California ProKart Challenge Prepping for Opening Event of 2014

Big numbers expected to match fantastic racing at Buttonwillow Raceway Park next weekend

Jan 24, 2014 Fields for the California ProKart Challenge are expected to be stacked again for 2014 (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The Superkarts! USA California ProKart Challenge is primed to launch its 2014 campaign January 31-February 1 at ButtonwillowRacewayPark. The California PKC has been the foundation of the SKUSA regional program, proven to be one of the best regional options for California racers over the last nine years. Drivers and teams who race with the California […]

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Nicholas Brueckner Scores Solid Finishes at Florida Winter Tour

Defending Mini Max champion runs top-10, earning podium finish in Homestead

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Defending a championship is a tough challenge as driver, especially in one of the most competitive programs in the world. Nicholas Brueckner carries the #1 plate for the 2014 Florida Winter Tour season in the Mini Max category after securing the title last season. The Texas driver entered the opening rounds of the series this […]

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Rotax Junior Competitor, Thomas Issa was recently reinstated to 8th position from his 2013 Rotax Grand Finals exclusion at NOLA Motorsports Park.  Haven been excluded after a stellar eighth place finish in the final, Issa will now enjoy the fruits of his solid outing from the 2013 Grand Finals event. Issa, a fifteen year old […]

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Paddock Insider: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Tucson – Friday

Weather continues to be factor for opening weekend of series

Jan 24, 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas Tucson
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EKN’s Paddock Insider brings you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will be a timeline of events as they happen during the Rotax Challenge of the Americas opener at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including notes, interviews and photos. For complete coverage […]

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Morning Coffee: Friday – January 24

Here We Go Again – Live Time!

Jan 24, 2014 EKN Trackside Live opens 2014 at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas
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It’s been over two months since the EKN squad fired up the mixing board to produce a Trackside Live broadcast, and that particular effort was one of the toughest we’ve ever had to endure.  We streamed our live audio from the Champion Racing/Intrepid North America Tower for three days in Las Vegas during the 17th […]

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Rolison Performance Group Opens 2014 at Florida Winter Tour

Solid results at Homestead as team now prepares for Rotax Challenge of the Americas opener in Tucson

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This past weekend Rolison Performance Group headed out east to compete in the opening weekend of international Rotax Max Challenge program at the Florida Winter Tour. The six round – three weekend – series kicked off this past weekend in Miami at the Homestead Karting facility. Led by Mike Rolison, RPG supported five drivers across […]

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Top Kart USA Makes Florida Winter Tour Debut

Indiana based company competes on both Formula Kart and Rotax weekends

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Making the trek to south Florida, Top Kart USA would make their Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour debut. Traveling to the Homestead Karting facility on the grounds of the famed Homestead-Miami Speedway, Top Kart USA would have drivers compete on both the Formula Kart and Rotax weekends coming home with five top-ten results, a […]

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The final event of the 2013 New Jersey Sprint Series (NJSS) took place on the evening of January 18.  With over 120 guests in attendance for the 2013 Karting Awards Banquet, the night was a great time for all to reminisce about the past season and plan ahead for 2014. The night began with the […]

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AM Engines Kicks Off Florida Winter Tour with Strong Results

AM Engines and AM Chassis stand atop the podium in Homestead

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It was an incredible start to the 2014 Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter (FWT) for AM Racing Team as the Florida-based squad managed to secure multiple podiums results and main event victories. Competing at their home facility of Homestead Karting on the grounds of the Homestead-Miami Speedway, AM Racing Team was at the front of […]

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Joseph Lamberth Looks Ahead to 2014

Talented Rotax pilot looks to continue success

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Rotax champion Joseph Lamberth is primed and ready for his 2014 karting campaign. After a very successful 2013 season, which saw the Mini Max driver claim the CarolinaMotorsportPark class championship and accompanying invitation to join Team USA at the Rotax Max Challenge Micro & Mini Invitational, Lamberth will be looking to repeat his success. “I […]

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P1 Engines Takes Wins and Pole Positions in Multiple Series and Events

P1 Engines sets the pace in TaG Senior grabbing pole and off-pole for this year's event

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Kick starting their 2014 season, P1 Engines traveled to the ‘SunshineState’ of Florida for several national and international events. With drivers utilizing P1 Engines power at the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup event in Daytona Beach, Florida as well as the opening round of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour, P1 Engines was […]

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Jan 23, 2014 USPKS United States Pro Kart Series logo
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As the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) enters its sophomore season, the series continues to evolve and provide a solid structure for national level racing. Poised and ready to take 2014 by storm, the USPKS program has put in place a defined ladder of classes from Yamaha Rookie to Leopard Pro. “I am very […]

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Jan 23, 2014 Briggs Racing logo
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Briggs & Stratton Racing is happy to announce the release of the 2014 calendar. “We want to take a moment to thank our racers for submitting over 400 photos for this year’s calendar!  Every year the quality of the photos gets better and better making the decision process downright stressful”, smiled David Klaus, Director – […]

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Additional bonuses have been posted for the HYTORC of Texas Parilla Senior and Arai Helmet / Butler Built Parilla Junior classes at round two of the Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, the Zoom Zoom Nationals coming this April 4-6 to Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, S.C. In addition to the $1,000 to win Parilla […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Preview

Seventh season of International Rotax winter program gets underway at Musselman Honda Circuit

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The 2014 karting season is now officially underway, and the Rotax Challenge of the Americas is primed for yet another memorable campaign. This weekend marks the beginning of the seventh season, with rounds one and two set to be contested at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona this weekend. Drivers from all over North […]

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Rotax Challenge of the Americas – Tucson

January 24-26, 2014: Musselman Honda Circuit

Jan 23, 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo 2014
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After a short break during the month of December, the 2014 season is underway as the Rotax Challenge of the Americas is set to begin. The opening two rounds are scheduled for the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Teams are already moving into the paddock as they prepare for the three-days of action around […]

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Seven Podiums for Team Koene USA in Florida Winter Tour Openers

DeAngelis and d'Orlandos stand on the podium

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Looking to kick-start the 2014 season, Team Koene USA drivers did just that during the opening weekends of the annual Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT). With four drivers on track during both the Formula Kart and Rotax Max Challenge weekends, a total of seven podiums including two main event victories and five pole […]

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Exciting Weekend for The DePintos

Floridian ready for round two of the Formula Kart program in Ocala

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After a disappointing start to the 2014 season where Seve DePinto was forced to miss the opening round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup program in Daytona due to a bad crash resulting in a full arm cast, the youngster returned to the seat at the annual Florida Winter Tour. Competing aboard an […]

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Florida Pro Kart Series Changes Race Date to Help Racers

New series moves event off Easter weekend to allow for family time

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With the inaugural Florida Pro Kart Series (FPKS) just around the corner, series officials have already had to make a date change to accommodate the racers. Scheduling a race on Easter weekend, the hosting facility and the series worked hard to iron out a new date to kick off the season and allow karters and […]

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Taking to the track late in 2013, Benik Kart made their Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) debut this January with three drivers taking to the track over the Formula Kart and Rotax Max Challenge weekends. Taking their first career FWT podium in the TaG Junior division two weekends ago, Benik Kart was also […]

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