Kiwi Wins In Japan

press release

Kiwi Matthew Hamilton is this year's All Japan Yamaha Challenge kart champion after dominating the annual event at Tsumagoi in Japan over the weekend.

The Christchurch driver, representing New Zealand for a second time at the prestigious international event, qualified on pole on Saturday and won the final on Sunday to claim the All Japan Yamaha Challenge title for 2010.

Hamilton now returns home briefly before getting back on a plane, this time to fly to Italy to represent New Zealand at a second event in as many weeks, the 2010 Rotax Max Grand Final at La Conca.

Above: Matthew Hamilton on his way to winning the Yamaha class title in NZ which earned him the trip to Japan. pic - Chris Morris