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CDN Karting Championships: JF Lafontaine Wins the Briggs & Stratton Senior Pre Final

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CDN Karting Championships: JF Lafontaine Wins the Briggs & Stratton Senior Pre Final

Gerald Caseley (PSL Karting Moncton/CRG) took the second heat race of the weekend win finishing ahead of Jean Francois Lafontaine (Birel), Alex Van Snick (CRG), Nicholas Michaud (CRG), and Alexandre Gauthier (CRG). In the third and final heat Lafontaine was able to capture the victory ahead of Michaud, Steven Szigeti (Tony Kart), Gauthier, and Shaymus Veinotte (CRG).

In the Final Lafontaine was able to take the lead heading in to the first corner of the start with Szigeti in tow. The two leaders were able to work together in the opening stages of the race and left the rest of the field behind to make it a Birel vs. Tony Kart battle to the finish. LaFontaine Lead majority of the race until five laps to go when Szigeti was able to get by in corner fifteen, when LaFontaine countered back on the next lap to take lead. Szigeti tried again on the final lap but LaFontaine countered and drove to the checkered ahead of Szigeti. Gerald Caseley and Nicholas Michaud battled for third with Caseley getting the spot over Michaud finishing fourth and John Buzza (LH Kart) rounding out the top five.

 

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