Karting Challenge

2017 KARTING CHALLENGE
12 ROUNDS: Feb. 18 - Dec. 2 

 

Event Details

The 2017 GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge club series is our in-house points championship for customers who have their own karts. The series features popular karting classes and a rules structure and race-day format that provides the karting enthusiast with the most affordable and exciting race program in the region. Spectator admission is $10. Children under five years old are free.

Schedule

2017 Event Schedule (12-Round Series):
Round 1: Saturday, February 18: COMPLETED
Round 2: Saturday, March 18: COMPLETED
Round 3: Saturday, April 15: COMPLETED
Round 4: Friday, May 26: COMPLETED
Round 5: Saturday, May 27: COMPLETED
Round 6: Saturday, June 10: COMPLETED
Round 7: Saturday, July 8: COMPLETED
Round 8: Saturday, August 5: COMPLETED
Round 9: Saturday, September 2: COMPLETED
Round 10: Saturday, September 30: COMPLETED
Round 11: Saturday, October 28: EVENT SCHEDULE>>
Round 12 & Championship Banquet: Saturday, December 2: EVENT SCHEDULE>>

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We invite all Karting Challenge competitors and their family and friends to join us at a banquet to celebrate the achievements of the top-three competitors in each division’s championship. We will also award a Most Improved Driver of the Year Award with recipient(s) revealed at the banquet.
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017; Reception, 6:30 p.m. (Refreshments Served) Banquet, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
WHERE: GoPro Motorplex’s banquet room
WHO: To award the top-three competitors in each division, as well as honor a Most Improved Driver of the Year Award. All Karting Challenge competitors welcome to attend!
TICKETS: $10/person in advance (by Nov. 26). 
From Nov. 27-Dec. 2, tickets increase to $20/person and can only be purchased in-person at GoPro Motorplex. No online sales. Kids 5 and under free. 
ATTIRE: Very casual.

TICKETS


Class Structure

Briggs LO206 Cadet - Sponsored by Kart Carolina
Briggs LO206 Junior
Briggs LO206 Senior
IAME KA100 Junior
IAME KA100 Senior
IAME Mini Swift
IAME Swift
IAME Junior
IAME Senior - Sponsored by CNC Performance Engineering 
IAME Heavy - Sponsored by Stitch 98
Kid Kart

 

Rules

Prizes

Race Day Prize Structure: 
The top-three finishers in the final will receive a trophy in all divisions. 

In addition, 
IAME Senior:
First Place: $200.00 Gift Card to either GoPro Motorplex or KartSport NA
Second Place: $125.00 Gift Card to either GoPro Motorplex or KartSport NA
Third Place: $75.00 Gift Card to either GoPro Motorplex or KartSport NA

Briggs LO206 Senior:
First Place: $100.00 Gift Card to either GoPro Motorplex or KartSport NA
Second Place: $75.00 Gift Card to either GoPro Motorplex or KartSport NA
Third Place: $50.00 Gift Card to either GoPro Motorplex or KartSport NA

Championship Prize Structure: COMING SOON!

 

GoPro Motorplex Karting Challenge Most Improved Driver of the Year:
The Most Improved Driver of the Year Award recipient(s) will be revealed and awarded at the 2017 Championship Banquet. The Most Improved Driver of the Year award will be determined on 100% stats with GoPro Motorplex Staff/Management votes as tie-breakers. The Most Improved Driver of the Year will ideally be a competitor who has improved either his/her lap times or finishing position substantially throughout the 12-round series. 

 

REGISTER

Entry Fee: (All deadlines are according to race day being on a Saturday)
$75 through Wednesday (11:59 p.m) 
$85 Thursday and Friday until 4 p.m. (Online pre-registration closes at 4 p.m.) 
After 4 p.m. on Friday, competitors can only register at the track on Saturday morning, for $95.

NEW: For the first time, Karting Challenge competitors will have the opportunity to RESERVE their kart number for the 2017 season. The cost is $50 per class and the process for reserving kart numbers will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.

**You may choose ANY number this year. Your desired number does NOT need to start with a specified group number. Please email dan@gopromotorplex.com with any questions/number changes. 

 
 
 
 Round 11, Oct. 28: 
REGISTER
 
 

PARKING & Camping:

CAR PARKING & CAMPING:

  • We allow camping inside the gate on Friday nights before all Karting Challenge events and the Thursday evening of the doubleheader weekend in May. There will be no charge and bathroom facilities will be locked.
  • All vehicles must park outside the main gate on Friday and Saturday, including tow vehicles. 

FREE TRAILER PARKING:

  • Parking may begin when gates open on Thursday unless facility is being used privately.
  • No overnight parking in front row on Thursday unless you have a reserved space.
  • No trailer parking behind standard garages 21-40.

RESERVED TRAILER PARKING:

  • Reserved spaces can be purchased in 12 ft. wide increments at $500 for the season.
  • Parking may begin when gates open on Thursday unless facility is being used privately. Email dan@gopromotorplex.com to reserve your spot.
 

FRONT ROW PAID PARKING:

  • Any unreserved spaces on the front row will cost $50 to pit in and charged at the time you park.
  • These spaces can be used starting Friday morning when the gate opens.

Results

Click below immediately after each race for the results and current points standings for each division. 

View Results