WKA: Pit Board 2009-01-12

4-Ccycle Tech Committee To Review New Products At KartFest 01.12.2009 -- When karting industry suppliers bring new or improved products to the karting market, they often want assurance that their efforts will meet WKA specifications. One way to...

4-Ccycle Tech Committee To Review New Products At KartFest

01.12.2009 -- When karting industry suppliers bring new or improved products to the karting market, they often want assurance that their efforts will meet WKA specifications. One way to get this assurance is to submit their products to a WKA Technical Committees for review and approval.

The next opportunity to submit products for the 4-cycle market will be Sunday, January 25, when the WKA 4-cycle Technical Committee meets in Hickory, North Carolina. Anyone wishing to submit a product for review can register with Bobby Gettys by E-mail (bobskart@blueridge.net), phone (828-453-7737) or in person during KartFest. Product reviews will begin at about 9:00 AM.

The committee members will examine the products at their meeting. They may approve the product as submitted, suggest changes, reject the product or refer it to the Board of Trustees. Those submitting products will be notified by mail after a decision is made.

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KartFest Banquet And Seminar Schedule

01.12.2009 -- KartFest 2009 is less than two weeks away, are you signed up for your banquets and seminars? Come and celebrate with the 2008 Champions or attend a seminar. WKA will be offering seminars for those interested in everything from insuring your Trailer to Racing Safety to Technical Training.

On Friday, January 23rd, you can join Michael Davis of Michael L. Davis Insurance in Meeting Room F from 2:30 -- 3:00 on insuring your trailer. Also on Friday will be the Briggs & Stratton Speedway Dirt Series Banquet beginning at 6:30pm.

Saturday will kick off with the Horstman Gold Cup Series Banquet at 8:00am. Immediately following the banquet, the WKA Officers, Trustees, and Office Staff will hold a Town Hall meeting for the Bully Clutches Gold Cup Series that will meet until 12:30 in Meeting Room F. Two other Town Hall meetings will be held in Meeting Room F, the Speedway Dirt Series at 1:30 and the Speedway Pavement Series will be held at 3:30. You do not have to be a member to attend these Town Hall meetings. You can meet up with Bobby Gettys and Danny McCormick in Meeting Room E from 12:00 -- 3:00 for 4-Cycle Tech Certification.

Diane Tyrell of Camp Motorsports will hold two Racing Safety Seminars in Meeting Room G; the first one from 12:00 --12:30 and t he second will begin at 3:00. There will be two Sponsorship Seminars given by Brian Faircloth of Victory Management Team on Saturday. The first one will begin at 1:00 in Meeting Room G and the second one will be held at 4:00 also in Meeting Room G.

Kermit Buller of Bully Clutches beginning at 12:30 -- 1:30 in Meeting Room H will give clutch Talk. Local Option 206 will be held in Meeting Room H from 2:00 to 3:00 and will be hosted by Briggs & Stratton's Dave Klaus. Saturday night will end with the Rage Karts Speedway Pavement Series Banquet, which is set to begin at 6:30pm.

For more information or to sign up for any banquets and seminars that will be held at the Hickory Metro Convention Center on January 23 -- 24, 2009; contact Marie Borsuk at 704.455.1606 ext 11 or marie@worldkarting.com or you can go to http://www.worldkarting.com. We hope to see you there!

*** 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.

-credit: wka

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