Southern California United States Rotax Max Challenge program cuts series to seven rounds, moves dates to close out 2014
ORANGE, CA (July 10, 2014) – In its inaugural season, the So-Cal Rotax Challenge has become one of the largest United States Rotax Max Challenge programs. The first USRMC series to hit the 50 member mark, the So-Cal Rotax Challenge is currently the second largest based on membership numbers, leading into next week’s Cold Stone US Grand Nationals. Four rounds of racing are in the books, following two one-day events at the CalSpeed Karting Center in March and May, along with a double-header weekend at Willow Springs Kart Track in June. The series is now preparing for the second half of the season, making adjustments to the schedule by eliminating one round along with moving to different dates. Continue reading
So-Cal Rotax racers get discounted rate at the Oxford Suites Hotel. $85 a night. Call and ask for Brittany and ask for the So-Cal Challenge rate.
Address: 1651 W Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93534
Phone: (661) 949-3423
The upcoming double header race weekend will have a few important changes to format and registration competitors need to be aware of.
1. There is no “official” Friday practice, although the track will have open practice.
2. All competitors may bring their own fuel/oil.
3. KidKarts and KPV1 drivers must bring their own tires as well. Continue reading
Hayashigawa steals Masters win as Johnson slips by for Senior victory
ORANGE, CA (May 14, 2014) – The second event of the new So-Cal Rotax Challenge took place on May 10 at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, California. Additional drivers from the inaugural event back in March were part of the round two festivities for the new United States Rotax Max Challenge program, focused on rejuvenating the southern California Rotax presence. Series promoter Andy Seesemann welcomed over 50 drivers to the facility, competing on the ‘Nuovo’ layout. Continue reading
New US Rotax Max Challenge program readies for May 10 return to CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana
ORANGE, CA (April 25, 2014) – A new era of Rotax racing commence on March 9 with the inaugural event of the So-Cal Rotax Challenge. Roughly 50 drivers took part at the opening round of the new United States Rotax Max Challenge program for the southern California area. Held at the CalSpeed Karting Center in Fontana, the So-Cal Rotax Challenge is scheduled for a return on Saturday, May 10. All seven categories of the United States Rotax Max Challenge program are offered, including local option Honda Kid Kart and KPV-1 Cadet divisions. Continue reading