Nov 25, 2015 US Open logo
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With the worldwide Rotax community converged in Portugal two weeks ago for the 2015 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals, officials from the MAXSpeed Group, the United States distributor for Rotax Karting Products and MAXSpeed Entertainment, the world’s largest karting race promotion company, met with karting representatives from around the world to initiate a partnership program […]

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2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Team USA – Saturday Report

Ramirez-Barrero and Selliken land runner-up finishes, help give United States Nations Cup

Nov 16, 2015 Team USA took home the Nations Cup, second time in two years (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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Four names were added to the history books as the 2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals crowned this year’s world champions at the Kartodromo Internacional Algarve in Portimao, Portugal. Championship Saturday hosted 34 drivers in all four categories, vying for a chance to be in the hunt at the end of the day. The entire […]

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2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Team USA – Friday Report

Dozen United States of America drivers transferring into Championship Saturday

Nov 13, 2015 (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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Today was judgment day for the 288 drivers taking part in the 2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals at the Kartodromo Internacional Algarve in Portimao, Portugal. Another picture perfect day of weather allowed for the final round of heat races and the last chance qualifiers to run without any weather related issues. The challenge for […]

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2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Team USA – Thursday Report

Up and down day for United States drivers following first day of racing

Nov 12, 2015 (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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The first wheel-to-wheel sessions took place Thursday at the Kartodromo Internactional Algarve in Portimao, Portugal for the 2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. Two days of preparing to be the fastest driver on the track, the mindset now transfers over to surviving the next two days without any damage, and the best possible results through […]

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2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Team USA – Wednesday Report

Wang leads Team USA with pole position in DD2 Masters

Nov 11, 2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2015 logo
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Day two of competition completed at the Kartodromo Internacional Algarve in Portimao, Portugal for the 2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. The important task of qualifying was completed for the 288 drivers in the four categories, setting the stage for the three rounds of heat races as they all try to qualify for one of […]

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2016 Florida Winter Tour Registration Now Open

Advance registration discounts available

Nov 11, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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With the US Open series concluding in spectacular fashion less than two weeks ago in Las Vegas, MAXSpeed Entertainment has now turned their focus to the 2016 season schedule. As the days of the year wind down, drivers from all across the globe begin to think about one of the most premier karting series in […]

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2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Team USA – Tuesday Report

Drivers get first taste of Kartodromo Internacional Algarve in Portugal

Nov 10, 2015 (Photo: Rotax-Kart.com)
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The time to soak in the atmosphere and the pageantry that is the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals is over, and now business is at hand for the 288 drivers competing in the four categories at the Kartodromo Internatcional Algarve in Portimao, Portugal. Following two days of registration and receiving the equipment, the 20 drivers […]

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Challenge of the Americas Champions Taking on the World

Four drivers set to represent west coast international series and United States of America at 2015 Rotax Grand Finals

Nov 09, 2015 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The first drivers to join the Team USA roster for 2015 Rotax Grand Finals came via the Rotax Challenge of the Americas program. Held during the winter months of the season, the international Rotax Max Challenge series hosts three events, welcoming drivers from all over North America as well as other parts of the world, […]

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Race Report: Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas Series Finale

Incredible racing at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino to close the inaugural season of MAXSpeed Entertainment’s US Open series

Nov 06, 2015 US Open logo
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MAXSpeed Entertainment put an exclamation point on its inaugural Cold Stone US Open series presented by MG Tires and Chase / Brash Racing by attracting over 180 Rotax and Shifter drivers to the third and final round of 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino played host to drivers, teams, and […]

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Nov 02, 2015 Boisclair, Shanahan, Estep, Van Kalmthout and Kish
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Mazda Road to Indy and MAXSpeed Group are pleased to announce the winners of the Driver Advancement Program for 2015. Now in its second year, the program aims to promote a true ladder system from the grassroots of karting to the upper echelon of motorsports in North America. The four drivers will be given the […]

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MAXSpeed Group Welcomes Andrew Campbell as Sales and Marketing Manager

Well-respected industry member joins the MAXSpeed team

Nov 02, 2015 MAXSpeed Group logo
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MAXSpeed Group, the United States Distributor for Rotax Karting Products, is pleased to announce Andrew Campbell as the new Sales and Marketing Manager. Focusing on products sales, branding and advertising, Campbell will bring a wealth of industry knowledge and the utmost in professionalism to the MAXSpeed operation. “Andrew is one of the most respected members […]

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Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas to Close Out in Style This Week in Sin City

Series finale to award over $100,000 in cash and prizes

Oct 28, 2015 US Open logo
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As teams and drivers descend upon the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, the inaugural season of MAXSpeed Entertainment’s Cold Stone US Open presented by MG Tires and Chase/Brash Racing is set to conclude in style during Halloween weekend in Sin City. Championships are on the line in all 12 classes, with […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Closes Out Season at Oklahoma Motorsports Complex

Final two rounds of 2015 championship season contested at Norman, Oklahoma facility for Superkarts! USA and US Rotax Max Challenge traveling series

Oct 22, 2015 The S2 field getting ready for the green flag at the finale event for the Texas ProKart Challenge (Photo: Dreams Captured Photography)
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The 2015 Burger King®/Texas Barge ProKart Challenge series – presented by 3G Kart Racing, Dallas Karting Complex and IAME USA West – came to a close on October 2-4 as the final two rounds of the series were hosted at the Oklahoma Motorsports Complex in Norman, Oklahoma. The challenging circuit put the Superkarts! USA and […]

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2015 Mazda Road to Indy and MAXSpeed Group Driver Advancement Program Finalists Announced

Drivers now progress to the interview process with four test winners to be announced at the US Open finale

Oct 14, 2015 Mazda Road to Indy-MRTI-logo
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Continuing to foster the next wave of up-and-coming drivers in the world of professional motorsports, Andersen Promotions and Mazda Road to Indy along with the MAXSpeed Group are pleased to announce today the 12 finalists chosen for the 2015 Driver Advancement Program. Following a successful launch last year, the 2015 edition of the program was […]

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Quest to Send Artie Carpenter to 2015 Rotax Grand Finals Continues

Northwest driver adopted by karting community seeking to compete at ‘Olympics of Karting’

Oct 09, 2015 Artie Carpenter - 2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge Senior Rotax champion (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Karting is much more than just a sport. It provides different things for different people, all around the world. Karting can be educational, karting can be a way to relieve stress, karting can be entertainment, and karting can be a lifestyle. For Artie Carpenter, karting has provided him a family larger than anyone can possibly […]

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Tracks Confirmed for 2016 US Rotax Grand Nationals, US Open and Florida Winter Tour

Familiar favorites and exciting new venues for 2016 MAXSpeed promoted events

Oct 07, 2015 MAXSpeed-US Open-USRMC-FWT-logo
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With dates announced back in June for all 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted events, the largest karting promotions company in the world is pleased to announce today tracks and locations for the entire schedule. Making stops at familiar and popular standbys, the 2016 schedule will also feature new, exciting venues for the MAXSpeed program on both […]

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Oct 02, 2015 US Open logo
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With the 2015 Cold Stone US Open series finale fast approaching, MAXSpeed Entertainment today releases additional important information for the event, including event supplementary regulations, official tent rental company information, a Stock Honda rules update, Las Vegas shipping partner information, and more. “Everything is quickly coming together for the final event on the 2015 MAXSpeed […]

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Selection Process and Judges Announced for 2015 Mazda Road to Indy and MAXSpeed Group Driver Advancement Program

Judges panel to consist of Josef Newgarden and Simon Pagenaud along with Michelle Kish and Richard Boisclair

Sep 29, 2015 Andersen-MAXSpeed logo-blank
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After a successful program in 2014 that saw four Rotax drivers awarded a one-day test in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, Mazda Road to Indy (MRTI), Andersen Promotions and MAXSpeed Group are pleased to announce more details for the 2015 edition of the Driver Advancement Program as well as the panel of […]

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Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas Room Block Extended Until October 9

The Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino extends MAXSpeed Entertainment room block

Sep 29, 2015 US Open logo
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As excitement builds for the Cold Stone US Open finale in Las Vegas, Nevada October 28-31, 2015, MAXSpeed Entertainment announces today that the room block at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino has been extended until October 9. With registrations flooding the Florida offices, teams, competitors, families, friends, sponsors and spectators can now book discounted […]

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Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas Hotel Room Blocks Will Expire September 26

Anyone who has not secured hotel reservations at the Rio is urged to immediately

Sep 24, 2015 US Open logo
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The Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas is quickly approaching and MAXSpeed Entertainment is urging anyone who has not made room reservations at the host hotel, the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino, to do so immediately as MAXSpeed’s room blocks will expire this Saturday, September 26. “If you have yet to make reservations at […]

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