Irwindale Speedway announces new practice and racing schedules

Irwindale, Calif. - - Extreme Pro-Kart Events, Inc. of Palm Springs will begin putting on a series of special "Hot Karting Nights" events on the infield road course at Irwindale Speedway beginning on July 26/27. The first night of each event...

Irwindale, Calif. - - Extreme Pro-Kart Events, Inc. of Palm Springs will begin putting on a series of special "Hot Karting Nights" events on the infield road course at Irwindale Speedway beginning on July 26/27. The first night of each event will be open practice for all sprint Karts. The second night will be race night with classes for 80cc and 125cc shifter Karts which will be grouped by their practice times for racing. Additional events will take place on August 16/17, 30/31, September 13/14 and 27/28.

One of the largest Karting companies in the United States, Extreme's president, Joe Ramos, is very excited by the opportunity this dynamic association presents. "Regularly scheduled Kart races at Irwindale Speedway will make this sport much more accessible to hundreds of new drivers and thousands of new fans every time we run … This is going to be a strong step for the sport," said Ramos.

In related news, Super Karts USA has announced that they will promote a major professional Karting event at Irwindale Speedway on Sunday, August 13.

Interest in Kart racing at the Speedway facility has been on a very high boil ever since the track management starting staging open practice nights in the early Spring of this year. This move further underscores the Speedway's wide range of motorsports interests and adds to its "mix" of motorized attractions.

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