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Now Available!

Economical storage in a brand new building on-site at TNT Kartways

Why hassle with storing, loading and unloading your race stuff in a trailer, vehicle or garage?

When you want to race or practice, just drive to the track, open the garage door, and have fun!

Six spots available, 12 feet by 15 feet.

Price is $100 per month for storage only, or $150 per month with practice fees for track rental included for two drivers.

Call Jeff Miles at 217-440-6768 or Terry Traeder at 217-242-2994 for more information.

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Final schedule for Quincy Grand Prix published

The full printable 2 page PDF above, or view the information on the Grand Prix web site below.

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Curb work being done to South Park for 2022 Grand Prix of Karting

https://www.wgem.com/2022/05/18/work-being-done-south-park-prep-quincy-grand-prix/

QUINCY (WGEM) – A new curb is being installed at South Park to keep you and karting drivers safer at next month’s event.

The Quincy Park District and Quincy Grand Prix collaborated to install a new curb near the start-finish line of the racecourse.

Grand Prix Safety Coordinator Jeff Miles and the racing family are putting the curb in with no cost to the Park District.

Safety is key when transforming the park each year.

“Anytime you go from converting a pedestrian automobile park into a race track we’re going to have to make some minor tweaks to safety over the years,” said Traeder’s TNT General Manager Jason Traeder. “So the curb going into the start-finish line is just this year’s project and going to make it safer for the drivers which is ultimately our main concern every year.”

Officials said future projects include moving a culvert near turn one where racers can become airborne.

Copyright 2022 WGEM. All rights reserved.

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Pics from April 10, 2022 Race

Kids with trophies photo from TNT Kartways April 10, 2022 race. Many more photos from that night are available at Lori Biehl Photography.
Everyone has a GREAT time at TNT Kartways on race day!
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TNT Kartways 2022 Schedule

Gates will open at 8:30am with practice starting at 10am. Racing to start at 12:15pm.


Any questions please give us a call. Call Jeff at 217-440-6768.
Thanks and let’s have a great season! 🏁

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FIA KARTING 2021 PRIZE GIVING CEREMONY

Cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic, the FIA Karting Awards Ceremony was held in Paris on Saturday 18th December. The event concluded a busy week for the FIA, with its annual General Assembly and the World Motor Sport Council taking place in the French capital in addition to the FIA Awards. The 2021 FIA Karting Champions were celebrated in turn at the Pavillon Gabriel, not far from the Champs-Élysées.

Although marked by another tightening of health regulations due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the evening was very pleasant in a beautiful setting. Most of the guests managed to reach the reception, with the British being the only ones who were prevented from attending due to the recent tightening of travel rules between Britain and Europe. Thanks to the efforts of the organisers and participants, the ceremony was finally able to celebrate the year’s champions in style.

Elected the day before to succeed Jean Todt, the new FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem made a point of honouring the ceremony, which was dedicated to karting. During his speech, he insisted on the major role of karting at the base of the motor sport pyramid.

CIK-FIA President Felipe Massa confirmed his interest in his mission as well as in the karting discipline and all its players. He assured that he would do his utmost to pursue his action in accordance with the guidelines established by the FIA and the directives of its new President Mohammed Ben Sulayem. The 2021 FIA Karting Championships have been very well attended despite a difficult period. Felipe Massa praised the work of the CIK-FIA team, the close and fruitful collaboration with promoter RGMMC Group, led by James Geidel, and the strong understanding with the main players in the karting industry.

Having already been recognised at the FIA Awards two days earlier, the three 2021 FIA Karting World Champions were once again in the spotlight to the applause of their peers. Sweden’s Noah Milell in KZ, Finland’s Tuukka Taponen in OK and Japan’s Kean Nakamura Berta in Junior were celebrated with honour. The four European Champions, Andrea Kimi Antonelli (ITA) in OK, the absent Freddie Slater (GBR), in Junior, Riccardo Longhi (ITA) in KZ and Giacomo Pollini (ITA) in KZ2 were duly honoured. The ceremony also rewarded the winner of the KZ2 International Super Cup, Lorenzo Travisanutto (ITA), and the top three of the FIA Karting Academy Trophy: Maciej Gladysz (POL), David Walther (DNK) and Oleksander Bondarev (UKR).

Sweden was honoured with the Best Event Trophy of the 2021 season through the Kristianstad Karting Klubb for the very successful organisation of the FIA Karting World Championship – KZ at the Åsum Ring, which was able to welcome many spectators.

The guests proceeded, as usual, to the voting for the 2021 photo contest after having been able to appreciate the quality of the five selected photos. The winner of the 14th FIA Karting Photo of the Year Award was Philippe Kalmès, a French photographer from the KSP Reportages agency.

The guests were able to take possession of their collector’s copy of the “Best-Of” 2021, a superb large-format book richly illustrated with photos, published by the CIK-FIA to record the entire season. The book will be available to order online at www.fiakarting.com in January 2022.

https://www.fiakarting.com/news/fia-karting-2021-prize-giving-ceremony

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2021 Ignite Challenge Series Finale is now Saturday only!

2021 Ignite Challenge Series Finale Registration OPENS!

The checkered flag will fly on the 2021 Ignite Challenge Series on October 23 for a condensed 1-day closing event format.

Event Information

Date: October 23, 2021

Location: West Quincy, IL

Venue: TNT Kartways

Address: 8750 Highway 24, Taylor, Missouri 63471

Phone: (217) 440-6768

Gates Open: 8:00am

Practice Starts: 10:00am

Track Layout (Saturday): Full track, counter clockwise

Track Layout (Sunday): Full track, clockwise

Recommended Starting Gear: 17/63t

Spec Fuel: 87 Octane from the Ayerco station next to the track

Register for Ignite Challenge Finale at TNT:

Ignite Challenge at TNT Kartways Event Page:

2021 Ignite Challenge Point Standings:

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NO RACE this weekend…September 26th

The schedule showed a race this weekend at TNT Kartways, but that was in error. There will NOT be race this weekend in Quincy, IL / West Quincy / Taylor MO.

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Paul McEvoy‎ images from June 2021 Quincy Grand Prix Race

Paul McEvoy retains all copyright for all of these images.

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Date for 2022 Grand Prix of Karting set for June 11th and 12th

2022 SAVE THE DATE

JUNE 11TH AND 12TH, 2022

TNT Kartways and Traeder’s TNT are proud to announce the date for the 2022 Grand Prix of Karting in beautiful South Park in Quincy, Illinois. The race in 2022 will be held on the weekend of June 11th and 12th, so please mark your calendars as soon as you read this!

We’ll see you in South Park in 2022!