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The Elite Solo is a Championship

This series is a championship of four dates, with 2 rounds taking place on each date. The best the best six results out of eight will count towards the Championship. It is run in two weight categories, lightweight, for drivers up to 83kg (can include ballast) and heavies it is 93kg. Drivers who weigh in at 88kg in full race kit may add ballast and race in the heavy class. Drivers must supply their own lead ballast. See rules for details.

bullet point New for 2014

This year we will be running less dates but the same number of races as each date will be a double-header. The morning round will be followed by a break of 2* hours and then the second race of the day will take place. The maximum grid for each race is 35.

One off entries are welcome from any existing permit holder or successful permit applicants.

* Usually. June date may be longer interval due to another event in the break.

bullet point New Karts and new tyre compound for 2014!
Our Elite partners C100 will be supplying brand new Birel karts for the new season. They will now run Vega RH8 tyres. The new tyre has more grip and is on average 0.5 seconds faster than the Bridgestone YDS. The Vega RH8 also has different handling characteristics, compared to the Bridgestone YDS.

The Elite Team Endurance

Round 4 of the summer championship

Date: Sunday, 3rd June 2012.

Time: 9:00am to 12:30pm.

Cost: £270 per Elite / Club 100.

Buckmore Park Kart Drivers Club , in association with Club 100, are proud to present the Elite Team Endurance for the most experienced club drivers. This series features the superb Club 100 two stroke karts.
The format features:
bullet point20 minutes practice
bullet point10 minutes qualifying
bullet point1.5 Hour Team Endurance

This series is only open to drivers at the top of the hire kart experience ladder who have been granted a permit to race. Permit applications to BPKDC Club Coordinator Alan Wood by email. alan@buckmore.co.uk

Permits will only be granted to those drivers currently or recently racing any of our 4* events, regular Club 100 drivers, owner/drivers or drivers who can provide written proof of their equivalent achievements elsewhere.

With compulsory stops and minimum weight requirement (83kg) the series will allow the best drivers to win. The ideal number of drivers is two to three.

All drivers must be ballasted to reach the minimum weight requirement of 83kg (providing the lead ballast is the responsibility of the driver). Trophies will be awarded to each driver in the top three teams.

Itinerary:

bullet point09:00 Arrival, sign on and suit up
bullet point09:30 Drivers briefing
bullet point10:00 Open practice (untimed)
bullet point10:20 Qualifying
bullet point10:40 Grid up and rolling up laps
bullet point10:50 Race Starts
bullet point12:20 Race ends
bullet point12:30 Presentation of awards.

Please note:
5 stars This is a five star event which is only suitable for the most experienced drivers holding an Elite Permit.

All drivers must be at least 16yrs of age but drivers of 14yrs and above will be accepted provided they are in possession of a valid/current MSA/ARKS license.

 

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