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Remaining Official 2011 Pan Am Qualifying Races

7/27/2011

As many of the Americas National Rotax Max Challenges are finishing out their 2011 seasons, top level Rotaxians from around the Americas are turning their attention to International Rotax competition and the upcoming 2011 Pan American Rotax Max Challenge Championship Event, scheduled for September 21-25 at New Castle Motorsports Park in the United States.

Participation at the 2011 Pan Am Championship Event requires a driver to participate in a minimum of four official Pan American Qualifying Races. Properly licensed drivers can participate at any Official Pan Am Qualifying Race, regardless of where the race is held. Participation is the only requirement. There are currently approximately 210 drivers from 6 countries fully qualified and approximately 280 drivers from 7 countries partially qualified.

For those who plan to attend the Pan Am Championship Event, but are not currently fully qualified, opportunities for qualification are now limited to the remaining Official Pan Am Qualifying Races. You will note in the remaining Official Pan Am Qualifying Races listed below there is one event* that will provide four “punches” in one event weekend.

Remaining Official 2011 Pan Am Qualifying Races


August 6 / Single Race Event / Kartodromo Granja Viana / Sao Paolo, Brasil / Contact Wilton Santos wilton@rotax.com.br


August 7 / Single Race Event / Pista Laguna Viva / Villavicencio, Colombia / Contact Carlos Soler or Otto Rico at mercadeo@rotaxcolumbia.com


August 12 – 14 / Two Race Event / The Track at Centennial / Centennial, Colorado USA / Contact www.gatorzkarting.com 714-289-0432 or www.thetrack.us 303-708-9400 / Register at www.gatorzkarting.com


August 13-14 / Single Race Event / Kartodromo Oscar Cosillas / Guadalajara, Jalisco Mexico / Contact Oscar Torres oscar.torres@dynamicmotorsports.com (01152) 4448212321 www.canakacentro.com


* August 19-21 / Four Race Event / Palisadoes International Raceway** / Kingston, Jamaica / For detailed event information contact Jamaican Karting Association representative Neil Williams 305-396-8418 / 876-383-5344 nelewilliams@gmail.com . For general information see www.iriekart.com / For information about transportation of karts ( $300 U.S. ) to Jamaica contact Rudy Ramsaroop of Rysa Racing in Miami 305-687-8711 rysaracing@aol.com

** Pending federation approval, Palisadoes International Raceway in Kingston, Jamaica is the track that will host the 2012 Pan Am RMC Championship Event. See photos and more at www.iriekart.com/nmcms.php?p=track


August 27 / Two Race Event / Kartodromo Granja Viana / Sao Paolo, Brasil / Contact Wilton Santos wilton@rotax.com.br


PAN AM CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT REGISTRATION

Registration for the Pan Am Championship Event is scheduled to open Wednesday August 3rd at www.panemericanchallenge.com .

All classes will be limited to a maximum of 72 entries. Classes with less than 34 entries could be combined.

Registration for the Pan Am Championship event will close on September 7th. You must be registered no later than September 7th.

Tentative schedules for the Pan Am Championship Event will be released no later than August 3rd.

For more information see the Pan Am web site at www.panamericanchallenge.com or contact at info@formulakart.com or 850-258-0846.


Article Credit: Bill Wright
425 Motorsports