Fall Series Begins + Money Race Rescheduled

Greg Morse Memorial Race

2017 FALL SERIES BEGINS

Our summer series has come to a close – but it’s not time to put away your kart just yet! Join us for our six-week fall series, starting on Saturday, September 23rd. All active GVKC members who participate in at least four races will be eligible for a fall series award to be presented at our club banquet, scheduled for November 4th, 2015. For questions, please email info@gvkc.org or message us via Facebook.

FALL MONEY RACE TO BE RESCHEDULED

GVKC’s annual fall money race, the Greg Morse Memorial Race, will be rescheduled from its original date of Sunday, September 24th to accommodate drivers’ and staff schedules. Please check back or stay tuned via our Facebook page for the new date!


Classes slated for money racing include: 

  •  Sr. Yamaha Can
  • Sr. Yamaha Pipe
  • TaG

Other senior classes interested in participating in a money race, please contact us. Entry fee of $65 will be payable at registration. The larger the turnout, the larger the payout. (A minimum of three entries required per class.)

Anticipated format will be a time trial, 10-lap heat, and 15-lap feature. WKA engine rules and class specs apply. Karts must meet minimum weight requirements will be disqualified from competition and use a single set of tires for qualifying, heat and feature. TaG weights: 375 lbs for X30 / Rotax and 365 lbs for Leopard. View weight and tire specs for other classes.

Save the Date for our Awards Banquet: November 4, 2017

 

Save the date for GVKC’s annual awards banquet! Please join us to celebrate another season of racing.

Saturday, November 4th
5:00 pm
River’s Edge Party House
31 Paul Road
Rochester, NY 14624

A social hour with a cash bar begins at 5 pm; dinner will begin around 6 pm. An award presentation will follow, with door prizes given away throughout the evening.All friends, family and guests are welcome to join us. Check back for ticket pricing, to be prepaid by check.

Nominate candidates for our 2018 GVKC Board

It’s that time again! Please tell us who you would like to see represent the Genesee Valley Kart Club as a 2018 board member.

Candidates can be nominated anonymously, either by paper form or online. Hard copy forms are available at the track; they can also be printed and mailed to the address on the form.

Download a hard copy form.

Nominate candidates online.

We are requesting that all nominations be submitted by Monday, October 9th.  Remember, your participation is key to ensure that a 2018 race season is possible. Thank you for your support!


FAQs:

Q: What are the responsibilities of each position?
A: For more information, talk with a current board member or check out Page 6 of the 2017 GVKC rulebook.

Q: Can I nominate myself?
A: Yes, please do!

Q: What happens after nominations are submitted?
A: Nominees will be contacted to confirm their acceptance. If two people are nominated to a single position, club members will vote by paper ballot to select a candidate.

In Memory: Richard S. Maas

Longtime GVKC friend Richard S. Maas, of Webster, passed away on September 1st at age 71. Richard spent much time at the Avon track helping members to get started in karting, and supporting drivers in their racing development.

Calling hours will be held from 1 to 5 pm on Saturday, September 9th at the Falvo Funeral Home at 1295 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road (Route 250) in Webster. A funeral mass and burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Veteran’s Outreach, 791 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620. Read more and share condolences.

Karting for a Cause: August 26, 2017

Karting for a Cause - August 26, 2017

Karting For a Cause

1st annual benefit for Golisano Children’s Hospital

Saturday, August 26th, 2017
9 am to 5 pm
2123 Lakeville Road
Avon, NY 14414

Entry: $5 per person
Free for ages 5 & under

Join us for a day of fun to support a great cause! Come see what karting is all about and enjoy activities for both kids and adults. Kart and supermoto bike demonstrations, live music, vendors, great food, 50-50 raffle, clowns, a bounce house and more. Plus: donate $25 or more, and sign up for a chance to take a competition kart for a run around our paved asphalt track!*

All proceeds raised through the event go to the Golisano Children’s Hospital, serving children and families in the Greater Rochester Area.

For questions, email info@gvkc.org.


*Try a kart: Donate $25 or more, and sign up to take a kart out on our paved asphalt track. Laps will be available on a first-come basis, on a dry track. Drivers must sign waivers and wear appropriate safety gear. Some helmets, jackets and driving suits in limited sizes will be available at the track; visitors are invited to bring their own helmet, jeans and jacket.

Visitors who wish to enter the hot pit area may purchase a $10 pit pass.


With thanks to sponsor FM Promotions.

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