Race #3 -June 11th

Race #3 -June 11th

Race Order

Cadet (Track clean up after Races) 
Jr. Lite
Masters
Jr. Heavy
Novice

Senior Medium (Track Setup)

Note Regarding Spec Gas for Race 1

With the Esso Station Closed for Renovations: Fuel must be purchased at the Petro Canada located at Hwy. 6 &Millgrove  Side Road


Race Day Sponsor
Silva Built Construction

Today’s race day sponsor is Silva Built Construction.  They are professional contractors with a large, highly skilled team and also work in partnership with qualified and talented sub-trades, including carpenters, electricians, wood flooring and tile installers, plumbers. They have extensive experience with projects that include; demolition, excavation, foundation framing, Carpentry, HVAC, insulating & drywall & more. Whether your project is big or small, their team is available to work with you on your project every step of the way.  They guarantee a industry leading  level of attention to detail, and high-quality work that will be unmatched.  If you have a project and are looking for a professional contractor they can be reached by calling 416-887-2304 or by email at: [email protected].  
 

Congratulations to Race Day Number 2 Top 5 Drivers (by class):
 

Cadet

1st Ryan Girard

2nd Cody Shaw

3rd Caleb Cody

4th Spencer King

5th EJ Aquino

Novice

1st Brandon Bowden

2nd Cole Medeiros

3rd Wesley Donkers

4th Andrew Adams

5th Ryker Magro

Jr. Lite

1st Carson McFarlane

2nd Owen Soloman

3rd Austin Gordon

4th Dominic Baggio

5th Sawyer McFarlane
 

Jr. Heavy

1st Ethan DeMenna

2nd Ty Riopelle

3rd Griffin Nichols

4th Grayson MacDonald

5th Taylor Weber
 

Sr. Medium

1st Jordan Ramsbottom

2nd Madison Colling

3rd Logan Prince

4th Andrew Whelan

5th William Adams
 

Masters

1st Brian Wilkinson

2nd Scott Ellwood

3rd Paul Harrison

4th Greg Barton

5th Terry Ellwood

Waivers 

Make sure to complete your waiver before coming to the track!
Waivers must be completed electronically for this race season by all participants, mechanics, and volunteers – if you are going to be on the grid at all this season you must complete a waiver! We will not be accepting any paper waivers.
 
Annual waivers can be completed at https://waterloorkc.speedwaiver.com/nigjl
 
Please be sure to complete this waiver and bring a screenshot of the confirmation to the track each race day. We will be checking that waivers are completed at registration each morning and handing out wrist bands to drivers, mechanics, and volunteers that have completed the waiver.
 
We will be checking wrist bands to ensure that anyone who is on the grid or track has completed a waiver and entering the grid without signing the waiver will have repercussions. 

 Important housekeeping items…

  • Pre-Tech form: the pre tech form has updated for 2022 and posted on WRKC website under documents, please make sure you print some off and hand in each event prior to going on track.
  • Registration: Registration on a regular race day will open at 7am. At this time, we will be only accepting cash or cheque at registration. Registration fees: $65.00 for a registered member, $85.00 non-members
  • Top 5 Drivers must go straight to Tech after scaling their Kart
  • Covid 19 Update: Wearing of masks is not mandatory, but we ask all participants to respect those that choose to do so.
  • Volunteer Policy: WRKC is a non-profit and completely run by volunteers. We rely on our members to help with all areas of running a race day, this is from track set up to track tear down. With volunteers helping this allows us to keep are race day fee’s considerably lower than any other track in Ontario. We will be enforcing rule 14.8 this year as noted below. See website for our complete 2022 Rule book under the document tab. 14.8 Volunteering: It is the responsibility of the drivers and/or family members (for drivers under the age of 12) to volunteer for 15 minutes assisting in the weekly tasks required to operate a race day. One class will be selected weekly for mandatory participation (i.e. Track clean-up). Failure to comply may result in a 10-point penalty.

Rules Reminders Scaling Your Kart

In the interest of ensuring fair competition all the drivers in the class must meet a minimum weight.  The minimum weight for each class is printed in the 2022 rule book on page 22, Rule number 10.  When any issues come up around making weight the officials will always consult the rule book. 

Make sure you know what the minimum weight  is for you class.

Quick tips: 

Print of copy page 22 from the 2022 rule book.  Highlight your class weight.  Post it somewhere in your trailer, pit area, or tool box.   

Make sure you know how much fuel you need in the fuel tank to make weight.  Always double check the level before going to the grid.  It’s too late to check on the grid as there is no fuelling of karts on the grid allowed.

Clause 4.25 contains all the rules regarding weighting the kart after each heat race.

Once you arrive at the scale the driverparents and crew are controlled by the scale marshal.

  1. Parents and crew members are not permitted in the scale area during competition (weigh in).  An exception is made for the cadet class only. 1 parent or crew member may assist a cadet driver with getting their kart on and off the scale and through the scale line up.  Failure to comply with this requirement will result in a penalty being applied.
  2. When approaching the scale area all drivers must stop the kart, turn off their engine, exit the kart and then push the kart on to the scale for the safety of everyone. Any driver not following this rule will be penalized. 
  3. Every kart that finishes an on track session must cross the scale in the condition the kart crossed the start finish when taking the checkered flag and make the weight listed in the rule book for their class.
  4. When the kart is on the scale there is no jumping on the kart allowed, crew, or parents may not touch the kart.  Nothing can be added to the kart after crossing the start finish line and having been recorded as having made the minimum weight by the scale marshal.
  5. If the kart weighs in light, a competitor is given 2 opportunities to roll off the scale have the scale “zeroed” and roll back onto the scale to try and make the minimum weight.  If they still haven’t made the minimum weight the they will be disqualified for that heat.   The competitor is responsible for requesting to try and rescale twice.  Many competitors after making 1 attempt choose to just accept the disqualification if they know they won’t make weight. It is not the scale marshals responsibility to see they make 2 more attempts.  

 The race officials periodically check the accuracy of the weigh scale against a known standard.  However, scales are mechanical devices that can be influenced by many variables such as temperature, humidity, and general wear and tear.  All scales will have an allowable tolerance for accuracy and repeatability.  The drivers weight can change over the race day, on track events can cause a change to the weight of the kart.  Fuel is consumed during a session and the length of the session can influence the weight of the fuel.  With so many variables that can impact the weight of the kart on the scale it is up to the driver and crew to ensure they factor all these variables into making sure they will not be disqualified.

Finally we want remind all drivers, crew and parents of the rules regarding Zero Tolerance for Physical and Verbal Abuse on page 5 of the 2022 rule book.  Any violation of these rules will not be tolerated when scaling the kart.  The scale marshal is there to report if any drivers don’t make weight to the scoring officials.  If there is an issue with the process have them call the race director, or a board member to resolve the problem.  The club will not tolerate any abuse of the race officials.  The club will not tolerate any abuse or violence between drivers, crew, or parents during the process of weighing the karts. 

Please remember that the only way to deal with issues with scaling a kart or with driving infractions is to file a protest as described in clause 8.  Don’t have your race day spoiled through disqualification by trying to resolve issues by berating your fellow competitors or the race day officials.

Note: The above is a summary of the rule. The WRKC 2022 rule book should be consulted if you have any questions regarding the rule or require more information.


Minimum Weight and Restrictor Specifications.

Cadet:  .285″ slide Opening/.350 Plate (Honda 5.5) Kart & Driver Weight 225
Novice:   Red slide/.500 Plate (Honda 5.5) Kart & Driver Weight Briggs 245, Honda 235
Jr. Lite:    Blue slide/ no rest (Honda 5.5) Kart & Driver Weight 265
Jr. Heavy:   Yellow slide/no rest (Honda 5.5) Kart & Driver Weight 300 Briggs, Honda 275
Sr. Medium:  Black slide/no rest (Honda 6.5) Kart & Driver Weight 340 Briggs, Honda 360
Masters:  Black Slide/no rest (Honda 6.5) Kart & Driver Weight 375 Briggs, Honda 385

Note:
1. All Weights are shown in imperial pounds
2. The above is provided for information only, the WRKC 2022 Rule Book will always take precedence to any other printed/posted information.

Upcoming Events

  • Race Day #4 June 18th 2022
  • Race Day #5 June 26th 2022
  • Race Day #6 July 9th 2022

Thank you to our 2022 sponsors!
Thank you to our new and returning sponsors for their generous contributions to the club.

Class Sponsors
Cadet              Collison Racing
        Novice            Touchwood Cabinets
   Jr. Light           Walker Machinery
                        Jr. Heavy         Network Sewer and Watermain
     Sr. Medium     Expressway Trucks
              Masters           Flamboro Machine Shop

 
Race day sponsors:
Reliance Precision
Silvabuilt Construction
Network Sewer and Watermain
Grindstone Landscaping
Northside Trophies
Kittys Ice Cream Garage
Expressway trucks
VSR Racing
Platinum Karts and Parts
Wow 1 Day Painting
Invisible Fence K/W
Go Hot Water.ca
Bast Medical
T. Weber Paving

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