​Karting Contacts





The concept of the karting ambassador page is to give racers, fathers and enthusiasts a contact that could ease the transition from moving from one class to another or simply find the right program for you as a new person in the sport. Please do not hesitate to contact these ambassadors as they are very knowledgeable in different aspects of the sport and could save you time, money and effort. And of course enhance your overall experience in kart racing.


Jeff Smith  contact info psu8284@gmail.com  Tel: 814-571-5987.
Driving Coach, Extensive chassis knowledge, including scaling karts, weigh distribution, seat position, camber, castor, axles, tires,  etc. 
Good at figuring out what people really want to do and accomplish and go from there so they don't get pushed into anything they don't want to get pushed into....but if they have big desires....I know how to get there as well.  
Recent work is with TaG classes, but I am not that far removed from junior classes, and part of a team that has multiple class entries.
Engines....Leopard, Rok, Yamaha, KPP,  Comer.  Don't have a lot of experience with Rotax.


Bernard Muminovic  contact info support@kartingconnect.com


The owner of kartingconnect.com and organizer/owner of the Northeast Shifter Kart Series

Knowledgeable in most aspects of karting ! Expertise is shifter racing KZ/Stock Honda/Mod Honda. Will be able to lead you in the right direction with support, correct series participation and overall class placement.


John Nyman     contact info Jnmasterpiece@comcast.net  Tel: 856-229-4519
   
Team owner and drivers in the Rotax Junior 12 to 15 group as well a Rotax Senior driver over 15 years of age. Expertise is in Rotax and NJMP class structure. As well as overall tuning and setup knowledge for the above team classes.
 

Jerry White  contact info jerry@kartworkz.com  Tel: 570-237-1095 

Primarily focused on Rotax Micro Max, Mini Max, and Vortex MiniRok and MicroRok engines. He also has experience with Comer 80, Comer 50 and some KT 100.

Experienced with Multiple Chassis including CRG, Birel, Benik. and limited exposure to Tony Kart, MMK and OK-1

Experience not limited to but includes Scaling, Chassis Straightening, Kart Setup/Tuning and Engine Tuning, and Data Analysis    

Focus on highly competitive racing, competing at local, Regional and National Levels

Home track is OVRP, but have excellent knowledge of F1 Boston, Englishtown, NJMP( all Three tracks), Cherry Valley, Loudon NH, Pitt Race, Go Pro MotorPlex, Nola Motorsports, Ocala Grand Prix.  

  
Ken Ichikawa Contact info newtyp@gmail.com  - Web: www.newtyp.com   Tel: 201-280-7460

 Welcoming ambassador to all skill level of karters at all ages. Easy going attitude with a long history as a dedicated Race Consultant, Engineer, Chassis and Engine Tuner, Fabricator and Driving Instructor working within the industry of cars and karts. 

 Experience ranging from many high profile races and endurance challenges on a national to global level. Primarily racing experience in Shifter Karts including (Honda CR125 and ICC/KZ engines) as well as the TaG class (Vortex, Rotax, Leopard and PRD). Been around the karting paddock and familiar with all elements of karting and race passion new and old.

 "Dont hesitate to ever stop to ask a question(s), knowledge  at any level in this sport can be a tumultuous experience to ascertain, trust me I've been there." 





The concept of the tuners section is to give racers a reference of the top tuners and karting support choices  within traveling distance of the Gearup Challenge. Most of the shops and business listed offer a variety of different services but is mainly meant for on track support.

Arie Ouimet   Millville, NJ

Contact info:
ArieOuimet@gmail.com 
Tel: 781 243 9053

13 Years Karting Experience Competed from age 9 to age 20, climbing the ladder from local and regional events, to National and World Championships. I am highly decorated in Rotax racing, with a National Championship in 2008 which followed a runner up 2nd place the year prior, but found success in Tag and Shifter racing as well. Also moved on to low level Sports Car and Open Wheel racing following my karting career. Areas of expertise: Data Acquisition (AIM) and Driver Development, CRG and OTK Kart Chassis, Rotax/Tag and KZ Shifter engines. 

Alessandro Bressan

Driving Instructor at Dream Racing
Contact Info:
Tel: (928) 218-0353
ab@dreamracing.com



Kart Shops that offer tunning, transport plus parts and accessories


DRT Racing
Don Guilbeault
17 Park Avenue
Hudson, NH 03051
603.234.6726
DRT-Racing.com

RTR Engines
Robert Terkildsen
732-674-5437
terkman81@gmail.com

KartWorkz, inc.
278 Mizdale Road
Hunlock Creek, PA. 18621
Phone: (570)-237-1095
www.kartworkz.com
Checkered Motorsports
Csaba Bujdoso
2501 W.Liberty St Girard, OH 44420
330-518-6652
www.checkeredmotorsports.com

Full Tilt Racing
Keith Raffa
Tel: (215)651-6733
www.fulltiltracing.com

Shupp's Kart Shop
484.281.3259
517 East Northampton Street
Bath, Pennsylvania 18014

Kart Attack
631.253.9010 - 516.528.4981
91-A Jersey Street
West Babylon, New York 11704

Kompetitive Kartsport
315-430-1462
kkartsport@yahoo.com

Steve Duncovich
Long Island NY
631-786-4910
Home Track: Lika/ Long Island Karting Association
Transport Service

aMBASSADORS 

tUNERS