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Summit Point Road Race Fast Approaching

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CONCORD, NC- The beginning of Summer means the next stop of WKA’s Vega Tires Road Race program.  Hosted by the Woodbridge Kart Club, the series stops at the newly paved Summit Point Motorsports Park, June 1st-3rd.   Championship battles are heating up in all classes, which will make the new racing surface of Summit Point the perfect venue to settle the scores.

Entry forms and information are still available, on both the WKA website, worldkarting.com, and Wood Bridge Kart Club’s website @ www.Woodbridgekartclub.com.   Entrants are also reminded to review their pre-race tech inspection, found here

For more information, visit worldkarting.com or contact WKA at 704-455-1606, info@worldkarting.com

Road Racing at Summit Point Motorsports Park Registration Now Available

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CONCORD, NC - After an exciting weekend of Road Racing in Atlanta, WKA’s Vega Tires Road Race program keeps the momentum going by setting its sights on the famed Summit Point Motorsports Park, for stop four of the National Program, June 1st-3rd, 2018, organized in association with the Woodbridge Kart Club.   In past years, the stop at Summit has produced some of the best racing action, and fun weekends that the track and Woodbridge has been known for.

Entry forms and information are available now and can be found on both the WKA website, worldkarting.com, and Wood Bridge Kart Club’s website @ www.Woodbridgekartclub.com.   

For more information, visit worldkarting.com or contact WKA at 704-455-1606, info@worldkarting.com

To register, click the button below to be taken to the VEGA Road Racing page on the WKA website:

REGISTRATION

Conlon Scores Career First Wins in Summit Point Nationals

CONCORD, NC - The third national event of the season for the Dunlop / Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting found some new faces in victory lane, along with some outstanding on track competition all weekend long at Summit Point Raceway in West Virginia.

Headlining the win category was Sean Conlon, scoring his first two career wins in one of the toughest classes of the weekend, the WT Racing IAME Sprint class, sweeping the weekends activities. 

Other multiple winners over the weekend included Jason Lorang, again winning in laydown and situp by virtue of his Formula 100 and TaG Heavy wins. Louie Magiera swept the WKA Sprint category, while Jonathan Tedder took the top honors both days in a stout Animal Heavy field. Pascual Torres cleaned house in Stock Honda competition, while Sean O'Shea did the same in the 100cc Controlled class. Dan Febroriello pulled the broom out in the Yamaha Sportsman Sprint class, while Bill Holder took top honors in both Yamaha Sportsman Medium and Heavy.

For Conlon, his first win came Saturday in the WT Racing IAME Sprint class, topping Clark Gaynor Jr, Brad Adams, Chase Speacht, and Travis Waddell. Sundays race mirrored a Talladega finish, with the  top 6 running nose to tail, then fanning out 4 and 5 wide coming to the stripe, with Conlon again scoring the win, this time over Waddell, with Gaynor, Speacht, and Adams the top 5.

Bill Holder began his weekend off on the right foot, taking the CKI Yamaha Sportsman Medium class honors on Saturday over Scott Clark, Robert Cacoilo, Scott Dixon, and Simon Whitnell. On Sunday, Holder strapped on a little extra weight, taking the Heavy win over Whitnell, Michael Marr, and Scott Clark. 

Midwesterner Jason Lorang continued his impressive season in both styles of Road Racing, first taking the KALL Racing/Millers Dynotime Racing Formula 100 event over Travis Miller, then taking the West Texas Outlaws TaG Heavy class over John Bryant, Gary Sircy, Brad Adams, and Charles Speacht. Lorang returned on Sunday for a sweep of the TaG Heavy action, besting Adams, Sircy, Speacht, and Bryant.

Louie Magiera continues his steady pace of wins, racking up another pair in the WKA Sprint category, first on Saturday over John Leins, James Leins, and Ian Krueger, then returning for the Sunday sweep over John Leins, JC Sanders, George Williams, and Ian Krueger.

Dan Febbroriello was next in line, taking the Yamaha Sportsman Sprint main over son Daniel, with the same result taking place on Day 2.

Sean O'Shea swept the 100cc Controlled class over the weekend, topping Ian Morgan both days, while Jonathan Tedder led the 4 Cycle charge, taking control of both Hoosier Racing Tires Animal Heavy wins. Tedder topped Rob Garland, Andrew Boyer, Ethan Beasom, and Bill Lewis on the first day, with David Clevenger, Tony Wimmer, Garland, and Boyer chasing Tedder across the stripe on Day 2. 

Joining Jonathan Tedder in the 4 Cycle sweep category was Ben Thomason, taking both days of action in the Animal Lite class.

Pascual Torres was the final duel event winner over the weekend, sweeping the Fisher Racing Engines Stock Honda class, first topping David Harding, Steven Waddell, Gonzalo Correa, and Denver Liabenow on day 1, then returning on Sunday to best Waddell, Harding, Daniel Justice, and Collin Johnson.

Other winners over the weekend included:

Day 1:

Animal Medium: David Clevenger

Clone/LO206 Heavy: James Cartledge

Clone/LO206 Lite: Peter Mazzarella

125 Sprint Shifter: Thomas Dupont

The Agile Group Unlimited: George Sunderland

Yamaha Sportsman Heavy: Scott Clark

Junior Enduro: Logan Nedelka

TaG Junior: Jalen Dhanoolal

Junior Animal: Croix Beasom

CIK/LO206 Senior: Clark Gaynor Sr

X30 Laydown: JC Sanders

Yamaha Senior: James Rupert

WKC Vintage Open: Tony Elliason

WKC Open Sprint: Brad Schmider

WKC Vintage Piston Port: Arthur McKenny

Day 2:

CIKLO206 Senior: Clark Gaynor Sr

Junior TaG: Jalen Dhanoolal

Animal Medium: Tony Wimmer

Junior Animal: Croix Beasom

Clone LO206 Heavy: Andrew Boyer

Junior Enduro: Logan Nedelka

Yamaha Senior: Don Johnson

WKC Vintage Euro: Derek Somers

WKC Vintage Open: Fiona Anderson

The weekend wasn't entirely about on track activity, as longtime veteran supporters Bill and Peyton Miller became the latest 2 inductees into the World Karting Hall of Fame, during the Saturday morning drivers meeting, while many of the Woodbridge Kart Club competitors were honored Saturday evening at a cookout at the track, being recognized for their efforts in 2016.

Special thanks to WKC President Rodney Smith and his entire staff for their great hospitality and professionalism throughout the weekend.

The WKA and WKC will unite once again July 21-23 for the 4th national event of the season at the newly repaved Virginia International Raceway. Entry info will be made available shortly on the Woodbridge Kart Club site. 

Road Race Competitors Gearing up for Summit Point National

CONCORD, NC - The nearly 3 month gap between races 2 and 3 on the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting, has nearly evaporated, as Sprint and Laydown competitors gear up for the Summit Point Nationals, slated for June 3 and 4 at Summit Point Motorsports Park in West Virginia. 

Following a most successful March event at Roebling Road Raceway in Savannah, Georgia, racers are set to renew their respective points battles, in quest of the 2017 national title.

Several tight points battles will continue next weekend, one of the closest being in the CKI Yamaha Sportsman Medium Class, where Michigan native Amanda Holewski holds a narrow 5 point edge over Georgia hotshoe Matt Michel. Still within striking distance are Bill Holder, David Lee, and Lyle Trudell, who make up the top 5.

The gap is also tight in the WT Racing IAME Sprint class, where Donald Nelson has a 15 point hold on Gary Sircy after two events, with Lee Curtis, Walter Troup, and AJ Ellis currently in the top 5.

In 4 Cycle competition, Rob Garland has just a 10 point edge over his Dad Robert, with the friendly family fued expected to carry over to Summit. Wesley Thomason, James Cartledge, and Steve Johnson are the next 3 in line, vying for the title in the Hoosier Racing Tire sponosred class.

Jason Lorang comes into the event holding down the lead in two national points classes, a 30 point edge over Michael Tracy in the KALL Racing/Millers Dynotime Racing Formula 100 class, while also leading Emmitt Rodriguez handily in the West Texas Outlaws TaG Heavy class.

Steven Rougeou heads into Summit as the leader over Stephen Flatt in the Fisher Racing Engines Stock Honda class, while Brian Wilhelm leads The Agile Group Unlimited class, with a slim 5 point lead over George Sunderland, as well as leading Kyle Stevens by just 4 tallies in the Formula 125 class.

Here's a look at some of the other respective class points leaders:

Animal Lite: Ben Thomason

Animal Medium: Quentin Hill

Junior Animal: Jordan Johnson

Yamaha Senior: Don Johnson

Yamaha Sportsman Heavy: Bill Holder

100cc Piston Port: George Lincoln

125 Sprint Shifter: Tracy Phillips

Yamaha Sprint: Mark Justice

Junior Sprint: Ella Brown

WKA Sprint: Louie Magiera

Yamaha Sportsman Sprint: Dan Febbroriello

Clone LO206 Lite: Rob Hindery

Clone LO206 Heavy: Joe Cuslidge

Junior Enduro: Logan Nedelka

X30 Laydown: JC Sanders

B Stock: Randy Fulks

In addition to these national classes in competition, several Local Option Classes will also be in action, including;

TaG Junior

Cadet LO206

Junior LO206

CIK LO206 

Open Sprint

WKC Vintage Euro

WKC Vintage Piston Port

WKC Vintage Open

WKC Vintage USA

Competitors wishing to enter a class can visit the Woddbridge Kart Club website at woodbridgekartclub.com, or make checks payable and mail to:

Woodbridge Kart Club

462 Earle Road

Charles Town, West Virginia 25414

Activities for the Summit Point Nationals get underway with parking at 6pm Friday June 2. A full day of activities continue Saturday June 3, with gates opening at 6am, practice at 8:30, and the first race of the day getting underway at 11am. Gates open at 7 on Sunday, with practice at 8:30, and the first event of the day rolling off the line at 10:45am.

To view the Summit Point Entry Blank, CLICK HERE.

Registration Now Open for Summit Point Raceway Season Opener

CONCORD, NC- With the third event for the Dunlop/Xeramic National Road Race Series presented by Russell Karting just around the corner June 3 and 4 at Summit Point Raceway in West Virginia, Woodbridge Kart Club Officials are busy preparing for the first tune-up for that prestigious event with the announcement of registration being open for the first event of the karting season at the SPR Shenandoah Course.

The event, slated for April 29 and 30, is now open to competitors to register online at WoodbridgeKartClub.com. This will enable drivers running for the national title an opportunity to get some additional track time, and also afford the local competitors a chance to well prepare for the national event.

To view the online registration form for the April event, go to woodbridgekartclub.com. Any other tracks or groups that are a part of the WKA insurance and wristband program are more than welcome to promote their upcoming events here on the WKA site by contacting Buddy Long at buddy@worldkarting.com.