Four-cycle racers will not want to miss this weekends event in Leamington, Ontario. The Point Pelee Karting Club is hosting their annual PPKC Memorial race weekend on June 7-8 and once again the club and it’s supporters have some big cash and prizes up for grabs for race winners and podium finishers.
The double-header club race event features the Prelude to the Shootout race day on Saturday and the Memorial Shootout Money Race on Sunday. The weekends event is to pay tribute to past club members and supporters and will include a celebration of demonstration laps for those members on Sunday. The family oriented atmosphere that PPKC creates is second-to-none and with more than just racing on tap for the weekend, this event is a must attend for all kart racers.
Over $4000.00 in cash and prizes are available to be won on Sunday, highlighted by a massive $1500.00 payout to winner of the Senior Medium class. For those finishing second through fifth in Senior Medium, a prize fund is built around the number of entries, where the minimum payouts are: $300.00 for second, $100.00 to third, $75.00 for fourth and $50.00 for fifth. The payouts will grow based on the number of sets of tires sold.
For those drivers who make the trip from out of town, $500.00 will be presented to the highest finishing out of towner, with $150.00 to the second highest and $100.00 to the third.
In the Novice division, $350.00 of toys will be shared among all competitors donated graciously by Quinlan Inc.
Junior Medium is sponsored by the Willis Service Center with $500.00 going to the winner, $150.00 to second and $100.00 to third.
Finally, for the two-cycle racers, CF Industrial has donated $500.00 to the winner of TaG Senior/Masters.
Courtesy of CanadianKartingNews.com, $100.00 Petro Canada gas cards will be awarded to second and third highest placing Senior Medium out of town drivers, along with second and third place overall in Junior Medium.
The event open to all competitors and PPKC accepts both the Briggs LO206 and Honda engines for their four-cycle classes. All classes must abide by PPKC rules. MG Red tires will be utilized in all classes, with the exception of Senior Medium which will run on Vega Blue tires. For Senior Medium, tires must be purchased at the event from VRS, to ensure maximum payback to the drivers.
PPKC Shootout Class Structure and General Rules:
Novice Class – Sponsored by: Quinlan Inc
Honda GX160 Engine with .450 Restrictor Plate OR Briggs LO206 with Purple Slide
MG Red Tires (4.6/6.0)
Jr. Medium Class – Sponsored by: Willis Service Center
Honda GX160 Engine OR Briggs LP206 with Yellow Slide
MG Red Tires (4.6/6.0)
Sr. Medium Class – Sponsored by: Windsor Mobile Wash, Steven Macvoy, DeAngelis Construction and Venom Racing Services
Honda GX200 pt Briggs LO206
VEGA Blue Tires (4.6/6.0) **Must be purchased at event from VRS
TaG Senior/TaG Masters Class – Sponsored by: CF Industrial
Open to all TaG USA Approved Engines
MG Red Tires (4.6/7.1)
Weights per PPKC Rules
Point Pelee Karting
538 Bevel Line Rd