Can-Am Karting Challenge Releases 2018 Dates

Northwest championship series continues to evolve heading into sixth season

Oct 24, 2017
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The 2017 Can-Am Karting Challenge program wrapped up on their traditional September 13-15 weekend at the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon with an extremely exciting event. The championship weekend welcomed the largest gathering in series history, and the positive momentum gained is expected to carry over into the sixth season coming in 2018. […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Pat’s Acres – Sunday Report

Ritter, Greenemeier, Mann and Wick score championships at series finale

Sep 18, 2017
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Championship Sunday dawned with sun and cloudy skies at the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, OR, but the forecast was ominous, calling for 90% chance of showers in the early afternoon. The finale of the Can-Am Karting Challenge was destined for a significant plot twist as the weather did eventually arrive on the scene.  […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Pat’s Acres – Saturday Report

Heats races set grid for Sunday Prefinal at Championship Finale

Sep 16, 2017
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The final weekend of the 2017 Can-Am Karting Challenge got underway on Saturday at the legendary Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, OR, with qualifying and three heat races setting the grids for Sunday morning’s Prefinals. The series ran doubleheader formats at the first two events at Horn Rapids and Chilliwack, leading to this unique […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Chilliwack Sunday Report

Taskinen, Greenemeier and Wick complete weekend sweeps

Jul 25, 2017
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When your chassis set-up is good, there are times when it’s wise to leave things well enough alone and keep the race wins coming.  Despite the fact that the weather improved for Sunday’s Can-Am Karting Challenge events at Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, five drivers had their chassis and engines dialled in to complete weekend […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Chilliwack Saturday Report

Taskinen, Wick and Greenemeier bag wins in opening day action at GMR

Jul 22, 2017
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After kicking off their 2017 schedule at the Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, WA back in early June, the Can-Am Karting Challenge is back in action this weekend north of the border at Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, BC. The day started with a wet track, as overnight rain set the conditions for qualifying, […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Sunday Report

New winners Buck and Leung join veteran Wang on top step of podium during Round 2

May 21, 2017
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The opening weekend of the Can-Am Karting Challenge featured picture-perfect weather and a tremendous atmosphere at the Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, WA. With the opening day of competition in the books, the stage was set to begin the run to the championship weekend at Pats Acres in September. The racing was as competitive […]

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EKN Trackside: Can-Am Karting Challenge – Saturday Report

Dupell, Greenemeier, and Gulick notch big wins at Tri City

May 20, 2017
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The opening rounds of the Can-Am Karting Challenge got underway on Saturday at the Tri City Kart Club’s Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, WA. The weather was ideal for a great day of racing, with temps in the mid-70s, covered by blue skies and scattered clouds. The tumultuous nature of the Rotax program and […]

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2017 Can-Am Karting Challenge Ready to Go Green with New Classes, New Prizes

Northwest championship series evolving for upcoming season with continued focus on customer feedback and increased SKUSA and IAME partnership

Apr 14, 2017
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Can-Am Karting Challenge promoter Mike Rolison is extremely excited about his series as the 2017 season nears, as the program will evolve significantly heading into the new year.  Rolison has spent the last two months on the road attending different karting events with his team, and he’s used that time to study the current landscape […]

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Can-Am Karting Challenge Announces 2017 Schedule

Northwest karting series announces dates and venues for fifth season

Jan 18, 2017
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As the 2016 karting season has finally come to a close, preparations for an exciting 2017 campaign are in full swing as the Can-Am Karting Challenge enters its fifth season. Forging into the new year, the Can-Am Karting Challenge will once again run a three-weekend, five event program that will pair some of the best […]

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Sep 20, 2016
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For the second year in a row the CAN-AM Karting Challenge took to the tight confines of the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon to close out their championship season. The tricky track configuration is among the favorite for many drivers competing in the Pacific Northwest, as drivers tackle a roller coaster of a […]

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Can-Am Karting Challenge Finale Gearing Up for Pat’s Acres

Championship weekend full of racing planned for Canby, Oregon facility on September 9-11

Aug 30, 2016
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For Pacific Northwest racers, the 2016 Can-Am Karting Challenge finale event is THE race all karters have had on the calendar since the season began. The growing Canada/American regional program is looking to close out the season on the September 9-11 weekend at the historic Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon. Following two weekends […]

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Canadians Defend Home Turf at Can-Am Karting Challenge Event in Chilliwack

McCaughan and Taskinen double up at Greg Moore Raceway in British Columbia

Jul 14, 2016
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The Can-Am Karting Challenge made its annual trip ‘north of the border’ to the Greg Moore Raceway over the July 8-10 weekend. The Chilliwack, British Columbia facility is among the more prestigious in the northwest area of North America, home to many of the best drivers in western Canada. Competitors in the Rotax Max Challenge, […]

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Can-Am Karting Challenge Opens 2016 at Horn Rapids Kart Track

First two rounds of regional program takes competitors to home of Tri-City Kart Club

May 26, 2016
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The Can-Am Karting Challenge opened up its 2016, welcoming just over 80 racers ranging from young and old, new to veteran, taking on the Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, Washington. Site of the Tri-Cities Kart Club program, the Can-Am racers called it home over the May 20-22 weekend. The 2016 Can-Am program is filled […]

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EKN One-on-One: Mike Rolison

Driver, race team owner, and series promoter - never a dull moment with ‘Roli’

Apr 20, 2016
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The moment the pits open, until the final trailer rolls out of the paddock, you can be sure to see a tall blur of a man running around the Rolison Performance Group tent making sure everything is taken care of. On the track, he’s the guy in the plain race suit and the plain helmet, […]

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Apr 13, 2016
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As the 2016 season quickly approaches for the Can-Am Karting Challenge, registration is set to officially open tomorrow, Wednesday, April 13. With a class structure that offers something for every kind of racer and the schedule stopping at three popular Pacific Northwest tracks, the growing series has quickly become a hotly contested and anticipated program […]

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Can-Am Karting Challenge to Offer Special Incentives to 2016 Series Participants

US Open of Las Vegas entries to be awarded as well as Rotax evo upgrades and discounted Rotax Micro/Mini engines

Apr 08, 2016
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With the opening round of the popular Can-Am Karting Challenge just around the corner, series officials are pleased to announce awards and incentives for the 2016 season. Through a joint effort with the Fikse Wheels Driver Development Program and MAXSpeed, Can-Am participants can reap rewards of discounted Rotax evo engine upgrade kits as well as […]

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Can-Am Karting Challenge Announces Plans for 2016 Season

Program moves to three weekend championship spanning Washington, British Columbia and Oregon

Dec 10, 2015
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The book has been closed on the 2015 season for karting in North America, and now the focus turns to another exciting year in 2016. Can-Am ProKart Challenge is preparing for its fourth season, and is happy to announce the schedule and classes that will compete for pacific northwest racers in the Summer of 2016. […]

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Quest to Send Artie Carpenter to 2015 Rotax Grand Finals Continues

Northwest driver adopted by karting community seeking to compete at ‘Olympics of Karting’

Oct 09, 2015
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Karting is much more than just a sport. It provides different things for different people, all around the world. Karting can be educational, karting can be a way to relieve stress, karting can be entertainment, and karting can be a lifestyle. For Artie Carpenter, karting has provided him a family larger than anyone can possibly […]

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Sep 22, 2015
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Invading the twists, turns and rolling hills of the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon, the 2015 CAN-AM Karting Challenge closed out their third championship season in superb fashion. New for 2015, the series closed out the season with a new race format taking the championship chases all the way into Sunday’s Finals and […]

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Jul 17, 2015
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Crossing the border for round three of the 2015 CAN-AM Karting Challenge international drivers invaded the challenging Greg Moore Raceway in Chilliwack, British Columbia this past weekend. A record turnout of drivers, exceptional racing including heart-racing Briggs & Stratton LO206 action and intense championship battles highlighted the weekend’s action in the Great White North, the […]

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