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Challenge of the Americas Building Momentum Following Opening Event of 2018

Larger numbers expected in CalSpeed at end of month for premier winter series on left coast

Feb 08, 2018
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The new era for Challenge of the Americas is underway, thanks to the successful opening event of the 2018 season. A solid paddock of racers, teams, and industry members converged on the Phoenix Kart Racing Association on January 26-28 to begin the 11th season of the premier winter series on the left coast and welcome […]

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Feb 08, 2018
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The 2018 karting season is now fully underway with the west coast welcoming its first major event of the year after the east coast has enjoyed all the spoils. For the 11th year, the Challenge of the Americas opened up the international karting scene along the western half of North America, holding its first event […]

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Feb 05, 2018
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One of the original audio shows that had a home on the old eKartingNews.com site was the ‘Happy Hour with Howden’. Many of the shows were recorded actually on the racetrack at day’s end, in the paddock or in the lobby of the host hotel.  We discussed the event and the sport, and enjoyed the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Challenge of the Americas – Phoenix Sunday Report

McKinney and Ugochukwu complete weekend sweep to open up championship chases

Jan 28, 2018
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The first event of the 2018 season for the Challenge of the Americas completed at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona on Sunday. Three days of competition for the 84 entries saw competitive racing with no ambulance runs throughout the weekend. The weather was perfect, with increasing temperatures each day. The second […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Challenge of the Americas – PKRA Saturday Report

McKinney, Ugochukwu, Bailey and Kasik sweep opening round

Jan 27, 2018
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The new era for the Challenge of the Americas is underway now that the opening round of the 2018 season is in the books. The first of three events for the premier winter series on the west coast welcomed over 80 entries to Phoenix, as the Rok Cup USA and Briggs & Stratton divisions competed […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Challenge of the Americas – PKRA Preview Part 2

Chase for Rok Cup International Final tickets begins in Phoenix

Jan 25, 2018
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The 2018 season is well underway with the first month nearly behind us. The second EKN Trackside Live event takes the crew west for the opening weekend of the Challenge of the Americas. The premier west coast winter series kicks off a new era of the program at its Arizona home, the Phoenix Kart Racing […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Challenge of the Americas – PKRA Preview Part 1

New era for premier west coast winter series begins in Phoenix

Jan 24, 2018
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The 2018 season is well underway with the first month nearly behind us. The second EKN Trackside Live event takes the crew west for the opening weekend of the Challenge of the Americas. The premier west coast winter series kicks off a new era of the program at its Arizona home, the Phoenix Kart Racing […]

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Jan 18, 2018
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After the recent event in Italy for the ROK CUP International Final, ROK Cup Promotions received many requests to look at the possibility of mandating the pushback bumper for the 2018 program. With a lot of discussion on the topic, ROK Cup Promotions announces today that Mini, Junior and Senior Shifter ROK will be required […]

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2018 Program Set for Karting Challenge of Florida at Palm Beach Karting

ROK and Briggs classes offered with prize structure already put in place

Jan 04, 2018
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With a successful launch in late 2017, the Karting Challenge of Florida at Palm Beach Karting is pleased to announce their 2018 program. As a Vortex ROK and Briggs LO206 program, the six race series will kick off April 8, 2018 and end the year with a fun, endurance style event to close the season […]

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Jan 02, 2018
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The 2018 season is just around the corner and the new era for the Challenge of the Americas. With this comes a new prize package for its champions. Rok Micro, Rok Mini, Rok Junior, Rok Senior, Rok Masters, Rok Shifter Senior, and Rok Shifter Masters Champions all earn a ticket to the Rok International Final […]

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Challenge of the Americas to Offer Vortex Engine Rental Program

Rok engines available for single event or entire 2018 schedule for premier winter series on left coast

Dec 13, 2017
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The 2018 season is just around the corner and the new era for the Challenge of the Americas will begin in six weeks. The series will make the move to the ROK by Vortex engine platform and Bridgestone tire line when the popular winter program fires up once again on the final weekend in January. […]

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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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