PUBLISHED: 6:13 PM on Wednesday, October 8, 2008
Photos: Racing the Humpy 500
Top: Fish Killer, driven by fourth grader Hailey Hyde, and Mr. Ray, with seventh grader Grace Weller at the helm, glide downhill in the Humpy 500 Go-Cart Race on Oct. 5 in Petersburg. The fishing-themed race marks the end of the salmon canning season in the fishing community of Petersburg and is a family event. Prizes are awarded for go-cart design, costume, and speed.

Bottom: The oil-skin-clad pit crew of the go-cart Fish Strangler push fourth grade driver Cole Young up a hill to the starting line of the Humpy 500 Go-Cart Race