1997 Player of the Week Awards

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Overall Awards

Time Period Player Location Achievement
Player Of The Year Jonathan Bernier Montmagny, Canada Getting Biggest Combined LAUNDA PT Lead EVER!
1st Quarter Gregg Gorczowski Illinois, USA Dominance On Chuck's Site
Spring Kevin Booth Pleasant Hill, Oregon Defeating Rivals Gregg and Jim Handly!
2nd Quarter Andy Launspach La Crosse, Wisconson Becoming 4th World Champion Ever
Summer Andy Launspach Indianola, Iowa Dominating and 2 Runs at 300 LAUNDA PTS!
3rd Quarter Kevin Booth Montmagny, Canada Finally Beating Andy For Worlds Best Again!
Fall Jonathan Bernier Montmagny, Canada Silencing Critics As He Become #1!
4th Quarter Jonathan Bernier Montmagny, Canada First Ever Diddy/Kart Combined Champion!

December 1996 / January 1997

Time Period Player Location Achievement
Japanese Version Great Gregg Gorczowski Illinois First Great Karter

February 1997

Week Player Location Achievement
POM Salam Salhani Unknown Luigi Raceway
Week 2 Salam Salhani Unknown Luigi Raceway & Moo Moo Farm
Week 3 Caleb Stone United States ALL AROUND TIMES
Week 4 Kevin Booth Pleasant Hill, Oregon Having 14-16 Times Faster Than Anyone

March 1997

Week Player Location Achievement
POM Gregg Gorczowski Illinois, USA Dominance Over The Field
Week 1 Gregg Gorczowski Illinois, Usa AWESOME TIMES
Week 2 Gregg Gorczowski Illinois, Usa AWESOME TIMES
Week 3 Gregg Gorczowski Illinois, Usa AWESOME TIMES
Week 4 Gregg Gorczowski Illinois, Usa AWESOME TIMES

April 1997

Week Player Location Achievement
POM Kevin Booth Pleasant Hill, Oregon Dethrowning Gregg To Take #1
Week 1 Kevin Booth Pleasant Hill, Oregon Rainbow 3'55"00, Turpike 2'35"13
Week 2 Kevin Booth Pleasant Hill, Oregon Royal Raceway 2'35"68
Week 3 Kevin Booth Pleasant Hill, Oregon Expanding PHONEYWR Lead Past Double Digits
Week 4 Kevin Booth Pleasant Hill, Oregon Holding Off Jim Quinn and Others

May 1997

Week Player Location Achievement
POM Andy Launspach Indianola, Iowa Becoming Best In The World
Week 1 Kevin Booth Pleasant Hill, Oregon General Great Times
Week 2 Kevin Booth Pleasant Hill, Oregon Yoshi Valley and Kalimari Desert
Week 3 Kevin Booth Pleasant Hill, Oregon Beating Back Andy's WR times
Week 4 Andy Launspach Indianola, Iowa Several Great Times, and Taking over the PHONEYWR!

June 1997

Week Player Location Achievement
POM Andy Launspach Indianola, Iowa Dominating The Field
Week 1 Andy Launspach Indianola, Iowa Luigi Raceway WR
Week 2 Andy Launspach Indianola, Iowa Yoshi Valley and Kalimari Desert
Week 3 Andy Launspach Indianola, Iowa Most World Records That Week
Week 4 Andy Launspach Indianola, Iowa Made A Run At 300!

July 1997

Week Player Location Achievement
POM Andy Launspach Indianola, Iowa Luigi and 298 LAUNDA POINTS!
Week 1 David Wonn Gahanna, Ohio Making Choco SC Public with WR's!
Week 2 Andy Launspach Indianola, Iowa Hitting 288, and all his WR's!
Week 3 Paul Solo Sweden Becoming Elite, and his well-rounded times
Week 4 Andy Launspach Indianola, Iowa Hitting 298, and more WR's of course!

August 1997

Week Player Location Achievement
POM Jonathan Bernier Montmagny, Canada Elite and 100+ LAUNDA PTS
Week 1 Andy Launspach Iowa 1'40"43 for Andy in Luigi
Week 2 Jason Whalls Haslett, Michigan Moo Moo and Banshee!
Week 3 Jonathan Bernier Montmagny, Canada Getting Tripple digits in the LAUNDA Rankings
Week 4 Kevin Booth Pleasant Hill, Oregon Cutting Andy's Lead Under 10!

September 1997

Week Player Location Achievement
POM Kevin Booth Pleasant Hill, Oregon World's Best For 2nd Time
Week 1 Jason Engel Indianola, Iowa More LAUNDA Points in 24 Hours Than Anyone Ever!
Week 2 David Burnham California Proof Of Times Totaling over 100 LAUNDA PTS!
Week 3 Kevin Booth Pleasant Hill, Oregon Becoming World's Best
Week 4 Jonathan Bernier Montmagny, Canada Now #2, and is the Most Rounded Player

October 1997

Week Player Location Achievement
POM Kevin Booth Pleasant Hill, Oregon Narrowly Holding Onto PhoneyWR
Week 1 Iacopo Sorce Rome, Italy Top Times In Special Cup
Week 2 Allen Crowley Newberg, Oregon Setting 2 WR's in Frappe!
Week 3 Matt Horwitz Palatine, Illinos Moo Lap, Kali, Turnpike, Star Cup, Especially Sherbet!
Week 4 Kevin Booth Pleasant Hill, Oregon Several HOT times to stay #1!

November 1997

Week Player Location Achievement
POM Jonathan Bernier Montmagny, Canada 4th World Champion Ever!
Week 1 David Burnham California Frappe, Choco, Royal, Bowser World Records!
Week 2 Louis-Philippe Sabbagh Quebec City, Canada 3"89 Lap in Wario SC
Week 3 Jonathan Bernier Montmagny, Canada RAINBOW ROAD
Week 4 Jonathan Bernier Montmagny, Canada Becoming #1 In The World!

December 1997

Week Player Location Achievement
POM Jonathan Bernier Montmagny, Canada Diddy Champ, and Best 1997
Week 1 Jonathan Bernier Montmagny, Canada RAINBOW ROAD
Week 2 Francis Fiduk Manville, New Jersey Is Now World Ranked!
Week 3 Andy Launspach Indianola, Iowa Scores Jungle WR in Comeback!
Week 4 Jonathan Bernier Montmagny, Canada Leaves Diddy #1; NOW Champ Of BOTH!

Honorable Mention 1997

Players
Jim Quinn Mike Simmons Abe Hilsley
Tyler Stobbe Daniel Huntsman Dave Hines
Greg Stewart Rob Eisler Chuck T
David Landry Valerian Grunberg Cedric Grunberg
Patrick Quinn Steve Austin "Kronitor"
Mike Couch Thomas Holguin