EKN Trackside: 2022 California ROK Championship – PARC – Race Report

Wick and Shrader score Senior victories in one-off special event

Jun 26, 2022
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After narrowing the focus of his California ROK Championship to a single event at the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex due to a packed West Coast schedule, promoter Andy Seesemann welcomed a passionate group of local and traveling racers to the iconic Oregon facility for a shot at winning a full entry package to the ROK […]

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Jun 24, 2022
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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: 2022 California ROK Championship – Pat’s Acres Racing Complex – Preview

Winner-take-all format set for Canby, Oregon three-day event with ROK Vegas tickets on the line

Jun 23, 2022
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This weekend will be a unique and special event held at the historic Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon. The California ROK Championship program has experienced some hurdles over the season and series promoter Andy Seesemann is set to make the June 24-26 weekend a memorable one for those drivers set to compete. The […]

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Jun 22, 2022
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The recent joint statement from ROK Cup USA, Superkarts! USA and the United States Pro Kart Series regarding a working relationship has sparked much interest in our community, and not surprisingly, it has brought up past discussions and new conversation regarding the sport of karting here in the USA. What sparked this new endeavor? First […]

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Jun 20, 2022
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The following is a statement EKN received today regarding a working relationship between ROK Cup USA, Superkarts! USA and the United States Pro Kart Series surrounding the professionalism within the karting community. Starting immediately, the named organizations and their affiliated series will be working together to raise the level of professionalism in the sport of […]

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California ROK Championship Focuses on Pat’s Acres Racing Complex

ROK Vegas prizes and more in special ‘winner-take-all’ weekend in Canby, Oregon

Jun 02, 2022
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The California ROK Championship has already adjusted for the 2022 season and is continuing to modify moving forward. The Pat’s Acres Racing Complex event scheduled for June 24-26 will feature an updated format to the weekend’s activities. Racing at the historic Canby, Oregon facility is changing from a two-round structure to a ‘winner-take-all’ one-off event. […]

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May 26, 2022
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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 and YouTube, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. It is a return appearance in Episode 55 of Face2Face with […]

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Registration Available for 2022 California ROK Championship Opener at CalSpeed

New season set to begin on May 20-22 weekend for summer ROK Cup USA west coast program

Apr 25, 2022
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Over the last five years, for ROKKERS on the West Coast, the turn of the page to a new calendar means the start of Challenge of the Americas. The three-weekend winter series is a strong component of the ROK Cup USA program. In 2019, COTA promoter Andy Seesemann launched a new summer series in response […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: March 2022 – Steven Miller

Florida driver earns big wins to close out winter season in home state

Apr 15, 2022
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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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Mar 31, 2022
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The 15th season for Challenge of the Americas closed out over the March 25-27 weekend at the Sonoma Raceway. The 2022 series finale hosted Rounds Five and Six at the Sonoma, California facility, crowning this year’s champions with tickets to the ROK Cup Superfinal and ROK Vegas events on the line. Rob Howden and David […]

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Mar 30, 2022
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What better way for eKartingNews to introduce you to the industry and those competing in the sport then to go straight to them for a sit-down discussion. That is the goal of the ‘EKN Tent Talk’, the newest component of the EKN Trackside coverage program. EKN sets up shop with one of the teams in […]

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EKN Trackside: 2022 Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma – Sunday Report

Pickett and others stamp series championships with victory in finale round

Mar 27, 2022
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The 2022 Challenge of the Americas closed out its championship season on Sunday at the Sonoma Raceway. For the 15th time, champions were crowned following the action in the sixth and final round of competition premiere west coast winter series. Weather was a major factor at the Sonoma, California facility with rain forecasted on the […]

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EKN Trackside: 2022 Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma – Saturday Report

Pickett and Sioukas defend home turf in penultimate round of championship

Mar 26, 2022
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The penultimate round of the 2022 Challenge of Americas was completed on Saturday at the Sonoma Raceway. Round Five was contested at the Sonoma, California facility under sunny skies with strong winds bringing on some challenge for the competitors in the west coast winter program. A number of championships were more defined while drivers helped […]

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Mar 25, 2022
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EKN’s Paddock Insider is part of our Trackside coverage, bringing you notes, updates and breaking news as it happens. The article will feature notes from trackside at the 2022 Challenge of the Americas at the Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. This is insider info will not be seen anywhere else. Please feel free to comment […]

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Mar 24, 2022
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 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: 2022 Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma Preview

15th season of program to decide its champions in wine country

Mar 24, 2022
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The 15th season for Challenge of the Americas is set to close out this weekend at the Sonoma Raceway. Rounds Five and Six are to be contested over the March 25-27 weekend at the Sonoma, California facility. Nearly 100 entries are set to battle in the eight championships that will be decided following the action […]

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Mar 14, 2022
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With warm, sun, rain and wind present all week, ROK Cup USA opened Championship Sunday with cold temperatures but not a cloud in the sky. With all qualifying, heat races, and prefinals in the books, it was time for the main events as teams and drivers looked to close the popular winter karting program on […]

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Mar 02, 2022
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The halfway point of the 2022 Challenge of the Americas was put into the books over the February 25-27 weekend at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association. Nearly 130 entries in the 10 categories took on the challenging Glendale, Arizona during a picture perfect weekend of weather. David Cole and Rob Howden provide a full review […]

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EKN Trackside: 2022 Challenge of the Americas – PKRA – Sunday Report

Pickett picks up first as Hodgson completes double win weekend in Arizona

Feb 27, 2022
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The second half for the Challenge of the Americas began on Sunday at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association with Round Four action contested on the Glendale, Arizona facility. Another perfect day of weather greeted the near 130 entries in the 10 categories continuing the championship chase that began last month in Tucson. Several drivers were […]

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EKN Trackside: 2022 Challenge of the Americas – PKRA – Saturday Report

Gulick bags first shifterkart victory as Hodgson steals 100cc round in Phoenix

Feb 26, 2022
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The halfway point of the Challenge of the Americas was reached on Saturday with the third round of the 2022 season contested on Saturday at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association. Clear skies all day at the Glendale, Arizona facility with cooler temperatures early before it warmed up by the main events to near 70 degrees. […]

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