AMP Public Karting Summer Series 2013

Are you ready to race on AMP’s world class kart track again?  Or for the first time!!

We are proud to announce our Summer Series of the AMP Public Karting Series utilizing our public rental racing karts.  The AMP Public Karting Series will consist of four classes, Adult GT, Adult GT-Heavy Adult GT-Light, and Youth GT with 12 drivers in each. The race day schedule will consist of two points paying races each day as follows:

1.  A 10 minute practice/ qualifying session to set the grid for Race #1

2Race # 1

3Invert karts

4Then a 5 minute qualifier to set the grid for Race # 2.

5.  Finally Race #2

The AMP Public Karting Summer Series will begin on Friday, June 21st and continue as shown below:

SCHEDULE*
Please review the Event Schedule for updates
GT Light and GT Youth Classe GT and GT Heavy Classes
Race # 1 & 2 – June 21 Race # 1 & 2 – June 28
Race # 3 & 4 – July 5 Race # 3 & 4 – July 12
Race # 5 & 6 – July 19 Race # 5 & 6 – July 26
Race # 7 & 8 – August 2 Race # 7 & 8 – August 9
Race # 9 & 10 – August 16 Race # 9 & 10 – August 23

* Events postponed due to inclement weather may be run during the next week.

Each race distance will be dependent on the length of the configuration that will be used. The AMP Public Karting Series will begin on and continue every other Friday as shown above (Subject to change).

The staff at AMP is committed to providing an equal opportunity experience for the drivers involved with our karts. Each race week the karts will be inspected and equalized the day before the events.

Class Structure:
Because of the nature of 9hp, 50 mph go karts, weight becomes the determining factor many times where skill is equal. Our drivers will be required to weigh in and receive equalization ballast to be placed on our karts, up to a max ballast of 45lbs. To assist in making sure we have the most equal weights as possible, the AMP Public Karting Series will be split into four classes GT, GT-Heavy, GT-Light and Youth-GT. The GT, GT-Heavy and GT-Light classes are open to drivers that are 15 years old and older. There will be a fourth class added should the demand be met for GT-Youth.

GT-Heavy:
The GT-Heavy Class will consist of drivers who weight between 215-255lbs with equipment.

GT:
The GT Class will consist of drivers who weight between 175-215lbs with equipment.

GT-Light:
The GT-Light Class will consist of drivers who weigh between 135-175lbs with equipment.

GT-Youth:
This class will consist of drivers who are younger than 15 years of age, a minimum of 85lbs with equipment, and who have shown relative aptitude to the series stewards of their driving ability.

Each week will provide a new set of challenges for the drivers.  The cost for each race day is $89 or a discounted rate of $400 for the entire Summer Series. The winners will receive a 100% covered entry into the next Series.  Only the first twelve drivers in each class will be guaranteed to race in our Summer Series with a minimum of 8 pre-registered drivers required to make a class viable.  So get your reservation in now to tj@100mphlunch.com.  A down payment of $25 / race is required with your reservation. ($50 for two races, $125 for the series etc).

There must be a minimum of 8 drivers fully registered via their deposit in a division to make the division viable.

Thanks for your interest….  TJ Halsema & Jim Fry

 

A gallery of a few pictures from the Inaugural Public Karting series, a great turnout and all had a great time:

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