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The SouthWest Karters 2010 Points System
Each class championship will be determined based only on their class finish positions in each race.
The point scale used is equal to the number of people in the largest class.
Overall Performance Award
All classes and drivers are eligible.
Points are earned by calculating how close a drivers’ average race lap time compares to their qualifying time.
Drivers finishing the race will be rated ahead of those that drop out.
The point scale used will be equal to the total number entrants.
Three new tracks for 2010.
Here are the distances to the new tracks from Firebird.
Arryo Seco http://www.arroyosecoraceway.com/
332 miles (About 5 hours and 7 minutes)
Inde Motorsports Ranch http://www.indemotorsports.com/
186 miles (About 3 hours and 22 minutes)
.5 miles (About 2 minutes)
Hope you can race with us at those tracks.
We’ve got another class for 2010.
It’ll still run at the same time as everybody else.
We call it SPEC 180
It’s for people that are about average weight,
And have a Stock Moto engine.
If that’s you, then this is your class.
When you sign in just put SPEC on the sign up sheet.
We’ll still have our other groups.
250 cc twins and singles, 450 cc four strokes and other ³exotic² karts.
125 cc adult modified gearbox karts.
All adult electric start, one speed karts.
Other adult karts may be included depending on performance.
Slower performance karts.
The Spec 180 class fits in between the Shifters and the TAGs.
But not on this list, I had to list the rules for it, it didn’t fit.
This class is intended for “Stock Moto” gearbox engines and average weight
· 125cc Honda Moto-Cross engines that meet other approved karting
organizations (SKUSA, IKF, WKA) will be permitted. (if you have a legal
engine with them you will be okay with us).
· Special attention will be made of the carb size, ignition, reeds and
reed cage, and exhaust type.
Stock reed cage any year with aftermarket reeds, no V-force or Swedetech
style straight reed cages.
Stock unmodified cylinder and head assemblies.
Stock ignition box, no adjustable or after market ignition boxes.
Ignition wire and boot non tech item, stock coil only.
· Other engine combinations may be allowed on case by case bases.
Contact the Karting Director before proceeding.
· The driver shall be weighed in his/her driving suit and driving shoes,
but without helmet, rib vest, neck collar, gloves, or other driving
equipment. Driver weight shall be 180 pounds minimum.
· If the driver is less than 180 pounds, he/she must have ballast
mounted on their kart that will bring the combined weight of driver and
ballast to 180 pounds.
· The mounting of ballast shall comply with existing safety practices.
· Drivers may not carry ballast on their person.
· The ballast used should be easily removable for total weight
· The weight of the ballast shall include mounting hardware only if that
is the only function of that hardware.
· The weight may be marked by officials after verification.
· Driver weight may be checked before or after an event.
The scale for each event will be a bathroom scale.
We care about how much YOU weigh, not your kart.