Pit Board 2010-01-07

WKA's Pit Board - 01.07.2010 *** Town Hall meetings to resume at KartFest 2010 01.07.2010 -- World Karting officials have announced they will continue with the second edition of Town Hall meetings at KartFest 2010 on Saturday, Jan. 30 at...

WKA's Pit Board - 01.07.2010

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Town Hall meetings to resume at KartFest 2010

01.07.2010 -- World Karting officials have announced they will continue with the second edition of Town Hall meetings at KartFest 2010 on Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Carolinas First Center in Greenville, South Carolina. Following three very successful meetings last year in Hickory, North Carolina, it was agreed that the chance to assemble and discuss issues pertaining to the three major 4-cycle series of karting was indeed profitable for all.

By combining the Bully Clutches Gold Cup and Rage Karts Speedway Pavement Series banquets into a Saturday night bash, the early part of Saturday has been opened up, allowing for an earlier start to the meetings, still allowing many to view the plethora of exhibits. Doors for KartFest 2010 will open Saturday at 9:30 a.m. with the first scheduled meeting slated for the Gold Cup Series at 10:30 a.m.

Here is the time schedule for all three series:

Gold Cup - 10:30 am
Speedway Dirt - 12:30 pm
Speedway Pavement - 2:30 pm

The final meeting should be concluded well in time for many of the Speedway Pavement Series meeting participants to prepare for the evenings banquet festivities. Guests arriving to the Carolinas First Center are urged to pick up a copy of the seminar schedule to view the room location for the meetings.

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WKA / SFI 4-cycle Tech Seminar at KartFest 2010 time change

01.07.2010 -- Hours for the WKA / SFI 4-cycle Tech Seminar which will take place in conjunction with KartFest 2010 have changed. The seminar, which includes the SFI exam and potential two-year certification, will now take place from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Carolina First Center in Greenville, S.C. This has been altered from the original noon to 6 p.m. time because of request from attendees.

The cost of the 4-cycle Tech Seminar is $125 per person. A two-year WKA membership is required to attend. Contact Marie Borsuk at 704-455-1606 Ext. 11 or e-mail marie@worldkarting.com for more information.

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Steve Jacobsen appointed as District 1 trustee

01.07.2010 -- During a special Board of Trustees meeting held this week, two candidates were nominated for the vacated District 1 trustee position. Dale Coffey of Joplin, Missouri, and Steve Jacobsen of Bellevue, Iowa, were nominated. After discussion, Jacobsen was unanimously appointed by a nine-to-zero vote to represent District 1 for the remainder of the two-year term that was open.

District 1 comprises the states of Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.

WKA thanks both Dale and Steve for their interest in serving the members of District 1.

-source: wka

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