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    • #103037
      Tom Varner
      Participant

      X30 SR – so I get splitting a big class – but have not seen WKA, Route 66, or USPKS not maintain some semblance of order when going out to qualify, just seem surprising that a Premiere series would allow this – in most series people line up and are waived out at intervals to qualify in an orderly fashion

    • #90797
      Tom Varner
      Participant

      Something seems to be going on and it looks downhill to me – been involved for 10 years – when we started Man Cup had LCQ’s – I remember 46 Jr sportsman at MRP – now RoboPong is gone – looks like TAG is going – USPKS and Man Cup lucky to get 15 karts per class – wondering if the problem w TAG is Leopard 07, 09 and now X30 – not many can afford to keep up with the motor of the day – may have something to do with declining fields – still fun and a great sport but numbers are dropping for some reason spelled money and WKA / USPKS split –

    • #65295
      Tom Varner
      Participant

      still looking for a trailer? I have a 5 X 8 enclosed single axle – set up for kart raching – tire racks, storage racks, front box for fuel
      let me know
      tavarner@charter.net

    • #44684
      Tom Varner
      Participant

      We transport with the kart resting on the frame -not the wheels – don’t want to put anymore flex on the rear axle or front end

    • #35984
      Tom Varner
      Participant

      So does the chassis need to be level on the stand as well to get an accurate reading?

    • #32348
      Tom Varner
      Participant

      BTY – when WKA added Cadet Chassis to Yamaha Jr Sportsman – the Competition Committee voted against it – WKA leadership did it anyway –

      follow the money !!!

    • #32347
      Tom Varner
      Participant

      WKA allows Cadet Chassis in Yamaha JR Sportsman in Man Cup – costs everyone money – Why?

      WKA allows new tires both days in Man Cup – more money

      USPKS goes from 6″ to 7″ rear wheels for Yamaha JR – costs everyone money -Why?

      At least USPKS requires that the same tire is run both days

      WKA and USPKS won’t allow EDM to save everyone money – Why ?

      Driving the little teams out – look at the recent kart counts at USPKS and WKA –

      Who are these series really for ?

    • #35100
      Tom Varner
      Participant

      Too much technology is what has made F1 so expensive and basically a parade – no real racing or passing goes on – the cars go fast and are cool but they rarely pass or race each other – and now they face a dwindling audience – technology has taken the driver out of the equation – Indy car is not as bad as F1 but why do you think they have trouble getting 33 cars for the 500 ? it is all
      becoming cost prohibitive – Racing should be fundamentally about driving – if you want the super technology join the space program

    • #35086
      Tom Varner
      Participant

      Oh – good – no worries then – reason has prevailed

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