Series for the third stop of the program. With the April 23 pre-entry deadline fast approaching, WKA is adding additional benefits for road racing participants. “Our WKA family of road racers have been […]

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Apr 10, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The 2018 World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup Series resumed at the end of March with the first of two events scheduled for the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. The March 23-25 weekend served as Round Three and Four toward the 2018 championship chases, which began with Daytona KartWeek in December. Changing weather conditions kept […]

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WKA Announces Venue Change for July Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Event

July event moved to Concept Haulers Motor Speedway

Apr 06, 2018
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With a Board of Trustees meeting held less than two weeks ago, one of the big items conveyed during that meeting by new President Kevin Williams was a return to growth through club, regional and national racing. The new World Karting Association (WKA) President, with support from the WKA Board of Trustees, has decided it […]

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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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Apr 04, 2018
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It’s Spring.  And that means the next round of the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup is fast approaching.  The series will once again converge on the Pittsburgh International Race Complex, May 18-20, for the Spring Nationals, a favorite mid-year stop for many of the ManCup Competitors.  Mid-season events have been some of the most exciting racing in WKA’s […]

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World Karting Association Leadership Heading in New Direction

Board of Trustees removes Ferris, promotes Williams as President

Mar 29, 2018
Written by Rob Howden | No Comments

On March 26, the Board of Trustees convened for a two-day meeting at the WKA headquarters in Concord, North Carolina. Among the first order of business by President John Ferris was the appointment of a restructured Officers level. With a unanimous vote by the Board, Kevin Williams was promoted from International Liaison to the sole […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Sunday Report

Garrison and Hunt give Fullerton sweep of Senior categories on final day

Mar 25, 2018
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The second event of the 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series went into the books on Sunday following a challenging weekend at the GoPro Motorplex. The Mooresville, North Carolina facility was hit with cold weather and rainy conditions, putting the drivers and wrenches on edge throughout the weekend. Saturday ended with drivers negotating the wet course, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series – Saturday Report

Jarsocrak runs away with IAME Senior at second home while Hunt defends home turf in KA100

Mar 24, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

The opening day of racing at the GoPro Motorplex for the second event of the 2018 WKA Manufacturers Cup Series was a battle all day long. The weather is much colder than normal, and rain settled in at the Mooresville, North Carolina facility for much of the day to keep things interesting for the third […]

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Mar 23, 2018
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The entry blank and online registration link for the Road Racing Series at Atlanta Motorsports Park are now available on the Road Racing Series page on the WKA website.  To see the entry blank or go to the online registration, click the buttons below. Entry Blank Online Registration

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Mar 23, 2018
Written by David Cole | No Comments

March Madness continues in the sport of karting as the WKA Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series resumes its 2018 season. Racers get back to chasing the championships this weekend for the first time since the 2017 WKA Daytona KartWeek event, heading to the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. The weekend serves as host to Round […]

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