Entry Deadline for Round Two of So-Cal Rotax Challenge Set for May 5

New US Rotax Max Challenge program readies for May 10 return to CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana

Apr 25, 2014 So-Cal Rotax Challenge logo
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A new era of Rotax racing commence on March 9 with the inaugural event of the So-Cal Rotax Challenge. Roughly 50 drivers took part at the opening round of the new United States Rotax Max Challenge program for the southern California area. Held at the CalSpeedKartingCenter in Fontana, the So-Cal Rotax Challenge is scheduled for […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – March 2014 – Nick Neri

Ocala Gran Prix pilot earns fourth ticket to Rotax Grand Finals with Florida Winter Tour DD2 championship

Apr 24, 2014 Neri on his way to victory at Florida Winter Tour, leading to his first DD2 championship (Photo: Studio52.us)
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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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Opening Weekend for 2014 Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Set for Horn Rapids Kart Track

April 25-27 event in Richland, Washington opens chase for 2014 Rotax Grand Finals tickets

Apr 23, 2014 Racers of the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge are set to begin the 2014 season this weekend in Richland, Washington (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The second season of the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge gets underway this weekend (April 25-27) with the first two rounds scheduled for the Horn Rapids Kart Track in Richland, Washington. Rotax Max Challenge racers from all across the western half of North America will converge on the home of the Tri-City Kart Club for the […]

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Texas ProKart Challenge Ready to Kick Off 2014 Season on April 25-27

Opening weekend to host largest series event at Dallas Karting Complex prior to SKUSA SpringNationals

Apr 22, 2014 2014 gets underway for the Texas ProKart Challenge at the Dallas Karting Complex on April 25-27 (Photo: dallaskartingcomplex.com)
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This weekend marks the opening of the third season for the continually growing Texas ProKart Challenge – presented by 3G Kart Racing/Burger King®/Chase Racing/Dallas Karting Complex/Fernelius Alvarez Attorneys. Fulfilling the need for a strong regional program in the LoneStarState, series director Dave Pauly established a program combining the United States Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! […]

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MAXSpeed Group Donates Rotax Engine to Racing4Vets Veteran Kart Challenge

Event to take place in May between NASCAR All-Star Race and Coca Cola 600

Apr 22, 2014 Racing4Vets logo
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MAXSpeed Group, one of the world’s top Rotax MAX distributors, has stepped up to the plate to help support the Racing4Vets Veteran Kart Challenge event that will take place at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. With a team relay event format that will feature some of the top drivers in the NASCAR Sprint […]

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Team USA Begins to Take Shape for Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals

Several chances remain to earn a position on the squad

Apr 16, 2014 TeamUSA logo
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As the 2014 karting season closes the first quarter, seven deserving competitors have already punched their tickets to be part of Team USA at this year’s Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals. Earning their positions on the squad through the annual Rotax Challenge of the Americas and Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour programs, seventeen possible […]

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2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals Set for Valencia, Spain

BRP celebrates 15th Anniversary on November 25-29 at Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero

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BRP will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) at Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero in Valencia, Spain from November 25 to 29, 2014. “We are proud to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the RMCGF, especially in Spain as it will be our first time on the Spanish mainland,” said François […]

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Miller Motorsports Park Provides More Event Details and Awards for Rotax Summer Shootout

Two Rotax Challenge of the America race winners receive free entry to the event

Apr 09, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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With the annual Rotax Summer Shootout set to take place June 27-29 at the famed Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, track officials continue to add to the event. With online event registration and pit and garage reservations now open and partner hotels confirmed, the event is continuing to take shape. Dubbed as the “Unofficial […]

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

Team USA drivers added following thrilling days of competition

Apr 07, 2014 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas champions (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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You couldn’t ask for much more in terms of an exciting season finale for the Rotax Challenge of the Americas at Sonoma Raceway.  With the championship titles on the line, and tickets to the Rotax Grand Finals awaiting the new members of Team USA, the excitement and tension in the paddock was palpable.  The teams […]

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

Craig awarded Senior win as others solidify championship chase heading into final round

Apr 05, 2014 Jake Craig was awarded the win in Senior Max (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The opening day of the 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas finale at Sonoma Raceway provided a little bit of everything, and a whole lot of excitement.  After rain dampened Friday practice and prompted many to simply skip the afternoon sessions, Saturday dawned cool and sunny, eventually warming up to very comfortable temperatures.  As the […]

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

Four Rotax Grand Finals tickets going to title winners at completion of Sonoma weekend

Apr 03, 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo 2014
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The 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas will come to a close this weekend, returning to the SimracewayPerformanceKartingCenter in Sonoma, California. The popular circuit located on the Infineon Raceway grounds has been site to many regional, national and international events over the years, including the 2010 and 2011 series finales for the Challenge. After a […]

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The CIK Homologation for 2014 to 2016 required a different marking of all slick tires: CIK-F-Option (Hard=D1) and CIK-F-Prime (Medium=D2) for Non- Gearbox CIK-Z-Option (Hard) and CIK-Z-Prime (Medium=D3) for Gearbox classes. For this change Mojo would have to change all molds for larger engraving plates. To avoid excessive costs for new plates Mojo asked the […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Championship Preview – Part 1

Three categories fighting for US Rotax Grand Nationals entries with Challenge title on the line in Sonoma

Apr 03, 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo 2014
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The 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas will come to a close this weekend, returning to the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. The popular circuit located on the Infineon Raceway grounds has been site to many regional, national and international events over the years, including the 2010 and 2011 series finales for the […]

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Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma

April 4-6, 2014: Simraceway Performance Karting Center - Sonoma, California

Apr 02, 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo 2014
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This weekend, seven champions will be crowned as the Rotax Challenge of the Americas program completes its 2014 season at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. Racers competing in the international Rotax Max Challenge winter series will contend for tickets to the 2014 Rotax Grand Finals and entries to the US Rotax Grand […]

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MAXSpeed Group to Continue Trade In Program for New Rotax Motors

Trade in any brand of motor and receive credit towards new Rotax Max engine package

Apr 01, 2014 #GoRotax
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In an unprecedented move in the United States karting market, MAXSpeed Group, importer of the popular Rotax MAX engine platform, is set to continue their ‘Trade In and Trade Up’ program. In conjunction with BRP-Powertrain, MAXSpeed Group will continue their credit to customers looking to purchase a new Rotax powerplant when they trade in another […]

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eKartingNews.com United States Rotax Driver Rankings – 2013 Final Standings – Senior Max

California driver Jake Craig earns top spot in headline division

Mar 31, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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The 2013 season has closed, and with that, come the annual final standings of the eKartingNews.com United States Rotax Driver Rankings. In cooperation with the MAXSpeed Group, EKN utilizes the USRMC National Point Standings program and combined with the ‘Driver Rankings’ system to formulate the top drivers from the season. Back in May, the program […]

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Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Opens Registration for 2014 Season

Road to SuperNationals Priority Pre-Entry Program and 2014 Rotax Grand Finals begins at Tri-City on April 25-27

Mar 28, 2014 Racers are excited for the return of the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge, opening up April 25-27 (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Momentum is certainly building for the Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge, as the second season is just a month away from kicking off.  In 2013, racers from up and down the western half of the United States and Canada enjoyed a competitive and unique four-event debut series, visiting familiar and established facilities that provided an exciting […]

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Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge Releases 2014 Program Details

Three weekend, six-round championship to be contested in Colorado this season

Mar 27, 2014 Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge logo
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The Rocky Mountain area has experienced growth in the sport of karting the last few seasons, thanks in part to a strong core of racers, popular facilities, and hosting the Superkarts! USA SummerNationals for the past three seasons. The organization’s regional programs are always looking to improve by providing the most exciting and customer-friendly race […]

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2014 United States Rotax Max Challenge Series Schedules Now Online

Local Club and Regional schedules now finalized for Rotax racing across the US

Mar 27, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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As several US-based International Rotax MAX Challenge programs come to a close, the MAXSpeed Group has finalized US Rotax MAX Challenge (USRMC) Local Club and Regional schedules for 2014.  With racing available across the country, Rotaxians will be able to find their region closest to them and take on some great Rotax competition. All Local […]

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Mar 25, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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The 2013 season has closed, and with that, come the annual final standings of the eKartingNews.com United States Rotax Driver Rankings. In cooperation with the MAXSpeed Group, EKN utilizes the USRMC National Point Standings program and combined with the ‘Driver Rankings’ system to formulate the top drivers from the season. Back in May, the program […]

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