Dozens of children came out Saturday for the annual Mission Soapbox Derby Race

Dozens of children came out Saturday for the annual Mission Soapbox Derby Race

Dunnett fastest Mission racer

A North Vancouver girl was clocked at 57 km/h in her derby racer

North Vancouver’s Megan Gerlach took first place in the grand champion division at last Saturday’s Mission Soapbox Derby.

She finished with a blistering time of 36.38 seconds at 57 km/h down Stave Lake Street.

Mission’s Payton Dunnett took second by a hairbreadth with 39.60 seconds at 52 km/h, while Jaydan Mortimer of Maple Ridge came third with 39.85 seconds, also at 52 km/h.

Following are the remainder of the results:

 

Ages 8-9

1. Payton Dunnett

2. Gage Mack

3. Victoria MacLeod

 

Ages 10-11

1. Jaydan Mortimer

2. Caleb Masih

3. Dylan MacDonald

Ages 12-14

1. Megan Gerlach

2. Marty Penner

3. Summer Rae Sward

 

Fastest Mission

racers:

1. Payton Dunnett

2. Marty Penner

3. Caleb Masih

 

For becoming grand champion, Gerlach earned a $500 bursary from Mission Raceway Park.

Jasraj Uppal won a bicycle from Canadian Tire for being Most Sportsmanlik, while Dunnett won the Dave Adams Memorial Trophy and Rotary Mid-Day Club $400 bursary.

Rookie of the year honours went to Teagan Dunnett (girl) and Marty Penner (boy).

For more information about the race, and more in-depth results, visit missionsoapbox.com.

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