Race #4 – June 18th

Race #4 – June 18th

Standard Track Configuration
Heats

Race Order


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

Sr Medium 
Cadet
(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

Top 5 in the final go to Tech

Let’s help each other by reminding your fellow racers to make sure they go to tech.

Race Day Sponsor: Grindstone Landscaping

This week’s race is being sponsored by Grindstone Landscaping.  Since the inception of the business in 2003 they have quickly become the choice of many satisfied customers who have transformed their homes into a show place that they can enjoy with their family and friends.

From start to finish they work with their customers to design and build a landscape or pool complete with all the landscaping that will be something they can enjoy for many years and be the envy of all their neighbours.  They look after all aspects of the projects including any structures such as pergola’s, gazebo’s and outdoor kitchen’s that are part of the project.  They look after hiring and managing all of the sub-trades required to get projects completed on time, and take great pride in ensuring that all of the equipment they need to complete the project is the best available.

The quality of their work speaks for itself.  They have grown the business since its inception through word of mouth alone.  All of their new business comes from referrals from past customers.  If you would like to find out how Jay Linde and his team of residential Landscaping and Pool builders can transform your home into the show piece you have always wanted they can be reached by calling 905.638.1511 or by email at [email protected]

The club would like to thank Jay and his family for their generous support and wish them well in their rookie season with the club.   

Congratulations to Race Day Number 1 Top 5 Drivers (by class):

Cadet

1st Ryan Girard
2nd Tyler Del Bel Belluz
3rd Kaden Donkers
4th Jacob Ruelens
5th Caleb  Cody

Novice

1st Brandon Bowden
2nd Wesley Donkers
3rd Andrew Adams
4th Cole Medeiros
5th Ryan Donkers

Jr. Lite

1st Carson McFarlane
2nd Adrian Sibbitt
3rd Austin Gordon
4th Owen Soloman
5th Sawyer McFarlane 

Jr. Heavy

1st Ethan DeMenna
2nd Griffin Nichols
3rd Grayson MacDonald
4th Taylor Weber
5th Ty Riopelle
 

Sr. Medium

1st Ciarra Collison
2nd Tyson Wassink
3rd Owen Colling
4th Andrew Whelan
5th Jordan Ramsbottom
 

Masters1st Scott Ellwood
2nd Paul Harrison
3rd Brian Wilkinson
4th Terry Ellwood
5th Greg Barton

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.
  • A class mayl be picked and a roll call conducted to ensure all drivers are at the drivers meeting.  FAILURE TO ATTEND THE DRIVERS MEETINGS WILL RESULT IN THE DRIVER STARTING FROM THE BACK OF THE GRID FOR THE NEXT 2 HEATS (RULE 4.10).

Rules Reminders

Safety in the Pits

The club strives to ensure that everyone has a safe and fun race day.  For this reason the club has a zero tolerance for any violations of the rules in Section 5 “Pit Rules”.  In no specific order over the next couple of newsletters we will touch on some of the rules.  The pits, and grid area are Restricted areas and as such are impacted by all rules that apply to Control of Restricted Areas.

Rule 5.4 deals with Fire Safety.  There is no open flame derives to be used in the pit or grid area.  Smoking and vaping are prohibited in the grid, scales, and infield areas.  No fuels or lubricants or other hazardous substance shall be disposed of in the controlled restricted areas.   The club will have fire extinguishers situated around the track.  All club members and visitors are required to have their own ABC type fire extinguisher in their pit area.

Driving of karts in the pits will not be tolerated.  All karts must be walked through the restricted areas include it the pits, and scale area.  The only time karts can be driven in the pits is after being directed to do so by the grid marshal (when be being sent to the track for the start of a session) and at the end of a session from the track exit to the scale area.  Failure to comply with this rule will result in disqualification, which is not droppable.

Refuelling Clause 5.8:  Karts are to be refuelled in the pit area only.  During refuelling engines must be off, and the driver can’t be seated in the kart.  Karts can’t be refuelled on the grid or in the scale area.

The above only covers some of the pit rules that deal with fire safety and safe operation of the karts.  We ask that all club members be familiar with all of the rules in section 5 of the 2022 WRKC rule book.

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 #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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