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Preparing for karting – Fitness & Equipment

Fitness Karting is a physically demanding sport. The first thing to suffer when a driver isn’t
fit enough to race is their concentration, the focus required to hit apexes, overtake drivers and win races. Often there is an extended break over the winter period between races and if the driver doesn’t take part in any testing as well, their first day ... Read More »

Blagging a free BRB karting suit

Written by Jerry Thurston I have often banged on about how paddock presence and a professional look need not come at a premium cost. About how things like smart overalls and team shirts cost very little and make a heck of a difference to the way even a dad’s ‘n’ lads operation looks. I also acknowledge that for those who ... Read More »

You’ve come along way, baby

Given that early kart racing was on all manner of surfaces and the drivers completely exposed, it’s surprising that complete facial protection for drivers wasn’t fully embraced sooner. Adam Jones visited Arai Europe’s headquarters in Holland with Junior Max star – and newly-appointed Arai Driver Programme member – Jack Barlow to learn more about the science of safety. Long before ... Read More »