WKA: Pit Board 2008-04-02

WKA's Pit Board presented by AMB i.t. - 04.02.2008 New Castle Pavement Event Cancelled, 5 Race Schedule Revised 04.02.2008 - Due to unforeseen circumstances, the scheduled July debut of the New Castle Motorsports Park event for the Rage Karts...

WKA's Pit Board presented by AMB i.t. - 04.02.2008

New Castle Pavement Event Cancelled, 5 Race Schedule Revised

04.02.2008 - Due to unforeseen circumstances, the scheduled July debut of the New Castle Motorsports Park event for the Rage Karts Speedway Pavement Series has unfortunately been cancelled for 2008. However the 5 race schedule for speedway pavement series competitors will remain intact with some revisions.

The scheduled July event will be moved one weekend earlier, with competitors returning to OCR Action Sports Park for the Grand National July 11-13. The scheduled August date for race #4 at Chapel Hill Raceway will remain intact with the finale now being moved to the weekend of October 3-5 at the BeaveRun Motorsports Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania.

While New Castle will not be on the 2008 schedule, the intent by both track officials and World Karting is to return the facility back to the schedule for 2009. And with the success the Manufacturer's Cup Series enjoyed in 2007, the wait for the same result for the speedway pavement series will be most worthwhile.

WKA would like to thank officials at both OCR Action Sports Park and BeaveRun Motorsports Complex for working to maintain the 5 race program for the pavement series competitors. To view the revised schedule for 2008, go to www.worldkarting.com/pg/series/ps/ps-main.html.

About the World Karting Association

Based in Concord, N.C., the World Karting Association remains the largest sanctioning body for karting in North America. WKA provides every venue of karting including Speedway, Sprint, and Road Racing as well as 2-cycle and 4-cycle. WKA is honored to be the karting representative to ACCUS and the CIK-FIA. Branded as the "Foundation of Motorsports" WKA enjoys its 36th year of operations. For more information on WKA, log on to ywww.WorldKarting.com

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