Bootes, Cima, Bennett win second as WKA Kart Week ends DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (12-30-96) -- Daytona veterans Donald Bootes, Michael Cima and Chris Bennett continued their domination of the 22nd annual World Karting Association Enduro...
Bootes, Cima, Bennett win second as WKA Kart Week ends
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (12-30-96) -- Daytona veterans Donald Bootes, Michael Cima and Chris Bennett continued their domination of the 22nd annual World Karting Association Enduro World Championships Monday at Daytona International Speedway as they each won their second event of the weekend as Kart Week action concluded. Bootes, of Redlands, Calif., won the B Limited class, in which Italian world champion Stefano Parilla dropped out with three laps remaining. Cima, of Turtle Creek, Pa., completed his sweep of the fastest classes when he notched the Unlimited victory to back-up his 1996 national championship in that class. Bennett, of Jacksonville, Ill., and Daytona vet Bernie Baldus of Leawood, Kan., duplicated their one-two finish of the day before (in Yamaha Sportsman Medium) in Yamaha Sportsman Lite, with Bennett winning for the second straight day. The Speedway will be quiet until Friday, when Ford NASCAR Winston Cup Stock car teams open the first three-day test of the winter.
RESULTS DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (12-30-96) -- The results of the WKA Enduro World Championships kart road races held Monday at the 3.56-mile Daytona International Speedway, listing finishing position, driver and hometown: B LIMITED: 1. Donald Bootes, Redlands, Calif.; 2. Johnny Howard, Baton Rouge, La.; 3. Jim Wagner, Neenah, Wis. PISTON PORT CAN LITE: 1. Tim Jennings, Downers Grove, Ill.; 2. Scott Grenier, Justice, Ill.; Robert Gelles, Fairfax Station, Va. JUNIOR ENDURO LITE: 1. James Baxter II, Stafford, Texas; 2. Joseph Sinnett, Mukwonago, Wis.; 3. Adam Schatz, Chicago, Ill. YAMAHA MEDIUM: 1. Tom Lutzi Jr., Easton, Pa.; 2. Chris Bennett, Jacksonville, Ill.; 3. Keith Freber, Glendale, Mo. YAMAHA SPORTSMAN LITE: 1. Chris Bennett, Jacksonville, Ill.; 2. Bernie Baldus, Leawood, Kan.; 3. Robert Gelles, Fairfax Station, Va. CONTROLLED LIMITED 2: 1. Michael Fischer, Troy, Mich.; 2. Craig Lawrence, Fort Gratiot, Mich.; 3. Paul Stefaniak, Plano, Texas. UNLIMITED: 1. Michael Cima, Turtle Creek, Pa.; 2. Robert Burns, Louisville, Ky.; 3. John Ferreira, Londonderry, N.H.