While most of you were tucked away under your blankets on Sunday, the Trinidad and Tobago Karting Association hosted its third even of the 2013 season. Despite overcast skies and a wet track, this race meet was the most successful for the year. Karters came out in their numbers and we saw the return of several racers who have been absent from the sport for some time.Full Story
The 2013 Championship series continued on Sunday 10th March as the Trinidad and Tobago Karting Association hosted their second event of the year. Qualifying for pole positions started things off and with times fractions of seconds apart, each class promised an action packed day.Full Story
Karting action kicked off on Sunday 17th February to signal the start of the 2013 Karting Season. In the most exciting set of heats for the day, the Rotax International class started off with newcomers Aaron Ramsey (#43) in his first ever Karting race. Moving up from 100 CC class to a more competitive arena we have the likes of newcomers Che Carrington (#175) and Shane Pinheiro (#29). Marc Gill (#8) also joined the Rotax International class for the 2013 season. Dominating the first race of the season we had Che Carrington blasting off and improving his time with every lap of the 10 lap heat. There was no stopping Che as he continued to show dominance in the race.Full Story
TTKA Race #5 was held at its usual location the ARC car park, but this was as far as familiarities went. From early in the morning racers, pit crews and event organizers alike had to face torrential rain, there were even concerns if the event would even take place. Luckily the rain eased up with some intermittent light showers occurring during the evening.Full Story
Race meet # 4 @ the ARC Car park got off without a hitch.. On this event the racers drove in an anti clockwise direction. This proved a challenge for some while others shined. All Competitors were expecting rain clouds to rear its ugly face but somehow it only arrived after the day’s event. Instead the sun came out with a vengeance and the humidity was high, making for a hot dry day.Full Story
Cadet Class saw the young Frankie Boodram take full points on the day, winning all three heats , followed by Mathew Phillips and 3rd Rossi Lochan.
In the Minimax class, it was Enrique De Leon taking the spoils of the day all his heats followed by Jonmycal Sant in 2nd. The new Rotax Junior class was nothing short of exciting. The consistent and hard working Amir Mohammed came 1st overal and it should be noted his laptimes dropping throughout all 3 heats, Nicholas Madden took 2nd , keenly followed by Tye Carrington.
Race two was a great success, coming just a week after the family day we had a fantastic turnout. There were 27 competitors spread out between seven classes. We had some close races with some paint swapping, but when all the dust settled and the smell of high octane race fuel wore off, rivals on the track were once again friends off the track.Full Story
It started out as a rainy day and most drivers were looking to the sky and hoping for the sun to come out. Thankfully it did and the rest of the day proved to be a hot one, both on and off the track.Full Story
The eight installment of the TTKA championship series got underway at the Arima Race Club carpark around 1pm. Grid places were determined by current point standings and competitors in each class put on an exciting display for the fans and supporters of Kart Racing in Trinidad and Tobago. This event also saw the addition of Monster Energy Drinks, Pepsi and Blue Waters as major sponsors of Kart racing in Trinidad and Tobago.Full Story
September 4th saw TTKA hold their 7th event of the season. After a summer break, many drivers seemed to have developed cobwebs that took a while to scatter. The weather did not help with the intense heat causing some sluggishness amongst the drivers . By the time the final heats of the day came around, however, most had gotten their groove back as these last races proved to be the most exciting.Full Story