PKRA News and Announcements

Winter 2018 points have been posted,   
Race Results for the May 26 Summer Race#2 have also been posted.  Reports any issues to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

Pre-Registration for Race #4 on June 9 will be open from Sunday, June 3 through Friday, June 8 at 9:00PM sharp.  
As always, we encourage you to register early to help out our registration staff and to avoid disappointment.
If you have any issues with online registration or the website, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Board of Directors elections will be held in July, to fill open positions beginning with the August 13 Annual Meeting

  • Four board positions are open (three expiring, one resignation), with one or two board members choosing to run again.
    • President Paul Hendricks' term is expiring and he is electing not to run for another term.
    • Treasurer Jeff Smale has moved out of state, and has resigned.
    • Vice President Bernie Lacotta's term is expiring, and he is still deciding whether to run for another term.
    • Scott Cebulski's term is expiring and has expressed his plans to run for another term.
  • We are in need of someone to be President, and someone to be Treasurer (Connie Wright plans to continue doing the bulk of the clerical financial work)
  • We are soliciting nominations for the June 11 meeting, with final acceptance and confirmation at the July 9 meeting.  We need at least two or three nominees.  If you are considering running, please plan to attend those meetings, and let one of the current board members know of your interest.
  • Elections will likely be open July 23-Aug 6, and be conducted using the same ElectionRunner tool as last year.

Minutes from the May 14 meeting have been posted (log-in to view)

  • County Proposal for Lease Renewal will be submitted before June 26
  • We made good money from the SKUSA race, though still paying expenses.
  • There will be no IKF Grand Nationals after this summer.  They will do regional races instead.
  • We are considering an Enduro race at the Winter Holiday Break
  • Track Rental Rate reduction for Rental Karts was approved to reduce congestion during open practice
  • Future meetings will be held at the Peter Piper Pizza  7525 W. Bell Rd. Peoria to encourage families to come

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

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: