August 7, 2013 at 1:44 pm #6363
LSGP 2014 will again take place in Lockhart, Texas on March 1 &2 just 19 miles from the Austin airport. We are really excited about the improvements being made to the streets by Lockhart and some of the infrastructure improvements our team is making. We will have 20% more DOT plastic barricades and a new amber strobe light system at all of the corners. You can follow us here on EKN and Facebook for up to the minute news and at http://www.lonestargrandprix.us for general news. We will be updating the website in the next few weeks. Online entry will open on 10.1.13 and you will find the process much simpler.August 25, 2013 at 4:38 pm #8000
We are really looking forward to having Texas Tony LaPorta, Rob Howden and Ken Walker in the broadcast tent for LSGP 2014. We are honored to have as much talent joining us on the broadcast as on the track.
Classes will be limited to 45 karts and the adult classes continue to have the 20 kart minimum.
We will run the same 10 classes as last year.
The main events are increased to 15 laps.
More interviews and info coming.
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We have made a number of updates to the LSGP website in preparation for the opening of online registration on 10.1.13. The competition schedule is updated as well as other parts of the site. Take a look at http://www.lonestargrandprix.us.
We have also finalized the process for the selection of the LSGP driver who will attend the 2014 Granja 500 in Brazil courtesy of MG Tires. The winners of the following classes will appear on stage at the end of the awards presentation and draw from a hat to determine the driver who attends the Granja:
Stock Honda Light
Stock Honda Heavy
The Granja is a world famous endurance race regularly raced by F1 and Indy Car racers and takes place in late November or early December each year.
The spec tire for all classes for LSGP 2014 will be the MG Yellow and you will purchase it online from LSGP for $212 per set. You must qualify and race on the same set of tires. You may practice on the tire of your choice.
Look for move interviews of LSGP racers on our FB page over the next few weeks including Ms. Sabre Cook, Josh Lane and others.September 16, 2013 at 6:25 am #10028
Online discounted early entry for LSGP 2014 opens on 10.1.13.
You will find the entry process much simpler and easier.
Tires, driver passes and pit passes will all be purchased online with your entry.
Enter at <span style=”color: #000000; font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 15px; white-space: nowrap; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.292969); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469);”>http://lonestargrandprix.us/entry.html</span>
We look forward to seeing you.September 29, 2013 at 9:08 am #11392
Formula Mazda will join us again for LSGP 2014. Test days and other prizes coming from FM. Announcements regarding new partners coming soon.September 30, 2013 at 4:25 am #11711
The Chonda Class at LSGP 2014 will have 2 divisions. The minimum weight for the Light Division is 385 lbs. The minimum weight for the Heavy Division is 405. The classes will race together but be scored separately. Last year this affordable spec class had 37 entries. This year we expect it to reach the maximum limit of 45 karts for the whole class.September 30, 2013 at 6:46 am #11721
The weights that we proposed for the Chonda class are too high. Current feedback is suggesting 365 for the Light Division and 395 for the heavy Division. That would put our Light Divisions at close to the weight for most club’s Medium Class but our thinking is that it is easier to add weight than take it off. We will continue to keep you posted on the discussion.October 1, 2013 at 6:28 am #11807
Early online discounted entry for LSGP 2014 opens today. You can enter at: http://www.lonestargrandprix.us/entry.html
We look forward to having you race with us.October 16, 2013 at 11:43 am #13009
Racers: Online entries are up 400% from where they were this time last year. Stock Honda Light and Chonda will sell out. We are looking at options for a last chance qualifier that will fit within the time constraints. Enter online at http://www.lonestargrandprix.usOctober 28, 2013 at 12:57 pm #14076
Reminder: The price of entry increases at midnight on 10.31.13.
Entries continue to look really good.
We have had some questions about why racers must purchase a set of tires from us. Thank you for the questions.
We sell the tires to cover the cost of the race including the KRN Broadcast, jumbotron, barricades and other materials needed to put on the race.
In order to keep the costs down we only require you to purchase one set of tires no matter how many classes that you race on them. You may purchase up to 1 set of tires for every class that you race in. All qualifying and racing will be done on MG tires purchased from LSGP.October 31, 2013 at 7:21 am #14377
The Stock Honda Light class is filling up quickly with 10 spots left before we get into the waiting list and the last chance qualifier for the final 5 spots on the grid.
The TAG Sr class is not far behind.
Enter at http://www.lonestargrandprix.usNovember 5, 2013 at 10:42 am #14741
The Best Western and Lockhart Inn both tell us that they are sold out for the LSGP weekend. There are a few rooms still available at The Plum Creek Inn in Lockhart. http://www.plumcreekinn.net/index.html
There is plenty of hotel space available in San Marcos, Texas which is 15 miles away.November 11, 2013 at 6:29 pm #15313
Check your PM.November 13, 2013 at 5:29 am #15446
Racers now entered from Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Mexico, Columbia and 10 states.November 13, 2013 at 9:44 am #15483
Juan David GomezParticipant
Colombia, not Columbia 😉November 13, 2013 at 10:51 am #15493
My bad. Sorry. Thanks for the correction JD.November 29, 2013 at 3:09 pm #16769
What’s the entry list looking like for the mod shifters?December 5, 2013 at 3:10 am #17185
March 2nd is Texas Independence Day. LSGP and Lockhart are working on a celebration in conjunction with the race. Details coming soon.December 9, 2013 at 7:20 am #17461
Only 5 spots remain available for the Stock Honda Light Class for LSGP 2014. When those are filled we will start a waiting list for the remaining 5 grid positions on the 45 kart grid in the main event. If needed we will run a short last chance qualifier to determine those 5 final grid positions.December 12, 2013 at 12:11 pm #17682
12 spots left in the top 40 for Stock Honda Heavy at LSGP 2014.December 17, 2013 at 1:17 pm #18009
MG is raising the price on a set of FZ tires slightly to $219 on January 1st. Accordingly, LSGP will charge that price for tires ordered on or after 1.1.14.December 21, 2013 at 7:06 pm #18273
DRT Racing will be attending the LSGP again this year to run and support this fantastic event. If anyone is interested in an arrive and drive or needs anything for this event drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.December 23, 2013 at 10:44 am #18326
10 Spots left in the top forty for Stock Honda Heavy. We had a couple of cancellations in the Stock Honda Light Class and moved a couple of racers up off of the waiting list.
The price of entry goes up again at midnight on 12.31.13.
Thank you for all of the early entries. It makes the LSGP Staff’s lives much easier.January 8, 2014 at 9:09 am #19208
12 spots left in the top 40 for TaG Sr.January 9, 2014 at 2:49 pm #19306
The current waiting list for Stock Honda Light is 3.
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