KA3 Senior Heavy Class – 2016 Victorian Kart Championship Round 4 at ELKC



KA3 Senior Heavy 

Leigh Nicolaou would enter the final round with a small 15 point championship lead over Daniel Webster, with Remo Luciani, Glenn Riddell and Christopher Thomas close together in the championship and still in with a chance.

 

Qualifying

1

Leigh NICOLAOU

 

00:46.517

GKCV

Shamick/J&A tuning

VIC

2

Daniel WEBSTER

0.263

00:46.780

E/LIONS

Racingimage.com.au

VIC

3

Glenn RIDDELL

0.366

00:46.883

E/LIONS

Pulse Tuning / Silhouette

VIC

4

Remo LUCIANI

0.380

00:46.897

WIMM

Remoracing

VIC

5

Aaron JACKSON

0.621

00:47.138

GKCV, E/LIONS

Measure Worx

VIC

6

Christopher THOMAS

0.782

00:47.299

OAK

APH Motorsport AMR

VIC

7

Peter GIGIS

1.003

00:47.520

OAK

 

VIC

8

Justin BONACCI

1.844

00:48.361

GKCV

Next Gen Interiors

VIC

DNS

Samuel PREECE

7.070

00:53.587

PORT

Autopro portland

VIC

 

 

Heat 1
After taking pole position Nicolaou would hold on and take out victory in heat 1 over Webster and Riddell who were only seperated by .06 of a second at the line.

Heat 2
At the start of heat 2 into turn 1 Christopher Thomas and Justin Bonacci made contact with Bonacci ending up in the gravel trap and out with a DNF. Nicolaou was able to get clear out front while there was a great fight for second between Remo Luciani, Glenn Riddell and Daniel Webster, with Webster all over the back of Luciani and trying to get by on the final lap with Luciani holding on for 2nd.

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The KA3 Senior Heavy class head into turn 1 for heat 2

 

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#99 Peter Gigis heads out of turn 1 in heat 2 of KA3 Senior Heavy

 

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#20 Remo Luciani leads #64 Glenn Riddell and #34 Daniel Webster in heat 2 of KA3 Senior Heavy

 

Pre Final
In heat 3 Nicolaou again cleared away from the field taking victory by 2.7 seconds ahead of Riddell and Webster who again were only separated by a tenth of a second at the finish.

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The KA3 Senior Heavy field head into turn 1 for the first time in heat 3

 

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#7 Christopher Thomas in action in heat 3 of KA3 Senior Heavy

 

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#4 Justin Bonacci in action in heat 3 of KA3 Senior Heavy

 

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#34 Daniel Webster in action in heat 3 of KA3 Senior Heavy

 

Final

Into turn 1 of the final and Daniel Webster was pushed wide shuffling him back to the back of the pack where he worked his way back through the field to finish 3rd, behind Glenn Riddell but it was Leigh Nicolaou who took a clean sweep of the weekend taking out the state championship in style.

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The top 3 place getters in theKA3 Senior Heavy class at Round 4 of the Victorian Kart Championship at the Eastern Lions Kart Club, from left 2nd place Glenn Riddell, 1st place Leigh Nicolaou, 3rd place Daniel Webster.

 

KA3 Senior Heavy Final

1

14

Leigh NICOLAOU

18

13:00.482

 

00:45.668

9

GKCV

Shamick/J&A tuning

VIC

2

64

Glenn RIDDELL

18

13:00.849

0.367

00:45.776

17

E/LIONS

Pulse Tuning / Silhouette

VIC

3

34

Daniel WEBSTER

18

13:03.321

2.839

00:45.709

9

E/LIONS

Racingimage.com.au

VIC

4

20

Remo LUCIANI

18

13:04.084

3.602

00:45.947

4

WIMM

Remoracing

VIC

5

13

Aaron JACKSON

18

13:08.316

7.834

00:46.015

10

GKCV, E/LIONS

Measure Worx

VIC

6

7

Christopher THOMAS

18

13:12.648

12.166

00:46.250

7

OAK

APH Motorsport AMR

VIC

7

99

Peter GIGIS

18

13:12.786

12.304

00:46.102

18

OAK

 

VIC

8

4

Justin BONACCI

18

13:31.719

31.237

00:46.997

10

GKCV

Next Gen Interiors

VIC

DNS

24

Samuel PREECE

0

       

PORT

Autopro portland

VIC

 

 

KA3 Senior Heavy Class Championship Trophy Presentation

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The top 3 place getters in the KA3 Senior Heavy class of the 2016 Victorian Kart Championship from left 2nd place Daniel Webster, 1st place Leigh Nicolaou, 3rd place Glenn Riddell.

 

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KA3 Senior Heavy class Daniel Webster celebrates with Glenn Riddell

 

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Glenn Riddell celebrates 3rd place in KA3 Senior Heavy

 

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Leigh Nicolaou celebrates his Victorian Championship victory in KA3 Senior Heavy

 

KA3 Senior Heavy Class Championship Standings

1 Leigh NICOLAOU 282
2 Daniel WEBSTER 251
3 Glenn RIDDELL 221
4 Remo LUCIANI 221
5 Christopher THOMAS 188
6 Peter GIGIS 166
7 Aaron JACKSON 163
8 John REYNOLDS 113
9 Justin BONACCI 100
10 Dale CARPENTER 91
11 Matthew DE STEFANO 46
12 Brenden JENNER 28
13 Heath JELBART 22
14 Samuel PREECE 13

 

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