July 2, 2022

2nd & 1st

PROAM Karting

Cincinnati, OH

Race canceled due to track conditions.

June 27-28, 2022

2nd & 1st

G&J Kartway, Camden, OH

Ohio Valley Karting Association

Following practice, on Friday we thought we were prepared for the qualifying rounds.  Unfortunately, we were off a small amount during both rounds of qualifying but after several changes, we did well.  In the LO206 Senior class I finished 2nd and in the 100CC Senior class I won that race

 

 

 

June 17-20, 2022

2nd & 1st

Mid-Ohio, Lexington, OH

World Karting Association Road Course

This was the third race of the WKA Road Course series.  On Saturday I finished 2nd, roughly 40 seconds behind 1st on the 2+ mile, 30-minute race.  After a few changes that night Sunday's race was awesome.  The field was 53 karts and I left the start in 2nd place.  After a few laps, I began reeling in 1st place and on the white flag I made the pass for the lead, winning my first ever road course at Mid-Ohio.

 

 

 

June 12, 2022

1st & 2nd

G&J Kartway, Camden, OH

Ohio Valley Karting Association

Today's race consisted of a 5-minute group qualifier, a pre-final and a final.

 

In my  LO206 Senior kart, I qualified 4th  and finished 2nd in the pre-final.  In the final, I was hit off the track by another kart racer and managed to re-enter the race in the same position I went off in.  On the final lap, I attempted a last turn pass which was clean but I was unable to pull ahead and ended up 2nd.

 

In the 100cc Senior class, I qualified 3rd.  After a few changes, I made a little progress in the pre-final finishing 2nd.  A few more changes were made before the final and those proved quite successful as I was nearly .25 seconds faster than the other racers and took home the win in that class.

 

June 11, 2022

2nd & 2nd

G&J Kartway, Camden, OH

Ohio Valley Karting Association

This race contained a 5-minute group qualify and an extended 17-lap final.  In both karts, 100cc Senior & LO206 Senior I qualified on the pole.  Both karts were fast and there were many back and forth, clean passes throughout the day.  However, when the checkered flags flew I was in 2nd place.  We'll try it again tomorrow!

 

 

 

 

May 21, 2022

Race Postponed

G&J Kartway, Camden, OH

Ohio Valley Karting Association

Due to severe weather, this race has been moved to August 21, 2022

May 1, 2022

1st & 2nd

G&J Kartway, Camden, OH

Ohio Valley Karting Association

 

The race format for the day was a pill draw.  Through the heat races, the kart was fast, I drove smooth and smart putting my 100cc KA kart in the P1 position and my LO206 kart in the P2 position to start the final.   In the final, I won in the 100cc Senior class and 2nd in the LO206 Senior class.  I'm happy with the finishes.

 

 

April 10, 2022

5th & 1st

G&J Kartway, Camden, OH

Ohio Valley Karting Association

 

Today I moved into the senior class where I raced in 2 classes.   In my 100cc kart, I threw 2 chains during each practice session.  I blame the mechanic!  During the races, I had no issues with the kart or the chains.  The racing was close from the drop of the green to the wave of the checkered.  In the end, I finished 5th.

 

My LO206 4-stroke kart was extremely fast and I felt like I could put the kart anywhere on the track and it handle great.  I finished the day in 1st place.  A great way to start the year in a new class.

 

 

March 4-6, 2022

1st & 1st

Roebling Road Raceway, GA

World Karting Association

 

The weather was a comfortable 70° whereas at home it was a blistery 28°.  For this reason, as well as coming off a win at the Daytona International Speedway I was eager to get back into the seat and race.

 

On race day 1 I jumped to an early lead, placing a sizable lead on 2nd place.  Unfortunately, I lost the draft and the racer in 2nd was able to catch up to me.  After many laps of back-and-forth lead changes and a drag race down the front straight-away, I was able to cross the finish line inches ahead.

 

On day 2 the weather was phenomenal once more.  After a few subtle kart setup changes, I was able to put a big lead over 2nd place immediately following the drop of the green flag.  I was able to hold that lead for the entire race, once again finishing in 1st.

 

December 27-30, 2021

1st

Daytona International Speedway, FL

World Karting Association

 

Although I had been racing sprint tracks for several years this was the first road course race for me.  Following a few practice sessions and kart setup changes, I felt comfortable in my kart at speeds in excess of 90mph.

 

I started in the 66th position and when the green flag dropped I quickly made my way to the front.  At the completion of the first lap (3.81 miles), I had moved into P1 in my class, 2nd overall.  This type of racing consists of multiple classes racing at the same time.  On this day it was possible to have 5 winners in 5 different classes.  At the checkered, I led every lap in my class and won my first ever WKA national race (World Karting Association).