Jul 03, 2019
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The fourth round of the ROK Sonoma program took place June 15 and 16th at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center at Sonoma Raceway. Taking place at the .91-mile wine country facility, the growing program continues to add drivers as the ROK engine platform is gaining market share in the state of California and now shift […]

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Jun 10, 2019
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Always looking out for the best interests of the karting industry, ROK Cup USA has shifted the dates of their ROK Fest Amarillo event forward one weekend to the August 22-25 dates. Taking place at the Amarillo Kart Circuit in Amarillo, Texas, ROKKERS will have the opportunity to battle for right to be named the […]

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Rok Sonoma Presented By Sanzaru Completes Round Three

Solid Weekend Of Racing In The Heart Of Wine Country

Jun 06, 2019
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The third round of the 2019 ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru saw drivers run the Simraceway Performance Karting Center Pro National Circuit, less the infamous tic, tac, toe section of multi-track facility. With a growing series each and every event weekend, series officials, drivers and teams are already anticipating round four in less than three […]

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Race Report: ROK Fest Biloxi – Battle at the Beach

Over 100 drivers hit Mississippi coast and Finishline Performance Karting facility

Jun 05, 2019
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The first of two ROK Cup USA Festivals on the 2019 calendar was contested this weekend with 124 entries competing along the Gulf of Mexico. The Finishline Performance Karting facility in Biloxi, Mississippi hosted the Battle At The Beach on May 30 – June 2. Aside from battling a new race track, weather was a […]

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May 31, 2019
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With the first round of the much anticipated 2019 ROK Cup USA ROK Fest taking place this weekend at Finishline Performance Karting in Biloxi, Mississippi, series officials are pleased to confirm the dates and location for round two. Set to take place at the Amarillo Kart Circuit in Amarillo, Texas, ROKKERs will descend on The […]

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May 24, 2019
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It’s hard to imagine that we are approaching June, and that the ROK the RIO race in Las Vegas is just five months away. Several tickets are up for grabs thanks to the support of ROK Cup USA and our partners. The winners of our ROK Senior and Master Shifter classes at the upcoming Santa Maria event […]

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May 23, 2019
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ROK Sonoma Race #3 will headline the Master ROK Shifters as the Feature class on the Pro National track layout. Will Patrick O’Neill repeat his first place spot on the podium for the third time? Jim Inglebright, Michael Guasch, and Kevin Woods are battling to take over. But with over 22 drivers in the field, […]

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May 17, 2019
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The second round of the 2019 ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru program took place under bright blue sunny skies at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. Running the challenging Reverse Sprint layout, drivers once again put on a show as the nearly 75 competitors battled tooth and nail to score points for their […]

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Apr 24, 2019
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With a beautiful spring forecast, Race #2 should make for lots of fun in the sun. The track layout will be the challenging Reverse Sprint and Junior ROK will be the Feature Class. Junior ROK has produced many great Champions and 2019 looks to be on be on this same track. At Race #1, there […]

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Apr 22, 2019
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Briggs drivers are officially on the schedule for the Rok Cup USA Rok Fest Battle at the Beach in Biloxi, Mississippi. The event is set for May 30-June 2 at the Finishline Performance Karting. Running alongside the Rok Cup USA categories will be Briggs 206 Junior and Briggs 206 Senior. Additionally, Vortex has added ROK […]

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Apr 19, 2019
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The Dual Weekend Double Double program concluded with the series finale for Challenge of the Americas. The Rok Cup USA program hosted Rounds Five and Six at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California on April 5-7. Nine class champions were decided with six tickets to the Rok Cup Superfinal in Italy, and three […]

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Apr 19, 2019
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One of the most important events of karting and the most prestigious event of the Rok season has changed its name in order to underline the “Super” quality of this great event. The Rok Cup Superfinal will take place at South Garda Karting from 9th to 12th of October with a successful format and a […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: March 2019 – Connor Zilisch

Three wins, three different engines with three different tire compounds for Junior driver out of North Carolina

Apr 18, 2019
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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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2019 Challenge of the Americas Champions Crowned in Sonoma

Tickets to Rok Cup International Final and ROK the RIO handed out after series finale in Sonoma

Apr 17, 2019
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The 12th season for Challenge of the Americas was wrapped up in style during the first weekend of April in Sonoma, California, completing the six-round championship chase. In a unique end to the season, all nine champions earned their first ever Challenge of the Americas titles. The 2019 campaign marked the second season that the […]

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ROK the Rockies Registration Opens April 11 for 2019 Season

Class structure announced ahead of season opener

Apr 11, 2019
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With the ROK Cup USA ROK The Rockies program just on the horizon, series officials are pleased to announce registration for the opening round will open Thursday, April 11. Also confirming the class structure for the 2019 edition of the program, ROK the Rockies will offer a wide array of categories from Kid Kart to […]

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Apr 09, 2019
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After a couple days of on and off rain, and cool temperatures at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, the drivers and teams in the paddock for this final weekend of the 2019 Challenge of the Americas program were provided with a dry day of competition and some sunshine to decide their championships. With […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma Saturday Report

Season finale weekend gets underway in unpredictable conditions

Apr 06, 2019
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As it has for the last six seasons, the Challenge of the Americas capped its championship with a doubleheader weekend at the beautiful Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, CA. Saturday’s action was the fifth race of the year, and everyone near the top of the point standings came into the day looking for quality […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma Preview

Championships to be decided at Simraceway Performance Karting Center

Apr 05, 2019
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The 2019 Challenge of the Americas will close out the season this weekend at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California. After two doubleheader events in February and March, Round Five and Six will conclude the premier winter series on the left coast. This is the seventh straight year that the championships will be […]

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Mar 28, 2019
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Coming off a record setting ending to the 21st edition of the historic Florida Winter Tour, ROK Cup Promotions is looking forward to kicking off the summer with their ROK Fest program starting with the Biloxi ROK Fest. Officials are considering the addition of Briggs & Stratton 206 classes to the event in Biloxi, Mississippi, […]

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2019 Florida Winter Tour Champions Decided in Ocala

Rok Cup USA program hosts final round of famed winter series

Mar 26, 2019
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The 2019 Florida Winter Tour closed out the three-event program with the series finale at the Ocala Gran Prix. Following two temporary circuits outside the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, the program traveled north to the Ocala, Florida facility to contest the third and final round to decide this year’s Rok Cup USA champions. The […]

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