WKA Dirt World Championship Daytona report

Stillwagon opens WKA Dirt World Championships with a victory DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (12-27-96) -- The World Karting Association Dirt World Championships opened Friday night at Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium with perennial contender J.T.

Stillwagon opens WKA Dirt World Championships with a victory

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (12-27-96) -- The World Karting Association Dirt World Championships opened Friday night at Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium with perennial contender J.T. Stillwagon of Greenville, S.C., winning the featured 20-lap Controlled Stock Medium main event. Ronnie Robinson of Salisbury, Md., took the night's closest event when he defeated Charlie Sox of W. Columbia, S.C., by just .099 seconds. Jonathan Wood of Stuart, Va., the son of NASCAR Winston Cup team principal Eddie Wood, finished second in the Junior Champ Kart main. More than 500 entries took part in the opening day of the world's largest sprint kart event. Dirt action continues Sunday with six classes beginning practice at 9 a.m., qualifying at 1 p.m., qualifying races at 4 p.m. and main events at 6 p.m. General admission is $8.

DIRT RESULTS DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (12-27-96) -- The results of the 20-lap WKA Dirt World Championships Sprint Kart races held Friday night at the quarter-mile Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium, listing finishing position, driver and hometown: JUNIOR SPORTSMAN 1 1. Amanda Thomas, Vero Beach, Fla.; 2. Todd Morrow, Cleveland, Tenn.; 3. Billy Martz, Statesville, N.C. STOCK LITE 1. Brad Sellers, Pavo, Ga.; 2. Barrett Terry, Lenoir City, Tenn.; 3. Michael Dowell, Asheville, N.C. JUNIOR CHAMP KART 1. Andrew Best Jr., Dover, Del.; 2. Jonathan Wood, Stuart, Va.; 3. Shane Colvin, Vero Beach, Fla. SENIOR STOCK 1. Ronnie Robinson, Salisbury, Md.; 2. Charlie Sox, W. Columbia, S.C.; 3. Tommy Ross, Valdosta, Ga. CONTROLLED STOCK MEDIUM 1. J.T. Stillwagon, Greenville, S.C.; 2. Brad Sellers, Pavo, Ga.; 3. Tod Miller, Salisbury, N.C.

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