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KID KART SHOOT OUT

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SIMA is very excited to offer the Kid Kart Scholarship Shoot outs for the second year in a row! We appreciate the interest in our program and invite you to contact us if you have any further questions regarding the shoot out or the racing program itself. 

  • The shoot out is scheduled for April 9 and 10. If it rains, shootout will be rescheduled for the weekend of April 23/24th.
  • Within a week of registering you will receive a confirmation email with your appointed day and time slot.
  • Each driver must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Driver must be between the ages of 5-7 years old between the months of April to October of 2015.
  • Driver must not have any kart racing experience.
  • Shoot out is free. $10 insurance band is applicable to driver and accompanied family members. 

If my child wins a scholarship, what are the additional registration fee's that apply?
By winning one of the ten scholarships, your child will be offered a complete racing kart package, racewear, consumables and general maintenance  to use in the SIMA Summer Series and practice sessions. This is valued at approximately $4000 per child. Registration fees for the 7 races and 7 practice sessions are $700 plus taxes. No refunds will be granted for missed races and sessions. Price includes insurance passes for driver only. 

When and where are the races held?
The races are all held at SIMA. The races will be held in conjunction with the 2016 SIMA Series (Club Races) and one Gold Cup Race (Regional Race). The SIMA Series race days are an all day Saturday only event and the Gold Cup event is a Saturday, Sunday race weekend. The Kid Kart class will run in between other classes from approximately 12:00pm to 4:30pm. Due to the popularity of this shoot out and SIMA's investment, each child is expected to attend every race event. The schedule of events are listed below:

Thursday, April 14 - Introduction to Karting and First Pre-Race Practice Session
Thursday, April 28 - Second Pre-Race Practice Session
Thursday, April 5 - Third Pre-Race Practice Session and Mock Race
Saturday, May 7 - Race Day (SIMA Summer Series 1)
Thursday, June 2 - 2 Hour Practice Session
Saturday, June 11 - Race Day (SIMA Summer Series 2)
Thursday, June 23 - 2 Hour Practice Session
Saturday, July 16 - Race Day (Gold Cup @ SIMA and SIMA Race 3)
Sunday, July 17 - Race Day (Gold Cup @ SIMA and SIMA Race 3)

Thursday, July 28 - 2 Hour Practice Session
Saturday, August 13 - Race Day (SIMA Summer Series 4)
Thursday, August 25 - 2 Hour Practice Session
Saturday, September 10 - Race Day (SIMA Summer Series 5)

Saturday, October 15 - Race Day (SIMA Summer Series 6)With an emphasis on cooperative teamwork, and professionalism, SIMA's team of award winning coaches comprise the finest crops of karters and tuners in North America. When a driver attends the SIMA Academy for Karting Techniques, they will learn the secrets from the best in the sport.

SIMA SCHOOL INFORMATION

Junior Program

We offer half and full day junior courses with detailed instruction for young drivers which promote the opportunities for a safe and successful karting experience in a half day of running. For the advanced course,  we teach advanced skills like learning the racing line, race starts and the pressures of putting in their best lap for qualifying get challenged and more. Private coaching is available upon request.

Visit the curriculum page for pricing info, equipment list and course outlines.

Adult Program

Students aged 16-up will go through a series of ontrack and classroom sessions, advanced skills like learning the racing line, race starts and the pressures of putting in their best lap for qualifying get challenged. Similar to Advanced Karting, students end the day gridded per their qualifying performance and taking part in a mock race.
Non-shifter and shifter kart school programs are offered as well. We will also take you through the steps to prepare you for your first race weekend.  Private coaching is available upon request.

Visit the curriculum page for pricing info, equipment list and course outlines.