EKN Radio Network
Happy Hour with Howden: July 8, 2006

Happy Hour with Howden: July 8, 2006

July 10, 2020

The 11th episode of the ‘Happy Hour with Howden’ dates back 14 years ago. The EKN Radio Network dives into the ARCHIVES from July 8, 2006 as EKN was trackside for the Stars of Karting event at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. Saturday evening, the duo sat down in the hotel lobby following a busy day on track to welcome a number of guests and discuss the latest news in the sport. Six-time world karting champion Mike Wilson was among the guests, including Mike Giessen, Chris Lobaugh, Chris Wehrheim, and Matt Jaskol.

Happy Hour with Howden: February 25, 2006

Happy Hour with Howden: February 25, 2006

July 9, 2020

The EKN Radio Network continues to dive into the ARCHIVES for the ‘Happy Hour with Howden’ podcast. This episode takes us back to the start of the 2006 season, as the EKN crew attended the KMI Kart Show Expo in St. Charles, Illinois. A number of industry members and karters from all over North America and the world converged on the Pheasant Run Resort to introduce the new products for the season and network within the community. Super Kart Illustrated, the magazine for Howden Media Group at the time, held their annual SKI Awards for the 2005 season. Rob Howden and David Cole sit down to announce the winners for the following categories; Driver of the Year, Team of the Year, Rising Star, Young Driver of the Year, Road Racer of the Year, and Mechanic of the Year.

Face2Face: EP18 - Leading Edge Motorsports

Face2Face: EP18 - Leading Edge Motorsports

July 8, 2020

The social distancing movement is underway, and during this time for the absence of racing, 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. Episode 18 welcomes a SKUSA Hall of Fame member in Greg Bell of Leading Edge Motorsports. With decades of experience in the karting business, Bell provides us insight into the growth and development of a race team, his brick and mortar business, and what the future holds for LEM - including the new Mega Power engine service program.

Happy Hour with Howden: November 12, 2005

Happy Hour with Howden: November 12, 2005

July 7, 2020

The ARCHIVES of the EKN Radio Network continue has we present you with the third ever ‘Happy Hour with Howden’ show. Taped at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals IX, join HMG owner Rob Howden, Super Kart Illustrated Editor Tim Blaney and EKN Managing Editor David Cole on the front stretch of the SuperNats circuit outside Sam Boyd Stadium on November 12, 2005. The trio discuss the latest news in the sport and discuss that actions up to SuperSunday at the SuperNationals. Sitting down for interviews include SuperPro drivers Alan Rudolph and Ron White.

Happy Hour with Howden: October 15, 2005

Happy Hour with Howden: October 15, 2005

July 6, 2020

The ARCHIVES of the EKN Radio Network have been opened up to provide you the opportunity to hear stories and news of the past through the ‘Happy Hour with Howden’ show. The first ever taped episode took place on October 15, 2005 during the Stars of Karting event at the Iron Rock Raceway in Austin, Texas. Located on the airport grounds, the facility hosted the series finale, crowning the 2005 national champions. HMG owner Rob Howden Super Kart Illustrated editor Tim Blaney and EKN Managing Editor David Cole set up in the Champion Racing compound Saturday evening for the inaugural show. Champion Racing co-owner Rodney Berryhill was among the guests along with Stars owner Paul Zalud and ICC driver Ron White.

This Week In Karting: EP25 - June 30, 2020

This Week In Karting: EP25 - June 30, 2020

July 3, 2020

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 25 of This Week In Karting, presented by Leading Edge Motorsports, continues to update the karting community on schedule changes, the cancellation of the Rock Island Grand Prix for 2020, the launch of a new one-off event at Speedsportz Racing Park, and other industry related news. Join Rob Howden and David Cole discuss these topics and more.

Face2Face: EP17 - Racing4Vets

Face2Face: EP17 - Racing4Vets

June 26, 2020

The social distancing movement is underway, and during this time for the absence of racing, 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. The 17th episode gives the platform to the Racing4Vets organization based out of Ohio. Rainer Pansch, Rex Johnson and Samuel Deeds provide us with the details on their karting progra for military veterans.

Face2Face: EP16 - Cup Karts North America

Face2Face: EP16 - Cup Karts North America

June 25, 2020

The social distancing movement is underway, and during this time for the absence of racing, 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. Episode 16 provides us with a chance to talk about current racing, as the Cup Karts North America kicked off their 2020 season the first weekend of June at the 61 Kartway in Delmar, Iowa. Greg Jasperson of CKNA joins EKN to discuss the opening event, disclose during the show a schedule update and more information for the Champions Cup program, and discuss the upcoming CKNA Grand Nationals in October.

Face2Face: EP15 - CalSpeed Karting

Face2Face: EP15 - CalSpeed Karting

June 19, 2020

The social distancing movement is underway, and during this time for the absence of racing, 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. The 15th episode welcomes Mike Smith from CalSpeed Karting in Fontana, California. The state of California has been shut down for much of the COVID-19 pandemic and one of the last facilities to open is CalSpeed. We talk with Smith about the process leading up to their opening and the plans for the 2020 season at the karting hotspot in SoCal.

This Week In Karting: EP24 - June 15, 2020

This Week In Karting: EP24 - June 15, 2020

June 18, 2020

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.

Racing, more specific, kart racing is returning across the country and North America. As the sport of karting returns from the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of programs and events continue to shift to complete the 2020 season. Rob Howden and David Cole discuss the status of tracks and the updated schedules in Episode 24 of This Week In Karting, presented by Acceleration Kart Racing.

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