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Cancel Mansell protesters gather

“What do we want? Mansell out When do we want it? NOW!” Chanted protestors outside Dunkeswell kart circuit on 30 July. Nigel Mansell, who recently took control of the West Country track, wants to build workshops, offices and a restaurant, all under one roof – for the corporate karting he’s hoping to attract. He also aims for the new two-storey ... Read More »

Celebrations all round at Daytona Milton Keynes karting

Daytona Milton Keynes, launch event held on the 1st of June got off to a battling start with endurance racing, a champagne reception and an awards ceremony. More than 100 guests came to celebrate the opening of the newly refurbished Pavilion and its tenth anniversary in Central Milton Keynes. Daytona’s Pavilion, one of the most recognised buildings in Milton Keynes ... Read More »

ABkC News

The ABkC Steering Group, which is also the MSA Kart Regional Committee, held a busy meeting in mid-March. MSA Executives Cheryl Lynch and John Ryan attended as well as regular MSA member Bruce Goddard. Following a smaller meeting discussing championship formats the previous month, recommendations were accepted to have a minimum of ten race signatures before competitors can enter the ... Read More »

BKIA AGM

The British Kart Industry Association held its Annual General Meeting at Motor Sports House on the 26th January with sixteen members attending. Chairman Alan Turney reported that although there had been no significant changes during the last year it was important that the association reflected strength through a united voice. There had been a low level of formal committee meetings ... Read More »

MSA National Court Decision

Court suspended the competition licence of Junior Rotax driver Adam Christodoulou until September 2006. This means Adam will not be permitted to compete in the UK or overseas during this period. However, the court decided not to take any action against three other drivers, Lewis Reeves, Jack Harvey and Jordan Chamberlain. Separately, the court ordered Christodoulou’s father, Peter, to pay ... Read More »

Circuit News – Buckmore Park

Buckmore Park Buckmore Park has unveiled the latest drawings for the proposed Motorsport Training and Technology Centre (MTTC) project that includes a dedicated technology building, 500m circuit extension (incorporating a training loop for students), a pedestrian bridge, a kart shop, a viewing grandstand and a new circuit reception. After lengthy consultation with local colleges, schools and statutory bodies, the centre’s ... Read More »