We are confident that bringing go-kart racing back to Propst Park has generated community support.”
The race purse is $6,000.00 guaranteed with pay out to the top 5 places per class (based on 10 karts minimum per class). If weather permits, there will be the opportunity for numerous practice laps on Saturday, along with more than 200 cumulative miles of high-performance kart racing on Sunday.
“More than 58 years ago, the city of Columbus and many local volunteers planned and built Propst Park,” states Roger Short, Executive Director of the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority. “Opening day was celebrated with a big parade and a formal dedication that featured Major League Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Mel Ott. In the `60s and `70s go-kart racing was a regular and well-attended Labor Day event.