Sanzaru Karting Race #9, The Finale Of The 2017 Season
Stock Honda Classes to be the Feature Race
The 2017 Sanzaru Games Karting Championships will be coming to an end at Race #9 on November 4 and 5 with some class championships still to be battled for, many end of year final positions to be determined as well as both Stock Honda shifter classes to be to be the featured classes. The track configuration will be the Pro National track.
The both Stock Honda Classes, Stock Honda Masters and Pro Stock Honda, will be the featured races for Race #9. For this race only, tires for the both 125 Stock Honda classes will be open.
Classes where there are some tight point battles: Junior Rotax and Junior Rok are still up for grabs for both the Championship as well as the final Championship podium order. Aiden O’Neill holds a narrow lead on Nick Persing in Junior Rotax with Bryson Lew, William Ferguson and Christopher Martin still to settle the winner in Junior Rok; Stock Honda Masters also has a championship up for grabs with Patrick O’Neill holding a slim lead over Kevin Woods.
Kid Karts will again be featured on the Saturday Practice day with five sessions of practice and racing. In the championship chase, three drivers will be battling for the Class Champion. Christian Cameron holds a slim lead over Casey Moyer and Andrew Freire.
This will also be the last race for Rotax engine classes with the announcement of the move the Vortex ROK engine in 2018. The ROK trade-in program will end this Sunday. If you would like to trade in your Rotax or 125 shifter engine, Call Cameron Karting at (707)938-9986 or email Tavish McGrain at firstname.lastname@example.org. Paperwork and Payment must be turned in by Sunday and engines turned in by Tuesday, Nov 7. For details on the trade-in program, contact Tavish.
The race weekend will start with a Practice day on Saturday. All Sanzaru Games Series classes will be able to get in as many as eight practice sessions during the day. Kid Karts will have five sessions throughout the day with the last two sessions being races. Practice starts at 8:30 AM and runs to 6:00 PM. Registration will open at 7:30 AM. Practice is open to all drivers who are up to normal racing speeds with a kart that meets current karting safety specifications. Cost is $60 for Practice only and $50 for Kid Karts.
Sunday’s race day begins at 8:10 AM with a quick round of practice for the nine race groups followed by a five lap group Qualifying session, one ten lap Pre-Main and a 15 lap Main. The featured 125 shifter kart classes will run 20 lap Mains. Registration will open at 7:00 AM. Race Entry is $110, $15 for transponder rental if needed, $10 for all crew and spectators, and kids under 12 years old are $5. Registration is at the administration building on the right side as you enter Sonoma Raceway, look for the Sanzaru Games Registration sign.