A Perfect Ending to 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge

Champions receive Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals invites and Ben Cooper wins award

Apr 06, 2015 2015 Florida Winter Tour logo
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It was another great weekend of racing in Florida to close the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Rotax MAX Challenge program, presented by Chase Racing and Brash Racing, last weekend in Ocala, Florida. Taking place at the pristine Ocala Gran Prix facility, the championship finale provided for some exciting wheel-to-wheel action and points battles […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month – March 2015 – Kyle Kirkwood

Ocala Gran Prix driver secures FWT Rok and Rotax championships

Apr 06, 2015 Kyle Kirkwood - 2015 Florida Winter Tour RMC champion (Photo: Florida Karting Photos)
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In a continued effort to highlight the many outstanding performances by drivers around the country, eKartingNews.com is proud to introduce the ‘Driver of the Month’ program. Each month, the staff at EKN will determine the one driver who stood out above the rest and give the viewers a chance to know exactly what they accomplished […]

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Apr 03, 2015 WKA Gold Cup Logo
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The 2015 edition of the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series kicked off under brilliant North Florida sunshine, and a sense of overwhelming and renewed energy in the pit area, as the nations top 4 Cycle competitors took to the track for the Ionic Edge Chassis Nationals at 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, […]

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Apr 03, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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World Karting Officials are pleased to announce a very unique venture with the KART organization for the season ending event for the VEGA/TSRacing National Road Racing Series at NCM Motorsports Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The event, slated for the weekend of October 23-25 will feature all the national classes for WKA, as drivers make their […]

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Andy Seesemann Named Director of United States Rotax Max Challenge

Seesemann to also take over entrant duties for Team USA

Apr 03, 2015 Rotax Max Challenge United States logo
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As the owner and promoter of the Rotax Challenge of the Americas and the So-Cal Rotax Challenge, Andy Seesemann will now take over the role as United States Rotax MAX Challenge Director. With a wealth of knowledge in the karting community and a strong supporter of the Rotax program, Seesemann will take over effective immediately […]

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Return to Buttonwillow for Third Stop of California ProKart Challenge

Action moves backwards for return visit to Buttonwillow as series hosts third round on April 10-11

Apr 03, 2015 Large fields are scheduled for the third round of the California ProKart Challenge on April 10-11 (Photo: dromophotos.com)
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It has been a quick and memorable start to the 2015 season for the California ProKart Challenge. The Superkarts! USA flagship regional program got off to a super strong start in February at Buttonwillow Raceway Park, then welcomed 150+ drivers yet again at the Willow Springs International Raceway in March. Now into the month of […]

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Apr 03, 2015 Gearup Challenge FSeries logo
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The weekend of April 10th & 11th the F-Series looks to start a fantastic season at the fabulous GoPro Motorplex in NC. We are really excited as Pre-Registration and the Season Pass confirmation has made that clear. The information listed in message very important for anyone attending this race. Pre Registration and Season Pass discount […]

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Apr 03, 2015 CompKart logo
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J3 Competition and its COMPKART brand are pleased to announce that long-term client and partner, Carolina Motorsports Park (CMP) has deepened their relationship with the introduction of the COMPKART product line.  COMPKART will serve as the chassis of choice for the CMP operation as they work to continually promote their successful track and racing operations. […]

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Apr 03, 2015 Can-Am Karting Challenge logo
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With the Can-Am Karting Challenge on the horizon, series officials are getting ahead of the game and offering equipment discounts to the youngest of the Rotax MAX categories. With Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals tickets on the line for Junior, Senior and DD2, Micro and Mini MAX competitors can take advantage of two different ways […]

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Apr 03, 2015 Northwest Gold Cup logo
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One of the longest running regional programs in the United States is set to get the 2015 season underway as the International Kart Federation Region 6 Northwest Gold Cup series has its sights on the Sumas International Motorsports Academy in Sumas, Washington on April 10-12. After a successful 2014 season, the program has additional sponsorship […]

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Route 66 Sprint Series Set to Begin 15th Season

Opening rounds of 2015 set for Mid-State Kart Club facility on April 10-12

Apr 02, 2015 The 2015 Route 66 Sprint Series is set for another exciting season with five events to welcome top racers from the Midwest (Photo: Route66kartracing.com)
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A memorable season is set to begin for the Route 66 Sprint Series as the program is ready to host its 15th year. The opening rounds of the five-event weekend program, sponsored by B&B Electric and serves as the Loren Niehaus Memorial event, is set for the Mid-State Kart Club facility in Springfield, Illinois for […]

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Apr 02, 2015 World Karting Association WKA logo
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On the heels of a spectacular start of the season for the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series, World Karting Officials are busily gearing up for stop #2 on the circuit June 5-7 at the Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina. Information regarding the Kart City Performance Nationals is now available online. This […]

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It was another championship podium for Nicholas d’Orlando and almost another top ten for Michael d’Orlando, as d’Orlando Racing capped off their 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour Powered by MAXSpeed Rotax Max Challenge championship in Ocala, FL last weekend. Nicholas would earn his second podium finish of the three-month series with a third place […]

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Multiple Championships for AJ Myers as He Prepares for KZ2 Debut in Europe

PCR pilot continues to add to his resume before competing in CIK European Championship

Apr 02, 2015 AJ Myers
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In what could be classified as a banner twelve months, AJ Myers isn’t slowing down as he closes  the first quarter of the 2015 karting season. Fresh off a pair of championships and invitations to the IAME International Final and ROK International Final later this year, Myers is set to make his KZ2 European debut […]

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Team Koene USA Claims Titles and Vice Championships in Winter Karting Programs

First quarter comes to a close for Team Koene USA

Apr 02, 2015 Koene USA logo
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Team Koene USA closed the first quarter of the 2015 karting season on a high note. With drivers competing at both the Rotax Challenge of the Americas and the Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour, the Indiana based squad managed to secure one series point championship, two vice championships and multiple race wins and podiums along […]

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Superkarts! USA Announces Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino as New Host Hotel for SuperNationals XIX

Long list of great amenities offered with amazing rates for November event

Apr 02, 2015 SKUSA-SuperNats-Westgate
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The 2015 Superkarts! USA season is shaping up to be another record-breaking and historic year for the sport of karting. The addition of television coverage for the entire SKUSA Pro Tour, thanks to a partnership with CBS Sports Network and Torque.tv, is an unequaled approach to promoting the sport.  The return of SKUSA’s national series […]

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Diego LaRoque Goes Almost Perfect in Winter Karting Programs

Rotax Micro Max Driver looking good heading into summer months

Apr 01, 2015 Diego LaRoque
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Competing at both the Rotax Challenge of the Americas on the west coast and the Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour on the east coast, Rotax Micro Max driver Diego LaRoque went nearly perfect in all nine main events entered. Showing his speed and race craft across the country, LaRoque also showed his diversity by winning […]

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Apr 01, 2015 Little 600 GoPro Motorplex logo
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Announced last Thursday, GoPro Motorplex will host the 2nd Annual Valvoline Little 600 free fan event, Tuesday, May 19, featuring a full-field of 20 NASCAR drivers competing in the facility’s fleet of rental karts. As a special addition to the Valvoline Little 600 for 2015, IAME Mini Swift division karters will have a chance in […]

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Benik Kart Wins Races and Championships at Florida Winter Tour

Jonny Edgar claims Vortex Mini ROK championship for BENIK

Apr 01, 2015 Kart Benik
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It was another successful Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour (FWT) for the BENIK Kart squad. Competing in the ‘Sunshine State’ over the past three months, Team BENIK had nothing but success in the elite winter program. Claiming the Vortex Mini ROK championship with Jonny Edgar, Team BENIK was also successful in the Rotax Max Challenge […]

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Howden Media Group Sells eKartingNews.com – April Fools’!!!!!

Leading karting website finds new home after decade long stint with HMG

Apr 01, 2015 EKN E logo
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Since it was launched in the early 2000s, eKartingNews.com has been the hub of karting on the internet, bringing news, in-depth race coverage, industry profiles, the always interesting forums and more. In 2004, Howden Media Group purchased the site, taking the website to the next level. Launching an updated look in 2013, EKN continued to […]

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