DieFaster Grand Prix of AXFriday, January 12, 2007 | 8:01 AM
Buckle your chinstrap and hang on tight…the DieFaster Manufacturing Company Grand Prix of AX is coming to Oklahoma City! Hosted at Pole Position Raceway, the finest indoor karting facility in the Nation, the DieFaster GP of AX will pit the hottest stars of Arenacross against their fans, friends, and sponsors alike! Four-wheeled action levels the playing field, allowing YOU to take on your favorite AX riders and industry figures! A portion of proceeds from the event will go to the Road 2 Recovery Foundation to support injured racers and their families.
“We had been working hard to come up with ways to get our race partners in on the action all year” says Garret McLaughlin of GPS Racing/Cannon Falls Honda/Club 24x7, “Chris Robinson at Churchill Distribution (DieFaster MFG.) has been very active in promoting their brands and we knew that he was up for having some fun. With all of the buzz about the P2R facilities right now, and the BooKoo Championship hunt heating up, this was just dying to happen!”
The DieFaster GP of AX will take place Sunday, January 28th at Pole Position Raceway at 2905 N.W. 36th St., Oklahoma City, OK. The race is expected to feature the top 10 racers in the BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series as well as a number of other BooKoo series racers, team members, and other industry figures. The event will also feature a silent auction where fans will have the opportunity to bid on autographed memorabilia and other items. Sign-up is open to the public but seats are limited; get yours before they’re gone!
-Registration is $75 per driver
-Open Registration/Sign-in begins at 10am
-Practice sessions begin at 11am
-Drivers get a 12 lap practice, a 14 lap qualification, and a 16 lap main
BooKoo top 10 (as of 1/1/07)
1st - DARCY LANGE (9 Wins) #33 - HEMET, CA
2nd - BRAD RIPPLE (2 Wins)#7 - CROWN POINT, IN
3rd - TYLER BOWERS (1 Win) #911 - DANVILLE, KY
4th - MICHAEL BLOSE #82 - PHOENIX, AZ
5th - TIGER LACEY#221 - WOLFCREEK, OR
6th - JEFF NORTHROP #25 - MURRIETA, CA
7th - TOM HOFMASTER#110 - ARLINGTON, TX
8th - JOSH WOODS#61 - FLINT, MI
9th - JIMMY NELSON (2 Wins)#84 - BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV
10th - ZACH AMES #596 - PROSPECT, OH
The race will follow the “Grand Prix” format as currently utilized by the P2R Raceway; including a 12 lap practice, a 14 lap qualifier, and a16 lap main. The top 10 AX will be featured as the “stars” and will earn free entry. Seats will be available to any other BooKoo Series pro riders for $20. Open entries will be offered for $75, first-come, first-served (max sign-up TBD).
$50 from sign-up fees will go to P2R to cover event expenses, with the remaining $25 donated in full to the Road 2 Recovery Foundation. All proceeds from silent auction items will be donated in full to the R2R Foundation as well.
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