Team Aluminos celebrating three podium finishes at the 2016 Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix (Photo: J. Pettit)
Christchurch driver Matthew Hamilton returns to the US this week to defend his class win last year at the big Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix kart meeting in California. Photo credit: Fast Company/Todd McCall
The Aluminos squad celebrates the two victories at the Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix (Photo: Aluminos)The 2015 season is coming to a close, and the Aluminos operation continues to strive to be at its best for crunch time. When a season begins, teams and drivers work to be at its best when the prestigious victories and championships are on the line. Aluminos always positions itself to be among the contenders, and the recent Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix was a prime example. The seventh annual event in the southern California area took the California ProKart Challenge program and the best from the western half of North America to the city streets for a rare two-day event on a temporary circuit. Aluminos traveled south with a handful of drivers, coming away with a victory in the S1 Pro Stock Moto division behind Matt Hamilton and the triumph by Will Preston in the S2 Semi-Pro Stock Moto category.
Reigning SKUSA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour S4 champion Gian Cavaciuti is competing in the United States aboard an Aluminos chassis (Photo: eKartingNews.com)Aluminos LogoThe Aluminos name is well-established in the sport of karting here in the United States, and the last two years has been about developing their own chassis brand. Reaching its inaugural victory at the 2013 Superkarts! USA Pro Tour SpringNationals. Aluminos has continued to win races and help drivers reach the podium from the local level to the biggest stage of the sport. That type of success has been on display during the first half of the 2015 season.