CKR USA Race team

Terry Lawrence

Terry Lawrence CKR USA Shifter Kart Pro Kart Challenge Willow Springs winner

Scoring heat race victory and main event podium at SKUSA SuperNats 21 the Pro Tour driver continues with CKR USA in 2018. Terry is a perennial favorite with his experience as a veteran driver whenever we unload karts at the race track. Plans for this season include SKUSA Pro Tour, Pro Kart Challange and O2s series races.

James O'Brien

CKR Barracuda Shifter Kart Swedetech Stock Honda Boise Idaho O2s kart

 Still racing in the O2s series, the owner of CKR USA can often be found at any Northwest track. A favorite for the top spot at local Glen Morgan raceway and O2s Series events, James enjoys the competition and overall performance of shifter kart racing. A former champion and long career of racing within the Northwest was topped by entering the Super Karts! USA SuperNats in Las Vegas in 2016. 

Eric Molinatti

CKR Kart driver Eric Molinatti at Sonoma prep begins for SKUSA SuperNats 22 Rio Hotel Las Vegas

Eric is no stranger to performing at the top level in karting. Always a podium contender in the popular X30 TaG Master class. This driver has an impressive resume in kart racing with multiple wins and podium finishes nationally. Eric joins the CKR USA race team in 2018 with the intention of racing in events such as SKUSA SuperNats 22 and more. 

Kyle Keenan

Kyle Keenan CKR USA Shifter Kart with Swedetech Honda at O2s Can-AM Karting McMinnville PARC

 Making the transfer from auto racing Kyle has joined the CKR USA race team for the 2018 season and beyond. The talented driver began his effort with a Pole and Podium during a recent O2s / Can-AM combined event. Now chasing a 206 championship with a CKR Stingray, Kyle often moves into a prepped shifter during large events.  

Jonathan Brown

CKR Barracuda Shifter Kart Swedetech Stock Honda Boise Idaho O2s kart

 Capping off the 2017 Oregon Two-Stroke Championship Series the CKR USA driver wins by six points over second-place finisher. A close race to end the season with a talented group of drivers over a five race series included a weekend on the top step. Congratulations to Jonathan Brown on a successful first season in the shifter kart class. 

Rich Jerrett

SKUSA S4SM CKR Shifter kart driver swedetech honda pro kart

The S4SM driver is a past track champion at the short course in Boise. Rich has competed at SKUSA SuperNats in Las Vegas with team CKR USA. As a senior driver we benefit from his experience on and off the track. A regular at any Shifter Kart race in the Northwest, Rich scored a recent podium at the 2017 O2s Shootout in Washington and O2s Can/Am in 2018.

Wayne Mayo

Wayne Mayo 2018 O2s Open 2-Stroke Shifter Heavy champion CKR USA kart driver

We call him Mr. Excitement! Always full of laughs under the tent Wayne is also an experienced senior driver. Racing the entire O2s schedule and top contender in the Shifter Heavy class. Multiple podiums and wins have him leading the regional series points championship.

Gaetan Ertle

CKR USA Shifter Kart Snake River Karters Boise Idaho

Racking up the local club wins and podiums Gaetan also began racing O2s in 2018 with his CKR Barracuda. A very consistent driver beginning in the Briggs  junior classes he has the skills to be in the mix at any level. We're looking forward to this young man's growth as he gains more experience within the Shifter classes.  

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STAFF MEMBERS

Katey O'Brien

Katey O'Brien with CKR USA on parts for your shifter kart

Our dedicated track side parts rep will get you the parts you need quickly. With invoices on the fly or direct email. Katey has a great understanding of our track services and parts stock. From alignments to engine services she'll get totals for you without hesitation. Our customers are always informed of service and parts related charges so you never have a surprise invoice.

Angela O'Brien

Angela O'Brien with CKR USA staying on top of times at SuperNats 21

Our pit space and tent manager Angela is in charge of coordinating with multiple drivers and mechanics. The importance of our drivers being on time is a must! This dedicated position for CKR USA leaves many drivers thankful for information needed on the spot! Fuel cards, tech sheets, driver lap times and finishing positions are all provided when time is short.