EKN Trackside: 2016 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Preview – Part 2

Talented fields for Senior and Masters divisions in both Rotax and Shifter competition

Jan 28, 2016 COTA-2016-P-Tucson-Senior Max
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The ninth edition of the Challenge of the Americas is set to begin this weekend as racers from across North America converge on the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Serving as the ‘premier winter karting series on the left coast’, a new era begins for the program set to contest three race weekends in […]

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Challenge of the Americas 2016: Tucson

January 29-31, 2016: Musselman Honda Circuit - Tucson, Arizona

Jan 27, 2016 Challenge of the Americas-2016-logo
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The 2016 edition of the Challenge of the Americas begins this weekend at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, AZ. Five Rotax and two Shifterkart divisions begin their journey toward a series championship, featuring three weekends and six-rounds of racing. The series is starting its eighth season, with three tickets to the Rotax Grand Finals […]

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EKN Trackside: 2016 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Preview – Part 1

Young drivers begin chase to championship weekend

Jan 27, 2016 COTA-2016-P-Tucson-Mini Max
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The ninth edition of the Challenge of the Americas is set to begin this weekend as racers from across North America converge on the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Serving as the ‘premier winter karting series on the left coast’, a new era begins for the program set to contest three race weekends in […]

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Jan 19, 2016 Wickens-Video-Visor
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There has been really no way to tell what a driver sees when behind the wheel…until now. DTM driver Robert Wickens is preparing for the upcoming Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge series as the Canadian returns to the seat of a Maranello kart. Recently, Wickens completed a test session at the Palm Beach Karting […]

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Jan 15, 2016 The “Motorsport.com Emerson Fittipaldi Driver of the Year Award” will honor a 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment driver who has impressed during the season
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Motorsport.com today announced plans for two incentive-based driver contingency programs in support of its content partnership with 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment karting events. Motorsport.com will host both the “Motorsport.com MAXSpeed Award” and “Motorsport.com Emerson Fittipaldi Driver of the Year Award” in recognition of individual performances throughout the race season. “Karting is the base; the best road […]

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Challenge of the Americas Tucson Registration Deadline Coming January 15

Pre-entry into series opener closes Friday as season begins January 29-31 at Musselman Honda Circuit in Arizona

Jan 14, 2016 Challenge of the Americas-2016-logo
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The 2016 Challenge of the Americas is just over two weeks away from beginning the three-weekend tour along the warmer locations of the west coast during the winter months. On January 29-31, drivers from different areas of North America and selected countries will converge on the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona for two rounds […]

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EKN One-on-One: Andy Seesemann – Challenge of the Americas

Ninth season of winter west coast series expanding while keeping same focus and principles

Jan 12, 2016 Seesemann
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The 2016 season is set to get underway and for the staff at EKN, that means heading back west to be part of the Challenge of the Americas. Started in 2008, the series has served as an international Rotax program for the winter months, giving the teams and drivers in the western half of North […]

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Jan 07, 2016 Motorsport-MAXSpeed-Logo
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Furthering its position as the most-viewed motor sports digital media platform in the world, Motorsport.com today announced a strategic content partnership with MAXSpeed Entertainment, the largest karting race promotion company in the world. Under the partnership, Motorsport.com will become the “Official Digital Media Partner” for all 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted events, including the 2016 Sofina […]

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Fikse Wheels Announced as Presenting Sponsor for All 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment Promoted Events

Custom wheel manufacturer to support MAXSpeed’s karting programs

Jan 07, 2016 Fikse Wheels
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MAXSpeed Entertainment, the largest karting race promotion company in the world, is pleased to announce Fikse Wheels as Presenting Sponsor of all MAXSpeed Entertainment promoted events in 2016 including the Florida Winter Tour, US Open, and United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals, joining Sofina Foods as Title Sponsor. Designing, engineering and manufacturing custom wheels […]

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Dec 23, 2015 MAXSpeed Group Tech Update
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With the 2016 Florida Winter Tour and Challenge of the Americas championships quickly approaching, it is important to update our dealers, service centers and customers with some commonly asked questions we’ve had in the last few weeks.  We want to communicate and provide an understanding of the rules and regulations with absolute clarity, to better […]

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2016 Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour Unveils Updated Series Structure

2016 edition of the popular program to follow international standard CIK format

Dec 15, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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With the 2016 edition of the Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment just over 30 days away, series officials today unveil an exciting series structure change, as well as announce the points structure and Homestead event schedules. “After collecting feedback from many customers and teams, we have decided to change the race […]

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Registration Open for 2016 Challenge of the Americas

Over 40 days until new season begins in Arizona for Rotax and Shifter program

Dec 15, 2015 2016 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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A new era is set to begin for the Challenge of the Americas, entering its ninth season. The premier winter karting series on the left coast is set to get 2016 underway in just over a month when the program heads to the Musselman Honda Circuit on January 29-31 in Tucson, Arizona. Planning and organization […]

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Can-Am Karting Challenge Announces Plans for 2016 Season

Program moves to three weekend championship spanning Washington, British Columbia and Oregon

Dec 10, 2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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The book has been closed on the 2015 season for karting in North America, and now the focus turns to another exciting year in 2016. Can-Am ProKart Challenge is preparing for its fourth season, and is happy to announce the schedule and classes that will compete for pacific northwest racers in the Summer of 2016. […]

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Sofina Foods Announced as Title Sponsor for 2016 MAXSpeed Entertainment Promoted Events

Sofina Foods Florida Winter Tour, US Open and USRMC Grand Nationals

Dec 03, 2015 sofina logo
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MAXSpeed Entertainment, the largest karting race promotion company in the world, announces today Sofina Foods Inc. as title sponsor for all 2016 MAXSpeed promoted events. The privately owned Canadian company, headquartered in Markham, Ontario, will put their name to the 2016 Florida Winter Tour, US Open series and the United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand […]

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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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