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Circuit Guide: Oulton Park

The track is characterised by its rapidly changing gradients and blind crests leading into unforgiving corners but is loved by all who take part at this unique venue. 1 Old Hall Corner I approach Old Hall Corner in 5th gear at 115 mph pulling 10,600 revs. and keep tight to the left hand side of the circuit using the extra ... Read More »

Jonny Edgar to race in US and UK

Florida Winter Tour champion Jonny Edgar plans to accept an invitation to race in more events in the United States, as well as racing in domestic competition this season. The 11-year-old scored the Mini-Rok title at the final round of the series in Ocala earlier last month ahead of Nicholas d’Orlando who had led the points heading into the weekend. ... Read More »

International Insight – Racing Around The World

Since last month I have competed the 3rd round of the European WSK championship at Zuera, Spain. I’ve raced there a couple times before and last year finished 2nd there in the WSK. It’s a really long circuit where engine power is very important and also it’s in the middle of the desert so the track never becomes very grippy ... Read More »

Karting in Malaysia

The staging of the sixth Rotax MAX Challenge World Finals in Langkawi, Malaysia offered me an unexpected bonus when it was all over. My flight home was via Kuala Lumpur, so I took a couple of extra days there to see what I could learn about the wider karting scene in Malaysia. I was lucky. My host was James Leong ... Read More »

Babington: tough conditions made World title sweeter

Newly crowned World Rotax DD2 champion Sean Babington says the tough conditions throughout the Grand Finals weekend made his title triumph even more satisfying. The 21-year-old from Chatham in Kent is racing on a United Arab Emirates licence as he works as a driver coach and competes in the UAE Championship with the Energy Karts Dubai squad. Saturday’s pre-finals were cancelled ... Read More »

World KF Finals – France

21st September, Aunay les Bois, Essay, France British drivers continued to dominate international karting for another year as Lando Norris and Enaam Ahmed were crowned world champions at Essay. The weekend was different though. This was lottery: a single-round event in which only one error or mid-race incident could scupper any hopes of title joy. But both Norris and particularly ... Read More »

Norris Celebrates Karting Send Off With World Title

Newly crowned World KF champion Lando Norris admits claiming the title at Essay last weekend was the perfect way in which to end his karting career ahead of a full-time move to car racing in 2015.Norris bounced back from disappointment at missing out on the European crown by heading Nikita Mazepin and team-mate Jehan Daruvala in the one-off event.“It’s an ... Read More »