WKA: Pit Board 2009-03-13

WKA's Pit Board - 03.13.2009 *** Kid Kart Format Announced For LMS Gold Cup Event 03.13.2009 - As the Performance North Kid Karts take to the track for a new racing season on the Bully Clutches Gold Cup Series March 20-22 at Lowe's Motor ...

WKA's Pit Board - 03.13.2009

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Kid Kart Format Announced For LMS Gold Cup Event

03.13.2009 - As the Performance North Kid Karts take to the track for a new racing season on the Bully Clutches Gold Cup Series March 20-22 at Lowe's Motor Speedway for the Michigan Kart Supply Nationals, they will view the green flag from a different perspective.

Following along with the same procedures adopted back in December during Daytona KartWeek for the George Kugler Bridgestone Manufacturer's Cup Series driven by Mazda, the 5-7 year old group of young lions will be lined up on the tracks front straight, then given a standing start green flag by national series flagman Chew Bob Fletcher.

Prior to any on track activity for the Kid Karts Friday, a special drivers meeting will be held for the competitors and parents, followed by a follow the leader tour of the 7/10th's mile track, utilizing one of the Gold Cup Series veteran drivers. For the balance of Friday, the youngsters will adapt to the track in preparation for their 2 big days of racing Saturday and Sunday.

As in the past, medallions will be given to ALL participants in the Kid Kart program. No special individual awards will be given, as WKA continues to promote the class as a development series, preparing the young drivers for national points competition.

To view the Michigan Kart Supply Nationals entry blank, go to www.worldkarting.com/pg/series/gc/gc-main.html.

-credit: wka

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