4-Cycle Super Showdown Set for This Weekend in Phoenix
Second annual gathering at PKRA facility for World Formula and LO 206 racers
This weekend marks the second annual 4-Cycle Super Showdown presented by Briggs & Stratton at the Phoenix Kart Racing Association facility in Glendale, Arizona. For the past 11 months, 4-cycle racers all around the country have been waiting for this weekend to come for a chance to esacep to the desert on Halloween weekend to ‘throwdown’. With the recent boom in 4-cycle based racing around North America, there is a demand for such a unique event. Stemming from a round table discussion with the group of promoters, looking to create an event like no other. The braintrust at Showdown Racing LLC, working with PKRA, Briggs & Stratton, IKF, and many others, formed the event to provide a special weekend of racing, brotherhood, and FUN!
This year, the event has drawn racers from all over the United States to compete in the 4-cycle classes over the two day event. With 90 laps of competition, inverted starts, progressively longer heats and a cumulative points structure, the race is unlike any other promoted in North America. A great time is set for the weekend with a long list of drivers that stem from local club champions, national champions in TaG, Rotax, and shifter competition, and drivers who have been in the sport for a short time. A true mix of what the sport of karting has to offer in terms of experience and skill.
With over $5000 in cash prizes up for grabs racing will exciting and close. Other prizes range from chains and sprockets, to sets of tires and complete Briggs & Stratton engines for some of the winners of the five categories set to compete – LO206 Cadet (14 entries), LO206 Senior (5 entries), World Formula Junior (2 entries), World Formula Medium (20 entries), and World Formula Heavy (14 entries).
It is not too late to get out to Arizona to join in on the fun at the second annual 4-Cycle Super Showdown presented by Briggs & Stratton. For more information got to www.super-showdown.com.
Here is a taste of the racing that will be going on at PKRA this weekend
World Formula Medium
|377||Phil De La O|
World Formula Heavy
World Formula Junior
Briggs LO206 Cadet
|78||Tim Trostel III|