Jun 19, 2019
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With significant interest coupled alongside the professional and unique event structure the organization has implemented an event entry deadline of July 15, 2019 for guaranteed participants.  The structure and professionalism of the Rotax Stars & Stripes events are unique not only in the offerings provided to customers and the high-level of racing, but with the […]

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Jun 12, 2019
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With ample interest already flowing into the Stars & Stripes Open event the Micro and Mini Max categories will heat up to an all-time high with awarding multiple tickets to the coveting 2019 Rotax Grand Finals.  Since 2018, the ‘Ticket’ events in the United States have been run with a mixed group of Micro and […]

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Jun 11, 2019
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At the near half-way point of the 2019 racing season, J3 Competition is proud to officially launch its Rotax Stars & Stripes Super Regional program!  The program is aimed at providing exciting Rotax Racing within regions whereby full technical, service and marketing support is provided to the series competitors and promoters.  The official events which […]

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eKartingNews.com Driver of the Month: May 2019 – Ryan Norberg

Three-time SKUSA Pro Tour champion dominates SpringNationals, wins inaugural Stars & Stripes Trophy

Jun 06, 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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Earn Your Rotax Grand Finals Ticket at Stars & Stripes Open

Inaugural event set for August at Pittsburgh International Race Complex

Jun 05, 2019
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Less than sixty days away from the final chance in North America to earn a ‘ticket’ to the 2019 Rotax Finals kicks off at the Rotax Stars & Stirpes Open event held at Pitt Race Complex during August 2-4, 2019.  The event will award a total of eight (8) Grand Finals tickets where all categories […]

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Race Report: Stars & Stripes Trophy

Rotax Grand Finals and International Trophy tickets awarded following inaugural event at Utah Motorsports Campus

May 28, 2019
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A new era of Rotax racing was ushered in on the May 17-19 weekend with the new Stars & Stripes Trophy event making its debut at the Utah Motorsports Campus. J3 Competition, the northern United States distributor for Rotax products, welcomed drivers from five different countries to the Erda, Utah facility to compete in six […]

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Stars & Stripes Trophy: Event Primer

J3 Competition launches new vision for US Rotax racing at Utah Motorsports Campus

May 10, 2019
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J3 Competition’s new Stars & Stripes program, which will be run under the ‘Race Rotax’ banner, is set to host its first event of the 2019 season. On May 17-19, Rotax racing returns to the Utah Motorsports Campus for the Stars & Stripes Trophy event. Karters will tackle the 9/10-mile ‘Star Trek’ circuit of the […]

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Apr 26, 2019
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Closing in on the kick-off the Stars & Stripes Trophy event held at Utah Motorsports Campus, J3 Competition is pleased to have bolstered its staff as it aims to provide a high quality event for all participants. The event will be marked with a three-day format with several unique details including: • Lottery Engines • […]

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Industry Insider: J3 Competition – The Return of Rotax

Karting industry veterans embrace global Rotax to re-introduce formula to United States

Apr 23, 2019
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For the last 15 years, J3 Competition has been one of the foundation businesses in American karting.  The operation is headed up by the three ‘J’s’ in Jim and John Giacomelli and Justin Stefani.  In their early years, the shop competed with and imported the  Kosmic chassis line, winning races and championships in a multitude […]

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Apr 19, 2019
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BRP-Rotax is proud to announce the all-new Rotax Certification Program scheduled to be launched in May 2019. The main objective of this program is to further develop the high standards of the Authorised Rotax Karting Service Network worldwide to ensure an excellent level of service quality to its many customers. The program offers the unique […]

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RTX Karting’s All Star Finals Awards First Tickets to Rotax Grand Finals 2019

Five drivers join Team USA following victories at Speedsportz Racing Park in Texas

Apr 17, 2019
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The first tickets to be awarded in North America for the 2019 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals were handed out on Sunday afternoon following the action at the inaugural RTX Karting All Star Finals in Texas. The April 12-14 event was held at the Speedsportz Racing Park in New Caney, just north of Houston, and […]

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Apr 10, 2019
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BRP-Rotax is proud to announce the top three members of its 2018 Distributor of the Year Award. The annual award program recognizes its distributors efforts to demonstrate sales achievements linked with operational excellence that lead to strengthen BRP-Rotax’s marketing efforts in respective areas around the world. Congratulations to the winners of this annual award program! […]

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Mar 18, 2019
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Chase your dream to the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals with the new Stars and Stripes events. The Stars and Stripes Trophy event is scheduled for Utah Motorsports Campus on May 17-19 in Erda, UT. The Stars and Stripes Open is set for August 1-3 at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, PA. Registration […]

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Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2019 Confirms Chassis Partners

CompKart joins Birel ART, Praga, Sodikart in Italy this October

Mar 06, 2019
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For the 20th anniversary of Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals BRP-Rotax cooperates with well-known associates and a newcomer in one of the world’s biggest karting event. The proven partners Birel ART, IPKarting and Sodikart are complemented by J3 Competition’s CompKart chassis brand. “Ensuring the best support during the event and an incomparable race experience is […]

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Feb 26, 2019
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J3 Competition & Rotax will partner with the In City Prints Cup to continue the growth of karting in the northwestern region through a unified competition platform.  With success already spooling up from the 2018 season, the series will again see improved participation growth for the 2019 season.  For 2019 the series will host a […]

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RTX Karting to Host All Star Finals 2019 at Speedsportz Racing Park

Road to Italy and Le Mans begins in Texas on April 12-14

Feb 25, 2019
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This year’s Rotax competition in the United States will begin with the first national event of the season – the All Star Finals 2019 race in Houston, Texas on April 12-14 at the Speedsportz Racing Park. Your road to the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in Italy and Rotax International Trophy Le Mans France begins […]

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Feb 20, 2019
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J3 Competition is pleased to announce the release of its new Rotax property – www.RaceRotax.com.  The new website designed specifically with the Rotax enthusiast in mind offers an abundance of informative details regarding the entire Rotax Racing suite of products as well as Rotax racing events across the northern United States through an efficient and […]

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Jan 09, 2019
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Starting off the 2019 season with a fully relaunched state of  Rotax racing in the United States, J3 Competition have unveiled their concept for key events under the branding of ‘Stars & Stripes’. As the northern USA distributor for BRP-Rotax karting product lines, J3 Competition will work on the development of the sport and the […]

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Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2018: Team USA – Saturday Report

Crews scores Micro victory, Greenfield on podium in DD2 to lead four top-10 finishes for Team USA

Dec 03, 2018
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The final day of the 2018 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals was held on Saturday at the International Circuit Paladino in Brazil. For the first time in the 19-year history of the event, six Rotax champions would be crowned on the soil of Brazil, who hosted the event for the first time. Warm weather greeted […]

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Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals 2018: Team USA – Friday Report

Seven drivers to represent United States of America on world Rotax finals

Nov 30, 2018
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Friday is decision day at the 2018 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. For the 360 drivers from 55 countries, Friday’s action was their last as the six categories were condensed to just 36 for the main events set for Saturday around the International Circuit Paladino in Brazil. Aside from the warm-up, all that drivers contested […]

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