EKN Trackside: 2017 Challenge of the Americas – Phoenix Saturday Report

Choquer, Cleavelin and Crawford help out championship hopes with victories

Feb 25, 2017
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The first half of the 2017 Challenge of the Americas went into the books following the Round Three action at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona. Bright sunshine throughout the day welcomed the seven categories competing over the weekend at the 3/4-mile circuit following a crisp, cool start. The three headline categories […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: January 2017 – Billy Cleavelin

Veteran racer doubles up at Challenge in bid to return to Rotax Grand Finals

Feb 07, 2017
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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 Entertainment to Implement Engine Claim Rule for Promoted Events

Claim rule for Rotax Micro MAX, Mini MAX and Junior MAX

Feb 03, 2017
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In an effort to control overall costs and continue to grow the sport, MAXSpeed Entertainment will implement an engine claim rule for select classes commencing at the first US Open event in June. Looking to support budget-minded competitors, MAXSpeed Entertainment will move forward with the engine claim rule as they continue with their successful karting […]

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From the Tower: 2017 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson

Same great racing and atmosphere to open up the 2017 season

Feb 03, 2017
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For the 10th time, the Challenge of the Americas opened up the karting season on the west coast, hosting their winter series opener at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. The numbers and temperatures were a bit lower than what we are used to for the first of three events, however, the competition remains […]

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Feb 03, 2017
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After debuting last year, the Fikse Wheels Colorado Sprint Championship Presented by MaxOne Tires will return in 2017 with an exciting day and night race schedule and utilize the new MaxOne tires. “We are pleased to announce our series dates and more details on a few changes to the regional series for 2017,” explains Craig […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Sunday Report

Taskinen takes first Senior Max victory in wild finish - Cleavelin and MacDermid double up

Jan 29, 2017
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The final day of action went into the books in Tucson, Arizona, completing the first of three events for the 2017 Challenge of the Americas. Each and every time the Challenge visits the Musselman Honda Circuit, we are greeted with a weekend full of great racing. The start to the 10th season of the premier […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Saturday Report

Ritter nabs first big victory as Cleavelin and MacDermid begin path back to Rotax Grand Finals

Jan 28, 2017
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The 10th season of Challenge of the Americas opened up the racing Saturday as the first round of competition took place at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Competitors of Rotax, Honda and Briggs competitors took to the 7/10-mile course for the opening laps of the 2017 season. The weather was a bit warmer […]

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EKN Trackside: 2017 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Preview

10th season for premier west coast winter series opens at Musselman Honda Circuit

Jan 26, 2017
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For the 10th season, Challenge of the Americas kicks off the racing season on the west coast, set to host the opening rounds of the 2017 championship series. Racers and teams from all over the western half of North America are converging on the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona for the first two rounds […]

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2017 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson

January 27-29, 2017: Musselman Honda Circuit - Tucson, Arizona

Jan 25, 2017
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The 10th season of Challenge of the Americas is here. Teams and drivers are heading to the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona for the first two rounds of the championship series. Racers from all across the western half of North America are ready to compete in Rotax, Shifter, and Briggs divisions – with great […]

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Jan 25, 2017
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The chassis partners for the 18th edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) are selected. BRP-Rotax will organize the event with its long-term chassis partners Birel ART, IPKarting and Sodikart. The Grand Finals became a big event over the last years. Nowadays there are 360 racers on track. To have partners on board […]

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Pro Drivers Confirmed for Rotax Weekend of the VCI Powered by AM Engines FWT 2017

Rubens Barichello, Robert Wickens, Max Papis and Lucas Auer in Homestead

Jan 20, 2017
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Coming off an impressive opening weekend of the VCI Powered by AM Engines Florida Winter Tour 2017 Presented by Fikse Wheels, MAXSpeed Entertainment will be back again in Homestead, Florida for the second event weekend as they start off the 2017 karting season. With several pro drivers and European karting standouts on hand for the […]

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Jan 12, 2017
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After partnering with MAXSpeed Entertainment in 2016 as Presenting Sponsor for promoted events, custom wheel manufacturer Fikse Wheels returns to again support the largest karting promotion company in the world. Joining recently named title sponsor VCI Powered by AM Engines, Fikse Wheels will present the upcoming Florida Winter Tour, US Open series and the United […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Forms Partnership with Race Monitor

Race Monitor named Official Timing Partner for 2017

Jan 11, 2017
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With the 2017 MAXSpeed Entertainment season set to get underway this week, the largest karting promotion company in the world is pleased to announce a new partnership with the most established online timing system, Race Monitor. Featuring timing for over 12,000 single events each year, Race Monitor has been named MAXSpeed Entertainment’s Official Timing Partner […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Announces VCI Powered by AM Engines as 2017 Title Sponsor

Premier karting operation puts their name on all 2017 MSE promoted events

Dec 20, 2016
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The largest karting race promotion company in the world, MAXSpeed Entertainment, is pleased to announce today VCI Powered by AM Engines as title sponsor for all promoted events in 2017. The premier karting operation will put their name to the prestigious Florida Winter Tour, US Open series and the United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand […]

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MAXSpeed Group and Andersen Promotions to Continue Partnership in 2017

Mazda Road to Indy Driver Advancement Program Tests and USF2000 Scholarship Shootout Entry to be Awarded

Dec 15, 2016
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MAXSpeed Group, the sole distributor for Rotax Karting Products in the United States and the Caribbean, and Andersen Promotions, owner and operator of all three levels of the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires, will continue their partnership into 2017. Forming an alliance in 2014 through the Driver Advancement Program, MAXSpeed drivers will […]

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Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals Tickets to Be Awarded at Florida Winter Tour 2017

MAXSpeed Group allocates five tickets for FWT class champions

Dec 12, 2016
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As preparations for the 2017 karting season ramp up, MAXSpeed Group is pleased to announce today the ticket allocation for the 2017 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) for the Florida Winter Tour. Upon conclusion of the International Rotax MAX Challenge, the following champions will be awarded coveted tickets to represent their country at the […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Announces National Race and Technical Directors

Chuck Yoder and Dave Davies to head MSE’s team of officials

Dec 07, 2016
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With the 2017 karting season is fast approaching, MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce today the appointment of their National Race Director and National Technical Director. Two familiar faces will rejoin the MAXSpeed Entertainment team as Chuck Yoder returns as National Race Director with Dave Davies named Technical Director for the 2017 season. Yoder and […]

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Dec 05, 2016
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Commencing January 1, 2017, the ‘new production’ 2017 JUN Cylinders (Part # 1234567) will be legal for all Micro, Mini & Junior competition throughout America. For customers who choose to use the new cylinder with a USA origin motor, the 2017 cylinder MUST be stamped with MAXSpeed Group engraving in all RMC competition across America. […]

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Rotax Max Challenge / BRP-Rotax Confirms Tire Testing in North America for 2017

Tyre testing period in Canada and the U.S.A. with constant monitoring throughout 2017 - MOJO tyres available for all six Rotax MAX engine categories throughout 2017 in North America

Dec 02, 2016
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In some markets a trend towards higher grip level of tyres, even for single brand race series have been put forth. To offer Rotax customers an improved grip level at the Rotax MAX Challenge (RMC), the Rotax 125 MAX Junior class will use MOJO D2 tyres as of January 2017 and the Rotax 125 MAX […]

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Nov 28, 2016
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The 2016 Sanzaru Games Karting Championships awards dinner will be held on Saturday evening December 17th, 2016 at the Rooster Run Event Center in Petaluma. For reservations contact Tavish at Cameron Karting 707-938-9986, or e-mail Tavish@cameronkarting.com. Please reserve your space by December 5th. We are also looking for nominations for the following awards: – Junior […]

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