2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA Program Presented by MG Tires a Success in Orlando

More great racing action at the Orlando Kart Center for round two

Feb 27, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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With a successful round one in the books for the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Powered by MAXSpeed Entertainment, ROK Cup USA drivers would head to the Orlando Kart Center in central Florida this past weekend. While cooler weather greeted drivers at the beginning of the weekend, by the end of the event, that […]

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California ProKart Challenge Travels to Willow Springs

Second round of 2015 championship series set for Rosamond facility

Feb 27, 2015 Big fields are expected once again, this time without the rain, for Round Two of the California ProKart Challenge (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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The 2015 season is underway for the Superkarts! USA organization, as its flagship regional program – the California ProKart Challenge – is set for its second event of the year. On March 6-7, racers from all over the western half of the United States will converge on the kart track at Willow Springs International Raceway […]

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Feb 27, 2015 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Hoosier logo
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We are proud to announce our newest partnership with Hoosier Racing Tire as title sponsor of the 2015 Karting Challenge club series. As the official tire for all Karting Challenge series divisions (excluding Kid Karts), Hoosier Racing Tire will also sweeten the year-end championship prizes, adding a set of tires and a Hoosier Champion Jacket […]

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Benik Kart Once Again at the Front in Vortex Rok Classes

Multiple podiums for Florida based team

Feb 27, 2015 Kart Benik
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Relatively new on the karting scene compared to the much larger teams, BENIK Kart continues to develop a name for themselves on the national level. Competing at the Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour this past weekend at the Orlando Kart Center in Orlando, Florida, Team BENIK was once again at the front of the field […]

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2015 eKartingNews.com Constructors Championship Events Selected

Program adds more events and Cadet divisions to highlight chassis success across the country

Feb 27, 2015 EKN Constructors Championship logo
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eKartingNews.com is happy to announce the structure and events for the 2015 EKN Constructors Championship program. The 2014 season crowned Tony Kart with its fourth straight title, exceeding the rest of the brands throughout the year, as CRG and Top Kart finished completed the podium. For the new season, the EKN CC program is expanding, […]

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Selliken Adds to Podium Total for 2015 at Rotax Challenge of the Americas

Another solid weekend for Rolison Performance Group driver to stay in title chase

Feb 26, 2015 Luke Selliken drove his Rolison Performance Group Kosmic to the podium both days at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas event in Phoneix (Photo: SeanBuur.com)
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Rising motorsports star Luke Selliken added to his list of podium finishes on his growing CV following the action at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association for the second stop of the 2015 Rotax Challenge of the Americas. The February 13-15 event hosted rounds three and four of the six-race championship series, that will award the […]

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EKN EXCLUSIVE: Bushnell Motorsports Park Set for Opening This Summer in Florida

Spaude family set to break ground on new karting facility

Feb 26, 2015 Bushnell Motorsports Park logo
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Central Florida will welcome a new karting facility this year as the Spaude family is set to open Bushnell Motorsports Park. The new track is set to be constructed just off Interstate 75 in Bushnell, Florida, and operate roughly 45 minutes north of Tampa and 45 minutes south of Ocala. Bret and Rebecca Spaude will […]

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Feb 25, 2015 Checkered Motorsports logo
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With the cold winter months slowly coming to an end, the Girard, Ohio based team is still pushing strong in the state of Florida.  Competing in the Florida Pro Kart Series and the Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup program the team has been successful on the Bridgestone and MG tire compounds displaying the adaptability that […]

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Behind the Laptop: The TRUE ‘Kart Life’

Karting is what you make of it

Feb 25, 2015 Behind the Laptop David Cole
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Over the last few weeks, karting has hit the mainstream media thanks to the airing of Kart Life on the TruTV cable network. During the 2014 season, a large film crew followed the lives of 10 karting families as they traveled around the country from May through October, filming at a number of events, including […]

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Feb 24, 2015 COTA-PHX-Digital Magazine-Christian Brooks
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Nearly 100 drivers took part in the third and fourth rounds of the six-race Rotax Challenge of the Americas championship series, set to crown champions next month in Sonoma, including four ticket to the 2015 Rotax Grand Finals. It was nearly 100 degrees difference from that of the northern portion of the United States and […]

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ONE MOTORSPORT (ONE) is delighted to announce that following two successful test days at Clay Pigeon Raceway in Dorset, England, they have entered into an agreement appointing Apex Karts Sports (APEX) of North Reading, MA, USA as the exclusive Importer and Distributor of the ONE Kart Range and Accessories within North America. As part of […]

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Race Report: Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA

Kirkwood extends streak to four, Barrichello and Myers split while Peixoto and Malukas earn their first wins

Feb 24, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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The second stop of the new Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Rok Cup USA presented by MG Tires was held at the Orlando Kart Center on February 20-22. Nearly 150 drivers from multiple nations took part in the event, enjoying the sunny weather in Florida albeit with some colder temperatures than normal. On track, five […]

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Trenton Estep Joins Team Koene USA

Up and coming driver will make the switch to Team Koene USA

Feb 23, 2015 Koene USA logo
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Always a front runner, Texan pilot Trenton Estep will make the switch to Team Koene USAfor the remainder of the Rotax karting events in the 2015 season. Beginning this coming weekend at the third and fourth rounds of the Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour, Estep will join the Indiana based squad as he looks to […]

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4-Cycle Spring Showdown Set for March 27-28 at PKRA

Unique format featuring six different layouts in 12-hour day scheduled for Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility

Feb 23, 2015 4-Cycle Super Showdown
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4-Cycle racing continues to grow at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association (PKRA) in Glendale, Arizona. The last two seasons, a group of racers put together a year-end ‘Super Showdown’ that welcomed racers from all over the country. Their ambition and passion for grassroots racing continues, as they are looking to open up the 2015 season […]

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Feb 23, 2015 Flavio Camponeschi (Photo: FM Press)
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A tight and long weekend at South Garda Karting ended with the victory of KZ2 going to Flavio Camponeschi, that of KF to the Dane Nicklas Nielsen, KF Junior’s to the Swede Christian Lundgaard and Mini Rok’s to Luigi Coluccio. Lonato del Garda (Brescia, Italy). The 20th Winter Cup has been blessed with sun in […]

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American Kart Racing Association (AKRA) Road Race Series racers will be joined by Michigan Kart Club (MKC) racers for the 2015 season. “I would like to take this opportunity to reintroduce and reacquaint myself with the Road Racing, Sprint(2&4 cycle) Programs,” said AKRA President/CEO Bill McCutcheon. “I am truly excited about AKRA becoming part of […]

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2015 EKN Chassis Showroom: Intrepid

Italian brand continues success and growth worldwide

Feb 23, 2015 Showroom-Intrepid
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EKN is excited to offer a new editorial series for our readers – our ‘Chassis Showroom’. Over the next couple of months, we will be highlighting many chassis manufacturers and the importers / dealers who are responsible for making these karts available to the North American karting community.  The market is filled with models for […]

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Feb 22, 2015 Logan Sargeant (Photo: FM Press)
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At the end of the heats held on Saturday, Flavio Camponeschi is the best in KZ2, the Dane Nicklas Nielsen leads in KF, the American Logan Sargeant in KF Junior and Giuseppe Fusco in Mini Rok. Lonato del Garda (Brescia, Italy). The 20th Winter Cup, race underway from 19 to 22 February 2015 at the […]

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Feb 20, 2015 Los Angeles Karting Championship LAKC logo
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To our amazing LAKC Families, As you may or may not have heard from social media in the past week, the 2015 Racing Season for LAKC has been derailed. There has been a lot of speculation and misunderstandings of what the reason was that lead to this decision. LAKC will not add fuel to the […]

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Feb 20, 2015 Syd White-Group
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The 2015 Syd White Memorial Enduro Presented by Briggs and Stratton was held on February 14-15 at the Marina Airport Karting Circuit. The theme of the fourth edition of the race was new challenges for all. A new qualifying procedure on Saturday, new minimum pit stop requirements, new tire manufacturer, which would see more tire […]

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