29th September 2007, 11:45 PM
Caltex National Karting 2007
As extracted from http://youth.sg/blog/2007/08/21/calt...eed-for-speed/
Caltex National Karting Challenge 2007
Time to satisfy that need for speed!
The Adrenaline Rush. The roar of the engine at full throttle. The dreadful corners to conquer. The blazing trail left in awake of a competitor. F1 racer Fernando Alonso flashes past ………on your TV screen. Envious?? Now you have a chance to attain the glory of motor sport yourself! Right here in Singapore!
The inaugural national go-karting competition, organised by the National University of Singapore (NUS) Motoring Club and Singapore Motor Sports Association (SMSA), together with title sponsor CaltexTM, is set to thrill participants and spectators this coming October when the car park of East Coast takes centre stage!
If you think karting isn’t a serious motor sport you be surprised thatmany current and former Formula One racers grew up racing karts, most prominent among them Michael Schumacher, Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton.
While the aim of the competition is to promote motor sport awareness amongst the youths in Singapore, the four age categories will ensure the adults aren’t left out of the relay-style competition! In a team of four, each team member will be required to complete a distance of 2.4km. Strategise amongst yourselves to clock in the fastest timing and pit your skills against other teams!
With safety a key feature of the event, organisers and all participants will be required to attend a compulsory go-karting briefing. Experienced go-karters and track marshals from the NUS Motoring Club and SMSA will be there to provide hands-on training and a thorough briefing on both technical and safety aspects of the sport.
Details of the Caltex National Karting Challenge 2007
Date: 5 – 7 October 2007
Venue: East Coast Park Car Park E1 (Beside Ski360)
Form a team of 4 according to the official categories:
(Based on the age of the oldest team member)
Category A: 15-18 yrs old (Registration fee: S$15 per person)
Category B: 19-25 yrs old (Registration fee: S$20 per person)
Category C: 26-35 yrs old (Registration fee: S$25 per person)
Category D: 36 yrs old and above (Registration fee: S$30 per person)
Official website at http://nationalkarting.org/