2020 Schedule

Challenge of the Americas

JAN 23-26 Tucson

Feb. 20-23 Calspeed

March 26-29 Sonoma KPX Championship

March 21-22 Prairie City CA

April 25-26 Dixon CA

May 16-17 Davis CA

May 30-31 Redding CA

July 18-19 Reno NV

Aug 15-16 Stockton CA

KPX Championship

March 21-22 Prairie City CA

April 25-26 Dixon CA

May 16-17 Davis CA

May 30-31 Redding CA

July 18-19 Reno NV

Aug 15-16 Stockton CA

ROK Sonoma

April 18-19

May 23-24

June 27-28

July 18-19

August 22-23

September 12-13

October 17-18

ROK Florida Winter Tour

January 16-19 Miami

February 13-16 Ocala

March 5-8 St. Petersburg

ROK the Rio

November 3-7 Las Vegas NV

Superkarts SuperNationals

November 18-22 Las Vegas NV

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

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!

Nico Sarphati

  • Birthday: March 28, 2011
  • Birth Place: Orlando, FL
  • Residence: San Ramon, CA
  • Occupation: Student
  • Years Karting: 3 years
  • Favorite Food: Crepes and Pizza
  • Favorite Circuit:CalSpeed Fontana
  • Hobbies:Gaming, biking, reading, football

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

Mathias Ramirez

  • Birthday: 3/10/2002
  • Birthplace: Sarasota, FL
  • Residence: Bradenton, FL
  • Occupation: Student
  • Years Karting: 14
  • Favorite Food: Peruvian
  • Favorite Circuit: Kartdromo Algarve
  • Hobbies: Spearfishing

Eddie Shimmon

  • Birthday: July 26 2002
  • Birthplace: San Jose, CA
  • Residence: Los Altos Hills, CA
  • Occupation: Student
  • Years Karting: 3
  • Favorite food: Sushi
  • Favorite Circuit: Sonoma
  • Hobbies: Mountain bike, wake surf and Onewheel.

Brenden Ruzbarsky

  • Birthday: 11/15/2003
  • Birthplace: Concord California
  • Residence: Tracy, California
  • Occupation: Student athlete
  • Karting: 2.5 years
  • Favorite Food: Cheese Quesadilla
  • Favorite Circuit: Sonoma
  • Hobbies: Legend car racing, baseball and chasing chicks

Hunter Pickett

  • Birthday: March 17 1995
  • Birthplace: Walnut Creek, Ca
  • Residence: Danville, Ca
  • Occupation: Flavor Chemist
  • Years Karting: 6
  • Favorite food:  Steak dinner
  • Favorite Circuit: New Castle
  • Hobbies: Sports

Worawong Komarakul

  • Birthday: December 11, 1996
  • Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
  • Residence: San Francisco, Ca
  • Occupation: Student
  • Years Karting: 12
  • Favorite food: Anything goes when I’m hungry lol
  • Favorite Circuit: Saraburi Thailand(closed now)
  • Hobbies: Sleeping


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