Manitoba Karting Association – Round 5 & 6 Report

The weather was hot and sunny for Race 5 and cloudy and rainy for Race 6 for the 1st Double Header Weekend of the Manitoba Karting Association Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park.

Highlights of Race # 5 & 6

In the Senior Briggs class John Buzza switched to a Birel Art chassis in preparation for when he enters the upcoming ASN Canadian Karting Championships at Mont Tremblant. John had pole and lead flag to flag both days and again the fight was for the runner-up spot. On Saturday Jeff Bachalo finished 2nd with Ian Brown 3rd. On Sunday Morgan McDonald finished 2nd with Stephen Bachalo 3rd.

For Junior 2 Briggs Bianca Bovino won on Saturday with Rylan Despins winning on Sunday. Once again the Junior 1 Briggs class was more entertaining than the Junior 2 Briggs class with Josh Gill and Connor Madison swapping the lead in the Junior 1 Briggs. Both days Josh Gill won with Connor 2nd.

In Micro Max both days Silas Gershman had pole and kept the lead to the finish with Wyatt Mitchell 2nd and Nicolas Carriere 3rd.

Mini Max had Brad Bachalo on pole both days and he won easily. Rylan Despins finished 2nd on Saturday and Mandy Veselinovich finished 2nd on Sunday.

The Junior Rotax class had Curtis Veselinovich on pole both days and both days he lead from start to finish. On Saturday Rylan Despins finished 2nd and on Sunday Logan McDonald finished 2nd.

On Saturday Senior Rotax had Garrett Gulenchyn on pole and he lead start to finish with Morgan McDonald 2nd and Richard Fulham 3rd. On Sunday all the Senior Rotax competitors elected not to run in the pouring rain.

In DD2 & DD2 Rotax Masters Alexis Budel won DD2 and Mark Sawatsky won DD2 Masters both days. On Saturday’s dry track Mark set another new track record for the DD2 Masters class (37.444).

Next race is the 2nd of the Double Header Weekends August 6th & 7th at Gimli Motorsport Park for more information on the MKA, visit http://www.manitobakarting.ca

Race # 5 Saturday Results:

Junior 1 Briggs: Josh Gill
Junior 2 Briggs: Bianca Bovino
Senior Briggs: John Buzza
Micro Max: Silas Gershman
Mini Max: Brad Bachalo
Junior Rotax: Curtis Veselinovich
Senior Rotax: Garrett Gulenchyn
DD2 Rotax: Alexis Budel
DD2 Masters Rotax: Mark Sawatsky

Race # 6 Sunday Results:

Junior 1 Briggs: Josh Gill
Junior 2 Briggs: Rylan Despins
Senior Briggs: John Buzza
Micro Max: Silas Gershman
Mini Max: Brad Bachalo
Junior Rotax: Curtis Veselinovich
DD2 Rotax: Alexis Budel
DD2 Masters Rotax: Mark Sawatsky

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