April 18, 2012 in News
This was the first round of the Summer Championship at Buckmore Park. The team did very well during testing on the Saturday posting some good times and standing us in good stead for race day on Sunday. We had two Honda Clubmen racing, Liam Carter and Jenson Butterfield, two Honda Cadets, Luke Whitehad and Jake Gillett and Joel Saunders was racing in the Kartmania Challenge in the 4 stroke TKM class.
Liam Carter started the day in style, taking Pole in the Clubman Class during qualifying, closely followed by Jenson Butterfield in 3rd and then Luke Whitehead also put his kart on pole in the Cadet Class.
Liam showed his determination in every heat, winning everything with Jenson close behind in a constant battle for 2nd place but never seeming to quite make it. Liam continued his reign into the final, with Jenson bringing his kart home in 3rd. Fantastic driving boys…….congratulations.
The Cadet races were a little trying to say the least, Jake Gillett qualified in 9th at the start of the day and although both boys drove very well in the heats, contact saw them both end up in last place at times. Luke posted fastest lap times in some heats and although he moved back through the field quickly was unable to get to the front three where he undoubtedly should have been. The video footage taken by Karl Atkins is very interesting and will be posted onto our video page shortly.
With random grids in the Kartmania Challenge, Joel started the heats in various positions, unphased by this, Joel still won every heat bar one when his brakes failed and he came home 3rd but he romped to victory in the final to show his domination in this class. Congratualtions Joel.
Thank you to all the team who worked hard once again this weekend and we also like to thank Karl who supplies us with al of our footage for the website.