Cadet 9 Class – 2016 Victorian Kart Championship Round 4 at ELKC



Cadet 9

As there was in Round 3 a field of 9 of the youngest drivers of the weekend were competing in the Cadet 9 class. Ruby Gibson entered the weekend with a 2 point championship lead over Fraser Carr with Jesse Lacey 16 points behind and Ayrton Filippi, Liam O’Donnell and Toby Dvorak all still within striking distance of having a chance to win the championship if things went their way.

Qualifying

 1

40

Harry ARNETT

7:35.180

 

00:49.931

8

BEN

Shamick Racing,Edge

VIC

34

Ruby GIBSON

7:37.325

0.259

00:50.190

7

GEEL

Extreme Karts / J&A Tuning

VIC

76

Fraser CARR

7:38.936

0.278

00:50.209

6

GEEL

JDE Professional

VIC

46

Ayrton FILIPPI

7:39.033

0.289

00:50.220

10

E/LIONS

Air Compressors Plus

VIC

14

Toby DVORAK

7:36.996

0.355

00:50.286

7

OAK

Brand Print Australia

VIC

16

Jesse LACEY

7:47.274

0.765

00:50.696

7

GKCV

Siclids

VIC

8

Kristian JANEV

8:03.889

0.832

00:50.763

7

E/LIONS

Janev Building

VIC

89

Dominic ATTARD

8:00.185

1.226

00:51.157

9

MKC, IKC

A1 Engines

QLD

18

Sam WHITEFORD

7:57.852

1.376

00:51.307

7

GKCV

A&S Racing

VIC

 

 

Heat 1
After qualifying on pole position Harry Arnett would clear out to take a big 5 second victory in heat 1 ahead of Toby Dvorak, Fraser Carr and Ayrton Filippi who were all battling close together during the race.

Heat 2
In heat 2 again Arnett proved too quick taking victory by 6.8 seconds while Carr, Dvorak and Filippi battled for it out for 2nd and third. Ruby Gibson was unlucky to make contact with another driver resulting in a spin into the sand trap finishing her race with a DNF.

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The Cadet 9 field head into the first turn for heat 2

 

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Ruby Gibson was unlucky to make contact with another competitor heading into turn 1 forcing her to spin out for a DNF in heat 2

 

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It was a great 4 way battle for 2nd place to the finish line in the Cadet 9 class heat 2 with #76 Fraser Carr 2nd ahead of #14 Toby Dvorak who was rubbing sidepods with #46 Ayrton Filippi with #89 Dominic Attard not far behind

 

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#40 Harry Arnett had a great run in heat 2 going on to take out the victory by almost 7 seconds

 

Pre Final
At the start the second row of the grid got a great jump on the front row of drivers resulting in Dominic Attard taking the lead going into turn 1. In what turned out to be one of the best races of the day 5 drivers were continually in contention for the race win with many 3 wide moments heading down the main straight and at the finish line if would be Toby Dvorak taking the win by .082 of a second from Fraser Carr who was only .001 of a second clear of Harry Arnett who finished 3rd ahead of Aryton Filippi who was .3 of a second behind the leader with Ruby Gibson only 4 tenths of a second behind the leader at the finish.

 

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The Cadet 9 class form up to take the start of their pre final

 

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The 2nd row of drivers got a great start on the front row drivers at the start of the pre final in Cadet 9 with #89 Dominic Attard taking the lead out of turn 1

 

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#76 Fraser Carr and #89 Dominic Attard battle close in the the pre final of Cadet 9

 

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With so many passes for the lead in the pre final it kept the Cadet 9 field close with #14 Toby Dvorak going on to take victory by less than a tenth of a second from #76 Fraser Car and #40 Harry Arnett third ahead of #46 Ayrton Filippi and #34 Ruby Gibson

 

Final

The final again would see another classic race between the front runners with Dominic Attard taking victory by less than a second from Toby Dvorak, Fraser Carr, Harry Arnett and Ayrton Filippi.

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The Cadet 9 drivers and their mechanics get ready to roll out for their final

 

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The Cadet 9 field was nose to tail for much of their final producing some great close racing

 

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The top 3 place getters for Round 4 of the Victorian Kart Championship at the Eastern Lions Kart Club Cadet 9 class, from left 2nd place Toby Dvorak, 1st place Dominic Attard, 3rd place Fraser Carr.

 

Cadet 9 Final

1

89

Dominic ATTARD

18

14:10.830

 

00:49.648

4

MKC, IKC

A1 Engines

QLD

14

Toby DVORAK

18

14:10.897

0.067

00:49.685

18

OAK

Brand Print Australia

VIC

76

Fraser CARR

18

14:10.923

0.093

00:49.579

18

GEEL

JDE Professional

VIC

40

Harry ARNETT

18

14:11.244

0.414

00:49.601

15

BEN

Shamick Racing,Edge

VIC

46

Ayrton FILIPPI

18

14:11.734

0.904

00:49.395

18

E/LIONS

Air Compressors Plus

VIC

34

Ruby GIBSON

18

14:12.564

1.734

00:49.684

15

GEEL

Extreme Karts / J&A Tuning

VIC

16

Jesse LACEY

18

14:16.780

5.950

00:49.959

17

GKCV

Siclids

VIC

18

Sam WHITEFORD

18

14:28.862

18.032

00:50.457

4

GKCV

A&S Racing

VIC

8

Kristian JANEV

18

14:35.368

24.538

00:50.761

4

E/LIONS

Janev Building

VIC

 

 

Cadet 9 Class Championship Trophy Presentation

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Ruby Gibson recieves her 3rd place championship trophy after some great driving throughout the championship in the Cadet 9 class

 

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Toby Dvorak receives his big 2nd place trophy for his great driving across the championship in the Cadet 9 class

 

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Toby Dvorak, Fraser Carr and Ruby Gibson receive their trophies and give their thanks to everyone that helped them for their great result in the 2016 Victorian Kart Championship Cadet 9 class

 

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Fraser Carr gets ready to pop the cork while Toby Dvorak gets ready to give him a spray for their championship success in Cadet 9

 

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Fraser Carr gets ready to pop the cork while Toby Dvorak gets ready to give him a spray for their championship success in Cadet 9

 

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Fraser Carr cops a spray from both Toby Dvorak and Ruby Gibson while celebrating their placings in the Cadet 9 championship

 

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Fraser Carr showers everyone he can after his championship success in the Cadet 9 class

 

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Ruby Gibson and Toby Dvorak celebrating their place in the Cadet 9 championship

 

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Fraser Carr drinks to celebrate his 2016 Victorian Kart State Championship success in the Cadet 9 class

 

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Toby Dvorak, Fraser Carr and Ruby Gibson the top 3 placegetters in the 2016 Victorian Kart Championship Cadet 9 class

 

Cadet 9 Final Championship Standings

1 Fraser CARR 220
2 Toby DVORAK 205
3 Ruby GIBSON 197
4 Ayrton FILIPPI 193
5 Jesse LACEY 181
6 Harry ARNETT 176
7 Sam WHITEFORD 148
8 Liam O’DONNELL 140
9 Aiva ANAGNOSTIADIS 64
10 Brocklan PARKER 59
11 Dominic ATTARD 58
12 Lachlan BRADY 50
13 Cadel AMBROSE 46
14 Jenson RISTEVSKI 36
15 Kristian JANEV 34

 

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