Posts With Keyword ‘IKF Grand Nationals’

Marion County PM Sports Page – Karting Champions Cole & Drew Janssen

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 at 7:30 pm

A national title in any competition is a remarkable – often once-in-a-lifetime – feat; but a pair of brothers from Pella found a way to replicate that success and crank out a jaw-dropping four Grand National titles on the International Kart Federations biggest stage. On this week’s Marion County PM Sports Page program, 15-year-old Cole and 13-year-old Drew Janssen welcomed KNIA/KRLS Sports Director Eric Gotschall into their shop to talk about what it meant to be a go-kart national champion, how they got there, and what they hope the future has in store for them. You can listen to all three parts of the interview by clicking the links below.

IKF Grand Nat’l Champs Cole & Drew Janssen PT 1
IKF Grand Nat’l Champs Cole & Drew Janssen PT 2
IKF Grand Nat’l Champs Cole & Drew Janssen PT 3

Karting Champs to Talk on ‘PM Sports Page’

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 at 5:59 am

Cole (27) and Drew (29) Janssen race head-to-head at the IKF Grand Nationals – photo courtesy Rowdy Jordan

As previously reported on KNIA/KRLS, brothers Cole and Drew Janssen of Pella recently returned from a trip to South Dakota after capturing a seemingly unheard of four combined International Karting Federation Grand National titles.

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