Checkered Motorsports and Adrenaline Fix Karting RoboPong 200 Preview
As the 2015 racing season comes to an end, Checkered Motorsports is set to make their return to the highly contested RoboPong 200. In partnership with the experienced Adrenaline Fix Karting operation, Both teams have high hopes that come Sunday, their names will be engraved on the Dan Wheldon Cup. The Checkered Motorsports/AFK team will be home to a kart team powered by a BBS power plant.
Andrew and Robert Bujdoso are eager to make their third start together in the 200 lap endurance race. After a dominating performance in last year’s event, a failed spindle forced the team out of the lead with a mere 12 laps to go. Joining the Bujdoso brothers are veterans Kyle Smith and Jacob Knueven. As the second Checkered Motorsports/AFK entry, both pilots bring experience and race craft to the table. Both pilots are utilizing a BBS prepped X30 package and are eager to tackle the technical 1 mile circuit.
Annie Rhule and Ian Hornish are set to compete in the sportsman category. Rhule and Hornish showed consistent speed in the WKA Manufacturers Cup Series event held at Pittsburgh International Race Complex and seek to keep the momentum going in the Mini Swift class. Hornish will be performing double duty and will also partake in Yamaha Sportsman. The young driver looks to capitalize on his last sportsman race of the season.
First year pilots Tahlon Yockel and Rudy Agras are making their first major debut aboard their PCR karts. Yockel will be competing in Yamaha Jr. Can and is ready to move his PCR Superstrillo chassis to the front. Agras has been turning heads in local competition at Pitt Race. Making his first appearance at New Castle Raceway Park, the rookie pilot looks forward to the national level competition.
Checkered Motorsports next event will be the SKUSA SuperNationals. Transportation, arrive and drive opportunities, tech support, and tent space is available. For questions and dealer inquires contact Csaba Bujdoso: