2016 was a whirlwind of a year for Austin Olds Racing! We opened the season with a Daytona Margay Sprint Nationals Championship and closed the season with a TopKart USA Grand Nationals Championship! There were lots and lots of races in between, with many stories to tell! Austin became the first ever Epico Kart Factory Driver. Austin absolutely loved driving the Epico Kart. Thank you so much for all of the help, encouragement, and support from Epico Kart owner, Scott Grenier. Our whole family thanks Scott for everything he did for Austin. We look forward to continuing our great friendship and supporting Scott, Don, LAD Specialties, and Epico Kart! Austin closed out his Kid Kart career by finishing the WKA Manufacturer's Cup Series in 2nd place, 2nd Place in Route 66 Sprint Series, and 3rd Place at Kid Kart Nationals! Sorry that updates have not been as quick as usual, but along with such a great season, Austin became a big brother! This is our biggest news of the year! With Baby Addison joining Team AOR, we are now ready to start our 2017 season! At the end of the 2016 season, at the Route 66 Sprint Series banquet, Austin was the winner of a brand new Merlin cadet kart! With this fortuitous situation, Team AOR is proud to run the Merlin Nation colors in 2017! We are excited about stepping up to the ranks of Yamaha and Mini Swift classes. Austin Olds Racing is planning on racing the full Route 66 Sprint Series in the Micro Swift class, Yamaha Sportsman in KRA races at New Castle and Whiteland Raceway Park, and hopefully some OVKA Mini Swift races in 2017! We plan on another full year of racing with great friends and family!