Pete Marchand

Sanders dominates in Island Offroad racing event

Carmen Sanders, 16, won the Wheel to Wheel Sportsman class race on Sunday, June 26 at the Island Offroad Racing Association's event.

Carmen Sanders is only 16 years old, and she just got her driver’s licence, but she drove like a pro at the Island Offroad Racing Association’s June 26 event.

Sanders beat out two other participants to win the Wheel to Wheel Sportsman class on Sunday.

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Other 4×4 results:

Ladies Drags

1st Elaine Ranger

2nd Shannon

Street Trail C

1st Steve Kusath

2nd Eric Harknett

3rd Casey Bishop

Street Trail B

1st lawrence Ranger (Campbell River)

2nd John Nyhuus Port Alberni

3rd Steve Kusath Port Alberni

Quad

1st Craig Mitchell

2nd Brendon Deederly

3rd Terry Hovind

Wheel to Wheel Sportsman

1st Carmen Sanders of Port Alberni and 16 years of age

2nd Casey Bishop Victoria

3rd Elaine Ranger Campbell River

Main Event

1st James Dore Parksville

2nc Sean Lowe Victoria

3rd John Nyhuus Port Alberni

Snowmobile

1st Kraig Adams

2nd Chad Lamontagne

3rd Dave Bennett

Comp Mod.

1st Warren Johnson Parksville

2nd Dave Hamilton Nanaimo

3rd Brendon Deederly Port Alberni

X Class

1st Pete Marchand Port Alberni

2nd Kevin Adams

Double A Class

1st Pete Marchand

2nd Kevin Adams

The next event for the Island Offroaders will be July 23–24 at the Alberni Motorsport Park.

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