With the addition of the Vortex ROK engine platform and ROK Cup USA classes at the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup program in 2020, WKA and ROK Cup Promotions are excited to announce a Vortex ROK Engine Promotion Program and Prize Package. Structured to entice Vortex ROK powered competitors, promotional pricing will be offered until February 29th, 2020 as a host of prizes are added to the WKA Manufacturers Cup program.
"It is an exciting time for us at WKA, and we are looking forward to our first event of the 2020 season in just over six weeks," explains President Kevin Williams. "The growth of the ROK program in the United States has been substantial over the past few seasons and that was apparent at the recent ROK the RIO event in Las Vegas. With the addition of several ROK classes and the ROK engine platform to the Manufacturers Cup series, we have also been able to add a lucrative prize fund to go along with an extremely discounted engine pricing promotion."
With a new season just around the corner, WKA and ROK Cup Promotions are making it easy for competitors to join the ROK engine program. With a promotional pricing structure in place until February 29th of 2020, interested parties are asked to contact your authorized Vortex ROK dealer. Engine quantities are limited so don't wait.
Promotional Pricing Structure:
Micro ROK - WKA Price $1300.00 Retail $1600.00 (Limit 20)
Mini ROK - WKA Price $1300.00 Retail $1600.00 (Limit 20)
VLR 100cc - WKA Price $1300.00 Retail $1650.00 (Limit 20)
ROK GP - WKA Price $2400.00 Retail $2800.00 (Limit 15)
ROK Shifter - WKA Price $3300.00 Retail $3800.00 (Limit 15)
*Paid Entry to WKA Daytona or Orlando is required
** All engines packages come complete less engine mount
***Promotional pricing ends February 29th, 2020
For the 100cc Junior and Senior classes, the first ten entrants in each of these class that register for the four WKA Manufacturers Cup event weekends by December 10th, 2019 will receive a VLR Engine package for $500.00 plus shipping. The WKA-VLR Engine Full Season Entry Promotion form can be downloaded HERE.
Daytona Event Kick-off Prizes:
Winner - Entry package for complete 2020 Florida Winter Tour
Second - Single event entry package for 2020 Florida Winter Tour
Third - Single event entry only for 2020 Florida Winter Tour
*Podium finishers in the Briggs & Stratton 206 classes will receive a ROK Micro/Mini Engine rental courtesy of WKA
WKA Florida Winter Cup:
All class championships and podium finishers of the WKA Florida Winter Cup, which is the combined points totals for each class from the Daytona (December 2019) and Orlando (February 2020) events will receive the following:
Champion - Full entry package for 2020 ROK the RIO
Second - Entry only to 2020 ROK the RIO
Third - Race tires for 2020 ROK the RIO
*Podium finishers in Briggs & Stratton 206 will receive a ROK Micro/Mini Engine rental courtesy of WKA
More lucrative prize packages covering the Mid-Season Shootout and end of year WKA Championships will be announced during Kart Week in Daytona.
The WKA Mid-Season Shootout is:
Class championships and podium finishers of the WKA Mid-Season Shootout, which is the combined points totals for each class from Orlando (February), Charlotte (April) and New Castle (July).
The WKA Year-End Championship is:
Class championships podium finishers of the WKA Year End Championship, which is the combined points totals for each class from Daytona (December 2019), Charlotte (April), New Castle (July) and Orlando (October) events.
WKA series officials are happy to announce big changes on track as well. Starting in Daytona, ROK Cup USA's track officials and technical staff will take over track operations at WKA Manufacturers Cup events. Utilizing the same great staff that ROK teams and competitors have come to know and love, the staff will ensure fair and unbiased officiating both on and off the track.
Event Operations-Philippa Tuckey
Race Director-Chuck Yoder
Chief Steward-Robbie Poupart
Technical Director-Dave Davies
Assistant Race Director-Bobby Radivoy
Chief Starter-Denny Long
Penalty Steward-Cierra Ebert
Additionally, the Vortex Engines/Parts truck will be on site providing sales, support and service.
"It's an exciting time for WKA and ROK Cup USA," adds ROK Cup Promotions Director of Operations Garett Potter. "We have seen amazing growth in a short time, and I think we can attribute this to not only having a great product that customers love, but also the best staff in the industry. With WKA agreeing to make a change here I see no limit to their growth as well. The most satisfying part for me is talking to happy customers, and because of the ROK Cup USA staff I do this a lot. WKA is in good hands; added to that a great prize package and cool track locations, I don't see another program that offers more."
For more information on the World Karting Association Manufacturers Cup, please contact WKA at [email protected] or www.worldkarting.com.