KART racers from Leamington were narrowly pipped at the finish line in the sport’s toughest endurance challenge.
The team from Harbury Lane-based Mr Karting finished second in The British 24 hour kart race – widely regarded as the toughest kart race there is – held at the 2.1km Teesside Circuit in Middlesbrough,
With over 80 teams competing, it was an extreme test of endurance for both driver and kart.
Among the Mr Karting team was regular customer James Levy, a multiple champion at his home circuit, who joined staff members Nathan Herbert, Adam Jones and Joe Perkins behind the wheel, with track managers Steve and Stu Stretton overseeing strategy.
Of the 80 teams racing – including a number of professionals – 20 were in the rookie class for first time competitors, which included Mr Karting.
Despite a couple of mechanical problems the team’s consistent driving saw them take the flag in runners-up spot behind Acuity Racing from Belgium, and ahead of South African team Mac Minarelli S.A.
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