Saturday Evening, January 9th, 2016 we will be having our TPKC Awards Banquet at Dallas Speedzone, 11130 Malibu Dr, Dallas, TX 75229, Social Hour (Cash Bar) starts at 6:00pm with a Mexican Fiesta Dinner to be served from 7:00pm to 8:00pm.
Awards will be presented to 1st through 3rd place for all classes except for low entry count classes (DD2, DD2 Masters, S4, TaG Masters) which will award 1st place only. Drivers need to be present to receive any cash or merchindise awards!
Tickets are $35 a person. Ticket purchase deadline is January 3rd, so we can give the caterer a head count to ensure enough food for everyone.
Purchase tickets HERE
The 2015 Burger King®/Texas Barge ProKart Challenge series – presented by 3G Kart Racing, Dallas Karting Complex and IAME USA West – came to a close on October 2-4 as the final two rounds of the series were hosted at the Oklahoma Motorsports Complex in Norman, Oklahoma. The challenging circuit put the Superkarts! USA and US Rotax Max Challenge competitors up against a tough track with the best drivers from the area taking part in the final major event of the season. Championship contenders put in their final bid for class championships, while others focused on earning their first victory of the year to close out the season on a high note.
The weekend belonged to Jake French in the Champion Racing S1/S2 Stock Moto category. French swept the entire weekend to earn maximum points in both rounds of racing, including the bonus points for fast lap in each main event. Saturday’s main event was a 4.6-second triumph over Austin Wilkins. Garrett Boone returned to Texas ProKart Challenge competition for the first time in 2015, landing on the podium. Championship contender Jordon Musser ran fourth with Ryan Kinnear in fifth, also making his 2015 series debut. Sunday’s advantage for French at the checkered flag after 16 laps was 3.7 seconds, with Harry Gottsacker earning his best finish of the season. Nathan Adds ran third with Kinnear and Musser capping off the top-five.
Connor Ford drove to his third victory of the season in the Motorsports Development Group Rotax Senior division, helping to secure the series championship. Ford was among the drivers to top the results sheet all weekend. Ford went on to win both heat races and the main event on Saturday, edging out top qualifier Brett Mitchell by four tenths of a second at the checkered flag. Gabe Bargas completed the podium with Jesse Woodyard fourth and Moises De la Vara fifth. Sunday looked to belong to Ford as he led the way in qualifying and the two heat races. The fight for the main event win went to Thomas Beaudoin, as he was able to break away to a five-second advantage for his third victory of the season. Bargas netted another third place result ahead of Woodyard with Connor Beique into fifth.
KATY, TX (July 16, 2015) – Another step in the championship chases of the 2015 Burger King®/Texas Barge ProKart Challenge series - presented by 3G Kart Racing, Dallas Karting Complex and IAME USA West - was completed over the July 10-12 weekend with Superkarts! USA and Texas Barge Rotax Max Challenge competitors taking part at the Dallas Karting Complex facility in Caddo Mills, Texas. The strong regional traveling program hosted another talented field of drivers, completing the fifth and sixth rounds of the championship schedule to further define those who will have the opportunity to claim the 2015 series titles in October.
The Champion Racing S1/S2 Stock Moto category welcomed new faces to the front of the field. Miguel Lopez made his 2015 series debut, earning fast time in the Saturday qualifying session. Lopez’s time at the front was short-lived, with Senior rookie Trenton Estep taking over the top spot and winning his first heat race. From the pole position, Estep led all 14 laps to secure his first feature victory. Nathan Adds ran runner-up with Jake French climbing up from last to third after issues in the heat race. Chris Jennings and Austin Wilkins completed the top-five. French came back to lead the field in qualifying on Sunday for his third fast time honor of the season. Estep, who started second, edged out the elder French for the opening heat win. French returned the favor in Heat #2, besting Estep in the second eight lap event. Adds joined the fight at the front during the Final, leading the majority of the 14-lap race. On the final circuit, Estep stole the top spot and reached the checkered flag first for his second victory of the weekend. Adds held off French for the runner-up, with Wilkins and Jennings once again in the top-five.
Championship contenders Connor Ford and Thomas Beaudoin split the victories in the Motorsports Development Group Rotax Senior division. Ford set the pace to begin Saturday’s round of action, posting fast lap in qualifying and winning the heat race. At the halfway point of the main event, Ford retired with a mechanical issue. That handed the lead and the victory to Beaudoin for his second of the season. Brett Mitchell and Gabe Bargas completed the podium with Jose Ruiz and Rett Thomas running fourth and fifth. Ford rebounded on Sunday to sweep the day, leading from qualifying, through the two heat races and the feature. Ford drove to a four-second advantage over Beaudoin in the main event, with Bargas once again in third. Mitchell ran to fourth with Thomas in fifth.