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2018 Board of Directors Update

A message from Chris Gambino, current GSKA President:

This year we were fortunate to receive just enough nominations to move forward with a full board of directors instead of a scaled down board. I spoke to the 2018 Board Nominees and they all felt the extra help would be a benefit. Since none of the candidates are running with opposition the board will be installed as follows:

  • Jeff Bacon – President
  • Mike Adkins – Vice President
  • Bob Barthelemy – Treasurer
  • Jeff Foust – Secretary
  • Jason Walker – 4-Cycle Director
  • Steve Frank- 2-cycle Director
  • Chris Gambino – Past President

We will post a voting page on the GSKA site as a matter of order until October 10th. We will install this new board officially during the October race. I and the rest of the GSKA BOD appreciate everyone’s support over the last two years and encourage you help the new board continue to build on the success.

9/26/17 – Race #8 Registration Open / Changes to registration times

Please note: From now on, online registration will close at 5pm the night before a race day.


Registration for GSKA Race #8 and the Formula SAE Time Trials is now open!


Register early!  Online registration for the next race typically opens the Monday following a race day. Drivers don’t like turning laps by themselves and some base their decision on whether or not to come to the track by what they see showing on our See Who’s Racing” page. The page is updated daily to reflect the latest registrations, so the sooner you register, the better chance we have to get more racers to the track!

2017 Formula SAE Time Trials – October 21st at GSKA race #8

The 2017 Formula SAE Time Trials will be held on October 21st at GSKA race #8.

This is a fun event that we look forward to every year! If you have never seen these cars before they are high tech, very cool, very fast formula-style cars designed and built by college students. Each year this event has gotten better and the competition even tighter.


Friday Practice:

FSAE teams wanting additional practice time on Friday can sign up and pay for that here. Please note that practice registration is per driver so if you have multiple drivers testing, you will need to select the appropriate option on the signup page.


Saturday – pit passes and registration:

Each team member and/or spectator in the pit areas on race day will need a wristband ($10), which can be purchased in advance with your registration online, or purchased on race day at the concession/registration stand.

Online registration will open on 9/18. FSAE teams registering online should use the Formula SAE class and list your school for your name when signing up.

Event info and registration


Confirmed Entries:

  • Florida Atlantic
  • Clemson
  • Kennesaw State



2018 Board of Directors Nominations Now Available

Nominations are now open for  the 2018 GSKA Board of Directors. The following positions are available:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary

You may submit nominations online below, and we will also take nominations at the track at the beginning of the day during Race #7 on September 16. You may nominate yourself or any other GSKA member that meets the following requirements:

  1. Must have been an active member during the previous season.
  2. Must be in current good standing at the time of the nominations.
  3. Only one member per extended family.
  4. Must not own or work for a business that would create a conflict of interest in board votes. (Karting, Kart part suppliers, paid LMS facility maintenance contractor, paid race officials, etc.)
  5. Past-president is a non-elected position and can be filled by any past president if the previous president is unavailable. Must be approved by current board not the board-elect.
  6. President position has a 2 year term limit. That individual can serve as another officer. 2 years are concurrent or not concurrent. One you have served 2 years as a president you must relinquish the role to another member. After a 3 year hiatus from the end of the individuals last year as president. The term limit resets and they can run again as president.
  7. No club member who has ever been given a suspension longer than 1 year may serve on the GSKA board.
  8. Members must not owe any money to GSKA to participate as board members.


2018 Board Of Directors Nominations
Use the below form to nominate board members for the 2018 GSKA race season. You may nominate yourself or any other GSKA member in good standing.
Your Name:*
Vice President:

Lamar County Speedway Hosting Maxxis Sprint Karting Series Race #2

Lamar County Speedway Hosting Maxxis Sprint Karting Series Race #2

Maxxis Sprting Karting will hold event #2 of their 2017 season at historic Lamar County Speedway Saturday, July 29th under the lights!

Spec tire is the Maxxis SLR
Spec Fuel for 206 classes is 87 octane pump gas from the Ingles Gas Express in Barnesville.

First time Maxxis Sprint Series racers get a free set of spec Maxxis tires!

For more information please email or call 864-847-7774

To register please visit: Maxxis Sprint Registration

Lamar County Speedway Hosting Amped Up Racing Series

GSKA & Lamar County Speedway Welcome The Amped Up Racing Series

GSKA and the Lamar County Speedway welcome the Amped Up Racing Series for an exciting weekend of racing Friday June 16th and Saturday June 17th. The weekend kicks off on Friday with practice starting at 9am. At 8pm qualifying for the LO206 Sportsman and LO206 Senior shootout money races will begin, followed by the shootout features. The Amped Up series is a fun family-oriented series with a loyal following. We invite all GSKA racers to come out and enjoy the fun!


Shootout Info:
LO206 Jr Sportsman Presented by DCT SpeedSport.
LO206 Senior Presented by Star Fence
100% Payback. (Entry fee $30)

Additional Classes
Additional classes can be added at anytime. Please email your request to (there is a 5 kart minimum for new classes) If you want to race and there isn’t a class for you, we will combined you with the closest class to yours. Will add a feature race if 5 or more karts.

Entry Fees
$50 entry ($5 off for members)
$35 entry additional classes

We are a MyLaps Scoring event.
If you need to rent transponder they are $15

* Classes are trophy class
** NO Refund after practice begins.

$10 Non-Driver
$15 Drivers

Pre Entry Forms can be found at

For more info on payouts and other info please visit our website
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info e-mail or call (615) 200-RACE (7223)



Race #3 Make-Up Date Announced

Atlanta Karting Kart Racing

Get ready for a double-header Saturday June 10th!

Race #3 which was postponed because of severe weather will be made up with a doubleheader on Race #4 which is June 10th. Race #3 will be ran as a day race, with one round of practice beginning at 9:30a, immediately followed by qualifying, prefinal, lunch, and then final. There should then be a nice break (with practice time available) before the start or the Race # 4 night program. A full schedule will be posted soon.

Racers who were registered for Race #3 will be all set and will not need to register again for the day portion of the event. Racers who did not originally register for Race #3 will have the option to add that part of the doubleheader in the registration process for Race #4.

Registration for Race #4 will open on May 31st. We encourage everyone to please register early, as doing so certainly improves racer turnout.

We appreciate everyone’s patience while we worked out the details on this event. Have a safe and fun-filled Memorial Day weekend.

Register For GSKA Race #4

Track Lighting Installed & Operable!

Atlanta Karting Kart Racing

Night racing is back at the historic Lamar County Speedway!

Thanks to all the racers, donors, and volunteers who made our lighting project possible! Work on the track lights was completed this past weekend and the switch was thrown this morning to complete the project. Racers make sure to Register Now for GSKA 2017 SuperSeries Race #3 which will be under the (new) lights this Saturday night, May 20th. Two rounds of practice are included with your entry, and optional paid practice is available from 9a-4p for just $25 if pre-registered or $35 at the track. We hope to see everyone this SATURDAY – SATURDAY – SATURDAY!!!