Big money is now on the line for “Flat Kart” racing world at the Appalachian Indoor Showdown on Saturday, February 23. The inaugural event at the Appalachian Regional Expo Center in Wytheville, VA has added a $20,000 bonus, presented by PRC Chassis, if one driver can win all four Flat Kart events in a single day.
The $20,000 payday will be awarded if one driver can win the Clone 390, Clone 390 Pro, Predator 375, and Predator 400 divisions.
Along with the five-digit bonus payout for the Flat Kart sweep, there will be more than $8,000 in guaranteed money for the event, which also includes Open, Intermediate, Box Stock, and Beginner Box Stock classes for Outlaw Karts. It has also been announced that the Clone 390 Pro class will pay $1,000 to the winner.
The inaugural Appalachian Indoor Showdown will take place Saturday, February 23 at the brand-new, multi-million-dollar Appalachian Regional Expo Center. The event is being promoted by Jeremy and Ashly Burnett of Millbridge Speedway (Salisbury, North Carolina), adding to their strong history of prestigious Outlaw Kart events.
Pit gates will open at 1:00 p.m. ET, with practice starting at 3:00 p.m. Spectator gates will open at 5:00 p.m., with racing scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m.
Grandstand tickets will be $10 for adults, $8 for children aged 6-12, and free for children five and younger. For competitors, pit passes will be $15 for adults, $10 for children aged 4-12, and free for children aged three and younger.
All classes will operate using Millbridge Speedway rules, which can be found at millbridgespeedway.com.
The Appalachian Regional Expo Center is located at Exit 77 on I-81 in Wytheville, VA. The exposition center will be within feet of the intersections of I-81 and I-77. With the two interstates crisscrossing the heart of Southwest Virginia, each day more than 80,000 vehicles pass by the facility, offering over 29 million yearly views of the center.
The state-of-the-art facility has been purposed-built to accommodate a myriad of activities including livestock shows, rodeos, indoor soccer events, travel shows, concerts and motorsports events.