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Results: DKC Champs Rd7

Today saw 25 competitors make their way to Lincoln County Raceway at Dubbo for Round 7 of the 2014 DKC Championship.  18 local Dubbo members were joined by 3 from Orange, 2 from Newcastle and one from Grenfell and Wollongong.  Racing was run over three 8 lap heats, a 15 lap pre-final and 20 lap final.  The prefinal and final were able to be extended to reward drivers with more track time due to combined classes.

 

Congratulation to todays winners:

- Jaiden Pope (Cadets)

- Cody Burcher (Rookies)

- Blake Fardell (Jnr Light)

- Luke Wrigley (Jnr Heavy)

- Nick Riley (Snr Pro)

- Caine Flanagan (Club Light)

- Richard King (Club Heavy)

- Josh Behn (TAGR Light)

- Kurt Woodward (TAGR Heavy)

- Richard Drooger (Sport Light)

- Greg Cusack (Sport Heavy)

 

DKC thanks all racers that came out to support our club day.  Our next race meeting will be held on October 25th and 26th when DKC hosts the Final of the 2014 Southern Star Series.  Details are on our website: www.dubbokartclub.com

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DEADLY Gold Cup

Over the weekend of 16th & 17th August 2014, DKC hosted it's annual major meeting; the Australasian Karting Gold Cup, this year named the DEADLY Gold Cup as the club as giving away a brand new DEADLY kart package to one lucky entrant of the meeting thanks to the events major sponsor Wrigley Kart Supplies.  The meeting was held in trying conditions with a large amount of a rain falling all day Saturday, Sunday however saw the sun poke it's head out for some quick exciting racing.

141 competitors from 17 clubs battled it out over 15 classes contesting 3 heats, prefinal and final.  Congratulations to the class winners:

Joshua Sargent (Cadets); Thomas Sargent (Rookies); Tyler Everingham (Jnr Nat Light); Luke Wrigley (Jnr Nat Heavy); Tyler Everingham (Jnr Clubman); Connor Hey (Snr Nat Pro); Bert Wrigley (Snr Nat Heavy); Brett Robinson (Club Light); Brett Robinson (Club Heavy); Craig Tailby (Club Super); Jason Paix (Rest Light); Steven Lalas (Rest Heavy); Zac Van Leeuwestyn (125 Light); Greg Cusack (125 Heavy); Cooper Middleton (Open Light) (Full results are available here)

The winners of the 2014 Gold Cup were Luke Wrigley in the Juniors and Brett Robinson in the Seniors.  The lucky man of the day was Robert Miller from Wagga & Districts Kart Club who won the DEADLY Kart Package thanks to Wrigley Kart Supplies.  Attached is a full race report.

Our next race meet will be Sept 21 for an open race meeting and a great practice opportunity ahead of Octobers Southern Star Series Final.


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Results: DKC Champs Rd5

Yesterday (Sunday July 13th) saw the running of Round 5 of our 2014 Club Championships held at Lincoln County Raceway.  After a frosty -2.5degree start to the day the sun came out and turned out a perfect day for racing with competitors getting in valuable racing practise before the upcoming DEADLY Gold Cup to be held next Month.  20 local Dubbo racers were joined by 8 from Orange, 3 from Combined Districts, 3 from Grenfell and 2 from Tamworth.  Racers battled it out over the 1037m international circuit across three 8 lap heats, a 10 lap prefinal and 15 lap final.  Congratulations to the winners of each class:

- Ryan Kennedy (Cadets)

- Ethan Smith (Rookies)

- Blake Fardell (Jnr Nat Light)

- Clayton Small (Jnr Nat Heavy)

- Nick Riley (Snr Nat Pro)

- Bradley Roberts (Clubman Light)

- Richard King (Clubman Heavy)

- Greg Cusack (TAGR Heavy)

- Jack Koenig (125 Light)

Full results here: https://app.austkarting.com.au/aka/results/view/NSW/Dubb/2014-07-13/

 

In addition to the winners today Blake Fardell also reset the lap record for Junior National Light with a blistering 55.012 in lap 7 of the final, beating the previous benchmark by almost 4 tenths!!

 

Our next race meeting will be the 2014 DEADLY Gold Cup proudly sponsored by Wrigley Kart Supplies to be held at Lincoln County Raceway on August 16th & 17th....make sure YOUR there, this will be HUGE!!!

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Results: LeDubbo 24

Sunday (15th) saw the running of our annual LeDubbo 24 race meeting; a race meeting with a twist where the finals are run over a 24minute period with a compulsory pit stop during the final with the winner being the one with the most amountof laps at the conclusion of 24 minutes. It was a cold day in Dubbo with some rain falling over the preceding day dropping the temps. 19 local Dubbo karters were joined by 5 from Grenfell, 3 from Orange, 2 from North Shore and 1 from Gunnedah.

The winners of the meeting were:
- Makk O'Neill (Cadets)
- Zachary Heard (Rookies)
- Blake Fardell (Jnr Nat Light)
- Luke Wrigley (Jnr Nat Heavy)
- Nicholas Riley (Snr Nat Pro)
- Chris Riley (Clubman Heavy)
- Greg Cusack (Rest Heavy)
- Jack Koenig (125 Light)
Full results CLICK HERE

Our next race meeting will be a regular club meeting to be held on July 13 and the last chance for some racing practice prior to our major meeting the DEADLY Gold Cup.

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Results: DKC Champs Rd3

Today (Sunday 18th May) saw the running of Round 3 of our 2014 DKC Championships.  29 entrants made their way to Dubbo to contest the meeting with 21 Dubbo members joined by 3 from Orange and one from Grenfell, Combined and North Shore.  Today saw beautiful weather at Lincoln county Raceway with a nice warm but overcast day.  Racing took a different shape to usual today with qualifying being run for the first time which saw some good times set in a somewhat heated qualifying session.  The meeting was contested over 2 heats of 8 laps, a prefinal of 10 laps and a final of 15 laps.  Congratulations to todays winners.....

- Makk O'Neill (Cadets)

- Ethan Smith (Rookies)

- Lucas Walters (Jnr Nat Light)

- Katie Everingham (Jnr Nat Heavy)

- Jason Bender (Snr Nat Pro)

- James O'Brien (Clubman Light)

- Rob McCutcheon (Clubman Heavy)

- Jack Koenig (Restricted Light)

- Greg Cusack (Restricted Heavy)

- Richard Drooger (Sportsman Light)

 

Our next race meeting is our annual LeDubbo 24 race meeting to be held at Lincoln County Raceway on June 15th.

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3-Track Challenge 2014 – results

Today saw the 6th running of our annual 3-track challenge at Lincoln County Raceway. 29 racers entered the ever entertaining and enjoyable race day with 21 DKC members being joined by 6 from Orange and 2 from Combined Districts.

With races being run over 3 different tracks setup is always a challenge however a heavy downpour of rain just before lunch made it all that more challenging and exciting for the spectators. 

Congrats to todays winners:
- Makk O'Neill (Cadets)
- Ethan Smith (Rookies)
- Blake Fardell (JNL)
- Hannah Tailby (JNH)
- Nick Riley (SNP)
- Michael Riley (CL)
- Andrew Smith (CH)
- Jack Koenig (ResL)
- Adam Rayner (ResH)

Overall 3-track champion in the junior category was Makk O'Neill with Nick Riley taking out the Senior category. 

We have a months break from racing now with our next meeting being an open club day on May 18. We are however hosting a TEKA Enduro race meeting on April 4-5, so make sure you pop out and see another version of karting.

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Club Champs Rd1 2014 – results

Dubbo Kart Club hosted Round 1 of its 2014 DKC Championship on Sunday 16th February 2014 at Lincoln County Raceway. The event saw 42 entrants battle it out over 3 heats and 2 finals on the full length 1024metre international circuit. 23 local members were joined by competitors from Tamworth, North Shore, Newcastle, Sydney, Canberra, Combined (Lithgow) and even Geelong, Victoria!!

With about 5-10mm of rain falling over the preceding night the track was greasy in the morning for the open practise session with the skies threatening to produce more rain. Just before commencement of the heats the heavens opened again with a constant shower of rain that persisted through-out the day making for some entertaining driving and spins keeping the driver on the edge of their seats, the pit crew busy and the spectators highly entertained. With the rain hitting just prior to racing the pits were a hive of activity with pit crews scrambling to get their karts setup for the slippery conditions; tyres and setups were madly being changed to accommodate the conditions. The rain persisted through the day with it stopping in time for the finals, which resulted in another flurry of changes as racers and pit crews tried to make the best adjustments to suit the changing conditions.

At the end of the days racing the winners were crowned with Makk O’Neill (Dubbo) taking the win in Cadets with Ethan Smith (Dubbo) taking the Rookies class in the same race. Luke Wrigley (Dubbo) claimed victory in Junior National Light and current NSW State Champion Jayden Ojeda (North Shore) continued his good form taking out the JMax class. In the Senior classes Douglas Baker (Dubbo) grabbed the top spot in Senior National Pro, Nick Riley (Dubbo) stood on the top step in Clubman Light in his first race in the class since stepping up from Juniors. Clubman Heavy saw Chris ‘Old Man’ Riley (Dubbo) claim victory with Jason Paix (Newcastle) winning Restricted 125 Light and Phillip Burey (Tamworth) taking out the Heavy class. Reagon Angel (Newcastle) took the spoils in Sportsman 125 Light and Marc Townsend (Canberra) took out the fast paced Open Performance class. A special mention to new comer James O’Donnell from Dubbo who managed to win the first heat in his class on his first time out the gates!!!

Dubbo Kart Club will host Round 3 of the Rotax Pro Tour on March 1st and 2nd which will showcase the top drivers from around the Country battling it out for prizes and series points for entry into the Rotax Nationals later in the year. The racing will be fast, furious and highly entertaining with unofficial practise starting on Friday and racing all day Saturday and Sunday. Canteen facilities, full amenities and spectator areas are available with free entry to spectators for the event.

The next round of the Dubbo racing calendar will see DKC host its annual 3-track challenge on March 16th with competitors racing on all 3 different length tracks at Lincoln County Raceway.

 

FULL RESULTS

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