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Gulf Coast Karters Welcomes ARC Racing as a Club Sponsor

ARC Racing logoARC Racing is your one-stop source for CHONDA (a.k.a. “Clone / Box Stock Project”) engines and parts.  The CHONDA and CHONDA Cadet classes at GCKI are two of our fastest growing segments, and the excellent products for sale and informative videos posted on the ARC Racing website make it easy to put together an inexpensive and competitive kart for practice fun or serious racing.  When you order from ARC Racing, please let them know you appreciate their support of GCKI.
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Awesome Shots joins GCKI as our Official Photography Partner

Awesome Shots logoGCKI is pleased to welcome Awesome Shots as our official photography partner.  Anyone who attended the Southwest Regional Cup races at GCKI saw well-known local motorsports photographer, Kenny Lau positioned strategically around the track taking great (awesome) action shots of the competition.  Kenny will be permitting GCKI to use some of the shots as promotional pieces for the club, and we will use his photos to highlight our year end banquet.  If anyone wants to view or purchase pictures from the SWRI Sunday race they can be previewed via the link below.  Kenny will be attending GCKI club races whenever possible to capture all of the racing action. http://www.photoreflect.com/store/thumbpage.aspx?e=8170933

GCKI On Channel 39 - Anything That Rolls!

Jennifer Vogel of KIAH TV Houston's local Channel 39 came out to Gulf Coast Kartway to feature the kart club on the TV show "Anything That Rolls". Come out to GCKI on a race day to see for yourself how much fun it is to race and watch close open wheel racing at Gulf Coast Kartway. Check out our Race Schedule for race dates. Spectator passes are only $5 per person. We look forward  to seeing you at the track!

GCKI Race Fans have it Made in the Shade

GCKI spectator bleacher awning
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Thanks to the heroic efforts of a volunteer crew of GCKI members, race fans attending upcoming events at the GCKI track will be able to view the excitement in total comfort.  A new awning has been installed completely covering the new aluminum bleachers in most welcome shade.  The new awning system features a high-tech remote control enabling the covers to be opened for races, then retracted to preserve them from wind and sun damage.  The effect on anyone sitting in the bleachers is very dramatic.  The sun is totally blocked while completely preserving the excellent viewing lines of the track.  So fear not the Houston summer heat - come out and watch the next races under the shade of our newest track improvement.

Gulf Coast Karters...

The Best Motorsports Bargain in Houston!
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Gulf Coast Karters offers racers of any age the opportunity to go wheel to wheel in high-tech, high performance racing machines. Our recently expanded 0.7 mile kart road racing track provides the challenge. You provide the kart, the skill and the mettle against the best the Houston area has to offer.

Located just northwest of Katy, Texas, Gulf Coast Kartway is Houston's oldest kart racing club with an exceptional racing facility and annual memberships available at a very low cost. With your membership to Gulf Coast Karters you get virtually unlimited access to Gulf Coast Kartway on non-race dates for practice or just to go have fun. There are a wide variety of racing classes available, from 30 MPH "Kid Karts" for young kids, all the way up to 48 HP, 0-60 MPH in 3.5 second "125cc Shifters" that rival any car on the street. Check out our year-round racing schedule and more about Gulf Coast Karters on the links provided above.

Get off the couch, stop watching and START RACING! You'll see why ALL of the top road racing drivers in Formula One, Champcar, IRL and NASCAR got their start in kart racing.

CLICK HERE to learn how to become a GCKI Member!  It's the best motor sports bargain in Houston!

GCKI Track Weather

Katy, TX, United States

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pressure: 29.58 in steady
Sunrise: 6:52 am
Sunset: 5:24 pm
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Hi: 76°F, Low: 47°F
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Sunny
Hi: 65°F, Low: 42°F
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Partly Cloudy
Hi: 64°F, Low: 39°F
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Hi: 68°F, Low: 42°F

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