Sanzaru Games Karting Championship Round Eight Report

Aaron Farris takes the GoPro Rotax Masters feature - HPD/Honda CRF 250 brings out the Pro's

Oct 21, 2016
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With the coming of fall also comes the threat of early rain. Sanzaru Series Race #8 began the weekend with a dry Saturday, but light rain arrived midway through Sunday Morning’s Qualifying sessions which brought out a stop then start then stop again of racing. But by the end of the first set of Pre-Mains, […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Thursday Report

Schiavo remains in hunt as does Mini and Micro contingent in Italy

Oct 20, 2016
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A world championship is bringing the best of every corner of the world together, and putting them on-track against one another to decide the winner. The Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals is a week long chess game in six categories with the another scene completed Thursday. Heat races were completed at the Circuito Internazionale Napoli […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Wednesday Report

DD2 Masters heat race win by Schiavo highlight of the day along with runner-up performances in Mini and Micro

Oct 19, 2016
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Things got down to business in Sarno with the first day of real competition completed at the 2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. After two days of practice, the real battle began with qualifying and the opening round of heat races contested Wednesday at the Circuito Internazionale Napoli in southern Italy. The 360 drivers in […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Tuesday Report

Mini/Micro drivers continue to stand out along with Wang/Schiavo duo leading DD2 Masters

Oct 18, 2016
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The second day of on-track action is completed at the Circuito Internazionale Napoli in Sarno, Italy for the 2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. The 17th edition of the ‘Olympics of Karting’ was greeted with its first taste of wet weather as a drizzle covered the 1.547km course at the end of the day, disrupting […]

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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Monday Report

United States drivers begin event toward the front of the fields in Italy

Oct 17, 2016
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The 17th edition of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals is underway, with 360 drivers from 59 countries hitting the Circuito Internazionale Napoli in Sarno, Italy today for the first official on-track sessions. Saturday, October 15 was the registration day for the many drivers with Sunday serving as the famous kart raffle, with 360 karts […]

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Oct 17, 2016
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Results 10.22.16 – Day 7 Report 10.21.16 – Day 6 Report 10.20.16 – Day 5 Report 10.19.16 – Day 4 Report 10.18.16 – Day 3 Report 10. 17.16 – Day 2 Report 10.14.16 – Team USA Preview 10.06.16 – Challenge of the Americas Champions Take on the World

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Team USA Ready for Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals

Reigning Nations Cup winners set to take on the world

Oct 14, 2016
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Leaving Portugal in 2015 with two Vice-Championship finishes and the coveted Nations Cup, Team USA is ready to embark on yet another world-class event at the 2016 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF). Entering a strong line-up of 18 drivers, including for the first time ever the Micro MAX and Mini MAX divisions, Team USA […]

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2016 Fikse Wheels United States Pro Kart Series Champions Crowned

Fourth season of professional karting program recognizes eight series champions

Oct 05, 2016
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The Fikes Wheels United States Pro Kart Series presented by MG Tires completed its fourth season with the finale event in September at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Four weekends in the 2016 season hosted eight championship rounds for the four IAME and four Yamaha divisions. The title chase welcomed eight new champions to each […]

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Sep 30, 2016
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The kart racing industry has been asking, and Rotax has listened.  Inside the head office of Rotax, months of research, development and refinement to the very process we know as ‘engine manufacturing’ has emerged with an improved manufacturing process of the Rotax cylinder. What does this denote for every (Junior) engine that rolls off the […]

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Sep 29, 2016
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To provide the latest technology in karting, BRP-Rotax constantly verifies any input of the market to make its products even better. Since the launch of the new engine series there have been implemented some improvements to increase the ease of use of the technologically advanced Rotax kart engines. To get a first feedback beside the […]

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Sanzaru Games Race #7 has Strong Turn Out for Labor Day Weekend

Salaverria takes the GoPro Mini Max feature

Sep 27, 2016
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One never knows what the turn out will be on a holiday weekend, especially Labor Day, the last holiday before most kids go back to school. With large entries in most classes, the turnout was solid and the racing was very spirited. This race weekend was a first for the Reverse Pro National configuration and […]

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Mazda Road to Indy Driver Advancement Program Winners Revealed

Judges select two drivers for USF2000 two-day tests

Sep 21, 2016
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Aiming to promote a true ladder program that begins with the grassroots of motorsports, Andersen Promotions and the MAXSpeed Group are pleased to announce today the two winners named to their 2016 Driver Advancement Program. The drivers will each be awarded a Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda two-day test. The two winners chosen […]

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Sep 20, 2016
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For the second year in a row the CAN-AM Karting Challenge took to the tight confines of the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon to close out their championship season. The tricky track configuration is among the favorite for many drivers competing in the Pacific Northwest, as drivers tackle a roller coaster of a […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: August 2016 – Jake Craig

Top Senior driver becomes second ever to repeat as Rotax national champion, notches first shifterkart victory

Sep 19, 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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Sep 15, 2016
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The ‘ROTAX MAX JETTING GUIDE’ is an application for Android and iOS devices and was designed to assist Rotax MAX evo kart drivers in setting up a recommended main jet based on weather conditions and engine type. The application is available free of charge. To find the perfect set up for the next kart race […]

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12 Finalists for Mazda Road to Indy Driver Advancement Program Announced

Drivers now advance to interview process with an elite panel of judges

Sep 08, 2016
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For the third straight year, the Mazda Road to Indy Driver Advancement Program – the alliance formed by Andersen Promotions, which operates all three levels of the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires, and the MAXSpeed Group, the sole distributor of Rotax Karting Products in the United States – continues to foster the […]

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Sanzaru Games Karting Championships – Round Six Report

Toft takes GoPro Honda CRF 250 feature

Aug 31, 2016
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The Sanzaru Games Karting Championships usually has tough tight and exciting racing, but the smokin’ racing for this race had to do with the smoky haze in the air from the Lake County fires. The tight Sprint track configuration made for some exciting racing and put a premium on quality passes, of which there were […]

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Can-Am Karting Challenge Finale Gearing Up for Pat’s Acres

Championship weekend full of racing planned for Canby, Oregon facility on September 9-11

Aug 30, 2016
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For Pacific Northwest racers, the 2016 Can-Am Karting Challenge finale event is THE race all karters have had on the calendar since the season began. The growing Canada/American regional program is looking to close out the season on the September 9-11 weekend at the historic Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon. Following two weekends […]

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Finale Event for Texas ProKart Challenge Decides 2016 Champions

Heavy rains hit Dallas Karting Complex as regional program closed out season in special night racing event

Aug 25, 2016
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Everything in Texas is done bigger and better. The same can be said for the Texas ProKart Challenge 2016 finale held at the Dallas Karting Complex. The Caddo Mills, Texas facility welcomed the top drivers in the P1 Promotions Superkarts! USA and Texas Barge & Boat Inc. Rotax Max Challenge categories in a special night […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment Publishes Entire 2017 Event Schedule

Florida Winter Tour, US Open and US Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals

Aug 25, 2016
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After announcing the 2017 Florida Winter Tour schedule two weeks ago, MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce today the remaining dates for the US Open series and the United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals. “We prefer to publish our schedule early enough to allow our teams and drivers to plan for the following year,” […]

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