Jun 02, 2022
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The 2022 Rotax Trophy West series concluded over Memorial Day weekend at Grand Junction Motorspeedway located in the high-desert of Colorado.  The fan favorite race facility hosted close and competitive racing as the weekend winners played out the racing action in mixed weather conditions with the weekend also crowning the Trophy West series champions.   The […]

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May 23, 2022
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eKartingNews.com is the hub of the karting world, providing you with all the latest news, insider information and race reports from events around the globe. ‘This Week In Karting’ helps to tie everything together in one weekly podcast, bringing our listeners up to speed on the most recent news in the sport. ‘This Week In […]

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May 19, 2022
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Registration for the Rotax US Trophy Series East with single round or full series entry available with discount is now open. The new ONE-STEP process allows competitors to easily select their category and fill out all the information once they complete the purchase within the ‘shopping cart’. NOTICE – On-site registration is an additional $100 […]

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May 04, 2022
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The annual highlight of the Rotax karting season, the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals will take place this year in Portimão, Portugal from November 19-26, 2022 and the Rotax Team is already in full progress for the preparation of the event. As already announced at the prize giving ceremony at the RMCGF 2021 in Bahrain, […]

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Apr 15, 2022
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The 2022 Rotax season kicked off in Glendale, Arizona this past weekend as Round 1 and 2 of the US Trophy West series played out on the challenging Phoenix Kart Racing Association circuit.  The doubleheader event provided close action in all categories, featuring two different directions of the track with Saturday in the counterclockwise format […]

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Mar 21, 2022
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With favorable momentum, Rotax continues to expand across the United States with the addition and reintegration of several new members to its resale network. The structured growth is exciting as the continuation of onboarding new dealers and service centers to the platform shows the positive and forward-facing vision of the industry as it views performance, […]

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Rotax Max Challenge Trophy South to Kick-Off in Jacksonville

Rotax Endurance and Kart Champ 4-Cycle Series complete weekend schedule

Mar 17, 2022
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The Rotax Max Challenge Trophy Series South kicks off the 2022 season at the end of the month (March 26-27) and will run as part of a multi-program weekend event at the 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Florida. In addition to the Trophy Series South opener, which is a Florida regional championship that will […]

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Race Report: RTX Karting Rotax Winter Trophy – Round 3 & 4

First tickets to 2022 Rotax Grand Finals awarded in Orlando to five drivers from four different countries

Feb 09, 2022
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The first tickets to the 2022 Rotax Grand Finals were presented to five drivers following the final two rounds of competition for the RTX Karting Rotax Winter Trophy program. Round Three and Four of the series was held at the Orlando Kart Center in Orlando, Florida on the February 4-6 weekend, welcoming over 50 drivers […]

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‘10 Questions’ with Ken Johnson

Veteran photographer has viewed sport’s absolute best through his lens

Feb 08, 2022
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In our never-ending quest for fun and intriguing editorial, the EKN staff is offering up a new interview series for 2022. We’re calling it ‘10 Questions’ and it’s a series that will spotlight many of the important people in our community who may not otherwise find their way on EKN. If you know someone who […]

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Feb 04, 2022
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With a total of twelve Rotax Grand Finals tickets at stake, we are pleased to announce the Rotax US Trophy Final event to be held during the weekend of October, 7th to 9th, 2022. The event will be operated by J3 Competition and will take place at the renowned New Castle Motorsports Park capping off […]

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Feb 03, 2022
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eKartingNews has launched a new program for social media and the EKN Radio Network – Face2Face. The show is broadcasted live over Facebook and YouTube, with the audio version making its way to the only 24 hour / 7 days a week radio station. The RTX Karting Rotax Winter Trophy is a new program to […]

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Race Report: RTX Karting Rotax Winter Trophy – Round 1 & 2

Halfway toward awarding first tickets to 2022 Rotax Grand Finals after two days of racing in Orlando

Jan 25, 2022
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Rotax racing is underway for the 2022 season as the first event in the United States was held over the weekend. RTX Karting started things off by hosting the opening rounds of their Rotax Winter Trophy program. Round One and Two of the series were held at the Orlando Kart Center in Orlando, Florida, and […]

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2021 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Saturday Report

Two top-10 finishes for Team USA in Bahrain to close out 21st edition of ‘Olympics of Karting’

Dec 18, 2021
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The 2021 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals closed out on Saturday, December 18 with the seven main events contested on the Bahrain International Karting Circuit. A full week of competition by the 376 drivers from all over the globe in the seven categories concluded with the main events deciding who would be the 2021 Rotax […]

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Dec 18, 2021
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The welcoming morning breeze in Sakhir not only provided a cooling sensation to the already hot temperatures around the 1.414-km circuit, but also brought along the air of heightened anticipation for what was to transpire today, amidst the sands of the Persian Gulf. After a week-long adventure for all the 378 drivers from around 60 […]

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2021 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Friday Report

Eight drivers remain from Team USA to compete in main events in Bahrain

Dec 17, 2021
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A ‘Frantic Friday’ indeed for a number of competitors at the 2021 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. Day five of competition at the Bahrain International Karting Circuit was completed on Friday, December 17 with the Prefinal action held to determine the 36-driver main event grids for the seven categories. Not all 376 drivers from countries […]

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Dec 17, 2021
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The 2021 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals moved into the Pre-Final stages of the event here in Bahrain, as further excitement lay in store for all the drivers around the challenging and fast-flowing 1.414-km circuit. Not only was the surrounding temperature courtesy of the sunshine beating down from up above just as intense as it […]

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2021 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Thursday Report

Prefinal grids set following last heat races conducted in Bahrain

Dec 16, 2021
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Day four of the 2021 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals were held at the Bahrain International Karting Circuit on Thursday, December 16. It was the second day of wheel-to-wheel racing for the seven divisions competing, featuring 376 drivers from all over the globe. Every category contested their second heat race, with those categories with 72 […]

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2021 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Wednesday Report

Official timed session and opening heat races take part in Bahrain

Dec 15, 2021
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The third day of competition was completed at the Bahrain International Karting Circuit at the 2021 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. Monday and Tuesday provided practice rounds for all 376 drivers on hand for the ‘Olympics of Karting’ with Wednesday, December 15 providing the first day of racing following the timed qualifying sessions to set […]

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Dec 15, 2021
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Following on from two days of Non-Qualifying Practice at the circuit, it was time to get the racing action underway amidst the sandy surroundings, with an increase in the air temperature at the track providing a perfect backdrop to the excitement of Qualifying Practice and the first set of Qualifying Heats for all competitors. Once […]

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2021 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Tuesday Report

Final day of practice in Bahrain for Team USA

Dec 14, 2021
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Day 2 of competition went into the books on Tuesday at the 2021 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals from the Bahrain International Karting Circuit. Following Monday’s first three rounds of practice, the 376 drivers on hand for the ‘Olympics of Karting’ completed the final three sessions of practice on Tuesday, December 14. It was a […]

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