2nd Entry Fee
June 15, 2013 - OVKA is pleased to announce that effective immediately, the 2nd entry fee for a single driver has been lowered to $20 for the remainder of the 2013 season.
2013 Points Updated - Race 4
Jeff Eissing - Arrangements
June 11, 2013 - Jeffrey F Eissing age 49, of West Harrison, passed away June 6, 2013. Jeffrey was born April 1, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Felix Eissing and Trudy (Burger) Eissing. Jeffrey is survived by Ellen L. Fronk of West Harrison, Indiana and brother Edward Eissing of Loves Park, IL. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Newcomer Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 7830 Hamilton Ave. Cincinnati, Ohio 45231. Services will be at Newcomer Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 7830 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45231 on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 7:00 pm.
Announcement - PhotoJeff
June 7, 2013 - The OVKA family would like to express our deepest sympathy to the family of our dear friend and club photographer, Jeff Eissing “PhotoJeff” who passed away June 6, 2013. We will announce the arrangements as soon as they are completed.
May Board Meeting Minutes
2013 Points Updated - Race 3
April Board Meeting Minutes
2013 SEASON IS OFF TO A GREAT START
April 16, 2013 - The first 2013 points race is now in the books. OVKA welcomed many new members this weekend and we hope their experience was enjoyable. The weather was beautiful and the racing was safe and competitive. G&J Kartway was in good shape from the winter and thanks to all of the members who volunteered at track clean-up day to prepare the facility for racing. I would like to say a special thanks to all of the track workers, tech officials, staff and anyone else who assisted in making the race day run smooth.
The points have been updated and you can check your times online at www.racelaps.com. User ID: OVKA Password: OHIO. You can access the points and racelaps.com by clicking Series Information above.
Our next event is Sunday, April 28, 2013 at G&J Kartway. We will be running configuration 1A using the Pea Pick – Winner Take All format. I look forward to seeing you there.
2013 Points Updated - Race 1
Banquet Tire Gift Certificate
March 28, 2013 - If you received a Margay/Grand Products gift certificate at the banquet this year, it is redeemable for a set of Bridgestone YLC tires only. Please note that the gift certificate will expire on June 30, 2013. If you do not plan on using this gift certificate, you may contact Ted Cradlebaugh for assistance in finding someone to purchase the certificate from you.
2013 Membership Form Update
March 26, 2013 - All persons applying for 2013 OVKA Membership need to complete a revised 2013 OVKA Membership Application and acknowledge they have received and read the Ohio Department of Health's Concussion Information Sheet for Youth Sports Organizations. Persons submitting the application by mail should access the concussion information sheet by clicking here. This acknowledgement will also be on 2013 OVKA entry forms. In addition, 2013 OVKA membership applications and entry forms will also include permission for any paramedic or EMS personnel to release information regarding any head injury or concussion to OVKA race officials.
Tech Corner Update - TaG Rules
March Board Meeting Minutes
March 14, 2013 - OVKA is proud to announce that Racing4Vets will be joining OVKA this season with their Kart Racing Program. They are a motorsports organization designed exclusively for injured U.S. military veterans. This season, they will be entering two karts in each OVKA race in the Clone 420 Lite class. The event entry fees and pit passes for these karts are sponsored by Keith Freber with Margay Racing/Grand Products and the OVKA 50/50 Raffle for the 2013 season. Rick Coombs has graciously donated their race fuel for the 2013 season. For more information on Racing4Vets, take a look at their website at www.Racing4Vets.org. Please join me in welcoming these folks to OVKA and offer any assistance you can to make their racing experience with us enjoyable.
Track Preparation / Clean-Up Day
March 14, 2013 - April 14th is our first race and it will be here before you know it. We will soon hear the sweet sounds of those engines firing up once again. OVKA and G&J Kartway are busy preparing for the 2013 season and you will be glad to know that the renovations to the restroom facilities at G&J Kartway are currently underway. We are also power-washing and staining the observation catwalk and deck. This will all be completed before track clean-up day which is scheduled for Saturday, April 6th, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This is a rain or shine work day to prepare the track and facilities for the racing season. There is a lot of work to be completed and we need your help. If you are available, please come to the track and lend a hand. You will earn a participation credit for working a four hour shift.
Upcoming OVKA EventsOVKA Membership Board Meeting
Tuesday, December 4th - 7:00pm
2880 Towne Blvd
Middletown, Ohio 45044
2018 OVKA Season Banquet
January 5, 2019
Cincinnati Marriott Northeast
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2019 OVKA Swap Meet
Saturday, February 2nd
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See Series Information/Schedule for event details.
Upcoming Events @ G&J KartwayList of Upcoming Non-OVKA Events @ G&J Kartway. Call 937-452-1218 for Track Availability.
Miami University Motorsports Club
Official Website for G&J Kartway http://www.gandjkartway.com
Other Upcoming EventsWKA Manufacturers Cup
Round 1 - December 27-30
Daytona International Speedway
Daytona Beach, FL
Cincinnati Cavalcade of Customs Show
Duke Energy Convention Center
Indy Circle Track Show
Indiana State Fairgrounds