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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Race Report: ROK Sonoma Presented by Sanzaru Games – Round 4

Michael Avansino weaves his way to the top of the Podium

Jun 25, 2018
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The day started off sunny with a slight breeze making for perfect racing weather which produced some great driving by all the classes. The Feature Race of the day was the Molecule Senior ROK class and they too did not disappoint. PreMain 1: Ryan Tate qualified on pole and would lead the race outpacing the […]

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Jun 05, 2018
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ROK Sonoma presented by Sanzaru starts Race #4, with most of the kids out of school and everyone taking in the fantastic weather at Simraceway Performance Karting Center. The tough Sprint track configuration will test all drivers fitness and focus at this race. The Senior ROK class will be the Molecule “Feature Class” this weekend […]

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May 09, 2018
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So that we might all be available to spend time with our Moms on Sunday, Mother’s Day, Race #3 will be held on Saturday, May 12th with practice on Friday. Saturday there will be several raffles for the moms and a photographer will be available to take pictures of the drivers and their mothers at […]

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Apr 30, 2018
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A trip to wine country sparked the end of the 2018 Challenge of the Americas. Rounds Five and Six of the premier winter series on the left coast were contested at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center in Sonoma, California on April 13-15. Seven champions in the Rok Cup USA categories were crowned, with six earning […]

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EKN Trackside: 2018 Challenge of the Americas – Sonoma Sunday Report

Drew wins thriller in dry to wet conditions as Keyes, Jackson and Ugochukwu stamp championships with victory

Apr 15, 2018
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The 2018 edition for Challenge of the Americas closed out with Championship Sunday at Simraceway Performance Karting Center. The Sonoma, California area in which the famed circuit sits was forecasted to be hit with rain. The precipitation pushed later into the day then expected, coming in to effect the last two finals of the day […]

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