Florida Winter Tour to Visit Camp Boggy Creek

Join FWT for a visit to Camp Boggy Creek on Tuesday March 18

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Do you know a child with a serious illness? Sometimes the children and their family just need a break from their daily routine. Camp Boggy Creek is here to help with some Serious, no cost, Fun! Camp Boggy Creek is the official charity of FWT and is set to visit on Tuesday, March 18 During […]

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Feb 27, 2014 Dan Wheldon logo
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Friday, March 21 is the final day for nominations for the 2014 Dan Wheldon / FWT Karting Ambassador Award. The purpose of this annual award is two-fold. First, to honor the memory of Dan Wheldon. Second, to inspire others to be aware of and adopt the personal attributes that made Dan an outstanding father, racer […]

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Number of Drivers Add to Win Total at Florida Winter Tour

Schiavo earns three on the weekend, as Askew and De Conto wrap up Rotax Max Challenge event in Ocala with two

Feb 17, 2014 FWT-Ocala-Rotax-Sunday
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Story by Florida Winter Tour It was another picture perfect day at Ocala Gran Prix for the fourth of six rounds in Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour Rotax MAX Challenge, presented by Ocala Gran Prix. As is always the case when the FWT comes to Ocala there were plenty of spectators watching the races […]

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Exciting Day in Ocala at Florida Winter Tour

Askew wins at home track in Senior, Schiavo earns two Masters victories

Feb 16, 2014 FWT-Ocala-Rotax-Saturday-Oliver Askew
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Story by Florida Winter Tour A crisp and clear Saturday morning greeted the competitors in Ocala, Florida for the third round of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour Rotax MAX Challenge, presented by Ocala Gran Prix. After Friday’s qualifying sessions the order of the day had each of the seven classes commence with their morning […]

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Number of Drivers Earn Multiple Pole Positions to Begin Florida Winter Tour Ocala Event

Schiavo post fast lap in four sessions, Kirkwood to lead Senior Max field both days

Feb 15, 2014 Luis Schiavo is the top qualifier in all four Masters sessions (Photo: Studio52.us)
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Story by Florida Winter Tour It was a beautiful Friday in Ocala, Florida as the Rotax MAX Challenge competitors of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, took to the 0.52 mile OGP circuit to set their qualifying times for this weekend’s races. With this being Valentine’s Day, love was definitely […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – January 2014 – Michael d’Orlando

Cadet driver doubles up in TaG Cadet at opening rounds of Florida Winter Tour

Feb 13, 2014 Michael d'Orlando drove to double wins in the TaG Cadet division to open up the Florida Winter Tour (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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Feb 12, 2014 FWT Rotax
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This weekend the Rotax competitors of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, roll into the exemplary Ocala Gran Prix facility to contest the middle two rounds of the 2014 FWT Rotax MAX Challenge season. After a thrilling start to the season in Homestead the action is set to kick up […]

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Second Weekend of Florida Winter Tour Formula Kart Action Complete

Ocala Gran Prix provides stellar racing, despite mixed weather over the weekend

Feb 10, 2014 Close racing was found in all classes this weekend in Ocala. TaG Cadet drivers in action on Sunday
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Story by Florida Winter Tour The eyes of the kart racing world were on the exemplary Ocala Gran Prix circuit Sunday February 9th as the 16th Annual Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, featured the pilots of the Formula Kart Racing Championships Briggs, TaG and Shifter classes. After a cool […]

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Florida Winter Tour Drivers Race in The Rain at Ocala

Formula Kart racers begin to settle into championship fights for 2014 crown

Feb 09, 2014 Formula Stock Moto drivers grid up on Saturday under wet weather conditions during round three.
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Story by Florida Winter Tour  The exemplary Ocala Gran Prix karting circuit was alive with action on Saturday February 8 as the competitors of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, kicked off the third of six rounds for the 2014 FWT Formula Kart Racing Championship season. With this weekend being […]

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Florida Winter Tour Returns to Ocala Gran Prix

Second double-weekend adventure of season takes program to popular central Florida facility

Feb 04, 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, take to the exemplary Ocala Grand Prix circuit for rounds 3 and 4 of the 2014 FWT Formula Kart Racing Championship. As the “middle” rounds of the six race season, the competitors in the […]

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Jan 28, 2014 FWT LO206 Challenge
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With growing excitement behind the addition of the Briggs LO206 sealed crate engine at the FWT Formula Kart Racing events Briggs and Stratton Racing has decided to step-up their support of the FWT LO206 Senior entry by providing $150 towards EVERY Briggs Senior FWT entry for the Ocala rounds. “Bill has done a tremendous job […]

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Florida Winter Tour Completes Opening Rounds of 2014

Homestead provides excitement over two weekends as championship chases begin

Jan 20, 2014 FWT Homestead Sun
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It was another full day of world-class racing on Sunday at the Homestead Karting facility as Formula Kart Productions wrapped up the first double-race-weekend of Rotax MAX Challenge action in the 2014 Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix. We must admit, when we left the facility Saturday evening we thought Sunday’s action couldn’t […]

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Round One of Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge in the Books

First half of the opening weekend complete at Homestead Karting

Jan 19, 2014 FWT Homestead Sat
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Story by Florida Winter Tour After a full day of qualifying on Friday, the competitors of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour presented by Ocala Gran Prix were set for some Rotax Max Challenge wheel-to-wheel racing on Saturday. The bright blue skies with slightly cool temperatures were absolutely perfect conditions for fast lap times and […]

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Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge Program Opens with Full Day of Qualifying

International-filled fields score numerous pole positions on Friday in Homestead

Jan 18, 2014 FWT Rotax Homestead Qualifying
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Story by Florida Winter Tour The second weekend of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour presented by Ocala Gran Prix kicked into high gear Friday morning as the karts took to the track to set their qualifying times for the weekend. The morning dawned an uncharacteristically cool 47 degrees but warmed up quickly as a […]

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Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge Coming This Weekend at Homestead Karting

International program underway, welcome world-class talent racing for Rotax Grand Finals tickets and the ‘Palm’ trophy

Jan 14, 2014 FWT Florida Winter Tour 2014 logo
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Story provided by: Florida Winter Tour This weekend marks the opening rounds of the FWT Rotax MAX Challenge portion of Formula Kart Productions’ Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix. The karting world has been alight with activity as racers from around the world make their way to the Homestead Karting facility just south of […]

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Jan 13, 2014 FWT-Homestead-Karts
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Story provided by: Florida Winter Tour The 16th Annual edition of the Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, is now in full swing as the competitors of the Formula Kart Racing Championship were back in action at Homestead Karting. Today was the perfect day for racing, with beautiful blue skies and […]

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Florida Winter Tour Kicks Off 2014 Season in Homestead

Formal, King, Munoz, Daly, Canache, Castro and Di Leo score wins in opening day as d’Orlando’s go 1-2 in Cadet

Jan 12, 2014 Florida Winter Tour kicked off round one of the Formula Kart weekend Saturday (Photo: Ken Johnson - FWT/Studio 52)
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Story provided by: Florida Winter Tour The start to the 2014 sprint kart racing season has officially begun as the 16th annual Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, hits the track in Homestead, Florida. Today was the day that the competitors of the FWT Formula Kart Racing program got to […]

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EKN One-on-One: Florida Winter Tour’s Bill Wright

2014 series set to kick off this weekend

Jan 08, 2014 QA-BillWright
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With the 2014 Florida Winter Tour about to get underway this weekend at the Homestead Karting facility in Southern Florida, eKartingNews.com’s Rob Howden reached out to Formula Kart Productions owner Bill Wright. eKartingNews.com: Thanks for taking the time to chat with us, Bill, especially considering the fact that we all just got through a crazy […]

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16th Annual Florida Winter Tour Set to Begin This Weekend

2014 kart racing season opens with world class competition in Homestead, Florida

Jan 07, 2014 FWT Florida Winter Tour 2014 logo
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This coming weekend, January 11-12, Formula Kart Productions kicks off the 16th season of The Florida Winter Tour, this year presented by Ocala Gran Prix. The opening rounds of the 2014 edition of FWT will feature the shifter and TaG classes of the FWT Formula Kart Racing program, contested at the popular Homestead Karting facility […]

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Dec 27, 2013 FWT Florida Winter Tour 2014 logo
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Discounted online registration for the 2014 FWT Formula Kart and Rotax Max Challenge Homestead events closes on Friday January 3. This is the last chance to take advantage of the $100 savings for registering for all three event weekends at once. Six-months-same-as-cash financing available. No fees. No interest. Six equal payments. You can see the […]

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