Crash Survival

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When I started racing karts more than 50 years ago, serious and fatal injuries from racing crashes were common. Over the years, many heroes and friends have perished in crashes. Many others suffered serious injuries. By the late 1960s, when I was racing at higher levels in faster cars, I

BFGoodrich, Hoosier and Maxxis Renew Contingency Programs

If you’re looking for race rubber, NASA recently announced a bevy of programs from BFGoodrich, Hoosier and Maxxis, for competitors across the NASA spectrum.
BFGoodrich will provide tires to NASA competitors participating regionally and at either NASA Championships event. The program provides tire awards to drivers in American Iron Extreme, German Touring Series, Performance Touring, Super Touring, Super Unlimited, as well as all endurance racing classes.
Hoosier will continue its contingency program, which is available to all NASA competitors beginning immediately, and includes any events that preceded this announcement for the 2017 season openers.
In other news, the 2017 Maxxis contingency program is available to all NASA competitors, now including the Western Endurance Racing Championship series, beginning immediately. New for 2017, Maxxis is extending its contingency program to all NASA Rally Sport drivers competing on the Maxxis Victra R19 rally tire.
For complete details on all tire contingency programs, visit:

Time Trial Now Eligible for AST Contingencies

While otherwise similar to last year’s arrangement, the AST Suspensions contingency program is now open to Time Trial drivers at regional events.
NASA Eastern and Western States Championships participants will have the opportunity to win a generous $1,000 credit in any of the 31 eligible classes. Second place will be able to claim $500 in AST credit, while third place can claim $250 in credit.
AST Suspension North America credit may be redeemed toward the purchase of any new AST 4100, 5100, 5200 or 5300 series dampers, or Moton Club Sport, three-way or four-way dampers. Alternatively, the credit also can go toward the rebuild of current AST/Moton dampers.
The program will be made available immediately to all NASA competitors across all classes listed. For complete details, visit

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