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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Greg Morse Memorial Money Race: September 27, 2015

Join the Genesee Valley Kart Club for a day of money racing in memory of club member Greg Morse. MONEY RACES FOR TAG & YAMAHA Entry fee of $60, payable at registration. The larger the turnout, the larger the payout. For drivers who pre-register on Saturday, practice day fees are included in your entry fee. Registration opens at 9 am and practice begins at 10. Eligible classes:  Sr. Yamaha Can Sr. Yamaha Pipe TaG 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 and class specs apply. Karts that do not meet minimum weight requirements will be disqualified from competition. Please see page 10 of the 2015 GVKC handbook for info on club tire specs. Tires will be marked in the scale house following time trials, and must be kept on the kart throughout the day. SPECTATOR INFORMATION GVKC’s standard sprint kart race schedule will also take place on this date. Racing generally begins at 11:30 am. As always, grandstand admission is free for spectators, and concessions are available onsite. Questions? Email...
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August 9th: Alan Decker Memorial Race & BBQ

Help us to celebrate the life of longtime GVKC member Alan Decker with a special day of racing, food and friendship. MONEY RACES FOR TAG & YAMAHA Entry fee of $60, payable at registration; the larger the turnout, the larger the payout. Three money races will be held for: Sr. Yamaha Can Sr. Yamaha Pipe TaG 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.** MEMORIAL CELEBRATION Drivers are invited to make a donation to the Alan Decker Foundation, and take a few laps on the track in his honor. All guests are encouraged to commemorate Alan by wearing his race colors of red and white. CHICKEN BBQ Drivers, members and spectators…please join us for a summer picnic! (A limited menu of other concession stand items will be available on this date due to the special event.) Menu: • BBQ chicken • Mac salad • Baked beans • Corn on the cob • Watermelon Price: $10 – Adult (12 and over) $7 – Ages 5 – 11 Free for children under 5 Drinks – 75 cents extra To reserve your meal(s), email wwmom7@yahoo.com with the anticipated number of guests. Payment will be accepted at the concession stand on the day of the event. PLEASE RSVP BY JULY 31ST TO ENSURE AVAILABILITY. If you have not reserved a meal in advance, food will be available on a first come, first serve basis. We’ll see you...
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