Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Team USA – Wednesday Review

Challenging day for American squad with grids now set for three qualifying heats

Nov 26, 2014 (Photo: GoRotax.com)
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For complete coverage, visit the EKN Event Page or follow the Official Forum Thread The second day of on-track action at the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in Valencia, Spain truly set the stage for the rest of the week. The final two non-qualifying sessions led to the crucial qualifying runs in the four […]

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One Year Later: Juan Manuel Correa – 2013 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Champion

First American to win at the ‘Olympics of Karting’ reflects back on his triumph in NOLA

Nov 26, 2014 Correa drove to victory at the Rotax Grand Finals in the Junior Max division (Photo: Ken Johnson - studio52.us)
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The United States welcomed its second-ever world karting champion on November 16, 2013 when Juan Manuel Correa completed a last lap, last corner pass to claim the Junior Max victory at the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. It could not have been scripted any better, with the United States hosting its first ever RMCGF on […]

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Nov 25, 2014 (Photo: rotax-kart.com - Ken Johnson)
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Welcome to the first official practice day of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals! Competitors participated Tuesday in three of five total non-qualifying practice sessions, allowing drivers to become familiar with the track, the chassis and engine, and their competitors. This is one of the essential days of the Grand Finals race week because it […]

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Nov 24, 2014 Rotax Grand Finals 2014 logo
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Hello and welcome to the 15th anniversary of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals held in Valencia, Spain. Although the weather report indicated the first few days of the Grand Finals were to be wet, we saw warm and sunny weather. Sunday was the first day of registration for the 288 drivers that have travelled […]

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Nov 20, 2014 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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Continuing to increase momentum towards the 2015 season, MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce that registration for the Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment will open on Monday, December 1. With the first event weekend just over eight weeks away, the Florida Winter Tour will see the ROK Cup USA program kick […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – October 2014 – Ugo Ugochukwu

A ‘Spin and Win’ unfolds for one of the youngest drivers in the US Rotax Max Challenge program

Nov 12, 2014 DOM Rotax-Ugo Ugochukwu-Victory
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Thanks to the partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United States […]

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2014 Rotax Grand Finals

November 25-29: Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero - Valencia, Spain

Nov 08, 2014 Rotax Grand Finals 2014 logo
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eKartingNews.com is proud to present the profiles of the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Team USA members, set to represent the United States at the Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero outside of Valencia, Spain on November 25-29, 2014. EKN, the official online media partner of the United States Rotax Max Challenge, will have complete coverage […]

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Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Confirms 2015 Schedule

A solid four weekend program set for third season of Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA program

Nov 07, 2014 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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The 2015 season will mark the third edition of the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge. Serving the Pacific Northwest with the most professional and competitive regional championship, competitors will be able to compete in the four-weekend series from April to September in 2015. The Can-Am program will once again serve as a qualifying Rotax Max Challenge […]

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2014 Rotax Grand Finals – Team USA Profile – DD2

Young but hungry quartet set to battle the world in Spain

Nov 06, 2014 Team USA Rotax Grand Finals 2014 logo
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eKartingNews.com is proud to present the profiles of the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Team USA members, set to represent the United States at the Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero outside of Valencia, Spain on November 25-29, 2014. EKN, the official online media partner of the United States Rotax Max Challenge, will have complete coverage […]

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Registration Opens for 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas Program

Racers journey toward the 2015 Rotax Grand Finals begins in Arizona with the Challenge

Nov 05, 2014 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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In just a few weeks, the top Rotaxians from around the world will travel to Spain to compete at the 15th annual Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals to decide this year’s world Rotax champions. Your chance to be part of Team USA in 2015 begins this January when the Rotax Challenge of the Americas begins […]

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2014 Rotax Grand Finals – Team USA Profile – Senior Max

Veteran squad of racers looking to earn first world championship

Nov 05, 2014 Team USA Rotax Grand Finals 2014 logo
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eKartingNews.com is proud to present the profiles of the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Team USA members, set to represent the United States at the Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero outside of Valencia, Spain on November 25-29, 2014. EKN, the official online media partner of the United States Rotax Max Challenge, will have complete coverage […]

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2014 Rotax Grand Finals – Team USA Profile – DD2 Masters

Another stout six-pack of drivers ready to improve on best result for United States

Nov 04, 2014 Team USA Rotax Grand Finals 2014 logo
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eKartingNews.com is proud to present the profiles of the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Team USA members, set to represent the United States at the Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero outside of Valencia, Spain on November 25-29, 2014. EKN, the official online media partner of the United States Rotax Max Challenge, will have complete coverage […]

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2014 Rotax Grand Finals – Team USA Profile – Junior Max

Five of America’s best set to defend title

Nov 03, 2014 Team USA Rotax Grand Finals 2014 logo
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eKartingNews.com is proud to present the profiles of the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Team USA members, set to represent the United States at the Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero outside of Valencia, Spain on November 25-29, 2014. EKN, the official online media partner of the United States Rotax Max Challenge, will have complete coverage […]

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Cold Stone and MG Tires to Provide Major Support for 2015 Florida Winter Tour

Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment

Oct 30, 2014 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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After stepping up to the plate to support several US Rotax programs in 2014 Cold Stone Creamery will continue their support of more MAXSpeed promoted programs in 2015. Putting their name on the Florida Winter Tour as the title sponsor, the 2015 edition of the winter program will be dubbed the ‘Cold Stone Florida Winter […]

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Inaugural So-Cal Rotax Challenge Comes to a Close

Champions crowned during finale event at CalSpeed Karting Center

Oct 30, 2014 So-Cal Rotax Challenge
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The 2014 season welcomed the new So-Cal Rotax Challenge, providing the only Southern California series toward the Rotax Max Challenge. Nearly 120 different racers took part in the six events on the year, taking on the seven-round championship program that included three different facilities. The inaugural series began in March and completed on October 26, […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – September 2014 – Chloe Chambers

New York Micro Max driver brings entire family into the karting community

Oct 28, 2014 Chloe Chambers
(Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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Thanks to the partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United States […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment and Rok Cup USA Continue to Work on 2015 Florida Winter Tour Details

MAXSpeed’s team of employees and partners continue plans for 2015 season

Oct 27, 2014 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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After the recent announcement of the acquisition of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce some more details for the 2015 edition of the popular and competitive series. The upcoming season will feature changes but still encompass the back-to-back race weekends, which will now include the ROK Cup USA […]

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From the Tower: Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge 2014

Another stellar event to close out international Rotax season in North America

Oct 24, 2014 (Photo: Studio52.us)
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We spend our entire racedays up in the tower, watching every on-track session while producing our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. This new ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the accounts that develop over a race weekend, […]

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EKN Trackside: Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge 2014 – Sunday Report

Three countries take home tickets to Rotax Grand Finals, Versteeg becomes first secured to 2015 event

Oct 19, 2014 PanAm-Sun
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The final day of the 2014 Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge made history once again, as the seven categories put on an amazing show around the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. A third straight day of picture perfect weather greeted ‘NASCAR Country’ as nearly 140 Rotaxians finished out the final major Rotax Max […]

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EKN Trackside: Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge 2014 – Saturday Report

Claman-Demelo and Cooper in position for victories, with Brueckner and Schiavo securing pole positions for Prefinals

Oct 18, 2014 PanAm-Sat
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Saturday at the Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge was about survival. Three rounds of heat races for all seven categories at the GoPro Motorplex took the drivers from qualifying to race mode, setting the stage for Championship Sunday. For some, it was maintaining their position through the day, while others hoped to recover from […]

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