The Oktoberfest Grand Prix has been one of the longest standing traditions in Ontario karting. The 34th running of this great event will take place on Saturday October 10th. Racing will feature many of the top Kart racers in Ontario. The race will feature Honda 4 cycle classes for Cadet, Novice, Jr. Lite, Jr. Heavy, Sr. Lite, Sr. Heavy and Masters. The weight for the Sr. Lite race will be 320 pounds.
Once again this year to make the event available to even more karter’s the WRKC will be running Briggs & Stratton Junior and Senior Classes, based on ECKC Rules. With a practice session on Friday October 9th from 3pm to 6:30 pm visitors from other clubs will have lots of time on the track prior to Saturday’s race.
As has been the case for years race winners will be rewarded for their efforts with both prizes and trophies. There will be door prizes for all registered drivers, and everyone gets a goody bag at registration. This is sure to be a great day of fun and racing, and is a great way to finish off the 2015 karting season.
The race day will start with a practice session followed by a qualifying session that will determine the starting order for the pre-final. The starting order for the final will be based on the pre-final finishing order.
The practice fee on Friday will be $35.00, and the race fee is only $80.00. On race day the gates will open at 7:00 am, registration will open at 7:30 am, please note registration will close at 8:45 am. The first practice session will begin at 9:00 am.
The Oktoberfest Grandprix is being co-sponsored by Neely Auto Service Ltd. and Burwell Auto Body Limited. Neely Auto is located in Milton Ontario. They have developed a very loyal clientele that rely on Rob Neely and his staff to keep their vehicles in top running order. They invite you to come in today and meet their service staff, they do it all from oil changes, major engine and transmission repairs to emission testing. They are located at 8111 Esquesing Line, Milton Ontario and be reached by phone at 905-876-9487.
Burwell Auto Body Limited is located in London Ontario. For over 40 years they have been providing superior collision and repair services for the residents of south Western Ontario. With over 20 licensed technicians they pride themselves in setting the standard to which all others in the industry are judged. All of their repairs are guaranteed for life, or as long as you own the car. They can be reached by phone at 519-438-5175. Their shop is located at 485 York Street London Ontario.
Spectators are always welcome and are sure to be treated to some great racing action. If you have ever thought about wanting to try racing this is great opportunity to come and learn what Kart racing is all about. For more information about the Oktoberfest Grandprix please visit our club website at www.wrkc.on.ca