Monday, March 16, 2015
KART season kicks off April 4 at Greg Moore track
By Steve Hames, WCKC /Voice file photo
KART racers had a great summer on the Greg Moore track last year. Below, American driver Austin Riley poses with former Muscle Car TV presenter Lou Santiago. Riley who has autism will be a featured driver on the weekend of May 16-17.
irst off, our season starts on April 4 with Race No. 1 — a one day race. Then followed again on April 25-26 with Race No. 2.
Friday thru Sunday May 1-3, will be the North West Gold Cup. Practising begins Friday at or about 9 a.m. and continue until 5 p.m., followed by a full day of practise and qualifying on Saturday with the Finals on Sunday.
Next up on our schedule, will be May 16 & 17, with a doubleheader weekend with races No. 3 & No.4. On Saturday at 9:15 a.m., special guest Mayor Sharon Gaetz will be dropping by to talk with Austin Riley, a young driver from the USA who is traveling across the US & Canada to raise awareness of autism.
Here is a list of the rest of KART season:
Again this season, WCKC will be hosting the Rotax Max CanAm Pro Karting series Friday through Sunday July 10-12, where drivers will have a chance to qualify for the World Championships later this year. Date and place TBA.
For more information, visit www.westcoastkartclub.com and click on "schedule."
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