The October ABkC Steering Group meeting had a wide-ranging discussion on how the Constitution and membership of the group should be changed in order to modernise the association. It should be re-organised to better represent the member clubs and give them an easier say on the deliberations and votes.
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Drivers wishing to try out OK and OK-Junior in preparation for next year have an opportunity at Shenington on 20th November with big engine and tyre subsidies.
Oliver Hodgson was unlucky not to win the X30 International Senior title but Hugo Ellis was a worthy winner after coming through from 16th on the grid to take over when Hodgson dropped out.
Oliver York scored a sensational victory at Le Mans coming back from a disqualification in Qualifying to win after a battle with Callum Bradshaw and Oliver Clarke.
At the IAME International Finals at Le Mans, Oliver York won Juniors after a massive comeback from 130th in Qualifying and Hugo Ellis won the Senior race after Hodgson’s mechanical problems.
The MSA National Court appeal for Ben Davis and Josh Collings’ front bumper replacement exclusions at the Fulbeck round of Super One has been heard, and although their exclusions have been upheld, the Court has made a number of recommendations to improve the judicial process relating to drop-down bumpers.
Photos by Chris Walker from the October TVKC meeting, with new teams and classes.
The FIA held its latest World Motor Sport Council on September 28th in Paris and accepted the proposal of the CIK-FIA to reduce the minimum age of drivers competing in non-gearbox karting categories by one year.