WKA: Pit Board 2008-02-19

WKA Honors Heartland Champions The WKA Heartland year-end awards banquet will be held February 23, 2008 at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. This banquet will encompass both the Bully Clutches Heartland Speedway Dirt Series as well as ...

WKA Honors Heartland Champions

The WKA Heartland year-end awards banquet will be held February 23, 2008 at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. This banquet will encompass both the Bully Clutches Heartland Speedway Dirt Series as well as the Heartland Speedway Pavement Series.

WKA President Rick Dresang, former WKA Vice President Kenny Venberg, WKA District 1 Trustee Jim Savoren, WKA Director of Finance Sissy Mendenhall, WKA Heartland Tech Official Steve Vermeer and Jamaica Raceway owner and WKA Series Official Randy Perkins will be on hand to recognize the class winners. Along with recognition of the 2007 class champions there will be numerous special awards to honor various competitors as well as honoring a 2007 season Triple Crown Champions Justin Fickel and Jake Blackhurst.

Banquet doors to Iowa Speedway's Newton Club will open at 6:30pm with dinner being served at 7:00pm. The awards ceremony will commence at 8:00pm. Limited tickets for the dinner will be available at the door for $30 per person.

For more information on the awards ceremony contact the WKA office at 704.455.1606. For location information call 866-RUSTY-GO (866.787.8946) or visit www.iowaspeedway.com

WKA On Display At The '08 Kart Expo International

WKA will once again participate in the KMI hosted Kart Expo International trade show, February 23 and 24th at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center in Schaumburg, Illinois. Representing WKA will be Van Gilder, Marie Borsuk, Buddy Long, Michael Davis, Jerry Cole, and Josh Schiffler. Stop by booths 210-212 to say hello. In addition to being on hand for the trade show, WKA will also be hosting an SFI 2-cycle Tech Certification seminar, which will take place from 12:00 to 5:00 PM. Reservations will be taken at the door starting at 11:30 AM. For more information on the KMI show, log on to www.e-kmi.com.

Update To The Dirt Tire Rules

In light of recent questions regarding the updated tire rules for the Briggs & & Stratton Speedway Dirt Series, WKA has clarified them. To view the updated tire rules go to www.worldkarting.com/pg/series/ds/ds-tirerules.html.

Attention Briggs & Stratton Dirt Series Volusia Class Winners

If you race in the Briggs & Stratton Speedway Dirt Series and won a class during Daytona KartWeek at Volusia, unfortunately you did not receive a winner's questionnaire form. We are attempting to contact all the winners at this time, but if you did win a class at Volusia and have not heard from us yet, please contact Sarah Wetter (704.455.1060, x10) right away so that we can make arrangements to get you the winner's questionnaire.

-credit: wka

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