Championship Decided in Final Slingshot Racing Cup Event

David Richert won Rounds 9 & 10 of the Slingshot Racing Cup yesterday to clinch the overall championship title while Winnipegger Myles Kraut dominated the Participant class to seal his top position at the head of the rookie field. The Slingshot Racing Cup, the world's first ever racing championship to feature Polaris' three wheeled roadster called the Slingshot, started under beautiful sunny skies but finished with showers of champagne at Gimli Motorsport Park in Gimli, Manitoba. With a great crowd and special guests from across North America in attendance, all eyes were on the season long Participant class championship battle which saw Kraut finish ahead of Steinbach's Kurt Enns with Wi

Champions Set to be Crowned in Slingshot Racing Cup

The world's first ever Slingshot Racing Cup is set to wrap up it's final race event of the season this Wednesday, August 30th, at Gimli Motorsport Park in what has been a hotly contested championship battle. Professional race car driver, and Slingshot Racing Cup driving instructor, David Richert, is currently leading the Overall Championship, however the Participant category is being closely fought between 3 rookie drivers, Myles Kraut, Kurt Enns, and Paul Thiessen. Each of the 3 drivers have entered this season with no prior wheel-to-wheel racing experience but have quickly proven to be fast learners and with a skill level capable of posting competitive lap times. The Slingshot Racing

Stunningly Close Finish in Slingshot Racing Cup

Rounds 7 & 8 of the Slingshot Racing Cup took place under beautiful sunny skies at Gimli Motorsport Park yesterday. After a morning full of practice and qualifying, a full field of Slingshots lined up for the first race of the day with professional race car driver, and race series instructor, David Richert sitting in pole-position. With numerous battles taking place throughout the field of energetic drivers, it was Myles Kraut who managed to cross the finish line first, just 18 hundredths of a second ahead of Richert. "That was such a thrilling race and it was so much fun to have a close wheel to wheel battle like that. David was right beside me a few times during the last lap but I was

Slingshot Racing Cup Heats Up This Thursday

The Slingshot Racing Cup action heats up this Thursday at Gimli Motorsport Park as drivers prepare for the final push in championship standings and the chance to drive a race car in Europe. Jointly organized by S.A.R. Sport & Recreation and professional race car driver David Richert, the Slingshot Racing Cup is the world’s first ever racing championship to feature the Slingshot, a unique 3-wheeled roadster developed by Polaris. Myles Kraut is currently at the head of the pack vying for the unique experience of driving Richert’s race car in Europe. “I’ve had a lot of fun racing so far this year as it’s a great group of guys to spend the day with and the competition has been extremely clos

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