EKN Trackside: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – PKRA Saturday Report

Brooks goes from zero to hero, Griffin defends home turf while Jones extends championship lead

Feb 27, 2016
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It was picture perfect day at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association for the third round of the Challenge of the Americas. The Glendale, Arizona area reached high temperatures in the 80s, with clear blue skies providing the backdrop for the seven categories competing to complete the first half of the championship fight. The racing was […]

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Feb 26, 2016
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2016 Challenge of the Americas weekend at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The information will not be seen anywhere else, […]

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Feb 24, 2016
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The Challenge of the Americas is set for its second event of the season this weekend, scheduled for the PKRA facility in Glendale, Arizona. Be sure to catch all the action this weekend at ekartingnews.com/live. The series began in January, visiting the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Weather was perfect for racing, as the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Challenge of the Americas – PKRA Preview

Hot weekend of racing forecasted in the Copper State

Feb 24, 2016
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The 2016 Challenge of the Americas is set to continue this weekend as the series returns once again to the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. A perfect weekend of racing opened up the season in Tucson at the end of January, and now with three weeks off, the drivers and teams are traveling […]

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Challenge of the Americas 2016: PKRA

February 26-28, 2016: Phoenix Kart Racing Association - Glendale, Arizona

Feb 23, 2016
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This weekend is the second stop of the 2016 Challenge of the Americas program, set for the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona. Five Rotax Max Challenge categories and two shifterkart divisions are set to square off at the mid-way point of the championship chase, including three tickets for the Rotax Grand Finals […]

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Feb 12, 2016
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The Challenge of the Americas program opened on January 29-31 in Tucson with another exciting weekend of racing. Five Rotax Max Challenge categories and now two shifterkart divisions began their championship chases, which takes them to the Phoenix Kart Racing Association on February 26-28 for Round Three and Four of the six-race schedule. Pre-registration is […]

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From the Tower: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – Tucson

Ninth season of premier west coast winter series opens up with another successful weekend

Feb 05, 2016
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We spend our entire racedays up in the tower, watching every on-track session while producing our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. The‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the accounts that develop over a race weekend, those that […]

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EKN Trackside: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – Tucson Sunday Report

Brooks beats out Senior field as Brueckner, French, and Kinnear double up

Jan 31, 2016
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The first weekend of the 2016 Challenge of the Americas closed out Sunday at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Throughout the three days of competition, the weather was perfect aside from strong winds that hampered conditions during the main events Sunday afternoon. On-track the five Rotax Max Challenge divisions and two Shifter categories […]

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EKN Trackside: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – Tucson Saturday Report

McKinney earns first series win in Senior while Breuckner, Cleavelin, French and Kinnear sweep round

Jan 30, 2016
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The ninth season for the Challenge of the Americas got racing underway on Saturday at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Five Rotax Max Challenge categories and two Shifterkart divisions around the 3/4-mile course, beginning the championship chase for the six-round title fight. Rolison Performance Group finished with a big day in the opening […]

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Paddock Insider: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – Tucson

Ninth season gets underway at Musselman Honda Circuit in Arizona

Jan 29, 2016
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2016 Challenge of the Americas season opener at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. The information will not be seen anywhere else, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Preview – Part 2

Talented fields for Senior and Masters divisions in both Rotax and Shifter competition

Jan 28, 2016
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The ninth edition of the Challenge of the Americas is set to begin this weekend as racers from across North America converge on the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Serving as the ‘premier winter karting series on the left coast’, a new era begins for the program set to contest three race weekends in […]

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Challenge of the Americas 2016: Tucson

January 29-31, 2016: Musselman Honda Circuit - Tucson, Arizona

Jan 27, 2016
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The 2016 edition of the Challenge of the Americas begins this weekend at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, AZ. Five Rotax and two Shifterkart divisions begin their journey toward a series championship, featuring three weekends and six-rounds of racing. The series is starting its eighth season, with three tickets to the Rotax Grand Finals […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Preview – Part 1

Young drivers begin chase to championship weekend

Jan 27, 2016
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The ninth edition of the Challenge of the Americas is set to begin this weekend as racers from across North America converge on the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Serving as the ‘premier winter karting series on the left coast’, a new era begins for the program set to contest three race weekends in […]

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2016 Series Supporters Confirmed for Challenge of the Americas

Premier winter karting series on the left coast set to begin January 29-31 in Tucson, Arizona

Jan 20, 2016
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Racers from all across North America and selected countries are making the final preparations for the opening event of the Challenge of the Americas, set to begin at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona on January 29-31. The ninth season begins a new era with two shifterkart categories joining the class structure in 2016, […]

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Challenge of the Americas Tucson Registration Deadline Coming January 15

Pre-entry into series opener closes Friday as season begins January 29-31 at Musselman Honda Circuit in Arizona

Jan 14, 2016
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The 2016 Challenge of the Americas is just over two weeks away from beginning the three-weekend tour along the warmer locations of the west coast during the winter months. On January 29-31, drivers from different areas of North America and selected countries will converge on the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona for two rounds […]

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EKN One-on-One: Andy Seesemann – Challenge of the Americas

Ninth season of winter west coast series expanding while keeping same focus and principles

Jan 12, 2016
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The 2016 season is set to get underway and for the staff at EKN, that means heading back west to be part of the Challenge of the Americas. Started in 2008, the series has served as an international Rotax program for the winter months, giving the teams and drivers in the western half of North […]

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Jan 04, 2016
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The staff here at EKN would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year as 2016 is underway. The season officially kicked off for with the annual WKA Daytona KartWeek in Florida between Christmas and New Years, with the calendar now turned over and the focus on the new season set for the upcoming winter […]

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Registration Open for 2016 Challenge of the Americas

Over 40 days until new season begins in Arizona for Rotax and Shifter program

Dec 15, 2015
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A new era is set to begin for the Challenge of the Americas, entering its ninth season. The premier winter karting series on the left coast is set to get 2016 underway in just over a month when the program heads to the Musselman Honda Circuit on January 29-31 in Tucson, Arizona. Planning and organization […]

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2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Team USA – Thursday Report

Up and down day for United States drivers following first day of racing

Nov 12, 2015
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The first wheel-to-wheel sessions took place Thursday at the Kartodromo Internactional Algarve in Portimao, Portugal for the 2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. Two days of preparing to be the fastest driver on the track, the mindset now transfers over to surviving the next two days without any damage, and the best possible results through […]

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2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Team USA – Wednesday Report

Wang leads Team USA with pole position in DD2 Masters

Nov 11, 2015
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Day two of competition completed at the Kartodromo Internacional Algarve in Portimao, Portugal for the 2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. The important task of qualifying was completed for the 288 drivers in the four categories, setting the stage for the three rounds of heat races as they all try to qualify for one of […]

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