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CKN to Provide Massive Coverage of 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals

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CKN to Provide Massive Coverage of 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals

“Through the month of November, CKN will travel to Valencia, Spain to cover Team Canada at the ‘Olympics of Karting’!”

For the third year in a row, will position themselves trackside as part of the ‘Olympics of Karting’ at the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals, displaying a presence and keeping to their roots to cover Canadian karters competing at the highest levels of the sport. This years Rotax Grand Finals, one of the most prestigious annual karting races around the world, will be held in Valencia, Spain from November 24 to 29 and CKN has prepared an unprecedented 25 days of daily event coverage.

Hoping to add to the six Rotax Grand Finals titles and one Nations Cup title Canada currently owns, 13 Canadian drivers will take part in the event that draws 288 drivers from over 50 countries around the world and CKN will be there to cover it all.

“I’m very proud of what we have planned for this years coverage of the Rotax Grand Finals,” explains Cody Schindel of “We are going all-out in the month of November as we recognize this is the most popular karting event outside of Canada for Canadians every year.”

This years 13-member team is one of the strongest Canada has sent to the Rotax Grand Finals, however one of the smallest in the past five years. Beginning November 6, CKN will kick off their coverage with a daily article on each Canadian driver competing at this year’s Rotax Grand Finals, introducing each member and highlighting their journey to qualify for the Rotax Grand Finals. The previews begin with the 2014 Canadian Champions, followed by the Western and Eastern Canadian Qualifiers and are closed out by those who earned their invitations through International competition.

In the week leading up to the event CKN will break down the event highlights, including this years chassis brands for each division, an overall view of the track, history of Team Canada successes at the Rotax Grand Finals, in-depth analysis of the event itself, as well as a global preview of drivers competing at the event. Once trackside at the Grand Finals CKN will provide photo galleries, video interviews and daily reports on everything that is happening in Valencia, Spain. Everything the CKN Nation has become accustomed to. (Official editorial calendar can be found below)

On top of editorial content, special contributions from 3-time Rotax Grand Finals Champion Ben Cooper and 2011 Rotax DD2 Masters Grand Finals Champion Scott Campbell are sure to catch the attention of the CKN readership.

“We will be working even closer with the drivers than in years past, including one driver who will be blogging their everyday experiences daily on CKN throughout the Grand Finals,” continues Schindel. “In the multimedia department, video interviews are in the works and photo galleries from Spain will be posted almost daily as well. We even have a technical aspect in the works to help ensure complete coverage of the event. Overall I’m very excited for everything that is Team Canada and Rotax Grand Finals related!”

Every piece of news, media and information released by CKN can be found on Social updates from Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram, will also be posted throughout the entire Rotax Grand Finals on the CKN Social Feed at

For more information about Canadian Karting News and the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals, contact Cody Schindel via email at

Editorial Calendar:

Nov 6: CKN RMCGF Coverage Announcement
Nov 7: Canadian History at the RMCGF
Nov 8: Driver Preview: Gianfranco Mazzaferro
Nov 9: Driver Preview: Zachary Claman DeMelo
Nov 10: Driver Preview: Jeffrey Kingsley
Nov 11: Driver Preview: Francis Mondou
Nov 11: Three and Counting: The Ben Cooper RMCGF Story – Part 1
Nov 12: Driver Preview: Clay Van Eerd
Nov 13: Driver Preview: Bryce Choquer
Nov 14: Driver Preview: Samuel Lupien
Nov 15: Driver Preview: Christophe Paquet
Nov 16: Three and Counting: The Ben Cooper RMCGF Story – Part 2
Nov 16: Driver Preview: Fred Woodley
Nov 17: Driver Preview: Paul Carvalho
Nov 18: Driver Preview: John Buzza
Nov 19: Driver Preview: Ben Cooper
Nov 19: Three and Counting: The Ben Cooper RMCGF Story – Part 3
Nov 20: Driver Preview: Stuart Clark
Nov 21: Scott Campbell Recounts His Record 10 RMCGF Appearances
Nov 22: Chassis Breakdown: Birel-ART, CRG, Praga and Sodi
Nov 23: Introducing: Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero
Nov 23: Three and Counting: The Ben Cooper RMCGF Story – Part 4
Nov 24: Global Class by Class Event Preview by CKN &
Nov 24: First day of Chassis Preparation & Raffle Updates
Nov 25: Practice Updates and Information
Nov 26: Qualifying Results and Reports
Nov 27: Heat Race Results and Reports
Nov 28: Final Heat Race & LCQ Results and Reports
Nov 29: Championship Results and Reports
Nov 30: 2014 RMCGF In Photos – Special Report
Dec 1: CKN News & Notes: 2014 RMCGF

**Additional content and editorial content dates to be confirmed.

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