2020 CHALLENGE OF THE AMERICAS DATES AND VENUES RELEASED

Season 13 scheduled for premier left coast winter series

ORANGE, CA (July 18, 2019) – As we turned the calendar on the first half of 2019, plans are underway for the 2020 karting season. Among the first programs to release a schedule for the upcoming racing calendar is Challenge of the Americas. The ROK Cup USA championship series is the premier left coast winter series, set to host the 13th season when action begins in January 2020.

“It is very exciting to be in the planning stages for the 13th season of Challenge of the Americas,” stated series promoter Andy Seesemann. “The program has evolved well with the move over to the ROK Cup USA format along with Bridgestone tires, and momentum is certainly building as we close out this season and look at 2020.” Continue reading

CHALLENGE OF THE AMERICAS SETS 2019 SCHEDULE AND CLASSES

12th season for premier winter series on left coast to host events in Fontana, Tucson and Sonoma

ORANGE, CA (September 13, 2018) – The 2019 season begins for many in the western half of North America with the annual journey to compete at Challenge of the Americas. The premier winter series on the left coast is set to host the 12th year of the three-event championship program, now focused on its second season utilizing the ROK Cup USA engine platform with Bridgestone tires. The 2019 campaign will continue that momentum, along with welcoming a new shift in the dates for the three events. Continue reading

ROK trade in program ends July 31st

Get in on the savings for 2018 COTA season.
 
The Full Throttle Karting trade in program ends July 31. All engines that are eligible for trade in must be operational, including any Rotax engine regardless of year, cylinder, or age level toward the ROK Micro, Mini and GP motors. There is also the option to trade in a Rotax DD2, TM 125, Maxter 125 or Honda CR125 for those looking to compete with the incredible Rok Shifter powerplant. All engine packages eligible for the trade in program need to be complete and include the engine itself, wire harness, all electronics, exhaust system and/or silencer, and radiators if they are supplied from the manufacturer when new. Engine components must not have any visible major damage.
 
Prices after the trade in are listed below and must be used towards the purchase of a brand new Vortex ROK engine package.
 
ROK Micro/Mini: $800.00+Tax/Shipping
ROK GP: $1200.00+Tax/Shipping
ROK Shifter: $2200.00+Tax/Shipping

Entry opens December 5 for premier winter karting series on the left coast

Entry opens December 5 for premier winter karting series on the left coast

ORANGE, CA (November 23, 2016) – The national karting scene has come to a close for the 2016 race period and like the flip of a switch, drivers, teams and industry members have turned their attention to the upcoming season. Along the western half of the United States for the last nine years, the racing season begins in January with the Challenge of the Americas. The premier winter karting series is set to host its 10th season of competition, welcoming the best drivers from the United States, Canada and around the world over a great decade of racing. The 2017 program is ready for another three weekend, six-round championship program from January until the beginning of April. Continue reading

2017 CHALLENGE OF THE AMERICAS SCHEDULE CONFIRMED

challenge2017logo10th season of international winter series on west coast releases three event schedule
ORANGE, CA (August 3, 2016) – In the summer of 2007, the Challenge of the Americas was launched with the winter of 2008 hosting its first ever events to serve as the premier winter program for the west coast. A decade later, plans are underway to host the 10th season of the Challenge. Series promoter Andy Seesemann and his COTA staff have solidified themselves as one of the most organized, structured racing series in North America with a goal of making the 10th season another memorable three-month championship program. Continue reading