LOCKPORT, NY (March 9, 2015) – The New York Dirt Kart Series, New
York State’s premier karting series, officially
announced its six race series schedule on Monday which
will span from May through the month of September.
The 2015 NYDKS tour is set to open on Saturday, May 16 with
action held at Allegany Memorial Speedway in Wellsville,
NY. The 1/10 mile, high banked facility, will set the
tone for the state championship tour, which has already
seen 60 pre-entry memberships filed for the coming
Brad Duhow and Kevin Root scored PRO victories at AMS one year
ago, with top kart engine builder Matt Chavis snagging a
win in Lite Clone.
Round two of the NYDKS will move north to Can Am Speedway on
Saturday, June 20 in LaFargeville, NY. Can Am held two
popular events on the NYDKS tour last season, including
the annual Fall Classic.
Root, Ryan Swartz, and Will Shields claimed top victories at Can
Am one year ago with the northern Speedway again looking
to attract the best in New York State karting in 2015.
An open series rain date will be set for Saturday, June 27 should
either the AMS or Can Am dates be lost to weather.
The month of July will see the NYDKS move to western New York, as
the series takes on Ransomville, NY’s Ransomville
Speedway on Saturday, July 18. The tour did not hit the
‘Little R’ in 2014, but plans are set for a big show in
A Ransomville rain date is also set for Sunday, July 19.
The next championship date for the NYDKS tour will be held at
Starlite Speedway in Trumansburg, NY on Saturday, August
15. One year ago both Kevin and Todd Root, Chavis, and
Phil Young led the way in series events, with a total of
19 entries taking the green in Pro Clone.
Another rain date will be set for Sunday, August 16.
Following the four championship races on the schedule a non-point
event will be held at Paradise Speedway on Saturday,
September 5 in Geneva, NY with another open series rain
date planned for Saturday, September 19.
The final event on the 2015 calendar will be the annual NYDKS
Fall Classic, this year heading to Lime Rock Speedway in
Leroy, NY on Saturday, September 26, serving as the 2015
NYDKS championship event.
During the first four point races of the season at AMS,
Can Am, Ransomville, and Starlite – one championship
drop will be allowed. However, no drops will be allowed
for the Fall Classic at Lime Rock, making the series
finale a can’t miss event for all kart racers in the
Another tour rain date is set for Sunday, September 27.
A stellar field of entries has already been filed in for 2015
including last year’s series champions Dalton Slack,
Tucker Wood, Jason Moll, Tyler Trump, and Kevin Root.
For more information on the NYDKS 2015 tour visit online at
or email President Shawn Jeffery at