The karts, which cost $25,000 on average, hit speeds of 125 miles-per-hour, with drivers sitting ¾-inch off the road surface. Typically, karts will go through three sets of tires during the course of a race.
“It’s the real deal,” said Burchette’s father, Greg, a Hillsborough Township committeeman and president of the Hillsborough Rotary.
Way to inflate the perceived purchase cost and put people off the sport. If anyone paid $25k for a TaG, they are owed a lot of money. If they can get it to go above 103mph with CIK bodywork, I want their motor
My article’s making the rounds through the community and I can’t seem to retain the credit for writing it. That’s mildly annoying. But it was a really cool dedication he did there at Englishtown, so I just had to make it the headline (Even though that photo is from Pocono?).
Note: After “…69 points over Burcroff”, that is the end of my penmanship. I definitely did not write that bit about costing $25K to run a kart
EDIT: This actually isn’t my article, but it’s basically been reworded, which is really agitating. Sigh.
EDIT 2: Contacted the editor, who rewrote bits of the article to make it less “plagiarized.”