Gatorz Challenge of the Americas opens season with excitement and just a little controversy

January 15, 2011 (Glendale, Ariz.) – The kickoff of the fourth Gatorz Challenge of the Americas saw over one hundred karters descend on PKRA’s Formula K Raceway just north of Phoenix, Arizona.

With so many entries spread over six groups of racing, it was no surprise to see the amount of close-quarters racing with several classes having their wins decided after last-lap heroics. With particularly strong turnouts in Junior Rotax, Minimax and Senior Rotax, those classes featured non-stop action from the drop of the green flag till the drop of the checkered. Each main would prove to be a fitting start to what will no doubt be an exciting 2011 Gatorz Challenge of the Americas season. Continue reading

Gatorz / LAKC Shootout Race Report

Combining the two Southern California Rotax Max Challenge programs – the Gatorz Karting Cup and Los Angeles Kart Club – into a single August event produced large fields and rave reviews from drivers in both organizations. While all of the Rotax classes were run as part of the LAKC’s schedule of events, the Rotax racers would benefit from additional track time in the form of two eight-lap heat races and a twenty-lap final. Continue reading

Gatorz Karting Cup crowns champions at season-ending banquet

(Orange, Calif.) – The Blue Agave Southwestern Grill in Yorba Linda, California was the site for the season-ending banquet for the Gatorz Karting Cup. Despite the fact that the series ran its final race in August, there was no surprise that the room was packed as over $20,000 worth of prizes from Bondurant SuperKarts, Miller Motorsports Park, SSC Racing, and Courtney Concepts.
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