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Snow Go!

After the cancellation the first round at Rissington this year due to snow we decided to brave a trip to Fulbeck for the Sprint Series round 2 despite the forecast. A practice day of high winds and frequent horizontal snow showers made for an interesting day though I did finally get to run on wet tyres on a fully wet track which allowed us to experiment with tyre pressures and chassis settings for cold wet temperatures. The kart ran fine all day and I managed to get round with numb hands and pretty poor visibility at times. A cold overnight stay in the unheated caravan saw more snow arrived and Sunday morning the sensible decision was taken to cancel the race day. Oh well! Rissington next, h

Kimbolton in March

Having missed out on the last round as the team manager/mechanic/dad was not well it was good to be back on track. My mate Rob Sims another ex Tyro Karter was also racing in jTKM, his first outing at Kimbolton. Saturday practice we learned little as the weather kept changing and the tyres with it. It did mean I had more time getting used to proper wet tyres, something we didn't use in Tyro. On Sunday I qualified 11th out of 30 karts for the first heat. A fairly quiet heat one saw me finish 12th. The second heat I started 12th and was running in that position having a few scraps here and there before on the last corner the lad behind made a mistake in passing me and spun me out. I managed to

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