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Tyler Chesterton: an interview

“When it rains on your parade look up rather than down. Without the rain there would be no rainbow.” (G K Chesterton 1874-1936) The newspaper headline caught my eye. “CHESTERTON FOR SAINTHOOD!” it loudly proclaimed”. I thought it may have been a sarcastic comment from one of Tyler Chesterton’s disgruntled karting rivals. Upon reading further, however, I realised that this ... Read More »

Johnny Herbert: Never forgotten his roots

Once upon a time he was the cheeky little chappie with the Bobby Shaftoe long blond hair and the impish grin that made everyone love him. The British Formula 3 Champion with Eddie Jordan in 1987, then a winner at Le Mans in 1991 despite the frozen ankles that were the legacy of the foot-shattering shunt he had with Gregor ... Read More »

Lando Norris: Climbing to the top step

  It’s always exciting when a bright new British talent emerges on to the international karting stage. Here at Karting we have been proud to report some excellent performances by home-grown talent in the last 12 months. Jordon Lennox-Lamb won the CIK KZ2 World Cup and Lee Harpham became the CIK European Champion in Division One Superkarts. In Rotax, Sean ... Read More »

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 »