Mar 03, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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The second stop of the Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge program took place at the Orlando Kart Center. Challenging weather conditions was a major factor, with dry conditions allowing for an exciting Friday for qualifying, followed by a full day of heavy rains on Saturday. Competitors and the facility dried out on […]

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2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA Program Presented by MG Tires a Success in Orlando

More great racing action at the Orlando Kart Center for round two

Feb 27, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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With a successful round one in the books for the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment, ROK Cup USA drivers would head to the Orlando Kart Center in central Florida this past weekend. While cooler weather greeted drivers at the beginning of the weekend, by the end of the event, that […]

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Race Report: Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA

Kirkwood extends streak to four, Barrichello and Myers split while Peixoto and Malukas earn their first wins

Feb 24, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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The second stop of the new Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA presented by MG Tires was held at the Orlando Kart Center on February 20-22. Nearly 150 drivers from multiple nations took part in the event, enjoying the sunny weather in Florida albeit with some colder temperatures than normal. On track, five […]

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Updated Information for 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Rounds Three and Four

Orlando Kart Center rounds February 21-22 and February 27-March 1

Feb 17, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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After a tremendous start to the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment last month in Homestead, which saw upwards of 366 competitors, huge racing names and great racing action, the second event weekend for both the ROK Cup USA and Rotax MAX Challenge programs are just around the corner. MAXSpeed Entertainment […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – January 2015 – Sebastian Alvarez

American-Mexican driver gives PSL Mini X-2 a solid start to season with three victories

Feb 09, 2015 Sebastian Alvarez
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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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Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Registration and Information for Round Three and Four

FWT Orlando Kart Center information for ROK and Rotax weekends

Feb 06, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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After a successful kickoff to the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour, MAXSpeed Entertainment is diligently working on plans, information and special activities for the upcoming event weekends. Leaving the southern Florida area and traveling north to the Orlando Kart Center, teams and competitors will descend on the Orlando area as they enter the halfway […]

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Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge Begins in Homestead

OGP’s Kirkwood and Garrison win Senior, Tony Kart dominates Junior with Robb and Gangi victorious, Lennox doubles in Birel ART debut

Jan 27, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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A new era began last weekend as the inaugural Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA series kicked off the program, which is now under the guidance of MAXSpeed Entertainment. The second half of the 2015 FWT campaign was completed this past weekend, as the Rotax Max Challenge formula took its turn circulating the […]

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Inaugural Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA Program Opens in Homestead

Number of double race winners highlights weekend outside Miami

Jan 19, 2015 (Photo: Florida Winter Tour)
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The inaugural Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA presented by MG Tires took place at the Homestead Karting facility, just south of the Miami beaches in Homestead, Florida. A total of 156 drivers took part in the first ever FWT event promoted by the MAXSpeed Entertainment after longtime promoter Bill Wright stepped down, […]

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Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment Announces 2015 Sponsors

ROK and Rotax weekends see support from the karting community; Masters Grand Finals ticket added to award package

Jan 15, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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After the acquisition of the Florida Winter Tour by MAXSpeed Entertainment and the announcement of the support of Cold Stone Creamery and MG Tires, support for the popular series continues to abound.  With the kick off of the 2015 season and the inaugural running of the ROK Cup USA weekend just days away, MAXSpeed Entertainment […]

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2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Discounted Registration to Close January 2

Be sure to take advantage of ROK and Rotax discounts

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With the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour fast approaching, the registration for the highly anticipated international series continue to rise. With a record breaking opening day and an onslaught of registrations coming in on a daily basis, MAXSpeed Entertainment is reminding all teams and competitors to take advantage of discounted registration fees for all […]

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Dan Wheldon Ambassador Award Taken Over by Mike Maurini and Will Continue at 2015 Florida Winter Tour

Bill Wright’s award tradition to continue under new series management

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With the group of people at the MAXSpeed Entertainment taking over the reigns of the Florida Winter Tour, employees were thrust into action immediately to organize, plan and make changes to one of the largest and most competitive series in North American karting. With the addition of the ROK Cup USA program and the evolution […]

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Rubens Barrichello Confirmed for Rok Cup at Florida Winter Tour

Former Formula One driver to compete for opening two weekends

Dec 15, 2014 Rubens Barrichello
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Rubens Barrichello has officially confirmed his presence at the Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup weekends for 2015. The Formula One driver will be racing under the Ocala Gran Prix banner at Homestead Karting on January 16-18 and at the Orlando Kart Center on February 20-22. Barrichello is schedule to be driving a Rok Shifter engine […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Has Record Breaking Day in Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Registration

ROK and Rotax weekends stacked with talent and competition; reminder Homestead hotel blocks will soon expire

Dec 12, 2014 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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Just over one month from today, the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment will embark on a new tradition, as it will be the first time in its existence that the FWT will be without legendary promoter Bill Wright. Taken over by MAXSpeed Entertainment earlier this year, the Florida based crew […]

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Dec 01, 2014 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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With the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment fast approaching, today is the day many competitors have been patiently waiting for, as registration is now open for all classes and for all three event weekends. Competitors can take advantage of big incentives offered by MAXSpeed Entertainment, as registering for both race […]

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Cold Stone and MG Tires to Provide Major Support for 2015 Florida Winter Tour

Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment

Oct 30, 2014 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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After stepping up to the plate to support several US Rotax programs in 2014 Cold Stone Creamery will continue their support of more MAXSpeed promoted programs in 2015. Putting their name on the Florida Winter Tour as the title sponsor, the 2015 edition of the winter program will be dubbed the ‘Cold Stone Florida Winter […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment and Rok Cup USA Continue to Work on 2015 Florida Winter Tour Details

MAXSpeed’s team of employees and partners continue plans for 2015 season

Oct 27, 2014 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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After the recent announcement of the acquisition of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce some more details for the 2015 edition of the popular and competitive series. The upcoming season will feature changes but still encompass the back-to-back race weekends, which will now include the ROK Cup USA […]

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Oct 01, 2014 Cold Stone Creamery logo
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After a successful Cold Stone US Grand Nationals in July, MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce that the 2014 Grand Nationals presenting sponsor is back on board to support several more events. Starting with the 2014 Rotax Pan American Challenge in October and moving onwards to the 2015 season, Cold Stone will put their name […]

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Florida Winter Tour Class Structure, Dates and Locations Confirmed

2015 will see stops in Homestead, Orlando and Ocala

Sep 12, 2014 Florida Winter Tour MAXSpeed logo 2014
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After the recent announcement of the acquisition of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), the MAXSpeed Group is pleased to announce the dates and locations for the 2015 edition of the popular and competitive series as well as some big changes to the Formula Kart weekend class structure.  The upcoming season will feature […]

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Jul 31, 2014 Garett Potter (right) joins Josh Smith (left) and Richard Boisclair (center) of the MAXSpeed Group as Director of Race Promotion
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Immediately following the announcement of the MAXSpeed Group’s purchase of Formula Kart Productions and the Florida Winter Tour, Garett Potter was confirmed as the newest employee of the Florida based company and has begun his tenure with the staff immediately. Working with a strong group of people, Potter’s title will be Director of Event Promotion […]

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May 15, 2014 Florida Winter Tour logo
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The Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour is one of kartings oldest and longest continuously running racing programs. From its humble beginnings in the winter of 1999 “The FWT” has grown into one of the world’s largest, geographically diverse, competitive and prestigious sprint kart racing programs. Bill Wright, exclusive owner and promoter of The FWT, […]

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