WKA Kart Races Open at Daytona International Speedway DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (12-26-96) -- More than 250 kart racers, including NASCAR Winston Cup technical inspector Steve Peterson and Bobby Waltrip, the brother of former Daytona...
WKA Kart Races Open at Daytona International Speedway
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (12-26-96) -- More than 250 kart racers, including NASCAR Winston Cup technical inspector Steve Peterson and Bobby Waltrip, the brother of former Daytona 500 winner Darrell Waltrip, competed Thursday in the opening day of the World Karting Association's Enduro World Championships road races at Daytona International Speedway. Kerry Parnell of Kernersville, N.C., won a pair of races -- Super Stock and Stock Medium. Other event winners included: Lawrence Sampson of Tampa, Fla., Limited Modified Medium; Robert Burkett Sr. of Middletown, Pa., Senior Champ Kart; Matt Estep of South Holland, Ill., Amateur Medium; Michael Rogers of Jacksonville, Fla., and Kyle McClenathen of Akron, Ohio, Restricted Junior; Chris Gordon of Kannapolis, N.C., Stock Heavy; Chris Shearburn of Springfield, Ill., Stock Lite; Jimmy Griffin Jr. of Cornelius, N.C., Stock Super Heavy; and Douglas Crew of South Boston, Va., Senior Stock. Action continues today at the Speedway with practice from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Infield admission is $8. Practice for the WKA Dirt World Championship races at Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium begins at 9 a.m., qualifying is at 1 p.m., qualifying races at 4 p.m. and opening ceremonies and main events at 6 p.m. General admission is $8.
RESULTS DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (12-26-96) -- The results of the World Karting Association Enduro World Championships Briggs & Stratton Four-Cycle Day kart races held Thursday at Daytona International Speedway, listing finishing position, driver and hometown:
SENIOR CHAMP KART: 1. Robert Burkett Sr./Middletown, Pa.; 2. Danny Scofield/Dover, Fla.; 3. Steve Peterson/Concord, N.C.; LIMITED MODIFIED MEDIUM: 1. Lawrence Sampson/Tampa, Fla.; 2. Jason DeLorenzo/Ponce Inlet, Fla.; 3. Jason Pick/Chuluota, Fla.; AMATEUR MEDIUM: 1. Matt Estep/South Holland, Ill.; 2. Josh Terning/Round Lake Beach, Ill.; 3. Michael Cousin/Kankakee, Ill.; RESTRICTED JUNIOR RACE 1: 1. Michael Rogers/Jacksonville, Fla.; 2. Eric Oleson/Odessa, Fla.; 3. Brandon Morris/Louisville, Ky.; STOCK HEAVY: 1. Chris Gordon/Kannapolis, N.C.; 2. Kerry Parnell/Kernersville, N.C.; 3. Tod Miller/Salisbury, N.C. ; STOCK LITE: 1. Chris Shearburn/Springfield, Ill.; 2. Patrick Mahoney/Venice, Fla.; 3. Michael Notary/Melbourne, Fla.; SUPER STOCK: 1. Kerry Parnell/Kernersville, N.C.; 2. Terry Idol/Winston Salem, N.C.; 3. Jackson Berrier/Kernersville, N.C.; STOCK SUPER HEAVY: 1. Jimmy Griffin Jr./Cornelius, N.C.; 2. Jackson Berrier/Kernersville, N.C.; 3. Russell Stalvey/Jacksonville, Fla.; RESTRICTED JUNIOR RACE 2: 1. Kyle McClenathen/Akron, Ohio; 2. Eric Oleson/Odessa, Fla.; 3. Chuck Barnes Jr./Louisville, Ky.; STOCK MEDIUM: 1. Kerry Parnell/Kernersville, N.C.; 2. Tod Miller/Salisbury, N.C.; 3. Darrell Platt/Jacksonville, Fla.; SENIOR STOCK: 1. Douglas Crew/South Boston, Va.; 2. Gonzo McVey/Henderson, Neb.; 3. John Krieger/Easton, Pa.