Nov 30, 2016 merrittville-2016-champs
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Four first time champions were among the many honorees as the Merrittville Speedway Kart Club celebrated the 2016 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Season Sunday November 27th at rural Thorold’s Club Castropignano. The first of the first time Champions was Owen Kaiser of Thorold who won his first RCM Racing Equipment Performance Manufacturing Junior 1 […]

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Nov 14, 2016 Canadian Karting Challenge logo
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Celebrating a third successful season of the Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC), series drivers, teams, officials and families gathered together with the Innisfil Kart Club (IKC) for the annual year-end banquet on Saturday, November 5. Honoring class champions, sponsors and volunteers, as well as awarding some special prizes, a great time was had by all. “We […]

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Sep 16, 2016 ekntv-canada-national-championships-briggs-senior-2016
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The 2016 Canadian Karting Championships were held over the Labor Day weekend at the Academie de karting Jim Russell facility in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec. Among the Rotax and Shifterkart categories, Briggs & Stratton has become the most competitive divisions in the last few years. This year’s event was no different with 29 drivers competing in the […]

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Sep 13, 2016 jacob-mamo-wins-first-kart-feature
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Merrittville Speedway’s 2016 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Season concluded Tuesday September 6th with a number of firsts. Making their first visits to St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane were Jacob Mamo and Aiden Lavalllee. Mamo in his first year of racing won his first Vansickle PetValu Novice 1 Feature. Mamo is the youngest […]

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Sep 08, 2016 junior-1-briggs-class
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The weather was hot and sunny for Race 9 of the Manitoba Karting Association Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. Highlights of Race # 9 In the Senior Briggs class John Buzza had pole and lead flag to flag. In the four way battle for the runner-up spot, Jeff Bachalo, Stephen Bachalo, Jeff Fulham, and Morgan […]

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Sep 01, 2016 Kyle Phillips' 5th Win of 2016
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“We stopped for dinner on the way and when our bill came up … it was $21.21,” said Tim Phillips in a Face Book post, “I just had this feeling then that tonight was going to be our night.” Kyle Phillips would go on to put his #21 Kart in St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts […]

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Aug 25, 2016 Zach Trotter in Victory Lane
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A trip to Canada from their native Poland to visit family included a night at Merrittville Speedway to take in a night of Kart Racing. The Pyrka Family – Zbigniew, Alicja and Patryk’s visit included a visit to St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane after Christopher Crowe won his 5th Vansickle Pet Valu Novice […]

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Calgary Kart Racing Club – Round Nine Report

Hot Weather and strong grids continue at North Star Raceway

Aug 17, 2016 CKRC-R9-Shifters
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71 entries for the 3rd last race of the season with several new faces joining late in the season. The 3 week break since the last race has given the club a chance to get a few upgrades brought in.   As with any relatively new facility there is always some improvements to be done […]

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Merrittville Speedway Kart Racing – August 9 Report

Four Karters win fourth features – Maytum wins second in return to Tuesday Nights

Aug 11, 2016 Danny Lampman was victorious in Junior 2
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After two Wednesdays, Kart Racing at Merrittville returned to its traditional Tuesday Night show on August 9. Four Karters would take home their fourth wins of 2016 while another would win for the second time of the season. Making their 4th visits to St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane were Christopher Crowe, Hana Rothwell, […]

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Aug 05, 2016 Briggs Junior 2 Rylan Despins
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The weather was hot and sunny for Race 5 and cloudy and rainy for Race 6 for the 1st Double Header Weekend of the Manitoba Karting Association Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. Highlights of Race # 5 & 6 In the Senior Briggs class John Buzza switched to a Birel Art chassis in preparation for […]

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Aug 05, 2016 John Farnan Lindberg in Victory Lane for the third time
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The final Wednesday Night of the 2016 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series at Merrittville Speedway had a lot of familiar faces visit St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Victory Lane. . Two drivers would take home their third wins of the season – Cohen Corbett and John Farnan Lindberg in the Tim Phillips Garage St. Catharines […]

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Jul 29, 2016 Ed Crozier - First Time Senior Fun Feature Winner
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Merrittville Speedway’s 13th Kart Night of 2016 proved to be lucky for a first time winner Wednesday July 27th. A rookie – Ed Crozier won his first ever Cassell Manufacturing Senior Fun 20 lap Feature. Taking home his second win of the season was Joey Priestley in the Ed MacPherson Construction Junior 2 Division. Winning […]

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Calgary Kart Racing Club – Round Eight Report

Several club championship battles heating up as season progresses

Jul 27, 2016 CKRC-R8
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75 competitors were greeted by clear blue skies and hot temperatures at North Star Raceway. Rotax Masters (10 competitors) Ashley Hughes cleared the field by a half second margin in qualifying but as the heat of the day increased fortunes would change as chassis set-up became more important.  Josh Carter took the Pre-Final win but could […]

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Jul 21, 2016 Nigel Pendykoski's 5th win was for his Dad
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Merrittville Speedway’s 12th Kart Night of 2016 saw win streaks continue through all 5 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Divisions Tuesday July 19th. 2016 Rookie Nigel Pendykoski – grandson of former Saturday Night Racer John Pendykoski was on a mission Tuesday Night – winning both of his qualifying heats and the 8 lap Feature for […]

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Jul 14, 2016 Manitoba-Mark Sawatsky DD2 Masters MKA
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Once again it was another rain race for Race 4 of the Manitoba Karting Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. It was raining on and off throughout the day leaving drivers and pit crews guessing whether to start the races on wets or slicks. Highlights of Race # 4 For Senior Briggs John Buzza had pole […]

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Jul 14, 2016 Nigel Pendykoski in Victory Lane for the 4th time of 2016
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The list of first time winners continued at Merrittville Speedway July 11th with 2 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Drivers winning their first features of 2016. First to visit Victory Lane was Cohen Corbett who won his first Tim Phillips Garage St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Novice 2 Feature. Also winning his first feature was […]

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Jul 13, 2016 CKRC-R7-Rotax Masters
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CKRC Race #7 was greeted by sunshine and good weather with 59 entries across the 8 different classes. Junior Rotax (2 entries) 1. Connor Peet 2. Naila Deen Rotax Mini Max (3 entries) 1. James Altamirano 2. Kiefer Peet 3. Enzo Sartor Senior Rotax (5 entries) Evan White broke Skylar Dunning’s perfect record in Calgary […]

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Jul 05, 2016 Canadian Karting Challenge logo
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“CKC returns to Shannonville July 22-24” July 5, 2016 – A must-attend event for ASN Canada drivers in all classes including shifter and Rotax DD2, the Canadian Karting Challenge (CKC) is pleased to announce details for their upcoming event at Shannonville Motorsport Park July 22-24. Running the Full Nelson layout, series drivers and Innsifil Kart […]

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Jun 30, 2016 CKRC-R6-Shifter
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CKRC Race #6 was again challenged by the weather gods with drizzly rain up until mid-day with a few classes running their Pre-Finals on a wet track.  The weather cleared in the early afternoon and a dry track was available rewarding the 68 total entries the rest of the race day. Senior Briggs Light (13 […]

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Jun 30, 2016 Donny Lampman in Victory Lane for the 4th time of 2016
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The month of June closed out at Merrittville Speedway with 3 Lucas Oil Weekly Karting Series Drivers winning their second features of 2016. First to add a second St. Catharines Discount Auto Parts Feature Win Sticker rookie Christopher Crowe who won his second straight Vansickle Pet Valu Novice 1 Feature. Jumping ahead to the Cassell […]

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