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  • #12480

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    The Rotax Pan-American Challenge is set this week for the NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans. Nearly 200 international drivers will compete for the final tickets to be awarded toward the 2013 Rotax Grand Finals next month. Many North American pilots will be in contention for the Senior Max, DD2, DD2 Masters, and Junior Max tickets, along with the top three in Mini Max and Micro Max awarded a spot in the Invitational event the same weekend.

    EKN will have updates here throughout the event, beginning tomorrow morning when Qualifying begins. Watch for other updates on the EKN Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.

  • #12540

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Warm-up for the morning is underway here at NOLA. Qualifying is set to go at 10:40am CDT. Watch live through the link at GoRotax.com

    Here is the order for the day:
    Micro Max
    Masters Max
    Mini Max
    DD2 Masters
    Senior Max
    Junior Max
    DD2

  • #12548

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Morning Warm-up top drivers:

    Micro Max: Harry Coulton – 1:06.481
    Masters Max: Raul Costa – 59.492
    Mini Max: Devin Boutot – 1:02.747
    DD2 Masters: Fernando Guzzi – 57.040
    Senior Max: Charlie Eastwood – 56.637
    Junior Max: Ashley Rogero – 58.140
    DD2: Daniel Formal – 55.791

  • #12551

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Micro Max Qualifying:

    1. Mathew Latifi – 1:05.445
    2. Dylan Tavella
    3. Harry Coulton
    4. Nicholas d’Orlando
    5. Maxwell Waithman
    6. Emiliano Richards
    7. Tyler Gonzalez
    8. Ethan Arndt
    9. Daniel Steven Chaverra Palaci
    10. Payton Durrant

  • #12553

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Make sure to check out the Paddock Insider for today, bringing you notes throughout the qualifying and prefinal action

  • #12554

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Masters Max Qualifying:

    1. Chris Bogart – 59.098
    2. Justin Peck
    3. Raul Costa
    4. Michael Auriemma
    5. Armando Watson
    6. Orlando Munoz
    7. Zachary Rouse
    8. John Robicheaux
    9. Gregory Violo
    10. Todd Meyer

  • #12556

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Mini Max Qualifying

    1. KRex Frederick – 1:02.517
    2. Manuel Sulaiman
    3. Aidan Keel
    4. David Malukas
    5. Michael Benyahia
    6. Sergio Terife
    7. Devin Boutot
    8. Griffin Dowler
    9. Santiago Terife
    10. Nick Brueckner

  • #12558

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    DD2 Masters Qualifying

    1. Alan Rudolph – 56.818
    2. Fernando Guzzi
    3. Mike Jones
    4. Christophe Adams
    5. Scott Falcone
    6. Stuart Clark
    7. Brent Harper
    8. Andres Fonseca
    9. Igor Mukhin
    10. Camilo Matiz

  • #12560

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Senior Max Qualifying

    1. Nick Neri – 56.660
    2. Oliver Askew
    3. Charlie Eastwood
    4. Jack Weprin
    5. Dan Roeper
    6. Sam Beasley
    7. Philip Morin
    8. Alfredo Zabalza
    9. Felipe Vargas
    10. Jordon Lennox

  • #12563

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Junior Max Qualifying

    1. Kyle Kirkwood – 57.886
    2. Ashley Rogero
    3. Juan Manuel Correa
    4. Pedro Cardoso
    5. Thomas Preining
    6. Jai Nijjar
    7. Coltin McCaughan
    8. Austin Garrison
    9. Ferdinand Habsburg
    10. Guan Yu Zhou

  • #12566

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Breaking News: Micro Max driver Dylan Tavella removed from qualifying results for a carburetor infraction, and will start heat races from 31st.

  • #12569

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    DD2 Qualifying

    1. Daniel Formal – 55.532
    2. Ferenc Kancsar
    3. Pier Luc Ouellette
    4. Joey Wimsett
    5. Andreas Backman
    6. Fritz Leesmann
    7. Kevin Ludi
    8. Cristiano Morgado
    9. Xen De Ruwe
    10. Brendon Bain

  • #12574

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Micro Max Heat 1

    1. Tyler Gonzalez +1.560
    2. Patrick Toth Woods
    3. Sebastian Rodriguez
    4. Nicholas d’Orlando
    5. Emiliano Richards
    6. Xavier Harris
    7. Alessandro Famularo
    8. Jeremy Tallon
    9. Aidan Harrington
    10. Anthony Famularo

  • #12575

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Master Max Heat 1

    1. Chris Bogart +5.428
    2. Justin Peck
    3. Raul Costa
    4. Joseph Antavi
    5. Armando Watson
    6. Michael Auriemma
    7. Zachary Rouse
    8. Todd Meyer
    9. Al Vinjamur
    10. John Robicheaux

  • #12578

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Mini Max Heat 1

    1. Mathias Ramirez – 5.862
    2. Sting Ray Robb
    3. David Malukas
    4. Nick Brueckner
    5. Enzo Fittipaldi
    6. Jose Alvarado
    7. Aidan Keel
    8. Santiago Terife
    9. Devin Boutot
    10. Sergio Terife

  • #12579

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    DD2 Heat 1

    1. Christophe Adams +2.5
    2. Mike Jones
    3. Alan Rudolph
    4. Robbie Poupart
    5. Johannes Rodriguez
    6. Fernando Guzzi
    7. Andres Fonseca
    8. Francis Mondou
    9. Brent Harper
    10. Derek Wang

  • #12585

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Senior Max Heat 1

    1. Charlie Eastwood +0.970
    2. Philip Morin
    3. Jordon Lennox
    4. Nick Neri
    5. Louie Pagano
    6. Jack Weprin
    7. Roger Ralston Jr.
    8. Dan Roeper
    9. Alfredo Zabalza
    10. Dustin Stross

  • #12586

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Junior Max AvB Heat

    1. Ashley Rogero +0.683
    2. Jai Nijjar
    3. Austin Versteeg
    4. Thomas Preining
    5. Ferdinand Habsburg
    6. Kyle Kirkwood
    7. Rinus Van Kalmthout
    8. Gianfranco Mazzaferro
    9. Guan Yu Zhou
    10. Anthony Tolfa

  • #12589

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Junior CvD Heat

    1. Philip Hamprecht +1.959
    2. Juri Vips
    3. Pedro Cardoso
    4. Jeff Kingsley
    5. Austin Garrison
    6. McKay Snow
    7. Trenton Estep
    8. Austin Osborne
    9. Coltin McCaughan
    10. Ruben Grillet

  • #12590

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    DD2 Heat 1

    1. Ferenc Kancsar +4.068
    2. Pier-Luc Ouellette
    3. Daniel Formal
    4. Xen De Ruwe
    5. Fritz Leesmann
    6. Gavin Reichelt
    7. Michael Ilavia
    8. Kevin Ludi
    9. Brendon Bain
    10. Andreas Backman

  • #12591

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    That’s it for today. We return back at 10:40am CDT.

  • #12641

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Go live at GoRotax.com at 10:40am CDT with heat two action

  • #12644

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Micro Max Heat 2

    1. Mathew Latifi +0.208
    2. Nicholas d’Orlando
    3. Harry Coulton
    4. Maxwell Waithman
    5. Tyler Gonzalez
    6. Emiliano Richards
    7. Anthony Famularo
    8. Xavier Harris
    9. Daniel Steven Chaverra Palaci
    10. Sebastian Rodriguez

  • #12645

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Masters Max Heat 2

    1. Chris Bogart +2.003
    2. Armando Watson
    3. Michael Auriemma
    4. Raul Costa
    5. Orlando Munoz
    6. Zachary Rouse
    7. Justin Peck
    8. Todd Meyer
    9. John Robicheaux
    10. Gregory Violo

  • #12648

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Mini Max Heat 2

    1. Mathias Ramirez +0.920
    2. Sting Ray Robb
    3. Nick Brueckner
    4. Aidan Keel
    5. Enzo Fittipaldi da Cruz
    6. Michael Benyahia
    7. Manuel Sulaiman
    8. Michael d’Orlando
    9. Santiago Terife
    10. Devin Boutot

  • #12649

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    DD2 Masters Heat 2

    1. Fernando Guzzi +0.671
    2. Alan Rudolph
    3. Scott Falcone
    4. Christophe Adams
    5. Andres Fonseca
    6. Derek Wang
    7. Johannes Rodriguez
    8. Brent Harper
    9. Camilo Matiz
    10. Roberto Pasqualini

  • #12650

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Senior Max Heat 2

    1. Nick Neri +0.090
    2. Sam Beasley
    3. Jack Weprin
    4. Olivier Askew
    5. Jules Cousin
    6. Charlie Eastwood
    7. Philip Morin
    8. Roger Ralston Jr.
    9. Phillip Arscott
    10. Quentin De Boever

  • #12655

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Junior Max AvC Heat

    1. Juan Manuel Correa +0.772
    2. Kyle Kirkwood
    3. Ferdinand Habsburg
    4. Christian Munoz
    5. Gianfranco Mazzaferro
    6. Trenton Estep
    7. Coltin McCaughan
    8. Anthony Tolfa
    9. Juri Vips
    10. Luke Selliken

  • #12656

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Junior BvD Heat

    1. Ashley Rogero +1.709
    2. Pedro Cardoso
    3. Jai Nijjar
    4. Austin Garrison
    5. Guan Yu Zhou
    6. Jeff Kingsley
    7. Thomas Issa
    8. Mitch Goldfarb
    9. Austin Versteeg
    10. Ben Auriemma

  • #12657

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    DD2 Heat 2

    1. Daniel Formal +0.825
    2. Pier-Luc Ouellette
    3. Xen De Ruwe
    4. Cristiano Morgado
    5. Fritz Leesmann
    6. Andreas Backman
    7. Kevin Ludi
    8. Joey Wimsett
    9. Gavin Reichelt
    10. Fred Woodley

  • #12659

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Micro Max Heat 3

    1. Harry Coulton +0.213
    2. Mathew Latifi
    3. Nicholas d’Orlando
    4. Ethan Arndt
    5. Sebastian Rodriguez
    6. Emiliano Richards
    7. Tyler Gonzalez
    8. Maxwell Waithman
    9. Anthony Famularo
    10. Dylan Tavella

  • #12660

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    On hold for a medical condition in the paddock.

  • #12661

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Masters Max Heat 3

    1. Chris Bogart +3.528
    2. Orlando Munoz
    3. Raul Costa
    4. Zachary Rouse
    5. Armando Watson
    6. Todd Meyer
    7. Joseph Antabi
    8. John Robicheaux
    9. Michael Auriemma
    10. Justin Peck

  • #12663

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Mini Max Heat 3

    1. David Malukas +0.978
    2. Aidan Keel
    3. KRex Frederick
    4. Nick Brueckner
    5. Mathias Ramirez
    6. Michael d’Orlando
    7. Manuel Sulaiman
    8. Michael Benyahia
    9. Parker Chase
    10. Devin Boutot

  • #12665

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    DD2 Masters Heat 3

    1. Fernando Guzzi +0.414
    2. Scott Falcone
    3. Alan Rudolph
    4. Andres Fonseca
    5. Christophe Adams
    6. Derek Wang
    7. Igor Mukhin
    8. Mike Jones
    9. Roberto Pasqualini
    10. Camilo Matiz

  • #12668

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Senior Max Heat 3

    1. Oliver Askew +0.312
    2. Charlie Eastwood
    3. Nick Neri
    4. Sam Beasley
    5. Jordon Lennox
    6. Philip Morin
    7. Jules Cousin
    8. Felipe Vargas
    9. Andrew Palmer
    10. Jessica Backman

  • #12671

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Junior Max AvD Heat

    1. Thomas Preining +0.090
    2. Kyle Kirkwood
    3. Austin Garrison
    4. Christian Brooks
    5. Pedro Cardoso
    6. Ferdinand Habsburg
    7. Philip Hamprecht
    8. Blaine Rocha
    9. Christian Munoz
    10. Gianfranco Mazzaferro

  • #12672

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Junior Max BvC Heat

    1. Ashley Rogero +0.634
    2. Juan Manuel Correa
    3. Austin Versteeg
    4. Guan Yu Zhou
    5. Rinus Van Kalmthout
    6. Jai Nijjar
    7. Juri Vips
    8. Trenton Estep
    9. Mitch Goldfarb
    10. Luke Selliken

  • #12673

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    DD2 Heat 3

    1. Daniel Formal +1.002
    2. Pier-Luc Ouellette
    3. Ferenc Kancsar
    4. Xen De Ruwe
    5. Andreas Backman
    6. Joey Wimsett
    7. Frits Leesmann
    8. Cristiano Morgado
    9. Fred Woodley
    10. Kevin Ludi

  • #12675

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Junior Max LCQ

    1. Ruben Grillet +3.510
    2. Michael McCarthy
    3. Adam Martin
    4. Javier Gonzalez
    5. David Ilavia
    6. McKay Snow
    7. Theo Chick
    8. Mitch Mark IV
    9. Logan McDonough
    10. Haley Brown

    Top six transfer

  • #12704

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Starting Line-up for Prefinals

    Micro Max Prefinal Grid
    1. Tyler Gonzalez
    2. Nicholas d’Orlando
    3. Emiliano Richards

    Masters Max Prefinal Grid
    1. Chris Bogart
    2. Raul Costa
    3. Armando Watson

    Mini Max Prefinal Grid
    1. Mathias Ramirez
    2. Nick Brueckner
    3. Aidan Keel

    DD2 Masters Prefinal Grid
    1. Alan Rudolph
    2. Christophe Adams
    3. Scott Falcone

    Senior Max Prefinal Grid
    1. Nick Neri
    2. Charlie Eastwood
    3. Jack Weprin

    Junior Max Prefinal Grid
    1. Ashley Rogero
    2. Kyle Kirkwood
    3. Jai Nijjar

    DD2 Prefinal Grid
    1. Daniel Formal
    2. Pier-Luc Ouellette
    3. Xen De Ruwe

  • #12707

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Micro Max Prefinal

    1. Harry Coulton +0.134
    2. Nicholas d’Orlando
    3. Dylan Tavella
    4. Mathew Latifi
    5. Emiliano Richards
    6. Patrick Woods Toth
    7. Anthony Famularo
    8. Maxwell Waithman
    9. Xavier Harris
    10. Daniel Steven Chaverra Palaci

  • #12709

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Masters Max Prefinal

    1. Chris Bogart +2.582
    2. Michael Auriemma
    3. Orlando Munoz
    4. Todd Meyer
    5. Zachary Rouse
    6. Joseph Antabi
    7. John Robicheaux
    8. Armando Watson
    9. Al Vinjamur
    10. Justin Peck

  • #12710

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Mini Max Prefinal

    1. Aidan Keel +0.191
    2. David Malukas
    3. Sting Ray Robb
    4. Devin Boutot
    5. Michael Benyahia
    6. Enzo Fittipaldi da Cruz
    7. Jacobo Galeano Camacho
    8. Sergio Terife
    9. Pierce Dawlett
    10. Justin Sirgany

  • #12711

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    DD2 Masters Prefinal

    1. Alan Rudolph +3.309
    2. Scott Falcone
    3. Andres Fonseca
    4. Derek Wang
    5. Stuart Clark
    6. Fernando Guzzi
    7. Christophe Adams
    8. Mike Jones
    9. Igor Mukhin
    10. Francis Mondou

  • #12712

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Senior Max Prefinal

    1. Charlie Eastwood +0.077
    2. Philip Moran
    3. Oliver Askew
    4. Nick Neri
    5. Jordon Lennox
    6. Sam Beasley
    7. Jules Cousin
    8. Zachary Claman-Demelo
    9. Jack Weprin
    10. Andrew Palmer

  • #12715

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Junior Max Prefinal

    1. Juan Manuel Correa +2.566
    2. Guan Yu Zhou
    3. Ashley Rogero
    4. Austin Garrison
    5. Philip Hamprecht
    6. Jeff Kingsley
    7. Ferdinand Habsburg
    8. Blaine Rocha
    9. Trenton Estep
    10. Christian Brooks

  • #12716

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    DD2 Prefinal

    1. Daniel Formal +2.324
    2. Pier-Luc Ouellette
    3. Xen De Rewe
    4. Andreas Backman
    5. Ferenc Kancsar
    6. Gavin Reichelt
    7. Joey Wimsett
    8. Fritz Leesmann
    9. Alessandro Bizzotto
    10. Fred Woodley

  • #12720

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Micro Max Final

    1. Dylan Tavella +0.088
    2. Harry Coulton
    3. Mathew Latifi
    4. Maxwell Waithman
    5. Nicholas d’Orlando
    6. Anthony Famularo
    7. Tyler Gonzalez
    8. Ethan Arndt
    9. Xavier Harris
    10. Daniel Steven Chaverra Palaci

  • #12722

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Masters Max Final

    1. Chris Bogart +2.453
    2. Armando Watson
    3. Michael Auriemma
    4. Raul Costa
    5. Joseph Antabi
    6. Todd Meyer
    7. Al Vinjamur
    8. Justin Peck
    9. Gregory Violo
    10. Orlando Munoz

  • #12723

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Mini Max Final

    1. Aidan Keel +0.178
    2. Sting Ray Robb
    3. David Malukas
    4. Devin Boutot
    5. Sergio Terife
    6. Michael Benyahia
    7. Enzo Fittipaldi da Cruz
    8. Pierce Dawlett
    9. Michael d’Orlando
    10. Roman DeAngelis

  • #12724

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Keel and Malukas earn their tickets to the Invitational with Robb’s going to Boutot, with his USRMC ticket moving over to Collin Stewart

  • #12725

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    DD2 Masters Final

    1. Alan Rudolph +3.509
    2. Fernando Guzzi
    3. Scott Falcone
    4. Derek Wang
    5. Andres Fonseca
    6. Stuart Clark
    7. Christophe Adams
    8. Brent Harper
    9. Francis Mondou
    10. Camilo Matiz

  • #12727

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    With Rudolph a COTA champion, Guzzi takes the Pan-Am ticket with his Brazilian RMC ticket going to the next driver available.

  • #12728

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Senior Max Final

    1. Oliver Askew +2.052
    2. Charlie Eastwood
    3. Nick Neri
    4. Jordon Lennox
    5. Philip Morin
    6. Alfredo Zabalza
    7. Andrew Palmer
    8. Jules Cousin
    9. Zachary Claman-Demelo
    10. Jack Weprin

  • #12730

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    With Askew winning the Pan-Am, his ticket from the US Grand Nationals goes back to Andrew Palmer

  • #12731

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Junior Max Final

    1. Ashley Rogero +1.201
    2. Guan Yu Zhou
    3. Kyle Kirkwood
    4. Jeff Kingsley
    5. Austin Garrison
    6. Juan Manuel Correa
    7. Blaine Rocha
    8. Christian Munoz
    9. Trenton Estep
    10. Austin Versteeg

  • #12732

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    As it sits now, Rogero takes the Pan-Am ticket and Yu Zhou already in with Euro Challenge, the US Grand Nationals ticket goes to Ryan Norberg

  • #12734

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    DD2 Final

    1. Daniel Formal +3.292
    2. Xen De Ruwe
    3. Pier-Luc Ouellette
    4. Ferenc Kancsar
    5. Alessandro Bizzotto
    6. Fritz Leesmann
    7. Brendon Bain
    8. Gavin Reichelt
    9. Cristiano Morgado
    10. Michael Ilavia

  • #12735

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Formal takes the Pan-Am ticket, with his US Grand Nationals ticket going to Mitch Carey

  • #12736

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Breaking News: Rogero leaves tech and given DQ. Provisional win goes to Yu Zhou and then the Pan-Am ticket to the Grand Finals is awarded to provisional runner-up Kirkwood

  • #12922

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    For complete coverage, head over to EKN Event Page

  • #13090

    Stewart Willis
    Participant

    So, i saw a facebook thread, I believe on the EKN page where there were several pissed off people that were upset that Rogero walked off of the scales,  to help a teammate get a ticket.  Why is this so bad?

  • #13096

    Daryle Redlin
    Participant

    I believe the integrity of the sport suffers when stuff like this happens. Its obvious that Ashley is a great driver and has a great chance at moving up through the ranks. Putting politics in the middle at an event like this is not good. If you didnt plan on going through tech if you won the race then you shouldnt have  raced at all. Competitors get upset that they may have been beaten by a racer that cheated, weather its true or not, and didnt go through tech. In this case I dont believe that they were cheating but instead trying to give a team mate the opportunity to represent their country at the worlds. Rotax can stop stuff like this real easily in the future. Simply make a rule that says “Competitors that refuse post race technical inspection in any approved Rotax Worlds Championship qualifying race will no longer be eligible to participate in the world finals for that race year. Competitors will forfeit any qualifying tickets won at other events and the next competitor shall take his/her place”. Something along those lines would stop it in its tracks. The reason why there is tech is so that everyone knows that you were all racing under the same conditions. If you allow competitors to race but then walk away you lose that integrity.

  • #13101

    Chris Ritter
    Participant

    I agree Daryle… whats next… cats chasing dogs?

  • #12721

    David Cole
    Keymaster

    Unofficially, Kai Paolomino (USA), Patrick Woods-Toth (Canada), and Chase Oliveri (USA) earn tickets to the Micro Max Invitational with podium finishers taking the Pan-Am tickets

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