News, info and images from our indoor karting center in North County San Diego, K1 Speed Carlsbad.

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This month’s Challenge GP was a great finish to the season. Overall titles were on the line and they sure did drive like it. The start could have not been more exciting, with bumper to bumper action like we’ve all come to expect out of the K1 Speed Challenge GP Series. Several laps into the Race, Kyle Wicka started pulling away from the pack and it seemed he may have locked in the win. Meanwhile a fierce battle ensued in the middle of the pack with no driver giving up an inch. Brandon Walsh, a relatively new driver to the GP series was on a mission and had a fire in his eye. About halfway through the race he began a fierce lunge towards the front of the pack, passing several seasoned drivers to take the lead and kept it all the way to the finish.

Event 6 Winners:
1st Place: Brandon Walsh
2nd Place: Kyle Wicka
3rd Place: Charles Eichlin

Overall Challenge GP Season Winners:
1st Place: Kyle Wicka
2nd Place: Justin Tolman
3rd Place: Charles Eichlin

On behalf of K1 Speed Carlsbad, we would like to thank all the drivers who participated in this season’s Challenge Grand Prix Series. You have made yet another season a true success.

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Carlsbad K1 Speed Carlsbad Challenge GP 6 Results

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 HELP RYAN SHECKLER’S FOUNDATION BUILD A SKATEPARK ON THE PORT GAMBLE SKLALLAM RESERVATION
Donate any Amount For a Chance to Win Signed Ryan Sheckler Gear, and Donations Larger than $10 Automatically Get Sheckler Foundation Products!

December 12, 2012 (San Clemente, CA) – This holiday season, Ryan Sheckler’s Foundation is bringing people together to build a skatepark on the Port Gamble S’klallam reservation in Washington state, and they would like your help. Everyone that donates can enter to win a Ryan Sheckler prize pack, and any donation larger than $10 automatically gets a gift. Give and get: The gifts that donors automatically get include Be the Change Tech decks, the Plan B Sheckler Foundation collaboration skateboard deck or a limited-edition Ryan Sheckler Be the Change New Era hat.

All donations will help the Sheckler Foundation “Be the Change” by building a skatepark for the Port Gamble S’klallam tribe here: ShecklerFoundation.org.

To enter to win the Ryan Sheckler prize pack, make a donation in any amount, and then go to the Sheckler Foundation’s Facebook page to enter here:

http://bit.ly/sheckler-donation-giveaway.

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The annual Holiday Toy Express train is scheduled to arrive at 6 p.m. at the Pacific Plaza and Commissary area this Saturday, Dec. 8th.

The train, sponsored by Metrolink, will be making a stop at Camp Pendleton for the seventh year to entertain families and collect toys for the less fortunate. The 41-stop tour, which passes through six counties, brings a brightly-lit, 450-ton train decorated with holiday displays and 50,000 twinkling lights.

The visit will also provide an opportunity for families to donate gifts to the Toys for Tots foundation and enjoy free entertainment provided by Metrolink and the base.

The event will feature a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, family activities, giveaways, free refreshments and a musical performance. DriveSkills and K1 Speed has partnered to bring you K1 Speed gift cards for giveaways and Formula 1 simulators. Hope to see you there!

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K1 Speed Gift Cards are available on-line and at all K1 Speed locations.
Not only are they redeemable against racing but also at K1 Speed Pro-Shops
located in every center. Give the Gift of Speed this Holiday Season!

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Visit the K1 Speed booth at this Sunday’s 15th Annual John Force Holiday Car Show – Benefiting “CHiP’s For Kids” Toy Drive

Sunday, December 2, 2012 – 10am-4pm

John Force RaceStation
22722 Old Canal Road
Yorba Linda, CA 92887

Meet Top Racecar Drivers:
- John Force – Robert Hight – Brittany & Courtney Force – Jack Beckman
- Ashley Force Hood – Mike Neff – Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen
- Genevieve Chappell “Queen of Cars” – Santa and much more!

In Concert:
- The Answer
- Surfin’ Safari

Featured Cars:
- A Special Display of Woodies – Von Hot Rod’s Pinstriping Circus
- Exotic Car Section with Ferrari’s & Lamborghini’s

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