2017 Schedule is Tuned Up and Ready to Go

News update; January is toast!  That means we are closer to the opening of the 2017 season!  This is a News Post, so what’s the news?  The 2017 season schedule is on-line.  Right on this website!  Easy to find and even easier with a schedule link. Check it out...

All Go Karting Starts Locally

You’re on the ‘World Wide Web’ and you’ve found our blog about becoming a go kart racer. If our track and race program isn’t within easy driving distance of your home this information is only general. Somewhat representative of how you...

What is Go-karting; a Brief History

Go-karting, most simply put, is the least expensive form of motor sports that exists. Go-karting got its start in 1956 in California. It was a huge hit. It started into the first phase of its life, the fad stage. Everybody had a go-kart (or at least it seemed like...

Go Karting’s Future

    What does the new millennium hold for go-karting? The sport is as popular as it has ever been with continued growth every year. The manufacturers who have stayed with go-karting have added stability. Common sense class structures have eliminated weekly and even...

Who are these people, these ‘Go-Karters’

If you are five years old or older and in good health you can become a go-karter. There is no upper limit, as each year we seem to see older and older drivers compete. So far 63 years old is our oldest feature winner! Drivers range from 50 to over 200 pounds. Drivers...

Sugar River Raceway’s Racing Program

At SRR we do a form of go-karting called ‘sprint racing’. Sprint racing is typically on a paved road course and the races are short in length or duration (6 to 15 lap races are the norm). Go-karts made for sprint racers have a wheelbase that is in the...

What is Box Stock Honda Racing?

Box Stock racing means beginners and Honda. SRR runs a locally developed class called Box Stock Honda (The Honda engine got its start in our box stock program in 2006 and takes over from the Briggs Raptor engine in 2007). We ask that all of our new go-karters start in...

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...

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