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Edwardsburg second grader finished second in World Karting event

Edwardsburg boy finishes second in a World Karting Association nationals series event.

Posted on April 11, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on April 11, 2013 at 4:05 p.m.

EDWARDSBURG — Andrew Castelucci, an Edwardsburg second grader, achieved his first podium finish in Yamaha KT100 Rookie Sportsman go-karting.

Castelucci finished second in a World Karting Association nationals series event in Kershaw, S.C. He had qualified fifth out of 26 drivers and came in fourth in pre-final racing with the help of crew chief and father Adam Castelucci.

Prior to that, the young driver steered his Birel C28 cadet chassis powered by a Switch Racing Engines KT100 to ninth place out of 34 go-karts in Daytona, Fla.

Follow Andrew Castelucci Racing on Facebook and catch him locally at Michiana Raceway Park in North Liberty on June 15, 22 and 29.

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