Karting Mourns Former WKA Vice-President Carl Overton
Carl E. Overton of Indianapolis passed away February 8. The 89-year-old worked as a test stand supervisor for Allison Gas Turbine until retiring in 1990. Overton is a member of the World Karting Association Hall of Fame. Carl served as Vice President of WKA for many years in the last 1970s and through the 1980s.
Former WKA President Randy Kugler stated, “He served alongside my father and was a tremendous support. He served the membership and truly loved the sport of karting. He and his wife Yvonne were very involved with the WKA Enduro program back in the day. He was instrumental in the growth of WKA in the early stages. His dedication and passion for the sport of karting was as strong as anyone. RIP Carl you are a true karting legend.”