BATAVIA , NY
(November 22, 2014) – NYDKS held its 4th annual
banquet this past Saturday for the second time at
Batavia Downs. We had a another great turn out to
honor this years competitors.
Starting with the
Super Heavy class, Jason Moll took the championship,
Brian Knox was Super Heavy runner up and DJ Shuman
came in third.
Moving on to our first
year running the Red Clone class. Coming in first
was Niagara Falls Ontario native Tucker Wood picking
up the championship. It a tight battle competing for
second place, Ison Shirley & Nolan Groves tied in
points, and taking third place was Gavin Hotchkin.
Points were tight in
our next class. Taking the championship in our Clone
Lite was Ryan Swartz. Bringing in second was Colin
Spatorico and to follow was Matt Chavis from North
Carolina taking third.
Winning our Gold Plate
Flathead class championship was Dan Marsden who won
a total of three of the four point races to stay on
top. Coming in second was Steve Lewis and pulling in
third was Jeffrey Chapman.
Topping our Blue
Flathead class, taking the championship was Welland
Ontario Canada's Dalton Slack. Nolan Groves came in
second place while Josh Hansen took in third.
In our Jr Blue Clone
Class, taking the championship was Tyler Trump.
Adding a second place trophy to his collection, with
a second win was Jeffrey Chapman and finally in
addition to his first place championship, Dalton
Slack adds a third place award to his winnings.
The championship in
the 350 Flathead Class goes to Kevin Root who
dominated by winning three out of the four races in
this class. Second place went to Trent Curtis and
walking away with third place is Zachary Mooney.
Our final class we
have to mention is Clone Heavy where Ryan Swartz
added a second championship win followed by Matt
Chavis adding a second place win to his previous
third and finally Colin Spatorico adds the third
place win to his collection.
NYDKS Specialty Awards
Senior Driver of the year: Ryan Swartz
Junior Driver of the year: Nolan Groves
Senior Crew Chief of the year: Bob Moll, (Jason Moll)
Junior Crew Chief of the year: Bob Slack. (Dalton Slack)
Most Improved Jr. Driver: Chase Peck
Most Improved Sr. Driver: Colin Spatorico
Hard Luck Award: Chris & Justin Pier #85 & #00
NYDKS appreciation award: Joe & Nathan Schultzkie
Red- Jake Bansmer
Blue FH- Trevor Wright
Gold- Steve Lewis
Blue Clone- Jeffrey Chapman
Clone Lite- Alex McRea
Clone Heavy- Todd Root
Clone SH- Matt Ford
FH 350- Kevin Root
Best appearing awards
Red Clone-Justice Mayo
Blue FH- Dalton Slack
Gold- Lacey Shutteworth
Blue Clone- Jackson Gill
Clone Lite- Matt Chavis
Clone Heavy- Brad Duhow
Clone SH- Brian Knox
FH 350-Trent Curtis