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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2016 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals: Team USA Friday Report

Egozi wins Micro Max Prefinal as four drivers transfer to Championship Saturday at ‘Olympic of Karting’

Oct 21, 2016
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One of the hardest days at the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals is Friday. It is the final chance drivers have to confirm their bid for the world championship, or it serves as the sessions of the event for those who are unable to secure a spot on the grid for the main event. It […]

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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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