Cadet 9 driver Grady Crofts and junior national combined competitor Jayden Turner were undefeated in Albany City Kart Club’s July club run

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Cadet 12 driver Ben Norder leads early on Sunday.
Camera IconCadet 12 driver Ben Norder leads early on Sunday. Credit: Laurie Benson

Cadet 9 driver Grady Crofts and junior national combined competitor Jayden Turner stole the show at the Albany City Kart Club’s July race meeting on Sunday.

Crofts and Turner both had an undefeated afternoon in their five races while in the tag 125 restricted medium class Greg Pearson did not compete in the opening heat but managed to win his final four races.

Cadet 12 driver Cody Colmer took out his class for the day.
Camera IconCadet 12 driver Cody Colmer took out his class for the day. Credit: Laurie Benson

A total of 28 drivers hit the bitumen of the ACKC track across five divisions for their second event since COVID-19 restrictions were lifted.

Grady Crofts won all five races in the cadet 9 class to finish on 1445 points for the day ahead of Hamish Crofts who ran second in each race, while Ben Keen finished third in four of the five races.

Cadet 9 driver Blake Pianto in action at the Albany City Kart Club.
Camera IconCadet 9 driver Blake Pianto in action at the Albany City Kart Club. Credit: Laurie Benson

Only three drivers competed in the junior national combined division with Turner also banking 1445 points for his dominance over Riley Munro (1012 points) and Trystan House (916).

Pearson did not race in the opening heat that was won by Scott Else but he then went on to win the final four races to finish on 1156 points and edge out Else (1016) and Peter Diprose (933) in the overall points.

Cadet 9 driver Hamish Crofts.
Camera IconCadet 9 driver Hamish Crofts. Credit: Laurie Benson

Young driver Callum Harper won three races to take out the Senior Yamaha class ahead of Else.

In the cadet 12 class. up and coming star Cody Colmer has bragging rights after a consistent day with one win, two seconds and a third from his five races.

Tag restricted medium driver Scott Else.
Camera IconTag restricted medium driver Scott Else. Credit: Laurie Benson

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