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Holiday Schedule: Club Racing & Open Practice

Looking for a way to kick off your Memorial Day weekend? Join us for an open practice session on Saturday, May 28th. Registration opens at 9 am and practice runs from 10 am to 4 pm. Please note, there will be NO club racing on Memorial Day weekend. The track will be closed on Sunday, May 29th (a change to the original 2016 schedule). There will also be no club racing or open practice on the following weekend, June 4-5, as GVKC hosts the AKRA’s Northern Tour opener. We invite you to join us to watch the action – grandstand admission is free and concessions are available onsite. Club racing will resume on the weekend of June 11-12. Wishing you a happy holiday weekend with family and...
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Pre-registration open through May 30 for AKRA Northern Tour Round 1

  GVKC is honored to host the first stop of the American Kart Racing Association’s inaugural Northern Tour, June 3-5, 2016. Discounted pre-registration will be open through Monday, May 30th. Save on at-track entry prices by registering online! Tire/wheel rules apply for this event. Please see the class specs for more info. Vega tires (both slicks and rains) will be available for sale at the track. 4-cycle classes: Spec gas is 87 octane and must be purchased from Tank #1 at Quicklee’s at 1665 Lakeville Road (East Avon-Lima Road), Avon, NY 14414. (Look for the tank with a GVKC sticker on it.) For a list of hotels near the track, please see the listing at the end of our Vintage Weekend flyer. Parking fees are payable by cash or check only, upon arrival. Free parking will be available for spectators. Pit spots will be reserved on a first-come basis, and based on trailer size. To reserve parking, please call Kevin Orlop at (585) 363-3795 or email WE ENCOURAGE ALL ENTRANTS TO CALL ASAP TO RESERVE AN ACCESSIBLE PIT SPOT. For more information, contact Keith Shampine at (704) 662-5350 or Quick Links: Classes Online...
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Sponsors: be featured in our 2016 program

Become a program sponsor Business owners, we invite you to support your business, your favorite driver and the Genesee Valley Kart Club by purchasing ad space in GVKC’s 2016 race program. The programs will be freely available to spectators throughout the season. Ad pricing: Business card ad (3.5 x 2.5″): $50 Quarter-page ad (5.5 x 4.3″): $75 Half-page ad (8.5 x 5.5″): $100 Full-page ad (8.5 x 11″): $150 Please provide your business card or electronic ad layout to Deadline for ad submissions (first print run): Monday, May 16th. For info on billboard placement for 2016, visit our Sponsorship page or contact: Fran Johnson: (585)...
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Calling all drivers: submit your info for our 2016 program

Drivers: we need your info for our 2016 program! If you have not yet submitted your bio information, please use the form below. Loading… We also invite you to share a photo. Email your driver’s headshot to Promotions Chair Fran Johnson at (Note: if you were a member in 2015, a photo from last season may be used unless you choose to submit a preferred photo.) Deadline for driver’s bios (first print run): Monday, May 16th. For more info, contact Fran Johnson at (585)...
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Pre-season work days: help us get ready for racing

Members, friends and fans: we need your help to get the track ready for Rookie School and to host the first stop of the inaugural AKRA Sprint Cup Series Northern Tour. Please stop by and lend a hand at one or more of these scheduled work days. Just a few hours of your time can make a big difference! Saturday, April 2nd: 11 am – ’til Saturday, April 9th: 11 am – ’til Sunday, April 10th: 11 am – ’til Please note: with cold weather due in, the scheduled work day on April 9th is canceled.  Wear work clothes and bring your own beverages. (We’ll be ordering pizza for all volunteers.) Tasks to be completed include: Turning on water system Placement of blue bags Placement of safety barriers Clean and prepare bathrooms Fixing rumble strips as needed Inspect/fix bleachers and install weed mat Repaint grid Clean up grounds (sticks, rubber, rocks, etc) Mowing/weedwacking Pressure wash garbage barrels and put bags in them Test PA system and possibly extend farther down spectator/pit areas Prep scale house Repair/place signs Replace counter at registration booth For questions, please call (585) 519-1926. Thank you for being part of this effort…we couldn’t do it without...
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