Coupe du Québec # 5: 4 podiums for Team SRA Karting
29 July 2012
The 5th round of the Coupe du Québec championship took place this Saturday as part of the Petit Monaco event in Trois-Rivières. Team SRA Karting was on fire at the beginning of the day but the results in the final races where not as good as expected. Nevertheless, they finished the day with 4 podiums.
In DD2, Ben Cooper took the 2nd place in the qualifying session and won the pre-final and final races. Christophe Boisclair also climbed on the podium when he finished 3rd.
In Mini-Max, Nathael Cantin got a good start with the pole and a win in pre-final but a contact in the final race put an end to his race. Samuel Lupien took the relay and when on the podium on the third place. Christopher Rizk finished 5th and Adams Lessard couldn’t finish.
Micro-Max driver Thomas Simard scored another podium with a third place. Williams Chayer did not finish.
The day was a bit difficult for the Junior Max drivers. This class was the biggest with 30 entries and times were very close. Jeffrey Kingsley was the best Birel representative with a 7th place, Nicholas Doré finished 10th and Olivier Bédard finished 12th after starting 27th on the grid.
Picture: DD2 podium. From l. to r.: Pier-Luc Ouellette (2), Ben Cooper (1) and Christophe Boisclair (3) (crédit: Kim Veillette)