Will Guin, 9, of Tignall, son of Bryan and Kathy Guin, participated in a World Karting Association Nationals event held on September 15-16. This two-day event had karters from all over the United States.
The event started on Saturday with Will qualifying seventh out of the field of 21. The race started and he moved to the front of the pack quickly and he took the lead. With a few laps to go, he was passed for the lead and drifted back to seventh where he finished the race in Junior Sportsman 1 Lite Division.
On Sunday, the day started with Will qualifying 10th in the field of 20. This 20-lap feature started with a long way to go to the front. It was a long battle to get there, but he was able to hold on to a third place finish in Junior Sportsman 1 Heavy Division.
Will is sponsored by Thomson Plastics Inc., Calvin Young, Don Pennington Paint & Body, H&H Industrial Maintenance and Jimmy & Dena's Paint & Body.