Ken’s Komments this month, and for the final time, come from the 2014 Rotax World Finals in Valencia, Spain
No sooner had Race Director Nigel Edwards arrived in Spain, he was on a plane back to London. He had been summoned to 10 Downing Street to a ‘Celebration of British Motorsport’ reception hosted by Prime Minister David Cameron.
There were 288 drivers from 57 countries at the World Finals, not counting the Micro Max youngsters. I always refer to this event as karting’s annual world family gathering. It is unique.
Great Britain had the 2nd biggest team with 15 drivers, only USA with 21 had more. But neither nation shone brightly. David Wooder was the lone British hero. He led the Junior Final before finishing as runner-up.
Of course, Sean Babington, Ben Cooper, Martin Pierce and Tiffany Chi