Jul 03, 2020
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Effective today Micro and Mini Swift will be added to the 2020 ROK Sonoma Championship. ROK and Swift classes will be scored and awarded separately, champions in each class will win a ticket to ROK the RIO in November. The On-line entry for the 4th of July race closes tonight at 5pm. Please log-in here […]

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Jun 30, 2020
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With a successful second round in the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup, series officials are already working hard to make round three even better. With a new track layout that will be run by both the WKA Manufacturers Cup and the ROK Cup USA ROK Fest East event, this will be the first opportunity to […]

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Jun 29, 2020
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The 4th of July race will, for the first time at Sonoma Raceway, feature all the classes in the 100cc VLR and KA categories as Championship classes. Junior, Senior and Masters will have the opportunity to race at Northern California Premier Karting Facility. This year’s 100cc Junior Champion can look forward to an opportunity to […]

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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 22, 2020
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ROK Sonoma Presented By Sanzaru is excited to announce we will have our first race of the 2020 season on July 4th. Practice will be on Friday July 3rd. We will be sending out more detailed information regarding the protocol details that will be in place for the event so that we comply with Sonoma […]

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Jun 18, 2020
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ROK Sonoma is forced to cancel the June 27-28 race event. Due to Sonoma County not lifting the current restrictions we are not able to run the event with the limitations that are in place. We are very hopeful that the next scheduled event for ROK Sonoma on July 18-19, will go ahead as planned. […]

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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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Jun 11, 2020
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As events get added, confirmed or adjusted to fit the 2020 motorsports calendar, and the world starts to open back up, ROK Cup Promotions continues to do the same. Squashing some rumors that ROK Fest events will not happen in 2020, ROK Fest East is set to take place July 30th to August 2nd at […]

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Jun 08, 2020
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It’s all wide open over the next two World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup events in Charlotte for a huge prize fund! Tier 1 pricing has been extended until 11:59pm on Wednesday, June 10th. Tier 2 pricing will be in effect following the close of Tier 1 pricing. Online entry has been extended until 11:59pm […]

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Jun 04, 2020
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While the motorsports world was put on hold, ROK Cup Promotions continued to put the finishing touches on their 2020 ROK Fest program. With ROK Fest East taking place at the freshly repaved Charlotte Motor Speedway and ROK Fest West September at Sonoma Raceway, series officials, teams and competitors are excited to get back on […]

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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 15, 2020
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ROK Sonoma is postponing the May 23-24 race event. We are working with Sonoma Raceway to find an alternate date. Due to the uncertainty of when the “Shelter in place” order will be lifted we are not finalizing an alternate dates at this time. The next scheduled event for RoK Sonoma is scheduled for June […]

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May 14, 2020
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With karting making a return across the country, the World Karting Association (WKA) has been working closely with the Charlotte Motor Speedway on guidelines required by the local state government in regard to upcoming events. With all karting series competing inside the Speedway regulated by the same rules and guidelines, WKA has taken the lead […]

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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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Apr 20, 2020
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ROK Cup Sim Challenge officials have made a conscious decision to delay the start of their first ever virtual series. Listening to customers who incurred delays in equipment delivery due to the uptick in sim racing, the ROK Cup Sim Challenge will now commence April 27th. Additionally, the ROK Cup Sim Challenge has been added […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: March 2020 – Caleb Gafrarar

PSL Karting / Birel ART driver scored championship at Florida Winter Tour

Apr 20, 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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Apr 14, 2020
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Registration for the ROK Cup Sim Challenge Presented by Conrad Group Insurance Agency is now open. With the first series taking place April 20th-26th and featuring ten ROK Cup classes, entries are now open and will be capped at 24 entries per class. Register for the ROK Cup Sim Challenge Presented by Conrad Group Insurance […]

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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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