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Join us for our 2016 awards banquet

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....
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RESCHEDULED: 1st Annual GVKC Memorial Money Race

**RESCHEDULED: Due to rain, our Memorial Race events from August 21st are rescheduled to take place during our next money race, taking place on September 18th. See you there!** Join us for a special day of racing, including a money race for senior two-cycle drivers, to honor club members and loved ones who are no longer with us. Come out and dedicate your race day to the memory of a family member or friend…all drivers and spectators are welcome, and there’s something for everyone! Donations and drink/snack purchases throughout the day will benefit the Alan Decker Memorial Scholarship Fund, supporting individuals with financial need and a passion for karting. By covering race entry fees and other essential expenses, the fund helps mini-grant recipients to continue doing what they love, while benefitting our club and the larger sport of karting. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Sunday, September 18, 2016 MAKE A MEMORIAL PARADE LAP Dedicate a parade lap to a loved one to help us kick off our heats. Tell us who you are racing for, and their name will be announced as you enter the track. Suggested donation of $5. LAUNCH A SKY LANTERN Join us on the track at intermission to send up a sky lantern as an expression of love and remembrance. Bring a family member or friend to help you launch the lantern (pit passes are not needed for this portion of the event). Suggested donation of $20. MONEY RACE FOR SENIOR TWO-CYCLE CLASSES Eligible classes are: Sr Yamaha Can – Weight, 325 lbs Sr Yamaha Pipe – Weight, 380 lbs Sr TaG – Weight, 375 lbs for X30 / 365 lbs for Leopard The larger the turnout, the larger the payout! Anticipated format will be a time trial, 10-lap heat and 15-lap feature. Heats may be split based on class turnout. WKA engine rules apply; see the GVKC...
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7th Annual Vintage Karting Reunion

Join us on July 28th-30th for the 7th Annual Vintage Karting Reunion, hosted by the Genesee Valley Kart Club and the Vintage Karting Association. The VKA seeks to recreate the look and feel of actual karting events of the ’50s through ’80s, including track demonstrations for the enjoyment of spectators and participants. Open to karts manufactured in the years 1956 through 1985, the event will feature both a judged kart show and scored trophy classes. Schedule of Events: Thursday, July 28th [For Participants Only] • Early arrivals & optional practice Friday, July 29th [For Participants & Spectators] • 8:00 am: Registration opens • 10:00 am – 5:00 pm: Practice by class • 5:00 pm: Picnic for drivers & crew • 6:00 pm: Kart show & awards, followed by vintage workshops Saturday, July 30th [For Participants & Spectators] • 8:00 am: Registration opens • 10:00 am – Noon: Practice by class • 12:30 – 5 pm: Flagged events • 5:00 pm: Trophy presentation & closing celebration Spectator info: Grandstand admission is free, and concessions are available onsite. To walk through the pits to see the karts and chat with their owners, purchase a pit pass ($10 for GVKC members, $15 for non-members). Vintage kart owners: to download an event registration form, visithttp://bit.ly/2a1wjMh **PREREGISTER BY MAIL BEFORE JULY 20, 2016 TO SAVE ON ENTRY FEES.** And a note to all race fans and friends: during Vintage Weekend, the oval kart racing that GVKC normally hosts on Saturdays will be combined with road course racing on Sunday, July 31st. Stop back on Sunday to enjoy a full day of...
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Save the Date for Upcoming Special Events

Hope that everyone in our extended karting family is enjoying a great summer! Save the date for these special events: 1st Annual Ricky Hoyt Memorial Auto Show (July 24, 2016): BMW/import show at Hickory Park in Bergen, NY in memory of WNYKC member Ricky Hoyt. $5 entry fee with proceeds benefitting Donate Life. First 100 cars into the show get a free Memorial Decal; 50-50 drawings. 7th Annual Vintage Karting Reunion (July 28-30, 2016): Come and see the roots of modern karting in action! Vintage karts manufactured between 1956 and 1985 are invited to join us for a kart show, vintage workshops, track time and demonstration races and a catered picnic. 1st Annual GVKC Memorial Money Race (August 21, 2016): Race in honor of a family member or someone special. Bring a friend and join us for a special day to remember club members and loved ones who are no longer with us. GVKC Fall Money Race (September 18, 2016): Fall is a great time for racing! Join us for a full day of club racing, with money races for Senior TaG and Yamaha...
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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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