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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Challenge of the Americas 2016: Sonoma

April 1-3, 2016: Simraceway Performance Karting Center - Sonoma, California

Mar 30, 2016 Challenge of the Americas-2016-logo
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Two events in the books, one final weekend remains for the Challenge of the Americas 2016 program. The seven different championship chases comes to a close at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California on April 1-3. For three drivers, it is a chance to earn a ticket to the 2016 Rotax Max Challenge […]

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Mar 30, 2016 Colorado Karting Tour logo
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The Colorado Karting Tour (CKT), presented by the Colorado Junior Karting Club (CJKC), is pleased to announce their 2016 season as a part of the US Rotax Max Challenge (USRMC) race series and International Karting Federation (IKF) Region 4a. During the season, racers can earn national punches and national points, which are accumulated over the […]

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Mar 30, 2016 US Open logo
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The opening round of the 2016 Sofina Foods US Open of NOLA is fast approaching! Round 1 is set for April 21-24, 2016 at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, Louisiana. Tuesday, April 19 is move-in day with the track going live Thursday, April 21. Please see below for important and informational links: Official Event Schedule […]

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Challenge of the Americas 2016: Sonoma Finale Preview – Part 1

Two young guns sit in the driver’s seat for Mini and Micro Max championships heading to Sonoma

Mar 29, 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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Mar 21, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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With a soaked track in the morning, and clear blue skies in the afternoon, the evolving conditions throughout the day provided a formidable challenge for tuners and drivers to plan for.  With the threat of rain disappearing in the morning, the race day progressed into dry conditions with seven champions being crowned at the finale […]

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Mar 20, 2016 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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With heavy storm systems slamming Palm Beach Karting, MAXSpeed Entertainment officials were forced to delay the start of the prefinals until after 2pm. Nevertheless, the action continued and the teams and drivers were forced to make numerous changes to adapt to the conditions. With the racing resumed, the prefinal winners were determined by total kart […]

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