July 31 - Punta Gorda Speedway - $400 to win - South East Champ Kart Series

On Saturday night, July 31, the South East Champ Kart Series will make it’s second stop of the 2010 season at the Punta Gorda Speedway in Punta Gorda, Florida. The race will also celebrate the passion and contributions of Ron Letourneau, who is battling cancer.

To read a short story about Ron Letourneau, click here: STORY

To watch a video from a 2009 champ kart race at Punta Gorda Speedway, click here: VIDEO

The 4th Annual Florida Triple Crown is a four-race series, with one drop allowed (to accommodate racers who are chasing points with other series/tracks).

4th Annual Florida Triple Crown Series
April 18 - Citrus County Speedway, Inverness, FL
July 31 - Punta Gorda Speedway, Punta Gorda, FL
Oct. 9 - Auburndale Speedway, Winter Haven, FL
Dec. 11 - Orlando Speedworld, Orlando -
( SECKS TC Finale will once again be held on same night as Charity Truckers 200, and will pay $500 to win)

In 2007, Ryan Williams was crowned the 1st Annual FL Triple Crown Champion.

Champion - Ryan Williams - PHOTO
2nd Place - Rance Williams
3rd Place - Lee Davis
4th Place (tie) - Andy Whah
4th Place (tie) - Mike Portman

In 2008, Chase Fitzgerald was crowned the 2nd Annual FL Triple Crown Series Champion

Champion - Chase Fitzgerald - PHOTO
2nd Place - Tara Henderson
3rd Place - JD Cordon
4th Place - Ron Sanford
5th Place - Andy Leserra

In 2009, Dustin Chisholm was crowned the 3rd Annual FL Triple Crown Series Champion

Champion - Dustin Chisholm - PHOTO
2nd Place - Tara Henderson
3rd Place - Tracy Wilson
4th Place - Darin Coker
5th Place - Raymond Folwell

Below are the current Top 10 in Triple Crown Series Points, after Race #1 at Citrus County Speedway (Drop not factored in):

# Name TOTAL
1 8 Doug Schmidt 229
2 15 Chris Ellis 204
3 70 Timmy Moore 184
4 30 Billy Smith 169
5 96 Ron Letourneau 159
6 7 Dustin Chisholm 149
7 36 Tracy Wilson 139
8 13 Romay Venta 129
9 29 Ron Sanford 119
10 9 Jacob Bellamy 109

Once again, the Triple Crown Series champion will receive a unique solid glass trophy, that will be a proud possession for the owner, for many years to come: http://karting.4cycle.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=4097&size=big&cat=recent&limit=recent The Champions trophy will be on display at each Triple Crown race!

IN ADDITION to the feature winners’s payout, the WINNER on July 31 will also receive:

    :huepfen024: A miniature glass trophy (smaller version of the Champions Trophy)!
    :huepfen024: A bottle of [B]Nascar Legend Junior Johnson’s LIGHTNING LEMONADE Midnight Moonshine![/B]
    :huepfen024: A FREE Powdercoating for a set of wheels, from [B]McKinney Racing Products [/B] at WEBSITE ! Please thank sponsor Alan McKinney, when you see him at the track!

    :huepfen024: Also, the winner on July 31 will also receive a $100 CASH bonus, from the SECKS Racing Store, at WEBSITE

If a racer wins a feature during the 2010 season with VEGA TIRES (any compound) on both the right front and right rear, and has a VEGA TIRES decal on his/her kart, he/she will win one free VEGA TIRE (right side tire)!! This is in addition to the cash payout and trophy that the feature winner will also get for that night!! A racer may use any left side tires that he/she wants, and still collect the award. And, the same racer can collect the award multiple times during the year! Each win with VEGA TIRES on the right side will win a racer another free tire! Participation is entirely optional… the SECKS has an open tire rule. When you call http://www.TSRacing.com for your next order, please thank Raymond and/or Tod for their continued support!

If you have any questions, please contact series director, Phil Harp at 727-510-5401. Phil and the series also welcomes sponsors for any of races. Lap leader awards, door prizes and contingency awards are all appreciated by the racers in this series! Nothing out-of-pocket is required to become a sponsor, and everything posted it given to a deserving racer (series keeps nothing from any sponsor).

2010 SECKS Series Sponsors:
VEGA Tires from http://www.TSRacing.com, and
IMPACT Racing Apparel and Products, at http://www.impactraceproducts.com/
J. Hite Exterminating at http://www.hiteexterminating.com,
PBS Sales and Service of Tampa at http://www.pbssalesandservice.com,
TOP DECK Concrete, Inc. of Riverview
National Semi-Trailer at http://www.nationalsemi.com/
MCKINNEY Powder Coating, at http://www.mckinneyracingproducts.com/powder.htm

Series Website: http://www.SecksRacing.com or

SECKS FaceBook ‘Become A Fan’ - CLICK HERE

SECKS Online Racing Store (Shirts, Hats, Gifts) - CLICK HERE

When the Ron Letourneau Tribute Race feature at Punta Gorda Speedway leaves the grid on Saturday night, July 31, it will contain one of the deepest field of contenders in SECKS series history! :cool:

A FEW of the Confirmed Entries Include:

    [B]Wesley Walker [/B] West Palm Bch, FL - Won the [B]$500-to-win[/B] 2nd Annual South Florida Shootout at Martin County Kartway, on January 30, 2010
    [B]Tara Henderson [/B] Loxahatchee, FL - Won the [B]$500-to-win [/B] SECKS Triple Crown race at OSW on December 5, 2009, 3-time SECKS Feature Winner, 2009 FKA Stock Lite Champion
    [B]Ed Brilhante [/B] Lake Worth, FL - Won the [B]$500-to-win [/B] 1st Annual South Florida Shootout at Martin County Kartway, on January 31, 2009
    [B]Tim Simmons [/B] Ruskin, FL - Won the [B]$500-to-win [/B] SECKS feature at OSW on December 6, 2009, 2-time SECKS Feature Winner
    [B]JD Cordon [/B] N. Ft Myers, FL - All-time winningest SECKS driver with 8 wins, won [U]both[/U] [B]$400-to-win [/B] CCMP Series features in 2009
    [B]Dustin Chisholm [/B] Largo, FL - Only driver in Florida history to pull off the Champ Kart "Quadfecta", winning in the Sr. Champ divisions of FKA, FDDS, FCKL and SECKS! 2008 Desoto Super Speedway Late Model Champion, 6-time SECKS Feature Winner
    [B]Chad Dokken [/B] Clearwater, FL - Ten-time WKA National Shifter Kart Champion, 3-time SECKS Feature Winner, Former Hooters Pro Cup Driver
    [B]Chase Fitzgerald [/B] Lutz, FL - 2008 Florida Triple Crown Champion, 2008 FKA Animal Champion, 3-time SECKS Feature Winner
    [B]Alan McKinney [/B] Tampa, FL - Won the [B]$300-to-win [/B] Desoto Speedway Champ Kart Shootout in 2008, 2-time SECKS Feature Winner
    [B]Romay Venta [/B] Tampa, FL - Winner with both the FCKL and SECKS Series, 6-time SECKS Feature Winner
    [B]Darin Coker [/B] Royal Palm Beach, FL - Legends Car Feature Winner at PGS, Desoto and OSW, SECKS Feature Winner
    [B]Timmy Moore [/B] Clearwater, FL - Open Wheel Modified Feature Winner at Desoto Super Speedway and Citrus County Speedway, 3rd in 2010 SECKS Triple Crown Points
    [B]Phil Harp [/B] Largo, FL - Founder of SECKS, 4-time SECKS Feature Winner
    [B]Mark Bryer [/B] Stuart, FL - Former FasTruck Series Driver, and Promoter at Martin County Kartway in Stuart, FL
    [B]Larry Bryant [/B] Stuart, FL - Feature Winner with the WKA/Briggs & Stratton National Dirt Series
    [B]Andy Leserra [/B] Fellsmere, FL - Pro Truck Driver at Orlando Speedworld, Won in SECKS Series debut at Auburndale Speedway on October 13, 2007
    [B]Wesley Gonzales [/B] Wesley Chapel, FL - Multi-time Feature Winner with the FKA and FCKL Series, Multiple "Money Race" Victories
    [B]Chris Ellis [/B] West Palm Bch, FL - 2009 Points Champion in the Sr. Champ Division at Martin County Kartway in Stuart, FL
    [B]Mitchell Stevens [/B] Gibsonton, FL - Multiple USAC Half-Midget wins, SECKS Feature Winner
    [B]Billy Smith[/B] Zephryhills, FL - Multi-time Feature Winner at Hurricane Speedway in Cocoa, FL
    [B]Tracy Wilson[/B] Port St Lucie, FL - [B]$300-to-win [/B] SECKS Triple Crown Feature Winner
    [B]Doug Schmidt[/B] Port Richey, FL - [B]$300-to-win [/B] SECKS Triple Crown Feature Winner
    [B]Kenner Brown III[/B] Green Cove Springs, FL - 2-time SECKS Feature Winner, WKA National Horstman Gold Cup Feature Winner

Also, here are a couple of promo videos from last years SECKS races at PGS (formerly known as CCMP), that are sure to get any racers blood pumping! :cool:



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The South East Champ Kart Series recently received some indirect national exposure, on the ESPN Nascar Now show. This aired on July 10.


Tim will be driving the #14 Champ Kart at Punta Gorda Speedway on Saturday night, July 31, and Kim will be in his pits, cheering him on.