Jul 16, 2021
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As the exclusive karting event taking place at Caesars Entertainment event lots located behind Paris, Planet Hollywood and Bally’s, ROK Cup Promotions is pleased to announce room blocks at all three locations. Moving from the RIO All-Suites Hotel and Casino to a central location on the Las Vegas Strip, ROKKERS can enjoy the wheel-to-wheel racing, […]

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Challenge of the Americas Prepares for 15th Season

International winter series to reach milestone mark

Jul 09, 2021
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The 2022 season marks the 15th anniversary of the inaugural year of the premier west coast winter series – the Challenge of the Americas. The international program began in 2008, then under the Rotax Max Challenge banner, which was the engine platform until 2018 when COTA transitioned to the ROK Cup format. Over the last […]

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Jun 23, 2021
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It was another successful weekend for the ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru program. Along with drivers competing in the CRC Championship this event had one of the largest grids of the season, competitors raced under picturesque skies and Chamber of Commerce weather. As the season continues on, championship battles are shaping up as the season […]

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Jun 11, 2021
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With Eni Oil becoming a partner in ROK Cup competition, the growing energy company will now be the official oil supplier for ROK Cup events around the world. Set to make their North American karting debut in September, the Eni line of products is in stock and available now from ROK Cup USA. “We welcome […]

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Jun 04, 2021
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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 radio station. The summer season is upon us as we are nearing the end of […]

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Jun 04, 2021
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With a successful first round to the ROK Cup Florida now behind them, series promoters are enhancing the prize fund for the second event on July 25th. Taking place at the Orlando Kart Center in Orlando, Florida, ROKKERS will be racing for ROK Cup Superfinal tickets, ROK Vegas invitations and Florida Winter Tour registration packages […]

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May 26, 2021
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Confirming today, ROK Cup Promotions has announced that the ROK Fest East event at NOLA Motorsports Park has been canceled. Citing lack of interest and entries for the East Coast event, series officials are shifting their focus to the ROK Fest West and ROK Vegas events later this season. “Unfortunately, we need to cancel the […]

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May 20, 2021
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It was a new race weekend and a new set of winners at this past weekend’s ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru. Taking place on the karting track at the famed Sonoma Raceway, numbers continued to climb for the West Coast ROK program as the series has now completed the first third of their nine race […]

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Schedule Change for 2021 California ROK Championship

Adjustment in events provides best solution for teams and racers

May 07, 2021
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The California ROK Championship is getting underway this weekend (May 7-8) with a two-day event at the Buttonwillow Raceway Park in Buttonwillow, California. ‘ROKkers’ from all over the west coast are enjoying the opening round of the third championship season. The program was scheduled to be a five event, six-round season in 2021, however, series […]

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Apr 30, 2021
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Defying all the odds and completing their ROK the RIO event during a global pandemic in 2020, ROK Cup Promotions is upping the ante for the 2021 edition of the event. Set to take place as originally planned from November 3-7, 2021, the prestigious Las Vegas event will move to the Las Vegas Strip and […]

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Apr 29, 2021
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Some weekends drivers just seem to have it all together. Everything falls their way and things can’t go wrong. At the second round of ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru, this is exactly what happened for Christian Cameron and Hunter Pickett as they dominated their respective classes sweeping every official on track session. With close wheel-to-wheel […]

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Apr 08, 2021
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With the conclusion of the popular ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour, ROK Cup Promotions staff have immediately shifted their focus to the ROK Fest East and West events. With dates and locations now confirmed, ROKKERS will visit the amazing facility of NOLA Motorsports Park in June before traveling west to the beautiful Sonoma Raceway […]

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Apr 06, 2021
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With the ROK Cup program growing on both coasts of the United States, ROK Cup USA is pleased to announce the addition of ROK Cup Florida. Taking place at the Orlando Kart Center in the heart of Florida, the three-race program will include all current Vortex ROK classes with the addition of Briggs LO206 and […]

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Apr 02, 2021
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It was a kickoff to a new season of racing at the ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru and it was met with both joy and drama as the first event came to a close. Naming their 2020 perpetual award winners prior to the start of wheel-to-wheel action, a good day of racing was in store […]

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Apr 02, 2021
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The 14th season for Challenge of the Americas presented by Royce & Baxter concluded over the March 26-28 weekend at the Sonoma Raceway. Over 100 competitors traveled to the Sonoma, California for Round Five and Six of the championship chase, with 10 title winners decided following the last two days of competition for the west […]

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Stars Championship Series Presented by Extreme Sim Racing Primed for Third Season

Four-race series set to kick off season at GoPro Motorplex in April

Mar 31, 2021
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The Stars Championship Series will kick off its 2021 karting season on the April 9-11 weekend at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, NC with a mix of categories and engine platforms, including four different gearbox engine options. The series will consist of four events in North Carolina, Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. With a dedication to promote […]

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Mar 28, 2021
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The sixth and final round of the Challenge of the Americas presented by Royce & Baxter completed on Sunday at the Sonoma Raceway. Sunday welcomed a third straight day of clear skies and warm temperatures for the final day of competition at the Sonoma, California facility, deciding the champions for the 14th season of the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma – Saturday Report

Pickett defends home turf as Letzsch wins controversial main event in Sonoma

Mar 27, 2021
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The Challenge of the Americas presented by Royce & Baxter began its finale event at the Sonoma Raceway facility in Sonoma, California. Round Five took part on Saturday in the nine categories to further shape the championship chase. A perfect day of racing welcomed the over 100 competitors with sunny skies all day. Today’s results […]

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Mar 25, 2021
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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 provide a 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 going […]

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EKN Trackside: 2021 Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma Preview

Championships to be decided with two rounds of racing in wine country

Mar 24, 2021
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This weekend hosts the series finale for Challenge of the Americas presented by Royce & Baxter. ROKkers from across the western half of North America will visit the Sonoma Raceway on March 26-28 to contest Rounds Five and Six to complete the 14th season of the program. The Sonoma, California was scheduled to be the […]

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