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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Mar 22, 2019
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The second stop of for the Rok Cup USA Challenge of the Americas took competitors of the premier winter series on the left coast back to Tucson, Arizona. The popular Musselman Honda Circuit welcomed nearly 100 drivers on the March 8-10 weekend to play host for Round Three and Four of the program. It was […]

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Mar 22, 2019
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The 2019 Sanzaru Games kart racing season is finally here with Race #1 coming March 30 & 31 at the Simraceway International Karting Track at Sonoma Raceway, Northern California’s premier kart racing facility. This season starts with the addition of three new classes to the ROK series. Senior and Master 100cc and the new 125 […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: February 2019 – Luca Mars

2019 CIK Academy Trophy USA driver claims SKUSA Winter Series title and FWT victory

Mar 19, 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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EKN Trackside: 2019 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Sunday Report

Becklin scores second victory of season as Pickett doubles up on weekend

Mar 10, 2019
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The second half of the 2019 Challenge of the Americas is underway as Round Four completed Sunday at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. The warmest day of the weekend with bright sunshine over the near 8/10-mile circuit that is replicated after the Suzuka track in Japan. The track provides for great racing, and […]

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

Boswell makes bold return as Pickett scores his first at the Challenge

Mar 09, 2019
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The first half for Challenge of the Americas 2019 season is closed out, with the Round Three contested at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. The first day with no rain for the premier winter series on the left coast after two days of wet weather racing at CalSpeed last month. Today was mostly […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Challenge of the Americas – Tucson Preview

Midway point for Rok Cup USA program travelling to Musselman Honda Circuit

Mar 07, 2019
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The middle event of the 2019 Challenge of the Americas is set for this weekend at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona. Round Three and Four of the six-race championship program will take place on Saturday and Sunday as the premier winter series on the left coast returns to the ‘Old Pueblo’ as tickets […]

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Feb 22, 2019
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The karting season on the west coast kicked off 2019 with the opening event for Challenge of the Americas. The premier winter series on the left coast opened up its 12th season at the CalSpeed Karting facility on February 8-10 weekend. Rain hit the Fontana, California area all weekend, providing for a wet start to […]

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Feb 22, 2019
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A tremendous amount of racers have taken advantage of this incredible offer from Vortex, but as we know all good things come to an end! The VLR 100cc package will expire first as the season for the State Championship is almost upon us, so if this championship and fabulous engine interests you it’s time to […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: January 2019 – AJ Myers

2018 EKN Driver of the Year begins new season on top in SKUSA and Rok Cup USA competition

Feb 20, 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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Florida Winter Tour Completes Round Two of 2019 with Second Event at Hard Rock Stadium

Brooks, Myers, and Mars among the repeat winners in Miami

Feb 19, 2019
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The second event of the Florida Winter Tour was held outside the Hard Rock Stadium on February 14-17. The home of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins was site for Round One in January and Round Two of the famed winter series, with two different temporary circuits composed within the parking lot. While the first event in […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Sunday Report

Drew and Hays grab victories in heavy rain conditions

Feb 10, 2019
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The final day of action was a wet one for Challenge of the Americas at the CalSpeed Karting circuit in Fontana, California. While rain moved away on Saturday, the clouds remained in the area throughout Round Two on Sunday, including some heavy precipitation during the main events. Series officials braved the elements as competitors fought […]

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

Becklin and Pettinicchi score debut victories opening round in CalSpeed

Feb 09, 2019
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The 2019 Challenge of the Americas kicked off at the CalSpeed Karting facility in Fontana, California. Following a full day of perfect weather on Friday, Saturday began with rain in the area, lasting until qualifying and causing a wet track until halfway through the qualifying sessions. A mostly cloudy but windy weather covered the circuit […]

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Feb 07, 2019
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The NW Gold Cup is excited to announce the introduction of one of the many sponsors we will be rolling out in the upcoming weeks. We have a total of 10 tickets for the 2019 ROK the RIO to give away! The winners will receive full entry (entry, tires, fuel, etc.) plus engine rental. The […]

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EKN Trackside: 2019 Challenge of the Americas – CalSpeed Preview

Season on the left coast kicks off in Fontana with rejuvenated Rok Cup USA program

Feb 07, 2019
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The first major event of the 2019 season on the west coast is set for this weekend. The 12th season for Challenge of the Americas begins on the February 8-10 weekend at the CalSpeed Karting circuit in Fontana, California. The event has surpassed the 100-driver mark for the first time since the 2016 season, celebrating […]

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Feb 05, 2019
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As a strong proponent of 100cc racing, Formula Karting Championship is pleased to offer a pair of 100cc TaG classes. Offering both the Vortex ROK VLR and IAME KA100 engine platforms in two racing divisions, TaG 100 Ironman and TaG 100 Sportsman will join other touch and go classes such as TaG100 Junior, TaG100 Senior […]

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Feb 01, 2019
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The 2019 edition of the Florida Winter Tour began this month at a new location under the ROK Cup USA banner. Promoter Garett Potter brought karting to the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, creating a replica of the South Garda Karting circuit in Italy to a parking lot for an exciting temporary track to host […]

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One Week Away From Start of 2019 Challenge of the Americas

Prize package adding up as program prepares for opening rounds at CalSpeed Karting next weekend

Jan 31, 2019
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In a week’s time, trailers will be parked in the paddock of the CalSpeed Karting facility, karts will be receiving their final preparations, and drivers are anxiously waiting to hit the track for the opening event of the 2019 Challenge of the Americas. The first two rounds of the premier winter series on the left […]

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