MAXSpeed Entertainment Publishes Entire 2017 Event Schedule

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

Aug 25, 2016 MAXSpeed-US Open-USRMC-FWT-logo
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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 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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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 Kirkwood-DOM-Motorsport
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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 Garett Potter was all smiles after receiving the Dan Wheldon Ambassador Award from Mike Maurini (Left) and Chris Wheeler (Photo: CKN)
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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 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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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 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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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 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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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 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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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 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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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 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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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 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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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 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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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 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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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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Feb 19, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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The Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels carries on at Ocala Gran Prix, with Rotax MAX Challenge classes competing at the famed racetrack. Located in the north of Florida, Ocala Gran Prix has historically been the final race of the tour, with many of the championships being decided at the final turn […]

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Feb 15, 2016 EKNTV-Robert Wickens-FWT-Homestead-Wet
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Canadian driver Robert Wickens has done it again, this time giving us a totally different perspective of what a driver sees while behind the wheel. The DTM driver took part in the opening round of the Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge event on January 22-24 in Homestead, Florida, piloting a Maranello kart in the […]

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Feb 15, 2016 (Photo: MAXSpeed Entertainment)
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The second round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Presented by Fikse Wheels ROK Cup USA championship concluded with six drivers taking home the first place hardware and championship points at the Ocala Grand Prix. Bordogna Racing Engines Masters ROK Coming off from a stellar prefinal win, Anthony Honeywell looked to repeat his strong […]

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Feb 14, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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The second round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour presented by Fikse Wheels continued today at Ocala Gran Prix for the ROK Cup USA championship with the remaining two heat races and a last chance qualifier for the Mini ROK division. Grids are now set for tomorrow morning’s prefinals, with finals to follow in the […]

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Feb 13, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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The second round of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour presented by Fikse Wheels is well underway at the beloved Ocala Gran Prix for the ROK Cup USA championship. Drivers across the six featured classes have set the grid through qualifying as the event moves into the following heat races. AM Engines Micro ROK features […]

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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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