GALLERY: Kart Racing

Michael Comley begins packing up his kart into his trailer for a tuning up after a day of practice before the races begin. Comley shares the kart with his friend and racing partner, Paul Gatto. Gatto said that kart racing is an expensive passion, and their kart alone costed them $10,000.

Esther Heath

Racers traveled from across the country on the weekend of Nov. 8 for the Vega National Road Race Series Grand Nationals in Bowling Green. The races were held at the NCM Motorsports park Saturday and Sunday. Though racing is typically an unpaid passion and hobby for these racers, there is often a significant price tag associated with the sport.