let's talk about kart saftey and kart racing
Added by Max Gosc on November 28, 2012 at 10:48am — No Comments
Last nite we went racin with a heavy heart after losing someone really close to me. Decided to race. Had fast practice sessions, went into heat race and started having problems after 2nd lap. Came in had clutch problem. Was able to race feature. Started in back worked my way up to 2nd place finish. Not happy with it but will take it learn from it and get busy for racin in 2weeks. Next wk first wk off we have had get some things adjusted and get back to business for our next points race.…Continue
Added by Cody Allen Trey Thomason on June 9, 2012 at 2:12pm — No Comments
spent alot of time today ordering parts, for my kart,also spent time helping out a 10 yr old racer who is new to the sport, got some things ordered for him also for friday nite racin. he came over and we ckd his kart out making sure he is going to be fast friday to. i like to give back to this sport by helping other kids who are new to the sport by providing them with info, safety tips, making sure these kids not only are fast but safe also. #14
Added by Cody Allen Trey Thomason on June 4, 2012 at 9:51pm — No Comments
Last nite I went out for my heat race, I lead all laps and won. After that during intermission I along with fellow drivers went out on the track to honor a fallen racer. Tyler Morr age 12 lost his life racing 2 weeks ago and I had his number and initals added to my kart to pay respects to him. We drove 3 wide and i took the flad and carried it one lap in his memory. It was a honor to do this for him. Then came our feature race. I was fast at the start lead all laps, turn white flag,…Continue
Every friday nite we load up and head to the track. i work on my kart every day to get ready to compete each wk. Im a hard worker, will do whatever it takes to get to the top. will pursue degree in eng. in hopes of making it to the top. nascar or nationwide/truck series is my goal. will not stop till i get there. #14
I would like to thank Dean Johnson for putting some awesome power houses on my phantom karts he is the best of the best, i would also like to thank my uncle steve and dad for all the work and time they put in this sport for me to be able to enjoy what i do, without Hauser Auto & Tire i really couldnt be doing what im doing, Fountain graphix also helps keep my karts looking clean and new with decals....most importantly i want to thank GOD for the ability to do this sport!
In my lifetime I've seen a major change in the minor leagues. I'm not talking baseball, but racing. When I grew up most drivers who made it into the the top levels of NASCAR came from racing stock cars on local short tracks. Kart racers normally had their sights set on an open wheel form of racing like Indy or Formula One.
Today most of the top stars in open wheel racing still come from karts, but the change has been in the numbers going into NASCAR from karts. Kart racing has proven…Continue
Added by Jeff Gilder on May 2, 2012 at 1:47pm — No Comments
Welcome to Down in the Dirt, where you'll find the best kart racers in the world! This is a social network for kart racers and fans. Well, not just any kart racers....dirt racers! After all, dirt racers do it best.
Within this new state-of-the-art network you'll be able to have your own page, post your photos, upload your videos, write you blog (if you do that sort of thing), engage in the discussion forums, post the races you will attend, and keep up with everyone else....and that's…Continue
Added by Jeff Gilder on April 28, 2012 at 7:39pm — No Comments
Blogs are a great way to create interest in your social network. The content created by you and/or your members will be found in searches for other relevant content and will provide traffic and potential new members for the network. So, find some folks that like to document their daily, weekly, or periodic experiences through race attendance or competition and encourage them to start a blog. You'll be amazed at how powerful this feature can be.
Added by Jeff Gilder on April 28, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments