Saturday, June 25, 2016

Shifter Kart Championship Race at Calpseed on SATURDAY, JULY 2nd! CR125, KZ, Mod Moto, 80cc, DD2 ALL WELCOME!

The Shifter Kart Championship (SKC) is racing SATURDAY, JULY 2nd at Calspeed in Fontana, CA. The SKC is a Southern California based traveling kart-racing series designed to provide an affordable, fun and competitive racing environment for shifter kart racers of all ages and experience levels. All races are run in conjunction with The Formula 100 Karting Series.
Although the majority of SKC racers utilize the Stock Honda engine package, SKC has a spot for almost every shifter engine in our one equalized and highly competitive class, which is perfect for new and experienced racers alike. If you have an ICC/KZ, mod moto, a stock CR125 or a stock engine other than a CR125 then we have a spot for you!
The rules are open enough to allow racers to enjoy shifter kart racing as affordably as possible, while also placing enough limits on allowed items, including tires, engines and fuel, to ensure that equality and competition are maximized!
For more information please visit http://shifterkartchampionship.com/.
There are no membership fees and every racer entering will receive points and be able to participate in the SKC Season Points Championship. The points championship is still wide open and anyone attending has a legitimate chance at competing for a season championship!
Pre-entry for the race is available at the following link: msreg.com/F100SoCal2016Rd5

Sunday, June 19, 2016

F100 SoCal Round #5 is SATURDAY, JULY 2nd at Calspeed in Fontana, CA! BE THERE!

The points battles are heating up as the 2016 F100 SoCal passes the midway point at F100 SoCal Round #5, to be held Saturday, July 2nd at Calspeed Karting Center in Fontana, CA! This is a very exciting event for F100, as it is the first stand-alone event F100 has held at the Calspeed facility! F100 expects another large turnout in the traditional F100 Senior and Masters classes, as well as continued growth in all the other F100 classes. You don't want to miss it!

Please note that in order to help cover the higher cost associated with hosting a race at a facility such as Calspeed, F100 has added a few dollars to the price of race day entry and pit passes. We do our absolute best to keep prices as low as possible and with large turnouts and continued support we will be able to continue to lower costs and make racing as affordable and accessible as possible for our racers. We greatly appreciate your understanding and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

CHANGES TO PRE-ENTRY PROCESS FOR MEMBERS: In order to help F100 better prepare for events by providing more accurate and predictive entry numbers, F100 is also changing the registration policy for F100 Members. The discounted member entry price will now ONLY be available through PRE-ENTRY. All racers registering on race day will now pay the same price, regardless of their F100 membership status. This is not done as a punishment, but instead to encourage racers to pre-enter for events which will help F100 greatly in its hiring of race day staff, race day scheduling, and all the other things that go into putting on a top notch racing event for our racers!

Please see the following link for directions to the track:


 
Pre-entry is NOW OPEN. Pre-entry closes THURSDAY, JUNE 30th at 11:59pm. PLEASE NOTE that in order to take advantage of the special entry and tire package available through pre-entry, member racers will need to pre-enter and select this package prior to SUNDAY, JUNE 26th at 11:59pm. This special tire and entry package will not be available after this date, and this package is only available to 2016 F100 Members. Please see the following link to pre-enter:



F100 is designed to provide a competitive, fun and cost-effective racing environment for all our racers. F100 firmly believes in clean and safe racing on track in order to ensure that all racers are able to compete on a level playing field in order to maximize racing fun and limit expensive repairs. In order to help facilitate clean racing on track, F100 has created the following video that explains the basics of what F100 expects from our racers on track. Please see the following link:


   
F100 2016 Memberships are now available! If you wish to become an F100 member and take advantage of all the benefits that membership provides, including number priority, inclusion in the season points championship, and race day entry fee discounts, please purchase your membership by visiting the following link:



F100 custom number panels are now available for racers who would like to dress up their kart and show theirF100 spirit! Please see the following link:



F100 SoCal 2016 Round #5 will be the 5th race for the new F100 spec tire for Level 1 classes, the Maxxis SLR. Racers in the FC1, FJ1, FK1, FK1 Sportsman, FK1 Masters, FJ125, FK125 and FK125 Masters classes will be required to use the Maxxis SLR at this event and all F100 SoCal events during the 2016 season. Racers in Level 2 classes may continue to utilize a large variety of approved tires. Please see section 5a of the F100 SoCal 2016 Rule Supplement for a list of Approved Tires for Level 2 Classes.

Along with the availability of a discounted entry fee and tire package available only to pre-registered racers at allF100 SoCal events in 2016, Maxxis SLR tires are also available from F100 directly, Goldspeed as well as select local F100 supporting shops. To order your tires directly from Goldspeed, please see the following link. Shipping charges and additional fees may apply:



Please see the Fast 100 Karting Blog for an important tech update and reminder. This tech update includes information about new insurance requirements regarding helmets (Snell 2005 helmets are allowed through 2017; DOT are helmets no longer allowed):



F100 has released a class name explanation to help alleviate possible confusion. Please see the following link:



Also, please see the Fast 100 Karting Blog for a reference page for all the recent F100 SoCal 2016 announcements:



The race day schedule is now available. Please see the following link:

F100 SoCal Round #4 Recap

F100 SoCal Round #4 proved to be another great day of F100 racing, with intense competition on the track, and camaraderie and sportsmanship in the pits! Each race featured excellent on track action, with clean and hard fought battles throughout the day! After 4 rounds of racing in 2016, the points battles are extremely close in all classes, with many racers within a few points of each other!

Updated points standings are now available, please see the following link:

Please note, if there are any mistakes in the points standings they are unintentional. Please contact F100 to discuss if you believe a mistake has been made.


Results from the event are available at the following link:


Photos from the event are available at the following links:



F100 SoCal Round #5 is Saturday, July 2nd at Calspeed Karting Center in Fontana, CA. Pre-entry will open soon. Stay tuned!

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

F100 Driver Profile: Vincent Lefevre

Vincent Lefevre has been one of the biggest supporters of F100 since its inception and he truly embodies the F100 spirit of Pure Racing! Vince has ascended the ranks of the F100 license ladder system, first participating in the FK2 class with an inexpensive kart he purchased off Craigslist. At first, results were mixed for Lefevre, but he kept working at his craft, driving as much as he could and focusing his efforts on continued improvement and enjoyment of kart racing. It was not long before Vince tasted victory in the FK2 class! Vince is now the current championship points leader in the FK1 Masters class through the first 3 rounds of the F100 SoCal 2016 season, posting fast laps and podium results at each race! F100 would like to thank Vince for participating in our driver profile series!

F100 SoCal Round #4 is SATURDAY, JUNE 11th at Grange Motor Circuit!

After another excellent day of racing at F100 SoCal Round #3, F100 is excited for F100 SoCal Round#4, to be held Saturday, June 11th at Grange Motor Circuit in Apple Valley, CAF100 will run the track in the clockwise direction (down the hill). With the points battles in all classes heating up, F100 expects another large turnout in the traditional F100 Senior and Masters classes, as well as continued growth in all the other F100 classes. You don't want to miss it!

Please see the following link for directions to the track:


 
Pre-entry is NOW OPEN. Pre-entry closes THURSDAY, JUNE 9th at 11:59pm. PLEASE NOTE that in order to take advantage of the special entry and tire package available through pre-entry, member racers will need to pre-enter and select this package prior to SUNDAY, JUNE 5th at 11:59pm. This special tire and entry package will not be available after this date, and this package is only available to 2016 F100 Members. Please see the following link to pre-enter:



F100 is designed to provide a competitive, fun and cost-effective racing environment for all our racers. F100 firmly believes in clean and safe racing on track in order to ensure that all racers are able to compete on a level playing field in order to maximize racing fun and limit expensive repairs. In order to help facilitate clean racing on track, F100 has created the following video that explains the basics of what F100 expects from our racers on track. Please see the following link:


   
F100 2016 Memberships are now available! If you wish to become an F100 member and take advantage of all the benefits that membership provides, including number priority, inclusion in the season points championship, and race day entry fee discounts, please purchase your membership by visiting the following link:



F100 custom number panels are now available for racers who would like to dress up their kart and show theirF100 spirit! Please see the following link:



F100 SoCal 2016 Round #3 will be the fourth race for the new F100 spec tire for Level 1 classes, the Maxxis SLR. Racers in the FC1, FJ1, FK1, FK1 Masters, FJ125, FK125 and FK125 Masters classes will be required to use the Maxxis SLR at this event and all F100 SoCal events during the 2016 season. Racers in Level 2 classes may continue to utilize a large variety of approved tires. Please see section 5a of the F100 SoCal 2016 Rule Supplement for a list of Approved Tires for Level 2 Classes.

Along with the availability of a discounted entry fee and tire package available only to pre-registered racers at allF100 SoCal events in 2016, Maxxis SLR tires are also available from F100 directly, Goldspeed as well as select local F100 supporting shops. To order your tires directly from Goldspeed, please see the following link. Shipping charges and additional fees may apply:



Please see the Fast 100 Karting Blog for an important tech update and reminder. This tech update includes information about new insurance requirements regarding helmets (Snell 2005 helmets are allowed through 2017; DOT are helmets no longer allowed):



F100 has released a class name explanation to help alleviate possible confusion. Please see the following link:



Also, please see the Fast 100 Karting Blog for a reference page for all the recent F100 SoCal 2016 announcements:



The race day schedule is now available. Please see the following link:

Thursday, May 26, 2016

F100 SoCal Round #3 Recap

Another exciting day of racing at Adams Motorsports Park at F100 SoCal Round #3! Each race featured excellent on track action, with clean and hard fought battles throughout the day! After 3 rounds of racing in 2016, the points battles are heating up in all classes, with many racers within a few points of each other! Congratulations to all racers who participated at F100 SoCal Round #3 and a special congratulations to those who ended the day on the podium!

Updated points standings are now available, please see the following link:

Please note, if there are any mistakes in the points standings they are unintentional. Please contact F100 to discuss if you believe a mistake has been made.


Results from the event are available at the following link:


Photos from the event are available at the following links:


F100 SoCal Round #4 is Saturday, June 11th at Grange Motor Circuit. Pre-entry will open soon. Please see the following links for information on the race day schedule for F100 SoCal Round #4:


Important announcements:

F100 would like to remind racers that in order to ensure maximum life from your Maxxis SLR tires to please wrap your ties in plastic/saran wrap. This will help the tires to stay softer for longer and ensure excellent performance throughout the life of your Maxxis SLR tires!

F100 custom number panels are now available (not required but optional)

Onboard cameras and video review

F100 SoCal information reference

F100 SoCal important tech and safety reminders

Leopard and PRD gearing for FJ2, FJ125 and FK2 classes

Carburetor rule clarification for PRD and Parilla Leopard

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

F100 SoCal Round #3 is SATURDAY, MAY 14th at Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside, CA! BE THERE!

After a record turnout and some excellent racing at F100 SoCal Round #2, F100 is excited for F100 SoCal Round #3, to be held Saturday, May 14th at Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside, CA! F100 will run the track in the counter clockwise direction (backwards). Click here to see the track layout. F100 expects another large turnout in the traditional F100 Senior and Masters classes, as well as continued growth in all the other F100 classes. You don't want to miss it!

Please see the following link for directions to the track:



Adams Motorsports Park will host open practice utilizing the layout F100 will use at Round #3 on Sunday, May 8th. Please call Adams Motorsports Park directly for more information on track layouts and practice availability, (951) 686-3826.

Pre-entry is NOW OPEN. Pre-entry closes THURSDAY, MAY 12th at 11:59pm. PLEASE NOTE that in order to take advantage of the special entry and tire package available through pre-entry, member racers will need to pre-enter and select this package prior to THIS SUNDAY, MAY 8th at 11:59pm. This special tire and entry package will not be available after this date, and this package is only available to 2016 F100 Members. Please see the following link to pre-enter:



F100 is designed to provide a competitive, fun and cost-effective racing environment for all our racers. F100 firmly believes in clean and safe racing on track in order to ensure that all racers are able to compete on a level playing field in order to maximize racing fun and limit expensive repairs. In order to help facilitate clean racing on track, F100 has created the following video that explains the basics of what F100 expects from our racers on track. Please see the following link:



The spec gas station list has been updated. Please see the following link:



F100 ran this same configuration in 2013. Below is a link to the video of the FK1 Advanced (now merged with FK1) main event from the event:



Along with the large turnout expected in the traditional F100 classes for Senior and Masters aged racers, F100 has made a few changes to the race day program that are sure to improve the overall experience and promote further growth. F100 has added a new Cadet class, FC1 Comer Cadet, for Cadet aged racers with the popular Comer 80 engine! F100 will allow the use of the Vega FH tire in the FC1 Comer Cadet class, to make it easy for racers racing their Comer 80 in other series to come and race with F100!

Along with the addition of the FC1 Comer Cadet class, F100 has also changed the race day structure for Cadet aged racers. The new structure, consisting of one warm-up, one qualifying session, one heat and one main event, will provide ample track time at a much lower cost than other series and will allow racers to spend less time at the track race day. Please see the following link for more information about the new FC1 Comer Cadet class and the new Cadet race day structure:


  
F100 2016 Memberships are now available! If you wish to become an F100 member and take advantage of all the benefits that membership provides, including number priority, inclusion in the season points championship, and race day entry fee discounts, please purchase your membership by visiting the following link:



F100 custom number panels are now available for racers who would like to dress up their kart and show their F100 spirit! Please see the following link:



F100 SoCal 2016 Round #3 will be the third race for the new F100 spec tire for Level 1 classes, the Maxxis SLR. Racers in the FC1, FJ1, FK1, FK1 Masters, FJ125, FK125 and FK125 Masters classes will be required to use the Maxxis SLR at this event and all F100 SoCal events during the 2016 season. Racers in Level 2 classes may continue to utilize a large variety of approved tires. Please see section 5a of the F100 SoCal 2016 Rule Supplement for a list of Approved Tires for Level 2 Classes.

Along with the availability of a discounted entry fee and tire package available only to pre-registered racers at all F100 SoCal events in 2016, Maxxis SLR tires are also available from F100 directly, Goldspeed as well as select local F100 supporting shops. To order your tires directly from Goldspeed, please see the following link. Shipping charges and additional fees may apply:



Please see the Fast 100 Karting Blog for an important tech update and reminder. This tech update includes information about new insurance requirements regarding helmets (Snell 2005 helmets are allowed through 2017; DOT are helmets no longer allowed):



F100 has released a class name explanation to help alleviate possible confusion. Please see the following link:



Also, please see the Fast 100 Karting Blog for a reference page for all the recent F100 SoCal 2016 announcements:



The race day schedule is now available. Please see the following link:

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

F100 SoCal Round #2 Recap

A record turnout of nearly 80 racers showed up to compete at F100 SoCal Round #2! With 22 racers in FK2, 23 racers in FK1 Senior, and 18 racers in FK1 Masters, as well as solid turnouts in the Cadet and Junior classes, the fields were packed and competition was fierce all day! Each race featured excellent on track action, with clean and hard fought battles throughout the day! Congratulations to all racers who participated and a special congratulations to those who ended the day on the podium!

Updated points standings are now available, please see the following link:

Please note, if there are any mistakes in the points standings they are unintentional. Please contact F100 to discuss if you believe a mistake has been made.


Results from the event are available at the following link:


Photos from the event are available at the following links:


F100 SoCal Round #3 pre-entry will open soon. Please see the following links for information on the race day schedule and track configuration:


Important announcements:

F100 would like to remind racers that in order to ensure maximum life from your Maxxis SLR tires to please wrap your ties in plastic/saran wrap. This will help the tires to stay softer for longer and ensure excellent performance throughout the life of your Maxxis SLR tires!

F100 custom number panels are now available (not required but optional)

Onboard cameras and video review

F100 SoCal information reference

F100 SoCal important tech and safety reminders

Leopard and PRD gearing for FJ2, FJ125 and FK2 classes

Carburetor rule clarification for PRD and Parilla Leopard

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Life at Speed: Episode 1

David Gallaher chronicles his first day as an F100 racer at 2016 F100 SoCal Round #1!