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RLK Formula 270 Round 7 Report

The 7th Round of Red Lodge’s Formula 270 started promptly with all 23 drivers having competed in at least two events before, efficiently making their way through the briefing to get out on track. Again there was a good grid of lightweights and Heavy drivers from 14 years old to those nearing 6 decades, but that didn’t seem to have ... Read More »

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 »

MSA British Superkart Championship – Rounds 9, 10 & 11 and F450 Challenge – Rounds 9, 10 & 11

Anglesey 2nd & 3rd September 2017 Clark Edges Closer Title Dan Clark continued his advance to the MSA Championship with a win and two other podium finishes. In difficult conditions, he took overall honours in some very close racing. The MSA Championship returned to Anglesey for its annual visit on the Coastal Circuit and the infamous Corkscrew. After a free ... Read More »

Tech Tuesday: Weight And Seat Positioning

Even though many parameters determine the grip on each tire, everything is finally led to the vertical force acting on each wheel. The greater such downward force is and the more the grip between the tire and the asphalt. Centre of gravity The centre of gravity is the point of a system (chassis plus engine plus driver) where one can ... Read More »

Shenington Kart Racing Report Round 9 & MSA IAME X30 E Plate

Shenington Kart Racing Report Round 9 & MSA IAME X30 E Plate 17 September 2017 Matthew Graham and Alessandro Ceronetti, both local drivers, took the senior and junior honours respectively as Shenington hosted the IAME X30 English Open Championships, the E Plate.  They both won free entries to the IAME International Finals to be held at Le Mans on 15th October.  ... Read More »

OEKC British Championship Round 8 Report

2017 Championship Round 8 Whilton Mill An overcast day with rain forecast greeted the teams as they arrived at Whilton Mill for round 8 of the 2017 championship. At round 8 Ikonn and Indi-Cars teams made a welcome return to the OEKC and new team Capital Racing joined the series. After 1 hour of practice the teams entered the 15 ... 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 »