The opening rounds of Canada’s premier karting series is just around the corner, as Goodwood Kartways is set to host Rounds One & Two of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship on May 25-27.
In just over two weeks, the some of the best drivers from Canada and across North America will descend upon the storied Goodwood facility in Stouffville, Ont., for the start of the third season of the ECKC. As series officials begin their final preparations to ensure a successful launch of the 2012 program and as Goodwood Kartways continues to undergo renovations, now is the perfect time to remind series competitors to complete their registration.
Online registration is now open at http://www.eckc.ca for the first event of 2012, and drivers are urged to utilize the online form to avoid long lines and a $20 administration fee for trackside registration. The online form only accepts PayPal and includes not only event registration for Rounds One & Two, but also offers drivers options to secure Friday practice and transponder rentals. Drivers will need to register with their ASN Canada assigned kart number. Online registration will close on Wednesday, May 16, at 5:00 pm, and any driver who registers before Sunday, May 13, at 5:00 pm will have their names listed in the official ECKC event brochure.
ECKC series class information and details, as well as tire, fuel, and oil specifications can be found in the ECKC Series Supplementary Regulations, and all necessary forms can be found on the ECKC website.
The Eastern Canadian Karting Championship is an ASN-sanctioned, four round, six-race series with venues in both Ontario and Quebec. Now in its third year, the ECKC will start off the 2012 season at Goodwood Kartways in Stouffville, Ont., on May 26-27 for the first doubleheader weekend. Circuit ICAR will host the third race in Mirabel, Que., on June 17, followed by the second double-race weekend at Mosport International Karting in Bowmanville, Ont., on June 30-July 1. The series will conclude at the Monaco Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres in Quebec on July 29, the prestigious street race set at the site of the GP3R at Exposition Park. The Eastern Canadian Karting Championship is a Rotax Max Challenge series and will award Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals tickets to the Rotax Senior, Rotax Junior, Rotax DD2, and Rotax DD2 Masters class champions. In 2012, the Briggs & Stratton classes will contest the series six-race series, making up a national four-stroke championship. For more information on the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship, please visit http://www.eckc.ca