All new indoor karting track set to open in Corona

Published July 27th, 2005

Indoor kart racing is quickly becoming one of the fastest-growing forms
of recreation in the United States. That,s what has prompted several
key people from the motorcycle industry to create Pole Position Raceway in Southern California. The public kart track will be located in Corona
which is consider to be the world,s epicenter of off-road motorcycle
racing. No where else on the planet is there such a concentrated group
of aftermarket companies, performance shops, factory test tracks, and
key race-related companies. In fact, half of the top AMA Supercross and
Motocross racers call this area home during the winter testing time.



Pole Position Raceway will be located near the HWY 15 & 91 junction
inside a state-of-the-art entertainment facility on 2.8 acres. It will
also include all sorts of racing memorabilia such as historic bikes,
race cars, riding gear and more.



“There won’t be any place like this in the world for motorcycle fans.
This is a track for racers by racers, and anyone can join in on the
action. We have 55 brand new electric karts that have twice the
horsepower of the karts found at most facilities around the country.
These are certainly not the karts you remember driving as a kid. They
accelerate harder, are more evenly matched, and provided the closest
racing found anywhere in the state” said Ken Faught, President of P2R.



“One of the coolest features is our ProScore electronic scoring which
allows you to measure your skills against everyone who has ever driven
at Pole Position Raceway” said Jason Williams, CEO of the
multi-million-dollar complex. “You will be able to check your speed
against seven-time AMA Supercross Jeremy McGrath, freestyle legend Mike
Metzger, land speed record holder Jason McVicar, and some of the
world’s fastest motorcycle and car racers.”



The team who created Pole Position Raceway and it’s European-style road
course also includes Jeremy McGrath (All-time AMA Supercross Champ),
Greg Albertyn (3-time World MX Champion), Dick Burleson (8-time ISDE
Gold Medalist), Kerry Peterson (5-time World Hillclimb Champ), Mike
Metzger (X-Games Gold Medalist), Steve Hatch (National Enduro Champ),
Trevor Vines (X-Games freestyle rider), Brent Harden (future off-road
star), Jeff Fox (President and CEO of Parts Unlimited), Eric Phipps
(owner of Works Connection), Paul Thede (founder of Race Tech), Dr.
John Edwards (KTM Paris-to-Dakar rally team physician), Erich Broesel
(industry-leading designer), Mitch Politi (owner of Sand Obsession
calendars), Bob Weber (Vice President of Troy Lee Designs), and several
other well-respected motorsport enthusiasts.



The facility is expected to open this September and will host dozens of
key industry functions every year. Pole Position Raceway also offers a
conference room with state-of-the-art audio/video equipment for company
meetings, private parties and other social events. There’s also a large
gaming area filled with video games, air hockey, pool tables and more.
For more information be sure to check out http://www.racep2r.com when it launches in late August.



For more info, please contact Ken Faught, phone 909/376-9090








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