PGR News

NICKY HAYS TO FOLLOW IN PHIL GIEBLER’S FOOTSTEPS AND LIVE, RACE AND COMPETE IN EUROPE

After two very impressive outings in the French based Driver Searches, the Richard Mille Academy and Winfield Volant, Nicky Hays has confirmed his participation in the French F4 Championship in 2019. With the first event in Nogaro, France April 19-21, Hays will follow in the footsteps of long time karting team owner Phil Giebler as he looks to make his move up the motorsports ladder. "I am extremely excited to kick things off in Europe," expressed Hays. "I am [...]

PHIL GIEBLER RACING ADDS NICK RAMIREZ TO 2019 DRIVER LINEUP

Southern California based karting team Phil Giebler Racing adds yet another stout driver to their roster for the remainder of the 2019 events. Nick Ramirez, a prominent senior driver also based in southern California is ready to assist the team in earning more podium finishes throughout the SKUSA Pro Tour and SKUSA Pro Kart championship series. To date, Nick Ramirez has had a successful karting career with a 2013 IKF National Championship and Screaming Eagle Winner, several National event podium [...]

SECOND ANNUAL PHIL GIEBLER RACING / RICCIARDO KART KICKOFF PARTY A SUCCESS — HIGHLIGHTED BY 2009 F1 WORLD CHAMPION JENSON BUTTON TRYING A SHIFTER KART FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER

The second annual PGR (Phil Giebler Racing) Kickoff Party took place this week at the historical Adams Motorsports Park in Riverside California. PGR customers old and new enjoyed a relaxed and friendly private track day with special guest star, Jenson Button. Button, the 2009 Formula 1 World Champion, took the opportunity to take his maiden drive in a shifter kart. With an illustrious career spanning several decades, it was surprisingly the Briton’s first time behind the wheel of a kart with more than one gear. The [...]

Phil Giebler Racing’s Nicky Hays set for Richard Mille Young Talent Academy

Traveling from his home in California to the Le Mans Bugatti Circuit in Le Mans France, Phil Giebler Racing (PGR) standout Nicky Hays is set to contest in the Richard Mille Young Talent Academy this week. Taking place December 13-14 in France, Hays is one of seventeen finalists to have the opportunity to try and garner a fully funded season in the potent French F4 Championship program. “Nicky is a very talented driver and has grown leaps and bounds in [...]

BirelART North America Hones Top Dealers in Las Vegas

During the SuperKarts! USA SuperNationals in Las Vegas two weeks ago, BirelART and PSL Karting awarded three of their North American dealers with some hardware. Acknowledging their top dealers for the 2018 season, the Trevor Wickens owned Prime Powerteam was honored with the Top North American dealer award while Speedsportz Racing Park in Texas and Phil Giebler Racing from California were recognized as the second and third-ranked North American BirelART dealers. In only their second season with the BirelART product, Prime Powerteam has been a force [...]

Formula 1 Stars Ricciardo and Button at PGR Kick-Off Event!

Phil Giebler Racing, one of the most renown kart racing teams and Ricciardo Kart distributor on the West Coast, put on a star studded event for their customers at CalSpeed Karting and celebrated the birthday of Formula One Champion driver, Jenson Button. Jenson invited his good friend and Red Bull Racing driver, Daniel Ricciardo as the duo spent the afternoon lapping, discussing the old days of karting with PGR drivers, and demonstrating the 2018 Ricciardo karts to the 90+ [...]

Henry Morse wins, Drew, Giebler complete podium sweep for PGR in prestigious IKF Grand Nationals at Santa Maria

Henry Morse of Redondo Beach, Calif., led a podium sweep for Phil Giebler Racing with a victory in the premier Senior LO206 Heavy class Sunday (July 2) at the 60th International Karting Federation Grand Nationals at the .7-mile Santa Maria Kart Track. Jake Drew of Fullerton, Calif., finished second and team owner Phil Giebler of Huntington Beach, Calif., was third for a top-three sweep in the PGR-prepared Ricciardo Karts. “Drew and Morse passed back-and-forth for the lead for many laps before [...]

Nine Podiums for Birel ART at SKUSA SpringNationals in Sonoma

Nine Podiums for Birel ART in Sonoma Another weekend of hard work paying off for both the #redarmy and Ricciardo Kart drivers, as multiple teams & dealers were able to successfully put their machines onto the top steps of the podiums. This past weekend marked round two of three of the top national program, SKUSA Pro Tour (Spring Nationals), where results were earned across multiple classes. X-30 Senior, Ryan Norberg and Martin Kremers (Birel ART RY-30-S8) demonstrated the true meaning behind [...]

PGR’s Williams, Hays victorious in SKUSA ProKart Challenge at Adams Motorsports Park

Phil Giebler Racing’s Carter Williams of Clovis, Calif., and Nicky Hays of Huntington Beach, Calif. drove to feature victories Saturday iin the Superkarts! USA California ProKart Challenge at Adams Motorsports Park. For the 17-year-old Williams, it was his fourth victory in five features in S2 Semi-Pro Stock Moto in the series. He was fastest in qualifying and won both heats and has a commanding lead in the championship going into the final event, the Streets of Lancaster (Calif.) Grand Prix, [...]