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2020

  • Race #8 – Sat Sept 26th

    Our final season race is sponsored by Walker Machinery a new supporter of our club ! Walker Machinery has developed a reputation as a reliable provider of new and used metal cutting equipment that meet high quality standards. Their equipment includes both horizontal and vertical boring mills to suit your specific needs. They also provide […]

    • Oktoberfest 2020

      Oktoberfest 2020 is just around the corner.   We are accepting registrations and forms available at sign in bin at the next racing event – Sept 26th. Oktoberfest Information Flyer Oktoberfest Entry Form We are also collecting door prizes for the event, we would like to see ever driver get a door prize.  

      • WRKC Year End Awards

        Year End Awards Ceremony A short note about the year end awards ceremony, more information to follow. When: October 24, 2020 12:00pm-5:00pm Where: Flamboro Speedway Tickets: $20 each Food truck Non-alcoholic beverages will be provided 2 tickets per registered driver only, see the Bowden family (kart 33 in Cadet and Masters) for your tickets. Deadline […]

        • Race #7 – Sat. Sept. 19th

          Reminder that our previously scheduled race #7 on Sept 12th has been cancelled Race #7 is on Sept 19th and is being sponsored by Touchwood Cabinets Touchwood Cabinets has been serving the Burlington, Oakville and GTA area for over 30 years. Owner and master cabinet maker, Jason Bowden, personally guides customers every step of the […]

          • Race #6 – Friday Aug 28th

            Yes, we are having another Night Race!!! Friday Night’s race will also be Qualifying format. Drivers remember NO DRAFTING during qualifying or your times will be thrown out. Race # 6 is sponsored by VSR As an official dealer of the renowned brands Tony Kart & FA Kart, Ventresca Seberras Racing was formed in early 2014, by […]

            • Race #5 – Sunday Aug 23rd

              This coming weekend will be a DOUBLE HEADER weekend for WRKC and Flamboro Speedway.  We will also change things up and will be running in REVERSE direction <- Race 4 will be Sponsored by Northside Trophies & Awards. The club is very pleased to have the support of Northside Trophies & Awards as this week’s race day […]

              • Race #4 – Sat. Aug 22nd

                We would like to bring to your attention some schedule changes in the coming weeks.   Due to a conflict of scheduling with Flamboro Speedway, WRKC has made the decision to revise the race schedule.  This coming weekend will be a DOUBLE HEADER racing weekend for WRKC and Flamboro Speedway.   Will will return for racing on […]

                • Race #3 – Friday July 25th

                  Race 3 is sponsored by Expressway Trucks. If you are looking for the ultimate truck, come see the truck experts at Expressway Trucks. They give you the complete package of sales and service with their trained Parts and Sales staff and factory trained technicians. They have a large selection and can also custom fit you […]

                  • Race #2 – Sat. July 18th

                    Race #2 is sponsored by Network Sewer and Watermain. Network Sewer and Watermain Ltd. is a construction company specializing in the installation of culverts, sewers, watermains, new road construction, road reconstruction, site servicing, and has been doing so since 1994 as a fully bonded corporation.  Through the knowledge and experience of their highly capable staff, […]

                    • Race #1 – Sat. July 11th

                      We are excited to be back to racing this month!  Please note that our first race day is Saturday July 11th and not the previously scheduled Sunday July 12th !    Race #1 is sponsored by Kitty’s Ice Cream Garage located in the village of Rockton, right beside the entrance to the Rockton fairgrounds.   Serving […]

                      • Driver Training – Sunday June 28

                        We are excited to be returning to the WRKC facility at Flamboro Speedway for our annual Driver Training on Sunday June 28th. Please view the required parking and protocols below. All 1st and 2nd year members are invited to join us Sunday morning. FEE: $40.00 per driver – (cash or chq please) 7:00am gates open […]

                        • Karting Practice Guidelines

                          We have received the following guidelines for practice from the management at Flamboro Speedway. Please note that practice is not sanctioned by the WRKC. Practice Guidelines  

                          • Spring Update

                            Spring 2020 Update In light of the recent announcements by Premier Ford we ask all our members to please be patient with us as we figure out what this Stage 1 reopening means for our race season as well as potential practice opportunities. We are communicating with Flamboro Speedway as well as public health officials […]

                            • Pre-Season Update

                              2020 Race Season In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, the health of our members, families, volunteers, and associates is of the utmost importance to the WRKC Board.  The WRKC are monitoring recommendations from Health Canada, Government of Ontario and will provide an updated schedule when we get approval to return to the track.  Thank […]

                              • Annual SWAP Meet and Upcoming Events

                                Time to get all those karting treasures gathered from the trailer, garage and basement. This years event will be Saturday February 22nd at the Rockton Fairgrounds, 9am – 12pm. Reserve your spot in the Kart Korral, parts table or vendor booth through Steve Adams or call 905-691-4015 10 x 10 booth – $40.00 ($20.00 for […]

                                • AGM and 2020 Season Update

                                  Reminder the Annual General Meeting of WRKC Members is coming up Saturday January 18th (10:30am) – Millgrove Community Centre (851 Millgrove Side Rd, Waterdown, ON) As previously reported, we had 6 Director openings to fill and we received 6 Nominations. Therefore an election will not be required and all have been acclaimed into the Director […]

                                  2019

                                  • 2020 AGM, Executive Nominations

                                    SAVE the DATE – Saturday January 18th (10:30am) – Millgrove Community Centre (851 Millgrove Side Rd, Waterdown, ON) We will be holding an Annual Meeting (AGM) which will include our annual election of Directors. Our order of business for the 2020 AGM 1. Chairman & Secretary Bring meeting to order 2. Appointment of Scrutineers 3. […]

                                    • WRKC hosts 38th Annual Oktoberfest Grand Prix

                                      The Waterloo Regional Kart Club ( WRKC ) hosted four cycle racers from all over Ontario at the 38th running of the Oktoberfest Grand Prix Oct 12th one of the longest standing traditions in Ontario karting. The racing had a delayed start due to some overnight rain while volunteers and club members worked to dry […]

                                      • Track Cleanup Day – Oct. 27th

                                        It’s that time of year that we gather to complete some necessary maintenance activities around the track and grounds.    This year’s cleanup day will be Saturday, October 27th starting at 9:30am, rain or shine. We are compiling a to-do list and Steve Adams has graciously offered to head this up for us.   If you […]

                                        • Oktoberfest Grand Prix 2019

                                          Congratulations to our 38th Annual Oktoberfest Grandprix Champions !  Cadet – #9 Grayson MacDonald Novice – #00 Caleb Campbell Jr Sportsman Briggs – #95 Caleb Campbell Jr Light – #19 Logan Prince Jr Heavy – #216 Logan Pacza Sr Light – #48 Austin Bisshop Sr Heavy – #38 Josh Bisshop Masters – #12 Jake Collison […]

                                          • Race #13 – Sat. Sept 28th

                                            This is it the final regular season event of 2019 ! For this weeks race, all race fees for members and non-members will be half-price! This is a special initiative to give back to our members, and to encourage non-members to join us in preparations for our Oktoberfest Grand Prix. Let your karting friends know, […]

                                            • Rescheduled Race #3 – Sat. Sept 21st

                                              The club is very pleased to have the support of Northside Trophies & Awards as this week’s race day sponsor. They have been a long-time supporter of our club and many of their trophies are proudly displayed by our race winners and year end champions. Considering we hand out approximately 750 trophies a year they are a […]

                                              • Race #12 – Sat Sept 14

                                                Race #12 is sponsored by Sunvale Homes who have supported this club for several years. Roy and Shannon Quinton along with John Welton are pleased to sponsor this weeks race day.  Since 1996 Sunvale Homes has built homes for well over 1,000 very satisfied families. Originally starting in Orangeville, Sunvale has expanded to building new […]

                                                • Race #11 – Sat. Aug 24

                                                  Race #11 is sponsored by jibs Action Sports who have supported this club for several years. Jibs has been killin’ it since 2010! They are Canada’s source for the best scooters, BMX bikes, and skateboards. They also have an amazing selection of scooter parts, BMX parts, apparel and accessories. Jibs action sports team is home to some of the best riders in the […]

                                                  • Race #10 – Sat. Aug 10th

                                                    Race # 10 is sponsored by Rosy Recreational Swimming Pool Construction.  Rosy Recreational specializes in the installation of both Vinyl and Fibreglass swimming pools. With each new challenge, they bring years of experience and a tradition of excellence. Rosy Recreational designs and constructs custom Inground vinyl and fibreglass swimming pools. As a pool builder, they […]

                                                    • Race #9 – Sat. July 27th

                                                      We would like to introduce a new sponsor for 2019, Touchwood Cabinets. Dreaming of a new look for your kitchen, bath or office? Touchwood Cabinets can help! Touchwood Cabinets has been serving the Burlington, Oakville and GTA area for over 30 years. Owner and master cabinet maker, Jason Bowden, along with his talented team, guides […]

                                                      • Thanks to Lone Wolf

                                                        Thanks to Jonathan Styres of Lone Wolf Fireworks for providing us the fantastic Firework display during our annual night race. Visit Lone Wolf located at 1045 Hwy 54, Ohsweken Ontario or contact Jonathan at [email protected] or 519-770-3628

                                                        • Race #8 – Sun. July 21

                                                          The WRKC will be on the move this weekend and travelling to the Canadian Mini Indy track in Mount Hope for Race #8 on Sunday.   The race is sponsored by Riverside Heating & Air located in Brantford. Riverside Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. is a locally owned and operated heating and cooling contractor in the […]

                                                          • Race #7 – Friday July 12

                                                            We would like to thank the Macrae Family and Macrae Marine for their support of the club and Sponsor for this weeks annual Night Race ! Macrae Marine, founded in 2017 by lifelong marine industry brothers Cam Macrae and Andrew Macrae bring over 50 years of combined marine experience between them. Macrae Marine has assembled […]

                                                            • Race 5 & 6 Sun. June 23rd

                                                              Get ready a full day of karting excitement with a reverse direction morning, Qualifying format followed by a short break to reset the barriers and a 2nd full race event in our normal direction with 2 Heats and Feature Format.    Both events will be scored separately.   Entry Fees for WRKC members will be $100.00 for […]

                                                              • Race #4 – Sat. June 1st

                                                                We would like to thank Trevor McDonald, The Massage Pro for his continued support of the club and Sponsor for this weeks race ! MASSAGE HELPS RELIEVE STRESS Having a Massage every day will change the way you feel, sleep, function and increase your over all well being.  It is time to Relax and Enjoy […]

                                                                • Race #2 – Saturday, May 11th

                                                                  The WRKC wants to thank Rankin’s Septic Tank Pumping and Environmental for sponsoring Race Day #2. At Rankin’s Septic Tank Pumping and Environmental Services three generations of our family have been looking after the needs of our clients throughout the Hamilton and Halton regions. For over 40 years, our family owned and operated business has […]

                                                                  • Track Rental Guidelines

                                                                    Please note the attached track rental guidelines for anyone using the track outside of club held events.    

                                                                    • Race #1 – Saturday May 4th

                                                                      Race season is finally here ! Race #1 is sponsored by Steve Adams of Reliance Precision. Reliance Precision has been providing precision machined and fabricated components to a wide range of industries since 2001. We perform prototype and production CNC machining, as well as Mig and Tig welding in a variety of materials from steels […]

                                                                      • 2019 Season Update

                                                                        Annual General Meeting and Election  The AGM was well attended by the 2018 Membership.   We would like to congratulate our new and returning Directors for the 2019 season.President – Jake Collison Vice-President – Lisa Macrae Secretary – TJ Marshall Treasurer – TBADirectors – Steve Adams, Gary Colling, David Miller, Gerry Reis, Paul Slote, Jeff […]

                                                                        • Driver Training & Practice Day

                                                                          Driver Training Day is for ALL first and second year members only.  The tentative schedule for driver training day sponsored by Flamboro Speedway$30.00 per driver for registered members and $50.00 for non members. Gates open at 7:00am – Pit gate entrance on the west end of the property 8:00am-9:00am    Registration and Pre-tech (blue bin along […]

                                                                          • Swap Meet Review

                                                                            Thanks to everyone that joined us February 23rd for our annual swap meet. We saw some new faces taking an interest in joining our club and met several new families at registration. Our current pre-season membership count is already at 74 with new entries arriving in the mail weekly. Registered entries have been posted under […]

                                                                            • UPDATE: AGM and Election

                                                                              Thanks to everyone that joined us this past Saturday. We had 56 members in person or represented by proxy, attend the annual meeting. We would like to welcome the following members that were voted in as a WRKC Director for a 2 year term. They will be joining existing directors Jake Collison, TJ Marshall, David […]

                                                                              2018

                                                                              • 2019 WRKC Swap Meet

                                                                                It’s a new year and a new race season is just around the corner. Planning has begun on the 2019 Swap Meet and Trade Show for our racing families.  Time to get all those karting treasures gathered from the trailer, garage and basement. This years event will be Saturday February 23rd at the Rockton Fairgrounds, […]

                                                                                • AGM and Election

                                                                                  SAVE the DATE – Saturday January 12th (10:30am) – Millgrove Community Centre (851 Millgrove Side Rd, Waterdown, ON) We will be holding an Annual Meeting (AGM) which will include our annual election of Directors. Our order of business for the 2019 AGM 1. Chairman & Secretary Bring meeting to order 2. Appointment of Scrutineers 3. […]

                                                                                  • WRKC 2019 Executive Nominations

                                                                                    We are now accepting nominations for Director positions on the WRKC Executive board for the 2019/2020 seasons.  We have 5 Director openings to fill which is half of the 10 member board of Directors. Please email Christine Dryden with your nominations by Sunday, December 2nd ([email protected]).  All nominations must be accepted by the nominee as […]

                                                                                    • 2018 WRKC Banquet

                                                                                      Congratulations to all of our 2018 season winners and participants.    It was another great event and we hope everyone enjoyed the great meal and wonderful company. Wishing everyone a safe and joyous Holiday season and look forward to seeing everyone in 2019 !   Cadet 2018 Novice 2018  Jr Light 2018 Jr Heavy 2018 […]

                                                                                      • Jim Collison

                                                                                        The WRKC is sad to announce the passing of the patriarch of our club, Jim Collison on October 9th, 2018 Jim Collison was an active member of the Waterloo Regional Kart Club for over 36 years.  He has served as the President, Vice President, Director, as well as other roles.   We clearly remember Jim’s passion […]

                                                                                        • Oktoberfest Grand Prix Review

                                                                                          Thanks to everyone that endured the wet weather for this years event.  We hope everyone enjoyed their day. On behalf of the Waterloo Regional Kart Club I would like to thank you for your continued support of the Oktoberfest Grand Prix and WRKC. With the outstanding support from business, volunteers, and members like you WRKC […]

                                                                                          • Oktoberfest Grand Prix

                                                                                            Next up on the schedule is our 37th annual Oktoberfest Grandprix.   We would like to thank the Campbell family and Franklin Self Storage for stepping up to be our primary Sponsor for this annual event. We will be running our regular 6 Honda Classes along with Jr and Sr Briggs classes in qualifying format. Cash […]

                                                                                            • WRKC Kicks off their 2018 Season

                                                                                              There aren’t too many karting clubs these days that can boast 37 years of pure history, but that is exactly what the Waterloo Regional Kart Club can say about their club and dedicated members when they hit the track in Flamborough, Ontario on Saturday, April 28th for driver training and then again Sunday , April […]

                                                                                              • 2018 Spring Update

                                                                                                      Since winter is deciding to stay a little longer this year the track is not ready for any on track activity.   The owners and operators have asked us to let everyone know that until at least April 21/18 the track will be closed and everyone please respect this request.       […]

                                                                                                • WRKC 2018 Event – Great Wolf Lodge !

                                                                                                  We have locked in a fantastic deal for the club at Great Wolf Lodge for Saturday March 24th.   Please see the attached flyer for all of the details.     We have a block of rooms reserved but you must book by March 2nd to lock in under this great deal !          

                                                                                                  • UPDATE:The Countdown to Racing is On

                                                                                                    The first month of 2018 is already behind us and a new race season is not far away.    We held our first monthly board meeting with our newly elected Directors and are busy preparing for the upcoming season.  Our first order of business was to appoint a Club President and Vice President for the […]

                                                                                                    • RESULTS: WRKC AGM and Executive Election

                                                                                                      Just a quick recap of today’s meeting; We would like to thank all the people that took the time to come out on this cold morning and show their continued support for this club.   We had a strong turnout that speaks volumes to us. ByLaw #4 has been voted and accepted by the membership. We […]

                                                                                                      • UPDATE: WRKC 2018 Election and AGM

                                                                                                        We have an updated ballot list for everyone and it is being emailed out to all 2017 members on Thursday, January 11th.    Many have asked for the updated Bylaws to be sent to them, they were embedded in the email and should be highlighted with a colored link. SAVE the DATE – Saturday January […]

                                                                                                        • WRKC Swap Meet and Trade Show

                                                                                                          Finally something to warm your spirits….planning has begun on the 2018 Swap Meet and Trade Show for our racing families.   Time to get all those karting treasures gathered from the trailer, garage and basement. This years event will be Saturday February 24th at the Rockton Fairgrounds.  Reserve your spot in the Kart Korral, parts table […]

                                                                                                          2017

                                                                                                          • 2017 Banquet

                                                                                                            Thanks to all that joined the 2017 Banquet to crown our 2017 Champions and celebrate every drivers’ accomplishments !   Thanks again to Debbie Collison for co-ordinating the event and making sure every detail was taken care of.     The trophy table was impressive to say the least and the meal was was wonderful, compliments to […]

                                                                                                            • 36th Annual Oktoberfest Review

                                                                                                              Oktoberfest 2017 got off to a slow start with a wet track and on and off rain during the practice sessions.   Qualifying was completed a little later than planned with drier conditions and the sun breaking out. Thanks to our prime Sponsor of Burwell Autobody in London ! We had 104 entries in 9 classes […]

                                                                                                              • WRKC Annual Flea Market and Trade Show

                                                                                                                WRKC Annual Flea Market and Trade Show – Feb 25th 2017, at the Rockton Fairgrounds.   See the attached flyer for more information and contacts….reserve your table space today ! 10 x 10 Booth – $40.00  ( vendors) Table Top – $20.00  (used / nearly new parts) Kart Coral – $10.00   (used karts for […]

                                                                                                                • The Countdown to the 2017 Race Season is On !

                                                                                                                  Happy New Year to all of our WRKC Families.   A new year means a new race season is not far away.    We are busy preparing for the season and have some news items to share with everyone. WRKC Annual Flea Market and Trade Show – Feb 25th 2017, at the Rockton Fairgrounds.   See the […]

                                                                                                                  2016

                                                                                                                  • WRKC in the Waterdown Santa Parade

                                                                                                                    2016 Appeal Factor Winner !  I’m SUPER HAPPY to announce that I was just informed that our Waterloo Regional Kart Club entry into the Waterdown Santa Claus Parade was voted one of the best floats in the parade — we are co recipients of the “2016 Appeal Factor Award” !! Thank you everyone that helped […]

                                                                                                                    • 2016 WRKC Banquet

                                                                                                                      The WRKC Annual Dinner and Awards night was held November 12, 2016 at the Flamborough Hills Golf and Country Club. Thanks to everyone that attended and we hope you enjoyed the great food, atmosphere and company for the evening. Congratulations to all of our 2016 winners ! Season Champions  Cadet #18 – Ty Riopelle Novice […]

                                                                                                                      • Oktoberfest and Season Review

                                                                                                                        Another season has come to a close.    We started off a little wet this morning but the skies cleared and the sun dried the track and we were able to get our 35th Annual Oktoberfest underway a little late but with dry track conditions.    The Oktoberfest program was missing 2 ads, RCM Racing […]

                                                                                                                        • New Bulletins and Forms

                                                                                                                          Effective Immediately  –  Please note that we have added a few new items under the Forms and Rules & Regulations tabs. 2016 Bulletin 1 – Protests Section 8.4 2016 Bulletin 2 – Protests Section 8.7 – Point 4 2016 Bulletin 3 – Technical Inspection Procedures Section 44.1 – Point 8  WRKC Return to Racing after […]

                                                                                                                          • Driver Training 2016 “It All Starts Here”

                                                                                                                            The members of the 2016 class learning to race. Driver Training

                                                                                                                            2015

                                                                                                                            • 2015 Banquet

                                                                                                                              This year’s 2015 Banquet was celebrating at the beautiful newly redesigned clubhouse at Flamborough Hills Golf and Country Club on November 14th Thanks to everyone that helped to make this a wonderful evening.   We were treated to a fabulous sit down meal and great company for the evening.   Thanks again to Debbie Collison for […]

                                                                                                                              • Congratulations to our 2015 Season Champions

                                                                                                                                The 2015 season has come to an end and it’s time to celebrate our winners.   It was a very exciting end to the season with champions decided on the last race…with 2 classes finishing in a tie and resulting in our winners being decided on most wins in the season. CONGRATULATIONS to our each […]

                                                                                                                                • Oktoberfest Grandprix Race Report in the Flamborough Review

                                                                                                                                  Attached is the link for the race report and  a few pictures that will appear in this weeks Flamboro Review.   http://www.flamboroughreview.com/sports-story/5959961-kart-racers-heat-up-oktoberfest-grandprix-at-flamboro-speedway/

                                                                                                                                  • Congratulations to our 2015 Oktoberfest Champions

                                                                                                                                    It was a perfect sunny fall day and as the track heated up so did the racing action with new track records in each of our 5 regular race classes.  We had 131 entries at this years event with many new faces joining us for the first time at our Flamboro Speedway track.   Special […]

                                                                                                                                    • WRKC Volunteers Make This Club

                                                                                                                                      We are looking for more volunteers to step up and keep this club running strong. Please see the attached flyer for more details

                                                                                                                                      2014

                                                                                                                                      • 2014 WRKC Banquet

                                                                                                                                        Another racing season is behind us.   Congratulations to all our members on a fantastic season !   For those that were unable to attend the banquet this year but made the minimum 7 race requirement, please contact your nearest WRKC executive to make arrangements to receive your year end trophy and jacket. Class Champions […]

                                                                                                                                        • 2014 Track Record Holders

                                                                                                                                          At this year’s banquet we presented a new keepsake to our members with the fastest lap time for their class in 2014.   We are still wading through the track history and hope to have a lifetime track record list ready before the start of next season to post alongside the 2015 track record list. […]

                                                                                                                                          • WRKC Offers Live On Track Timing Feed

                                                                                                                                            Please see the attached RACE Monitor doc outlining this new feature to be offered at the next Race – July 5th

                                                                                                                                            • Important Bulletin from ASN Regarding the Hazards of Fuel Additives

                                                                                                                                              ASN published a document that all kart racers must read.  It outlines the hazards to a racers health and well being when your competitors use illegal additives in their fuel. The WRKC Board of Directors is committed to making racing not only competitive,  but also safe for all participants. If you have any questions regarding […]

                                                                                                                                              • ATTENTION: New Technical Bulletin

                                                                                                                                                Please take note of the recently posted technical bulletin on Spark Plugs located in the Documents section under Rules and Regulations tab.  This is in addition to the previously posted bulletin on Valve Springs.  We’ve also included the latest ASN Technical and Sporting rules within the same tab.  

                                                                                                                                                2013

                                                                                                                                                • Canadian Karting News Honours the Waterloo Regional Kart Club

                                                                                                                                                  Members of the Waterloo Regional Kart Club should be proud of being recognized as Kart club of the year in Canada by Canadian Karting News.  It is a special honour and a great way to cap another great season.  For more information about the award click on the following link   http://canadiankartingnews.com/2013-ckn-year-in-review-awards-kart-club-of-the-year/

                                                                                                                                                  • BSRKC Brazil Granja 500 Report

                                                                                                                                                    Ron Henrie, the 2013 BSRKC Masters Class Champion, represented the Series at the Granja 500 race in Brazil sponsored by Luis Ruibal and MG Tires. See Ron’s Race Report and pictures.