The New Aluminos chassis earned a second victory at the Red Line Oil Karting championship finale, and is primed for its debut at the SKUSA SuperNationals XVII
The 2013 season is finishing up, and the Aluminos program is rolling strong. Recently, the Northern California operation finished up the 2013 Red Line Oil Karting Championship at the Simraceway in Sonoma, California (November 2-3). Aluminos contested the full season, earning victories each and every round, ending with another victory with veteran Brett Buckwalter. And looking ahead to next week, the race team and chassis brand will field 24 drivers for the Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XVII.
Aluminos owner Rob Soares and his team made some noise in the final round of the RLOKC season, and no where else was that more evident than in the Pro Stock Honda class. A quartet of talent drivers carried the banner for Aluminos that included Tom Dyer, Jason Toft, Brett Buckwalter and Will Preston. Dyer, with Toft and Buckwalter swept the top three positions in qualifying, all aboard the Aluminos chassis. Finishing second in the prefinal, Buckwalter bought his time in the main event, taking the lead on the final lap to score Aluminos chassis its second straight victory in the series. Toft came from the back after engine trouble in the prefinal, driving his way to third. Preston ran as high as third in the feature, ending up with a solid fourth while Dyer overcame a poor start to place fifth – putting all four Aluminos drivers in the top-five.