Utica-Rome Kartway Ready for Action on Sunday, May 19

VERNON, NY – This coming Sunday the big track at Utica-Rome will sit idle as the stars of tomorrow will get their first opportunity of the season to compete on the Utica-Rome Kartway in 2019.

Sunday’s event is the first of three events scheduled for the Utica-Rome Kartway in 2019.  The next two events are scheduled for Sunday, June 30 and Sunday, July 14.  There are 11 different divisions slated for competion for the opening program.

Kids divisions scheduled for Sunday include: Jr. Red Clone (5-7 yrs., 225 lbs.), Jr. Green Clone (7-9 yrs., 250 lbs.), Jr. Purple Clone (9-13 yrs., 275 lbs.), Jr. Blue Clone (12-15 yrs., 300 lbs.), Jr. II Flathead (12-15 yrs, 285 lbs) and Jr. lll Flathead (12-15 yes, 300 lbs).

These divisions are a $15 entry fee with trophies on the line in each division.

The adult classes scheduled to hit the track this Sunday are: Clone 340 (15 & up), Clone 375 (15 & up), Clone 400 (15 & up, Driver 190 lbs. with gear), Sr. Winged Champ (16 & up) and Sr. Flathead 375 (15 & up).

These divisions are $25 each to register with a payback of 80% of entry fees in each division.

Drivers will draw for starting positions in their heat race with a heads up start from the heats lining up the feature events.

Pit gates for the Utica-Rome Kartway open at 10 am with hot laps slated for Noon.  Racing action will get underway promptly at 1 pm.  Admission is $15.

Full rules and information about the Kartway can be found on our website at www.uticaromespeedway.com.  You can also check out Facebook at Utica-Rome Speedway or find us on Twitter @UR_Speedway.