WILSON WINS IN AMERICA

Kiwi SuperKart ace Karl Wilson has won the annual Superstars of SuperKarts race in the United States.Wilson packing case.jpg

The two-time New Zealand SuperKart title-holder did it in style too, finishing the 15-lap race at the Laguna Seca circuit in northern California on Sunday just shy of a minute (59.824 seconds) in front of second placed Dean Martin and over a minute in before third placed James Ingram.

Pole-man JR Osborne ran Wilson close all weekend, and was leading at the mid-way point of the final only to hole a piston and retire.

That left Wilson with a commanding lead, Martin, Ingram and fourth placed Ryen Miller the only other drivers - out of a field of 21 starters - to finish the race on the same lap.

Overall
1. Karl Wilson (Anderson/DEA)
2. Dean Martin (Anderson/Viper Honda)
3. James Ingram (Anderson/GasGas) 
FE
1. Karl Wilson
2. Luis Gularte 
Super ICE
1. James Ingram
2. Herach Haroutunians
3. J R Osborne 
ICE
1. Dean Martin
2. Ryen Miller
3. Eric Johnson 
Fastest Laps 
Overall and Super ICE: J R Osborne 1:28.006
FE: Karl Wilson: 1:28.142
ICE: Dean Martin: 1:31.027

CAPTION: Doing it the Kiwi way, working out of a packing case. Photo credit: Karl Wilson Motor Sports

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