Sunset Speedway-Spokane,WA

Family Friendly Kart Racing

President - Dave Black Vice President- Sec/Tres- Diane Perry Board Members- Bob Thompson

Sunset Speedway is a 1/5th mile clay oval track. We are located just west of Spokane in Airway Heights in the Spokane Motorsports ORV complex. Racing on Saturday day races starting at 1pm, night races starting at 7:00pm RULEBOOK 2017 Race Schedule April 22nd (day race) May 6th (day race) May 20th (day race) June 10th (night race) June 17th (night race) June 24th (rain date if needed) July 22nd (night race) double points August 19th (night race) September 9th (night race) September 16th (rain date if needed) September 30th (day race) double points FUN DAY: October 7th

Mission: To provide a fun, family oriented racing experience for drivers and fans of all ages!

Sunset Speedway 6-29-19

Sunset Speedway 6-29-19

Race #5 WInners

Race #5 WInners

Sunset Speedway-Spokane,WA's cover photo

Sunset Speedway-Spokane,WA's cover photo

Sunset forms

Sunset Speedway Race # 1 winners
(made up June 15th)

Sunset Speedway Race # 1 winners
(made up June 15th)

Sunset Speedway Points

[06/25/19]   Sunset Speedway will be hosting a practice on Friday June 28th.
The gates open at 5:30 and practice is at 7:30.
The cost is $25 for drivers and $10 for all non drivers in pit area.
If you are interested in attending the practice, please let us know. We need to have at least 5 drivers to just meet the insurance minimum.
Thanks Sunset Speedway

[06/12/19]   Sunset Speedway will be hosting a practice Friday June 14th.
Gates open at 5pm with practice starting at 7pm.
The cost is $25 for drivers and $10 pit pass for non drivers.

[06/11/19]   This is a reminder that the make up race from the 1st race will be this Saturday June 15th, it is a night race. Gates open 3pm.
Hope to see you there.

Sunset Speedway Points

Race #4 Winners

Race #4 Winners

The Sunset Speedway Race May 18th has been cancelled due to all the rain we have received.
The race will be made up on Aug 10th.
The next scheduled race is Sat. June 8th, night race.
Hopefully mother nature is kind to us that day.

[05/15/19]   A reminder to club members, we will be working at the track on Thur. May 16th at 5:30. We need help to put up the new sign and work on the track for the race on sat May 18th. Hope to see you there.

Race winners race #2 2019

Race winners race #2 2019

Sunset Speedway Points

[04/30/19]   We need to have club members come out on Thursday May 2nd at 6pm. We need help prepping the track and installing the new sign at the track.

[04/23/19]   We will be hosting a practice (weather permitting) on Saturday April 27th.
The gates will open at 10am and practice will be from 11am to 4pm.
The driver practice fee is $25 and $10 pit pass for anyone in the pit area.
We need to have a commitment of at least 5 drivers to make the practice happen.
Please let us know if you will commit to practice no later than Thursday April 25th.

[04/22/19]   A reminder for all racers for safety equipment.
Snell 2010 or newer full face helmet,
(cmr 2007 youth helmet legal until 12-31-19), neck brace, gloves, high top shoes.
Any addition of devices to helmets is prohibited.
Sfi certified chest protector for drivers 16 and under.
Heavy jacket or driving suit, Nomex driving suits/ jackets and sweatshirts and anything with a hood is not allowed.
Please make sure your weight is painted white with your kart # on it. Weights must be drilled and safety wired or double nutted.

[04/19/19]   The Sunset Speedway race scheduled for Saturday April 20th has been cancelled. This is due to the fact the track is still too soft to even get the equipment on the track this week.
We have not been able to get the grader on the track to start to work on the track.
The race will be made up on the 1st scheduled rain date of June 15th. This race will be a night race.

[04/09/19]   Just a reminder, that we need to have on file copy of birth certificate for drivers under 16. If you don't have one on file with the club, please make sure that you give the club a copy before the race season starts.
This is required for all minor drivers, members and non members.

[04/08/19]   Not sure how wrote this, but it is true.

Author unknown.

"Why Karting is Cool

Kart racing has to be the coolest sport that really hardly anyone knows about.

Karting is an amazing sport. How many sports can you start at age 5 and still be doing into your 70s? Such is karting. Karting is a true family sport. Many fathers/mothers and sons/daughters have built a close family relationship by being together at the track each weekend. Many older fathers go to the track and race with their sons and daughters. Racers grow to be a family, helping and supporting each other.

Driving a kart fast is just an amazing feeling. The G-forces of the corners, the high speeds going down the straightaway, making a hairpin pass in a corner…. It is quite a rush! The competition is head to head and often intense, winners and losers being separated by a thousandth of a second.

Karting builds character. Racing has its highs and
many lows. If your kart has a mechanical failure you are out of the race. This can happen when you were winning the race. Dealing with these highs and lows is not easy. For a young person, it really teaches them the value of patience and what
it means to overcome adversity. These are life lessons that will stay with them for life. It also challenges your mind. It builds your mechanical and mathematics skills.

Karting brings families close together. They often get an odds at the track and deal with the frustration of racing incidents, but they have always stuck together and worked as a

So, why not karting? Check it out. If you are a parent, consider this instead of football, basketball, baseball, and other traditional sports. Those sports you are spectator. With karting you will be actively engaged. Get into karting, not to be the next NASCAR driver, but for fun and challenge offered by this sport. The fun is found in the friendships that develop, the quality time that families spend. The challenge lies in developing the knowledge, skill and expertise necessary to setup and drive a competitive racing. If you are older this can give you a great hobby that will get you out and keep you young.

While karting is not the cheapest sport to pursue, it can be done economically. Briggs LO206 engines have provided a low-cost entry point. You can often get great deals on
used equipment to get you started."

[03/04/19]   The march 12th club meeting, Sunset speedway will be voting on our rule changes for 2019. You must be a 2019 sunset member to vote.

[02/12/19]   Due to the weather, the sunset meeting will be postponed until next Tuesday, Feb 19th at 6:30pm.

[02/06/19]   There was some miscommunication about the sunset rules meetings and the voting.
The Feb 12th meeting will be the last to propose and discuss any rule changes for 2019.
The Mar 12th meeting we will be voting on the proposals.
You must be a 2019 member to vote on the rules.
Only one vote for each family or team memberships.
Sorry for the confusion.
Hope to see everyone at the meetings.

[02/04/19]   Remember that the next club meeting is Tuesday Feb 12th at 6:30pm at
All Western Industrial Supply at 18225 E Euclid.
This will be the last chance to propose any rule changes.
We will be voting in the proposals at this meeting. To vote you must be 2018 or 2019 sunset club member.

The Sunset Speedway championship awards banquet was held last night to honor our racers.
There were many great door prizes including ones from Burris racing, Carouser's Sandwiches, Adam Morris, Dave Black, Larry Wheeler (Wheeler Motorsports) and Bob Thompson (All Western Industrial Supply).
Everyone had a great time and the racers who worked hard all season were rewarded.
A special thanks to Bob Thompson and Dave Black for the great emcee job.
A big thanks to Adam Morris for the great photo idea to honor all the hard work that Dave Black does for the club.

JR. II Clone
1st Place - Ethan Wheeler
2nd Place- Calvin Griswold

Sr. Clone
1st Place- Abby Storer
2nd Place- Nick Moore

Sr. Lo206 Heavy
1st Place- Jared Storer
2nd Place- Larry Wheeler
3rd Place- Diane Perry
4th Place- Steve Morris
5th Place- Edward Reynolds
6th Place- Dave Reynolds
7th Place- Adam Morris

[01/25/19]   If you have karts or karting equipment for sale, please let us know so we can share the information.

Sunset forms

Sunset Speedway-Spokane,WA's cover photo

Sunset forms

[01/07/19]   Our next sunset speedway meeting is Tuesday Jan. 8th at 6:30pm at All western Industrial Supply, 18225 E Euclid.
We will be discussing rule changes for the 2019 season. We will be voting on the rule changes at the February 12th meeting. You must be a 2019 member to vote.
The 2019 Membership form is in the photos.

[11/24/18]   We will be discussing rule proposals in the Dec and Jan club meeting and voting on them in Feb.
We will also be looking for club member to fill positions as officers and board members.
Please help out the club so we can keep growing.

Spokane indoor series. Contact Spokane flat track for more information.

Online Flyers now available!!!
Check out the flyers and mark the dates down in your calendar!!!

[10/24/18]   Any sunset racers that want their trophies from the last race, you can pick them up at All Western industrial, 18225 E Euclid spokane valley.

Race #9 Winners

Race #9 Winners

[10/08/18]   Any Sunset speedway racers who are interested in getting their trophies from the last club race, we will have them at the club meeting. The meeting is Tues Oct 9th at 6:30pm at All Western industrial supply.

[10/03/18]   Just a reminder that we are having the track cleanup and closing on Sat Oct 6th at 9am.
We will also have the trophies from the last race there then.

[09/21/18]   Sunset speedway will be having a work party on Sat Oct 6th at 9am. This will be to close the track for the season.
Please come out and help the club.
We will have the trophies from the last race at the work party.

[09/10/18]   The sunset speedway club meeting will be moved back one week from Tues Sept 12th to Tues Sept 18th at 6:30, at All Western Industrial Supply.

Race #8 winners

Race #8 winners

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