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DRT Racing Expands DR Racing Kart To Texas With Pole Position Kart Racing
February 20, 2013
The Pole Position Kart Racing team will make its 2013 debut at the upcoming Lone Star Grand Prix in Lockhart, Texas, on March 2-3, and is already working with racers in various shifter classes.
DRT Racing Expands DR Racing Kart To Texas With Pole Position Kart Racing

DRT Racing, a North American importer of the DR Racing Kart, has expanded the chassis brand into the Lone Star state.

The New Hampshire-based operation has partnered with a new karting program based in the Dallas, Texas area—Apex Karting.

The newest dealer to the North American DR Racing Kart network under the DRT Racing banner will field a new race team, labeled Pole Position Kart Racing, and has announced rising shifter kart star Jake French to the DR Racing Kart for 2013.

The Pole Position Kart Racing operation is a new team formed by Robert Finley. The Texas businessman is the President and CEO of Lone Star Karting and owner of the Pole Position Raceway franchise in the Dallas area, located in Frisco, which has been open for roughly one and a half years.

With the creation of Pole Position Kart Racing, the operation has added some experience in the form of shifter kart driver Jake French. The Sachse, Texas, native is into his second season as an S1 Pro Stock Moto pilot on the Superkarts! USA Pro Tour and Texas ProKart Challenge programs.

The Pole Position Kart Racing team will make its 2013 debut at the upcoming Lone Star Grand Prix in Lockhart, Texas, on March 2-3, already working with five racers in various shifter classes. Among them is Skyler Finley, who moved over from motocross two years ago into karting.

The Finley family is no stranger to karting, as Robert and his brother Mike grew up racing karts in Texas. Mike won a number of karting titles in the 1990s, and will serve as Team Manager. Veteran motocross mechanic Travis Chevalier will work as the lead mechanic for the team. He’s been with the Pole Position Raceway in Dallas for two years, and has experience working with Monster Kawasaki and Rockstar Suzuki motocross operations. 

A website is currently in development, as the race team shop is busy with action inside the Pole Position Raceway in Frisco. Plans are to field a team of drivers at the Texas ProKart Challenge, the SKUSA Pro Tour, and other local events in Texas.

Find out more about Pole Position Kart Racing by contacting Robert at robert.finley@frisco.polepositionraceway.com or calling 972/839.3414.

DRT Racing has two locations along the East Coast: The original shop is located in Hudson, New Hampshire with the new warehouse, engine development and race team is based out of the Bluff City, Tennessee.

For more information, or to be part of the growing DR Racing Kart chassis dealer network, visit www.drt-racing.com.