Preparations are well underway for the 2019 karting season.
Luca has been working hard testing and trying new techniques and equipment...
The new season brings with it new changes to the regulations, a new carburation system and new tyres will be introduced for this season’s BKC which will have a knock on effect for the regional championships too.
Luca will be running in a Wright Chassis with a 60cc IAME engine. This requires a different driving style to the 50CC as its all about being smooth and carrying more speed through the corners. Luca has hit 47.7 mph which is the fastest thats been recorded so far.
He has been testing at Rowrah in the Lakes, GYG in North Wales and Hooton Park on the Wirral.
Luca has two IAME 60CC engines, one has recently been rebuilt and the other is his race engine for the season. The engines need heat cycles and hours running to get more power from the units which is why Luca has been putting lots of laps in. At Hooton on Sunday he drove 150 laps!
Luca has a new Helmet design for this season too. He designed and painted it (with help from Dad!), we are really pleased with the results.
Luca has also made some new friends as new entrants have also been practising. Even in the cold weather the kids all enjoy their time at the track playing football, riding their bikes and playing with toy cars.
Well done Luca!
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