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News and Updates from Badger Kart Club

Points Updated 6/20

The 2019 points, David Hobbs Honda Junior Summer Series points, and fast times and track records were updated 6/20. Fast times and track records are separated by "Classic Track," "Bus Stop," and "National Track." Please check them for accuracy and send any discrepancies to Chris Burke at points@badgerkartclub.com. Remember, you must contest errors in points within two weeks of posting (rule 5.2.2.3). Points for Race #5 will be official at 11PM on Thursday, July 4th. Points for Race #4 will be official at 11PM on Tuesday, June 25th.

 

New Badger Kart Club Discussion Forum

We're starting some website and social media updates here at Badger Kart Club. As part of those updates, we're moving to a new forum and a new provider for logging in to our website. You can sign up or log in using an existing Facebook or Google account.

Because we're moving to a new forum, new posts to the old forum are disabled, but the posts will be visible for a limited time under the "BKC Forum Archive" menu item. Please visit and create an account at https://forum.badgerkartclub.com to make new posts. Click on the "Log In" button to create a new account or log in.

 

2019 IAME Pro Series

Badger Kart Club is announcing a 3-race series of IAME Pro events on Saturday June 29th, July 20th, and August 3rd. Entry fees are $75.00, pit passes not included. The top five drivers, plus one random driver from sixth place through the rest of the field, are eligible for a cash prize. The prize pool will be 80% of race entry fees plus a $1,500 sponsor minimum. For more information, see our IAME Pro information page.

 

Signup Pages for Volunteers Available

Below are the links to sign up for volunteer days. Each family is responsible for 2 volunteer days in addition to each class' assigned bye week. Jobs will be assigned by the Volunteer Coordinator at the track. We will place people in the jobs we feel they are best suited.

You may use the handful of club races not associated with a class bye week for one of your mandatory volunteer days.

We are also compiling a list of potential workers whom you can contact to pay to work your volunteer days for you. To be on the list, you must be 18 years of age or older and have some experience with BKC or other motorsport club or track. Prospective applications should email John Pietenpol at volunteers@badgerkartclub.com.

 

Weight Limit on Gramling Lane Bridge Just North of the Track

Waukesha County imposed a weight restriction on the bridge just north of the track entrance on Gramling Lane. Weight limited to 5 tons (10,000 lbs.) per axle until next year for a planned road reconstruction. Please be advised that if you exceed this limit, you must enter from the south on Gramling Lane. Waukesha County does have our race schedule on file with our annual zoning permit process.

 

See What Badger Kart Club is All About

If you've just heard of kart racing, or karting, and you're not really sure what it is, this video will give you an idea. Many people think of the karts you see at amusement parks or in Wisconsin Dells when they think go karts, but our racers take it to another level. Badger Kart Club members race purpose-built racing machines powered by 2-cycle or 4-cycle engines capable of speeds over 60 miles per hour. Our members all own their own karts and equipment. Our members participate in races from our the club points series, with some participating in races at the top levels of the sport. If you've seen the show "Kart Life," you've seen some Badger Kart Club members.

Want to see what it's all about? Come out as a spectator to one of our races. Admission is free, you can bring your whole family. Enjoy a picnic on our grounds, or get a bite to eat at our Karter's Kafe. There is no cost to mingle in the paddock with the drivers and mechanics and ask them questions.

 

New Member Referral Program

Badger Kart Club will be starting a new referral rewards program for members who recruit other members. If an existing member refers a new member, the existing member will receive a free membership for the next season. Additionally, existing members will receive 5 free practice/pit passes when the new member competes in 2 championship races and an additional 10 free practice/pit passes when the new member completes in a total of 8 championship races. There is no limit on the number of referrals. For additional details, click to download this information sheet.

 

Member Service Email Addresses

Badger Kart Club is a volunteer organization, and it takes the work of a lot of people to keep the club running. To make it easier for members to find the right person and get a response, we've created a few email addresses that will always forward your messages to the right person.

If you have a question about... Send an email to...
How to Get Started in Karting at Badger Kart Club (Lisa Brux) newkarter@badgerkartclub.com
Volunteering and Event Credits (John Pietenpol) volunteers@badgerkartclub.com
Points (Chris Burke) points@badgerkartclub.com
Membership (Al Weisensel) membership@badgerkartclub.com
Rules (George Sieracki) rules@badgerkartclub.com
Sponsorship Opportunities (Brian Julien) sponsors@badgerkartclub.com