Championships Decided at Florida Winter Tour

Five drivers earn tickets to 2014 Rotax Grand Finals following final round in Orlando

Mar 24, 2014 (Photo: Studio52.us)
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It was Championship Sunday as the competitors in Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, took to the track to determine a multitude of FWT International Rotax Max Challenge Championships. The morning started out with only one cloud in the sky. Unfortunately that one cloud covered the entire sky. But, the […]

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Championship Titles Near End with First Day of Racing in Orlando for Florida Winter Tour

Schiavo adds to win total with double victory with Neri, Forteza, and DeMelo bag first of series

Mar 23, 2014 (Photo: Studio52.com)
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It was another “Chamber-of-Commerce” day of weather as the International Rotax MAX Challenge competitors in Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, headed into battle for their fifth of six rounds in 2014. With seven championship categories set to run the order of business was an early morning warm up, followed […]

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Familiar Faces at Top of Time Sheets During Florida Winter Tour Final Qualifying Day

Grids set for final two days of action at Orlando Kart Center

Mar 22, 2014 Sunday top qualifiers (Photo: Studio52.us)
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Story by Florida Winter Tour The competitors of the Rotax MAX Challenge portion of Formula Kart Productions’ Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, were back in action today to set their qualifying times for this, the last weekend of racing in the 2014 Tour. To say, yet again, that the weather was spectacular […]

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Operation Grassroots: Briggs LO206 – Design and Manufactured for Change

A look at the program’s history and motivation

Mar 21, 2014 Briggs LO206
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Over the past handful of years, the karting community and its industry have worked their best to overcome the crippling effects of the recent economic recession.  For many racers, karting is a luxury expense that is one of the first budget items on the chopping block.  Scaling back participation, moving to a more affordable class […]

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Mar 20, 2014 USPKS logo
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With the start of the 2014 United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) just around the corner, excitement mounts for their sophomore season. With multiple sponsors coming on board to provide cash and awards for the upcoming season, USPKS continues to grow and stake their claim on the national karting scene. “We are pleased to welcome […]

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Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge to Finish in Orlando

Four Rotax Grand Finals tickets to be awarded to four series champions

Mar 20, 2014 FWT-Blue Skies
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Story by Florida Winter Tour This weekend, March 21-23, the Rotax MAX Challenge competitors of Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, invade the OrlandoKartCenter in their search for glory in a multitude of international racing championships. At stake are drivers, nations and manufacturers championships and invitations to the Rotax MAX […]

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Huge Entry Numbers Boost Second Los Angeles Karting Championship Weekend

Membership and competition level grows for round two at CalSpeed Karting Center

Mar 19, 2014 Large fields continue to fill the track in nearly all LAKC classes (Photo: LAKC.org)
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship held its second round of competition for the 2014 season on March 16, as one of the largest and most successful karting programs in the United States visited the CalSpeed Karting Center. The high temperatures in the Fontana, California area were challenged only by the even hotter racing action that […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – February 2014 – Jak Crawford

Young Texas pilot overcomes adversity to claim four straight Rotax Challenge of the Americas victories

Mar 18, 2014 Crawford drove to another two-win weekend at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas round in Phoenix (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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Formula Kart Championships Decided at Florida Winter Tour

Dailey doubles with DeMelo, Malukas, and d’Orlando among the 2014 champions

Mar 17, 2014 (Photo: Studio52.us)
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Story by Florida Winter Tour It was a gorgeous, sunny and warm Sunday for the final round of the 2014 Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, Formula Kart Racing Championship. At stake were eight FWT Formula Kart Racing drivers points championships for the Briggs, TaG and Shifter Kart competitors, and […]

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Saturday Racing Complete in Orlando for Formula Kart Racers

Zachery Claman Demelo wins and tightens things up in TaG Senior championship

Mar 16, 2014 A packed TaG Senior field prepares for the start Saturday in Orlando
(Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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Story by Florida Winter Tour After four superlative rounds the final weekend of the 2014 Formula Kart Championship of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour presented by Ocala Gran Prix slams into high gear this weekend as the competitors take to the technical seven-tenths mile Orlando Kart Center track. This is the first time since […]

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Registration Opens for 2014 Superkarts! USA SpringNationals on March 15

Dallas Karting Complex preparing to host opening weekend of 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour

Mar 14, 2014 Full fields are expected to hit the Dallas Karting Complex for the 2014 SKUSA SpringNationals on May 2-4 (Photo: Dreams Captured Photography)
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Superkarts! USA is preparing for another record-breaking season as the fifth season of the SKUSA Pro Tour kicks off in the Lone Star State in less than 50 days. The 2014 SKUSA SpringNationals will host the opening two rounds of the season, scheduled for the Dallas Karting Complex in Caddo Mills, roughly 45 minutes from […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – February 2014 – Luis Schiavo

Venezuelan Masters driver builds win total to six in eight Florida Winter Tour races in 2014

Mar 14, 2014 Schiavo won three of the four Masters features at the FWT Ocala event, matching his total from the opener in Homestead (Photo: Studio52.us)
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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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Florida Winter Tour Preparing for Series Finale Weekends

Formula Kart Racing Championships to be decide this weekend in Orlando

Mar 13, 2014 (Photo: Studio52.us)
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Story by Florida Winter Tour This weekend the competitors of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, converge on the OrlandoKartingCenter facility for the final two rounds of the 2014 FWT Formula Kart Racing Championship. With this being the championship weekend for the Formula Kart competitors, the level of intensity will […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Releases 2014 Schedule

Official SKUSA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge program to offer four weekend events for new season

Mar 12, 2014 Racers of the Texas ProKart Challenge will contest a four weekend, eight-round championship in 2014 (Photo: Dreams Captured Photography)
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The Texas ProKart Challenge, presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys/Dallas Karting Complex, hosted five solid events in 2013, as part of their sophomore season. The Superkarts! USA and US Rotax Max Challenge regional series is now gearing up for another successful year, officially announcing their 2014 schedule. A four-weekend, eight-race championship will take […]

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Mar 11, 2014 Daniel Formal leading former world champion Alessandro Piccini in Rok Shifter action (Photo: RokCupUSA)
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Article courtesy of ROKCupUSA.com The first race of the 2014 ROK Cup USA series proved to be one for the history books!  Helicopters, fireworks, and a new track record will be just a few of the things to open up the new championship season. The event succeeded in kicking off the race series with a […]

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Full Throttle Karting Reclaims Birel Brand for Southern California

Long-time Birel supporter amps up new product line from Orange, California retail store

Mar 11, 2014 Andy Seesemann and Full Throttle Karting is rekindling their relationship with Birel in 2014 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Full Throttle Karting (FTK) is Southern California’s full service kart shop focused on the TaG and Rotax divisions, and promotes the sport through a highly-visible retail storefront in Orange, CA.  FTK owner Andy Seesemann’s operation has focused on the popular Arrow brand for the last several years, with much success, and is now happy to […]

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Rotax Pan American Challenge Dates and Location Confirmed

Annual event will take place at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina

Mar 10, 2014 GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina
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Looking forward in the 2014 karting season, the MAXSpeed Group is pleased to announce the dates and location of the Rotax Pan American Challenge. Taking place at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, the same facility that hosted the 2013 Rotax MAX Challenge United States Grand Nationals, competitors will have their final opportunity on […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Announces Sponsors and Rule Book for 2014

Several karting companies step up to support sophomore season of USPKS

Mar 10, 2014 USPKS logo
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With less than thirty days to the start of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS), program officials are pleased to announce that the series, class and event sponsors have been finalized as well as the 2014 rulebook is now complete and ready for download. With the first event taking place at the GoPro Motorplex […]

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Mar 07, 2014 Comet Kart Sales site
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Backed by decades of racing experience and service to the karting industry, Comet Kart Sales launched its newly redesigned website at cometkartsales.com. The website provides an enhanced full-service shopping experience while maintaining the personal touch for which Comet has been known since 1959. Created by motorsports focused web development company, RACERSITES, the new site features […]

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Race Monitor: Two Friends Revolutionize How We Enjoy Racing

Colorado team develops ground-breaking timing and scoring app

Mar 07, 2014 Race Monitor - Mike Mark
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Born of necessity?…Perhaps. The perfect marriage of two skills sets?…Possibly. In reality, it came down to two friends just trying to better the sport that they love and the community inside of it. Mike Weatherman and Mark Lubischer are the partnership behind what is easily the most iconic smart phone application that has been designed […]

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