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Kid Karts Make Return to Keystone State Nationals

CONCORD, NC - World Karting Officials are proud to announce the return of the Kid Kart Class for the remainder of the season on the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, beginning with the Keystone State Nationals May 19-21 at Pittsbugh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania. 

Running strictly as an Exhibition Class, the Kid Karts will join the 8 national classes, including;

CIK LO206 Senior
 

Allison Racing Engines Yamaha Sportsman
 

Comet Racing Engines Yamaha Junior
 

FranklinKart.com Yamaha Senior
 

CRPRacing.com Mini Swift
 

IAME USA East Pro Swift Sportsman
 

Woltjer Racing Engines Pro IAME Junior
 

KartSport North America Pro Iame Senior
 

With the Kid Kart Class running as an exhibition class, a competitors Pit Pass will cover the cost of their entry.

Additionally, any legal engine package will also be allowed, including Comer and LO206.

All competitors will also receive participation medals, giving the youngsters an opportunity to join the national competitors on the podium each race day, as well as run on the national caliber tracks, thus preparing for future opportunities at the next age level of WKA competition. 

To view the weekend schedule for the Keystone State Nationals, there is a paper entry blank, as well as online registration where you can see the current entry list.

To view the paper entry blank and sign up, CLICK HERE.

To register online, CLICK HERE.

 

Pre Entry Deadline for Keystone State Nationals May 10

CONCORD, NC - As the calendar turns to the biggest month for the world of motorsports, one of the many events in the month of May, the Keystone State Nationals for the Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series is approaching its pre-entry deadline.

Scheduled for May 19-21 at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pennsylvania, the deadline for competitors to take advantage of the pre-entry pricing is Wednesday May 10.

The event, stop #2 for the series, also marks the beginning of the Bridgestone Mid-Season Shootout, the first of 3 races that will tabulate points to determine special prizes for the champions on all 8 national classes. The other two venues that will encompass the Shootout include the July 14-16 event at New Castle Motorsports Park in Indiana, culminating with the August 25-27 event at Wolf Paving Raceway in Dousman, Wisconsin. A competitors Best 5 of 6 finishes during that timeframe will be tabulated to determine the Shootout Champion. It is important to note that the Shootout is separate from the 2017 national championship, as these are two separate situations.

High Point earners in Mini Swift, Pro Swift Sportsman, Pro IAME Junior and Pro IAME Senior will receive a trip to the ROK Cup International in October in South Garda, Italy, for classes that utilize Bridgestone Tires. With the exception of travel, all other expenses will be paid.

High Point Earners in CIK LO206 Senior, Yamaha Sportsman, Yamaha Junior, and Yamaha Senior will receive a free entry, drivers pit pass, and race tires to the October 13-15 Bridgestone Mfg Cup Grand National at GoPro Motorplex in Mooresville, North Carolina, where the 2017 champions in all classes will be determined.

Activities for the Keystone State Nationals get underway Friday May 19 a with a full day of practice, with 2 full days of racing following on Saturday and Sunday.

The Monday through Thursday of the week of the event, the track will be open for competitors from noon to 8pm each to utilize for practice. Cost is $50 per driver per day, with competitors running practice in conjunction with the tracks daily concession kart program.

For those who wish to arrive at the venue early and take advantage of the practice session, you are encouraged to contact Buddy Long at the WKA Office, affording WKA the chance to park you in your reserved spaces for the weekends event, thus preventing any inconvenience of relocating to your weekend parking spots.

For those who still are in need of reserved parking, contact Buddy at (704) 455-1606, ext112, or at buddy@worldkarting.com.

To register online, CLICK HERE.

To view the paper entry blank, CLICK HERE.