Gabriels Gol­turenko

Fingal Independent - - SPORT -

GABRIELS Gol­turenko started rac­ing at 9, re­ceiv­ing a bike on his 9th birth­day. Just a few days later he be­gan to race at the Mil­ver­ton Grasstrack. He came out 5th from 9 starters and he still wasn’t happy with the re­sult. He then re­alised that this was some­thing he wanted to do and that’s where the jour­ney be­gan from Grasstrack’s to some of the big­gest tracks in Ire­land, to try­ing out Arena Cross just last Jan­uary. Gabriel is now 11 years old, he is now start­ing his last year in pri­mary school in Lusk Na­tional School. He has only been beaten 4 times in the last two years in the 65 cc class, and this Oc­to­ber he rep­re­sented his adopted coun­try as part of the Ir­ish Team that com­peted in the top Euro­pean Moto X event, the Coupe de l’avenir. Gabi re­gained the Stub­ble Cham­pi­onship in the 65 class to add to his suc­cess­ful sea­son.

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