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Appearing for the first time at the Solo National Championships, supplemental class SMF featured six drivers in front-wheel-drive Street Mod vehicles (and none in SMF Ladies), including three Honda Civics, a Volkswagen Jetta and a Mini Cooper S. John Fessler, driving a 1994 Civic, set the early pace on the West Course with a first run of 59.4.
070_SC1109 10/7/09 12:58 PM EVENT REPORT East Course, 54.497sec on the West, Formula 125 totaling 109.382sec. Jaclyn McClintock Keeping the drivers and gear dry was T he East Course seemed to be a karter’s dream because of its tighter turns. It looked like the karts were being and Lisa Garfield were close on Craner’s heels. Garfield had the second quickest time on Thursday at 55.5sec while important in a number of heats. If nothing else, bent around the cones, but the pavement McClintock was at 55.6sec. Friday, they Soloists are a proved not to offer as much grip as one reversed: McClintock’s 54.5 was quicker resourceful group. would have thought. After their second than Garfield’s 54.9. With only two runs, most F125 competitors found the trophies available, the runner-up award groove, and the time improvements went to McClintock, who was 0.785sec evidenced this. The West Course turned behind Craner. out to be more of that dream course. Craner competed this year out of the Said Brain Garfield, “I was able to go new Eastern Idaho Region after running from third to sixth gear.” in previous years as a Yellowstone Region Paul Russell found himself in first member. Hers was the first championship, place after Thursday runs, clocking in fact the first trophy of any kind, for an 51.082sec on his second run. By Solo Eastern Idaho Region entrant. standards, he had a pretty stout lead – Donna Marx more than half a second over Jeremiah JASON ISLEY McClintock’s 51.6. Both Garfield and SUPPLEMENTAL CLASSES Alan Sheidler had 51.9s. On the zippy West Course, that Street Modified FWD quartet fought for the lead on every run. McClintock was the only driver to get into the 50s with a 50.807, but A ppearing for the first time at the Solo National Championships, supplemental class SMF featured six FORMULA 125 1. Paul Russell 2. J. McClintock SanD Tony Kart Krypton 102.111 Det Tony Kart Extreme 102.457 Russell’s stout lead served him well
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