Jinba Ittai Go Kart Challenge 2017

Date
Sun 01 October 2017
Meet
Indy 800 Kart Track, Butterfly Farm, 446 Wilberforce Rd, Wilberforce
Time
10:00am for a 10:30am start
Organiser
Graham Fletcher, 0409 782 419, fletcgj@westnet.com.au
Cost
$60 plus $5 for licence (2 x 15 minute sessions)

The Jinba Ittai Karting Challenge will be hotly contested again to determine which Chapter will take home the trophy for 2017. It's the RPM Chapter's turn to host the final round of the Challenge this year. Tired of seeing other Chapters win this converted prize? Come and watch RPM as it hopes to win its first title in the events history.

*** You must be a member of the MX-5 Club of NSW to enter this event ***

UPDATE 27/9/2017

For all those attending the Go Kart challenge (competing or spectating), the venue and time has now changed to the Butterfly Farm Indy Track. Unfortunately the Hunter Chapter will not be participating this year. Graham Fletcher has the names of those competing on the day.

The cost for competitors will be $60 plus $5 for licence. This will be 2 x 15 minute sessions.

The dress for those competing is Long Pants (Jeans/Tracksuit), Long Sleeve Top and fully enclosed lace up shoes. Helmets are supplied, however you may wish to bring your own.

Suggest that you BYO morning tea and drinks.

The address is 446 Wilberforce Road, Wilberforce and contact is 45751265.

IT WOULD BE GREAT TO SEE AS MANY SPECTATORS/SUPPORTERS OF ALL THE CHAPTERS ATTEND TO CHEER YOUR TEAM ON.

Individual Chapters will hold their own qualifying rounds with 3 male and 3 female members being chosen to represent their chapter at the finale which will be held on 1st October 2017.

Chapter cheer squads are always welcome and encouraged to attend to support their respective Chapter contenders. BYO pom-poms!

Scoring System

Best two timed laps (average) will decide the Individual Award for Male and Individual Award for Female categories. 

If it’s a draw on points (Individual and Club) - the winner will be determined on best times

 Points earned for your chapter for each category are as follows

1st – 24, 2nd – 21, 3rd – 18, 4th – 15, 5th – 12, 6th – 10, 7th – 8, 8th – 6, 9th – 4, 10th – 3, 11th – 2, 12th – 1

Presentation of awards will follow the final race at the venue, then all participants and support crews are invited to Walacha Hotel for suitable refreshments following this event.

 

History of the Jinba Ittai Challenge

Date Venue Host Chapter Champion Chapter Story
8 Jun 2013 Picton Karting Track Illawarra Sydney Link
2 Nov 2014 Indy 800, Wilberforce RPM Sydney Link
20 Sep 2015 Luddenham Raceway Sydney Sydney Link
30 Oct 2016 Picton Karting Track Illawarra Illawarra