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After bad weather plagued the opening round of the 2016 Canadian Karting Challenge, Race #2, set for May 29 at Innisfil Indy will be yet another chance for regional drivers to come out and showcase their driving skills on a very technical track, running Layout #1.

Some exciting additions have been announced by the CKC for Race #2 hosted on May 29. All registered Senior Shifter drivers, along with combined Junior and Senior Briggs, will be entered into a draw to win a new set of tires. The tire prize draw will be held at the Trophy Presentation. No substitutions will be allowed for this prize and registrant must be present at time of draw.

Hot Off the Press – Junior Shifters Prize Breakdown for CKC Race #2, Sponsored by Ultra Coat Industries:
1st – $500
2nd – $300
3rd – $200
4th & 5th – Free Entry to next IKC race

In addition, all Junior Shifter registrants will be entered to win a set of tires and one set of tires will be awarded to the fastest driver of the day.

Prizes for Junior Shifter for IKC Race #5 – Saturday, May 28 & IKC Race #6 – Sunday, June 12 at Sutton, Sponsored by Dumont Contractors Inc.‎:
1st – $250
2nd – $150
3rd – $100

Additionally all Briggs Junior and Senior drivers, starting at the May 29 round, will be entered into a draw to win a new Briggs engine once they complete registration. Junior Shifter and Senior Shifter classes will also be entered into a draw to win a 125cc TM Shifter engine. For both engine draws, one ballot will be entered every time a driver registers at each CKC race event, increasing the chances of winning by attending multiple events. Please note only one Briggs engine and one Shifter engine will be awarded at the end of the CKC series at the year-end banquet that will be held in November of 2016. Winner must be present to claim prize.

Shannonville Information
CKC’s yearly Shannonville event, hosted on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, is set to run the Nelson Circuit.

“This is the first time we will be running this track for our CKC series. We wanted to offer drivers a longer, faster and smoother track at 1.8km,” said Innisfil’s Tony Launi. “Drivers can come out and practice before Saturday’s race on Friday, July 22 from 5pm to 9pm. Stay tuned for more exciting details to follow.”

Additionally, Innisfil Indy has specials on Shifter race-ready karts for $12,999.00 (regular price $14,999.00). Offer ends May 31, 2016. Shifter kart rentals and sales are also available through Innisfil Indy, please contact them for additional details.

“Thank you to everyone who came out for Race #1. Despite the bad weather, we still had a great turn out,” continued Launi. “We are proud to say Innisfil is the home of the largest DD2 and Shifter classes in Ontario. Everyone is welcome at the CKC and IKC events and we hope to see you all May 29.”
“Santa Claus is back!” Launi concluded. “Be sure to be ready for some more great CKC action in a few week’s time.”

2016 Canadian Karting Challenge Schedule
CKC Race #2 – Sunday, May 29 (Layout 1)
CKC Race #3 – Sunday, June 26 (Layout 2)
CKC Race #4 – Saturday, July 23 (Shannonville)
CKC Race #5 – Sunday, July 24 (Shannonville)
CKC Race #6 – Sunday, September 11 (Launi Downhill)

Tony Launi has over 40 years of experience in the karting industry. Innisfil Indy offers engine building, full service, part sales and driver training.

For more information the Innisfil Kart Club and the Canadian Karting Challenge, email, call 905-775-4686 or visit

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