Rac­ing makes grand re­turn

Narrogin Observer - - Observer Sport - SPEED­WAY

Katan­ning Speed­way Club hosted the GWN7 Mod­i­fied Sedans Se­ries Grand Fi­nal on Satur­day — its first meet in 16 years.

The club had not held a race meet­ing since 2001 and heavy rain al­most can­celled the week­end’s event, with rac­ing de­layed two hours.

It was a bumper meet with about 70 cars rac­ing in five cat­e­gories.

Local driver Kye Blight at­tended with his late-model to do a few hot laps for spec­ta­tors.

Brooke Wat­son won the ju­niors ahead of Nui An­drews and Hope Bach­e­lor.

In the street stocks, Jamie Ofield claimed vic­tory, pip­ping Matt Amato and Dar­ren Blight. Paul Stevens won the pro­duc­tion sedans in front of Wayne Le­vis­ton and Mike Kin­n­ear.

In the su­per sedans, Colin Knox took home the tro­phy ahead of Nathan Mas­son and Peter Wallinger.

Nathan Penn took out the fea­ture race, GWN7 Mod­i­fied Sedans, ahead of Blake Wat­son and An­thony King.

Wat­son was the over­all win­ner for the se­ries with the high­est points.

The Katan­ning Speed­way Club passed on thanks to Mt Barker Speed­way Club for its sup­port.

Katan­ning is host­ing its an­nual gen­eral meet­ing on Wed­nes­day, June 7 at 6pm at the club.

Con­tact club pres­i­dent Ernie Mengh­ini on 0458 212 438 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Pic­ture: Jodie Mengh­ini

The burnout com­pe­ti­tion was pop­u­lar.

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