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2012 blokart World Championships - Entries Now Open

by Ross Vickers on 21 Jun 2011
Performance Class Racing at the 2011 North American Championships Steve Irby

Online entries have opened for the 2012 blokart World Championships to be held at Ivanpah Dry Lake, USA in April next year. So far entries have been received from Spain, Australian, New Zealand and The United States, with sailors from many more countries indicating their intention to enter.

Racing will be conducted over a mixture of course styles, ranging from traditional yachting courses like windward - leewards through to some fast action trapazoidal courses. With target speeds of around 18 to 25 knots upwind and 35 to 45 downwind, it is easy to see why the class has been refered to as the Foiling Moths of land sailing. Combine this with the one design, level playing field and you get super fast, close quarters racing.

The 2012 event has seen the introduction of some new trophies, with the addition of a Junior and Senior prize, and a Teams event where teams of three compete to estabilish the best club, country or group.


All the defending champions from 2010’s world championships have indicated that they will be returning, along with a number of new faces who are showing promise at national events around the world.

Schedule:
Thursday April 5, 2012 - Registration
Friday April 6, 2012 - North American Championships Day 1
Saturday April 7, 2012 - North American Championships Day 2

Sunday April 8, 2012 - Registration & Welcome Dinner
Monday April 9, 2012 - World Championships Day 1
Tuesday April 10, 2012 - World Championships Day 2
Wednesday April 11, 2012 - World Championships Day 3
Thursday April 12, 2012 - World Championships Day 4
Friday April 13, 2012 - World Championships Day 5 & Presentation Dinner



Entry Fees
North American Championships: US$90
World Championships: US$200
Combined Entry: US$230
(Late fee applies after December 31st)

Enter online at www.blokartworlds2012.org


For information on how to get in to this great sport, contact racing@blokartworlds2012.org or your nearest blokart dealer.

More information see:
Online: www.blokartworlds2012.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/blokartworlds/
Twitter: www.twitter.com/#!/blokartworlds/
Youtube: www.youtube.com/user/blokartworlds

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