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Eastern Canadian Karting Championship, Event 1 Schedule, Goodwood Kartways

5/3/2011

Race week has arrived for the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship and confirmation comes in the form of the Official Schedule for Event 1 at Goodwood Kartways in Stouffville, Ontario. The doubleheader event will see many competitors begin quests for Team Canada over four days of action, with unofficial practice on Thursday, Official practice on Friday, Race 1 on Saturday and Race 2 on Sunday.

Gates open at 9am on Thursday with track action beginning at 10am, the standard for Goodwood Kartways. Friday will see gates open at 7:30am, with two track sessions for each class before lunch and four for each class in the afternoon. The final two sessions of the day will be Officially timed, with the times then being used if a class is required to be split for qualifying on Saturday or Sunday.

All competitors are urged to note when Fuel Distribution is taking place, when Transponder Pick-Up is available and when the Tire Vouchers desk is open. Race days see a number of pre-race activities in the early morning hours, with a Daily Driver’s Meeting at 8:15am. Each class will then complete the morning line-up with one practice and one qualifying session. Warm-Up will be 8 minutes per class while qualifying is 6.

The Honda Challenge presented by Vega is in the lead-off position for race day as Honda Junior runs first and Honda Senior/Masters follows. RMC classes are next in the following order: Micro, Junior, Senior, Masters/DD2 Masters, Mini, and DD2. The youngest of classes, Micro-Max and Mini-Max will race ten lap prefinals and 18 lap finals, while all other classes will run 12 lap prefinals and 20 lap finals. Finals are tentatively scheduled to start at 3:15pm each day, with podium presentations scheduled for 6pm.

The 2011 Eastern Canadian Karting Championship alternates between Ontario and Quebec. After beginning at Goodwood Kartways May 7-8 with races one and two, Karting Trois-Rivieres hosts race three on May 29. Races four and five are slated for June 25-26 at Mosport International Karting - a race run in conjunction with the Pan American Rotax Max Challenge - and for the second-straight season the finale will offer a preview of the Canadian National Championships as Le Circuit Karting Mont-Tremblant hosts drivers on Sunday, July 17. For more information, please visit eckc.ca


THURSDAY MAY 5, 2011 - UNOFFICIAL PRACTICE
9:00 AM GATES OPEN
GOODWOOD KARTWAYS, STOUFFVILLE, ONT
OFFICIAL SCHEDULE
(SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
2011 EASTERN CANADIAN KARTING CHAMPIONSHIP
ROUND ONE (RACES 1 & 2)
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM OPEN PRACTICE
5:30 - 8:00 PM REGISTRATION OPEN

FRIDAY MAY 6, 2011 - OFFICIAL PRACTICE
7:30 AM GATES OPEN
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
REGISTRATION OPEN
FUEL DISTRIBUTION
10:00 AM PRACTICE 1 HONDA JUNIOR
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
HONDA SENIOR/HONDA MASTERS
ROTAX MICRO MAX
ROTAX JUNIOR
ROTAX DD2
ROTAX SENIOR
ROTAX MASTERS/ DD2 MASTERS
ROTAX MINI MAX
11:15 AM PRACTICE 2 SAME ORDER AS ABOVE 8 MINUTES
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM LUNCH BREAK (FUEL DISTRIBUTION RE-OPENS)
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM TRANSPONDER PICK UP **MANDATORY FOR TIMED PRACTICE**
3:45 PM TIMED PRACTICE 1 SAME ORDER AS ABOVE 8 MINUTES
1:15 PM PRACTICE 3 SAME ORDER AS ABOVE 8 MINUTES
2:30 PM PRACTICE 4 SAME ORDER AS ABOVE 8 MINUTES
5:00 PM TIMED PRACTICE 2 SAME ORDER AS ABOVE 8 MINUTES
6:15 PM TRACK CLOSED
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM TIRE VOUCHER DESK OPEN (REGISTRATION OPEN)

SATURDAY MAY 7, 2011 - RACE 1
7:00 AM
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
GATES OPEN
8:15 AM DRIVERS BRIEFING
9:00 AM WARM - UP HONDA JUNIOR 8 MINUTES
8 MINUTES
HONDA SENIOR/HONDA MASTERS
ROTAX MICRO MAX
10:45 AM QUALIFYING HONDA JUNIOR 6 MINUTES
HONDA SENIOR/HONDA MASTERS
ROTAX MICRO MAX
ROTAX JUNIOR
ROTAX SENIOR
ROTAX MASTERS/DD2 MASTERS
ROTAX MINI MAX
ROTAX DD2
ROTAX JUNIOR
ROTAX MICRO MAX 10 LAPS
ROTAX SENIOR
ROTAX MASTERS/DD2 MASTERS
ROTAX MINI MAX
ROTAX DD2 6 MINUTES
ROTAX JUNIOR 12 LAPS
12:45 PM LUNCH BREAK
1:15 PM PRE - FINAL HONDA JUNIOR 12 LAPS
HONDA SENIOR/HONDA MASTERS 12 LAPS
12 LAPS
ROTAX DD2 12 LAPS
3:15 PM FINAL HONDA JUNIOR 20 LAPS
ROTAX DD2 20 LAPS
ROTAX SENIOR 12 LAPS
6:00 PM PODIUM PRESENTATIONS

SUNDAY MAY 8, 2011 - RACE 2
7:00 AM
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
GATES OPEN
8:15 AM DRIVERS BRIEFING
9:00 AM WARM - UP HONDA JUNIOR 8 MINUTES
8 MINUTES
HONDA SENIOR/HONDA MASTERS
ROTAX MICRO MAX
10:45 AM QUALIFYING HONDA JUNIOR 6 MINUTES
HONDA SENIOR/HONDA MASTERS
ROTAX MICRO MAX
ROTAX JUNIOR
ROTAX SENIOR
ROTAX MASTERS/DD2 MASTERS
ROTAX MINI MAX
ROTAX DD2
ROTAX JUNIOR
ROTAX MICRO MAX 10 LAPS
ROTAX SENIOR
ROTAX MASTERS/DD2 MASTERS
ROTAX MINI MAX
ROTAX DD2 6 MINUTES
ROTAX JUNIOR 12 LAPS
12:45 PM LUNCH BREAK
1:15 PM PRE - FINAL HONDA JUNIOR 12 LAPS
HONDA SENIOR/HONDA MASTERS 12 LAPS
12 LAPS
ROTAX DD2 12 LAPS
3:15 PM FINAL HONDA JUNIOR 20 LAPS
ROTAX DD2 20 LAPS
ROTAX SENIOR 12 LAPS
6:00 PM PODIUM PRESENTATIONS

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