Weedsport’s Super Kart Series to Begin on May 23 with 3rd Annual Kart CupWEEDSPORT, NY (May 12, 2021) – The Slack Karts Super Kart Series at Weedsport Kartway will take the green flag on Sunday, May 23, as the 3rd annual Kart Cup will take to The Short Port.
A rain date for this event is set for Sunday, June 6.
The opening round of the 2021 championship will feature points racing for Jr. Red Clone, Jr. Green Clone, Jr. Purple Clone, Jr. Blue Clone, Jr. Unrestricted, Clone Light, Clone Heavy as well as Clone Super Heavy. The day will be capped with the PRO Clone 360 Kart Cup Twin 20’s, paying $500 to win each 20-lapper and another $500 to the driver with the best finish overall.
Slack Karts will be the premier partner of this year’s Super Kart Series at Weedsport Kartway, presenting a brand new 2022 Slack Pursuit Chassis to one lucky Weedsport Kartway member at season’s end.
The new kart will be presented to a Kartway member that attends all four events on the Super Kart Series trail, which is slated for Sunday, May 23, Sunday, September 19 and October 16-17.
The winner will be determined by a random draw of all members that have perfect attendance at the conclusion of Octoberfest Weekend.
The Slack Pursuit racing chassis from Slack Karts is a state of the art winning chassis that is available in a sit-up sprint version, as well as a Champ kart.
Slack Karts is committed to building the best chassis, designed for all racers whether they are experienced or just getting started. Slack offers a variety of chassis options as standard, as well as a long list of upgrades that can be added to allow racers to create the perfect chassis for individual track needs.
To learn more about Slack Karts, located on 80 Telegraph Rd. in Middleport, NY, visit online at www.pmckart.com or call (716) 735-3500.
Pit gates will open on Sunday, May 23 at 8:30 a.m., with one round of controlled practice to begin at 11 a.m. Time trials will take place 15 minutes following practice.
Fuel for this event must be purchased at the Pit Stop Convenience Store, located in Weedsport at 2737 Erie Dr. The mandatory tire at Weedsport Kartway is the Burris 33.
New for 2021, point classes can only run one set of tires in time trials and their race event. Tires will be marked following time trials, and those tires must be used in feature racing. PRO Clone 360 will be allowed to use as many tires as they wish...
Weedsport Speedway to Reopen for Test and Tune on Sunday, May 16WEEDSPORT, NY (May 5, 2021) – Weedsport Speedway is set to officially reopen on Sunday, May 16 for a test and tune session, with track time beginning at 2 p.m.
Pit gates will open on May 16 at 12 p.m., with pit pass pricing set at $25. Spectators can attend in the grandstand area for free.
Limited concessions will be available for purchase. Masks, social distancing, and health screening will be required.
Any division competing at Weedsport Speedway in 2021 is invited to attend the test and tune. One-way radio communication will be required in order to go onto the speedway.
The May 16 test and tune will set the stage for Weedsport’s upcoming 2021 campaign, beginning with the Super DIRTcar Series Heroes Remembered 100 on Sunday, May 30. The Super DIRTcar Series Modifieds will be joined by the DIRTcar Sportsman and CSRA Sprints.
Official details on the Heroes Remembered 100, including ticketing information, will be released in the coming days.
The Weedsport Speedway Campground is now officially open for reservations for the 2021 season.
To reserve camping in 2021, visit online at www.campspot.com/book/weedsportspeedway.
Visit www.weedsportspeedway.com or follow Weedsport Speedway via Facebook at www.facebook.com/weedsportspeedway and Twitter @WeedsportSpdwy for more information. Fans can reach the Speedway office by phone at (315) 834-3067.
About Weedsport Speedway: Officially opened for the first time on July 24, 1955 – the Weedsport Speedway 3/8 mile dirt oval has produced a legendary list of drivers and champions including Will Cagle, Danny Johnson, Bob McCreadie, Alan Johnson, Jack Johnson, and Dave Lape to name a few. In 2018, Weedsport introduced the all-new Weedsport Kartway, just outside of the Speedway’s main pit area, to begin to foster the next generation of racers, crew members and race fans. Couple the racing with state-of-the-art camping and track amenities, unmatched on-site television production capabilities, plus the ability for large scale concert productions and Weedsport is one of the marquee entertainment venues in the country.