Daily Schedule Guide to WKA Daytona KartWeek

The World Karting Association staff, officials, racers, teams and industry supporters around the country are busy preparing for what looks to be a great 2014 version of WKA Daytona KartWeek at the famed Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Pre-registrations, parking, RV and garage reservations are filing into the WKA office on a daily and near hourly basis!

All indications show large class fields and competitive national-level racing at all three Daytona KartWeek events – the Simpson Performance Products Dirt World Championships, Margay Sprint Championships and Road Race Championships on the 3.56-mile superspeedway road course.

Here is a daily guide to activities at each venue at this year’s Daytona KartWeek.

SIMPSON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS DIRT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

SUNDAY, DEC. 27
7AM – STAGING AREA OPENS
7AM to 7PM – PIT PASS SALES AT GATE 70 off MIDWAY BLVD.
8AM – SPONSOR PARKING OPENS
9AM to 7PM – COMPETITOR PARKING OPENS / CLOSES
10AM to 5PM – SAFETY PRE-TECH
10AM to 6PM – PRE-ENTRY PICKUP / REGISTRATION
1PM to 5PM – OFFICIAL PRACTICE
7:30PM – PIT GATES CLOSE

MONDAY, DEC. 28
7AM to 7PM – PIT PASS SALES AT TURN 1 TUNNEL TICKET BOOTH
7AM to TBA – REGISTRATION
9AM – OFFICIAL PRACTICE
11:30AM – DRIVERS MEETING
12:15PM – QUALIFYING THEN MAIN EVENTS

TUESDAY, DEC. 29
7AM to TBD – PIT PASS SALES AT TURN 1 TUNNEL TICKET BOOTH
7AM to TBA – REGISTRATION
9AM – OFFICIAL PRACTICE
11:30AM – DRIVERS MEETING
12:15PM – QUALIFYING THEN MAIN EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 30
RAIN DATE

MARGAY RACING WKA SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIPS

SUNDAY, DEC. 27
7AM – STAGING AREA OPENS
7AM to 7PM – PIT PASS SALES AT GATE 70 off MIDWAY BLVD.
8AM – SPONSOR PARKING OPENS
9AM – COMPETITOR PARKING OPENS
10AM to 5PM – SAFETY PRE-TECH
3PM to 6PM – PRE-ENTRY PICKUP / REGISTRATION
7:30PM – PIT GATES CLOSE

MONDAY, DEC. 28
7AM to 7PM – PIT PASS SALES AT TURN 1 TUNNEL TICKET BOOTH
7:15AM to 4PM – REGISTRATION / PRE-TECH
8AM to 5PM – OFFICIAL PRACTICE
5:15PM – MANDATORY DRIVERS MEETING
7:30PM – GATES CLOSE

TUESDAY, DEC. 29
7AM to 5PM – PIT PASS SALES AT TURN 1 TUNNEL TICKET BOOTH
7AM to 8AM – REGISTRATION
8AM to TBD – PRACTICE, QUALIFYING, HEAT ONE, HEAT TWO
7:30PM – PIT GATES CLOSE

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 30
7AM to TBD – PIT PASS SALES AT TURN 1 TUNNEL TICKET BOOTH
7AM to 8AM – REGISTRATION
8AM to TBD – PRACTICE THEN PRE-FINALS THEN MAIN EVENTS
7:30PM – PIT GATES CLOSE

WKA ROAD RACE CHAMPIONSHIPS

SUNDAY, DEC. 27
7AM – STAGING AREA OPENS
7AM to 7PM – PIT PASS SALES AT GATE 70 off MIDWAY BLVD.
8AM – SPONSOR and GARAGE PARKING OPENS
9AM to 6PM – COMPETITOR PARKING OPENS / CLOSES
1PM to 5PM – PRE-ENTRY PICKUP / REGISTRATION
7:30PM – PIT GATES CLOSE

MONDAY, DEC. 28
7AM to 7PM – PIT PASS SALES AT TURN 1 TUNNEL TICKET BOOTH
7:15AM to 4:30PM – REGISTRATION, PRE-TECH OPENS / CLOSES
8AM – MANDATORY DRIVERS MEETING
9AM to 5PM – OFFICIAL GROUP PRACTICE
7:30PM – PIT GATES CLOSE

TUESDAY, DEC. 29
7AM to 5PM – PIT PASS SALES AT TURN 1 TUNNEL TICKET BOOTH
7:15AM to 4:30PM – REGISTRATION OPENS / CLOSES
7:15AM – PRE-TECH OPENS
7:45AM – MANDATORY DRIVERS MEETING
8:30AM to 10:30AM – OFFICIAL GROUP PRACTICE
10:45AM to 5PM – RACES BEGIN AND END
7:30PM – PIT GATES CLOSE

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 30
7AM to 5PM – PIT PASS SALES AT TURN 1 TUNNEL TICKET BOOTH
7:15AM to 4:30PM – REGISTRATION OPENS / CLOSES
7:15AM – PRE-TECH OPENS
7:45AM – MANDATORY DRIVERS MEETING
8:30AM to 10:45AM – OFFICIAL GROUP PRACTICE
11AM to 5PM – RACES BEGIN AND END
7:30PM – PIT GATES CLOSE

VAN-K WHEELS BECOMES “OFFICIAL WHEEL OF WKA,” POSTS POLE AWARDS TO ALL TROPHY CLASSES AT DAYTONA DIRT

WKA is proud to announce a renewed partnership with Van-K Wheels for the 2015 season.

Van-K Wheels has become the “Official Wheel of WKA” as the North Carolina-based wheel manufacturer continues to support WKA’s National Road Racing and Gold Cup series and this December 27-29 Simpson Performance Products Dirt World Championships at the Daytona Flat Track.

At this month’s Dirt World Championships, Van-K has amped up it’s support of the prestigious event and will offer a certificate good for one complete set of Van-K wheels to Pole Award winners in the ALL 28 trophy classes at Daytona Dirt.

Van-K Wheels will have its support trailer at the Daytona Dirt World Championships.

On the Road Racing side Van-K has renewed its class sponsorship of the Road Racing Series in 2015 and as a part of the 2014 year-end awards package for national champions, Van-K has posted certificates good toward a set of new wheels to 11 Road Racing Series national champions from the 2014 series. Van-K also will be awarding all 23 Road racing Series 2014 national champions a special WKA “National Champion” hat.

The certificates and hats, along with other Van-K apparel, will be awarded at the 2014 Road Racing / Man. Cup Series Awards Banquet Saturday night, December 27 at the Daytona Resort and Hotel in downtown Daytona Beach.

Van-K is also a strong supporter of the WKA’s national 4-cycle sprint program, providing certificates for wheel sets to national champions in the RLV Tuned Exhaust Products Gold Cup Series.

WKA is proud to continue a great working relationship with owners Brian and Natalie Bass and the entire Van-K Wheels staff!

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