Sonoma 2014 Issue
Four drivers added to Team USA for Rotax Grand Finals following final rounds in Sonoma. The 2014 Rotax Challenge of the Americas season came to an end with the final two rounds of the six-race series returning to the picturesque Simraceway Performance Karting Center located in Sonoma, California. Battling with rain showers during the official practice day, the skies become full blue with the sun shining the remainder of the weekend to provide perfect racing weather. Over 100 drivers contested the seven Rotax Max Challenge categories in Sonoma, providing dramatic conclusions to the championship chases. Gavin Reichelt, Alan Rudolph, Phillip Arscott and Austin Versteeg left Sonoma as champions, earning tickets to the 2014 Rotax Grand Finals as part of Team USA. The three remaining class title winners – Donald Durbin Jr., Dylan Tavella and Jak Crawford – score a paid entry to this year’s United States Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals.
“Two Rotax Challenge of the America race winners receive free entry to the event”
April 8, 2014 – With the annual Rotax Summer Shootout set to take place June 27-29 at the famed Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, track officials continue to add to the event. With online event registration and pit and garage reservations now open and partner hotels confirmed, the event is continuing to take shape. Dubbed as the “Unofficial Tune-Up” for the Rotax MAX Challenge United States Grand Nationals, Miller Motorsports Park officials sweetened the pot for two deserving race winners from this past weekend’s Rotax Challenge of the Americas event in Sonoma, California. Continue reading
March 13, 2014 – MAXSpeed Group, one of the top Rotax MAX distributors in the world, is once again set to provide awards for Rotax competitors. With the final rounds of the annual Florida Winter Tour (FWT) and Rotax Challenge of the Americas (COA) forthcoming, officials at the MAXSpeed Group will offer a free set of Mojo Tires to the hard charging participant in each division. Officially announced as the ‘#GoRotax Hard Charger Award presented by MAXSpeed Group’, the participant gaining the most positions in the main event will be awarded a free set of Mojo Tires at the podium celebrations that afternoon. Continue reading
New United States Rotax Max Challenge program opens up at CalSpeed Karting Center
ORANGE, CA (March 13, 2014) – The new So-Cal Rotax Challenge kicked off their inaugural season with the opening round contested on March 9 at the CalSpeed Karting Center located just outside the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Sunny skies greeted the 50 drivers making history as the new United States Rotax Max Challenge program began a new era in Southern California. The action was exciting in each category that took to the 3/4-mile course first of eight championship rounds, along with racers earning their first ‘punch’ toward qualifying to race at the 2014 United States Rotax Grand Nationals at Miller Motorsports Park in July. Continue reading
March 2, 2014 – Looking forward on the Rotax karting calendar, Miller Motorsports Park and MAXSPeed Group have begun to finalize plans for the 2014 Rotax Summer Shootout. Dubbed as the final unofficial test before the annual Rotax MAX Challenge United States Grand Nationals, the Shootout will take place three weeks prior to the annual Grand National event over the June 27-29 weekend.
“We are really excited for the Rotax Summer Shootout this year,” explained MAXSpeed’s Group Josh Smith. “Thanks to Miller Motorsports Park and Justin Bloxham, the event has come together without a hitch and the prize package continues to grow.” Continue reading