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Vintage Weekend at Avon: July 27-29, 2017

Join us July 27th-29th for the 8th Annual Vintage Karting Reunion, hosted by the Genesee Valley Kart Club and the Vintage Karting Association. This will be the second stop in the 4-event Northeast Vintage Kart Promoter’s Cup Series. 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. The event will feature both a judged kart show and scored trophy class. Schedule of Events: Thursday, July 27th • Early arrivals • Test and tune day – Noon to 5 pm Friday, July 28th [For Partcipants & Spectators] • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm: Registration and practice by class • 5:00 pm: Picnic for preregistered attendees • 6:00 pm: Judged Kart Show with Awards Saturday, July 29th [For Participants & Spectators] • 8:00 am to Noon: Registration and practice by class • 1:00 – 4:00 pm: Flagged events including scored trophy classes • 4:00 pm: Track open for practice • 5:00 pm: Award ceremony VINTAGE KARTERS: Preregister by mail by July 20 to save on entry fees! Class info and registration form available at: http://bit.ly/GVKCvintage17 SPECTATORS: 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 passes ($10 for GVKC members, $15 for non-members). During Vintage Weekend, the oval kart racing that GVKC normally hosts on Saturdays will be combined with road course racing on Sunday, July 30th. Stop back on Sunday to enjoy a full day of racing! Download a registration form for Vintage Weekend...
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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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2017 membership meeting

  Please join us as we kick off another season.  Come see what other teams and the club will be doing this season. Save $10 on each membership. An annual membership is $100 at the meeting, or $110 after March 20th. Drivers receive a free plaque to display weekly finishing positions (available for $20 after March 20th). Returning members: find out what’s new for 2017. New members: ask questions and get info. To save time, we encourage you to fill out your membership forms in advance and bring them to the meeting. (Please note that each junior driver must also have a sponsoring adult who is enrolled as a member.) If you have not received hard copy forms via mail, stop by our Forms page to download this info. Hope to see you soon! GVKC Annual Membership Meeting Sunday, March 5th, 2017 1:00 pm Avon VFW / American Legion 5480 East Avon Road Avon, NY...
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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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