Ogden USA Claims Podium at Rotax Pan American Challenge

SKUSA SuperNationals next on the docket for Ogden USA

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Always producing some of North America’s top engine packages, Florida’s Ogden USA was back at the front of the field this past weekend at the Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge. Taking place at the GoPro Motorplex facility in Mooresville, North Carolina, Ogden USA powered driver Matt Solarcyk claimed a podium result in the talent-laden […]

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Red Line Oil Karting Championship – Round 8 Report

John Breidinger takes home the GoPro Hero3 and Jarrett Lile takes home the $500 bonus cash

Oct 28, 2014 John Breidinger (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The Rotax Masters class was the featured class for this round of the Red Line Oil Kart Championships. Three drivers battled for the lead all day, but in the end, John Breidinger was the lone surviver! As a special bonus, all winners of classes with eight or more drivers had their names put in a […]

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GoRotax.com Driver of the Month Presented by eKartingNews.com – September 2014 – Chloe Chambers

New York Micro Max driver brings entire family into the karting community

Oct 28, 2014 Chloe Chambers
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Thanks to the partnership between MAXSpeed Group and eKartingNews.com, a monthly program has been devised to promote outstanding drivers in the Rotax Max Challenge. The new program – GoRotax.com Driver of the Month presented by eKartingNews.com – is based off a similar program the leading karting website offers each month, focused on the United States […]

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MAXSpeed Entertainment and Rok Cup USA Continue to Work on 2015 Florida Winter Tour Details

MAXSpeed’s team of employees and partners continue plans for 2015 season

Oct 27, 2014 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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After the recent announcement of the acquisition of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), MAXSpeed Entertainment is pleased to announce some more details for the 2015 edition of the popular and competitive series. The upcoming season will feature changes but still encompass the back-to-back race weekends, which will now include the ROK Cup USA […]

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Oct 27, 2014 Adria Karting Raceway
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The WSK Final Cup is going to be one of the top events of the year. This event, as usual, is the closing appointment of the season promoted by WSK Promotion and this year it is hosted by the brand new Italian facility Adria Karting Raceway. It arrives as the icing on the cake of […]

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After Round Eight today determined our 2014 class of GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Champions, they were each crowned during the Championship Banquet Presented by KARTSALE at Team Penske. The Champions and top-three in points were awarded over $18,000 in prizes, including cash, GoPro HERO3+ cameras and custom-designed race suits. 2014 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Champions: […]

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Every year, after the buzz of the summer season, and hot off the Vegas strip in November, hundreds of karting racers are excited and ready to get back to the track and in 2015, they will have an option in the Florida Pro Kart Winter Series. As if drivers needed any more incentive to participate […]

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Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 2015 Moves to Las Vegas Convention Center

‘SuperSunday’ relocates to Vegas Strip as SuperNationals XVIII marks final year at Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino

Oct 27, 2014 SKUSA Superkarts! USA logo
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Since 2008, the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino has been the home of the largest karting event in the world – the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. The 18th edition of this historic annual event will once again take place at the popular site in Las Vegas, on November 19-23, 2014, and will be the final race […]

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Rok Cup International Final 2014: Race Report

North American squad highlighted by strong come-from-the-back drives

Oct 27, 2014 Rok Cup International Final 2014 logo
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After two days of on-track action that featured practice, qualifying and heat races, Saturday’s schedule for this year’s Rok Cup International Final at South Garda Karting kicked off with eight Prefinals to determine which drivers would make the main events in the afternoon. MINI ROK The Mini Rok drivers from the Rok Cup USA, Superkarts! […]

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Los Angeles Karting Championship Hosts Finale at CalSpeed Karting

Championships for 2014 decided after final round in Fontana

Oct 24, 2014 The 2014 season came to a close for the Los Angeles Karting Championship (Photo: LAKC.org)
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The Los Angeles Karting Championship completed the 2014 racing season with the ninth and final round of the organization’s championship on October 18-19 at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. Big numbers were the story all season, as many of the categories reach record highs throughout the year, with the finale reaching 200 entries. […]

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Victory for Rolison Performance Group at Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge

Leading North America karting race team adds another prestigious win to resume

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Success can be measured in many different ways. Reaching a specific lap time, lowering a fast lap by a certain amount, finishing in a certain position, and of course victory. Rolison Performance Group is always striving to help drivers reach their potential and goals, never wasting a minute in finding that extra tenth of a […]

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Podium Finish for Nick Brueckner at Rotax Pan American Challenge

Texas driver performs at his best in debut with Orsolon Racing

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The weekend at the Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge 2014 was the best of the season for young Junior Max rookie Nick Brueckner. The driver out of Texas made his debut with Orsolon Racing at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, taking on an international field with the first Rotax Grand Finals 2015 […]

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Rok Cup International Final 2014: Qualifying Report

Serravalle qualifies fifth in Mini Rok, Myers into top-15 in Rok Shifter

Oct 24, 2014 Rok Cup International Final 2014 logo
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The North American and South American contingent participating at the annual Rok Cup International Final in Lonato, Italy was dealt some hot and cold results during Thursday afternoon’s qualifying sessions.  Warm sun and enjoyable mid-60s temperatures offered the racers ideal conditions, but the increasing grip levels were very challenging at the famed South Garda karting […]

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Austin Versteeg Wins Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge

Rolison Performance Group pilot secures first Rotax Grand Finals 2015 ticket in the world

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The work of the last seven years has come to fruition for Austin Versteeg, with the 2014 season continuing to grow into his best season in karting. The Rolison Performance Group driver garnered three major titles in Rotax Max Challenge and Superkarts! USA competition, earning a spot on the prestigious Team USA squad for the […]

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Ugo Ugochukwu Earns Team Koene USA a Rotax Pan American Championship

Five drivers run at the front of the field at the GoPro Motorplex

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In dramatic fashion, Team Koene USA added to their impressive resume of race wins and championships in 2014 by claiming the Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge Micro Max championship. While five drivers competed and ran at the front of the field with the Indianapolis-based squad, Ugo Ugochukwu stole the show in the Micro Max […]

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Oct 24, 2014 World Karting Association WKA logo
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The World Karting Association and Simpson Performance Products are proud to announce a renewed partnership that returns Simpson to the national karting scene as a major backer of WKA national series racing in the final months of 2014 and into the new 2015 season. Simpson – the leading manufacturer of safety equipment for the motorsports […]

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From the Tower: Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge 2014

Another stellar event to close out international Rotax season in North America

Oct 24, 2014 (Photo: Studio52.us)
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We spend our entire racedays up in the tower, watching every on-track session while producing our EKN Trackside Live program, so not much time is spent roaming the paddock for the stories. This new ‘From the Tower’ column is our chance to delve deeper into some of the accounts that develop over a race weekend, […]

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Harry Coulton Secures Podium Finish at Rotax Pan American Challenge

Mini Max rookie secures runner-up position at major international karting event

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Young rising karting star Harry Coulton finished runner-up in the Micro Max category at last year’s Rotax Pan American Challenge in New Orleans. This year, the Birel driver from Florida took on another strong international field at the 2014 Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge, this time in the Mini Max division. Over the October […]

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Rok Cup USA Champion Gianluca Petecof debuts in Europe in Rok Cup International Final

11 years-old driver from São Paulo, Brazil, guaranteed a place in the World Final after winning the traditional championship in the United States and competes for the first time in Italy this weekend

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One of the main highlights of the Brazilian go-karting in recent seasons, the young Gianluca Petecof will make his debut in European competitions this weekend (October 22th to 25th), when dispute Rok Cup International Final at South Garda Karting, track located in Lonato, Italy — considered one of the meccas of karting in Europe. 11-years […]

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Always looking to support the karting industry as well as the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup program, Grand Products, importer of the Top Kart and Comer product lines, and Comer Spa will put a major effort behind a new WKA Rookie Comer class. With unprecedented weekend and championship awards, the new division will be […]

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