2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Set for Valencia, Spain

BRP celebrates 15th Anniversary on November 25-29 at Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero

Apr 16, 2014 circuitoKartodromoValencia_4
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BRP will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) at Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero in Valencia, Spain from November 25 to 29, 2014. “We are proud to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the RMCGF, especially in Spain as it will be our first time on the Spanish mainland,” said François […]

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

Ralston doubles in Leopard Pro for $2,500 payday - Top Kart USA Junior drivers and Tavella bag three wins at GoPro Motorplex

Apr 13, 2014 USPKS-R2
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It was an exciting end to the opening weekend for the United States Pro Kart Series at the GoPro Motorplex on Sunday. The Mooresville, North Carolina facility provided perfect weather conditions to close out the second round of the weekend, presented by GoPro. Roger Ralston Jr. placed himself among the top contenders for this year’s […]

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

A day of firsts for the opening round of the season at GoPro Motorplex

Apr 12, 2014 USPKS-R1
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The opening round of the United States Pro Kart Series, presented by GoPro, got underway Saturday as over 160 entries combined in the eight categories took to the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina. Perfect weather shined over the area, as racers enjoyed a busy day of action, completing over 40 laps per class […]

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

TaG competition expected to be fierce as series opens up in North Carolina

Apr 10, 2014 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series is set to get underway this weekend at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. New in 2013, the four event program focused on TaG and Yamaha categories enters its sophomore season with strong momentum. A number of the sport’s top teams and industry members have signed on to […]

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EKN Trackside: United States Pro Kart Series – GoPro Motorplex Preview – Part 1

Four categories on the Yamaha ladder open up championship chase in Mooresville

Apr 09, 2014 USPKS logo
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The United States Pro Kart Series is set to get underway this weekend at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. New in 2013, the four event program focused on TaG and Yamaha categories enters its sophomore season with strong momentum. A number of the sport’s top teams and industry members have signed on to […]

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IAME Announces Two New Exclusive North American Importers

Two companies formed to manage and support distribution in East and West

Apr 07, 2014 iame_usa_universal_apparel
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IAME Italy, a world leader in the production of karting engines since 1968, is excited to make a significant announcement in regards to its North American distribution chain.  In an effort to consolidate IAME’s presence on the continent, a new importer partnership has been formed to advance the product line into the future, and they […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma – Sunday Report

Team USA drivers added following thrilling days of competition

Apr 07, 2014 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas champions (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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You couldn’t ask for much more in terms of an exciting season finale for the Rotax Challenge of the Americas at Sonoma Raceway.  With the championship titles on the line, and tickets to the Rotax Grand Finals awaiting the new members of Team USA, the excitement and tension in the paddock was palpable.  The teams […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma – Saturday Report

Craig awarded Senior win as others solidify championship chase heading into final round

Apr 05, 2014 Jake Craig was awarded the win in Senior Max (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The opening day of the 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas finale at Sonoma Raceway provided a little bit of everything, and a whole lot of excitement.  After rain dampened Friday practice and prompted many to simply skip the afternoon sessions, Saturday dawned cool and sunny, eventually warming up to very comfortable temperatures.  As the […]

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Number of Repeat Winners Highlight Round Three of California ProKart Challenge

Big numbers take on challenging Adams Motorsports Park facility as series reaches halfway point

Apr 02, 2014 S2 rookie Jarred Campbell scored his second victory of the season, earning the overall win in the combined S1/S2 group (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The California ProKart Challenge is garnering record numbers in their first three events of the 2014 season. The Superkarts! USA regional program welcomed its largest event ever at the historic AdamsMotorsportsPark in its third trip to the Riverside, California facility with 133 racers. The filled paddock welcomed the typical beautiful California weather expected on race […]

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Championships Decided at Florida Winter Tour

Five drivers earn tickets to 2014 Rotax Grand Finals following final round in Orlando

Mar 24, 2014 (Photo: Studio52.us)
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It was Championship Sunday as the competitors in Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, took to the track to determine a multitude of FWT International Rotax Max Challenge Championships. The morning started out with only one cloud in the sky. Unfortunately that one cloud covered the entire sky. But, the […]

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Championship Titles Near End with First Day of Racing in Orlando for Florida Winter Tour

Schiavo adds to win total with double victory with Neri, Forteza, and DeMelo bag first of series

Mar 23, 2014 (Photo: Studio52.com)
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It was another “Chamber-of-Commerce” day of weather as the International Rotax MAX Challenge competitors in Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, headed into battle for their fifth of six rounds in 2014. With seven championship categories set to run the order of business was an early morning warm up, followed […]

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Familiar Faces at Top of Time Sheets During Florida Winter Tour Final Qualifying Day

Grids set for final two days of action at Orlando Kart Center

Mar 22, 2014 Sunday top qualifiers (Photo: Studio52.us)
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Story by Florida Winter Tour The competitors of the Rotax MAX Challenge portion of Formula Kart Productions’ Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, were back in action today to set their qualifying times for this, the last weekend of racing in the 2014 Tour. To say, yet again, that the weather was spectacular […]

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Mar 20, 2014 USPKS logo
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With the start of the 2014 United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) just around the corner, excitement mounts for their sophomore season. With multiple sponsors coming on board to provide cash and awards for the upcoming season, USPKS continues to grow and stake their claim on the national karting scene. “We are pleased to welcome […]

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Formula Kart Championships Decided at Florida Winter Tour

Dailey doubles with DeMelo, Malukas, and d’Orlando among the 2014 champions

Mar 17, 2014 (Photo: Studio52.us)
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Story by Florida Winter Tour It was a gorgeous, sunny and warm Sunday for the final round of the 2014 Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, Formula Kart Racing Championship. At stake were eight FWT Formula Kart Racing drivers points championships for the Briggs, TaG and Shifter Kart competitors, and […]

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Saturday Racing Complete in Orlando for Formula Kart Racers

Zachery Claman Demelo wins and tightens things up in TaG Senior championship

Mar 16, 2014 A packed TaG Senior field prepares for the start Saturday in Orlando
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Story by Florida Winter Tour After four superlative rounds the final weekend of the 2014 Formula Kart Championship of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour presented by Ocala Gran Prix slams into high gear this weekend as the competitors take to the technical seven-tenths mile Orlando Kart Center track. This is the first time since […]

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Registration Opens for 2014 Superkarts! USA SpringNationals on March 15

Dallas Karting Complex preparing to host opening weekend of 2014 SKUSA Pro Tour

Mar 14, 2014 Full fields are expected to hit the Dallas Karting Complex for the 2014 SKUSA SpringNationals on May 2-4 (Photo: Dreams Captured Photography)
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Superkarts! USA is preparing for another record-breaking season as the fifth season of the SKUSA Pro Tour kicks off in the Lone Star State in less than 50 days. The 2014 SKUSA SpringNationals will host the opening two rounds of the season, scheduled for the Dallas Karting Complex in Caddo Mills, roughly 45 minutes from […]

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Florida Winter Tour Preparing for Series Finale Weekends

Formula Kart Racing Championships to be decide this weekend in Orlando

Mar 13, 2014 (Photo: Studio52.us)
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Story by Florida Winter Tour This weekend the competitors of Formula Kart Production’s Florida Winter Tour, presented by Ocala Gran Prix, converge on the OrlandoKartingCenter facility for the final two rounds of the 2014 FWT Formula Kart Racing Championship. With this being the championship weekend for the Formula Kart competitors, the level of intensity will […]

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Mar 11, 2014 Daniel Formal leading former world champion Alessandro Piccini in Rok Shifter action (Photo: RokCupUSA)
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Article courtesy of ROKCupUSA.com The first race of the 2014 ROK Cup USA series proved to be one for the history books!  Helicopters, fireworks, and a new track record will be just a few of the things to open up the new championship season. The event succeeded in kicking off the race series with a […]

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United States Pro Kart Series Announces Sponsors and Rule Book for 2014

Several karting companies step up to support sophomore season of USPKS

Mar 10, 2014 USPKS logo
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With less than thirty days to the start of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS), program officials are pleased to announce that the series, class and event sponsors have been finalized as well as the 2014 rulebook is now complete and ready for download. With the first event taking place at the GoPro Motorplex […]

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Race Monitor: Two Friends Revolutionize How We Enjoy Racing

Colorado team develops ground-breaking timing and scoring app

Mar 07, 2014 Race Monitor - Mike Mark
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Born of necessity?…Perhaps. The perfect marriage of two skills sets?…Possibly. In reality, it came down to two friends just trying to better the sport that they love and the community inside of it. Mike Weatherman and Mark Lubischer are the partnership behind what is easily the most iconic smart phone application that has been designed […]

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