Karting Explained

Karting Explained

by Graham Smith
     
 

Kart racing is a useful first step on the ladder to becoming a professional racing driver, teaching essential skills of track strategy, vehicle set-up, and positive mindset. Many top drivers continue to enjoy karting for fun and fitness. This full guide to the sport explains how to choose a kart class and club, passing your Association or Racing Kart Schools

Overview

Kart racing is a useful first step on the ladder to becoming a professional racing driver, teaching essential skills of track strategy, vehicle set-up, and positive mindset. Many top drivers continue to enjoy karting for fun and fitness. This full guide to the sport explains how to choose a kart class and club, passing your Association or Racing Kart Schools Novice Driver test, gain your competition license, buy and maintain a kart and rebuild its engine, and set up your kart for optimum lap times. It also covers what to expect on your first race day, what there is to know about moving up to national championships, and offers ways to get involved in karting in other roles—marshals, officials, and race organizers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847973795
Publisher:
Crowood Press, Limited, The
Publication date:
07/01/2012
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Graham Smith has been kart racing since 1987. He helped to found the Association of British Kart Clubs and is secretary of the ABKC. This is his third book on karting.

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