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Track Guide: Wombwell

The Lap The Wombwell track is anti-clockwise making it different to many tracks that club racers are used to. A tight left soon after the start line, Turn 1 can cause considerable grief at the beginning of a race and sorts the men from the boys.The racing line takes the driver on to the extra tarmac area full right. Braking ... Read More »

Track Guide: Wombwell

The Lap The Wombwell track is anti-clockwise making it different to many tracks that club racers are used to. A tight left soon after the start line, Turn 1 can cause considerable grief at the beginning of a race and sorts the men from the boys.The racing line takes the driver on to the extra tarmac area full right. Braking ... Read More »

Circuit Guide: Hooton Park

The Hooton Park kart circuit, situated a stone’s throw away from junction 6 of the M53, opened its doors in 2006 on the site of the old RAF Hooton airfield; making it the newest MSA licensed track in the country. The Lap A lap of Hooton Park starts with a long straight leading to Turn 1, a 90° right. On ... Read More »

Circuit Guide: Hooton Park

The Hooton Park kart circuit, situated a stone’s throw away from junction 6 of the M53, opened its doors in 2006 on the site of the old RAF Hooton airfield; making it the newest MSA licensed track in the country. The Lap A lap of Hooton Park starts with a long straight leading to Turn 1, a 90° right. On ... Read More »

Circuit Guide: Oulton Park

The track is characterised by its rapidly changing gradients and blind crests leading into unforgiving corners but is loved by all who take part at this unique venue. 1 Old Hall Corner I approach Old Hall Corner in 5th gear at 115 mph pulling 10,600 revs. and keep tight to the left hand side of the circuit using the extra ... Read More »

Circuit Guide: Oulton Park

The track is characterised by its rapidly changing gradients and blind crests leading into unforgiving corners but is loved by all who take part at this unique venue. 1 Old Hall Corner I approach Old Hall Corner in 5th gear at 115 mph pulling 10,600 revs. and keep tight to the left hand side of the circuit using the extra ... Read More »

Circuit Guide: Forest Edge

Parsons Corner Flat out along the Start/finish straight and you’re as far right of the track as you can be preparing yourself for the first corner which is a slight left-hander. Take this corner flat out and hug the kerb to your left. Hug, don’t touch as it will unsettle the kart and force you off line making entry to ... Read More »