January 27, 2013 / Comments Off / Posted in: Race Day
It’s funny, it does not matter if I have done it once or ten times, I always few the race tension in the night before. I try to anticipate everything I can, know about the karts, track, the best lines, read, watch, research. It might be valid though, although I’m not sure how much.
The truth is that up until you get there, behind the wheel and do the first few corners, you will never actually know it.
Alright, I know I don’t really need this to be at the podium every time I race but I’m convinced it will help. Not having to smell those terrible racing suits they give us to wear is already a great thing. Used Sparco K-5 Level 2 racing suit, new Sparco K-Formula racing boots and Freem karting gloves.
Daytona D60 – First Winter Race
After 4 months without racing I have started 2013 with nice Sunday race at Daytona Sandown. My first race during the winter, dump and cold weather with very slippery track.
The day started well as I got to drive to the track instead of doing the usual bus+train combo I was used to. A very pleasant drive from Putney with no traffic at all. Continue Reading
Weight w/ gear: 85 Kg
Height: 190 cm
Experience: One year (about 23 races)
Race wins: 2
- D60 Summer Champs 2013
(Finished 4th - Heavies)