Local student competes in Daytona go kart event


    Photo provided by J.T. Miles

    Christian Miles, a Paloma, Illinois resident and student at Central Junior High School, recently competed in the WKA Manufacturers Cup Race in Daytona, Florida.

    Christian was able to make a perfect weekend, meaning he qualified on the pole, won the prefinal and final for both days last weekend.

    J.T. Miles, Christian's dad, says he also led every lap of each race.

    On the first day he won finals by 6.1 seconds. On the second day he won by 5 seconds.

    Next week, Miles will compete in Homestead Miami for the SKUSA Winter Tour Race.

    To follow Christian on social media, visit his racing page on Facebook and on Instagram at the handle milesracing722j

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