Greg Morse Memorial Money Race: October 8, 2017 [NEW DATE]

GREG MORSE MEMORIAL MONEY RACE GVKC’s annual fall money race, the Greg Morse Memorial Race, has been rescheduled to Sunday, October 8th to accommodate drivers’ and staff schedules. Classes eligible for money racing include:  Sr. TaG Sr. Yamaha Can Sr. Yamaha Pipe Other senior classes interested in participating in a money race, please contact us. Entry fee of $65 will be payable at registration. The larger the turnout, the larger the payout! (A minimum of three entries required per class.) Entry fee will also include practice time for any entrant who attends practice on Saturday, October 7th and pre-registers at that time. Anticipated format will be a time trial, 10-lap heat, and 15-lap feature. WKA engine rules and class specs apply. Karts must meet minimum weight requirements and use a single set of tires for qualifying, heat and feature. TaG weights: 375 lbs for X30 / Rotax and 365 lbs for Leopard. View weight and tire specs for other classes. Normal club racing will also take place on Sunday, October...
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Fall Series Begins + Money Race Rescheduled

2017 FALL SERIES BEGINS Our summer series has come to a close – but it’s not time to put away your kart just yet! Join us for our six-week fall series, starting on Saturday, September 23rd. All active GVKC members who participate in at least four races will be eligible for a fall series award to be presented at our club banquet, scheduled for November 4th, 2015. For questions, please email info@gvkc.org or message us via Facebook. FALL MONEY RACE TO BE RESCHEDULED GVKC’s annual fall money race, the Greg Morse Memorial Race, will be rescheduled from its original date of Sunday, September 24th to accommodate drivers’ and staff schedules. Please check back or stay tuned via our Facebook page for the new date! Classes slated for money racing include:   Sr. Yamaha Can Sr. Yamaha Pipe TaG Other senior classes interested in participating in a money race, please contact us. Entry fee of $65 will be payable at registration. The larger the turnout, the larger the payout. (A minimum of three entries required per class.) Anticipated format will be a time trial, 10-lap heat, and 15-lap feature. WKA engine rules and class specs apply. Karts must meet minimum weight requirements will be disqualified from competition and use a single set of tires for qualifying, heat and feature. TaG weights: 375 lbs for X30 / Rotax and 365 lbs for Leopard. View weight and tire specs for other...
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Alan Decker Memorial Money Race: August 6, 2017

Help us celebrate the life of longtime GVKC member Alan Decker with a special day of racing. **Please note the new date: August 6, 2017.** MEMORIAL CELEBRATION Commemorate Alan by wearing his race colors of red and white. Participate in two parade laps in memory of Alan to kick off the race day. Suggested donation of $5. Launch a sky lantern at the end of the race day in memory of a loved one. Suggested donation of $10. Purchase a 50-50 raffle ticket to benefit the Alan Decker Fund. $5 for a strip of tickets, or $1 for two tickets.   Proceeds from these activities and all drink and snack sales will benefit the Alan Decker Memorial Scholarship Fund, supporting club race fees for drivers with financial need. Donations to the fund can also be made directly, at the concession booth. MONEY RACES FOR TAG & LO206 Entry fee of $65, payable at registration. The larger the turnout, the larger the payout! For any entrant who attends practice on Saturday, August 5th and preregisters at that time, entry fee will also include practice time. Two separate money races will be held for: Sr. LO206 TaG Other senior classes interested in participating in a money race, please contact us. Anticipated format will be a time trial to qualify for grid position in a 10-lap heat, followed by a 15-lap feature. Heats may be split based on turnout. Registration opens at 9 am; racing generally begins at 11:45 am. **Spectators, please note: GVKC’s standard sprint kart race schedule will also take place on this date. Grandstand admission is free.**...
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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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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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