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2019

  • 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 […]

    • 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 […]

      • 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 […]

                • 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 […]

                  • Still Have the Urge to Race?

                    We have been informed that there are 2 separate Enduro races planned for this weekend ! Saturday, October 20th –  Simcoe Kart Club The Simcoe Kart Club is hosting a yearend CASH Enduro on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 3-S Go Karts in Sutton. The track is available for practice every day from 11 am until sundown. […]

                    • 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 […]

                          • Race #13 – September 22nd

                            Our final season race is upon us.  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 communities in Mono, Shelburne, Collingwood, Waterloo Region with a […]

                            • Rescheduled Race #6 – Sept 15th

                              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 #12 – Sept 8th

                                This weeks returning Race Day Sponsor is iLLUMA-Drive. iLLUMA-Drive – Smart Digital DC Power and Energy Management For over 120 years our energy infrastructure has been based on high voltage AC power.  Over the years small improvements have been made but power still remains dangerous and dumb. Over 50 % of all powered devices in homes […]

                                • Oktoberfest Preparations

                                  We are beginning preparations for 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 are now accepting ads and looking for door prizes that will be accepted at registration or the Collison Racing trailer.  […]

                                  • Race #11 – August 25th

                                    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 – August 11th

                                      Race 10 is Sponsored by a long time club supporter and supplier of all of our trophies – Northside Trophies and Awards located in St. Jacobs.   Northside Trophies and Awards was started in 1987. The current owners, Dave and Robyn Gromeder, took over ownership in January 1999. In 2019 they will be celebrating their 20th […]

                                      • Attention all Briggs Racers !

                                        WRKC would like to welcome all Junior, Senior and Master’s Brigg’s competitors to join us at our remaining 2018 events competing within our Honda classes.   Entry fee is $80.00 for all Non WRKC members (non points) and non points for any WRKC members that choose to run a Briggs engine.     Briggs weights will be […]

                                        • Race #9 – Night Race July 20th

                                          Attention Brigg’s racers:    WRKC would like to welcome all Junior, Senior and Master’s Brigg’s competitors to join us at our remaining 2018 events competing with our Honda members.   Entry fee is $80.00 for all Non WRKC members (non club points) and non points for any WRKC members that choose to run a Briggs engine.  […]

                                          • Race #8 – July 14th

                                            Our sponsor for July 14th is Techno Metal Post – Hamilton Durham Techno Metal Post’s helical piles are manufactured right here in North American. They are screwed into the ground using proprietary machinery specifically designed by our engineers to provide you with an accurate measurement which is tested and validated right on site. We have developed a way […]

                                            • kartSTART coming to Flamboro Speedway

                                              Know someone interested in testing out karting ?   kartSTART will be coming to our track at Flamboro Speedway on July 25th thru July 27th. kartSTART Presented by Toyota is a unique family driving education program that travels across Canada every summer (see our schedule here). kartSTART is designed to give kids, teens and their families a true, […]

                                              • Race #7 – July 7th

                                                Reminder:  July 7th is the annual WRKC picnic/BBQ over in the East field after racing.  Don’t miss out, there will be GREAT PRIZES for registered drivers but you will have to be present to win !   Each driver will receive 2 picnic tickets to be redeemed for a meal.  Extra meal tickets will be available at […]

                                                • Race #6 – To Be Rescheduled

                                                  Unfortunately due to the heavy rains and pooling on both the track and grid area (and lack of snorkels for everyone), we decided to cancel the race day before it started.  We will review available dates with Flamboro Speedway and announce the rescheduled race #6 in the coming weeks. Reminder: Next race – July 7th […]

                                                  • Race #5 – Sunday Jun 17 @HRKC

                                                    The WRKC will be on the move this weekend and travelling to the Canadian Mini Indy track in Mount Hope for Race #5 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 Report – Race #4

                                                      Thanks again to Cody from Canadian Karting News that not only sponsored and supplied fantastic photos to many of our members, he’s also written a great race report for us to share. If anyone is interested in purchasing photos from the event, please contact Cody directly through the website link.    

                                                      • Race #4 – June 9th

                                                        Race #4  is Sponsored by Canadian Karting News.  Cody will be onsite and offering a CKN Summer Tour Special to all of our interested racers.  This special offer is available at our race this Saturday as a part of the CKN Summer Tour.  You will receive one CKN Summer Tour T-Shirt in your size, one 13×19 […]

                                                        • CKN Summer Tour Special

                                                          Canadian Karting News will be onsite for the June 9th race and is offering T-Shirt, Photo Print and Digital Photo Combo if you pre-register before the event.     Get those karts and helmets polished up and pre-register for this fabulous deal to get special racing season keepsake from 2018.     Cody never disappoints with the photos […]

                                                          • Race #3 – May 26th

                                                            Race #3 is Sponsored by local Flamboro Machine Shop.  Flamboro Machine Shop was established in 1992 by John Van Wyngaarden.  He began his business in his garage with himself and hired one other employee.  By 1995 the business had grown, and relocated up the road to a new and bigger property.  Soon after in 1999, […]

                                                            • Race Report – Race #2, May 12th

                                                              The cool wet weather first thing in the morning wasn’t enough to turn away a large number of WRKC racers and their dedicated supporters for scheduled race #2 this past Saturday with a strong attendance mostly in rain gear .Shortly after practice sessions the drizzle and light showers had ended and everyone was able to […]

                                                              • Race #2 – May 12th

                                                                Race #2 is Sponsored by local Rankins Septic Pumping and Environmental Services who have looked after the needs of their clients of the Town of Flamborough in the City of Hamilton and throughout the Halton region for over 40 years.  We hope to see them in the reserved Sponsor pit stall to thank them for their […]

                                                                • Track Rental Guidelines

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

                                                                  • Race #1 – May 5th

                                                                    The 2018 race season is here and the weather is finally turning to warmth.   Thanks to those that braved the cold weekend to attend our Driver Training and Practice sessions.   We welcome 15 new members to the club in 2018 and we are counting on our experienced members to assist our new families and make […]

                                                                    • Driver Training & General Practice

                                                                      Driver training is for ALL first and second year members only.  We are looking for 2 more 2nd year families to partner with 2 kids (ages 7, 10) that have no equipment of their own and would like to ‘test their racing dream’.   Please contact Christine Dryden if you are interested in mentoring a potential new […]

                                                                      • 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 […]

                                                                                      • Annual Track Cleanup Day – Saturday Oct 28

                                                                                        The Waterloo Regional Kart Club had the annual Fall Track Clean up on Saturday October 28th.   Thanks to everyone that came out this morning despite the wet weather.   Most of the jobs on the to-do list were completed.   Thanks to the families that came out and especially Jim Collison for heading this up. Special thanks […]

                                                                                        • 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 […]

                                                                                                    • 2017 WRKC Executive

                                                                                                      We have closed nominations for the 2017 Executive. We had 7 director openings as well as treasurer and secretary.  Since we received no additional nominations over positions to fill, all nominations will be acclaimed into the role and there will be no requirement for a membership vote. We would like to thank our departing WRKC […]

                                                                                                      • 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.