A big win for Doohan ju­nior

Townsville Bulletin - - SPORT -

JACK Doohan, the 14- year- old son of Aus­tralian mo­tor­cy­cle leg­end Mick Doohan, has se­cured the big­gest win of his Euro­pean kart­ing ca­reer.

Doohan won the Swedish leg of the Euro­pean Cham­pi­onship in the OK- Ju­nior class at Kris­tianstad yes­ter­day. Start­ing on pole, Gold Coast prod­uct Doohan fin­ished his 21 laps more than two sec­onds clear of his near­est ri­val on a wet track.

Doohan fin­ished the fiver­ace se­ries third and he’ll now turn his at­ten­tion to the world cham­pi­onships in Eng­land in Septem­ber. He has his sights set on a ca­reer in For­mula One, be­gin­ning his path by win­ning the Aus­tralian kart­ing cham­pi­onship in 2015 and 2016.

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