Race 2 of the 2016 Canadian Karting League schedule got the underway on Sunday June 26, after Race 1 was cancelled due to inclement weather and will be made up.
Race 2 at Sunset Speedway, under hot and humid temperatures featured two heat races per class setting the grid for the feature race finals.
The field of Arrive and Drive Racers was a little thinner than expected however featured great battles in each of the three classes.
The top two Cadet Class racers #5 Anthony and #08 Owen battled wheel to wheel, bumper to bumper each lap of the heat races, #5 Anthony edging out second place Owen to take the pole in the final. In the final it was a again another fantastic battle, for the first 14 laps of the 16 lap race, until the Anthony found relief when Owen made a slight misstep causing him to run wide into corner 1. Anthony was able to hold on for the final laps to take the win.
Reigning Cadet Series champion #88 Nick made a winning debut in Junior Class as he battled with top running series rookies #3 Elisha and #18 Shawn. Despite being rookies these two competitors gave the veteran a run for his money, showing Nick that the Junior Class is a highly competitive class, all drivers are all hungry to take the top step of the podium.
Junior Series Champion #6 Jordan made a winning move into the Senior class after a tight battle with reigning Senior Series Champion #34 Michael.
Many competitors were absent from the Canadian Karting League grid due to work and family commitments, however they will be vying to make up points as the Series holds a double-header race Sunday July 10 at Sunset Speedway.
The Canadian Karting League is an Arrive and Drive go kart racing league operating at Sunset Speedway in Innisfil, Ontario Canada. CKL provides the karts, fuel, tires, racing suits and helmets. You provide the desire to race.
Our points-based championship season begins in the spring with Race 1 but new members are welcome to join at any time throughout the year. Come out on any race day at 10AM during our morning practice session to ask questions, register and get on track that same day.
Canadian Karting League Alumni have gone on to regional, national & international karting and open and closed wheel racing success. www.canadiankartingleague.com