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ADD Motorsports : Hamilton rival aids young drivers

If you are like the thousands of Formula One fans to have looked up footage of Lewis Hamilton racing in his younger years, chances are you will have come across the name Fraser Sheader. In 1998, when Hamilton was just 13, karting stars Hamilton and Sheader went head-to-head over a season in the hugely popular Champions of the Future series, ... Read More »

Jack Partridge: Champion Going Places

Written By Mike Hayden “From the age of four years when I used to get pushed around by the marshals, at my Dads and Grandad’s local Indoor Kart Circuit (Anglia Indoor Karting), I have always found a love for motorsport.” Jack Partridge dug deep in 2012, and undoubtedly found a new love for the sport, when he was crowned as ... Read More »

Lucas Orrock: Make it Three

Written By Mike Hayden Standfirst: Sebastian Vettel made the headlines for three consecutive F1 championships. In Super One the Formula Rotax 177 class had a similar champion to promote. To my knowledge Lucas Orrock kept the single digit thrusting skyward to himself, but he delivered in spades during 2012. He has an unspoken motto: “To make sure I win the ... Read More »

Oliver Myers: Riding the Rollercoaster

Every season, from the humblest club campaign to full-blown international assaults, has its twists and turns, its ups and downs. It’s like riding a rollercoaster. Ask Oliver Myers… The 17-year old returns for another year of racing in Britain and Europe in 2013 but, with a fair wind, could have been doing so with more than just another ‘O’ Plate ... Read More »

European Champion George Russell moves on for 2013

Written By Mike Hayden After an outstanding 2012 season of kart racing, the UK served up a solid bunch of kart racers, showing the potential talent needed to move further up the kart and car racing ladder, as the new champions for the future. And now with two years of International championship winning experience to add to his CV, George ... Read More »

Double TKM Champion Joe Porter interviewed

  One name that regularly rose to the top of the time-sheets in 2012 was Joe Porter. It was always likely to be a difficult year for his opponents, but to be a champion does not mean it is necessarily going to be an easy process. When asking the new TKM champ how he started in karting he had this ... Read More »

The Wooder Brothers come to play!

Written By Olly Smith It’s the last round of the BPKC Summer Championship and there are two new faces in this paddock, although I doubt they’ll go unrecognised. They belong to David and Luke Wooder, two youngsters in the form of their lives, coming off the back of a terrific year in motorsport. I catch up with them as they spend ... Read More »