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12-3-14

One of the longest running winter trade show and swap meets sponsored by the Mid-State Kart Club (MSKC) of Springfield, IL MSKC officials have decided to have the show for the second year in the 39,000 square feet Orr Building at the Illinois State Fairgrounds on SATURDAY January 24th and SUNDAY January 25th 2014 (Vendor and SWAP). This show will potentially be one of the largest sprint kart oriented trade shows in the United States. Last year’s show had new sprint karts on display from manufacturers such as Margay, Merlin, Corsa, Arrow, Birel, Monza, Tony Kart, Kart Mini, PCR Alonzo and Kosmic. With the new venue, there will be room for many more vendors and swap booths.

Proceeds from the show will benefit the Mid-State Kart Club and allow them to make track repairs and upgrades to the club owned facility, Mid-State Raceway.

The Illinois State Fairgrounds located in Springfield, Illinois is easy to access off of Interstate-55 and the Orr Building has a large loading door that was not available at the previous location. The vendor area for new equipment will be located in a separate area from the swap booths. The swap booths will be available for $40 for a 10’ by 10’ booth. The show will also offer a seminar area for vendors or organizations to discuss their products and services.

Saturday January 24th - 8AM - 11AM Set-up.

Saturday January 24th - 11AM - 6PM Vendor show and Swap Meet.

Sunday January 25th - 7AM - 9AM Set-up.

Sunday January 25th - 9AM - 3PM - Vendor show and Swap Meet.

This show will provide a rare opportunity to see many of the new 2015 kart racing chassis models all in one location along with many new and used kart parts for sale.

Visit

www.winterkartshow.com

Form to sign up

CLICK HERE

 

 


11-15-14

Everyone Have A safe and joyful Holiday season!

Enjoy the time off ,Racing season Will start again very soon.

Al will be returning as your president.

The rest of the crew stays the same except for the fact that you all Have A new VPC-

Ken Williams

Congrats Ken.

Timothy ---------------------

9-8-14

Thank you all that came To race and help at the RT66 race over the weekend, what A great time it was. There results are posted on http://www.route66kartracing.com/

Now this weekend On Saturday we have The MAOS oval series coming to town. The trioval doesnt see the action it used to but that doesnt mean it

Isnt exciting. This group has done A lot in A short time of bringing the on-road oval scene back. Lets give them A warm welcome. The

racing will be great I Am sure.

http://www.maoskart.com/

Then on Sunday 9-14-14 is RACE # 9

We enter into the last races of the year and go back to Sunday day time racing. This will be our FINAL"NORMAL" race of the year.

We are changing the schedual A little bit.

Sept 28TH will be the Rain Make up race for Race #7

On OCT 5th will be The Loren Niehaus Classic 30Lappers

8-11-14

The rain Make up race will be Oct 5th.

We are still having WED work days, Start 5pm.

Aug 23RD is club race # 8.

Next Meeting is Aug 26th At the track.

Rt 66 is coming up on sept 5th-7th. Contact AL if you have any questions or if you can donate some time to work it.

 


7-31-14

Aug 9th will be Our race #7 Backwards direction. With or without chicane? Let us hear your opinions!

We will need the usual help. Please Give Al a call with what ever you can help with. Thank you.

We are having track prep and repair every Wed night starting at 5pm. Thay count towards your yr end award work days. If you dont have enough days in at the end of the yr, You will not be eligable for awards.


6-25-14

6-28 is our Race #4

7-19 is race #5

We need some help to fill positions. If you got the time give Al a ring.

July 5th We will be having A work day that will go towards your yearly count. We need aroung 5 - 6 people. Again Give Al A ring if you can make it.


6-1-2014

Thank You Land of Lincolin Vintage for stopping by the track. Paul and the whole group Are greatly appreciated for coming by.

The next race is the backwards race. The track Barriers are set for the Race if you Wish to practice it in reverse. Just as A normal practice session/day be considerate of others and Alternate if you are wishing to practice in the other direction and do not take up/waste time on the track if others are waiting. Just as you would with A kid kart on track or waiting to go on track. Alternate. (FYI if you did not know.When a kid kart is on track, NO ADULT CLASS KART is allowed on the track at the same time. If A kid kart is on the grid waiting for An adult to come in...DO NOT BUTT IN FRONT OF THEM.

Thank you. Tim

OLD pictures

VINTAGE 2011


4-13-14

Thank you everyone that came out and helped this past weekend, It was greatly appreciated.

Now onto some notes for the next couple of weeks

APRIL 19TH IS PRACTICE/DRIVER WORKSHOP DAY/PRE-TECH

MAY 4TH RACE #1

  • THE TRACK IS CLOSED 4-20 TO ALL ON TRACK ACTIVITIES IN HONOR OF EASTER . THIS HAS ALWAYS BEEN A CLUB RULE OUT OF RESPECT FOR THE NEIGHBORS. THIS ALSO INCLUDES MOTHERS DAY.
  • 4-WHEELERS OR ANY MOTORIZED SCOOTER OF ANY KIND IS NOT ALLOWED IN OUR PIT AREA UNLESS YOUR DOING CLUB RELATED WORK! INCLUDING IF YOU ARE JUST PRACTICING BY YOURSELF. THEY ARE JUST NOT ALLOWED.
  • ANY TRAILORS OR MOTORHOMES ARE NOT RECOMENDED TO LEAVE THE ROCK SURFACE. WE SPENT THE MONEY ON THIS IMPROVEMENT FOR A REASON.
  • ALL UNDER AGE KARTERS WE NEED YOUR BIRTH CERT. ON FILE. MAKE SURE YOU BRING A COPY AT SIGN IN.
  • BEFORE THE FIRST RACE THIS YR, MAKE SURE YOUR NUMBERS ON THE KART MATCH WHAT YOU SIGN IN AS. THIS INCLUDES A NUMBER ON FRONT ,SIDES, AND ONE IN THE REAR OF YOUR KART. IF IT DOES NOT MATCH YOU MAY NOT GET SCORED CORRECTLY! THIS WAS A MAJOR PROBLEM FOR SCORE PEOPLE A COUPLE OF TIMES.
  • SAFTY-LO206 HEADERS NEED TO BE WRAPPED ALL THE WAY DOWN INCLUDING OVER THE MUFFLER.
    LETS MAKE IT A GREAT YEAR AND HAVE SOME FUN

4-8-14

Mid American Sprint Series

The Time has come for the start of the 2014 season racers. This is going to be A very exciting race weekend.

This weekend is Round one of The MID=AMERICAN SPRINT SERIES!!!

If you are not racing this weekend we could use some extra help ,contact AL ASAP if you can help. Thank you

3-31-14

  • To speed things along on race day, you can now print the registration form and have it filled out before you get to the track. Hopefully this will cut down on the long lines-Tim

3-20-14

Al

Track is open this weekend

  • To speed things along on race day, you can now print the registration form and have it filled out before you get to the track. Hopefully this will cut down on the long lines-Tim

3-2-14

Small notes from the meeting

1.The leadership team has been finialized for 2014.

2. Moving on we need to start up on finding donations and sponsors for the year. Returning class sponsors have first right to there respective classes. Track signage form Get this to out to whomever could benifet from the exposure. Thank you

3.Clean up days are coming up pretty quick along with the first event (MWSS). So please help were you can. Thank you.

4. Lets make this A fun and exciting year!!

5. Here is the arrive and drive flyers. Lets get this out so we can get some new karters to the track. FLYER

2-4-13 Schedule

Our Schedual is posted to the Right. Thank you Al for getting it done and Dustin for getting it posted.

2-4-13 FEB club meeting

ATTENTION-- Our next Club meeting will be FEB 25TH .Top cats 7pm

2-4-13 Mid -State Kart Club Winter Kart show and Swap meet

Thank you ALL that came to the Winter Kart show Brought to you by Kartlift. It was another amazing day with continued growth. Plans are allready under way for a bigger show next year.

12-1-13 Mid -State Kart Club By-Laws

Here are the most current by-laws we have at the present moment. By-Laws

Mid -State Kart Club Awards Banquet

November 2, 2013
Northfield Inn & Suites in Springfield
6pm Cocktails
7pm Dinner
Awards to follow dinner.

Please complete the registration form and send form with payment in by October 25th.

2013 Track Records:
 
1.  CLONE LITE           Ryan Cassity          34.480    
2.  CLONE HEAVY       Tim Mayer             35.070
3.  CLONE ROOKIE     Talia Moffett         35.473
4.  CLONE JUNIOR      Zach Buecker        34.976
5.  YAMAHA ROOKIE   Avery Scott           36.280
6.  TAG                        Dustin Kessinger  30.745
 
 
Class Awards:
 

KID KART    Sponsored by Law Automotive

#15  Cohen Johnson
#21  Collin Eaton
#7  Christian Miles
#89  Ethan Coulter
#17J  Jalyn Taft
#33  Brody Wilson
#54  Jake Faulkner

Clone Heavy  Sponsored by Rowe Rentals

1st   #9 Tim Mayer
2nd  #69 Ken Williams
3rd   #16 Bill Sanders
4th   #7  Joe Brittin
5th   #95 Todd Hayes
        #75 Jim Rowe
        #7 Steven Everitt
       #66 Steve Jacobs
       #09 Bill Craven

Clone Rookie    Sponsored by Moffett Karting Group

1st   #7m Talia Moffett
2nd  #13M Madi Moffett
3rd   #5G Gabe Wafford
4th   #80 Brian Rettig
5th   #5 John Parker
        #9 Dylan Mayer

Clone Junior  Sponsored by Organic Grains

1st  #14  Zach Buecker
2nd #21  Zane Braker
3rd  #7  Dalton Sonneborn
4th  #1C  Chase Law

Clone Lite  Sponsored by Charles Adams Real Estate Corp.

1st   #53 Ryan Cassity
2nd  #9  Tim Mayer
3rd  #11  Al Burkett
4th  #69 Ken Williams
5th  #11X  Jeff Scott
       #1R  Roland Law
       #28  Tim Strawkas
       #00  Joe Taft
       #9    Tom Luczkowski
       #16   Bill Sanders
       #96  Darren Schnelle
      #31  Caleb Rich
      #7K  Kelly Dodsworth
      #09 Bill Craven

TAG Senior  Sponsored by Trailer Masters

1st  #24C  Lamar "Cowboy" Humphries
2nd #31  Dustin Kessinger
3rd  #766  Russ Kemple
4th  #13   Brandyn Ryan
5th  #54  Neil Faulkner
 
Yamaha Rookie  Sponsored by Davis Electric
 
1st  #88   Riley Scott
2nd  #48  Avery Scott
 
Yamaha Junior Supercan  Sponsored by Evers Construction
 
1st #03 Alec Evers
2nd #39  Jimmy Tapocik
3rd  #024  Brook Davis
 
Yamaha Senior Supercan  Sponsored by Marx Fireplaces and Lighting
 
1st  #19  Kristen Mosley
2nd  #40A  Chase Armstrong
3rd  #6  Bryan Heiple
4th #64  Charles Adams
 
 
Perfect Attendance Awards
 
Russ Kemple
Jimmy Tapocik
Zach Buecker
Bill Sanders
Dalton Sonneborn
Tim Mayer
Al Burkett
Ken Williams

Raffle Kart

Congratulations to William Ulrich of East Peoria on winning the Club's Raffle Kart,
the new Margay Clone Kart for 2013.

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