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Following a successful SKUSA Springnationals in Tucson, Arizona that saw ART Grand Prix America take the national karting scene by storm, the team traveled to Grand Junction, Colorado for the Summernationals for Rounds 3&4 of the SKUSA Pro Tour. With record entries for the event, the Southern California based team also boasted a team record […]

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Driver News: Michael d’Orlando Scores Rotax Mini Max National Championship

Nicholas d'Orlando is Vice-Champion in Rotax Micro Max

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Making the switch in teams in early January and then switching to the Tony Kart brand in May, it was a year of change for d’Orlando Racing (DRC Inc.) pilots Michael and Nicholas d’Orlando. Looking to get up to speed early but understanding the learning curve of a new team and new equipment, the duo […]

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2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas Schedule Announced

Three weekend Winter International Rotax Max Challenge program to award four 2014 Rotax Grand Finals tickets

Aug 06, 2013 The 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas will travel to Tucson, Phoenix and Sonoma, welcoming the best from North America
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Over 200 of the United States Rotax Max Challenge competitors are traveling back home from the 2013 Rotax Grand Nationals at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. Many will return to finish out their local series, some will take their chance at the Rotax Pan-American Challenge in October with a handful set to represent […]

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August 23-24 marks the first time that a multi engine karting program has been invited to the fabulous F1 Outdoors facility located in East Bridgewater, MA. Some of the challenges F1 Outdoors faces is a very restricted noise ordinance that every racer must adhere too.The F-Series has taken the necessary steps to have silencers for rent or purchase that will […]

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Aug 05, 2013 Top five in the Yamaha Sportsman Smackdown, (left to right) 5th - Brandon Lemke, 2nd -Dillon Schwanbeck,
1st - David Malukas, 3rd - Austin Schaff, 4th - Sam Mayer
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The Russell Karting Specialties/L & T Manufacturing Route 66 Sprint Series presented by Bridgestone/Margay and Grand Products held round three on July 27-28 at the Briggs and StrattonRacewayPark near Dousman, WI.  The event was sponsored by Merlin Racing Karts.  240 entries competed over the weekend on the historic track administered by the Badger Kart Club […]

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EKN Trackside: 2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals – Saturday Report

History made at GoPro Motorplex as Championship Saturday decides seven national champions

Aug 03, 2013 Member of Team USA following the 2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals
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For complete coverage of the 2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals, visit the EKN Event Page Be sure to post your comments below in the EKN Global Members Discussion section – Ed. Drivers, teams and families prepared the last 364 days for Championship Saturday at the 2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals. […]

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Paddock Insider: 2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals – Saturday

Championship Saturday to decide the seven United States Rotax Max Challenge champions

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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 2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including interviews and photos. Please feel free to […]

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EKN Trackside: 2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals – Friday Report

Grids set for seven categories entering Championship Saturday at GoPro Motorplex

Aug 02, 2013 Sam Beasley showed speed to put him in contention for the Senior Max title
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For complete coverage of the 2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals, visit the EKN Event Page Be sure to post your comments regarding the opening day of the event below in the EKN Global Members Discussion section – Ed. It was ‘Frantic Friday’ at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina as the 2013 […]

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Paddock Insider: 2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals – Friday

A look into Friday's action as it happens at the GoPro Motorplex

Aug 02, 2013 Rotax Grand Nationals logo
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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 2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including interviews and photos. Please feel free to […]

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EKN Trackside: 2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals – Thursday Report

Super Pole highlights day as racing action gets underway in Mooresville

Aug 01, 2013 Rookie Oliver Askew was top qualifier and won the Super Pole session in Senior Max
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For complete coverage of the 2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals, visit the EKN Event Page Be sure to post your comments regarding the opening day of the event below in the EKN Global Members Discussion section – Ed. The build up toward Championship Saturday continued at the GoPro Motorplex as the 2013 […]

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Industry News: Whisler Racing Services Announces New Rotax Performance Services

WRS to offer Rotax engine services via online store at www.Whisler-Racing.com

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Continuing to make strides in the karting community, Whisler Racing Services (WRS) is pleased to announce the launch of a unique Rotax performance services platform. Together with already established product lines including Holeshot Drive Systems (HDS) sprockets and chains, Accu-Mix Race jugs, and a variety of tools and accessories, WRS customers will now be able […]

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With Rotax national titles and Team USA invites up for grabs this week in Mooresville, North Carolina, six Team PSL Karting pilots have descended upon the GoPro Motorplex for the Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals. Battling top Rotax drivers from across the US, the squad will need to stay on top of their […]

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Driver News: Mazzaferro Building Speed as He Heads into Monaco Trois Rivieres

Podium results at Eastern Canadian Karting Championship with strong runs at the Euro Max Challenge and Western Canadian Challenge has rookie heading home with title plans in place

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Gianfranco Mazzaferro, a member of the Ferrolati Corse Karting Team, has been logging loads of air miles as he criss crosses the globe looking to take on the best Rotax Junior Max drivers in the world. On the heals of double podiums at Goodwood Kartways in the most recent Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC) event, […]

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Driver News: Kingsley Just Misses The Mark at Warburg

Ontario driver shows speed all weekend at the Western Canadian Championship but settles for second place in the Sunday Final and now sets sights on ECKC title chase

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Jeff Kingsley, pilot of the Whitby Toyota TRD Tony Kart, headed into the unfamiliar confines of the Warburg Kart Track located near Edmonton, AB as he looked to take on Canada’s best with one goal in mind; a place on Team Canada. Kingsley would show the way throughout the weekend as he led every on […]

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Paddock Insider: 2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals – Thursday

A daily look into the action as it happens at the GoPro Motorplex

Aug 01, 2013 Rotax Grand Nationals logo
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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 2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals. The information will not be seen anywhere else, including interviews and photos. Please feel free […]

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EKN Trackside: 2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals – Paddock Pass

EKN exclusive insider info from the soggy GoPro Motorplex

Aug 01, 2013 AJ Myers ended the day as the quickest driver in Senior Max
(Photo: Ken Johnson - Studio52.us)
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For complete coverage of the 2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals, visit the EKN Event Page Be sure to post your comments regarding the opening day of the event below in the EKN Global Members Discussion section – Ed. The 2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals officially got underway at the […]

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Rok Cup USA and Orlando Kart Center Crown Regional Champions

Weekend Results Sets the Stage for the Rok Cup USA Championship Event Battles August 17-18

Jul 31, 2013 Double Race winner and Regional Champion of Rok Junior Michael DeQuesada
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OrlandoKartCenter hosting of the third and final round of the Rok Cup USA Orlando Kart Center Region this past weekend solidified Championships in all categories, and provided surprises and exciting on-track action.  With another addition of the new Rok Shifter program, crowning of Regional Champions and perfect weather, the weekend went off with huge successes […]

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2013 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals

July 31-August 3, 2013 : GoPro Motorplex - Mooresville, North Carolina

Jul 31, 2013 EKNTRACKSIDE - Rotax GN
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This week brings on the annual United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals. Nearly 200 drivers from all across the country will converge on the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. Teams and drivers are already on site, taking part in unofficial practice scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, with Wednesday serving as the official practice […]

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Driver Diary: Nick Neri – United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals

Florida driver returns to chase fourth national Rotax title

Jul 31, 2013 Neri finishes the event in third, one short of the Grand Finals ticket
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eKartingNews.com has partnered up with the 2011 United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals champion Nick Neri to provide an insightful and direct look into competing at this year’s Grand Nationals, held at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina. Following each day, the Ocala Gran Prix driver will provide a notebook on his action […]

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The Kartwerks crew had a successful outing at G&J Kartways for the third round of the Great Lakes Sprint Series. Roman Tretiak picked up a win and a second in TAG while Luca Mars scored two third place Podium finishes in Yamaha Rookie. In total, Kartwerks had five drivers in three different classes under the […]

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