Karting

Karting

SKUSA Pro Kart Challenge Rd 1

SKUSA Pro Kart Challenge Rd 1

Round one of the California Pro Kart challenge saw the largest field in competitive karting… in the country!  over 200 drivers made their way to Buttonwillow Raceway Park to hash it out on the black top.  My run group was a combination of Pro and Semi Pro, seeing 11 entry’s…
Get started karting in five easy steps! #theartofkart

Get started karting in five easy steps! #theartofkart

Karting is one of the most accessible forms of motorsport for the grassroots racer. There are so many people that I’ve met who wished they could experience the track in some fashion, and had no idea that they could race a competition go-kart. However, the largest challenge I’ve heard from…
Karting is awesome, but 5:00am is always hard.

Karting is awesome, but 5:00am is always hard.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YYMA4NdB9M&w=854&h=480] Competition karting is some of the purest form of racing that I’ve experienced. Nothing will provide you with a more immersive experience with a race track than a kart. Nothing at all. You’re sitting as one with the machine, as the entire chassis is flexing around you. You feel…
Sonoma 2015

Sonoma 2015

As is the way with all good race story’s the decision to race Sonoma was a last minute affair. Sean Bond, Todd Cameron and myself packed up a trailer/motor home and headed up to Northern California the afternoon before the race. We arrived around 10 and set up some of…
SKUSA Streets of Lancaster GP!!!

SKUSA Streets of Lancaster GP!!!

10 race classes and nearly 150 drivers took to the streets of downtown Lancaster, Ca to fight it out on the fastest kart street race on the west coast, the SKUSA Streets of Lancaster GP!  The event was put on by Tom Kutcher and Super Karts USA, and was the…
Successful Weekend for BRP Contributor!

Successful Weekend for BRP Contributor!

We went kart racing this past weekend at buttonwillow raceway’s big track, layout 13cw.  For those not familiar with shifter karts we where topping out at 104 mph and my best personal lap time for the weekend was a 1:55.6 second lap!  to put that time in perspective a fast…
Become One Karting

Become One Karting

Become One Karting is a documentary on the world of kart racing produced by John Schofner and Logan Wimmer. They raised $42,380 through Kickstarter back in 2013 and this is final product. The real bummer is that there is only a low res version on YouTube and this slightly better…
On Board – Kart Racing at Night!

On Board – Kart Racing at Night!

Shifter Kart racing is an adrenaline filled sport featuring close wheel to wheel action, insane acceleration and aggressive corning speeds;  cut visibility in half and you have a recipe for an extremely fun time!  I recently had an opportunity to drive my friend Carls spare kart at the SDKA (San…