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By Roger Harnack
Whitman County Gazette 

Garfield, LaCrosse racers compete in Desert 100


April 13, 2023

Roger Harnack | The Gazette

Kelly Soncarty of Garfield (No. 772) leads Thommas Shalkowitz of Clifton, Ariz. (No. 35) through the first gate of the first lap in the Desert 100 motorcycle race Sunday, April 2.

IRBY – Several area racers were among the competitors April 2 at the annual Desert 100.

LaCrosse's Jake Stanley and Garfield racers Kelly Soncarty and Jayden Soncarty all completed the grueling 100-mile race. Of the 921 competitors on the start line, only 472 finished the race through sagebrush, rocky basalt palisades, open rangeland and across a creek and road.

Racing in the 250cc class, Kelly Soncarty finished 271st overall and 47th in his class, completing the course in 5:34:12.162 on his No. 772 Yamaha.

Stanley finished 310th overall and 73rd in the 40-49-year-old division. He complet...

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