Team Koene USA Looks Onward to Events in February

Challenge of the Americas and Florida Winter Tour set the stage for busy month

Feb 09, 2015 Koene USA logo
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As the harsh winter continues through most of the country, Team Koene USA is headed back to warmer climates for two big karting events. With a split squad that will see drivers at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas in Phoenix, Arizona, testing in Central Florida and the prestigious Florida Winter Tour in Orlando, Florida, […]

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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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Feb 06, 2015 Mike Manning Karting MMK
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Mike Manning Karting has been up to some pretty exciting things during the off season since the SKUSA Supernationals in Las Vegas, which gave us some very promising results. We drove away from the beautiful Rio venue with a heat race win for our MMK chassis in the TAG Masters class, as well as a […]

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Feb 04, 2015 AKRA logo
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With a million dollar season payout up for grabs racers in the new eight race AKRA Unilli/Uniron Tires National Dirt Series competed in round 1Saturday January 31st at CrossRoads Motorplex in Jasper, FL. $32,000 was paid out that day. Charlotte, N.C. competitor Jesse Riggins ruled the day with a hat trick.  He started with a […]

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Feb 02, 2015 Badger Kart Club logo
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Badger Kart Club, America’s largest active Kart Club has recently voted in and approved 3 different Briggs & Stratton LO206 classes for the 2015 Bridgestone Championship series.  LO206 Sportsman, LO206 Junior and LO206 Senior classes will line up on the grid for their championship debut when the track hosts its first Bridgestone Championship point series […]

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Brueckner Leads Florida Winter Tour Junior Max Standings After Opening Weekend

Orsolon Racing driver earns third-straight podium trip with performance in Homestead

Jan 30, 2015 Brueckner joins his Orsolon Racing team, celebrating four podium finishes by their drivers, including Nick’s (Photo: Orsolon Racing)
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The month of January has been a successful one for rising American karting star Nick Brueckner. Beginning with victory at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas opener in Arizona, including a total of two podium finishes, the Texas driver traveled to the Sunshine State the following weekend to earn another podium result at the inaugural […]

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Rolison Performance Group Records Three Solid Weekends of Racing to Begin 2015

Leading North America karting race team travels to Rotax Challenge of the Americas and Florida Winter Tour in January

Jan 30, 2015 RPG driver roster expanded for the 2015 Florida Winter Tour, and has room to grow (Photo: RolisonPerformanceGroup.com)
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It was a busy start to the 2015 season for the Rolison Performance Group race team. Three straight weeks in January led to solid results by their drivers from the west coast to the east coast. The Oregon-based operation began the season with the opening rounds of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas program at […]

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Jan 30, 2015 Jim Lipari, Patrick O’Neal, Brad Farmer and Sean Meier enjoy success at the Florida Pro Kart Series opener
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Several of our Coyote Motorsports racers took advantage of the new Florida Pro Kart Series season-opening event earlier this month at the Palm Beach Kart Center to compete in the growingly popular Briggs LO206 division, which continues to gain momentum in sprint-kart series around the United States. A strong field of 17 LO206 racers were […]

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Dylan Tavella Starts Off 2015 Florida Winter Tour Campaign on the Podium

Young driver to also be featured in new reality TV show

Jan 29, 2015 Dylan Tavella celebrates a second place podium result at the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour (Photo: DylanTavella.com)
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After a huge season in 2014, where up-and-coming driver Dylan Tavella earned two United States Pro Kart Series championships, his second consecutive US Rotax championship, and the Rotax Challenge of the Americas Mini MAX title, Tavella would be back in action the past two weekends to start his 2015 campaign. Taking to the Homestead Karting […]

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MAXSpeed Group Announces New Rotax 125 Max evo Engines Now in Stock

Next generation Rotax engine now available through authorized dealers

Jan 28, 2015 125 Rotax Max evo-logo
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After the debut of the next generation Rotax engine at the 2014 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Valencia, Spain, US Rotax distributor MAXSpeed Group has received their first order of the new Rotax 125 MAX evo engines from BRP-Powertrain. “We have 200 total engines in stock, available immediately through our network of authorized dealers.  […]

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Jan 28, 2015 CRG Nations logo
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CRG continues to be strong for the beginning of the 2015 racing season with multiple podiums and top five’s at the opening rounds of the Rotax Florida Winter Tour The first round of the Florida Winter Tour was a busy one for CRG. The Mini Max class proved once again that the CRG Mini Hero […]

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Jan 27, 2015 Florida Karting Championship Series logo
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The Florida Karting Championship Series is proud to announce our partnership with Prism Motorsports is a Florida based Racing Company that specializes in race car driver training. The owner Tilden Kinlaw has graciously agreed to donate one free test day in a Spec Racer Ford ( $1500.00 value) to the Florida Karting Championship Series WKA […]

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MotorsportReg.com Proves Experts Wrong About Declining Car Culture

Record-breaking year sees 207,000 registrations; growing interest in motorsports

Jan 27, 2015 MotorsportsReg logo
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The reports on the death of car culture have been greatly exaggerated.  Contrary to studies showing a declining interest in driving, online registration service MotorsportReg.com has logged a record 2014, registering more events per participant and setting a new highwater mark of 207,000 amateur motorsport participants, an increase of 15.3% over the prior year. “While […]

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Jan 27, 2015 Florida Pro Kart Series logo
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With a very successful first event for the Florida Pro Kart Series at the Palm Beach International Raceway. Pre-registration is now open for the second event, scheduled for February 6-8 at the same West Palm Beach, Florida location. Visit floridaprokartseries.com Register today and save time and money. Register on or before 2-03-15 and receive a FREE […]

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Jan 27, 2015 KPV-4 Pro winner Aaron Aguirre (Photo: Bigdawg Racingphotos)
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The 2015 karting season seems to start earlier and earlier each year with major races happening all throughout the country long before winter has come to an end. With a refocused approach for 2015, D Power Racing decided to make the revitalized California State Championships their season opener. Entering two drivers in a total of […]

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Podium Result for Selliken at Rotax Challenge of the Americas Opener

Rolison Performance Group driver records two top-five finishes in Arizona, lands third place in Super Late Model event

Jan 26, 2015 Luke Selliken drove his Rolison Performance Group Kosmic to top-five finishes both days at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas opener in Tucson (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The 2015 season is one of maturity and growth for young motorsports star Luke Selliken, with a full slate of karting and late model events scheduled over the next 12 months. His season in karting began over the January 9-11 weekend at the opening event for the Rotax Challenge of the Americas, set at the […]

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Jan 26, 2015 Gearup Challenge logo
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2015 has seen a huge amount of engine changes from programs all over, so we are sending this message to clarify our coming season. We will start by saying the Gearup Challenge class structure is always determined as early as possible to establish a confident and clear path for our racers. Going class by class Formula 125 […]

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Jan 23, 2015 GoPro Karting Challenge logo
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It’s a new year and we have an all-new GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Series class structure and rules packages for 2015. We know you have questions, so here is your opportunity to get the answers! You’re Invited! What: 2015 Preseason Tune-Up. Why: Get up to speed on changes for 2015 series. Round 1 will be […]

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Top Kart USA Victorious in Florida

2015 season starts off strong for Indiana based squad

Jan 23, 2015 Top Kart drivers led the pack throughout the state of Florida (Photo: Top Kart USA)
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Top Kart USA was excited to make good showings at both the first WKA Manufacturers Cup race of the season, as well as the first installment of the Florida Pro Kart Series. The 2015 equipment is out and the team’s drivers are ready to make moves during the upcoming season, starting out the gate of […]

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Jan 22, 2015 Braden Eves driving the Compkart in Las Vegas (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)
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Braden Eves has been a driver to watch this past year. The Gahanna, Ohio resident made constant improvements over the course of 2014 to finish second overall in the US Pro Kart Series Junior Leopard Championship and repeated as winner in the Robopong Junior Yamaha Race. During 2014, Braden started racing the Rotax Max Challenge […]

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