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Apr 11, 2018
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Demonstrating its commitment to train and develop the next generation of racing champions, the Lucas Oil School of Racing today announces the inaugural Cooper Tires Karting Scholarship Shoot-out, to be held December 12-14, 2018 at Sebring International Raceway. Thirty karters from around the world will participate in three days of on- and off-track activities and […]

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Apr 11, 2018
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The 2018 Texas Sprint Racing Series presented by Evinco Tires is a regional kart racing competition featuring the top racers from Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Mexico. The second race of the series will occur this weekend, April 14 & 15, at North Texas Karters in Denton, TX. North Texas Karters (NTK) is the premiere dedicated […]

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Apr 11, 2018
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As we move get into the 2018 race season there is a downward trend in the thickness of our head gasket when measured new that we are aware of.  Although the final compressed thickness remains linear the slight increase in graphoil density and field samples have led to this reminder and update. After further investigation […]

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Apr 10, 2018
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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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Four More Victories for Speed Concepts Racing

Five SCR drivers rack up four victories in USPKS competition

Apr 10, 2018
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Competing in the Southern Grand Prix, the first event of the 2018 United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS), Speed Concept Racing garnered four more victories to add to their 2018 win total. Taking place at the Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida, Tyler Gonzalez added a pair of victories in IAME X30 Junior while […]

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The Art of Racecraft: Jamie Sieracki

Intriguing points from a veteran driver and industry member

Apr 10, 2018
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The hottest topic of discussion in the sport right now is centered on a negative culture shift in driving standards, most predominantly seen in national level competition. Over the next few months, EKN will be presenting an article series that features the thoughts and beliefs of some of the most respected drivers and industry veterans […]

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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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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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Musgrave and Drew Tame Streets of Willow During California ProKart Challenge Weekend

Superkarts! USA flagship regional program holds second round of 2018 on fast road course

Apr 06, 2018
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The California ProKart Challenge allowed its racers to stretch out their karting machines for the second round of the 2018 season. On March 30-31, the Superkarts! USA flagship regional program visited the Streets of Willow course at the Willow Springs International Raceway facility in Rosamond, California. The 1.6-mile course – with a reduced layout for […]

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Apr 06, 2018
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Effective January 1, 2018, John Miller and Jaime Laughlin have agreed to sell the rights to conduct business and racing activities at the NRKA owned track in Stockholm, Minnesota to longtime track manager Ted Fasching and his newly formed company Stockholm Karting Center (SKC), Inc. John and Jaime, owners of NRKA, will continue to own […]

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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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Apr 05, 2018
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KPX started out the season with a bang bringing in 94 entries for round 1 of the five race championship series. Round 1 took place at Shasta Kart Klub’s facility in Redding, CA. This beautiful facility includes twelve possible layouts, KPX utilized layout one that includes a full track layout of thirteen challenging turns. KPX […]

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Apr 05, 2018
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If you get a chance to sit down with a group of veterans of the sport, ask about ‘The Park’, lean back and just listen. The 70s, 80s and 90s were exciting times for kart racing in America, as the racing was hard-fought and the sport added to its list of legendary drivers.  To gain […]

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Multiple Repeat Winners for Second Event of Los Angeles Karting Championship

Series welcomes Jay Leno to CalSpeed Karting Center for March

Apr 04, 2018
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship continued on with its 2018 schedule, hosting Round Two of the season on March 25 at the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California. A larger total number of entries increased the paddock size along with special guest Jay Leno. The longtime comedian and TV host brought his production crew to […]

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Apr 04, 2018
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After the technical and organizational success of the 24 Hours Karting of Italy last March 25th, CRG presented a new meeting for all the Endurance and Rental Kart fans: the 24 Hours of Barcelona. The event will be organized in collaboration with Sport Kart of El Vendrell and it will have the same format of […]

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Apr 04, 2018
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Billy Musgrave would continue his winning ways as he claimed victory at Round 2 of the 2018 SKUSA California ProKart Challenge series. The tour would head to Willow Springs Raceway in Rosamond, California but instead of using the traditional Kart circuit, the series would utilize the fast Streets of Willow circuit which would entail lap […]

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Emmo Fittipaldi Joins Team Benik

Son of Formula One World Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner makes the move to BENIK

Apr 04, 2018
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With the opening round of the 2018 United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) this weekend at the Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida, Emmo Fittipaldi will make his debut with Team BENIK. Competing in the IAME Mini Swift division, the son of the 1972 and 1974 Formula One World Champion as well as the […]

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Apr 04, 2018
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The So Cal Oval Karters club opens its 11th season this Saturday, April 7th, at SoCal Fair Motorcycle Speedway in Perris.  The first race will be at 1:00 P.M. at the brand-new track located on the SoCal Fair and Event Center (Lake Perris Fairgrounds).  Admission is free for fans in the grandstands (parking on the […]

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Apr 04, 2018
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CKR USA driver Terry Lawrence continues the podium performances for the chassis brand in America. A big win for the Idaho based race team and Lawrence! Since the Super Nationals in Las Vegas CKR USA teams and drivers, coast to coast, have scored a podium for almost every entry at national races. Certainly a top […]

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