This past weekend the Orlando Kart Center in Orlando, Florida once again played host to the third annual ROK Cup USA Epcot Challenge. A fun and competitive weekend concluded on Sunday afternoon with four ROKKERs earning invitations to the ROK International Finals later this year at the famed South Garda Karting facility in Lonato, Italy.
Round four of the Texas Pro Kart Challenge (TPKC) would see Trackside Karting Services travel to Amarillo, Texas for the premiere event at the new Amarillo Kart Circuit. With six drivers and a new venue, the results continued to be the same for the COMPKART squad as wins and podiums were again plentiful.
Camponeschi has been forced to skip the race of the European OK and OK-Junior Championship in Alahärmä due to physical problems. CRG drivers confirmed their speed but could not secure a winning result in the Final. Closer next July 30th in Sweden.
A lot of champions: Fittipaldi, Trulli, Badoer and Wilson at the Italian ACI Karting Championship following Mini
The success of 60 Mini at the Italian ACI Karting Championship involves also the sons of champions of the likes of Emerson Fittipaldi, Jarno Trulli and Luca Badoer. Mike Wilson, the most victorious Karting World Champion was also present in Adria.
The final sprint of the European Championships is about to kick off from Finland in the weekend of July 23rd with categories OK and OK-Junior on track for the second-last act of the series, that will end the following week in Sweden, alongside KZ and KZ2.
As the landscape of karting continues to change in North America, ROK Cup Promotions is pleased to announce the formation of Karting Challenge of Florida (KCF) Presented by Vortex Engines and Bridgestone Tires.
Zanchetta got on the podium at the fourth round of the Italian Championship in Adria and confirms his classification lead in KZ2. Miastkowksi victorious in KZ3 Junior, but Bombardelli still leads it. Maiden win for Zanotti in KZ3 Under. Double podium for Tonoli in KZ3 Over.
P1 Engines comes home victorious from round four of the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) ProKart Challenge in Santa Maria, California. The California based engine builder earned two wins, four podiums, and four top-five finishes, a strong showing for their driver in their home state.
The third round of the German Championship DKM held in Wackersdorf has highlighted the speed of CRG drivers that now are leading KZ2, OK and OK-Junior classifications.
The Prokart Raceland Wackersdorf welcomed 160 participants to the half-time races of the four grade series of the German Kart Championship last weekend (July 8th – 9th). The fields were very balanced – there were seven different winners in eight races. The fights for the title are therefore still very exciting.
With the news hitting the karting media yesterday, ROK Cup Promotions is happy to confirm that Goodwood Kartways has become the exclusive distributor for Vortex ROK and Bridgestone ROK Tires in Canada. With 2017 providing the foundation for a full program in 2018, ROK Cup Promotions and Goodwood Kartways are planning for a solid and long-term program for years to come.
The new leaders of the CIK-FIA European Championship standings after the round in Le Mans: Vidales (I - Zanardi -Parilla OK), Köhler (D-Tony Kart-Vortex KZ2), Edgar (GB - Exprit-TM OKJ) and Handsaeme (B-Exprit-Vortex Academy).
Dennis Hauger claimed P3 on CRG-Parilla in OK in Le Mans (France), but was later on demoted to a forth place, a result that definitely does not spoil his good performance.
In the following heats, Petecof holds the pole position in the qualifying race C x D, and will start from the front row at the the heats A x C and B x C.
Maranello Kart is about to get on track with Nicolas Gonzales on Maranello-Tm at the KZ2 European Championship to be held in Le Mans on July 2nd.
Hosted by Innisfil Indy, round two of the Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC)
"A win, podium, and multiple top-ten finishes for the Texas-based team"
The European Championship race held in Spain has handed the third victory in a row to Paolo De Conto, a result that earned him the mathematical certainty of winning the 2017 continental campaign.