Thrills and spills

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - SPORT -

AF­TER be­ing forced to can­cel the last event twice due to wet weather, Dou­glas Shire Mo­tor Sports As­so­ci­a­tion mem­bers fi­nally took to the Reef and Rain­for­est Track last Sun­day for a Khanacross and Ju­nior Mo­torkhana.

The Khanacross was won by Bruce Perry in his Subaru on a time of 649 sec­onds, beat­ing home the Ford Laser of John Kenna on 671 sec­onds while Krista O ’Dell fin­ished third on 679 sec­onds.

Although John still leads the club cham­pi­onship, Bruce’s re­sult was a vast im­prove­ment on the last event in April where he fin­ished fif­teenth. It shows that his new car has got lots of po­ten­tial and that he should be one of sev­eral driv­ers in con­tention for the club cham­pi­onship, come De­cem­ber.

Cairns driver Dave Farmer had a solid re­sult fin­ish­ing fourth out­right and first in the 16002000 cc class with a time of 693 sec­onds. Dave was forced to use the club car for this event as he is still build­ing his V8 pow­ered Corolla.

Round­ing out the top five and in the small­est car in the field was the fast im­prov­ing Carl Jo­han­son on a time of 714 sec­onds.

Matt Coul­son on 719 sec­onds led home the ju­niors ahead of Dal’n Smith, 786 sec­onds and Hay­ley Kenna, 799 sec­onds.

With all com­peti­tors driv­ing the same car in the Ju­nior Mo­torkhana, times were close all day, but af­ter 10 runs Kara North had etched out a small gap to take the win. Her time of 460 sec­onds was just five sec­onds ahead of sec­ond placed driver Jai­dyn Farmer while D’rel Smith was third on a time of 514 sec­onds. Round­ing out the top five were Erin Kenna and Krys­tal Secker.

The Club’s next event is on 15th July. Full re­sults are on the Clubs’ new web­site www.

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