2017 Go Kart Divisions & Rules

 2017 WISCASSET GO-KART Rules

IMPORTANT!!

It is impossible to list all of the modifications or exceptions that may be considered illegal within this rule book. For the purpose of enforcement, only those items listed in the rule book are permissible, unless you have received any written information from Wiscasset Speedway in 2016 that would state otherwise.  It is your responsibility to confirm with Wiscasset Speedway if questions arise. ALL RULES WILL BE ENFORCED.

CHANGES & UPDATES:

Any rule changes made by Wiscasset Speedway will be in written format and placed in the Wiscasset Speedway Go-Kart rule book and online at   Wiscasset Speedway reserves the right to change, modify and regulate all rules as needed or deemed necessary for a fair and safe race event.

AGE DETERMINATION:

All ages are determined as of January 1st, 2017. Ages may be adjusted due to experience and ability if deemed necessary by Wiscasset Speedway staff and management.

GENERAL TRACK RULES:

  1. There will be NO alcohol allowed at Wiscasset Speedway during any event.

  2. Violence will not be tolerated whatsoever and will result in suspension from that or all events at Wiscasset Speedway.

  3. Adults will not approach any child in a threatening manner! (If there is a problem you are to talk to a track official)

DRIVER SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

All drivers must wear the following required items at all times while on the racing surface. 

  1. One or two piece long sleeve SFI approved fire resistant suit in good condition and free of rips, tears or holes.

  2. Shoes (No sandals or open toe shoes) and gloves.

  3. Snell Foundation approved helmet dated no older than 1995 and in good condition.

  4. Face shield, glasses or goggles.

  5. Either a Head/Neck restraint system (such as a HANS Device) or a full headrest and neck brace.

Highly Recommended not required

  1. Fire resistant underwear, socks, and head stocking.

Divisions and Rules:

JR BOX-STOCK

Age: 5-8 Years old

Chassis: Rocker or Jr. Champ

Engine: WKA Purple plate flathead or Purple plated Clone

Plate: Purple

Tires : Vega Yellow stock or Hoosier A40 compound

Gear: 14 front driver and 59,60, or 61 rear

Weight: 285

Clutch: Open

BOX-STOCK

Age: 6-11 Years old

Chassis: Rocker or Jr. Champ

Engine: WKA Purple plate flathead or Purple plated Clone

Plate: Purple

Tires : Vega Yellow stock or Hoosier A40 compound

Gear: Open

Weight: 315

Clutch: Open

JR SPORTSMAN

Age: 8-12 Years old

Chassis: Rocker or Jr. Champ

Engine: WKA Blue plate flathead or Blue plated Clone

Plate: Blue

Tires : Vega Yellow stock or Hoosier A40 compound

Gear: Open

Weight: 335

Clutch: Open

SPORTSMAN

Age: 9-14 Years old

Chassis: Rocker, Jr. Champ or Sr. Champ

Engine: WKA Gold plate flathead

Plate: Gold

Tires : Vega Yellow stock or Hoosier A40 compound

Gear: Open

Weight: 355

Clutch: Open

SR SPORTSMAN

Age: 12 Years old and up

Chassis: Rocker or Sr. Champ

Engine: WKA Unrestricted Flathead

Plate: None

Tires : Open

Gear: Open

Weight: 390

Clutch: Open

JR ANIMAL

Age: 5-11 Years old

Chassis: Jr. Champ

Engine: Stock Animal

Plate/Slide: Blue

Tires : Vega Yellow stock or Hoosier A40 compound

Gear: Open

Weight: 325

Clutch: Open

ANIMAL

Age: 10 Years old and up

Chassis: Rocker or Champ

Engine: WKA Animal Unrestricted

Plate/Slide: None

Tires: Open

Gear: Open

Weight: 410

Clutch: Open

MINICUPS

Weight: 700 pounds race ready with driver in the car.

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