The Inland Empire in Southern California is the place for indoor kart racing action and K1 Speed in Ontario, California is right in the center of it all just a few minutes down the road for California Speedway in Fontana. With the Junior/Youth Challenge GP race series rolling into their second race of the season for the San Bernardino location this past Tuesday night, with a handful of young capable drivers all looking for a podium finish. Qualifying looked like a regular Challenge GP race with the younger drivers all sitting within about a second of each other once qualifying was done. Kasey Gills would take the top spot by qualifying on pole with a 31.593 second lap time which is and extremely fast lap time for the Ontario K1 Speed location.
With the field set for the final drivers would be set up on the grid for their standing start format and put on quite a display of driving skill. The field would remain tight till lap 7 when Tucker Turner would push wide coming out of the trun leaving the door open for the field to sneak by on the inside. The rest of the field would be in a tight battel with Tucker working to stay on the back bumper of Devin Rees but would have to settle for 5th to finish out his night. With the laps winding down Kasey Gills would see the checkered flag having gone wire to wire to take the win, followed by Adam Klumpp who came from a fourth place starting position to take second and Noah Martinez would close out the top three in third.
The half way point for the first have of the Junior/Youth Challenge GP race series is in the books for the K1 Speed Inland Empire location and the championship points battle is going to come down to the final rounds of racing. Join us on April 3rd for the third round of racing and come out and compete int eh best indoor kart racing competition with K1 Speed in Ontario, California.