Kalgoorlie wins Esp V Kal Challenge final in close finish
Kalgoorlie has won the 2016/2017 Esperance V Kalgoorlie Challenge in front of a bumper Esperance crowd with just 53 points separating the two speedways in the end.
As Round 2/FINAL of the challenge got underway, Esperance was leading Kalgoorlie on points after a strong and impressive showing by the Esperance drivers in Round 1 earlier in the season up at the Kalgoorlie International Speedway.
Kalgoorlie's Wayne Glasson was the best of the street stocks on the night at local driver and last years division champion, Zane Humphrys was the best of Esperance's drivers. Bronty Humphrys who placed first in Round 1 up in Kalgoorlie at the end of last year finished 3rd.
Esperance driver, Hayden Mortimer was the best in the Junior sedans division as he finished over Kalgoorlie drover, Nikita Donohoe who finished in 2nd.
Shaun Cubbage had an impressive night in the AMCA division finishing 1st on points ahead of Horan & Fiorenza.
Sean Barrett was impressive in the Productions as he was the only Esperance driver to finish in the top 3. The Esperance Speedway Association would like to apologise to Luke Scott and Kevin Brewster as a mistake was made at presentations.Kevin Brewster officially finished 4th position while Luke Scott finished on equal points with 2nd place Robbie Bawdon, however after a count back was carried out Luke Scott’s official finishing position is 3rd place.
Zak Swann claimed his maiden 1st place on points in the Burnouts division. If you are interested in joining the Esperance Speedway burnout division, email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
We would like to thank all drivers and pit crew for making the journey from both Kalgoorlie and Esperance to make this Challenge a raging success.