Jan 12, 2017
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After partnering with MAXSpeed Entertainment in 2016 as Presenting Sponsor for promoted events, custom wheel manufacturer Fikse Wheels returns to again support the largest karting promotion company in the world. Joining recently named title sponsor VCI Powered by AM Engines, Fikse Wheels will present the upcoming Florida Winter Tour, US Open series and the United […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Announces VCI Powered by AM Engines as 2017 Title Sponsor

Premier karting operation puts their name on all 2017 MSE promoted events

Dec 20, 2016
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The largest karting race promotion company in the world, MAXSpeed Entertainment, is pleased to announce today VCI Powered by AM Engines as title sponsor for all promoted events in 2017. The premier karting operation will put their name to the prestigious Florida Winter Tour, US Open series and the United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand […]

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Bell Helmets to be Presenting Sponsor of Dan Wheldon Ambassador Award

Premier helmet company steps up to support karting on another level

Dec 13, 2016
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Communicated just last week that the Dan Wheldon Ambassador Award will continue at the 2017 Florida Winter Tour, Mike Maurini, presenter of the award, is pleased to announce that Bell Helmets USA has come to the forefront to be the official presenting sponsor. Dubbed the Dan Wheldon Ambassador Award Presented by Bell Helmets USA and […]

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Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals Tickets to Be Awarded at Florida Winter Tour 2017

MAXSpeed Group allocates five tickets for FWT class champions

Dec 12, 2016
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As preparations for the 2017 karting season ramp up, MAXSpeed Group is pleased to announce today the ticket allocation for the 2017 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) for the Florida Winter Tour. Upon conclusion of the International Rotax MAX Challenge, the following champions will be awarded coveted tickets to represent their country at the […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Announces National Race and Technical Directors

Chuck Yoder and Dave Davies to head MSE’s team of officials

Dec 07, 2016
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With the 2017 karting season is fast approaching, MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce today the appointment of their National Race Director and National Technical Director. Two familiar faces will rejoin the MAXSpeed Entertainment team as Chuck Yoder returns as National Race Director with Dave Davies named Technical Director for the 2017 season. Yoder and […]

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Dec 05, 2016
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A common complaint that racing series hear is that there are too many races and not enough drivers. Throughout the years, racing series have heard this complaint from individual drivers and teams, and ROK CUP USA has always attempted to address this complaint as helpfully as possible. In 2016, ROK CUP USA sent 49 drivers […]

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Florida Winter Tour 2017 Powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment Registration Now Open

New, streamlined system for registration implemented

Nov 23, 2016
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The 2017 karting season is fast approaching, and today marks the opening of registration for the upcoming Florida Winter Tour. Known as the most competitive winter series and attracting talent from around the globe, the 2017 edition will see stops at Homestead Karting, Palm Beach Karting and the Ocala Gran Prix featuring back-to-back weekends of […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Publishes Entire 2017 Event Schedule

Florida Winter Tour, US Open and US Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals

Aug 25, 2016
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After announcing the 2017 Florida Winter Tour schedule two weeks ago, MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce today the remaining dates for the US Open series and the United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals. “We prefer to publish our schedule early enough to allow our teams and drivers to plan for the following year,” […]

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2017 Florida Winter Tour Schedule Released

ROK Cup USA and Rotax MAX Challenge weekends

Aug 12, 2016
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With only one event remaining for MAXSpeed Entertainment this year, the largest karting promotion company in the world has begun focus on their 2017 season. The popular Florida Winter Tour will again kick off the karting season in January as dates for all six rounds are announced today. The back-to-back weekends will again feature ROK […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – March 2016 – Kyle Kirkwood

Ocala Gran Prix talent doubles up in championships at Florida Winter Tour

Apr 05, 2016
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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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Dan Wheldon Ambassador Award Goes to Garett Potter

2016 recipient has been instrumental in the success of MAXSpeed Entertainment

Mar 23, 2016
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Growing in tradition with each passing Florida Winter Tour season, the Dan Wheldon Ambassador Award was given out this past weekend at the final round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour. Following the podium celebration on Sunday evening, Mike Maurini and Chris Wheeler gave away the annual award to this year’s winner, Garett Potter. […]

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Mar 21, 2016
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With a soaked track in the morning, and clear blue skies in the afternoon, the evolving conditions throughout the day provided a formidable challenge for tuners and drivers to plan for.  With the threat of rain disappearing in the morning, the race day progressed into dry conditions with seven champions being crowned at the finale […]

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Mar 20, 2016
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With heavy storm systems slamming Palm Beach Karting, MAXSpeed Entertainment officials were forced to delay the start of the prefinals until after 2pm. Nevertheless, the action continued and the teams and drivers were forced to make numerous changes to adapt to the conditions. With the racing resumed, the prefinal winners were determined by total kart […]

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Mar 19, 2016
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Coming off a stellar finale of the ROK championship, MAXSpeed Entertainment and the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour staff are poised for an exciting conclusion to the Rotax championship. With seven drivers being crowned champion and five drivers earning their ticket to the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Sarno Italy, this weekend represents a […]

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Mar 14, 2016
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The finals have wrapped up on Sunday for the final round of the 2016 Sofina Florida Winter Tour ROK Cup USA championship taking place at Palm Beach Karting in South Florida. With long race distances challenging drivers’ mental and physical endurance, the finals came down to a test of longevity between racers and equipment. With […]

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Mar 13, 2016
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With the conclusion of the heats, and the exciting prefinals wrapping up Saturday’s event, the stage has been set for an unforgettable conclusion during the final ROK Cup USA weekend of the Florida Winter Tour. The 12-turn Palm Beach Karting circuit showcased strategic and smart racing as drivers had to work together through drafting to […]

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Mar 12, 2016
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The 2016 Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels kicks off the final weekend of the tour at Palm Beach Karting. The long circuit has been classically featured before on the schedule, but has returned after a hiatus. The Palm Beach raceway features long parallel straightaways that allow drivers to reach extremely high […]

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Feb 22, 2016
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Bright and sunny skies at Ocala Gran Prix served as the perfect backdrop for the final day of Rotax MAX Challenge action. New winners and championship changeups promise to make the 2016 Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour finale at Palm Beach an exciting conclusion to another fantastic season. Mojo Tires Rotax Rotax DD2 MAX – […]

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Feb 21, 2016
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The Saturday prefinals of the Rotax MAX Challenge weekend have concluded for the second round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels. Beautiful weather and energetic crowds kept the atmosphere positive around Ocala Gran Prix today. The grids are now set for the main events taking place on Sunday at the […]

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Feb 20, 2016
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Qualifying has concluded for the Rotax MAX Challenge classes present at the second round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels. Drivers continue the fight to stay ahead at Ocala Gran Prix, as the weekend progresses towards an exciting conclusion. Mojo Tires DD2 MAX – Florida native Oliver Askew under PSL […]

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