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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Rotax Grand Finals 2017 Venue Announcement

Early November date set for national team members to face off in Portugal

Nov 25, 2016
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The date and location for the 2017 edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) has been announced, through an official release. The race will be run at the Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimao, Portugal from November 4 to 11, 2017. This will be the third time in seven years that the popular […]

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Florida Winter Tour 2017 Powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment Registration Now Open

New, streamlined system for registration implemented

Nov 23, 2016
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The 2017 karting season is fast approaching, and today marks the opening of registration for the upcoming Florida Winter Tour. Known as the most competitive winter series and attracting talent from around the globe, the 2017 edition will see stops at Homestead Karting, Palm Beach Karting and the Ocala Gran Prix featuring back-to-back weekends of […]

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Nov 22, 2016
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In the past, the Florida Winter Tour (FWT) and the Challenge of the Americas (CotA) have utilized the previous year’s rules in their entirety, as the worldwide rules for its promoted programs were not released until late December or early January.  For 2017, there are a few changes that will be made immediately, so that […]

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Nov 16, 2016
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Preparations for 2017 MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted events are well underway, and today the largest karting promotion company in the world is pleased to announce a new Official Winter Collective Test. Set for December 17-18 at the Homestead Karting facility in Homestead, Florida, participants will be able to prepare, practice, test & tune in advance of […]

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Race Report: Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels Series Finale

Championships decided among intense, close racing at the Rio

Nov 10, 2016
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Glorious weather, intense racing, international flair and a black-tie affair all provided for yet another highly regarded MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted event. The 2016 Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels series finale at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino just off the famous Las Vegas Strip was again met with rave reviews, with the […]

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Sofina Foods US Open Presented by Fikse Wheels Series Finale Ready to Take on Las Vegas

Series championship leaders ready to fight for titles in Las Vegas; international talent abounds in Sin City

Nov 04, 2016
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For the second year, the newly formed US Open series will conclude in high style at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, located just off the famous Las Vegas Strip. Met with rave reviews in 2015, the series finale will feature the same 12-turn, .72-mile temporary circuit and host international talent in seven Rotax MAX […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: October 2016 – Diego LaRoque

Arizona driver becomes inaugural Micro Max world champion

Nov 03, 2016
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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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Oct 27, 2016
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From the northern part of Italy, MAXSpeed welcomes Vega as the official supplier of tires for all Rotax MAX Challenges (RMC) across America, beginning January 1, 2017.  Undergoing extensive testing in all categories, including longevity development, the decision to move to Vega comes with tremendous research, and most importantly, the market’s demand for a high-grip, […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Saturday Report

LaRoque becomes inaugural Micro Max world champion to lead United States squad in Italy

Oct 22, 2016
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The 17th edition of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals came to a close with the final day of on-track action held during Championship Saturday around the Circuito Internazionale Napoli in Sarno, Italy. Wet weather continued into the morning hours, with the final warm-up for the Final competitors done on a soaked track. Thankfully, the […]

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