Category Archives: Prairie City

Upcoming Kart Events in Northern California – Week of August 12, 2019

All of our events that I mention in our Norcal Karters Podcast can be found on our website at www.norcalkarters.com/calendar . If a karting event is missing from our calendar, please reach out to us.

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Upcoming Norcal Karting Events – Week of August 5, 2019

Upcoming Karting Events in the Northern California area or surrounding areas for the week of August 5, 2019

August 9-11, SuperKarts USA New Castle
August 11, Kinsmen Kart Club – Backwards – warm up for Gold Rush
August 17-18, Central California Kart Racing Association, Fresno Fairgrounds
I will be there, at least for practice
August 17-18, Sanzaru Rok Cup Sonoma
August 18, Prairie City Club Race
August 22-25, Vortex Rok Cup Amarillo
August 24-25, KPX Reno – Stockton Event Media – Teddie B Films
August 26, MONDAY – NCK Thunderhill 3 Mile
Link on NorcalKarters
August 31- Sept 1 – Gold Rush Dixon – Backwards
August 31- Sept 1 FKC / CRC Cal Speed
Labor Day Weekend

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KPX Championship at Prairie City Recap June 23, 2019

The regional racing series known as KPX Championship, www.kpxracing.com, made a return visit to the popular Prairie City track in Rancho Cordova OHV Park. Leading into the event, the promoters, Chris Rossi and Kenny Manchester, were excited due to a high level of pre-registrations. For 2019, the KPX Championship offers racing events for both the Briggs and Stratton LO206 and the IAME KA100 engine packages.

We visited with Kenny on our Podcast leading up to the event.


Along with the KPX crew, we had a joint sponsor for the race weekend to bring coverage. Leading Edge Motorsorts, in Lodi, http://leadingedgemotorsports.com/, helped share the sponsorship costs with KPX. We tried different approaches all day long to see what would have good traction and engagement. Not being able to bring quality on track race coverage of the event, we took a behind the scenes approach. I will link the videos and photos below so you can view them.

The common focus and goal from KPX and Leading Edge was to reach a different crowd. We all understand as racers, how to find event and results, but how do we reach new potential racers. This will be the core focus of Norcal Karters. Branching out to reach new karters.

Photo Gallery from KPX Prairie City Round 4

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KPX Live from Prairie City brought to you by www.leadingedgemotorsports.comI will be doing a series of live videos, podcasts, and other interactions from KPX.www.kpxRacing.comwww.leadingedgemotorsports.comhttps://www.spreaker.com/user/11321387

Posted by Norcal Karters on Sunday, June 23, 2019
KPX Prairie City event brought to you by Leading Edge Motorsports

KPX Qualifying is under way

Posted by Norcal Karters on Sunday, June 23, 2019
KPX Prairite City Qualifying – Heading through the pits

Prairie City Grid A and B for KPX Qualifying

Posted by Norcal Karters on Sunday, June 23, 2019
Hot Grids A and B at Prairie City Kart Club during the KPX Championship event

KPX, in the pits at Prairie City

Posted by Norcal Karters on Sunday, June 23, 2019
KPX Prairie City – Pit Walk Through – Quick Chat with Phil Hand, the Flagman

Posted by Norcal Karters on Sunday, June 23, 2019
Racing Action from KPX Prairie City

Posted by Norcal Karters on Sunday, June 23, 2019
Briggs Jr 1 with a cameo by Seth Huntly (one of my favorite track personalities.)

Posted by Norcal Karters on Sunday, June 23, 2019
Trying to catch up with SpeedSense’s Austin Elliot – Video kept dropping connection

Posted by Norcal Karters on Sunday, June 23, 2019
KPX Prairie City – End of the Day – Empty out the pits
SpeedSense and a few corners workers wrapping up our great day.

Posted by Norcal Karters on Sunday, June 23, 2019
KPX Prairie City Main Event IAME KA100 Jr – Stephen Eisert was the class winner on his Leading Edge Praga Chassis

KPX PreTech Form

Posted by Norcal Karters on Sunday, June 23, 2019
KPX Pre Tech Form using a Leading Edge Prepped Praga chassis equipped with a Briggs 206

I would like to thank KPX and Leading Edge for the opportunity to bring karting to the public from a different perspective. After watching these videos multiple times, I have a few good ideas to refine the content and targeting of unexpected high engagement.

I encourage your feedback, your shares, your involvement. All of this content is for the racers. I don’t even like my own voice or delivery, but I’m willing to work on my skills to bring the karting content to the general population. Maybe one day I can be the Huell Howser of Karting, that would be California Gold!