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Ken’s Komments – British karting

This month reflects on one of the best days ever in British karting – the day we had 2 British drivers crowned World Champions at Essay in Normandy, France… not to mention a transsexual karting commentator. It is obviously a major achievement to become a world champion in any sport. But Britain’s Enaam Ahmed was special even by the highest ... Read More »

Cadet Champion York joins Strawberry Racing

Strawberry Racing boss Paul Spencer believes Dean MacDonald will help steer Oliver York to success in this season’s British MiniMax class after the reigning MSA British Cadet champion joined the team. York, 12, switched to the Coles Racing outfit for a MiniMax assault this season alongside European competition in Junior Max. His plans changed though when extra financial backers steered ... Read More »

Top Ten Brits

How do you select the top ten all time British Greats? The answer is “with very great difficulty.” I’ve approached the task by choosing one outstanding personality from each of the five previous decades and then adding five others who have shown unique talents. Other pundits will no doubt have different ideas, but I’d be surprised if there aren’t three ... Read More »

Memories of Mickey Flynn

By Dave Bewley The history of British karting is littered with legendary figures whose entertainment value often matched their driving talent. Chief amongst these was a man who imported the first karts into Britain 53 years ago. I first heard the name being mentioned back in July 1963 during a race meeting held at Longtown, half-way between Carlisle and Gretna ... Read More »