Posted by Board Secretary on May 9, 2016

AKRA Northern Tour Opener Schedule & Info

 

AKRA Northern Tour Round 1 - Hosted by GVKC, Avon NY • June 3-5, 2016

GVKC is honored to host the first stop of the American Kart Racing Association’s inaugural Northern Tour on June 3-5, 2016.

Schedule:

Thursday (pit parking only):

  • Parking open from 8 am to 5 pm.

Friday (practice):

  • Parking open from 8 am to 5 pm.
  • Practice runs from 11 am to 5:30 and will be split into four classes, run in 10-minute sessions.

Saturday (race day):

  • Parking open from 8 am to 5 pm.
  • Practice begins at 10 am sharp, followed by a qualifier, heat and feature.

Sunday (race day):

  • Practice begins at 10 am sharp, followed by a qualifier, heat and feature.

Top-five plaques will be awarded for each day of competition. View the full schedule here.

Parking & Lodging:

  • Entrants, please note that parking fees are payable by CASH OR CHECK ONLY upon arrival. Pit spots have been reserved on a first-come basis, and based on trailer size. For more info on parking, call Kevin Orlop at (585) 363-3795.
  • Free parking will be available for spectators.
  • For a list of hotels near the track, please see the listing at the end of our Vintage Weekend flyer.

Class Specs:

  • Tire/wheel rules apply for this event. Please see 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 Pump #1 at Quicklee’s at 1665 Lakeville Road (East Avon-Lima Road), Avon, NY 14414. (Look for the pump with a GVKC sticker on it.)
  • View the supplemental rules for the event here.

For more information on this event, contact Keith Shampine at (704) 662-5350 or keithshampine@gmail.com.

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