As we reported last night, the ABkC Chairman Colin Wright has resigned, so we talked to him this morning to see what his thinking is.
UK & International Karting News
We’ve heard tonight that the ABkC Chairman Colin Wright has resigned, which he has confirmed. He told us that he’s gutted but that it was a long thought-out decision.
The MSA Kart Committee has issued a regulation proposal which paves the way for a new Intermediate category between Cadet and Junior in 2018.
The MSA has updated the regulations for the UK versions of OK and OK-Junior, specifying that only one gasket can be used in the carburettor and the exhaust, and giving a list of approved spark plugs.
As provided by the Homologation Regulations, the CIK-FIA regularly proceeds to so-called “post-homologation” checks of equipment by procuring random samples and submitting them to tests in order to ensure that the quality of the equipment concerned remains constant and that the homologation requirements are still respected.
Scottish guest drivers Mark Ross and Paul Stewart set the scene from timed qualifying onwards at Larkhall, out-driving all the regulars from the top teams.
Joe Turney had been fastest in the time trials with Myles Apps in 4th but it was the local Scottish Champion Tony Logie who won the first heat with Turney taking a front fairing penalty, then Turney winning the second.
Along with the other Rotax classes Minimax has two rounds left of this year’s Super One series and while Dexter Patterson won both races at Larkhall, Jenson Butterfield still has a good points lead.
With one more round of S1 to go Josh Collings has a 19 point lead over Brett Ward, with the race wins going to Matt Davies and Collings.