Kid racers burn wheel rubber
08 August 2016 I Hackney Gazette
Children got a rush of adrenaline in the All-London go-kart grand prix racing in knock-together karts.
Motorsport legend John Surtees waved the starting flag in the “build and race” event staged at east London’s Mudchute Farm on the Isle of Dogs.
The Hackney Marsh Adventure Playground team were ultimate winners in their coffin-shaped kart, just beating a team from Croydon and pushing Mudchute Farm’s home team into third place.
They left Friday’s competition “in the dust” in their heat—leading to a controversial decision for a re-match between the two finalists.
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