WEDNESDAY, APR. 18: A huge field of 28 karts took to Southside Raceway on Sunday as Stephen Corrado picked up his first victory in the TAG Senior Class and Zanardi Daley won his first race in the younger Junior Clone Class.
Corrado won the first heat in the nine-strong field and capped a solid day with a second and a third.
David Barbosa and Luis Martins won the second and third heats respectively. They each also had a second and a third, but it was Martins who emerged on top as the winner of the third heat, which counted for double points.
Patrick Ingham started the day as the class leader but with finishes of seventh, eighth and ninth, he is now tied with Barbosa at the top of the standings.
Scott Barnes was a triple winner in the 125cc Shifter Class. Shannon Caisey took second in all three heats while Devon Durrant had two thirds with David Barbosa finishing in the three spot in the final heat.
Class leader Alexander Roque (663 total points) had two fifths and a fourth going into the final race day on April 29. Barbosa is 73 points behind him while Ben Savill is in third with 566 points.
Daley was able to drop the chequered flag in the first heat in the Junior In Clone Class for 7 to 12-year-olds. He had a great day as he also grabbed podium spots with a second and a third. Jade Douglas was second in the first heat.
Ryan Lopes won the second and third heats and has an overwhelming lead for the overall title.
Lopes has 1,053 points while second place Owen DeCosta has 807. Blake Horseman is third with 646 points.
Amber Lopes raced home to two victories in the Junior Clone Class for 12 to 15-year-olds. Jahnazae Swan won the second heat and had two seconds as well. Jehan Durrant had two thirds while Al Seymour Jr had one third place showing.
Lopes is the overall Class leader with 1,060 points, with Seymour just over 100 points back at 954. Durrant leads Swan for third by 33 points.
The April 29 finale will consist of one race worth double points.
Bermuda Karting Club president Jason ‘Skuzzie’ North said: Even though it looks like some of the classes are already ‘locked up’, 3 of the drivers worst points days from throughout the season will be dropped from their total, to give them their final points tally for the season.