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Mother Nature may have succeeded at raining on everyone’s parade more than a few times this summer, but she couldn’t keep it up forever. After multiple Ignite Series schedule shifts and track layout changes, the fifth and sixth rounds got underway for a rare Ignite......

The first Kartplex race since May’s Ignite Mega Weekend, Ignite Race #4 mixed things up for drivers with a backwards layout featuring short Turn 1 and extended Turn 3. It also turned out to be a lucky track for several competitors, with more than one......

7 nights. 320 entries. 3 champions. When all was said and done at the end of the biggest iDrive season to date, it was all about the numbers. With an average of 45 drivers a night, competition was fierce as racers angled for spring championships......

It’s been an exciting trio of rounds in the Spring iDrive Series, with strong results and fast drivers promising a fantastic iDrive Finale event on the backwards track July 7th. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights from 2021’s three penultimate spring rounds.......

More than 100 competitors flocked to the Gateway Kartplex for Ignite Mega Weekend’s two full days of action-packed racing on May 22-23. Saturday packed the track with 114 entries for Ignite Race #3, setting a new Kartplex record for most race entries, while Sunday kicked......

2020 was a year of challenges, forcing tracks, drivers and crews to adapt to a difficult and ever-changing pandemic environment. But there were plenty of competitors and teams that found a way to thrive amidst it all, and they finally got the chance to celebrate......

  SuperComp drivers looking for a win this season got another chance on May 16 during the third and fourth races of the schedule. Jack Mayer stretched his win streak to three in a row in Kid Kart beforeĀ Rhett “Scooter” Johnson snapped it in Race......

  With four rounds down and three to go, points battles are heating up in all three of Gateway Kartplex’s competitive iDrive classes. Several top five drivers find themselves in close quarters, trying to maintain or improve their position in the overall class standings. A......

  As we near the halfway mark of the 2021 Spring iDrive season, points battles are starting to emerge and drivers are keeping a close eye on standings. Everyone is searching for an edge to bring them a coveted season championship in iDrive. Some drivers......