Feb 18, 2015 So-Cal Challenge logo 2015
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The So-Cal Challenge series regrets to announce that they are postponing the upcoming race on February 28th at Adams Motorsports Park. Due to the recent changes with the LAKC/CalSpeed relationship, the Southern California karting community is in a state of flux right now and the support for the upcoming race at CalSpeed takes precedence. “Many of […]

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Feb 18, 2015 Pitt Race Karting logo
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Join Pitt Race in kicking off our 2015 Kart Racing series on the Wilson Circuit. Pitt Race is a world-class karting facility that services all levels of racing. We are happy to announce that 2015 will continue this tradition with a local karting series. We will focus on quality racing and delivering top-notch track experience. […]

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Mathias Ramirez Opens 2015 Strong with Wins at Florida Winter Tour

Two heat race wins, two main event victories and one pole position in January

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With the close of the 2014 racing season and the dawn of a new one, Ocala Gran Prix pilot Mathias Ramirez would be thrust into the spotlight as the lead junior driver on the powerhouse karting team. Scoring multiple wins and championships throughout 2014, Ramirez started the current year’s campaign off in fine form scoring […]

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MAXSpeed Group Announces evo Engine Upgrade Kits Now In Stock

Limited quantities of evo engine kits available directly through MAXSpeed Group

Feb 18, 2015 125 Rotax Max evo-logo
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MAXSpeed Group announces today they have received inventory of Rotax 125 MAX evo engine upgrade kits, which are now available in limited quantities directly through the MAXSpeed Group.  Special upgrade kit pricing is good through April 30, 2015 and only one upgrade kit will be available per US engine serial number. Please download the upgrade […]

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Feb 18, 2015 P1 Engines logo
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The opening round of the SuperKarts USA! California ProKart Challenge kicked off at the Buttonwillow karting circuit, with P1 Engines claiming victory with Carlos Calderon in TaG Masters. The technical circuit proved challenging for all drivers as the grip started to build on Friday and then the conditions changed 180 degrees with rain all day […]

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Feb 18, 2015 Jagger Jones and Sting Ray Robb will represent the United States of America at the CIK-FIA Academy Trophy program for 2015
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From a list of rising karting stars, Jagger Jones and Sting Ray Robb were recently selected as representatives of the USA to participate in the 2015 CIK Karting Academy Trophy.  After soliciting interested drivers aged 13 to 15 from the United States, the WKA Board of Trustees considered all applicants’ resumes, and made the selection […]

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Feb 17, 2015 Koene USA logo
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With successful on track results, a professional image and one of the most experienced karting teams in the paddock, Team Koene USA is set to expand on their online presence. With active social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram as well as an in-depth online store, Team Koene USA has put in place a […]

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Feb 17, 2015 Checkered Motorsports logo
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A busy 2015 schedule, Checkered Motorsports next visit will be at Orlando Kart Center for the second round of the Florida Winter Tour.  With much excitement the team will feature a total of ten pilots in this upcoming Rok Cup event. The Mxk8 continues to be the chassis of choice in the Senior classes as […]

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TAG™ Racing International / TAG™ USA is proud to post the 2015 TAG Rules along with the Local Option Rules. As some of you know we maintain a full set of Local Option Rules and Class Structures for all karting classes and divisions, not just TAG. We believe that the TAG™ Local Option Rule set […]

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Updated Information for 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Rounds Three and Four

Orlando Kart Center rounds February 21-22 and February 27-March 1

Feb 17, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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After a tremendous start to the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment last month in Homestead, which saw upwards of 366 competitors, huge racing names and great racing action, the second event weekend for both the ROK Cup USA and Rotax MAX Challenge programs are just around the corner. MAXSpeed Entertainment […]

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Top Kart USA Continues Winning Ways in Florida

Three wins and seven podiums in second event weekend of FPKS

Feb 17, 2015 Top Kart USA pilot Jason Welage tops the podium in recent FPKS competition (Photo: Top Kart USA)
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In rounds three and four of the Florida Pro Kart Series (FPKS), Top Kart carried out multiple wins and podiums. Taking place at the Palm Beach Karting facility over the February 6-8 weekend, the blue and white branded karts pulled out three wins and seven podiums across five fields throughout the weekend. Blake Deister explained, […]

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Feb 16, 2015 Daniel Bray (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Auckland international Daniel Bray made good on the pace he showed at the first round of this year’s Logitech Rotax Max Challenge with a win in the DD2 class at the second in the Hawke’s Bay over the weekend. Bray was quick on debut in the new Rotax category at the opening series round at […]

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Feb 16, 2015 Rotax Distributor Award
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BRP honoured its distributor from France, Sodikart, with its 2014 Distributor of the Year Award. “Congratulation to the Sodikart team. We would like to thank them for their excellent work,” said Helmut Voglsam, Sales Rotax Kart Engines at BRP in Austria. The annual award program recognizes its distributors demonstrating sales achievements coupled with operational excellence […]

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Feb 15, 2015 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The EKN Trackside Live Daily Wrap from Saturday, February 14 at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas at the PKRA facility in Glendale, Arizona – featuring interviews from Mason Marotta, Matt Jaskol, John Crow and Sting Ray Robb.

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 – Phoenix Sunday Report

Marotta become fourth different Senior winner, Crow and Jaskol also earn first as Robb evens score

Feb 15, 2015 Junior Max Sunday podium (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Another perfect day of weather greeted the competitors of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas in Phoenix, as the fourth round of racing took place at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona this past weekend. Sunday’s racing provided a great end to what was a phenomenal weekend, finishing off the first half of the series and […]

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Feb 15, 2015 KZ2 class stalwart Ryan Grant (#64) was back to his winning best at the second ProKart Series round in the Hawke's Bay over the weekend (Photo: Fast Company/Graham Hughes)
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Long-time category standard bearer Ryan Grant was back to his best at the second round of this year’s ProKart Series in the Hawke’s Bay over the weekend Aucklander Grant dominated the premier KZ2 class at the Hastings’ meeting, qualifying quickest and winning all four class races from teammate, and round one class winner, Graeme Smyth. […]

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EKN Trackside: Rotax Challenge of the Americas 2015 – Phoenix Saturday Report

Brooks lands memorable victory, as Brueckner, Bonilla and Cook add to total

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The second weekend of any of the country’s three-event winter karting series is the turning point when it comes to the chase for the class championships.  Success in the opening doubleheader can be quickly nullified by two bad days on the second weekend, so the pressure is on this weekend in Phoenix.  The chase for […]

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Feb 14, 2015 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The EKN Trackside Live Daily Wrap from Saturday, February 14 at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas at the PKRA facility in Glendale, Arizona – featuring interviews from Christian Brooks, Nick Brueckner, Paul Bonilla and Sabre Cook.

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Feb 13, 2015 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas logo
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The EKN Trackside Live Daily Wrap from Friday, February 13 at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas at the PKRA facility in Glendale, Arizona.

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Feb 13, 2015 Mason Marotta was the quickest driver in Senior Max during Final Practice
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is a new Trackside coverage addition, bringing 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 event in Phoenix. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including interviews and photos. Please feel free to […]

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