Innisfil Indy Braves the Cold Hosting Snow Races
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Who says the karting season is only six months long in Canada? Not the track owners at the Innisfil Indy in Ontario, thats for sure!
Taking advantage of the snowy conditions and looking for an opportunity to jump back into a go-kart, the track is hosting a snow races throughout the weekend, putting drivers into rental karts for some snow-flying action. Two races have been held so far and race three hits the track Saturday, February 4!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Prepared by: Race Tech Development
Date: January 19, 2017
CANADIAN KARTING CHALLENGE ANNOUNCES 2017 SCHEDULE
"New Vega Cup Shifter series to visit Innisfil June 11"
January 19, 2017 - Entering their fourth season of competition, the Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC) is set for yet another exciting year. Offering a six-race championship for all Canadian Karting Challenge and Innisfil Kart Club classes, the CKC will also run with the newly established Vega Cup, a separate, joint four round series with Innisfil and Mosport for shifter drivers.
"We are pleased to join the new Vega Cup and offer all of our Canadian Karting Challenge drivers an exciting traveling schedule in 2017," explains Innisfil's Tony Launi. "We have always been strong supporters of shifter kart racing and this new series will be a great outlet for shifter drivers while also keeping our CKC and IKC pilots in mind."
The Vega Cup series will run in addition to all Canadian Karting Challenge classes, with Vega series drivers able to win two separate championships. CKC classes will have a six-round championship, with Vega Cup classes running four rounds. Additionally, the 2017 CKC schedule has no conflicts with the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC) and Champion Ron Fellows Karting Challenge (CRFKC).
Kicking off the season is the Canadian Karting Challenge on Sunday, May 7, 2017. The first Vega Cup event will take place at Innisfil Indy on Sunday, June 11, running in conjunction with all CKC classes. Vega Cup and CKC will continue the season at Mosport Kartways Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 30. The joint series will then head to the challenging Shannonville Motorsport Park for IKC/ CKC on Saturday, August 5 and CKC/ Vega Cup Sunday, August 6. The 2017 Canadian Karting Challenge will then conclude Sunday, September 17 back at Innisfil Indy.
CANADIAN KARTING CHALLENGE & VEGA CUP SCHEDULE
RACE #1 - Sunday, May 7, 2017 @ INNISFIL (CKC & IKC)
RACE #2 - Sunday, June 11, 2017 @ INNISFIL (CKC & Vega)
RACE #3 - Saturday, July 8, 2017 @ MOSPORT (CKC & Vega)
RACE #4 - Sunday, July 30, 2017 @ MOSPORT (CKC & Vega)
RACE #5 - Saturday August 5 & Sunday August 6, 2017 @ SHANNONVILLE (IKC, CKC & Vega)
RACE #6 - Sunday, September 17, 2017 @ INNISFIL (CKC & IKC)
Please stay tuned for more information on the upcoming 2017 season. The information will be posted on our websites.
For more information the Innisfil Kart Club and the Canadian Karting Challenge, email email@example.com, call 905-775-4686 or visit www.canadiankartingchallenge.com.
CANADIAN KARTING CHALLENGE & VEGA CUP 2017
RACE #1 – Sunday May 7, 2017 - CKC & IKC Pnts @ INNISFIL
RACE #2 – Sunday June 11, 2017 - CKC & VEGA Cup @ INNISFIL
RACE #3 – Saturday July 8, 2017 - VEGA Cup & CKC @ MOSPORT
RACE #4 – Sunday July 30, 2017 - VEGA Cup & CKC @ MOSPORT
RACE #* – Saturday August 5. 2017 - CKC & IKC Pnts @ SHANNONVILLE
RACE #5 – Sunday August 6. 2017 - CKC & VEGA Cup @ SHANNONVILLE
RACE #6 – Sunday September 17, 2017 - CKC & IKC Pnts @ INNISFIL
VEGA CUP SHIFTER JUNIOR, SENIOR & MASTER WINNERS WILL RECEIVE REGISTRATION AND TIRES FREE.
August 25-27 ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championships Mosport Kartways Bowmanville, Ontario
1st – LUCIO MASINI
2nd – SIMONE MASINI
3rd – MATTHEW BARRY
1st – JOSEPH LAUNI
2nd – ALYSSA LAUNI
3rd – JORDAN SMITH
1st – FRANK LAUNI
2nd – ZACHARY SHEARER
3rd – CHAD CAMPBELL
CKC-ROTAX MASTER/ DD2 MASTER
1st – JOHN MONTEIRO
2nd – JUSTIN LABRECHE
3rd – BOB STOCKMAN