Feb 01, 2016 MAXSpeed-US Open-USRMC-FWT-logo
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Based in Beverly Hills, California, luxury watchmaker Ritmo Mundo has taken on the title of “Official Time Keeper” for all 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted events. With longstanding ties to the motorsports industry, Ritmo Mundo has joined forces with the largest karting race promotion company in the world, outfitting series officials and executives with cool, modern […]

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Race Report: Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour presented by Fikse Wheels – Homstead

Exciting Action and Close Finishes at the First Round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels

Jan 28, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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Round one of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels has wrapped up at Homestead Karting with race winners taking home trophies in 14 classes spanning both ROK Cup USA and Rotax MAX Challenge categories. Located just behind the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead Karting offers the unique layout of sharp high-speed corners and […]

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Rok Cup USA Weekend of Florida Winter Tour Takes Off

The season opener for ROK Cup USA's weekend at Florida Winter Tour met with great success

Jan 21, 2016 16-01-19-rokcup-fwt
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ROK Cup USA’s 2016 season kicked off this past weekend at the 1st round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour presented by Fiske Wheels. Taking place at Homestead Karting, the event boasted nearly 180 drivers in seven classes, the biggest ROK event to date in the United States. The weather made for some interesting […]

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Jan 15, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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Following the announcements of corporate sponsors Sofina Foods Inc. as title sponsor and Fikse Wheels as presenting sponsor for all 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted events, as well as Motorsport.com as Official Digital Media Partner, the largest karting race promotion company in the world is pleased to announce additional supporters for their 2016 racing program. With […]

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Jan 12, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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The start of the 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment karting season is now just days away, as the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels will take to the Homestead Karting facility on the grounds of the hallowed Homestead-Miami Speedway starting January 14. Several pro drivers and stars in the upper echelons of motorsport are […]

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Fikse Wheels Announced as Presenting Sponsor for All 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment Promoted Events

Custom wheel manufacturer to support MAXSpeed’s karting programs

Jan 07, 2016 Fikse Wheels
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MAXSpeed Entertainment, the largest karting race promotion company in the world, is pleased to announce Fikse Wheels as Presenting Sponsor of all MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted events in 2016 including the Florida Winter Tour, US Open, and United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals, joining Sofina Foods as Title Sponsor. Designing, engineering and manufacturing custom wheels […]

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Rubens Barrichello and Sons Enter 2016 Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Homestead Events

Formula 1 and IndyCar star returns to the popular winter karting series

Jan 06, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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Formula 1 and IndyCar star Rubens Barrichello will again return to his karting roots and contest the 2016 Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment. Confirmed for both the ROK Cup USA and Rotax weekends for the Homestead rounds, the popular Brazilian driver will team with the potent Ocala Gran Prix squad in […]

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Jan 05, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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With the arrival of the New Year, MAXSpeed Entertainment has now begun final preparations for the upcoming 2016 Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour. Mere days away to the opening rounds of both the ROK Cup USA and Rotax MAX Challenge weekends at the Homestead Karting facility in Homestead, Florida, today is the final day to […]

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Dec 23, 2015 MAXSpeed Group Tech Update
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With the 2016 Florida Winter Tour and Challenge of the Americas championships quickly approaching, it is important to update our dealers, service centers and customers with some commonly asked questions we’ve had in the last few weeks.  We want to communicate and provide an understanding of the rules and regulations with absolute clarity, to better […]

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2016 Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Unveils Updated Series Structure

2016 edition of the popular program to follow international standard CIK format

Dec 15, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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With the 2016 edition of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment just over 30 days away, series officials today unveil an exciting series structure change, as well as announce the points structure and Homestead event schedules. “After collecting feedback from many customers and teams, we have decided to change the race […]

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Dec 04, 2015 Ben Cooper was the recipient of the 2015 Dan Wheldon
Ambassador Award
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Growing in tradition with each passing Florida Winter Tour season, the Dan Wheldon Ambassador Award is set to be awarded again in 2016. Awarded by Race Tech Development’s Mike Maurini and with Ben Cooper claiming the honors in 2015, the 2016 edition of the popular winter karting program opens the door for a new and […]

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Sofina Foods Announced as Title Sponsor for 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment Promoted Events

Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour, US Open and USRMC Grand Nationals

Dec 03, 2015 sofina logo
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MAXSpeed Entertainment, the largest karting race promotion company in the world, announces today Sofina Foods Inc. as title sponsor for all 2016 MAXSpeed promoted events. The privately owned Canadian company, headquartered in Markham, Ontario, will put their name to the 2016 Florida Winter Tour, US Open series and the United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand […]

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2016 Florida Winter Tour Registration Now Open

Advance registration discounts available

Nov 11, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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With the US Open series concluding in spectacular fashion less than two weeks ago in Las Vegas, MAXSpeed Entertainment has now turned their focus to the 2016 season schedule. As the days of the year wind down, drivers from all across the globe begin to think about one of the most premier karting series in […]

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Tracks Confirmed for 2016 US Rotax Grand Nationals, US Open and Florida Winter Tour

Familiar favorites and exciting new venues for 2016 MAXSpeed promoted events

Oct 07, 2015 MAXSpeed-US Open-USRMC-FWT-logo
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With dates announced back in June for all 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted events, the largest karting promotions company in the world is pleased to announce today tracks and locations for the entire schedule. Making stops at familiar and popular standbys, the 2016 schedule will also feature new, exciting venues for the MAXSpeed program on both […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Announces 2016 Event Dates

2016 Florida Winter Tour, US Open and USRMC Grand Nationals

Jun 29, 2015 MAXSpeed Group logo
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Just past the halfway point of the year, MAXSpeed Entertainment, the largest karting promotion company in the world, is pleased to announce the dates of their 2016 promoted events. Working not only on events still on the 2015 calendar, MAXSpeed Entertainment staff has worked diligently to ensure 2016 dates for the Florida Winter Tour, US […]

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A Perfect Ending to 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge

Champions receive Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals invites and Ben Cooper wins award

Apr 06, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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It was another great weekend of racing in Florida to close the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Rotax MAX Challenge program, presented by Chase Racing and Brash Racing, last weekend in Ocala, Florida. Taking place at the pristine Ocala Gran Prix facility, the championship finale provided for some exciting wheel-to-wheel action and points battles […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – March 2015 – Kyle Kirkwood

Ocala Gran Prix driver secures FWT Rok and Rotax championships

Apr 06, 2015 Kyle Kirkwood - 2015 Florida Winter Tour RMC champion (Photo: Florida Karting Photos)
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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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Mar 30, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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It was another picture perfect weekend for ROKKERS in the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment ROK Cup USA finale weekend, presented by MG Tires. With the event taking place at the picturesque Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida, seven class champions were crowned and tickets awarded to the ROK […]

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Mar 24, 2015 (Photo: Rok Cup USA)
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The final race of the 2015 Florida Winter Tour ROK Cup USA series proved to be one for the books.  New lap records, great competition and crowned champions will be just a few of the things we will discuss for months to come. With an average of 146 unique drivers each race, the final weekend […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – February 2015 – Sting Ray Robb

Idaho driver goes 5 for 5 on podiums - including two wins while competing at three different events in three different states

Mar 23, 2015 Sting Ray Robb scored five podium results in five races, including two victories for the month of February (Photo: EKN)
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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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