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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IAME, the international Karting engines manufacturer leader since 1968, announces its support to the Formula Kart Racing program at the 2014 Florida Winter Tour, in the form of great prizes as support to IAME racers in TaG Junior and TaG Senior! In addition to the exciting racing, IAME customers have something else to look forward […]

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Dec 06, 2013 Rok Cup USA logo
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Rok Cup USA and Formula Kart Productions , cemented a deal today to add  the Rok Cup Shifter engine package to the Open Shifter and Masters Shifter classes at all FWT Formula Kart Racing Events in 2014. The new Rok Cup Shifter motor package has already been enjoyed by such USA shifter aces as Nick Neri and Daniel Formal, as well as Formula 1 Star Rubens Barrichello, with […]

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Oct 01, 2013 FWT Florida Winter Tour 2014 logo
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Formula Kart Productions announced today the revised dates, venues and classes for the 16th annual Florida Winter Tour. The 2014 edition of the popular FWT kart racing program will see a continuation of familiar classes and formats, the addition of Briggs LO206 classes to the Formula Kart Racing program, and a return to the newly reconfigured […]

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Aug 31, 2013 FWT Florida Winter Tour 2014 logo
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Bill Wright, exclusive owner and promoter of the popular Florida Winter Tour kart racing series, announced today the tentative information regarding the 16th Annual FWT. TENTATIVE FWT FORMULA KART RACING PROGRAM Same format as 2013 – three double-race weekends with one drop race-day. Each race day will consist of; qualifying, a heat race with the start […]

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Race Report: Florida Winter Tour – Rotax Max Challenge – Ocala

Championships and Rotax Grand Finals tickets decided in Central Florida

Mar 26, 2013 Florida Winter Tour 2013 FWT logo
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PSL Karting sponsored Rotax DD2 The first groups in the queue to qualify were the DD2 and DD2 Masters. Although they qualified together, the two classes will run their own races Saturday and Sunday. In the early session, it was Ben Cooper laying down the law to set the fastest time of any class for […]

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Race Report: Florida Winter Tour – Formula Kart Weekend – Ocala Gran Prix

Champions crowned in TaG categories in winter program

Mar 19, 2013 Florida Winter Tour 2013 FWT logo
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Saturday Report The final weekend of Formula Kart Racing in Formula Kart Production’s 2013 Florida Winter Tour kicked off today in Ocala, Florida in what can only be described as perfect “Chamber of Commerce” weather for the 144 entries. The deep blue skies and warm sunshine accented the intense on-track competition as the four FWT […]

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Mar 13, 2013 Florida Winter Tour 2013 FWT logo
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After four event weekends of intense competition through the first two months of the racing year, Formula Kart Productions’ Florida Winter Tour gets set to host back-to-back championship weekends at the Ocala Gran Prix karting facility in Ocala, Florida. At stake are multiple class crowns in the FWT Formula Kart Racing and FWT Rotax MAX […]

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Race Report: Florida Winter Tour – Rotax Max Challenge – Homestead Report

Exciting three days of action in southern Florida with international list of winners

Feb 25, 2013 Florida Winter Tour 2013 FWT logo
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FRIDAY REPORT: After a week of practice for many of the competitors it was time to see who had it for real today as the competitors of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour hit the track to qualify for this weekend’s Rotax MAX Challenge races. With the Rotax portion of the FWT being so large, […]

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Race Report: Florida Winter Tour – Formula Kart Weekend – Homestead Karting

TaG drivers take on Southern Florida facility for second stop of 2013 program

Feb 18, 2013 TaG Cadet heading to the green flag
(Photo: Ken Johnson - Florida Winter Tour)
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Saturday Report The competitors of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour are back in action at the Homestead Karting facility. On track were the drivers of the Formula Kart Racing program who would be going for wins and having “Serious Fun” in the four Formula TaG classes. Last year the Homestead rounds of the Formula […]

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