EKN Debrief: Episode 43

March 22, 2019

The second stop of for the Rok Cup USA Challenge of the Americas took competitors of the premier winter series on the left coast back to Tucson, Arizona. The popular Musselman Honda Circuit welcomed nearly 100 drivers on the March 8-10 weekend to play host for Round Three and Four of the program. It was back-to-back weekends for EKN, and many of the competitors on hand. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the event in the latest edition of the ‘EKN Debreif’ - thanks to Alan Rudolph Racing Academy. The Stilo USA Paddock Pass is followed by the Race Report presented by VemmeKart USA. The EKN Trackside Live Race Calendar presented by Comet Kart Sales completes the podcast.

EKN Debrief: Episode 42

March 19, 2019

Exactly three weeks after Superkarts! USA closed out the Winter Series in Florida, the organization hosted the opening event of the Pro Tour for the 2019 season. The third edition of the WinterNationals was held at the CalSpeed Karting on March 1-3 in Fontana, California. It was the first SKUSA Pro Tour event to be held in SoCal, welcoming challenging weather conditions around the Grande layout. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the event in the latest edition of the ‘EKN Debreif’ - thanks to Croc Promotion USA. The Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tire Paddock Pass is followed by the Race Report presented by Acceleration Kart Racing. The EKN Trackside Live Race Calendar presented by IAME USA East completes the podcast.

This Week In Karting: EP7 - February 25, 2019

March 5, 2019

eKartingNews.com is the hub of the karting world, providing you with all the latest news, insider information and race reports from events around the globe. ‘This Week In Karting’ helps to tie everything together in one weekly podcast, bringing our listeners up to speed on the most recent news in the sport.

The seventh episode covers a number of topics, beginning with a new online home for Rotax racers in the USA, a recap of the second round for the Florida Winter Tour, upcoming event updates and #OperationGrassroots section.

EKN Debrief: Episode 41

February 25, 2019

The 2019 Superkarts! USA Winter Series closed out the program on the February 8-10 weekend, completing the third and fourth rounds of the championship at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires. The final ‘winter training’ event crowned this year’s series champions and awarded the big prize purse for those finishing on the podium. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the event in the latest edition of the ‘EKN Debreif’ - thanks to Franklin Motorsports. The Comet Racing Engines Paddock Pass is followed by the Race Report presented by KartSport North America. The EKN Trackside Live Race Calendar presented by IAME USA completes the podcast.

EKN Debrief: Episode 40

February 22, 2019

The karting season on the west coast kicked off 2019 with the opening event for Challenge of the Americas. The premier winter series on the left coast opened up its 12th season at the CalSpeed Karting facility on February 8-10 weekend. Rain hit the Fontana, California area all weekend, providing for a wet start to the three-event, six-round championship program. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the event in the latest edition of the ‘EKN Debreif’ - thanks to Rok Cup USA. The CRG Nordam Paddock Pass is followed by the Race Report presented by Cometic Gaskets. The EKN Trackside Live Race Calendar presented by Rolison Performance Group completes the podcast.

Industry Insider: Episode 19 - Marco Oldhafer - The F Series

February 13, 2019

The leading program in the northeast portion of North America is The F Series Gearup Challenge. Four states are represented in the five-event championship set for the 2019 program, which is supported by a number of competitors and industry members, and includes a class structure that is not selective. The program provides unique opportunities for drivers of all ages and skill level. Series principal Marco Oldhafer talked with EKN’s Rob Howden about the 2019 season, his ownership in the New York Race Complex, and the local series he’s helped to establish to build the grassroots level of the sport.

This Week In Karting: EP6 - January 30, 2019

February 5, 2019

eKartingNews.com is the hub of the karting world, providing you with all the latest news, insider information and race reports from events around the globe. ‘This Week In Karting’ helps to tie everything together in one weekly podcast, bringing our listeners up to speed on the most recent news in the sport.

Episode six is 1.5 hours long, covering a number of topics from the second half of January. Among them include SKUSA 2019, karting in Texas, the Florida Winter Tour, Canadian schedules and more.

Industry Insider: Episode 18 - Garett Potter - ROK Cup USA

February 1, 2019

The 2019 edition of the Florida Winter Tour began this month at a new location under the ROK Cup USA banner. Promoter Garett Potter brought karting to the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, creating a replica of the South Garda Karting circuit in Italy to a parking lot for an exciting temporary track to host Round One of the series. Potter talks with EKN’s Rob Howden about the weekend, the plans for the second round at the home of the Miami Dolphins, breaking the circuit layout plans for February and the location for the first of two ROK Festivals in 2019.

Industry Insider: Episode 17 - Joe Janowski - Superkarts! USA

January 30, 2019

Superkarts! USA has come full circle over the past two decades. The Janowski family was behind the initial years, building the organization from the ground up from Indiana. Today, SKUSA is the premier national program and continues building up regional programs across the country. The latest is the revival of the Great Lakes ProKart Challenge, the original regional program of SKUSA, now led by SKUSA Director of Competition Joe Janowski. The ‘Polish Hammer’ sits down with EKN’s Rob Howden to talk about his past in the sport, the building of SKUSA, the present status of the SKUSA Pro Tour and the upcoming season of the Great Lakes ProKart Challenge.

EKN Debrief: Episode 39

January 21, 2019

The first ‘Debrief’ taped in 2019 covers the opening event of the Superkarts! USA Winter Series. The AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires hosted over 230 entries to South Florida over the January 11-13 weekend to officially kick off the 2019 karting season. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the event in the latest edition of the ‘EKN Debreif’ - thanks to Bell Racing USA. The Nitro Kart Paddock Pass is followed by the Race Report presented by Trinity Karting Group. The EKN Trackside Live Race Calendar presented by KartLift completes the podcast.