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Roger Ruthhart

We started the class trying to rekindle and encourage that innovation, knowing it would appeal to only a very small percentage of karters. Unfortunately, for the most part, even that small part hasn’t stepped up. ¬†This year we opened up the rules for 4-cycles and wankels, and marketed to Muscle Karts, but that doesn’t seemed to have helped much either. Frankly, it’s disappointing. But the same thing is going on with NASCAR, IndyCar etc. Everything has to look and run the same and if you show up with something new and innovative, you likely will be penalized or DQ’d. And then they wonder why they are losing fans…