First Meet On Whyalla’s New Surface

Whyalla had its first meeting on the new surface at the weekend, the “Whyalla City Council Karting Titles”.

Dave Camwell reports that  entry numbers were not what the club had hoped for, however everyone who came had a fantastic weekend.

  • The weather was perfect
  • Track condition was excellent
  • All classes broke track records.
Teams Event podium

Teams Event podium

The “Inspiration Paints” Teams Event winners (the 1st place Perpetual trophy stays at the Club) were:

1st – Paul Williams, Christian Cowie, Ryan Morgan
2nd – Steven Blee, Callum Fry, Cooper Jones
3rd – Luke Clee, Brayden Stewart, Ky Hubner

The club would like to thank the sponsors who made this event so successful:

  • Whyalla City Council
  • Inspiration Paints
  • Augusta Caravan and Campers
  • Quality Sands
  • Barratt’s Blinds
  • Adelaide Kart Supplies
  • U-Pedal Cycles
  • Topz Shopz
  • Whyalla Brake and Clutch
  • Northern Motorcycles
  • Clift Freight Services
  • Avid Engineering
  • A1 Welding
  • JK Tuning
  • Hitachi
  • BJ Deli
  • Omega Karts
  • Skeltech Canvas
  • Whyalla Caravan Park
The Mayor of Whyalla, Lyn Breuer, opening the event and congratulating the Whyalla Kart Club for their new track and surrounding upgrades. She was glad to be part of the event and will continue to support the Club in many ways into the future.

The Mayor of Whyalla, Lyn Breuer, opening the event and congratulating the Whyalla Kart Club for their new track and surrounding upgrades. She was glad to be part of the event and will continue to support the Club in many ways into the future.

Thank you to all the officials, canteen staff, volunteers and the committee for all the hard work they do.

Also, to the drivers who travelled from Cooper Pedy, Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Wudinna, Port Augusta and other surrounding towns – your support is much appreciated!

Christian Cowie (15) gets ready for the Cadet 12 final. The Zanardi driver won ahead of Brayden Stewart (75), Jai Hillock (53), Cadence Florentinus (82), Ky Hubner (21) and Liam McCourt (74)

Christian Cowie (15) gets ready for the Cadet 12 final. The Zanardi driver won ahead of Brayden Stewart (75), Jai Hillock (53), Cadence Florentinus (82), Ky Hubner (21) and Liam McCourt (74)

Past President Jeff Redjepi gave an overview of the Club over the years, including the amount of work that has been done in the last 6 years. He was extremely happy with the committee and work they have done after he handed over the presidency some 6 years ago.

Past President Jeff Redjepi gave an overview of the Club over the years, including the amount of work that has been done in the last 6 years. He was extremely happy with the committee and work they have done after he handed over the presidency some 6 years ago.

Results:

Cadet 12: 1 Christian Cowie, 2 Brayden Stewart, 3 Jai Hillock
Cadet 9: 1 Kai Layland, 2 Jett Zerk, 3 Jarvis Jones
KA3 Senior Masters: 1 Peter Fritz
TaG R Medium: 1 John Ellis, 2 Andrew Chapman, 3 Gary Owen
KA4 Junior Light: 1 Callum Fry, 2 Ryan Morgan, 3 Cooper Jones
KA4 Junior Heavy: 1 Aaron Oliver, 2 Tom Druce
TaG 125 Heavy: 1 Paul Williams, 2 Andrew Chapman, 3 Scott Harper
TaG R Light: 1 Daniel Boorman, 2 Scott Boorman, 3 Stephen Blee

new surface

new surface

Saturday night entertainment - big bonfire and Lightning McQueen jumpy slide thingy

Saturday night entertainment – big bonfire and Lightning McQueen jumpy slide thingy

new surface

Adelaide Kart Supplies sponsored tyres to give away for the Junior classes - this is their new kart shop trailer. Above, Daniel Boorman and Caroline Kadziela both raced TaG Restricted Light with Daniel taking out the Title win and the $600 Feature cheque.

Adelaide Kart Supplies sponsored tyres to give away for the Junior classes – this is their new kart shop trailer. Above, Daniel Boorman and Caroline Kadziela both raced TaG Restricted Light with Daniel taking out the Title win and the $600 Feature cheque.

new surface

new surface

new surface

Sun settles at the end of the day...

Sun settles at the end of the day…

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