Checkered Motorsports Heads to Round 1 of the F-Series GearUp Challenge at GoPro Motorplex


The F-series GearUp Challenge is set to kick off its sixth year. As a rapidly growing program, entry list has tripled since its inaugural season. The series aims to provide racers the opportunity to build a foundation for their racing future.

Checkered Motorsports will join the first round being held at the GoPro Motorplex in beautiful Mooresville, North Carolina. Designed after the historic Kartdromo Parma in Italy, the track is known to be one of the most technical and challenging.

Representing in classes from Shifter to Micro ROK, a total of 11 Checkered Motorsports pilots will take to the track next weekend. Known for their speed and endurance, the black and yellow PCR chassis drivers are ready to claim podiums and victories throughout.

Driver lineup consists of:

Stock Honda Shifter

Kyle Knecht

Jeffrey Neubert

Robert Bujdoso

Andrew Bujdoso

KZ Shifter

Andrew Bujdoso

Formula 355

Braden Eves

Rocco Cannata Jr

Formula Tag

Gage Rogers

Formula 125

Tony Ventura

Jason Eiler

Formula Mini ROK

Annie Rhule

Formula Micro ROK

Sofia D’ Arrigo

In addition to joining the Stock Honda shifter pilots Kyle Knecht, Jeffrey Neubert, and Robert Bujdoso; Andrew Bujdoso will also be showcasing his athleticism and speed in the KZ class. Brandon Eves and Rocco Cannata Jr will run in the F355 class. One of the most recent additions to the Checkered Motorsports team, Gage Rogers, will represent the PCR colors in Tag Junior. The Formula 125 Ironman class will include Tony Ventura and Janos Eiler. Annie Rhule is ready to continue to fine tune her skills and power in the Mini ROK class while the youngest pilot, Sofia D’ Arrigo is set to battle against the talented group of drivers in the Micro ROK class.

Team Manager, Robert Bujdoso, notes, “Checkered Motorsports loves to support an excellent program that focuses on the essence of the karting sport.  We are looking forward to the start of the series with a great representation of our superior and competitive products.”

The work and preparation never stops for the Checkered Motorsports team. Featuring Greyhound racing seats and BBS prepped engines, Team Principal, Csaba Bujdoso, remains committed to outfitting the PCR brand with the best quality performance and data technology. Having a strong driver representation of the black and yellow is just the beginning of excellence for the team.

Checkered Motorsports will be supporting the F-series GearUp Challenge, World Karting Association (WKA), United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS), Superkarts USA! (SKUSA) and the Pittsburgh International Race Complex events for the 2016 series. Transportation, arrive and drive opportunities, driver coaching and tech support/data analysis are available. For questions and dealer inquiries please contact

For more information about Checkered Motorsports PCR USA or Greyhound racing seats, visit our website at

About Checkered Motorsports

Checkered Motorsports was first formed in 2008 owned and operated by Csaba Bujdoso. As the official racing team and importer for PCR karts in addition to GreyHound Seats, they have proved themselves to be a high caliber racing team. Checkered Motorsports first encountered the PCR product line in 2009 and have gone to win countless championships.  Offering a variety of services from arrive and drive opportunities, kart rentals, and driving coaching; we understand the importance of effectively executing these duties/services. The team focuses to bring a family orientated atmosphere as well as maintaining unparalleled service to their customers.

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