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Shenington Superprix

We decided to enter the Superprix as it was a big meeting and we'd be up against the best junior TKM drivers in the country in one place. We've raced against most of them before but not all in one place. I think there were 42 entries in total so we were split in to 3 groups for the heats and our starting positions decided by our qualifying times. We practiced all day Friday and on Saturday morning. In practice 2 we were 3rd fastest. For qualifying a little slower qualifying in 8th for one heat and 7th for the other. Our first heat on the Saturday afternoon was bit rough and at one stage I felt a shove from behind and then a feeling of weight, I looked over my shoulder to see the nose of anot

Still working

After a hectic week in which the Chassis was straightened out by Gillard (really grateful for the quick turn-around), my knee improved a bit so I was more mobile and dad re-assembled the kart on Thursday night for the second time in a week we headed off to Kimbolton for the next round of the championship. Saturday was spent ironing out a few niggles with the kart's quick assembly and generally cooking in the heat but the kart seemed to handle as well as ever thankfully. Sunday Heat one, I was starting 20th on the grid, in to the chicane on the first lap and the three karts ahead of me got themselves a bit tangled and I ran in to the back of them, not the best but the result was a red flag an

Highs and Lows

Not the best weekend, was fast on Saturday, 2 tenths quicker than I'd ever gone round Rissington, the latest chassis changes were good but come Sunday it all fell apart. Started 7th in the first heat and was in 5th when another kart ran across the front of mine using my side pod and right leg as a launch ramp. The result was no more racing, a bent chassis and steering column and a swollen knee that I couldn't walk on very well. Two days on my leg is much improved and I can race, hope to hear on the chassis tomorrow as we're due at Kimbolton on Saturday. Such is life, it was a racing incident and I came off worse. I was probably lucky not to be more badly injured. Thanks to Andy Harris for ge


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