Category Archives: Basics

Track Width

The Back Wheels are Wider than the Front! It is easy to forget that the rear wheels are often wider than the fronts. An unfortunate reminder is when we pass an object with just enough room on one side to let the front wheels pass. Bang, steering wheel is jerked out of your hands and…
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Basics of Seating Position

A nice overview of seating position by Sport Singapore. Also, in this video notice the hand position on the steering wheel. Specifically, the position of the thumbs. Sometimes, when a driver holds the steering wheel at a low position they tend to wrap their thumbs over and around the tops of the lower steering struts.…
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When the Kart In Front of you Spins

Ever have┬ásomeone spin in front of you? Perhaps you recall at some point it looks like the spinning kart has stopped...just to find out, as you attempt to go around, it did not stop. Check out this video starting around the 40 second mark. Notice the spinning kart appears to stop then it changes direction…
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How to Get in Your Kart Seat!

Trying to get into a kart for the first time can be awkward. Certainly, you don't want to stand on the throttle or brake cables. So, what is the right way to mount up? Check out this video from Karting Australia. [spacer] [spacer] [spacer] [spacer] [spacer] [hr] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlbUOTOOzyc [hr]
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