Team News: Checkered Motorsports – WKA Manufacturers Cup Series South Bend Preview
Checkered Motorsports is hosting a total of 6 drivers for the Top Kart USA Grand Nationals held at South Bend, IN. The PCR has displayed consistent speed through the first half of the season reaching multiple podiums and poles in the Manufacturers Cup Series. With intensive testing done during last weekend the team aims high for solid finishes.
The TaG field will be featuring rookie Andrew Bujdoso, and Oliver Scigliano. Both drivers will be aboard their 2013 PCR Mxk8 frames. Kyle Smith returning from Germany is changing roles for the weekend and will be working with Scigliano and looks to move him forward. Andrew Bujdoso entering only in the TaG class will be focusing to get the Rotax kart up to speed.
The Super Strillo chassis is entered in the Yamaha Junior class. The “Stig” debuting in WKA will be racing with the team, and piloting a PCR for the first time this season. The JPower Racing Engine, and team owner Csaba Bujdoso will be working hand in hand to put the “Stig” on top.
Sportsman drivers will be led by J.P. Southern Jr. and Savannah Fitzgerald. Yamaha Sportsman, Komet Sportsman, and Cadet Sportsman classes will have a pair of PCR karts entered. Southern Jr. has had an impressive year so far. The young driver has been working together with Robert Bujdoso and the two have showed a lot of gains so far this season. Not far behind Southern Jr., is Fitzgerald creating great strives so far this season. She aims to get her best finishes yet.
The team will be contesting in the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series, Great Lakes Sprint Series, USPKS Series, SKUSA SuperNationals, and the Pitt Race Karting Series. Tech support, transportation, and arrive and drive opportunities are available.