Manitoba Karting Association – Race # 4 Report

Hot and sunny conditions perfect for Gimli Motorsports Park

Bianca Bovino won the Junior 2 Briggs LO206 class at the fourth MKA event of 2015

Manitoba Karting Association – Race # 4 Report

The weather was hot and sunny for Race 4 of the Manitoba Karting Championship at Gimli Motorsport Park. The sponsor for Race 4 was Lake of the Woods Insurance. 

Highlights of Race # 4

Junior 1 Briggs was won by Ethan Clace with Josh Gill 2nd. Junior 2 Briggs was won by Bianca Bovino with Max Jarry 2nd and Jared Malanchuk 3rd.

The Senior Briggs class had John Buzza on pole and usually starts with a long line of karts. This time the whole class broke up into pairs and fought amongst themselves. John had Garrett Gulenchyn on his back bumper behind them Stephen Bachalo had Jeff Fulham on his tail. Further back Michael Copp and Terry Bamford were duelling back and forth. At the finish it was John 1st, Garrett 2nd and Stephen 3rd.

The Senior Briggs LO206 main was won by John Buzza

The Senior Briggs LO206 main was won by John Buzza

Micro Max had Brad Bachalo on pole and he led flag to flag. At the finish it was Brad 1st, Tiana Bovino 2nd and Nicole Schellekens 3rd.

In Mini Max Curtis Veselinovich had pole position and he led start to finish but this time Rylan Despins stayed on his bumper throughout the race and he tried to draft by on the last lap. It was close but Curtis won with Rylan 2nd and Logan McDonald 3rd.

Junior Rotax had Victoria on pole and she lead start to finish.  Victoria won with Jaedin Wright 2nd and Stephen Bachalo managing to finish 3rd with a bent axle.

Senior Rotax had Garrett Gulenchyn on pole and he led with Jeff Fulham behind battling with Morgan McDonald for 2nd place. At the finish it was Garrett 1st, Jeff 2nd and Morgan 3rd.

The DD2 Rotax class had John Buzza on pole position and John took off with Jordan Brown right behind him. The battle in the race was for the last podium spot with Gord Paetkau and Alexis Budel fighting over P3.  Alexis got by on lap 17, at the finish it was John 1st, Jordan 2nd and Alexis 3rd.

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Race # 4 Results:

Junior 1 Briggs

1st           # 30 Ethan Clace

2nd          # 4 Josh Gill

Junior 2 Briggs

1st           # 20 Bianca Bovino

2nd          # 11 Max Jarry

3rd           # 7 Jaedin Wright            

Senior Briggs

1st           # 715 John Buzza

2nd          # 743 Garrett Gulenchyn

3rd           # 67 Stephen Bachalo

Micro Max

1st           # 87 Brad Bachalo

2nd          # 17 Tiana Bovino

3rd           # 41 Nicole Schellekens

Mini Max

1st           # 99 Curtis Veselinovich

2nd          # 181 Rylan Despins

3rd           # 114 Logan McDonald

Junior Rotax

1st           # 288 Victoria Stutsky

2nd          # 7 Jaedin Wright

3rd           # 67 Stephen Bachalo

Senior Rotax

1st           # 343 Garrett Gulenchyn

2nd          # 331 Jeff Fulham

3rd           # 391 Morgan McDonald

DD2 Rotax

1st           # 414 John Buzza

2nd          # 25 Jordan Brown

3rd           # 439 Alexis Budel

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