New Vortex engine line for entry-level racers
April 2, 2018 – Building upon the successful line-up of Vortex ROK engines, ROK Cup Promotions is pleased to announce the launch of the brand new Vortex ROK VLR. The perfect platform for the entry-level driver, the ROK VLR not only offers superior performance over its rivals with lower maintenance, but it also offers some great features like electric start all at a cost racers can afford.
“The new ROK VLR engine was designed solely with club racers in mind, whether it’s a new racer getting into karting, or for those looking to move up from a four-cycle powerplant. Also, for racers that want to update their current 100cc to a state-of-the-art engine package, this engine covers it all,” explains ROK Cup Promotions Director of Operations Garett Potter. “The 100cc air cooled engines have played a big role in the US karting market for many years. This was a must have for us as we continue to work with local clubs to help them build their programs. It is the perfect transition for drivers looking to make the jump into the ROK family.”
The new ROK VLR engine retails for $1550 USD, and comes complete, ready to race minus the engine mount. Orders can be placed immediately however engines will not start shipping until April 23, 2018. Please contact your local kart shop or ROK Cup USA directly if you are interested.
The ROK VLR engine can be utilized in Junior VLR (ages 12-15), Senior VLR (ages 15+) and Masters VLR (ages 32+). With its implementation this year, watch for the ROK VLR to make its way to select national level ROK programs in 2019. Stay tuned for details.
“ROK Cup Promotions continues to work tirelessly with its support and building of clubs and regional programs around the country. If you think your club is ready to take the step into the future, we are here to help,” continues Potter.