Jul 09, 2021
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Just two weeks ahead of the United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP), Series Officials are pleased to announce that Conrad Group Insurance has signed on as an event partner. Set to award two $500 Visa gift cards at random, Conrad Group’s Tim and Seth Wilkerson will be on site for the July 23-25 event weekend […]

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Jul 06, 2021
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With the first annual United States Karting Grand Prix on the horizon, an event built for the karters, pre-entry has been extended and is set to close at midnight on Sunday, July 18. Taking place July 23-25 at the Utah Motorsports Campus in Tooele, Utah, the USKGP has been put together and promoted by several […]

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Jun 16, 2021
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With the first annual United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP) just around the corner, series officials have confirmed several arrive and drive opportunities for racers looking to compete in the event. With programs more readily available on the Sprint side of karting, Road Racing teams and businesses have stepped up to the plate to match […]

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Jun 11, 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, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. A new and unique event, with multiple organizations coming together, is set to […]

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Jun 02, 2021
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Anticipation continues to build for the inaugural United States Karting Grand Prix (UKGSP) as series officials confirmed today a new Pro Class. On the run schedule from the beginning, the 206 Senior class will now be racing for $500 to win courtesy of RLV Tuned Exhaust, Inc. Taking place at the Utah Motorsports Campus (UMC) […]

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May 28, 2021
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With the first event in the Charlotte Summer Club Series now behind them, World Karting Association (WKA) is looking forward to round two. Taking feedback from teams and competitors at the conclusion of the first weekend of action, series officials have made notable changes to a few areas of the inaugural program. “I want to […]

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May 27, 2021
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As the world continues to become more technologically advanced, the World Karting Association (WKA) is doing the same opening a new membership license portal through MotorsportsReg.com. Offering 12-month memberships where the member is the driver only, the new portal is simple and easy to use and can be accessed right through the MotorsportsReg website and […]

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May 13, 2021
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With the first round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Charlotte Summer Series now done and dusted, series officials are actively preparing for the second event weekend and making some minor tweaks. Changes that will benefit the competitor and karter, the Series Prize Package remains unchanged as drivers are racing for thousands of dollars’ worth […]

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Tillotson USA Re-Launches the TPP-225RS Engine

Growth continues for 4-Cycle engine package with tickets to T4 World Cup awaiting USA drivers

May 11, 2021
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The Tillotson company roots date back over 100 years ago in the United States, known as one of the leading carburetor manufacturers during that tenure in the country and around the world. A leader of innovation and reliability, they introduced in 2019 a new karting engine package focused on providing a fun driving experience with […]

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Apr 27, 2021
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Aaron Stanford, a longtime member of the karting community, was born and raised in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. His mother and father, Linda and Albert Stanford, both raced competitive karting for a number of years with Albert making history in the karting community being one of the first black men to race go karts in […]

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Apr 26, 2021
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A unique and different EKN Trackside weekend on the April 15-18 weekend, bringing coverage from the World Karting Association Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge. All three of the programs with WKA – Manufacturers Cup Series, Speedway Dirt and Road Racing Series – were in action at the Concord, North Carolina facility. While EKN had visits […]

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Apr 23, 2021
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Continuing to roll out plans for the new WKA Summer Series Championship at Charlotte Motor Speedway, World Karting Association officials are pleased to announce a lucrative prize package for teams and competitors. In a program that features no membership fees, a practice day prior to each and every race weekend and affordable entry fees, WKA […]

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Apr 18, 2021
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The World Karting Association completed the Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge on Sunday, including the Vega Road Racing Series program. The second day of racing was conducted around the CMS ROVAL course in Concord, North Carolina on Sunday, welcoming perfect weather all day for six race groups. Throughout the day, a number of drivers were […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 WKA Charlotte Motor Speedway Karting Challenge – Road Racing – Saturday Report

First round of Grand National Eagles awarded following opening day of racing

Apr 17, 2021
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For a third straight year, the World Karting Association Vega Road Racing Series presented by Summit Racing Equipment visited the Charlotte Motor Speedway as part of the CMS Karting Challenge. The program ran a five-hour practice session on Friday, April 16 on the revised ROVAL course at the Concord, North Carolina facility, as WKA officials […]

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Apr 16, 2021
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A staple in the Northwest karting world, Mike Schorn has been in and around the sport for the last two decades. Currently the President of both the Portland Karting Association and the Northwest Karting Association, Mike’s passion for the sport of karting not only is a large part of his life, but also a large […]

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Apr 15, 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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Apr 06, 2021
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Jack Lehmann is a longtime pioneer in kart racing as he began his love for the sport from the Midwest region in St. Paul, Minnesota. Involved in his seventh decade of karting, his passion and love for the sport grows deeper year-after-year. Launching his kart career in 1959, Jack he founded Kart-O-Rama Kart Shop in […]

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Apr 01, 2021
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As excitement builds towards the first annual United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP), race officials are pleased to confirm the event schedules. With registration opening last week and momentum building, the July 23-25 karting festival at Utah Motorsports Campus (UMC) is coming to shape. With organizations working together and giving back to the karting community, […]

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Mar 31, 2021
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The United States Karting Grand Prix (USKGP) has confirmed Tillotson as an event sponsor for this summer’s event. Along with the newly formed partnership, USKGP has confirmed the recent speculations of an additional karting class for the new Tillotson T225 4 Cycle motor which is growing at an epic pace worldwide. Tillotson will also be […]

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Mar 25, 2021
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With the Charlotte Karting Challenge entry moving to tier two tomorrow, World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup competitors have two opportunities to save money. With increased fees taking effect on Thursday, March 25, any entrant that pre-enters the Charlotte, North Carolina event will receive a 15% coupon code to be utilized towards the Charlotte Summer Series. […]

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