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|Posted: Thu May 24, 2012 8:12 am Post subject: BSRKC Race 1 Results
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Contact: Brad Buckler - (416) 209-4058
Release Date: May 24, 2012
BSRKC Race 1 Results
The karts took to the track at 3-S Go Karts in Sutton on Sunday May 20th to officially mark the start of the 7th season for the Brian Stewart Racing Karting Championship. As in the past the racers arrived with great expectations for what has definitely become the most affordable and professional regional racing series in Ontario. The event sponsors contributed to the presentation of the outstanding trophies, and the cash and draw prizes. On Monday series’ namesake Brian Stewart awarded the trophies and congratulated the winners as he presented them with their hardware and winnings.
The racing action started on Sunday with Jaret Stewart taking the Jr. Medium victory. Stewart started the race from the pole position, and managed to build up a 5 second lead over Cole Smith-Ledson, Bailey Jacobs, and Jordan Latimer who were all separated by less than a second at the finish line. Ledson was 2nd and Jacobs managed to beat out Latimer for the 3rd spot on the podium. In Sr. Rotax it was Michael Glaze taking the win, Chad Campbell was 2nd, and Stefan Semeraro was 3rd. The Rotax Jr. race was won by Zachary Shearer beating out Nelson Learn for 2nd, and Davide Greco claiming the 3rd place trophy.
The largest class of the day was the Sr. Medium class. Cory Cacciavillani managed to pass Ryan Brutzki on the last lap to claim the win, Brutzki held on to finish in 2nd place, and it was Jamie Riberdy who rounded out the top 3. The ICC/Moto class was won by Frank Launi, Zach Meyer was 2nd and Mathew Di Leo was 3rd.
The racing action on Monday saw an impressive field of Honda 4 stroke racers ready to do battle. The day started with Ciarra Collison taking the Novice final with a win from the pole and setting the fastest lap in the process. Khloe Drummond finished in 2nd place and the 3rd place was awarded to Tyler Edwards. The Sr. Lite race was won by Jamie Riberdy, with Nicholas Ledson close behind in 2nd, and the final podium spot going to Jonathon Treadwell. In Jr. Lite it was Austin Bisschop with the fastest qualifying lap, then winning the pre-final, and finishing his day off with the race win. Cole Smith-Ledson put up a good battle, but Bisschop won with a margin of victory of less than three tenths of a second, to finished 2nd. Andrew Whelan made the most of his 7th place starting position, managing to work his way up to 3rd.
In Masters it was Jake Collison with the win, Ronald Henrie was 2nd and Joe Di Leo rounded out the top 3 finishers. The Sr. Heavy race victory went to David Miller who also set the fastest race lap, T. J. Marshall was 2nd and in 3rd was Matt Abram. In Jr. Heavy Jaret Stewart started the final in the pole position but it was Ryan Mohan with the lead at the end of lap 1, his lead was short lived as Stewart claimed back the first place finish taking the win. Mohan finished in 2nd and it was Kyle Edgar finishing 3rd.
A well deserved tip of the karting helmet to all of the officials and volunteers, our sponsors, Contractors Rental Supply, Cummins Hydraulics, Nortrax, & 401 Dixie Nissan, the Simcoe and Waterloo hosting kart clubs, and to all of the competitors for making the BSRKC’s Race 1 a very exciting and enjoyable two day karting event for all.
Next up is Race #2 for the BSRKC’s competitors at the Innisfil Indy in Gilford Ontario on June 8, 9, and 10. For more information regarding the event schedule, classes, and entry forms please visit our website at http://www.BSRKC.com .
The Brian Stewart Karting Championship Series and its Principals, Organizers, Volunteers and Sponsors are committed to presenting the most professional regional karting Series in North America at an affordable cost. The BSRKC Series is dedicated to providing an environment of sportsmanship and camaraderie while furthering the development of kart racers of all ages and competitive levels. The BSRKC Series also intends to advance it racers into the higher echelons of motorsports through the Series’ namesake and Indy Racing League® Firestone Indy Lights™ Team Founder, Brian Stewart and Brian Stewart Racing.