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    • #44828
      Omar Calixtro

      I want to start competitive karting next year but I am struggling to find a karting club near me. I have found one in Ohio(OVKA) but it is 2 hours away. Just wondering if anyone knows a karting club within an 1 hour from Louisville Kentucky.

    • #44831
      Jason Ewers

      Sira karting is a traveling series and has races in southern indiana. Check them out. Sirakarting.org.

      • #44834
        Omar Calixtro

        Thank you very much Jason really helped it’s just that google can’t find the clubs and only finds the rentals.

      • #45008
        Ray Mcik

        Hi Omar,

        I race at OVKA for quite a few years, we have members that travel from Frankfort, Florance and further from Kentucky , also from Mansfield Ohio and as far away as Illinois . Why ? Because of the races we put on, we average over 100 single entries every raceday.  So we must be doing something that makes it worth while for them to be willing to travel to race with us.

        You can  practice all day for $10 and meet for great people to will help you.
        $35 for driver’s first kart class entry.
        $30 for each additional kart class entry, entered by the same driver

        You can race all 14 races in a our series or  as many as you want.

        You will get a lot of help to be competitive with a very family friendly atmosphere .

        Please feel free to shoot me a pm to my number and I will glad to help you out.


    • #44969
      Jim Howe

      I don’t know of anything within an hour’s drive of Louisville but there are individual (dirt) tracks certainly within that radius in both Indiana and Kentucky.

      If you want to stick to pavement, however, you could try the SIRA club which gets as far south as Columbus (IN), which is about 75 minutes from Louisville or go south to the AMPS club based in Nashville (TN).

      Are you wanting in Omar or for your kids? PM me and I can give you contacts for information….

    • #45043
      David Galownia

      Hi Omar,

      I live in Louisville and race at Newcastle, IN.


      The track is a little over 2 hours away, it’s sprint asphalt.  Awesome organization, one of the nicest tracks in the country.   They also have a few classes that would be great if you’re just starting out.  Clone is the most affordable way to get started and Newcastle usually has 20+ entries and two classes you can race in.  Tons of people in Yamaha if you want to go a little faster, and they also have a Novice TAG class if you want to go really fast (also close to 20 entries per event).

      – Dave





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