It was a dominating event in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin for Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport this past weekend. Taking on the 14-turn, 4.048-mile facility, the championship-winning program racked up five race wins and 14 podium results in one of the most dominant performances in recent years including three wins, nine podium results, and a trio of podium sweeps from FR Americas Championship Powered by Honda competitors.
The most dominant of performances came from FR Americas competitor as Callum Hedge had a perfect weekend of results. Earning the pole position in qualifying, Hedge went on to claim the checkered flag in all three wheel-to-wheel races.
Callum Hedge – 1st
Cooper Becklin – 2nd
Ryan Shehan – 3rd
Bryson Morris – 4th
Manuel Roza – 9th
Kevin Janzen – 11th
Race one was a podium sweep for Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport as Hedge led the way against championship point leader Ryan Shehan, who was able to solidify a second-place finish. Cooper Becklin joined Hedge and Shehan on the podium to put a trio of Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport drivers on the box. Narrowly missing the fourth position on track, Bryson Morris was fifth with Manuel Roza and Kevin Janzen crossing the line seventh and 12th respectively.
Race two saw much of the same as it was Hedge that was once again at the top of the results sheets as the top three spots remained unchanged. It was Shehan who crossed the line in second earning his fifth podium result in as many races with Becklin close behind in third. Bryson Morris improved from fifth to fourth in race two to make it a one, two, three, four finish for Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport drivers. Roza added another P7 result while Janzen drove to ninth, putting all six Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport drivers in the top-ten.
A carbon copy from races one and two, race three saw Hedge make his third trip to the podium in as many races over the weekend with Shehan and Becklin following suit in second and third. Sweeping the podium in three races over the weekend solidified Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport as the clear leader in the FR Americas Powered by Honda Team Championship. Manuel Roza had his strongest drive of the weekend to finish fourth while Morris put five team drivers in the top-six with a P6 result. Continuing their presence in the top-ten, Janzen added another ninth-place result to close the weekend.
Larsen added, “Amazing performance by the team and our drivers. Three wins, nine podium results, the driver and team championship point lead. We are already looking forward to the next one.”
Less than a month to the next wheel-to-wheel action, Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport will shift its focus to the June 22-25 event at the famed Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Stay tuned to the Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport pages for news, information, photos, and results throughout the 2023 season.
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