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September 5-6, 2020

Ignite Shootout at the Rock Island Grand Prix

The Rock Island Grand Prix is one of the premier events in karting. It’s not only a great race, it’s a gathering…a pillar of the great karting events. The Ignite Shootout is the perfect opportunity for those from around the country to ‘fly & drive’ and compete in this labor day weekend classic.

Rock Island Grand Prix

Event Information

Event Info

Date: September 5-6, 2020

Location: Rock Island, IL

Venue: Rock Island IL

Promoter: RIGP

Website: http://www.rockislandgrandprix.com/

Kart Info

Clutch: Hilliard Flame only

Suggested Gearing: 19t*/61t

*-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: 87 octane, supplied at the track

Ignite Classes

Ignite Senior

Age: 15+ years old

Chassis: Ignite K3

Weight: 360lbs

Tires: 4.5/7.1 Hoosier R80

Wheels: 5x135mm (#75329)/5×7.75″ (75415)

Slide: Black, stock

Ignite Masters

Age: 35+ years old

Chassis: Ignite K3

Weight: 370lbs

Tires: 4.5/7.1 Hoosier R80

Wheels: 5x135mm (#75329)/5×7.75″ (75415)

Slide: Black, stock

Take a Lap at the Rock Island 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 Ignite Daytona, Brickyard, RIGP, Ignite Challenge Series
  • Spec DWT Senior/Masters wheels – 135mm fronts (#75329) and 7.75” rears (#75415)
  • 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
  • Standard Briggs & Stratton LO206 rules package will be enforced
  • Spec fuel for this event will be 87 pump gas sold from the on-site RIGP fuel truck by the scales

Event Schedule

*** Schedule subject to change prior to the events

Friday

2:00pm

Margay tent registration opens

7:00pm

Track walk with Rick Fulks

8:00pm

Margay tent closes

Saturday

7:00am

Margay tent opens

7:45am

Mandatory drivers meeting

8:30am

Practice Session #1

10:30am

Practice Session #2

1:30pm

Heat Races

7:00pm

Margay tent closes

Sunday

8:45am

Warm-up sessions

11:45am

Driver introductions

12:00pm

Finals

Hotel Informaiton

Holiday Inn – Rock Island

Ignite competitors will have a block booked until August 1 at the Holiday Inn in Rock Island. To book your room, please call the hotel directly at (309) 794-1212.

2019 Ignite Winners

Evan Stamer-Senior 1

Evan Stamer-Senior 1

Pete Vetter-Senior 2

Pete Vetter-Senior 2

Tony Neilson-Masters

Tony Neilson-Masters

2019 Results

Ignite Senior #1

  1. #53 – Evan Stamer
  2. #19 – Tony Neilson
  3. #126 – Justin Vancil
  4. #25 – Pete Vetter
  5. #13 – Jeff Dolian

Ignite Senior #2

  1. #25 – Pete Vetter
  2. #53 – Evan Stamer
  3. #31 – Hunter Richardson
  4. #126 – Justin Vancil
  5. #21 – Michael Scharf

Ignite Masters

  1. #19 – Tony Neilson
  2. #25 – Pete Vetter
  3. #13 – Jeff Dolian
  4. #9 – Scott Barnes
  5. #11 – Keith Scharf

2018 Results

Ignite Junior

  1. #25 – Jacob Bolen
  2. #0 – Carter Pryor
  3. #7 – Ashton Wheeler
  4. #9 – Reid Sweeney
  5. #6 – Kayla Carlson

Ignite Senior

  1. #9 – Scott Barnes
  2. #13 – Jeff Dolian
  3. #25 – Pete Vetter
  4. #44 – Gage Kemp
  5. #6 – Keith Scharf

Ignite Masters

  1. #25 – Pete Vetter
  2. #13 – Jeff Dolian
  3. #6 – Keith Scharf
  4. #206 – Greg Jasperson
  5. #77 – Colin Predith

2017 Results

Ignite Junior

  1. #5 – Spike Kohlbecker
  2. #53 – Evan Stamer
  3. #27 – Jacob Bolen
  4. #31 – Hunter Richardson
  5. #44 – Gage Kemp

Ignite Senior

  1. #7 – Jordan Bernloehr
  2. #90 – Nick Todtenhaupt
  3. #25 – Pete Vetter
  4. #4 – David Cole
  5. #89 – Andrew Coulter

Ignite Masters

  1. #25 – Pete Vetter
  2. #77 – Colin Predith
  3. #69 – Ken Williams
  4. #36 – Bryan Bernloehr
  5. #08 – Tony Manero

2016 Results

Ignite Junior

  1. #7 – Ashton Wheeler
  2. #5 – Spike Kohlbecker
  3. #99 – Eli Fox
  4. #34 – Joey Kall
  5. #025 – Austin Dahlgren

Ignite Senior

  1. #31 – Jeff Dolian
  2. #2 – Jordan Bernloehr
  3. #69 – Ken Williams
  4. #90 – Nick Todtenhaupt
  5. #1 – Michael Scharf

2015 Results

Ignite Senior

  1. #77 – Jeremy Remick
  2. #31 – Jeff Dolain
  3. #11 – Keith Scharf
  4. #90 – Nick Todtenhaupt
  5. #2 – Colten Dudici
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