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

Roeper leads way in Senior, Gangi on top in Junior, Cooper triumphs through Super Pole

Oct 17, 2014 Ben Cooper overcame the underweight penalty in qualifying to reclaim top spot in DD2 Super Pole (Photo: Studio52.us)
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It was a picture perfect day at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina as the 2014 Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge began. The first official on-track day took place Friday around the 7/10-mile course, including two practice sessions, the timed Qualifying round, and Super Pole for Micro, Mini, Junior, Senior and DD2. Today’s […]

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Paddock Insider: Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge 2014

Four tickets to Rotax Grand Finals on the line

Oct 16, 2014 2014 Rotax Pan American Challenge logo
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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 Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including interviews and photos. Please feel free to comment and […]

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Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge 2014

October 15-19, 2014: GoPro Motorplex - Mooresville, North Carolina

Oct 15, 2014 2014 Rotax Pan American Challenge logo
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This weekend is the 2014 Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge, set for the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. The fourth annual event will crown an international champion with nearly 10 countries represented at this Rotax Max Challenge event. Four tickets to the prestigious Rotax Grand Finals are up for grabs in the Senior, Junior, […]

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EKN Trackside: 2014 Rotax Pan American Challenge – Preview

Over 100 racers vying to make history at GoPro Motorplex

Oct 15, 2014 Rotax Pan American Logo
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This weekend is the fourth edition of Rotax Pan American Challenge event, scheduled for the immaculate GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. ‘NASCAR Country’ will become ‘Rotax Territory’ for this week as over 100 drivers will compete to earn the title of Pan American champion, with many more registering on-site to compete for this coveted […]

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Four Rotax Drivers Selected for Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 Test

Askew, Brooks, Cook and Versteeg selected as next rising stars

Oct 13, 2014 Andersen-MAXSpeed logo-blank
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After ensuring a true ladder program from the grassroots of karting to the upper echelon of motorsports in North America, the Mazda Road to Indy in conjunction with the MAXSpeed Group are pleased to announce the finalists of the inaugural Mazda Road to Indy and MAXSpeed Group Driver Advancement Program. The four winners will be […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Closes Season at Gulf Coast Kartway

Superkarts! USA and US Rotax Max Challenge regional program ends 2014 in Katy, Texas

Oct 09, 2014 Cody Jolly returned after a six year hiatus to win Saturday in the S2 Semi-Pro category (Photo: dreamscaptured.net)
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The 2014 season came to a close for the Texas ProKart Challenge as the series hosted the finale weekend on October 3-5 at the Gulf Coast Kartway. The series – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Chase Racing/Dallas Karting Complex/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys – traveled to the Katy, Texas facility to close out the eight-race championship program […]

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MAXSpeed Group Trade In Program Extended Through 2014

Trade In and Trade Up any brand of motor for credit towards a new Rotax powerplant

Oct 08, 2014 MAXSpeed Group logo
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After announcing the ‘Trade In and Trade Up’ program earlier in the year, MAXSpeed Group, importer of the popular Rotax MAX engine platform, is set to extend the offer through the end of 2014. In conjunction with BRP-Powertrain, MAXSpeed Group will continue the credit program to customers looking to purchase a new Rotax engine when […]

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Oct 01, 2014 Cold Stone Creamery logo
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After a successful Cold Stone US Grand Nationals in July, MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce that the 2014 Grand Nationals presenting sponsor is back on board to support several more events. Starting with the 2014 Rotax Pan American Challenge in October and moving onwards to the 2015 season, Cold Stone will put their name […]

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Sep 30, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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Announced at the 2013 Rotax MAX Challenge United States Grand Nationals that the Rotax Mini MAX class would receive extensive changes for the 2015 season, BRP Rotax and the MAXSpeed Group are able to release the final details for the class. Coming into effect on January 1, 2015, the following bulletin outlines the new rules […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Readies for Season Finale in Katy

Gulf Coast Kartway to host final two rounds of 2014 season for Superkarts! USA and US Rotax Max Challenge regional program

Sep 26, 2014 Gulf Coast Kartway in Katy, Texas will host the Texas ProKart Challenge 2014 finale on October 3-5 (Photo: racekarts.com)
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The Superkarts! USA Texas ProKart Challenge is heading into its final weekend of the 2014 season. The series – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Chase Racing/Dallas Karting Complex/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys – travels to the Gulf Coast Kartway in Katy, Texas for Round Seven and Eight. Located 40 miles to the west of Houston, Gulf Coast […]

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Twelve Finalists Announced for Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 Test

Drivers will progress to interview process to narrow field, winners to be announced October 13

Sep 18, 2014 Andersen-MAXSpeed logo-blank
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The Mazda Road to Indy added another rung to its already impressive ladder following an announcement in late June that Andersen Promotions and the Mazda Road to Indy had formed an alliance with the MAXSpeed Group and the United States Rotax Max Challenge program. Less than three months after the initial announcement, the partnership today […]

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Important Rotax Pan American Challenge Event Information

Registration, track info, rentals, and hotels

Sep 17, 2014 Rotax Pan American Logo
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Set for October 15-19, 2014, the Rotax Pan American Challenge will take place at the picturesque GoPro Motorplex facility in the heart of NASCAR country in Mooresville, North Carolina. With the event fast approaching, the MAXSpeed Group and MAXSpeed Entertainment would like to remind teams and competitors about some key and important information. “We are […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – August 2014 – Sting Ray Robb

Rookie Junior driver earns first ticket to Rotax Grand Finals through Can-Am program

Sep 16, 2014 Sting Ray Robb won Round Seven to help him secure the vice-champion spot at the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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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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Florida Winter Tour Class Structure, Dates and Locations Confirmed

2015 will see stops in Homestead, Orlando and Ocala

Sep 12, 2014 Florida Winter Tour MAXSpeed logo 2014
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After the recent announcement of the acquisition of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), the MAXSpeed Group is pleased to announce the dates and locations for the 2015 edition of the popular and competitive series as well as some big changes to the Formula Kart weekend class structure.  The upcoming season will feature […]

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Breaking News: 2014 Rotax Grand Finals Ticket Now Available for DD2 at Rotax Pan American Challenge

MAXSpeed Group acquired another 2014 RMCGF ticket for October event at GoPro Motorplex

Sep 05, 2014 Rotax Pan American Logo
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Since the recent announcement of the four Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) tickets to be awarded at the 2014 Rotax Pan American Challenge, the team at the MAXSpeed Group has been working diligently to try and obtain the 2014 tickets in the Junior MAX and DD2 MAX classes that were replaced with tickets to […]

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Sep 03, 2014 Rotax 12 month Warranty
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MAXSpeed Group, the United States distributor for Rotax MAX, Mojo and XPS products would like to announce a 12-month Warranty Campaign in conjunction with BRP-Powertrain effective from September 1, 2014 until the end of the calendar year. All Rotax MAX Engines (DD2, Senior, Junior, Mini and Micro) sold between the dates of September 1, 2014 […]

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Eight Double Winners in Denton for Texas ProKart Challenge

Rounds Five and Six contested at North Texas Kartways during special night racing weekend

Aug 29, 2014 Riley Dickinson led the Mini Max field all weekend in Denton (Photo: Dreams Captured Photography)
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The 2014 Texas ProKart Challenge – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Chase Racing/Dallas Karting Complex/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys – entered the second half of the season following the August 14-16 event at the North Texas Kartways. The Denton, Texas facility hosted a unique Thursday through Saturday event, featuring racing under the lights for all three days […]

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MAXSpeed Group Announces Location and Dates for 2015 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals

August 6-9 Grand Nationals will be held at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina

Aug 28, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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With only four months remaining in the 2014 karting season, the MAXSpeed Group is busy planning several events on the 2015 calendar. Working hard to finalize details on the upcoming Rotax Pan American Challenge, company officials are pleased to announce the dates and location of the United States Rotax MAX Challenge (USRMC) Grand Nationals. Taking […]

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