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Taking off @ Lakeside Karting

Off the ground

Next race: Rye HouseĀ 
I’m really looking forward to this Saturday race at Rye House. Looks like a very fast track with great corners and quick chicanes. A proper 60 minutes race, can’t wait.

 

 

Racing Kit

Kit

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.

The very first, fully wet race

This blog was something I wanted to start so I could keep record of my race analysis as I have an extremely bad memory. No better way to start it than writing about a race full of drama.

I woke up, it was warm and dry, I had my boiled egg and had a quick look at the sky. It didn’t look that bad so I thought why not wear that white shorts and blue t-shirt? They matched the trainers too.

Did the usual commuting (train+bus+long walk) and as soon as I got at Esher station I started regretting the fact I was wearing white shorts. Then, instantly, I thought that if the rain did not stop I’d have a pretty miserable race as I had no experience on racing in the rain.
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