How Much Does Box Stock Honda Go-karting Cost?

A common question we hear: “If I start at the beginning of a season, how much will I need to budget to race all year?” We’ll try to get you in a range. Whether you start with new or used equipment will impact the amount you spend. SRR sells a lot of...

The safety gear you’ll need

You will need the following: Current Snell Foundation minimun M2010 or SA2010 (other ratings by SFI, Snell K for karting, and Snell Childs Racing also are allowed) rated full face helmet. Cost range $129 to $600 Skid resistant (not fire resistant/retarding) driving...

What Ongoing or Recurring Expenses Will There Be?

    Well, believe it or not there is a charge for using the track at SRR. A race day entry fee will cost in a range of $25 to $40 per driver. This includes the driver’s insurance pass, track use fees, and race awards. Practice sessions will cost a driver $20 for...

Practice

So you’ve got your go-kart purchased and now you need to learn how to get max enjoyment out of it, but how? Check our schedule for practice sessions on our web page, by phone (608/897-2898), or in person at the track. Your next plan should be to practice,...

Your Racing Initiation

This will be a nervous time, but a fun kind of nervous. This is bigger than your first day of school! You are putting your personal safety and your ego on the line.  The later has a greater potential to be bruised that first day, as karting is quite safe, and you will...

What Can I Win?

Racing at SRR, and most of go-kart racing, is done on an amateur level. This means there aren’t any cash awards. During the race season at SRR we will have 4 to 5 different race dates on which we will award big trophies to the top five, (or more) drivers in each...

What Happens When I’m No Longer a Beginner?

We talked in an earlier section about kicking you out of the beginner’s class after you’ve achieved a certain level of experience and wins. That’s true, but you can stay in the Box Stock class if you wish. This class has the same in-expensive and...

Race Day Drivers Meeting

Every race day just before the races kick off we conduct the driver’s meeting. This is the time that the race director and flagman will tell the competitors about the days events.  The intent of this communication is to express what is expected of both the track...

Watching the Flagman

What do all those flags mean? Green-means the track is safe and the race is in progress, it also signals the start to the race. Yellow-means caution. Whenever this flag is displayed it means to slow down. During pace laps it is to slow the class for lining up. If...

Race Line-ups

How do we determine the line-ups for each race? There are several methods that could be used on any given race day.  If you get to the track early enough you may witness time trials. When we do this we simply time the last practice session. We do this with the...

Race Restarts

This deserves a bit more explanation, as we at SRR will use different procedures from time to time, and it may look a bit inconsistent. In the previous section we alluded to some of the flags that would be used to indicate that a restart of a race would be done. This...

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