MAXSpeed Group Announces Location and Dates for 2015 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals

August 6-9 Grand Nationals will be held at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina

Aug 28, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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With only four months remaining in the 2014 karting season, the MAXSpeed Group is busy planning several events on the 2015 calendar. Working hard to finalize details on the upcoming Rotax Pan American Challenge, company officials are pleased to announce the dates and location of the United States Rotax MAX Challenge (USRMC) Grand Nationals. Taking […]

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Aug 28, 2014 (Photo: RokCupUSA.com)
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The fourth round of the ROK CUP USA program at the Ocala Gran Prix was another huge success. Once again, the number of drivers at the race increased as the event gains more credibility and notoriety. With the heat index sometimes reaching 116 degrees, ROK CUP USA made sure drivers had plenty of water on […]

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Rock Island Grand Prix Offers 24-hour Discount

Offer ends at midnight on August 23

Aug 22, 2014 RIGP-2014-logo Rock Island Grand Prix
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In an effort to encourage last minute entries to this year’s Rock Island Grand Prix, the street race is offering a $50 discount on registrations received online between midnight Friday, August 22 and midnight Saturday August 23. To enter, go to rockislandgrandprix.com and click on the Competitors link. The current entry fee is $150 per […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle – Sunday Report

Finlayson earns first in Leopard, Jarsocrak racks up another $1k in Yamaha with eight champions crowned

Aug 17, 2014 USPKS-NewCastle-Sun
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The final round of the 2014 United States Pro Kart Series went into the books Sunday following a challenge day at the New Castle Motorsports Park. Weather conditions changed throughout the day, beginning with a wet track and light sprinkles, transforming into bright sunshine at the end of the day, changing the track conditions with […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle – Saturday Report

Myers triumphs in challenging Leopard main event while Jones fights forward for Yamaha win

Aug 16, 2014 USPKS-NewCastle-Sat
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The 2014 United States Pro Kart Series finale completed the opening day of competition on Saturday at the New Castle Motorsports Park. The central Indiana facility challenged the near 140 entries on the day in the eight categories, as on and off rain kept driver and mechanics on their toes. Changing conditions providing some excitement […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Preview – Part 2

TaG championships coming down to the wire this weekend in Indiana

Aug 14, 2014 USPKS logo
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The second season of the United States Pro Kart Series will come to a close this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park – presented by KARTSALE. Round Seven and Eight are scheduled for the August 15-17 weekend, with the New Castle, Indiana facility set to welcome a strong contingent of drivers competing in the […]

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Four Tickets to Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals to be Awarded at Rotax Pan American Challenge

Two drivers will enter 2014 event while two others will receive first invites to 2015 Grand Finals

Aug 13, 2014 Rotax Pan American Logo
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With the annual Rotax Pan American Challenge set to take place at the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina from October 15-19, the MAXSpeed Group is pleased to announce additional details for the event. With four invites to the annual Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) on the line, Rotax Senior MAX and DD2 […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – New Castle Preview – Part 1

Four Yamaha titles on the line in Indiana as 2014 season closes out

Aug 13, 2014 USPKS logo
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The second season of the United States Pro Kart Series will come to a close this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park – presented by KARTSALE. Round Seven and Eight are scheduled for the August 15-17 weekend, with the New Castle, Indiana facility set to welcome a strong contingent of drivers competing in the […]

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Season Finale Spectacular Scheduled for United States Pro Kart Series

Popular New Castle Motorsports Park readies for final two rounds and season-ending awards banquet

Aug 11, 2014 USPKS logo
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The sophomore season of the United States Pro Kart Series is set to finish this weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park, presented by KARTSALE. Labeled as one of the top facilities in the United States for karting, the record-breaking year the USPKS championships will close out at the New Castle, Indiana facility. Each of […]

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Mazda Road to Indy and MAXSpeed Group Announce Judges for Driver Advancement Program

Hinchcliffe, Chaves, Rudolph and Cooper to Select Winning Drivers

Aug 08, 2014 Andersen-MAXSpeed logo-blank
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A few weeks ago, MAXSpeed Group and Andersen Promotions joined forces in a partnership program to help advance the careers of young karters into the Mazda Road to Indy (MRTI). Today they are pleased to announce that Verizon IndyCar Series standout James Hinchcliffe, Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires points leader Gabby Chaves, veteran karter […]

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2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas Schedule Confirmed

Same three fantastic facilities in three month span set for winter international Rotax championship

Aug 08, 2014 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The Rotax Challenge of the Americas is proud to announce the schedule for the 2015 program this winter. Each year, the premier winter karting series on the left coast has grown in numbers and seen an increase in the competition level, while still providing the friendly atmosphere that makes each weekend at the Challenge feel […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Sunday Report

Lennox continues S1 streak while TaG Senior rookie Rocha triumphs in front of home crowd in Modesto

Aug 04, 2014 SummerNats-Sun
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The final day of the Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix closed out Sunday evening, ending the 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals. After a long and grueling day to complete the Round Three action Saturday and into the early hours of Sunday, the SKUSA crew and City of Modesto volunteers came back to keep […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals – Saturday Report

Lennox and Zeen bag victories after grueling long day at Modesto Grand Prix

Aug 03, 2014 SummerNats-Sat
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The inaugural race day of the Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix can be characterized as long. The racing on-track for the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals was amazing, as the northern California city was turned into a Long Beach Grand Prix-type atmosphere, with hundreds of spectators all along the fences around the 8/10-mile course. […]

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Paddock Insider: 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals

Inaugural Modesto Grand Prix hosts record number of SKUSA competitors

Aug 01, 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour SummerNationals Modesto Grand Prix logo
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EKN’s Paddock Insider brings you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2014 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SummerNationals at the inaugural Modesto Grand Prix. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage of the […]

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Jul 31, 2014 Garett Potter (right) joins Josh Smith (left) and Richard Boisclair (center) of the MAXSpeed Group as Director of Race Promotion
(Photo: Ken Johnson/Studio52.us)
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Immediately following the announcement of the MAXSpeed Group’s purchase of Formula Kart Productions and the Florida Winter Tour, Garett Potter was confirmed as the newest employee of the Florida based company and has begun his tenure with the staff immediately. Working with a strong group of people, Potter’s title will be Director of Event Promotion […]

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Jul 30, 2014 USPKS logo
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The following is a statement released by the United States Pro Kart Series regarding the disqualification of a number of competitors due to a ‘non-compliance’ with an overflow container on the radiator rule. The USPKS is restoring the on-track finishing positions, points and accompanying prizes to the seven drivers disqualified for overflow bottle infraction as […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh – Sunday Report

Giessen and Jarsocrak lock up $4k in Mike Doty Racing sweep of Pro classes

Jul 27, 2014 USPKS-Pitt-Sun-Mike Doty Racing
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The Sunday round of racing at the United States Pro Kart Series may possible be the most dramatic in the one and half years of the existence of the series. A major storm was forecasted to hit the Pittsburgh International Race Complex sometime in the late afternoon. The weather eventually came, and shook things up […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh – Saturday Report

Giessen ‘Deadly’ in Leopard Pro as Pesek awarded second win of season in Yamaha Pro

Jul 26, 2014 USPKS-Pitt-Sat-Giessen
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The 2014 United States Pro Kart Series entered the second half of the season with the opening round of racing at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The 151 entries on the day, spread over eight categories, provided some excitement as the day went on. It began with a some what damp track […]

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Paddock Insider: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh International Race Complex

Third stop of the series visits western Pennsylvania with big numbers and tough competition

Jul 25, 2014 USPKS-Pitt-Friday-Tower
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EKN’s Paddock Insider brings you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the United States Pro Kart Series at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – Pittsburgh Preview – Part 2

TaG title chases not yet decide with Kalish, Malukas, Mardan, and Bertagnoli at the top

Jul 24, 2014 USPKS logo
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The 2014 United States Pro Kart Series is at the halfway point of the season, with the next stop of the four weekend schedule on the horizon. The Pittsburgh International Race Complex is set to host Round Five and Six of the eight round championship on the July 25-27 weekend – presented by Checkered Motorsports […]

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