Biland National finals preview

Biland National finals at Rock Island Grand Prix. Team Biland USA and the Rock Island Grand Prix, Rock Island, Illinois, have announced that the finals of the Biland National Challenge for the United States will be held at & ...

Biland National finals at Rock Island Grand Prix.

Team Biland USA and the Rock Island Grand Prix, Rock Island, Illinois, have announced that the finals of the Biland National Challenge for the United States will be held at “The Rock” on Labor Day Weekend, August 30-31. The Rock Island Grand Prix is the largest karting street race in the world.

The top two winners of the Biland Challenge in the United States will compete against the top 102 Biland drivers from over 50 other nations in the Biland Challenge World Finals to be held in Marrakech, Morocco. All travel expenses, accommodations and karts for the qualifying drivers will be paid for by Biland Switzerland.

Team Biland USA and BarFly International, manufacturer of the popular BarFly motorized bar stools, will be race sponsors for the finals of the Biland National Challenge. Bar Fly will also provide the $2,500 purse for the race. In addition, the winner will also receive a Special Edition BarFly motorized bar stool.

To participate in the Biland Challenge kart drivers must own a kart powered by a 4-stroke Biland SA250 motor. No tuning or modifications are allowed. Biland drivers should register through the normal Rock Island Grand Prix registration process, but are subject to approval by Team Biland USA.

Participants will run the same format as other classes at the Rock Island Grand Prix and pay standard entry fees. Biland Challenge rules will apply and entry in the class will be limited to 30 racers.

Biland drivers may also compete in the TAG USA class announced earlier this year by the Rock Island Grand Prix. The Biland SA250 is the only 4-stroke among a number of electric start motors approved for the TAG USA class.

Biland motors are manufactured by in Switzerland by 7-time champion motorcycle racer Rolf Biland. They are known for their maintenance-free reliability with more than 300 hours of racing between motor rebuilds. Their 4-cycle, water-cooled design creates more miles per gallon and less wear while running on 98 octane pump gas. The 250cc Biland is imported to the United States by IMI Motorsports, Dacono, CO.

BarFly International is famous for its unique motorized bar stool technology which features adjustable steering geometry, ride height adjustments, adjustable track width and chassis tuning ability. BarFly stools are powered by a 4.5 horsepower Subaru Robin motor. They are also available with nitrous oxide, super chargers and turbo chargers. The bar stools are also available with a variety of accessories including tag- along coolers, six-pack coolers, fuel jug carriers and wheelie bars.

The Rock Island Grand Prix features 15 classes of professional kart racing including Superkarts! USA's King of the Streets sponsored by Bob Bondurant Super Kart School. Presenting Sponsors are SBC Communications and Bi-State Home Improvement and the $25,000 purse is sponsored by Jumer's Casino Rock Island.

For more information visit www.teambilandusa.com, www.kart- power.com, www.barflyinternational.com or www.rockislandgrandprix.com .

-rigp-

Be part of something big

Write a comment
Show comments
About this article
Series Kart