Sep 10, 2021
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With the sixth event of the 2021 ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru now in the books, championship battles have begun to shape. With several drivers picking up multiple wins this season, some points battles are close, while others are runaways with only a third of the season remaining. “We are racing through the season with […]

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K1 Circuit Breaks Ground in Southern California

First premier outdoor kart track by K1 Speed

Sep 03, 2021
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Following posts to social media yesterday, and the arrival of the official announcement to the EKN NewsDesk today, we can confirm that K1 Speed has finally begun construction of the new CIK-FIA track that has long been rumored for Southern California. The region is hungry for a new top-level karting facility, so this is extremely […]

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California ROK Championship Confirms Return to Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in 2022

Double-header weekend in Oregon returning next season for ROK Cup USA series

Aug 26, 2021
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The California ROK Championship is set to conclude its third season with the series finale scheduled for the September 11-12 at the Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. The series, along with Challenge of the Americas program in the winter time, have welcomed record numbers in 2021. The California summer series branched out this year, similar […]

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California ROK Championship Trip To Pat’s Acres Enjoyed By All

Overwhelming survey request leads to popular stop in Pacific Northwest

Jul 29, 2021
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When the event was announced in December of last year, racers from up and down the West Coast penciled the race onto their 2021 calendars. This past weekend, the California ROK Championship ventured north to Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby, Oregon to host a race that would introduce the growing program to the Pacific […]

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Jul 27, 2021
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It was another terrific weekend of competition at the ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru as ROKKERS completed their fifth event of the nine-race season. Now past the halfway point, championship battles have begun to form in each of the classes offered as the growing program now shifts their focus to the next event in one […]

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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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