Will Preston (third from left) celebrating with Team Aluminos at the 2015 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)Preston was a long-time member and test driver for the Aluminos karting team, competing for several seasons in shifterkart divisions. Will’s biggest victory came at the 2015 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix in the S2 class, and then later that year placing on the podium with a fifth-place finish at the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals. His karting resume included many events at the California ProKart Challenge and SKUSA Pro Tour, along with club and regional events in Northern California.
Billy Musgrave ended the season with victory at the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix and scored the Pro Shifter win at the SuperNationals (Photo: eKartingNews.com)Success continued throughout the 2018 season for the Aluminos chassis in North America. The hours and days of hard work put in between race weekends, testing and development paid off with a solid finish to the season for the brand. Two of the biggest events for Aluminos come at the end of the season with the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix in southern California and the annual Superkarts! USA SuperNationals 22 in Las Vegas, as each provide their own unique challenges and excitement, and both ended with Aluminos raising trophies in victory.
Billy Musgrave scored the S1 Pro Stock Honda victory at the SuperNationals (Photo: eKartingNews.com)Since its debut in 2013, the Aluminos brand has been racing for the top step of the podium. A SuperNationals victory that year helped to solidify the brand. The 2017 season helped to take the chassis to the next level, with focused testing and development. All the effort equated into a number of regional victories and championship, along with solid wins at the SKUSA Pro Tour program. The season concluded with the SKUSA SuperNationals 21 in Las Vegas with one of the largest tents the team has welcomed in the last decade. The highlight was the victory in the S1 Pro division by Billy Musgrave to give the Aluminos brand its second SuperNats triumph.
Hunter Pickett scored his first S1 Pro Stock Honda victory at the California ProKart Challenge event in Monterey (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)The 2017 season continues to be a successful year for the Aluminos chassis in North America. Two victories in the headline category at the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour has been the highlight, however, the hard work and dedication that has helped to develop the Aluminos chassis is done at the regional and local level. The operation traveled to the California ProKart Challenge event at the Monterey Bay Karters facility in Marina, California on September 1-2 where two more victories were added to the 2017 total, including the chassis’ first championship of the season.