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Circuit Guide: Kimbolton

Location Located in a heart of Cambridgeshire, between Huntington and Wellingborough, and easily accessible from the A14, Kimbolton is a firm favorite club track. With a multitude of hairpins and tight complexes, it rewards driver patience and a well setup chassis! Hines Straight The main straight for Kimbolton starts way before the start finish line and isn’t straight throughout its ... Read More »

Driving on slicks in the wet

A situation that really puts the cat amongst the pigeons. Observation and confidence are the two characteristics that will enable a driver to capitalise on such a situation. Firstly you need to understand just how wet the track is and whether or not it will dry quickly. You may find yourself with a lack of grip for a few corners ... Read More »

Shenington Kart Racing Club Round 4 Report

Shenington Kart Racing Report – April 16th 2017 For the fourth round of the season, the overall entry was a little down on normal, perhaps due to the Easter holidays but the weather stayed dry except for the first Honda Cadet final. A drizzle of rain prompted all the karts to be fitted with wet weather tyres, allowing Joshua McLean ... Read More »

OEKC British Championship Round 3 Report

2017 Championship Round 3 Whilton Mill A beautiful hot day greeted the teams as they arrived at Whilton Mill for round 3 of the 2017 championship. After 1 hour of practice the teams entered the 15 minute qualifying session ready for action. Pole position changed many times, but once the session ended it was Specsavers who took 1st place with ... Read More »

RLK Formula 270 Round 2 Report

Red Lodge Karting’s Round 2 got off in complete contrast to its opening round with a days worth of brilliant sunshine heating the track nicely and the air starting to cool as we approached dusk. Another packed grid of 28 drivers saw the groups split in two random groups to compete over three heats each. The first heat for Group ... Read More »

Circuit Guide: Glan-Y-Gors

  The Glan-Y-Gors race circuit, situated on the A5 between Corwen and Betws-Y-Coed, is one of the UK premier karting venues that started life comparatively late to other S1 race venues as a 500m non-MSA track in 1999. The Lap The start of the lap begins with a short run to Club Corner, a flat out right hander which drops ... Read More »

BRITISH SUPERKART RACING CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS

SILVERSTONE 25TH & 26TH MARCH 2017 The Superkart season started recently at Silverstone on the 1.64 mile circuit with the opening rounds of the British Superkart Racing Club Championships involving four classes on the track at the same time.   QUALIFYING With a healthy entry of over 40, space was going to be tight in the 15-minute timed period. Unfortunately, ... Read More »