WKA Manufacturers Cup Junior Engine Rules to Remain Unchanged for 2013; Komet Sportsman Added to Sunday Schedule

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The WKA Board of Trustees met last week via conference call for their first meeting of 2013.

Two important items to result from the meeting involve the WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series, set for round two this April 5-7 at CarolinaMotorsportsPark in Kershaw, S.C.

Yamaha Junior and Komet Junior will run the same engine package the classes ran at the Daytona KartWeek opener and throughout the 2012 season. Further testing will be done throughout the year, however, there will be no change in the engine rules during the 2013 competition year.

Komet Sportsman has been added to the day two (Sunday) program at the remaining 2013 Man Cup nationals, beginning at Kershaw. The Saturday Komet Sportsman class will run a best five out of six races toward the national championship. Sunday’s Komet Sportsman class will run a best four of five races with the opening race at Kershaw.

The two Komet Sportsman divisions are the only Man Cup classes not running a best nine of 12 format toward championship standings.

Last week’s meeting minutes will be posted on http://www.worldkarting.com/index.php/downloads in the coming days.

Coyote signs on as Jacksonville Gold Cup sponsor

Coyote Motorsports, located just east of Rochester, N.Y., in Spencerport, has signed on as the title sponsor of the upcoming March 8-10 WKA RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series opener at the 103rd Street Sports Complex in Jacksonville, Fla.

Coyote is one of the top American-made sprint kart chassis and is one of the original go-kart chassis builders in the United States.

The Jacksonville event will be known as the Coyote Motorsports Nationals. Go to http://worldkarting.com/downloads/eb-2013/jacksonville.pdf to view and print the entry blank.

This is the last week to pre-enter for Jacksonville at the best rate. WKA will accept the “first-tier” pre-entry prices through Wednesday. Pre-registration will then stay open until February 27 at “second-tier” prices.

Mail completed Coyote Motorsports Nationals entry forms to WKA at 6051 Victory Lane; Concord, NC28027; fax to 704-455-1609 or scan to Keith Shampine at keith@worldkarting.com.

Kershaw Man Cup entry form now available

The entry form for round two of the 2013 WKA Mazda / Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series April 5-7 at CarolinaMotorsportsPark has been released.

Go to http://worldkarting.com/downloads/eb-2013/kershaw_mc.pdf to view and print the Zoom Zoom Nationals entry blank.

Pre-registration will remain open until March 20. Competitors can take advantage of the cheapest entry fee prices by pre-entering by February 28.

Reserved parking spaces can be purchased via the entry form. The price is $50 each for the first two spots and $65 each for three or more, e.g., three spots is $165.00.

Camping is $15 per night and $25 per night with hookups. Contact the track to reserve camping. Contact information is listed on the entry form.

Mail completed Zoom Zoom Nationals entry forms to WKA at 6051 Victory Lane; Concord, NC28027; fax to 704-455-1609 or scan to Keith Shampine at keith@worldkarting.com.

Direct questions to WKA at 704-455-1606.

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