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Round 3 - Santa Maria May 18-19, 2024
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End of South Blosser Road
Santa Maria, CA 93456
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 Important News

Superkarts! USA Announces 2011 Pro Tour Schedule
Friday, 10 September 2010 10:15
On all accounts, the inaugural Superkarts! USA Pro Tour is being considering a great success by the organization, thanks to solid participation and incredibly exciting competition. SKUSA’s return to national series competition in 2010 materialized thanks to the passionate requests by many of their racers for more ‘big races’ – which fueled the development of the SpringNationals and SummerNationals. These two new events were then partnered with the famed SuperNationals to present a three-weekend (five-race) Pro Tour circuit for this year. With a limited number of classes, loads of track time and a focus on family fun and enjoyment, the inaugural Pro Tour has been extremely well received. Fast-forwarding to 2011, discussion regarding next year’s program began earlier in the season using feedback from racers, and SKUSA expects a significant increase in participation next year if the recent confirmations by new drivers, shops and teams are any indication. As a result, it is with excitement and high expectations that Superkarts! USA releases their schedule for the 2011 Pro Tour.

The season will begin with the second annual SpringNationals, set for the April 29 – May 1 weekend, which will be held once again at the Jim Russell International Karting Center at Infineon Raceway. The wine country region’s location just north of the beautiful city of San Francisco makes it a popular destination for racers and their families alike, and the facility is one of the most picturesque in the country. The fact that it’s simply one of the finest racetracks in the country makes it the perfect choice for the Pro Tour opener.
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SUPERKARTS! USA ANNOUNCES THAT BRM WATCHES WILL BE THE OFFICIAL TIME KEEPER OF SUPERNATIONALS XIV.
Tuesday, 07 September 2010 10:42
If there’s one thing that goes hand in hand with any sport, it’s time. Winners and losers are decided by fractions of a second, and that were never truer than in competitive racing. Timepiece makers have long recognized the symbiotic relationship between the two, and virtually any sport in the world can speak of timekeeper affiliations.

For the 14th annual SKUSA SuperNationals, Superkarts! USA is pleased to announce a new partnership unique to the sport of karting with renowned French watchmaker: Bernard Richards Manufacture (BRM). The company has a vast relationship with motorsport, with numerous partnerships in both open wheel and prototype racing. The brand is synonymous with precision and excellence, offering a line of luxurious chronographs featuring precise automatic movement.

BRM has agreed to offer a handsome prize package for this year’s TaG Sr. and S4 race winners. Each will receive a one of a kind, custom-­‐built commemorative watch to recognize their achievement. It’s a prize worthy of a SuperNationals win and has a retail value of approximately $5,000 USD.
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Stock Moto Master Class Tops 60 for SKUSA SuperNationals XIV
Wednesday, 25 August 2010 08:19
It would be hard to argue the fact that this has been a tough year for the sport of karting. The economic issues that are facing the country have affected karting’s participation numbers all over the nation, which makes the current excitement surrounding the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals a potentially positive cap to the 2010 season. SKUSA is thrilled to announce that the continuing growth of the S4 Stock Moto Master category has demanded its expansion to a pair of race groups for this year’s SuperNationals, which will be held on the grounds of the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 17-21. After confirming that the S4 class had reached its 40-entry capacity back on August 10, SKUSA stated that it would begin adding new potential entrants to a waiting list. The response was rapid, as this list topped more than 20 drivers within a week. SKUSA will now be capping the S4 class at a maximum of 80 entries, and the current entry total in S4 is now over 60 entries (as wait listers were notified first). Furthermore, based on the fact that both TaG Senior and TaG Junior are expected to reach their capacity limits next, there will likely be no other class caps extended for this event, due to race day time constraints.

“It’s hard to express how great it is to see that so many ‘veteran’ drivers are excited about SKUSA and the S4 program,” admits Tom Kutscher, SKUSA president. “The moto shifter class was where I started with Superkarts! USA when I was racing, and I’m thrilled to see a full field for the SuperNationals. The big numbers are simply proving the quality and attraction of the Stock Moto program. I think this is also a little preview of what we’re going to see on the SKUSA Pro Tour circuit in 2011. The Tour is going to be big next year – and the S4 grid is going to be packed!”
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Schoombee and Giebler Clinch ProKart Challenge South Championships
Tuesday, 24 August 2010 13:07
The 2010 season for the Superkarts! USA ProKart Challenge South program wrapped up over the August 13-14 weekend in Santa Maria as part of the PKC West Coast Shootout event. All ten categories of the Southern California regional series took part at a North versus South event, pitting the top drivers from each area against one another. Aside from the bragging rights to be earned, the South drivers were competing for class championships, contesting the sixth and final round of the year.

The headline S1 Pro Stock Moto category came down to the final laps of the season. Clinton Schoombee entered the finale as the point leader, with a slim 55-point advantage over Tommy Thompson – while Brad Dunford sat back in third. Things turned for the worse for Thompson’s charge for the title in the opening moments of qualifying. Thompson was making his initial laps in the timed session when he ran across an oil slick and went off course. The session was stopped; however, the damage had been done to Thompson’s machine, forcing him to miss the remainder of the session and the opening heat race. Dunford out-qualified Schoombee to sit third and fourth in the order. The two ran in the top-five in the opening moto while Schoombee ran into trouble himself on the final lap, experiencing a shattered front brake rotor to put him on the sidelines. In the main event, Dunford was primed for a podium finish until spinning while looking to overtake for the second position, falling out of contention. Thompson and Schoombee, however, both drove from the tail of the field to place fourth and fifth as Schoombee earned enough points on the day to claim his first series championship. Thompson would end up second, back 75 markers – with Dunford holding onto third.
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West Coast Shootout on Santa Maria News
Friday, 20 August 2010 14:07

 


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