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ElkhartShootout

September 25-26, 2020

Ignite Shootout at the Elkhart Grand Prix

Another reborn street race at the hands of USAC Karting, the Elkhart Grand Prix made it’s return in 2017. One of the most unique street race layouts makes this a must visit event for sprint racers. Thousands of fans, concert stages and two bridges make this event as unique as they come – a must visit!

Elkhart Grand Prix

Event Information

Event Info

Date: September 25-26, 2020

Location: Elkhart, IN

Venue: Downtown Elkhart

Promoter: USAC Karting

Website: https://www.usackarting.com

Kart Info

Clutch: Hilliard Flame only

Suggested Gearing: 19t*/62t

*-19t is mandatory (#35 chain)

Tires: Hoosier R80 (new tires are not mandatory)

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

Rain Wheels: 5x135mm (#75329)/5×6.5″ (75425)

Spec Fuel: TBD

Ignite Classes

Ignite Senior

Age: 15+ years old

Chassis: Ignite K3

Weight: 360lbs

Tires: 4.5/7.1 Hoosier R80

Slide: Black, stock

Ignite Masters

Age: 35+ years old

Chassis: Ignite K3

Weight: 370lbs

Tires: 4.5/7.1 Hoosier R80

Slide: Black, stock

Take a Lap at the Elkhart Grand Prix

Supplemental Event Rules

  • The spec Hilliard Flame clutch with 19t, #35 sprocket is required
  • Weights: 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 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 is TBD

Event Schedule

*** Schedule subject to change prior to the events

Friday

4:00pm

Mandatory drivers meeting

5:00pm

Practice begins

9:00pm

Friday Sprint races

Saturday

9:00am

Morning warm-up

11:00am

Heat Races

2:00pm

Finals

Hotel Informaiton

TBD

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

2019 Ignite Winners

Tony Neilson-Sprint

Tony Neilson-Sprint

Evan Stamer-Senior

Evan Stamer-Senior

Tony Neilson-Masters

Tony Neilson-Masters

2019 Results

Ignite Friday Sprints

  1. #19 – Tony Neilson
  2. #53 – Evan Stamer
  3. #36 – Rockwell Secrest
  4. #11 – Caleb Smock
  5. #21 – AJ Balthes

Ignite Senior

  1. #53 – Evan Stamer
  2. #88 – Riley Scott
  3. #36 – Rockwell Secrest
  4. #11 – Caleb Smock

Ignite Masters

  1. #19 – Tony Neilson
  2. #6 – Keith Scharf
  3. #21 – AJ Balthes
  4. #20 – Keith Hankins
  5. #84 – Burke Sandman
No Kart? No Problem!

ARRIVE & DRIVE

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!

KART OWNERS

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.