Selection Process and Judges Announced for 2015 Mazda Road to Indy and MAXSpeed Group Driver Advancement Program

Judges panel to consist of Josef Newgarden and Simon Pagenaud along with Michelle Kish and Richard Boisclair

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After a successful program in 2014 that saw four Rotax drivers awarded a one-day test in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, Mazda Road to Indy (MRTI), Andersen Promotions and MAXSpeed Group are pleased to announce more details for the 2015 edition of the Driver Advancement Program as well as the panel of […]

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Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas Room Block Extended Until October 9

The Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino extends MAXSpeed Entertainment room block

Sep 29, 2015 US Open logo
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As excitement builds for the Cold Stone US Open finale in Las Vegas, Nevada October 28-31, 2015, MAXSpeed Entertainment announces today that the room block at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino has been extended until October 9. With registrations flooding the Florida offices, teams, competitors, families, friends, sponsors and spectators can now book discounted […]

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Sep 29, 2015 Luke Wallace
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Most young drivers, especially those brand new to karting love the adrenaline rush of competition at high speeds. However, 14-year-old Luke Wallace takes it a step further. He may love driving fast, but what has truly piqued his interest in karting has been the understanding and physics behind what makes him go fast. “I love […]

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Zach Holden Joins Team Koene USA for SKUSA SuperNationals XIX

Multi-time champion to receive support from Comet Kart Sales under Team Koene USA banner

Sep 29, 2015 Zach Holden joins Team Koene USA for the SKUSA SuperNationals with support from Comet Kart Sales. (Photo: Focal Perspective Media)
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With the switch to the Tony Kart brand in the middle of July and winning aboard the OTK brand in his first event, the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SummerNationals, Zach Holden will head to the SKUSA SuperNationals as a member of Team Koene USA. Sitting fourth in the Fikse Wheels Pro Tour TaG Junior championship chase, […]

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The Formula 100 Karting Series formed in 2012 as a grassroots karting series designed to provide affordable, competitive and fun motorsport competition for drivers of all ages, budgets and skill levels, beginners to professionals. Since its inception, F100 has experienced rapid and sustained growth and thus far in 2015 F100 SoCal has hosted nearly 150 […]

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Sep 29, 2015 Lachlan DeFrancesco (Center), Reece Gold (Right) and James Egozi (Left) claimed championships and vice championships in the ROK Cup USA program
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With the ROK Cup USA finale taking place this past weekend at the Orlando Kart Center facility in Orlando, Florida, Team BENIK would be on the verge of securing series championships and invites to join Team USA at the ROK International Final in October. After the final checkered flag had flown Sunday and after several […]

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Sep 29, 2015 Tom Hankinson drives away with the win and the championship in Shifter Master ROK (Photo: Flying Home Productions)
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ROK Cup USA held its finale this past weekend at the Orlando Kart Center track, ending its 5-round season. The event saw an unprecedented number of drivers attend, demonstrating that the series is consistently growing. It was an exciting weekend, with quite a few shakeups in Sunday’s finals that altered the fate of the championship […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix – Sunday Report

Kiwi Hamilton invades Lancaster for S1 triumph as hometown hero Baker bags first in TaG Senior

Sep 28, 2015 Matt Hamilton celebrating his S1 Pro Stock Moto victory at Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix (Photo: EKN)
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It was another memorable finish to the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix Sunday, as the event hosted the main events in front of another excited crowd of spectators that lined the track in the southern California city. Nearly 150 competitors wrapped up the California ProKart Challenge finale event in what is the fast street race […]

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Sep 28, 2015 American Logan Sargeant on top of the KFJ podium (Photo: Press.net Images)
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The CIK-FIA World Championship can be regarded as a sort of university for motorsport and, today, it was time for drivers to get their deserved degrees at the World Circuit La Conca. The new World Champion for the KF category is the Polish Karol Basz (Kosmic-Vortex-Vega), while in KFJ the title went to the American […]

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Sep 27, 2015 Karol Basz  (Photo: Press.net Images)
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Today was dedicated to the Qualifying Heats of the CIK-FIA Karting World Championship, which is being hosted by the World Circuit La Conca. KF Junior was the first category to complete its session of Heats, while KF will complete this phase only tomorrow morning. The drivers of both the categories admitted to the final racing […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix – Saturday Report

Hamilton and Leesmann stand out in opening day of action on the BLVD

Sep 27, 2015 (Photo: EKN)
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Day one of the 2015 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix went into the books on Saturday as nearly 150 competitors took part in the opening on-track sessions for the seventh annual event in Southern California. Eight race groups took on the challenging street circuit for two rounds of practice, qualifying and the first round of […]

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Sep 26, 2015 Nicklas Nielsen (Photo: Press.net Images)
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It is the most eastern circuit in Italy and, this weekend, is hosting one of the most important kart racing event of the world. These coordinates bring straight to the World Circuit La Conca in Muro Leccese, where the CIK-FIA World Championship for KF and KF Junior has moved into top gear. The facility in […]

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EKN Trackside: 2015 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix – Preview

Downtown Lancaster opens up for seventh annual event in Southern California

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The seventh annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix is set to break the maximum speed on the BLVD by three times the legal limit. A slue of spectators are expected to take in the sights, sounds, and smell of karts buzzing around the southern California city roughly an hour north of Los Angeles. The event, […]

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From the Tower: 2015 RoboPong 200

12th annual event continues to provide intensity, heartache, and excitement to reach 200 laps

Sep 24, 2015 (Photo: EKN)
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This past weekend, the New Castle Motorsports Park hosted the 12th annual RoboPong 200 event. Competitors gathered at the central Indiana facility to compete in a 200-lap TaG endurance event around the 1-mile circuit. A mix of national, regional and club level karters took on the challenge, including a handful of IndyCar drivers who were […]

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The activity of drivers and teams was already in full swing in the paddock last week for the tests, but now there is growing expectation for the beginning of the world CIK-FIA championship for the KF and KFJ categories. The World Circuit La Conca of Muro Leccese is going to welcome 167 entrants who, from […]

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Sep 24, 2015 (Photo: RudeFish Photography)
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Round 2 of the KPX Karting Championship powered by Briggs & Stratton was hosted by Bluemax Kart Club out of Davis, CA. This race was also the host of the 2nd Annual Memorial Race for the Cure put together by the one and only Bev Ban. We had a total of 60 Briggs entries on […]

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Sep 24, 2015 Dale George
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The weather was very hot and sunny for Race 9 of the Manitoba Karting Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. The sponsor for Race 9 was RBC Dominion Securities. Highlights of Race # 9 Senior Briggs class had John Buzza on pole position.  John took off and lead start to finish. The excitement in the Senior […]

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Championship Tightening Up After Sanzaru Games Karting Series Race #7

Carter Herrera Takes GoPro Junior Rotax Feature

Sep 24, 2015 (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
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With only two races left in the 2015 season for the Sanzaru Games Karting Championship, many class championship races tightened up after the completion of Race #7. The tight and demanding Reverse Sprint track configuration proved to be a real challenge to many of the racers with some of the top drivers struggling to keep […]

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The Formula 100 Karting Series formed in 2012 as a grassroots karting series designed to provide affordable, competitive and fun motorsport competition for drivers of all ages, budgets and skill levels, beginners to professionals. Since its inception, F100 has experienced rapid and sustained growth and thus far in 2015 F100 SoCal has hosted nearly 150 […]

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Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas Hotel Room Blocks Will Expire September 26

Anyone who has not secured hotel reservations at the Rio is urged to immediately

Sep 24, 2015 US Open logo
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The Cold Stone US Open of Las Vegas is quickly approaching and MAXSpeed Entertainment is urging anyone who has not made room reservations at the host hotel, the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino, to do so immediately as MAXSpeed’s room blocks will expire this Saturday, September 26. “If you have yet to make reservations at […]

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