Three karters race to first vic­to­ries

The Welland Tribune - - SPORTS -

Weather was in the eye of the be­holder when karters took their turns on the inside track at Mer­rittville Speed­way.

While skies were over­cast Tues­day, it was a beau­ti­ful night for Ja­cob Mamo, Hana Roth­well and Jeff An­stett, who each raced to their first fea­ture wins of the 2017 sea­son.

Mamo set the pace in the Novice 2 Divi­sion, Roth­well held off a chal­lenge from Made­lyn Gould­ing in Ju­nior 1 and An­stett had the most fun tak­ing the check­ered flag in the Se­nior Fun kart­ing class at the Thorold track.

Wayne Swin­son, Novice 1; Joey Pri­est­ley, Ju­nior 2; Jae­don Law­son, Ju­nior Re­stricted; and Travis Ma­juery, Se­nior An­i­mal; re­mained un­de­feated rac­ing to vic­tory for the sec­ond time in as many weeks.

Fol­low­ing are re­sults from fea­ture races as well as heat win­ners from Week 2 of the speed­way’s kart­ing pro­gram: Novice 1, eight laps: Wayne Swin­son, Ben Colavec­chia, Austin Se­burn. Heat win­ners: Wayne Swin­son, Ben Colavec­chia. Novice 2, eight laps: Noah Mamo, Chris Crowe, Scar­lett

Gaboury, Gavin Lavallee, Oliver Speck. Heat win­ners: Chris Crowe, Gavin Lavallee. Ju­nior 1, 15 laps: Hana Roth­well, Made­lyn Gould­ing, Kor­win Pod­win­ski, Noah Ku­gler, Am­ber White, Co­hen Corbett, Ai­den Lavallee, Jack­son May­tum, Nigel Pendykoski, Lo­gan Iliffe.

Heat win­ners: Kor­win Pod­win­ski, two heats; Nigel Pendykoski, Hana Roth­well. Ju­nior 2, 15 laps: Joey Pri­est­ley, Zach Trot­ter, Owen Kaiser, Spencer May­tum. Heat win­ners: Joey Pri­est­ley, both heats. Ju­nior Re­stricted, 15 laps:

Jae­don Law­son, Davis Gro­cott, Noah Mamo, Devon Ray­ment.

Heat win­ners: Jae­don Law­son, Davis Gro­cott.

Se­nior Fun, 20 laps: Jeff An­stett, John Far­nan Lindberg, Ed Crozier, Paul Lindberg, Ron McGarry, Seth Roy, Josh Hills. Heat win­ners: Jeff An­stett, John Far­nan Lindberg

Se­nior An­i­mal, 20 laps: Travis Ma­juery, Dy­lan Culp, Kath­leen Lamp­man. Heat win­ners: Travis Ma­juery, both heats.

Kart rac­ing re­sumes Wed­nes­day at Mer­rittville. Pits open at 5:30 p.m. and the rac­ing starts at 7 p.m.

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