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Summit Point May Race Added to 2021 AKRA Road Racing Schedule

For the first time, the Woodbridge Kart Club-hosted May event at Summit Point Motorsports Park’s Main Course will be an AKRA national event. The race, slated for May 22-23, is a two-day event (no Friday practice) and will now serve as the season opener for the 2021 AKRA / Vega Tire National Road Racing Series before the tour heads to … Read More

2021 Schedule

2021 AKRA / Vega Tire Road Racing Series Schedule as of December 15, 2020. (Click track logo for track’s official website.)  DATE TRACK LOCATION HOST CLUB MAY 22-23* Summit Point Motorsports Park Summit Point, W. Va. JUNE 18-20 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Lexington, Ohio JULY 9-11 Grattan Raceway Belding, Mich. JULY 23-25 Nelson Ledges Road Course Garrettsville, Ohio AUGUST 21-22* … Read More

Left to right: Jerry Cole, Arthur McKenny, Dan Stowell and Jerry Apuzzie at Pittsburgh AKRA Road Race national in Sept. 2020
Karting Continues as Fast, Exciting and Fun Hobby for these Veteran Racers

By Bruce C. Walls Photos by Susan Taylor-Walls Actionpicsandpromos.com MONROE, N.C. – A majority of karting Road Racing racers say it was a friend or neighbor who first introduced them to the sport of Road Racing. That’s how 81-year-old karting veteran Dan Stowell says he started in 1968. “The first place I raced was Green Valley, Texas,” recalled the Denver, … Read More

2021 AKRA Road Race Schedule Nearly Finalized

The 2021 Vega Tire AKRA Road Race Series schedule is nearing completion, and here’s what it shows so far. Mid-Ohio confirmed for Fathers Day weekend Arguably the biggest event on any road racer’s annual calendar is the June national at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, and we’re happy to report that as of November 19 the traditional Fathers Day weekend … Read More

AKRA, Dart Kart close 2020 with huge event at Pittsburgh

Story and photos by Bruce C. Walls / Action Photography WAMPUM, PA – The AKRA / Dart Kart Club wrapped up their third of three 2020 Road Race Series events September 25-27 at Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Maybe it was the perfect weather or maybe a chance to race on the smooth 2.800-mile Wampum, PA. Track, or maybe it was … Read More

Nine Double, Williams Triples at Nelson Ledges AKRA Road Race National

Story by Bruce C. Walls.  Photos by Bruce C. Walls and Susan Taylor-Walls Click here for complete event photo album Garrettsville, Ohio – Nine Road Racers were double winners last Saturday and Sunday at Nelson Ledges Race Circuit a two-mile paved road race circuit celebrating it’s 40th year recently. The historic 19-turn course, built in 1958, features long sweeping turns … Read More

2019 Road Race Series Champions Recognized

Unfortunately due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we weren’t able to hold an official awards ceremony at Mid-Ohio to recognize champions and other top points finishers from the 2019 AKRA National Road Race Series. While we look forward to resuming our awards ceremony in 2021, we have taken advantage of our new AKRAracing.com website to create a web page that recognizes … Read More

2019 AKRA Road Race Champions

2019 AKRA TROPHY ROOM Class Champions and other top finishers eligible for awards from the 2019 Road Race Series. “Congratulations and much appreciation to the drivers who amassed great success while following our 2019 Road Race Series. While we weren’t able to hold an awards ceremony because of COVID-19 pandemic complications, we created this web page in an attempt to … Read More

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