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Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals Set for Sonoma
Thursday, 27 April 2017 16:25

Superkarts! USA returns back to the site of the inaugural SpringNationals back in April 2010 in Sonoma, California (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)

There is no greater feeling then returning back to where it all began. Superkarts! USA is set to take pleasure in welcoming the SKUSA Pro Tour back to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. The 2017 SpringNationals returns back to the same facility where the inaugural SKUSA Pro Tour event took place back in April 2010. It has been a long seven year journey with the organization evolving and the championship series establishing itself as THE pinnacle program in North American karting.

The bar continues to rise, as this year’s SpringNationals is set to be another record-breaking event as the biggest race ever to be held at the Simraceway karting circuit. Over 200 entries have been collected to date at the SKUSA home office for the May 5-7, 2017 event. The track is among the most picturesque locations in North America, located on the side of Sears Point in the Sonoma wine country, roughly an hour north of downtown San Francisco. It is a true destination location. For the racers, the track is tremendous and ranked among the best there is. The ‘Reverse National’ layout provides some of the best racing with plenty of passing opportunities, and the famous ‘Tic-Tac-Toe’ section of the course is sure to test the drivers.
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SpringNats Registration Opens Tonight
Monday, 03 April 2017 08:45


If the first three races of the Superkarts! USA calendar are any indication, the leading karting organization in the country is primed for another banner year. A motivated 190 drivers invaded Buttonwillow Raceway during the first partially-rainy weekend of February to kick off the California ProKart Challenge, and then the Texas PKC fired up their first pure-SKUSA season with a solid opening round the weekend before the inaugural Pro Tour WinterNationals at NOLA. The California PKC crew was back at it this past weekend on the Streets of Willow with almost 170 entries, proving SKUSA’s success with scheduling races during the first weekend of each month. This consistent spacing now puts the focus on May 5-7, when the Pro Tour continues in Sonoma, California with the eighth annual SpringNationals.

SKUSA is returning to the site of the inaugural Pro Tour event that was held at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma in 2010. Held over a mid-April weekend seven years ago, a total of 98 entries took part in this first event, which ushered in a new era for the organization’s championship program. Over the next seven years, the SKUSA Pro Tour has developed into the leading national championship series in North America, with entries for this year’s SpringNationals projected to eclipse the 250-driver mark. Per Tom Kutscher, SKUSA CEO, “Talking to a number of team managers already, I wouldn’t be surprised if we hit 300 entries for this event, with multiple classes selling out at the 40-entry cap right away.”
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EKN Trackside: 2017 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Sunday Report
Sunday, 05 March 2017 00:00

A big victory for S1 rookie Hunter Pickett who drove his way to the front (Photo: EKN)

There was no better way to close out the inaugural WinterNationals then what transpired during the day in New Orleans. Superkarts! USA closed out the second round of the SKUSA Pro Tour on Sunday under cloudy skies, avoid the threat of rain all day. The action on track was hot, with the drivers putting in solid performances from the top level, down to the young Micros. Like the weekend, it was a day of firsts for a handful of drivers to wrap up the event. Read the full story on eKartingNews.com
 
EKN Trackside: 2017 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals – Saturday Report
Saturday, 04 March 2017 00:00

2016 SuperNationals winner Jake Craig scored the inaugural WinterNationals victory (Photo: EKN)

The first ever Superkarts! USA Pro Tour WinterNationals completed the first round of action for the 2017 season at the NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans, LA. A sunny day with strong winds greeted the over 220 drivers taking part in the inaugural event, with nine categories beginning the championship chase for the new season. A revised on-track staff, video marshalling, and new race format set the stage for the first day of competition, leading to some great racing, and some not so great moments for a few drivers. Overall, the racing was better with some exciting finishes in the main events.  Read full story on eKartingNews.com
 
Winternats Announcements
Thursday, 02 March 2017 08:52

Moving Up in Age Classes

Recently an issue has been brought to our attention regarding moving up in age classes.  Classes that are usually considered entry level, club or amateur classes are not considered as part of this rule.  We may make a more fomal announcement at a future date.

Live Timing and Results

Live timing and results are only available in our own SKUSA App or it's sister app Race Hero. We are no longer using Race Monitor.  Unlike Race Monitor, the results in the SKUSA App will be updated as penalities are assesed or reversed or otherwise clear tech.  We understand there are currently some features missing from the live timing but we promise they are coming.  Download links to the iOS and Android versions of the SKUSA App  are to the left of this post.

Spark plug clarification

While we allow the use of indexing washers, head temperature sensors or stock spark washers the over all installed length of the plug may not exceed 18.5 mm.
 
 


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