Posted: May 26, 2014
CATHEY BLOWS OFF THE DUST AND THE COMPETITION IN DAY TWO NITRO RADISH FINAL
Alan Cathey who had not driven since winning an IKF Grand National Championship back in July of 2013, captured the final putting a cool $400 Nitro cash dollars in his pocket, while four other competitors took home $185 each in the Nitro Radish World Formula Pro 400 series finale Sunday afternoon. "Nitro $185" cash winners were Ricky Worley, Jonathan Brown, Reny Follet, and Colton Schultz. Cathey who came to town and ran with some wore out 2 year old tires Saturday bolted on new set of tires for the Sundays race. With the new tires Cathey took the required penalty of last place qualify and starting from the rear of the 15 Kart pre-final. Cathey was able
in the pre final to work his way to 6th, and in final caught and passed the Brown's Kart shop machine of Jonathan Brown just over the half way point and went on to take a 2.149 second win over runner up Max Mulkey and yesterdays winner David Schorn who was third. Cathey was the sixth different winner in as many events and was very competitive deep into the field.
Nitro Radish World Formula Pro 400 finishing order 1. ALAN CATHEY $400 2. MULKEY 3. SCHORN 4. BROWN 5. Myles PEDERSON 6. Burt GASAWAY 7. Colton SCHULTZ 8. Bryan GREEN 9. Ryan KRASSELT 10. Robby CALHOUN 11. Diane PERRY 12. Alan RUSSELL 13. Glenn YOUNG 14. Roger CATHEY 15. Ricky WORLEY Quick Qualifier: Cathey 50.031 Pre-Final: Brown
In other NW Gold Cup action Elle Musgrave took the win in ROTAX MINI-MAX, Jacob Gulick continued his torrid win streak taking the win in Jr. 2 LO206 with Monroe Jordan second and Mason Buck third. Gary Roehl snatched the win from Jerry Pitts in Tag Masters with a last corner, last lap drag race to the finish with Roehl taking the win by a mere 0.058. Jeff Slough was third. Calen Richmond took the SMAK PLASTICS ROTAX JR. win over Adam Smalley and in the SMAK PLASTICS "ROTAX PRO" 400 Series, it was Chris Mann taking the day two win and collecting the $400 payday over day one winner and defending NW Gold Cup Champion Joey "Show me the Money" McGuire who was second. Reny Follet was third, Justin Smalley fourth, and Myles Pederson and Joey Miller were fifth and sixth.
Midnight Motorsports Chris Worley piloted his ICC powered Veloux to the win in shifter over new up and comer Bryan Morris who retired on lap 6 with fuel delivery problems. Dakota Morris and Justin Krasselt battled it out in the Kid Kart division. Next stop for the NWGC is the weekend of June 20-21 in Tri-Cites, WA at the Horn Rapids Raceway Complex. The Spokane Kart Racing Association hosted the event at their .625 tenths of a mile road coarse in Spokane, WA doubling their 2013 entry list with 35. Great Food, Great Racing, and Great People made the small but competitive event a total success.