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Sunoco Ron Fellows Karting Championship presented by Toronto Star Wheels puts on a great show in Barrie Curtis Fox thrills all with spin-and-win in Formula Senior BARRIE, ONTARIO The 2007 Barrie Grand Prix is now history. For ...

Sunoco Ron Fellows Karting Championship presented by Toronto Star Wheels puts on a great show in Barrie
Curtis Fox thrills all with spin-and-win in Formula Senior

BARRIE, ONTARIO The 2007 Barrie Grand Prix is now history. For the thousands of fans in attendance this weekend, the stars of the Sunoco Ron Fellows Karting Championship Presented by Toronto Star put on a show that won't be soon forgotten.

Curtis Fox led all the headlines on Sunday which hosted all the final races of each of the ten classes with his spin and win in Formula Senior. Fox had the lead until he spun all on his own. "I have never done anything so stupid," Fox said of the spin. Angry with himself, Fox mounted a comeback that thrilled everyone. One by one he started to pass drivers until he arrived on the back bumper of leader Mike Vincec. Vincec had started the final from last place, and he had just enjoyed his own march through the field.

Fox wasn't going to be denied, and he passed Vincec for the lead and the win.

That wasn't the only dramatic race on Sunday. Reid Arnold passed Austin Milwain on the final lap to win Canada Junior Light. Jeff May passed Vincent Rago on the last lap to win F1-K Junior. Not to be outdone, Artem Korolev passed Garett Grist on the final lap to win F1-K Cadet. In Canada Junior Heavy, Gary Klutt passed Kevin Monteith with two laps to go to take the win. In Rotax Max Senior, Quebec driver Christophe Boisclair had a comfortable lead until a lapped kart crashed right in front of him, and he was caught up in the crash. This handed the win to Mike Vincec, who also won the DD2 Rotax Shifter class..

Other class winners on the weekend were; Mark Woyslaw taking his first win of the year in F1-K Senior, Kevin Monteith in Rotax Junior and Aaron de Heus in the hard fought Canada Senior class.

The GM Racing awards went to Jeff May for his first Pfaff Fast Qualifier award and win in F1-K Junior, and Curtis Fox for his dramatic win in Formula Senior. The Tiffin Turn Crew won the Pratt&Miller Team Spirit award. The Tiffin Turn Crew were responsible for keeping the haybales in order at the Tiffin hairpin, and this year they did a remarkable job keeping the racers safe.

-credit: srfkc/bond

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Series Kart
Drivers Ron Fellows , Jeff May