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EKN Debrief: Episode 55

EKN Debrief: Episode 55

September 10, 2019

One of the longest running events in North American karting is the Rock Island Grand Prix. The world-famous street race in Rock Island, Illinois hosted the 25th edition on August 31-September 1 with racers from all over converging on the Quad Cities area for fun on and off the track. Two action-packed days fill up this edition of the ‘EKN Debrief’ - thanks to Croc Promotion USA. David Cole leads the break down of the event with host Rob Howden, as they cover the Kart Republic Paddock Pass, followed by the Race Report presented by PSL Karting. The EKN Trackside Live Race Calendar presented by the Nitro Kart completes the podcast.

This Week In Karting: EP13 - August 27, 2019

This Week In Karting: EP13 - August 27, 2019

September 4, 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 13 with Rob Howden and David Cole discuss a number of topics in this one hour, 30 minutes show. Industry notes along with more news regarding the 2020 season, and events set to close out 2019.

Industry Insider: Episode 27 - Justin Stefani - J3 Competition

Industry Insider: Episode 27 - Justin Stefani - J3 Competition

August 26, 2019

Team USA for the upcoming Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals is set, thanks to the third #RaceRotax event of the season with J3 Competition hosting the Stars & Stripes Open event at Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Justin Stefani of J3 joins EKN’s Rob Howden to discuss Team USA, heading to the 20th edition of the event, set for Sarno, Italy in October. They also discuss the growth of Rotax racing over the past season and what the future holds for local and regional racing.

EKN Debrief: Episode 54

EKN Debrief: Episode 54

August 21, 2019

The third and final event of the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour took place on the August 9-11 weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The 10th edition of the SummerNationals welcomed a near-record paddock to the New Castle, Indiana facility with the 12 different championships decided after Rounds Five and Six were contested. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the event in the latest edition of the ‘EKN Debreif’ - thanks to Franklin Motorsports. The MG Tires Paddock Pass is followed by the Race Report presented by Trinity Karting Group. The EKN Trackside Live Race Calendar presented by the Road to Indy completes the podcast.

Industry Insider: Episode 26 - Roger Ruthhart - Rock Island Grand Prix

Industry Insider: Episode 26 - Roger Ruthhart - Rock Island Grand Prix

August 19, 2019

The Rock Island Grand Prix has become the largest street race in the world, and the longest running at the same time. Every Labor Day weekend, karters from all over converge on the Quad Cities area to compete for two days in the city streets, ready to celebrate the 25th edition on August 31-September 1. EKN’s Rob Howden was able to discuss the event with RIGP chairman Roger Ruthhart.

EKN Debrief: Episode 53

EKN Debrief: Episode 53

August 15, 2019

The United States Pro Kart Series completed its 2019 season on the July 26-28 weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The New Castle, Indiana facility hosted the Hoosier State Grand Prix, which served as the fifth and sixth rounds of the USPKS championship program. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the event in the latest edition of the ‘EKN Debreif’ - thanks to CompKart. The Bell Racing Paddock Pass is followed by the Race Report presented by Precision Karting Technologies. The EKN Trackside Live Race Calendar presented by IAME USA East completes the podcast.

This Week In Karting: EP12 - August 1, 2019

This Week In Karting: EP12 - August 1, 2019

August 13, 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 12th episode with Rob Howden and David Cole grabs the news from the industry during the month of July and the upcoming events that will close out the summer season.

EKN Debrief: Episode 52

EKN Debrief: Episode 52

August 1, 2019

The Texas ProKart Challenge continued its 2019 season with the middle event of the year. Competitors traveled to the panhandle section of the Lone Star State to take on the Amarillo Kart Circuit on July 19-21 for Rounds Three and Four of the Superkarts! USA regional program. Rob Howden and David Cole break down the event in the latest edition of the ‘EKN Debreif’ - thanks to Briggs & Stratton Racing. The Alan Rudolph Racing Academy Paddock Pass is followed by the Race Report presented by Stilo USA. The EKN Trackside Live Race Calendar presented by Rolison Performance Group completes the podcast.

EKN Debrief: Episode 51

EKN Debrief: Episode 51

July 17, 2019

It was a true honor to be part of the third annual USAC Karting Battle at the Brickyard, inside the hollowed grounds of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Karters from all over North America and around the world ventured to Speedway, Indiana. Both Rob Howden and David Cole were part of the over 200 karters to competing around the 1-mile course that utilized portions of the IndyCar GP, Formula One courses, Hulman Boulevard, 7th Street and Harroun Drive. The two break down the event in the latest edition of the ‘EKN Debreif’ - thanks to Margay Racing. The CompKart Paddock Pass is followed by the Race Report presented by the Alan Rudolph Racing Academy. The EKN Trackside Live Race Calendar presented by Franklin Motorsports completes the podcast.

This Week In Karting: EP11 - July 2, 2019

This Week In Karting: EP11 - July 2, 2019

July 8, 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.

A month away from our last show, the 11th episode with Rob Howden and David Cole hits on a number of items, including the upcoming Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals and the organization’s dates for the 2020 season.