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WKA's Pit Board - 05.06.2010 *** Advertising opportunities available for 2010 Champions Year in Review 05.06.2010 - WKA's Karting Scene is gearing up for production of the 1st Annual Champions Year in Review. Formally known as the ...

WKA's Pit Board - 05.06.2010


Advertising opportunities available for 2010 Champions Year in Review

05.06.2010 - WKA's Karting Scene is gearing up for production of the 1st Annual Champions Year in Review. Formally known as the Champions Edition, this year this special publication will feature an all-new layout.

If you want to gain exposure for your business or services, there is no better way to do so than in this annual special publication.

This year's Champions Year in Review will feature season review articles from the 2009 racing season for all WKA national series. There will be special recognition for 2009 Triple Crown champions, driver profiles for the WKA national and divisional champions, 2009 Special Award recipients, the race for the coveted Manufacturer's Championship Trophy and stunning color photography from the 2009 WKA National Series racing season.

Advertising in this truly keepsake issue will gain your business a lifetime of exposure to karters around the nation. This magazine is a top-drawer, highly anticipated issue that's read through numerous times by WKA racers and members.

Contact us today to make sure you reserve your spot in this inaugural special publication. To find out more, call Marie Borsuk at the WKA office at 704-455-1606, extension 11, or email her (marie@worldkarting.com) today to learn more.

Key placement is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. You may download our media guide, which contains our ad specs as well as an advertising agreement by clicking the following link: www.worldkarting.com/downloads/wks-media_guide.pdf .


Plenty of WKA divisional series events on tap in coming weeks

05.06.2010 - While the WKA national circuit slows down a bit for the rest of May, the divisional schedule is heating up with 10 events between this weekend and May 23.

This weekend will see the Florida Dirt Divisional Series back in action for its second of six 2010 rounds. The Florida Dirt tour will visit Fruitland Park Speedway Saturday.

About 1,000 miles north of Fruitland Park is Cherry Valley Motorsports Park in Lafayette, N.Y., where the Northeast Sprint Series will open its 2010 season this weekend. The NESS is a five-race series that will visit Cherry Valley twice, Avon, N.Y., twice and Oswego (N.Y.) Speedway once.

Saturday, May 15 is a busy date with divisionals going off all over the eastern half of the country. The Deep South Sprint Series will hold its third event of 2010 at Springridge Raceway in Jackson, Miss.

Sprint racing will take center stage in Wisconsin May 15 and 16 when the Midwest Sprint Series hits Badger Raceway for the second of five 2010 rounds. The MWSS opened just a few weeks ago at MRP of South Bend, and will visit Road America, New Castle and Concept Haulers Speedway later in the year.

Oval-track kart racing will be happening up and down the east coast on May 15. The Georgia Divisional Dirt Series visits Dawgwood Speedway on May 15. Over 200 entries made the GDDS opener at Hurricane a success on Feb. 27. Dawgwood is the third of six races on this year's GDDS schedule.

The Northeast Speedway Pavement Series will visit Wall (N.J.) Stadium for a May 15-16 show. The Pennsylvania Dirt Kart Series is at Greenwood Valley Speedway on May 15. And the South Carolina Divisional Dirt Series will run its third event of the season at Buckcreek Speedway on May 15, as well.

May 22 will see the Florida Karting Championship Series run Orlando Raceway, while the New York Asphalt Championship Series will be at Chapel Hill Raceway in western New York for a May 22-23 show.

The Woodbridge Kart Club resumes its 2010 season at Summit Point (W. Va.) Raceway Park's traditional main circuit on May 22-23. Enduro-style kart racing has been taking place at Summit's main circuit for approximately 30 years.

For a complete schedule of all of WKA's divisional and regional series, including series officials' contact information and Web site links, go to www.worldkarting.com/pg/series/div.html .


Motor rentals available for WSK North American Series Phoenix event

05.06.2010 (Tempe, Ariz.) - Looking to help all of the competitors of the WSK North American Series by CKI, the staff of Championship Karting International program has arranged a motor rental program through a host of the sport's top engine builders and suppliers. Looking to make it easier for competitors to attend a series event and receive the support they need, multiple motor builders will be offering trackside service and support at the May 14-16 event at the PKRA event in Phoenix, Ariz.

"Several of the engine suppliers have been fixtures at the CKI events throughout the past year," stated CKI's Director of Operations Kevin Williams. "Always looking to be at the front of the pack, several of the actual builders themselves attend our events to ensure their customers are taken care of and running well."

"We feel that there was an interest in the motor rental programs at CKI and we look to work with the series to fill it," express Magnum Racing Engines Erik Bartelero. "If we make it easier for drivers to rent packages, we will be able to increase the participation at all events. We are looking at this program by the numbers and really feel that we will be able to help the sport."

"CKI is the elite of North American Karters and to have your motors win at these events is something special," expressed P1 Engines' Jesus Vasquez. "I have worked hard to ensure this success and provide teams and competitors with the best possible power."

Engine builders and suppliers offering WSK North American Series by CKI rentals:

Rotax Mini Max Supplier
Supertune USA
Ben Cruttenden, ben@supertuneusa.com
Bobby Wilson, bobbywilsonracing@yahoo.com

Magnum Racing Engines
Erik Bartelero
Phone 916-383-5278

KPV1, Comer, & Leopard Supplier
P1 Engines, Inc.
Jesus Vasquez
Phone 951-662-3464

Magnum Racing Engines
Erik Bartelero
Phone 916-383-5278

KF2 & KF3 Suppliers

Grand Products, (Top Kart/Comer/Maxter)
Mike Tetreault
Phone 215-244-1940

SSC East, (CRG/Maxter)
Dave Davies
Phone 781-843-0100

Leading Edge Motorsports, (Intrepid/TM)
Greg Bell
Phone 209-369-0921

G-Phactory (Sodi/Vortex)
Preston Newberry
Phone 714-841-2700

Tony Kart West, (TonyKart/Vortex)
Phone 623-434-5511

J3 Competition, (Kosmic/Vortex)
Justin Stefani
Phone 814-864-1846

These exciting programs that have been developed by CKI are great opportunities to participate in the WSK North American Series by CKI second round May 14-16 at the PKRA facility in Phoenix.

Entry forms and information are available at the CKI website, www.ChampionshipKartRacing.com.

-source: wka

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