Norcal Karters Calendar Updated

Norcal Karters Special Events 2018 (Swap Meets, Banquets, Clinics, ETC.) Blue Max Kart Club Series 2018 Challenge of the Americas – CotA 2018 Holidays Kinsmen Kart Club – 2018 KPX Championship Series 2018 Marina / Monterey Bay Karters 2018 NCK Road Racers 2018 Norcal Gold Rush Club Challenge Northern Nevada Kart Club – 2018 Prairie […]

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Briggs and Stratton LO206 Annual Budget

Huge Disclaimer – This budget projection is based on my personal experience as a racer and also as someone familiar with running race teams. This budget will only focus on a local club series of 6-8 race events for the year. This annual budget for a single club series assumes you already own your karting […]

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What Fuel Does the Briggs and Stratton Local Option 206 Run?

Question – What Fuel Does the Briggs and Stratton LO206 Run? Answer – The Briggs and Stratton LO206 engine is designed to run a good quality pump fuel. So, if you are out practicing, stop by your local gas station and fill up a few gallons of regular pump gas. The long answer will change […]

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Sizing Up Your Kart Storage and Transportation Requirements

In my previous articles I kind of rambled about evaluating your trailering needs. This article is going to get into the nitty-gritty of kart storage and transportation. So the first thing I would do is grab a notebook and a couple of pens. This notebook will be dedicated to karting and your to do tasks. […]

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Evaluating Your Towing Needs

So you have your 1988 Honda Civic Hatchback and you have a kart.  You remove the wheels and bodywork and shoehorn your kart inside, stacking your equipment around the kart like a can of sardines.  Ice chest on the passenger side floor and your gearbag sitting on the passenger seat.  This system works for you, […]

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Swedetech Shifter Top End Seminar

Join us for Shifter Top End Maintenance Seminar by SwedeTech Racing Engines Swedetech is inviting you to their Wilton, CA based shop to show you how to do your own Shifter Top End Maintenance.  They want you to bring your engine to their shop to get your hands dirty. The seminar will include time intervals for […]

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Cool Karting Tip – Easy Move Hubs

I use this tip all of the time to move stubborn pinch bolt style hubs.  This tip will help you spread the hub without the use of a hammer and screwdriver.  It will keep your kart chassis hub looking good for a long time.  

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Buying a Trailer or Tow Vehicle

This is our introductory buying guide for tow vehicle and trailer options series.  These articles will begin with the thinking and planning stages.  Below are the questions we will answer. What is your budget for transport or trailer needs? What tow vehicle do you currently have? What is the capacity of your vehicle? Will you add […]

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Andrew Kemp Receives KPX Sonoma Entry

The dynamics of karting at a club level are unique when compared to other higher competitive levels. This past weekend, Blue Max Kart Club had their first of two races for Cash and Prizes to wrap up the 2017 season. One of the club supporters, KPX, a well organized group of Briggs LO206 racers wanted […]

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BlueMax Dash for Cash and Prizes

Two races left in the Blue Max Club championship series in Davis, CA. For the last two races, individuals and businesses have come together to promote karting at the club level. This last push of the year is to bring some racers back to the track. The purpose is to close out the year with […]

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