SRFKC Sutton rounds 7, 8 preview

Back to Sutton! The stars of the Sunoco Ron Fellows Karting Championship presented by Toronto Star Wheels return to 3S Go-Karts for rounds 7 and 8 TORONTO, ONTARIO - For the first time this season, the Sunoco Ron Fellows Karting Championship ...

Back to Sutton!
The stars of the Sunoco Ron Fellows Karting Championship presented by Toronto Star Wheels return to 3S Go-Karts for rounds 7 and 8

TORONTO, ONTARIO - For the first time this season, the Sunoco Ron Fellows Karting Championship presented by Toronto Star Wheels will travel to a karting facility for the second time this season. 3S Go Karts was the site for round three and four and the popular Sutton, Ontario track will host rounds 7 and 8 of the 12 race series this weekend.

"I'm looking forward to getting back to Sutton," Pfaff Porsche Birel Formula Senior driver, Mike Roth said. "After a fairly disappointing race at Barrie, I hope things go better at Sutton." Roth is not the only one hoping for a good weekend. "I am happy to be back at home," Juliana Chiovitti said. "I thought missing Barrie would kill me in the points, but with Roth having a bad weekend, and Jonathan [Fecteau] winning Formula Senior, the damage wasn't that bad - thanks Jonathan." Taking the fight to the potent Birel team will be Kart Depot's Tyler Givougue, and PTK's (Paul Tracy Kart) Trevor Daley - who are both coming off podium finishes at Barrie.

In Formula Junior, the battle between Hurricane PTK driver Robert Wickens and Birel's Daniel Morad is expected to continue, but Birel's Keaton Doerksen and PSLkarting.com's Jesse Labbe will also be gunning for their first Formula Junior win of the year. Wickens, Doerksen and Morad will also be in the fight for the Canada Junior win, but the competition will be heated as there are many other drivers like Gold's Evan Hayden, Birel's Michael Mora, Gold's Pearce Herder, Birel's Richard Boake and CMP's Michael Glaze and Bart Trapani who hope to score a win in Sutton.

The series will also welcome back Mr. Paul Cooke, the karting director for ASN Canada, who was injured in a freak accident at the Air Canada Grand Prix in early June. Cooke, along with Ron Fellows and Sunoco's Brad Brown are the driving force behind the series, and Cooke was sorely missed at Barrie. Practice and qualifying will start at 9:00 am on both days with racing starting at 1:30 pm. Admission to the SRFKC is free for spectators on both days, and Sutton offers many good viewing areas, so come out and see tomorrows motorsport stars today. For more information on the series, including directions to 3S Go Karts in Sutton, Ontario, visit www.asncanada.com and for directions to the track, visit www.simcoekartclub.com (click on SKC Members icon)

The objective of the SRFKC is to help foster a professional environment for kart drivers; help create a positive attitude towards appearance, conduct and discipline; help foster the employment of the best practices for the safe and fair running of competitions; and help kart drivers to move up the racing ladder to automobile racing. At the end of the season, eight drivers will be selected from the series, plus two drivers from the ASN Canadian National Championships. They will be invited to a one-day evaluation test at the Bridgestone Racing Academy at Mosport, provided they are 16 years of age prior to the date of the test. Out of those 10 drivers, two will earn a full scholarship to the 2004 the 2003 Bridgestone / FormulaCar Magazine F2000 Racing Series.

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Series Kart
Drivers Paul Tracy , Ron Fellows , Juliana Chiovitti , Trevor Daley , Robert Wickens , Daniel Morad