EKN One-on-One: Mike Rolison

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

Apr 20, 2016 Mike Rolison (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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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 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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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 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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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 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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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 Artie Carpenter - 2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge Senior Rotax champion (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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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 (Photo:CanAmKartingChallenge.com)
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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 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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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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2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge Returns to Medford for Round 3-4

Legendary Southern Oregon Facility Sees Robb Sweep The Weekend in Junior Max, As Brooks and Carpenter Split Wins in Senior

Jun 18, 2015 Christian Brooks won the Saturday Senior Rotax main event (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Rounds 3-4 of the Can-Am Challenge got underway Friday with official practice. Racers and teams were greeted by stifling heat and humidity, but by Saturday it had subsided and we saw perfect racing conditions. As always, the Can-Am free BBQ took place after the final on track session Friday. With full bellies and smiles on […]

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2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge Kicks Off Season at Tri-City Kart Club

Great weather and great racing highlight weekend in Washington

Apr 28, 2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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Perfect weather greeted karters at Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, Washington for the start of the third season of the Can-Am Karting Challenge. Hosted by the Tri-City Kart Club, competition proved to be tough as teams and drivers would begin their quest for race wins, championships, prizes and awards and elusive Rotax Max Challenge […]

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Apr 03, 2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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With the Can-Am Karting Challenge on the horizon, series officials are getting ahead of the game and offering equipment discounts to the youngest of the Rotax MAX categories. With Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals tickets on the line for Junior, Senior and DD2, Micro and Mini MAX competitors can take advantage of two different ways […]

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Over $30,000 in Cash, Prizes and Free Pit Spots Highlight 2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge

Information and news regarding the upcoming racing season

Mar 26, 2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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As the snow melts away and winter karting programs come to an end, the 2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge is set to open in only a few weeks time. With a series that has seen increased numbers with each and every passing season, the 2015 edition of the program looks to be a solid and exciting […]

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Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Confirms 2015 Schedule

A solid four weekend program set for third season of Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA program

Nov 07, 2014 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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The 2015 season will mark the third edition of the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge. Serving the Pacific Northwest with the most professional and competitive regional championship, competitors will be able to compete in the four-weekend series from April to September in 2015. The Can-Am program will once again serve as a qualifying Rotax Max Challenge […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – August 2014 – Sting Ray Robb

Rookie Junior driver earns first ticket to Rotax Grand Finals through Can-Am program

Sep 16, 2014 Sting Ray Robb won Round Seven to help him secure the vice-champion spot at the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Thanks to the partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United States […]

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Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Closes Out 2014 Season

Craig and Versteeg secure titles with victories at Greg Moore Raceway

Aug 26, 2014 Artie Carpenter swept the final round of the Senior Max category for his first victory at the Can-Am series (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The 2014 Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge came to an end during the third weekend of August, taking racers north of the United States/Canada border for the first time in 2014. The historic Greg Moore Raceway in British Columbia was the site of the August 15-17, hosting the final two rounds of the four-race weekend season. […]

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Series Finale of Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Set for Canada

Final two rounds scheduled for August 15-17 at Greg Moore Raceway in British Columbia

Aug 08, 2014 The picturesque Greg Moore Raceway will host the 2014 Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge finale weekend (Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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The 2014 season is drawing to an end for racers at the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge, as the series heads to the finale weekend at the Greg Moore Raceway. The Chilliwack, British Columbia facility will welcome the Rotax Max Challenge / Superkarts! USA regional program on August 15-17, hosting the fourth weekend of the championship […]

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Craig and Selliken Split Victories at Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge

Championship battles continue to heat up following Independence Day celebration at Pat’s Acres Racing Complex

Jul 10, 2014 Strong fields once again battled at the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge event at the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The championship chases in the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge turned another page in the 2014 storybook, following the completion of events at the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex over the holiday weekend (July 4-6). Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA competitors from all around the western half of the country journeyed to the Canby, Oregon facility, […]

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Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Ready to Celebrate Fourth of July in Canby

Third stop of 2014 season scheduled for holiday weekend at Pat’s Acres Racing Complex

Jun 27, 2014 The Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge gets underway again next weekend at the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The second half of the 2014 Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge begins next weekend (July 4-6), as the program journeys to the historic Pat’s Acres Racing Complex. The Canby, Oregon facility was part of the inaugural season and set to host the third stop of this year’s championship chase. Superkarts! USA and United States Rotax Max […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – May 2014 – Jake Craig

California driver opens up Superkarts! USA Pro Tour with double win weekend at SpringNationals

Jun 09, 2014 Craig drove to a double-win weekend at the Superkarts! USA SpringNationals (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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Championships Take Shape After Stop Two of Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge

Program reaches halfway point following event at McMinnville Kart Track in Oregon

Jun 03, 2014 Defending series champ Jake Craig doubled up in the Senior Max win column (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge continued its 2014 season at the McMinnville Kart Track. The northwestern Oregon facility welcomed teams and drivers from the United States and Canada for the second stop of the series. A total of 80 entries each day took part in the Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA categories around the […]

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Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Readies for McMinnville Kart Track

Second event of 2014 season takes program to northwest Oregon on May 30-June 1

May 27, 2014 Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge shift back into to action at the McMinnville Kart Track on May 30-June 1 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The 2014 season of the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge is set for a return to the track as the second stop takes teams and racers to the McMinnville Kart Track in northwestern Oregon. The Superkarts! USA and Rotax Max Challenge regional program opened up the season at the Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, Washington […]

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