EKN Trackside: 2021 Challenge of the Americas – PKRA Preview

Momentum set to carry over for 14th season of program opening up year in Phoenix

Jan 21, 2021
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The 14th season for Challenge of the Americas presented by Royce & Baxter is set to open this weekend at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona. The 2021 season marks the fourth year under the ROK Cup USA banner with series record numbers coming last year at what became the series finale due […]

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Jan 20, 2021
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The United States Pro Kart Series, presented by MG tires and IAME USA East, has announced a series of Tech Updates for the IAME X30 engine package. In order to give competitors appropriate time to procure the new parts, as well as use up existing inventory, USPKS Rounds 1 & 2 at the Ocala Gran […]

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Jan 19, 2021
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The 2021 season is here and karting is underway for the new year. The Superkarts! USA Winter Series opened up on the January 8-10 weekend at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex presented by MG Tires. Over 200 entries converged on the Homestead, Florida facility as SKUSA hosted its first major event since August 2020. The ‘Spring […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: December 2020 – Isaac Malcuit

Kart Republic driver doubles up at WKA Daytona KartWeek

Jan 19, 2021
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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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Jan 19, 2021
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It was a great start to the opening round of the 2021 ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour for Team Crosslink’s Ryan Shehan. A solid qualifying performance on Friday led to three-second-place results in the heat races before a third-place finish in the prefinal. Taking Sunday’s main event start from the inside of row two, […]

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Jan 19, 2021
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Promising American karter Cooper O’Clair has been signed up as the first member of WH Sports’ new Driver Performance Programme in North America, as the multi-faceted sports agency aims to prepare the 12-year-old for success on the international stage. WH Sports has already carved out an enviable reputation in the industry for spotting and nurturing […]

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Jan 19, 2021
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It was a winning weekend for Birel ART North America at the opening round of the 2021 ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour as Jordon Musser took home the top honors in Shifter Master ROK. Dominating the weekend, Musser swept the proceedings in the gearbox class while Jake French and Jack Jeffers added podium results. […]

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Jan 18, 2021
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The following is a statement from Superkarts! USA regarding updates to the X30 engine. As many may remember, with the reconfiguration of the IAME distribution in North America in 2014, we put forth a commitment to freeze the engine configuration for seven years. This coming 2021 racing season will be our seventh year (*after a […]

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Jan 18, 2021
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After three days filled with racing from sunup to sundown, ROK Cup USA and the 203 entrants prepared for the final day and events of the weekend. Known as Finals Day, ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour winners were crowned in ten different classes. While there were many stars of the race weekend, Connor Zilisch […]

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Jan 17, 2021
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Racing Edge Motorsports VLR Junior Heat 2 – Highlights It was a tight battle to the end with Paul Bocuse taking his second win of the weekend. Helio Meza, Chase Hand and Ayden Ingratta all passed the finish line within 0.477 seconds of Bocuse. Camryn Reed (Ironrock Motorsports) made up ten positions to finish ninth. […]

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Jan 16, 2021
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After an unusual 2020 season, ROK Cup Promotions is excited to be back on track and kicking off their 2021 event calendar this weekend at Isle Casino in Pompano Beach, Florida for the first round of the prestigious Florida Winter Tour.  On the temporary circuit, located on the grounds of Isle Casino, drivers from around […]

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Jan 15, 2021
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Written by Jennifer Henry of Fade to Black Photography With many not able to spend the holidays with family, go kart racers were ready to make their annual trip down to Daytona to spend time with their racing family.  Even with Covid still lingering in the air, karters were eager to feel some normalcy by […]

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Jan 15, 2021
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TS Racing and Vega USA have now confirmed the tire compounds for the World Karting Association Sprint programs and its expanded distribution network. TS Racing is pleased to announce Grand Products, their compliment of dealers and track networks, as a warehouse distributor for the Vega Tire brand. WKA classes will run the Vega VAH Red […]

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Jan 15, 2021
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From Around the Paddock It was day one of the 2021 ROK Cup USA season as more than 200 ROKKERs hit the temporary circuit at the Isle Casino in Pompano Beach, Florida. With the second annual trip to the venue, a few minor changes from the 2020 edition were presented to competitors including paddock and […]

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Jan 14, 2021
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The newly announced TireRack.com Road to Indy iRacing eSeries Presented by Cooper Tires has formed an alliance with the renowned World Karting Association to create a virtual ladder system down to the karting ranks – a natural progression considering the number of drivers who began their path to the Road to Indy via kart racing. […]

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Royce & Baxter Becomes Presenting Sponsor for Challenge of the Americas and California ROK Championship

Premium hand sanitizer company provides support to ROK Cup USA west coast programs for 2021

Jan 14, 2021
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The 14th season for Challenge of the Americas is set to begin in just days with the 2021 opener scheduled for January 22-24 at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association. ROKKERS from all over the western half of North America will gather at the Glendale, Arizona facility to begin the three weekend, six-round championship. The very […]

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Jan 14, 2021
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WSK Promotion devised the new racing calendar for season 2021 making a little change to the dates of the opening of the season and, consequently, a modulation of some rounds due to the present sanitary situation. The season will kick-off with the Winter Test in Adria on February 16-17, while the first competitive round will […]

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Jan 14, 2021
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Made famous and a household name in motorsports apparel, FreeM Racing is a leading Italian manufacturer of motorsport, karting, and team-wear products that specializes in custom and bespoke items. With a new importer into the United States that is equally focused on customer service, a new and refreshed dealer network as well as on time […]

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Jan 14, 2021
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CRG is pleased to announce the extension of the collaboration agreement with Paolo Ippolito for the 2021 season. The Tuscan driver, born in 1996, comes from a positive 2020 with the colours of the CRG Official Team in the KZ class and this year he will also be a benchmark for the Italian manufacturer’s driver […]

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Jan 14, 2021
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With the off-season now complete, Ryan Shehan is primed and ready to get back on track. Set to compete in his first karting event of 2021, Shehan will join Team Crosslink in Pompano Beach, Florida at the Isle Casino for the opening round of the ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour. With a quick turnaround […]

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