Sep 05, 2019
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As the ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru program continues to gain entries and build momentum towards their 2020 season, the series continues to reward its racers. This week, Vortex ROK Junior driver William Ferguson was awarded a test in a Radical SR1 Race Car sponsored by Northwest Radical as part of his prize package for […]

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Aug 29, 2019
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It was back to the .75-mile Simraceway Performance Karting Center at Sonoma Raceway for round six of the ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru program as drivers took to the National Track layout August 18. All classes, including the burgeoning ROK categories, heated things up on track as the championship series begins to wind down. Mini […]

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Aug 26, 2019
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The culmination of the 2019 ROK Fest Amarillo took place on Sunday as the temperatures in North Texas continued to climb. With plenty of prizes to ROK the RIO on the line, drivers put all their efforts in driving their way onto the podium and reaping the rewards. When the dust settled and the trophies […]

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California ROK Championship and Formula Karting Championship Combine Forces

Season finale for both programs set for Labor Day weekend ‘Summer ROK Party’ at CalSpeed Karting

Aug 16, 2019
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The summer season is coming to a close, as is a number of karting programs across North America. To celebrate the end of their 2019 seasons, the California ROK Championship and Formula Karting Championship are combining forces and working together to offer the ‘Summer ROK Party’. The August 31-September 1 event is sending out invitations […]

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Aug 07, 2019
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The fifth round of the ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru took place on July 21st at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center at Sonoma Raceway and competitors were once again greeted by the chamber of commerce weather. With a packed paddock area, a reverse pro track direction and layout and drivers itching to find their way […]

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2020 Challenge of the Americas Dates and Venues Released

Season 13 scheduled for premier left coast winter series

Jul 18, 2019
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As we turned the calendar on the first half of 2019, plans are underway for the 2020 karting season. Among the first programs to release a schedule for the upcoming racing calendar is Challenge of the Americas. The ROK Cup USA championship series is the premier left coast winter series, set to host the 13th […]

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Jul 16, 2019
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We are beginning race #5 of 8 in the 2019 ROK Sonoma presented by Sanzaru Championship on July 20-21. The track layout will be the Reverse Pro track to start this fifth race. The 80 Masters are the feature class of the weekend. With age comes wisdom and tenacity, and that is what these Master […]

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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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