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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...
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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...
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Alan Decker Memorial Money Race: August 6, 2017

Help us celebrate the life of longtime GVKC member Alan Decker with a special day of racing. **Please note the new date: August 6, 2017.** MEMORIAL CELEBRATION Commemorate Alan by wearing his race colors of red and white. Participate in two parade laps in memory of Alan to kick off the race day. Suggested donation of $5. Launch a sky lantern at the end of the race day in memory of a loved one. Suggested donation of $10. Purchase a 50-50 raffle ticket to benefit the Alan Decker Fund. $5 for a strip of tickets, or $1 for two tickets.   Proceeds from these activities and all drink and snack sales will benefit the Alan Decker Memorial Scholarship Fund, supporting club race fees for drivers with financial need. Donations to the fund can also be made directly, at the concession booth. MONEY RACES FOR TAG & LO206 Entry fee of $65, payable at registration. The larger the turnout, the larger the payout! For any entrant who attends practice on Saturday, August 5th and preregisters at that time, entry fee will also include practice time. Two separate money races will be held for: Sr. LO206 TaG Other senior classes interested in participating in a money race, please contact us. Anticipated format will be a time trial to qualify for grid position in a 10-lap heat, followed by a 15-lap feature. Heats may be split based on turnout. Registration opens at 9 am; racing generally begins at 11:45 am. **Spectators, please note: GVKC’s standard sprint kart race schedule will also take place on this date. Grandstand admission is free.**...
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AKRA Northern Tour Round 2 coming to Avon: June 9-11, 2017

The Genesee Valley Kart Club is excited to once again welcome the American Kart Racing Association / Vega USA America Sprint Cup Series to Avon for a weekend of competitive racing! Pre-register at discounted prices for Round 2 of the AKRA’s Northern Tour in Avon on June 9-11, 207, presented by Boon & Sons. Online pre-registration closes at 5 pm on Tuesday, June 5th. Get info on classes, tire specs, practice and parking. Pre-register for Northern Tour Round 2. For more information on this event, contact Keith Shampine at (704) 662-5350 or...
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Welcome to the Board

The GVKC Board would like to welcome Brenna Orlop, Dylan Weber and Anthony DiMaggio as our Teen Representatives! We also would like to welcome Ted Moreau as our Safety Director!...
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