MAXSpeed Group Announces Location and Dates for 2015 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals

August 6-9 Grand Nationals will be held at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina

Aug 28, 2014 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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With only four months remaining in the 2014 karting season, the MAXSpeed Group is busy planning several events on the 2015 calendar. Working hard to finalize details on the upcoming Rotax Pan American Challenge, company officials are pleased to announce the dates and location of the United States Rotax MAX Challenge (USRMC) Grand Nationals. Taking […]

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California ProKart Challenge to Host First Ever Event in Lake Elsinore

Parking lot temporary circuit to clone layout used at upcoming SuperNationals event

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After a break in the schedule, the California ProKart Challenge returns to action on September 5-6, hosting the fifth round of the 2014 six-race season. A new location will be checked off, as the Superkarts! USA regional program travels to Lake Elsinore, California, which sits roughly an hour in between the downtown areas of Los […]

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Team Koene USA Prepares for Rotax Pan Am Challenge and SKUSA SuperNationals

Strong results springboard squad into latter half of 2014 season

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Recently completing the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals and the ASN Canada Canadian Karting Championships with great success, Team Koene USA will now shift their focus to two more major karting events. Taking place in October at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, six drivers will enter the Rotax Pan American Challenge before making […]

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If you are ready to experience one of the world’s most exciting races, then you should definitely be considering throwing your hat in the ring for Superkarts! USA’s (SKUSA) SuperNationals race in Las Vegas this November. If you want to race your best with one of the best teams out there, then you want to […]

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While the national racing scene has been in full swing throughout the summer, local karting series have also been busy with races up and down the California coast. ART Grand Prix America drivers competed in three different series in four different categories, scoring podiums in each one. Enzo Prevost started the month off competing in […]

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The Championship Enduro Series, sanctioned by TAG Racing International returns to Gingerman Raceway in South Haven, Michigan. The extended Gingerman track is a favorite amongst drivers having always offered great racing and the 2014 event will be no different. Presented by GPI Racing, the race weekend at Gingerman truly offers something for everyone with a […]

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With just over a week to go the ROK CUP Western Canada is preparing for what should be a great finale to an exciting season. Greg Moore Raceway has been hosting several major events over the past few weeks and this one will close them all out, as a series Champion will be crowned as […]

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With the flags at half mast and the kart teams proudly displaying memorial stickers … Steven Beckett dedicated his second win to former Merrittville Karter Connor Mooradian who passed away last Wednesday. Lucas Oil Kart Weekly Racing Series action August 26th had Beckett in KC Auto Parts Victory Lane for the second time in 2014 […]

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The fourth round of the ROK CUP USA program at the Ocala Gran Prix was another huge success. Once again, the number of drivers at the race increased as the event gains more credibility and notoriety. With the heat index sometimes reaching 116 degrees, ROK CUP USA made sure drivers had plenty of water on […]

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US Open of Dirt Adds Stock Honda Class to Premiere Event

Yamaha Junior has been removed from the schedule

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With the first ever United States Rally Kart Association (USRKA) US Open of Dirt fast approaching, event officials are pleased to announce the addition of the Stock Honda division to the class lineup. Taking place on September 13,2014 the Stock Honda class will replace the Yamaha Junior division as it has been removed from the […]

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The weather was hot and sunny for the 2nd doubleheader Race 8 and 9 of the Manitoba Karting Association Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. The sponsor for Saturday was Lake of the Woods Insurance and Sunday’s sponsor was Green Team Racing. Highlights of Race # 8 & 9 On Saturday in the Junior 1 Briggs […]

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Benik Kart Dominates Rok Cup USA Event

1, 2, 3 for BENIK Kart in Ocala

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Fresh off a double podium event at the final round of the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS), BENIK Kart would travel back to their home state of Florida for round four of the Rok Cup USA program. Taking place at the Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida, BENIK Kart drivers would continue their […]

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The PF International Circuit of Brandon, a small village in Lincolnshire near the town of Grantham (GB), will host the sixth and last event of the 2014 European CIK-FIA karting season. The 1,382 metres of the English track built by Mr Paul Fletcher will be the venue – from 28th to 31st August – of […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – July 2014 – Austin Garrison

Ocala Gran Prix driver secures three major victories within two weeks

Aug 27, 2014 Garrison crossing the line at the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals for the Junior Max victory (Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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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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Two Can-Am Championships for Austin Versteeg

Utah driver adds another Junior Max title for 2014, doubling up with S5 Junior Stock Moto crown

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The 2014 season has been a breakout season for the young Austin Versteeg. The 15-year old is finishing his final year in the Junior category, coming away with some prestigious hardware in the process. This past April, the Rolison Performance Group driver secured the Rotax Challenge of the Americas title with a victory in Sonoma, […]

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Aug 26, 2014 Super One Rotax Series
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It’s getting very tense amongst the drivers and teams at the top of the points standings with only one round after this. Every point possible is needed to count in these ABkC National Championships and a couple of appeals were heard against penalties, often for alleged blocking during the finals.  Luckily the weather was good […]

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  Coming off his huge victory at the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals in mid-July, Dylan Tavella would recently claim two additional championship titles. Adding 2014 United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) Mini ROK and Yamaha Cadet champion, along with numerous podium results and race wins to his already stout resume, the young and talented […]

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After a successful SKUSA Springnationals, PR Engines powered drivers to three podiums and headed to Modesto with momentum. The SKUSA Summernationals would be historic as it would the first Pro Tour event held on a street course. With a successful history in street racing, PR Engines would be the power of choice for six drivers […]

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Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge Closes Out 2014 Season

Craig and Versteeg secure titles with victories at Greg Moore Raceway

Aug 26, 2014 Artie Carpenter swept the final round of the Senior Max category for his first victory at the Can-Am series (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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The 2014 Rotax Can-Am ProKart Challenge came to an end during the third weekend of August, taking racers north of the United States/Canada border for the first time in 2014. The historic Greg Moore Raceway in British Columbia was the site of the August 15-17, hosting the final two rounds of the four-race weekend season. […]

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K1 RaceGear, considered one of the industry’s top custom safety apparel companies, is now the official safety gear supplier for the 2014 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF). K1 RaceGear will offer three different packages to the 288 drivers and their teams for the more than 50 countries competing in this year’s RMCGF. In years […]

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