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A Lap of Sonoma Raceway in…a Kart?

So we run a karting facility based next to one of the most renowned road courses in the U.S.? Well it would be rude not to, wouldn’t it! Head to our Facebook page to view a lap of Sonoma Raceway in a kart!   And if you…

IndyCar Lights Up Sonoma

The 10th GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma took place at our home track of Sonoma Raceway last weekend, with Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon securing his first win at the venue since 2007, following a chaotic climax to the race. As life gets back to…

PDC Rules the Track!

There was a distinctly Simraceway flavor to the weekend’s racing with uber-talented PDC alumni Dane Cameron (TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, GTD class) and Gabby Chaves (Indy Lights Championship) both securing significant victories. The wins leave Cameron tied for the lead in the Drivers’ Championship and hands Chaves his…

The Mechanics Training Program is Back!

The Simraceway Performance Driving Center is relaunching the industry-acclaimed Mechanics Training Program, with the first intake due in September.   The MTP was last run in 2009, with the majority of its 2,700+ graduates finding employment at all levels of IndyCar, NASCAR, IMSA, SCCA, and vintage racing…

Jim Russell F3 Racing Series – Race 10

It was Round 10–the curtain call for the 2014 Jim Russell F3 Racing Series–and, once again, Chase Murray starred in qualifying with Kevin Woods close behind. The rest of the field was stacked up even more tightly, with an extremely small margin from front to back….

Jim Russell F3 Racing Series – Race 9

Another hot, sunny Californian day greeted the penultimate round of the 2014 Jim Russell F3 Racing Series at Simraceway Performance Driving Center’s home base of Sonoma Raceway. A full grid was raring to go with arguably the fastest two drivers of the series, Kevin Woods and Chase…

Audi RS6 Arrives at ASCE

As it bids farewell to the beautiful RS7, the Audi sportscar experience is excited to welcome a new lodger to its spectacular display inside Turn 1 of its home track, Sonoma Raceway. Read on to discover more about the all-conquering RS6 World Challenge.

Solving your Kart Storage Problems

Tired of transporting your kart to and from the track? Running short on space? The Simraceway Performance Karting Center has the answer, with three storage solutions to satisfy any budget. Read on for more.

PDC/ASCE Instructors: Randal Buck

Randal began his career in 1990 as an instructor at the Skip Barber Racing School, where he taught courses and assisted with corporate driving programs. In 2009, he was promoted to Chief Instructor–a responsibility he added to in 2011 when he took on the role of managing…

New Sim Car: SEAT Leon 1.6T WTCC

With Simraceway‘s Online Racing World highlighting the World Touring Car Championship during August. today’s release features a car from the 2011 WTCC series: Gabriele Tarquini’s #3 Lukoil-SUNRED racer. Find out more on our ORW blog, or read on to view the new car.

New to the PKC: Margay Racing Karts

The Simraceway Performance Karting Center will soon be taking delivery of 12 Margay Ignite karts, which will be added to the school’s fleet as well as starring in a number of exciting upcoming series. Powered by Briggs and Stratton Racing’s turn-key Local Option 206 engines, these machines…

PDC/ASCE Instructors: Paul Charsley

Paul has been racing for over 23 years. A natural on the track, he started out by winning his first ever race on the last corner of the final lap. A year later he carried off his first championship, before turning to the pro circuit in IMSA endurance…

PKC Testing New FIA Safety Light System

Working in conjunction with New Zealand-based Alitrax Circuit Control Systems, the Simraceway Performance Karting Center is currently testing out a new FIA safety lighting system at the track. Capable of displaying all flag combinations, these small-but-significant additions are helping keep the PKC at the front of the…