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Swindell Takes Two Wins Over The Weekend Memphis, TN - Kevin Swindell grabbed two road race karting wins this weekend at New Castle Motorsports Complex. The youngster from Tennessee started from the outside front row starting position. He...

Swindell Takes Two Wins Over The Weekend

Memphis, TN - Kevin Swindell grabbed two road race karting wins this weekend at New Castle Motorsports Complex. The youngster from Tennessee started from the outside front row starting position. He kept pace with the leader and made a daring inside pass for the lead on the final lap in the TAG Unlimited 125 race.

"I settled in behind him (the leader) and tried to decide where would be the best place to attempt a pass," said Swindell. "I knew I wouldn't be able to get by him off the slower corners because he seemed to have more gear. I just had to sit back and wait to get a good run and I finally got it. It was a great race for my first win on a road course."

In the second event of the day, the Tag 125 Spec class, Kevin started on the pole position after turning a fast lap of 1:10.34 around the 1.1 mile course and took the checkers by a sizable lead.

"I was pretty confident going into the second race because I knew we had a great kart," smiled Swindell. "I took the lead at the beginning and just tried to set a steady pace. I was able to drive away and win with something like an 11 second lead. I really have to thank my parents for all their help, Mark Dismore for the great kart and helping me with my driving. I would also like to thank sponsors Red Line Oil and York Excavating for their help."

Swindell's next race is the World Karting Association event in Amelia, Virginia , June 11-13.

-bj-

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Series Kart
Drivers Mark Dismore , Kevin Swindell