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
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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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Team GFC Sweeps COTA Rok Shifter Podium in Tucson

Gary Carlton’s team impresses in West Coast 2020 opener

Jan 29, 2020
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West Coast karting officially kicked off its 2020 season this past weekend at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, AZ with the opening rounds of the ROK Cup USA Challenge of the Americas and one of the biggest stories of the event was the strength of Gary Carlton’s GFC team. Carlton fielded eight entries in […]

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

Calvo ends weekend with three victories while Pickett completes sweep

Jan 26, 2020
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The ROK Cup USA Challenge of the Americas closed out the opening weekend of 2020 on Sunday at the Musselman Honda Circuit. Round Two was completed around the Tucson, Arizona circuit with perfect racing weather greeting the over 100 entries all weekend long. A number of drivers were able to complete a double win weekend, […]

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

GFC sweeps Shifter ROK podium with Pickett up front as Drew dominates Senior ROK

Jan 25, 2020
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The opening round for Challenge of the Americas was contested on Saturday, January 25 at the Musselman Honda Circuit. The 13th season for the premier winter series on the left coast kicked off the opening weekend at the Tucson, Arizona facility with the first of two rounds completed during a perfect day for racing. Just […]

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Jan 24, 2020
Written by David Cole | No Comments

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 – Tucson Preview

Third year under ROK Cup USA banner begins at Musselman Honda Circuit

Jan 23, 2020
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The 13th season for Challenge of the Americas is set to kick off this weekend at the Musselman Honda Circuit. ROKkers from all over North America will converge on the Tucson, Arizona facility from January 24-26 to contest the opening two rounds of the premier winter series on the left coast. Nearly 100 drivers are […]

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Full Throttle Karting Becomes Western Distributor for ROK Engines and Parts

Experienced California-based company helps expand customer service for left half of United States

Jan 07, 2020
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The ROK Cup platform is continuing its expansion throughout North America entering the 2020 season. One of the key pieces to growth is the establishment of a new Western United States distributor for all ROK engines and parts. California-based Full Throttle Karting is taking on the task, providing dealers and shops with excellent customer service, […]

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2020 California ROK Championship Program Confirmed

Schedule and partnership with ROK Sonoma forms the four-event championship series under ROK Cup USA banner

Dec 23, 2019
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The California ROK Championship, launched in 2019, has become an outlet for ROK Cup USA drivers to enjoy a regional traveling series within the ‘Golden State’. As numbers increase across the state and throughout North America under the ROK Cup USA banner, the 2020 California ROK Championship program is expecting growth for the new season. […]

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Dec 10, 2019
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The 2020 season is just around the corner, and thus the winter programs are less than a month away from hitting the track. Challenge of the Americas is set to enter its 13th season, the third under the ROK Cup USA banner. Series promoter Andy Seesemann is always a favorite to have on the EKN […]

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