After three warm up laps the green flag waved for the heat race. JP jumped out to the lead as the field dove into the first turn. He won by .34 seconds. “My engine was running great,” said Pearlman. “But my kart setup needed to be better for the main.”
In the 16 lap main event JP jumped out to an early lead. On lap 9 his kart tossed the drive chain. “We’ve been running strong all year, but we’ve had some tough breaks,” Pearlman said. “I know things are going to balance out very soon.”
JP’s next race will be Round 4 of the Gatorz Karting Cup Rotax Max Challenge Presented by Champ Car. “We travel to many different tracks for Jacob’s kart racing,” said Richard Pearlman. “Our GMC Yukon tow vehicle averages 23,000 miles a year, most of it pulling our trailer. Our K&N Engineering Filters and cold air induction system are key parts to making sure that we have the power and reliability to get over steep grades while towing 5000 pounds.”
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