Kart Racing – January 25th

January is Kart Racing season for the Chicago MINI Motoring Club, and we have a new venue and racing format this year!  We will be racing at K1 Speed in Buffalo Grove with their electric karts in a 3 race Grand Prix series


WRAPUP: A dozen people braved the snowy weather and  participated in this year’s event.  Lots of close racing and fun action.  Jim M. took fast guy of the day honors.

Photos by :  Steve |



WHEN: Sunday January 25th starting at 10am  NOTE: please plan on arriving about 15 minutes early to speed up registration

WHERE:  K1 Speed  301 Hastings Dr  Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

WHAT:  We will be doing a Grand Prix format.. a 12 lap practice, 14 lap qualifier, and a 16 lap final race

PRICING:  Cost is $54 (new slightly discounted price), pay on race day

WHO:  CMMC members and friends of the club.. We need a minimum of  8 people for this format.. no maximum.

IMPORTANT:  Please let us know you will be attending by adding a comment below



  • CMMC_Steve

    I’ll be there!!

  • Pete_Novack

    I hope to be there

    • Pete_Novack

      Just remembered I’ll be in Detroit, can’t make it

      • Pete_Novack

        And now I’m back in, working the weekend so can’t make trip. Hopefully this will be last change

        • CMMC_Steve

          Sorry you can’t make the trip, glad you can be at karting!!

          • Pete_Novack

            It’s a nice consolation prize

  • ChicagoRus

    I’m in – along with a friend (Bob)

  • Christopher Michalek

    I’m in

    • Christopher Michalek

      I’m out.
      Family issue came up that I have to deal with.
      I swear I will attend another event…

  • buttonbag

    Count me in with a plus one

  • gary s

    I’m in, plus a friend, randall

    • Randy

      Randal and Julia:)

      • gary s

        For a total of 3 drivers

  • Enrique

    Ill be there…… weather permitting!


    I’ll be there.

  • Greg Pasquarelli

    I should be able to make it.

    • Greg Pasquarelli

      Not sure if I’m going to make this, depending on how much snow we get tomorrow

  • Sylvia

    I’ll be there! Maybe a plus one.

  • ChicagoRus

    Thanks for organizing Steve – it was a lot of fun