PKRA News and Announcements

Highlights of the June 11 Open Board/Club Meeting - (Full minutes have also been published - log in to view):

  • We had a very good turn out of members at the new family friendly venue.
  • Elections for the 4 open board positions will open July 23-Aug 6, and be conducted using the same ElectionRunner tool as last year.  July 9 is the last chance for candidates to be confirmed prior to the election.  We will need to select a President and Treasurer from the remaining and new board members.  Current candidates to fill the 4 open board positions:
    • Rich McManis
    • Cindy Lacotta
    • Scott Cebulski
  • County Proposal for Lease Renewal to be submitted before June 26
    • AKA will likely not submit a proposal for renewing their agreement.  PKRA will submit two proposals, with the second including the AKA property with details to be negotiated if that proposal is accepted.
  • Kid Karts will go back to a standing start
  • Proposals to be discussed at the July 9 meeting:
    • Proposal for second level of front row pit spot reservations for practice days.
    • Consider whether we consider it a problem for some drivers chosing to run the main only

Summer Race Results and Points through the June 9 Race #4 have been posted.  Reports any issues to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Pre-Registration for summer Race#6 on July 14 will be open from Sunday, July 8 until 9:00PM on Friday, July 13.  Report any issues to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Welcome to PKRA

Phoenix Kart Racing Association (PKRA) is a member owned and operated club and facility established in 1982.  Our multiple configuration asphalt track is 3/4th of a mile long and averages 25 feet in width.  With 12 turns of various radii and over 500 feet of straight away,  it’s a constant challenge for both the novice and expert driver.  PKRA is located in Glendale, Arizona inside the Adobe Dam Park and Recreation Area.  

For a more complete overview and how to get started, visit the How to Start page.

Track Overview

Race Surface Specs

0.7 mile paved road course with 12 turns, 12 possible configurations, and lights for nighttime racing.

Curbing and Asphalt

The curbs at PKRA are built to current CIK specs, and the asphalt is a special racing blend.

Safety

Always a priority at PKRA, the safety of our membership is our first priority.

 

Paddock Area

Paved walkways and 177 pit spaces provide a premiere paddock area capable of holding National events.

Scenic Locations

Located inside a park, you will feel safe and comfortable with your family at PKRA.

Communications

The facility features a PA system, as well as live timing during race events to keep fans informed.

 
PKRA Overhead Pic

Personal Safety Equipment Required for Karting

  • Full-Face Racing Helmet - up to one certification cycle older than current
  • Neck Collar
  • Abrasion Resistant Gloves
  • Abrasion Resistant Clothing - Karting Suit or Jacket and Jeans
  • High Top Shoes with Socks
  • Under 12 - SFI Approved Chest Protector

Local Kart Vendors

AZ Kart Werx

Innovative Karting

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Super Moto

 Moto4 Moto3

Southwest Supermoto regularly holds events at PKRA under a separate Special Use Permit  The schedule can be found on the PKRA Calendar.  More information can be found at the Southwest Supermoto web page http://www.southwestsupermoto.com or the Southwest Supermoto Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Southwest-Supermoto-219711791390401/.  Specific questions can be directed to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Super Moto Drone Video from Scott Shepharard: