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US Air Motorsport Raceway Shawano, WI
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Comet Kart Sales Red Line Synthetic Oil Woltjer Racing Engines
May 25

SHAWANO EVENT PARKING & THURSDAY TIMELINE

posted by Mark Coats on 25 May 2016

The Route 66 Sprint Series will start parking at NOON on Thursday for sponsors. Parking for the racers will follow immediately. There is no reason to be at the track on Wednesday.
Please fill the forms out ASAP and send into George.
If you have a reserved spot, I suggest you be at the track sometime on Thursday. Motorhomes will not be allowed in the regular pits.
Motorhomes will be parked as they arrive.
Thursday Timeline:
Pit Pass Sales will start at 11:30 am
Trailer Parking starts at Noon
Pre-Entry Pick up starts at 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm (Registration to follow)
Safety Tech & Tire Scanning will start at 3:00 pm
Fuel Sales from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday Timeline:
Pit Pass Sales & Trailer Parking Start at 7:30 am
Fuel Sales - All day at Express Karts & Parts
Pre-Entry Pickup & Safety Tech & Tire Scanning starts at 8:30 am
Trackside Registration to follow
Route 66 Official Practice Starts at 11:00 am until 7:00 pm
The revised timeline for the weekend will be on line this evening.



Trailer parking will end at 8:00 PM and no one will be allowed in until the next morning.

May 25

SENIOR & JUNIOR CLASS TIRE RULE

posted by Mark Coats on 25 May 2016

FOR THE SHAWANO EVENT ONLY... ALL JUNIOR & SENIOR CLASSES THAT RUN MG YELLOW'S ARE ALLOWED A SET OF TIRES PER DAY.
THIS IS DUE TO THE EXCESSIVE TIRE WEAR AT THIS TRACK.

May 25

SHAWANO PRE-ENTRY, EVENT PARKING & PRACTICE

posted by Mark Coats on 25 May 2016

The second round of the Franklin Motorsports/MG Tires Route 66 Sprint Series Event is now just 15 days away. These reminders are to help your racing experience with the Route 66 Sprint Series go as smoothly as possible.
First pre-entering our events saves you time and money $$! It's painless & can be done online. Enter before May29th and save even more money.
Everyone needs pit spots. You will find a pit spot request form online. Please fill these out ASAP if you want a reserved preferred pit spot. THIS APPLIES TO SPONSORS ALSO. If you wait, you will be placed further away from those who preplan.
NOTE: The series rents the track and is in charge of practice on Friday. You can save time at the track if you pay for practice online.
If you have any suggestions or questions, please email me at: mcoats.uspks@gmail.com

May 22

AT TRACK CHECK IN & PROCEDURES

posted by Mark Coats on 22 May 2016

This is just a friendly reminder to our racers to make your racing experience with our series a good one.
1) Purchase Pit Passes
2) Check in with the person doing pit parking & get your trailer parked
3) Pick up your drivers packet. In the drivers packet, you will find a Pre-Tech Form. You need to get this done sometime Thursday or Friday. You will also need to get your tires scanned. All of this needs done before race day. If you wait until Saturday morning, you might miss a practice session. Currently only 50% of the racers do this on setup day or practice day.
4) Make sure you have a charged working transponder Or rent one at registration.
5) FUEL TESTING - The series has stepped up our fuel testing program. Old fuel tanks and fuel jugs that have had everything under the sun put in them will not pass the new fuel tester. If you have any questions, check with our Tech Director Rick Jump or Tim Anderson.
6) OFFICIAL FUEL SUPPLIER - Sunoco 110 Fuel purchased from Express Karts & Parts is the Official Fuel for the Route 66 Sprint Series.
It must be mixed with either 6 ounces, 7 ounces or 8 ounces of REDLINE OIL. Your Redline Oil may be purchased from your favorite Kart Shop.
If you have any questions at the events, please check in with one of our friendly staff members at the Route 66 Sprint Series Trailer.
Thank you & see you at the races.

Apr 26

NEW STATE OF THE ART FUEL TESTER - ROUTE 66 & USPKS

posted by Mark Coats on 26 Apr 2016

The Route 66 Sprint Series debuted the new State of the Art Fuel Tester this past weekend at NCMP. We used this weekend as a learning/testing weekend. The racers have asked for a fare & level playing field and we have stepped up our game. The old testing methods are now obsolete.
By the end of the weekend, we knew who bought fuel from the Series Fuel Supplier, who ran other brands of fuel, who bought fuel at their local gas station, who ran the FWT and who runs at the Badger Kart Club.
FYI - If you have run other series that uses other brands of fuel & oil, you might have contaminated the fuel tank on your kart, same with your fuel jug. When we ran SKUSA and our series, we had a separate fuel jug and fuel tank to be 100% positive that we we're legal.
This is your responsibility as a competitor to make sure that you are legal.

At the first USPKS Event in May, we will also be debuting a new State of the Art tire tester.

We are doing everything possible to level the playing field. If you have any question, please email the Series Tech Director.

Apr 26

THANK YOU RACERS, SPONSORS & NCMP!

posted by Mark Coats on 26 Apr 2016

I would like to thank everyone that attended the opening Route 66 Sprint Series Event this past weekend at the New Castle Motorsports Park. We ended up the drivers from 14 states and a total entry count of 332.
This is a new event record and we had less classes. Thank you to racers, our sponsors, our Route 66 Sprint Series Staff, Mike Adams & the entire NCMP staff & the Dismore Family. Thank you to Comet Kart Sales for sponsoring the chicken fry on Saturday evening.
See you in June at Shawano.

Apr 02

ATTENTION ENGINE BUILDERS & RACERS

posted by Mark Coats on 02 Apr 2016

The USPKS & Route 66 Series will be pumping down engines in tech for the first few races to gather data to determine what is an acceptable leak down. At this point we have not come up with acceptable numbers but we can assure all competitors that zero is totally un-acceptable.

Feb 24

2016 ROUTE 66 SPRINT SERIES FLYER

posted by Mark Coats on 24 Feb 2016

We are please to announce that the 2016 Route 66 Sprint Series Flyer is complete and is available to be downloaded under the downloads section.
The flyer has all of the 2016 sponsors, tracks, class structure & banquet information.
Thank you to all of the past & present Route 66 Sprint Series Sponsors, Shops & Racers without you the series would not be what it is today.