Mooresville, NC (August 15, 2003) Chuck Gafrarar made several commitments this race season. One to run the Goody's Dash series and two to also represent Margay Karts and the Dunlop Tire Corporation as a Factory Driver in the WKA (World Karting)...
Mooresville, NC (August 15, 2003) Chuck Gafrarar made several commitments this race season. One to run the Goody's Dash series and two to also represent Margay Karts and the Dunlop Tire Corporation as a Factory Driver in the WKA (World Karting) Pro Kart events. Packing a weekend of race events at the BeaveRun Motorsports Complex in Wampum PA was another event on his list. Gafrarar slides from one steering wheel to the other this weekend as he heads to Bristol for the next event on the Dash circuit. Once again he will pilot the Will Hobgood prepared Silver Rocket #14 Pontiac in the hunt for a win.
In the weekend events at the Pennsylvania speedway, the former Pennsylvania native picked up a 6th place finish in the Stock Heavy Division of the WKA Tomar Nationals with his Margay/Dunlop Kart #3. Gafrarar followed that with an outside pole qualifying position in the Super Controlled Division. The feature was a sheer second place finish for Chuck who holds the point lead in the series! Also, in the events Sunday Gafrarar was part of a two-man team who represented WKA in the Celebrity Challenge race on the 8/10th mile road course. Gafrarar and Travis Firing, NC, were "Team WKA" racing Kart # 5 in the event. Firing started off the event for the first 15 minutes, came in for a 30 second driver switch and go with Gafrarar taking the seat and brought the team across the checkered in second place for the team! All the karting events were run European style around the speedway making the Wilson Circuit a challenge of 10 unique driving experiences. Part of the proceeds for the event went to the Lifesteps, a non-profit human service agency. Besides donations collected from WKA participants, Gafrarar also presented a check from his business to Karen Sue Owens, President and CEO of Lifesteps, Inc. Gafrarar stated it was great to be part of the WKA Team and help raise extra funds for such a caring facility. I just wanted to do a bit more as I learned all they do for children and adults with a disability, along with personal care for challenged and the elderly. Lifesteps is a great organization."
Gafrarar will carry his Sponsor Team of: Travel Club International, Icehouse, I. H. Caffey, Inc., RWI Sports Marketing, INC., Mobil 1, MeadWestvaco and Long Shifters across the finish line. People interested in marketing their business with the #14 can contact Chuck within his chuckGracer website or the Goody's Dash site.
In regards to Bristol, Gafrarar stated "I will give it all I can to bring the #14 to a good finish for his Sponsors as well as the Hobgoods."