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I-5 Corridor Series Comes to PGP This Weekend for Races 3 and 4

6/22/2011

The I-5 Corridor Series shifts to PGP Motorsports Park this weekend, with the top kart racers in the Pacific Northwest expected to take part in Races 3 and 4 on Saturday and Sunday respectively.

The next two rounds of the Stars of PGP Kart Series, which includes a rental kart class, will be held in conjunction with the I-5 Series.

For competitors in both series staying off-site, you will want to stick around after the racing is done on Saturday as we’ll have Audi Expo cars on display, a live band, food vendors and a beer/wine bar.

PGP will kick-off the weekend at 9 a.m. on Friday with dedicated kart practice sessions for both racers in both the I-5 Series and the Stars of PGP Kart Series. We’ll also have rental karts available later on Friday and Saturday night for those who want to hang out at the track.

Jointly hosted by PGP and Pat’s Acres Racing Complex (PARC) in Canby, Ore., the I-5 Corridor Series follows a race weekend format and uses the popular SKUSA stock Honda class structure to help prepare racers for this year’s SKUSA's ProMoto Tour and the SKUSA SuperNationals in Las Vegas this November.

This season the series will be an official Rotax Max Challenge (RMC) Series, qualifying participants for the 2011 U.S. Rotax Max Challenge Grand Nationals to be held July 19-23 at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooelle, Utah. The series will adhere to the Rotax Max Challenge Series structure from top to bottom, using accredited officials and running specified RMC-length heats and mains.

The opening two rounds of the eight-race series were held at PARC on May 28-29. For race recaps, points, photos, rules and schedules ­­— everything you need to know about the I-5 Series ­— visit www.I5corridorseries.com.

I-5 Series events at PGP will also be broadcast online live and can be viewed by following the link on PGP’s website, www.pacificgp.com. Events will also be available for “on demand” viewing afterwards by following the same link. We’ve made adjustments to make viewing events at PGP easier than before, so no information is required — just click on the link and watch.

Still have questions? Head over to www.I5corridorseries.com. We’re betting you’ll find the answers, but if not you can always contact either Pat’s Acres Racing Complex (PARC) at (503) 266-7287 or PGP Motorsports Park at (253) 639-7223.

On the Web

For PGP, visit www.pacificgp.com, become a fan of “Pacific Grand Prix” on Facebook or follow @pacificgp on Twitter. For PARC, visit www.patsacres.com, or become a fan of “Pat's Acres Karting Complex” on Facebook. For the I-5 Corridor Series, visit www.I5corridorseries.com or become a fan of “Pat's Acres and PGP I-5 Karting Series” on Facebook.

About PGP Motorsports Park

PGP Motorsports Park is the Northwest’s premier multi-purpose racing facility and is located in close proximity to the greater Seattle metropolitan area. Named “Best Guys Weekend Destination” for 2010 in the KING 5 Evening Magazine Best of Western Washington contest, the track is easy to get to and inexpensive to utilize, making PGP a rare combination of top-level racing excitement and affordability. For more information on PGP events and services, visit www.pacificgp.com or call (253) 639-7223.

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