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.
After motorsport experiences in rallies, rallycross and hillclimbing from age 18, Graham Smith and his family discovered kart racing in 1987. He has become immersed in the sport as a driver, karting dad, club secretary, scrutineer and member of various MSA committees. He helped to found the Association of British Kart Clubs and is secretary of the ABKC. This is his third book on karting.