Sanzaru Games Reaches Mid-Point of Season with Race Five

Molecule Micro Max to be the GoPro Feature class

Race #5 on July 23 & 24 will mark the mid-point of the 2016 Sanzaru Games season, 4 races complete and 4 more races after Race #5 to run. The 2016 season has been so far a strong season for competitive racing, especially in the Rotax classes. This race will run on the tough and tight Reverse Sprint configuration with the GoPro feature class being Micro Max. Also at the mid-point of the racing season, the Sanzaru Series is the largest region in the country.

Micro Max has had strong entry numbers all season with over 10 karts per race. Two veteran drivers, Sebastiaan Mulder and Christian Legaspi, have been leading the pack in the early part of the season, with but Skyler Geczi, Ryan Persing and Adam Freire having been close to make it a good five kart battle up front. The Reverse Sprint configuration will make this a real driver’s race.

Kid Karts will again be featured on the Saturday Practice with six sessions of practice and racing.

The race weekend will start with a Practice day on Saturday. All Sanzaru Games Series classes will be able to get in as many as eight practice sessions during the day. Kid Karts will have six sessions throughout the day with the last two sessions being races. Practice starts at 8:30 AM and runs to 5:20 PM. Registration will open at 7:30 AM. Practice is open to all drivers who are up to normal racing speeds with a kart that meets current karting safety specifications. Cost is $50 for Practice only and $30 for Kid Karts.

Sunday’s race day begins at 8:10 AM with a quick round of practice for the nine race groups followed by a five lap group Qualifying session, two eight lap Pre-Mains and a 15 lap Main. Registration will open at 6:45 AM. Race Entry is $110, $15 for transponder rental if needed, $10 for all crew and spectators, and kids under 12 years old are $5. Registration is at the administration building on the right side as you enter Sonoma Raceway, look for the Sanzaru Games Registration sign.

You can get more information about the Sanzaru Games Karting Championships as well as the weekend schedule by going to

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