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August 12-14

WKA at Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati

Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati is the finest karting facility in the Ohio Valley and is host to the 2022 WKA Grand Nationals.  The opportunity to race for a Grand National title at this fine facility will insure that the Ignite fields are stacked from top to bottom…be sure to join us for some intense wheel to wheel racing on August 12-14.

Event Information

Event Info

Date: August 12-14

Location: Batavia, Oh

Venue: Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati

Promoter: WKA

Website: https://www.worldkarting.com

Kart Info

Clutch: Hilliard Flame only

Suggested Gearing: 17t*/61t

*-17t is mandatory (#35 chain)

Tires: Hoosier R80 (new tires are not mandatory)

Rain Tires: Hoosier WET (new tires are not mandatory)

Spec Fuel: 87 octane, Speedway Station W 16th St

Ignite Classes

Ignite Junior

Age: 12-15 years old

Chassis: Ignite K3

Weight: 320lbs

Tires: 4.5/6.0 Hoosier R80

Slide: Yellow, with slide lock

Ignite Masters

Age: 35+ years old

Chassis: Ignite K3

Weight: 370lbs

Tires: 4.5/7.1 Hoosier R80

Slide: Black, stock

Ignite Senior

Age: 15+ years old

Chassis: Ignite K3

Weight: 360lbs

Tires: 4.5/7.1 Hoosier R80

Slide: Black, stock

Take a Lap at the Battle at the Brickyard

Peek Inside the Margay Tent

Supplemental Event Rules

  • The spec Hilliard Flame clutch with 19t, #35 sprocket is required
  • Weights: Ignite Junior (320lbs), Ignite Senior (360lbs) and Ignite Masters (370lbs)
  • Eligibility is open to all competitors, including previous Daytona, Brickyard, RIGP, Ignite Series and WKA winners
  • Spec DWT wheels are required, 135mm fronts (#75329) and 6.5” (#75425, Junior) / 7.75” rears (#75415, Senior)
  • Event will be run rain or shine, spec DWT wheels will  be used in the event of rain (Margay #75329 and #75425) on Hoosier 4.5/6.0 WET tires
  • New Hoosier R80 tires are not required at any point during the weekend.  The tires you qualify on will be the tires you are required to use for the rest of that days competition.
  • All bodywork must be CIK homologated KG Bodywork in unaltered form
  • Per the Ignite Rule Book, section 400.10 – “Front bumpers may not extend inside or outside the vertical plane of the front tires by more than 1 inch” and must be manufactured by KG Karting
  • Per the Ignite Rule Book, section 400.20 – “The front panel may not extend above the top of the steering wheel” and must be manufactured by KG Karting
  • 2019 Briggs LO206 engine package rules will be enforced
  • Spec fuel for this event will be 87 octane from the Speedway Gas Station across the street from the main entrance (W 16th Street)

Event Schedule

*** Schedule subject to change prior to the events



Margay tent opens


Mandatory drivers meeting


Practice session (3 rounds)





Margay tent opens


Morning warm-up


Heat Races


Pre Finals



Margay tent opens


Warm-up sessions


Opening ceremonies



Hotel Informaiton


We are currently evaluating hotels for this race. Once a group hotel is booked we will update this tab accordingly.

2019 Ignite Winners

Keith Scharf – Masters

Reid Sweeney – Junior

Colin Warren – Senior

2019 Results

Ignite Junior

  1. #9 – Reid Sweeney
  2. #8 – Trevor Eggemeyer
  3. #6 – Kayla Carlson
  4. #88 – Tanner Tecco
  5. #10 – Will Loller

Ignite Senior

  1. #211 – Colin Warren
  2. #53 – Evan Stamer
  3. #27 – Jordan Bernloehr
  4. #26 – Justin Vancil
  5. #158 – Conor Daly

Ignite Masters

  1. #6 – Keith Scharf
  2. #190 – Nick Todtenhaupt
  3. #56 – Michael Burton
  4. #77 – Colin Predith
  5. #25 – Pete Vetter

2018 Results

Ignite Senior

  1. #13 – Jeff Dolian
  2. #9 – Scott Barnes
  3. #10 – Ryan Bettenhausen
  4. #27 – Jordan Bernloehr
  5. #31 – Hunter Richardson

Ignite Masters

  1. #13 – Jeff Dolian
  2. #6 – Keith Scharf
  3. #25 – Pete Vetter
  4. #10 – Ryan Bettenhausen
  5. #90 – Nick Todtenhaupt

2017 Results

Ignite Senior

  1. #97 – Charlotte Lalonde
  2. #25 – Pete Vetter
  3. #90 – Nick Todtenhaupt
  4. #9 – Jeremy Remick
  5. #53 – Evan Stamer
No Kart? No Problem!


Experience this historic event without the hassle of preparing or maintaining your equipment with an Arrive & Drive Ignite package. Get on the track and let our experts take care of the mechanical side so you can focus on having fun!

Bring your own kart!


Own a kart, but want the support and dedication from the Margay Racing team? Sign up for a spot under the Margay tent with mechanical support, space, catered lunches and much more.