California ROK Championship Opens 2020 in Phoenix

Record-breaking event for program under the lights at Phoenix Kart Racing Association

Jun 25, 2020
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The 2020 season for the California ROK Championship opened up in the state of Arizona. Due to the ever-changing mandates and guidelines surrounding the state of California, the second season for the ROK Cup USA regional program moved its first event of the summer season to the Phoenix Kart Racing Association for two days of […]

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Jun 19, 2020
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The social distancing movement is underway, and during this time for the absence of racing, eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week […]

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2020 California ROK Championship Kicks Off This Weekend in Phoenix

June 19-20 event to welcome 100 entries at Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility

Jun 16, 2020
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A record breaking event is set for this weekend when the California ROK Championship program opens up its 2020 season. The second year of the series begins with a trip outside the Golden State to the Phoenix Kart Racing Association on June 19-20 in Glendale, Arizona. The ROK Cup USA regional program made the move […]

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May 29, 2020
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The social distancing movement is underway, and during this time for the absence of racing, eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week […]

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May 13, 2020
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Breaking Tuesday afternoon, the California ROK Championship announced it is crossing the border into Arizona to open the 2020 season. The regional program confirmed the opening round of the championship to be held on June 19-20 at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona. The event is set to be one of the […]

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Challenge of the Americas 2020 Champions Declared

Title winners decided after shortened 13th season for program

Apr 30, 2020
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The 2020 season will go down as a historic and record-breaking one for Challenge of the Americas. The premier winter series on the left coast hosted the 13th season of the program, entering the year with hopes of setting new benchmarks for entry totals. Since moving to the ROK Cup USA platform in 2018, growth […]

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Apr 24, 2020
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The following is a statement from Andy Seesemann from Challenge of the Americas regarding their series finale for the 2020 season. It should come as no surprise that the Challenge of the Americas finale at Sonoma Raceway, originally scheduled for the end of March and rescheduled for May 15-17, is now cancelled. As I announced […]

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Challenge of the Americas Gearing for Return to the Track

Efforts remain in place for 2020 finale in May with plans put in place for 2021 season

Apr 10, 2020
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For Challenge of the Americas, the 2020 season has been a turning point. Entering the 13th year of the program, third under the ROK Cup USA banner, the Challenge set out to make great memories and establish new records for the series. The series welcomed triple digit entries at the opening two events of the […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: February 2020 – Oliver Calvo

Second straight event of three victories at Challenge of the Americas for California driver

Mar 18, 2020
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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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California ROK Championship Updates 2020 Calendar

Schedule changes forces date movement for second season of ROK Cup USA regional program

Mar 09, 2020
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Momentum is high for ROK Cup USA racing to begin the 2020 season, including in the western half of North America with Challenge of the Americas setting new records into the new year. The second event for the program at CalSpeed Karting in February welcomed a record number of entries in the 13-year history of […]

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Mar 03, 2020
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The halfway point of the 2020 ROK Cup USA Challenge of the Americas was reached on the February 21-23 weekend at the CalSpeed Karting facility. Rounds Three and Four were contested at the Fontana, California circuit. Weather and incident delays played a big factor into the weekend, while a handful of drivers set themselves up […]

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Mar 02, 2020
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Things are ROKKIN from coast-to-coast thus far in 2020. ROK Cup USA continues to expand its growth in the United States and North America with their ROK engine platform, international programs and local support of tracks in the west and in the east. Garett Potter of ROK Cup USA visited the CalSpeed Karting facility during […]

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EKN Trackside: 2020 Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Sunday Report

Fontana weekend goes from sun up to sun down in wild record breaking weekend

Feb 23, 2020
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The ROK Cup USA Challenge of the Americas completed the second stop of the 2020 season on Sunday at the CalSpeed Karting facility with a record turnout of 141 entries on the weekend. Sunday brought on early wet conditions with a passing shower before karts hit the track early for warm-ups, and eventually dried out […]

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EKN Trackside: 2020 Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Saturday Report

Jimenez gamble pays off in Senior ROK as third round goes incomplete in Fontana

Feb 22, 2020
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The third round of the ROK Cup USA Challenge of the Americas was one of the unique days at the track. The first day of the action at the CalSpeed Karting in Fontana, California was met with and ended with challenges to the competitors. The day began with the event reaching a record total of […]

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Feb 20, 2020
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The EKN Trackside Live program visits multiple events throughout the karting season. Leading up to major events on the calendar, EKN is happy to launch a new show as part of the EKN Radio Network. The EKN OutLap is a preview podcast show, geared at providing you the top stories, breaking news, and championship battles […]

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EKN Trackside: 2020 Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Preview

Chances good for a record-breaking weekend in Fontana for premier winter series on the left coast

Feb 20, 2020
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The halfway point for the ROK Cup USA Challenge of the Americas is upon us, as the premier winter series on the left coast travels to the CalSpeed Karting facility for Rounds Three and Four of the 2020 championship series. The 13th season for the Challenge visits the Fontana, California circuit for the eighth time […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: January 2020 – Hunter Pickett

GFC driver sweeps Challenge of the Americas opening event in Tucson

Feb 18, 2020
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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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Feb 03, 2020
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The EKN Trackside Live program traveled west for its second event of the season, covering the ROK Cup USA Challenge of the Americas program. The premier winter series on the left coast began its 13th season by welcoming over 100 entries to the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona on January 24-26. It was a […]

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Leading Edge Motorsports Earns Four Wins at Challenge of the Americas Opener

Greg Bell’s operation scores victories with both Praga and Formula K chassis to start season

Feb 01, 2020
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Greg Bell’s Leading Edge Motorsports came out of the gate on fire to kick-off its 2020 karting schedule. The Lodi, California-based team traveled to Tucson, Arizona on the January 24-26 weekend to compete in the opening rounds of the Challenge of the Americas at the Musselman Honda Circuit.  The team entered a total of five […]

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Challenge of the Americas Offers ‘Crazy Andy’ Sale for CalSpeed

ROK GP or Mini ROK engine and entry deals for second event of series

Jan 31, 2020
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The ROK Cup USA Challenge of the Americas opened up the 2020 season in Tucson, Arizona at the Musselman Honda Circuit on January 24-26. A total of 107 entries competed in the 10 categories, featuring a staggering 35 shifterkart entries. Numbers are expected to increase across the board for the second event of the series, […]

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