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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2020 ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour – St. Pete Sunday Report

Final winners and champions crowned outside Tropicana Field

Mar 09, 2020
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The third and final round of the ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour was completed on Sunday, March 8 outside the Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The second temporary circuit of the three-event program welcomed competitors to the area just one week prior to the NTT IndyCar Series opener a few miles down the […]

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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 08, 2020
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A cool but bright start to the day greeted ROKKERS at Tropicana Field for Saturday’s wheel-to-wheel competition. With heat two, three and prefinals on the docket, grids are set for Sunday’s main events and the run at the series titles. With a sun-drenched facility, the day went off without a hitch as thirty races went […]

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Mar 07, 2020
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With one temporary circuit event already complete in 2020, the third and final round of the 2020 ROK Cup USA Florida Winter Tour is taking place this weekend at the Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. One week prior to the start of the NTT IndyCar Series, St. Pete is the only place to be […]

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The Story is Just Beginning for Ryan Shehan

A huge thank you to the karting community for the overwhelming support

Mar 04, 2020
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After a terrifying incident in a test session back in late January, Ryan Shehan is nearly ready to return to the seat. In what looked like could be career ending and life threatening in the hours following the incident, Shehan is on the road to recovery and is planning a return to karting by the […]

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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 17, 2020
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It was a picturesque day at Ocala Gran Prix as ROKKERS returned to the facility for the third and final day of competition. With heat races and prefinals complete, all that remained on the schedule was one warmup and the main events to determine the winners of round two of the ROK Cup USA Florida […]

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ROK Cup USA Announces 2020 ROK Fest Dates and Locations

ROKKERS will compete in North Carolina and California at ROK Fest

Feb 17, 2020
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With two stand-alone events, ROK Fest East and ROK Fest West, ROK Cup USA is pleased to confirm the dates and locations for their 2020 summer and fall events. With a huge prize package set to be awarded at both venues to include 2020 ROK Cup Superfinal and ROK the RIO invitations, and more to […]

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Feb 16, 2020
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It was cool start to the day at Ocala Gran Prix but a morning sunrise for the ages had teams and competitors ready to get the day started. With a short warm-up before a day of racing, drivers competing in the second round of the ROK Cup USA Florida Winter tour would be on track […]

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Feb 15, 2020
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After a very successful opening round to the 2020 ROK Cup Promotions Florida Winter Tour on the temporary circuit at the Isle Casino in Pompano Beach, Florida, the elite level program returns to Ocala Gran Prix this weekend. A fixture in the Florida Winter Tour for countless years, the pristine facility and their staff greet […]

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Feb 11, 2020
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Working with their ROK Cup USA and Challenge of the Americas partners, ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru has adjusted their 2020 race schedule keeping the racer in mind. With the series now set to begin on the April 18-19 weekend, the growing California ROK program will have seven race weekends concluding with a doubleheader event […]

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Feb 11, 2020
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With the announcement that karting would take place in the Streets of St. Petersburg to close the annual 2020 Florida Winter Tour, it is fitting that the Dan Wheldon Karting Ambassador Award Presented by Bell Helmets will return to the popular winter series. Launched by Formula Kart Productions’ Bill Wright and continued by RTD Media […]

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Feb 03, 2020
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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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