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Get ready to race: membership meeting on March 15

GVKC’s annual membership meeting will take place on Sunday, March 15th at 11 am at the Avon VFW / American Legion. Join us to learn what’s new for 2015, and save $10 on your membership fee by registering at the meeting. To save time, you may download our 2015 forms and bring the completed forms to the meeting.* We hope to see you there! GVKC Annual Membership Meeting Sunday, March 15 – 11 am Avon VFW / American Legion 5480 East Avon Road Avon, NY 14414 *New this year: annual memberships are NOT required for children under the age of 5. Pit passes will be offered for $5 for children under the age of 5 who are attending with a parent or...
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Alan Decker Memorial Money Race – This Sunday!

Last year we lost a dedicated member of our club. For those who did not know Alan Decker, he could be found just about every Sunday at the track. He started racing at the age of 5, and was a member of the Genesee Valley Kart Club for over 30 years. He raced at tracks all over the region, and in more recent years was focused on developing the driving skills of his sons, Leo and Justin. On non-race days, he spent much of his spare time at our track too, mowing, doing club maintenance, or just lending a hand. Alan also held the position of 2-Cycle Representative on our Board of Directors. I have to say its somewhat eerie writing this post, as last year it was Alan who would contact me about other club events and what information I should post on our website. ***Please show your support this weekend and wear some red and white.*** This Sunday, September 21st, The Genesee Valley Kart Club will be hosting two separate money races. We will run a combined class of Yamaha Pipe and Senior Yamaha Can, and one class of Tag karts. We will be running in regular club format. Racers will draw for starting position of the first heat, the second heat will be run in inverted race order. First and Second heats will be 10 laps. Points from the first 2 heats will designate starting position for the feature, which will be a 14 lap heat. In the event of a tie in the first two heats, order will be decided by the original draw number. Winner of the feature event wins the race. Entry fee is $50 60% of the pot to be paid out in prize money. WKA manufacturers cup weights/engine specs. WKA tires and club tires allowed – 5″ Dunlop SL4, Bridgestone YLC, Vega...
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Rookie School 2014

It wont be long until racing begins….Can you feel it? The Genesee Valley Kart Club offers a rookie driving school at the Track for new drivers of all ages. A parent or a guardian must accompany minor drivers. Rookie Driving School is being offered to 2014 GVKC Members only. If you have not registered already, forms will be available that day. 2014 Membership is $100. Rookie School has been scheduled for Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 9:00am. In the event of rain, the classroom portion of the training will be held as scheduled, but track time will be rescheduled. Dress warmly as it can still be cold when we are out all day. Topics will include: Registration, Practice & Race Day Schedules – Sarah Stevens Driver Equipment – Shawn Callahan Kart Maintenance/Repair & Chassis Set Up – Jeff Stark/Rich Gamrod Flagging – Shawn Callahan Track/Pit Safety – Tim Shelhart Emergency/First Aid – Linda DiJames Driver Etiquette/Sportsmanship – Jeff Stark/Shawn Callahan What to bring:     Notebook & pen; High top sneakers, boots, or racing boots; Race-ready kart & motor; Leather jacket & jeans OR driver’s suit; Full finger gloves; Snell 2005 (or more recent) helmet; Neck brace; Fuel, oil, & chain oil; Air tank & air gauge; 2-cycle or 4-cycle starter; Catch can for dumping 4-cycle oil: Basic tools – ratchet, sockets (7/16, 1/2, 9/16, 5/8), spark plug, pliers, screw drivers, allen wrenches, hammer, combination...
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MotoOption Special Event

I have had several communications with Josh Klem in recent weeks with regard to the second annual event called Moto Fest. He has asked, and I think it would be excellent exposure for our club, that we could display a few of our karts at this event. We need to have a committed group of karters in place at least a week before the event. The particulars are as follows: ATTENTION GVKC MEMBERS, FRIENDS, AND FAMILIES.  MOTO OPTION MOTO FEST IS SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 14, 2013 @ THE ONTARIO FIREMAN’S FIELD IN ONTARIO, NY. MOTO FEST IS AN ALL AGES THRILL SHOW WITH FREESTYLE MOTO CROSS, STREET BIKE STUNTS, TRACTOR PULLS, FOOD, MUSIC AND MORE!!! GATES OPEN @ 2:00 PM COST IS   $5 ADULTS  /   KIDS UNDER 12 ARE FREE Last year Moto Fest was attended by over 2500 people. This year we are stepping up BIG to bring an even bigger and better show. Freestyle motocross, Street Bike Stunters, Food, DJ Tim Tones spinning Music, Beer Tent, Tractor Pulls and much more!!! This will be the second year doing Moto Fest at this location and we are going all out! Last year was a huge success and we want to make this year even better! For more information please go to www.motooption.com/motofest   If there is anyone interested in showing their Kart at this event PLEASE LET ME KNOW ASAP!!!...
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CANCELLED – Microd Racing September 7th

This event has been cancelled. The Microds will be back at GVKC  on September 7th! They will be running in between heats of our Oval members, so come down and watch some great Saturday racing!  If the weather does not permit,  a raindate is scheduled for September 14th. If you would like to know more about the Sodus Microd Club, click here. Road course drivers, afternoon practice will take place as usual after oval...
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