Matt Hamilton celebrating his S1 Pro Stock Moto victory at Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix (Photo: EKN)
It was another memorable finish to the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix Sunday, as the event hosted the main events in front of another excited crowd of spectators that lined the track in the southern California city. Nearly 150 competitors wrapped up the California ProKart Challenge finale event in what is the fast street race in the west. Eight race groups, featuring 10 class winners celebrated on the BLVD podium ceremonies following the on-track action. Nothing was more exciting then headline category with New Zealand driver Matt Hamilton making the long journey to compete with the NorCal-based Aluminos squad, beating out the former S1 Pro Stock Moto winners to claim the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix victory. Read full story on eKartingNews.com
Day one of the 2015 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix went into the books on Saturday as nearly 150 competitors took part in the opening on-track sessions for the seventh annual event in Southern California. Eight race groups took on the challenging street circuit for two rounds of practice, qualifying and the first round of heat races to set the stage for Sunday’s events. The weather was hot, much like it has been for the previous additions of the SOLGP program, nearly reaching triple digits. The racing on track was clean for the majority of the day, with the few run-ins with the barriers from time to time. The headline S1/S2 race group is shaping up to be a great battle going into Sunday, as is the rest of the categories here to close out the California ProKart Challenge championship season. Read full story on eKartingNews.com
Tuesday night 9/22 at midnight is the deadline to register for PKC’s last race of the year: the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix! Don’t miss this unique and super fun 2-day race, built around a city-wide festival! The online STORE will be open until midnight TONIGHT to enter, plus purchase anything else you will need for this race. NOTE: We are SUPER packed in the pits, and it looks like we only have 10x20 spots left, so please PURCHASE your pit spots in those increments – just $20 each. We are also allowing on-site camping, and prefer if you reserve that now HERE for just $50. All of the event info is posted.
The Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix is set for September 25-27, with two days of competition on the city streets for the California ProKart Challenge (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)
The California ProKart Challenge will complete its 2015 season at the annual Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix. For the fifth straight year, Superkarts! USA is partnering up with the City of Lancaster to promote and host the only major street racing for karting in the western half of the United States. Racers from all across the country, along with Canada and Mexico, will travel to the southern California city, located north of the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The event format is unique compared to the other California PKC weekends, with the race taking place over two days — scheduled for September 26-27. Practice, qualifying and one round of heat racing takes place on Saturday, while the second heat and Main Events highlight Sunday.