Team GFC

Although being one of the newest teams on the paddock, Team GFC has over 24 years of karting experience and boasts one of the most professional and well-organized infrastructures in the world of Karting. Lead by American Karting icon Gary Carlton coupled with technicians and mechanics that are highly experienced, Team GFC strives to provide the best possible services and products available which lead directly to producing the best possible results for each and every team member. Team GFC exclusively promotes the GFC Chassis line and is at the forefront of chassis development.  

In less than a year in existence, Team GFC has already achieved many victories both in Regional and National Competition with numerous drivers and doesn’t look to slow down anytime soon. Contact us today about our services and your chance to join Team GFC! 

Meet Our Drivers

Jason Pettit

  • Birthday: July 24, 2000
  • Birth Place: United States
  • Residence: Walnut Creek, CA
  • Occupation: Student and Driver Coach
  • Years Karting: 13 years
  • Favorite Food: Sushi
  • Favorite Circuit: New Castle Motorsports Park
  • Hobbies: Training in the gym and watching racing!

Cole Shade

  • Birthday: May 19, 2004
  • Birth Place: United States
  • Residence: Grass Valley, CA
  • Occupation: Student
  • Years Karting: 5 years
  • Favorite Food: All Mexican Food
  • Favorite Circuit: Musselman Honda Circuit or Rok The Rio 2018 Track
  • Hobbies: Racing!

Kol Bailey

  • Birthday: February 28, 2000
  • Birth Place: United States
  • Residence: Peoria, AZ
  • Occupation: Sales Engineer
  • Years Karting: 7 years
  • Favorite Food: Anything Italian
  • Favorite Circuit: PKRA
  • Hobbies: Church Volunteering, Training, Sim Racing, Friends

Rithik Ranadive

  • Birthday: May 13, 2003
  • Birth Place: United States
  • Residence: Petaluma, CA
  • Occupation: Student
  • Years Karting: 1 years
  • Favorite Food: Steak and Mashed Potatoes
  • Favorite Circuit: Circuit de la Sarthe
  • Hobbies: Racing, Hiking, Hanging out with friends, Running

Sonny Cervelli

  • Birthday: December 20, 1997
  • Birth Place: United States
  • Residence: Benicia, CA
  • Occupation: Mechanic
  • Years Karting: 16 years
  • Favorite Food: Chinese Food
  • Favorite Circuit: Grand Junction
  • Hobbies: Snowboarding, Sim Racing, RC


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