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September 25, 2018

Pritchard, Fountaine Earn Dual King of the Kartway Titles


OSWEGO, NY – The annual RJ Kart Sales King of the Kartway championships took place at Oswego Kartway on Friday night with Ricky Pritchard and Paul Fountaine each reaching victory lane twice.

Ricky Pritchard swept the night in his Kartway divisions, driving to King of the Kartway championships in Clone Light and BSP Clone.

Ricky Pritchard swept the night in his Kartway divisions, driving to King of the Kartway championships in Clone Light and BSP Clone.

Pritchard first took victory in the Clone Light division, driving his MDR Motorsports No. 26 machine, out racing leading championship contenders Alex McRae and Nate Schultzkie for the win.  Jamie Shutts and Takota Jacobson would complete the top five positions.

Later in the night Pritchard would return to victory lane in the BSP Clone division beating championship leader Nick Demling to the finish line ahead of Dick Dann, Matt Fay, and Schultzkie once again in the front five.

Fountaine would join Pritchard with two King of the Kartway titles last week, first taking victory in Stock 425.

Fountaine continued his dominant ways in the division beating Kirk Smith, Ron Abbott Sr., and Nicole Carvey for the win.

In Clone 425, Fountaine had a more difficult road to victory as he had to dual previous race winner Ross Spilman to the win.  Barry Goodney, Rusty Natoli, and Chris Parker chased both Fountaine and Spilman across the line.

Other King of the Kartway title winners included Samantha Emmons (Jr. Green Clone), Camren Clark (Sr. Green Clone), Britney Baum (Jr. Blue Clone), Madison Baum (Jr. Purple Clone), Tyler Trump (Sr. Blue Clone), Chris Knight (Stock Light), Eric Raponi (Clone Heavy), Dave Marsden (Open), and Chad Jacobson (Champ).

The Kartway returns to action on July 18 presented by Burke’s Home Centers.

Entry fees for Kartway members will be set at $15 while non-member entry fees are $18, with pit passes included. Pit passes will also be available for spectators for just $10.

Friday night’s racing program will based on the points earned handicap system.

As always spectators are welcome to come to the Kartway and enjoy the racing action with a full concession stand available.  Spectator admission is just $5 per car load.

Kartway events run May through September on most Friday nights, culminating with the Fall Frenzy 200 Championships on September 20.

For more information on Oswego Kartway visit online at www.oswegokartway.com, LIKE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OswegoKartway, or FOLLOW on Twitter @OswegoKartway.

To speak with a Kartway representative call Oswego Speedway at (315) 342-0646.

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