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By Aliya Hall
The Creswell Chronicle 

Leaps and Bounds: Young driver finding success


May 23, 2019

Aliya Hall/The Creswell Chronicle

Keegan Bounds and his father, Josh Bounds, next to Keegan's four championship awards in box stock kart racing.

When Keegan Bounds first started box stock kart racing at five years old, he was the slowest car on the track. It wasn't until his fifth race, when he hit the wall and flipped his kart, that he was able to push through his nerves.

Josh Bounds, Keegan's dad, said when the crash happened he thought, "We'll see what kind of kid we have."

The next morning, Keegan won his first race.

Now seven years old, Keegan has won 26 races and four championships in California and Oregon. The most notable win was the West Coast National; he is only the second racer in Oregon to win this award.

"The most imp...

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