Texas ProKart Challenge to Offer Briggs 206 Classes at Gulf Coast Kartways

Cash purse set up for two Briggs categories set to join class roster for July 8-10 event

Jun 24, 2016 Texas ProKart Challenge logo
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The Texas ProKart Challenge is at the halfway point of the 2016 season, with two events recorded and two more race weekends on the horizon. The next stop is scheduled for July 8-10 at the Gulf Coast Kartways in Katy, Texas with Round Five and Six contested toward the series championship. It will be a […]

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Jun 21, 2016 Rotax 125 MAX evo
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The Rotax 125 MAX EVO engine series has been on the market for about fifteen months. BRP-Rotax’s intention is always to provide the customer with the latest technology in karting. The company is aware that since the introduction of the EVO engine, there have been some great positives but also some speed bumps along the […]

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Registration Now Open for the 2016 United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals

Pinnacle US Rotax event set for August 3-6 in Sonoma, California

Jun 21, 2016 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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Heading to the West Coast for the 2016 Sofina Foods United States Rotax MAX Challenge (USRMC) Grand Nationals Presented by Fikse Wheels, registration for the pinnacle Rotax event is the US is now open. Taking place at the premier Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California August 3-6, 2016, seven Rotax MAX Challenge champions will […]

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Changing Weather Tests Texas ProKart Challenge Drivers in Oklahoma

Dry and wet conditions for Superkarts! USA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge competitors at Oklahoma Motorsports Complex

Jun 15, 2016 Texas ProKart Challenge logo
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The 2016 Texas ProKart Challenge program traveled into Sooner nation with the Oklahoma Motorsports Complex hosting Round Three and Four on June 10-12. Considered among the most challenging courses in North America, the Norman, Oklahoma circuit welcomed the P1 Promotions Superkarts! USA and Texas Barge & Boat Inc. Rotax Max Challenge programs as the chase […]

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Can-Am Karting Challenge Opens 2016 at Horn Rapids Kart Track

First two rounds of regional program takes competitors to home of Tri-City Kart Club

May 26, 2016 (Photo: Dalton Egger - CanAmKartingChallenge.com)
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The Can-Am Karting Challenge opened up its 2016, welcoming just over 80 racers ranging from young and old, new to veteran, taking on the Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, Washington. Site of the Tri-Cities Kart Club program, the Can-Am racers called it home over the May 20-22 weekend. The 2016 Can-Am program is filled […]

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Number of Sweeps to Begin 2016 Texas ProKart Challenge

Superkarts! USA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge competitors kick off fifth season of program at North Texas Kartways

May 25, 2016 (Photo: DreamsCapturedPhoto.net)
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The 2016 season is underway for the Texas ProKart Challenge, hosting the opening event of year at the North Texas Karters facility. The Denton, Texas circuit welcomed racers of the P1 Promotions Superkarts! USA and Texas Barge & Boat Inc. Rotax Max Challenge programs to begin their championship chases. Racers battled around the 1/2-mile course […]

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Sofina Foods US Open of Utah Registration Now Open

Round #2 set for June 23-26, 2016

Apr 26, 2016 US Open logo
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Coming off the heels of the opening round of the 2016 Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels, registration is now open for Round #2. Set for June 23-26 at the Utah Motorsports Campus (formerly Miller Motorsports Park) in Tooele, Utah, this second stop of the US Open marks the midway point of the […]

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Apr 25, 2016 US Open logo
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Sunday saw the first event come to a conclusion at NOLA Motorsports Park for the opening round of the Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels. The weather was sunny and MAXSpeed Entertainment never experienced a hiccup during the entire event, remaining on time every day and providing an unmatched streaming service. For the […]

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Apr 24, 2016 US Open logo
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Saturday at the first round of the Sofina Foods US Open presented by Fikse Wheels proved to be a challenging day for drivers as a new schedule format was introduced. Removing the prefinal and replacing it with an additional heat, drivers had to consistently avoid contact while simultaneously defending against hard charging racers coming through […]

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Apr 23, 2016 US Open logo
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Coming off one of the most exciting Florida Winter Tour seasons in recent memory, MAXSpeed Entertainment gears up for another busy schedule with the Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels. Starting in New Orleans at NOLA Motorsports Park, the US Open witnesses the top Rotax drivers in North America as well as Shifter […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Gearing For Exciting 2016 Season

Registration now open for fifth season of Superkarts! USA regional and US Rotax Max Challenge program set to begin May 20-22

Apr 22, 2016 Texas ProKart Challenge logo
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Regional racing in the sport of karting continues to grow across North America. Among the leaders in the promotion and success of programs includes the Texas ProKart Challenge. Beginning in 2012, the Texas PKC brought together the current and future stars of Superkarts! USA and Rotax Max Challenge competition, battling at the top facilities in […]

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Apr 15, 2016 Road To Indy Scholarship Shootout-logo
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As an Official Feeder Series of the Mazda Road to Indy, MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce the 2016 Rotax Senior MAX class champion in the US Open series will be awarded an entry ticket to the Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout. With champions of select junior level open-wheel and karting series […]

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Can-Am Karting Challenge to Offer Special Incentives to 2016 Series Participants

US Open of Las Vegas entries to be awarded as well as Rotax evo upgrades and discounted Rotax Micro/Mini engines

Apr 08, 2016 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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With the opening round of the popular Can-Am Karting Challenge just around the corner, series officials are pleased to announce awards and incentives for the 2016 season. Through a joint effort with the Fikse Wheels Driver Development Program and MAXSpeed, Can-Am participants can reap rewards of discounted Rotax evo engine upgrade kits as well as […]

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Apr 06, 2016 125 Rotax Max evo-logo
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BRP’s Rotax kart distributor Korridas e Kompanhia, responsible for Portugal and Spain, was honoured with the 2015 Distributor of the Year Award. “We congratulate all our distributors to their success and thank them for their commitment and for the effort they put into their daily business to claim the points of our annual award program”, […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – March 2016 – Kyle Kirkwood

Ocala Gran Prix talent doubles up in championships at Florida Winter Tour

Apr 05, 2016 Kirkwood-DOM-Motorsport
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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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EKN Trackside: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – Sonoma Sunday Report

Brooks lands title with victory as French, Jones, and Brueckner add title to CV

Apr 03, 2016 A fourth victory helped to clinch the Senior Max title for Christian Brooks (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The 2016 Challenge of the Americas closed out the season Sunday at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. A solid number of drivers contested the final two rounds of the series with most of the championships coming down to the final round. On the line were three Rotax Grand Finals tickets, which included […]

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EKN Trackside: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – Sonoma Saturday Report

Brooks helps title chances with victory, Brueckner and French clinch with wins

Apr 02, 2016 A third victory for Christian Brooks has all but wrapped up the Senior Max championship (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The opening day of the Challenge of the Americas 2016 series finale weekend produce a number of interesting moments to set the stage for the last round of this year’s title chases. It was a day full of emotions as contenders attempted to better their positions and others began one last attempt at the top […]

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Paddock Insider: Challenge of the Americas 2016 – Sonoma

Series finale in ‘wine country’ set to crown seven series champions

Apr 01, 2016 COTA-Friday-Sonoma
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the 2016 Challenge of the Americas weekend at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. The information will not be seen anywhere else, […]

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Challenge of the Americas 2016: Sonoma Finale Preview – Part 3

Senior title going down to the wire, Jones looking to wrap up Masters championship

Mar 31, 2016 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The Challenge of the Americas is set to close out its 2016 season this weekend, April 1-3 at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center. Over 100 racers took part at the opening event in Tucson back in January, followed by a slight increase in numbers attending the Phoenix round last month. Pre-entries are strong heading into […]

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Challenge of the Americas 2016: Sonoma Finale Preview – Part 2

Brueckner looking to stay perfect in Junior, French and Griffin battling heat up while Elliott has title provisionally locked

Mar 30, 2016 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The Challenge of the Americas is set to close out its 2016 season this weekend, April 1-3 at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center. Over 100 racers took part at the opening event in Tucson back in January, followed by a slight increase in numbers attending the Phoenix round last month. Pre-entries are strong heading into […]

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