2017 SKUSA SuperNationals Recap
Swedetech Racing Engines closes out the 2017 karting season with two victories and multiple podium finishes at the prestigious SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals 21 in Las Vegas, NV. Swedetech Racing Engines powered ten different chassis manufacturers to podium finishes at the event showing their true diversity amongst teams and drivers. Out of the 97 Stock Honda entries across multiple classes, 50 drivers were powered by Swedetech Racing Engines, all of which passed post race technical inspection.
“It was a great week in Las Vegas,” explained Swedetech Racing Engines Jason Berry. “Congrats to Ryan Kinnear and Laurent Marchandise on their respective SuperNationals titles as well as to all of our customers and supporters for another solid event. Sunday marked the close of the 2017 racing season and Monday was the first day of 2018. We are looking forward to a short water break and getting the new season started.”
The S2 field saw Laurent Marchandise earn the victory with his Swedetech Racing Engines powered CRG, gaining seven positions during the 20-lap main to make his way to the front of the competitive field. Emiliano Salazar (Praga) came home in the fifth position.
In the S1 Pro class, Swedetech Racing Engines earned three of the five podium spots up for grabs. Jake French scored a second-place finish aboard his Sodi Kart, followed directly by Gary Carlton on the FK chassis in the third position. Joshua Fife (Energy) rounded out the S1 podium with a solid fifth place finish.
Swedetech secured another SuperNationals 21 victory in S4 with Ryan Kinnear on his Intrepid. Kinnear proved to be untouchable in the final, leading from green to checkered. Terry Lawrence (CKR) finished third, followed by Jimmy McNeil (Aluminos) in fifth, McNeil setting fastest lap of the race.
In S4 Super Masters, Bonnier Moulton (Tony Kart) found himself at the front of the field for all three heat races. His streak continued into the main, landing himself a spot on the podium with a second-place finish. Fellow SwedeTech pilots Robert Marks (CRG) and Nick Firestone (DR) also stood on the SuperNats podium in the fourth and fifth spots.
Swedetech Racing Engines is looking forward to the 2018 racing season. SwedeTech Racing Engines invites you to call the shop to discuss your 2018 racing program. For more information, please contact them at 916.687.3980, email Info@SwedeTechRacing.com.comments powered by Disqus