2018 Rok Cup International Final – Saturday Report

Challenge of the Americas champions Ugochukwu and Jackson on podium, Jamaican Powell places runner-up while Delattre wins B-Main

Oct 15, 2018
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The 2018 edition of the Rok Cup International Final completed Saturday at the South Garda Karting facility. Over 400 drivers from 51 countries converged in Lonato, Italy to compete in the seven categories around the famous circuit. The final round of heat races were contested before the main event grids and B-Main lineups were decided. […]

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2018 Rok Cup International Final – Friday Report

More heat race wins for North America drivers in Lonato

Oct 12, 2018
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The success continues for the North America contingent at the 2018 Rok Cup International Final. The second day of official action saw solid results for Team USA and Team Canada drivers in the Junior and Mini categories around the South Garda Karting circuit in Lonato, Italy. With over 400 drivers competing in the seven classes, […]

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2018 Rok Cup International Final – Thursday Report

Canadian Curran scores heat win while Powell and Morgatto earn P1 in Qualifying to give North America strong first day

Oct 11, 2018
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The 2018 Rok Cup International Final is officially underway as qualifying and heat races were completed at the South Garda Karting facility. Perfect racing weather welcomed the over 400 drivers from around the world competing in seven categories this week. Racers have been in Lonato, Italy for days, preparing for this day to come. With […]

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2018 Rok Cup International Final to Welcome Over 400 Drivers

Number of drivers from North America set to battle in Italy next week

Oct 05, 2018
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Even before starting the engines, every record has been beaten and the Rok Cup International Final confirms to be as one of the world’s greatest karting events. Registration has closed and the figures leave no doubt with 441 drivers, divided into seven categories: Mini Rok (149 drivers), Junior Rok (100 drivers), Senior Rok (72 drivers), […]

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Race Report: Formula Karting Championship – Round Six

Two talented drivers win free entries to ROK the RIO in Las Vegas

Oct 05, 2018
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The Formula Karting Championship (FKC) hosted the sixth race of their inaugural season at the world famous Willow Springs International Raceway’s Kart Track, in Rosamond, CA on September 22nd, 2018. With perfect weather, new faces, record entries, and a few national champions coming out to play, it was another fantastic event where 2 talented drivers […]

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Oct 04, 2018
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The Championship for many classes is coming down to every valuable point to determine who comes out on top! Micro ROK is the VP “Feature Class” with the top three drivers vying for 1st in the Championship All the hard work comes down to this final race of the season where ROK Sonoma Race #8 […]

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Sep 28, 2018
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With the onset of Fall usually comes cooler weather but ROK Sonoma Race #7 had nothing but warm, balmy conditions. This race also brought in a new class of drivers with the introduction of the ROK VLR100 and IAME VA100 Masters class. The VP Senior ROK Shifters took to the track with Zach Pettinicchi taking […]

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Sep 26, 2018
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With the following announcement from ROK Cup USA, ROK Sonoma presented by Sanzaru will be adding these two classes to our schedule for Race #8 on October 7th, 2018. “We are happy to finally announce our 100cc TaG category for the ROK THE RIO event in Las Vegas.” “The need for this category is high […]

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Challenge of the Americas Sets 2019 Schedule

12th season for premier winter series on left coast to host events in Fontana, Tucson and Sonoma

Sep 13, 2018
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The 2019 season begins for many in the western half of North America with the annual journey to compete at Challenge of the Americas. The premier winter series on the left coast is set to host the 12th year of the three-event championship program, now focused on its second season utilizing the ROK Cup USA […]

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Sep 07, 2018
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ROK Cup USA sent shockwaves to the sport of karting in North America by announcing the merger of VLR and KA100cc powered engines in a single competition category in the upcoming ROK the RIO in Las Vegas.  With such announcement, top factory teams and premier karting shops are set to head to the Rio All-Suites […]

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Sep 04, 2018
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A NEW WAY TO REGISTER for ROK SONOMA races We’ll be using MotorsportReg.com to manage our registrations, making it quick and easy for you to check into our events. Our upcoming ROK Sonoma Race #7 at Simraceway Performance Karting Center on Sept 8-9 is live online and open for registrations. Here’s the link to sign […]

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Aug 29, 2018
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Rok Cup USA is happy to finally announce our 100cc TaG category for the ROK THE RIO event in Las Vegas. “The need for this category is high in the US. Anyone that has been in the US karting market knows, that the 100cc has always been a major piece of the puzzle to build […]

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Race Report: ROK Sonoma – Round Six

Breidinger takes the VP Masters ROK Feature Class

Aug 23, 2018
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ROK Sonoma usually has tough, tight and exciting racing, but the “smoking” racing for this race had to do with the smoky haze in the air from the Mendocino County fires. The fast-National track configuration made for some exciting racing as drivers used the draft to set up passes on the front straight. A veteran […]

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Aug 07, 2018
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Today, ROK Cup Promotions announced that there would be a restructure of the current ROK the Rockies (RTR) format and a new permanent home in Colorado has been found. “Our last event was my first trip to SBR, and the atmosphere there is why I got into this crazy sport in the first place. The […]

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Rok Cup USA Releases 2019 Calendar

Florida Winter Tour, ROK Fest and ROK the RIO back on the schedule in 2019

Aug 03, 2018
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August 1, 2018 – Providing the karting community ample time to plan and put together their race programs for the 2019 season, ROK Cup Promotions and ROK Cup USA are pleased to announce their much-anticipated 2019 race dates. With the season once again beginning in the Sunshine State with the annual ROK Cup Promotions Florida […]

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Jul 31, 2018
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Race #6 marks the end of the summer portion of the 2018 ROK Sonoma presented by Sanzaru race series. The challenging National track configuration will test all drivers concentration at this race. The Master ROK class will be the VP “Feature Class” this weekend with the winner taking home $100 “Sanzaru Bucks”. The Master ROK […]

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Race Report: ROK Sonoma Presented By Sanzaru – Round Five

Aidan O'Neill takes the win in the last lap in the Junior ROK Shifter class, while Charles Hastings returns to take the top spot for the 80 Masters

Jul 23, 2018
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Another amazing, sunny California day for Race #5 of the ROK Sonoma, presented by Sanzaru at Simraceway Performance Karting Center. We had two VP Fuel Featured Classes this race with the combined classes of Junior ROK Shifters and 80 Masters taking the track. In the Junior ROK Shifter class Ron White Racing team driver, Aidan […]

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‘Need to Know’ for ROK the RIO

SEMA, Halloween and ROK the RIO highlight week in Las Vegas

Jul 12, 2018
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As the calendar turns past the halfway mark of the 2018 season, ROK Cup Promotions is finalizing all the necessary information for the first annual ROK the RIO event in Las Vegas, Nevada. Taking place at the RIO All Suites Hotel and Casino in Sin City, ROK Cup USA is going the extra mile to […]

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ROK Sonoma Reaches Mid-Point of the Season with Round Five

Junior ROK Shifters and CR80 Masters to be the Feature Race

Jul 03, 2018
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Race #5 on July 7th and 8th will mark the Mid-point of the ROK Sonoma presented by Sanzaru race season at Simraceway Performance Karting Center. With 4 races to complete, this season has been very competitive especially in the Shifter classes. The track configuration will be the Reverse Pro layout which is a favorite with […]

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Jun 25, 2018
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The 2018 season on the west coast begins with the Challenge of the Americas. Promoter Andy Seesemann hosted the 11th season of the program this winter, beginning a new era with the series under the Rok Cup USA banner. Each event improved in terms of numbers and is a great starting point for the expansion […]

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