In Memory: Gary R. Wagenhals

gary-wagenhals

On Friday, October 28th the karting community lost a loyal racer, passionate karting father and all-around enthusiast of the sport: Gary Wagenhals of Rochester, NY.

Gary began racing karts in 1983 at GVKC and was involved with the club for many years, along with his family.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, November 3rd from 3 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm at the Willard H. Scott Funeral Home, 12 South Avenue, Webster.

A memorial service will be celebrated on Friday, November 4th at the United Church of Christ, 570 Klem Road, Webster, NY 14642. In lieu of flowers,please make a donation in Gary’s name to Strong Memorial Neuromedical ICU, 8-1200, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14642, or United Church of Christ Memorial Fund. Condolence cards may be sent to Coyote Motorsports at 7 Turner Drive, Spencerport, NY 14559.

Read more: Coyote Motorsports Remembers Gary Wagenhals

Join us for our 2016 awards banquet

banquet-banner-16

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

Saturday, November 12th
5:00 pm
River’s Edge Party House
31 Paul Road
Rochester, NY 14624

RSVP by: Friday, October 28th

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 attend. Admission is $25 per person, to be prepaid by check. Checks will be accepted through Sunday, November 6th. Please mail your check to: Darla Frederick, 560 Middle Road, Caledonia, NY 14423.

For questions, email info@gvkc.org.

 

Extended: one more weekend of open practice

Closing weekend is here! GVKC’s last scheduled race day of the 2016 season is Sunday, October 23rd.

But if you’re not ready to put your kart away for the winter, there’s good news: our practice schedule has been extended one more weekend. Join us for open practice on Saturday, October 29 and Sunday, October 30th, from 10 am to 4 pm.

 

Nominate members for 2016 special awards

TaG Race - Banquet Banner
Calling all members: it’s time to select winners for the special awards that will be presented at GVKC’s annual banquet. Each current club member is eligible to submit one paper or electronic ballot. Categories include:

  • Most Improved Driver: Junior and Senior
  • Safest Driver: Junior and Senior
  • Best Appearing Kart & Driver: Junior and Senior
  • Most Helpful Mechanic: Oval and Road Course
  • Family of the Year: Oval and Road Course
  • The Dick Castor Sportsmanship Award: Junior & Senior

Please note, award recipients must be active members for the 2016 race season. For your convenience a list of eligible members is provided in our online submission form, and with your hard copy ballot.

Watch for paper ballots to be mailed along with your banquet invite; or use the link below to submit your vote online. ALL SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE BY 8 PM ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23rd.

Submit your ballot for 2016 special awards.

Open Practice Schedule Change – Saturday, September 17, 2016

Registration for road course practice will open at 11:30 am on Saturday, September 16th. There will be no oval racing on this date. For weather updates throughout our fall series, please subscribe to our RainedOut text service. Enjoy your weekend!

« Previous Entries