Ripping up the racetrack

Local motocross riders represent Cranbrook during a series of races in Washington State.

Cranbrook was well represented with local racers at the Kalispel Cup series in Newport

Cranbrook was well represented with local racers at the Kalispel Cup series in Newport

Five Cranbrook kids took part in a three-race mini motocross series called the Kalispel Cup in Newport, WA. this past summer and qualified for series trophies. The first race to kick off the series went down on June 22, 2013, and the third and final race to finish things up was on Aug. 18, 2013. Racers had to participate in all three races to qualify for the series. Not pictured is Ryan Bednarczyk, 14, who placed 2nd overall in the 250cc beginner class and 1st overall in the 450cc beginner class.

Kalispel Cup results

9-year-old Tanner Watson — 1st in the 0-51cc Novice category 3rd in the 52-65cc Novice category

8-year-old Kya Chisholm   —  3rd in the 0-51cc Novice category

7-year-old Mason Drader  — 3rd in the 0-51cc Beginner category

7-year-old Jaxon Chisholm — 1st in the 0-51cc Beginner category

4-year-old Colton Johnson — 2nd in the 0-51cc Beginner category