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Outlaw Racing Kart Champion Collin Thomas

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Outlaw Racing Kart Chrome Class Champion Collin Thomas
Outlaw Racing Kart Chrome Class Champion Collin Thomas
In the Pacific North West there is as dirt go kart racing class for kids. Collin Thomas won his first racing event at 10 years old. The Outlaw Racing Kart Chrome Class is a dirt oval track race, 12 race season with about 14 other racers to compete against. He took first 11 times this year.
Collin Thomas' 6.5 horsepower kart with honda clone motor
Collin Thomas' 6.5 horsepower kart with honda clone motor


The vehicles feature a 6.5 horse power "honda clone" motor to be used without any modification. Winning the season in Kettle Falls, WA was fun enough, but Collin also won Rookie and Sportsman of the year. His father was extremely proud, seeing as how these two awards are not won, but given by teammates' votes. It's great to see that some sports and sports figures still have the moral integrity to acknowledge sportsmanship. Given Sam's racing career and stories, it's clear to see where his son learned how to be recognized for these awards.
Collin Thomas took first place 11 times this year.
Collin Thomas took first place 11 times this year.


"We live in a town of about 1,800 people; if you don't do well in practice you won't be around long," Said Collins dad, Sam. Collin's dad, Sam Thomas, is an established mud drag racer and his grandfather Rodney Thomas, drag raced as well. So he was all too eager to start racing himself. He started at 5.

Having saved and bought one to practice at home, him and his dad spent months practicing on a dilapidated hand-me-down kart until they were able to restore a newer model with a more modern motor, out of their small auto-garage business in Canada. "The proper filtration is what lets us win," said Sam, "it is especially important in dirt racing, and that's why we use K&N filters."

Collin entered the race and instantly started building a great rapport with the community aiding other racers and teams at every event. He will start jr. drag racing soon, and plans to apply what he learned in his first race there too. A good filter like K&N makes for a good motor, and words from his grandfather "relax and enjoy it, it's just racing."

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