Victorian State Championships, Round 1

Geelong Kart Club hosted the opening round of the Victorian Kart Championship across the weekend. In warm sunny conditions, 193 entrants competed across 10 classes. TaG Light was oversubscribed and required a repecharge to set the 32-kart field.

Round 2 is at Todd Rd on July 6-8.

Results of the finals:

Cadet 9
1 Lewis Francis
2 Xavier Avramides
3 Jensen Marold

Cadet 9 winner Lewis Francis leads Peter Bouzinelos (pic – Pace Images)

Cadet 12
1 Harry Arnett
2 Matthew Domaschenz
3 Cadel Ambrose

KA4 Junior Light
1 Bailey Collins
2 Fletcher Harris
3 Kai Allen

KA4 Junior Light winner Bailey Collins (96) battles with Kai Allen (pic – Pace Images)

KA4 Junior Heavy
1 James Wharton
2 Joel JOhnson
3 Coady Gorringe


KA3 Junior
1 Cooper Webster
2 Thomas Dixon
3 James Wharton

Coper Webster wins KA3 Junior (pic – Pace Images)

KA3 Senior Light
1 Matthew McLean
2 Benito Montalbano
3 Toby Pope

KA3 Senior Medium
1 Remo Luciani
2 Brayden Flood
3 Daniel Webster

Remo Luciani (20) and Ryan Aitken (92) lead the start of KA3 Senior Medium (pic – Pace Images)

Victorian Combined Masters
1 Ian Branson
2 Phil Smith
3 Simon Phillips

Combined Masters (Mixed Masters?) take the start (pic – Pace Images)

TaG 125 Light
1 Morgan Feast
2 Justin Francis
3 Adam Lindstrom

TaG 125 Heavy
1 Aaron Hindle
2 Jason Pringle
3 Matthew Wall


TaG Heavy blast off, Matt Wall ahead of winner Aaron Hindle (pic – Pace Images)
KA3 Senior Light carnage, Joel Macpherson totally airborne (pic – Pace Images)
Daniel Rethus DNFs TaG Heavy (pic – Pace Images)
Matthew Domaschenz leads the start of Cadet 12 (pic – Pace Images)
KA4 Junior Heavy form up nicely, James Wharton (13) on pole alongside Joel Johnson (5) (pic – Pace Images)
Ka3 Juniors come together at the very first corner of the final (pic – Pace Images)
TaG Light start (pic – Pace Images)
(pic – Pace Images)
Hamish Allan (21), Coady Gorringle (16), Bastian Mullan (23) and Bodhi Bright (14), Junior Heavy (pic – Pace Images)
Matthew McLean (12), Jaxson Cox (31) and Benito Monatlbano (69), KA3 Senior Light (pic – Pace Images)
(pic – Pace Images)