MAXSpeed Entertainment and US Open Announce Huge Prize Package in Excess of $200,000 for Inaugural Season

Cash and awards to be handed out at each and every event

With the inaugural US Open program set to kick off in May, MAXSpeed Entertainment, one of the largest karting promotion companies in the world, is pleased to announce the prize packages for the upcoming series. With cash and prizes to be handed out each weekend as well as multiple tickets to the 2015 and 2016 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF), the US Open is set to take their first season by storm and give back to their customers and the karting community.

“We have worked extremely hard to secure amazing prize packages for our racers,” expressed MAXSpeed Entertainment’s Garett Potter. “It is very important to have something to race for and we feel that we have raised the bar with what we are going to award to our series competitors. With well over $200K in cash and prizes including, Grand Final tickets, Team USA trips for our young guns and Caribbean vacation packages to give away, it’s a great start for the US Open, and only the beginning.”

For the US Open of Dallas and the US Open of Colorado the following prize package has been put in place:

Shifter Expert
1st – $1000.00 – $500.00 per day + free set of tires
2nd – $750.00 – $375.00 per day
3rd – $450.00 – $225.00 per day
4th – $200.00 – $100.00 per day
5th – $100.00 – $50.00 per day
Total – $2500.00 per weekend prize money paid to top-five

Rotax Senior
1st – $1000.00 – $500.00 per day + free set of tires
2nd – $750.00 – $375.00 per day
3rd – $450.00 – $225.00 per day
4th – $200.00 – $100.00 per day
5th – $100.00 – $50.00 per day
Total – $2500.00 per weekend prize money paid to top-five

Rotax DD2
1st – $1000.00 – $500.00 per day + free set of tires
2nd – $750.00 – $375.00 per day
3rd – $450.00 – $225.00 per day
4th – $200.00 – $100.00 per day
5th – $100.00 – $50.00 per day
Total – $2500.00 per weekend prize money paid to top-five
Total -$15,000.00 available

All other classes with 25 drivers or more
1st – $500.00 – $250.00 per day + free set of tires
2nd – $300.00 – $150.00 per day
3rd – $200.00 – $100.00 per day
Total – $1000.00 per class per weekend prize money paid to top-three
Total – $18,000.00 available

Additionally, in an unprecedented move, MAXSpeed Entertainment will award Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals tickets to the point leaders of Rotax Junior, Rotax Senior, Rotax Masters and Rotax DD2 after round four of the US Open at Grand Junction Motor Speedway.

MAXSpeed President Richard Boisclair added, “We are excited to have the opportunity to give away invites to the 2015 Grand Finals to participants of our series. If they are leading the championship after the second event weekend, they will be added to their respective country’s team. We also have something for the Rotax Micro MAX and Mini MAX competitors as well.”

2015 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals Tickets – awarded to championship point leaders after round four
Rotax Junior-$8000.00 (Value)
Rotax Senior-$8000.00 (Value)
Rotax Masters-$8000.00 (Value)
Rotax DD2-$8000.00 (Value)
Total-$32,000.00 (Value)

2015 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals Trip Tickets – awarded to point leaders after round four – Includes airfare for two, hotel, RMCGF spectator tickets
Rotax Micro MAX – $3000.00 (Trip to 2015 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals with Team USA)
Rotax Mini MAX – $3000.00 (Trip to 2015 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals with Team USA)
Total-$6000.00.00 (Value)

For the US Open of Las Vegas at the LINQ Hotel and Casino in the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada, MAXSpeed Entertainment will up the ante for race winners and series champions:

US Open Las Vegas Round – Race Winners
Rotax Senior, Rotax DD2 and Shifter Expert
1-$8,000.00 (must compete in all five rounds of US Open) or $4000.00 if single event entry
2-$2500.00
3-$1250.00
4-$750.00
5-$500.00
Total-$39,000.00

Potter added, “US Open drivers will have a chance to be on the 2015 and the 2016 Grand Finals team. Also, the Las Vegas winners in these three classes will be the first competitors worldwide to be invited to the 2016 RMCGF, known as the Olympics of karting.”

2016 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Final Tickets – Las Vegas Race Winners
Rotax Junior-$8000.00 (Value)
Rotax Senior-$8000.00 (Value)
Rotax DD2-$8000.00 (Value)
Total-$24,000.00 (Value)

Championship Winners after US Open Series is complete
Rotax Senior, Rotax DD2 and Shifter Expert
1-$3000.00
2-$2000.00
3-$1000.00
4-$750.00
5-$500.00
Total-$21,750.00

2016 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals Trip – Series Champions – Includes airfare for two, hotel, RMCGF spectator tickets
Rotax Micro Max – $3000.00 (Trip to 2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals with Team USA)
Rotax Mini Max – $3000.00 (Trip to 2015 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals with Team USA)
Total-$6000

Shifter Masters, DD2 Masters, Rotax Masters US Open Champions
Some much needed and well-deserved time away from the track with a Caribbean vacation packages for two (includes airfare, hotel, all inclusive-up to $3500)
Total-$10,500.00

Over the course for the three weekend US Open program, MAXSpeed Entertainment will award twenty-four sets of tires to lucky and deserving winners, a value of $6200.00. The grand total of awards, prizes and cash given away for the 2015 US Open is $214,450.00.

Along with the cash prizes mentioned above, US Open champions will also receive class entry, race tires, fuel and oil for the entire 2016 US Open program. Valued at $3000.00 each, MAXSpeed Entertainment will crown their champions and award another $36,000.00 in prizes to them at the finale.

Furthermore, series structure for the 2015 US Open is available for download HERE with US Open Spec Honda Technical Regulations available for download HERE.

With more news on the horizon for the US Open including the launch of a new website and the opening of series registration on Monday, March 23, MAXSpeed Entertainment will continue to develop and evolve the sport of karting. Stay tuned for more news soon and be ready for the 2015 US Open!

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