Canadian West named 2003 KIDD program driver

Canadian Adam West named KIDD program driver for 2003. INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (DEC. 6, 2002) - Southern Ontario Sprints (SOS) competitor, Adam West, of Ridgetown, Ontario Canada, has been named the 2003 Knoxville International Driver Development...

Canadian Adam West named KIDD program driver for 2003.

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (DEC. 6, 2002) - Southern Ontario Sprints (SOS) competitor, Adam West, of Ridgetown, Ontario Canada, has been named the 2003 Knoxville International Driver Development (KIDD) program ride recipient. In a joint announcement by KIDD team manager, Bob Trostle of Des Moines, Iowa, and Ralph Capitani, of Knoxville Raceway, it was revealed that the 24-year-old West will be given the chance to drive a 410-cubic-inch J&J sprint car at Knoxville Raceway for the full 2003 season. West bested fellow Canadian Jesse Dakus, New Zealander Corey Haigh, and Australian Allan Nash in the final round of the selection process.

Adam West is the second recipient of this unique scholarship program which was initiated last year by KIDD Program Director, Roger Johnson, of Memphis, Tennessee. Current World Series Sprintcars (WSS) driver, David Murcott, of Devonport, Tasmania Australia, competed in 2002 with National Sprint Car Hall of Famer, Bob Trostle, at Knoxville. Murcott and Trostle teamed to finish 22nd in Knoxville's weekly point standings.

The 2003 KIDD program announcement was made at the National Sprint Car Poll Awards Reception in Indianapolis, Indiana, with co-m'cees, Dave Argarbright and Pat Sullivan.

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