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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
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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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Florida Winter Tour Heads to Homestead for World Class Racing and Attractions

Formula Kart and Rotax Max Challenge programs make second stop of 2013 season in south Florida

Feb 14, 2013 Florida Winter Tour 2013 FWT logo
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After an incredibly competitive set of opening weekends at Palm Beach International Raceway, Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour invades South Florida’s Homestead Karting facility. FWT racers will compete in back-to-back weekends of action beginning with the Formula Kart Racing event followed by the FWT Rotax MAX Challenge program. The Florida Winter Tour continues its […]

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Skip Barber Racing School to Award $22,000 to Drivers at Florida Winter Tour

Skip Barber Racing School is the official racing school of the Florida Winter Tour

Jan 31, 2013 Skip Barber Florida Winter Tour logo
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Skip Barber Racing School is proud to award prizes for the top registered points scorers of the 2013 Florida Winter Tour (FWT) and continue the 38-year tradition of training champion race car drivers. The partnership with FWT is another example of the Skip Barber Racing School mission to find the best racing talent and give […]

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Driver News: Dylan Tavella Podiums in Florida Winter Tour Opener

GT7 Motorsports/TonyKart pilot comes from the back of the grid to take second place honors

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After a breakout year in 2012, ten-year-old Dylan Tavella recently began his 2013 karting campaign. Taking on the demands of the ultra-competitive and popular Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) for the opening Rotax weekend, the up-and-coming driver would be near the top of the time sheets of the Rotax Micro Max class throughout […]

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Team News: Pserra Racing Starts Off 2013 Karting Season at Florida Winter Tour

Australian Jack Doohan takes Micro Max victory in debut with Pserra Racing

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Canadian OTK importer Pserra Racing was on hand at the recent Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) to start off their 2013 racing campaign. Two team drivers would utilize the potent Tony Kart chassis and Pserra power, as young guns Antonio Serravalle and new team recruit Jack Doohan ran in the youngest of the […]

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Industry News: OTK Brands Dominate First Round of 2013 Rotax Florida Winter Tour

Success Includes Podium Sweeps in Both Headline Senior Max and Junior Max

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Starting off its 2013 campaign early, OTK Karting Brands took the first round of the famed Florida Winter Tour Rotax event by storm, dominating five of the seven categories, with the best results of any chassis manufacturer this past weekend. OTK Brands enjoyed double-race winners in three of the seven categories.  Double race wins in […]

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The 2013 season is officially underway for IPK North America after the Florida Winter Tour International Rotax Max Challenge began a week ago at Palm Beach International Raceway. With drivers competing in five Rotax classes, a young IPK North America squad was quick from the first test sessions of the week and gained valuable experience […]

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Team News: Ocala Gran Prix Turns Heads at Florida Winter Tour Opener

Weprin dominates Rotax Junior while Neri and Askew show speed in Senior

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With the 2013 Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour kicking off this past weekend at the Palm Beach International Raceway (PBIR) in Jupiter, Florida, Ocala Gran Prix (OGP) once again flexed their muscles and showed why they are one of the most dominant teams in the series. With race wins and podium results throughout the […]

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Team News: PSL Karting Scores Two Victories at Florida Winter Tour Rotax Opener

DD2 Masters World Champion Cristiano Morgado doubles up in West Palm Beach

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With the 2013 karting season now in full swing, karting powerhouse Team PSL Karting was back in action at the opening rounds of the popular and ultra-competitive Florida Winter Tour (FWT) this past weekend at the Palm Beach International Raceway (PBIR). A talented squad of 16 drivers across all seven Rotax classes kept the team […]

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Industry News: Ogden USA Performs Well at Florida Winter Tour

Talented competitors take Ogden USA to top step of the podium

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After a very successful 2012 karting season, OgdenUSA and host of talented and experienced drivers kicked off their 2013 season in fine form. Starting at the Palm Beach International Raceway (PBIR) for the annual Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), OgdenUSA supplied potent Rotax power plants to drivers in search for race wins and […]

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Florida Winter Tour Wraps Up Palm Beach Weekends with Action From Start To Finish

International drivers star in DD2, DD2 Masters and Senior Max

Jan 21, 2013 Sun-DD2
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The inaugural weekend of Rotax MAX Challenge competition in Formula Kart Productions’ Florida Winter Tour 2013 season wrapped up at Palm Beach International Raceway today with perfect racing conditions and no sign of the rain from Saturday. It’s been a weekend of racing that will surely get lots of replays in the FWT LIVE! archives […]

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Rain Racing Saturday at Florida Winter Tour Rotax MAX Weekend at PBIR

Opening round of series dampened by wet weather with diverse winners

Jan 20, 2013 Defending Rotax Grand Finals champion Charlie Eastwood was awarded the Senior Max
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After Friday’s Rotax MAX qualifying action, the official wheel-o-wheel racing portion of Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour Rotax season got underway today at Palm Beach International Raceway. It was a day that featured varying weather patterns that would challenge the drivers and their crews. The Florida Winter Tour is the world’s largest and most […]

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