Ken-Bar and Yerf Dog Quality Go Carts

Written by Mitch Johnson

Auto racing has become a popular sport among bothrepparttar drivers andrepparttar 138035 spectators andrepparttar 138036 appeal ofrepparttar 138037 sport continues to attract more people asrepparttar 138038 diversity within grows as well. The span of vehicles types drivers race ranges from all terrain vehicles to Nascar and Indy racecars and everything in between. Amongrepparttar 138039 large selection of automobiles being raced are go-carts, which have diversity within themselves. Go cart racing may be done on a homemade, makeshift track or races are taken torepparttar 138040 “street” on professionally established, asphalt tracks.

Like any ofrepparttar 138041 vehicles popularly driven in auto races, go carts are driven in different styles of races, depending onrepparttar 138042 type of cart you are driving. Go carts with small, compact, aerodynamic and low torepparttar 138043 ground characteristics arerepparttar 138044 type you will see competing in short distance sprint races, sometimes referred to as “Fast andrepparttar 138045 Furious” racing. These races are traditionally 3/8 to ¾ of a mile in distance.

Nascar racing, another style of go cart competitions, attracts many people because it closely imitates real Nascar racing by using an oval asphalt track. The Nascar go-cart races are also sprints ranging from 1/10 to ¼ of a mile long. Nascar and Indy go cart racing are popular among participants not only becauserepparttar 138046 race track style is similar torepparttar 138047 actual races,repparttar 138048 race limitations also pleases drivers becauserepparttar 138049 cart designs resemble that of real one or two seater Nascar and Indy racecars. The last commonly known style of go cart racing takes a complete 180 degree turn to give you long distance, or “enduro,” carting. Enduro cart racing is largely a test of a go-cart’s capabilities. The races may last more than five miles, which is an unusual distance to drive most go-carts in one race. Some “enduro” races last hours and require teams in order to have driver switches.

Take your Go Carting Off the Street

Written by Mitch Johnson

There are those that understand and haverepparttar passion and those that do not, but for either type of person is it obvious that off-road go carting attracts an audience of loyal and up-beat drivers. Bothrepparttar 138034 young and young at heart ride go carts off-road purely forrepparttar 138035 thrill of it. Advocates of off-road go carting get a satisfaction from tumbling overrepparttar 138036 rough terrain in their carts designed specifically for that purpose. For many,repparttar 138037 thrill isrepparttar 138038 only purpose behind their hobby of off-road go carting, but other still thrive onrepparttar 138039 competitive aspect of it.

Off-road go carts is a broad category in many aspects, fromrepparttar 138040 designs ofrepparttar 138041 carts torepparttar 138042 type of people interested inrepparttar 138043 sport. Because of thisrepparttar 138044 off road category of go carting is split into even more precise classifications, depending onrepparttar 138045 type of off roading a person participates in. The most noticeable separation of off-road go carting arerepparttar 138046 cart designs. Forrepparttar 138047 drivers who enjoy a recreational cruise throughrepparttar 138048 mud or just like carting up and downrepparttar 138049 beach, off-road go cart designs are not as high profile as those used for hard core off roading or go cart racing. The off-road race drivers place much more attention onrepparttar 138050 mechanics ofrepparttar 138051 go carts. Go carts withrepparttar 138052 best suspension system, highest torque and largest horsepower will berepparttar 138053 carts that offerrepparttar 138054 best ride throughrepparttar 138055 rough.

Unlike most street racing go carts, off-road carts have brush bars and a tall safety flag, which are just of few of extra safety features included on most all off roading go carts. For street racers,repparttar 138056 brush bars and other features added onrepparttar 138057 body of a go cart are unreasonable when trying to achieve greater arrow dynamics. However, off-road carting requires a few more safety precautions to be taken because ofrepparttar 138058 rough and bumpy riderepparttar 138059 drivers endure.

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