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Throwback Thursday – Nico Rosberg in 2001

In this weeks #throwbackthursday we go back to 2001 and look at current Formula 1 driver Nico Rosberg. Pictured above is Nico Rosberg at the 2001 South Garda Winter Cup in what turned out to be his final year of Karting as he’d find himself racing the Formula BMW ADAC series the next year. In this race he finished 10th. Rosberg’s ... Read More »

Throwback Thursday – Anthony Davidson in 1993

In this weeks #throwbackthursday we go back to 1993 and look at current FIA World Endurance Championship driver Anthony Davidson. 1993 was a character-building year for Anthony Davidson. Pictured above leading the Junior TKM at Fulbeck, Anthony’s father comments: “1993 should have been Anthony’s title by 13 points but we got disqualified at the Rowrah round when it was deemed ... Read More »

Throwback Thursday – Paul Di Resta in 2001

In this weeks #throwbackthursday we look back to, Current DTM and Former F1 driver, Paul Di Resta in 2001. Paul started karting in the late 90’s and had immediate success finishing as runner up in the 1999 Monaco Kart Cup in the ICA Junior class to Robert Kubica. In 2000 he finished runner up in the Super One JICA Championship ... Read More »

Throwback Thursday – Fernando Alonso in 1998

In this weeks #throwbackthursday we look back to Fernando Alonso in 1998. Alonso had an illustrious career in Karting until this point, he was Junior Spanish Champion 3 years in a row (1993 – 1995) and became the Junior World Champion in 1996 beating the likes of Jeroen Bleekemolen and Brit Luke Hines. Two years later and now in the ... Read More »

Throwback Thursday – Sebastian Vettel in 2001

In this #throwbackthursday we look back to 2001 where a 14 year old Sebastian Vettel was on his way to winning the ICA Junior European Championship. At the time the championship took place over just two weekends with four points scoring races, all of which Vettel never failed to make the podium. He took a 2nd and 1st at the ... Read More »

Karting in the year 2003: a history

JANUARY 2003 The Formula A World Cup at La Conca was won by Jerome D’Ambrosio (Birel/TM). The first Brit was Paul Di Resta down in 17th place. We took a look at the Brooklands circuit that was to hold a round of the Stars of Tomorrow series later in the year. Unfortunately the event didn’t take place and the series ... Read More »

Karting in the year 2002: a history

JANUARY 2002 Paul Di Resta and Alessandro Piccini won our 2001 Kart Driver Rankings, compiled in association with Champion spark plugs. WTP Cadet arrived in the UK. We told the story of GP Karting in Kenya, the only kart circuit within 2,500 miles. The tarmac broke up the first time it was used, poisonous snakes were a regular hazard and ... Read More »