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Watching The Pennies – A look at the WTP Cadet scene

With only two rounds remaining, Sam Priest has replaced Cory Stevens as the Little Green Man Championship leader. He seems to be on something of a roll right now and extended his championship lead with a well taken win at Buckmore Park. Sam’s performance has certainly confounded those critics who claimed earlier this year that no-one could possibly get near ... Read More »

Young’Uns – A look at the Honda Cadet class

Ask any of today’s top motor racing drivers to recount their first karting experiences and there’s a strong probability that the Honda GX motor will have been involved. Low initial cost, renowned durability and ease of operation make this ubiquitous engine a firm favourite amongst rental kart operators throughout the world. With the MSA’s “Let’s Go Karting” scheme becoming increasingly ... Read More »

Cadet Column – Little Green Man Championship

“It’s just a piddling Little Green Man Championship, after all.” That was how one parent described last year’s LGM Series. Everyone is entitled to an opinion, but I suspect that most of the drivers taking part would have heartily disagreed. No less than 58 IAME cadets participated in last year’s Series and there’s been an increase of 14 this time ... Read More »

Cadet Column

Whenever the opportunity arises, I always enjoy a discussion with Gerard Cox from Project One. We tend to agree about many issues although the relevance of timed qualifying in Cadet racing
is one on which our views differ. Unusually for a kart manufacturer and trader, perhaps, Gerard is concerned about the damage caused by first bend collisions. He firmly believes that ... Read More »

Cadet Column

In 1977, Terry Edgar captured the Little Green Man crown without winning a single round. We thought at the time that this was a one off occurrence never to be repeated. 37 years later, though, it’s quite possible that Tom Wood could achieve the same result. Paul Fletcher launched the Little Green Man Series back in 1973 as a way ... Read More »

Cadet column: British Cadet Championship 2003

By Dave Bewley Although Anthony Moss won the British Cadet Championship in September 2003, it wasn’t until August 2004 that an MSA Press Release actually confirmed his victory… He’d been excluded from the round at Nutts Corner due to an allegedly illegal carburettor. Engine tuner Tommy Johnson swore that everything was perfectly aboveboard and the matter went to appeal. What ... Read More »

Grampian Kart Club – Round 4

R4, Boyndie Drome Circuit, Banff With a yellow weather warning in place caused by Hurricane Bertha, Boyndie awoke to benign conditions and sunshine. Feature trophies were the Mike Philip Trophy (junior driver who impressed the marshals and officials) won by Jack Gordon and the September Cup (in August) (driver to score least points on the day).won by Abbie Munro. Honda ... Read More »