Mar 24, 2015 125 Rotax Max evo-logo
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Since the launch of the Rotax 125 MAX evo engine program in November in Spain, MAXSpeed Group has been committed to the US market by investing heavily in the inventory of over 575 engines, but also in over 1,500 of the 125 MAX evo engine upgrade kits. Back in Austria, they have been dealing with […]

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Mar 23, 2015 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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Recently, drivers were disqualified from the Rotax Challenge of the Americas event on March 13, 2015 in Sonoma, California; it was found at the post-race technical inspection that drivers were using illegal additives in their fuel. This is a problem that has plagued a variety of motorsports events throughout the world. MAXSpeed Group takes technical […]

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Four Rotax Drivers Test USF2000 Machines at Homestead-Miami Speedway

MAXSpeed Group and Andersen Promotions set drivers on the path to the Mazda Road to Indy

Mar 19, 2015 Andersen-MAXSpeed logo-blank
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Bringing the alliance between the MAXSpeed Group and Andersen Promotions full circle, recently four drivers from the United States Rotax MAX Challenge program had the opportunity to test in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, the first level of the Mazda Road to Indy. After a selection process that included applicants narrowed down […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 – Sonoma Sunday Report

Selliken, Robb, Bonilla and Cook set to join Team USA at Rotax Grand Finals after claiming series titles

Mar 15, 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 Champions (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The final day of competition for the Rotax Challenge of the Americas went into the books after another beautiful day of weather at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. The six categories competing on the year provided excitement to the very end, as only two championships were provisionally clinched after Saturday’s round of […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 – Sonoma Saturday Report

Choquer and Durrant win thriller feature races while Falcone, LaRoque and Ilavia sweep day

Mar 14, 2015 Bryce Choquer won a thriller in the Senior Max Final (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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As with any series finale, championships are on the line this weekend at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center for rounds five and six of this year’s Rotax Challenge of the Americas.  Saturday’s event would serve to clear up the overall picture of the point races, showing that two competitors have all but clinched their respective […]

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Mar 11, 2015 US Open logo
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With the inaugural US Open program set to kick off in May, MAXSpeed Entertainment, one of the largest karting promotion companies in the world, is pleased to announce the prize packages for the upcoming series. With cash and prizes to be handed out each weekend as well as multiple tickets to the 2015 and 2016 […]

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Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015: Championship Preview – Part 3

A host of drivers gunning for title in Senior as DD2 boils down to two driver fight

Mar 11, 2015 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The Rotax Challenge of the Americas will close out its 2015 season this weekend at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center. Many of the top karters from across the western half of North America will descend on the popular Sonoma, California circuit – located on the same grounds as the Infineon Raceway – to take part […]

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2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Set for Portugal

International Karting Circuit of Portimao - sight of 2012 event - welcomes back ‘Olympics of Karting’

Mar 10, 2015 Rotax Grand Finals 2015
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BRP’s Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF), where each country’s best drivers race for the title, will occur at the International Karting Circuit of Portimão in Algarve, Portugal from November 8 to 14, 2015. “The Portimão circuit is a great venue for the RMCGF, as it meets all requirements in terms of track surface and […]

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Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015: Championship Preview – Part 2

Masters and Junior title duels continue into Sonoma

Mar 10, 2015 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The Rotax Challenge of the Americas will close out its 2015 season this weekend at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center. Many of the top karters from across the western half of North America will descend on the popular Sonoma, California circuit – located on the same grounds as the Infineon Raceway – to take part […]

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Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015: Championship Preview – Part 1

Mini title set to go down to the wire while LaRoque holds firm grip on Micro championship

Mar 09, 2015 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The Rotax Challenge of the Americas will close out its 2015 season this weekend at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center. Many of the top karters from across the western half of North America will descend on the popular Sonoma, California circuit – located on the same grounds as the Infineon Raceway – to take part […]

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Mar 03, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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The second stop of the Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge program took place at the Orlando Kart Center. Challenging weather conditions was a major factor, with dry conditions allowing for an exciting Friday for qualifying, followed by a full day of heavy rains on Saturday. Competitors and the facility dried out on […]

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MAXSpeed Group Announces evo Engine Upgrade Kits Now In Stock

Limited quantities of evo engine kits available directly through MAXSpeed Group

Feb 18, 2015 125 Rotax Max evo-logo
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MAXSpeed Group announces today they have received inventory of Rotax 125 MAX evo engine upgrade kits, which are now available in limited quantities directly through the MAXSpeed Group.  Special upgrade kit pricing is good through April 30, 2015 and only one upgrade kit will be available per US engine serial number. Please download the upgrade […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – January 2015 – Sebastian Alvarez

American-Mexican driver gives PSL Mini X-2 a solid start to season with three victories

Feb 09, 2015 Sebastian Alvarez
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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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MAXSpeed Group Announces New Rotax 125 Max evo Engines Now in Stock

Next generation Rotax engine now available through authorized dealers

Jan 28, 2015 125 Rotax Max evo-logo
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After the debut of the next generation Rotax engine at the 2014 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Valencia, Spain, US Rotax distributor MAXSpeed Group has received their first order of the new Rotax 125 MAX evo engines from BRP-Powertrain. “We have 200 total engines in stock, available immediately through our network of authorized dealers.  […]

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Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge Begins in Homestead

OGP’s Kirkwood and Garrison win Senior, Tony Kart dominates Junior with Robb and Gangi victorious, Lennox doubles in Birel ART debut

Jan 27, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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A new era began last weekend as the inaugural Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA series kicked off the program, which is now under the guidance of MAXSpeed Entertainment. The second half of the 2015 FWT campaign was completed this past weekend, as the Rotax Max Challenge formula took its turn circulating the […]

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Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment Announces 2015 Sponsors

ROK and Rotax weekends see support from the karting community; Masters Grand Finals ticket added to award package

Jan 15, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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After the acquisition of the Florida Winter Tour by MAXSpeed Entertainment and the announcement of the support of Cold Stone Creamery and MG Tires, support for the popular series continues to abound.  With the kick off of the 2015 season and the inaugural running of the ROK Cup USA weekend just days away, MAXSpeed Entertainment […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 – Tucson – Sunday Report

Baker and Brueckner triumph, Bonilla doubles and Ilavia gives CompKart first major victory

Jan 12, 2015 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The first weekend of the 2015 season completed with the second round of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas contested on Sunday. A warmer day in Tucson, Arizona at the Musselman Honda Circuit was a great welcome following three days of strong winds and colder than normal temperatures. Round one of the six-race championship series […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 – Tucson – Saturday Report

Wild Senior race decided in tech barn, as Robb, Bonilla and Cook begin journey toward Rotax Grand Finals tickets

Jan 10, 2015 The Senior Max Final was one of the best in the eight year history of the Challenge (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The first race day of 2015 completed in Tucson, Arizona with the first round of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas program in the books. Drivers and teams battled strong winds early on in the day with clears skies giving the feeling of warm weather. The Musselman Honda Circuit is the perfect race track, providing […]

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Jan 09, 2015 COTA-Tucson-Paddock
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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 Rotax Challenge of the Americas event in Tucson. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including interviews and photos. Please feel free to […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Preview – Part 2

Stacked Senior and Masters Max fields with new faces taking on DD2 for series titles

Jan 08, 2015 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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This weekend is the official kick off to the 2015 season, as the Rotax Challenge of the Americas begins its eighth season of competition. The numbers back up the program’s statement of being the ‘premier winter karting series on the left coast’, welcoming some of the top drivers from all over the continent and the […]

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