Driving and racing miniature, skeleton-frame, rear-engine automobiles called karts or GoKarts. The sport originated in the U.S. in the 1950s after the first kart had been assembled from unwanted lawn-mower parts. It thereafter developed into an international sport in Europe. Speeds of 100 mph (160 kph) are not uncommon.
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Learning the formula at the school for champions ; Karting has never been highly rated as a sport. But, says Sandra O'Connell, it can be a useful stepping stone on the road to becoming a racing driver
Jul 24, 2002; In terms of sport, it is not rated very highly by the general populus. To those who have never karted, as a motorsport it may...
FAST TRACK A DREAM FORMULA 1 CAREER; despite the Economic Downturn and the Rising Price of Fuel, Go-Karting Remains a Popular Activity for Budding Lewis Hamiltons. Echo Reporter PETER COLLINS Zipped Round the Race Track to See What All the Fuss Is About
Mar 23, 2011; Byline: PETER COLLINS LEWIS Hamilton did it. Jenson Button did it. Even the legendary Michael Schumacher did it. Yes, they all...