Fast Five: Andy Seesemann – Challenge of the Americas

New era set to begin in 2018 for premier west coast winter series

Dec 01, 2017
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The 2018 season is already on the horizon, and we’re just eight weeks from the beginning of a new era for the Challenge of the Americas series. The long-time Rotax Max Challenge international program will evolve this year to base off the Rok Cup engine platform when the series opens on January 26-28 at the […]

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eKartingNews.com Co-Drivers of the Month: October 2017 – Brent Crews / Connor Zilisch

USA drivers score IAME and ROK world titles on same weekend

Nov 28, 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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ROK the Rockies Created in Rocky Mountain Region

Series presented by Vortex Engines and Bridgestone Tires

Oct 26, 2017
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Continuing to build and establish their regional level programs, ROK Cup Promotions, in conjunction with ROK Cup USA, is pleased to announce ROK the Rockies in the Rocky Mountain Region. Set to begin in 2018, the Colorado and surrounding area regional series will utilize the standard ROK Cup USA rules package, Bridgestone Tires and feature […]

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Final Week for Rok Cup Promotions Trade In Program

2017 engine trade in program will come to an end on Tuesday, October 31

Oct 25, 2017
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After a tremendous response to the initial ROK Cup Promotions and Vortex Race Engines trade in program back in March, the program was re-launched in September for an additional two months. This second trade in program is set to expire next Tuesday, October 31 and company officials are urging anyone still interested to complete their […]

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Zilisch Wins Rok Cup International Final

North Carolina driver becomes second American to win at prestigious event at South Garda Karting

Oct 20, 2017
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This past weekend was the 15th edition of the Rok Cup International Final, held at the South Garda Karting facility in Lonato, Italy. A total of 415 ‘Rokkers’ from 49 countries and five continents took to the track in the five divisions offered, including 162 in the Mini Rok class. That is where the United […]

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Rok Cup International Final to Welcome Big Numbers Once Again

434 drivers set to take on the famed South Garda Karting facility in Italy

Oct 10, 2017
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The annual Rok Cup International Final is set for this weekend at the South Garda Karting facility in Lonato, Italy. Nearly 50 countries will be represented in the five categories, featuring 434 drivers. Among them is the large contingent of over 40 drivers in four divisions representing the Team ROK Cup USA program featuring a […]

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ROK Cup Promotions Announces ROK Winter Cup at PBK in December with $27,000 in Prizes

Official tune-up for the 2018 Florida Winter Tour; Two ROK season passes available

Sep 18, 2017
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With plans for the 2018 season in high gear after the cancellation of the ROK Cup USA National Final due to Hurricane Irma, ROK Cup Promotions is pleased to announce today the ROK Winter Cup. Set for December 2-3, 2017 at Palm Beach Karting, the ROK Winter Cup will act as the official tune-up for […]

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Orlando Kart Center Hosts Orlando Cup This Weekend

ROKKERS on track for the first of three rounds at OKC

Sep 14, 2017
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ROKKERS in Florida will have a chance to race this weekend, as Orlando Kart Center hosts the first of three rounds in their Orlando Cup series. Six Vortex ROK classes will be offered, including Micro, Mini, Junior, Senior and Master, as well as Shifter, Speedy and LO206 categories.  The September 16-17 event will run the […]

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Sep 13, 2017
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Another hot weekend greeted the drivers who showed up for Race #7 of the Sanzaru Games Karting Championships at the Simraceway International Karting Center. The drivers were thankful on Sunday when temperatures were only in the mid-90’s compared to the 106 temperature that was recorded on Saturday. Kid Karts ran on the Sunday program for […]

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Class Structure Confirmed for 2018 Challenge of the Americas

ROK with Briggs & Stratton categories to fill out class roster for international winter series on west coast

Sep 12, 2017
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The new era begins on-track for the Challenge of the Americas in four months as the international winter series in western North America opens up the 2018 championship series. Planning for the transition over to the ROK by Vortex engine platform and Bridgestone tire line is well underway. Series promoter Andy Seesemann has helped to […]

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Sep 07, 2017
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Due to the potentially catastrophic Hurricane Irma and the potential danger that it brings to the state of Florida, officials at ROK Cup Promotions have decided to cancel the upcoming ROK Cup USA National Final, which was set for September 15-17 at Palm Beach Karting in Jupiter, Florida. “This is a heartbreaking decision for us, […]

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Rok Cup Promotions Announces Additional Two Months of Trade in Program

All engine trade in programs will come to an end October 31, 2017

Sep 06, 2017
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With the complete 2018 ROK Cup USA calendar announced last week and the buzz around the much-anticipated schedule, ROK Cup Promotions along with Vortex Race Engines has stepped up to the plate again and is offering an additional two months of their highly successful engine trade in program. For the United States market only beginning […]

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Ocala Gran Prix to Offer Vortex ROK Junior Shifter in Local Program

Vortex ROK Junior Shifter restrictors available from OGP

Aug 31, 2017
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With the Ocala Gran Prix Fall/Winter Local Series set to kick off in less than two weeks, series officials are pleased to announce that the Vortex ROK Junior Shifter program will be back on the series docket. Actively looking to help develop the skills and talents of young shifter kart drivers, Ocala Gran Prix will […]

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ROK Cup Promotions Sets 2018 ROK Cup USA Event Calendar

Florida Winter Tour, ROK Festival and ROK the RIO highlight 2018

Aug 30, 2017
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ROK Cup Promotions and ROK Cup USA are pleased to announce their much-anticipated 2018 calendar. With the karting landscape changing in North America, a careful approach was made to solidify 2018 race dates that would not only be good for teams and drivers, but also good for the sport of karting in the United States. […]

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Venue Change for Rok Cup USA National Final

Rokkers to take on Palm Beach Karting September 15-17

Aug 03, 2017
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Moving from the Orlando Kart Center, the 2017 ROK Cup USA National Final will take to the Palm Beach Karting facility on the same previously announced dates, September 15-17. The crowning event for ROKKERS in the US, seven National Champions will be awarded tickets to the 2017 ROK Cup International Final. “Palm Beach Karting had […]

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Race Report: Sanzaru Games Karting Championship – Round Five

Jimmy Casey Outduels Enzo Prevost To Take Feature EVO Electrics Win

Jul 26, 2017
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A hot weekend greeted the large field of drivers who showed up for Race #5 of the Sanzaru Games Karting Championships at the Simraceway International Karting Center. The drivers were probably thankful on Sunday when a couple of delays in the program forced the Mains to be cut down to 10 laps from the normal […]

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Rok Cup USA Epcot Challenge Concludes with Four Invitations to Rok International Finals

Weekend full of fun and competitive racing for ROKKERS in Orlando

Jul 25, 2017
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This past weekend the Orlando Kart Center in Orlando, Florida once again played host to the third annual ROK Cup USA Epcot Challenge. A fun and competitive weekend concluded on Sunday afternoon with four ROKKERs earning invitations to the ROK International Finals later this year at the famed South Garda Karting facility in Lonato, Italy. […]

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Karting Challenge of Florida at Palm Beach Karting Created

Series presented by Vortex Engines and Bridgestone Tires

Jul 19, 2017
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As the landscape of karting continues to change in North America, ROK Cup Promotions is pleased to announce the formation of Karting Challenge of Florida (KCF) Presented by Vortex Engines and Bridgestone Tires. Taking place at the ultra-fast and competitive Palm Beach Karting track, KCF will continue on where ROK Cup South Florida left off, […]

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Rok Cup USA Epcot Challenge Set for Next Weekend

ROK International Finals tickets to be awarded in Orlando

Jul 13, 2017
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On the docket for the July 21-23 weekend, the third annual ROK Cup USA Epcot Challenge will once again take place at the fast and challenging Orlando Kart Center facility in Central Florida. With the event fast approaching, ROK Cup Promotions is set to award ROK International Finals tickets at the fun and family-friendly event. […]

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Jul 10, 2017
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With the news hitting the karting media yesterday, ROK Cup Promotions is happy to confirm that Goodwood Kartways has become the exclusive distributor for Vortex ROK and Bridgestone ROK Tires in Canada. With 2017 providing the foundation for a full program in 2018, ROK Cup Promotions and Goodwood Kartways are planning for a solid and […]

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