AASA’s Sportsman Endurance Karting series round 5 took to the track at Lithgow kart club for the final round of the year.
The day consisted of practice, qualifying and a 7-hour race with 23 Karts lining up on the start line.
Saturday’s race results were Kart 84 Cargo Safe taking out the win, with Kart 24 TWR Racing, 2nd and Kart 9 CNG Racing, 3rd place.
In Sportsman class 1st place went to Kart 70 Karting Solutions, Kart 65 CIA Racing, 2nd place and Kart 16 ACE Racing taking 3rd place.
The race had only 2 safety cars and racing were tight right up until the chequered flag.
On Saturday night, the club grouped together for an end of season championship presentation dinner with over 80 people attending.
2020 Outright Champions
Kart 84 Cargo Safe – 1st
Kart 24 TWR Racing – 2nd
Kart 70 Karting Solutions – 3rd
2020 Sportsman Champions
Kart 70 Karting Solutions – 1st
Kart 27 CPR Racing – 2nd
Kart 80 Ciss my AASA (ladies team) – 3rd
Officials of the year went to our refuellers Dave Huggins and Rob Boyle
President’s award and SEK Ambassador went to Rocco Morizzi
Most improved teams – Kart 27 CPR Racing and Kart 7 JMT Racing
Sportsman driver of the year – Adrian Sarkis
Maxx driver of the year – Paul Wilson
Life memberships were awarded to Brian and Diana Trinder for their ever-grateful service to the club.
With 2021 not far away, a draft calendar has been released and proves to have plenty of hours of racing.
1 – Canberra 6/7th February
2 – Newcastle 13th March
3 – Orange 1st May
4 – Bega 12/13th June – long weekend
5 – Taree 17th July
24 Hour 2/3rd October
6 – Lithgow 13 November
Joel Van Dongen – SEK NSW Race Director