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Nathan Thibodeaux

Living in SoCal gives you a lot of choices regarding tracks and engine packages to race:

CalSpeed in Fontana

Adam’s Kart Track in Riverside

Apex Racing in Perris

I would recommend the KPV/HPV which is a 100cc air cooled engine.  It is a  high quality, very reliable, high revving two stroke (14,500-16,000+ depending on the pipe).  Though a little slower than a 125cc TAG, the maintenance time and costs are a lot less.  This allows you to focus more time on the two most important aspects of kart racing: driving and kart setup.  I personally race this class so, admittedly, I’m slightly biased.