Karting: Seypearl Championships-Thrills and spills as drivers battle in Round seven


18-September-2012

The youngsters ran their round with Rodney Salome (SF5), Joshua Samsoodin (SF6) and Shiren Azemia (SFN) taking wins, while in the senior classes Stephan Simon (SF1), Roland Delcy (SF3), Christian Portlouis (SF4) and Bernardette Mein (SFL) were winners.

In SF5 Rodney Salome dominated the event but while being challenged by Ryan Marianne who had to settle for second place with Julio Chetty taking third.

In SF6 Joshua Samsoodin took the win with Michael Padayachy, who was having a continuous clutch problem, hot on his heels, while Anil Gonthier drove steadily to take third place.

Winner Sherin Azemia took over the lead in the SFN class towards the final laps of the race from Shane Didon, who has made a remarkable improvement to take the second place, while Maxime Tirant, also improving rapidly, took third.

In Seniors class, Stephan Simon (SF1) took a fine victory after challenging David Rene hard for the final, before the latter crashed out when a rear wheel came off leaving Stephan Simon to a one-two finish with John Simon taking second.

In the SF3, Roland Delcy took first place but the best drive came from Redman Bonnelame who drove through the carnage of the others to take a fine second while Marc Delcy took third.

Christian Portlouis was a clear winner in the SF4 group, disposing Andrew Gabriel in second and Chan Decomarmond in third. At the end both Andrew and Chan were found to be underweight and were demoted one spot each which promoted Rennick Bonnelame to third.

This race also had some crashes after Debra Mellon was innocently run into by Montel Kurz after he had spun across the track and into her path. The ladies’ race was low key with a few absentees, but Bernardette Mein seized the opportunity to take her first ladies class win of the year.

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