DEMONS CLAIM LE MANS TI­TLE

Avon Valley Gazette - - OPINION -

PRI­MARY school stu­dents from Kalamunda, Les­mur­die, Wal­lis­ton and Falls Road took part in the 11th an­nual Les­mur­die Le Mans go- kart com­pe­ti­tion last month.

Falls Road teacher Nigel Ben­nett said the track meet had be­come a ma­jor event on the Hills schools’ cal­en­dar.

“Twenty teams worked with teach­ers and some ea­ger dads to pro­duce five go- karts per school,” he said.

“The go- karts went head to head in heats, with a sim­ple point for places sys­tem. Pit crews from each school team were on standby, mod­i­fy­ing and tweak­ing the go- karts be­tween races.”

Mr Ben­nett said af­ter the heats and the knock­out stage, the fi­nal race came down to the fi­nal four.

“Af­ter some ex­cit­ing rac­ing, thrills, and spills The Demons proved that keep­ing it sim­ple pays off by tak­ing out line hon­ours and the Les­mur­die Le Mans Tro­phy for 2017.

Stu­dents com­pet­ing in the Les­mur­die Le Mans com­pe­ti­tion at Falls Road Pri­mary School.

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