Bushnell Motorsports Park to Host Karting Money Race – February 28
Vega Money Race Set as Grand Finale of Weekend Events at BMP
Florida’s newest kart track, BMP, will be hosting a Money Race on February 28. The event is paying back the top 5 racers with money and prizes for Tag Sr, 206 Sr, TaG Jr and 206 Jr. Located in Central Florida, Bushnell Motorsports Park is a brand new facility with a 2/3-mile asphalt track, 15 turns, and a unique bridge and underpass feature.
BMP and Vega Tire will be awarding the winner of each of the 4 classes a choice of either; 4 sets of Vega Tires, a 50” TV, or $500 cash. 2nd place will have the option of a set of tires or $200 cash. 3rd will receive $100, 4th will receive a $50 TSRacing gift certificate, and 5th will receive a $25 TSRacing gift certificate.
The Race format for Sunday’s event includes 3-rounds of practice starting at 8:30am, followed by qualifying, a 12-lap heat race, and a 16-lap final race. Racers must use the same set of Vega tires in qualifying, heat race and final. The 206 Sr class will race at 375lbs.
Entry fee will be $125 for the Pro events and pit passes are $10 for all ages. Parking is FREE for all participants. As an added bonus, BMP will give teams coming from 500+ miles, with at least 3 entries in the trailer, $100 in gas money. Bring 6 entries and get $200! 2-Day pit passes are available for racers participating in Championship Kart Series on Saturday and Money Race on Sunday.
The Sunday Money Race will be the grand-finale of the weekend at Bushnell Motorsports Park. BMP will have open practice for racers on Friday, February 26 from 8am-12pm and controlled practice from 12pm-5pm. On Saturday, BMP is hosting the first round of the 2016 BMP Championship Karting Series. The BMP karting series will be held on the 4th weekend of each month. The 2016 dates are: February 27, April 23, June 25, July 23, September 24 and October 22. Each event will give racers 3 rounds of practice, a 10-lap heat race and a 14-lap final race. Classes, schedules and rules can be viewed at http://www.bushnellmotorsportspark.com/kartseries.html. All 206 classes will be running 206Cup rules and 2-cycle classes will follow AKRA Sprint Rules.
BMP Schedule for February 22-28:
Monday-Tuesday – ($40 track time fee, $10 pit pass)
9am-5pm – Open Practice
Wednesday-Thursday- ($40 track time fee, $10 pit pass)
9am-4pm – Open Practice
Friday- ($40 track time fee, $10 pit pass)
8am-12pm – Open Practice
12pm-5pm – Controlled Practice
Saturday- ($55 entry per class, $10 pit pass)
7:30am – Gates Open
8:30am – 3 Rounds of Practice
1:30pm – Races begin
Sunday- ($125 entry per class, $10 pit pass)
7:30am – Gates Open
8:30am – Practice begins
1:45pm – Races begin
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