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KID KART SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Le Cont Kid Kart Scholarship Program

SIMA is very excited to offer the fourth annual Kid Kart Scholarship Shoot out! 

Register your child to compete for one of TEN scholarships to race in the 2018 SIMA Summer Series. Winner will be appointed their own kart a racewear to compete in the Kid Kart class category. Drivers must be between the ages of 5-8 with NO previous karting experience. 
 
How does the shootout work?
Participants will work one on one wth SIMA's instructors through a series of stations. With safety first, the participants comfort levels will guide their pace and progress. Judges will be looking for driving skill, ability to follow instruction and overall attitude. Children must be between the ages of 5-8 yers old without previous karting experience. Shoot out is free. $10 insurance band is applicable to driver and accompanied family members.
 
About SIMA
Sumas International Motorsport Academy (SIMA) is a world class kart racing facility in Sumas, Washington. Karting is a family oriented sport that teaches children about sportsmanship, safe and responsible driving, skills to advance in the sport of racing and comradery.
 

Register your child by March 18th at msreg.com/shootout2018

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. We can be reached at info@simaracing.com or by calling Claudia Carpentier at 360-988-5104.

Please read the the following information before proceeding
  • The shootout will be rescheduled in case of rain.
  • A couple of weeks prior to the shootout, 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 5-8 years old between the months of April to October of 2018.
  • 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 fees 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 2018 SIMA Series (Club Races) and one Gold Cup Race (Regional Race). The SIMA Series race days are an all day Saturday event and the Gold Cup event is a Saturday, Sunday event. 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 and practice event. The schedule of events are listed below (dates still tbd):
Introduction to Karting and First Pre-Race Practice Session
Second Pre-Race Practice Session
Third Pre-Race Practice Session and Mock Race
Race Day (SIMA Summer Series 1)
2 Hour Practice Session
Race Day (SIMA Summer Series 2)
2 Hour Practice Session
Race Day (SIMA Summer Series 3)
2 Hour Practice Session
Race Day (SIMA Summer Series 4)
2 Hour Practice Session
Race Day (SIMA Summer Series 5)
Race Day (SIMA Summer Series 6)
 
* Schedule dates are not confirmed. Race dates will be confirmed by January 2018