It is the busiest time of the year for racing...Summer. This weekend is the eighth edition of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals in New Castle, Indiana. Before EKN Trackside Live coverage begins, the EKN duo of Rob Howden and David Cole sit down for the latest edition of the EKN Debrief - presented by IAME USA. The two discuss the latest headlines in the industry, along with recap some of the major races that took part over the last few weeks. They discuss a new partnership that stems from the #OperationGrassroots movement that is continuing here in the United States and now moving overseas, along with providing the Zero Error Racing Calendar for the upcoming weeks. The two also preview the upcoming weekned at the New Castle Motorsports Park for the SKUSA Pro Tour finale.
After nearly a month away from the podcast program, the EKN duo is back with a full episode of the EKN Debrief - presented by Margay Racing. Rob Howden and David Cole discuss the many events that have taken place over the last month, including the USAC Karting's Battle at the Brickyard which saw karts competing inside the walls of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. They sit down with event promoter Mike Burrell, as they talk about what led to the event and how things unfolded in Speedway, Indiana. The Precision Karting Technologies Racing Calendar and more banter between the two hosts wrap up this latest episode.
The longest podcast yet as the EKN duo of Rob Howden and David Cole sit down to discuss the latest news and reports in karting with the latest EKN Debrief - presented by Streeter Super Stands. The two talk about the latest news from the last two weeks and go over the recent events - including Route 66 Sprint Series, Rok Cup USA Midwest, Los Angeles Karting Championship and Texas ProKart Challenge. Rob tracks down Texas PKC promoter Gina French to discuss their program, and the upcoming new facilities the series will compete at. The show wraps up with the Operation Grassroots segment and the Racing Calendar presented by 3G Kart Racing.
A week later and the EKN Radio Network is busy with another episode of the 'EKN Debrief' presented by Rolison Performance Group. Back from the United States Pro Kart Series event in Pittsburgh, EKN Managing Editor David Cole joins Rob Howden to discuss that weekend, along with the California ProKart Challenge return to CalSpeed and a record event for the Puget Sound Road Race Association as they prepare for the IKF Road Race Grand Nationals at The Ridge. Howden also tracks down Trinity Karting Group's Shawn Bayliff to discuss the growth of their driver development program based outside of Cincinatti. The episode closes with the TB Kart USA Racing Calendar.
The EKN duo of Rob Howden and David Cole are back with the latest edition of the 'EKN Debrief'- presented by Mazda Road to Indy. It hsa been a buzy month of May, and the two discuss the latest news from Superkarts! USA, their coverage of the WKA Manufactuers Cup Series and Can-Am Karting Challenge, along with the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. The podcast closes with the Comet Kart Sales Racing Calendar and closing comments from the two on the upcoming events, including this weekend's United States Pro Kart Series event.
Episode 3 of the 'EKN Debrief' podcast - presented by Champion Racing - follows an amazing weekend at the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals in Sonoma, California. EKN's Rob Howden and David Cole discuss the action on and off the track, along with welcoming X30 Senior race winner and defending SKUSA Pro Tour champion Ryan Norberg for a few questiona about the event and his persuit for another championship. The EKN duo conintue the discussion around previous events - including Howden's trip to Bermuda for the Dockyard Grand Prix. #OpeartionGrassroots includes event recaps of the 206 Cup at Michiana Raceway Park and the Yamaha ShootOut at Concept Haulers Motor Speedway in Illinois. They finish it up with the KartLift Racing Caldendar with races set for the upcoming weeks.
The first installment of the EKN Hot Seat puts Rolison Performance Group owner Mike Rolison. During the sit-down interview with EKN's Rob Howden at the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center, Rolison discusses the RPG race team, the Can-Am Karting Challenge that he promotes in the Pacific Northwest, and other topics surrounding the sport today.
The second ‘EKN Debrief’ podcast, presented by Franklin Motorsports, brings together the EKN duo of Rob Howden and David Cole to discuss the things surrounding the karting world this past week. Among them is the latest news of the Challenge of the Americas along with review the Gearup F-Series and Route 66 Sprint Series events. Howden reaches out to Tim Koyen - official voice of the USPKS and Route 66 - to discuss the start for the two programs along with the pushback bumper. The #OperationGrassroots segment and Cambrian Go-Karts Racing Calendar wrap up this episode.
In our first 'EKN Debrief' podcast, presented by Russell Karting Specialties, EKN's Rob Howden and David Cole discuss the dissolution of the MaxSpeed / BRP Rotax business relationship and the future of the Rotax program, the 2017 Challenge of the Americas finale and the evolution of the Can-Am Karting Challenge. They also highlight some of the first big Briggs 206 events that have taken place in the #OperationGrassroots segment. They then warp the show with a look at the events that are set to take place at the end of April and through the month of May in the Fullerton USA Racing Calendar.