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.
John Crow secured the first championship for Aluminos in 2017, recording his fifth S4 Super Master victory on the year (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)The second victory of the event came from new Aluminos driver John Crow in the S4 Super Master Stock Honda division. The longtime karter moved over to the Aluminos chassis under the Musgrave Racing Company tent in the middle of the season, earning his third straight event sweep at the California PKC program. Crow drove away to a six-second victory, matching the pace of the S4 frontrunners throughout the day. The victory locked up the series championship with his fifth triumph of the season. It was a sweep for Aluminos on the S4 Super Master podium. Warren Kindberg recorded his best finish of the season placing runner-up to Crow. Behind him is longtime Aluminos driver Jonathon Allen, earning his fourth podium finish in the category in five rounds.
Jason Pettit continues leading the S2 Semi-Pro championship following his runner-up finish at Round Five (Photo: DromoPhotos.com)Aluminos is preparing for the California ProKart Challenge finale, the famed Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix on September 30-October 1. Aluminos is providing shifterkart and TaG packages for Arrive-and-Drive opportunities at the growing street race in Southern California. The Aluminos operation can tailor a program around each customers’ needs, while also providing tent space or technical assistance.