Full Throttle Karting Opening Summer ROK Trade In Program

West coast racers have until July 31 to take advantage and jump on board with ROK Cup USA platform

Jun 13, 2017
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Full Throttle Karting (FTK), working with ROK Cup USA and Vortex Engines, is announcing its 2017 summer season trade in program. Following the same structure as the ROK Cup USA trade in structure, FTK is providing the same opportunity for west coast racers to take advantage and ‘ROK’ into the future. Owned by Andy Seesemann, […]

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Rok Cup Midwest Round 1 Registration Now Open

Oakland Valley Raceway Park event set for June 16-18

May 16, 2017
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The 2017 ROK Cup Midwest series registration is now open as officials are happy to kick off the first round of the Midwest ROK series June 16-18, 2017 at the newly paved circuit at Oakland Valley Raceway Park (OVRP), located in Cuddebackville, New York. Be sure to take advantage of the early registration discount, as […]

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Rok Classes Added to Sanzaru Games Karting Championship

ROK International Finals tickets on the line for competitors utilizing Vortex products

May 03, 2017
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ROK Cup Promotions is pleased to announce Sonoma, California based Cameron Karting as the newest Vortex and Bridgestone ROK dealer. In addition, the Sanzaru Games Karting Championship (SGKC) will add the full ROK class lineup including Micro and Mini as well as Junior and Senior, Masters and Shifter with incentives for drivers that run the […]

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EKN EXCLUSIVE: Andy Seesemann – Challenge of the Americas

The first words from series promoter after announcing the move to the Rok Cup USA format

Apr 28, 2017
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The 2017 Challenge of the Americas program came to an end over the April 7-9 weekend in Sonoma, Califorina. The event marked the end of the 10th season, along with the promotion of Rotax Max Challenge categories in the series. Prior to the event, the MAXSpeed-BRP announcement of their relationship termination sent the discussion in […]

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Challenge of the Americas Welcomes Vortex-Rok Platform

Popular west coast winter program to continue with Vortex Rok classes

Apr 27, 2017
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As the landscape for the North American karting community continues to change, ROK Cup Promotions is pleased to announce that the very popular Challenge of the Americas (COTA) series will make the switch to the Vortex ROK engine platform, Bridgestone tire line and take on the role of the first ROKKER program on the West Coast. […]

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Apr 24, 2017
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Bridgestone Tires, one of the World Karting Association’s long-standing sponsors has created for their loyal racers, the Bridgestone Mid-Season Shootout.  Bridgestone Tires has put together an offer for free entries to future events for some classes, while others will be offered invites to the ROK Cup International Final where Bridgestone is the official tire. The […]

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Apr 21, 2017
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Dedicated to unifying and growing the sport of karting, ROK Cup Promotions announces today their purchase of the rights to the Florida Winter Tour (FWT) series and brand. After the closure of MAXSpeed Group and MAXSpeed Entertainment, the previous promoters of the popular FWT, ROK Cup Promotions officials made the move to acquire the name […]

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Rok Cup USA Partners with Compass Management Solutions for 2017

CMS to be official travel agency for series in 2017

Apr 20, 2017
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Compass Management Solutions (CMS) and ROK Cup USA have partnered up for the 2017 season. CMS will serve as the official travel agency for ROK Cup USA, setting up discounted hotel room blocks for all series events. The goal of CMS is to save racers time and money when booking hotel accommodations, an expense that […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: March 2017 – Tyler Gonzalez

Florida driver triumphs at SKUSA WinterNationals and Florida Winter Tour

Apr 19, 2017
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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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2017 South Florida Rok Cup Round 1 Set for April 22-23

Class champions to receive free ROK Cup USA Final entry

Apr 14, 2017
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With the conclusion to the 2017 ROK Cup USA Florida Championship last weekend, South Florida karters will have a chance to continue “ROKKING” at the 2017 South Florida ROK Cup. The opening round weekend is set for April 22-23 at Homestead Karting in Homestead, Florida, on the grounds of the famed Homestead-Miami Speedway and is […]

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‘ROK’ Into the Future with North American Trade In Program

Trade in program set to offer karting community Vortex ROK powerplants

Apr 13, 2017
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ROK Cup USA, along with Vortex Engines, is happy to announce its 2017 engine trade in program for the North American karting market. Working hard to bring the karting community together and end the fragmentation that is apparent in the sport, the trade in program is open to teams and competitors alike. “There are a […]

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Rok Cup USA Date Changes to Ensure Customer Satisfaction

Pitt Race Cancelled, OVRP Delayed, Building Foundation for Regional Program

Apr 12, 2017
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With the main goal to build karting as a whole, ROK Cup USA announced today some changes to the already published 2017 schedule. Looking to ease the travel of race teams and drivers, changes have been made to the ROK Cup USA Midwest events at PittRace and Oakland Valley Race Park. “We have decided to […]

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Entries Continue to Flood in for Rok Cup Florida Finale

Final round this weekend at Orlando Kart Center

Apr 06, 2017
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With the final round of the ROK Cup USA Florida Championship this weekend, entry numbers continue to flood in as a new era for the ROK program begins. From past race winners to multi-time champions to some of the biggest karting teams in in the United States will descend on the Orlando Kart Center facility […]

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Garett Potter Joins Rok Cup Promotions as Director of Operations

Potter has big plans to take ROK Cup Promotions to the next level

Mar 27, 2017
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As the 2017 karting season kicks into high gear, ROK Cup Promotions and ROK Cup USA have added industry veteran Garett Potter as Director of Operations. In charge of ROK Cup North America, Vortex and Bridgestone, Potter will use his vast knowledge and business savvy to bring the ROK Cup program to the next level. […]

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Rok Cup USA Round Four Just Around the Corner

Orlando Kart Center to host final round in April

Mar 23, 2017
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The fourth round of the ROK Cup USA Florida region is just around the corner, kicking off in exactly three weeks. With the Championship Finale event fast approaching, ROK Cup USA officials have information that all potential and confirmed entries must know. With three rounds of Florida Winter Tour now complete and the ROK Cup […]

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Dec 19, 2016
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ROK CUP USA and WKA have agreed to work together for 2017 and beyond offering ROK Shifter in the WKA Winter Cup and scheduling races to benefit the karters in the Midwest.  WKA is expecting a large turnout at Round 1 in Daytona, Round 2 in Jacksonville and Round 3 in Ocala.  Most Midwest teams […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Announces National Race and Technical Directors

Chuck Yoder and Dave Davies to head MSE’s team of officials

Dec 07, 2016
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With the 2017 karting season is fast approaching, MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce today the appointment of their National Race Director and National Technical Director. Two familiar faces will rejoin the MAXSpeed Entertainment team as Chuck Yoder returns as National Race Director with Dave Davies named Technical Director for the 2017 season. Yoder and […]

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Dec 05, 2016
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A common complaint that racing series hear is that there are too many races and not enough drivers. Throughout the years, racing series have heard this complaint from individual drivers and teams, and ROK CUP USA has always attempted to address this complaint as helpfully as possible. In 2016, ROK CUP USA sent 49 drivers […]

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Rok Cup USA Listened

Changes to be made based on customer feedback and concerns

Dec 02, 2016
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Last week ROK CUP USA announced its 2017 season and received an overwhelming number of e-mails, phone calls, and social media responses with different ideas, suggestions, opinions and perspective from our loyal and valued customers. ROK CUP USA went on overdrive, analyzing all comments and realized that it needed reevaluate its schedule to better suit […]

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Florida Winter Tour 2017 Powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment Registration Now Open

New, streamlined system for registration implemented

Nov 23, 2016
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The 2017 karting season is fast approaching, and today marks the opening of registration for the upcoming Florida Winter Tour. Known as the most competitive winter series and attracting talent from around the globe, the 2017 edition will see stops at Homestead Karting, Palm Beach Karting and the Ocala Gran Prix featuring back-to-back weekends of […]

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