Travelling overseas for another event on his 2016 calendar, American karting standout Anthony Gangi Jr. would do battle in the WSK Super Master Series round three in La Conca, Italy. Competing aboard his familiar Tony Kart chassis under the Ward Racing banner, the multi-time champion would once again be in the OK division in his quest for constant improvement and solid results in the highest level of karting around the world.
Spring-like weather greeted drivers at the International Circuit Napoli in Sarno, Italy, for the second stop of the WSK Super Master Series, with American Anthony Gangi Jr. continuing his European campaign for 2016. During his rookie effort in the senior karting ranks, and racing against the best drivers in the world, Gangi Jr. has been determined to make his mark worldwide. Teaming with tuner Matsuura Masanori and Ward Racing, the Tony Kart pilot continues to make improvements each and every round despite running into some bad luck.
Taking on top karting talent from around the world, Anthony Gangi Jr. started his first WSK Super Master Series event this past weekend at the 7 Laghi International Circuit in Castelletto, Italy. With weather playing a major factor in the first of four rounds in the WSK series, Gangi Jr. and his Ward Racing team were plagued not only by the weather but also with engine gremlins. Despite all this, the outstanding young man and burgeoning talent left Castelletto more determined than ever.
Continuing his European campaign in 2016, Anthony Gangi Jr. participated in the opening of the international season, the 21st Winter Cup, at the South Garda Karting facility in Lonato, Italy. After a strong performance in his debut, the rising talent may not have had the weekend he hoped for, but he still showed talent and promise at the premier event.
Making some huge changes for his 2016 campaign, American karting standout Anthony Gangi Jr. wrapped up his senior class debut at the first race of his full European schedule this past weekend. Taking on the new OK class at the WSK Champions Cup at the Adria International Raceway in Northern Italy, the Tony Kart pilot impressed all in his first European event of the 2016 season.
After earning race wins at the Florida Winter Tour, ROK Cup USA series, and Rotax Summer Shootout, championship podiums at the Florida Winter Tour and SKUSA Pro Tour, and championship titles in the ROK Cup USA series and United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals, top karting talent Anthony Gangi Jr. recently wrapped up a rigorous and exciting end to his 2015 racing season.
With over 100 race wins and numerous championships to his credit, karting star Anthony Gangi Jr. now has the possibility to take his racing career to the next level. Recently submitting his application to the 2015 Mazda Road to Indy and MAXSpeed Group Driver Advancement Program, the GT7 Motorsports pilot was selected as one of 12 finalists to proceed in the program. Four winners will be chosen to participate in a one-day test in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda during off-season testing, giving these karting drivers the first taste of the Mazda Road to Indy ladder program.
With Team USA goals set at the start of the 2015 karting season, New York resident and GT7 Motorsports pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. has achieved these with great success and will be a member of Team USA at not just one, but two international karting events. Garnering the Rotax Junior national title in early August at the Cold Stone United Sates Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals and the accompanying ticket to the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Portugal, Gangi Jr. completed the ROK Cup USA program this past weekend and secured the overall championship for the ROK Junior class, and will also join Team USA at the ROK International Final.
After claiming his third Rotax National Championship at the beginning of August and his ticket to the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals, top karting pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. turned his attention back to the ROK Cup USA series in his bid for yet another invite to an international world final. Taking on the ultra-fast 103rd Street Track in Jacksonville, Florida for Round #4 August 15-16, Gangi Jr. missed the top step of the ROK Junior podium but his efforts solidified him as the championship leader with one round remaining.
Entering the premier Rotax event in the country as one of the favorites for the Rotax Junior MAX title, Anthony Gangi Jr. walked away from the 2015 Cold Stone United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals (RMCGF) with the first place trophy in hand, and his ticket to the 2015 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals. Having claimed the Micro MAX title in 2010, the Mini MAX title in 2012 and now the Junior title, Gangi Jr. has become the FIRST to win a Rotax Grand National title in these three categories.
After earning podiums, wins and placing third in the Rotax MAX Challenge portion of the 2015 Florida Winter Tour, top karting talent Anthony Gangi Jr. would turn his attention to other packages for the second quarter of the year. Returning this weekend to his Rotax Junior set-up for the annual Rotax Summer Shootout, the GT7 Motorsports / Tony Kart pilot was near perfect as he prepares for the upcoming chance at this third US National title during the 2015 Cold Stone United States Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Nationals.
Showing he has the skills to win under any circumstances, Anthony Gangi Jr. would again walk away the victor in the ROK Cup USA series. Running under the lights at Palm Beach Karting for a thrilling night race, the GT7 Motorsports driver added his third main event victory in as many rounds, to take command of the Junior class and the points championship.
Rising star Anthony Gangi Jr. left the Homestead Karting facility in Homestead, Florida with another victory for his 2015 tally. Returning to ROK Cup USA action for Round #2 of the series, the GT7 Motorsports pilot bested the Junior ROK field. With a trip to the ROK International Finals on the line, Gangi Jr. is in prime position for the prize going two-for-two in final races to date.
Earning victories and podium results in multiple series in 2015 to date, Anthony Gangi Jr. would look to do the same at the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Fikse Wheels Pro Tour SpringNationals. Taking to the Phoenix Kart Racing Association in Glendale, Arizona for the first stop of the 2015 Pro Tour, the GT7 Motorsports pilot made his way back onto the podium in the stout TaG Junior category. Battling blazing temperatures and high grip conditions, Gangi Jr. made the best of the situation and put himself as a frontrunner for the Fikse Pro Tour TaG Junior title.
Returning to the Ocala Gran Prix, site of his recent victory during the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour, top karting pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. would again be the driver on top of the podium. Taking on the opening round of the 2015 ROK Cup USA series, Gangi Jr. was near the top of the time sheets all weekend and came home the victor in the ROK Junior category.
After closing out the ROK Cup USA portion of the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour with a fifth place in the overall championship, Gangi Jr. would be back in action the following weekend looking for more. Taking to the Ocala Gran Prix circuit in Ocala, Florida for the final Rotax MAX Challenge event, the GT7 Motorsports/Tony Kart pilot saved the best for last, taking the final round win and making his way onto the Rotax Junior podium.
As the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour came to a close for the ROK Cup USA competitors this past weekend, Anthony Gangi Jr. was in the thick of it for the Vortex ROK Junior victory. Always a threat, the GT7 Motorsports pilot attacked the finale weekend looking to secure as many points as possible towards the championship chase. With the event taking place at the Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida, hot temperatures and changing track conditions challenged the best teams and drivers from around the world.
After earning his first victory of 2015 at the first stop of the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour, Anthony Gangi Jr. was back on track for two more back-to-back race weekends, this time at the Orlando Kart Center in Orlando, Florida. Battling ever-changing weather conditions for the second rounds of both the ROK Cup USA and Rotax MAX Challenge programs, the GT7 Motorsports/Tony Kart pilot would earn two top-tens in ROK Junior and make a return trip to the podium for Rotax Junior.
Looking to set himself up in the championship chase, New York’s Dylan Tavella was once again near the front of the field at this past weekend’s Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour event. Taking place at the Orlando Kart Center facility in Orlando, Florida, Tavella turned tricky conditions on Saturday into a main event victory, his first win of the 2015 Florida Winter Tour program.
After closing out the 2014 karting season at the annual SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, New York resident and GT7 Motorsports driver Anthony Gangi Jr. would shift his focus and begin preparations for the 2015 Cold Stone Florida Winter Tour. Competing in both the ROK Cup USA and Rotax MAX Challenge portions of the popular winter series, Gangi Jr. would consistently improve throughout his two weeks of on track action at the Homestead Karting facility just south of Miami, Florida.
After a huge season in 2014, where up-and-coming driver Dylan Tavella earned two United States Pro Kart Series championships, his second consecutive US Rotax championship, and the Rotax Challenge of the Americas Mini MAX title, Tavella would be back in action the past two weekends to start his 2015 campaign. Taking to the Homestead Karting complex on the grounds of the Homestead-Miami Speedway, the Massapequa, New York resident competed in both the Florida Winter Tour (FWT) ROK Cup USA and Rotax MAX Challenge programs to get his season underway.
As a top talent in the junior karting ranks, Anthony Gangi Jr. recently closed out his 2014 season at the 18th running of the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, and is now set to make a mark in 2015. Completing his first full season in junior competition in 2014, Gangi Jr. was a threat for victory at each event, and while luck may not have always been on his side, the young gun continues to prove his talent and determination.
Dubbed “one to watch” in the TaG Junior category for the 18th running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals, Anthony Gangi Jr. certainly delivered while in Las Vegas, Nevada. Running against a staggering field of 70 drivers, the GT7 Motorsports pilot missed out on the big win, but stood on the podium when the exciting week of racing action came to a close.
Anthony Gangi Jr. is a driver who’s had his fair share of podiums and championships and is looking forward to plumping up his record sheet next weekend at the 18th annual Superkarts! USA SuperNationals at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The TaG Junior driver won this monumental race in 2012 in the TaG Cadet class and is preparing himself to have the best chance of repeating that win this year in the Junior division in his GT7 Motorsports/Tony Kart package.
Looking to add Pan American Champion to his stout resume, top junior driver Anthony Gangi Jr. took on an international field at the 7/10-mile GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina for the 2014 Cold Stone Rotax Pan American Challenge. With perfect weather greeting karters, Gangi Jr. was the driver to beat until his luck came crashing down the main event.
With the 2014 karting season coming to a close, up-and-coming talent Anthony Gangi Jr. has his sights set on yet another championship title. Heading to the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina October 15-19 for the annual Rotax Pan American Challenge, Gangi Jr. will look to add Pan Am champion to his impressive list of accomplishments.
Taking on the demands of the one-mile New Castle Motorsports Park (NCMP) this past weekend, Dylan Tavella would leave victorious and with a cool $2500 in his pocket. Running support classes during the RoboPong 200 endurance race event, which saw multiple Verizon IndyCar Series drivers entered, the young Tavella would contest both the Yamaha Sportsman class, and try his hand in the Yamaha Junior category as well. Earning the victory in Sportsman, Tavella edged out more than 40 competitors to take a big payday, and showed promise in his junior debut as well.
After claiming the 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals Mini Max Championship title, and recently earning two more titles in the United States Pro Kart Series, up-and-coming pilot Dylan Tavella is proud to announce a new partnership with K1 RaceGear. With K1 RaceGear providing Tavella with new suits for the remainder of 2014 as well as the 2015 season, the young talent is pleased to receive support from one of the top safety gear suppliers around.
Picking and choosing larger race events to attend across the United States, GT7 Motorsports pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. put the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) near the top of his list for 2014. After a successful rookie season by the east coast series, bigger teams and top drivers from across the country would contend the sophomore season and compete for the overall series crown. Set to do battle in the Leopard 125 Junior ranks, Gangi Jr. would end his 2014 USPKS season with one victory and four trips to the podium, ultimately claiming a third place result in the end of the year championship chase.
Coming off his huge victory at the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals in mid-July, Dylan Tavella would recently claim two additional championship titles. Adding 2014 United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) Mini ROK and Yamaha Cadet champion, along with numerous podium results and race wins to his already stout resume, the young and talented Tavella will be hard to beat for the remainder of 2014.
With hopes to join Team USA at the annual Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF), GT7 Motorsports driver Anthony Gangi Jr. would compete in the Rotax Junior class at the recent 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals. Showing speed around the ultra-fast and technical Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, the up-and-coming talent was one of the youngest drivers in the ultra-competitive Junior Max class, at only 12 years of age. Gangi Jr. would be the driver to beat throughout the weekend until the Championship Sunday main event, when heartbreak would strike the junior competitor.
Always a threat to stand atop the podium, GT7 Motorsports driver Dylan Tavella did not disappoint this past weekend. Competing at the Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, Tavella would reign supreme in the Rotax Mini Max division as he claimed the 2014 Cold Stone US Grand Nationals Rotax Mini Max national championship, his second national title in as many seasons. Showing speed and poise throughout the weekend, Tavella secured the victory with a bold last lap pass.
Descending on the Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah for the annual Rotax Summer Shootout, GT7 Motorsports driver Anthony Gangi Jr. looked to stand on the top of the podium. In the hopes of carrying momentum and experience into the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals this coming week, Gangi Jr. would never run outside the top-five all weekend long and secured two podium results including a victory in Saturday’s Rotax Junior main event.
Dubbed as the unofficial tune up to the Cold Stone US Grand Nationals, a host of talented and fast drivers would descend on the Miller Motorsports Park for the annual Rotax Summer Shootout this past weekend. Utilizing the same layout as the Grand Nationals will run in only two weeks time, drivers would be able to test their equipment in race conditions in the hot and dusty Utah desert.
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Heading to the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina for the April 11-13 weekend, Anthony Gangi Jr. would set out to challenge himself during the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS) season opener. Choosing to forgo qualifying both days, starting his wheel-to-wheel action from last place on the grid, the young gun would need to power through the field to vie for race wins. The challenge ultimately paid off big time for the GT7 Motorsports pilot, as Gangi Jr. would top the blocks Sunday for his first USPKS Leopard Junior victory.
Coming off his championship run at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas, rising talent Dylan Tavella would trade in his Rotax powered Tony Kart to tackle the Yamaha Cadet and Mini-Rok 60 Cadet classes this past weekend. Heading to the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina for the opening round of the United Stated Pro Kart Series (USPKS), Tavella would emerge the driver to beat in the cadet karting ranks. Taking home one pole position, one second place podium result and three final victories, Tavella was also awarded a cool $1000 total for his efforts, $500 for each class.
Recently completing his first full series of 2014, Anthony Gangi Jr. would leave the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) with several top-ten results. Battling a stout field of 40 hungry Rotax Junior pilots at the Orlando Kart Center in Orlando, Florida for the finale rounds, the GT7 Motorsports driver claimed two top-ten final finishes and a respectable top-ten in the overall championships points in his rookie junior FWT attempt.
Continuing to make waves in the karting ranks, Massapequa, New York's Dylan Tavella earned his first championship title in the Rotax Mini Max class this past weekend. Tackling the potent Mini Max category and the Rotax Challenge of the Americas (RCOA) for the first time, the young Tavella left the Simraceway Performance Driving Center in Sonoma, California with his second victory in the series and class, as well as the overall Mini Max Championship title.
Contesting his first full season in the junior karting ranks, multi-time champion Anthony Gangi Jr. is making strides in the ultra-competitive Rotax Junior class. Taking on the tight and twisty Ocala Gran Prix (OGP) facility in Ocala, Florida for rounds three and four of the prestigious Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), the young gun would leave with two respectable top-ten results.
After taking the Rotax Micro Max ranks by storm, GT7 Motorsports driver Dylan Tavella made a splash during his Mini Max debut. Taking on the Rotax Challenge of the Americas opening round at the Musselman Honda Circuit in Tucson, Arizona, Tavella would leave victorious during his first event in the Mini Max category as well as his first visit to the ultra-fast Musselman track.
After a successful 2013 karting season, GT7 Motorsports pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. is set to make his mark in the junior ranks during 2014. Kicking off his season at the Rotax weekend of the annual Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) January 16-19 at the Homestead Karting Complex, the rising talent will look to carry the momentum from his numerous wins and championships during 2013.
GT7 Motorsports pilot Dylan Tavella continues to roll through the 2013 kart season, adding major race wins and accomplishments along the way. Most recently, the New York resident added the Rotax Micro & Mini Invitational championship title to his already impressive resume, and the young talent now has his sights set on the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals this coming weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Heading into the 2013 Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, GT7 Motorsports driver Anthony Gangi Jr. will look to make a mark in his rookie junior season. Coming home as the 2012 victor in the TaG Cadet ranks, Gangi Jr. has the necessary knowledge, skills and experience to tackle the challenging temporary parking lot course at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 2013 edition of the event will see a new challenge for the Tony Kart pilot, as the junior rookie will compete against a talent-laden field of over 60 TaG Junior pilots in his quest for another SuperNats victory.
Continuing his breakout season, GT7 Motorsports pilot Dylan Tavella would add yet another championship title to his resume this past weekend. Heading to the NOLA Motorsports Park near New Orleans, Louisiana for the 2013 Rotax Pan-American Challenge, Tavella would leave the Micro Max Pan-American champion for the second straight year. Overcoming an early setback, the rising talent came from last in qualifying to claim the checkered flag in the final against a stacked field of 32 competitors.
After dominating the fifth round of the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) California ProKart Challenge event in Buttonwillow a few weeks ago, New York resident Anthony Gangi Jr. would travel back across the United States to the West Coast to compete in the annual SKUSA Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. Quickly becoming one of North America's premiere karting events as well as a tune-up race for the upcoming SuperNationals, Gangi Jr. would claim top honors in the TaG Junior division as he went on to take the win during the California PKC series finale.
Looking for major events to fill his karting calendar, Tony Kart pilot Dylan Tavella would add the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix to his 'must attend' list for 2013. Competing in the TaG Cadet division against more than twenty other hungry competitors, Tavella would take weekend's main event and stand atop the podium yet another time this season.
Taking in some testing for the upcoming SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals, multi-time karting champion Anthony Gangi Jr. would turn some heads while racing on the west coast. Contesting the SKUSA California ProKart Challenge (PKC) Round #5 at Buttonwillow Raceway in Buttonwillow, California, Gangi Jr. would dominate the TaG Junior class, sweeping the day's events at the 7/10-mile Southern California facility. Recently joining forces with Whisler Racing Services' AJ Whisler, the duo was unstoppable during the September 6-7 event.
Coming off a huge weekend at the SuperKarts! USA SummerNationals, where he left with two main event victories, rising star Dylan Tavella would carry his momentum into the 2013 Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals. Taking on the ultra-competitive Micro Max division at the GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, Tavella would achieve his goal of becoming a US Rotax Grand National Champion. Racing at the pointy end of the field the entire event, Tavella's hard work paid off as he earned the biggest title of his young career and a trip to the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals for the Micro & Mini Invitational.
Making his first start in the SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SummerNationals, rising star Dylan Tavella was the pilot to beat in the TaG Cadet category. Taking on the 9/10-mile Grand Junction Motor Speedway in Grand Junction, Colorado for the second stop of the SKUSA Pro Tour, the New York state resident bagged one pole position, two heat race wins and two final victories against a stout field of 35 TaG Cadet competitors.
Descending on the Jet Karting of MRP facility in South Bend, Indiana, Sportsman pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. was looking to get back to his winning ways. Competing at the fourth round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup program, Gangi Jr. steered his Tony Kart chassis to five top-five results including one main event victory to claim a prestigious Grand National Eagle. Utilizing regional series competition the week prior to test for the upcoming national event, Gangi Jr. was able to find his way back to the top step of the podium.
After taking in the third event weekend of the 2013 World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup program at the New Castle Motorsports Park facility in New Castle, Indiana in mid-May, Anthony Gangi Jr. is set to return to WKA action this coming weekend. Claiming six top five-results in New Castle, the up-and-coming pilot will take on the Jet Karting of MRP facility in South Bend, Indiana for round four and is aiming this time for the top step of the podium. With his continued consistency despite some engine woes in events prior, the New York resident is now in position to attack for multiple championships with only three events remaining.
Continuing his assault on the 2013 karting season, up-and-coming pilot Dylan Tavella would travel to the Lone Star state this past weekend. Taking on the third and fourth rounds of the Texas ProKart Challenge at the Gulf Coast Kartway in Katy, Texas, Tavella would battle many top drivers in his first ever event in Texas. Tavella would tackle a stout TaG Cadet category and post some impressive results in the SKUSA sanctioned event together with his tuner Charlie Swayne.
After a stellar first quarter of the 2013 karting season in the cadet karting ranks, standout driver Anthony Gangi Jr. would make his junior class debut this past weekend. Taking on a brand new series, the United States Pro Kart Series (USPKS), as well as a brand new class, the young gun was able to excel against a new set of drivers in the Yamaha Junior category. Earning a pole position, a heat race win and two podium results, Gangi Jr. showed he has what it takes to compete.
With the annual Florida Winter Tour ending in March and the cold winter months finally breaking in his home state of New York, up and coming superstar Dylan Tavella would head south for some wheel-to-wheel action. With several national events held at the new Mooresville Motorplex (MMX) facility in Mooresville, North Carolina, Tavella would see action on three separate occasions at the new facility, as he would compete in some regional karting events as a tune up for his national campaign.
After staking his claim to the 2013 Florida Winter Tour (FWT) TaG Cadet Championship and Rotax Mini Max Vice-Championship to start off his season, Anthony Gangi Jr. would turn his attention to the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturers Cup series this past weekend. Taking to the Carolina Motorsports Park (CMP) facility in Kershaw, South Carolina for round two, Gangi Jr. would contest three classes during an action packed weekend. Riding high from his stellar FWT campaign and entering with two WKA victories from round one in Daytona in December, Gangi Jr. would look to continue to put his GT7 Motorsports/Tony Kart on top.
Entering the final weekend of competition in the 2013 Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), cadet karting standout Anthony Gangi Jr. would look to add yet another championship title after claiming the TaG Cadet title the weekend prior. Coming into the final Rotax event with three final wins to his credit and an ample points advantage before drops, Gangi Jr. would need to be on his game at the tight and twisty Ocala Gran Prix facility as he took on the hotly contested Mini Max field.
Completing his first series of the 2013 karting season, Dylan Tavella continued to post some impressive results during the finale rounds of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT). Taking on the tight and twisty Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida for back-to-back weekends in both the TaG Cadet and Rotax Micro Max categories, Tavella has laid the foundation for what is sure to be a successful rest of the year.
After many whirlwind months of on track action, numerous race wins and a few championship titles along the way, karting standout Anthony Gangi Jr. has been named eKartingNews.com's (EKN) February Driver of the Month. This honor is bestowed upon drivers who stand out above the rest and also showcases their accomplishments and performances, and Gangi Jr.'s month of February, as well as his entire karting career, put the young driver in the spotlight on the karting news leader.
This past weekend, GT7 Motorsports pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. would claim his first championship title of 2013. Taking to the Ocala Gran Prix facility in Ocala, Florida for the final rounds of the Florida Winter Tour (FWT) Formula Kart schedule, Gangi Jr. would end his campaign as the Vortex TaG Cadet class champion. Continuing a trend from 2012 that saw the young gun earn both the US Rotax Max Grand National Mini Max title as well as the SuperKarts! USA SuperNationals TaG Cadet championship, Gangi Jr. was able to add another FWT championship title with his strong performances in the ultra-competitive class.
Continuing his stellar 2013 karting campaign, GT7 Motorsports pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. will look to add Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) TaG Cadet Champion to his already impressive resume. Taking to the Ocala Gran Prix facility this weekend for the final rounds of the Formula Kart classes, Gangi Jr. enters with a sizeable lead in the TaG Cadet championship points.
Proving time and time again he is hard to beat, young gun Anthony Gangi Jr. made it four-for-four during his trip to the Homestead Karting Complex for the second stop of the 2013 Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT). After earning both final victories the weekend prior during in the Vortex TaG Cadet class, Gangi Jr. added two more during the ultra-competitive Rotax event in the Mini Max category. Making that an incredible seven wins out of eight races in 2013 FWT action, the 2012 US Rotax Grand National Mini Max champion continues to prove his prowess in the cadet karting ranks. With three feature wins to his credit in the FWT Rotax events, and all four in TaG Cadet, the Brookville, New York resident will look to add more championship titles to his already impressive resume during the series finale in March.
Starting out his 2013 karting campaign with a podium at the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) Rotax opener in January, rising karting star Dylan Tavella added his first win of the season this past weekend. Taking to the Homestead Karting Complex for back-to-back events, the GT7 Motorsports/Tony Kart pilot made a trip to podium presentations during both event weekends. Working with Bob Radivoy and new coach Charlie Swayne, the trio proved to be a potent combination in the Vortex TaG Cadet class as well as the Rotax Micro Max category.
Rising star Anthony Gangi Jr. continued his dominance in the Vortex TaG Cadet class this past weekend at the second round of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT). Taking to the Homestead Karting Complex, located on the grounds of the Homestead-Miami Speedway, the GT7/Tony Kart pilot now has all four TaG Cadet feature wins to his credit in the 2013 FWT, and just narrowly missed the complete weekend sweep of the action.
After sweeping both finals during the opening weekend of the Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) in West Palm Beach, rising star Anthony Gangi Jr. will be back in action this weekend. Heading to the Homestead Karting Complex, located on the grounds of the hallowed Homestead-Miami Speedway, Gangi Jr. will be gunning for more victories in the Vortex TaG Cadet category. Proving to be hard to beat, the Brookville, New York resident is certain to be on his game at the 7/10-mile permanent sprint circuit.
After a breakout year in 2012, ten-year-old Dylan Tavella recently began his 2013 karting campaign. Taking on the demands of the ultra-competitive and popular Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT) for the opening Rotax weekend, the up-and-coming driver would be near the top of the time sheets of the Rotax Micro Max class throughout the event. The GT7 Motorsports/TonyKart entry proved potent, as Tavella battled back from adversity on multiple occasions and left with a podium trophy in hand.
After earning double victories during the Formula Kart weekend of the 2013 Formula Kart Productions Florida Winter Tour (FWT), karting hot shoe Anthony Gangi Jr. claimed yet another win this past weekend. Again taking on the revamped Palm Beach International Raceway (PBIR) in Jupiter, Florida, Gangi Jr. would this time be on track for the Rotax Max Challenge weekend. Competing against 43 drivers in a competitive Rotax Mini Max class, the GT7 Motorsports pilot would switch from his Votex TaG Cadet machine to the Rotax powerplant for the week's events. Taking on top talent from around the world, as the FWT continually draws entries from upwards of 28 countries, Gangi Jr. would endure rain soaked conditions for Saturday's wheel-to-wheel action, but rise to the occasion on Sunday to turn his efforts around.
With two victories already secured during 2013 competition to date, Anthony Gangi Jr. would prove to be hard to beat during the opening weekend of the Florida Winter Tour (FWT). Heading to the Palm Beach International Raceway (PBIR) in Jupiter, Florida for the first Formula Kart weekend of the FWT, Gangi Jr. would rise to the occasion against 40+ competitors in the Vortex TaG Cadet category. After a win in the final FWT round last year, as well as a third place finish in the overall points to start a stellar 2012 season, the GT7 Motorsports/Tony Kart pilot picked up right where he left off for the start of 2013 action.
After an incredible 2012 season that saw Anthony Gangi Jr. score some of the biggest wins of his karting career, the young gun started off 2013 just where he left off. Taking on five classes over two days of competition during the first round of the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturer's Cup just after Christmas, the GT7 Motorsports/Tony Kart pilot drove away with two wins and an additional two podium finishes. Held at the hallowed Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, Gangi Jr. turned heads during the annual KartWeek festivities and will look to continue his momentum as he delves further into 2013.
With 2012 winding down and the start of the 2013 karting season just days away, rising star Anthony Gangi Jr. will look to continue his winning ways when he next gets back on track. The young, 11-year-old phenom had a dream 2012 season, earning two of the biggest titles in the United States. Another year in the Rotax Mini Max, TaG Cadet and Sportsman categories will likely see Gangi Jr. continue his climb in the karting ranks, as the breakout star will certainly be one of the drivers to beat in every race he enters.
Heading to Las Vegas, Nevada looking to win big, GT7 Motorsports team driver Anthony Gangi Jr. hit the jackpot. Taking on the ultra-competitive TaG Cadet class at the 16th running of the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals at the Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino, Gangi Jr. would reign supreme against a field of 68 competitors and come home with the biggest victory of his young career.
Looking to end his 2012 racing season on a high note, GT7 Motorsports pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. is set to take on the Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals this week in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 2012 United States Rotax Mini Max Champion will contest the ultra-competitive TaG Cadet class and will look to walk away the big winner. Showcasing his talent and knack for the temporary parking lot circuit at the Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino, located just off the famous Las Vegas Strip, Gangi Jr. enters as one of the favorites to take the title.
As GT7 Motorsports team driver Anthony Gangi Jr. begins to wrap up his 2012 karting season, the young gun would take on a new challenge this past weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park facility. Gangi Jr. would take part in the inaugural Yamaha Junior Sportsman Money Race during the 2012 Robopong 200, the popular endurance event that features a gruelling 200-lap race for a $10,000 prize and recognition on the "Dan Wheldon Cup" and attracts up-and-coming karters as well as drivers in the Mazda Road to Indy ladder series and the IZOD IndyCar series. With the addition of two Yamaha divisions in 2012 for younger drivers, Gangi Jr. was able to get in on the exciting action and jump behind the wheel of a Yamaha powered kart for the first time in his young career.
After wrapping up his 2012 World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturer's Cup campaign a few weeks ago, GT7 Motorsports team driver Anthony Gangi Jr. is set to return to the same New Castle Motorsports Park facility this week. Taking on a much different event, Gangi Jr. will be vying for $5000 in the Yamaha Junior Sportsman Money Race during the annual Robopong 200 event. The Money Race will see Gangi Jr. on track before 50 plus teams, along with several IZOD IndyCar drivers, battle it out during the gruelling 200-lap Robopong endurance race.
Taking on the international competition of the Pan American Rotax Max Challenge at The Track at Centennial, GT7 Motorsports pilot Dylan Tavella would leave the Micro Max champion. Mastering the 0.8-mile, 21-turn Englewood, Colorado facility, Tavella would take the competition by storm in his GT7/Tony Kart to take the prestigious Micro Max title.
Wrapping up his 2012 World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturer’s Cup program, Anthony Gangi Jr. would head to the New Castle Motorsports Park facility in New Castle, Indiana for the finale round this past weekend. Taking on the competitive Cadet Junior Sportsman class on both Saturday and Sunday, the GT7 Motorsports/Tony Kart pilot would show speed to run at the front of the 23-kart pack, but difficulties in both finals stripped the 2012 United States Rotax Mini Max National Champion of the elusive race wins.
Coming off a strong showing at the 2012 US Rotax Max Grand Nationals, GT7 Motorsports team driver Dylan Tavella will be back in the seat of his GT7/Tony Kart Micro Max this weekend. Taking on the Pan American Rotax Max Challenge at The Track at Centennial in Englewood, Colorado, Tavella will be one of the drivers to beat in the competitive and challenging Rotax Micro Max category.
After earning his second US Rotax National title, GT7 Motorsports team driver Anthony Gangi Jr. is set to get back to national racing action this weekend. Taking on the finale event of the 2012 World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturer's Cup schedule at the New Castle Motorsports Park in New Castle, Indiana, Gangi Jr. is set compete against drivers at the national level in the challenging Cadet Junior Sportsman class.
Earning the US Micro Max National title in 2010 at the Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals, GT7 Motorsports pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. would be back at the 2012 edition of the premier US karting event August 7-11. After earning a fourth place finish in his final year in the Micro Max ranks in 2011, Gangi Jr. would look to add yet another national title during the event, held at the Jet Karting of Michiana Raceway Park facility near South Bend, Indiana. Taking on a stacked field of 36 Mini Max competitors during his rookie year in the 9-12 years of age category, Gangi Jr. rose to the occasion, taking top honors after a demanding weekend in northern Indiana.
GT7 Motorsports team driver Dylan Tavella had his eyes set on the US Micro Max Championship this past week. Taking on the 2012 Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals at the Jet Karting of Michiana Raceway facility near South Bend, Indiana, Tavella posted some impressive results, including pole position in the stacked Micro Max field. Battling changing weather conditions at the northern Indiana track left Tavella without the national title, but the karting hot shoe still posted some impressive results at the premier US Rotax event.
After a whirlwind summer, GT7 Motorsports pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. is ready to take on his biggest karting event to date in 2012. Crisscrossing the eastern US over the past couple of months, Gangi Jr. took in the World Karting Association Manufacturer's Cup KartLift Nationals this past weekend at the Concept Haulers Motor Speedway in Norway, Illinois. Making a quick turnaround after the weekend's activities wrapped, Gangi Jr. and his GT7 Motorsports crew made the three hour trek east to South Bend, Indiana for this week's 2012 Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals. The busy and talented karter will look to conquer the 11-turn, 0.74-mile Jet Karting of Michiana Raceway Park circuit and improve upon his two top-five finishes earned at this past weekend's WKA action.
GT7 Motorsports team driver Dylan Tavella is set to continue his winning ways this week. Scoring win after win in the past few months, Tavella will look to top it off with the 2012 Rotax Max Challenge United States Grand Nationals Micro Max title. Descending upon the Jet Karting of Michiana Raceway Park (MRP) facility this week for the premier US Rotax event, Tavella will certainly be one of the favorites this week to take the title.
Autosports Media Group, along with GT7 Motorsports pilot Anthony Gangi Jr., are proud to announce the launch of Gangi Jr.'s new online presence, www.GangiJr.com. Gearing up for one of North America's biggest karting events, the US Rotax Max Grand Nationals, the launch of Gangi Jr.'s new site comes as the rising star is set to take the national stage.
GT7 Motorsports team driver Dylan Tavella has been busy scoring win after win. After closing out a busy Florida Winter Tour season, which saw the rising star contest both the Mini Rok class and the Rotax Max weekend in the Micro Max category, Tavella hasn’t let down. Turning his attention in the recent months to his Rotax Max Challenge regional series, Tavella has been on a tear, scoring six wins in six starts in the Northeast Region in the hotly contested Micro Max division.
For the past couple of months, GT7 Motorsports pilot Anthony Gangi Jr. has been crisscrossing his way across the eastern half of the United States competing in multiple different series of competition. After a strong showing at the first round of the Great Lakes Sprint Series (GLSS) season opener back in April, Gangi Jr. returned to the same Pennsylvania circuit for the World Karting Association (WKA) Manufacturer's Cup event. Then taking on more WKA and GLSS action in Illinois and Indiana in the recent months, Gangi Jr. is now set for two more weeks of intense racing action in the hopes of adding race wins and podiums results to his 2012 campaign.
Anthony Gangi Jr., a member of the GT7 Motorsports kart racing team, put the Comer Cadet field on notice as he completed a dominant performance this past weekend at the opening round of the Great Lakes Sprint Series held at the newly renamed Pittsburgh International Race Complex (formerly BeaveRun Motorsports Complex). Gangi Jr. would run at the front of the Comer Cadet field throughout the two-day event held under chilly and windy conditions. The Chris Perez tuned Tony Kart Cadet chassis was quick all weekend in the always-tough Comer Cadet class that included some the region's top competitors.
Anthony Gangi Jr., a member of the GT7 Motorsports kart racing team, will head not too far from home as he makes the trip to the rolling hills of Pennsylvania, just west of his New York City home. This weekend marks the start of the next phase of the 2012 calendar for the talented 10-year-old racer as he takes in the opening weekend of the Great Lakes Sprint Series, being held at the beautiful Pittsburgh International Race Complex (formerly BeaveRun Motorsports Complex) near Wampum, PA. Gangi Jr. will be joined by tuner Chris Perez as the duo run their potent Tony Kart Cadet in the always-tough Comer Cadet class. Gangi Jr. will be looking to extend his winter season program success into the second half of what will be another busy year criss crossing the United States. The GT7 Motorsports team continues to grow in 2012 and is expanding their Tony Kart program through out the US Northeast.
GT7 Motorsports, along with team driver Dylan Tavella, will head to the familiar surroundings of Oakland Valley Race Park near Cuddebackville, NY as they take in the opening weekend of the Northeast Regional Rotax Max Series. A very busy opening three months to the 2012 season was followed by some quiet testing at OVRP to prepare for the next stage of the 2012 calendar. Running in both the Florida Winter Tour Formula Kart weekend in the Mini Rok class and the Rotax Max weekend in the Micro Max class, Tavella has already clocked loads of miles, laps and podiums to kick off his third year of competition.
Anthony Gangi Jr., a member of the GT7 Motorsports kart racing team, wrapped the 2012 Florida Winter Tour Vortex TaG Cadet Championship with a stellar weekend of racing as he took his maiden win in the TaG Cadet Mini Rok class. Running at the top of the time sheets throughout the weekend, Gangi Jr. needed a solid weekend to vault himself into championship contention. Laser focused, the entire GT7 Motorsports team worked the weekend program and achieved their goal. The result of all the hard work was two podiums and moving into the third place in the final standings. The GT7 Motorsports team enjoyed a special guest on the weekend as Daniel Lambert of Sargeant Motorsports joined the team to provide engine-tuning support.
GT7 Motorsports, along with team driver Dylan Tavella, completed their best ever weekend of Mini Rok racing in his rookie season in the TaG Cadet class. The third year racer from New York kept himself at the fast half of the field over the double-header weekend of action at the Ocala Gran Prix circuit. Tavella improved with each session and grabbed two top-ten finishes on the weekend to close out the first half of the winter racing program. Working with tuner Bob Radivoy and driver coach Gary Willis, Tavella also had support from Sargeant Motorsports engine tuner Daniel Lambert who worked with the GT7 squad for the weekend.
Anthony Gangi Jr., a member of the GT7 Motorsports kart racing team, sits just on the outside looking in when it comes to the Florida Winter Tour Vortex TaG Cadet class championship. The talented ten-year-old racer sits in fourth place in the standings and has his sights set on a top three finish in the final championship tally. As the Florida Winter Tour faithful descend on the impeccable Ocala Gran Prix facility, Gangi Jr. is looking to make some noise in the final double-header weekend of the 2012 Mini Rok campaign. Anthony Jr. recently had the opportunity to test his Tony Kart package in race trim at the Ocala track as he made final preparations to close out the winter tour. Running over several days, the team was able to work on several aspects of their program.
GT7 Motorsports, along with team driver Dylan Tavella, struggled to make the most from a brilliant day of Friday qualifying. Mechanical gremlins and on-track contact spoiled what was shaping up to be a stellar weekend of Rotax Micro Max racing. Running at the front in the 38-kart field in the early stages of the event, Tavella looked to be the driver to beat as the weekend kicked off with official practice and qualifying on the Friday. Working with tuner Bob Radivoy and driver coach Garett Grist, the nine-year-old racer ran strong all weekend as he learned the track and worked on the Tony Kart cadet package.
Anthony Gangi Jr., a member of the GT7 Motorsports kart racing team, continues to develop his Rotax program as the rookie Mini Max driver took on the largest Mini Max field ever assembled. An incredible 54 young drivers took to the permanent parking lot track of the Homestead Karting Complex in a hot and closely contested double-header weekend of Rotax Max racing. Running inside the top ten in most of the timed sessions, Gangi Jr. had to work through mid pack traffic and side-by-side racing to chase down the leaders who ran in close formation at the front. Making passes and dodging contact, Gangi Jr. was able to post solid finishes on both days.
Anthony Gangi Jr., a member of the GT7 Motorsports kart racing team, endured an up and down weekend as he we worked through mechanical problems and was caught up in another marshalling error. The multi-time champion headed into the weekend looking to make a move in the championship points tally and secure his position in the title fight. Anthony Jr. worked throughout the weekend with tuners Chris Perez and Gary Willis, as the trio looked to hit the podium for the first time in the FWT Mini Rok class. Needing to make passes in every session, Gangi Jr. continued to charge forward every lap as he circulated the challenging permanent parking lot circuit.
GT7 Motorsports, along with team driver Dylan Tavella, will make a return trip to the Homestead Karting Complex this weekend to take on the Rotax Micro Max class of the Florida Winter Tour. Tavella made his first start at Homestead this past weekend in the Florida Winter Tour Formula Kart calendar of races. Tavella competed in the very tough Vortex Mini Rok class, a new program for the up and coming cadet racer. The GT7 Motorsports team used the TaG weekend as a warm up and test for the Rotax weekend. This was especially important for Tavella who had never turned a lap at the challenging South Florida venue. Working with tuners Bob Radivoy and Gary Willis, the nine-year-old racer ran strong all weekend as he learned the track and worked on the Mini Rok package.
Anthony Gangi Jr., a member of the GT7 Motorsports kart racing team, has been in full testing mode since the checkered flag dropped a few weeks ago in West Palm Beach, Florida. The ten-year-old racer from New York City is preparing for another assault on the Vortex Mini Rok class at the upcoming Florida Winter Tour (FWT) round taking place this weekend at the Homestead Karting Complex. The permanent parking lot track offers racers a much different racing venue than the other two stops on the FWT calendar. As the southern most region of Florida, racers are hoping the Miami area offers up some warm weather to match the intense on track action. The GT7 team has been working flat out on the new Tony Kart Cadet package that they debuted in the opening round of the Tour. Anthony Jr. and long time tuner Chris Perez will again be joined by Gary Willis as the trio look to hit the podium for the first time in the FWT Mini Rok class.
GT7 Motorsports, along with team driver Dylan Tavella, will look to keep their momentum moving forward as Tavella makes his first trip to the Homestead Karting Complex located just outside Miami, Florida. Tavella's last outing in the Florida Winter Tour was the Micro Max weekend at Palm Beach International Raceway were the New York state driver scored double podiums while running at the front throughout the event. Tavella and tuner Bob Radivoy will use this weekend of Vortex Mini Rok racing as a tune up for the Rotax Max program taking place at Homestead the following weekend. Tavella has been adjusting well to the new Tony Kart cadet package that he debuted at the opening round of the FWT in the Mini Rok class. The nine-year-old racer is building a strong resume very quickly and will be joined by fellow GT7 drivers in the Mini Rok class. Heading to Homestead for the first time can be a tough challenge but Tavella is confident he and his GT7 Motorsports team can rise to the challenge.
Anthony Gangi Jr., a member of the GT7 Motorsports kart racing team, will be glad to put Palm Beach International Raceway in his rear view mirror as he sets his sights on the next round of the Florida Winter Tour. A tough and challenging weekend of Mini Max racing had the former FWT Micro Max Champion looking for answers as he was hit with both technical problems and some sporting challenges. Looking to kick off his rookie campaign in Mini Max with solid results, Gangi Jr. will triple his efforts to get back some lost ground in the next double-header weekend taking place in four weeks time at the Homestead Karting Complex.
GT7 Motorsports, along with team driver Dylan Tavella, rocked the podium in the opening weekend of the Rotax Micro Max championship as he took third place in both the Saturday and Sunday A Main finals in the stacked 42-kart field. The nine-year-old racer from New York City was all business all weekend long as he worked with the GT7 Motorsports crew to stay near the top of the time sheets throughout the three-day, double-header event. In fact, Tavella kept his new Tony Kart Cadet ride inside the top four in all six official competition sessions. Working with tuner Bob Radivoy and driver coach Garett Grist, Tavella kept himself in a position to win throughout the weekend.
Anthony Gangi Jr., a member of the GT7 Motorsports kart racing team got his 2012 campaign underway with lots of speed, but only mixed results to show for the weekend. The third year racer made the trek to Palm Beach International Raceway in Jupiter, Florida to open up the first weekend of the 2012 Florida Winter Tour, using the opportunity to get a head start on the winter racing season. With 35 karts in the Vortex TaG Cadet class, the competition was tough and the racing action was close as everyone was looking to kick off the season with a win. The GT7 Motorsports crew had two karts in the Vortex TaG Cadet class with Gangi Jr. looking to keep his 2011 late season momentum going into 2012. The weekend offered up two very different final races, delivering a mixed bag of results and some karting karma coming into play in the Sunday feature.
The GT7 Motorsports Team, along with team driver Dylan Tavella, completed their first weekend in the 2012 Florida Winter Tour Formula Kart Vortex TaG Cadet class. Tavella, from New York City, New York has been busy in the off-season as he looks to make his mark in his second full season of national karting competition. The 2012 season began with a switch to the Tony Kart chassis along with extensive pre-season testing. Tavella used the opening weekend of the annual winter racing series as a tune up for the Rotax Micro Max program in which he has his sights set squarely on a class championship.
The G7 Motorsports team, along with driver Anthony Gangi Jr., put the wraps on an outstanding, yet challenging third season of racing as they ended the year just as it started; on the podium. Running in five different classes in four different series, 10-year-old Gangi Jr. criss-crossed the United States looking to build on a stellar 2010 campaign. Anthony Jr. was able to hit the podium on 14 occasions in 2011, racking up seven major victories through the Florida Winter Tour, WKA Manufacturer's Cup Series, Pan American Challenge, US Rotax Grand Nationals and the SuperKarts! USA SuperNationals.