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 14414

A Letter from the President


In Memory: Gary R. Wagenhals


On Friday, October 28th the karting community lost a loyal racer, passionate karting father and all-around enthusiast of the sport: Gary Wagenhals of Rochester, NY.

Gary began racing karts in 1983 at GVKC and was involved with the club for many years, along with his family.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, November 3rd from 3 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm at the Willard H. Scott Funeral Home, 12 South Avenue, Webster.

A memorial service will be celebrated on Friday, November 4th at the United Church of Christ, 570 Klem Road, Webster, NY 14642. In lieu of flowers,please make a donation in Gary’s name to Strong Memorial Neuromedical ICU, 8-1200, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14642, or United Church of Christ Memorial Fund. Condolence cards may be sent to Coyote Motorsports at 7 Turner Drive, Spencerport, NY 14559.

Read more: Coyote Motorsports Remembers Gary Wagenhals

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.


Extended: one more weekend of open practice

Closing weekend is here! GVKC’s last scheduled race day of the 2016 season is Sunday, October 23rd.

But if you’re not ready to put your kart away for the winter, there’s good news: our practice schedule has been extended one more weekend. Join us for open practice on Saturday, October 29 and Sunday, October 30th, from 10 am to 4 pm.


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