Racing: Elk River youth nabs 2nd state go-kart championship
Dylan O’Connor, 13, of Elk River has won two consecutive state Go-Kart titles in the 4-Stroke Junior (age 11-14) class which is 55-mph plus.
The season at Stockholm Motorsports Park in Cokato consists of 18 races, then state finals, sanctioned by Northland Regional Karting Association.
Dylan works on his kart with his dad, Terry.
Since starting at age eight he’s had 61 top-five finishes and 14 firsts, said his mother, Kim.
She added that Dylan will move up to Adult (15-35) next season, a year early, and has the ultimate goal of becoming an F1 pro racer when he grows up.