Rok Cup USA Listened

Changes to be made based on customer feedback and concerns

Dec 02, 2016
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Last week ROK CUP USA announced its 2017 season and received an overwhelming number of e-mails, phone calls, and social media responses with different ideas, suggestions, opinions and perspective from our loyal and valued customers. ROK CUP USA went on overdrive, analyzing all comments and realized that it needed reevaluate its schedule to better suit […]

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Rotax Max Challenge / BRP-Rotax Confirms Tire Testing in North America for 2017

Tyre testing period in Canada and the U.S.A. with constant monitoring throughout 2017 - MOJO tyres available for all six Rotax MAX engine categories throughout 2017 in North America

Dec 02, 2016
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In some markets a trend towards higher grip level of tyres, even for single brand race series have been put forth. To offer Rotax customers an improved grip level at the Rotax MAX Challenge (RMC), the Rotax 125 MAX Junior class will use MOJO D2 tyres as of January 2017 and the Rotax 125 MAX […]

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Dec 02, 2016
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The F-Series has been synonymous with the word challenge from the beginning and as we can see from the fierce competition, the race for the win is not getting any easier!  This brings us to the year 2017 and what will make this coming year even more exciting than any previous season so far. Nothing like […]

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Nov 30, 2016
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Team FMS, the official race team of Franklin Motorsports & Merlin Racing Chassis in the USA is wrapping up 2017 season plans and offering race team programs again in multiple series.  Three options of national level races will be offered with Team FMS tent support programs.  The WKA Manufacturer’s Cup Series will kick off the […]

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P1 Engines Run Strong at SuperNationals

Multiple podium appearances for California engine builder

Nov 30, 2016
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P1 Engines brought home strong results from the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals 20 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Being one of the most competitive events of the year, their engines ran strong all weekend for their drivers . The team drivers earned multiple podium appearances and strong finishes at the final race of the season, making […]

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Nov 30, 2016
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Tony Kart Racing Team is glad to announce the arrival of a new driver for the season 2017. Our Racing Team will lineup Pedro Hiltbrand. The multi-world-champion from Girona (Spain) will attend the CIK-FIA and WSK international competitions in the OK category. Giacomo Aliprandi – Team Manager Tony Kart Racing Team “We are very pleased […]

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Nov 30, 2016
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With activities well inside of a month for the latest edition of Daytona KartWeek, scheduled for December 27-30, sponsorships for all 3 series are rolling in at an expedient pace, including the latest edition of the WKA/Maxxis Daytona Dirt World Championships at the World Center of Racing. Among the many sponsors retuning to the famed […]

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Field Set for Inaugural MRTI USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout

Drivers From Around the World to Vie for 2017 USF2000 Prize

Nov 30, 2016
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A total of 18 drivers will congregate next week at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif., to contest the inaugural Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout. The unprecedented event brings together talent from around the globe with the winner receiving a $200,000 prize from Mazda to assist in graduation to the 2017 […]

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Nov 30, 2016
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Four first time champions were among the many honorees as the Merrittville Speedway Kart Club celebrated the 2016 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Season Sunday November 27th at rural Thorold’s Club Castropignano. The first of the first time Champions was Owen Kaiser of Thorold who won his first RCM Racing Equipment Performance Manufacturing Junior 1 […]

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Nov 30, 2016
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Chris Southern, Joe Gibb, Steve Juillerat and Don Holdsworth were crowned 2016 So Cal Oval Karters champions when the club closed its ninth season on Saturday night November 19th at John Aden’s Wheel2Wheel Raceway in Victorville.  Appropriately, they all closed their respective title winning seasons with main event victories on the final night. The most […]

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Nov 30, 2016
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Pedro Hiltbrand decided to take on a new experience in his career after the great success obtained at CRG. CRG and Pedro Hiltbrand will part their ways in 2017. The Spanish Champion coming from an extraordinarily successful season with the Italian outfit decided to move on to a new challenge. CRG thanks Pedro Hiltbrand for […]

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Top Kart USA Announces 2017 Schedule

Team set to participate in multiple national and regional series

Nov 30, 2016
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Top Kart USA is excited to announce their full race lineup for the 2017 season. With their first event only a month away, the team is already preparing for the new season. They will kick off their season at Round One of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers/Winter Cup, December 27-30 in Daytona Beach, Florida. […]

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Nov 30, 2016
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For racing to grow, like any structure, it needs to be built on a solid foundation. “When the Briggs & Stratton 206 was first released in 2008 our commitment was to be that reinforced foundation in which clubs and series could build from” commented David Klaus regarding the 2017 rule set. “As we go into […]

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From the Tower: Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 20

Historic event caps off two decades of Las Vegas competition

Nov 29, 2016
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It was truly an honor to be part of the 20th running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. For the 20th straight year, the organization hosted what is now considered to be the largest karting event in the world, welcoming nearly 500 drivers to Sin City. What began as an event that was designed to bring […]

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Tavella Claims Silver at SuperNationals

National champion earns podium spot at SKUSA SuperNationals

Nov 28, 2016
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Dylan Tavella capped off his 2016 season with a podium finish in the X30 Junior class at the annual SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals 20 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tavella was dissatisfied with his results at the US Open of Las Vegas a few weeks earlier and was looking for redemption at the final event of […]

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Jay Howard and MDD Set for 2017 Programs

Karts and cars on the docket for Motorsports Driver Development

Nov 28, 2016
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With the 2016 karting season now at a close, Jay Howard and his Motorsports Driver Development program are hard at work solidifying plans for their 2017 campaign. With a successful year which included race wins, podium results, national championships and growth to the F4 program in the MDD arsenal, Jay and his crew are avidly […]

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Nov 28, 2016
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Today we are pleased to announce that Ventresca Seberras Racing has become the official importer of the Tony Kart and FA Kart brands in Canada along with the whole line of OTK Kart Parts. Tony Kart is a brand that is known around the world for their quality, commitment to development, and being at the […]

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Benik Kart Wins Back-to-Back Championships

A win, championship, and podium appearances for the Florida-based team

Nov 28, 2016
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The BENIK team drivers came home successful from the final race of the 2016 season, the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNats 20 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The BENIK chassis was seen at the front of the field for most of the weekend, securing the pole position and winning heat races in two different classes. The team […]

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Nov 28, 2016
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The 2016 Sanzaru Games Karting Championships awards dinner will be held on Saturday evening December 17th, 2016 at the Rooster Run Event Center in Petaluma. For reservations contact Tavish at Cameron Karting 707-938-9986, or e-mail Tavish@cameronkarting.com. Please reserve your space by December 5th. We are also looking for nominations for the following awards: – Junior […]

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Rotax Grand Finals 2017 Venue Announcement

Early November date set for national team members to face off in Portugal

Nov 25, 2016
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The date and location for the 2017 edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) has been announced, through an official release. The race will be run at the Kartódromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimao, Portugal from November 4 to 11, 2017. This will be the third time in seven years that the popular […]

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