OSWEGO, NY – The return of the popular New York Dirt Kart Series will once again see crucial support from Burris Racing, the official tire of the NYDKS in 2018.
All events on the NYDKS calendar will see competitors utilizing the fast and competitive Burris SS33a tire.
The producer and distributor of high quality competition karting products and the American made Burris tire, Burris Racing provides the industry’s leading products for both sprint and dirt oval karting.
“We thank everyone from Burris Racing for returning this season,” said NYDKS President, Shawn Jeffrey. “Burris Racing has helped us to produce fast, consistent and exciting racing for years now and we look forward to that continuing this season.”
For more information on Burris Racing, visit online at www.burrisracing.com or visit them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BurrisRacingUSA.
The 2018 NYDKS has four events currently scheduled, beginning on May 19 at Allegany Memorial Speedway.
Events at Starlite Speedway (June 16), Frozen Ocean Speedway (August 11), and Stateline Speedway (September 22) are currently scheduled to follow the AMS opener with a Fall Classic venue and date still to be determined for either October 20 or October 27.
Race divisions on the 2018 NYDKS calendar include Red Clone (250 pounds), Purple Clone (280 pounds), Blue Clone (310 pounds), Light Clone (340 pounds), Heavy Clone (375 pounds), Clone Winged Champs, Pro Blue Clone (310 pounds), and Pro Clone (375 pounds)
Junior divisions will compete using the small pipe and drum clutch.
Senior divisions will use the big pipe with an open clutch rule.
All non-Pro classes will compete for the coveted NYDKS winner’s trophy at each event as well as $100. Payouts will include a total purse of $275 for the Top five, with $20 for fifth position.
Pro Blue Clone will pay a purse of $775 to the Top five, with $300 to win and $50 for fifth.
Pro Clone will feature a $1,000 purse for the Top five, with $500 to win and $50 for fifth.
NYDKS memberships are currently available at www.nydks.com for only $25. One drop will be awarded in the four-race series. The Fall Classic will not be able to be used as a drop.
All NYDKS members will be entered into a chance to win a 2018 Slack Xpect go kart courtesy of Performance Manufacturing and Slack Karts.
For more information on the 2018 NYDKS visit www.nydks.com or call series Jeffrey at (716) 622-3010.