North of 49 Karting Championships Statement:
Since our initial announcement of the North of 49 event, the buzz has been building and racers have been inquiring. In my 40 years of karting, I have been to many races and never in Western Canadian karting history has there been an event like this.
We are very excited to be hosting a very unique karting event on July 22-25 that will introduce the series within a weekend concept. The motto we came up with for this was, “It ain’t over til it’s over.” Drivers will need to be fast, consistent and will have to stay out of trouble to find success at this event. Another aspect of the challenge will be Pea-picked grid positions for the Friday night heats. Even if some drivers falter with a poor result in any of the races on the weekend, with the right circumstances there could still be a mathematical chance of winning the weekend. You won’t find a karting event anywhere that will provide the amount of actual racing laps that you will be enjoying at the North of 49 Karting Championships.
The North of 49 Karting Championships will be running the usual classes that CKRC runs which are:
Shifter and as a bonus, we will be offering the DD2 and DD2 Masters* class
- DD2 and DD2 Masters will be run on Friday Night. We currently do not have any DD2 karts racing in our club but we wanted to create a space for the EDKRA Wednesday night racers to come and do a similar format that they do at Warburg. We are working on creating an after race meal for these racers to finish off their night.
All Briggs classes will be on either Mojo D2 or Vega MaxOne Green tires
All Rotax classes will be on LeCont Levanto or Mojo tires
All VLR classes will be on LeCont Levanto tires
Shifter tires are open brand Medium compound tires
- Everyone will declare 6 tires per class for the event. They can be new or used but will be registered and marked for the event.
$250/class and includes Thursday and Friday practice
$150/additional class and includes Thursday and Friday practice
DD2/DD2 Masters $150 and includes Thursday and Friday practice
Race Weekend Format:
Thursday: Practice (starting time to be finalized until 9pm)
Friday: Practice 9am until 3pm
Friday 3:30pm: 3 Race 6 lap heats/class DD2/DD2 Masters will complete Qualifying-5min -> PreFinal-(12 lap) – Final-(15 lap)
Saturday: Rok race format with Warm-up, 6 lap Heat, 8 lap Pre-Final and 10 lap Final
Sunday: Warm-up, Race 1-12 laps and Final 20 laps
All race results will count toward the overall winner for each class.
Stay tuned for further details in the coming months.
Thu July 22 North of 49 Karting Championships
Fri July 23 North of 49 Karting Championships
Sat July 24 North of 49 Karting Championships
Sun July 25 North of 49 Karting Championships
Get involved in motorsports: volunteer!
Volunteer Race Officials
It takes a lot of people to put on an event on; my favorite is being a track-side Corner Marshal. The best way to watch a race is to be in the kart. The second-best way to watch is to be a trackside marshal. If you are interested in racing but not sure about it yourself, being a marshal might be for you. Marshals are there for emergencies and to communicate with racers with flags and to communicate regarding the race with others via radio. Training is provided by an extremely experienced Race Director Fred Causer & experienced Marshals.
For more information volunteering a full compliment of staff required… all positions are open and anyone wanting to volunteer can contact firstname.lastname@example.org Or the new VP Operations Vp.email@example.com
North of 49 Karting Championships