Team News: G.P Texas USA – Texas ProKart Challenge DKC Report

A track record and four podiums on the weekend

Miguel Lopez (Photo: On Track Promotions - otp.ca)

Miguel Lopez
(Photo: On Track Promotions – otp.ca)

Dallas Karting Complex (DKC), one of the best karting facilities in America hosted the opening rounds of the SKUSA Texas ProKart Challenge, with close to 110 entrees for the race event.

G.P Texas USA arrive with our talent drivers in Six classes under the Tent, Miguel Lopez in the Honda Semi pro S-2 class, Raul Guzman (R) from Guadalajara Mexico in the S-5 Jr. Shifter, another Rookie Driver Grant Dawllet (R) in the S-5 Jr. Shifter and Rotax Jr. Racing two Classes in the weekend , And his Younger Brother Pierce Dawllet in the S-5 Jr. Shifter and Rotax Mini Max

The weekend was for 15 year old Miguel Lopez in the S-2 Shifter Class. In Saturday qualifying, he shattered the track record putting a fast lap of 51.933 in Dallas Karting Complex, 0.8 tens faster than existent record and getting his first Pole of the year in this new season. The Texan driver Ran wire to wire in Saturday Race, making the faster laps in the two following heats, and also in the 16 lap main event.

On Sunday race Lopez qualified in P-3, in heats Lopez finish in 1st place, putting him in P1 for the 16 Lap Main Event, The Texan driver checkout in the middle of the Race, getting the checkered flag with over seven seconds ahead, and two 1st place in the weekend.

In Saturday Race, the Mexican G.P Texas USA Pilot Raul Guzman (R) finish in 3rd place in the S-5 Jr. Shifter. Having his first podium in the SKUSA Texas ProKart Challenge, Sunday Race Guzman had another 3rd place podium making two podium in a row.

The Dawllet Brothers Pierce and Grant from Austin, TX finished in the top 10 in their own classes, learning a lot of good experiences in the track.

Rod Lopez G.P Texas USA Owner commented, “It was a very good weekend for the G.P Texas Team, setting a new track record lap on Saturday day, and two 1st places and two 3rd places in the weekend, Four Podiums in total! We’re going to keep working hard for the future races to come and make the team strong for the championship series. I’m very proud of my drivers. Thanks to Kevin Adds and Mike Jones – DKC owners, also Jim Dickerson, and Dallas Karting Complex staff for working hard for this Race Event.”

G.P Texas USA is a Professional Kart Racing Team Located in Tyler, TX with National & Internationals drivers and Official G.P Karts importer from G.P Italy.

Many Thanks To Gian Piero, Maggie, and Beppe Cavaciuti, for all the Support to the Team, to G.P Italy, Easy Roofing Team, SRS Power Engines, AMV Quality Karts Stands, and all G.P Drivers all Over the World.

For Racing Team Information contact Rod Lopez @ gptexas@mail.com

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